Madame Courtcaca is a female runner that has been tormenting the residents of Colorado Springs throughout the summer of 2017. The crime is described in easy to understand French in an illustrated slideshow (PDF and PPT formats included).
Past tense verbs appear in a blue font to help students that are as of yet unfamiliar with past tense verbs in French to interpret them. I recommend mentioning to students when the first one appears that it is in blue because it is a past tense verb, and ask the students to guess the meaning.
This resource was originally written in Spanish and translated to French by Christy Miller. The resource is licensed CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 so that you can use and adapt the materials provided that you share them at no cost with the same license.