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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 2:26 PM EST2018-02-19 19:26:54 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. 

  • Heavy snow, bitter cold blasting Rockies

    Heavy snow, bitter cold blasting Rockies

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:20 PM EST2018-02-19 19:20:40 GMT

    Heavy snow and frigid wind chills are blasting much of the Rocky Mountain region. The National Weather Service predicts at least 6 inches (15 centimeters) of snow from the Colorado high country through most of Wyoming, where winter storm warnings are in effect. 

    Heavy snow and frigid wind chills are blasting much of the Rocky Mountain region. The National Weather Service predicts at least 6 inches (15 centimeters) of snow from the Colorado high country through most of Wyoming, where winter storm warnings are in effect. 

  • Florida Senate preparing for new restrictions on firearms

    Florida Senate preparing for new restrictions on firearms

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:15 PM EST2018-02-19 19:15:42 GMT

    State Sen. Bill Galvano, a Republican and incoming Senate president, says the Florida Senate is preparing a sweeping package of legislation in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at a high school. 

    State Sen. Bill Galvano, a Republican and incoming Senate president, says the Florida Senate is preparing a sweeping package of legislation in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at a high school. 

  • February is national pet dental health month

    February is national pet dental health month

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-02-19 19:11:19 GMT

    February is national pet dental health month, a reminder to keep your pets healthy and happy. According to a release, in 2017 PetFirst Pet Insurance reported nearly a quarter of a million dollars in claims for gingivitis and periodontal disease, just two examples of common dental health issues in dogs and cats. 

    February is national pet dental health month, a reminder to keep your pets healthy and happy. According to a release, in 2017 PetFirst Pet Insurance reported nearly a quarter of a million dollars in claims for gingivitis and periodontal disease, just two examples of common dental health issues in dogs and cats. 

  • US Women's Hockey to face Canada in gold medal game

    US Women's Hockey to face Canada in gold medal game

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:07 PM EST2018-02-19 17:07:53 GMT
    Gigi Marvin (19), of the United States, celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal against Finland during the first period of the semifinal round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)Gigi Marvin (19), of the United States, celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal against Finland during the first period of the semifinal round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    It will be the fifth time in six Winter Games since women's hockey was added to the program that the North American neighbors have met in the final. No one else has ever skated away with an Olympic gold medal.

    It will be the fifth time in six Winter Games since women's hockey was added to the program that the North American neighbors have met in the final. No one else has ever skated away with an Olympic gold medal.

  • What you missed of Team USA competitions on Sunday

    What you missed of Team USA competitions on Sunday

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-02-19 16:32:12 GMT
    Gigi Marvin (19), of the United States, celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal against Finland during the first period of the semifinal round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)Gigi Marvin (19), of the United States, celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal against Finland during the first period of the semifinal round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Get caught up on the 2018 Winter Olympics action you may have missed on Sunday. 

    Get caught up on the 2018 Winter Olympics action you may have missed on Sunday. 

  • 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. 

  • Your Healthy Family: New ECPR protocol raising survival rates of cardiac arrest

    Your Healthy Family: New ECPR protocol raising survival rates of cardiac arrest

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:34 AM EST2018-02-19 15:34:08 GMT
    After alerting the hospital, emergency personnel connect the patient to a device that automatically delivers CPR to preserve the patient’s brain and organ function on the way to the hospital.After alerting the hospital, emergency personnel connect the patient to a device that automatically delivers CPR to preserve the patient’s brain and organ function on the way to the hospital.

    When someone goes into cardiac arrest and first responders can’t shock their heart back into rhythm, there’s virtually no chance of survival. However, a new protocol being tested at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is already saving lives.

    When someone goes into cardiac arrest and first responders can’t shock their heart back into rhythm, there’s virtually no chance of survival. However, a new protocol being tested at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is already saving lives.

  • 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. 

  • KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Monday February 19th

    KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Monday February 19th

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:21 AM EST2018-02-19 14:21:21 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 Monday February 19th.

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Monday February 19th.

  • 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.

  • The Latest: Vonn 3rd in downhill training, behind Venier

    The Latest: Vonn 3rd in downhill training, behind Venier

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:34 AM EST2018-02-19 05:34:04 GMT

    Ice dancing is underway at the Olympic Games with two-time medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada and France's Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron the heavy favorites to win gold. 

    Ice dancing is underway at the Olympic Games with two-time medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada and France's Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron the heavy favorites to win gold. 

  • 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. 

  • Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

    Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:01 PM EST2018-02-19 01:01:19 GMT

    The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment. 

    The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment. 

  • 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
    File photoFile photo
    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...
  • Principal gives emotional message after shooting

    Principal gives emotional message after shooting

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:43 PM EST2018-02-18 17:43:41 GMT

    The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local):    11:05 a.m.    Students who survived the shooting at a Florida High School that killed 17 people are urging President Donald Trump and other leaders to do something to address gun violence.    Speaking on NBC's "Meet The Press," Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, says now is the time to get on right side of the issue. Gonzalez also said polit...

    The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local):    11:05 a.m.    Students who survived the shooting at a Florida High School that killed 17 people are urging President Donald Trump and other leaders to do something to address gun violence.    Speaking on NBC's "Meet The Press," Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, says now is the time to get on right side of the issue. Gonzalez also said polit...

  • Life or death main decision for school shooting suspect

    Life or death main decision for school shooting suspect

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:34 PM EST2018-02-18 17:34:24 GMT
    Nikolas Cruz is charged with 17 counts of murder for a school shooting in Parkland, Florida.Nikolas Cruz is charged with 17 counts of murder for a school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

    The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming that the only question left for the courts if he's convicted is whether he'll be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison.    

    The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming that the only question left for the courts if he's convicted is whether he'll be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison.    

  • Latest from Pyeongchang: Contrasting games doubles for Hirscher, Fourcade

    Latest from Pyeongchang: Contrasting games doubles for Hirscher, Fourcade

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:43 AM EST2018-02-18 15:43:20 GMT

    The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Japanese veteran Noriaki Kasai has qualified for the men's team large hill ski jumping final at the Olympics. After failing to qualify for the large hill final on Saturday, there was some concern Kasai might not make it for the Monday's team final. But the 45-year-old Kasai had two second-place finishes in Sunday's three training jumps to book a spot on the four-man team. Kasai, who is competing in his eighth Oly...

    The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Japanese veteran Noriaki Kasai has qualified for the men's team large hill ski jumping final at the Olympics. After failing to qualify for the large hill final on Saturday, there was some concern Kasai might not make it for the Monday's team final. But the 45-year-old Kasai had two second-place finishes in Sunday's three training jumps to book a spot on the four-man team. Kasai, who is competing in his eighth Oly...

  • 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 ...

  • FBI failed to investigate tip on Parkland shooter

    FBI failed to investigate tip on Parkland shooter

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:19 AM EST2018-02-18 12:19:10 GMT

    The FBI today says it received a specific report in January that the suspect in the Florida school shooting could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate the tip. 

    The FBI today says it received a specific report in January that the suspect in the Florida school shooting could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate the tip. 

  • 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.

  • The Latest: Germany beats Norway 2-1 in men's Olympic hockey

    The Latest: Germany beats Norway 2-1 in men's Olympic hockey

    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:20 AM EST2018-02-18 06:20:59 GMT

    Two top racers have had crashing falls though the finish line in the Olympic men's giant slalom.

    Two top racers have had crashing falls though the finish line in the Olympic men's giant slalom.

  • 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.

  • Rare friendship forms between monkey and dog in Colombia

    Rare friendship forms between monkey and dog in Colombia

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

    Friends come in all shapes and sizes, especially for this dog and monkey duo in Colombia.  According to Colombian Police, a capuchin monkey was removed from it's natural habitat after birth, where it made an unlikely friend in a dog.

    Friends come in all shapes and sizes, especially for this dog and monkey duo in Colombia.  According to Colombian Police, a capuchin monkey was removed from it's natural habitat after birth, where it made an unlikely friend in a dog.

  • Julia Mancuso goes to speed skating school

    Julia Mancuso goes to speed skating school

    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:48 PM EST2018-02-18 00:48:32 GMT

    Julia Mancuso continues to show off her athleticism as she visits Taereung International Skating Rink for a speed skating lesson. Will she be ready to race with the best after the lesson is over?

    Julia Mancuso continues to show off her athleticism as she visits Taereung International Skating Rink for a speed skating lesson. Will she be ready to race with the best after the lesson is over?

  • 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. 

  • Protesters push for gun control at Florida rally

    Protesters push for gun control at Florida rally

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:23 PM EST2018-02-17 23:23:41 GMT

    Thousands of people are gathering at a gun control rally in Fort Lauderdale, some 25 miles from where 17 people were shot and killed at a high school.    

    Thousands of people are gathering at a gun control rally in Fort Lauderdale, some 25 miles from where 17 people were shot and killed at a high school.    

  • Schools in Texas allow concealed carry

    Schools in Texas allow concealed carry

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:49 PM EST2018-02-17 22:49:18 GMT

    Two school districts in Texas have been training and allowing staff members to carry concealed weapons for years, in hopes of protecting students from possible intruders. 

    Two school districts in Texas have been training and allowing staff members to carry concealed weapons for years, in hopes of protecting students from possible intruders. 

  • 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. 

  • Ex-Russian diplomat calls US charges 'fantasies

    Ex-Russian diplomat calls US charges 'fantasies

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:23 AM EST2018-02-17 16:23:22 GMT
    The Latest on the Russian response to U.S. indictments (all times local):    6:15 p.m.    Russia's former ambassador to the United States is dismissing detailed allegations of attempted Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as "fantasies" rooted in domestic politics.    Former Ambassador Sergei Kislyak said at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday: "I'm not sure that I can trust American law enforcement to be the most ...
    The Latest on the Russian response to U.S. indictments (all times local):    6:15 p.m.    Russia's former ambassador to the United States is dismissing detailed allegations of attempted Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as "fantasies" rooted in domestic politics.    Former Ambassador Sergei Kislyak said at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday: "I'm not sure that I can trust American law enforcement to be the most ...
  • 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. 

  • Broward Co Sheriff: We received 20 calls for service about suspect before school shooting

    Broward Co Sheriff: We received 20 calls for service about suspect before school shooting

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:30 PM EST2018-02-16 21:30:48 GMT
    Austin Burden, 17, cries on the shoulder of a friend after a vigil at the Parkland Baptist Church, for the victims of the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)Austin Burden, 17, cries on the shoulder of a friend after a vigil at the Parkland Baptist Church, for the victims of the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    At least 1,000 people attended a candlelight vigil near the school Thursday night, some openly sobbing as the victims' names were read aloud. At one point, people began chanting, "No more guns! No more guns!"

    At least 1,000 people attended a candlelight vigil near the school Thursday night, some openly sobbing as the victims' names were read aloud. At one point, people began chanting, "No more guns! No more guns!"

  • 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. 

  • Russians charged with 'spreading distrust'

    Russians charged with 'spreading distrust'

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-02-16 20:04:06 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel's office charges 13 Russian nationals, 3 Russian entities with interfering in US political process. 

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel's office charges 13 Russian nationals, 3 Russian entities with interfering in US political process. 

  • 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. 

  • Dog food is withdrawn over concerns about euthanasia drug

    Dog food is withdrawn over concerns about euthanasia drug

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:06 PM EST2018-02-16 17:06:45 GMT
    The J.M. Smucker Co. is withdrawing some shipments of dog food amid reports that it could be tainted with traces of a drug used to euthanize animals. The company said Thursday it is pulling back shipments of several varieties of wet canned Gravy Train , Kibble 'N Bits , Skippy and Ol' Roy brands. It said it is investigating how the euthanasia drug pentobarbital got into its supply chain and is focusing on a single supplier of a minor ingredient used at one manufacturing facility. Th...
    The J.M. Smucker Co. is withdrawing some shipments of dog food amid reports that it could be tainted with traces of a drug used to euthanize animals. The company said Thursday it is pulling back shipments of several varieties of wet canned Gravy Train , Kibble 'N Bits , Skippy and Ol' Roy brands. It said it is investigating how the euthanasia drug pentobarbital got into its supply chain and is focusing on a single supplier of a minor ingredient used at one manufacturing facility. Th...
  • Latest from Pyeongchang: Shiffrin misses, Hansdotter wins gold on Day 7

    Latest from Pyeongchang: Shiffrin misses, Hansdotter wins gold on Day 7

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:33 AM EST2018-02-16 15:33:53 GMT
    Mikaela ShiffrinMikaela Shiffrin

    The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):    9:35 p.m.    Hanna Huskova has given Belarus its second gold medal in women's aerials.    The 25-year-old narrowly edged China's Zhang Xin in a windy finals Friday at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Huskova posted a score of 96.14 in the final round of jumping, just ahead of Zhang's 95.52.    China's Kong Fanyu took bronze in a sloppy last round. Huskova and Zhang were the only two women in ...

    The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):    9:35 p.m.    Hanna Huskova has given Belarus its second gold medal in women's aerials.    The 25-year-old narrowly edged China's Zhang Xin in a windy finals Friday at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Huskova posted a score of 96.14 in the final round of jumping, just ahead of Zhang's 95.52.    China's Kong Fanyu took bronze in a sloppy last round. Huskova and Zhang were the only two women in ...

  • Your Healthy Family: Don't let getting to the gym keep you from exercise

    Your Healthy Family: Don't let getting to the gym keep you from exercise

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:14 AM EST2018-02-16 15:14:05 GMT
    Too many times we use not being able to get to the gym as the excuse for not exercising.Too many times we use not being able to get to the gym as the excuse for not exercising.

    Our story ties into heart health month and helping you get back on track if your resolution for perfect attendance at the gym has failed. “I think too many times we use the gym as an excuse.” says Dr. Patrick Carter who specializes in family medicine at UCHealth Sunflower clinic in Colorado Springs. 

    Our story ties into heart health month and helping you get back on track if your resolution for perfect attendance at the gym has failed. “I think too many times we use the gym as an excuse.” says Dr. Patrick Carter who specializes in family medicine at UCHealth Sunflower clinic in Colorado Springs. 

  • 17 lives lost too soon mourned after Florida school shooting

    17 lives lost too soon mourned after Florida school shooting

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:06 AM EST2018-02-16 15:06:39 GMT
    When a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida, he claimed the lives of students with their whole lives ahead of them, along with those of the teachers who tried to protect them. Here is a look at the 17 people who authorities say died in the deadly shooting Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida: COACH AND SECURITY MONITOR Assistant football coach Aaron Feis was shot to death while selflessly shielding students ...
    When a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida, he claimed the lives of students with their whole lives ahead of them, along with those of the teachers who tried to protect them. Here is a look at the 17 people who authorities say died in the deadly shooting Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida: COACH AND SECURITY MONITOR Assistant football coach Aaron Feis was shot to death while selflessly shielding students ...
  • Your Healthy Family: NM couples spends Valentine's day at UCHealth Memorial

    Your Healthy Family: NM couples spends Valentine's day at UCHealth Memorial

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:43 AM EST2018-02-16 14:43:15 GMT
    Reynaldo and his wife Vivian are from Santa Fe New Mexico.  They are at UCHealth Memorial in Colorado Springs because Reynaldo needed open heart surgeryReynaldo and his wife Vivian are from Santa Fe New Mexico. They are at UCHealth Memorial in Colorado Springs because Reynaldo needed open heart surgery

    Today we have a special Valentine’s Day Your Healthy Family.  A hospital isn't the ideal place to celebrate Valentine's Day, that is unless your getting your heart worked on like Reynaldo Gonzales. Reynaldo recalls “It started about 2 years ago, I was having trouble breathing, I was slowing down a lot more, and doing a lot less because I couldn't get around.” 

    Today we have a special Valentine’s Day Your Healthy Family.  A hospital isn't the ideal place to celebrate Valentine's Day, that is unless your getting your heart worked on like Reynaldo Gonzales. Reynaldo recalls “It started about 2 years ago, I was having trouble breathing, I was slowing down a lot more, and doing a lot less because I couldn't get around.” 

  • Your Healthy Family: CDC report says flu vaccine more effective and believed

    Your Healthy Family: CDC report says flu vaccine more effective and believed

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:37 AM EST2018-02-16 14:37:07 GMT
    Overall flu vaccine effectiveness this season so far was 36%, that means the flu shot has reduced the risk of medically attended influenza-related illness by about one-thirdOverall flu vaccine effectiveness this season so far was 36%, that means the flu shot has reduced the risk of medically attended influenza-related illness by about one-third

    A report released from the CDC Thursday about the effectiveness of this year's flu vaccine was a bit of good news, in what has been a brutal flu season so far. Through early February of The 2017 - 2018 flu season, over 150 people have died in the United States.  

    A report released from the CDC Thursday about the effectiveness of this year's flu vaccine was a bit of good news, in what has been a brutal flu season so far. Through early February of The 2017 - 2018 flu season, over 150 people have died in the United States.  

  • 'Dreamers' left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills

    'Dreamers' left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:52 AM EST2018-02-16 13:52:32 GMT

    The fate of hundreds of thousands of "Dreamer" immigrants remains in limbo, a day after the Senate rejected rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation's border security.  

    The fate of hundreds of thousands of "Dreamer" immigrants remains in limbo, a day after the Senate rejected rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation's border security.  

  • 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. 

  • Counselor talks social media actions of students in Florida shooting

    Counselor talks social media actions of students in Florida shooting

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:39 AM EST2018-02-16 06:39:52 GMT
    Doctor Mark Mayfield weighs in on actions of students following Florida shootingDoctor Mark Mayfield weighs in on actions of students following Florida shooting

    Mental health professionals are weighing in on the latest school shooting that happened in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday.

    Mental health professionals are weighing in on the latest school shooting that happened in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday.

  • Report from the CDC shows 2017-18 flu vaccine is 36% effective

    Report from the CDC shows 2017-18 flu vaccine is 36% effective

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:53 PM EST2018-02-16 04:53:44 GMT

    New data released by the CDC shows that, so far in the 2017-2018 flu season, the flu vaccination has shown to be just 36% effective. This has led many to go without. 

    New data released by the CDC shows that, so far in the 2017-2018 flu season, the flu vaccination has shown to be just 36% effective. This has led many to go without. 

  • The Knierims share their proposal story

    The Knierims share their proposal story

    Thursday, February 15 2018 10:19 PM EST2018-02-16 03:19:33 GMT

    Figure skating duo Alexa and Chris Knierim celebrated Valentine's Day competing for Team USA in Pyeongchang, but their love story got started far before they helped Team USA take home a bronze medal in team figure skating.

    Figure skating duo Alexa and Chris Knierim celebrated Valentine's Day competing for Team USA in Pyeongchang, but their love story got started far before they helped Team USA take home a bronze medal in team figure skating.

  • Reports to Safe 2 Tell up in 2018

    Reports to Safe 2 Tell up in 2018

    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:25 PM EST2018-02-16 02:25:50 GMT

    “We have to get past the social norms, the fear of speaking up,” said Safe2Tell Executive Director Susan Payne. Safe2Tell, an anonymous reporting tool that has also become an important resource in efforts to cut-off threats of deadly violence.

    “We have to get past the social norms, the fear of speaking up,” said Safe2Tell Executive Director Susan Payne. Safe2Tell, an anonymous reporting tool that has also become an important resource in efforts to cut-off threats of deadly violence.

  • Fountain Police, El Paso County deputies bust illegal marijuana grow

    Fountain Police, El Paso County deputies bust illegal marijuana grow

    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:20 PM EST2018-02-16 02:20:26 GMT

    Authorities seized 100 marijuana plants, more than five pounds of marijuana, two guns and made one arrest after officers busted an illegal marijuana grow Thursday.

    Authorities seized 100 marijuana plants, more than five pounds of marijuana, two guns and made one arrest after officers busted an illegal marijuana grow Thursday.

  • Activists demand justice against two men with alleged links to dog fighting

    Activists demand justice against two men with alleged links to dog fighting

    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:04 PM EST2018-02-16 02:04:24 GMT

    More than a dozen animal rights activists lined the sidewalk in front of Pueblo's Judicial Complex to demand accountability for two men with alleged links to dog fighting.

    More than a dozen animal rights activists lined the sidewalk in front of Pueblo's Judicial Complex to demand accountability for two men with alleged links to dog fighting.

  • Colorado Springs Police identify officer involved in shooting of suspect

    Colorado Springs Police identify officer involved in shooting of suspect

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:44 PM EST2018-02-15 23:44:42 GMT
    Police respond to an officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs on Feb. 9, 2018.Police respond to an officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs on Feb. 9, 2018.

    Colorado Springs Police released the name of the officer who shot and injured a man who they say approached police with a weapon after he barricaded himself inside a home off of N. Cascade Ave. 

    Colorado Springs Police released the name of the officer who shot and injured a man who they say approached police with a weapon after he barricaded himself inside a home off of N. Cascade Ave. 

  • Julia Mancuso surfs the frigid waters of South Korea

    Julia Mancuso surfs the frigid waters of South Korea

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:08 PM EST2018-02-15 23:08:16 GMT

    With the help of two local guides, Julia Mancuso and Gadi Schwartz surf the chilly waters of South Korea.

    With the help of two local guides, Julia Mancuso and Gadi Schwartz surf the chilly waters of South Korea.

  • Senate rejects bipartisan proposal for Dreamers

    Senate rejects bipartisan proposal for Dreamers

    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:09 PM EST2018-02-15 22:09:09 GMT
    The U.S. Capitol Building (AP Photo/Khue Bui)The U.S. Capitol Building (AP Photo/Khue Bui)

    The Senate has rejected President Donald Trump's immigration bill. That means the chamber has now rejected four separate immigration proposals.

    The Senate has rejected President Donald Trump's immigration bill. That means the chamber has now rejected four separate immigration proposals.

  • Colorado teacher cited for assaulting pupil over Pledge of Allegiance

    Colorado teacher cited for assaulting pupil over Pledge of Allegiance

    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-02-15 20:35:52 GMT

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a Colorado middle school teacher under suspicion of assaulting a student who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance has been cited for child abuse and assault.

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a Colorado middle school teacher under suspicion of assaulting a student who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance has been cited for child abuse and assault.

  • D-11 Superintendent Gledich announces retirement

    D-11 Superintendent Gledich announces retirement

    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:13 PM EST2018-02-15 20:13:18 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.

    Superintendent of Colorado Springs School District 11, Dr. Nicholas Gledich has announced his retirement. Dr. Gledich was hired to lead the district in May 2009. According to the district, in the nine years Gledich was at the helm, he accomplished many things. 

    Superintendent of Colorado Springs School District 11, Dr. Nicholas Gledich has announced his retirement. Dr. Gledich was hired to lead the district in May 2009. According to the district, in the nine years Gledich was at the helm, he accomplished many things. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Mouth and heart connected when it comes to health

    Your Healthy Family: Mouth and heart connected when it comes to health

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:46 AM EST2018-02-13 14:46:04 GMT
    What goes on in your mouth is affecting the rest of your systems whether it's the heart liver lungs digestive tract etc.What goes on in your mouth is affecting the rest of your systems whether it's the heart liver lungs digestive tract etc.

    People that might be genetically predisposed to diabetes heart disease family history of blood cancers oral cancers anything where the immune system can be compromised, having oral infection or an increased amount of those bad materials that are going to the rest of the body are contributing to those infections.

    People that might be genetically predisposed to diabetes heart disease family history of blood cancers oral cancers anything where the immune system can be compromised, having oral infection or an increased amount of those bad materials that are going to the rest of the body are contributing to those infections.

  • Your Healthy Family: CO QuitLine can help you quit smoking for free

    Your Healthy Family: CO QuitLine can help you quit smoking for free

    Friday, February 9 2018 12:31 PM EST2018-02-09 17:31:46 GMT
    Smoking remains the most preventable cause of death in the US and in ColoradoSmoking remains the most preventable cause of death in the US and in Colorado

    With January in the rear view mirror if your new year’s resolution to quit smoking has also fallen by the wayside I’m here to help.  In Colorado the state provides a tremendous free resource called the Colorado QuitLine. 

    With January in the rear view mirror if your new year’s resolution to quit smoking has also fallen by the wayside I’m here to help.  In Colorado the state provides a tremendous free resource called the Colorado QuitLine. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Heart disease and breast cancer connected

    Your Healthy Family: Heart disease and breast cancer connected

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 10:11 AM EST2018-02-07 15:11:30 GMT
    You might not realize these two major threats to women’s health are connected.You might not realize these two major threats to women’s health are connected.

    Heart disease and breast cancer are two of the most prevalent diseases among women in the United States. Heart disease, the number one killer of women, is responsible for one in three deaths, while a staggering one in eight women develops invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. 

    Heart disease and breast cancer are two of the most prevalent diseases among women in the United States. Heart disease, the number one killer of women, is responsible for one in three deaths, while a staggering one in eight women develops invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. 

  • Your Healthy Family: New study says American need to learn more about heart emergencies

    Your Healthy Family: New study says American need to learn more about heart emergencies

    Monday, February 5 2018 10:15 AM EST2018-02-05 15:15:07 GMT
    New survey results showed 87 percent of respondents believe cardiac arrest is another term for heart attack – but they’re actually very different.New survey results showed 87 percent of respondents believe cardiac arrest is another term for heart attack – but they’re actually very different.

    Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. Knowing how to spot a heart health emergency and knowing what to do can save someone’s life. But, a new Cleveland Clinic survey shows many Americans often confuse symptoms and aren’t sure how to help. 

    Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. Knowing how to spot a heart health emergency and knowing what to do can save someone’s life. But, a new Cleveland Clinic survey shows many Americans often confuse symptoms and aren’t sure how to help. 

  • Your Healthy Family: "BE FAST" when stroke symptoms hit

    Your Healthy Family: "BE FAST" when stroke symptoms hit

    Thursday, February 1 2018 3:00 PM EST2018-02-01 20:00:08 GMT

    In our last couple Your Healthy Family stories, I have introduced you to the self proclaimed "Brain Plumbers" at UCHealth Memorial and the next level treatments they bring to stroke care.

    In our last couple Your Healthy Family stories, I have introduced you to the self proclaimed "Brain Plumbers" at UCHealth Memorial and the next level treatments they bring to stroke care.

  • Your Healthy Family: Doctors bring 1-2 punch to stroke treatment at UCHealth Memorial

    Your Healthy Family: Doctors bring 1-2 punch to stroke treatment at UCHealth Memorial

    Thursday, February 1 2018 8:24 AM EST2018-02-01 13:24:40 GMT
    Stroke and aneurysm treatment is a pressure packed race against the clock, because as they say “Time is Brain”Stroke and aneurysm treatment is a pressure packed race against the clock, because as they say “Time is Brain”

    In this Your Healthy Family, i’m continuing my sit down conversation with the self proclaimed “Brain Plumbers” at UCHealth Memorial.  Together Dr. Shaye Moskowitz an Endovascular Neurosurgeon and Dr. Daniel Huddle, an Interventional Neuroradiologist bring upgraded capabilities to treat stroke or aneurysm at UCHealth Memorial because of their close working relationship.

    In this Your Healthy Family, i’m continuing my sit down conversation with the self proclaimed “Brain Plumbers” at UCHealth Memorial.  Together Dr. Shaye Moskowitz an Endovascular Neurosurgeon and Dr. Daniel Huddle, an Interventional Neuroradiologist bring upgraded capabilities to treat stroke or aneurysm at UCHealth Memorial because of their close working relationship.

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth Memorial's Brain Plumbers

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth Memorial's Brain Plumbers

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 8:41 AM EST2018-01-31 13:41:47 GMT
    These highly specialized doctors are a far cry from Mario and LuigiThese highly specialized doctors are a far cry from Mario and Luigi

    In this Your Healthy Family we’re talking about the new treatment guidelines that were issued by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association that are changing the landscape of stroke treatment. Under the new guidelines more people who've had an ischemic stroke - a blockage in an artery in the brain - could be eligible for life-saving clot removal procedures.  

    In this Your Healthy Family we’re talking about the new treatment guidelines that were issued by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association that are changing the landscape of stroke treatment. Under the new guidelines more people who've had an ischemic stroke - a blockage in an artery in the brain - could be eligible for life-saving clot removal procedures.  

  • Your Healthy Family: New cervical cancer screening guidelines

    Your Healthy Family: New cervical cancer screening guidelines

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 1:38 PM EST2018-01-30 18:38:42 GMT
    Previous U.S. guidelines called for annual cervical screening using a pap test.Previous U.S. guidelines called for annual cervical screening using a pap test.

    The newer guidelines provide more options based on a woman's age and individual circumstances which allows for more accurate results when used in combination with a traditional pap test. 

    The newer guidelines provide more options based on a woman's age and individual circumstances which allows for more accurate results when used in combination with a traditional pap test. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Leave work stress at work

    Your Healthy Family: Leave work stress at work

    Monday, January 29 2018 11:13 AM EST2018-01-29 16:13:48 GMT
    On the way home, we tend to drag the workday with us in our thoughts, and then we talk to the people in our household about our problemsOn the way home, we tend to drag the workday with us in our thoughts, and then we talk to the people in our household about our problems
    Most people who have been in the workforce know what it feels like to be stressed out by their job. Scott Bea, PsyD, of Cleveland Clinic, said when we find ourselves with too much work-related stress, it’s actually helpful to stay present and stay focused on the task at hand. “Stay dutiful to your mission, because if you’re really involved in the task, it takes your mind off yourself,” said Dr. Bea. “We know that happy people are engaged with their ...
    Most people who have been in the workforce know what it feels like to be stressed out by their job. Scott Bea, PsyD, of Cleveland Clinic, said when we find ourselves with too much work-related stress, it’s actually helpful to stay present and stay focused on the task at hand. “Stay dutiful to your mission, because if you’re really involved in the task, it takes your mind off yourself,” said Dr. Bea. “We know that happy people are engaged with their ...
  • Your Healthy Family: Want to lose weight? There's apps for that

    Your Healthy Family: Want to lose weight? There's apps for that

    Friday, January 26 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-01-26 16:12:51 GMT
    According to obesity medicine specialists, logging what you eat through apps is a great option for getting and staying trim!According to obesity medicine specialists, logging what you eat through apps is a great option for getting and staying trim!

    It's become easier than ever to eat less, burn more calories and watch the pounds fall off because of weight loss apps that can be right at your fingertips on your smartphone or tablet. Dr. Deborah Horn is an obesity medicine specialist UT Health, who says logging what you eat through apps is a great option for getting and staying trim. 

    It's become easier than ever to eat less, burn more calories and watch the pounds fall off because of weight loss apps that can be right at your fingertips on your smartphone or tablet. Dr. Deborah Horn is an obesity medicine specialist UT Health, who says logging what you eat through apps is a great option for getting and staying trim. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Uptick in teen depression linked to screen time

    Your Healthy Family: Uptick in teen depression linked to screen time

    Thursday, January 25 2018 11:38 AM EST2018-01-25 16:38:40 GMT
    The study examined survey responses from more than half a million teens ranging from eighth-graders to high school seniors.The study examined survey responses from more than half a million teens ranging from eighth-graders to high school seniors.

    A new study looks at the increase in depression and how it could be linked to an increase in time spent on media devices and social media. Kate Eshleman, PsyD of Cleveland Clinic Children’s did not take part in the study, but said the connection is plausible. 

    A new study looks at the increase in depression and how it could be linked to an increase in time spent on media devices and social media. Kate Eshleman, PsyD of Cleveland Clinic Children’s did not take part in the study, but said the connection is plausible. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Study finds bariatric surgery effective for teens

    Your Healthy Family: Study finds bariatric surgery effective for teens

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 11:04 AM EST2018-01-24 16:04:22 GMT
    Study find Bariatric surgery safe for teensStudy find Bariatric surgery safe for teens
    Over the past decade bariatric surgery has continued to gain acceptance as a safe and effective treatment strategy for teens struggling with severe obesity. A new report from the Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (Teen-LABS) study, a multi-centered NIH study including patients from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, finds that having bariatric surgery during adolescence results in drastic reductions of risk factors that are widely known to be associated with the...
    Over the past decade bariatric surgery has continued to gain acceptance as a safe and effective treatment strategy for teens struggling with severe obesity. A new report from the Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (Teen-LABS) study, a multi-centered NIH study including patients from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, finds that having bariatric surgery during adolescence results in drastic reductions of risk factors that are widely known to be associated with the...
  • Your Healthy Family: Don’t give children cough syrup with codeine

    Your Healthy Family: Don’t give children cough syrup with codeine

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 9:52 AM EST2018-01-23 14:52:51 GMT
    According to the FDA, the risk of slowed or difficult breathing from the use of codeine can result in death for some children.According to the FDA, the risk of slowed or difficult breathing from the use of codeine can result in death for some children.

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued updated guidelines for cough medications that contain codeine, advising against giving codeine to anyone under the age of 18. According to the FDA, the risk of slowed or difficult breathing from the use of codeine can result in death for some children. The recommendation also says that because codeine is an opioid, it carries the risks of misuse, abuse addiction and overdose. The FDA will now require prescription drugs cont...

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued updated guidelines for cough medications that contain codeine, advising against giving codeine to anyone under the age of 18. According to the FDA, the risk of slowed or difficult breathing from the use of codeine can result in death for some children. The recommendation also says that because codeine is an opioid, it carries the risks of misuse, abuse addiction and overdose. The FDA will now require prescription drugs cont...

  • Air Force Academy athletics to resume play

    Air Force Academy athletics to resume play

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-01-23 05:45:50 GMT

    The Academy will attempt to reschedule the cancelled games from over the weekend at a later date and time. 

    The Academy will attempt to reschedule the cancelled games from over the weekend at a later date and time. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Deep core muscle strength can ease back pain

    Your Healthy Family: Deep core muscle strength can ease back pain

    Friday, January 19 2018 8:26 AM EST2018-01-19 13:26:06 GMT
    it’s very common for even well-conditioned athletes to neglect their deep core musclesit’s very common for even well-conditioned athletes to neglect their deep core muscles

    Back pain is a common complaint among both elite and recreational runners, but the true cause of it remains a mystery. So researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center used motion capture technology to observe how a runner’s muscles work while they’re in motion.  “We measured the dimensions of runners’ bodies and how they moved to create a computer model that’s specific to that person. 

    Back pain is a common complaint among both elite and recreational runners, but the true cause of it remains a mystery. So researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center used motion capture technology to observe how a runner’s muscles work while they’re in motion.  “We measured the dimensions of runners’ bodies and how they moved to create a computer model that’s specific to that person. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Stroke recovery reveals serious sleep disorder

    Your Healthy Family: Stroke recovery reveals serious sleep disorder

    Thursday, January 18 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-01-18 17:16:54 GMT
    After recovering from a stroke Dave learned he suffered from severe complex sleep apneaAfter recovering from a stroke Dave learned he suffered from severe complex sleep apnea

    With UCHealth Memorial Central in Colorado Springs now designated as a comprehensive stroke center, it’s important to educate the southern Colorado community to recognize the signs of a stroke and react to them as proactively as most people do when they have chest pains.

    With UCHealth Memorial Central in Colorado Springs now designated as a comprehensive stroke center, it’s important to educate the southern Colorado community to recognize the signs of a stroke and react to them as proactively as most people do when they have chest pains.

  • Your Healthy Family: Southern CO man survives stroke in textbook fashion

    Your Healthy Family: Southern CO man survives stroke in textbook fashion

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:18 AM EST2018-01-17 15:18:43 GMT
    Dave Csintyan survived a stroke because he made all the right moves when he recognized something was off.Dave Csintyan survived a stroke because he made all the right moves when he recognized something was off.

    In early January of 2018, UCHealth Memorial in Colorado Springs was designated as a comprehensive stroke treatment center, the first in southern Colorado.  For the comprehensive stroke team to effectively meet their potential, it’s so important to continue to educate our community and frequently preach the warning signs of a stroke and how to act on them quickly.  Everyone should know about BE FAST. B - Balance E - Eyesight F - Facial Drooping A - Arm Stren...

    In early January of 2018, UCHealth Memorial in Colorado Springs was designated as a comprehensive stroke treatment center, the first in southern Colorado.  For the comprehensive stroke team to effectively meet their potential, it’s so important to continue to educate our community and frequently preach the warning signs of a stroke and how to act on them quickly.  Everyone should know about BE FAST. B - Balance E - Eyesight F - Facial Drooping A - Arm Stren...

  • Rockies Caravan stopping in Pueblo and Colorado Springs Wednesday

    Rockies Caravan stopping in Pueblo and Colorado Springs Wednesday

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:58 PM EST2018-01-17 04:58:36 GMT
    Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray delivers to San Diego Padres' Carlos Asuaje in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Denver.Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray delivers to San Diego Padres' Carlos Asuaje in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Denver.

    To get fans ready for the upcoming season, Rockies pitchers Kyle Freeland, Jeff Hoffman, Jon Gray and infielder Pat Valaika will be stopping in Southern Colorado as part of the Rockies Caravan.

    To get fans ready for the upcoming season, Rockies pitchers Kyle Freeland, Jeff Hoffman, Jon Gray and infielder Pat Valaika will be stopping in Southern Colorado as part of the Rockies Caravan.

  • Your Healthy Family: Winter blues can be signal of serious depression

    Your Healthy Family: Winter blues can be signal of serious depression

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 9:34 AM EST2018-01-16 14:34:03 GMT
    Almost seven percent of adults in the United States experience major depression each year.Almost seven percent of adults in the United States experience major depression each year.

    Wintertime can be depressing. We all feel down once in a while, especially on a dreary, cold day. But major depression is different – and common. Almost seven percent of adults in the United States experience major depression each year.   Debbie Plate, D.O., of Cleveland Clinic said many medical providers screen for depression during an office visit. “Your nurse will ask you two questions, right along with all your other vital signs, discussing mood or asking ...

    Wintertime can be depressing. We all feel down once in a while, especially on a dreary, cold day. But major depression is different – and common. Almost seven percent of adults in the United States experience major depression each year.   Debbie Plate, D.O., of Cleveland Clinic said many medical providers screen for depression during an office visit. “Your nurse will ask you two questions, right along with all your other vital signs, discussing mood or asking ...

  • Your Healthy Family: Keeping pregnant moms healthy during flu season

    Your Healthy Family: Keeping pregnant moms healthy during flu season

    Monday, January 15 2018 9:33 AM EST2018-01-15 14:33:34 GMT
    The flu is dangerous enough for the average person, but it’s especially dangerous for moms-to-be.The flu is dangerous enough for the average person, but it’s especially dangerous for moms-to-be.

    The pregnant woman has a change in her immune system, a change in her lung capacity; her cardiovascular system, that can really cause a much more severe course of flu for the mother, if she contracts influenza. 

    The pregnant woman has a change in her immune system, a change in her lung capacity; her cardiovascular system, that can really cause a much more severe course of flu for the mother, if she contracts influenza. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Smart phone addiction is a big problem for kids

    Your Healthy Family: Smart phone addiction is a big problem for kids

    Two big investors in Apple are now urging the company to take action to curb the growing smart phone addiction among children.  They've sent a letter calling for Apple to develop new tools to help parents control and limit smart phone use, and study the impact of over-use on mental health. 

    Two big investors in Apple are now urging the company to take action to curb the growing smart phone addiction among children.  They've sent a letter calling for Apple to develop new tools to help parents control and limit smart phone use, and study the impact of over-use on mental health. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Ollice Burke recovers from stroke and returns to football field

    Your Healthy Family: Ollice Burke recovers from stroke and returns to football field

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 5:23 PM EST2018-01-09 22:23:48 GMT
    After suffering a stroke in 2013, Ollice Burke has returned to athletics at a high level.After suffering a stroke in 2013, Ollice Burke has returned to athletics at a high level.

    As we talk more about the comprehensive stroke center designation UCHealth Memorial it’s important to get the word out not only about the designation, but it will only be effective if community education about stroke is increased. Many people in our community have gotten their stroke education the hard way, like Ollice Burke.  

    As we talk more about the comprehensive stroke center designation UCHealth Memorial it’s important to get the word out not only about the designation, but it will only be effective if community education about stroke is increased. Many people in our community have gotten their stroke education the hard way, like Ollice Burke.  

  • Your Healthy Family 2017 Review: TAVR is new option to open heart surgery

    Your Healthy Family 2017 Review: TAVR is new option to open heart surgery

    Monday, January 8 2018 1:05 PM EST2018-01-08 18:05:54 GMT

    Aortic Stenosis is one of the most under diagnosed deadly diseases in the United States and there's a new treatment option to open heart surgery, available at UCHealth Memorial to replace a defective heart valve. 

    Aortic Stenosis is one of the most under diagnosed deadly diseases in the United States and there's a new treatment option to open heart surgery, available at UCHealth Memorial to replace a defective heart valve. 

  • Your Healthy Family 2017 Review: UCHealth Memorial performs 100th Watchman

    Your Healthy Family 2017 Review: UCHealth Memorial performs 100th Watchman

    Monday, January 8 2018 12:59 PM EST2018-01-08 17:59:56 GMT

    Earlier this year UCHealth Memorial hit a milestone in a pioneering procedure that they were the first in southern Colorado to perform.

    Earlier this year UCHealth Memorial hit a milestone in a pioneering procedure that they were the first in southern Colorado to perform.

  • Your Healthy Family: Why you should quit smoking

    Your Healthy Family: Why you should quit smoking

    Monday, January 8 2018 9:36 AM EST2018-01-08 14:36:15 GMT
    Smoking remains the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the U.S. accounting for more than 480,000 deaths every year.Smoking remains the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the U.S. accounting for more than 480,000 deaths every year.

    The CDC says smoking rates in our country are on the decline overall, but that doesn’t change the fact that when someone does decided to quit, it can be a real challenge.   

    The CDC says smoking rates in our country are on the decline overall, but that doesn’t change the fact that when someone does decided to quit, it can be a real challenge.   

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth Memorial named comprehensive stroke center

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth Memorial named comprehensive stroke center

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 10:08 AM EST2018-01-03 15:08:19 GMT
    UCHealth Memorial is the only comprehensive stroke center in southern ColoradoUCHealth Memorial is the only comprehensive stroke center in southern Colorado

    UCHealth Memorial announced some big news Tuesday to kick off 2018.  Memorial hospital has become the first in southern Colorado to be named a comprehensive stroke center.  It’s an elite designation given to hospitals who offer the highest level of stroke care.

    UCHealth Memorial announced some big news Tuesday to kick off 2018.  Memorial hospital has become the first in southern Colorado to be named a comprehensive stroke center.  It’s an elite designation given to hospitals who offer the highest level of stroke care.

  • Your Healthy Family: Fixing your smile

    Your Healthy Family: Fixing your smile

    If you’re trying to think of the perfect gift to give that special someone who has everything (perhaps that person is yourself). How about a new smile? 

    If you’re trying to think of the perfect gift to give that special someone who has everything (perhaps that person is yourself). How about a new smile? 

  • Your Healthy Family: Recovering from a traumatic brain injury

    Your Healthy Family: Recovering from a traumatic brain injury

    In 2010, Shawdee was hit by a car while crossing the street. Her injuries were severe, including a traumatic brain injury. Her challenges weren't just limited to learning how to walk and talk again. She also had to overcome other issues with daily life.

    In 2010, Shawdee was hit by a car while crossing the street. Her injuries were severe, including a traumatic brain injury. Her challenges weren't just limited to learning how to walk and talk again. She also had to overcome other issues with daily life.

  • Your Healthy Family: What is palliative care?

    Your Healthy Family: What is palliative care?

    We're physician led and we have several nurse practitioners. Involved in care as well as chaplain and counselor and we all work together collaborativelyWe're physician led and we have several nurse practitioners. Involved in care as well as chaplain and counselor and we all work together collaboratively

    As we age or run into serious medical problems, it can be hard to manage the various aspects of need that can arise and the many ways those problems can affect different facets of our lives. Wouldn't it be nice if a team of providers under one roof could help you address all those problems? There is approach to medicine out there just like that it's called palliative care.

    As we age or run into serious medical problems, it can be hard to manage the various aspects of need that can arise and the many ways those problems can affect different facets of our lives. Wouldn't it be nice if a team of providers under one roof could help you address all those problems? There is approach to medicine out there just like that it's called palliative care.

  • Your Healthy Family: As flu season comes on, it's National Handwashing Week

    Your Healthy Family: As flu season comes on, it's National Handwashing Week

    Handwashing is the single most important entity in controlling infections in health careHandwashing is the single most important entity in controlling infections in health care

    Phyllis Woods is the manager of infection prevention with UCHealth Memorial who says, "Handwashing is the single most important entity in controlling infections in health care."

    Phyllis Woods is the manager of infection prevention with UCHealth Memorial who says, "Handwashing is the single most important entity in controlling infections in health care."

  • Your Healthy Family: Make sure you and your kids have gotten a flu shot

    Your Healthy Family: Make sure you and your kids have gotten a flu shot

    It's not too late to have a flu shot keep your kids healthy this winterIt's not too late to have a flu shot keep your kids healthy this winter

    It’s important for parents and kids to not let the last couple of mild flu seasons lull you into a false sense of security. 

    It’s important for parents and kids to not let the last couple of mild flu seasons lull you into a false sense of security. 

  • Elway keeping Vance Joseph as coach for Broncos 2018 season

    Elway keeping Vance Joseph as coach for Broncos 2018 season

    Monday, January 1 2018 7:31 PM EST2018-01-02 00:31:04 GMT
    FILE: John Elway welcomes Vance Joseph as the new head coach of the Denver Broncos. (Twitter: @JohnElway)FILE: John Elway welcomes Vance Joseph as the new head coach of the Denver Broncos. (Twitter: @JohnElway)

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos are retaining rookie coach Vance Joseph, who went 5-11 in his first season. 

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos are retaining rookie coach Vance Joseph, who went 5-11 in his first season. 

  • Your Healthy Family: 2017 Review healthy eating and weight loss with Dr. Kuzis

    Your Healthy Family: 2017 Review healthy eating and weight loss with Dr. Kuzis

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 12:02 PM EST2017-12-20 17:02:13 GMT
    Your Healthy FamilyYour Healthy Family

    I believe some of the most important health stories are the most basic stories.  With New Years and those all too common weight loss resolutions coming up, back in January Dr. Karl Kuzis with UCHealth Memorial talked about why being close to our ideal weight is so important in terms of overall health and wellness. 

    I believe some of the most important health stories are the most basic stories.  With New Years and those all too common weight loss resolutions coming up, back in January Dr. Karl Kuzis with UCHealth Memorial talked about why being close to our ideal weight is so important in terms of overall health and wellness. 

  • Your Healthy Family: VR distraction therapy helps infusion patients

    Your Healthy Family: VR distraction therapy helps infusion patients

    Friday, December 15 2017 5:06 PM EST2017-12-15 22:06:18 GMT
    Virtual reality helps infusion patients see amazing places while getting treatmentVirtual reality helps infusion patients see amazing places while getting treatment

    Hannah Moraski has acute intermittent porphyria, and for the last 2 years to stave off painful blood attacks she has infusion treatments twice a week at UCHealth Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs that last 2 and half hours each. 

    Hannah Moraski has acute intermittent porphyria, and for the last 2 years to stave off painful blood attacks she has infusion treatments twice a week at UCHealth Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs that last 2 and half hours each. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Colon cancer screenings can save lives

    Your Healthy Family: Colon cancer screenings can save lives

    Friday, December 1 2017 11:27 AM EST2017-12-01 16:27:23 GMT
    Hector was not following recommended screened guidelines, but at the first sign of trouble of some blood in his stool, he saw his doctor and that visit ended up saving his life.Hector was not following recommended screened guidelines, but at the first sign of trouble of some blood in his stool, he saw his doctor and that visit ended up saving his life.

    At the first sign of trouble of some blood in his stool Hector saw his doctor.  It was a visit ended up saving his life.

    At the first sign of trouble of some blood in his stool Hector saw his doctor.  It was a visit ended up saving his life.

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth cardiologist follows strict plant based diet

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth cardiologist follows strict plant based diet

    Thursday, November 30 2017 12:39 PM EST2017-11-30 17:39:29 GMT
    Cutting out beef, pork, chicken and processed meats may sound impossible, but the results of getting it done may surprise you.Cutting out beef, pork, chicken and processed meats may sound impossible, but the results of getting it done may surprise you.

    Dr. David Rosenbaum, a cardiologist with UCHealth Memorial is a doctor who talks a good talk, when it comes to a healthy diet because he walks the walk.  For 7 years Dr. Rosenbaum has eaten a strict plant based diet and has not touched beef, pork, chicken or processed meat. 

    Dr. David Rosenbaum, a cardiologist with UCHealth Memorial is a doctor who talks a good talk, when it comes to a healthy diet because he walks the walk.  For 7 years Dr. Rosenbaum has eaten a strict plant based diet and has not touched beef, pork, chicken or processed meat. 

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth cardiologist discusses new blood pressure guidelines

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth cardiologist discusses new blood pressure guidelines

    Thursday, November 30 2017 11:57 AM EST2017-11-30 16:57:41 GMT
    New guidelines have been issued for blood pressure that are lower than ever.New guidelines have been issued for blood pressure that are lower than ever.

    “Depending on one's level of risk, with their blood pressure and the new guidelines out this month we know that we want to be shooting for blood pressure even lower than 130 over 80."

    “Depending on one's level of risk, with their blood pressure and the new guidelines out this month we know that we want to be shooting for blood pressure even lower than 130 over 80."

  • Your Healthy Family: How a plant based diet can improve heart health

    Your Healthy Family: How a plant based diet can improve heart health

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 9:27 AM EST2017-11-28 14:27:59 GMT
    Dr. Rosenbaum also says when it comes to heart disease exercise is crucial.Dr. Rosenbaum also says when it comes to heart disease exercise is crucial.

    When it comes to heart disease, Dr. David Rosenbaum a cardiologist with UCHealth Memorial  tells me the biggest improvement we can make to help our hearts is to our diet.

    When it comes to heart disease, Dr. David Rosenbaum a cardiologist with UCHealth Memorial  tells me the biggest improvement we can make to help our hearts is to our diet.

  • Your Healthy Family: How to keep Thanksgiving day meal on the healthy side

    Your Healthy Family: How to keep Thanksgiving day meal on the healthy side

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 6:38 PM EST2017-11-22 23:38:47 GMT
    Dr. Rosenbaum says if you’re looking to dial it in just a little bit, simple steps like drinking a good amount of water before that big meal can help you avoid trouble.Dr. Rosenbaum says if you’re looking to dial it in just a little bit, simple steps like drinking a good amount of water before that big meal can help you avoid trouble.

    A healthy diet all the time is important for your heart health.  If you're looking to keep your holiday meals more on the healthy side this season season it can be done with some simple strategies.  

    A healthy diet all the time is important for your heart health.  If you're looking to keep your holiday meals more on the healthy side this season season it can be done with some simple strategies.  

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth doctor is also UCHealth cancer patient

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth doctor is also UCHealth cancer patient

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:12 PM EST2017-11-18 00:12:45 GMT

    Dr. Alexandra Coffey with UCHealth Memorial she will be speaking at Saturday’s UCHealth Lung and Breathing Summit at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.  

    Dr. Alexandra Coffey with UCHealth Memorial she will be speaking at Saturday’s UCHealth Lung and Breathing Summit at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.  

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth hosting Lung and Breathing Summit Saturday

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth hosting Lung and Breathing Summit Saturday

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:33 PM EST2017-11-16 23:33:12 GMT
    Lung Cancer is responsible for about 1 in every 4 cancer deaths.Lung Cancer is responsible for about 1 in every 4 cancer deaths.

    This Saturday UCHealth is hosting their Second Annual Comprehensive Lung and Breathing summit.  It’s from 8am to  noon at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.

    This Saturday UCHealth is hosting their Second Annual Comprehensive Lung and Breathing summit.  It’s from 8am to  noon at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.

  • Your Healthy Family: Charlie Hall's glioblastoma diagnosis

    Your Healthy Family: Charlie Hall's glioblastoma diagnosis

    Thursday, November 16 2017 10:43 AM EST2017-11-16 15:43:17 GMT
    Charlie Hall is the perfect example of a person living a productive life with terminal cancer.Charlie Hall is the perfect example of a person living a productive life with terminal cancer.

    Charlie Hall is a perfect example of why when you know something is off with your health to make sure and get it checked out.

    Charlie Hall is a perfect example of why when you know something is off with your health to make sure and get it checked out.

  • Your Healthy Family: #NoShaveNovember Men's health quiz part 2

    Your Healthy Family: #NoShaveNovember Men's health quiz part 2

    Thursday, November 9 2017 7:26 AM EST2017-11-09 12:26:31 GMT
    Do you know the signs of prostate cancer, and at what age you should begin having your cholesterol checked?Do you know the signs of prostate cancer, and at what age you should begin having your cholesterol checked?

    Do you know the symptoms of prostate cancer, and the age that men should begin having their cholesterol regularly checked?

    Do you know the symptoms of prostate cancer, and the age that men should begin having their cholesterol regularly checked?

  • Your Healthy Family: #NoShaveNovember Men's health quiz part 1

    Your Healthy Family: #NoShaveNovember Men's health quiz part 1

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 8:52 AM EST2017-11-08 13:52:22 GMT
    Dr. Ian Tullberg admits men generally do not tend to their health needs as well as women.Dr. Ian Tullberg admits men generally do not tend to their health needs as well as women.

    Dr. Ian Tullberg says "Only about 50% of men actually see a doctor on a regular basis for check-ups or lab work.  Sometimes we are lazy, other times and we make up this excuse or that but no excuse is worth dying early for."

    Dr. Ian Tullberg says "Only about 50% of men actually see a doctor on a regular basis for check-ups or lab work.  Sometimes we are lazy, other times and we make up this excuse or that but no excuse is worth dying early for."

  • Your Healthy Family: Periodontal pathogen may block pregnancy

    Your Healthy Family: Periodontal pathogen may block pregnancy

    A common periodontal pathogen may according to a recent study prevent women from getting pregnantA common periodontal pathogen may according to a recent study prevent women from getting pregnant

    Dr. Fred Guerra with Guerra Dental in Colorado Springs says he always stresses the importance keeping your teeth and mouth clean, and now if you're a woman looking to get pregnant there's another reason to consider doing it.  

    Dr. Fred Guerra with Guerra Dental in Colorado Springs says he always stresses the importance keeping your teeth and mouth clean, and now if you're a woman looking to get pregnant there's another reason to consider doing it.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Make fall back time change smoothly

    Your Healthy Family: Make fall back time change smoothly

    Friday, November 3 2017 3:15 PM EDT2017-11-03 19:15:22 GMT

    Dr. Timothy Rummel is a board certified sleep specialist with UCHealth Memorial who says people who are more sleep sensitive can struggle for days with a time shift.

    Dr. Timothy Rummel is a board certified sleep specialist with UCHealth Memorial who says people who are more sleep sensitive can struggle for days with a time shift.

  • Your Healthy Family: UCLA adds mobile stroke unit to national study

    Your Healthy Family: UCLA adds mobile stroke unit to national study

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-10-31 16:10:38 GMT
    UCLA Health, like UCHealth in Colorado is now part of growing national study to test the value of starting stroke care in the field.UCLA Health, like UCHealth in Colorado is now part of growing national study to test the value of starting stroke care in the field.

    UCLA Health is testing a new, hi-tech “mobile stroke unit” to help medical personnel start treatment in the field, potentially leading to higher survival rates and better outcomes for patients.

    UCLA Health is testing a new, hi-tech “mobile stroke unit” to help medical personnel start treatment in the field, potentially leading to higher survival rates and better outcomes for patients.

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