May 17, 2013 10:07 PM
Police found shocking discovery at a home on the northeast side of Colorado Springs when they responded to a welfare check Thursday night: a 13-year-old autistic boy naked, living among dead and live rodents and human and animal excrement.
The boy has been in the care of a former... 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 21, 2012 8:31 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A house fire in Fort Collins has killed a 64-year-old woman and a dog. Poudre Fire Authority officials said Tuesday investigators are trying to determine what caused the fire late Monday. The fire is believed to have started accidentally in the living room. Firefighters said... more »
July 29, 2012 12:27 PM
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a 33-year-old inmate at Bent County jail in southeastern Colorado has been found dead of an apparent suicide. Sheriff's deputies were called to the jail just after 9 p.m. Friday and found the man dead, but Sheriff David Encinias declined to release additional details,... more »
July 26, 2012 6:58 AM
VOLBORG, Mont. (AP) - The surge in wildfires across the West this summer is taking its toll on the livestock industry. Ranchers and officials say the blazes have killed animals outright while destroying some food supplies for the stock. In addition hundreds of miles of fence and numerous corrals and... more »
July 16, 2012 11:32 AM
HOUSTON (AP) - Two soccer players are dead and another is injured after lightning struck a tree that they were standing beneath to shelter from a storm in Houston. Harris County Sheriff's Office spokesman Thomas Gilliland says rain halted a men's league soccer club around noon on Sunday and the... 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 »
May 20, 2012 8:06 AM
A motorcycle rider in Colorado Springs is dead after crashing his bike overnight.
It happened a little after 1 a.m. at the five points intersection, where Tejon and Cheyenne Blvd. meet.
Officers says the rider was thrown from the motorcycle and into a retaining wall.
The man... more »
May 4, 2012 1:45 AM
A 14 year old boy has died in a hit and run crash.
It happened on Circle Drive, near the intersection of Circle and Airport near 8:30 Thursday night.
Colorado Springs police say the boy was running on the sidewalk on Circle, tripped and fell, then ran across... more »
April 20, 2012 7:49 AM
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says a U.S. Army helicopter that crashed went down in bad weather as it was racing to the site of a suicide bombing against a police checkpoint. The American military has confirmed the Black Hawk crashed on a nighttime mission Thursday, and initial... more »
April 17, 2012 11:11 PM
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service is considering explosives to move a bunch of frozen cows stuck inside a cabin at 11,000 feet.
According to the Aspen Daily News, the Forest Service is worried about the high fire danger and they're looking at other solutions when they... more »
April 2, 2012 12:43 AM
One man was killed and another badly injured after a skydiving jump gone wrong. They plunged into a field north of the Fremont County Airport, just east of Canon City.
The crash occurred just after 9:00 AM; the two men took the deadly dive from about 8,000 feet. Despite... more »
March 22, 2012 7:08 AM
TOULOUSE, France (AP) - A police official says that the suspect in a three-attack killing spree who claims links to al-Qaida is dead. The official, Didier Martinez of the Unite SGP police union, says the news was announced Thursday on the police radio shortly after a 5-minute volley of gunfire.... more »
March 14, 2012 8:25 AM
GENEVA (AP) - Police say 28 people died when a bus carrying Belgian students back from a ski holiday crashed in a tunnel in Switzerland. Valais cantonal (state) police spokesman Jean-Marie Bornet told The Associated Press on Wednesday that a total of 52 people were on board the bus. Police... more »
March 8, 2012 7:55 AM
Federal prosecutors now say an inmate at the Supermax federal prison, planned the deadly stomping of a fellow prisoner in 2005.
The prison is off Highway 50, in Florence.
But defense attorneys say Dominic Stewart unexpectedly killed of Gregory Joiner in the heat of passion. According to the... more »
March 4, 2012 8:17 PM
Colorado Springs police have identified a shooting victim killed after attending a party at the Sin City Disciples motorcycle club.
Police have ruled the death of Virgil Means, 31, homicide. According to police, Means was attending a party at the clubhouse on 628 W. Vermijo when he was involved... more »
March 3, 2012 8:05 PM
Vermijo at Chestnut is still closed off as investigators continue to collect evidence from this morning's deadly shooting.
Colorado Springs police tell News 5 the shooting happened just after 5:30 Saturday morning near the Sin City Disciples motorcycle club. Police say the victim, a man in his 20's, was... more »
February 29, 2012 4:47 AM
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says one crewmember is dead and three others remain missing following a helicopter crash in Alabama during a training mission. Spokeswoman Petty Officer 2nd Class Elizabeth Bordelon says an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crashed Tuesday evening in Mobile Bay, near Point Clear, Ala.... more »
February 28, 2012 7:42 AM
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a student wounded in an Ohio school shooting has been declared brain dead, the second reported fatality. Hugh Shannon, administrator at the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office, says officials received the word early this morning about Russell King Jr. Shannon says the office is... more »
February 15, 2012 8:29 AM
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - A forensic official in Honduras says a fire that swept through a prison has killed at least 272 inmates. Lucy Marder, chief of forensic medicine for the prosecutors' office, gave the death count to reporters in a radio news conference early Wednesday. The head of the... more »
January 24, 2012 8:37 AM
Colorado Springs Police have confirmed two people are dead, two others injured in a multiple shooting at the Timberlane Apartments on E. Bijou.
It happened around 4:30 a.m. Police say there were multiple shots fired in the area.
No suspects are in custody. more »
December 18, 2011 10:11 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and enigmatic leader, has died. He was 69. Kim's death was announced Monday by the state television from the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. Kim is believed to have suffered a stroke in 2008 but appeared relatively vigorous in photos... more »
December 7, 2011 5:41 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dobie Gray, who hit the top of the music charts in 1973 with "Drift Away," has died in Nashville. He was 69.
Charlie Andrews, Gray's attorney and friend, said Wednesday that Gray died at home in his sleep early Tuesday. He had been in declining... more »
November 11, 2011 7:24 AM
HONOLULU (AP) - Federal officials are investigating the fiery crash of a helicopter that slammed into a mountain ridge on Hawaii's Molokai island, killing the pilot and four tourists aboard.
Authorities say the aircraft carrying the five people was on a tourist excursion of West Maui and Molokai when... more »
October 18, 2011 6:19 AM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a 20-year-old Arkansas college student reported missing last week has been found dead in a pond south of Little Rock and her death has been ruled a homicide.
Officials said Monday that Patricia Guardado's body was discovered Sunday afternoon in a few... more »
October 9, 2011 9:36 AM
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say former Weezer bass player Mikey Welsh has been found dead in a Chicago hotel room.
Police spokeswoman Laura Kubiak says Welsh was supposed to check out of the Raffaello Hotel at 1 p.m. Saturday. When he didn't, hotel staff went to his room... more »
September 14, 2011 2:15 AM
Colorado Springs Police tell us they have found one of the women suspected of hitting an El Paso County Deputy with her car Tuesday evening.
Police tell us they found a Hispanic woman in her 20's just before 11pm in the parking garage at Memorial Hospital, she was suffering... more »
September 11, 2011 1:52 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Family members who've been reading the names of loved ones who died on 9/11 during today's ceremony at the World Trade Center site have been adding personal memories and tributes. Nicholas Gorki, whose mother was still pregnant with him on that day, read the name of... more »
August 24, 2011 8:16 PM
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - The driver found dead after apparently taking his 2- and 3-year-old children on a high-speed flight from Aurora police has been identified as 34-year-old Oscar Penaloza of Denver. Police say Penaloza's body was found about 60 feet behind the SUV after it crashed in a park... more »
August 2, 2011 5:01 PM
Colorado Springs police have identified the person killed Wednesday at the AutoZone. The victim is 39-year-old Joaquin Paniagua of Colorado Springs.
The suspect in this shooting, Ernest Schmidt, who also goes by Edward Coffey, is in court today facing charges of First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder, Aggravated... 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 28, 2011 1:34 AM
UPDATE: We are getting reports from Colorado Springs Police that two people are thought to be dead in a shooting on Mira Loma Circle in Colorado Springs.
A third person has been seriously injured.
The shooting happened around 10:30 tonight. More information as we get it.
July 23, 2011 1:56 PM
LONDON (AP) - Police say Amy Winehouse, the troubled diva who had struggled with drug and alcohol abuse, has been found dead at her home in London.
Police confirmed that a 27-year-old female was pronounced dead at the home in Camden Square northern London.
Police said the cause... more »
May 23, 2011 2:26 PM
We have more on the discovery of two dead children found in a Castle Rock home this morning.
Castle Rock Police say a woman called around 7:30 am saying she was going to commit suicide. When the dispatcher asked if there were children in the home, the woman said... more »
May 5, 2011 3:07 PM
DENVER (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a 31-year-old inmate in the Larimer County Jail. The Larimer County Sheriff's Department says the prisoner was found unresponsive in a restroom Wednesday afternoon after saying he felt ill while working in the jail kitchen. The Denver Post reports that he... more »
April 5, 2011 6:23 PM
There are still many unanswered questions surrounding the death of a teenager in Canon City. An autopsy was performed today on the 15-year old, but the results haven't been released yet. The teenager was found dead Monday evening on Skyline Drive, a day after he went missing.
Police say... more »
February 25, 2011 6:11 PM
Pueblo police say a man who was shot and killed by an on-duty police officer over nigh was armed and may have pointed a gun at the officer. The officer fired two rounds at 27-year old Robert Elmore.
The shooting happened around 11 p.m. Thursday on Pueblo's northside. Police... 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 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 27, 2011 2:27 PM
KEYSTONE, Colo. (AP) - The Summit County coroner says a skier is dead after being found in the trees off a run at Keystone ski resort.
Coroner Joanne Richardson said Thursday that Jennifer Agule of Breckenridge was found during sweeping operations at the resort at around 8 p.m. Wednesday.... more »
January 23, 2011 7:18 PM
DETROIT (AP) - A police official says a gunman opened fire inside a Detroit police precinct, shooting at least four officers including a commander.
Sgt. Todd Eby tells the Detroit Free Press that he was sitting at his desk at the precinct on the city's northwest side when the... more »
January 15, 2011 6:44 PM
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - The bodies of a man and a woman have been found inside their residence in the Denver suburb of Aurora, and police say they're investigating the possibility it was a murder-suicide.
Officers found the bodies Saturday after they were called to the residence for a... more »
January 8, 2011 5:00 PM
One 9 year old girl and that U.S. District Court Judge John M. Roll was among those who was shot and had died. He was the chief judge in Arizona, appointed in 1991 by the first President Bush. He became chief judge in 2006.
A hospital spokesperson stated that... more »
January 8, 2011 3:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional officials say an aide to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has died after an attack in Tucson, Arizona.
A hospital official there says the congresswoman herself is alive in surgery, but in critical condition after being shot in the head.
Congressional officials say as many as... more »
January 8, 2011 2:21 PM
MSNBC - U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head while holding a public event in Tucson, according to medial reports.
Up to 12 others were injured after an unidentified gunman ran up and began shooting indiscriminately as Giffords addressed supporters outside a Safeway grocery store,... 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 11, 2010 11:44 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a son of Bernard Madoff has been found dead in New York City of an apparent suicide.
The official says Mark Madoff was found hanged in his Manhattan apartment on the second anniversary of his father's... more »
November 27, 2010 8:33 AM
SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have confirmed that a woman found dead in a river near Silverthorne is a missing 41-year-old mother of three. The Summit County coroner has identified the woman as Stephanie Roller Bruner. The Silverthorne woman's husband reported her missing Tuesday after she left home Monday night... more »
October 30, 2010 6:08 PM
Emmy Award Winning Director George Hickenlooper Dead at the age of 47. Director and filmmaker George Hickenlooper known as the cousin of Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, was preparing for the impending premier of his latest film, "Casino Jack," at the Starz Denver Film Festival. In a brief announcement from family,... more »
October 20, 2010 8:33 AM
Baby gear maker Graco is recalling about 2 million strollers after receiving reports of four infant strangulations in the strollers.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which announced the recall Wednesday, said the infant strangulations occurred between 2003 and 2005.
The strollers being recalled are older versions of the... more »
October 19, 2010 2:24 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tom Bosley, the patient, understanding father on television's long-running "Happy Days," has died. He was 83. The family says Bosley died of heart failure at 4 a.m. Tuesday at a hospital near his Palm Springs home. Bosley's agent, Sheryl Abrams, says he was also battling lung... more »
October 8, 2010 8:27 AM
Colorado natural resource managers are joining forces to urge federal support to keep a financially struggling timber mill going so there's a place to take beetle-infested trees that are cut down.
Trees are being logged in Colorado to blunt the effects of a bark-beetle outbreak that has killed more... more »
October 5, 2010 10:48 AM
The America's Challenge gas balloon race in New Mexico will pay tribute to two balloonists who disappeared last week in the Adriatic Sea.
The deputy director of the race says pilots are being asked to hang two chile ristras, or strings of dried chiles, from their balloons, which are... more »
October 4, 2010 7:05 PM
Colorado Springs police say three bodies were found inside a home on Essex Lane Monday afternoon. That's near Academy and Constitution in the Wasson neighborhood.
Investigators say a man came home around 3:30 p.m. to find his wife dead. Officers found her two teenage children dead, in different rooms... more »
October 1, 2010 8:27 AM
Authorities say a man shot his three teenage sons, two fatally, at their home in southern New Jersey before police killed him.
Jason Laughlin, a spokesman for the Camden County Prosecutor's Office, says the shootings occurred late Thursday at the home in Pennsauken, a Camden suburb.
Laughlin identified... more »
September 30, 2010 9:18 AM
Tony Curtis, the Bronx tailor's son who became a 1950s movie heartthrob and then a respected actor with such films as "Sweet Smell of Success," "The Defiant Ones" and "Some Like It Hot," has died. He was 85.
The actor died at 9:25 p.m. MDT Wednesday at his Las... more »
September 28, 2010 4:08 PM
A 19-year-old man has died from injuries he suffered Monday evening in a traffic accident in Colorado Springs.
Patrick Culpepper was declared dead Tuesday.
Culpepper was a passenger in the front seat of a car driven by Alyssa Mitchell, 18. According to Colorado Springs Police, Mitchell made a... more »
September 24, 2010 8:29 AM
Entertainer Eddie Fisher, whose singing career was overshadowed by scandals of his marriages to Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor, has died. He was 82.
His daughter, Tricia Leigh Fisher, said Fisher died Wednesday night of complications from hip surgery at a hospital in Berkeley, Calif.
Fisher sold millions... more »
September 22, 2010 8:10 AM
At least 40 out of 80 pilot whales that stranded themselves on a remote northern New Zealand beach have died, and more whales are joining them on land, officials said Wednesday.
It was the second mass beaching in the region in a month.
"More whales are still coming... more »
September 17, 2010 7:10 PM
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - John "Jack" Goeken (GOH'-ken), founder of telecom giant MCI, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 80.
The Goeken Group Corp., a company he founded in Chicago's suburbs after MCI, says Goeken died Thursday in his hometown of Joliet, Illinois.
Goeken... 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 2:09 PM
The man killed in a motor scooter accident in Pueblo Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Dennis Aguilar, 52. Aguilar died when he crashed into the back of an SUV that had stopped. He was not wearing a helmet.
Police say no charges will be filed against the SUV... 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 8, 2010 9:16 AM
Flames swept through at least two dozen Detroit homes, fanned by strong winds that toppled power lines across the city and knocked out service to at least 113,000 Michigan homes and businesses.
Tuesday night's fires were scattered through at least three neighborhoods, including along several blocks on the east... more »
September 8, 2010 9:05 AM
The U.S. Forest Service will cut more than 14,000 acres of trees near communities and in more than 350 recreation sites as it deals with damage from an insect epidemic that has killed millions of acres of pines in Colorado and Wyoming.
The agency has mapped out the projects... more »
September 3, 2010 8:20 PM
Next week family and friends will say goodbye to Genesis Sims. Sims was the little girl found dead in the crawlspace of a Monument home back in May. The little girl's mother Jopetia Garretson has made funeral arrangements. Garretson says she will bury Genesis on Sept. 10 in their home... more »
August 16, 2010 12:16 PM
The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death. A man was found dead Sunday morning at the medical marijuana farm where he worked in Pueblo County. He's been identified as Kenneth Rose, Jr., 53.
Pueblo County Coroner Dr. James Kramer performed an autopsy on Rose Monday. He... more »
August 16, 2010 11:14 AM
A Boeing 737 jetliner with 131 passengers aboard crashed on landing and broke into three pieces at a Colombian island in the Caribbean early Monday. The region's governor said it was a miracle that only one person died.
Colombian Air Force Col. David Barrero said officials were investigating reports... more »
August 16, 2010 8:06 AM
A 9-year-old Aurora girl whose go-cart collided with a maintenance vehicle at Grand Junction Motor Speedway has died.
Mesa County Sheriff's spokeswoman Sally Weese says Taybor Duncan's go-cart rolled multiple times after it clipped a maintenance vehicle on the track Sunday morning.
Weese says Taybor had just crested... more »