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Create Canon City Balloon Classic takes to the sky Video included

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Though the weather caused some problems for the balloon launch this weekend, balloons successfully took to the sky Monday morning as part of the Create Canon City Balloon Classic at the Holy Cross Abbey.

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All Colorado State Park campsites booked for Memorial Day Weekend Video included

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All campsites at Colorado State Parks are booked this Memorial Day Weekend, with families and friends taking advantage of the long weekend to get outside.

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Community comes together to help disabled veteran in need Video included

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The Cripple Creek community rallies to help a disabled veteran whose home had been condemned because of toxic mold.

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Loveland Ski Area mourns loss of Toby the Bernese Mountain Dog

Toby the Bernese Mountain Dog visits Denver Broncos (Courtesy: Dustin Schaefer) Toby the Bernese Mountain Dog visits Denver Broncos (Courtesy: Dustin Schaefer)
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Loveland Ski Area is mourning the loss of their beloved PR dog, Toby. 

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Memorial Day Weather: Afternoon Showers & T'Storms Video included

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Low pressure is spiraling over the western Great Lakes. That's a long way away, but it will play a role in our weather today. A cold front pivoting around the low pressure circulation will swing southward from Montana and Wyoming and right across Colorado today. As it tracks southward through Colorado this afternoon, it will help to trigger showers and thunderstorms. The upslope wind behind the cold front will bring increasing showers and thunderstorms after the cold front passes.&nbs... More>>

Portland stabbing victim's mom meets man who helped her son

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The mother of a 21-year-old man, who survived being stabbed aboard a MAX train in Portland last Friday, met the man who is credited with helping his son soon after he was stabbed.

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Fire burning at storm debris dump site in Pueblo

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Pueblo firefighters responded to an unplanned fire at the Lake Minnequa dump site in Pueblo Monday morning.

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Tiger Woods arrested for DUI

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Golfer Tiger Woods was arrested on charges of driving under the influence early Monday morning in Jupiter.

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Popular hot dog brands under recall

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The company that makes Nathan's and Curtis Hot Dogs is recalling more than 200,000 pounds of hot dogs because they might have pieces of metal hidden inside.

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Springs police investigating home invasion

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Colorado Springs police are investigating a home invasion at a home near Old Colorado City early Monday morning.

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Your Healthy Family: Are foods causing your allergy symptoms? Video included

Did you know what you're eating, not what you're breathing may be causing your seasonal allergy symptoms? Did you know what you're eating, not what you're breathing may be causing your seasonal allergy symptoms?
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The Memorial Day Holiday weekend is usually a time when food will play a large part at get togethers, but did you know what you're eating, not what you're breathing may be causing your seasonal allergy symptoms?   

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Sounds down Sky Sox 2-1 in game-2

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Ivan De Jesus and Tyler Heineman each had two-hit games, but the Nashville Sounds took game two of Sunday’s doubleheader, 2-1, at First Tennessee Park. 

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Sky Sox down Sounds 8-0

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Brandon Woodruff allowed one hit in six innings, and the bottom third of the order combined for five RBI to lead the Colorado Springs Sky Sox to an 8-0 shutout over the Nashville Sounds in game one of Sunday’s doubleheader at First Tennessee Park. The visitors earned their third straight win by shutting out a Pacific Coast League opponent for the first time since April 28, 2017, when the Sox defeated Iowa, 7-0. The Sox pitching staff allowed two hits to the Sounds, marking th... More>>

Vettel wins Monaco GP ahead of Ferrari teammate Raikkonen

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Sebastian Vettel beat his Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen (KEE'-mee RAY'-koh-nehn) to win the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday and comfortably extend his lead at the top of the standings to 25 points.

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Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500

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Takuma Sato has won the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500.

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Rockies claim 8-4 win over Cardinals

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German Marquez pitched into the sixth inning, Gerardo Parra hit a three-run homer and the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-4 on Sunday.

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Great Outdoors Colorado encouraging kids under 12 to get outside

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Kids today are said to get outside less often than kids in previous generations, and environmental organization Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) has started a new campaign to change that. The campaign is called Generation Wild, and its purpose is to get youngsters reconnected with nature. Playing outside is more than just a way to pass the time, the organization says -- it's a major part of a child's healthy development. “We see an opportunity to transform how often an enti...

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First Alert 5 Forecast: Possible Afternoon Storms Memorial Day Video included

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Memorial Day weekend is swinging on through and Sunday turned out to be a fantastic day! Temperatures climbed into the 60s and 70s under lots of sunshine and a refreshing north easterly breeze. A few isolated showers might still pop up mainly in the high country this evening but most of us will stay dry through Sunday evening. 

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Eight people killed in Mississippi shooting

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BROOKHAVEN, Mississippi (AP) - The Latest in a shooting in Mississippi that left eight people dead.

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Macron says Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

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PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron says his now famous white-knuckle handshake showdown with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump was "a moment of truth" - designed to show that he's no pushover.  

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Sunday Morning Weather: Drier, Brighter Today Video included

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Today should be the nicest day of the long weekend. If you're looking to get outdoors this weekend, today's your best chance! Skies are bright this morning and we will have more sunshine today. A few isolated showers/storms will develop later this afternoon, mainly focused over the higher elevations. There will be just a small chance for a stray shower or storm to push east near the Pikes Peak region. Highs will be in the 60's and 70's today. A few clouds tonight with lows in the 40's... More>>

Rockies fall 3-0 to Cardinals

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Adam Wainwright kept up his mastery of the Rockies by scattering three hits over seven innings, Tommy Pham hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Colorado 3-0 on Saturday night.      Wainwright (5-3) struck out six and retired the last 10 batters he faced as he moved to 10-1 with a 1.56 ERA over his career against Colorado.      Yadier Molina extended his hitting streak to 16 games with a run-scoring single in the third. Pham had the big blo... More>>

Switchbacks fight for tie against 1868 FC

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After a tough start to the match, the Colorado Springs Switchbacks fought back against red-hot Reno 1868 FC to earn a tough fought point at home.

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Trail Ridge Road still covered in snow, closed for Memorial Day weekend

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The famous Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park is a favorite road trip destination for Colorado tourists as the weather warms up for summer. 

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74 Chipotle locations in Colorado affected by data breach

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Of the 75 Chipotle locations in Colorado, 74 of them are affected by a massive data breach. 

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Sky Sox earn 10-5 win over Baby Cakes

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Garrett Cooper and Brett Phillips combined for eight RBI, and Brent Suter allowed one earned run as the Colorado Springs Sky Sox earned a series split with the New Orleans Baby Cakes, 10-5, in front of 3,803 Thursday night at Security Service Field. 

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Parks and Wildlife tips to keep invasive mussels out of Lake Pueblo Video included

Families and pets celebrate Labor Day at Lake Pueblo State Park. Families and pets celebrate Labor Day at Lake Pueblo State Park.
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The wet weather isn't putting a damper on people's Memorial Day weekend at Lake Pueblo State Park, but invasive species of mussels are being spotted on boats from out of state at an alarming rate. 

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First Alert 5 Forecast: Stormy Memorial Day Weekend Video included

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Vacations, Memorial Day grill outs, grad parties oh my! We have a lot of events happening this weekend and unfortunately rain and thunderstorms want to get in the way of all of those things.

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Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

File photo shows Greg Allman performing at the Americana Music Association awards show in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Joe Howell, File) File photo shows Greg Allman performing at the Americana Music Association awards show in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Joe Howell, File)
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A publicist for rock legend Gregg Allman says the organist and singer for The Allman Brothers Band has died. He was 69.

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Lamborn says EPA may reconsider Colorado storm water suit

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U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to drop a lawsuit against Colorado Springs over contaminated runoff that affects Pueblo County.

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Pueblo car break-ins suspect arrested

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Pueblo County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 25-year-old man in connection to two car break-ins in Pueblo West Friday. Deputies arrested Michael Atencio-Baca Friday morning, after receiving a call about a suspicious man in the 700 block of South Wolcott Drive. 

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Keep what you catch at popular Colorado fishing spot

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Attention fishermen: If you're willing to make the drive, you can keep anything and everything you catch at a popular fishing spot in south central Colorado. 

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Rockies blast past Cardinals 10-0

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Rookie Antonio Senzatela threw eight sharp innings to grab a share of the major league lead in wins, Charlie Blackmon had a homer and run-scoring single as part of an eight-run eighth and the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 10-0 on Friday night. 

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Sky Sox welcome Wounded Warriors Video included

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The Colorado Springs Sky Sox held a special event Friday for firefighters, police officers and Wounded Warriors. Watch the video above for more. More>>

Bracelets made by veterans raise money for service dog training Video included

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Wag N' Wash stores in Colorado are selling bracelets made by veterans to raise money for a service dog program. 

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Pueblo wife and husband each hold top nursing awards

From the left: Rhonda Lewis and Larry Lewis of Pueblo have both received Nightingale awards, the top honor in nursing From the left: Rhonda Lewis and Larry Lewis of Pueblo have both received Nightingale awards, the top honor in nursing
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The Lewis family in Pueblo really knows how to take care of people. Husband and wife Larry and Rhonda are both nurses, and both have received the prestigious Nightingale Award. Rhonda works for Parkview Medical Center and was one of just 12 nurses in the state to receive the honor this year. The panel recognized Rhonda for her efforts in starting and leading a diabetes prevention program in the community. "I was very stunned, I was very excited and I was in the company of some ... More>>

Investigators say Pueblo child abuse suspect changed her story Video included

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Pueblo Police Department arrested 19-year-old Amanda Miller for felony child abuse earlier this week after she allegedly left an infant in a bathtub unattended, which led to the infant's drowning.

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Treatment, not jail for mental health Video included

Andrew Romanoff, President and CEO of Mental Health Colorado, speaks to the Pueblo Latino Chamber of Commerce Andrew Romanoff, President and CEO of Mental Health Colorado, speaks to the Pueblo Latino Chamber of Commerce
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It's estimated that as many as million Coloradoans suffer from varying degrees of mental illness, yet most wait too long to seek treatment. More than a thousand suicides are recorded in our state every year. Andrew Romanoff, the President and CEO of the non-profit advocacy group Mental Health Colorado, wants to change things. 

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Pueblo community honors WWII vet ahead of Memorial Day Weekend Video included

Veteran Ken Carter of Pueblo holds a flag during presented to him during ceremony Friday Veteran Ken Carter of Pueblo holds a flag during presented to him during ceremony Friday
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He's the kind of person who's always eager to recognize the sacrifices made by other military veterans, but today it was his turn to be honored. 

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Robinette awaits non-criminal disciplinary proceeding Video included

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Graduation came and went for Jalen Robinette, yet he was one of the few not tossing his hat in the air Wednesday. 

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Police: Missing Utah woman may be in Colorado

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Law enforcement asks for the public's assistance in locating a missing woman from Salt Lake City who may be in Colorado. 

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New Teller County Sheriff sworn in

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Teller County is getting a new sheriff, a former 19-year veteran of the force was sworn in Friday morning. 

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Colorado representatives try to name peaks after climbers

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NORWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Colorado's congressional representatives are trying to name two peaks in the southwestern part of the state after two local climbers who died in an avalanche in Asia.      The state's two senators, Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, and Rep. Scott Tipton have introduced a bill renaming the as yet unnamed 13,000-foot peaks after Charlie Fowler and Chris Boskoff. The two were killed in 2006 while climbing a remote massif on the border of China and Tibe... More>>

Man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide for 2014 crash Video included

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A 19-year-old Pueblo teen who was charged with vehicular homicide for a crash he caused in 2014 pleaded guilty in court Friday. 

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Colorado governor signs $26.8 billion budget into law

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DENVER (AP) - Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed into law a $26.8 billion state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.  

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Statewide road conditions and enforcement for Memorial Day Weekend

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The Colorado Department of Transportation is taking steps to help travelers out this Memorial Day weekend. CDOT is suspending all construction and maintenance projects starting Friday afternoon and will not get back on their regular schedule until Tuesday May 30th. This doesn't include emergency operations. Drivers should expect heavier than normal traffic patterns all weekend long according to CDOT, especially along westbound I-70 and I-25 along the Front Range. To give you an idea ...

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Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

A man stands next to flowers for the victims of Monday's bombing at St Ann's Square in central Manchester, England, Friday, May 26 2017. British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses as A man stands next to flowers for the victims of Monday's bombing at St Ann's Square in central Manchester, England, Friday, May 26 2017. British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses as
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NEW YORK (AP) - Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester, England, to give a concert to raise money for the victims of Monday's deadly bombing at her show there.

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300 volunteers needed for emergency drill

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Neighbors in Pueblo are being asked to take part in a statewide health crisis exercise in mid-June. The three-day full scale event takes place from June 15th to June 17th. Volunteers are needed on Saturday June 17th. "Response plans will be used to practice emergency processes and help identify training needs, best practices, and areas for emergency preparedness improvement," described Jody Carrillo, Environmental Health and Emergency Preparedness division director at the P... More>>

Pick up a bracelet to support Victory Service Dogs

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You can show your support for Victory Service Dogs by purchasing a bracelet at area Wag N' Wash locations. 

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Red Nose Day brings in $35 million in donations for children

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Thanks to all of you out there who helped make "Red Nose Day" a success Thursday night on NBC. The third annual event raised more than $35 million for children in need in the U.S. and around the world. 

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VP Pence addresses midshipmen at Naval Academy graduation

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence says President Donald Trump will be the "best friend the armed forces of the United States will ever have." 

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Mortuary chief: John Glenn's remains were given 'impeccable care'

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - As Air Force officials investigate allegations that inspectors were invited to view the remains of astronaut and former U.S. Sen. John Glenn at Dover Air Force Base, a military mortuary chief says Glenn's remains were treated with "impeccable care."      William Zwicharowski said Friday in a text message to The Associated Press that he's proud of the job he and his staff did in caring for Glenn's remains during the months between his death l... More>>

Rocky Ford man facing charges for toddler's death

Ryan Casias is accused of child abuse resulting in death. Ryan Casias is accused of child abuse resulting in death.
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Nearly a week after a child was found unresponsive in a Rocky Ford home, an arrest has been made public in the case.

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Preparations underway for third annual Climb for Courage

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Children's Hospital Colorado is gearing up for their big summer fundraiser, the Climb for Courage. June 24th marks the 3rd annual event held at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium. 

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Water restrictions could return to Fountain this summer Video included

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Summer's almost here, and the city of Fountain is still without a backup groundwater supply.

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South Carolina realtor pleads guilty to 7 murders

Todd Kohlhepp agreed to a plea deal for seven murders over a 23 year period. Todd Kohlhepp agreed to a plea deal for seven murders over a 23 year period.
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A man who admitted killing seven people over nearly 13 years in South Carolina while running a successful real estate business has pleaded guilty to seven counts of murder and a number of other charges.

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Masked gunman kill 26 Coptic Christians in Egypt

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CAIRO (AP) - Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group has condemned the attack that targeted a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt saying it "is a new crime added to the criminal record of a murderers' gang."

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Man arrested after fatal shooting in Pueblo Video included

Pueblo PD investigates fatal shooting on Lake Avenue. (Courtesy: Merlinda Lujan) Pueblo PD investigates fatal shooting on Lake Avenue. (Courtesy: Merlinda Lujan)
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One person is dead after a shooting in Pueblo, according to Pueblo Police Department. 

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Witness helps stop mom driving under the influence Video included

Field sobriety tests with Sarah Kesterson had to be stopped she was doing so poorly. (KOB) Field sobriety tests with Sarah Kesterson had to be stopped she was doing so poorly. (KOB)
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(KOB) Deputies say Sarah Kesterson had four young children in the car when they arrested her on suspicion of driving drunk.  A criminal complaint shows she performed field sobriety tests so poorly that they had to be stopped.

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Heightened DUI enforcement starts today Video included

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Nearly 100 law enforcement agencies across the state are working to keep us safe on the roads this holiday weekend. They're cracking down on impaired driving, with heightened DUI enforcement starting today.  

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Veteran says store refused entry to service dog Video included

Wherever Cesar Ordonez goes, an "Angel" is not far behind. Wherever Cesar Ordonez goes, an "Angel" is not far behind.
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(WREX) - An Iraq War veteran is speaking out after a business made him leave because of his service dog. That veteran caught the incident on camera.

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Jeep goes airborne into duplex Video included

The driver of this Jeep was cited for inattentive driving. The driver of this Jeep was cited for inattentive driving.
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(WTMJ) Nobody was injured when an SUV went airborne and slammed into a Milwaukee, Wisconsin duplex Thursday morning. 

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Woman hops on hood to stop carjackers Video included

Melissa Smith jumped on the hood of her car to stop carjackers from getting away. Melissa Smith jumped on the hood of her car to stop carjackers from getting away.
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(WTMJ) A Milwaukee, Wisconsin woman is having second thoughts about jumping on the hood of her car after a thief tried to steal it. 

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Crash cleared on I-25 in Monument

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A roll over crash on northbound I-25 over Monument Hill is blocking the right lane of traffic.

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Your Healthy Family: Proper care of burns from grilling Video included

This weekend is often the first time many people fire up the grill and that can lead to some occasional mishaps says Dr. Tullberg. This weekend is often the first time many people fire up the grill and that can lead to some occasional mishaps says Dr. Tullberg.
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With Memorial Day weekend here, Dr. Ian Tullberg the Urgent Care Medical Director with UCHealth Memorial has some important advice if you don't want to be one of the common injuries he see's in the urgent care. This weekend is often the first time many people fire up the grill and that can lead to some occasional mishaps says Dr. Tullberg. "One of the big things that we see, is people over using lighter fluid.  Guys love big fires and you want to get some lighter fluid out...

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Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup, 3-2 over Senators

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The Penguins are trying to become the first team since the Detroit Red Wings in 1998 to win back-to-back titles. They will host Western Conference champion Nashville in Game 1 on Monday night.

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Colorado Springs Police investigating shooting on Delaware Dr.

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A man was shot in the chest Thursday night while on the 1000 block of Delaware Drive in Colorado Springs. Police say the injury is serious and life-threatening. 

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  • News 5 Investigates: Frustration, problems after state upgrades healthcare computer systems

    News 5 Investigates: Frustration, problems after state upgrades healthcare computer systems

    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:59 PM EDT2017-05-26 02:59:16 GMT

    Imagine being told medicine you've been taking for months is no longer covered! It's a struggle some Medicaid patients are still dealing with nearly three months after the state upgraded its healthcare payment coverage system.  Most people on Medicaid will admit they live on a fixed income and simply don't have the funds to pay out of pocket costs for their medications.  After the State of Colorado upgraded two of its computer systems earlier this year, health care provide...

    Imagine being told medicine you've been taking for months is no longer covered! It's a struggle some Medicaid patients are still dealing with nearly three months after the state upgraded its healthcare payment coverage system.  Most people on Medicaid will admit they live on a fixed income and simply don't have the funds to pay out of pocket costs for their medications.  After the State of Colorado upgraded two of its computer systems earlier this year, health care provide...

  • No jail time for corrections officer involved in inmate assault

    No jail time for corrections officer involved in inmate assault

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-05-23 23:26:47 GMT
    A Colorado Department of Corrections who witnessed another guard assault an inmate and then attempted to cover up the crime will not face any jail time as part of a plea agreement reached Tuesday morning.  Shannon Proud will serve 6 months probation and will keep his job with the DOC.  News 5 Investigates first obtained disturbing video footage from inside the Centennial Correctional Facility in Fremont County back in 2016.  The footage captured showed an inmate bein...
    A Colorado Department of Corrections who witnessed another guard assault an inmate and then attempted to cover up the crime will not face any jail time as part of a plea agreement reached Tuesday morning.  Shannon Proud will serve 6 months probation and will keep his job with the DOC.  News 5 Investigates first obtained disturbing video footage from inside the Centennial Correctional Facility in Fremont County back in 2016.  The footage captured showed an inmate bein...
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  • Your Healthy Family: Are foods causing your allergy symptoms?

    Your Healthy Family: Are foods causing your allergy symptoms?

    Monday, May 29 2017 7:41 AM EDT2017-05-29 11:41:02 GMT
    Did you know what you're eating, not what you're breathing may be causing your seasonal allergy symptoms?Did you know what you're eating, not what you're breathing may be causing your seasonal allergy symptoms?

    The Memorial Day Holiday weekend is usually a time when food will play a large part at get togethers, but did you know what you're eating, not what you're breathing may be causing your seasonal allergy symptoms?   

    The Memorial Day Holiday weekend is usually a time when food will play a large part at get togethers, but did you know what you're eating, not what you're breathing may be causing your seasonal allergy symptoms?   

  • Your Healthy Family: Proper care of burns from grilling

    Your Healthy Family: Proper care of burns from grilling

    Friday, May 26 2017 7:52 AM EDT2017-05-26 11:52:34 GMT
    This weekend is often the first time many people fire up the grill and that can lead to some occasional mishaps says Dr. Tullberg.This weekend is often the first time many people fire up the grill and that can lead to some occasional mishaps says Dr. Tullberg.

    With Memorial Day weekend here, Dr. Ian Tullberg the Urgent Care Medical Director with UCHealth Memorial has some important advice if you don't want to be one of the common injuries he see's in the urgent care. This weekend is often the first time many people fire up the grill and that can lead to some occasional mishaps says Dr. Tullberg. "One of the big things that we see, is people over using lighter fluid.  Guys love big fires and you want to get some lighter fluid out...

    With Memorial Day weekend here, Dr. Ian Tullberg the Urgent Care Medical Director with UCHealth Memorial has some important advice if you don't want to be one of the common injuries he see's in the urgent care. This weekend is often the first time many people fire up the grill and that can lead to some occasional mishaps says Dr. Tullberg. "One of the big things that we see, is people over using lighter fluid.  Guys love big fires and you want to get some lighter fluid out...

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