Posted 7:33 PM 10/31/2012 by Jacqui Heinrich
Ahoy maties! It's a spooktacular night of fun for the whole family in the Jackson Creek neighborhood of Monument tonight; neighbors put on a reenactment of the Pirates of the Caribbean battle scene.
It's the fifth year in a row neighbors have come out to assemble a full-sized pirate ship (More)
Posted 8:24 PM 10/30/2012 by Matt Stafford
Is your Halloween costume ready to go?
Halloween has turned into a huge moneymaker. The National Retail Federation says people will spend $8 billion on it this year. It's not the $500 billion spent during the December holidays, but shoppers are spending more to trick or treat every (More)
Posted 6:13 PM 10/29/2012 by Joe Bevans
Local dentists are offering a dollar for every pound of candy returned to their offices. The candy will then be paired with other items to make Halloween packages for soldiers. One such office is Rocky Mountain Pediatric Dentistry at Powers and Woodmen. Dentists say that most kids don't need all the sweets they get during trick or treat, and this helps the troops as well.
Posted 3:49 PM 10/27/2012 by Jacqui Heinrich, firstname.lastname@example.org
After a second trial, Joshua Carrier was found guilty on multiple counts of sexually assaulting young boys while working as a school resource officer and wrestling coach at Horace Mann Middle School in Colorado Springs. A jury found him guilty of sexually assaulting 19 of the 21 boys who brought (More)
Posted 5:48 PM 10/26/2012 by Kirsten Bennett
President Barack Obama will campaign in Colorado Springs Tuesday.
The rally will be held at Red Rocks Canyon Open Space at 3550 West High Street. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and while the event is free and open to the public, tickets are required.
One ticket per person will be (More)
Posted 10:47 AM 10/23/2012 by Kirsten Bennett
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan will campaign in Colorado Tuesday evening.
The rally will take place at the Red Rocks Amphitheater beginning at 6:30 p.m. The concert will feature Kid Rock and Rodney Atkins.
There are still tickets available online, to get yours CLICK HERE.
Posted 8:30 PM 10/22/2012 by Matt Stafford
Parents are understandably tense following the murder of ten-year-old Jessica Ridgeway in Westminster. In the days since, we've had reports of strangers trying to lure children in southern Colorado.
Colorado Springs police are looking for a burgundy truck after Friday, at the Classical (More)
Posted 5:09 PM 10/20/2012 by Monica Gouty
Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan is scheduled to stop in Colorado Springs tomorrow for a campaign stop. Ryan will be speaking at the Colorado Jet Center at the Colorado Springs Airport. Doors open at 4p.m. and the actual event is set to begin at 6p.m. The public can request (More)
Posted 5:09 PM 10/19/2012 by Jacqui Heinrich, email@example.com
A seven-hour standoff in northeast Colorado Springs ended Thursday night with one man dead. News 5 crews were there talking to neighbors who witnessed an argument between the deceased homeowner and young man believed to be his son just minutes before the man barricaded himself in his house.(More)...
Posted 8:45 PM 10/16/2012 by Matt Stafford
Thursday, October 4th, a fire started in a Widefield home on Cielo Vista Drive.
The Security Fire Department gets the call first; they send out two trucks, with one person on each.
"Probably 99 percent of the time it goes out with one person," says Security Fire Chief Ski Stambaugh (More)
Posted 12:38 PM 10/15/2012 by Kirsten Bennett
The first wave of mail-in ballots for the 2012 election were mailed Monday by the El Paso County Clerk & Recorder's Election Department.
Today 202,948 ballots were mailed to the voters of El Paso County who requested a mail-in ballot. That is 35 percent higher than four years ago when (More)
Posted 3:40 PM 10/13/2012 by Matt Stafford
The Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival is off with a bang. The festival runs through the 21st, but Saturday was the carnival at UCCS.
At the carnival there were several exhibits setup for kids to get hands on with science around them. More than 120 local organizations helped out this (More)
Posted 3:36 AM 10/12/2012 by Jacqui Heinrich, firstname.lastname@example.org
After Jessica Ridgeway's disappearance, many parents are worried about their own childrens' safety.
How do you teach them to be cautious without scaring them? Jan Isaacs Henry, Executive Director at Kidpower-- a local organization that teaches child safety in schools-- says it's all about (More)
Posted 8:26 PM 10/10/2012 by Jacqui Heinrich
About two thousand people turned out at Fountain Middle School on Wednesday to hear First Lady Michelle Obama speak.
The First Lady reminded people that President Obama inherited a sinking economy when he stepped into office; banks weren't lending, homes were being foreclosed on, and the (More)