Category Archives: Local News

Police: Suspect Allegedly Shot Victim in Groin

A suspect is still at large, after allegedly shooting a man in the groin on Saturday. Colorado Springs Police say the victim is expected to survive, and he was shot in front of his wife and children. This apparently happened in a motel parking lot on North Chestnut Street. Officers say the victim was rushed…MORE

One Person Dead After Shooting on Gunshot

A man is dead following a shooting yesterday afternoon on Gunshot Pass Drive. Springs Police say this happened in the 6000 block of Gunshot, and officers found the victim dead when they arrived on scene. Details are few. No word on a suspect, or what led up to the gunfire.MORE

Springs Vaccination Site has Omicron Boosters

Public health officials say the omicron variant is one of the dominant strains in recent COVID case numbers. Vaccine clinics across the state, including the Citadel Mall here in the Springs, are offering the booster. El Paso County Public Health Records show that since the start of the month there have been over 800 COVID…MORE

Search Continues for Suspect

A suspect who caused a shelter-in-place order in Fountain is still at large, at the time of this article. This all started yesterday. Fountain Police say the suspect is 43-year-old Andrew Bicknell. The entire incident began with a call about a disturbance involving a gun. Investigators say that he’s wanted on felony menacing charges. Police…MORE

House Fire Under Investigation

Springs Police say that a house fire from last week is now under investigation – as a possible arson case. This happened on Wednesday, in a home near Powers and Union. Firefighters were able to quickly put the fire out after arriving, and only the one home was damaged. Neighbors say if people in the…MORE

CSP Searching for Person

Colorado State Patrol is asking for help in identifying the man pictured above. Troopers say they only want to speak with them, and are not seeking charges against them. Officials want to speak with him about a deadly crash on August 31st, in Adams County near W. 72nd Ave. and Pecos St.MORE

Sink Hole Closes E. Boulder & Prairie

A heads up for any drivers near Memorial Park this morning, a sinkhole is causing some traffic troubles at the intersection of Prairie and Boulder Street. Springs Police say that the hole opened up last evening, and they’re advising people to take alternate routes. City officials say that a water main break caused the hole,…MORE

Martin Drake Power Plant Decommissioned

Today, the Martin Drake Power Plant stops operating. The coal-powered plant is being decommissioned as part of a plan from Colorado Springs Utilities focused on renewable energy. A year ago, the plant stopped burning coal and switched to using two generating units running on natural gas. As the city transitions away from the plant, energy…MORE

House Speaker Pelosi Visits Colorado

The Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, is in Colorado today, planning to speak with members of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder. Ms. Pelosi is expected to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act and its impact. Democrats claim that the act is the largest climate-related funding source yet approved by congressional officials. Colorado…MORE

One Person Hospitalized After Shots in Park

Springs Police say one person is in the hospital this morning, after gunfire broke out in Memorial Park. The victim is expected to recover. Officers say the shots were near the skatepark inside the park. A witness reported shots about 8:15 last evening. Police say a friend of the victim took them to a local…MORE

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