Category Archives: Local News

Identity Theft Ring Uncovered in Colorado Springs

Identity Theft Ring Uncovered in Colorado Springs

A stolen car leads to an identity theft ring, with at least 123 victims nationwide.   Last week, authorities in Colorado Springs contacted 3 people in connection with a stolen vehicle.  One of them was heavily involved in ID theft and forgery.   Detectives recovered counterfeit money, fake credit cards and checks, and bogus IDs. …MORE

Investigation Continues into Crash That Killed 2 Parents Leaving 2 Children Alive

Investigation Continues into Crash That Killed 2 Parents Leaving 2 Children Alive

An investigation continues into a deadly crash on I-25 north of Trinidad Tuesday morning.  A Chevrolet Tahoe went off the side of the road and rolled.  The driver, 33 year old Leon Sage of Ignacio, and 31 year old Jessica Sage were thrown out and died.  Neither was wearing a seat belt.  Their two daughters…MORE

Two Men Arrested in Alleged Sexual Assault and Murder Plot

Two Men Arrested in Alleged Sexual Assault and Murder Plot

Two men accused of plotting a sexual assault and murder are behind bars. Monday afternoon the victim heard both suspects, 31-year-old Hugo Hernandez and 32-year-old Easebio Agustin, plan their attack, the victim locked themselves in a room and called authorities. Both men were arrested at a residence on Potter Drive for conspiracy to commit sexual…MORE

Prospect Lake Remains Closed Due to Toxic Algae

Prospect Lake Remains Closed Due to Toxic Algae

Prospect Lake remains closed due to elevated levels of toxic blue-green algae that is killing off fish. The city of Colorado Springs is reminding everyone to avoid the lake and keep pets away. Erik Rodriguez with Colorado Parks and Recreation says the toxin will dry on the animals fur and when they lick it off,…MORE

Calls For Special Prosecutor in De’von Bailey Shooting

Calls For Special Prosecutor in De’von Bailey Shooting

Lawyers, religious leaders, and family held a press conference Tuesday morning to demand transparency in the De’von Bailey case.   They’re asking for a special prosecutor and a grand jury investigation.   De’von was killed 11 days ago in an officer involved shooting. So far, Bailey family lawyer, Darold Killmer, says he hasn’t heard from…MORE

Police Investigating Shooting Monday Morning

Police Investigating Shooting Monday Morning

A Monday morning shooting is under investigation in the Springs.  A man showed up at the Springs Rescue Mission on West Las Vegas with a gunshot wound to the arm.  The victim is expected to recover.  No suspect information is available.MORE

Donnell Bradley Being Charged with First Degree Murder

Donnell Bradley Being Charged with First Degree Murder

A Fountain man remains jailed in the death of a woman last week.  The victim was found at a home on Patchwork Court on Thursday.  She had significant injuries and her death has been ruled a homicide.  Her name has yet to be released.  31 year old Donnell Bradley was arrested the following day and…MORE

Possible Body Cam Video Release in De’von Bailey Shooting

Possible Body Cam Video Release in De’von Bailey Shooting

The City of Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Police Department have put out a statement about the release of body camera footage from the officer-involved shooting on 19 year old De’von Bailey.  Bailey was killed earlier this month after allegedly reaching for a gun.  The El Paso County Sheriff’s office expects to conclude their…MORE

New Reservation System Has Positive Reaction at Hanging Lake

New Reservation System Has Positive Reaction at Hanging Lake

A new reservation system appears to be working well at Hanging Lake in Glenwood Canyon.  White River National Forest officials received five out of five stars on a shuttle service implemented in May from more than 95% of respondents.  The system replaces a visitor parking lot with $12 shuttle rides from Glenwood Springs.  The goal…MORE