Press Releases

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 10:42am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – As part of the first urban tree canopy assessment in Colorado Springs, City Forestry is hoping to receive additional feedback from a public survey. The short online survey, which closes on Aug. 20, will help forestry better understand residents’ overall knowledge and... Read more
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 3:10pm
On August 1, 2018 at approximately 11:15 am, Sand Creek Patrol Officers were in the area of East Fountain Boulevard and South Chelton Road on an unrelated call for service when they observed a black Jeep that matched the description of a vehicle wanted in connection to several recent personal... Read more
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 3:03pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA, is the most desirable place to live in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. The... Read more
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 2:45pm
On May 18, 2018, at 3:04AM, two males entered Amy’s Donuts, located in the 2700 block of East Fountain Boulevard. The masked suspects struck one of the victims over the head with a handgun. The handgun went off, and fortunately no one was struck by the stray bullet. The suspects fled the area on... Read more
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 9:46am
The Colorado Springs Police Department is pleased to announce the Fall 2018 Cadet Academy. The Cadet Academy will take place every Saturday from September 15, 2018, through October 13, 2018.
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 4:15pm
Update: On July 25, 2018, the El Paso County Coroner’s Office completed the autopsy on the deceased male who was shot and killed during an El Paso County Sheriff’s Office contact on July 22, 2018, in the 19000 block of Loop Road, El Paso County. The deceased male has been identified as 18 year old... Read more
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 9:04am
Colorado Springs, CO – At the end of June, 2018, a total of 854,024 passengers traveled through the Colorado Springs Airport (COS), representing a 17.5 percent increase in year-to-date total passenger traffic from June, 2017, and representing a 25.0 percent increase in enplanements. In its monthly... Read more
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 11:27am
2C-funded paving project will close intersection Tuesday-Aug. 10 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A paving project that includes dig out, patch and repair work will begin Tuesday (July 31) at the intersection of Cedar Street, Yampa Street and Palmer Park Boulevard. The 2C-funded project will cause a full... Read more
artist rendering of downtown stadium during soccer match
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 8:45am
The City of Colorado Springs today announced plans to move forward with the fourth City for Champions project; the Colorado Sports and Event Center. Comprised of two separate facilities, these will be state of the art, multi-purpose venues designed to host professional, Olympic and amateur sporting... Read more
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 4:36pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Following the late afternoon rainstorm on July 23, North Cheyenne Cañon Park and the section of Gold Camp Road that runs through the park is now open. The park had been closed since 7 p.m. Monday due to scree slides caused by the heavy rain. The Parks, Recreation and... Read more
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 4:12pm
Update: On July 23, 2018, the El Paso County Coroner’s Office completed the autopsy on the deceased male stabbed on July 21, 2018, in the 6300 block of Cabana Circle. The deceased male has been identified as 33 year old Brandon Watkins, a resident of Colorado Springs. Mr. Watkins’ death is the 17th... Read more
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 4:11pm
UPDATE: On July 23, 2018, First Degree Murder suspect, Nathaniel Patric Stager, was taken into custody by the Castle Rock Police Department. In addition, after receiving a tip from a concerned citizen, the stolen blue Chevy Suburban was recovered in Colorado Springs. The public’s help in locating... Read more