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  • Explosion inside home results in seizure of weapons and explosives

    Explosion inside home results in seizure of weapons and explosives

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:07 PM EST2018-02-19 18:07:37 GMT
    Colorado Springs PD blocks roads around E Vermijo for an investigation into explosions at a home. (KOAA)Colorado Springs PD blocks roads around E Vermijo for an investigation into explosions at a home. (KOAA)

    The man who suffered injuries from an explosion inside a home on E. Vermijo Avenue late Friday is now facing charges for weapons, explosives and narcotics. 

    The man who suffered injuries from an explosion inside a home on E. Vermijo Avenue late Friday is now facing charges for weapons, explosives and narcotics. 

  • Man in auto-pedestrian accident dies

    Man in auto-pedestrian accident dies

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:03 AM EST2018-02-19 16:03:50 GMT

    Man involved in an auto-pedestrian accident at Nevada and Las Vegas on February 9th, dies from his injuries. The driver faces no charges at this time. 

    Man involved in an auto-pedestrian accident at Nevada and Las Vegas on February 9th, dies from his injuries. The driver faces no charges at this time. 

  • Fort Carson starts live-fire training exercises on Tuesday

    Fort Carson starts live-fire training exercises on Tuesday

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:40 AM EST2018-02-19 15:40:20 GMT

    Fort Carson's Third Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division will conduct live-fire training exercises starting tomorrow and running through March 29th. 

    Fort Carson's Third Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division will conduct live-fire training exercises starting tomorrow and running through March 29th. 

  • Woman in serious condition after being shot in the face

    Woman in serious condition after being shot in the face

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:27 AM EST2018-02-19 15:27:54 GMT
    A woman was shot in the face outside a home on Iowa Ave in Colorado Springs. (KOAA)A woman was shot in the face outside a home on Iowa Ave in Colorado Springs. (KOAA)

    A woman is in the hospital with serious injuries after a shooting in the 500 block of Iowa Ave. at about midnight this morning. She was found in her driveway with a gunshot wound to the face.

    A woman is in the hospital with serious injuries after a shooting in the 500 block of Iowa Ave. at about midnight this morning. She was found in her driveway with a gunshot wound to the face.

  • Special needs student punched on bus; Surveillance camera wasn't working

    Special needs student punched on bus; Surveillance camera wasn't working

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:20 AM EST2018-02-19 15:20:15 GMT
    Lexie BetzLexie Betz

    A district 60 parent is upset after she says a bully punched her 9-year-old daughter with special needs in the face. The incident happened on a school bus equipped with a video camera system, but News 5 Investigates uncovered the camera wasn't working. 

    A district 60 parent is upset after she says a bully punched her 9-year-old daughter with special needs in the face. The incident happened on a school bus equipped with a video camera system, but News 5 Investigates uncovered the camera wasn't working. 

  • Mikaela Shiffrin drops out of downhill to focus on combined event

    Mikaela Shiffrin drops out of downhill to focus on combined event

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:29 AM EST2018-02-19 14:29:42 GMT
    Mikaela ShiffrinMikaela Shiffrin

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin is dropping out of the downhill at the Pyeongchang Games so she can focus on the combined event that was moved to the following day. 

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin is dropping out of the downhill at the Pyeongchang Games so she can focus on the combined event that was moved to the following day. 

  • Space defense center in Colorado Springs begins 24-hour operations

    Space defense center in Colorado Springs begins 24-hour operations

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:13 AM EST2018-02-19 13:13:11 GMT
    Some 4,850 of the roughly 8,000 people who work at Schriever Air Force base are civiliansSome 4,850 of the roughly 8,000 people who work at Schriever Air Force base are civilians

    The National Space Defense Center at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs is now in full operation. The center's mission is to ferret out threats to military and spy satellites and take actions to keep American interests safe in orbit.    

    The National Space Defense Center at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs is now in full operation. The center's mission is to ferret out threats to military and spy satellites and take actions to keep American interests safe in orbit.    

  • CSU-Pueblo students get discount on professional attire

    CSU-Pueblo students get discount on professional attire

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:36 AM EST2018-02-19 05:36:51 GMT

    The university partnered with JCPenney at the Pueblo Mall to give students, as well as staff and faculty members at the school, a big discount on professional attire.

    The university partnered with JCPenney at the Pueblo Mall to give students, as well as staff and faculty members at the school, a big discount on professional attire.

  • Police take two juveniles into custody for starting fire in Wesminster

    Police take two juveniles into custody for starting fire in Wesminster

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:03 AM EST2018-02-19 05:03:22 GMT

    Westminster Police took two juveniles into custody for their involvement in starting a field fire that threatened nearby homes Sunday. 

    Westminster Police took two juveniles into custody for their involvement in starting a field fire that threatened nearby homes Sunday. 

  • Pueblo District 60 switching to new bus service provider

    Pueblo District 60 switching to new bus service provider

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:39 PM EST2018-02-19 04:39:30 GMT

    News 5 has learned Pueblo District 60 is parting ways this summer with First Student, the privatized bus company that started transporting kids for the district back in 2012.

    News 5 has learned Pueblo District 60 is parting ways this summer with First Student, the privatized bus company that started transporting kids for the district back in 2012.

  • Police arrest suspect following family disturbance with a knife

    Police arrest suspect following family disturbance with a knife

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:23 PM EST2018-02-19 03:23:36 GMT

    Colorado Springs Police responded to a family disturbance involving a knife in the 1400 block of Meadow Peak View. Police responded the the apartment Sunday afternoon, but on the way received information that the suspect involved wanted police to shoot him. 

    Colorado Springs Police responded to a family disturbance involving a knife in the 1400 block of Meadow Peak View. Police responded the the apartment Sunday afternoon, but on the way received information that the suspect involved wanted police to shoot him. 

  • Alcohol considered factor in fatal car crash on Judge Orr Road

    Alcohol considered factor in fatal car crash on Judge Orr Road

    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:36 PM EST2018-02-18 23:36:52 GMT

    Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single car crash resulting in one fatality on Judge Orr Road early Saturday. The crash happened at 1:45 a.m. on Judge Orr Road, one-mile south of Hwy 24.

    Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single car crash resulting in one fatality on Judge Orr Road early Saturday. The crash happened at 1:45 a.m. on Judge Orr Road, one-mile south of Hwy 24.

  • Girl Scouts sell cookies in front of dispensary in Lakewood

    Girl Scouts sell cookies in front of dispensary in Lakewood

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:42 PM EST2018-02-18 22:42:45 GMT

    A group of Girl Scouts were selling cookies outside of a weed shop in Lakewood Friday afternoon. This has been a trending topic among media as a Girl Scout group story went viral after selling cookies outside of a dispensary in California. 

    A group of Girl Scouts were selling cookies outside of a weed shop in Lakewood Friday afternoon. This has been a trending topic among media as a Girl Scout group story went viral after selling cookies outside of a dispensary in California. 

  • Homeowner holds suspect at gunpoint until authorities arrive

    Homeowner holds suspect at gunpoint until authorities arrive

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:03 PM EST2018-02-18 22:03:17 GMT

    Fremont County Deputies were dispatched to the 800 block of Drake in Canon City on reports of people attempting to trespass into storage units.  The reporting party told deputies that there were "suspicious people" at the storage units trying to unlock the units attempting to get in.

    Fremont County Deputies were dispatched to the 800 block of Drake in Canon City on reports of people attempting to trespass into storage units.  The reporting party told deputies that there were "suspicious people" at the storage units trying to unlock the units attempting to get in.

  • Denver crash kills 2, injures 3 early Sunday

    Denver crash kills 2, injures 3 early Sunday

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:01 PM EST2018-02-18 22:01:12 GMT

    Two people died and three others were injured when two cars collided and rolled over early Sunday on Interstate 70 in Denver. 

    Two people died and three others were injured when two cars collided and rolled over early Sunday on Interstate 70 in Denver. 

  • Tip to CPW leads to poaching conviction of two Colorado Springs men

    Tip to CPW leads to poaching conviction of two Colorado Springs men

    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:40 PM EST2018-02-18 21:40:21 GMT

    An anonymous tip to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers has led to the arrest and conviction of two Colorado Springs men for multiple crimes. Just over a week ago, 33-year-old Yevgeniy Bikrev plead guilty to charges of illegal possession of wildlife, hunting on private property without permission, and hunting out of season. In addition to the wildlife crimes, Bikrev plead guilty to one count of possessing or manufacturing marijuana concentrate, a class three drug felony. This c...

    An anonymous tip to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers has led to the arrest and conviction of two Colorado Springs men for multiple crimes. Just over a week ago, 33-year-old Yevgeniy Bikrev plead guilty to charges of illegal possession of wildlife, hunting on private property without permission, and hunting out of season. In addition to the wildlife crimes, Bikrev plead guilty to one count of possessing or manufacturing marijuana concentrate, a class three drug felony. This c...

  • Denver residents can turn in banned bump stocks to police

    Denver residents can turn in banned bump stocks to police

    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:09 PM EST2018-02-18 21:09:08 GMT

    Police stations in Denver are accepting bump stocks from residents after the city imposed a ban the devices.  Bump stocks allow semi-automatic rifles to mimic the rapid fire of machine guns when attached. 

    Police stations in Denver are accepting bump stocks from residents after the city imposed a ban the devices.  Bump stocks allow semi-automatic rifles to mimic the rapid fire of machine guns when attached. 

  • Ski shops seeing increased business after last weeks snow

    Ski shops seeing increased business after last weeks snow

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-02-18 19:11:02 GMT
    Ski Shops seeing pay off after major stormSki Shops seeing pay off after major storm

    With a snowy weekend last week, it brought out many skiers and snowboarders out to our local rental shops for a trip up to the mountains. 

    With a snowy weekend last week, it brought out many skiers and snowboarders out to our local rental shops for a trip up to the mountains. 

  • Lane closures on I-25 coming this week

    Lane closures on I-25 coming this week

    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:11 PM EST2018-02-18 18:11:13 GMT
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    Rehabilitation of the bridge on Interstate 25 at US 50 B (Belmont Interchange) will require the following lane closures on I-25 during the upcoming week of Feb. 19: Northbound I-25 will be reduced to one lane on Mon. Feb. 19, Tues. Feb. 20, and Wed. Feb. 21 The southbound, exit 100A off ramp will be closed Mon. Feb. 19. The closures will begin at 8 p.m. each night, and will re-open at 5 a.m. the following mornings. Speeds in the work zone will be reduced to 45 MPH. CDOT has said t...
    Rehabilitation of the bridge on Interstate 25 at US 50 B (Belmont Interchange) will require the following lane closures on I-25 during the upcoming week of Feb. 19: Northbound I-25 will be reduced to one lane on Mon. Feb. 19, Tues. Feb. 20, and Wed. Feb. 21 The southbound, exit 100A off ramp will be closed Mon. Feb. 19. The closures will begin at 8 p.m. each night, and will re-open at 5 a.m. the following mornings. Speeds in the work zone will be reduced to 45 MPH. CDOT has said t...
  • Shot fired during attempted home robbery

    Shot fired during attempted home robbery

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:39 AM EST2018-02-18 15:39:51 GMT
    Around 2:30 a.m. Saturday night, CSPD said they received a call about an armed robbery at a Colorado Springs home. According to CSPD, the victim reported that an armed man entered his home and demanded his cell phone. During the attempted robbery, the victim's friend tried to take the gun from the suspect, and during the struggle a single shot was fired into a wall. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction. The victim suffered minor injuries during the scuffle, but no one was...
    Around 2:30 a.m. Saturday night, CSPD said they received a call about an armed robbery at a Colorado Springs home. According to CSPD, the victim reported that an armed man entered his home and demanded his cell phone. During the attempted robbery, the victim's friend tried to take the gun from the suspect, and during the struggle a single shot was fired into a wall. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction. The victim suffered minor injuries during the scuffle, but no one was...
  • Auto-pedestrian accident leaves teen with severe injuries

    Auto-pedestrian accident leaves teen with severe injuries

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:25 AM EST2018-02-18 15:25:26 GMT
    Saturday afternoon around 3:30, CSPD officers responded to a report of an auto-pedestrian accident at the intersection of S. Parkside Dr. and S. Union Blvd. Upon arriving at the scene, CSPD said they found the pedestrian on the ground and being treated by CSFD members and AMR personnel.  The pedestrian involved in the accident is a teenage male. CSPD said that he received severe injuries and was transported to a local hospital. No further information is available at this time.
    Saturday afternoon around 3:30, CSPD officers responded to a report of an auto-pedestrian accident at the intersection of S. Parkside Dr. and S. Union Blvd. Upon arriving at the scene, CSPD said they found the pedestrian on the ground and being treated by CSFD members and AMR personnel.  The pedestrian involved in the accident is a teenage male. CSPD said that he received severe injuries and was transported to a local hospital. No further information is available at this time.
  • KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Sunday February 18

    KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Sunday February 18

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:04 AM EST2018-02-18 13:04:35 GMT

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Sunday, February 18: 1:00 p.m. BIATHLON - In Biathlon, France’s Martin Fourcade, after back-to-back Olympic silvers in the men’s 15km mass start, seeks a golden upgrade against a field that includes reigning world champion Simon Schempp of Germany. SPEED SKATING - Speed Skating coverage includes qualifying in the men’s ...

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Sunday, February 18: 1:00 p.m. BIATHLON - In Biathlon, France’s Martin Fourcade, after back-to-back Olympic silvers in the men’s 15km mass start, seeks a golden upgrade against a field that includes reigning world champion Simon Schempp of Germany. SPEED SKATING - Speed Skating coverage includes qualifying in the men’s ...

  • Prom dresses donated to local high schoolers

    Prom dresses donated to local high schoolers

    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:57 AM EST2018-02-18 06:57:38 GMT

    Prom season is coming quick for local high schoolers, although the event brings lots of fun and excitement, it can be stressful for those who can't afford a dress. That is where local organizers came together to alleviate that stress for some teens.

    Prom season is coming quick for local high schoolers, although the event brings lots of fun and excitement, it can be stressful for those who can't afford a dress. That is where local organizers came together to alleviate that stress for some teens.

  • Three Colorado towns rank in top 5 in US for growth in senior population

    Three Colorado towns rank in top 5 in US for growth in senior population

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:49 PM EST2018-02-18 02:49:37 GMT

    Colorado’s mountains aren’t the only places showing more white on top. Residents of the resort towns below are graying at some of the fastest rates in the country. Steamboat Springs, Edwards and Breckenridge ranked first, third and fourth, respectively, for the biggest gains in their senior populations this decade, while Glenwood Springs came in 13th, according to an analysis published in Newgeography. “You have to recognize that not everybody wants to move to Flor...

    Colorado’s mountains aren’t the only places showing more white on top. Residents of the resort towns below are graying at some of the fastest rates in the country. Steamboat Springs, Edwards and Breckenridge ranked first, third and fourth, respectively, for the biggest gains in their senior populations this decade, while Glenwood Springs came in 13th, according to an analysis published in Newgeography. “You have to recognize that not everybody wants to move to Flor...

  • Police ask for help in identifying missing woman in Colorado Springs

    Police ask for help in identifying missing woman in Colorado Springs

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:35 PM EST2018-02-18 01:35:37 GMT

    The Colorado Springs Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a missing woman involved in a disturbance Saturday. Police say the woman was involved in a disturbance early Saturday near Woodmen Rd and Powers Blvd.

    The Colorado Springs Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a missing woman involved in a disturbance Saturday. Police say the woman was involved in a disturbance early Saturday near Woodmen Rd and Powers Blvd.

  • Fundraiser underway for Dep. Flick and other victims

    Fundraiser underway for Dep. Flick and other victims

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:56 PM EST2018-02-17 23:56:37 GMT

    A fundraiser is underway at Costa Vida on the northern side of Colorado Springs (122 Tracker Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80921) for fallen Deputy Micah Flick's family and the other victims in a shooting earlier this month. 

    A fundraiser is underway at Costa Vida on the northern side of Colorado Springs (122 Tracker Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80921) for fallen Deputy Micah Flick's family and the other victims in a shooting earlier this month. 

  • Homeless man arrested in Denver stabbing death

    Homeless man arrested in Denver stabbing death

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:42 PM EST2018-02-17 22:42:52 GMT

    Police say they've arrested a homeless man suspected in the murder of a woman in a downtown Denver loft. Denver Police said Saturday that 40-year-old Terry Dunford was being held in the killing of Jeanna Leslie. 

    Police say they've arrested a homeless man suspected in the murder of a woman in a downtown Denver loft. Denver Police said Saturday that 40-year-old Terry Dunford was being held in the killing of Jeanna Leslie. 

  • CDOT holds tire demonstration to prove what works best

    CDOT holds tire demonstration to prove what works best

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:37 PM EST2018-02-17 20:37:40 GMT
    On Valentine's Day, CDOT and an organization called MasterDrive held a demonstration at Foothills Ice Arena to showcase the importance of tire tread while driving in winter weather conditions. The event was part of CDOT's Winter Wise campaign and featured a demonstration with three identical compact cars. Each car had different tires; low-tread, mud and snow, and snow tires. First, starting side by side, the vehicles accelerated across the ice to demonstrate the improved control and...
    On Valentine's Day, CDOT and an organization called MasterDrive held a demonstration at Foothills Ice Arena to showcase the importance of tire tread while driving in winter weather conditions. The event was part of CDOT's Winter Wise campaign and featured a demonstration with three identical compact cars. Each car had different tires; low-tread, mud and snow, and snow tires. First, starting side by side, the vehicles accelerated across the ice to demonstrate the improved control and...
  • Skiers fined under toughened rule at Colorado resort

    Skiers fined under toughened rule at Colorado resort

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:28 PM EST2018-02-17 18:28:54 GMT

    Four skiers have been fined $250 each for violating a newly-strengthened municipal code in a Colorado resort town that forbids people from skiing through closed areas.    

    Four skiers have been fined $250 each for violating a newly-strengthened municipal code in a Colorado resort town that forbids people from skiing through closed areas.    

  • Injuries reported after explosion in Colorado Springs

    Injuries reported after explosion in Colorado Springs

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:38 PM EST2018-02-17 17:38:41 GMT

    Colorado Springs firefighters are responding to a reported explosion near the intersection of Vermijo Avenue and Prospect Street Friday night. 

    Colorado Springs firefighters are responding to a reported explosion near the intersection of Vermijo Avenue and Prospect Street Friday night. 

  • Carjacking leads to car chase on east side of Colorado Springs

    Carjacking leads to car chase on east side of Colorado Springs

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:09 AM EST2018-02-17 16:09:37 GMT
    Just before midnight on Friday, a man's car was stolen from an apartment complex on the east side of Colorado Springs. The theft happened on Murray, just north of Palmer Park. According to police, just after parking his car, the victim was approached by a man with a gun who demanded the victim's car keys. Police said the suspect fired one errant shot before taking the victims keys. The stolen vehicle was spotted a short time later in the area of N. Academy and Union.  Police...
    Just before midnight on Friday, a man's car was stolen from an apartment complex on the east side of Colorado Springs. The theft happened on Murray, just north of Palmer Park. According to police, just after parking his car, the victim was approached by a man with a gun who demanded the victim's car keys. Police said the suspect fired one errant shot before taking the victims keys. The stolen vehicle was spotted a short time later in the area of N. Academy and Union.  Police...
  • Hotel robbed using mailbox

    Hotel robbed using mailbox

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:53 AM EST2018-02-17 15:53:24 GMT
    Just before eight p.m. Friday night, Falcon police officers responded to a reported robbery at the Days Inn. According to police, the hotel clerk reported that two males entered the lobby and struck him with a mailbox. The two suspects took an unknown amount of money and fled in an unknown direction. Officers recovered the ceramic mailbox used in the robbery. The clerk was transported to a local hospital with head injuries. Police are still investigating the incident.
    Just before eight p.m. Friday night, Falcon police officers responded to a reported robbery at the Days Inn. According to police, the hotel clerk reported that two males entered the lobby and struck him with a mailbox. The two suspects took an unknown amount of money and fled in an unknown direction. Officers recovered the ceramic mailbox used in the robbery. The clerk was transported to a local hospital with head injuries. Police are still investigating the incident.
  • KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Saturday, February 17

    KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Saturday, February 17

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:36 AM EST2018-02-17 15:36:27 GMT

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Saturday, Feb. 17th: 1:00pm  BIATHLON - Susan Dunklee, who last year became the first American woman to climb a Biathlon world championships podium by taking silver in the 12.5km mass start, brings contender status to that event in PyeongChang. CROSS COUNTRY - Team USA also could make history by capturing its first-ever Olympic meda...

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Saturday, Feb. 17th: 1:00pm  BIATHLON - Susan Dunklee, who last year became the first American woman to climb a Biathlon world championships podium by taking silver in the 12.5km mass start, brings contender status to that event in PyeongChang. CROSS COUNTRY - Team USA also could make history by capturing its first-ever Olympic meda...

  • Latest from Pyeongchang: Hanyu, Yarnold, Ledeska win gold at Olympics

    Latest from Pyeongchang: Hanyu, Yarnold, Ledeska win gold at Olympics

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:13 AM EST2018-02-17 15:13:21 GMT

    The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):    10:35 p.m.    Britain's Lizzy Yarnold has won her second consecutive gold medal in women's skeleton, her first victory in an international skeleton race in three years.    Yarnold finished four runs in 3 minutes, 27.28 seconds at the Pyeongchang Olympics. She wound up winning by nearly a half-second over Germany's Jacqueline Loelling. Britain's Laura Deas took third.    Yarnold threw d...

    The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):    10:35 p.m.    Britain's Lizzy Yarnold has won her second consecutive gold medal in women's skeleton, her first victory in an international skeleton race in three years.    Yarnold finished four runs in 3 minutes, 27.28 seconds at the Pyeongchang Olympics. She wound up winning by nearly a half-second over Germany's Jacqueline Loelling. Britain's Laura Deas took third.    Yarnold threw d...

  • Fundraiser benefiting Micah Flick's family raises more than $4,000

    Fundraiser benefiting Micah Flick's family raises more than $4,000

    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:42 AM EST2018-02-17 12:42:34 GMT

    A fundraiser at four Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers locations in Colorado Springs and Monument raised $4,072.17 for the family of fallen El Paso County Deputy Micah Flick. 

    A fundraiser at four Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers locations in Colorado Springs and Monument raised $4,072.17 for the family of fallen El Paso County Deputy Micah Flick. 

  • "420" Pizzeria serving up special story to customers

    "420" Pizzeria serving up special story to customers

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:12 AM EST2018-02-17 06:12:16 GMT

    Don't let the name fool you... Slice420 serves up pizza--not pot.

    Don't let the name fool you... Slice420 serves up pizza--not pot.

  • Pueblo restaurant temporarily closed, barbecue smoker stolen

    Pueblo restaurant temporarily closed, barbecue smoker stolen

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:07 AM EST2018-02-17 06:07:34 GMT
    Sign on the door of Nana's House Cafe in PuebloSign on the door of Nana's House Cafe in Pueblo

    A Pueblo business is unable to operate after thieves swiped its main source of revenue: it's barbecue smoker. 

    A Pueblo business is unable to operate after thieves swiped its main source of revenue: it's barbecue smoker. 

  • Retiring District 11 Superintendent reflects on preparing for school threats

    Retiring District 11 Superintendent reflects on preparing for school threats

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:04 AM EST2018-02-17 06:04:13 GMT
    Superintendent Dr. Nick Gledich announced his retirement to the District 11 School Board this week after nine years of service. (KOAA)Superintendent Dr. Nick Gledich announced his retirement to the District 11 School Board this week after nine years of service. (KOAA)

    The Superintendent of the largest school district in southern Colorado is retiring at the end of the school after nine years. On the heels of yet another tragic school shooting, Dr. Nick Gledich of District 11 has seen it all. News 5 sat down with him after he announced his retirement to discuss what's changed, what's working and what needs to continue into the future for every school district. 

    The Superintendent of the largest school district in southern Colorado is retiring at the end of the school after nine years. On the heels of yet another tragic school shooting, Dr. Nick Gledich of District 11 has seen it all. News 5 sat down with him after he announced his retirement to discuss what's changed, what's working and what needs to continue into the future for every school district. 

  • News 5 sits down without outgoing District 11 Superintendent Dr. Nicholas Gledich

    News 5 sits down without outgoing District 11 Superintendent Dr. Nicholas Gledich

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:45 PM EST2018-02-17 04:45:51 GMT
    Dr. Nicholas Gledich announces his retirement as the Superintendent of District 11.Dr. Nicholas Gledich announces his retirement as the Superintendent of District 11.

    The Superintendent of Colorado Springs School District 11, Dr. Nicholas Gledich, announced his retirement Thursday after leading the district for nearly nine years. 

    The Superintendent of Colorado Springs School District 11, Dr. Nicholas Gledich, announced his retirement Thursday after leading the district for nearly nine years. 

  • Lindsey Vonn misses out on medal in first race

    Lindsey Vonn misses out on medal in first race

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:27 PM EST2018-02-17 04:27:30 GMT

    There will be no medal for American skier Lindsey Vonn in the Olympic super-G at the Pyeongchang Games.

    There will be no medal for American skier Lindsey Vonn in the Olympic super-G at the Pyeongchang Games.

  • Lieutenant Jim Downing's 104 years of service

    Lieutenant Jim Downing's 104 years of service

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:27 PM EST2018-02-17 03:27:09 GMT
    Jim Downing memorialJim Downing memorial

    Lt. Jim Downing died Tuesday, February 13th in Colorado Springs, surrounded by his family. He was known as a philanthropist, author, ministry leader and the second oldest survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7, 1941.

    Lt. Jim Downing died Tuesday, February 13th in Colorado Springs, surrounded by his family. He was known as a philanthropist, author, ministry leader and the second oldest survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7, 1941.

  • Prosecutors file motion to dismiss charges against Terry Maketa

    Prosecutors file motion to dismiss charges against Terry Maketa

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:15 PM EST2018-02-17 03:15:23 GMT

    Prosecutors have filed a motion to dismiss all charges against former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa following two failed trials.

    Prosecutors have filed a motion to dismiss all charges against former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa following two failed trials.

  • Harrison and Sierra High Schools add extra security at school Friday

    Harrison and Sierra High Schools add extra security at school Friday

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:54 PM EST2018-02-17 01:54:48 GMT

    Things were quieter than normal at Harrison and Sierra High Schools Friday. Several parents opted to keep their kids home after School District 2 sent home notices Thursday evening alerting them to increased security at the schools due to an unsubstantiated rumor about violence.

    Things were quieter than normal at Harrison and Sierra High Schools Friday. Several parents opted to keep their kids home after School District 2 sent home notices Thursday evening alerting them to increased security at the schools due to an unsubstantiated rumor about violence.

  • How to stop de-icer from corroding your car

    How to stop de-icer from corroding your car

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:24 PM EST2018-02-17 01:24:44 GMT

    All the de-icer crews put down to hopefully keep you from sliding around could also be costing you money down the line.

    All the de-icer crews put down to hopefully keep you from sliding around could also be costing you money down the line.

  • Counting birds at Florissant Fossil Beds

    Counting birds at Florissant Fossil Beds

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-02-17 01:17:06 GMT

    There is a bird count happening at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and the public is invited to take part.

    There is a bird count happening at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and the public is invited to take part.

  • Pueblo parent says drugs, feces were found on student's walk to school

    Pueblo parent says drugs, feces were found on student's walk to school

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:13 PM EST2018-02-17 01:13:12 GMT

    The condition of an underpass in Pueblo that's a walkway for students on their way to school has parents upset.

    The condition of an underpass in Pueblo that's a walkway for students on their way to school has parents upset.

  • Salida Middle School students report inappropriate touching

    Salida Middle School students report inappropriate touching

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:50 PM EST2018-02-17 00:50:15 GMT

    A substitute teacher at Salida Middle School is in jail after several students told police he touched them inappropriately during gym class this week. 

    A substitute teacher at Salida Middle School is in jail after several students told police he touched them inappropriately during gym class this week. 

  • Newest class of Pueblo Police Officers sworn in

    Newest class of Pueblo Police Officers sworn in

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-02-17 00:37:37 GMT

    A proud day for 11 men and women who became Pueblo Police Officers today. 

    A proud day for 11 men and women who became Pueblo Police Officers today. 

  • Multiple fundraisers happening this weekend benefiting family of fallen deputy

    Multiple fundraisers happening this weekend benefiting family of fallen deputy

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:28 PM EST2018-02-17 00:28:31 GMT
    El Paso County Deputy Micah Flick was killed in the line of duty on Feb 5, 2018.El Paso County Deputy Micah Flick was killed in the line of duty on Feb 5, 2018.

    Multiple businesses are holding fundraisers this weekend to benefit those affected by the officer-involved shooting that left deputy Micah Flick dead and four others injured.

    Multiple businesses are holding fundraisers this weekend to benefit those affected by the officer-involved shooting that left deputy Micah Flick dead and four others injured.

  • Colorado Springs school security leaders double check policies

    Colorado Springs school security leaders double check policies

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:13 PM EST2018-02-17 00:13:35 GMT
    Colorado Springs schools D-11Colorado Springs schools D-11

    The tragic Florida school shooting instantly has local school security experts double checking their own policies and procedures.

    The tragic Florida school shooting instantly has local school security experts double checking their own policies and procedures.

  • Homeless camp cleanup near downtown Colorado Springs

    Homeless camp cleanup near downtown Colorado Springs

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:16 PM EST2018-02-16 23:16:38 GMT
    Grocery carts found within a homeless camp in Colorado Springs. (KOAA)Grocery carts found within a homeless camp in Colorado Springs. (KOAA)

    Volunteers with Keep Colorado Springs Beautiful and Colorado Springs Police Officers joined together to spearhead a cleanup at a homeless camp near downtown Colorado Springs this week.

    Volunteers with Keep Colorado Springs Beautiful and Colorado Springs Police Officers joined together to spearhead a cleanup at a homeless camp near downtown Colorado Springs this week.

  • Mancuso gives us an all-access look at the Team USA house

    Mancuso gives us an all-access look at the Team USA house

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:44 PM EST2018-02-16 21:44:47 GMT

    Julia Mancuso tours one of the toughest places to get into in PyeongChang - the Team USA house. 

    Julia Mancuso tours one of the toughest places to get into in PyeongChang - the Team USA house. 

  • Lane closures along I-25 next week through Pueblo

    Lane closures along I-25 next week through Pueblo

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:59 PM EST2018-02-16 20:59:32 GMT
    File photoFile photo

    Drivers heading through Pueblo will need to be aware of lane restrictions along I-25 next week. 

    Drivers heading through Pueblo will need to be aware of lane restrictions along I-25 next week. 

  • Rumors of possible threat causes concern in Widefield District 3

    Rumors of possible threat causes concern in Widefield District 3

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:51 PM EST2018-02-16 19:51:30 GMT
    Reported rumors of threats to students have caused concern in Widefield School District 3. Parents of students in the District received the following information via email on Friday morning, Feb. 16: - With the current tragedy in Florida, there are many concerns with school safety around the state and country.  On the heels of that tragedy, there was a vague and unsubstantiated rumor associated with a neighboring school district. That same social media post was copied and share...
    Reported rumors of threats to students have caused concern in Widefield School District 3. Parents of students in the District received the following information via email on Friday morning, Feb. 16: - With the current tragedy in Florida, there are many concerns with school safety around the state and country.  On the heels of that tragedy, there was a vague and unsubstantiated rumor associated with a neighboring school district. That same social media post was copied and share...
  • Monument Town Manager's leave extended amid internal investigation

    Monument Town Manager's leave extended amid internal investigation

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:40 PM EST2018-02-16 18:40:02 GMT
    Monument town Manager Chris Lowe is on paid administrative leave.Monument town Manager Chris Lowe is on paid administrative leave.

    Monument town Manager Chris Lowe's paid administrative leave was extended in a unanimous vote at the town trustees meeting Thursday night.

    Monument town Manager Chris Lowe's paid administrative leave was extended in a unanimous vote at the town trustees meeting Thursday night.

  • Pueblo man thanks deputies and dispatchers for rescue

    Pueblo man thanks deputies and dispatchers for rescue

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:07 PM EST2018-02-16 18:07:48 GMT
    50-year-old Bruce Kaufman thanks deputies who helped rescue his dog on Sunday.50-year-old Bruce Kaufman thanks deputies who helped rescue his dog on Sunday.

    The Pueblo man who was rescued after crashing into a freezing Lake Pueblo and losing his dog thanked the deputies who saved him and his pet today. 

    The Pueblo man who was rescued after crashing into a freezing Lake Pueblo and losing his dog thanked the deputies who saved him and his pet today. 

  • Weather closures and delays

    Weather closures and delays

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:33 AM EST2018-02-16 13:33:22 GMT

    With approaching winter weather coming to our area, be sure to keep track of all weather-weather closures and delays on KOAA.com.  

    With approaching winter weather coming to our area, be sure to keep track of all weather-weather closures and delays on KOAA.com.  

  • Public visitation to be held for Lt. Jim Downing

    Public visitation to be held for Lt. Jim Downing

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:32 AM EST2018-02-16 13:32:15 GMT

    A public visitation for Lt. Jim Downing will be held today, Feb. 16, in Colorado Springs. The Pearl Harbor survivor, Naval Officer, Author, and Springs resident passed away Tuesday at the age of 104. Downing survived the attack on Pearl Harbor, and continued to serve in the Navy for 24 years before retiring to Colorado Springs. He was also an author, and with his 2016 book, "The Other Side of Infamy," became the Guinness Book of World Records' oldest male author. He...

    A public visitation for Lt. Jim Downing will be held today, Feb. 16, in Colorado Springs. The Pearl Harbor survivor, Naval Officer, Author, and Springs resident passed away Tuesday at the age of 104. Downing survived the attack on Pearl Harbor, and continued to serve in the Navy for 24 years before retiring to Colorado Springs. He was also an author, and with his 2016 book, "The Other Side of Infamy," became the Guinness Book of World Records' oldest male author. He...

  • Botox services becoming more common at dental offices

    Botox services becoming more common at dental offices

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:10 AM EST2018-02-16 07:10:57 GMT

    It's a pretty common cosmetic procedure these days. The setting, though, not so common--at least when patients first hear about it.

    It's a pretty common cosmetic procedure these days. The setting, though, not so common--at least when patients first hear about it.

  • Parents push back on District 49's 14,000 foot name change

    Parents push back on District 49's 14,000 foot name change

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:54 AM EST2018-02-16 06:54:31 GMT
    School District 49 is looking to change their name to "Pikes Peak School District 49" this spring. (KOAA)School District 49 is looking to change their name to "Pikes Peak School District 49" this spring. (KOAA)

    School District 49 is working to rebrand their district once again, hoping a name change could help recruit better teachers and leadership to the area. 

    School District 49 is working to rebrand their district once again, hoping a name change could help recruit better teachers and leadership to the area. 

  • Felony cases climbing in Colorado

    Felony cases climbing in Colorado

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:51 AM EST2018-02-16 06:51:06 GMT
    Felony case filings in Colorado grew by an average of 22 percent between 2015 and 2017Felony case filings in Colorado grew by an average of 22 percent between 2015 and 2017

    Prosecutors in Colorado have had to manage an increasing work load as felony case filings have grown by an average 22 percent in the last two years. The growth is straining funding for the criminal justice system in rural counties.

    Prosecutors in Colorado have had to manage an increasing work load as felony case filings have grown by an average 22 percent in the last two years. The growth is straining funding for the criminal justice system in rural counties.

  • Harrison High School postpones pep assembly due to threats

    Harrison High School postpones pep assembly due to threats

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:47 AM EST2018-02-16 06:47:30 GMT

    Harrison District 2 in Colorado Springs has decided to increase security and postpone a pep assembly at Harrison High School scheduled Friday. 

    Harrison District 2 in Colorado Springs has decided to increase security and postpone a pep assembly at Harrison High School scheduled Friday. 

  • County extends health plan benefits to family of Micah Flick

    County extends health plan benefits to family of Micah Flick

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:45 AM EST2018-02-16 06:45:04 GMT
    El Paso County Deputy Micah Flick was killed in the line of duty on Feb 5, 2018.El Paso County Deputy Micah Flick was killed in the line of duty on Feb 5, 2018.

    El Paso County voted to extend health benefits for the family of fallen deputy Micah Flick Thursday night. 

    El Paso County voted to extend health benefits for the family of fallen deputy Micah Flick Thursday night. 

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  • Woman in serious condition after being shot in the face

    Woman in serious condition after being shot in the face

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:27 AM EST2018-02-19 15:27:54 GMT
    A woman was shot in the face outside a home on Iowa Ave in Colorado Springs. (KOAA)A woman was shot in the face outside a home on Iowa Ave in Colorado Springs. (KOAA)

    A woman is in the hospital with serious injuries after a shooting in the 500 block of Iowa Ave. at about midnight this morning. She was found in her driveway with a gunshot wound to the face.

    A woman is in the hospital with serious injuries after a shooting in the 500 block of Iowa Ave. at about midnight this morning. She was found in her driveway with a gunshot wound to the face.

  • Special needs student punched on bus; Surveillance camera wasn't working

    Special needs student punched on bus; Surveillance camera wasn't working

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:20 AM EST2018-02-19 15:20:15 GMT
    Lexie BetzLexie Betz

    A district 60 parent is upset after she says a bully punched her 9-year-old daughter with special needs in the face. The incident happened on a school bus equipped with a video camera system, but News 5 Investigates uncovered the camera wasn't working. 

    A district 60 parent is upset after she says a bully punched her 9-year-old daughter with special needs in the face. The incident happened on a school bus equipped with a video camera system, but News 5 Investigates uncovered the camera wasn't working. 

  • Denver crash kills 2, injures 3 early Sunday

    Denver crash kills 2, injures 3 early Sunday

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:01 PM EST2018-02-18 22:01:12 GMT

    Two people died and three others were injured when two cars collided and rolled over early Sunday on Interstate 70 in Denver. 

    Two people died and three others were injured when two cars collided and rolled over early Sunday on Interstate 70 in Denver. 

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