January 23, 2013 7:29 PM
New details continue to pour in over Tuesday's deadly officer involved shooting in Woodland Park.
Around 2:30 p.m., two officers with the Woodland Park Police Department pulled over Craig Bondo, 20, for driving a stolen Saturn station wagon along Highway 24.
While attempting to make an arrest, the... more »
January 23, 2013 12:15 AM
Both eastbound lanes along Highway 24 in Woodland Park have been reopened following an officer involved shooting Tuesday afternoon.
Around 2:30 p.m., an officer with the Woodland Park Police Department attempted to pull over an older model Saturn station wagon heading east on 24 near Wal-Mart.
While attempting... 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 »
September 12, 2012 7:43 PM
Not much in terms of new information came from Wednesday's press conference from the Waldo Canyon Fire Task Force, handling the investigation into the cause.
Lt. Adrian Vasquez with the Colorado Springs Police Department told the media that the fire was caused by humans, but they don't know if... more »
September 11, 2012 7:10 PM
Residents living near the Waldo Canyon Fire burn-area are nervous about possible rain forecasted this week.
Tuesday volunteers with the Coalition of the Upper South Platte helped out a homeowner with some sand bagging. One homeowner living near Green Mountain Falls, just north of Highway 24, is right in... more »
July 5, 2012 8:21 PM
In the aftermath of the Waldo Canyon fire officials are gearing up to prepare for potential flooding beneath burn zones, especially along Highway 24.
Even years after the 2002 Hayman fire, charred lands still couldn't absorb rain; the result was a flash flood that wiped out miles of Highway... more »
July 1, 2012 12:06 PM
Highway 24 is reopening Sunday at 9 a.m. for residents of Green Mountain Falls, Chipita Park, Cascade, and Crystola; then at 1 p.m. the El Paso County Sheriff's office says the highway will be open to all traffic.
Until the highway is open to all motorists at 1 p.m.... more »
March 13, 2012 1:08 PM
Colorado State Patrol troopers say a Cascade woman who was reported missing Monday night, has been found dead in a car crash.
Troopers started looking for 71-year-old Hilda Correa Monday night around ten, along Highway 24; even getting out and searching Fountain Creek on foot.
Crews found Correa... more »
February 3, 2012 9:26 AM
A strong storm continues to impact Colorado causing icy roads, cancelled flights and dozens of school and business closings and event cancellations.
Highway 24 is closed from Colorado Springs to Limon.
Snow totals range from just an inch or two in western portions of Colorado Springs and in... more »
November 23, 2011 1:21 PM
The Colorado Department of Transportation will be conducting repairs on westbound Highway 24 guard rails near 21st Street today and one lane will be closed as a safety precaution. The left lane will be closed for approximately 2 to 3 hours while the repair work is being conducted. more »
November 16, 2011 7:44 PM
A dog, shot twice, is making a surprising recovery at the Pikes Peak Humane Society.
One of their Animal Welfare Officers was called out to help a female German Shepherd that had been shot just above the nose and in the side. They believe the bullets exited the dog's... more »
October 19, 2011 6:23 PM
The 15 by 40 foot section, about 10 feet thick, section of rock is what Colorado Department of Transportation workers were blasting away from the sides of Highway 24 on Wednesday -- just west of Cave of the Winds. It's exactly the kind of stuff that they don't want falling... more »
September 18, 2011 5:04 PM
Colorado State Patrol is still investigating a cause for an accident that occurred on eastbound Hwy 24 between Cascade and Manitou Springs around mid-day Sunday. The accident only blocked one east bound lane for about an hour as crews worked to move one injured person and clear the wreckage from... more »
August 13, 2011 11:49 PM
Two college students watched a small dog being thrown from a car that was driving up Ute Pass on Highway 24, Wednesday. Mystery -- as the dog is now being called -- landed right in traffic, but she's alive -- thanks to those college students.
"They didn't know what... more »
June 17, 2011 4:55 PM
Colorado State Patrol and other emergency crews are en route to a traffic accident involving a motorcycle on Hwy 24 westbound on Ute Pass.
There are reports of lane blockages at this time but no word on any injuries. Please be careful passing through this area. The accident is... more »
May 29, 2011 4:16 PM
Travelers headed to the high country via Highway 24 this weekend no doubt met with some company. On average, around 25,000 vehicles take the Cimarron Street exit along Interstate 25 in Colorado Springs each day. On busy weekends, that number goes even higher.
The Pikes Peak Area Council of... more »
February 1, 2011 10:54 PM
The Colorado State Patrol says Highway 24 is closed in both directions from mile marker 215 to 218. That's between Johnson Village and Trout Creek Pass. There are multiple accidents due to the icy conditions. Crews are working on getting the road open again.
There are no serious injuries. more »
January 28, 2011 6:41 PM
El Paso County Sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a rollover near the Red Rocks Open Space off Highway 24. It all started as a pursuit when a problem came up with the plates on the car. The car rolled and two people jumped out--one was pinned inside.
... more »
October 26, 2010 1:42 PM
The Colorado State Patrol reports one person died overnight in an accident on Highway 24 in Chaffee County. According to the accident report, an 1989 Honda Civic was traveling east on Highway 24 when it went out of control and went into the westbound land. That vehicle was hit by... more »
October 11, 2010 1:33 PM
A seven-mile stretch of Highway 24 west of Colorado Springs is now open between Florissant an Divide. The closure allowed road crews to quickly replace a 73-year-old bridge.
The bridge work took only four days. The Colorado Department of Transportation had alloted two weeks for the work, but SEMA... more »
September 27, 2010 10:05 AM
Expect big delays on Hwy 24 between Colorado Springs and Woodland Park.
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will replace the bridge deck of the eastbound Fountain Creek Bridge on U.S. 24 in Cascade.
Starting Tuesday night, the bridge will be closed, with all traffic detoured. The speed... more »
September 13, 2010 9:04 AM
Rock slides closed Highway 24 west of Colorado Springs twice at the end of summer. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is tackling the problem with rock mitigation operations on Ute Pass this week. The work began Monday morning. It should take two weeks.
This week westbound Hwy 24... more »
September 10, 2010 5:12 PM
Rock removal from steep slopes along Highway 24 west of Manitou Springs will cause traffic delays for the next few weeks.
Starting on Monday, September 13, and continuing through Friday, September 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., westbound U.S. 24 will be closed to traffic and eastbound U.S.... more »
August 11, 2010 9:31 AM
After rock slides partially closed US Highway 24 twice in successive weeks, damaging some vehicles but causing no injuries, the Colorado Department of Transportation is taking the unusual step of closing the highway to remove rocks.
The closure is today, beginning at 9:30 am. They hope to reopen the... more »
August 9, 2010 11:54 PM
The "falling rock" signs on Highway 24 sure weren't lying Monday afternoon.
"Pay attention to them because it could happen at any time," warns Capt. Linda J. Radice with the Manitou Springs Fire Department.
Brad Hodgeman hears that warning loud and clear after his family vacation came to... more »
July 16, 2010 1:05 PM
Colorado Springs Police says a 2-year-old boy who was killed Thursday night on Highway 24 near Garrett Rd., wandered up to 300 feet away from his home. Officers say the boy's guardians thought the other one was watching the child. The family had just returned home from running errands. The... more »
May 22, 2010 6:50 PM
A motorcyclist has died from his injuries after sliding off highway-24 Saturday afternoon.
The accident happened in the westbound lanes between Manitou Springs and Cascade.
State Troopers say the bike was driven by a 52 year-old man, his name hasn't been released.
No other vehicles were involved... more »
April 17, 2010 7:53 PM
A rockslide has crushed part of a car on the westbound section of Highway 24 near Waldo Canyon. The rockslide happened just before 5pm. The driver was able to steer away even though his passenger side was severly damaged. Fortunately nobody was hurt and the group actually drove away in... more »
April 10, 2010 1:07 PM
Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal single-car crash that happened early Saturday morning. The crash occurred on Highway 24 just east of Calhan in El Paso County.
State Patrol reported that a truck, traveling eastbound on the highway, lost control and rolled off right side of the road.... more »
April 4, 2010 9:26 AM
Highway 24 is currently is now open between Divide and Florissant after a serious two vehicle traffic accident.
The Colorado State Patrol says the accident happened just after 5:00 a.m. Sunday when a pickup truck going east crossed the center line and collided head on with an oncoming Toyota... more »
March 25, 2010 5:12 PM
A traffic accident on Highway 24 west of Divide is causing traffic delays. The accident is between Divide and Florissant.
Expect delays of about 20 minutes.
February 7, 2010 11:07 AM
Winter weather is making driving conditions in Teller County and parts of El Paso County treacherous.
Several slide offs have been reported in the Airport Blvd. and Powers Blvd area. Also the Colorado State Patrol was at an accident on Highway 67 earlier today. The single car rollover was... more »
December 29, 2009 8:36 AM
A high speed chase that started in Woodland Park, wound down Ute Pass on Highway 24, ended in a crash in Colorado Springs. Several law enforcement agencies are involved in the investigation which began about 1:30 Tuesday morning.
According to Woodland Park Police, an officer tried to pull-over a... more »
September 23, 2009 12:27 PM
A broken water main on 21st Street in Colorado Springs has traffic down to one lane between Broadway Street and Hwy 24.
Crews with Colorado Springs Utilities and the City Streets Department project that it will take the rest of the day to replace the 16-inch water main and... more »