Category Archives: Local News

Police Searching for 2 Suspects in Robbery

Police Searching for 2 Suspects in Robbery

A person is recovering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder Thursday morning after two men walked up to a parked car at North Academy Blvd at Uintah and robbed two people in the car at 9:45 Wednesday night. The first suspect is described as a skinny, black male about 6-feet tall, wearing dark/black colored…MORE

Shanann Watts Family Upset with Upcoming Movie

Shanann Watts Family Upset with Upcoming Movie

The parents of Shanann Watts are not pleased about an upcoming movie on the Lifetime Channel about the murder of their daughter and two grandchildren.  Lawyers for the family spoke Wednesday, saying the company behind the production did not consult with Shanann’s loved ones. Christopher Watts admitted to killing Shanann and their two daughters, Bella…MORE

Reward Increased For Fugitive Who Escaped Springs Police

Reward Increased For Fugitive Who Escaped Springs Police

The reward for information leading to the arrest of a man accused of shooting a Colorado Springs Police Officer is being increased.  Pikes Peak area Crime Stoppers says they’re upping the reward for fugitive Randy Bishop to $10,000.  Bishop has been sought by police since December 2019 when he escaped from police custody by assaulting…MORE

John Williams Declared Incompetent to Stand Trial Again

John Williams Declared Incompetent to Stand Trial Again

A man who suffered a stroke after being accused of murdering his girlfriend is still not competent to stand trial in Fremont County.  The judge in the case of John Williams announced Wednesday that doctors had again declared Williams incompetent.  Williams was accused of the murder of Rebecca Magallanes after part of her body was…MORE

More Details Emerge in Teen Murder-Suicide Case South of Fountain

More Details Emerge in Teen Murder-Suicide Case South of Fountain

Law enforcement is still working on why an 18-year old man from Littleton killed a girl, drove down I-25 and committed suicide south of Fountain. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock says Samuel Hoffman has no ties to southern Colorado. Hoffman was expelled from Littleton High School because of personal problems in 2019. It’s believed Hoffman…MORE

Blaze Breaks Out at Closed Denny’s Restaurant

Blaze Breaks Out at Closed Denny’s Restaurant

  Fire investigators are looking into what caused a blaze in a building on Bijou west of I-25 on Tuesday. A neighbor contacted the fire department about smoke at the old Denny’s restaurant at about 3:40. When firefighters arrived, they declared a second alarm. 40 firemen battled the flames which looked to have started on…MORE

Stabbing Spree Perpetrator Identified

Stabbing Spree Perpetrator Identified

The identity of the man responsible for stabbing 8 people in Colorado Springs Monday morning has been released. Arrest records show 39-year-old Rene Miller went on a 40-minute stabbing rampage at 8th and Cimarron, America the Beautiful Park and then at Tejon and Boulder streets. Court documents say Miller was wearing a white blanket while…MORE

Lizeth Rodriguez Sentenced For Aggravated Robbery

Lizeth Rodriguez Sentenced For Aggravated Robbery

A shooting claimed the life of 17-year-old Luis Chavez on November 5th of 2018. Prosecutors say Lizeth Rodriguez lured the teen to a home and her boyfriend Angel Martinez robbed and killed Chavez. Relatives believe Chavez was targeted because he was pictured showing off money on social media. Rodriguez was sentenced to 27-years in prison…MORE

Monument Grows Closer to Naming New Police Chief

Monument Grows Closer to Naming New Police Chief

The town of Monument is getting closer to finding their new Police Chief. The town posted the names of three finalists for the position on its Facebook page Tuesday night.  Two of the candidates are local, including Monument Police Officer Ted Fiocchi and Colorado Springs Police Lieutenant Robert Weber.  The other finalist is Sean Hemingway,…MORE

Police Investigating Murder-Suicide Near Ray Nixon Power Plant

Police Investigating Murder-Suicide Near Ray Nixon Power Plant

What started out as a shots fired call, turned into a murder-suicide involving two teenagers near the Ray Nixon Power Plant near I-25 south of Fountain on Tuesday night.  Douglas County Sheriff’s officials are working with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office on this case. The names of those involved have not been released. Teen…MORE