COLORADO SPRINGS - Local schools have contracted with law enforcement agencies for several years to have a uniformed armed school resource officers in their buildings. However, the Board of Education for Falcon School District 49 recently took things further by allowing a civilian employee to carry a concealed firearm on... more »
We first told you last night about hours being cut at Vestas in Brighton.
Now those same cuts could be coming to the company in Pueblo. It would take hours from 40 to 32 hours a week. Wind energy companies across the country are going through a slowdown in business.... more »
US AIR FORCE ACADEMY- Hundreds of cadets were evacuated from a US Air Force Academy dormitory Tuesday after two small fires were found and extinguished. The fires happened inside Sijan Hall, one of the Academy's two dormitories.
It's unclear how many cadets were part of the evacuation. However, the... more »
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a Front Range Community College employee has been taken to a hospital after an accident while she was diluting ferric chloride.
Longmont emergency manager Dan Eamon tells the Daily Times-Call the woman was injured Saturday after a chemical reaction while she was diluting... more »
The FBI says robbers kidnapped a Miami-area bank employee, strapped a possible bomb to his chest and used him to steal money from the bank.
FBI spokeswoman Judy Orihuela said a teller was abducted early Friday morning by three suspects and forced to help them rob a Bank of... more »
Up to 40 hospital patients in Colorado Springs are in a troubling situation. A former employee at Memorial Hospital accessed their medical records apparently for personal use. News First 5 talked with two patients who say they're angry because they say memorial hospital waited several months before telling them about... more »
Here's what I'm working on today. Pueblo's wind turbine factory, Vestas is looking to hire more workers. Right now, Vestas employees 283 workers in Pueblo. According to an article on the company's website there are plans to hire additional workers, who are skilled in plasma cutting, welding and painting. Vestas... more »
Ohio State University says an employee opened fire at a maintenance building, killing a co-worker and wounding another. The suspect also was wounded and is in custody. No students were injured in the shooting early Tuesday, and the school says classes are being held as scheduled. University Police Chief Paul... more »