Category Archives: Local News

Blizzard Death in Yoder

Blizzard Death in Yoder

We’ve learned the name of a man who died in last week’s blizzard in Eastern El Paso County. 68-year-old Harry Brantley left his home on Antioch Road south of Yoder to start a generator during the storm, but never returned. A female at the residence went to look for Brantley and found him dead. El…MORE

Apartment Fire in Old Colorado City

Apartment Fire in Old Colorado City

A fire near Old Colorado City started early Tuesday morning. The Springs Fire Department was called to four-plex at around 2 AM. They found an outdoor deck fully engulfed and were able to knock down the blaze quickly. No one had to be evacuated from the complex. One woman was treated on the scene for…MORE

Murder Case Against Malik Murphy Moves forward

Murder Case Against Malik Murphy Moves forward

The case against a man accused of killing his two young siblings will move forward. State psychiatrists say 21-year-old Malik Murphy was sane when he stabbed his seven and five-year-old brother and sister in Colorado Springs in October of 2017. A judge is allowing Murphy’s defense-team to seek a second sanity evaluation. Another hearing is…MORE

The Firefighter Issue 1 Forum

The Firefighter Issue 1 Forum

  A large crowd turned out for a meeting Monday night on the topic of Issue 1 on the April 2 Municipal Election.  It would allow firefighters the ability to collectively bargain.  The forum was hosted by the League Of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region. If passed, the measure would ensure that firefighters…MORE

Fort Carson Soldier Investigated for Assault on a Child

Fort Carson Soldier Investigated for Assault on a Child

An active duty Sergeant from Fort Carson is currently being investigated for an alleged assault on a child. Sgt. First class Noel Enriquez is being accused of ongoing sexual abuse. The victim’s name and age has not been released in legal documents to protect the child.MORE

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Makes Big Announcement

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Makes Big Announcement

The already crowded field of Democrat Presidential candidates has added the former Governor of Colorado. John Hickenlooper announced that he is running for President Monday morning on his Facebook page. He joins 13 other candidates in the run for United States President in 2020.MORE

Judge Moves to Unseal Records in Kelsey Berreth Murder Case

Judge Moves to Unseal Records in Kelsey Berreth Murder Case

During a motions hearing Monday morning for Patrick Frazze the judge moved to unseal records related to search warrants of both the Frazee residence in Florisant and the residence of Kelsey Berreth in Woodland Park. The Berreth townhome is where officials believe Frazee murdered his former fiancé. The 22 documents are being released sometime this…MORE

John Forti Killed in Helicopter Crash in Kenya

John Forti Killed in Helicopter Crash in Kenya

A man from Colorado Springs was killed Sunday night in a helicopter crash in Kenya. John Forti was killed with three other Americans in Nairobi. Forti was actively involved in the El Paso County Republican Party and a well-known Colorado Political Strategist.MORE

El Pomar Foundation Gets a New CEO

El Pomar Foundation Gets a New CEO

For the first time in its 45 year history there will be a change at the helm of the El Pomar Foundation. Bill Hybl is passing the torch to his son Kyle on March 1st. The charity started with the elder Hybl in 1973 and has overseen some 500 million dollars in grants.  Kyle Hybl…MORE

Police Investigating Overnight Burglaries

Police Investigating Overnight Burglaries

  Colorado Springs police are investigating two Friday morning  burglaries.  The first was at the Pet Pantry near Union and Academy.  The second was a few minutes later at a convenience store near Academy and Carefree. In both cases, two suspects were involved, but police have not confirmed the crimes are related.  MORE