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  • LIVE: Obama delivers first post-presidential speech

    LIVE: Obama delivers first post-presidential speech

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:57 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:57:21 GMT
    FILE: President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference following the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE: President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference following the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Former President Barack Obama makes his first post-presidential public appearance at the University of Chicago to discuss civic engagement and community organizing. Watch Live at 10:00 a.m. MST 

    Former President Barack Obama makes his first post-presidential public appearance at the University of Chicago to discuss civic engagement and community organizing. Watch Live at 10:00 a.m. MST 

A 4-year-old falls from the back of a school bus after opening the emergency exit. A 4-year-old falls from the back of a school bus after opening the emergency exit.

Volunteer firefighter witnesses girl's fall off bus Video included

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(NBC News) A 4-year-old girl is recovering after falling from a moving bus. A volunteer firefighter's dashboard camera was rolling when the girl tumbled to the street in Harrison, Arkansas.

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Dr. Whitson breaks record for most time in space by American

Dr. Peggy Whitson breaks the record for most time in space by an American. (Photo: NASA) Dr. Peggy Whitson breaks the record for most time in space by an American. (Photo: NASA)
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Astronaut Peggy Whitson has another record under her space belt. Early Monday, the International Space Station commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in orbit by an American.

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Broken utility closes Abrams Elementary School

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There are no classes Monday for students at Abrams Elementary School because of a broken utility inside the building. 

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Monday Weather: Warm, Breezy, & Dry Video included

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Low pressure over Colorado's Northeastern Plains and its trailing cold front will make some slow progress through Colorado today and tonight. It will get the ball rolling on some cooler and soggier changes that will take over for much of this week.  Some rain and high elevation snow fell over the High Country last night and early this morning. That choked off as it crossed the Continental Divide, and we will not get in on any of that moisture today. Our Monday starts sunny. Temp... More>>

Brother arrested for shooting death in Monument Video included

Erik Mattyasovsky is accused of reckless manslaughter. Erik Mattyasovsky is accused of reckless manslaughter.
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El Paso County Sheriff's Office investigators have charged a man with reckless manslaughter for the shooting death of his brother Sunday night. 

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Active shooter incident reported in Dallas

Dallas police respond to an active shooter call. (NBCDFW.com) Dallas police respond to an active shooter call. (NBCDFW.com)
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DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say officers are responding to a possible active shooter situation at an office building in the city.

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Men show support for Falcon HS students with 'You are loved' signs

Falcon HS students arrived to see two men offering support in wake of repeated tragedies. (Viewer photo) Falcon HS students arrived to see two men offering support in wake of repeated tragedies. (Viewer photo)
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A couple of men were outside Falcon High School this morning with signs proclaiming "you are loved." A parent snapped a photo of the men with their display of kindness.

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Breck Plunge: Ski resort employees compete in style Video included

A Breckenridge Ski Resort employee takes part in the Breck Plunge. (Mike Morrison) A Breckenridge Ski Resort employee takes part in the Breck Plunge. (Mike Morrison)
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The end of the ski season brings a chance for employees at Breckenridge Ski Resort to have some fun with the 2nd annual Breck Plunge. Silly costumes are encouraged! 

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Caught on Camera: Boat strikes whale in Washington Video included

Whale watchers shocked to see boat strike whale near Whidbey Island in Washington state. Whale watchers shocked to see boat strike whale near Whidbey Island in Washington state.
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(KING) Hundreds of whale watchers were shocked to see a speeding boat hit a whale Sunday morning near Washington's Whidbey Island.

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USAA Volunteers honor local veterans at the Crawford House Video included

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A national company is helping to honor our local heroes. Today, 30 USAA volunteers will work together to help "beautify" the Crawford House, a home in Colorado Springs for homeless veterans.

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Part 1: Rob Quirk's exclusive interview with Rep. Doug Lamborn Video included

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News 5's Rob Quirk in an exclusive interview with United States Congressman Doug Lamborn to discuss decisions taking place in Washington.  

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This new scam that targeted a Manitou shop "takes the cake" Video included

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A Manitou jewelry store is saved from a scam they say 'takes the cake.' A scammer called Lane Mitchell Jewelers in Manitou Springs acting like a technician for it's credit card machine. What happened next could have cost the store over $11,000. 

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UCCS Falls Late Against MSU Denver

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The University of Colorado Colorado Springs and MSU Denver battled in a 2-2 tie for three innings late in the game before the Roadrunners (21-20, 15-13 RMAC) scored four in the top of the ninth for the 6-3 decision against the Mountain Lions.

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Capitals advance past Maple Leafs with 2-1 win

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Marcus Johansson stuffed his second goal of the game past Frederik Andersen at 6:31 of overtime, lifting the Washington Capitals t to a series-winning 2-1 victory ove the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 on Sunday night.      Johansson pulled Washington even at 1-1 with less than eight minutes to go in the third period after Auston Matthews broke a scoreless tie with his fourth goal of the series for Toronto. It was the fifth overtime game of the series, and the record-set... More>>

Air Force baseball sweeps San Jose State with 9-5 win

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Air Force baseball (19-20, 8-13 MW) defeated San José State (13-24-1, 7-12-1), 9-5, in a Mountain West game Sunday afternoon at Municipal Stadium.

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Highway funding bill in doubt Video included

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Efforts are fading the State Capitol to pass a highway funding bill using sales tax increases. However, voters may still get the chance to tell politicians to "Fix Our Damn Roads."

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Colorado family's dogs found decapitated along railroad tracks

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Officials in west-central Colorado say a family's young pit bull dogs were found decapitated on the railroad tracks, miles from their house.      Christin Ormond says the dogs jumped their fence Monday night and were found dead late Wednesday afternoon. One dog also appeared to have burns while the other appeared to have puncture wounds.      The Mesa County sheriffs' office says the case has been inactivated because ther... More>>

Senators advance with 3-2 win over Bruins

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Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal with 6:30 gone in the first overtime and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday to win their first-round playoff series in six games.

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Rockies sweep Giants with 8-0 Sunday win

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Kyle Freeland scattered six hits over seven sharp innings, Gerardo Parra hit a two-run homer and the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 8-0 on Sunday for their first three-game sweep of the Giants at Coors Field since 2002.

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Sky Sox survive rally, win 6-5 Video included

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Paolo Espino threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings and Ryan Cordell went 4-for-4 as the Colorado Springs Sky Sox stifled a ninth-inning rally to defeat the Nashville Sounds, 6-5, in front of 3,628 at Security Service Field Sunday afternoon. Espino (3-0, 3.42) won his third consecutive outing and picked up his first Pacific Coast League victory against a team besides the Memphis Redbirds. 

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Buena Vista man dies in suspected DUI crash near Salida

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A Buena Vista man died in an overnight rollover crash near Salida, according to Colorado State Patrol.  Alcohol is a suspected factor in the crash. Troopers say William Robutka, 34, was driving east on Chaffee County Road 120 near County Road 125 at 3:30 Sunday morning when he drifted off the left side of the road, overcorrected, went airborne off the right side of the road, hit an embankment, rolled, hit a road sign, and hit three parked trailers.  Robutka was not wearing ... More>>

First Alert 5 Forecast: Warm Start to a Chilly & Wet Week Video included

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If you like warm and dry weather then try and enjoy as much of Monday as you can, because after that the forecast turns chilly and wet! Tonight with mostly cloudy skies returning and a fairly strong breeze temperatures will stay mild and above freezing with lows in the mid 40s. 

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Motel explosion in Loveland leaves 5 injured, heavy damage

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An explosion and fire in a Loveland motel has left at least 5 people hurt, including a firefighter, and heavy structural damage.      Battalion Division Chief Greg Ward said fire crews were already at the front of Rosebud Motel on an unrelated medical call Saturday night when the explosion occurred on the opposite side of the structure. Firefighters said additional units got to the scene quickly and brought the blaze under control.      Fire officials sai... More>>

Searchers recover body of man who fell out of a canoe

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Searchers have recovered the body of a 66-year-old Colorado man who drowned after falling out of a canoe on Wellington Lake southwest of Denver.   Jefferson County officials said Henry Wendel and his wife fell into the water on March 22. They had life vests with them, but were not wearing them. Two employees at the private lake rescued Wendel's wife after she had spent about 30 minutes in the water. She was treated for severe hypothermia.  &n...

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Shots fired outside of Colorado Springs bar

Colorado Springs Police say someone fired several shots outside of a bar off of N. Academy Blvd. near Austin Bluffs Parkway just after midnight Sunday morning.

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Sunday Morning Weather: Chilly Morning, Warmer Day Video included

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A chilly, frosty start for some areas. Despite the cold morning, temperatures will warm quickly thanks to high pressure building in. Highs will get into the 70's for most areas, a big improvement from where the weekend started. Winds will be breezy today from the south with some gusts over 20 mph. We'll have more sunshine in the mix today than we've seen over the past couple of days. A few clouds tonight with lows in the 40's and 50's.  Some sunshine to start things off on Monda... More>>

From 200 to 4,000 Cases of Love donations for foster kids Video included

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Children being removed from their homes and put into foster care won't have to use trash bags anymore to move their belongings. The 2nd annual cases of love suitcase drive wrapped up today at the downtown YMCA. Last year's event saw 200 donated bags, this year it was over 4,000.

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Rangers advance after 3-1 win over Canadiens

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Mats Zuccarello scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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Blues move on after 4-3 win over Wild

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Magnus Paajarvi scored at the 9:42 mark in overtime, giving the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in Game 5 of their playoff series, eliminating the Wild.      The Blues advanced to play Nashville in the second round.      Jake Allen made 34 saves for the Blues, who led 2-0 and 3-1 before a furious rally by the Wild to try to keep their season alive forced the extra frame.      Paajarvi's first career playoff goal gav... More>>

Rockies cruise past Giants 12-3

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Antonio Senzatela got his third win in four major league starts, Trevor Story homered for the second straight night and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 12-3 Saturday night.      Charlie Blackmon tripled and homered and Mark Reynolds also homered for the Rockies, who have won five of six and can sweep the Giants with a win Sunday. San Francisco has lost five of six and dropped to 6-12 overall, worst in the NL.      Senzatela (3-0) allowe... More>>

UCCS baseball splits doubleheader

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Daniel Silva pitched a complete game win in game two and Tyler Matheny went five-for-seven today as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs split with MSU Denver at Spurgeon Field.

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Memorial Hospital Gala Saturday raises funds for local health services

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The 15th Annual Memorial Hospital Gala was held Saturday evening at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, raising funds for the Memorial Hospital Foundation, an event which in years past has raised upwards of a quarter million dollars. The 2017 event's beneficiary is Cancer Care at UCHealth Memorial Hospital with a theme of 'Time Matters.'  According to the foundation's web site, the foundation was created in 2001 to meet the ever-increasing demands for community-based health care.... More>>

Air Force baseball rallies to win 9-7 over San Jose State

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Air Force baseball (18-20, 7-13 MW) scored five runs in the ninth inning to overtake San Jose State (13-23-1, 7-11-1), 9-7, in a Mountain West game Saturday afternoon at Municipal Stadium in San Jose, Calif.  Sophomore first baseman Nic Ready capped the rally with a three-run home run as the Falcons overtook the Spartans for their second win in a row. Trailing 7-3, the Falcons clawed their way back with six unanswered runs.  The rally began with a run in the eighth inning... More>>

Dozens of Afghan soldiers killed or wounded in attack

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says more than 100 army personnel have been killed or wounded after gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in Balkh province.      Daulat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense, said Saturday that the attack a day earlier on a compound of the 209th Corps of the Afghan National Army killed or wounded dozens of soldiers and other personnel.      He says there were 10 attackers... More>>

CSU Pueblo sweeps Saturday doubleheader

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Two clutch starting pitching performances led Colorado State University – Pueblo Baseball to a sweep of Regis University in their scheduled doubleheader games Saturday at Rawlings Field.

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Sounds down Sky Sox 5-2 Video included

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The Nashville Sounds recorded seven of their 10 total hits in the final two innings of play, scoring four runs to come from behind and defeat the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 5-2, in front of 2,586 Saturday evening at Security Service Field.

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First Alert 5 Forecast: Drying Out & Warming Up Video included

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Southern Colorado has seen a good soak from both rain and snow over the past few days but that comes to an end this evening. The skies will dry out and the clouds will clear as the night rolls on. Lows will be very chilly tonight as temperatures fall into the low to mid 30s, prompting a frost advisory for parts of the viewing area. Because of the cold be sure to cover your plants with a blanket or a towel so they survive the night. Sunday looks beautiful with fully sunny skies return... More>>

Minor earthquake rattles northwest Colorado

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RANGELY, Colo. (AP) - A minor earthquake has rattled homes in northwestern Colorado.      The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports the magnitude 3.7 quake hit just before noon Saturday. The epicenter was 2.5 miles northwest of Rangely, a town of about 2,000 people 10 miles from the Utah line.      A 3.7 quake typically causes only minor damage, if any.      Eleven quakes of 3.0 or larger have occurred in the Rangely area since 19... More>>

Bicyclist killed in crash with SUV on I-25 near Walsenburg

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A bicyclist was killed Saturday morning in a crash involving an SUV, according to Colorado State Patrol.  The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Saturday at mile marker 39, approximately ten miles south of Walsenburg.  State Patrol says the SUV and bicyclist "came in contact" along the interstate.  The bicyclist died on-scene.  The SUV then rolled off the interstate, coming to rest along an embankment about 20 feet off the roadway.  The driver of the S... More>>

Police investigating body found in Fountain Creek

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An investigation is underway after a woman found a body in Fountain Creek Saturday morning.

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Colorado Springs Mayor Suthers kicks off day of volunteer cleanup

Hundreds of volunteers take part in Great American Cleanup Hundreds of volunteers take part in Great American Cleanup
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The rainy weather on Saturday didn't stop hundreds of volunteers from coming out to cleanup the Colorado Springs community. A

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Rye neighborhood on higher alert after mountain lion scare Video included

Two mountain lions were spotted near Park Road and Singer Lane in the Rye area of Pueblo County. (KOAA) Two mountain lions were spotted near Park Road and Singer Lane in the Rye area of Pueblo County. (KOAA)
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Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are working right now to catch two mountain lions in the Rye area of Pueblo County. This comes after a close call on Thursday morning as a woman was just taking her dog for a walk less than a block away from her house, when she came face to face with two mountain lions. No one was hurt but everyone in this Rye neighborhood is now on higher alert because of it. "In the corner of my eye, I see something a-lining across the field towards me,&... More>>

Rockies slam past Giants 6-5

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Trevor Story hit his first career grand slam and Charlie Blackmon lined an inside-the-park homer as part of a six-run fourth inning, helping the Colorado Rockies beat Johnny Cueto and the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on a rainy Friday night.

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Sky Sox grab 5-1 loss and win during doubleheader

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 The Colorado Springs Sky Sox earned a series win over the Memphis Redbirds, splitting a pair of 5-1 decisions during a doubleheader Friday evening in front of 3,008 at Security Service Field. 

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Record low unemployment rate causing population growth

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People are moving to Colorado at an unprecedented rate, economists say it's part of the reason unemployment is so low and the housing market is so high. The national unemployment rate has been hovering around 4.5 percent. Colorado now sits almost a full two percentage points lower. 

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Canon City H.S. students rebuild home, after explosion destroys it Video included

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For one student, this is much more than just a class project

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Former El Paso County Commissioner Charles "Chuck" Brown passes away

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Former El Paso County Commissioner Charles "Chuck" Brown passed away Friday at the age of 89. 

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Bumgarner lands on DL after Denver dirt bike accident

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Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner has been put on the disabled list for the first time in his big league career after a dirt bike accident that sent him to a hospital with bruised ribs and a sprained joint in his pitching shoulder.

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Wild rabbit found in Pueblo West tests positive for tularemia

A wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia A wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia
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A wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia, according to health officials.  

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Pueblo County wants regulator disqualified from rate hearing

Wendy Moser was appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper in January to fill a 2 year vacancy on the Public Utilities Commission Wendy Moser was appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper in January to fill a 2 year vacancy on the Public Utilities Commission
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County Commissioners in Pueblo want the state Public Utilities Commission to disqualify one of its board members from participating in ongoing rate increase hearing. The County filed motion claiming there is a strong conflict of interest because Commissioner Wendy Moser used to be an executive for Black Hills Energy prior to accepting her appointment to the board. Black Hills wants to raise rates in Pueblo to pay for another turbine at the gas plant near the airport.  In the Cou... More>>

Rescued teen back home in Tennessee

Student Elizabeth Thomas was reported missing from Tennessee in March. Authorities arrested her teacher, Tad Cummins in California. (NBC News) Student Elizabeth Thomas was reported missing from Tennessee in March. Authorities arrested her teacher, Tad Cummins in California. (NBC News)
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A California sheriff says a Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student got the idea to go to a commune after visiting Berkeley, a city long known as a counterculture hotbed.

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Body found near Trinidad reservoir

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Las Animas County Sheriff's deputies are working to identify a body found Thursday. 

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Be safe, plan ahead for a trip to Manitou Incline

The Incline in Manitou Springs is a challenging ascent with rules on how to go up and down. (KOAA) The Incline in Manitou Springs is a challenging ascent with rules on how to go up and down. (KOAA)
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Increased calls for help on the Manitou Incline have El Paso County Search and Rescue reaching out to remind everyone to read the rules before making the ascent.

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Your Healthy Family: Walk with a Doc starts Sunday in Colorado Springs Video included

Dr. Larry Cohen is focused on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and wants to help you.  He's starting a program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs. Dr. Larry Cohen is focused on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and wants to help you. He's starting a program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.
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Dr. Larry Cohen has a focus on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and he wants to help you.  He's starting a free program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

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Victim stabbed by another man at girlfriend's house

Marcos Garcia is facing assault charges for a stabbing in Pueblo. Marcos Garcia is facing assault charges for a stabbing in Pueblo.
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Officers in Pueblo arrested 26-year-old Marcos Garcia on charges he stabbed a man multiple times. The victim drove to the hospital before 6 a.m. with injuries to his front and back.

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Legislature approves tightening of petition verification for candidates

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DENVER (AP) - A bill that passed the Senate 34-0 Friday sets a signature-verification procedure for those ballots. It says the state has to check signatures against an existing voter database, instead of just verifying names and addresses. 

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Bullied student sells t-shirts to raise awareness about teen suicide Video included

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Frances Murrafo says she was required to do a community project for school, and wanted to come up with something to honor several of her friends who have taken their own lives in the past year.

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Your Healthy Family: Why is Dr. Larry Cohen starting Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs? Video included

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The doctor starting the program in Colorado Springs is Dr. Larry Cohen, an emergency medicine doctor at UCHealth Memorial. In the late 90's Dr. Cohen wasn’t in very good health himself.  

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New push to get health care bill passed next week

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican leaders remain dubious that a health care bill can emerge from the House next week after lawmakers return from their spring break. 

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Affordable health care screenings at 5Health Fair tomorrow Video included

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Sometimes health issues have no symptoms, but if you catch them early it can make a big difference in your overall health. Tomorrow you'll have the chance to go grab an affordable health screening in the area at the 5Health Fair.  

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Flash flood threat lingers over Waldo Canyon burn scar 5 years later Video included

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Nearly five years after the Waldo Canyon Fire tore through our area, the threat of flash flooding still remains. Because of that, the City of Colorado Springs hosted a community meeting to address the ongoing threat for homeowners. 

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Large power outage restored in Fountain

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Fountain Utilities reported a large outage early Friday morning just after 1:00.

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Two arrested in Highway 24 homicide

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Two suspects are in now custody in connection to the death of a man, whose body was found off of Highway 24 on April 8. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says 25-year-old Anthony Loya, and 34-year-old Jorge Galvan-Flores were arrested Thursday. Loya is facing first-degree murder charges among others, while Galvan-Flores is facing gun charges related to the homicide. The body of 23-year-old Lawrence D. Gloster II was found in the 21800 block of East Highway 24. It's unclear if the ... More>>

News 5 Investigates: Couple arrested after trying to collect money from contractor Video included

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A couple from Florissant paid a Colorado Springs contractor thousands of dollars for home repairs, but he never finished the job. When they went to the contractor's home to find out whether he was going to pay them back the money or finish the job, the couple ended up getting arrested! Police arrested them for trespassing. 

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Penguins move on with 5-2 win over Blue Jackets

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Sidney Crosby and Scott Wilson scored 51 seconds apart in the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins eliminate the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 5-2 win in Game 5 of their first-round series on Thursday night.

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Predators sweep past #1 Blackhawks

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Roman Josi scored twice, Pekka Rinne had 30 saves and the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday night to complete a surprising sweep of the Western Conference's top seed.      Colton Sissons also scored and Viktor Arvidsson added an empty-net goal as Nashville completed the franchise's first playoff sweep. Led by Rinne and a terrific defensive performance by their lines and defensive pairings, the Predators limited the high-scoring Blackhawks t... More>>

Pueblo students take "head on" approach to addressing drunk driving Video included

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Pueblo West High School students teamed up with the fire department to act out a very realistic drunk driving crash

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Broncos 2017 schedule released Video included

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Thursday was an exciting day for NFL fans across the country. The league released their 2017 schedule matching opponents to dates and sending Broncos fans scurrying to mark up their calendars. Here is who Denver will face and when in 2017: Week 1 (September 11th, 2017): vs. LA Chargers  Week 2 (September 17th, 2017): vs. Dallas Cowboys Week 3 (September 24th, 2017): at Buffalo Bills Week 4 (October 1st, 2017): vs. Oakland Raiders Week 5 (October 8th, 2017): BYE W... More>>

Students give back by cleaning up South Shooks Run Park

High school students clean up South Shooks Run Park. (KOAA) High school students clean up South Shooks Run Park. (KOAA)
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Students from Midland, North and Palmer High Schools learned a lesson Thursday in serving their community.  The group grabbed their gloves and helped get South Shooks Run Park in Colorado Springs back into tip-top shape. 

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Sustainacenter opens near downtown Colorado Springs

The Sustainacenter opens in Colorado Springs. The Sustainacenter opens in Colorado Springs.
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Several non-profits that work to make Colorado Springs a better place now have a new home with the Sustainacenter.

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Police officers in Paris targeted in terror-related attack

Terrorism suspected in shooting of police officers on Paris' famed Champs-Elysees boulevard. (AP) Terrorism suspected in shooting of police officers on Paris' famed Champs-Elysees boulevard. (AP)
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French prosecutors have opened a terrorism investigation into the attack on police officers on Paris' famed Champs-Elysees boulevard. 

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Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad cannot run in upcoming election

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian state TV says the clerical body charged with vetting candidates has disqualified former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from running in next month's presidential election.

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Attorney demands return of Aaron Hernandez's brain

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Aaron Hernandez's lawyer is accusing Massachusetts' chief medical examiner of "illegally" holding the brain of the ex-NFL star who was found hanged in his prison cell. 

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Owl nests in Lowe's store on N. Nevada Video included

An adult owl keeps an eye out for the chicks and humans. (KOAA) An adult owl keeps an eye out for the chicks and humans. (KOAA)
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A couple of baby owls at the Lowe's Home Improvement on North Nevada are starting conversations in the garden center.

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Passenger attacks pilot in airport terminal Video included

A passenger attacks an airline pilot at Kansas City International Airport. A passenger attacks an airline pilot at Kansas City International Airport.
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(KSHB) A passenger flying into Kansas City International Airport is facing a citation after attacking an American Airlines pilot. 

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Missing student found safe, teacher arrested in California

Student Elizabeth Thomas was reported missing from Tennessee in March. Authorities arrested her teacher, Tad Cummins in California. (NBC News) Student Elizabeth Thomas was reported missing from Tennessee in March. Authorities arrested her teacher, Tad Cummins in California. (NBC News)
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher last month has been found safe in California and the teacher has been arrested.

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CDOT wants your ideas, concerns about I-25 gap project

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It's a story we've been covering, and now the Colorado Department of Transportation wants your input on the future of I-25 between Lone Tree and Monument.  CDOT is hosting two public open houses for you to share your input. A Planning and Environmental Linkages study is currently underway to identify immediate and longer-term solutions along the stretch of interstate. CDOT says input is vital because the study is analyzing and looking to address issues related to safety, mobilit... More>>

CDOT wants to know, does the Mountain Express Lane ease congestion?

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The Colorado Department of Transportation wants to know what you think about its Mountain Express Lane along I-70. The 13-mile express lane opened a little more than a year ago between Empire and Idaho Springs.  CDOT is looking to find out if you've used the lane, and if so how often. They also want to know if you think it's help to ease congestion.  The survey takes less than five minutes to complete. You have until April 29 to complete it.  You can find it here.&n... More>>

Your Healthy Family: The importance of having end of life care decisions made ahead of time Video included

Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day,  focusing on the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with death. Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day, focusing on the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with death.
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Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day, It’s not so much about focusing on death, but the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with it.   

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Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination

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Blues goalie Jake Allen made 26 saves. He entered having stopping 114 of the Wild's first 117 shots in the series.

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Broncos relieved that Talib escapes suspension

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Talib received a letter from the league recently informing him he wouldn't be suspended or fined over the shooting.

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Sky Sox pound Redbirds for 2nd straight day, 13-4

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With the win, the Sky Sox (9-3) own a six-game winning streak, which marks the longest winning streak in team history and ties the mark set by the 2012 club, who won six in a row from July 19-25.

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News5 Athlete of the Week: Brittney White, Pine Creek Lacrosse Video included

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White, along with the other girls on the team, believe they are capable of winning a state title this season. 

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Around Town: April 22nd and 23rd Video included

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Colorado Springs Sustain-A-Fest, 2nd Annual Fitness Party, Sons of Italy Spaghetti Dinner, Kids & Cops Dodgeball Tournament

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Your Healthy Family: HPV and oral cancer Video included

Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer. Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer.
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Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer.  Dr. Fred Guerra a dentist in Colorado Springs says many times it’s dentists that are on the front lines of diagnosing oral cancer in it’s many forms. 

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NFL to announce regular-season scheduled on Thursday night

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The season will end Dec. 31.

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Sky Sox crush Memphis 14-4 on Tuesday night

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With the win, the Sox (8-3) set a club record for the best start to a season, surpassing the 7-4 marks set by the 1989, 1992, 1997, 2007, 2009 and 2013 clubs.

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Take charge of your health at Southern Colorado's 5Health Fair

A healthy life is a happy life. At KOAA 5 we believe everyone has a right to know about their overall health and be able to catch potential problems early.

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Your Healthy Family: Eat those left over Easter Eggs Video included

Many people remember hearing that they shouldn?t eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol. Many people remember hearing that they shouldn?t eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol.
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Many people remember hearing that they shouldn't eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol. According to Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, of Cleveland Clinic, eggs may have, unfairly, gotten a bad reputation in the past.

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Bozak's OT goal gives Maple Leafs 4-3 win, series lead over Capitals

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All three games so far have been decided in overtime.

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Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

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It was the second straight overtime game of the series, and second consecutive win for the Senators following their 4-3 victory in Game 2.

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    Breck Plunge 2017

    The end of the ski season brings a chance for employees at Breckenridge Ski Resort to have some fun with the 2nd annual Breck Plunge. Silly costumes are encouraged!

    The end of the ski season brings a chance for employees at Breckenridge Ski Resort to have some fun with the 2nd annual Breck Plunge. Silly costumes are encouraged!

  • Caught on Camera: Boat strikes whale in Washington

    Caught on Camera: Boat strikes whale in Washington

    (KING) Hundreds of whale watchers were shocked to see a speeding boat hit a whale Sunday morning near Washington's Whidbey Island.

  • Volunteer firefighter witnesses girl's fall off bus

    Volunteer firefighter witnesses girl's fall off bus

    (NBC News) A 4-year-old girl is recovering after falling from a moving bus. A volunteer firefighter's dashboard camera was rolling when the girl tumbled to the street in Harrison, Arkansas.

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