El Paso County Sheriff’s Department

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Supervisor Calls Black Forest Fire Report ‘Ridiculous’

A new report by the Black Forest Fire Department claims firefighters secretly protected the home of a commander with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department.


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Deputies Find Body, Meth Lab In Springs Area Home

Authorities say a dead body and a methamphetamine lab were found in a home near Monument north of Colorado Springs.


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Names Of Black Forest Shooting Victims Released

A 46-year-old man was arrested on charges of murder and attempted murder in the shooting deaths of two people and the wounding of a third in the Black Forest neighborhood.


Kenneth Lankford (credit: El Paso County Sheriff’s Department)

Person Of Interest In Black Forest Fatal Shootings In Custody

A man wanted in connection with three shootings, two of them fatal, in Black Forest was taken into custody Sunday morning.


Kenneth Lankford (credit: El Paso County Sheriff’s Department)

Police Search For Person Of Interest In Black Forest Shootings

Two people are dead and another is in serious condition after shootings in Black Forest Saturday morning.


Homaidan al-Turki (credit: Colorado Department of Corrections)

Colorado Prosecutor Opposes Saudi’s Deportation

A Saudi national convicted of sexually abusing his housekeeper should remain behind bars in Colorado in case investigators find some link between him and the slaying of the state’s prisons director, a prosecutor said Friday.


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Sheriff, Army Investigate Soldier On Allegations

A Fort Carson soldier under investigation by the Army on allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor is the subject of a separate investigation by sheriff’s deputies, authorities said Friday.


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Investigators Making Progress Finding Black Forest Fire Cause

Investigators say they are making progress into what caused the Black Forest Fire that destroyed more than 500 and was responsible for the deaths of two people.


A trial court judge convicted Homaidan Al-Turki of Saudi Arabia in 2006 of sexually assaulting and enslaving his Indonesian maid in his Aurora home. He was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison. The Colorado Court of Appeals in January 2009 upheld Al-Turki's conviction on charges of false imprisonment, conspiracy, criminal extortion, theft and unlawful sexual contact.

Saudi Inmate Sues To Get Files On Denied Transfer

A Saudi man convicted of sexual assault is filing a lawsuit to get records on why his request to serve his sentence in his home country was denied.


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Colorado Springs Police Phone Service Restored

Phone service to the Colorado Springs Police Department has been restored after an interruption of about two hours.