Press Releases

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 3:21pm
On September 18, 2018, at approximately 10:45AM, the First Bank located at 817 Village Center Drive was robbed by a lone white male. The male entered the bank, pointed a gun at the tellers, and demanded cash. He then exited the bank and fled on foot. He was described as being approximately 35-45... Read more
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 8:37am
During the late evening hours on Friday, September 21, 2018, 31-year-old Charles Valentino Lobato was arrested for 1st Degree Murder for shooting Shawnee Tapia on January 7, 2018. In April of this year, Lobato was observed by officers in Costilla County. When they attempted to make contact with him... Read more
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 4:22pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs and Christopher and Nikole Sweeney, to avoid costly and uncertain litigation, have reached a settlement in a federal lawsuit brought by the Sweeneys under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerning the accessibility of the City’s... Read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 3:58pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo — Nightly closures will be in place 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday morning at Dublin Boulevard will be closed from Templeton Gap Road west to Oakwood Boulevard. Night time closures are necessary to Dublin Boulevard. Vehicles will be detoured to Austin Bluffs Parkway... Read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 3:58pm
In the early morning hours of June 5, 1988, the body of 24 year old Mary Lynne Vialpando was found in an alley behind businesses in the 2600 block of West Colorado Avenue. The investigation into her death revealed that Mrs. Vialpando had been sexually assaulted and died as a result of blunt force... Read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
Update: The El Paso County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased male who was found on September 18, 2018, in the 800 block of Chapman Drive as Raymond Daniel McCall, 39 years of age and a resident of Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Police Department’s Homicide detectives arrested Jeremy... Read more
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 4:52pm
The Colorado Springs Police Department is requesting public assistance with a homicide investigation. The victim is active duty U.S. Army Captain Daniel Chamberlain Lehman, 28 years of age. Captain Lehman was a graduate of West Point Academy and stationed at Fort Carson. The investigation has... Read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 2:23pm
Colorado Springs, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division is pleased to offer “Renter Rights 101,” two informational sessions this fall for renters in collaboration with Colorado Legal Services. A staff attorney from Colorado Legal Services will present the session... Read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 1:43pm
The El Paso County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased male who was found on September 15, 2018, in the 400 block of East Costilla Street as Daniel Chamberlain Lehman, 28 years of age and a resident of Colorado Springs. Mr. Lehman’s death is the 23rd homicide investigated by the Colorado... Read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 1:01pm
Colorado Springs, CO – On September 17, 2018, at approximately 1:45 a.m., the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 606 Glen Eryie Circle. Fire companies arrived within 4 minutes to find smoke and flames showing from a bedroom window of a single-story, wood-... Read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:10am
Colorado Springs, CO – On August 4, 2018, at approximately 2:00 p.m., the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 4420 Wintergreen Circle. Fire companies arrived within 4 minutes to find 10-15’ flame lengths showing above the roofline of the wood-framed, single... Read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:08am
Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) will relaunch its popular holiday parking promotion, offering 50 percent off long-term parking from November 1 to December 31. The coupon is available and ready for download. Travelers may claim their coupon at... Read more