COLORADO SPRINGS - An armed man who went on a dangerous crime spree along Powers Boulevard just before rush hour Wednesday has been taken into custody. Ivan Commodore Stamps, 45, faces a slew of charges ranging from carjacking to assaulting an officer.
A Colorado State Trooper tried to pull... more »
COLORADO SPRINGS - The fire department at Peterson Air Force Base conducted live training exercises Wednesday afternoon on the west side of the installation. While the training is routine, smoke and flames were visible from the Powers Boulevard corridor.
The base issued a news release Wednesday to calm any... more »
The gunman who shot at officers with an AK-47 assault rifle during a high speed chase along Powers Boulevard Saturday morning told detectives he was trying to shoot out the tires of the police cruiser to get the cops to stop chasing them.
According to the arrest warrant, 20-year-old... more »
Firefighters have just arrived to a reported grass fire that was possibly caused by a downed power line near Stetson Hills and Southbound Powers Blvd. The fire is out and Colorado Springs Utilities has been dispatched to deenergize the line before it causes any further fires.
It is unknown... more »
Shirley Starcevich's home backs up to Powers Blvd. She's lived there for 18 years. "Powers used to be - when I moved in here, it was little more than a dirt road," she said.
Now it's a 6-lane north-south corridor that's scheduled to get even wider. Depending on money,... more »
Powers Blvd. at Aeroplaza has reopened. All lanes were closed following a serious crash. Two people were taken to the hospital, but the conditions are not known.
Officers on the scene say a man who was driving a white pick up south on Powers admitted to running a redlight... more »