March 23, 2013 4:17 PM
C-DOT has closed US HWY 50 east of Pueblo in both directions from Pueblo to Rocky Ford. Crews say the closure is due to conditions in the area getting worse. Now word on when the highway will reopen. more »
December 19, 2012 6:45 PM
CALHAN - It's the kind of storm that makes driving even short distances a challenge. Gusting winds and blowing snow on the eastern planes created whiteout conditions Wednesday afternoon, making travel dangerous enough that the Colorado Department of Transportation Closed Highway 24 east of Calhan and CO Hwy 94 east... more »
October 30, 2012 8:32 PM
At least two dozen people have reported feeling sick after it's believed they drank contaminated water at a local medical building.
Memorial Hospital closed all of its outpatient facilities at the offices it leases inside the Printers Park Medical Plaza for the rest of the week. Additionally, a recorded... more »
October 15, 2012 2:06 PM
The Post Office on Kittery Dr. in Security-Widefield is open again.
A suspicious package with white powder coming out of it caused the Post Office to be evacuated and closed as a precaution. The white powder was found and is being analyzed. more »
August 12, 2012 2:04 AM
An abandoned mine shaft gave way to a huge sinkhole in Cripple Creek, causing delays and detours for drivers using Highway 67. A four mile stretch is closed to traffic.
Someone called the Cripple Creek Police Department Saturday morning, thinking it was just a pothole. When engineers from the... more »
July 4, 2012 11:36 AM
Deputies with the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office have closed the Big Top Fireworks at 1400 Santa Fe Dr. after investigators observed illegal and legal fireworks being sold at the location despite a county wide fire ban.
According to Deputy Laurie Kilpatrick, a public information officer, the business is sealed... more »
July 3, 2012 5:26 AM
Old Stage Road and Gold Camp Road will be closed to help firefighters keep the threat of fires down.
Sheriff Terry Maketa says the 2100 block of Old Stage Road will be blocked off at 10 a.m. This closure will deny access to Gold Camp Road.
Also, the... more »
June 5, 2012 5:36 PM
The Colorado Department of Transportation will install signs on Interstate 25 over the next week which will result in closures overnight.
Overnight Wednesday and Thursday, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the southbound lanes will close just north of Eagleridge Boulevard. Traffic will detour onto Elizabeth.
On Monday... more »
April 3, 2012 5:59 AM
Both lanes of I25 near Baptist Rd. exit are now open.
They were closed earlier due to a power line that fell across the interstate.
Colorado Springs Utilities is working to fix the problem. more »
March 22, 2012 1:32 AM
We are hearing reports that SB I25 near the El Paso County, Douglas County border is closed due to a serious crash.
It's north of the County Line Road.
Flight for life has been called, but we are unsure of injuries.
No word on NB traffic.
February 16, 2012 1:27 PM
Many state government offices will be closed Monday, in observance of Presidents Day.
That includes driver's license offices, Parks and Wildlife Service Centers and state administrative offices.
All Colorado State Parks will be open but visitor centers will be closed. State Troopers will also be on the job... more »
February 8, 2012 7:58 AM
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio building constructed around the first Wright brothers' bicycle shop has been declared a public nuisance and may eventually be demolished, despite a resident's effort to preserve the site. A city planner tells the Dayton Daily News three walls of the bike shop stand inside... more »
February 2, 2012 3:14 AM
Four people were taken to the hospital when the car they were driving in crashed following a high speed chase with police just after midnight Thursday. Colorado Springs Police officers pursued the black sedan north along I-25 when the car suddenly exited at the Nevada/Tejon ramp. At some point the... more »
December 27, 2011 7:52 PM
Time is running out to make a splash in the pool at the Colorado Springs Recreation Center in Memorial Park. The center is among three city owned pools that will be closing at the end of the week.
Kevin and Tina Dessart own Swim Colorado Inc. which took over... more »
December 15, 2011 3:46 PM
The driver of a milk truck that crashed and shut down I-25 in Colorado Springs for more than seven hours is still reported to be in critical condition. The accident happened around 4:20 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the interstate just north of the Motor City curve.
Police... more »
December 1, 2011 11:58 AM
Administrators in Lewis Palmer School District 38 have closed all elementary schools today because of the changing weather conditions. All morning and afternoon kindergarten and preschool classes are canceled as well.
The district has been under a 2 hour delayed start for the day. more »
September 23, 2011 2:23 PM
A section of East Platte Avenue, roughly between Union Blvd. and Hancock Ave., will be closed this Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Crews will be working in there area to replace storm drains that cross Platte Ave. Detours will be in place and the City of Colorado... more »
September 18, 2011 4:20 PM
Remember that today, Sunday, September 18, Platte will be closed between Hancock and Union until 12am. This will also be the case for the next two Saturdays.
Crews are replacing water drains along the road. All construction is scheduled to be finished by November.
Detours are on place. more »
September 18, 2011 2:16 PM
Work on E. Platte was originally scheduled for Saturday, September 17, but was rescheduled for today, Sunday, September 18.
E. Platte is closed from Union Blvd. going eastbound and Handcock Ave. going westbound. Closure runs from 7 a.m. until 12 a.m., as crews are replacing storm drains in that area.... more »
September 11, 2011 3:17 PM
US Highway 24 is closed west of Manitou Springs as emergency responders are arriving at the scene of a roll over traffic accident near Waldo Canyon. State Troopers and members of the Manitou Springs Police and Fire Departments are working to assist at least one person in the vehicle which... more »
June 20, 2011 4:56 PM
With as much as four inches of snow falling the summit of Pikes Peak, highway rangers closed the final nine miles of road today out of a concern for driver safety. The Cog Railway is still carrying passengers to top, but many visitors can be found rifling through the clothing... more »
June 3, 2011 2:02 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Officials at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City say they've evacuated parts of the building and canceled some departing flights after a suspicious box was discovered at a baggage claim office.
Airport spokeswoman Karen Carney says the box was discovered Friday morning and that... more »
May 17, 2011 1:50 PM
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The swollen Mississippi River has been closed to shipping at Natchez, Miss., shutting the major artery for moving grain from farmland in the Midwest to the Gulf of Mexico for export.
The U.S. Coast Guard closed the river Monday at the Natchez port because barges... more »
May 9, 2011 3:12 PM
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced on Monday that the Heart Check America office in Denver had closed following an investigation by the department for allegedly running illegal CT scans on patients without a doctors order.
Department spokesman Mark Salley said in a news release that... more »
April 23, 2011 4:37 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis officials are hoping Lambert Airport will be able to get some flights out tomorrow.
The airport is closed today after a tornado knocked out power, tore up the roof of the main terminal and damaged some planes.
The severe weather that rolled... more »
April 11, 2011 1:32 PM
Part of John Martin Reservoir State Park will be closed today as fire fighters monitor hot spots from a nearby grassfire.
The North Boat Ramp, the Visitor Center and the boat inspection area will be closed today. The east part of the park, below the dam, will remain open.... more »
March 30, 2011 5:12 PM
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - A 30-mile stretch of Colorado's main east-west highway will be closed and five homes will be evacuated while crews use a helicopter to remove about 40 rocks - some as big as a car - from above the road.
Officials say the boulders on a... more »
March 30, 2011 2:12 PM
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - Interstate 70 is scheduled to be shut down for at least one day next week so crews can remove some potentially dangerous rocks from above the highway.
Lanes in both directions are set to be closed next Tuesday between Silverthorne and Empire starting at 9... more »
March 16, 2011 1:42 PM
The west gate to Peterson Air Force Base has been closed because of a propane leak in the fire training center.
The leak has been contained, but the gate will be closed temporarily as a precaution until repairs are made.
People needing to enter the base should use... more »
February 14, 2011 11:29 AM
Canon City High School students got a Valentine's Day surprise this morning. No electricity in the building meant a day off.
No word yet on when the problem may be fixed. more »
January 21, 2011 4:44 PM
Miserable weather has forced the closure of two mountain roads, including US 285 over Kenosha Pass and US 6 over Loveland Pass.
If you're heading to the high country for the weekend, check conditions before you leave.
COTRIP more »
January 20, 2011 5:08 PM
Following an eight-hour closure, all northbound lanes of I-25 have finally reopened in Pueblo.
All lanes were blocked at milemarker 104 when three vehicles crashed. Two drivers suffered minor injuries.
It took hours to clear the vehicles off the icy roadway and clean up a fuel spill. more »
January 17, 2011 7:45 AM
Schools, state offices and some businesses are closed today in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
State driver's license offices, the Department of Public Health and Environment's vital records office, state history museums, Attorney General's Office, Division of Wildlife Service Centers and administrative offices for executive branch departments... more »
January 1, 2011 5:38 PM
DENVER (AP) - State parks in Colorado may be closed, while others could be opened up for oil and gas drilling to raise money for the cash-strapped parks system.
Deep budget cuts to the parks system have prompted a five-year plan to close several parks to save money. The... more »
December 26, 2010 3:23 PM
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Two campgrounds at Lake Pueblo State Park will close starting next month during work to improve the park's drinking water system.
The Juniper Breaks Campground and Northern Plains Campground will close Jan. 3 to all users, including hikers and bicyclists, because of safety concerns.
... more »
December 21, 2010 8:47 PM
I-70 is open eastbound from Silverthorne to the Tunnels. Westbound will be closed until at least 1 a.m.---after a hazmat spill. 50 gallons of a material used to make explosives spilled on the roadway.
November 11, 2010 9:17 AM
A car crashed into an industrial-sized gas meter at the Timber Apartments on Airport Rd. in Colorado Springs early Thursday morning, severing the gas line.
Nearby residents were evacuated for a short time, while Colorado Springs Utilities shut off the gas. The gas has been cleared and residents allowed... more »
October 8, 2010 12:30 PM
All lanes are back open on S. Tejon St. in Colorado Springs. Two lanes were closed earlier today at the 1600 block because of a water main break.
October 1, 2010 8:44 AM
Traffic is again flowing smoothly on Highway 115 at Titus Rd. That's adjacent to Fort Carson and Cheyenne Mountain State Park.
The Colorado State Patrol reports that a jack-knifed truck had blocked lanes for a time. more »
September 21, 2010 10:09 AM
The El Paso County Health Department reopened Tuesday morning at 7 am and will remain open during its regular hours until 6 pm.
It closed Monday after a water main break shut down water to the building. The water main was repaired. The Health Department is located at 301... more »
September 8, 2010 12:36 PM
All southbound lanes of I-25 in Colorado Springs have reopened, but expect backups as volume slowly disperses.
The congestion was caused by a semi that caught fire on the shoulder of the road, between Unitah and Bijou. While the semi never blocked traffic, emergency crews shut down the right... more »
August 16, 2010 8:29 AM
A man suspected of sexually assaulting at least three young children at a Denver church day care center is due in court Monday to be advised of charges against him.
Benjamin Janicki, 19, is charged with three counts each of sexual assault on a child and sexual assault on... more »
August 9, 2010 8:46 AM
Federal forest officials have banned mountain biking in parts of Grand Mesa National Forest because of damage to the forest.
The U.S. Forest Service plans to close several user-created downhill routes. The agency also plans to ban mechanized travel on designated ski trails during the winter.
Forest Service... more »
August 5, 2010 7:53 PM
Officials at Lake Pueblo say the Rock Canyon swim beach will reopen at 11:00 a.m. Friday.
The swim beach had been closed earlier this week because of high levels of E. coli. Tests ran on the water Wednesday came back with lower levels of E. coli, so it is... more »
August 2, 2010 10:32 PM
Constitution Avenue in Colorado Springs is closed from Union to Finch because of a washout.
Earlier Monday evening, the rains caused parts of the road to crumble, creating several potholes. Colorado Springs Police will keep the road closed in both directions until street crews can make the necessary repairs. more »
July 28, 2010 8:28 AM
Heavy rains in southwest Colorado have caused rock slides, closing part of a highway.
San Miguel County spokeswoman Jennifer Dinsmore says rocks and debris about 4 feet high slid onto Colorado 145 between Norwood and Telluride Tuesday. No cars were trapped and no one was injured.
The slide... more »
July 15, 2010 9:17 AM
Trigger has a new home -- as do numerous items once owned by Western stars Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. They were put up for auction yesterday at Christie's in New York, with an auctioneer calling it the "most colorful, emotional and sentimental" sale she's experienced in her 20 years... more »
July 8, 2010 11:06 AM
A road that crests the Colorado mountains more than two miles above sea level has been temporarily closed because of snow and poor visibility.
A 5-mile stretch of Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park was closed late Tuesday. Park officials haven't said how much snow fell or... more »
July 5, 2010 11:42 AM
A Denver medical marijuana dispensary is suing to block a Denver zoning law it says is forcing it to close.
The dispensary operated by SNW LLC, open for about two months, is being forced out by an ordinance banning all dispensaries in residential areas. Attorney Rob Corry says he... more »
June 16, 2010 11:32 AM
Colorado Springs Utilities has a natural gas project underway on Garden of the Gods Road, which is impacting traffic.
This week, the turn lane onto Elkton Drive from eastbound Garden of the Gods Road is closed, along with the northernmost through lane on eastbound Garden of the Gods Road,... more »
June 14, 2010 12:54 PM
Heavy rains are causing flash flooding across Oklahoma City, stranding motorists and prompting the closure of portions of several interstates and city streets.
Oklahoma City Police Lt. Gamille Hardin says from 2 to 6 inches of rain fell in just three hours, forcing the closure of parts of several... more »
June 14, 2010 12:48 PM
Flooding is still being reported in northern Colorado.
The National Weather Service said Monday that flooding from the Poudre River has closed some roads and low lying areas from southern Windsor to northern Greeley.
The river has reached 9.12 feet in Greeley, just above flood stage. A flood... more »
May 24, 2010 4:40 PM
Eastbound Interstate 70 closed west of Limon at mile marker 247 because of high winds for more than an hour Monday afternoon.
At least one semi-trailer truck has tipped over in the wind. The road was closed at about 1:45 p.m. Monday and then reopened before 3 p.m.