CRIME & SAFETY
Colorado Springs woman convicted of dragging tow truck driver to death is now back in jail
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Detra Farries, the Colorado Springs woman convicted of dragging a tow truck driver to death in 2011, is now back in jail. Farries was released back into the community in 2021 on parole after serving ten years of her 20-year sentence. The Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC) said Farries is The post Colorado Springs woman convicted of dragging tow truck driver to death is now back in jail appeared first on KRDO.
Woman Kicked Off Flight in Colorado For Completely Absurd Reason
We are continuing to see a rise in unruly airplane passengers across the country and in Colorado. There have even been stories of people getting kicked off of planes at Denver International Airport. This seems to be a somewhat new trend. We get it, traveling on an airplane can be...
Manhunt Underway for Armed Teen Suspected in Colorado Shooting
A manhunt is underway in Colorado for an 18-year-old considered armed and dangerous, possibly linked to a mid-September shooting. In other news, a recent shooting victim in Colorado Springs has been identified, and health officials report a spike in flu and COVID cases.
3 hurt in separate crashes minutes apart at Colorado Springs intersection
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Three people were hurt in a pair of crashes at a busy intersection Monday night. Police tell 11 News the first wreck involved three cars colliding at Fountain Boulevard and Powers. Moments later, two other vehicles crashed at the same location. The intersection was shut down for hours while officers investigated and tow trucks hauled the vehicles from the scene.
Victim identified in fatal shooting near downtown Colorado Springs
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) - The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) responded to a shooting in the 500 block of Bonfoy Ave, near the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center, on Nov. 17. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a male suffering from at least one gunshot wound. CSPD says that despite officers’ The post Victim identified in fatal shooting near downtown Colorado Springs appeared first on KRDO.
Monday’s Most Wanted: Nov. 27
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - An attempted murder suspect and a man accused of animal cruelty are among this week’s “Most Wanted.”. Jesse Deroulet, 50, is wanted on charges of second-degree assault involving strangulation, false imprisonment and criminal mischief. He’s a 6-foot-1 and 185-pound white male with brown hair and hazel eyes.
Loud explosion led police to suspicious object
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — Reports of a loud explosion led officers of the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) to a suspicious object they said had been on fire. According to CSPD, on Sunday, Nov. 26 at around 10:30 p.m. police received multiple calls about a loud explosion. The investigation led officers to the 200 block of […]
Church employee pleads guilty to ID theft, owes $225K restitution
Colorado Springs police responding to crash at Nevada and Las Vegas, roads closed
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) - The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is responding to a vehicle vs pedestrian crash at S. Nevada and Las Vegas. According to CSPD, southbound S. Nevada is closed at Mill St., eastbound Las Vegas is closed at Tejon, and westbound Las Vegas is closed at Weber. CSPD says that the The post Colorado Springs police responding to crash at Nevada and Las Vegas, roads closed appeared first on KRDO.
Colorado Springs fire responded to smoke in downtown Colorado Springs business
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) - The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) responded to smoke inside Central Linen on S. Wahsatch Ave. Central Linen is in downtown Colorado Springs near the Denver Biscuit Company. CSFD says that there was no active fire and that a malfunctioning HVAC system caused smoke inside. CSFD cleared the scene and The post Colorado Springs fire responded to smoke in downtown Colorado Springs business appeared first on KRDO.
Firefighters remove person from vehicle on S. Circle Dr.
Colorado Homicide Suspect Captured in Wyoming After Weeks on the Run
• James Neal, a homicide suspect wanted for allegedly killing a senior citizen in Denver, has been arrested in Wyoming after three weeks on the run. • Neal was captured in Wyoming and is currently in the Goshen County jail awaiting extradition back to Colorado.
1 trapped after rollover in southeast Colorado Springs
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Firefighters freed one person out of a car after the vehicle rolled on a busy Colorado Springs roadway Monday morning. A caller reported seeing a car on its side at Circle and Pikes Peak around 7:45 a.m. Fire crews responded and discovered someone was trapped in the vehicle.
COLD CASE: Where is Efrain Murillo Mejia’s killer?
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is opening its Cold Case Files in hopes of closing some of them for good. FOX21 is highlighting several cases with known suspects that police have been unable to find. Jan. 28, 2014; it was a Tuesday morning just after 7 a.m. when Colorado Springs Police […]
Clerk at southwest Colorado Springs gas station attacked with tool, pepper spray during robbery
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A pair of robbers attacked a convenience store clerk before stealing cash and merchandise from the business. Police tell 11 News the robbery happened in broad daylight at the Valero on the corner of South Nevada and St. Elmo, while there were customers in the store.
CSPD Cold Case: Who Killed Kevin Andrews?
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) needs your help solving the case of 26-year-old Kevin Andrews’ death on Nov. 25, 2005. CSPD responded to a shooting in the 2500 block of South Chelton Road near Astrozon Boulevard. Officers found Andrews, lying on the ground with what appeared to be a gunshot wound […]
CSPD: Shooting leaves man in critical condition
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is investigating a shooting that left a victim in critical condition Saturday afternoon on Nov. 25. CPSD responded to the shooting at an apartment complex in the 3000 block of De Cortez Street near North Circle Drive and Galley Road. Officers found a man suffering from […]
Colorado Springs firefighters quickly extinguish garage fire after discovering it on way back from unrelated call
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A family will be able to stay in their home thanks to quick work by firefighters Sunday morning. Crews with CSFD Engine 6 were on their way back to the fire station from a medical call just before 5 a.m. when they spotted smoke in an unattached garage near the corner of Logan Avenue and Van Buren Street.
Conservative Advocacy Group Seeks Law Enforcement Support to Ban Certain Books in Colorado School Libraries
Discover how a conservative group in Colorado, Take Back D20, is pushing for law enforcement to ban certain books from school libraries, claiming they violate obscenity laws. The group has garnered support from state legislators and the El Paso County Republican party.
CSPD: 5 ways to stop porch pirates
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) has shared a list of five ways to keep your packages safe from porch pirates this holiday season. Tips to keep your packages safe.