Category Archives: Local News

Suspects in police chase identified, an officer in critical condition

FOUNTAIN – We’re learning more after an officer fell nearly 30 feet off a bridge Thursday night while attempting to arrest carjacking suspects. The officer is identified as Julian Becerra. He is in critical condition. It all started when Fountain Police received a request to assist the Department of Correction’s Parole Unit in locating a…MORE

EPSO is asking for help locating a missing teen

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is reaching out to the community for help locating a missing teen. Authorities are only identifying the -year-old boy by his first name, Jose. He was last seen Thursday night just before 6 pm at his home on Chippewa Road. That’s on the southeast side of the city. Deputies…MORE

Fountain Officer Seriously Hurt in Fall

A Fountain Police officer was injured last night, after a fall off of a bridge following a car chase. We are expecting an update on the condition of the Fountain officer and situation later today. This started around 8 p.m. on February 2nd, according to officials with the City of Fountain. Multiple agencies were involved…MORE

Police searching for driver after a deadly hit-and-run

COLORADO SPRINGS-Authorities are searching for a driver they say hit a teenage motorcyclist and then fled the scene. It happened Wednesday night. According to police, the 18-year-old rider was speeding on Constitution and lost control of their motorcycle while trying to turn onto Waynoka. The teen was thrown into the path of an oncoming car.…MORE

One man wanted and another under arrest in connection to a Comcast Outage

COLORADO SPRINGS-Investigators say one person is under arrest, and another is wanted in connection to a Comcast outage in Colorado Springs. On January 11th, 10 fiber-optic cables were damaged on east Cucharras in the downtown area. Detectives say Michael Taylor is under arrest in connection to the outage, and Brad Koczot is still wanted by…MORE

CSFD Sends Crew to Propane Fire at USAFA

The Colorado Springs Fire Department has crews headed to the scene of a propane fire on U.S. Air Force Academy property. Apparently, the fire is connected to two 100-pound propane tanks. CSFD’s HazMat team is working on the situation, no word on it’s size, injuries or cause.MORE

Pueblo: Sex Assault Investigation Involves Coach

Pueblo: Sex Assault Investigation Involves Coach

This morning, the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is searching for other victims, after a former middle school coach in D-70 was accused of sexually assaulting a student. Deputies say they cannot release the coach’s name. District officials say he also worked as a paraprofessional. Investigators believe that other students could have been groomed by the man, and there is one alleged assault. The coach was employed from 2021 until November 2022. Detectives believe the coach contacted students on social media. Anyone with information can contact the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office. No arrests have been made.MORE

Universal Preschool: Sign Up ASAP

Officials with the state’s Universal Preschool Program say that parents should sign up their children for universal preschool as soon as possible. The application period is not ending, but educators warn that some preschools are approaching max capacity. Records show that approximately 20,000 applications have already been submitted, and more than 60,000 Colorado children are…MORE

Air Force Academy cadet’s death was likely connected to a football injury

COLORADO SPRINGS–We’re learning more about the recent death of an air force Academy Cadet. Twenty-one-year-old Hunter Brown passed away early last month on his way to class. According to the autopsy report, Brown died from pulmonary thromboembolism due to deep vein thrombosis that was likely connected to an injury he sustained during football practice. Brown…MORE

A man accused of causing a serious crash involving an officer is sentenced

COLORADO SPRINGS–Cole Sherod, the man accused of being under the influence of meth when he caused a head-on crash, was sentenced to six years in prison Wednesday. The crash left officer Nicholas Hamaker with serious injuries. It happened on July 26th of last year on Dublin, east of North Union in Colorado Springs. Authorities say…MORE

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