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🌱 Good Samaritan Hit By Car + Rampart Park Murder Investigation

🌱 Good Samaritan Hit By Car + Rampart Park Murder Investigation

Hello, Colorado Springs folks! It’s me again, Helen Eckhard, your host of the Colorado Springs Daily.


First of all, today’s weather:

Rather cloudy and warm. High: 81 Low: 58.


Here are the three main stories of today in Colorado Springs:

  1. Colorado Springs police are looking for a driver who hit a Good Samaritan on Sunday morning. The incident took place at North Academy and Austin Bluffs while a man assisted in an unrelated crash. The victim is currently recovering at a local hospital. †KKTV†
  2. Colorado Springs police have launched a homicide investigation after a woman was found dead in Rampart Park on Saturday. The woman was found by the department when officers responded to gunshots. Currently no arrests have been made. †KRDO†
  3. Four Air Force Academy cadets may not graduate after refusing the COVID-19 vaccine. If the cadets do not graduate, they may be required to reimburse the cost of tuition. The vaccines were mandated by the Defense Secretary to ensure military readiness and health. †9News.com KUSA†

Today in Colorado Springs:

  • baby time At The East Library and Information Center (9:30 AM†
  • love to learn At Library 21c (5:15 pm†
  • Write English group At Sand Creek Branch Library (6 p.m.†

From my notebook:

  • The Colorado Rockies celebrate the impressive percussion of Charlie Blackmon and Sam Hilliard. The Instagram carousel showcases the team’s skills and impressive beard display. †Instagram†
  • Downtown Colorado Springs is celebrating the return of Food Truck Tuesdays. Click here to plan your meal. †facebook†

Now you are informed and ready to get this Monday off to a good start. I’ll see you!

† Helen Eckhard

About me: Helen Eckhard is a marketing assistant at Lightning Media Partners. She is a self-proclaimed logophile who is currently pursuing her master’s degree in library science. Outside of her work, you’ll find Helen doing crossword puzzles, knitting or devising increasingly cunning ways to kill characters in her mystery novels.