May 7, 2013 10:01 AM
A Colorado Springs woman makes an inspiring journey to becoming a body building champion. The 46-year-old mom just won the state's natural body building competition after overcoming a huge obstacle.
Pam Brown hits the gym every morning at 4:00 am, before she gets her kids off to school and... more »
October 29, 2012 2:43 PM
DENVER (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a 32-year-old woman whose body was found slumped in a couch in an apartment with her still living husband and dog nearby. KMGH-TV reports Monday that that officers responded to the apartment on a report of a foul smell on Oct.... more »
August 28, 2012 1:16 PM
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Rescuers have recovered the body of a Connecticut man killed by a rockslide on Hagerman Peak near Snowmass Mountain. The Aspen Times said the body of 24-year-old Rob Jansen of New Canaan, Conn., was recovered on Monday by a National Guard helicopter from the High-Altitude Army... more »
August 22, 2012 8:40 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - As a 2-year-old girl lay dead in the closet of a South Dakota home, another child invited two young neighbors over to take a look. Police allege the adults in the home were binging on drugs and didn't call 911 until 14 hours later. Twenty-one-year-old... more »
July 9, 2012 5:51 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - A top aide says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has given his permission to exhume the remains of his predecessor, Yasser Arafat. The decision came days after a Swiss institute found elevated traces of a radioactive agent reportedly on Arafat's belongings, reviving speculation the legendary Palestinian... more »
July 5, 2012 5:45 AM
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have recovered the body of a 12-year-old boy who went missing while tubing on the Colorado River. Richard Irving Buchanan's body was pulled from the river Wednesday afternoon after it was spotted by a passing motorist on Interstate 70 near mile marker 107. That's... more »
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 »
April 13, 2012 7:36 PM
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) - Police say they've found a body inside the fire-gutted California home where a suspect had barricaded himself after fatally shooting two people. Modesto police spokesman Chris Adams says the body was found Friday in the rubble of the home, where a raging fire had broken out... 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 1, 2012 12:24 AM
Searchers have found the body of renowned long-distance runner Micah True, who vanished four days ago after going for a run near New Mexico's Gila National Forest. New Mexico State Police Lt. Robert McDonald says True's body was found Saturday in a remote area of the Gila Wilderness. The Boulder... more »
March 15, 2012 6:53 AM
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) - A northwest Arkansas teenager thought it would be funny to text a random phone number saying she hid a body, but the joke backfired. Of all the local phone numbers she could have chosen, the 15-year-old Rogers girl picked one that belonged to a police detective.... more »
January 17, 2012 7:39 AM
A seventh body has been recovered from the wrecked cruise ship that ran aground over the weekend.
A Dutch extraction firm says it will take between two to four weeks to safely remove the oil from the ship off Italy's Tuscan coast.
The firm Smit, of Rotterdam, Netherlands,... more »
October 15, 2011 4:58 PM
Teller County Sheriff's Office has confirmed with KOAA News 5 that they are investigating the discovery of a body in the Flourissant area of Teller County.
The Sheriff was not readily available for interview or to offer any insight or statement but would contact media as soon as possible.... more »
August 21, 2011 11:07 AM
DENVER (AP) - A body discovered Saturday on Bison Peak in Park County is believed to be a missing teacher from Englewood.
The Denver Post reports that relatives of 44-year-old Frank Stanley were told Saturday of the discovery. Stanley set out to climb the 12,431-foot peak on July 25.... more »
August 17, 2011 8:21 AM
Rescuers have found the body of a man believed to have drowned while rafting on the Colorado River.
The Mesa County Sheriff's Office had trouble recovering the body, which was snared to a tree.
According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports , the Grand Junction Fire Department... more »
August 14, 2011 8:57 PM
AULT, Colo. (AP) - Authorities pulled the body of a person from a car found submerged in a pond near Ault. The Colorado State Patrol says it's unclear how long the vehicle had been in the water when a trooper spotted it early Saturday.
Authorities saw the body of the... more »
August 2, 2011 8:25 AM
STEWARTSTOWN, N.H. (AP) - Investigators hope an autopsy on an 11-year-old New Hampshire girl sheds more light on her disappearance and death.
An autopsy on Celina Cass of Stewartstown is scheduled for Tuesday.
Celina's body was recovered from the Connecticut River on Monday about a week after the... more »
July 21, 2011 2:49 PM
The Fremont County Coroner has confirmed with News First 5 that the body of Michael Ruggiere was recovered from the Arkansas River after it was discovered by rafters in an area described as hard to reach earlier this week.
Ruggiere's family has been notified and the Coroner's office states... more »
July 11, 2011 8:46 AM
LOCHBUIE, Colo. (AP) - Investigators on horseback have combed a Weld County area where a body was found Saturday.
Investigators say 30-year-old Armando Mata-Magellanes of Commerce City was found dead near train tracks along Interstate 76 between Lochbuie and Hudson. He'd been shot, and his body was spotted by... more »
July 10, 2011 12:39 PM
Following our earlier report on a body that had been found in NW Colorado Springs in the 2100 Block of Chuckwagon Road, KOAA News 5 has learned that Colorado Springs Police Investigators believe that the man found had died of a probable suicide.
The El Paso County Coroner's Office... more »
July 6, 2011 11:27 PM
Investigators are looking in to a suspicious death after an unknown woman's body was found near the side of the road in Pueblo West. Sheriff's deputies were called to a field on E. Platteville Blvd. near Winona Dr. in Pueblo West just after 2:30 Wednesday afternoon after a passing driver... more »
April 3, 2011 11:32 AM
DENVER (AP) - Police say a body found by two Denver teens was a male in his late teens or early 20s, but investigators haven't determined his name or the cause of death. Police spokesman Sonny Jackson says the body was found in Denver's Ruby Hill Park on Friday. The... more »
April 1, 2011 6:43 PM
Our partners at 9News report that a body was found inside a brief case or container this afternoon.
Two teenagers found the body at Ruby Hill Park around 1:15. According to Police spokesman Sonny Jackson the remains were found on top of a hill near South Raritan Street and... more »
February 23, 2011 1:11 PM
Douglas County Deputies say two adults were found dead in a home this morning southwest of Castle Rock when officers responded to a call for a welfare check.
Ron Hanavan, a spokesperson with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, says deputies were called to a home in the 2400 block... more »
February 14, 2011 7:18 PM
Pueblo County Coroner Jim Kramer says a man found in a canal in downtown Pueblo this afternoon appears to be a transient.
The body was discovered by a couple of fishermen around 3 o'clock this afternoon. He was face down in the water channel that comes from the Pueblo... more »
February 14, 2011 6:07 PM
Police in Pueblo are investigating the discovery of a dead body, found partially submerged in the water east of the Riverwalk. The man was found just after 3 p.m. by two local fishermen near Santa Fe and Grand near a bridge called Faye's Crossing.
Police say it appears the... more »
January 27, 2011 10:58 AM
Pueblo Police and Fire Department rescuers are at Lake Minnequa, where a body has reportedly been discovered.
NewsFirst5 has a crew at the scene. We will publish more information when it becomes available. more »
January 25, 2011 7:20 PM
Investigators have confirmed a skull found in rugged terrain north of Canon City belongs to a woman who was murdered.
The Teller County Coroner says the skull belongs to Rebecca Magallenes, 44, who disappeared after her shift ended at St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon City in November of... more »
December 1, 2010 9:13 PM
The Teller County Coroner says a body found earlier Wednesday in Woodland Park is that of Mindy Lee a mother of two from Manitou Springs.
Lee was reported missing on Friday the 26th in the area near Woodland Park High School. Officers found her body this morning east of... more »
November 22, 2010 7:48 PM
A man accused of killing his girlfriend and dismembering her body is headed to the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo. On Monday, John Paul Williams was found incompetent to stand trial in the murder of Rebecca Magallanes. News First 5 talked with the victim's brother and sister-in-law who are... more »
November 21, 2010 4:34 PM
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - A winter storm is hampering efforts by crews trying to recover the body of an ice climber killed in a fall in Rocky Mountain National Park. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says the Denver man died in a fall Saturday on the All Mixed... more »
October 31, 2010 4:54 PM
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) - Deputies in suburban Denver found a dead body in the trunk of a car parked outside the jail and arrested the driver on a murder charge. The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Department says 40-year-old Robert L. Johnson of Byers went to the jail Saturday to surrender on... more »
October 27, 2010 1:04 PM
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A 68-year-old New York jeweler has been convicted of killing his wife by incinerating her in an oil drum.
The verdict Wednesday came in Werner Lippe's second murder trial. His first trial ended in February with a hung jury. Prosecutors were hampered by the... more »
October 26, 2010 10:32 AM
FORT COLLINS (AP) - Authorities say a woman found dead in a wooded area in northern Colorado is a 57-year-old Fort Collins woman reported missing earlier this month.
The Larimer County sheriff's office said Monday that the body of Kathy Adams was found Saturday in a ravine along U.S.... more »
October 8, 2010 4:10 PM
Colorado Springs Police made an arrested in the stabbing death of a transient, whose body was discovered in Monument Creek Tuesday.
Salvador Jose Perez, 38, is being held on a charge of First Degree Murder. No additional arrests are expected.
The victim was Christopher Evan Allen, 20.
... more »
September 15, 2010 1:19 PM
A man who pleaded guilty to killing four people has reportedly been investigated as a suspect in the 2004 slaying of a woman in Westminster.
Catrina Powell's body was found dumped behind a strip mall.
Sister-in-law Dachelle Powell said a detective involved in the case told her Scott... more »
September 15, 2010 10:10 AM
The death toll from flooding caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine has reached eight after two more bodies were found in Texas.
One body was identified Tuesday as that of Jennifer Ring of Austin. The mother of two children had been missing since swift water swept her... more »
September 9, 2010 1:43 PM
A man found dead at the U.S. Air Force Academy appears to have no connection to the school.
A spokesman for the Air Force Academy says the man was discovered dead Wednesday morning near Kettle Lake. The spokesman says an investigation is under way but that the man is... more »
September 7, 2010 6:47 PM
Colorado Spring Police have identified the man found in Monument Creek near Van Buren and Beacon a week ago today.
The body of 37-year old Steve Gallegos from Colorado Springs was found early in the morning by a woman walking her dog. Because of the condition of the body,... more »
September 1, 2010 1:45 PM
Even if obesity is in your DNA, exercise can help.
British researchers studied over 20,000 people, determining their genetic risk of obesity. Those who had the most genetic variants for obesity inherited from their parents, did have the highest Body Mass Index.
But the at-risk people who were... more »
August 27, 2010 1:01 PM
A four-month search for a missing Las Vegas woman has come to an end in the unlikeliest of places: her own home.
The Clark County Coroner's office said Friday that the corpse found in the clutter-filled home belongs to 67-year-old Billie Jean James. A spokeswoman says it could take... more »
August 18, 2010 10:42 AM
Authorities are slowing the flow of the Arkansas River as they try to recover the body of a missing rafting guide.
Kimberly Appelson, 23, of Breckenridge was thrown from a boat near a rapid at the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area on July 11. Dogs later picked up her scent... more »
August 4, 2010 9:47 AM
Monique Lynch, accused stuffing a little girl's lifeless body into the crawl space of a Monument home, will face a judge in Colorado Springs for the first time today.
Lynch waived her right to a video advisement last week. Today, she's expected to be formally charged with child abuse... more »
July 26, 2010 12:01 PM
The couple accused in the death of a little girl in Monument, whose body was stuffed in a basement crawl space, has returned to Colorado Springs.
Authorities arrested Hanif Sims and Monique Lynch earlier this month in Henderson, Nevada, near Las Vegas.
Genesis Sims was nine years old... more »
July 26, 2010 8:24 AM
Rangers have recovered the body of a backcountry skier in Rocky Mountain National Park.
The National Park Service says the 40-year-old Colorado man was reported overdue on Sunday morning. He was said to be an experienced backcountry skier who planned to hike in and ski a snowfield near Finch... more »
July 20, 2010 7:20 PM
Many unanswered questions remain in the discovery of a man's body near Manzanola on Sunday. As the Otero County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate, many in this small Southern Colorado town are still dealing with the shock. "We never see this in Manzanola," says Christine Padilla, a Manzanola resident. The... more »
July 13, 2010 9:03 AM
Dozens of sex offenders have been interviewed as part of the investigation of the death of 12-year-old Kayleah Wilson.
Greeley Police spokesman Joe Tymkowych told the Greeley Tribune that they're checking anybody who is a sex offender within a 100 miles of Greeley. Tymkowych told the paper their search... more »
July 12, 2010 10:18 AM
A body has been retrieved from the Colorado River west of Grand Junction.
Mesa County sheriff's deputies have not released the name or gender of the victim. They say there are no indications of foul play.
Rafters reported seeing the body on Sunday. A county coroner's investigator recovered... more »
July 9, 2010 11:25 AM
A second body has been spotted in the water near the site of a collision between an amphibious tour boat and a 250-foot barge in the Delaware River.
As divers began preparations to haul the sunken boat from the water Friday morning, television cameras captured the image of a... more »
July 8, 2010 9:15 AM
El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa will release more information Thursday morning about the arrests of the father and girlfriend of a child whose body was found stuffed in the crawl space of a Monument home.
Hanif Sims and Monique Lynch were taken into custody in Henderson, Nevada Wednesday... more »
July 7, 2010 1:24 PM
Lewis Palmer School District 38 has been questioned about Genesis Sims, a little girl whose body was found stuffed in the crawl space of a home in Monument more than a year after her family moved out of the rental home.
District Community Relations Manager Robin Adair has released... more »
July 7, 2010 11:24 AM
Two arrest warrants have been issued for the father of a little girl whose body was found in the crawl space of a Monument home on May 14.
El Paso County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Lt. Lari Sevene told NewsFirst5 that Hanif Sims is wanted on charges of assault and... more »
July 2, 2010 1:45 PM
Federal officials have deported a New Zealand drug dealer who kept his dead girlfriend's body on dry ice in a swanky Newport Beach hotel after she died of an overdose. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says Stephen David Royds was deported June 25. The 49-year-old Royds was paroled in May after... more »
June 16, 2010 8:33 AM
A judge has scheduled a hearing on whether to lower the bail of an 18-year-old man accused of having a sexual relationship with a missing 12-year-old Greeley girl who was later found dead.
Robert Laurencio Montoya is being held instead of $100,000 bond on charges of sexual assault on... more »
June 15, 2010 6:12 PM
Rescuers from El Paso County Search and Rescue along with investigators from the Colorado Springs Police Department found a body this morning off Rampart Range Road.
The Police Department received information Monday about a dead body, but found nothing until Tuesday. The dead person is an adult man, and... more »