Press Releases

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 2:09pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A draft of the Mill Street Neighborhood Plan is available for public review and comment through June 10. Commenters should share their feedback and connection to the Mill Street neighborhood by emailing Catherine Duarte at... Read more
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 2:07pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--  Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the westbound Woodmen Road right turn lane to northbound Union Boulevard will be closed for concrete work. Motorists will be detoured to Academy Boulevard and then to Briargate Boulevard to connect with Union Boulevard. Saturday, from 7 a.m... Read more
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:37am
On September 7, 2017, Mr. Eliezer Tirado-Ortiz was found unresponsive and later died while in custody in the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center (CJC). El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder requested the assistance of the Colorado Springs Police Department to independently investigate the... Read more
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 2:11pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory Board voted to approve two masters plans at its regular meeting on May 10. Strawberry Hill Master Plan The parks board voted unanimously to adopt the Strawberry Hill Master Plan.
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:50am
Food Truck Tuesday is back at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum (CSPM).   Presented by the City of Colorado Springs and CSPM, this weekly offering features 12 local food trucks serving meals, snacks and desserts every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The opening event which is open to the media... Read more
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 8:41am
Update (5/10/18; 1:37 p.m.)
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 8:20am
Update: [5/10/18; 3:06 p.m.] On Sunday, May 6th, 2018, at approximately 8:42 P.M., officers of the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) responded to a reported shooting in the 2100 block of East Platte Avenue. As a result of the call for service, officers located a deceased adult male. This... Read more
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 7:41am
Update [May 10, 2018; 3:23 p.m.] On Thursday, May 10, 2018, the El Paso Coroner’s Office completed the autopsy on the deceased male who was shot on May 9, 2018, in the 2900 block of Whileaway Circle. The deceased male has been identified as 17year old Marshall Aaron Mitschelen, a resident of... Read more
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 5:03pm
The following information is being provided in addition to the blotter information released on April 26, 2018 in connection with the arrests of 27 year old Jeffrey Melvin and 26 year old Jordan Bruno. This information is preliminary based on the initial investigation and may be updated as a result... Read more
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 5:02pm
The following information is being provided in addition to the blotter information released on April 26, 2018 in connection with the arrests of 27 year old Jeffrey Melvin and 26 year old Jordan Bruno. This information is preliminary based on the initial investigation and may be updated as a result... Read more
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 1:34pm
 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— City Council recognized today the commitment to excellence in public safety by the Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado Springs Fire Department and Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management as each department has received full reaccreditation through their... Read more
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 4:25pm
On Friday, April 6th, 2018, at approximately 12:51PM, officers of the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to a traffic collision involving a Mountain Metropolitan Transit bus and a Toyota 4Runner. The collision occurred at the intersection of East Hancock Expressway and West Monica Drive.