The suspected gunman who killed three people and wounded nine others yesterday in Colorado Springs has been identified as 57-year-old Robert Lewis Dear.
On Friday in Colorado Springs, a gunman fired on both cops and civilians, taking hostages and injuring at least eight people before being taken into custody.
At least nine people are injured, including several police officers, during an assault on the clinic.
Three people were killed after a 911 dispatcher in Colorado Springs reportedly told a caller it was perfectly legal for her neighbor to be brandishing an AR-15 assault rifle.
Witnesses said a gunman armed with an AR-15 assault rifle killed three people before he died in a shootout with police in Colorado Springs.
On Tuesday morning, volunteers working at the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP heard a loud explosion outside the building that they said was powerful enough to knock items off the wall.
The FBI has not yet determined whether the NAACP was the intended target of the bombing, which caused no casualties, but the explosion brought to mind past attacks against the civil rights group.
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After over a week of burning in and around my Colorado Springs hometown, the massive Waldo Canyon wildfire is now 55 percent contained. As of Monday afternoon, the fire had claimed two lives (with more people still unaccounted for), 350 homes, burned...