Widefield Bus Driver Arrested for Sexual Assault

On August 21, 2012, investigators from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office arrested 48 year old Robert Gordon for Sexual Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust and other charges. The investigation began on August 5, 2011, when the male victim, now 23 years of age, informed investigators he had an…

Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon

The 57th running of the Pikes Peak Ascent and Pikes Peak Marathon will once again redefine what most call running in America’s Ultimate Challenge. The Pikes Peak Ascent and Pikes Peak Marathon will take place on Saturday, August 18, 2012 and Sunday, August 19, 2012 at Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain at 5069 Pikes Peak…

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off

El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will provide proper disposal of various materials free to residents.   The facility is open Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. every second Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3255 Akers Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80922 on the following dates: Saturday, August 11, 2012 Saturday, September…

Funeral Arrangements for Officer Matthew Tyner

Colorado Springs, CO A funeral for Officer Matthew Tyner who died in the line of duty  after his motorcycle collied with a vehicle on Tuesday, July 24th while performing traffic enforcement on Austing Bluffs Parkway.  Officer Tyner served with the Colorado Springs Police Department for six years. Services will be on Tudsday, July 31, 2012 at New…

Mass Shooting at Aurora Theater

This morning at about 12:00 a.m. a shooting took place at Century 16 Theaters in Aurora Colorado as audience members watched the premier of Batman Dark Knight.  Several people have been killed and many injured. Police now say 12 are dead and 38 injured.  Among those injured was a three month old.  One person has been taken…

Arrest Made in Recent Thefts in Fountain Area

Fountain, Colorado – Press Release  The Fountain Police Department made an arrest today in the recent thefts from unlocked vehicles in the Fountain Valley Area.  The investigation began in March and included more than sixty cases in the following neighborhoods:  Cross Creek, Heritage, Tuscany Ridge, Wild Oak Farms and Countryside.  The cases involved thefts from unlocked vehicles during…

Got Drugs? Fountain Valley Prespription Drug Take Back Day is April 28th

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  This is a great time to safely dispose of unused  or unwanted prescription drugs.  Last year Americans turned in more than 377,086 pounds (188.5 tons) of unwanted or expired medications…

Fatal Accident on Marksheffel and Fontaine Boulevard

There was a two vehicle accident on Marksheffel and Fontaine Boulevard on Tuesday evening.  The driver received fatal injuries and three passengers were transported to Memorial Hospital. With the new Larson Ranch development and new growth in the Fountain Valley there is an increase in traffic on Marksheffel.  Drivers turning onto Marksheffel Blvd from Fontaine Blvd…

17 Year Old Peyton Girl Dies in Car Crash

PEYTON, CO – Colorado State Patrol The Colorado State Patrol said a 17 year old girl from Peyton died Saturday after her car went off the road near Curtis Road and Garrett Road in El Paso County.  As the girl neared the intersection, the girl steered to the left, which caused the Saturn to begin…

Dougherty Suspects may be in Colorado Springs

By COLORADO SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT Press Release 4:30 PM At about 1:30pm today the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) received a report that three people spotted near Woodmen and I-25  matched the description of the Dougherty siblings that began a crime spree in Florida last week. The trio has been connected to crimes in Florida and…