June 7, 2013 6:40 PM
PUEBLO - The police in Pueblo are asking the public for help identifying a robbery suspect who held up two convenience stores in the Belmont area. Surveillance video of the suspect shows white woman who is estimated to between 5 feet and 5'3" tall weighing roughly 120 pounds. She has... more »
May 10, 2013 6:50 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - A strange twist has surfaced in a 16-year old homicide cold case out of Colorado Springs. Just after midnight on may 24, 1997 Gino Romero, 13, was shot and killed while riding in the back seat of an old black sedan during a drive by shooting in... more »
May 7, 2013 7:56 PM
PUEBLO - All of the community corrections programs in Pueblo have a history of inadequately following state regulations, consequently increasing the risk to public safety.
As recently as September , the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) with the Colorado Department of Public Safety ranked Minnequa Community Corrections and Crossroads... more »
April 25, 2013 4:27 PM
MONTREAL (AP) - The Tunisian Embassy says one of two men accused of plotting to derail a train in Canada is a Tunisian citizen. The embassy said Thursday that 30-year-old Chiheb Esseghaier came to Quebec in August 2008 and is registered at the Consulate of Tunisia in Montreal. Esseghaier, along... more »
February 28, 2013 3:37 PM
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - After many delays, the Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage will go on trial in three months. The military judge Thursday set Maj. Nidal Hasan's court-martial for May 29. After about four weeks of jury selection, testimony will begin July 1.... more »
February 23, 2013 5:29 PM
DENVER (AP) - Police have arrested a 47-year-old man suspected of beating another man to death near downtown Denver earlier this week. Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez says Martin Trusty was arrested early Saturday morning for the Monday death of 44-year-old Darwin Brown. Trusty is being held for investigation of first-degree... more »
February 11, 2013 12:56 PM
Colorado Springs, CO - Colorado Springs police were dispatched to the 9000 block of Aragon Drive this morning around 1:30a.m. in response to individuals attempting to steal item from inside of vehicles. The victim reported confronting the two male suspects, but they fled the area on foot. Due to recent... more »
January 16, 2013 11:01 PM
DENVER (AP) - Denver police say one suspect is dead, three others in custody are injured, and an officer has a gunshot wound after a chase that included a crash in northwest Denver. Police were still looking for one more person Wednesday. Police say an officer was pursuing a pickup... more »
December 28, 2012 2:04 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - Investigators with the Colorado Springs Police Department are asking for help identifying a man they believe robbed a pair of convenience stores last week. This photo was taken from a surveillance camera at the Circle K at 3805 Maizeland Road.
The police believe the man forced... more »
November 25, 2012 12:44 PM
GRANDVIEW, Wash. (AP) - A 21-year-old suspect in an armed robbery and carjackings in Washington has been arrested after a high-speed chase in Colorado. Authorities say Marcel Maldonado was arrested Saturday afternoon in a stolen Volkswagen Jetta by Colorado law officers, following a chase that hit speeds of 140 mph.... more »
November 17, 2012 10:55 AM
One Colorado Springs police officer was treated at and, subsequently, released from the hospital after being struck by a vehicle. Early Saturday morning, officers contacted the driver of a suspicious looking vehicle that had a stolen license plate. When the officer attempted to detain the driver, she sped away trying... more »
October 19, 2012 5:52 PM
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Police investigating the abduction and slaying of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway are searching for the owner of a small wooden cross found during the investigation. Police Friday did not say where the 1-1/2 inch-by-1-inch cross with an offset horizontal bar was found or why it might be... more »
September 12, 2012 3:59 PM
SAN LUIS, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a man wanted in connection with a homicide in Colorado has been arrested in southern Arizona. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say 35-year-old Consuelo Zavala was selected for additional questioning Tuesday when he attempted to enter Arizona through a pedestrian lane at... more »
July 28, 2012 4:18 PM
Colorado Springs Police are looking for a man they say went in a motel room at 1624 S. Nevada Ave. and stabbed a 25-year-old several times. The man was stabbed in the chest, abdomen, hand, and leg. He was taken to Penrose Hospital by personal vehicle where he underwent surgery.... more »
April 25, 2012 5:01 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say the man suspected of killing seven people at a California Christian college is on a hunger strike. Alameda County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. J.D. Nelson said Monday that One Goh has not eaten since his April 3 arrival at the Santa Rita Jail in... more »
April 13, 2012 7:36 PM
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) - Police say they've found a body inside the fire-gutted California home where a suspect had barricaded himself after fatally shooting two people. Modesto police spokesman Chris Adams says the body was found Friday in the rubble of the home, where a raging fire had broken out... more »
February 27, 2012 8:59 AM
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - A sheriff's office is confirming a shooting at a northeastern Ohio high school. Civil deputy Erin Knife with the Geauga County Sheriff's Office says the shooting was reported around 7:30 a.m. Monday at Chardon High School. Knife says she doesn't have the number of victims yet,... more »
February 21, 2012 8:41 PM
The woman accused in the dragging death of a local tow truck driver told the judge that she will not take the stand in her own defense. However, defense attorneys for Detra Farries did question the detectives who interviewed her and played audio and video records of those interrogations for... more »
January 24, 2012 7:13 PM
Colorado Springs police say a sexual assault suspect shot himself outside the Police Operations Center Tuesday evening.
Police arrested Raymond Turner, 53, on four counts of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust January 19th. The alleged victims were all under the age... more »
January 20, 2012 5:31 PM
Witnesses who were waiting for a bus at the Colorado Springs Metro Terminal downtown say they watched a man being arrested who matched the description of Jose Garcia, 29, the lone suspect wanted in connection with the kidnapping of a Pueblo girl.
At a joint news conference later in... more »
January 3, 2012 7:50 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado Springs police say an elderly man stabbed a man who tried to rob him.
Police say the elderly man called police Monday after the stabbing. The suspect's injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.
The man who was stabbed is facing charges... more »
December 14, 2011 12:39 PM
Colorado Springs Police are still searching for a suspect who reportedly robbed the Pikes Peak National Bank in the 2400 block of W. Colorado Ave. Police say the suspect is a white male, approximately 5' 10" tall wearing a black "hoodie" and black knit cap.
He made a demand... more »
December 14, 2011 12:16 PM
Colorado Springs Police are on scene of an armed robbery at the Pikes Peak National Bank located in the 2400 Block of W. Colorado Ave. At this time officers are canvassing the area looking for a suspect who was last seen running to the west from behind the bank by... more »
December 3, 2011 5:35 PM
Colorado Springs Police say breaking the city's record for the most homicides in one year is disheartening and dangerous. This after they arrested a teenager in connection with the shooting death of the year's 29th homicide victim. Police say Danny Fields,18, of Peyton shot Zechariah Gardner, 20, multiple times leading... more »
November 3, 2011 5:36 PM
Authorities say Josh Mueller, 26, may or may not be in house surrounded by police. He's described as 5'10" wanted out of Park County for motor vehicle theft He was last spotted at the house wearing a blue shirt, blue shorts and tennis shoes. Three others were arrested at the... more »
October 5, 2011 4:39 PM
Palmer High School went on a precautionary lock down Wednesday afternoon as police were conducting a search in the area near the school. According to a District 11 spokesperson, Colorado Springs Police notified the district that they were conducting a search for a suspect wanted on warrants who had been... more »
September 27, 2011 9:10 AM
Colorado Springs Police now have a suspect in the shooting on Bonita Village Road
It happened last night around 7 p.m.
One man was shot and is currently in critical condition.
Police are searching for Donny Lopez. He is described as 5' 6", 175 pounds.
He... more »
September 14, 2011 2:15 AM
Colorado Springs Police tell us they have found one of the women suspected of hitting an El Paso County Deputy with her car Tuesday evening.
Police tell us they found a Hispanic woman in her 20's just before 11pm in the parking garage at Memorial Hospital, she was suffering... more »
August 27, 2011 1:23 PM
While attempting to attend the birthday party of an ex-girlfriend's sister a man later identified as Michael Lucero was escorted to his car by other members of the party when he caused a disturbance. Shortly after it was learned that Lucero had donned two bullet proof vests and retrieved a... more »
August 18, 2011 4:02 PM
Colorado Springs have arrested a burglary suspect following a short foot chase in the Holland Park neighborhood near Filmore and Chestnut. Colorado Springs Police tell News First 5 that they were following an investigation of a suspect involved in burglaries and were about to make an arrest on a warrant... more »
August 18, 2011 12:44 PM
A man on the run from police in Cabool Missouri turns up in Buena Vista, Colorado and is taken into custody on suspicion of murder. The Cabool Police Department learned early Wednesday evening that Daniel Chapman who was charged with killing his wife is now in custody here in Colorado.... more »
August 7, 2011 1:47 PM
Colorado Springs Police have made an arrest after responding to a call of a person threatening another with a shotgun at the R&R Grill on the 400 block of N. Murray Blvd. When officers originally arrived at around 2:30 am to the scene they came in contact with the victim... more »
August 7, 2011 1:05 PM
Arson investigators and detectives with the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office suspect a car fire that burned three vehicles Sunday morning was intentionally started. The blaze apparently began around 9:30 a.m. inside a Cadillac Escalade that was parked at the northwest corner of the intersection of N. Pueblo Boulevard and 11th... more »
August 7, 2011 8:39 AM
Colorado Springs Police were called to 1562 Happiness Drive at around 2:00 am Sunday when a woman called to report a person had been stabbed. One man told the woman that his friend had been stabbed and needed help. When officers and paramedics arrived they found both the victim and... more »
July 31, 2011 5:37 PM
In a press release from Betsy Burnside a spokesperson for the Arangio family, Ms Burnside conveyed the following statement regarding the Mira Loma shooting and the death of their own son Michael Arangio;
"The family of Michael Arangio asked me to express their deep heartfelt sorrow for the loss... more »
July 30, 2011 4:31 PM
Murder suspect Michael Arangio has been located in a clubhouse of an aparment complex at 4645 Wislor Point where he an an unidentified friend have barricaded themselves in the building. Police with the help of Arangio's parents have attempted to negotiate a peaceful end to a stand-off.
Colorado Springs... more »
July 30, 2011 2:46 PM
Colorado Springs Police have responded to a call of a sighting of Michael Arangio, the suspect identified in the triple slaying of three teens on Mira Loma Cir. Police received a call stating that Arangio was hold up in a building near Rockhurst Blvd.
Police have bocked several streets... more »
July 24, 2011 10:42 AM
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A plainclothes police officer investigating an extortion case in Aurora shot and killed a suspect after an altercation.
Aurora Police report that the unnamed officer fired several rounds at the suspect in the parking lot of a Family Dollar store Saturday evening. The unnamed suspect... more »
July 13, 2011 5:46 PM
Colorado Springs police are setting up a containment area around the 1400 block of S. Corona and the 400 block of Brookside where a suspect wanted in connection of a possible kidnapping was seen running into one of the residences in the area as officers were trying to contact him.... more »
June 25, 2011 3:52 PM
DENVER (AP) - A $1 million bond has been set for a man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a Denver girl earlier this month.
Twenty-seven-year-old Bret Lee Luckett Thompson appeared in a Denver courtroom Saturday morning on charges including felony second-degree kidnapping and felony sexual assault on a... more »
June 5, 2011 12:39 PM
Colorado Springs Police are chasing two suspects on foot following a short vehicle chase which ended when the vehicle crashed into a tree. Police say a light skinned black male with a short afro hair cut and a black female were seen running across I-25 between Fontanero St and Filmore... more »
June 4, 2011 4:31 PM
The Denver Police Department has released a statement asking for the public's help in locating Bret Lee Luckett Thompson and also known as "Wyatt" Thompson. Thompson allegedly kidnapped an eight year old child from the 400 block alley of South Raleigh Street and South Stuart Street in Denver. He later... more »
June 4, 2011 11:54 AM
News First 5 has just confirmed that the tip that led police to the suspect involved in the deadly hit and run accident that occurred on May 27th at Rangewood and Randall Drive, came from a News First 5 viewer. Following our report detailing the description of the suspect vehicle,... more »
June 3, 2011 6:48 PM
Colorado Springs Police have released a statement asking the local community for help in identifying a robbery suspect. On Friday May 13 at approximately 5:30 AM a suspect entered the 7 Eleven store at 2407 N. Union Blvd asking for a pack of Marlboro Reds then quickly demanded cash from... more »
May 14, 2011 1:52 PM
Late Saturday night around 10:30 P.M., officers from the Stetson Hills Division of the Colorado Springs Police Department were dispatched to a reported burglary in progress on the city's Northeast side. When officers arrived they were given a description of suspects and a vehicle they were seen in.
Shortly... more »
May 1, 2011 11:45 AM
Colorado Springs Police were called to an apartment at the Fireside Apartments located at 610 N. Murray Blvd. on the report of a home invasion. When officers arrived the suspect had already fled, but the victim told officers that she was awoken by a suspect later identified as 28 year... more »
May 1, 2011 10:30 AM
Colorado Springs Police believe they are looking for a single suspect that may be involved in a string of robberies with many similarities. Shortly before 8:00 pm Saturday night a lone male suspect entered the Filmore Liquor store located at 810 E. Fillmore Street.
A witness describes the suspect... more »
April 27, 2011 2:38 PM
Police have notified Madison Elementary and School District 11, that the suspect they chased through school property has been apprehended and the school is now safe. Police are still looking for a third suspect described as a Hispanic Male, approximately 5' 10" tall wearing all back.
Police tell us... more »
April 24, 2011 3:16 PM
The FBI Denver Joint Terrorism Task Force has just released a statement identifying the man saying that he is a prime suspect in an attempted pipe bombing of a Jefferson County shopping mall.
Earl Albert Moore, a 65 year old man, has been officially named as the prime suspect... more »
April 24, 2011 11:32 AM
Colorado Springs Police investigators are gathering evidence and questioning a suspect involved in an early morning burglary at the Lighthouse Baptist Church on the 4200 block of Hopeful Drive.
Police began receiving calls at around 4 a.m. Easter Sunday morning when a man was seen acting suspiciously and lurking... more »
April 22, 2011 12:22 PM
The FBI Denver Joint Terrorism Task Force has released three additional pictures of a possible suspect in an incident that happened at the Southwest Plaza Mall in Jefferson County on Wednesday. A pipe bomb and two propane tanks were found on the anniversary of the Columbine school shootings, which happened... more »
April 16, 2011 6:27 PM
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man suspected of attacking two people in Cheyenne, Wyo., forcing one of them to cross into Colorado and assaulting her again.
Wyoming officials say 23-year-old Anthony M. Gonzales was arrested by Colorado authorities Thursday on suspicion of assault and kidnapping.
... more »
April 16, 2011 2:49 PM
DENVER (AP) - Police say a man suspected of kidnapping a woman from a Denver shopping mall might also be responsible for the death of a 73-year-old man found in a trash bin in an alley. Denver police say 24-year-old William Lee Hornes is being held for investigation of first-degree... more »
April 4, 2011 7:33 PM
Colorado Springs responded to a burglary in progress call this afternoon after a report that suspects had loaded a television into a car and drove away.
When officers found the car a few minutes later they stopped it near Pikes Peak and Academy. One man suddenly ran from the... more »
March 27, 2011 2:03 PM
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Westminster police arrested a 22-year-old man they say is suspected of killing a woman after officers found him injured inside a car with the victim.
Police say 22-year-old Christopher Thomas Mainock is being held without bail at the Adams County Detention Facility following his arrest... more »
March 19, 2011 3:19 PM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Police in Boulder, Colo., have arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting of a University of New Hampshire football player.
Twenty-two-year-old Kevin Michael McGregor of Longmont, Colo., was being held without bail Saturday in the death of 20-year-old Todd Walker of Edwards, Colo.... more »
February 24, 2011 6:20 PM
The Colorado Springs Police Department is looking for a suspect in a sexual assault on a child. Earlier this month the police department started investigating claims that a 66 year old man had sexually assaulted a four year old child.
Police are looking for Ronald Reed. He's 5' 8"... more »
February 20, 2011 6:59 PM
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A British resident suspected of killing his wife and dumping her body in western Colorado in 1997 has arrived in the U.S. to face charges.
Garfield County sheriff's officials say Marcus Bebb-Jones arrived in Glenwood Springs, Colo., on Saturday.
He is being held... more »
February 16, 2011 3:33 PM
Colorado Springs Police arrested a man believed responsible for a bank robbery this morning.
The Wells Fargo Bank at 1800 S. Nevada was robbed around 8:30. Officers arrested Gullick Springen, 50, of Colorado Springs a short time later.
Officers reported cash from the robbery was found in his... more »
January 11, 2011 6:55 PM
A 17-year will be charged as an adult in the murder of a Pueblo West man, according to the Pueblo's District Attorney's office. Torey Kuznicki is from Pueblo, but he was arrested on December 27, 2010 outside of Chicago.
News First 5 has now learned Kuznicki has waived extradition... more »
January 10, 2011 8:24 AM
TUCSON, Ariz. (MSNBC) - A 22-year-old man charged with trying to assassinate U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in a shooting spree that killed six people and wounded 14 was due to appear in court Monday on charges of murder and attempted murder.
Doctors were optimistic that Giffords would recover after... more »
January 8, 2011 6:53 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A federal judge and a 9-year old girl are among five dead after an assailant opened fire at a constituent meeting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. The Arizona Democrat was shot in the head. She's one of 10 people wounded in the attack outside a Tucson, Ariz.,... more »
January 7, 2011 1:47 PM
Colorado Springs Police have announced the arrest of Karry Julien Jr. as a primary suspect involved in a shooting on January 3rd at 2830 Airport Road.
CSPD Robbery Detectives were able to confirm the suspect's identity and obtain an arrest warrant. The suspect was taken into custody today as... more »
January 7, 2011 10:29 AM
Pueblo police continue looking for a man who shot three teens on Pueblo's northside Thursday night. Marco Morales, 18, was killed. The two other teens are recovering in the hospital.
The shooting happened shortly after 9 p.m Thursday in a field near Outlook Blvd. and Buchanan Dr.
According... more »
January 7, 2011 3:25 AM
A man is dead after a triple shooting in Pueblo and police have a possible suspect in custody. The shooting happened shortly after 9 p.m Thursday in a field near Outlook Blvd. and Buchanan Dr. on Pueblo's northside.
Officers say three men were shot inside a car--one of the... more »
December 26, 2010 4:09 PM
Colorado Springs Police have just confirmed that Nicholas Tumblin, the suspect that led Colorado Springs Police Officers and Colorado State Patrol Troopers on a high speed chase through southwest Colorado Springs then south on the interstate to Pueblo has been captured in nearly the same area where chase began.
... more »
December 24, 2010 5:00 PM
The Pueblo Sheriff's Office has issued an arrest warrant in a murder that happened last summer.
Michael Hopkins of Pueblo West was found dead in his home in June. He had been shot twice.
This afternoon the Sheriff's Office announced a 17-year-old male is their prime suspect. They... more »
December 24, 2010 10:23 AM
Colorado Springs Officers from the Stetson Hills Division were called to McNulty's Jewelry Store located at 7603 N. Union Boulevard to initially investigate a report of an argument between two people.
When police arrived they discovered that an attempted robbery had taken place. An unidentified caucasian male wearing a... more »
December 19, 2010 9:16 AM
A man suffered a grazing gunshot wound early this morning following a gang related drive-by shooting.
Colorado Springs Police officers from the Sand Creek Division were dispatched to Nancy's Lion's Den, located at 2815 E. Platte Ave. following multiple reports of a shooting.
CSPD investigators determined that the... more »
December 16, 2010 1:48 PM
We have an update on one of several suspects linked to the murder of a Pueblo man. This morning one of them got sentenced to prison. Elizabeth Abeyta pleaded guilty to felony theft and was sentenced to two and a half years in prison. The judge said Abeyta and two... more »
November 3, 2010 2:14 PM
Six hours into a standoff on Pueblo's eastside, the suspect told police he needed to use the bathroom--then he'd surrender. It happened on the 1300 block of E. 19th St. early Wednesday morning. Capt. Tom Rummel with the Pueblo Police Department says officers were trying to make contact with a... more »
October 20, 2010 8:18 AM
A suspect faces an attempted first-degree murder charge after Denver police say he stabbed another man who helped a woman after she was allegedly pushed out of a car.
The Denver District Attorney's office on Tuesday announced the charge against 27-year-old Brent Ward and say he also faces charges... more »
October 15, 2010 1:42 PM
Fort Carson investigators have released this sketch of the man they believe was behind a robbery and shooting, earlier this week.
It happened at the Burger King, Monday. Authorities say the man shot the store manager before leaving with more than $600. The manager is recovering.
The suspect... more »
September 29, 2010 6:33 PM
An attorney's office in Security was robbed in broad daylight Wednesday.
According to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office a man walked into the law office of Kenneth Davidson in the 300 block of Main Street and demanded money. After he had showed her a gun, she handed over... more »
September 16, 2010 2:57 PM
The felony suspect who led deputies on a 90-miles-per-hour chase through Colorado Springs just after midnight has been identified as Lee Lacey.
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office reports that it had Lacey under surveillance at his home. Just after midnight, he and two other people got into a... more »
September 13, 2010 8:36 AM
A judge is weighing a lawsuit against the Colorado State Patrol that alleges a trooper's high-speed pursuit of a suspect was the reason for a crash that killed a pregnant woman's unborn child.
Mesa County Judge David Bottger will determine after a four-day hearing in April whether the lawsuit... more »
September 10, 2010 7:01 PM
A woman had her car stolen by an armed man at the Pueblo West Library according to the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office. A suspect was later arrested in Colorado Springs.
It happened around 12:30 at 298 E. Joe Martinez, less than a hundred yards from a Sheriff's Office Substation.... more »
September 8, 2010 5:23 PM
The fallout continues from Tuesday's assault where a 12 year old boy allegedly stabbed a classmate in the face and neck. "It appears he (the victim) has a ruptured esophagus and also some severing of the muscles on the right side of his neck." explains Palmer Lake Police Chief Keith... more »
August 16, 2010 11:07 AM
A mall security guard was injured in Colorado Springs late Sunday night.
Colorado Springs Police report that the security guard on Chapel Hills Dr. contacted a suspicious person, described as a white man wearing dark clothing. The security guard suffered two scrapes in the confrontation. His injuries were not... more »