Press Releases

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 1:11pm
From January 1, 2018, through June 22, 2018, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) has investigated 23 fatal traffic collisions in Colorado Springs. Preliminary collision information from the Major Accident Unit indicates:
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:54am
[First Fatal Traffic Collision]: On Friday, June 22, 2018, at 2:07AM, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) received a report of a traffic collision in the intersection of North Powers Boulevard and East Palmer Park Boulevard. Responding officers located a motorcycle that had crashed.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 4:24pm
On June 14, 2018, at approximately 1:20 PM, a dark-colored Toyota 4Runner was seen traveling on Confederate Ridge Drive in northeast Colorado Springs. Unknown male passengers were observed exiting the vehicle and running up to cars to see if they were unlocked. Unlocked vehicles were entered by the... Read more
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:28am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo-- The City of Colorado Springs, in partnership with El Paso County and the Colorado Department of Transportation, completed Phase 2 of the Woodmen Road Corridor Improvements Project June 15. The $46 million project expanded Woodmen Road to six lanes between Stinson Road and... Read more
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:05am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-- Bike to Work Day participants will be able to take advantage of discounts and deals around town as they commute both to and from work.  The 25th Annual Bike to Work Day is Wednesday, June 27 from 6 – 9 a.m. Registration is open,... Read more
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:02am
On June 20, 2018, the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified Mr. Wilfong had been located at a gas station in northwest Colorado Springs. He was uninjured and has been reunited with his family. CSPD thanks the public, media, Colorado Springs Fire Department, and El Paso County Search... Read more
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 8:43am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Recent local reports regarding the closure of the Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain highway are incorrect. There was a non-injury wreck during a practice session for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) early this morning on the highway, but the wreck has been... Read more
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 4:47pm
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 2:05pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo — The public is invited to a ribbon cutting and community bike ride June 20 to celebrate the completion of pedestrian and bicycle improvements downtown. The installation of bike lanes on Pikes Peak Avenue completes the “Link the Loop” project that enhances the City’s network... Read more
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:59pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – City officials came together today to remind Colorado Springs residents of the voter-approved stormwater fee, 2A, which goes into effect July 1. The fee will fund critical stormwater infrastructure and maintenance operations and will provide sustainable funding for capital... Read more
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:30am
On Sunday, June 17, 2018, at approximately 6:48 AM, the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a single vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 25 at Janitell Road. Upon arrival, officers found the driver had been ejected from the vehicle and died on scene. There were no other occupants of... Read more
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:21am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Starting Wednesday (June 20) at 6 a.m., Pikes Peak Avenue will close between Prospect Street and East Colorado Avenue to facilitate the installation of new underground utilities and roadway work associated with the Pikes Peak Avenue Reconstruction project. The detour is... Read more