Local church employee arrested on almost 900 counts
(EL PASO COUNTY, Colo.) — The financial director for Pikes Peak Christian Church has been arrested on almost 900 counts of alleged financial-related crimes, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPSO). EPSO said the sheriff’s office initially received a report on Oct. 24, 2022, that stated an employee of Pikes Peak Christian Church […]
Club Q shooting victims say they'll sue El Paso County
Victims of the Nov. 19, 2022, mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs have notified El Paso County officials they plan to file lawsuits, alleging the Sheriff's Office failed to invoke the state's "red flag" law to disarm the alleged shooter after a June 2021 incident. The shooting resulted...
‘He did everything you are not supposed to do:’ Southern Colorado deputy allegedly pulls gun on teenagers while off-duty
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - This is an update to a story we told you about last week involving a deputy arrested on charges of menacing and first-degree official misconduct. Daniel Garcia has been employed with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office since 2013 and has worked in the Detention...
El Paso County Sheriff's Office Arrests The Financial Director of a Local Church for Fraud
On October 24, 2022, deputies from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an employee of Pikes Peak Christian Church was committing fraud, theft, and other related offenses in her capacity as the Financial Director of the church. Over the next 6 months, detectives with the...
Victim identified in fatal B Street shooting
(EL PASO COUNTY, Colo.) — On Tuesday, May 30 the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPSO) announced that the victim of an early morning shooting on Sunday, May 28, has died of her injuries and was identified. 25-year-old Sylena Maldonado was found shot in the 2000 block of B Street in unincorporated El Paso County, […]
Free Fishing Day 2023: El Pasoans Can Fish Without a License at Ascarate Lake on Saturday
How’s this for a fin-tastic deal: you can fish for free and without a license this Saturday at Ascarate Lake. The first Saturday in June of each year is Free Fishing Day in Texas, and everyone can fish recreationally without licenses in any public body of water across the state. Park fees still apply if applicable.
Migratory birds help determine environment’s health
(EL PASO COUNTY, Colo.) — Research for bird conservancy has bird watchers and the community flocking to Chico Basin Ranch. The bird banding station at Chico Basin is only open twice a year– one month in the spring and fall– but the research collected in this short time tells researchers and bird conservationists a lot […]
Firefighters momentarily trapped while battling Williston fire
The El Paso County assessor explains the increase of property assessment valuations and how to appeal. 2 Colorado students are among 231 competing to be the nation's best speller!. WATCH: Send us your Nuggets fan pics!. Updated: 10 hours ago. Nuggets Nation! Send us your fan pics!
After months on the run, attempted murder fugitive arrested in Arizona, after posting bond in Colorado
MARICOPA COUNTY, Ariz. (KRDO) -- A fugitive on the run for six months after being charged with attempted murder and bonding out of the El Paso County jail was finally caught in Arizona. On May 17, the U.S. Marshal Service arrested Jerry Hoshour in Maricopa County, Arizona, for two outstanding warrants, including attempted murder and The post After months on the run, attempted murder fugitive arrested in Arizona, after posting bond in Colorado appeared first on KRDO.
Parks After Sunset: El Paso County Hosting Free Outdoor Summer Movie Series
Round up your lawn chairs and get your comfiest blankets out of the closet. El Paso County Parks & Recreation is rolling out its outdoor movie series this month. The free to see "Parks After Sunset Movie Series" returns the first weekend in June rotating between county run parks in El Paso and Canutillo.
National Doughnut Day: How Salvation Army volunteers in WWI helped create a sweet holiday!
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - What do doughnuts, the military and the Salvation Army have in common?. More than a century ago, roughly 250 American women journeyed overseas to join the front lines of World War I. Rather than fighting, this all-volunteer unit from the Salvation Army was there on a different mission: boosting morale.
Teens witnessed aftermath of Barr Trail stabbing, arrest documents state
WARNING: Descriptions of injury may be graphic for some readers, discretion is advised. (MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo.) — The suspect in a stabbing at the Barr Trail parking lot on Monday, May 22 allegedly used a Swiss Army knife to stab the victim more than 15 times because the suspect was “creeped out,” according to an […]
The top 10 places people in Costilla County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Costilla County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
CASA asks the community to stand up for children
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Pikes Peak Region (CASA) are calling on community members to become CASA Volunteers. CASA said, “For many children across Colorado, the beginning of summer break signifies relaxation and fun, but for the thousands of Colorado children living in abusive or unstable homes, summer break can create […]
El Paso County Redistricting Commission Holds Community Listening Sessions for 2023 Commissioner Redistricting Process
The El Paso County Commissioner Redistricting Commission has scheduled Community Listening Sessions to discuss the 2023 Commissioner Redistricting process. The meetings will provide an opportunity for the public to voice their opinions on how future county commissioner districts are formed and to hear the direction given to staff members.
WATCH: El Paso County assessor explains most recent appraisals and how to appeal
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WATCH: 2 students from Colorado competing in Scripps National Spelling Bee
The El Paso County assessor explains the increase of property assessment valuations and how to appeal. A shelter-in-place alert was issued for a neighborhood in southwest Colorado Springs Monday morning at about 7:45. Plane crashes into man's backyard in mountains on Memorial Day, 2 people injured. Updated: 18 hours ago.
Yemi Mobolade's unveils 'blueprint' for first 100 days in office, guided by 3 top priorities
Yemi Mobolade, who will be sworn in as Colorado Springs' 42nd mayor next week, unveiled to city and El Paso County leaders Wednesday morning a "blueprint" that will guide his first hundred days in office. Informed by discussions he's had with outgoing Mayor John Suthers, city department heads and residents...
1 arrested following deadly shooting at Colorado Springs-area gas station
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A woman is a dead and a suspect is in custody following a shooting at a Colorado Springs-area gas station overnight. El Paso County deputies responded to a 911 call around 3 a.m. at the 7-Eleven off of B-Street and South Academy and found the victim suffering severe injuries.
Man accused of killing woman in El Paso County Sunday has previous history of violence
EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO)-- On Sunday, 23-year-old Kevin Rued was arrested and charged with shooting and killing a woman in unincorporated El Paso County. At around 3 a.m. Sunday, El Paso County deputies responded to shots fired call at a 7-Eleven on B Street. When deputies arrived, they found a woman shot. First responders The post Man accused of killing woman in El Paso County Sunday has previous history of violence appeared first on KRDO.
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