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CSPD investigating deadly shooting on Colorado Springs west side

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Saturday morning, Colorado Springs Police are investigating a shooting on the west side of town. 

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Protesters arrested, cited for disrupting traffic in downtown Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs Police arrested and cited six people for obstructing traffic during an anti-ICE protest in downtown Colorado Springs Friday evening.

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Pueblo County deputies seize approximately 420 plants at illegal grow

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The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office seized approximately 420 plants at an illegal marijuana grow in a Pueblo West home that was familiar to investigators.

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Colorado Springs Fire welcomes largest recruit class in its history

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Before friends, family and dignitaries, the Colorado Springs Fire Department made history Friday welcoming the Class of 2018-1, the largest the department has ever had.

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Saturday Morning Weather: Warmer and drier

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Today's Forecast: Mainly sunny skies throughout the morning hours will help temperatures warm. We'll make it into the 80's and 90's this afternoon. 

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Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags to half-staff in honor of late Fire Engineer

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, June 24th. 

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Vinnie Paul, co-founder, drummer of Pantera, dead at 54

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Vinnie Paul, co-founder and drummer of metal band Pantera, has died at 54.   

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Wanted Colorado man comments on Police's Facebook post about him

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Being a small town police department, the Del Norte Police have to do their best with limited resources. 

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Bradley Chubb signs rookie contract

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Signing bonus is worth nearly $18M. 

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Gray strikes out 12 in Rockies' 11-3 win over Marlins

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The Rockies have scored at least 10 runs in three of their four wins. Even Gray pitched in with a run-scoring sacrifice in the fourth in which he reached when a sliding Carlos Gonzalez beat the throw home from first baseman Justin Bour.

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Oak Meadows Fire threatens structures south of Glenwood Springs

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Multiple agencies are working to contain the Oak Meadows Fire burning near a subdivision south of Glenwood Springs Friday.

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Keeping Families Together rally held in Colorado Springs

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Several immigration advocates, faith leaders, and college professors will hold a rally on the steps of Colorado Springs City Hall Friday in opposition to the Trump Administration and Department of Homeland Security's zero-tolerance policy of prosecuting all migrants who cross the border from Mexico into the United States. A news release announcing the Keeping Families Together Colorado Springs Rally states, "the Trump Administration continues to take significant and dangerous st...

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Shopping center accommodating cars needing hail-damage repairs

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Cars with hail damage are making up more than 17,000 insurance claims coming in at more than $104 million.
And businesses on West Fillmore street are feeling the ripple effects.

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Avalanche acquire Orpik, Grubauer from Capitals for second round pick

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The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals have traded veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik and backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche for the 47th pick in the NHL draft.

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Extra fire danger warnings pop up at Colorado Springs open spaces and parks

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Parks managers in Colorado Springs want to put emphasis on the fire restriction rules put in place by the city’s Fire Marshal.

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Cleanup begins after train derailment, oil spill in Iowa

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Cleanup of an oil spill caused by the derailment of nearly three dozen oil tankers in northwestern Iowa has begun.

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Supreme Court adopts new rules for cell phone location tracking

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Police can no longer use a suspect's cell phone records to track them down without a warrant, a change that many feel is now needed in this technology driven age. 

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Friday Evening Weather...warm/hot and dry Saturday, possible storms Sunday

Lows tonight in the 50s... Lows tonight in the 50s...
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With the passage of today's dry line, storms all end before or by sunset and skies become clear...with one exception. Overnight, some fog could form along the Arkansas. Saturday will be... 

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El Paso County Sheriff's Office releases new photos of missing woman

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El Paso County Sheriff's deputies are looking for an at-risk woman who's been missing since early May. 

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Alert canceled: Wanted mother found in Montrose, children safe

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The San Miguel Sheriff's Office says a wanted mother was captured Friday afternoon at a Family Dollar in Montrose as authorities followed up on a tip.

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Hail storm that pounded Fountain carries an estimated $169 million price tag

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Last week's massive overnight hail storm that hit Fountain and southern Colorado Springs caused an estimated $169 million. Data from the non-profit Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association shows 26,000 claims against insurance policies.

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Family talks about run-in with sports car before crash in Colorado Springs

News 5 viewer photos show the Official Safety Car of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb crashed in Colorado Springs. News 5 viewer photos show the Official Safety Car of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb crashed in Colorado Springs.
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A family tells News 5 they had a close encounter with a sports car Thursday afternoon on Colorado Springs streets.

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Park County Sheriff's Office seizes 780 plants at illegal grow

Investigators dismantle a marijuana growing operation near Bailey, Colorado on June 20, 2018 (Park County Sheriff's Office) Investigators dismantle a marijuana growing operation near Bailey, Colorado on June 20, 2018 (Park County Sheriff's Office)
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Law enforcement had a busy Wednesday morning in Park County as they dismantled a large illegal grow operation inside a home near Bailey. 

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Largest class in CSFD history will graduate today

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Today, Friday, June 22nd, the largest recruit class in the history of the Colorado Springs Fire Department will graduate. 

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First Alert 5 Forecast: Storms with hail potential on the way

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Strong to severe thunderstorms are still possible through the Pikes Peak region with the primary location for hail and strong winds being the Palmer Divide and eastern plains...

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Driver arrested for fatal overnight crash in Colorado Springs

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There were two deadly crashes overnight in Colorado Springs. 

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New initiative launched to solve problem of accessibility at local medical facilities

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The Independence Center in Colorado Springs is accepting nominations to provide free "accessible" medical equipment to local primary care providers who accept Medicaid or Medicare.

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Your Healthy Family: Here's why you should do the Climb for Courage

This year's signature fund raiser for the new Children's Hospital being built in Colorado Springs is Saturday June 23rd at 8:30 a.m. This year's signature fund raiser for the new Children's Hospital being built in Colorado Springs is Saturday June 23rd at 8:30 a.m.
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This Saturday June 23rd there is a great way to stay healthy and contribute to a good cause at the same time.  The 4th annual Climb for Courage is happening at Falcon Stadium on the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.  All the fund raised to toward the construction and operation of the new Children’s Hospital currently under construction in Colorado Springs on the north campus of UCHealth Memorial.

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CPW receives 9th fawn in 11 days from misguided citizens

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It just keeps happening. Today, the Southeast Region Colorado Parks and Wildlife office in Colorado Springs received another fawn brought in by misguided citizens who thought they were helping the animal.

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A look at President Trump's government overhaul plan

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President Donald Trump's administration is rolling out a plan to reorganize the federal government. 

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GOP-led House passes farm bill

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The Republican-led House has narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients. 

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96th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

A driver sets off on a practice run for the 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. (KOAA) A driver sets off on a practice run for the 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. (KOAA)
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The 96th running of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will take place this weekend. 

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Weather Alert Day: Large hail, strong winds and high fire danger across southern Colorado

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Storms are possible today starting around 12pm and then moving east into the plains by the end of the day. Large hail and strong winds are possible through the Pikes Peak region with the same threats across the plains, an isolated tornado in the plains cannot be ruled out...

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First Lady dons ‘I really don’t care, do u?’ jacket

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Melania Trump went to Texas to show she cared about migrant children. Her fashion choice carried a baffling counter-message. 

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Denver Nuggets select Michael Porter Jr. in first round of the NBA Draft

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The Denver Nuggets have selected Missouri Forward Michael Porter Jr. with the 14th pick in the NBA Draft. 

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Local group concerned after new water contamination report

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A new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is causing more water concerns for the Fountain, Security-Widefield area.

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Being transgender no longer classified as a mental illness

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Being transgender is no longer considered a mental illness. The World Health Organization announced this week they're reclassifying being transgender in hopes of destigmatizing it. 

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ABC to air "Roseanne" reboot without Roseanne Barr

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ABC, which canceled its "Roseanne" revival over its star's racist tweet, says it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall. 

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States given the OK to collect online sales tax

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The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can now require online businesses to collect sales tax, even if that business doesn't have a physical footprint there.

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Hiker, veterinarians save tiny fawn found with a badly broken leg

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Animal rehabilitators, concerned residents, and just common good luck have come together to save one tiny, TINY, 5-pound fawn.  

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CDOT Ilex project putting strain on businesses, completion expected next spring

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Frustrated business owners are stuck between two construction zones of a CDOT project in Pueblo.

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Pocket dials to 911 a problem in Southern Colorado

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There is need for more awareness about accidental calls to 911 dispatchers. Every call to 9-1-1 is considered urgent. The problem is the common occurrence of pocket dials. There are days when there are more mistake calls than actual calls for help. 

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U.S. Senior Open to swing in millions to Colorado Springs economy

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Thousands of people will soon be visiting Colorado Springs for the 2018 U.S. Senior Open and with that, millions of dollars will be flooding into the local economy. 

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Springs manufacturer's new tech will improve x-rays

Frank Caris, CEO of dpiX, holds up a sample of his company's new bendable digital x-ray sensors Frank Caris, CEO of dpiX, holds up a sample of his company's new bendable digital x-ray sensors
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Colorado Springs-based dpiX, the global leader in digital x-ray imaging, unveiled a new generation of sensors that are lighter, sturdier and more flexible. CEO Frank Caris envisions device makers using these sensors to creating x-ray machines that bend around patients in the future making procedures such as mammograms much more comfortable.

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Conservative writer Charles Krauthammer dies at 68

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The conservative writer and pundit Charles Krauthammer has died.

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Arenado homers, drives in 5 as Rockies beat Mets, 6-4

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Arenado had just two home runs in his first 15 games of June, but has four in his last seven. He put the Rockies ahead 3-1 with a three-run homer in the first off Steven Matz (3-5), his 16th of the season.

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Woman killed in early morning house fire identified

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The El Paso County Sheriff's Office identified the woman who died Thursday morning in a fire at a mobile home in the Cimarron Hills area.

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Wife makes Colorado man turn himself in after he was mistakenly released from jail

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Court records say a Colorado inmate, mistakenly released from jail, enjoyed less than two hours of freedom before his wife realized the error and made him turn himself in.

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First Alert 5 Forecast: Fire danger rises as do storm chances on Friday

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The pressure systems and their locations have barely changed in a day, so the players are still the same. But we add one new player to the game. The "lee-side trough", that frequently forms in warm months over the mountain peaks or just to their east. This becomes a focal point for air to rise, condense, form scattered storms, that then drift east as they grow into the jet stream, which pulls them towards...

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Local organization offers help to businesses in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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Is your business or parking lot compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act?  Although ADA regulations have been in place since 1990, many businesses throughout Colorado are not in compliance.  The Independence Center in Colorado Springs has partnered with a new ADA compliance consulting firm called "ASAP" to provide free assessments of parking lots to improve accessibility for those with special needs. 

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Areas hit by Hurricane Harvey see more flooding

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Many of the homes pounded by hurricane Harvey just ten months ago are dealing with rising flood waters again. 

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House postpones vote on immigration bill

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House Republican leaders abruptly postponed voting on a compromise immigration measure amid ongoing infighting between conservative and moderates. 

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Officer breaks car window to free trapped bear

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A California deputy recently had to break a car window to free a bear that got trapped in a vehicle in Placer County.  

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Storm water fee to take effect July 1st in Colorado Springs

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A voter-approved storm water fee will go into effect July 1st in Colorado Springs. 

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Your Healthy Family: What Colorado HB18-1094 means for kids mental health treatment

Successful mental health treatment of kids is more successful when the parents of those children can keep custody of them and have options for treatment Successful mental health treatment of kids is more successful when the parents of those children can keep custody of them and have options for treatment
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This legislative session, Colorado passed House Bill 18-1094 that helps children across our state who are in severe mental health crisis in a many significant ways. In this day and age of bitter partisan battles, Heidi Baskfield the Vice President of Population Health & Advocacy for Children’s Hospital Colorado says, “It's a massive deal for the legislature to put their stake in the ground and remain committed to providing services for this population.

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VIDEO: Melania Trump visits migrant children at Texas detention center

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Melania Trump is visiting two Texas facilities housing some of the more than 2,300 migrant children sent by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally.    

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Denver out as possible host of 2020 Democratic National Convention

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Denver has withdrawn its bid to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, citing scheduling conflicts.

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Phillie Phanatic injures fan with blast from hot dog cannon

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It was a flying frankfurter and not a foul ball that left a baseball fan with a black eye in Philadelphia.    

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Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

"Koko" the signing gorilla celebrates her 30th birthday with Dr. Penny Patterson, The Gorilla Foundation, Woodside, California "Koko" the signing gorilla celebrates her 30th birthday with Dr. Penny Patterson, The Gorilla Foundation, Woodside, California
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WOODSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died. The Gorilla Foundation says the 46-year-old western lowland gorilla died in her sleep.

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Early morning structure fire leaves one dead in Cimarron Hills

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Thursday morning, crews are working a structure fire in the Cimarron Hills area. 

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Homers by Arenado, Blackmon, McMahon rally Rockies past Mets

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Neither starter lasted long in another high-scoring game at Coors Field. The Mets scored three in the first and another in the second to take a 4-1 lead, but Colorado tied it with three unearned runs in the second.

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Business owners, residents react to baseball stadium coming to Pueblo

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The face of downtown Pueblo could change as we know it.  On Wednesday, the Orem Owlz announced they'd become the Pueblo Owlz come 2020. The new team is bringing a new stadium, three new hotels, and 400 new jobs.  For some Puebloans, the announcement is an exciting one with people hoping that the stadium will be great for family outings and the economy. For others though, this new business means they may have to say goodbye to their own.  Gene Ragulsky said,...

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Extra $1 billion in revenue expected from Colorado's economic growth

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Colorado's continuing economic growth could generate about $1 billion in new state revenue for the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2019.

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Climb for Courage happening Saturday

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It's almost time to lace up those running shoes and hit the stairs at Falcon Stadium to raise money for Children's Hospital of Colorado. 

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Owlz era begins in Pueblo

Pueblo County Economic Development Director Chris Markuson, left, introduces Orem Owlz owner Jeff Katofsky Pueblo County Economic Development Director Chris Markuson, left, introduces Orem Owlz owner Jeff Katofsky
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It's the start of a new era in Pueblo: The Owlz era. The City officially welcomed Orem Owlz owner Jeff Katofsky and his family to town today.  "I'm proud to be the first person to say, "let's play ball!" County Commissioner Sal Pace said to loud cheers from the crowd of more than 100 people who came to Andenucio Field at the Runyon Sports Complex for the announcement. 

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Fountain Police Department raising money for auto glass repairs

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Fountain Police Department is collaborating with multiple businesses and churches across the city to collect money for low-income families so they no longer have to drive a car with glass damage just because they can't afford repairs.

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Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson are engaged

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It's true, Pete Davidson says: He and Ariana Grande are engaged. The "Saturday Night Live" cast member confirmed their rumored engagement to Jimmy Fallon on NBC's "Tonight Show."   

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Jury deliberations underway in death penalty trial

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After weeks of testimony and evidence, the jury in El Paso County's death penalty case is deliberating to determine if Glen Galloway is guilty of 1st Degree Murder charges for the death of a homeless man, Marcus Anderson and his ex-girlfriend, Janice Nam. 

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Pueblo County deputies bust illegal marijuana grow

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Pueblo County deputies seized dozens of marijuana plants worth an estimated $156,000 in a home in eastern Pueblo County Wednesday.

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Colorado Springs Police search for attempted auto theft suspects

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Colorado Springs Police need help identifying suspects believed to be involved in a number of attempted auto thefts. 

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2018 Broncos Training Camp schedule released

Denver Broncos fans cheer after a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts during the second half in a NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Denver. Denver Broncos fans cheer after a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts during the second half in a NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Denver.
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The fun gets underway Saturday July 28th and all dates are open to the public. 

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Switchbacks star shares emotional story behind jersey number

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"He was an amazing husband, an amazing friend, and a man of faith.  All those things are something I look up to and aspire to be."

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5 Around Town: June 23rd and 24th

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Here are a few of the events going on around town this weekend. 

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Colorado State Patrol trooper facing criminal charges

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A Colorado State Patrol trooper is facing a number of criminal charges for reported on-duty misconduct. CSP said it was notified in February of trooper, Nathan Parks, alleged misconduct while on the job. 

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Denver Broncos' stadium gets a new, temporary name

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In a statement, Broncos Chief Commercial Officer Mac Freeman said the team has had "many productive conversations" and is confident it will find the right partner.
  

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4th of July celebrations in Southern Colorado

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Still deciding how to celebrate Independence Day in Southern Colorado? Well, there are plenty of patriotic festivities going on that week! 

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Wild Animal Sanctuary purchases 9,004 acres of land in Baca County

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The Wild Animal Sanctuary, home to nearly 500 large carnivorous animals, is expanding its efforts to Southern Colorado.

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Deliberations underway in Glenn Galloway death penalty case

Glenn Galloway is facing the death penalty on charges he murdered a woman in Colorado Springs. Glenn Galloway is facing the death penalty on charges he murdered a woman in Colorado Springs.
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Closing arguments have finished and jury deliberations are underway in the first death penalty trial in El Paso County in more than a decade. 

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Trump signs order to keep families together, says zero tolerance continues

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President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep families together at the southern border, saying at the White House that he doesn't like the sight of children being separated from their families.   

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Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival this weekend in Canon City

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The 10th annual Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival (RGWF) returns to Canon City this weekend. 

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Colorado Springs Police say goodbye to two retired K-9s

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The Colorado Springs Police Department said goodbye to two retired police K-9s last week. 

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Eight wildfires in less than a week prompts concern along highway 105

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Several suspicious fires have popped up along highway 105 between Monument and Sedalia. 

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Broncos announce temporary name for stadium

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It appears the Broncos will play their 2018 season in a stadium with a name. 

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San Juan National Forest to re-open Thursday

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According to the U.S. Forest Service, the San Juan National Forest will re-open to the public Thursday afternoon. 

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Plan in works to end family separations at border

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 Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct her department to keep families together in detention after they are detained crossing the border illegally, according to two people familiar with her thinking. 

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Gas line break near Old Colorado City forces evacuations

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Residents in the area around 16th and Cucharras are being evacuated after a six inch gas line ruptured. Numerous fire trucks and crews are on the scene.  

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Tanker truck involved in early morning accident on the Pikes Peak Highway

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A tanker truck is jackknifed and partially dangling off of the Pikes Peak Highway, about three miles up from the toll booth. Numerous rescue crews are on the scene working to stabilize the truck.  This story is developing and we'll keep you updated as we learn more.

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Western Street Breakfast supports local military families

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You can grab a stack of pancakes, enjoy the beautiful morning, and support our local military members. 

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Your Healthy Family: What to do if a snake bites you quiz part 2

Make sure you are snake bite aware of exactly what to do with part 2 of our quiz with UCHealth Memorial Chief of Emergency Medicine Dr. George Hertner Make sure you are snake bite aware of exactly what to do with part 2 of our quiz with UCHealth Memorial Chief of Emergency Medicine Dr. George Hertner
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Let's face it if you enjoy the Colorado lifestyle snakes will be something you will come across sooner or later. Dr. Hertner points out, “When you're out in areas that have snakes, and those can be in our parks, that could be hiking in Garden of the Gods you need to be aware that snakes are out and about.  

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Water line issue shuts down the Julie Penrose Fountain

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The Julie Penrose Fountain at America the Beautiful Park has been a popular place to beat the summer heat since 2007.

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Wednesday is the last day to drop your primary election ballot in the mail

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The primary day election is rapidly approaching and that means today is the last day that you can drop your ballot in the mailbox.  

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Missing 60-year old man in Colorado Springs found safe

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A Colorado Springs man reported as missing on Tuesday was found safe early Wednesday morning.

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One lane closed on I-25 in Pueblo after truck hits bridge

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Crews are still working on a damaged bridge in Pueblo after a truck carrying drums of fuel hit the overpass Tuesday night. 

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Rockies power up, snap home skid by beating Mets 10-8

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The game was tied at 2 when the Rockies went up with their big inning during which they sent 11 batters to the plate against two Mets pitchers.

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Orem Owlz owner talks with News 5 about moving team to Pueblo

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Jeff Katofsky, the owner of the Orem Owlz, is betting big on Pueblo.

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One lane closed on NB I-25 in Pueblo after truck carrying Diesel fuel drums hits bridge

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Pueblo Police have shut down S. Santa Fe Avenue and one lane of I-25 while they work to clean up two large fuel containers that fell off a truck and into the road Tuesday evening.

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Veteran Facebook groups ask for people to attend funeral of purple heart recipient

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Multiple veteran's Facebook groups are working to draw more people to a decorated veteran's funeral, which is happening Wednesday morning in Colorado Springs.

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AP report: "Tender age" shelters holding babies, young children of migrants

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Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three "tender age" shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned.

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Colorado Springs police looking for missing 60-year old man

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The Colorado Springs Police Department is trying to find a 60-year-old man after he went mountain biking in Palmer Park this morning. 

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Bennet, Gardner call for end separation of families at the border

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Colorado's senators denounced the Trump administration's "no tolerance" illegal immigration policy that caused migrant families to be separated along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Cañon City Fourth of July fireworks show postponed amid high fire danger

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The Fourth of July may look a little different in Canon City this year. City council voted to postpone their fireworks show because of fire restrictions last night. They're treating this with extra sensitivity because of the Royal Gorge Fire. Dry brush, gusty winds and a lack of good moisture. 

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Fine tuning happening at The Broadmoor golf course as the U.S. Senior Open nears

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The final days of preparation for the U.S. Senior Open are happening at The Broadmoor. Tee boxes to greens everything is in prime shape. "The difficulty of the course for the championship is much more than it would be for normal play,” said Broadmoor, Director of Golf, Russ Miller. Most important is creating course conditions that play well and challenge pro golfers. 

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US Rep. Ed Perlmutter's nephew killed by train in Louisville

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 A man struck and killed by a freight train in northern Colorado has been identified as the nephew of U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter.   

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Immigration advocates form group to address concerns facing community

Immigration attorneys, non-profit representatives, and community members are forming a group to look at the concerns of immigrants in Colorado Springs Immigration attorneys, non-profit representatives, and community members are forming a group to look at the concerns of immigrants in Colorado Springs
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As images of children being torn a part from their families circulate all over the place, there's a lot of uncertainty for some families in the United States.  

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Fountain Police say using drones helps keep officers safe

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According to Fountain police officers, their newly hatched drone program is not just saving tax dollars but potentially keeping officers safer. 

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Gov. Hickenlooper signs executive order for state to adopt emission standards

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed an executive order Tuesday mandating that the state adopt low emission vehicle standards, incorporating parts of California's low emission vehicle program.

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Arvada man given life sentence for setting woman on fire

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Colorado prosecutors say a 34-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison after a jury convicted him of dousing his girlfriend with gasoline and lighting her on fire at a campsite.

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Deputies seize 113 pounds of meth in Adams County

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Adams County Sheriff's deputies seized 113 pounds of meth during a traffic stop last Saturday.

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So many events-So many road closures in Colorado Springs

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There are many events coming up heading into July. Along with all of the events, comes numerous road closures that will disrupt many of the normal traffic patterns across Colorado Springs.  June 20: Western Street Breakfast ·         Closures from midnight-noon o   Pikes Peak Ave, from Cascade Ave to Nevada Ave (Nevada remains open) o   Tejon St, from Kiowa St to Colorado Ave · ... More>>

Retired Cpl. attempts Manitou Incline in wheelchair

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Retired Cpl. Tyler Wilson set a goal, to ascend the Manitou Springs Incline in his wheelchair.  Cpl. Wilson went to climb the Incline with a small group of people on June 10. 

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Hail storm kills a large number of fish in Fountain Creek Regional Park

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While home and auto owners are dealing with the aftermath of last week's hailstorm, officials with Colorado Parks and Wildlife are dealing with hundreds of dead fish. 

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Colorado man plans to launch record firework - in February

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A Colorado pyrotechnics expert plans to launch a world record firework - but not until there's snow on the ground. 

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Your Healthy Family: Do you know what to do if a snake bites you in CO?

Dr. George Hertner with UCHealth Memorial says it's important to not fall victim to the common myths shown in movies and on television Dr. George Hertner with UCHealth Memorial says it's important to not fall victim to the common myths shown in movies and on television
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We are talking about what to do if you are bitten by a snake here in southern Colorado with UCHealth Memorial Chief of Emergency Medicine Dr. George Hertner. Snake bites are not uncommon injuries this time of year.  

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Your Healthy Family: The John Lester Foundation helps kids in CO and worldwide

A Colorado non-profit is helping a UCHealth Memorial plastic surgeon make kids whole again, here in Colorado and in other parts of the world A Colorado non-profit is helping a UCHealth Memorial plastic surgeon make kids whole again, here in Colorado and in other parts of the world
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Dr. Fred Deleyiannis is a UCHealth plastic surgeon we introduced you to in May in Your Healthy Family.  Dr. Deleyiannis specializes in repairing traumatic injury and correcting birth defects.  This week Dr. Deleyiannis is heading to Guatemala on a mission of mercy. It’s a trip Dr. Deleyiannis says is very close to his heart.  

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Hill Climb week opens with Tech Inspections in Colorado Springs

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Monday was about technical checks for the cars--testing everything from the weight of the car, to registration, to safety features.

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  • Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

    Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-06-22 10:05:51 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:15:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Angui Funes, right, sits with her brother, Jesus, after crossing the border back to Reynosa, Mexico, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The family, who was seeking asylum, said they were told by officials they would be separated so t...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Angui Funes, right, sits with her brother, Jesus, after crossing the border back to Reynosa, Mexico, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The family, who was seeking asylum, said they were told by officials they would be separated so t...
    About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official says.
    About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official says.
  • Paul McCartney drives down memory lane for 'Carpool Karaoke'

    Paul McCartney drives down memory lane for 'Carpool Karaoke'

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-06-22 13:32:28 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:13:42 GMT
    (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, Paul McCartney performs on the One on One Tour at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Ill. It was a magical mystery tour as McCartney led James Corden t...(Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, Paul McCartney performs on the One on One Tour at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Ill. It was a magical mystery tour as McCartney led James Corden t...
    It was a magical mystery tour as Paul McCartney led James Corden through his hometown during a "Carpool Karaoke" segment on CBS' "Late Late Show.".
    It was a magical mystery tour as Paul McCartney led James Corden through his hometown during a "Carpool Karaoke" segment on CBS' "Late Late Show.".
  • Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

    Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:41:47 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:13:25 GMT
    Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday.
    Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday.
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  • Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

    Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:22 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:22:16 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:16:13 GMT
    (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2015, file photo, Charles Krauthammer talks about getting into politics during a news conference in Corpus Christi, Texas. The conservative writer and pundit Krauthamme...(Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2015, file photo, Charles Krauthammer talks about getting into politics during a news conference in Corpus Christi, Texas. The conservative writer and pundit Krauthamme...
    Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning commentator who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement, died Thursday.
    Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning commentator who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement, died Thursday.
  • Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

    Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:02:43 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:15:28 GMT
    (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, Tom Arnold attends the premiere of "Dead Ant" in Los Angeles.  Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, retweeted a photo posing with Arnold, who is...(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, Tom Arnold attends the premiere of "Dead Ant" in Los Angeles. Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, retweeted a photo posing with Arnold, who is...
    President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold _ who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president _ fueling speculation that Cohen may have...
    President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold _ who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president _ fueling speculation that Cohen may have secret tapes of Trump.
  • 'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

    'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:04:59 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:14:41 GMT
    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland.
    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland.
  • HealthMore>>

  • Oklahoma medical pot question hinges on conservative support

    Oklahoma medical pot question hinges on conservative support

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:46:11 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:08:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Pastor Danny Daniels poses for a photo in front of his Better Life Community Church in Lindsay, Okla., Friday, June 15, 2018. Daniels is among a growing group of traditionally conservative Republican voters who have shifted thei...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Pastor Danny Daniels poses for a photo in front of his Better Life Community Church in Lindsay, Okla., Friday, June 15, 2018. Daniels is among a growing group of traditionally conservative Republican voters who have shifted thei...
    Here's a twist: Evangelical Christians in Oklahoma could be the reason medical marijuana is approved on Tuesday.
    Here's a twist: Evangelical Christians in Oklahoma could be the reason medical marijuana is approved on Tuesday.
  • Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

    Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:04:19 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:08:14 GMT
    (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, a potentially toxic blue-green algae bloom in Provo Bay in Provo, Utah. Researchers and officials across the country say increasingly frequent toxic algae blooms ...(Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, a potentially toxic blue-green algae bloom in Provo Bay in Provo, Utah. Researchers and officials across the country say increasingly frequent toxic algae blooms ...
    Toxic algae blooms are happening more often and lasting longer, including in drinking water reservoirs, and officials and scientists link their spread to climate change.
    Toxic algae blooms are happening more often and lasting longer, including in drinking water reservoirs, and officials and scientists link their spread to climate change.
  • Nearly 400 people used California assisted death law in 2017

    Nearly 400 people used California assisted death law in 2017

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:34:51 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:07:53 GMT
    California health officials say 374 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives last year in the first full year after a 2016 law made the option legal.
    California health officials say 374 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives last year in the first full year after a 2016 law made the option legal.
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