Colorado Springs Colorado Springs
Stories About

Colorado Springs

A Colorado Springs community service vehicle is parked Sunday near a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colo., where a shooting occurred late Saturday night. Geneva Heffernan/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Geneva Heffernan/AP

Bouquets of flowers and a sign reading "Love Over Hate" are left near Club Q, the LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, after a shooting on Sunday. Jason Connolly/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Jason Connolly/AFP via Getty Images

Tyler Johnston, from left, his fiance Keenan Mastes-Holmes, and Altas Pretzeus embrace while paying their respects at a memorial for the victims of the weekend's shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Jason Connolly/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Jason Connolly/AFP via Getty Images

Wongel Estifanos of Colorado Springs, Colo., died from her injuries on Sept. 5, 2021, after investigators said she fell 110 feet. She was visiting the amusement park during Labor Day weekend while on vacation with her family. Dagne Estifanos/Estifanos Family hide caption

toggle caption
Dagne Estifanos/Estifanos Family

A screenshot from video recently released by the Colorado Springs Police Department, which captured the moments before De'Von Bailey ran from police and was shot in the back on Aug. 3. He later died from his injuries. Photo by Colorado Springs Police Department. hide caption

toggle caption
Photo by Colorado Springs Police Department.

Last year, the ACLU of Colorado discovered nearly 800 cases where people had gone to jail in Colorado Springs, Colo., when they couldn't pay their tickets for minor violations. Pictured above is Alamo Square Park, site of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Michael Bullock/Getty images hide caption

toggle caption
Michael Bullock/Getty images

Colorado Springs Will Stop Jailing People Too Poor To Pay Court Fines

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/476874262/476877167" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Gary Waters/Getty Images/Ikon Images

When Mass Shootings Happen, How Survivors Learn To Cope

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/458635220/458662035" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is among a hand of Republican Presidential candidates to weigh in on the shooting at a Colorado-based Planned Parenthood clinic over the weekend. John Raoux/AP hide caption

toggle caption
John Raoux/AP

Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is accused of attacking a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs and killing three people, including a police officer. Nine others were injured. Colorado Springs Police Department hide caption

toggle caption
Colorado Springs Police Department

This aerial photo taken Thursday shows the destructive path of the Waldo Canyon fire in the Mountain Shadows subdivision area of Colorado Springs, Colo. RJ Sangosti / Denver Post/AP hide caption

toggle caption
RJ Sangosti / Denver Post/AP

Jeff Brady reporting on 'Morning Edition'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/155970654/155970899" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">