"We were just lucky to get a parking spot," one couple told News 5 as they made their way into a Colorado Springs mall.
Several people are back to shopping the day after Christmas, and it isn't much calmer on the inside the stores.
"We're bringing something back... more »
Returns, gift cards, and sales seem to be the objectives on most shoppers' lists the day after Christmas. Management at Chapel Hills Mall and Citadel Mall in Colorado Springs, and The Pueblo Mall all say foot traffic has been heavy. They're hoping for a strong finish to an up and... more »
The Federal Reserve has issued new rules to protect Americans from getting stung by unexpected fees or restrictions on gift cards. Under the new rules, consumers must have at least five years to use the gift cards before they expire. The Fed also says service or inactivity fees can be... more »
Three postal workers in Pueblo who were caught stealing money from mail are being punished. According to the USPS Office of Inspector General the employees have been prosecuted. The Inspector General says on December 21, 2009 Nathan Valdez pled guilty to mail theft by an employee. Valdez is scheduled to... more »
Three post office workers in Pueblo were busted for stealing thousands of dollars from the mail. According to the Pueblo Chieftain, the workers admitted to opening close to three dozen letters and stealing nearly $5,000 in cash and gift cards. The three postal workers were caught and are being punished.... more »
Retailers wouldn't be able to charge fees on gift cards under a proposal being considered by state lawmakers. The measure is up for its first hearing at the Capitol on Monday. It would bar issuers of gift cards from charging fees for using cards or not using them. Card holders... more »
Gift cards could have more value in Colorado starting next year. Fees that chip away at the value of gift cards would be banned under a bill two state lawmakers plan to introduce in the next Legislative session, which starts in January. The legislation is being drafted by Sen. Lois... more »
The Federal Reserve is proposing new rules to protect consumers from unexpected costs or restrictions on gift cards. The changes would give consumers at least five years to use gift cards before they expire. Also, service or inactivity fees would be permitted only under certain conditions. Fees could be charged... more »
The American Legion says one of its blog sites has raised more than $50,000 in less than a week for Fort Carson soldiers who lost their personal belongs during an Oct. 3 attack at a remote outpost in northeastern Afghanistan. The fund was started after a soldier wrote in an... more »