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  • Weather Alert Day: Bitter Cold Continues With Snow

    Weather Alert Day: Bitter Cold Continues With Snow

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:50 PM EST2018-02-21 01:50:05 GMT

    Tonight's Forecast: A chance for isolated snow this evening and tonight, especially for the Palmer Divide and areas of Teller County. 

    Tonight's Forecast: A chance for isolated snow this evening and tonight, especially for the Palmer Divide and areas of Teller County. 

  • Pueblo Police search for armed robbery suspect

    Pueblo Police search for armed robbery suspect

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:43 PM EST2018-02-21 01:43:43 GMT

    Pueblo Police are responding to an armed robbery in the area of 1900 Troy Ave. Police say they are looking for a man in camouflage or hunting gear, armed with a gun. 

    Pueblo Police are responding to an armed robbery in the area of 1900 Troy Ave. Police say they are looking for a man in camouflage or hunting gear, armed with a gun. 

  • Forest Service nearing approval of visitor cap for Hanging Lake

    Forest Service nearing approval of visitor cap for Hanging Lake

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:41 PM EST2018-02-21 01:41:23 GMT

    The National Forest Service drafted a decision, which would add visitor limits to Hanging Lake, one of Colorado's most popular hiking destinations. 

    The National Forest Service drafted a decision, which would add visitor limits to Hanging Lake, one of Colorado's most popular hiking destinations. 

  • Court documents reveal new details about explosion in Colorado Springs

    Court documents reveal new details about explosion in Colorado Springs

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:55 PM EST2018-02-21 00:55:07 GMT
    Edward Kiley is facing charges for weapons, explosives and narcotics in Colorado Springs.Edward Kiley is facing charges for weapons, explosives and narcotics in Colorado Springs.

    An arrest affidavit obtained by News 5 revealed an explosion inside a Colorado Springs home caused heavy damage to the living room, blowing a hole in the ceiling.

    An arrest affidavit obtained by News 5 revealed an explosion inside a Colorado Springs home caused heavy damage to the living room, blowing a hole in the ceiling.

  • Fremont Sanitation District votes against Arkansas Riverwalk Trail extension

    Fremont Sanitation District votes against Arkansas Riverwalk Trail extension

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:40 PM EST2018-02-21 00:40:49 GMT

    The Fremont Sanitation District has voted 6-1 against a controversial project to extend the Arkansas Riverwalk Trail another seven miles for a route from Canon City’s west side to Florence.

    The Fremont Sanitation District has voted 6-1 against a controversial project to extend the Arkansas Riverwalk Trail another seven miles for a route from Canon City’s west side to Florence.

  • Pueblo library reaches "final four" in national competition

    Pueblo library reaches "final four" in national competition

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-02-21 00:37:53 GMT
    Students attend lessons at Rawlings Library. (KOAA)Students attend lessons at Rawlings Library. (KOAA)

    The Pueblo City-County Library District was one of 116 nominations submitted for the Leslie Knope Award for Best Public Library.

    The Pueblo City-County Library District was one of 116 nominations submitted for the Leslie Knope Award for Best Public Library.

  • People without disabilities use the ADA to make money; Lawmakers want it to stop!

    People without disabilities use the ADA to make money; Lawmakers want it to stop!

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-02-21 00:36:08 GMT

    A bill aimed at stopping so called "disability advocates" from making money off the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) just passed the U.S. House of Representatives.  In a 225-192 vote, most House Republicans and about a dozen Democrats approved H.R. 620.  

    A bill aimed at stopping so called "disability advocates" from making money off the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) just passed the U.S. House of Representatives.  In a 225-192 vote, most House Republicans and about a dozen Democrats approved H.R. 620.  

  • Winter Park offers discounted tickets for Winter Park Express

    Winter Park offers discounted tickets for Winter Park Express

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:11 PM EST2018-02-21 00:11:41 GMT
    Photo: Winter ParkPhoto: Winter Park

    Skiers and snowboarders around Colorado now have some serious fresh powder on mountains around the state. In celebration of the much needed snow, Amtrak and the Winter Park Resort is offering a discounted $29 ticket for every remaining seat on the Winter Park Express round-trip this weekend. 

    Skiers and snowboarders around Colorado now have some serious fresh powder on mountains around the state. In celebration of the much needed snow, Amtrak and the Winter Park Resort is offering a discounted $29 ticket for every remaining seat on the Winter Park Express round-trip this weekend. 

  • State lawmakers looking at gun legislation

    State lawmakers looking at gun legislation

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:06 PM EST2018-02-21 00:06:39 GMT

    Colorado lawmakers introduced a handful of bills at the start of the legislative session that could change some laws regarding guns here in Colorado.  

    Colorado lawmakers introduced a handful of bills at the start of the legislative session that could change some laws regarding guns here in Colorado.  

  • Highway 67 closed north of Woodland Park due to "serious" crash

    Highway 67 closed north of Woodland Park due to "serious" crash

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:18 PM EST2018-02-20 23:18:30 GMT

    Colorado State Patrol responded to a crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 67 north of Woodland Park.

    Colorado State Patrol responded to a crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 67 north of Woodland Park.

  • State allows Summit County Mine to continue releasing high amounts of Molybdenum into water

    State allows Summit County Mine to continue releasing high amounts of Molybdenum into water

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:33 PM EST2018-02-20 22:33:03 GMT
    Summit County waters subject to Molybdenum pollutionSummit County waters subject to Molybdenum pollution

    A Summit County mine will have until 2020 to reduce mine waste that is seeping into a huge front range water supply.

    A Summit County mine will have until 2020 to reduce mine waste that is seeping into a huge front range water supply.

  • Sky Sox holding auditions for National Anthem singers

    Sky Sox holding auditions for National Anthem singers

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-20 21:46:04 GMT

    The Colorado Sky Sox will be hosting their Annual National Anthem Auditions for the 2018 season. Soloists, duets, trios and quartets are all invited to audition at the Chapel Hills Mall on Saturday, March 3.  

    The Colorado Sky Sox will be hosting their Annual National Anthem Auditions for the 2018 season. Soloists, duets, trios and quartets are all invited to audition at the Chapel Hills Mall on Saturday, March 3.  

  • KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Tuesday, February 20th

    KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Tuesday, February 20th

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:42 PM EST2018-02-20 21:42:41 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 Tuesday, February 20th.

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Tuesday, February 20th.

  • Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

    Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:13 PM EST2018-02-20 21:13:28 GMT

    President Donald Trump says he's signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. 

    President Donald Trump says he's signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. 

  • Florida students walk out in show of solidarity

    Florida students walk out in show of solidarity

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:43 PM EST2018-02-20 20:43:15 GMT

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - Students from several Florida high schools have taken to the streets in a show of solidarity with students from a nearby school where 17 students were gunned down in their classrooms on Valentine's Day. 

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - Students from several Florida high schools have taken to the streets in a show of solidarity with students from a nearby school where 17 students were gunned down in their classrooms on Valentine's Day. 

  • Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

    Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-02-20 20:30:01 GMT

    The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped children tolerate nuts in a major study. 

    The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped children tolerate nuts in a major study. 

  • "I was almost a school shooter"

    "I was almost a school shooter"

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-02-20 20:04:09 GMT

    Days after the deadly school shooting in Florida, a man named Aaron chose to write to NBC affiliate KUSA, and share his personal story about how he was almost a school shooter. It's not for attention, Aaron did it to help even one person who may be considering the fate he once considered.

    Days after the deadly school shooting in Florida, a man named Aaron chose to write to NBC affiliate KUSA, and share his personal story about how he was almost a school shooter. It's not for attention, Aaron did it to help even one person who may be considering the fate he once considered.

  • Job Fair held at Fort Carson for military and veterans

    Job Fair held at Fort Carson for military and veterans

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:49 PM EST2018-02-20 19:49:25 GMT

    The Pikes Peak Workforce Center has partnered with US Army and US Air Force transition assistance agencies to offer a "Connect with a Vet" hiring event. The job fair is focused on helping transition military, veterans, Reserve/National Guard and Family members, including more than 75 employers. 

    The Pikes Peak Workforce Center has partnered with US Army and US Air Force transition assistance agencies to offer a "Connect with a Vet" hiring event. The job fair is focused on helping transition military, veterans, Reserve/National Guard and Family members, including more than 75 employers. 

  • El Paso County to hold public meeting on I-25 expansion

    El Paso County to hold public meeting on I-25 expansion

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:46 PM EST2018-02-20 19:46:26 GMT

    El Paso County is hosting a public meeting at Lewis-Palmer High School to discuss planning for the I-25 expansion between Monument and Castle Rock. 

    El Paso County is hosting a public meeting at Lewis-Palmer High School to discuss planning for the I-25 expansion between Monument and Castle Rock. 

  • New drug to fight HIV

    New drug to fight HIV

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:36 PM EST2018-02-20 18:36:23 GMT

    Research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center could possibly lead to a cure for HIV. 

    Research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center could possibly lead to a cure for HIV. 

  • Heating safety tips for cold temperatures

    Heating safety tips for cold temperatures

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:15 PM EST2018-02-20 18:15:06 GMT

    The Colorado Springs Fire Department is reminding people of heating safety tips during these cold temperatures. The National Fire Protection Association offers a list of safety tips on how to keep your home safe with heating equipment, as it is a leading cause of home fire deaths.

    The Colorado Springs Fire Department is reminding people of heating safety tips during these cold temperatures. The National Fire Protection Association offers a list of safety tips on how to keep your home safe with heating equipment, as it is a leading cause of home fire deaths.

  • Car accident causes gas leak near Black Forest

    Car accident causes gas leak near Black Forest

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:50 PM EST2018-02-20 17:50:48 GMT

    A woman lost control of her vehicle and hit a gas meter at Burgess and Windmill Roads at about 9:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. 

    A woman lost control of her vehicle and hit a gas meter at Burgess and Windmill Roads at about 9:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. 

  • Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

    Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:32 PM EST2018-02-20 17:32:12 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville must vacate its 2013 men's basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel's decision to uphold sanctions against the men's program in the sex scandal case.

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville must vacate its 2013 men's basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel's decision to uphold sanctions against the men's program in the sex scandal case.

  • Lindsey Vonn prepares to claim Olympic gold in downhill competition

    Lindsey Vonn prepares to claim Olympic gold in downhill competition

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:22 PM EST2018-02-20 17:22:19 GMT
    File PhotoFile Photo

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Lindsey Vonn won't have to wear the unwanted No. 1 bib again when she starts the downhill at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Lindsey Vonn won't have to wear the unwanted No. 1 bib again when she starts the downhill at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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

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

    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.

  • Snowy commutes across the Front Range today

    Snowy commutes across the Front Range today

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:50 AM EST2018-02-20 15:50:17 GMT

    Plan on giving yourself plenty of extra time for your Tuesday morning commute. The roads are icy and snowpacked just about every where across the Front Range. 

    Plan on giving yourself plenty of extra time for your Tuesday morning commute. The roads are icy and snowpacked just about every where across the Front Range. 

  • Weather Alert Day: Bitter Cold Today, Snow In Some Areas Again Tonight

    Weather Alert Day: Bitter Cold Today, Snow In Some Areas Again Tonight

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:23 AM EST2018-02-20 15:23:47 GMT

    Slick roads overnight for the morning commute with very cold temperatures and more snow possible across parts of the area this evening.

    Slick roads overnight for the morning commute with very cold temperatures and more snow possible across parts of the area this evening.

  • Your Healthy Family: Use Olympics to get kids active and moving

    Your Healthy Family: Use Olympics to get kids active and moving

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:11 AM EST2018-02-20 15:11:36 GMT
    During the Olympics, parents can channel the energy of sports to get their children active, even if it’s indoors.During the Olympics, parents can channel the energy of sports to get their children active, even if it’s indoors.

    Getting the kids moving in the winter months can be a challenge when the weather isn’t cooperating. But during the Olympics, parents can channel the energy of sports to get their children active, even if it’s indoors. 

    Getting the kids moving in the winter months can be a challenge when the weather isn’t cooperating. But during the Olympics, parents can channel the energy of sports to get their children active, even if it’s indoors. 

  • Weather closures and delays

    Weather closures and delays

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:31 AM EST2018-02-20 13:31:57 GMT
    2017 Weather Closings and Delays - Snow2017 Weather Closings and Delays - Snow

    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.

  • Power outage affects customers in northern Colorado Springs

    Power outage affects customers in northern Colorado Springs

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:18 AM EST2018-02-20 13:18:34 GMT

    A power outage is affecting roughly three thousand customers in the Briargate area this morning. Crews are working to restore power to homes near Research and Rangewood. 

    A power outage is affecting roughly three thousand customers in the Briargate area this morning. Crews are working to restore power to homes near Research and Rangewood. 

  • Weather Alert Day: Cold Air And Isolated Snow

    Weather Alert Day: Cold Air And Isolated Snow

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:07 AM EST2018-02-20 07:07:28 GMT

    Today's Forecast: Cold this evening and tonight with isolated flurries. Minor accumulations, if any. In addition to those flurries and light snow showers, there will also be areas of fog overnight. Lows will be in the single digits and teens. 

    Today's Forecast: Cold this evening and tonight with isolated flurries. Minor accumulations, if any. In addition to those flurries and light snow showers, there will also be areas of fog overnight. Lows will be in the single digits and teens. 

  • New rock garden in Pueblo vandalized

    New rock garden in Pueblo vandalized

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:51 AM EST2018-02-20 06:51:28 GMT
    Broken stone in rock garden at Lake Minnequa ParkBroken stone in rock garden at Lake Minnequa Park

    Vandals and thieves are destroying a new community garden in Pueblo. 

    Vandals and thieves are destroying a new community garden in Pueblo. 

  • Eight explosives, marijuana concentrate found in Colorado Springs home

    Eight explosives, marijuana concentrate found in Colorado Springs home

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:42 AM EST2018-02-20 06:42:51 GMT
    Edward Kiley is facing charges for weapons, explosives and narcotics in Colorado Springs.Edward Kiley is facing charges for weapons, explosives and narcotics in Colorado Springs.

    Colorado Springs Police said they found eight undetonated explosives and marijuana concentrate inside a home following reported explosions at the home Friday night. 

    Colorado Springs Police said they found eight undetonated explosives and marijuana concentrate inside a home following reported explosions at the home Friday night. 

  • Dr. Nat Sobin wins February Teachers First Award

    Dr. Nat Sobin wins February Teachers First Award

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:42 AM EST2018-02-20 06:42:40 GMT
    Dr. Nat Sobin of Mesa Ridge High School wins the February Teachers First Award. (KOAA)Dr. Nat Sobin of Mesa Ridge High School wins the February Teachers First Award. (KOAA)

    Dr. Nat Sobin was honored with the KOAA News 5's Teachers First Award on Wednesday.  He is an outstanding engineering teacher at Mesa Ridge High School in Widefield School District 3. Sobin was nominated by his other teachers for his excellence in teaching and dedication to his students. They tell News 5, more often than not, he's the first one in the door every morning and the last one to leave. 

    Dr. Nat Sobin was honored with the KOAA News 5's Teachers First Award on Wednesday.  He is an outstanding engineering teacher at Mesa Ridge High School in Widefield School District 3. Sobin was nominated by his other teachers for his excellence in teaching and dedication to his students. They tell News 5, more often than not, he's the first one in the door every morning and the last one to leave. 

  • U.S Hockey defeats Slovakia 5-1 in qualification round

    U.S Hockey defeats Slovakia 5-1 in qualification round

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:02 AM EST2018-02-20 06:02:32 GMT

    The United States' men's hockey team has beaten Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round at the Pyeongchang Olympics to advance to face the Czech Republic in the Olympic quarterfinals.

    The United States' men's hockey team has beaten Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round at the Pyeongchang Olympics to advance to face the Czech Republic in the Olympic quarterfinals.

  • American siblings take bronze, Canadians take gold in ice dance

    American siblings take bronze, Canadians take gold in ice dance

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-02-20 05:10:01 GMT

    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have won the gold medal in ice dance at the Pyeongchang Olympics, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history with their third gold and fifth medal overall.  

    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have won the gold medal in ice dance at the Pyeongchang Olympics, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history with their third gold and fifth medal overall.  

  • The Latest: Canadian ice dancers vie for more medals

    The Latest: Canadian ice dancers vie for more medals

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:26 PM EST2018-02-20 01:26:07 GMT

    Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are aiming to become the most accomplished figure skaters in Olympic history as the free dance begins at Gangneung Ice Arena. 

    Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are aiming to become the most accomplished figure skaters in Olympic history as the free dance begins at Gangneung Ice Arena. 

  • Non-profit hands out new, safer heating kits to homeless camps

    Non-profit hands out new, safer heating kits to homeless camps

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:08 PM EST2018-02-20 01:08:17 GMT

    Unlike the old heating kit, they don't require an open flame and will turn off if tipped over accidentally.

    Unlike the old heating kit, they don't require an open flame and will turn off if tipped over accidentally.

  • Records denial suggests accusations of sexual harassment by Town Manager

    Records denial suggests accusations of sexual harassment by Town Manager

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:47 PM EST2018-02-20 00:47:51 GMT
    Monument Town Manager Chris Lowe is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into accusations of wrongdoingMonument Town Manager Chris Lowe is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into accusations of wrongdoing

    Monument Town Manager Chris Lowe may be facing accusations of sexual harassment.  In a letter denying a Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) request filed by News 5, Town Clerk Laura Hogan stated that the records we wanted were protected by the state law that excludes sexual harassment complaints from disclosure.

    Monument Town Manager Chris Lowe may be facing accusations of sexual harassment.  In a letter denying a Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) request filed by News 5, Town Clerk Laura Hogan stated that the records we wanted were protected by the state law that excludes sexual harassment complaints from disclosure.

  • Act of Congress needed to expand Florissant Fossil Beds

    Act of Congress needed to expand Florissant Fossil Beds

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:44 PM EST2018-02-20 00:44:01 GMT

    "It can't be done without an act of congress." Colorado Congressman Doug Lamborn is pushing legislation allowing the expansion of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. A land trust offered the property on the west edge of the park. 

    "It can't be done without an act of congress." Colorado Congressman Doug Lamborn is pushing legislation allowing the expansion of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. A land trust offered the property on the west edge of the park. 

  • Proposed bill would add protections to personal information in state records

    Proposed bill would add protections to personal information in state records

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:39 PM EST2018-02-20 00:39:01 GMT

    In this digital world we live in, it's no secret our information can be at risk. That's why a southern Colorado state senator said he wants to protect the information you provide on state records.

    In this digital world we live in, it's no secret our information can be at risk. That's why a southern Colorado state senator said he wants to protect the information you provide on state records.

  • Investigation underway after hiker finds body in Saguache County

    Investigation underway after hiker finds body in Saguache County

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-02-20 00:30:46 GMT

    The Saguache County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation are investigating after a body was found Sunday.

    The Saguache County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation are investigating after a body was found Sunday.

  • Bill to add new security technology on state records

    Bill to add new security technology on state records

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:28 PM EST2018-02-20 00:28:28 GMT
    According to the bill, in 2017 there were 6-8 million attacks a dayAccording to the bill, in 2017 there were 6-8 million attacks a day

    With a lot of information available online or in digital formats in general, a state lawmaker wants to make sure your information is more protected.  

    With a lot of information available online or in digital formats in general, a state lawmaker wants to make sure your information is more protected.  

  • Dog foods recalled for possible salmonella and 'euthanasia drug'

    Dog foods recalled for possible salmonella and 'euthanasia drug'

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:12 PM EST2018-02-19 23:12:52 GMT

    According to the Food and Drug Administration, a number of dog foods and treats are being recalled. 

    According to the Food and Drug Administration, a number of dog foods and treats are being recalled. 

  • Police: UberEATS driver charged with killing customer

    Police: UberEATS driver charged with killing customer

    Monday, February 19 2018 5:18 PM EST2018-02-19 22:18:48 GMT

    Police say an Atlanta food delivery driver accused of fatally shooting a customer is in custody. 

    Police say an Atlanta food delivery driver accused of fatally shooting a customer is in custody. 

  • Julia Mancuso plays with raccoons in a Korean café

    Julia Mancuso plays with raccoons in a Korean café

    Monday, February 19 2018 3:54 PM EST2018-02-19 20:54:55 GMT

     Julia Mancuso visits Raccoon Café in Seoul where you can have a coffee and play with raccoons at the same time.

     Julia Mancuso visits Raccoon Café in Seoul where you can have a coffee and play with raccoons at the same time.

  • Teens stage lie-in at White House to demand gun control

    Teens stage lie-in at White House to demand gun control

    Monday, February 19 2018 3:47 PM EST2018-02-19 20:47:51 GMT
    Teens lie-in at White House to demand action on gun control measures. (CNN)Teens lie-in at White House to demand action on gun control measures. (CNN)

    Dozens of teenage students spread their bodies on the pavement in front of the White House to demand presidential action on gun control and symbolize the 17 killed in a school shooting in Florida. 

    Dozens of teenage students spread their bodies on the pavement in front of the White House to demand presidential action on gun control and symbolize the 17 killed in a school shooting in Florida. 

  • Florida teen recovering after being shot five times in school shooting

    Florida teen recovering after being shot five times in school shooting

    Monday, February 19 2018 3:25 PM EST2018-02-19 20:25:31 GMT

    The Broward County Sheriff's Office posted a photo to Facebook of a 15-year old victim in the hospital following the horrific school shooting that took place in Parkland, FL last week. 15-year old Anthony Borges was shot five times during the school attack.

    The Broward County Sheriff's Office posted a photo to Facebook of a 15-year old victim in the hospital following the horrific school shooting that took place in Parkland, FL last week. 15-year old Anthony Borges was shot five times during the school attack.

  • Brief court hearing for Florida school shooting suspect

    Brief court hearing for Florida school shooting suspect

    Monday, February 19 2018 3:03 PM EST2018-02-19 20:03:28 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. 

  • Police arrest man for car break-in early Monday morning

    Police arrest man for car break-in early Monday morning

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:40 PM EST2018-02-19 19:40:50 GMT

    Colorado Springs Police officers of the Gold Hill Division responded to a car break-in in progress early Monday morning. Police responded to the area of 2700 West Colorado Ave, but while en route officers received information that there may have been shots fired as the suspect was leaving the area.

    Colorado Springs Police officers of the Gold Hill Division responded to a car break-in in progress early Monday morning. Police responded to the area of 2700 West Colorado Ave, but while en route officers received information that there may have been shots fired as the suspect was leaving the area.

  • KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Monday February 19th

    KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Monday February 19th

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:35 PM EST2018-02-19 19:35:36 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.

  • What you missed of Team USA competitions on Sunday

    What you missed of Team USA competitions on Sunday

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:30 PM EST2018-02-19 19:30:26 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Weather Alert Day: High Winds And Light Snow

    Weather Alert Day: High Winds And Light Snow

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:59 AM EST2018-02-19 14:59:13 GMT

    A High Wind Warning will be in effect through noon today from Custer county through Heurfano and down into Las Animas counties. The winds will stay strong through the majority of the day and will really be pretty gusty through the evening, this will only help to drop in that chilly afternoon and overnight air. Light snow along but mainly west of the interstate today will be possible with the biggest snows happening through the entire day out in the high county of the Rockies...

    A High Wind Warning will be in effect through noon today from Custer county through Heurfano and down into Las Animas counties. The winds will stay strong through the majority of the day and will really be pretty gusty through the evening, this will only help to drop in that chilly afternoon and overnight air. Light snow along but mainly west of the interstate today will be possible with the biggest snows happening through the entire day out in the high county of the Rockies...

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

    Mikaela Shiffrin drops out of downhill to focus on combined event

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

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

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

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

    Space defense center in Colorado Springs begins 24-hour operations

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

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

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

  • CSU-Pueblo students get discount on professional attire

    CSU-Pueblo students get discount on professional attire

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

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

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

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • Austin Dillon wins 2018 Daytona 500

    Austin Dillon wins 2018 Daytona 500

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:35 PM EST2018-02-19 02:35:55 GMT

    Austin Dillon put the No. 3 back in victory lane at Daytona International Speedway. Dillon won in the car number made famous by Dale Earnhardt and won 17 years to the day that the Hall of the Fame driver was killed in a last-lap accident at NASCAR"s famed track.

    Austin Dillon put the No. 3 back in victory lane at Daytona International Speedway. Dillon won in the car number made famous by Dale Earnhardt and won 17 years to the day that the Hall of the Fame driver was killed in a last-lap accident at NASCAR"s famed track.

  • Avalanche fall 4-2 to Oilers

    Avalanche fall 4-2 to Oilers

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:57 PM EST2018-02-19 01:57:30 GMT

    Connor McDavid had his third hat trick of the season, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Sunday to snap a six-game losing streak.

    Connor McDavid had his third hat trick of the season, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Sunday to snap a six-game losing streak.

  • 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
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    Rehabilitation of the bridge on Interstate 25 at US 50 B (Belmont Interchange) will require the following lane closures on I-25 during the upcoming week of Feb. 19: Northbound I-25 will be reduced to one lane on Mon. Feb. 19, Tues. Feb. 20, and Wed. Feb. 21 The southbound, exit 100A off ramp will be closed Mon. Feb. 19. The closures will begin at 8 p.m. each night, and will re-open at 5 a.m. the following mornings. Speeds in the work zone will be reduced to 45 MPH. CDOT has said t...
    Rehabilitation of the bridge on Interstate 25 at US 50 B (Belmont Interchange) will require the following lane closures on I-25 during the upcoming week of Feb. 19: Northbound I-25 will be reduced to one lane on Mon. Feb. 19, Tues. Feb. 20, and Wed. Feb. 21 The southbound, exit 100A off ramp will be closed Mon. Feb. 19. The closures will begin at 8 p.m. each night, and will re-open at 5 a.m. the following mornings. Speeds in the work zone will be reduced to 45 MPH. CDOT has said t...
  • 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.
  • State Wrestling results

    State Wrestling results

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:55 AM EST2018-02-18 13:55:21 GMT

    2A Team Scores 1. Wray 197.5 2. Paonia 147.0 3. Rocky Ford 136.5 3A Team Scores 1. Alamosa 164.0 2. Eaton 145.0 3. Lamar 100.0 4A Team Scores 1. Windsor 159.5 2. Pueblo East 159.0 3. Pueblo County 158.0 5A Team Scores 1. Grand Junction 151.5 2. Pomona 146.0 3. Poudre 116.5

    2A Team Scores 1. Wray 197.5 2. Paonia 147.0 3. Rocky Ford 136.5 3A Team Scores 1. Alamosa 164.0 2. Eaton 145.0 3. Lamar 100.0 4A Team Scores 1. Windsor 159.5 2. Pueblo East 159.0 3. Pueblo County 158.0 5A Team Scores 1. Grand Junction 151.5 2. Pomona 146.0 3. Poudre 116.5

  • 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.

  • Colorado College stuns Denver with 1-0 win

    Colorado College stuns Denver with 1-0 win

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:40 AM EST2018-02-18 05:40:07 GMT

    Behind a 40-save shutout from Alex Leclerc, Nick Halloran’s team-leading 18th goal and a great defensive effort, Colorado College upset No. 2-ranked Denver, 1-0, Saturday at Magness Arena.

    Behind a 40-save shutout from Alex Leclerc, Nick Halloran’s team-leading 18th goal and a great defensive effort, Colorado College upset No. 2-ranked Denver, 1-0, Saturday at Magness Arena.

  • Air Force sweeps Canisius with 3-2 win

    Air Force sweeps Canisius with 3-2 win

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:31 PM EST2018-02-18 03:31:55 GMT

    Air Force scored three unanswered goals in the second period and then held off Canisius for a 3-2 win in an Atlantic Hockey Conference game Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Cadet Ice Arena. 

    Air Force scored three unanswered goals in the second period and then held off Canisius for a 3-2 win in an Atlantic Hockey Conference game Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Cadet Ice Arena. 

  • 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.    

  • Air Force women's basketball drops 58-47 contest to Boise State

    Air Force women's basketball drops 58-47 contest to Boise State

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:23 PM EST2018-02-17 23:23:32 GMT

    Air Force women’s basketball dropped a 58-47 contest to Boise State in Mountain West action Saturday afternoon at Clune Arena. 

    Air Force women’s basketball dropped a 58-47 contest to Boise State in Mountain West action Saturday afternoon at Clune Arena. 

  • Air Force lacrosse wins over Marist 8-7

    Air Force lacrosse wins over Marist 8-7

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:21 PM EST2018-02-17 23:21:08 GMT

    Senior team captain Nick Hruby exploded in Tenney Stadium, netting a career-best six goals to lift the Falcons to an 8-7 victory and their first win of 2018. 

    Senior team captain Nick Hruby exploded in Tenney Stadium, netting a career-best six goals to lift the Falcons to an 8-7 victory and their first win of 2018. 

  • 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. 

  • Scores after day two of state wrestling championships

    Scores after day two of state wrestling championships

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:19 AM EST2018-02-17 06:19:20 GMT

    After the second day of competition at the Pepsi Center, Pueblo East is out to the lead in the 4A team state wrestling championships.

    After the second day of competition at the Pepsi Center, Pueblo East is out to the lead in the 4A team state wrestling championships.

  • Jamal Murray scores 21, help World past US 155-124 in Rising Stars game

    Jamal Murray scores 21, help World past US 155-124 in Rising Stars game

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:14 AM EST2018-02-17 06:14:51 GMT

    The annual showcase of the NBA's top rookies and second-year players again served as the opening to the three-day All-Star festivities, which are being held in Los Angeles for the record sixth time.

    The annual showcase of the NBA's top rookies and second-year players again served as the opening to the three-day All-Star festivities, which are being held in Los Angeles for the record sixth time.

  • "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. 

  • Air Force comes from behind for 7-4 win over Canisius

    Air Force comes from behind for 7-4 win over Canisius

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:06 AM EST2018-02-17 06:06:25 GMT

    Air Force had a season high 47 shots, while holding Canisius to 23. The Falcons were 2-for-7 on the power play while Canisius was 3-for-5. Billy Christopoulos made 19 saves. Daniel Urbani started in goal for Canisius and made 36 saves, allowing six goals, and was replaced by Simon Hofley for the final 12:40.

    Air Force had a season high 47 shots, while holding Canisius to 23. The Falcons were 2-for-7 on the power play while Canisius was 3-for-5. Billy Christopoulos made 19 saves. Daniel Urbani started in goal for Canisius and made 36 saves, allowing six goals, and was replaced by Simon Hofley for the final 12:40.

  • 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.

  • Wheeler, Scheifele lead Jets past Avalanche 6-1

    Wheeler, Scheifele lead Jets past Avalanche 6-1

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:20 PM EST2018-02-17 04:20:38 GMT

    Four seconds after Avalanche forward Gabriel Bourque went to the penalty box for goaltender interference, Laine scored his team-leading 26th goal and NHL-leading 15th power play of the season on a one-timer with 28 seconds left in the period.

    Four seconds after Avalanche forward Gabriel Bourque went to the penalty box for goaltender interference, Laine scored his team-leading 26th goal and NHL-leading 15th power play of the season on a one-timer with 28 seconds left in the period.

  • 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. 

  • 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.  

  • Aaden Valdez battles back to the mat

    Aaden Valdez battles back to the mat

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:00 AM EST2018-02-16 07:00:09 GMT

    Four fingers and his left eye gone in a fireworks accident, Aaden Valdez was in a daze.

    Four fingers and his left eye gone in a fireworks accident, Aaden Valdez was in a daze.

  • 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.

  • The Latest: US beats Slovakia 2-1 in Olympic hockey

    The Latest: US beats Slovakia 2-1 in Olympic hockey

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:20 AM EST2018-02-16 06:20:46 GMT

    Donato, Terry and American Hockey League scoring star Chris Bourque were all additions to the U.S. after the pre-Olympic Deutschland Cup in November, during which the U.S. struggled to score, particularly against Slovakia goaltender Jan Laco.

    Donato, Terry and American Hockey League scoring star Chris Bourque were all additions to the U.S. after the pre-Olympic Deutschland Cup in November, during which the U.S. struggled to score, particularly against Slovakia goaltender Jan Laco.

  • Nuggets make 24 3-pointers, beat Bucks 134-123

    Nuggets make 24 3-pointers, beat Bucks 134-123

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:52 PM EST2018-02-16 04:52:12 GMT

    Denver's 13 3-pointers in the first half were their most since Feb. 13, 2017, when they connected on 16 in the first half of a 132-110 win over Golden State.

    Denver's 13 3-pointers in the first half were their most since Feb. 13, 2017, when they connected on 16 in the first half of a 132-110 win over Golden State.

  • Kicker Janikowski's career with Raiders up after 18 seasons

    Kicker Janikowski's career with Raiders up after 18 seasons

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:56 PM EST2018-02-15 23:56:58 GMT

    Janikowski is the Raiders all-time leader in games played (268) and points scored (1,799) and his 55 field goals from at least 50 yards are the most in NFL history. Janikowski joined Oakland as a first-round pick in 2000 by late owner Al Davis.

    Janikowski is the Raiders all-time leader in games played (268) and points scored (1,799) and his 55 field goals from at least 50 yards are the most in NFL history. Janikowski joined Oakland as a first-round pick in 2000 by late owner Al Davis.

  • Bengals QB McCarron wins arbitration, becomes free agent

    Bengals QB McCarron wins arbitration, becomes free agent

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:43 PM EST2018-02-15 23:43:07 GMT

    McCarron challenged the Bengals' decision to put him on a non-football injury list his rookie year of 2014, when the fifth-round pick had a sore passing shoulder. The Bengals contended he should be under contract for an additional season in 2018. An independent arbitrator ruled in McCarron's favor.

    McCarron challenged the Bengals' decision to put him on a non-football injury list his rookie year of 2014, when the fifth-round pick had a sore passing shoulder. The Bengals contended he should be under contract for an additional season in 2018. An independent arbitrator ruled in McCarron's favor.

  • Denver one of five finalists to host 2019 or 2020 NFL draft

    Denver one of five finalists to host 2019 or 2020 NFL draft

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:39 PM EST2018-02-15 23:39:25 GMT

    The draft historically has taken place in New York each year, but it has moved around lately. The draft was held in Chicago in 2015 and 2016 before moving to Philadelphia last year.

    The draft historically has taken place in New York each year, but it has moved around lately. The draft was held in Chicago in 2015 and 2016 before moving to Philadelphia last year.

  • UNLV pulls away late, beats Air Force 81-73

    UNLV pulls away late, beats Air Force 81-73

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:35 AM EST2018-02-15 06:35:55 GMT

    The Falcons pulled to 65-64 with 3:33 to play, but McCoy answered with a dunk and Mooring a 3-pointer to spark a 16-9 surge to seal it for UNLV.

    The Falcons pulled to 65-64 with 3:33 to play, but McCoy answered with a dunk and Mooring a 3-pointer to spark a 16-9 surge to seal it for UNLV.

  • Semyon Varlamov makes 43 saves, Avs beat Canadiens 2-0

    Semyon Varlamov makes 43 saves, Avs beat Canadiens 2-0

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:32 AM EST2018-02-15 06:32:44 GMT

    Varlamov's last win came against Toronto on Dec. 29, and he left his next start against Winnipeg with a groin injury. He missed 10 games before returning against the Jets on Feb. 3.
      

    Varlamov's last win came against Toronto on Dec. 29, and he left his next start against Winnipeg with a groin injury. He missed 10 games before returning against the Jets on Feb. 3.
      

  • Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets over Spurs, 117-109

    Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets over Spurs, 117-109

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:18 AM EST2018-02-14 06:18:12 GMT

    Jokic notched his fourth triple-double of the season to lead the Nuggets to their fifth win in six games. Denver outscored the Spurs 30-19 in the fourth quarter to rally from seven down late in the third.

    Jokic notched his fourth triple-double of the season to lead the Nuggets to their fifth win in six games. Denver outscored the Spurs 30-19 in the fourth quarter to rally from seven down late in the third.

  • KOAA Athlete of the Week; Garrett Niel, Pine Creek Wrestling

    KOAA Athlete of the Week; Garrett Niel, Pine Creek Wrestling

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 10:28 PM EST2018-02-14 03:28:38 GMT

    Our News5 Athlete of the Week is Garrett Niel of Pine Creek.  He is the top ranked wrestler in 4A at 182 lbs heads to the state tournament looking for his second state title. 

    Our News5 Athlete of the Week is Garrett Niel of Pine Creek.  He is the top ranked wrestler in 4A at 182 lbs heads to the state tournament looking for his second state title. 

  • 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. 

  • Mother fights to save dead daughter's belongings after squatters invade home

    Mother fights to save dead daughter's belongings after squatters invade home

    Monday, February 5 2018 9:40 PM EST2018-02-06 02:40:42 GMT

    Instead of mourning her daughter's unexpected death, Gerry Clark is fighting to save what little she can after squatters moved in to her home.  

    Instead of mourning her daughter's unexpected death, Gerry Clark is fighting to save what little she can after squatters moved in to her home.  

  • 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. 

  • Utility work on East Fountain Blvd. may snarl traffic today

    Utility work on East Fountain Blvd. may snarl traffic today

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 10:39 AM EST2018-01-30 15:39:45 GMT
    File photoFile photo

    Colorado Springs Utilities is doing work on East Fountain Blvd. until around 6:00 p.m. tonight. Might be a good day to take an alternate route between Chelton and Union.  

    Colorado Springs Utilities is doing work on East Fountain Blvd. until around 6:00 p.m. tonight. Might be a good day to take an alternate route between Chelton and Union.  

  • Squatting bill unanimously passes third hearing in Senate

    Squatting bill unanimously passes third hearing in Senate

    Monday, January 29 2018 8:11 PM EST2018-01-30 01:11:17 GMT
    Lawmakers unanimously voted Monday to approve Senate Bill 15 which addresses an ongoing squatting problem in southern Colorado.  The bill now moves on to the House for approval.  If passed, police would be given authority to immediately remove squatters without forcing the homeowner to get an eviction order. As we've reported, it can sometimes take several weeks or even months to evict homeless people who break into houses and refuse to leave.  SB 15 is sponsored by...
    Lawmakers unanimously voted Monday to approve Senate Bill 15 which addresses an ongoing squatting problem in southern Colorado.  The bill now moves on to the House for approval.  If passed, police would be given authority to immediately remove squatters without forcing the homeowner to get an eviction order. As we've reported, it can sometimes take several weeks or even months to evict homeless people who break into houses and refuse to leave.  SB 15 is sponsored by...
  • 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 ...
  • Third hearing in Senate on squatting bill set for Monday

    Third hearing in Senate on squatting bill set for Monday

    Friday, January 26 2018 5:37 PM EST2018-01-26 22:37:42 GMT

    Senate Bill 15 passed unanimously during a second hearing Thursday. A third vote will be cast Monday. If passed, it will move on to the House.

    Senate Bill 15 passed unanimously during a second hearing Thursday. A third vote will be cast Monday. If passed, it will move on to the House.

  • 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. 

  • City fails to notify taxpayers it spent nearly $1M defending discrimination lawsuit in addition to $2.5M settlement

    City fails to notify taxpayers it spent nearly $1M defending discrimination lawsuit in addition to $2.5M settlement

    Friday, January 26 2018 6:42 AM EST2018-01-26 11:42:43 GMT

    The City of Colorado Springs announced a settlement in a 3 year long discrimination lawsuit filed by 12 female police officers against the department.  On Jan. 19, the City agreed to pay nearly $2.5 million to the officers after a federal judge ruled a one-size fits all fitness exam discriminated against women.  The City says the $2,471,350 settlement amount will be paid by Starr Indemnity, the City's excess liability insurance carrier. Plaintiffs' attorneys will rece...

    The City of Colorado Springs announced a settlement in a 3 year long discrimination lawsuit filed by 12 female police officers against the department.  On Jan. 19, the City agreed to pay nearly $2.5 million to the officers after a federal judge ruled a one-size fits all fitness exam discriminated against women.  The City says the $2,471,350 settlement amount will be paid by Starr Indemnity, the City's excess liability insurance carrier. Plaintiffs' attorneys will rece...

  • Lawmakers who voted "no" to criminalize squatting change their minds

    Lawmakers who voted "no" to criminalize squatting change their minds

    Thursday, January 25 2018 8:58 PM EST2018-01-26 01:58:48 GMT
    Sen. Dan KaganSen. Dan Kagan

    Senators unanimously voted Thursday to approve a bill aimed at protecting homeowners from squatters.  This was the second hearing for Senate Bill 15 which was drafted as a result of a series of News 5 investigations.  It barely passed during its first hearing Monday with a 3-2 vote. Sen. Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora) and Sen. Dan Kagan (D-Aurora) initially voted "no".  Sen. Bob Gardner (R-Colorado Springs) asked, "Are we going to protect homeowners in...

    Senators unanimously voted Thursday to approve a bill aimed at protecting homeowners from squatters.  This was the second hearing for Senate Bill 15 which was drafted as a result of a series of News 5 investigations.  It barely passed during its first hearing Monday with a 3-2 vote. Sen. Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora) and Sen. Dan Kagan (D-Aurora) initially voted "no".  Sen. Bob Gardner (R-Colorado Springs) asked, "Are we going to protect homeowners in...

  • Government Shutdown games for Air Force have been rescheduled

    Government Shutdown games for Air Force have been rescheduled

    Thursday, January 25 2018 5:41 PM EST2018-01-25 22:41:30 GMT

    The two basketball games with Fresno State that were cancelled last weekend have been rescheduled for Monday of next week. 

    The two basketball games with Fresno State that were cancelled last weekend have been rescheduled for Monday of next week. 

  • 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...

  • One man killed after officer-involved shooting in Pueblo

    One man killed after officer-involved shooting in Pueblo

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:30 AM EST2018-01-23 05:30:16 GMT

    Pueblo Police say there has been an officer involved shooting in Pueblo. Police told News 5 that the incident started as a domestic dispute. We have a News 5 crew at the scene of 12th and Craig in Pueblo. 

    Pueblo Police say there has been an officer involved shooting in Pueblo. Police told News 5 that the incident started as a domestic dispute. We have a News 5 crew at the scene of 12th and Craig in Pueblo. 

  • Some lawmakers show opposition to bill that would criminalize squatting

    Some lawmakers show opposition to bill that would criminalize squatting

    Monday, January 22 2018 9:41 PM EST2018-01-23 02:41:31 GMT
    Senate Judiciary Committee HearingSenate Judiciary Committee Hearing

    In a 3-2 vote, Senate Bill 18-015 passed the first hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday afternoon, but not without some opposition.  The bill was introduced by Sen. Bob Gardner after a series of News 5 investigations into squatters taking over homes in southern Colorado.  If passed, the bill will allow police to immediately remove squatters without an eviction. The bill also wants to create a law making it a misdemeanor crime for a squatter to damage or alter s...

    In a 3-2 vote, Senate Bill 18-015 passed the first hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday afternoon, but not without some opposition.  The bill was introduced by Sen. Bob Gardner after a series of News 5 investigations into squatters taking over homes in southern Colorado.  If passed, the bill will allow police to immediately remove squatters without an eviction. The bill also wants to create a law making it a misdemeanor crime for a squatter to damage or alter s...

  • Avalanche win 9th straight, 3-1 over Rangers

    Avalanche win 9th straight, 3-1 over Rangers

    Saturday, January 20 2018 6:49 PM EST2018-01-20 23:49:28 GMT

    Nathan MacKinnon, Erik Johnson and Mikko Rantanen had a goal and an assist each, Jonathan Bernier made 27 saves and the streaking Colorado Avalanche beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Saturday for their ninth straight win.

    Nathan MacKinnon, Erik Johnson and Mikko Rantanen had a goal and an assist each, Jonathan Bernier made 27 saves and the streaking Colorado Avalanche beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Saturday for their ninth straight win.

  • 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. 

  • Developer built homes in danger of flooding; Town leaders "unsure" what happened

    Developer built homes in danger of flooding; Town leaders "unsure" what happened

    Friday, January 19 2018 1:13 AM EST2018-01-19 06:13:19 GMT

    News 5 Investigates has learned several newly built townhouses in Monument are in danger of flooding after the developer dissolved his business before the work was complete.  A retaining wall was supposed to be built to control water flow and erosion, but no one from the Town of Monument enforced the site development plan it approved.  

    News 5 Investigates has learned several newly built townhouses in Monument are in danger of flooding after the developer dissolved his business before the work was complete.  A retaining wall was supposed to be built to control water flow and erosion, but no one from the Town of Monument enforced the site development plan it approved.  

  • Avalanche win 8th straight, 5-3 over Sharks

    Avalanche win 8th straight, 5-3 over Sharks

    Friday, January 19 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-01-19 05:08:39 GMT

    Nathan MacKinnon scored twice during a 58-second span in the first period, Matt Nieto added a late insurance goal and the Colorado Avalanche ran their winning streak to eight straight by holding off the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Thursday night.

    Nathan MacKinnon scored twice during a 58-second span in the first period, Matt Nieto added a late insurance goal and the Colorado Avalanche ran their winning streak to eight straight by holding off the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Thursday night.

  • 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...

  • 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: 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: 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. 

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

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

    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: Use Olympics to get kids active and moving

    Your Healthy Family: Use Olympics to get kids active and moving

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:11 AM EST2018-02-20 15:11:36 GMT
    During the Olympics, parents can channel the energy of sports to get their children active, even if it’s indoors.During the Olympics, parents can channel the energy of sports to get their children active, even if it’s indoors.

    Getting the kids moving in the winter months can be a challenge when the weather isn’t cooperating. But during the Olympics, parents can channel the energy of sports to get their children active, even if it’s indoors. 

    Getting the kids moving in the winter months can be a challenge when the weather isn’t cooperating. But during the Olympics, parents can channel the energy of sports to get their children active, even if it’s indoors. 

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