Category Archives: Local News

Big Events Could Cause Weekend Traffic

Drivers in the Downtown will likely see some traffic impacts this week, due to several major events in the area. This afternoon, Fan Fest returns to celebrate the 100th run of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Bijou, Kiowa and Pikes Peak Avenue will see closures between Cascade and Nevada on Friday afternoon. On Saturday,…MORE

Two in Hospital After Morning Crash

Two people are now in the hospital, after a multi-vehicle crash early this morning. Officers say around 3 a.m., a bevy of calls came in about a three-vehicle accident at the intersection of East Fountain and South Murray Boulevard. It’s unclear right now what led up to the accident. Two people were rushed to the…MORE

FBI, Marshalls, Local Agencies Raid Pawn Shops

Raids of Top Dollar Pawn Shops in the Springs and Pueblo are part of an investigation into a multi-million dollar criminal organization. Four people have been arrested. The U.S. Marshalls Service, the FBI and local agencies are all involved in the raids. Authorities say the suspects have been selling large quantities of property taken from…MORE

Police: Apartment Targeted in Shooting

Someone living on the third floor of a Springs apartment complex may have been the target of gunfire. Springs Police say that just after 2:30 this morning, shots were fired at the Antero Apartments near Murray and Fountain. Officers arriving on scene identified a specific apartment and said it was targeted — although it’s not…MORE

Suspect Charged in Teen’s Murder

The man accused of killing a high school student has been formally charged with first-degree murder. 28-year-old Joshua Johnson was in court yesterday, and he’s accused of killing his teenage coworker – Riley Whitelaw. The suspect and 17-year-old victim both worked at a Walgreens on centennial and vindicator. Whitelaw’s body was discovered in a break…MORE

Driver Faces DUI Charge after CSP Crash

One driver is facing DUI charges after a crash with a Colorado State Patrol motorcycle and tow truck early this morning. Troopers say the bike and tow truck were at the scene of an earlier crash on I-25 south of Baptist Road, when a pick-up truck came driving right at them. The truck smashed into…MORE

Two Dozen People Displaced by Fire

Two dozen families are displaced this morning after a fire at an apartment complex on Montebello, near Austin Bluffs and Academy. Flames broke out around 6 last evening, and firefighters say the fire could’ve been caused by improper disposal of smoking materials on a deck. No one has been cited for the fire at the…MORE

Action plan to fight future fires

9 News in Denver is reporting the town of Superior posted the “Marshall Fire Operational Action” report last week. It outlined a number of changes it recommended following the fire last December that destroyed more than a thousand homes and businesses. Two people died in the fire. Those recommendations were broken down by county and…MORE

Store Break-in

Springs Police arrested a man and a woman early Sunday morning after receiving a call for a burglary. Police got a call of a burglary in progress in the 2800 block of north chestnut at American Furniture Warehouse. They set up a perimeter and could observe two people inside the structure.  The suspects tried to…MORE

Water Pipeline addition

Colorado Springs Utilities will be laying new water pipeline beginning Monday. The work will begin on Cresta Road south of Cheyenne Mountain High School. Officials say the new pipeline will enhance system reliability. Cresta will be closed south of Cheyenne Mountain High School to La Veta way for the next two weeks. There will be…MORE

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