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Man, 22, Arrested for DUI After Crash with Cop Car

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- A 22-year-old man was arrested on DUI-related charges after an accident with a cop car Wednesday night.

The Colorado Springs Police Department reports that Marcus Johnson ran a stop sign at the Pikes Peak Avenue and 30th Street intersection just before 10 p.m. and collided with a police car.

No serious injuries were reported.

Johnson was arrested on DUI-related charges.

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Police Find Man Dead After Report of Stabbing

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- Police are investigating after a man was found dead at a townhouse in Colorado Springs late Tuesday night.

Police said around 11:35 p.m. a report came in about a stabbing at the Legacy Ridge Townhomes on the 2000 block of Legacy Ridge View. Officers responded and found a man dead in one of the homes.

The man's name was not immeidately released.

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Woman Found Dead in Motel Identified

Colorado Springs Police Department(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- Authorities have identified a woman found dead at a Colorado Springs motel earlier this month, however, just how the woman died remains unknown.

Police said 35-year-old Ursulee Herried was found dead at the End of Trails Motel on North Nevada Avenue on July 8.

"The El Paso County Coroner’s Office has ruled the cause of death as undetermined and the manner of death as undetermined," Colorado Springs Police said in a statement.

Police have released photos of a man they'd like to talk to as part of their investigation, and they're hoping the public can help with identifying and locating the man. They say the man is not a suspect.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact police at (719) 444-7000 or Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers at (719) 634-STOP (7867).

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Man Found Dead at Local Home

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- Police are investigating the death of a man in Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs Police said around 11:15 p.m. Sunday they responded to the 2000 block of St. Clair Park Alley on a report of shots fired, and there they found a man dead at a home.

The cause of death wasn't immediately known.

There were no arrests.

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Woman Arrested; Tells Cops She Was Shooting to Scare Birds

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- A woman was arrested Thursday after allegedly firing shots into the air to scare off birds.

Colorado Springs Police said just before 5 p.m. they were called to the 900 block of West Madison Street on a report of shots fired.

Officers located Marsha Simms, who allegedly told officers that she was firing a weapon into the air to scare birds.

Police said Simms was served and released into court for unlawful discharge of a weapon.

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