November 17, 2012 10:55 AM
One Colorado Springs police officer was treated at and, subsequently, released from the hospital after being struck by a vehicle. Early Saturday morning, officers contacted the driver of a suspicious looking vehicle that had a stolen license plate. When the officer attempted to detain the driver, she sped away trying... more »
August 29, 2012 8:14 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say a 100-year-old man drove onto a sidewalk and hit 11 people, including nine children, across from an elementary school in South Los Angeles. Los Angeles fire Capt. Jaime Moore says four of the children were in critical condition when firefighters arrived but they were... more »
August 25, 2012 12:14 PM
General Motors Co. is recalling nearly 45,000 of its 2012 Chevrolet Sonic subcompact cars because of a defect that could prevent washer fluid from spraying on the car's windshield. The recall covers certain 2012 Sonics manufactured from May 5, 2011 through Feb. 24, 2012. GM says the windshield wiper hose... more »
August 13, 2012 9:15 PM
Troopers with the Colorado State Patrol are investigating a fatal traffic accident on Goldfield Drive in Widefield.
A car and motorcycle collided about half a mile north of Fontaine Blvd. just before 5:30 p.m.
The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver... more »
August 6, 2012 1:38 PM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A Boulder bicyclist has been given a ticket after being hit by a car. Boulder police say the accident happened Saturday when the unidentified man tried to cross a highway. Police say he did not have the right of way. According to the Boulder Daily Camera,... more »
July 17, 2012 7:46 AM
How good a driver are you?
Can you rally race the streets of San Francisco like these pros?
Click here to see our Video of the Day. more »
July 3, 2012 8:58 AM
DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 20 percent in June on strong demand for the 300 sedan and other vehicles. Sales of Chrysler's best-seller, the Ram pickup, increased 12 percent as home building perked up. Sales of the Fiat 500 small car more than doubled over last... more »
June 3, 2012 5:54 AM
PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police have arrested a woman who allegedly drove off after forgetting that her 5-week-old baby was in a car seat on the roof of her vehicle. Officer James Holmes said officers were called out early Saturday after witnesses found a child strapped in a safety seat... more »
June 2, 2012 9:40 AM
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - An Englewood police officer killed in a hit-and-run collision has been posthumously awarded the rank of detective. Hundreds of people applauded as 39-year-old Jeremy Bitner was awarded the rank at a memorial service Friday. Bitner died after he and a motorist he had pulled over were... more »
May 25, 2012 1:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge says auto dealers who use consumers' bad credit histories to charge them more interest on car loans must tell buyers they have negative information on their credit report, even if the loan is farmed out to a bank or finance company. That ruling came... more »
May 23, 2012 7:52 AM
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa man stopped outside a Dubuque bar with a small zebra and a parrot in his truck has been charged with drunken driving. KCRG-TV reports officers arrested 56-year-old Jerald Reiter of Cascade on Sunday in the parking lot of the Dog House bar, where people... more »
May 8, 2012 9:53 AM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - Police in northeast Indiana say a man who drove three blocks with four children strapped to the hood of his car has been arrested on a drunken driving charge. Fort Wayne police spokesman John Chambers says a witness called police Monday evening after seeing a... more »
May 8, 2012 7:15 AM
A vehicle crashed into the front of a medical marijuana dispensary early Tuesday morning.
It happened on the 3600 block of Galley Road in Colorado Springs. That is the Happy Buddha Wellness Center.
Investigators say the vehicle was unoccupied and still running when they found it.
They... more »
April 30, 2012 12:32 AM
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) - Police say two teenage girls who fell asleep while sunbathing on a rural Pennsylvania road have been struck by a car. The Beaver County Police Department tells local media that 13-year-olds Samantha Schermanhorn and Kaylie George were hit by the vehicle Sunday afternoon. Two of Samantha's... more »
April 29, 2012 2:43 AM
Three young teens lose their lives in an overnight crash in Pueblo. It happened around nine Saturday night on Pueblo Boulevard. Police say a pick-up truck headed south hit a red car turning westbound onto Northern Avenue. The truck was traveling at an extreme high rate of speed according to... more »
April 22, 2012 12:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a car involved in a crash about a block from New York's Times Square flipped over onto a sidewalk, injuring several pedestrians. Nearly a dozen people were hurt in the chaotic crash at West 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue. Police say approximately eight people... more »
April 18, 2012 8:44 PM
She goes the extra mile to take care of Pueblo's senior citizens, walking more than a hundred miles a week from house to house to assist those in need. Now, the seniors she's helped for so long are giving back.
Karla Romero has served others for more than a... more »
March 17, 2012 11:59 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say six people were injured after the car they were riding in ran a red light and collided with a light rail train in downtown Los Angeles. Sgt. Greg Hoyt says the sedan struck a Metropolitan Transportation Authority Expo line train as it was conducting... more »
March 16, 2012 8:15 AM
Colorado State Patrol says it was a car fire that closed SB I-25 early Friday morning.
Initially, reports were of a rollover crash.
State Patrol says they are currently searching for the driver of the vehicle. He is described as a hispanic male with a red sweatshirt and... more »
March 15, 2012 8:26 AM
The suspect in yesterday's car theft and possible attack at Bastion Airfield in Afghanistan's Helmand province died this morning while under medical care, the commander of International Security Assistance Force Joint Command said.
The incident took place around the time Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta's plane landed at the... more »
February 28, 2012 1:41 AM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A wild week of racing at Daytona has been capped by a memorable night in the first race of the Sprint Cup season.
Matt Kenseth led at the final restart and held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win the Daytona 500. Greg Biffle finished... more »
February 27, 2012 8:19 AM
DENVER (AP) - A Denver police officer is in serious condition after he was struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop.
Police say the accident occurred after the officer stopped a vehicle early Monday.
He was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, the driver of the... more »
February 22, 2012 6:18 AM
Expecting a quiet drive this morning?
Hopefully you won't see this guy in your passenger window.
Click here for our Video of the Day. more »
February 22, 2012 2:54 AM
A teen boy is in critical condition after Colorado Springs police say he fell from the hood of a moving vehicle and hit his head.
It happened Tuesday night a little before 9:00 p.m. Officers say four teens were in a vehicle the parking area on the south edge... more »
February 2, 2012 7:20 AM
Do you have a good excuse as to why you're late to work?
It might not be as good as this drivers.
Click here to see the car...herding sheep in our Video of the Day. more »
December 26, 2011 11:15 PM
As shoppers continue to crowd malls and spend money all over Southern Colorado, there's at least one welcome sight in some places, gas under $3.00 a gallon. "I just had a flashback because they had said that it would never go under $3.00 ever again." said Danny Trujillo as he... more »
November 22, 2011 7:00 AM
MIAMI (AP) - Police in Florida say a man was taken into custody after he drove his Honda Accord through a perimeter fence surrounding Miami International Airport.
Miami-Dade police say the driver was taken to a hospital shortly after the Monday night incident.
He was being examined, and... more »
October 19, 2011 12:56 PM
Pueblo police are looking for two women who they think stole a car from a police impound lot. It appears the women drove with enough force to plow through two locked gates.
It happened Monday night on Stockyard Rd. The impound lot is the old animal shelter.
Two... more »
September 25, 2011 2:35 PM
DENVER (AP) - A Denver County judge cited with breaking a city ordinance for leaving her granddaughter in a car while she shopped has a chance to have her case dismissed in six months.
The Denver Post reports that Denver County Court Judge Mary Celeste and a special prosecutor... more »
September 18, 2011 3:55 PM
While a truck was waiting in traffic for the light to turn green going eastbound on Platte at Wooten, another car rear-ended the truck, and it rolled over.
No one was hurt and officers say drugs or alcohol was not a factor. The driver of the rolled over sedan... more »
September 6, 2011 8:45 AM
Three men are facing charges, after colorado springs police say they found drugs and a stolen gun in their car.
Colorado Springs Police say the vehicle was parked in Cottonwood Creek Park after hours yesterday morning.
When police investigated, they found three men, and three underage girls. All... more »
September 3, 2011 12:13 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado Springs woman run over by her own pickup truck after she got out to release a stuck parking brake has died. Colorado Springs police say the woman had put her vehicle in reverse gear Friday but had difficulty releasing the parking brake. Investigators... 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 14, 2011 8:46 PM
A car was stolen outside the emergency room doors in the valet area of Memorial Hospital this morning by a patient.
Officers say they arrested Matthew Nyquest this afternoon after he crashed a stolen car and fled from the scene around 7:30 a.m. this morning at the intersection of Union... more »
August 10, 2011 5:53 AM
TRINIDAD, Colo. (AP) - Officers have arrested a man and woman who they say ran from a stolen car that authorities chased from the Walsenburg area to Trinidad.
The Colorado State Patrol says the chase began Tuesday morning after a trooper tried to pull over the car on Interstate... more »
August 8, 2011 9:03 PM
A one-car crash at the intersection of Hancock and Circle was the result of a police chase.
Colorado Springs police say they spotted a stolen vehicle in the area of Astrozon and Hancock Expressway. The driver, Eric Maestas, 21, began to speed away and police started to chase. The... more »
August 8, 2011 6:09 AM
DALLAS (AP) - Texas billionaire Charles Wyly, whose family has given millions of dollars to Republican causes and Dallas arts projects, has died in western Colorado.
The Colorado State Patrol says Wyly was turning onto a highway near Aspen when his Porsche was hit by a sport utility vehicle... more »
August 7, 2011 1:05 PM
Arson investigators and detectives with the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office suspect a car fire that burned three vehicles Sunday morning was intentionally started. The blaze apparently began around 9:30 a.m. inside a Cadillac Escalade that was parked at the northwest corner of the intersection of N. Pueblo Boulevard and 11th... more »
July 27, 2011 8:30 PM
Folks enjoying our local parks and trails are being targeted by thieves and some are forgetting to keep valuables out of sight in their cars.
On Monday night three cars were broken into while they parked in a lot in monument valley park.
CSPD says they have no leads... more »
July 16, 2011 6:54 PM
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - A man suspected of robbing a Walgreens pharmacy in Westminster has been arrested after police saw him sleeping in a car parked two blocks from police headquarters.
Police say 26-year-old Paul McQue Webb had a cut on his left hand that needed medical attention when... 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 12, 2011 12:05 PM
A Fatal car crash is being investigated in Chaffee County, about 23 miles west of Salida.
Around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning a 25-year-old man was killed when the Toyota Camry he was riding in failed to negotiate a left hand curve and the car went off the right side... more »
April 20, 2011 12:24 PM
The BNSF Railroad reports the train with the tanker problem was stopped, heading north to Denver when a southbound train crew noticed fumes coming from a tanker car. That happened around 1 a.m.
The first crew confirmed the leak and then started hazardous materials procedures. Under federal rules they... more »
April 6, 2011 1:50 AM
The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a serious single-car rollover at mile marker 105 on I-25, between the Pueblo West and Eagleridge exits. It happened shortly before 11 p.m. on Tuesday.
State Trooper Mark Parsons says the car was traveling southbound when it rolled. A man and a woman... more »
April 3, 2011 7:21 PM
"Nothing ever really happened to me like this before, and I just thought maybe I was dreaming or this was a joke," says Colorado Springs mother of two, Sharon Kingsley.
For almost a year, Kingsley depended on her two feet, her older sister or the city's buses to get... more »
March 28, 2011 11:23 AM
Boy Scouts in Pueblo got together Saturday to pit machine against machine in a Pinewood Derby.
Troop 407 built small cars out of blocks of wood, attached wheels and raced them side by side down a wooden track.
Troop 407 is from the Bessemer neighborhood of Pueblo.
March 8, 2011 11:29 PM
It seems every week you're paying more at the pump. One of the worst areas hit, a gas station in Florida near the Orlando International Airport. The price? Try $5.39 for a gallon of regular! Here in Southern Colorado it's not as bad, but we've still seen an increase over... more »
January 26, 2011 7:17 PM
Damage from a fire at a car dealership in Motor City was confined to the outside of the building.
The fire started at Heuberger Subaru around 12:30 this afternoon on the north end of the building. Construction was being done on the building and the fire may have been... more »
January 26, 2011 4:59 PM
Fire crews in Colorado Springs are in the cleanup stages of a fire at a car dealership in Motor City. The fire started at Heuberger Subaru around 12:30 this afternoon on the exterior of north end of the building. Construction was being done on the building and the fire may... more »
January 16, 2011 12:09 AM
It's a bad habit a whole lot of us are guilty of... starting your car on a cold winter day and walking away. Under Colorado law it's illegal to leave any car idling. But some technology may make doing just that your best bet.
Most remote car starters actually... more »
January 13, 2011 12:44 PM
The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says a 24 year old man was killed Wednesday night when he was struck by a driver. It happened on the 3900 block of Bergemann Rd. south of Highway 78 between Pueblo and Beulah.
A spokesperson for the sheriff's office says it appears the... more »
January 7, 2011 3:25 AM
A man is dead after a triple shooting in Pueblo and police have a possible suspect in custody. The shooting happened shortly after 9 p.m Thursday in a field near Outlook Blvd. and Buchanan Dr. on Pueblo's northside.
Officers say three men were shot inside a car--one of the... more »
December 25, 2010 4:25 PM
JOHNSTOWN, Colo. (AP) - A 1919 Dodge believed to be the one that Jimmy Stewart famously crashed in "It's a Wonderful Life" has been bought by a Colorado couple.
The car was delivered to Keith and Marilyn Smith of Johnstown on Friday. They say they have the original title... more »
December 16, 2010 7:02 PM
Sometime overnight someone broke into 14 cars in the Cumbre Vista subdivision north of Woodmen and east of Tutt.
The vehicles were parked on the street or in driveways. Windows had been broken out, and property had been stolen from some.
Colorado Springs Police Officers took pictures and... more »
December 15, 2010 11:16 PM
Colorado Springs Police are going high tech and looking for your help in finding stolen cars. The new program, which kicked off Wednesday, uses CSPD's Twitter account to notify their followers of a car theft the minute it happens. "This is kind of a new approach to policing." explains Sgt.... more »
November 26, 2010 5:09 PM
An alert Colorado Springs Police Officer nabs a car thief early this morning near Memorial Hospital. Colorado Springs Police dispatch center aired a bulletin stating the victim of a motor vehicle theft was following his stolen vehicle in the area of Galley Rd and N Academy Blvd. Police Dispatch later... more »
November 10, 2010 2:20 PM
Veterans will get a free car wash on Veterans Day, just by driving to a Pueblo car wash.
The Octopus Express Car Wash at 3215 N. Elizabeth will offer free car washes to all who have served in the military. The wash includes a towel dry, and free use... more »
November 9, 2010 10:34 PM
A dusting of snow along the front range and a dumping of snow in the mountains Tuesday reminds Colorado drivers, it is time to get packing for winter weather.
FEMA recommends the following emergeny kit for your car before heading out into the elements:
* a shovel *... more »
October 20, 2010 8:18 AM
A suspect faces an attempted first-degree murder charge after Denver police say he stabbed another man who helped a woman after she was allegedly pushed out of a car.
The Denver District Attorney's office on Tuesday announced the charge against 27-year-old Brent Ward and say he also faces charges... more »
October 14, 2010 1:10 PM
The handcuffed prisoner who managed to unbuckle his seat belt, open the door of a CSPD car and roll into traffic on I-25 Tuesday afternoon, has died of the injuries he suffered when he was hit by a car.
John Winkler, 20, died Thursday morning, according to Sgt. Steve... more »
October 12, 2010 9:56 AM
A man was found dead in a car in the 1200 block of Potter Dr. in Colorado Springs early Tuesday morning.
Police say a security guard at the Rustic Hills Apartment complex found the man around 1:15 and called 911. The victim was rushed to the hospital, where he... more »
October 5, 2010 10:44 AM
The man who plotted to kill Americans by driving a homemade car bomb into Times Square and leaving it to explode has been sentenced to life in prison.
A federal judge gave Faisal Shahzad a mandatory life prison term at his sentencing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court.
The... more »
October 1, 2010 9:47 AM
An Alaska man is recapturing his youth with an interesting custom made car.
Fred Keller turned an old pick up truck into a larger than life radio flyer red wagon.
The street legal ride is definitely turing some heads as it wheels down the road. keller says the... more »
September 27, 2010 2:55 PM
Nine people have been indicted for smuggling methamphetamine into Denver and northern Colorado inside functioning car batteries.
Among those indicted were Gabriel Farias-Chavez, 27, and Ramon Chavez, 30. This drug ring was suspected of moving up to 50 pounds of meth per month into the Denver metro area and... more »
September 22, 2010 8:24 AM
A couple could do nothing but watch as their car with their dog in it rolled off of a cliff at Oregon's Crater Lake National Park and tumbled more than a thousand feet to the water below.
They thought their dog didn't have a chance to survive, but what... more »
September 13, 2010 7:47 PM
The Federal Bureau of Investigation says violent crime across the country has dropped for the third straight year. Murders are down 7%; robberies down 8%; assaults dipped 4%; and car thefts dropped a whopping 17%. Those numbers are in tune with crime statistics in Southern Colorado, which seem to show... more »
September 8, 2010 8:46 AM
Colorado Springs Emergency Management is sending staff to Boulder County this morning to help bone-weary staffers there deal with day three of a wildfire that's leveled nearly 100 homes and other structures.
Bret Waters, Director of CSEM received the request Tuesday afternoon. He committed the staff without hesitation.
... more »