Colorado Springs police cited and released a man they say was jumping in front of moving vehicles near the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. At about 2 a.m. Monday, officers, working in conjunction with UCCS police, were sent to check on a man...
7 hours ago
Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: Andrew Bardwellgreen, 32, is an American Indian male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, and 200 pounds., with brown...
14 hours ago
The following is a timeline listing some of the major events in Daniel Nations' life in recent years. Nations is being held in Teller County on a weapons violation; he also is suspected in a number of crimes in El Paso County related to hatchet threats...
15 hours ago
The big winner in a recent round of grants provided via city-owned Memorial Hospital lease payments is the city's parks department, with a grant of $926,944. The money will be spent on Memorial Park trail and fitness improvements. In a news release,...
15 hours ago
A suspected drunk driver was arrested after a crash that seriously injured another driver in Colorado Springs early Sunday morning. The crash was reported about 1 a.m. in the 1900 block of East Platte Avenue, police reported. The suspected drunk driver,...
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TELLURIDE, Colo. — Authorities have released the names of two young girls who were found slain at a farm in southwestern Colorado. The San Miguel County coroner's office identified the girls Friday as 10-year-old Makayla Roberts and 8-year-old Hannah...
10/22/2017
El Paso County Sheriff's Office has arrested the teenager wanted on suspicion of charging his SUV at deputies early Friday. Branden Crum, 19, was arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, second-degree assault, vehicular...
10/21/2017
UPDATE: Anthony Carlson, who's working on the "vote yes" campaign for the Colorado Springs School District 11 issue, just notified us of what he says were inaccuracies stated at the forum. Here is his email in full: Doug [Bruce] was pretty...
10/18/2017
Mikey Weinstein has been a busy guy over the past 13 years. Read our interview with the founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation to learn why. Here are just a few of the accomplishments of MRFF over the years: November 2010 – Getting...
10/18/2017
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against a man who in May 2012 hid inside his Colorado Springs house from police officers, who then used an explosive to gain access after a five-hour standoff.…
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10/18/2017
The Colorado Transportation Commission was expected on Oct. 19 to approve awarding $250 million from 2017's Senate Bill 267 to the Interstate 25 gap-widening project between Monument and Castle Rock, El Paso County Commissioner Mark Waller said.…
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10/18/2017
The Colorado Springs Police Department Explorer Program will be the beneficiary of the inaugural printing of the CSPD K-9 calendar now available to the public.…
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10/18/2017
Your parents are right: Weed is stronger than it used to be. A 2015 report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) titled “Marijuana Equivalency in Portion and Dosage” lists the average potency of flower in Colorado at 17.1...
10/18/2017
UPDATE: We just heard via email from John San Agustin's attorney, Iris Eytan of Denver. She called the prosecution of her client "malicious" and claimed the motive was to discredit him due to his opinions regarding the murder of Tom Clements, head of...
10/17/2017
A committee is urging Pueblo voters to switch to a strong mayor form of government after the city council approved a measure for the Nov. 7 coordinated election ballot. Question 2A asks voters to switch to a full-time elected mayor...
10/16/2017
Local firefighters aren't giving up on their desire to secure the right to collectively bargain with the city on pay and benefits. As we reported in June, Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters Association Local 5 wants to be able to negotiate on...
10/16/2017
On Wednesday, Oct. 11, the Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters Association, IAFF-Local 5, announced it has endorsed the city's stormwater fee measure, 2A, on the Nov. 7 ballot. The measure, if approved, would impose fees starting July 1, 2018,...
10/12/2017
The race for the Republican nomination in Congressional District 5 just got bigger, with the entrance of Bill Rhea, retired judge and missionary, into the fray. In a news release, Rhea calls himself "a distinctly centrist Republican" in a field of...
10/12/2017
On Wednesday afternoon, we heard from Stephany Rose Spaulding — a Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in Colorado’s 5th District. It's been a rough past few days for her, since, as the Independent reported, three volunteers, including...
10/12/2017
Pikes Peak Regional Building Department, as previously planned, has sold three parcels in the lower downtown area to an entity controlled by David Jenkins. The Aug. 23 sale, recorded on Sept. 28, included RBD's former headquarters building at 101 W....
10/11/2017
Selling stormwater It’s long been said that stormwater funding is the least sexy “ask” among myriad municipal services for which the city has sought voter-approved revenue, the others being roads, public safety and parks. The...
10/11/2017
Last week, as the Independent reported, Gov. John Hickenlooper called a special session for lawmakers to fix a technical error in the massive Senate Bill 267 that lawmakers passed at the last minute of the last legislative session. It was a catch-all...
10/11/2017
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has found a 14-year-old girl who had been missing since Saturday. Alyssa Avilez was found at about 6:30 p.m. Monday. Deputies said there was a concern for her welfare while she was missing. Read more on Colorado...
10/10/2017