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  • It's time to get your flu shot!

    It's time to get your flu shot!

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:50 AM EDT2017-09-21 13:50:11 GMT

    We're watching out for you ahead of flu season! It's right around the corner and right now doctors are stressing the importance of getting vaccinated.  We all know the basic ways to prevent the flu. One of the bests ones? It's as simple as washing your hands, but soap and water just isn't enough. That's why doctors say everyone should get their flu shots!  Keep in mind it's not only for your health, but it also protects infants and the elderly that may not be able to ...

    We're watching out for you ahead of flu season! It's right around the corner and right now doctors are stressing the importance of getting vaccinated.  We all know the basic ways to prevent the flu. One of the bests ones? It's as simple as washing your hands, but soap and water just isn't enough. That's why doctors say everyone should get their flu shots!  Keep in mind it's not only for your health, but it also protects infants and the elderly that may not be able to ...

  • Your Healthy Family: Study says some teens are about as active as seniors

    Your Healthy Family: Study says some teens are about as active as seniors

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:35 AM EDT2017-09-21 13:35:00 GMT
    September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and a new study indicates that many teens are getting even less exercise than the average adult.September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and a new study indicates that many teens are getting even less exercise than the average adult.

    September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and a new study indicates that many teens are getting even less exercise than the average adult. 

    September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and a new study indicates that many teens are getting even less exercise than the average adult. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Local dancer travels long road back from hamstring tear

    Your Healthy Family: Local dancer travels long road back from hamstring tear

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:26 AM EDT2017-09-21 13:26:22 GMT

    Toni Freehling is the owner and creative director of Revolution Dance Studio in Colorado Springs.  Toni has stared down a career ending injury and fought her way back to the lifestyle and activity she loves through hard work and commitment combined with quality health care.   

    Toni Freehling is the owner and creative director of Revolution Dance Studio in Colorado Springs.  Toni has stared down a career ending injury and fought her way back to the lifestyle and activity she loves through hard work and commitment combined with quality health care.   

  • Salvation Army deploys Colorado Springs man for Harvey relief

    Salvation Army deploys Colorado Springs man to Harvey

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-09-21 13:25:41 GMT

    As some emergency responders from Colorado Springs are returning from their efforts in Texas and Florida- others are just heading out the door.  Lieutenant Rick Larson will leave Friday to help out victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.  

    As some emergency responders from Colorado Springs are returning from their efforts in Texas and Florida- others are just heading out the door.  Lieutenant Rick Larson will leave Friday to help out victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.  

  • Local organization uses active lifestyle to cut down on addiction crisis

    Local organization uses active lifestyle to cut down on addiction crisis

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:23 AM EDT2017-09-21 13:23:48 GMT

    A new study from 'The Journal of the American Medical Association' shows opioid deaths are cutting into life expectancy across the country. 

    A new study from 'The Journal of the American Medical Association' shows opioid deaths are cutting into life expectancy across the country. 

  • Homeless shelters at capacity as temperatures drop

    Homeless shelters at capacity as temperatures drop

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-09-21 13:21:26 GMT

    With the official start of Fall at the end of the week, the cold air is already greeting many people in Colorado Springs.  Some homeless shelters in the area are already at or above capacity, and shelters are working to accommodate the increase that traditionally happens in the winter.  "There's a lot of people in town working to make sure they're safe and warm for the winter," said Capt. David Kauffman, Salvation Army.  The Salvation Army currently sleeps ...

    With the official start of Fall at the end of the week, the cold air is already greeting many people in Colorado Springs.  Some homeless shelters in the area are already at or above capacity, and shelters are working to accommodate the increase that traditionally happens in the winter.  "There's a lot of people in town working to make sure they're safe and warm for the winter," said Capt. David Kauffman, Salvation Army.  The Salvation Army currently sleeps ...

  • Young ventriloquist wins America's Got Talent competition

    Young ventriloquist wins America's Got Talent competition

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:18 AM EDT2017-09-21 13:18:32 GMT
    Darci Lynne Farmer with the judges of America's Got Talent. (Twitter: @AGT)Darci Lynne Farmer with the judges of America's Got Talent. (Twitter: @AGT)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 12-year-old girl is getting a $1 million prize and her own Las Vegas show after taking the "America's Got Talent" crown on the season 12 finale of the NBC reality competition.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 12-year-old girl is getting a $1 million prize and her own Las Vegas show after taking the "America's Got Talent" crown on the season 12 finale of the NBC reality competition.

  • Police investigate rollover crash on Platte Avenue

    Police investigate rollover crash on Platte Avenue

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:20 AM EDT2017-09-21 10:20:32 GMT

    Three people were injured in a rollover crash just after 9 p.m. Wednesday in Colorado Springs.  

    Three people were injured in a rollover crash just after 9 p.m. Wednesday in Colorado Springs.  

  • Two hurricanes and two weeks later Southern Colorado first responders back from offering aid

    Two hurricanes and two weeks later Southern Colorado first responders back from offering aid

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:44 AM EDT2017-09-21 04:44:45 GMT
    Hurricane Irma as pictured from space.Hurricane Irma as pictured from space.

    First responders from southern Colorado have returned from a two part urban search and rescue mission following hurricanes Harvey and Irma. 

    First responders from southern Colorado have returned from a two part urban search and rescue mission following hurricanes Harvey and Irma. 

  • Vandals dump sugar inside gas tank of pink Cadillac, business owner says

    Vandals dump sugar inside gas tank of pink Cadillac, business owner says

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:43 AM EDT2017-09-21 04:43:30 GMT

    A local business owner is trying to get to the bottom of what looks like some targeted vandalism.  She says someone dumped a bag of sugar in the gas tank of her 1960's Cadillac.   The owner, Lisa Harrington, says it happened on Saturday with lots of activity in the store and in the area.  The Cadillac, a landmark associated with the store, was parked on West Colorado Avenue at the time. It wasn't until a few days later when Harrington realized something was wrong.

    A local business owner is trying to get to the bottom of what looks like some targeted vandalism.  She says someone dumped a bag of sugar in the gas tank of her 1960's Cadillac.   The owner, Lisa Harrington, says it happened on Saturday with lots of activity in the store and in the area.  The Cadillac, a landmark associated with the store, was parked on West Colorado Avenue at the time. It wasn't until a few days later when Harrington realized something was wrong.

  • Woodland Park restaurant owner gathering supplies for earthquake relief

    Woodland Park restaurant owner gathering supplies for earthquake relief

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-09-21 04:29:31 GMT

    Pepe Serrano, owner of the Serrano's Mexican restaurant in Woodland Park, is organizing an effort to send supplies to help rescuers in Mexico following a devastating earthquake. 

    Pepe Serrano, owner of the Serrano's Mexican restaurant in Woodland Park, is organizing an effort to send supplies to help rescuers in Mexico following a devastating earthquake. 

  • Pueblo PD Spokesperson focus of internal investigation

    Pueblo PD Spokesperson focus of internal investigation

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:57:07 GMT

    Pueblo Police Chief Troy Davenport confirms that the department's public information office, Sergeant Eric Gonzales, is the focus of an internal investigation.

    Pueblo Police Chief Troy Davenport confirms that the department's public information office, Sergeant Eric Gonzales, is the focus of an internal investigation.

  • Alamosa Police arrest dangerous suspect wearing ballistic vest

    Alamosa Police arrest dangerous suspect wearing ballistic vest

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:49:47 GMT
    Nazzreth Michael DeLuna, arrested on multiple felony charges in AlamosaNazzreth Michael DeLuna, arrested on multiple felony charges in Alamosa

    A vigilant citizen recognized a dangerous subject that they believed was Nazzreth Michael DeLuna standing on the bridge on the east side of Alamosa.

    A vigilant citizen recognized a dangerous subject that they believed was Nazzreth Michael DeLuna standing on the bridge on the east side of Alamosa.

  • Your Healthy Family: The many injuries dancers face

    Your Healthy Family: The many injuries dancers face

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:22:41 GMT
    Dance in it's many forms is physically demandingDance in it's many forms is physically demanding

    As graceful and fluid as many forms of dance can appear they are physically demanding.  As dance continues to grow in popularity more people are learning of the many injuries that are common to dancing.

    As graceful and fluid as many forms of dance can appear they are physically demanding.  As dance continues to grow in popularity more people are learning of the many injuries that are common to dancing.

  • Storm drops nine inches of snow on parts of Oregon

    Storm drops nine inches of snow on parts of Oregon

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:51:08 GMT
    Kids play in the snow near Mount Hood in Oregon.Kids play in the snow near Mount Hood in Oregon.

    (KGW) Snow plows were busy Tuesday at Oregon's Timberline Lodge and Mount Hood Meadows after the first snowfall of what will become the ski and snowboard season. 

    (KGW) Snow plows were busy Tuesday at Oregon's Timberline Lodge and Mount Hood Meadows after the first snowfall of what will become the ski and snowboard season. 

  • 5 Around Town: September 23rd and 24th

    5 Around Town: September 23rd and 24th

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:59:04 GMT

    The full weekend of September is full of events.   

    The full weekend of September is full of events.   

  • More than 2,500 jobs available at job fair on Thursday

    More than 2,500 jobs available at job fair on Thursday

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:36:18 GMT
    The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is hosting a job fair Thursday morning.The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is hosting a job fair Thursday morning.

    The Pikes Peak Workforce Center's fall job fair is on Thursday, where more than 140 employers are set to try to fill 2,500 positions.

    The Pikes Peak Workforce Center's fall job fair is on Thursday, where more than 140 employers are set to try to fill 2,500 positions.

  • Colorado Springs missing at-risk adult found in Kentucky

    Colorado Springs missing at-risk adult found in Kentucky

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:24:01 GMT
    A picture of John Kenneth Henderson, who has been missing since Sept. 4, 2017.A picture of John Kenneth Henderson, who has been missing since Sept. 4, 2017.

    On September 11th, Colorado Springs Police asked for help locating 32-year-old John Kenneth Henderson, an at-risk-adult last seen on Platte Court in Colorado Springs during the morning of Sept. 4. 

    On September 11th, Colorado Springs Police asked for help locating 32-year-old John Kenneth Henderson, an at-risk-adult last seen on Platte Court in Colorado Springs during the morning of Sept. 4. 

  • Sheriff's Office receives more than 150 tips related to Mt. Herman homicide

    Sheriff's Office receives more than 150 tips related to Mt. Herman homicide

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:22:56 GMT

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that people have provided more than 150 tips in connection to the homicide of Tim Watkins.

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that people have provided more than 150 tips in connection to the homicide of Tim Watkins.

  • Fremont County's Most Wanted: Megan Leigh Jackson

    Fremont County's Most Wanted: Megan Leigh Jackson

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:11:33 GMT
    Megan Leigh Jackson is wanted by the Fremont County Sheriff''s Office.Megan Leigh Jackson is wanted by the Fremont County Sheriff''s Office.

    The Fremont County Sheriff's Office wants your help finding 20-year-old Megan Leigh Jackson of Florence. 

    The Fremont County Sheriff's Office wants your help finding 20-year-old Megan Leigh Jackson of Florence. 

  • Harvest Fest at the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

    Harvest Fest at the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:54:10 GMT
    Preparations are underway at the Winery at the Holy Cross for the 2017 Harvest Fest. (KOAA)Preparations are underway at the Winery at the Holy Cross for the 2017 Harvest Fest. (KOAA)

    Harvest Fest returns to Canon City this weekend with all the fine foods and spirits from Royal Gorge wine country.

    Harvest Fest returns to Canon City this weekend with all the fine foods and spirits from Royal Gorge wine country.

  • Storm Safe visits Bessemer School

    Storm Safe visits Bessemer School

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:45:18 GMT
    First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter visits with kids at the Bessemer Elementary School in Pueblo on Sept. 20, 2017.First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter visits with kids at the Bessemer Elementary School in Pueblo on Sept. 20, 2017.

    First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter visited fourth graders at the Bessemer School in Pueblo to talk about the different types of severe weather southern Colorado experiences.

    First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter visited fourth graders at the Bessemer School in Pueblo to talk about the different types of severe weather southern Colorado experiences.

  • Mexico Civil Defense Agency: 225 confirmed dead from earthquake

    Mexico Civil Defense Agency: 225 confirmed dead from earthquake

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:54 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:54:22 GMT

    The Israeli military says it's sending a 70-member delegation to Mexico to assist with rescue efforts following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

    The Israeli military says it's sending a 70-member delegation to Mexico to assist with rescue efforts following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

  • Police flooded by media requests for 'Mad Pooper' story

    Police flooded by media requests for 'Mad Pooper' story

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:52:55 GMT

    When a Colorado Springs family shared their story detailing the woman jogger who repeatedly went to the bathroom in their yard, the calls for comment from police started and haven't slowed down.

    When a Colorado Springs family shared their story detailing the woman jogger who repeatedly went to the bathroom in their yard, the calls for comment from police started and haven't slowed down.

  • Dead Sea Scrolls coming to Denver

    Dead Sea Scrolls coming to Denver

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:51:10 GMT
    Some of the oldest known biblical documents in existence will be on display in Denver next March.Some of the oldest known biblical documents in existence will be on display in Denver next March.

    Some of the oldest known biblical documents in existence will be on display in Denver next March.

    Some of the oldest known biblical documents in existence will be on display in Denver next March.

  • CDOT plows its first snow of the season

    CDOT plows its first snow of the season

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:22:32 GMT
    CDOT plowed its first snow of the season west of Fort Collins Wednesday.CDOT plowed its first snow of the season west of Fort Collins Wednesday.

    CDOT announced Wednesday that drivers plowed their first snow of the season west of Fort Collins.

    CDOT announced Wednesday that drivers plowed their first snow of the season west of Fort Collins.

  • Labor Day Liftoff estimates record crowd

    Labor Day Liftoff estimates record crowd

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-09-20 15:33:14 GMT
    The balloon glow at the 2017 Labor Day Liftoff event in Colorado Springs.The balloon glow at the 2017 Labor Day Liftoff event in Colorado Springs.

    Organizers of the 41st annual Labor Day Liftoff balloon festival claim 2017 was the best year yet.

    Organizers of the 41st annual Labor Day Liftoff balloon festival claim 2017 was the best year yet.

  • Hurricane Maria brings destructive winds and flooding to Puerto Rico

    Hurricane Maria brings destructive winds and flooding to Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-09-20 15:22:47 GMT
    Forecast track for Hurricane Maria (National Hurricane Center)Forecast track for Hurricane Maria (National Hurricane Center)

    Puerto Rico faces what officials say could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. territory as they warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities.

    Puerto Rico faces what officials say could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. territory as they warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities.

  • Chile and Frijoles festival coming to Pueblo

    Chile and Frijoles festival coming to Pueblo

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-09-20 14:48:46 GMT
    Pueblo Chile and Frijoles Festival 2014Pueblo Chile and Frijoles Festival 2014

    The annual Pueblo Chile and Frijoles festival will return to Union Ave. from Sept. 22- Sept. 24, with a kick off event happening the day before the chiles start roasting. 

    The annual Pueblo Chile and Frijoles festival will return to Union Ave. from Sept. 22- Sept. 24, with a kick off event happening the day before the chiles start roasting. 

  • Pro-pot Oregon Congressman visits Pueblo's enormous marijuana grow

    Pro-pot Oregon Congressman visits Pueblo's enormous marijuana grow

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:10 AM EDT2017-09-20 14:10:17 GMT

    An Oregon congressman took time from a conference in Denver to take a look at the largest legal marijuana grow in the country headquartered in Pueblo County.  Congressman Earl Blumenauer visited the Los Suenos Farm in Avondale which is working towards it's third harvest starting next week. "Pueblo is sort of an epicenter," said Rep. Blumenauer. If you didn't know Blumenauer is pro-pot, you just had to look at his bowtie with a marijuana leaf pattern to understan...

    An Oregon congressman took time from a conference in Denver to take a look at the largest legal marijuana grow in the country headquartered in Pueblo County.  Congressman Earl Blumenauer visited the Los Suenos Farm in Avondale which is working towards it's third harvest starting next week. "Pueblo is sort of an epicenter," said Rep. Blumenauer. If you didn't know Blumenauer is pro-pot, you just had to look at his bowtie with a marijuana leaf pattern to understan...

  • Former DA investigator charged with sexual assault involving a child to appear in court today

    Former DA investigator charged with sexual assault involving a child to appear in court today

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:52 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:52:07 GMT

    Today former District Attorney Investigator and El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy Donald Fair will make his first appearance in court since being arrested and accused of sexual assault involving a child. 

    Today former District Attorney Investigator and El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy Donald Fair will make his first appearance in court since being arrested and accused of sexual assault involving a child. 

  • Pueblo Zoo takes in bison calves rejected by mother

    Pueblo Zoo takes in bison calves rejected by mother

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:39 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:39:17 GMT

    Zoo staff have stepped in to raise the half siblings, who are each about 70 pounds.

    Zoo staff have stepped in to raise the half siblings, who are each about 70 pounds.

  • Colorado Springs facing construction worker shortage

    Colorado Springs facing construction worker shortage

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:38 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:38:48 GMT
    Homes continue to be built in the Flying Horse neighborhood despite a labor shortage. (KOAA)Homes continue to be built in the Flying Horse neighborhood despite a labor shortage. (KOAA)

    A shortage in construction workers is being felt across the nation and it's hit Colorado Springs hard. While it's no secret the demand is high for housing across the city right now and it's been growing for decades.

    A shortage in construction workers is being felt across the nation and it's hit Colorado Springs hard. While it's no secret the demand is high for housing across the city right now and it's been growing for decades.

  • Hit and run investigation in Colorado Springs

    Hit and run investigation in Colorado Springs

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:03 AM EDT2017-09-20 11:03:32 GMT

    Colorado Springs Police say a driver crashed into a pedestrian and two parked cars in downtown Colorado Springs Wednesday morning. 

    Colorado Springs Police say a driver crashed into a pedestrian and two parked cars in downtown Colorado Springs Wednesday morning. 

  • "My Safety was in Jeopardy"

    "My Safety was in Jeopardy"

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:46:39 GMT

    (KXAN) Newly released audio recordings show former Texas Department of Safety Trooper Brian Encinia claims he feared for his own personal safety after pulling over Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman, in Waller County on July 21, 2015. Bland was found dead in her jail cell shortly after the controversial traffic stop.

    (KXAN) Newly released audio recordings show former Texas Department of Safety Trooper Brian Encinia claims he feared for his own personal safety after pulling over Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman, in Waller County on July 21, 2015. Bland was found dead in her jail cell shortly after the controversial traffic stop.

  • Death in Oaxaca raises Mexican quake toll to 149

    Death in Oaxaca raises Mexican quake toll to 149

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:50:15 GMT

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local):The government of Mexico's southern Oaxaca state reported one death from a major earthquake that devastated the country's center. 

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local):The government of Mexico's southern Oaxaca state reported one death from a major earthquake that devastated the country's center. 

  • Police arrest one of Pueblo's most wanted fugitives

    Police arrest one of Pueblo's most wanted fugitives

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:07:53 GMT

    PUEBLO - One of Pueblo's most wanted fugitives has been taken into custody, Tuesday. Police arrested 33-year old Robert Tenorio near East 5th Street and North Ogden Street in Pueblo.

    PUEBLO - One of Pueblo's most wanted fugitives has been taken into custody, Tuesday. Police arrested 33-year old Robert Tenorio near East 5th Street and North Ogden Street in Pueblo.

  • Dangerous man wanted for setting a home on fire, may be in Pueblo

    Dangerous man wanted for setting a home on fire, may be in Pueblo

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:48:02 GMT

    PUEBLO - The Alamosa Police Department have issued a warrant for the arrest of 30-year old Nazzareth Michael DeLuna, who is reported to be living in Pueblo. According to a police report DeLuna was at a residence on the 1100 block of Bell Ave where he was causing a disturbance, and set the house on fire.

    PUEBLO - The Alamosa Police Department have issued a warrant for the arrest of 30-year old Nazzareth Michael DeLuna, who is reported to be living in Pueblo. According to a police report DeLuna was at a residence on the 1100 block of Bell Ave where he was causing a disturbance, and set the house on fire.

  • Grass fire threat on the rise in Southern Colorado

    Grass fire threat on the rise in Southern Colorado

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:03:15 GMT

    Southern Colorado has experienced a summer with a lot of rain keeping everything green longer. Despite the extra water, the number of grass fires this year is one of the highest numbers in recent years.

    Southern Colorado has experienced a summer with a lot of rain keeping everything green longer. Despite the extra water, the number of grass fires this year is one of the highest numbers in recent years.

  • Colorado Dept. of Agriculture investigating local service dog business

    Colorado Dept. of Agriculture investigating local service dog business

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:59 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:59:22 GMT

    About a year ago, Brandis Perry received a service dog as a gift from The Resource Exchange (TRE) to help her 6 year-old daughter who has epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and a rare genetic condition.  The dog came from a Colorado Springs based business 'Noelle's Dogs Four Hope'. 

    About a year ago, Brandis Perry received a service dog as a gift from The Resource Exchange (TRE) to help her 6 year-old daughter who has epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and a rare genetic condition.  The dog came from a Colorado Springs based business 'Noelle's Dogs Four Hope'. 

  • How to score Frontier's $39 introductory fares from Colorado Springs

    How to score Frontier's $39 introductory fares from Colorado Springs

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:35 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:35:48 GMT
    A poster showing off the new destinations available next spring from the Colorado Springs Airport,A poster showing off the new destinations available next spring from the Colorado Springs Airport,

    Flights to Seattle, Minneapolis, San Jose and San Antonio are set to begin in April 2018, and the low-fare airline is offering a "celebratory" fare as low as $39, but there are strings attached.

    Flights to Seattle, Minneapolis, San Jose and San Antonio are set to begin in April 2018, and the low-fare airline is offering a "celebratory" fare as low as $39, but there are strings attached.

  • CDOT partners to make world's first self driving vehicle

    CDOT partners to make world's first self driving vehicle

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:19:09 GMT

    COLORADO - The Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Inc has partnered up with the Colorado Department of Transportation, Royal Truck and Equipment, and Colas Ltd, in developing the world's first self driving vehicle. 

    COLORADO - The Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Inc has partnered up with the Colorado Department of Transportation, Royal Truck and Equipment, and Colas Ltd, in developing the world's first self driving vehicle. 

  • Flights to four new destinations coming to Colorado Springs Airport

    Flights to four new destinations coming to Colorado Springs Airport

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:02:46 GMT

    Frontier Airlines announced it will begin service to Seattle, Minneapolis, San Jose and San Antonio from the Colorado Springs Airport starting next spring.

    Frontier Airlines announced it will begin service to Seattle, Minneapolis, San Jose and San Antonio from the Colorado Springs Airport starting next spring.

  • Colorado woman claims $133 million Powerball jackpot

    Colorado woman claims $133 million Powerball jackpot

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:30:46 GMT
    Judy Finchum came forward Tuesday to claim her check for $133 millionJudy Finchum came forward Tuesday to claim her check for $133 million

    Colorado woman Judy Finchum came forward publicly Tuesday to claim her $133 million Powerball jackpot and explain how she wants to use the money to help hurricane and wildfire victims.

    Colorado woman Judy Finchum came forward publicly Tuesday to claim her $133 million Powerball jackpot and explain how she wants to use the money to help hurricane and wildfire victims.

  • SUV stolen from local carwash, police search for suspect

    SUV stolen from local carwash, police search for suspect

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:24:06 GMT

    COLORADO SPRINGS - According to police reports an SUV was stolen from the Water Works Carwash, Monday. Reports say a suspect approach a carwash employee and told the worker he was in a hurry and needed his vehicle.

    COLORADO SPRINGS - According to police reports an SUV was stolen from the Water Works Carwash, Monday. Reports say a suspect approach a carwash employee and told the worker he was in a hurry and needed his vehicle.

  • El Paso County trains drivers with snow plow simulator

    El Paso County trains drivers with snow plow simulator

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:54:15 GMT

    EL PASO COUNTY - El Paso County is gearing up for winter training drivers with a new snow plow simulator. Workers go through multiple scenarios to prepare them for the unpredictable winter weather. 

    EL PASO COUNTY - El Paso County is gearing up for winter training drivers with a new snow plow simulator. Workers go through multiple scenarios to prepare them for the unpredictable winter weather. 

  • Caribbean braces for another Category 5 hurricane

    Caribbean braces for another Category 5 hurricane

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:40:55 GMT

    (NBC News) Hurricanes Jose and Maria continue to churn in the Atlantic, threatening millions from the East Coast of the United States to the Caribbean. 

    (NBC News) Hurricanes Jose and Maria continue to churn in the Atlantic, threatening millions from the East Coast of the United States to the Caribbean. 

  • Strong earthquake damages buildings in Mexico City

    Strong earthquake damages buildings in Mexico City

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:27:27 GMT

    Buildings have been seriously damaged in Mexico City after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico. 

    Buildings have been seriously damaged in Mexico City after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico. 

  • Oregon Congressman tours Pueblo cannabis facility

    Oregon Congressman tours Pueblo cannabis facility

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-09-19 20:57:14 GMT

    PUEBLO - The Pueblo County Commissioner is hosting Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer in Pueblo, Tuesday. According to the media release the Congressman is visiting to learn more about Pueblo's cannabis industry. 

    PUEBLO - The Pueblo County Commissioner is hosting Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer in Pueblo, Tuesday. According to the media release the Congressman is visiting to learn more about Pueblo's cannabis industry. 

  • Air Force Academy senior faces sexual assault charge

    Air Force Academy senior faces sexual assault charge

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-09-19 19:53:02 GMT

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - An Air Force Academy senior faces a hearing on charges of sexual assault and abusive sexual contact. The hearing for Cadet 1st Class Steven R. Fox is scheduled for Wednesday.

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - An Air Force Academy senior faces a hearing on charges of sexual assault and abusive sexual contact. The hearing for Cadet 1st Class Steven R. Fox is scheduled for Wednesday.

  • Denver holds Gala to raise money for child homelessness

    Denver holds Gala to raise money for child homelessness

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-09-19 19:40:53 GMT

    DENVER - Nearly half of the homeless people in Denver are said to be families with children. A recent release says from 2005-2015, youth homelessness increased leaving nearly 15,000 students without housing. 

    DENVER - Nearly half of the homeless people in Denver are said to be families with children. A recent release says from 2005-2015, youth homelessness increased leaving nearly 15,000 students without housing. 

  • Suspect injured in deputy-involved shooting in Fountain

    Suspect injured in deputy-involved shooting in Fountain

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:30 PM EDT2017-09-19 18:30:15 GMT
    El Paso County Sheriff's car crashed during pursuit in Fountain on Sept 19, 2017. (KOAA)El Paso County Sheriff's car crashed during pursuit in Fountain on Sept 19, 2017. (KOAA)

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says a suspect was shot by a deputy in Fountain early Tuesday morning.

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says a suspect was shot by a deputy in Fountain early Tuesday morning.

  • Animal rights group steals chickens from Larimer County farm

    Animal rights group steals chickens from Larimer County farm

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:44:25 GMT
    A chicken at the Long Shadow Farm in Bethoud, Colorado.A chicken at the Long Shadow Farm in Bethoud, Colorado.

    The group's mission is to ensure animals are treated the same as people. It showed up to a processing day at the Long Shadow Farm and walked away with three chickens.

    The group's mission is to ensure animals are treated the same as people. It showed up to a processing day at the Long Shadow Farm and walked away with three chickens.

  • Missing teenager and son could be headed to Colorado Springs

    Missing teenager and son could be headed to Colorado Springs

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:06 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:06:50 GMT
    Alexandria Temple and her son Nicholas were reported missing Sept. 8, 2017.Alexandria Temple and her son Nicholas were reported missing Sept. 8, 2017.

    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children put out an alert searching for a 15-year-old mother and her young son from the Denver area. 

    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children put out an alert searching for a 15-year-old mother and her young son from the Denver area. 

  • President Trump speaks before the United Nations General Assembly

    President Trump speaks before the United Nations General Assembly

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:34:20 GMT

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Addressing the General Assembly is a milestone moment for any president, but one particularly significant for Trump, a relative newcomer to foreign policy who has at times rattled the international community with his unpredictability.

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Addressing the General Assembly is a milestone moment for any president, but one particularly significant for Trump, a relative newcomer to foreign policy who has at times rattled the international community with his unpredictability.

  • Rabid skunk found near Colorado Springs Airport

    Rabid skunk found near Colorado Springs Airport

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:17:23 GMT

    El Paso County health officials are warning people in Colorado Springs and around the county to take precautions to stop the spread of rabies after a rabid skunk was found near the Colorado Springs Airport.

    El Paso County health officials are warning people in Colorado Springs and around the county to take precautions to stop the spread of rabies after a rabid skunk was found near the Colorado Springs Airport.

  • Serious crash on Copper Gulch Road

    Serious crash on Copper Gulch Road

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:49 AM EDT2017-09-19 12:49:46 GMT
    Photo provided by Children's Hospital ColoradoPhoto provided by Children's Hospital Colorado

    FREMONT COUNTY - The Fremont County Sheriff Deputies and Colorado State Patrol Canon City responded to a rollover single car crash, Monday.  The accident was reported on Copper Gulch Road at mm 13. 

    FREMONT COUNTY - The Fremont County Sheriff Deputies and Colorado State Patrol Canon City responded to a rollover single car crash, Monday.  The accident was reported on Copper Gulch Road at mm 13. 

  • Palmer Lake residents on edge after cyclist homicide

    Palmer Lake residents on edge after cyclist homicide

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-09-19 05:02:18 GMT
    Palmer Lake community responds to the homicide of missing cyclist Tim Watkins. (KOAA)Palmer Lake community responds to the homicide of missing cyclist Tim Watkins. (KOAA)

    The death of Tim Watkins has turned into a homicide investigation. Watkins' body found in the very place where he loved to ride on Sunday and there remain a lot of unanswered questions a day later. This news has most people on edge in the heart of Palmer Lake, with a strong warning from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office to remain vigilant. "It's a small town, you feel safe in a town like this, that's why people move here," David Tenace, a neighbor said. 

    The death of Tim Watkins has turned into a homicide investigation. Watkins' body found in the very place where he loved to ride on Sunday and there remain a lot of unanswered questions a day later. This news has most people on edge in the heart of Palmer Lake, with a strong warning from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office to remain vigilant. "It's a small town, you feel safe in a town like this, that's why people move here," David Tenace, a neighbor said. 

  • New state requirements make marijuana products less appealing to kids

    New state requirements make marijuana products less appealing to kids

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:41 AM EDT2017-09-19 04:41:40 GMT

    COLORADO - According to a news release Colorado will be prohibiting marijuana edibles in the shape of a human, animal or fruit effective October 1. The state will be prohibiting marijuana infused edibles in a variety of shapes resembling human, animal, or fruit including artistic, caricature or cartoon renderings. 

    COLORADO - According to a news release Colorado will be prohibiting marijuana edibles in the shape of a human, animal or fruit effective October 1. The state will be prohibiting marijuana infused edibles in a variety of shapes resembling human, animal, or fruit including artistic, caricature or cartoon renderings. 

  • San Miguel Firefighters recover kitten from car engine

    San Miguel Firefighters recover kitten from car engine

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-09-19 04:21:35 GMT

    SAN MIGUEL - After a Morena Valley resident drove to the Casa De Oro area of Spring Valley, he noticed his car was meowing upon arrival. 

    SAN MIGUEL - After a Morena Valley resident drove to the Casa De Oro area of Spring Valley, he noticed his car was meowing upon arrival. 

  • Woodland Park Aquatic Center prices irk large families

    Woodland Park Aquatic Center prices irk large families

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-09-19 04:21:26 GMT
    The brand-new Woodland Park Aquatic Center is nearing completion of construction, with an opening day set for Sunday, August 29.  "My whole entire family has been excited about this," said Vicki Johnson-Calzadilla.  "We've been waiting for it to come in."  However, Johnson-Calzadilla is among some in the community upset with the recently-revealed fee schedule for utilization of the aquatic center.  "Now that it's here, it's just not accessi...
    The brand-new Woodland Park Aquatic Center is nearing completion of construction, with an opening day set for Sunday, August 29.  "My whole entire family has been excited about this," said Vicki Johnson-Calzadilla.  "We've been waiting for it to come in."  However, Johnson-Calzadilla is among some in the community upset with the recently-revealed fee schedule for utilization of the aquatic center.  "Now that it's here, it's just not accessi...
  • Suspicious death victim identified as missing cyclist

    Suspicious death victim identified as missing cyclist

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:53 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:53:34 GMT

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has now ruled a suspicious death near Palmer Lake a homicide.

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has now ruled a suspicious death near Palmer Lake a homicide.

  • Denver Paramedic returns home after assisting in Hurricane Irma

    Denver Paramedic returns home after assisting in Hurricane Irma

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:36:29 GMT

    COLORADO - A paramedic from Denver has returned home after assisting the federal medical response as part of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) to Hurricane Irma. The NDMS along with U.S. Public Health Service officers have provided care to more than 2,200 people affected by the storm The NDMS is a federal program that supports communities with medical care during disasters or public health emergencies.

    COLORADO - A paramedic from Denver has returned home after assisting the federal medical response as part of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) to Hurricane Irma. The NDMS along with U.S. Public Health Service officers have provided care to more than 2,200 people affected by the storm The NDMS is a federal program that supports communities with medical care during disasters or public health emergencies.

  • Hurricane Maria expected to approach Puerto Rico

    Hurricane Maria expected to approach Puerto Rico

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:09 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:09:10 GMT

    MIAMI (AP) - The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the eye wall of Category 5 Maria is moving onshore over Dominica.  Forecasters say that the "potentially catastrophic" hurricane with 160 mph (260 kph) winds will likely travel over the Leeward Islands and the extreme northeast Caribbean through Monday night and Tuesday. 

    MIAMI (AP) - The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the eye wall of Category 5 Maria is moving onshore over Dominica.  Forecasters say that the "potentially catastrophic" hurricane with 160 mph (260 kph) winds will likely travel over the Leeward Islands and the extreme northeast Caribbean through Monday night and Tuesday. 

  • Colorado plans to upgrade vehicles with Volkswagen payment

    Colorado plans to upgrade vehicles with Volkswagen payment

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:01 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:01:15 GMT

    DENVER (AP) - Colorado has come up with a plan to spend the $68.7 million it was awarded in the Volkswagen emissions settlement. 

    DENVER (AP) - Colorado has come up with a plan to spend the $68.7 million it was awarded in the Volkswagen emissions settlement. 

  • Walsenburg school avoids state intervention, makes big turnaround with testing scores

    Walsenburg school avoids state intervention, makes big turnaround with testing scores

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:41:12 GMT

    Peakview School in Walsenburg has had a big turnaround this year. It was on the verge of having the state intervene after poor performance for several years. However, it’s back on track. Principal Brenda Duran of Peakview says it wasn’t easy. The school has been in a priority improvement or turnaround situation for six years, meaning if it hadn’t moved to the improvement category at the start of this school year a new team would have been called in to run it....

    Peakview School in Walsenburg has had a big turnaround this year. It was on the verge of having the state intervene after poor performance for several years. However, it’s back on track. Principal Brenda Duran of Peakview says it wasn’t easy. The school has been in a priority improvement or turnaround situation for six years, meaning if it hadn’t moved to the improvement category at the start of this school year a new team would have been called in to run it....

  • Drivers beware: Nevada Ave. at Pike Peak Ave. intersection closed for several weeks

    Drivers beware: Nevada Ave. at Pike Peak Ave. intersection closed for several weeks

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:39:41 GMT

    Any road closure for construction causes an inconvenience, but a closure in downtown Colorado Springs will have a larger impact than is typical.  The intersection of Pikes Peak Avenue and Nevada Avenue is closing for several weeks.

    Any road closure for construction causes an inconvenience, but a closure in downtown Colorado Springs will have a larger impact than is typical.  The intersection of Pikes Peak Avenue and Nevada Avenue is closing for several weeks.

  • Don't expect crowded impound lot to improve anytime soon

    Don't expect crowded impound lot to improve anytime soon

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:34 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:34:57 GMT
    There were 1,308 vehicles at the Colorado Springs Impound Lot on September 8, more than 100 vehicles over capacityThere were 1,308 vehicles at the Colorado Springs Impound Lot on September 8, more than 100 vehicles over capacity

    There are so many cars being stored at the Colorado Springs Impound lot that workers have to call for a tow truck 25-30 times a month just to shuffle things around. The good news for taxpayers is that those extra tows aren't costing them extra money. The bad news is the crowding problem won't go away any time soon.

    There are so many cars being stored at the Colorado Springs Impound lot that workers have to call for a tow truck 25-30 times a month just to shuffle things around. The good news for taxpayers is that those extra tows aren't costing them extra money. The bad news is the crowding problem won't go away any time soon.

  • Hurricane Maria now Category 5

    Hurricane Maria now Category 5

    Monday, September 18 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-09-19 01:52:26 GMT
    MIAMI (AP) - The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the eye wall of Category 5 Maria is moving onshore over Dominica. Forecasters say that the "potentially catastrophic" hurricane with 160 mph (260 kph) winds will likely travel over the Leeward Islands and the extreme northeast Caribbean through Monday night and Tuesday.
    MIAMI (AP) - The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the eye wall of Category 5 Maria is moving onshore over Dominica. Forecasters say that the "potentially catastrophic" hurricane with 160 mph (260 kph) winds will likely travel over the Leeward Islands and the extreme northeast Caribbean through Monday night and Tuesday.
  • Multiple agencies rescue hunter after being bucked off mule

    Multiple agencies rescue hunter after being bucked off mule

    Monday, September 18 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-09-19 01:06:19 GMT

    SAN MIGUEL - The San Miguel Sheriff's Office and multiple other agencies responded to an injured hunter on Lone Cone Mountain, Monday. 

    SAN MIGUEL - The San Miguel Sheriff's Office and multiple other agencies responded to an injured hunter on Lone Cone Mountain, Monday. 

  • 3,000 troops deployed to Afghanistan

    3,000 troops deployed to Afghanistan

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:51:12 GMT

    Defense Secretary James Mattis confirmed Monday that 3,000 U.S. troops will be heading to Afghanistan. In August, President Trump announced his plan to send more troops overseas.

    Defense Secretary James Mattis confirmed Monday that 3,000 U.S. troops will be heading to Afghanistan. In August, President Trump announced his plan to send more troops overseas.

  • Military family surprised with new car in Fountain

    Military family surprised with new car in Fountain

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:36:34 GMT

    FOUNTAIN - A local military family gets the surprise of a lifetime in Fountain. 

    FOUNTAIN - A local military family gets the surprise of a lifetime in Fountain. 

  • Colorado agriculture photography contest

    Colorado agriculture photography contest

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:14:25 GMT

    COLORADO - There is no doubt about the beauty of Colorado's agriculture, especially with fall right around the corner. The 20th annual "Colorado...its AgriCultural" photography contest is seeking entries as a way to celebrate the states agriculture.

    COLORADO - There is no doubt about the beauty of Colorado's agriculture, especially with fall right around the corner. The 20th annual "Colorado...its AgriCultural" photography contest is seeking entries as a way to celebrate the states agriculture.

  • Prosecutors say Colorado caseworker faked interview records

    Prosecutors say Colorado caseworker faked interview records

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:33:15 GMT

    DENVER (AP) - A former caseworker faces forgery and other charges after Colorado prosecutors say she falsely reported interviewing victims, family members or witnesses in 12 cases of alleged child abuse or neglect. 

    DENVER (AP) - A former caseworker faces forgery and other charges after Colorado prosecutors say she falsely reported interviewing victims, family members or witnesses in 12 cases of alleged child abuse or neglect. 

  • CSPD assists Humane Society with dangerous dog

    CSPD assists Humane Society with dangerous dog

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:21:09 GMT

    COLORADO SPRINGS - The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region requested assistance from CSPD in executing a search warrant for a dangerous pit bull, Sunday. According to a police report the dog was located at the Palmer Park Apartments at the 1200 block of E. San Miguel St. 

    COLORADO SPRINGS - The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region requested assistance from CSPD in executing a search warrant for a dangerous pit bull, Sunday. According to a police report the dog was located at the Palmer Park Apartments at the 1200 block of E. San Miguel St. 

  • Two Detroit Zoo bears move to Colorado

    Two Detroit Zoo bears move to Colorado

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:14:19 GMT

    ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) - Two bears that have been living at a Michigan zoo for nearly 20 years are getting a bigger yard. A brown bear named Polly and a black bear named Migwan left the Detroit Zoo on Monday for a new life in Colorado. Zoo director Ron Kagan says the bears will have many acres to roam at Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, Colorado. He says the move also will create more space for three grizzly bears at the suburban Detroit zoo.

    ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) - Two bears that have been living at a Michigan zoo for nearly 20 years are getting a bigger yard. A brown bear named Polly and a black bear named Migwan left the Detroit Zoo on Monday for a new life in Colorado. Zoo director Ron Kagan says the bears will have many acres to roam at Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, Colorado. He says the move also will create more space for three grizzly bears at the suburban Detroit zoo.

  • Body found on Kenai beach was missing Colorado boater

    Body found on Kenai beach was missing Colorado boater

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:54:59 GMT

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska authorities have confirmed a body found on a Kenai (KEE'-nye) River beach last week was that of a missing boater from Colorado. The Peninsula Clarion reports (http://bit.ly/2wqwTPq) the state medical examiner confirmed the man's identity as Phillip Keltner. The Kenai newspaper reported he lived in Sterling during the summers and in Colorado during the winters. 

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska authorities have confirmed a body found on a Kenai (KEE'-nye) River beach last week was that of a missing boater from Colorado. The Peninsula Clarion reports (http://bit.ly/2wqwTPq) the state medical examiner confirmed the man's identity as Phillip Keltner. The Kenai newspaper reported he lived in Sterling during the summers and in Colorado during the winters. 

  • Two suspects arrested in auto theft

    Two suspects arrested in auto theft

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:45:15 GMT

    COLORADO SPRINGS - Colorado Springs Police arrested 22-year old Matthew Myers, as he was found in a stolen vehicle. An Officer was notified of the vehicle in the parking lot of Jersey Mikes, at the 500 Block of S. 8th St. Sunday.

    COLORADO SPRINGS - Colorado Springs Police arrested 22-year old Matthew Myers, as he was found in a stolen vehicle. An Officer was notified of the vehicle in the parking lot of Jersey Mikes, at the 500 Block of S. 8th St. Sunday.

  • CSPD release details of attempted carjacking

    CSPD release details of attempted carjacking

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:33 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:33:53 GMT

    Police are looking for three men who they say posed as good samaritans in an attempt to steal a car in May. 

    Police are looking for three men who they say posed as good samaritans in an attempt to steal a car in May. 

  • Broncos defeat Cowboys 42-17

    LIVE BLOG Broncos vs. Cowboys

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:38:00 GMT

    DENVER - With a season opening win against the Chargers, the Broncos are ready to take on the Dallas Cowboys at home. The Broncos displayed a strong offensive line in the season opener and hope to do the same today.

    DENVER - With a season opening win against the Chargers, the Broncos are ready to take on the Dallas Cowboys at home. The Broncos displayed a strong offensive line in the season opener and hope to do the same today.

  • Cañon City Police looking for robbery suspect

    Cañon City Police looking for robbery suspect

    Monday, September 18 2017 1:49 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:49:27 GMT

    Cañon City Police are looking for a man they say robbed the Smoker Friendly store on Fremont Dr. Sunday morning.

    Cañon City Police are looking for a man they say robbed the Smoker Friendly store on Fremont Dr. Sunday morning.

  • City asking for feedback on North Cheyenne Cañon Park

    City asking for feedback on North Cheyenne Cañon Park

    Monday, September 18 2017 1:35 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:35:41 GMT
    Helen Hunt falls at North Cheyenne Canon Park in Colorado Springs.Helen Hunt falls at North Cheyenne Canon Park in Colorado Springs.

    The City of Colorado Springs is holding a meeting Tuesday to outline the future for North Cheyenne Cañon Park, the city's only mountain park.

    The City of Colorado Springs is holding a meeting Tuesday to outline the future for North Cheyenne Cañon Park, the city's only mountain park.

  • Colorado family killed in plane crash identified

    Colorado family killed in plane crash identified

    Monday, September 18 2017 1:07 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:07:19 GMT
    Stock photoStock photo

    A Colorado family of four has been identified as the victims of a fatal small airplane crash north of Glenwood Springs late Friday. 

    A Colorado family of four has been identified as the victims of a fatal small airplane crash north of Glenwood Springs late Friday. 

  • Your Healthy Family: How to treat and prevent ulcers

    Your Healthy Family: How to treat and prevent ulcers

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:46 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:46:21 GMT
    There are some easy steps you can take to be proactive against ulcers, that can be debilitating to the elderly if not caught early and treated.There are some easy steps you can take to be proactive against ulcers, that can be debilitating to the elderly if not caught early and treated.

    Ulcers are a major part of the epidemic of chronic wounds that affect the elderly population. 

    Ulcers are a major part of the epidemic of chronic wounds that affect the elderly population. 

  • Downtown intersection to close for ten days

    Downtown intersection to close for ten days

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:36:51 GMT
    File photoFile photo

    Northbound lanes of N. Nevada Ave. at the intersection of Pikes Peak Ave. will be shut down for ten days for repaving and storm drain improvements starting Monday.

    Northbound lanes of N. Nevada Ave. at the intersection of Pikes Peak Ave. will be shut down for ten days for repaving and storm drain improvements starting Monday.

  • CDOT looking to hire snowplow drivers

    CDOT looking to hire snowplow drivers

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:47 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:47:52 GMT
    Snowplows on Highway 50 (Monarch Mountain)Snowplows on Highway 50 (Monarch Mountain)

    With snow already dusting the mountain peaks in the high country over the weekend, CDOT is looking to hire more than 100 full-time and part-time snowplow drivers and maintenance workers to get ready for this winter.

    With snow already dusting the mountain peaks in the high country over the weekend, CDOT is looking to hire more than 100 full-time and part-time snowplow drivers and maintenance workers to get ready for this winter.

  • Interior Secretary recommends reducing size of six national monuments

    Interior Secretary recommends reducing size of six national monuments

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:17:19 GMT
    File PhotoFile Photo

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, with changes to several others proposed.

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, with changes to several others proposed.

  • Safety Watch: Be prepared in case of disaster

    Safety Watch: Be prepared in case of disaster

    Monday, September 18 2017 9:45 AM EDT2017-09-18 13:45:04 GMT

    It's national emergency preparedness month and News 5 spoke with experts about what we can all do at home before disaster strikes. 

    It's national emergency preparedness month and News 5 spoke with experts about what we can all do at home before disaster strikes. 

  • Semi catches fire on I-25 in El Paso County

    Semi catches fire on I-25 in El Paso County

    Monday, September 18 2017 9:39 AM EDT2017-09-18 13:39:47 GMT

    Colorado State Patrol is investigating after a semi caught fire on I-25 in El Paso County Monday morning.

    Colorado State Patrol is investigating after a semi caught fire on I-25 in El Paso County Monday morning.

  • President Trump to address United Nations Tuesday

    President Trump to address United Nations Tuesday

    Monday, September 18 2017 9:32 AM EDT2017-09-18 13:32:14 GMT

    President Trump spent the night at Trump Tower before a full day of meetings at the United Nations Monday - and a major speech there Tuesday.

    President Trump spent the night at Trump Tower before a full day of meetings at the United Nations Monday - and a major speech there Tuesday.

  • Community gathers to honor missing cyclist

    Community gathers to honor missing cyclist

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:36 AM EDT2017-09-18 04:36:53 GMT

    Hundreds gathered outside Palmer Lake Town Hall Sunday night to remember Tim Watkins. Watkins was reported missing after no one  had seen or heard from him since Thursday when he left  to go cycling near Mount Herman. After search and rescue efforts, someone found a body near Mt. Herman on Sunday.  The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has not confirmed if the body belongs to Tim Watkins. 

    Hundreds gathered outside Palmer Lake Town Hall Sunday night to remember Tim Watkins. Watkins was reported missing after no one  had seen or heard from him since Thursday when he left  to go cycling near Mount Herman. After search and rescue efforts, someone found a body near Mt. Herman on Sunday.  The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has not confirmed if the body belongs to Tim Watkins. 

  • Rolling Stone magazine to be sold

    Rolling Stone magazine to be sold

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:13:49 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner plans to sell his company's controlling stake in the legendary magazine that chronicled the music and politics of the counterculture movement and changed music journalism forever. 

    NEW YORK (AP) - Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner plans to sell his company's controlling stake in the legendary magazine that chronicled the music and politics of the counterculture movement and changed music journalism forever. 

  • 4 Boston College students hurt in France attack, one possibly from CO

    4 Boston College students hurt in France attack, one possibly from CO

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:05 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:05:19 GMT

    PARIS (AP) -- The four American tourists who French authorities say were attacked with acid at a train station in the city of Marseille have been identified as students at Boston College in Massachusetts.

    PARIS (AP) -- The four American tourists who French authorities say were attacked with acid at a train station in the city of Marseille have been identified as students at Boston College in Massachusetts.

  • Weather Pattern Changing Just In Time For Fall

    Weather Pattern Changing Just In Time For Fall

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:18 PM EDT2017-09-18 02:18:09 GMT
    Fall Colors in Kebler PassFall Colors in Kebler Pass

    Are we done with the 80s and 90s in southern Colorado? Probably not quite yet... but they are going to be much harder to come by from here on out!

    Are we done with the 80s and 90s in southern Colorado? Probably not quite yet... but they are going to be much harder to come by from here on out!

  • NFL games postponed due to weather, some even cancelled

    NFL games postponed due to weather, some even cancelled

    Sunday, September 17 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-09-18 01:55:16 GMT

    DENVER - The Colorado weather is known for being unpredictable, but can be inconvenient for football fans, especially Sunday. The Broncos vs. Cowboys game was postponed for over an hour due to lightning at Sports Authority Field. 

    DENVER - The Colorado weather is known for being unpredictable, but can be inconvenient for football fans, especially Sunday. The Broncos vs. Cowboys game was postponed for over an hour due to lightning at Sports Authority Field. 

  • Bank robbery in Colorado Springs

    Bank robbery in Colorado Springs

    Sunday, September 17 2017 9:38 PM EDT2017-09-18 01:38:54 GMT

    COLORADO SPRINGS - The Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a bank robbery at 9225 N. Union Boulevard Sunday. According to police the suspect fled the scene with an unknown amount of cash. 

    COLORADO SPRINGS - The Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a bank robbery at 9225 N. Union Boulevard Sunday. According to police the suspect fled the scene with an unknown amount of cash. 

  • Four people found dead in a vehicle in Chicago

    Four people found dead in a vehicle in Chicago

    Sunday, September 17 2017 8:19 PM EDT2017-09-18 00:19:40 GMT

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago police say four people were shot and killed while sitting in a car, including a woman who investigators believe was pregnant. Police say the attack happened Friday night on the city's southwest side when one or more people in an SUV opened fire on the car.

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago police say four people were shot and killed while sitting in a car, including a woman who investigators believe was pregnant. Police say the attack happened Friday night on the city's southwest side when one or more people in an SUV opened fire on the car.

  • Baton Rouge slayings believed to be racially motivated

    Baton Rouge slayings believed to be racially motivated

    Sunday, September 17 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-09-17 23:28:57 GMT

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Latest on the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge that police believe were racially motivated (all times local):    3:30 p.m. Two cousins of a 23-year-old white man whom police identified as a suspect in the fatal shootings of two black men say they can't believe their relative had anything to do with the killings.

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Latest on the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge that police believe were racially motivated (all times local):    3:30 p.m. Two cousins of a 23-year-old white man whom police identified as a suspect in the fatal shootings of two black men say they can't believe their relative had anything to do with the killings.

  • Wisconsin man caused home blast to mask wife killing

    Wisconsin man caused home blast to mask wife killing

    Sunday, September 17 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-09-17 21:54:33 GMT
    Four people, including a police officer, are dead after a domestic dispute turned deadly Wednesday near Wausau, Wisconsin. (WTMJ)Four people, including a police officer, are dead after a domestic dispute turned deadly Wednesday near Wausau, Wisconsin. (WTMJ)

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Police have arrested a Wisconsin man suspected of killing his wife and blowing up their home to try to cover up the crime.    Authorities arrested 59-year-old Steven Pirus of Madison Saturday night. He is jailed on suspicion of first-degree intentional homicide, arson and recklessly endangering safety.  

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Police have arrested a Wisconsin man suspected of killing his wife and blowing up their home to try to cover up the crime.    Authorities arrested 59-year-old Steven Pirus of Madison Saturday night. He is jailed on suspicion of first-degree intentional homicide, arson and recklessly endangering safety.  

  • Search for missing cyclist

    Search for missing cyclist

    Sunday, September 17 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-09-17 21:13:54 GMT
    Tim Watkins, 61, was last seen in the area around Mt Herman on ThursdayTim Watkins, 61, was last seen in the area around Mt Herman on Thursday

    Search and Rescue teams in El Paso County are searing for a missing mountain biker last seen Thursday in the Mount Herman area. 

    Search and Rescue teams in El Paso County are searing for a missing mountain biker last seen Thursday in the Mount Herman area. 

  • Springs police investigate two accidental shootings

    Springs police investigate two accidental shootings

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-09-17 15:02:40 GMT

    There were two accidental shootings in Colorado Springs this weekend which happened just a few hours apart. Officers say the latest happened at about 6:40 p.m. when a group of workers were passing around a gun at a business in 7200 block of Commerce Center Drive which is near the Embassy Suites hotel off of I-25 and Woodmen. The owner of the firearm racked the slide and pulled the trigger shooting a co-worker in the foot.

    There were two accidental shootings in Colorado Springs this weekend which happened just a few hours apart. Officers say the latest happened at about 6:40 p.m. when a group of workers were passing around a gun at a business in 7200 block of Commerce Center Drive which is near the Embassy Suites hotel off of I-25 and Woodmen. The owner of the firearm racked the slide and pulled the trigger shooting a co-worker in the foot.

  • Troopers investigate suspected DUI crash on Mesa Ridge Pkwy

    Troopers investigate suspected DUI crash on Mesa Ridge Pkwy

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:42:14 GMT

    Colorado State Troopers Troopers suspect 60 year old Fidel Heredia was drinking and driving when he rolled through a stop sign and crashed into a dirt embankment overnight at Marksheffel and Mesa Ridge Parkway. His passenger wasn't wearing a seat belt and was seriously injured in the wreck. Heredia has been booked into the El Paso County Jail on suspicion of DUI.

    Colorado State Troopers Troopers suspect 60 year old Fidel Heredia was drinking and driving when he rolled through a stop sign and crashed into a dirt embankment overnight at Marksheffel and Mesa Ridge Parkway. His passenger wasn't wearing a seat belt and was seriously injured in the wreck. Heredia has been booked into the El Paso County Jail on suspicion of DUI.

  • Your Healthy Family: Cannabis use linked to gum disease

    Your Healthy Family: Cannabis use linked to gum disease

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:28 PM EDT2017-09-15 16:28:17 GMT
    There’s a new study that suggests recreational use of cannabis can lead to gum disease.There’s a new study that suggests recreational use of cannabis can lead to gum disease.

    It's long been known that smoking and chewing tobacco is unhealthy for your teeth and gums so it's a not huge a surprise that the data from this study says the same about marijuana. 

    It's long been known that smoking and chewing tobacco is unhealthy for your teeth and gums so it's a not huge a surprise that the data from this study says the same about marijuana. 

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