Press Releases

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:14am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo— The City is looking for volunteers to help clean up Fountain Creek from downtown Colorado Springs to Manitou Springs Saturday as part of City’s “Adopt-A-Waterway” program.
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:56pm
Colorado Springs, CO - The City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division is pleased to announce that they are soliciting applications for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Facilities and Improvement funds. The City is making available approximately $1,000,000 for... Read more
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 4:14pm
In 2017, the Colorado Springs Police Department partnered with the Center for Creative Leadership to develop a program known as the Illumination Project. Using a similar program developed in the wake of a racially motivated shooting in Charleston, South Carolina as a template, the Illumination... Read more
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:25am
On June 12, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the arrest of more than 2,300 suspected online child sex offenders during a three-month, nationwide, operation conducted by Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task forces. The task forces identified 195 offenders who either produced... Read more
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 3:21pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— Mountain Metro rents bike lockers to safely store your bike and bike gear. With warmer weather and additional daylight hours, commuting by bike can be a great choice. Metro’s bike lockers are completely enclosed and placed in convenient locations throughout the city.... Read more
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 4:42pm
CAPS Volunteer Ambassadors in Downtown Colorado Springs and Old Colorado City are gearing up for Summer 2018, to assist citizens and Police Officers starting Friday June 15! Since 2011, the Public Safety Ambassador Program has been a unified collaboration with CSPD’s Gold Hill Division, the... Read more
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:39am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo —  Tuesday and Wednesday, Academy Boulevard will be temporarily closed to thru-traffic from Dublin Boulevard to just south of Brookwood Avenue/York Road tonight and tomorrow night, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. The closures are necessary to install concrete girders on the... Read more
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 8:18am
On Friday, June 8, 2018, at 12:51PM, Colorado Springs police officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Silent Rain Drive to investigate a traffic collision. The investigation preliminarily determined a green Ford pickup truck was traveling westbound on Silent Rain Drive when it travelled over... Read more
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 8:16am
On Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 3:31PM, Colorado Springs police officers were dispatched to the 3400 block of Parkmoor Village Drive to investigate a reported drowning. Responding emergency personnel located a 12-year-old male child who had reportedly drowned in a pool. The child was transported to... Read more
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 8:14am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs is reopening its residential rehabilitation grant program to preserve affordable single-family housing stock for very low to extremely low-income households. The residential rehabilitation program helps preserve housing affordability by... Read more
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 6:52pm
Colorado Springs, CO – Two United States Forest Service contract air tankers landed at COS to fuel before heading to combat the Fremont County wildfire, also referred to as the Natty Fire. In an agreement with Ft. Carson completed in late May, 2018, the United States Forest Service opened a... Read more
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 4:35pm
On June 4, 2018, a vehicle was stolen in the City of Colorado Springs. Later that day at 2:00 PM, the same vehicle was seen being driven by suspects in a robbery at the Kwikway store at 5600 block of North Union Boulevard. On June 7, 2018, the vehicle was located by Colorado Springs Police... Read more