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KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Tuesday, February 20th

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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.

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

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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.  

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Fremont Sanitation District votes against Arkansas Riverwalk Trail extension

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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.

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State lawmakers looking at gun legislation Video included

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

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Kids receive free dinner at Rawlings Library

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Getting a healthy dinner every day can be a struggle for some kids in Pueblo because their families can't afford it. 

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Weather closures and delays

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

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UCCS holds Olympics watch party for business student Mirai Nagasu

Students and staff gather to watch Mirai Nagasu compete in the winter Olympics at Clyde's Gastropub on the UCCS campus. (KOAA) Students and staff gather to watch Mirai Nagasu compete in the winter Olympics at Clyde's Gastropub on the UCCS campus. (KOAA)
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As the world watched Mirai Nagasu compete, there was a group of her classmates closer to home watching her take the ice. Nagasu is an International Business student at UCCS right here in Olympic City, USA and she trains at the Olympic Training Center in downtown Colorado Springs. 

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

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

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Czechs eliminate US in shootout in Olympic quarterfinals

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Ryan Donato and Jim Slater scored for the U.S, which again was led by its youngest players, including speedster Troy Terry. U.S. goaltender Ryan Zapolski allowed three goals on 29 shots and one in the shotoout, while Francouz stopped 18 in regulation and overtime.

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MacKinnon scores in OT, Avalanche beat Canucks 5-4

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Tyson Jost, Mikko Rantanen and Gabriel Landeskog also scored for Colorado. MacKinnon also had three assists, Rantanen added two and Landeskog one. Semyon Varlamov finished with 24 saves.

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KOAA Athlete of the Week: Cole Sienknecht, Manitou Springs Basketball

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He'll head off to Western State next season to play basketball but he'll leave behind his 1,000 career total with the program. 

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Pueblo D-60 asking for community feedback on district improvement

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Pueblo School District 60 is asking for your help to help make the district better.

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Pueblo Rocks sent to those affected by Florida school shooting

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Pueblo's "Kindness Rocks" chapter sent positive messages to those affected by the Florida school shooting.

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Forest Service nearing approval of visitor cap for Hanging Lake

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

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Pueblo West firefighters rescue dog stuck in reservoir spillway

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Pueblo West Firefighters rescued a dog Tuesday afternoon after it fell into the spillway at Lake Pueblo.

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Pueblo Police search for armed robbery suspect

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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. 

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Vonn takes bronze medal in women's downhill

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Sofia Goggia of Italy has won the women's Olympic downhill, with good friend Lindsey Vonn taking the bronze.

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Court documents reveal new details about explosion in Colorado Springs

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.
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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.

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Pueblo library reaches "final four" in national competition

Students attend lessons at Rawlings Library. (KOAA) Students attend lessons at Rawlings Library. (KOAA)
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The Pueblo City-County Library District was one of 116 nominations submitted for the Leslie Knope Award for Best Public Library.

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Winter Park offers discounted tickets for Winter Park Express

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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. 

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

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

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Sky Sox holding auditions for National Anthem singers

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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.  

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Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

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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. 

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Florida students walk out in show of solidarity

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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. 

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Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

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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. 

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"I was almost a school shooter"

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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.

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Job Fair held at Fort Carson for military and veterans

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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. 

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

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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. 

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New drug to fight HIV

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

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Heating safety tips for cold temperatures

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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.

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Car accident causes gas leak near Black Forest

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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. 

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Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

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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.

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Lindsey Vonn prepares to claim Olympic gold in downhill competition

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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.

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Snowy commutes across the Front Range today

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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. 

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

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

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

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.
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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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Weather closures and delays

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

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Power outage affects customers in northern Colorado Springs

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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. 

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Weather Alert Day: Cold Air And Isolated Snow

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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. 

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New rock garden in Pueblo vandalized

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

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Eight explosives, marijuana concentrate found in Colorado Springs home

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

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Dr. Nat Sobin wins February Teachers First Award

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)
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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. 

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

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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.

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American siblings take bronze, Canadians take gold in ice dance

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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.  

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The Latest: Canadian ice dancers vie for more medals

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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. 

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

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

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Records denial suggests accusations of sexual harassment by Town Manager

Monument Town Manager Chris Lowe is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into accusations of wrongdoing Monument Town Manager Chris Lowe is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into accusations of wrongdoing
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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.

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Act of Congress needed to expand Florissant Fossil Beds

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"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. 

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Proposed bill would add protections to personal information in state records

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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.

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Investigation underway after hiker finds body in Saguache County

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

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Bill to add new security technology on state records

According to the bill, in 2017 there were 6-8 million attacks a day According to the bill, in 2017 there were 6-8 million attacks a day
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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.  

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Dog foods recalled for possible salmonella and 'euthanasia drug'

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

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Police: UberEATS driver charged with killing customer

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

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Julia Mancuso plays with raccoons in a Korean café

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

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

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)
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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. 

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Florida teen recovering after being shot five times in school shooting

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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.

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Brief court hearing for Florida school shooting suspect

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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. 

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Police arrest man for car break-in early Monday morning

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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.

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KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Monday February 19th

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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.

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What you missed of Team USA competitions on Sunday

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

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Explosion inside home results in seizure of weapons and explosives

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)
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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. 

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Heavy snow, bitter cold blasting Rockies

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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. 

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February is national pet dental health month

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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. 

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

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)
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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.

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Man in auto-pedestrian accident dies

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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. 

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Fort Carson starts live-fire training exercises on Tuesday

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

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

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.
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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.

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Woman in serious condition after being shot in the face

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)
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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.

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

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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. 

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Weather Alert Day: High Winds And Light Snow

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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...

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Mikaela Shiffrin drops out of downhill to focus on combined event

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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. 

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Space defense center in Colorado Springs begins 24-hour operations

Some 4,850 of the roughly 8,000 people who work at Schriever Air Force base are civilians Some 4,850 of the roughly 8,000 people who work at Schriever Air Force base are civilians
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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.    

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CSU-Pueblo students get discount on professional attire

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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.

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

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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. 

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Police take two juveniles into custody for starting fire in Wesminster

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

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Pueblo District 60 switching to new bus service provider

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

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Police arrest suspect following family disturbance with a knife

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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. 

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Austin Dillon wins 2018 Daytona 500

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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.

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Avalanche fall 4-2 to Oilers

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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.

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Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

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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. 

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Alcohol considered factor in fatal car crash on Judge Orr Road

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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.

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Girl Scouts sell cookies in front of dispensary in Lakewood

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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. 

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Homeowner holds suspect at gunpoint until authorities arrive

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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.

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Denver crash kills 2, injures 3 early Sunday

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

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

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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...

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Denver residents can turn in banned bump stocks to police

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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. 

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Ski shops seeing increased business after last weeks snow

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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. 

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Lane closures on I-25 coming this week

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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... More>>

Principal gives emotional message after shooting

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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...

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Life or death main decision for school shooting suspect

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.
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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.    

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Latest from Pyeongchang: Contrasting games doubles for Hirscher, Fourcade

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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...

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Shot fired during attempted home robbery

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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... More>>

Auto-pedestrian accident leaves teen with severe injuries

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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. More>>

State Wrestling results

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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

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KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Sunday February 18

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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 ...

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FBI failed to investigate tip on Parkland shooter

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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. 

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Prom dresses donated to local high schoolers

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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.

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

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

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Colorado College stuns Denver with 1-0 win

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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.

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Air Force sweeps Canisius with 3-2 win

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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. 

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

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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...

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Police ask for help in identifying missing woman in Colorado Springs

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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.

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Rare friendship forms between monkey and dog in Colombia

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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.

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Julia Mancuso goes to speed skating school

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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?

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Fundraiser underway for Dep. Flick and other victims

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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. 

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Protesters push for gun control at Florida rally

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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.    

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

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

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Air Force lacrosse wins over Marist 8-7

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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. 

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Schools in Texas allow concealed carry

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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. 

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Homeless man arrested in Denver stabbing death

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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. 

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CDOT holds tire demonstration to prove what works best

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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... More>>

Skiers fined under toughened rule at Colorado resort

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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.    

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Ex-Russian diplomat calls US charges 'fantasies

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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 ... More>>

Carjacking leads to car chase on east side of Colorado Springs

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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... More>>

Hotel robbed using mailbox

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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. More>>

KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Saturday, February 17

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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...

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

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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...

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Scores after day two of state wrestling championships

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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Wheeler, Scheifele lead Jets past Avalanche 6-1

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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.

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

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.
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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. 

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

Reynaldo and his wife Vivian are from Santa Fe New Mexico.  They are at UCHealth Memorial in Colorado Springs because Reynaldo needed open heart surgery Reynaldo and his wife Vivian are from Santa Fe New Mexico. They are at UCHealth Memorial in Colorado Springs because Reynaldo needed open heart surgery
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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.” 

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

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-third 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-third
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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.  

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Aaden Valdez battles back to the mat

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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Kicker Janikowski's career with Raiders up after 18 seasons

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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.

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Bengals QB McCarron wins arbitration, becomes free agent

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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.

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

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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.

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UNLV pulls away late, beats Air Force 81-73

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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.

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

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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.
  

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Weather Alert Day: Bitter Cold Continues With Snow

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

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  • Kansas lawmakers split on response to teen governor hopefuls

    Kansas lawmakers split on response to teen governor hopefuls

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:42 PM EST2018-02-21 00:42:09 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:39 AM EST2018-02-21 10:39:38 GMT
    More than half a dozen prospective candidates in the crowded Kansas governor's race are teenagers, and legislators are divided over whether to try to prevent having such young hopefuls in the field in the future.
    More than half a dozen prospective candidates in the crowded Kansas governor's race are teenagers, and legislators are divided over whether to try to prevent having such young hopefuls in the field in the future.
  • California Senate to weigh discipline for accused colleague

    California Senate to weigh discipline for accused colleague

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:25 AM EST2018-02-21 07:25:56 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:39 AM EST2018-02-21 10:39:34 GMT
    The California Senate is weighing whether to punish a colleague after an independent investigation confirmed he likely engaged in unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with six women.
    The California Senate is weighing whether to punish a colleague after an independent investigation confirmed he likely engaged in unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with six women.
  • Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid

    Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:32 PM EST2018-02-21 02:32:15 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:39 AM EST2018-02-21 10:39:33 GMT
    A special election is being held in Kentucky to replace a legislator who killed himself after allegations surfaced from a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager.
    A special election is being held in Kentucky to replace a legislator who killed himself after allegations surfaced from a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager.
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