May 9, 2013 3:31 AM
If you're a father-to-be, don't show up empty handed on Mother's Day.
Even though the baby hasn't arrived, you don't want to forget to give a gift for the expecting mom in your life.
Mother's Day is fast approaching, and that means you can't forget to give that... more »
May 6, 2013 3:28 AM
Parents are bound to get funny looks if they suck on their baby's pacifier to clean it, but new research suggests it may be the right thing to do!
A Swedish study found children whose parents who used this pacifier cleaning method had a third of the risk of... more »
December 28, 2012 12:56 AM
Here's a Christmas story that will be told by a family from Florissant for many years to come: their baby girl-- due on Christmas day-- finally arrived...but a little too soon to make it to the hospital. She was born in the front seat of their pickup truck.
"I... more »
November 26, 2012 6:41 PM
There's a new addition to the Pueblo Zoo.
Meet Han, a two-toed sloth born on October 24. Yes, that's Han, as in Han Solo from Star Wars.
Except this is Han "Slolo."
Get it? Slow-lo? Very creative.
The crew chose that to keep the Star Wars theme... more »
November 9, 2012 12:11 AM
A local mom is grieving after her infant daughter was found dead at a local daycare. Even worse, the baby was named after the mother's best friend who was killed earlier this year in a gruesome murder-suicide.
It was February 21, 2012. Tara Buckler, 26, was standing in her... more »
October 15, 2012 7:35 PM
For all parents and soon to be parents, the next time you have a new little bundle of joy to bring home from the hospital, you may not get free samples of formula.
Internationally, hospitals prefer to promote breastfeeding. We discovered it's catching on here in the U.S., including... more »
August 7, 2012 6:56 PM
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) - Police say a woman caught trying to steal a newborn girl from a Southern California hospital had faked a pregnancy with her estranged husband. Garden Grove police Lt. Jeff Nightengale tells The Orange County Register the motive of 48-year-old Grisel Ramirez may have been that... more »
August 3, 2012 6:43 AM
Buttermilk is a little goat with a big attitude.
He plays a rough with his other friends.
Click here to see this kid in our Video of the Day.
June 1, 2012 5:03 PM
A 1-month-old baby was found dead today in the trunk of a car in Florida.
His father has been taken into custody.
Coral Springs police officers say they found Josiah Saintil dead, hours after an Amber Alert had been issued. His father, 24-year-old Janus Saintil, was being held.... more »
May 22, 2012 4:43 PM
It's a baby boom at the Pueblo Zoo!
Four little emu chicks were all born within the past 12 days, with the youngest only two days old! Their dad is pretty protective. The staff says right now the public can only see them a few hours each morning.
They... more »
April 18, 2012 8:08 AM
SPRING, Texas (AP) - A prosecutor says a woman has been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a mother and the abduction of her newborn son near Houston. Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Lignon says Verna McClain was charged early Wednesday in the killing of Kala Marie... more »
April 13, 2012 4:33 PM
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Commerce City police and the FBI are searching a landfill for the body of a missing 7-month-old boy after the mother was charged with child abuse resulting in death. Twenty-two-year-old Sharrieckia Page was formally advised of the charge on April 4. Commerce City police started... more »
April 11, 2012 6:16 AM
Do you need someone to make your coffee for you?
How about this little baby?
Check out this baby in our Video of the Day. more »
March 2, 2012 6:58 AM
When you combine babies and puppies, you are almost guaranteed a viral video sensation.
Our Video of the Day is no different, CLICK HERE to watch as bathtime turns to playtime. more »
February 20, 2012 12:24 PM
The owner of a pit bull that bit a 9-month-old girl surrendered the dog to the Pikes Peak Humane Society for euthanization.
According the the El Paso County Sheriff's office, the dog belonged the the baby's grandfather. He was cited for unlawful ownership of a dangerous animal. The little... more »
February 8, 2012 6:49 AM
Do you listen to music in the morning to wake up?
Watching this might start your day a little better...
Click here for our Video of the Day. more »
February 4, 2012 9:29 AM
How good are you at ping pong?
Do you think you could beat this little guy in our Video of the Day? more »
January 20, 2012 8:49 AM
A dad has found a way to stop his baby from crying. Check out our Video of the Day for baby Charlotte's shocking response to an unusual sound.
CLICK HERE to watch the full video on Youtube.
December 23, 2011 8:55 PM
This Christmas, Maria Rangel is counting her blessings.
"He's a good baby. He's not a real crier, he's real calm", said Maria Rangel.
But unlike her baby boy, on December 5th, Maria was anything but calm. At seven months pregnant she went into labor. She knew something was... more »
November 21, 2011 1:25 PM
A Pueblo baby who suffered serious injuries to his brain has died. "The baby was taken off life support last night at 8:30," said Deputy Chief Andrew McLachlan, Pueblo Police Department.
The baby was originally taken to Parkview Medical Center on Friday with a brain injury. Officers say he... more »
November 20, 2011 8:35 PM
Pueblo police are investigating how a baby suffered serious brain injuries.
The 5-month-old baby was taken to Parkview Hospital Friday. Police say he was not breathing, but medical officials did not see any obvious signs of injury.
The baby boy was then taken in helicopter to Denver Children's... more »
November 11, 2011 4:49 PM
PARKER, Colo. (AP) - One Colorado baby was not only born on Nov. 11 but arrived at the especially lucky hour of 11:11 a.m. The timing of Cayson Childers' birth at Parker Adventist Hospital wasn't totally by chance though. Hospital spokeswoman Rachel Robinson said Cayson's parents, Chelsea and Nathan Childers... more »
October 23, 2011 1:49 PM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A woman convicted in the death of her 10-week-old son is trying to convince a judge she deserves a new trial on the argument that her ex-husband and family allegedly influenced her ability to defend herself in court. The Boulder Daily Camera reports that Molly Midyette... more »
October 16, 2011 10:53 PM
It's one of the happiest moments in a parents life. News Five was there to welcome Lincoln as the first baby born in Pueblo in 2011. He is now 9 months old. But with joy comes sorrow. One day out of the blue Lincoln's temperature spiked to 103 degrees.
... more »
October 5, 2011 8:16 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City police say a lack of any substantial clues is frustrating the search for a 10-month-old girl who disappeared from her crib as she slept.
A daylong search Tuesday yielded few solid leads and no sign of Lisa Irwin, who was reported missing... more »
August 10, 2011 8:10 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio county will pay more than $68,000 to families whose dead children got mixed up by the morgue, resulting in the wrong one being cremated.
Franklin County commissioners in Columbus approved the settlements on Tuesday, including $50,000 for the family of a 14-month-old boy... more »
August 3, 2011 8:40 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Police say an 11-month-old girl has died after falling from the window of a ninth-floor apartment in St. Paul.
Anthony Parker was outside with his two young daughters at a playground below the 24-story high-rise Tuesday night and saw several children "leaning back and... more »
July 30, 2011 8:23 PM
"Thank you, thank you. Just so many times thank you. We wouldn't be anywhere near where we are right now. It was just good for us," says mother of one-year-old quadruplets, Jennifer Last, of her and her husband's experience at the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Memorial Hospital for... more »
July 30, 2011 2:21 PM
Close to 800 people gathered in Boulder Park this morning to celebrate the many premature babies born at Memorial Hospital for Children , the doctors, nurses and staff who took care of them.
This is the 30th anniversary for this annual tradition and the healthy kids were having a... more »
July 25, 2011 8:07 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities in Washington say they've found a 7-month-old baby and the teenage sitter who disappeared with him from Baltimore.
D.C. police spokesman Officer Anthony Clay says the baby, Ki'Yauhn Birch, and the teenager were found in the northeastern part of the city early Monday. Clay says... more »
June 20, 2011 1:16 AM
Some men are propelled into fatherhood much earlier than expected.
Sixteen-year-old Michael Gutierrez celebrates his first Father's Day. He knows he has a lot to learn.
"They teach you not to shake your baby. They tell you what could happen. They try to talk to you so you... more »
June 15, 2011 2:55 PM
Pueblo police say a mother who left her infant in a hot car yesterday won't faces charges. Police say the baby, who is about 6-months old, was left unattended in the car for about 45 minutes during the afternoon. The temperature during that time was approximately 90 degrees.
It... more »
June 15, 2011 12:08 AM
A Colorado Springs baby and a lioness at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo are causing quite a stir on the internet. It started back in late April when Ryan and Katherine Higley took their 1 year old son Trenton to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
Trenton had no problem walking up... more »
April 27, 2011 7:15 PM
Halfway through Xochi Quetzal Cantu's pregnancy, doctors told her something was very wrong. There wasn't enough amniotic fluid in her womb. Her baby had Potters Syndrome meaning his kidneys weren't developing.
Still, she could feel the baby kick and her doctors visits continued with their usual regularity. The gravity... more »
March 20, 2011 1:17 PM
DENVER (AP) - Denver police are trying to determine who left a newborn boy in a bathroom sink at a church in northwest Denver.
Children attending a Friday night service at St. Dominic church found the baby wrapped in a T-shirt. The Rev. Clint Honokomp says no one knows... more »
February 22, 2011 10:53 PM
A 2 month old baby boy is dead. His baby sitter, a recently discharged soldier with a 2 month old of his own has been charged with the murder. 23 year old George Peters made his first appearance before a judge Tuesday charged with first degree murder for the death... more »
February 7, 2011 9:57 AM
DENVER (AP)-Police in Aurora are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman found in her apartment. Her infant was found in the home alive.
The woman's body was found Saturday night after someone called police and asked them to check on her.
KUSA-TV in Denver reports that police... more »
January 3, 2011 6:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two family caseworkers have been suspended after a 2-month-old boy starved to death at a Philadelphia homeless shelter.
Police have charged 32-year-old Tanya Williams with murder in the Dec. 23 death of her son. They also are exploring possible criminal charges against others. Homicide Sgt. Tim... more »
December 29, 2010 2:55 PM
A Pueblo baby that was surrendered at a fire station on Christmas Eve, was the 32nd baby given up in Colorado under the Safe Haven law in the past decade. The baby boy is now in custody of Pueblo County social services workers, until a permanent home can be found.... more »
December 19, 2010 10:24 PM
Coltyn Hermanstorfer of Security may not be ready to blow out his first birthday candle, but he's learning how to walk, he's blowing kisses, and he's babbling as only one year old's can. Plus, the fact he's celebrating his first birthday is very special for his family.
"I still... more »
December 19, 2010 5:22 PM
It was almost a year ago when this picture was taken at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. Tracy Hermanstorfer and her then-newborn son, Coltyn, were on their way home after a rough start to life. It started with a brush with death on Christmas Eve.
During labor, Tracy stopped... more »
December 8, 2010 12:11 AM
Last year we introduced you to baby Nicholas Coke. This miracle baby was born with out a brain, just a brain stem. Doctors said he would die just a few hours after birth, yet he made it an entire year. On Tuesday, he still defies science as he celebrates birthday... more »
December 1, 2010 7:12 PM
DENVER (AP) - A Denver tow truck driver who hauled away a car blocking a business' garage unknowingly took along a passenger - a 9-month-old baby.
Now, police are investigating how that happened. The towing company says the car was removed Tuesday night after blocking the driveway for at... more »
November 21, 2010 4:41 PM
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - The death of a newborn baby in Loveland has prompted a changed policy for Larimer County child caseworkers. The (Loveland) Reporter-Herald reports that January's death of baby Summer Moon Hawk has prompted a new policy that when a parent misses an appointment with caseworkers, an employee... more »
October 18, 2010 1:54 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California Medical Board is accusing a fertility doctor of implanting octuplets mother Nadya Suleman with 12 embryos in at least one of her pregnancies.
The number of embryos alleged Monday at a licensing hearing in Los Angeles is twice the amount Suleman claimed Dr.... more »
October 9, 2010 12:12 AM
"We're having, seemingly, a whole lot of cases that have been going on in the last couple of weeks," says Sgt. Steve Noblitt with the Colorado Springs Police Department, not to mentioning that some of these cases have gotten more attention than many this year.
Since Monday, police have... more »
October 5, 2010 6:26 PM
Colorado Springs Police are now investigating a second post on the Craig's List website about an abandoned baby in Colorado Springs. Tuesday morning around 2:30 am, police received a report that an ad on the website stated a baby would be dropped off at the corner of Capulin and Saratoga... more »
September 28, 2010 12:02 PM
Some people dream of having a baby girl or a boy.
It used to be those matters were left to chance, but not anymore. Today more people are choosing the gender of their child, a practice that's raising some eyebrows.
Nolana Johnson already had four boys. Four months... more »
September 16, 2010 12:44 PM
Our stories about Fort Carson soldiers in Afghanistan are often bleak. Typically we report deployments, homecomings or attacks that leave our soldiers maimed, or worse.
Here's a definite change-of-pace--the routine at a military medical clinic at Camp Nathan Smith in Afghanistan has been shattered for the better, as soldiers... more »
September 13, 2010 8:36 AM
A judge is weighing a lawsuit against the Colorado State Patrol that alleges a trooper's high-speed pursuit of a suspect was the reason for a crash that killed a pregnant woman's unborn child.
Mesa County Judge David Bottger will determine after a four-day hearing in April whether the lawsuit... more »
September 13, 2010 8:24 AM
The "Extra" host, 36, and his girlfriend, Courtney Mazza, welcomed a baby girl, Gia Francesca Lopez, Saturday in Burbank, Calif. Gia weighed in at 6 lbs, 4 oz.
"We are so overjoyed. What an amazing, wonderful and overwhelming experience to welcome our daughter into the world," Lopez told "Extra"... more »
September 9, 2010 10:45 AM
A Colorado woman accused of smothering her infant son she says she believes was autistic is facing a trial.
A judge said Wednesday that there's enough evidence for the case against 34-year-old Stephanie Rochester of Superior to go forward.
Rochester is charged with first-degree murder in the June... more »
August 31, 2010 8:26 PM
On Monday, police busted two teenagers selling about 150 baby turtles on a street corner in Pueblo. The men set up a stand on the corner of Northern and Pueblo Blvd. Officials say the men were selling a species known as red ear sliders. Ofc. Matthew Ballard says the turtles... more »
August 20, 2010 4:15 PM
The Fort Carson soldier accused of starving his 8 month old baby boy admitted to detectives that he probably should have taken the child to the hospital sooner. Trevor Williams, 22 is in jail facing a felony child abuse charge and is being held on $25,000 bond at the El... more »
August 12, 2010 9:22 AM
Terri Riehle was already happy that she was going to have her baby on August 9, 2010 -- 8/9/10. "I'm like 'Oh, easy! I won't get my kid's birthdays mixed up. 8/9/10. It'll be easy to remember, good to go!'" she said.
But her doctor, Dr. Peggy Heis, noted... more »
August 10, 2010 9:02 PM
Meet Freedom no, not the political idea, the baby penguin. Freedom was named through a contest at the Pueblo Zoo. The name stuck because Freedom is the 50th African penguin to be born at the zoo. Freedom is about 12 weeks old and the reason we're not saying if it's... more »
August 9, 2010 11:22 AM
Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster have announced they are expecting their second child - and the 65-year-old rocker's seventh.
The couple said in a statement Monday that they learned the "happy news" in June as they celebrated their third wedding anniversary. Stewart and 39-year-old Lancaster have been a couple... more »
July 26, 2010 11:06 AM
Biologists are making a bet on the annual release of thousands of endangered baby sea turtles. They're being released into the western Gulf of Mexico in hopes the oil-fouled waters of the eastern Gulf will be cleaned up by the time the turtles arrive.
The plan's supporters say the... more »
July 26, 2010 8:38 AM
A woman who left a Starbucks in Colorado Springs may have had a tall order, but it had nothing to do with coffee.
Police Sgt. Mark Stevens says the 42-year-old woman walked into a Starbucks near the Garden of the Gods and gave birth about noon Friday in the... more »
July 22, 2010 8:30 AM
A Colorado man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the death of his 4-month-old baby, who had a skull fracture, bruising and bite marks on his face.
Twenty-seven-year-old Benjamin Koller of Lafayette wept at his sentencing Wednesday during a slide show of his son, Jack.
... more »
July 7, 2010 7:37 PM
A Pueblo man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison in connection to the death of his baby cousin. Kevin Buehler made a tearful apology in court today before he was sentenced. "I'm sorry and I regret my actions," said Buehler. "I take full responsibility for the actions I... more »
July 6, 2010 2:42 PM
A Fremont County judge has decided not to return three children to their parents, just days after a five-month-old died in the house.
The baby girl was rushed to St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon City last week. Child abuse was initially suspected, so the couple's other children were... more »
June 24, 2010 4:33 PM
A nine month old baby is expected to recover after it was left in a car for about forty minutes.
Family members called 9-1-1 around 1:30 p.m. Thursday to a parking lot outside a string of restaurants at Broadmoor Towne Center in the Southgate area of Colorado Springs.
... more »
June 11, 2010 8:23 AM
The husband of a Colorado woman accused of smothering their infant son because she believed he was autistic has filed for divorce, according to court documents.
Thirty-four-year-old Stephanie Rochester of Superior is charged with first-degree murder in the June 1 suffocation of 6-month-old Rylan. An arrest affidavit says she... more »