May 13, 2013 4:51 PM
A Falcon man was shocked when he walked in on a burglar at his home Monday morning. It happened at 10:30 in the 8000 block of Fort Smith Road in Falcon. The homeowner says he left work early and when he got home, came face to face with the burglar.... more »
April 16, 2013 10:52 AM
Pueblo Firefighters said three people were home when a trailer caught fire around 5:00am in the 2000 block of Belmont Avenue. One of the residents tried to put out the fire with an extinguisher but it didn't work. All three did make it out of the home safely.
Firefighters... more »
April 11, 2013 11:05 PM
A group of Colorado Springs tenants are warning anyone thinking about using sites like Craigslist to find rental properties.
More than a half dozen folks have come forward saying the deal they were promised turned out to be a dud.
A house located at 1925 Chamberlin in Colorado... more »
January 22, 2013 4:36 PM
Neighbors in the ten hundred block of W. 13th Street in Pueblo are angry over a burned out house that's still standing nearly six months after it caught fire.
"It's stressful because there's lots of people breaking in constantly," said Jeremy Bravo, a neighbor. "The smell. There's always ash in... more »
November 18, 2012 6:06 PM
A hero has come home to the Home of Heroes. With the help of many in Pueblo, the American Legion Riders officially welcomed home Lance Cpl. Colton Carlson today with a special luncheon in his honor. Here's more on this amazing marine who was injured overseas this past May.
It... more »
October 17, 2012 7:09 PM
The shooting in Pueblo County last night where a property owner shot a trespasser on Hog Farm Road has raised some questions about the Make My Day law.
We found out what's in the law and when it applies.
The shooting last night happened on private property, but... more »
October 10, 2012 8:33 PM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A woman who drunkenly wandered into a home in Boulder before the homeowner shot her in the hip has pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal trespassing. Zoey Ripple's lawyer says Ripple may have been under the influence of a date rape drug when she wandered into the... more »
October 6, 2012 7:42 PM
Unless you're pretty thick-skinned, you probably had to pull out your jacket or coat today, but have you prepared your home for the cold weather? Workers at Big R in Pueblo say it's better to get all of your supplies ahead of time.
Don't wait until it starts to snow... more »
October 3, 2012 6:15 PM
RIFLE, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters say a brush fire about 13 miles north of Rifle is threatening a home and some radio towers. Colorado River Fire Rescue Chief Mike Morgan says no evacuations had been ordered as of Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported just before 1 p.m. and grew... more »
July 29, 2012 6:10 PM
Fire destroyed a home in Pueblo this weekend.
The flames were so intense, they caused some damage to a neighbor's home on West 13th Street.
"It was one of the scariest things ever," said Jeremy Bravo, a next door neighbor. "You think that you're going to lose everything."... more »
July 25, 2012 7:52 AM
BEARSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - The upstate New York hamlet of Bearsville is living up to its name. The Times-Herald Record of Middletown reports that a mother bear and her cubs trashed a family's home in Bearsville several times earlier this month. The Knowles family arrived at their home on July... more »
July 12, 2012 6:56 AM
EASLEY, S.C. (AP) - A funeral home in northwestern South Carolina will be offering what it calls the Starbucks experience to those needing comfort, or just a cup of coffee. Robinson Funeral Home in Easley is building a coffee shop attached to the funeral home. The Coffee Corner will feature... more »
June 14, 2012 6:44 PM
Fire consumes a home in Pueblo West leaving it a complete loss.
Several crews from Pueblo West got the fire under control on Sibley Drive in about 15 minutes.
Chief Brian Caserta says two people were inside at the time of the fire and were able to make... more »
June 2, 2012 5:07 AM
Fire has destroyed a mobile home, and damaged a house in Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Fire tells us the motor home was engulfed in flames when they arrived on the scene around 2:30 a.m. The camper was parked behind a home, and the fire extended to the structure. We are... more »
May 10, 2012 7:24 AM
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Health officials have confirmed several cases of whooping cough at a charter school in Greeley, prompting school officials to tell 40 students who aren't immunized to stay home. The Greeley Tribune reports there are at least seven confirmed cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, at University... more »
April 3, 2012 7:24 PM
The gusting winds overnight aggravated a chimney fire and causing it to spread until it consumed most of a Colorado Springs family's home in Rockrimmon. The fire started at around 3:00 in the 6000 block of Red Hill Circle.
The fire department dispatched nearly 60 fire fighters and over... more »
March 23, 2012 1:56 PM
Colorado Springs fire crews are fighting a fire at a two story home in northeast Colorado Springs. The fire is at 1429 Delaware Drive, near Palmer Park and North Academy.
Fire fighters did not find anyone at home. The fire was mostly contained in the attic. more »
March 15, 2012 4:47 AM
The author of the best-sellers "Tuesdays with Morrie" and "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" is helping a 101-year-old Detroit woman get back something he believes should have never been taken from her in the first place.
Texana Hollis lives at 8326 Carbondale for more than 60 years.... more »
January 12, 2012 12:26 PM
While thousands of seasonal workers just got laid off after the holidays, Home Depot says it is hiring more than 70,000 season positions for Spring.
The world's largest home improvement retailer has already begun recruiting. Last year, about half of the company's seasonal hires stayed on in permanent positions.... more »
December 18, 2011 4:03 PM
Police say a drunk driver crashed into a home waking up the woman inside.
This happened on the 2900 block of N. Arcadia St. in Colorado Springs at about 4:15 a.m. Sunday morning.
According to police, the driver lost control of the car and swerved across the street,... more »
December 14, 2011 1:01 AM
Firefighters will remain at the scene of a massive house fire in Manitou Springs throughout the night to ensure that it doesn't flare up again. The one and a half story home in the 1300 block of Sun Valley Lane caught fire sometime before 7:20 p.m. Tuesday and was completely... more »
November 26, 2011 5:00 PM
Student and performer C.C. Wells remembers when her mom, Linda Weise, founder of the Colorado Springs Conservatory, used their basement as one of the locations for the conservatory.
Now, after seventeen years, it finally has a home to call its own.
Wells says, "It's very creative and very welcoming... more »
November 18, 2011 12:28 PM
DENVER (AP) - More than 100 foster children in Colorado are being adopted into permanent homes. Adoption ceremonies are being held around the state on Friday to coincide with National Adoption Day. In Denver, the adoptions of 51 children are being formalized.
Six children will be adopted in Grand Junction.... more »
November 13, 2011 1:05 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - An explosion has flattened one home in Chicago, burned others and sent two people to the hospital with serious burns.
Chicago police and fire officials say a woman in her 50s and a man in his 40s were seriously burned in the blast shortly before 7... more »
October 26, 2011 9:40 AM
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) - A Jack Russell terrier is heading home to Tennessee after turning up about 500 miles away in a Michigan backyard.
The Michigan Humane Society says someone recently found Petey in the Detroit suburb of Rochester Hills. During their examination of Petey, the Humane Society... more »
October 3, 2011 6:09 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Try to remember the last time you got a personal letter in the mail. If you live in a typical American household, it's been a while.
According to the Postal Service's annual survey, the average household gets one personal letter about every seven weeks. It was... more »
October 2, 2011 5:58 PM
Folks in Pueblo are got to see inside some of the area's historical homes. A total of six homes in the Aberdeen neighborhood were opened to public as part of the Historic Pueblo Home Tour.
This is the eighth year the group Historical Pueblo has put on the tour... more »
September 26, 2011 4:16 AM
Colorado Springs Police says there was a bomb threat last night on the 1100 block of Rainier Drive.
They were called in when a homeowner located what looked like a small explosive device in his back yard, near the grill.
All occupants were evacuated while the Regional Explosives... more »
September 11, 2011 3:57 PM
A couple renovating their home in the 300 block of W. Cheyenne Rd. made an odd discovery as they were pulling up flooring. The couple found bones under the flooring, so not knowing the origin of the bones they contacted police and let them handle the gruesome find.
Colorado... more »
August 24, 2011 9:00 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - A judge has questioned the experience of two lawyers handling the case of a man accused of dismembering an 8-year-old New York City boy.
Supreme Court Justice Neil Firetog told the lawyers at a hearing Tuesday that his concern was to ensure the defendant, Levi... more »
June 28, 2011 11:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the first time in eight months, home prices in major U.S. cities are on the rise. They got a boost from the annual flurry of spring buyers. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller home-price index finds that prices rose in 13 of the 20 cities tracked. Washington, D.C.,... more »
May 31, 2011 12:51 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - An index of home prices in the country's major metro areas has sunk to its lowest level since the housing bubble burst in late 2006. Prices fell from February to March in 18 of the metro areas tracked by the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city index. And prices... more »
March 24, 2011 1:32 PM
Median home prices in Colorado Springs in February were down from a year ago, but only slightly according to Realtor.com.
The median home price was $221,738, down 1.45 percent from a year ago, but up 1.37 percent from January.
According to the report, 5,361 houses are on the... more »
March 14, 2011 2:27 PM
A Welcome Home ceremony for approximately 250 Fort Carson soldiers returning from Iraq is scheduled for tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Special Events Center on post.
The soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, spent the year-long deployment advising and assisting the Iraqi army, police... more »
March 11, 2011 2:44 PM
The Department of Veterans Affairs is awarding a grant worth nearly $2.3 million for improvements at the Veteran's home in Walsenburg.
The grant will pay for the expansion of kitchen and dining areas, renovation of bathing facilities and improvements to the energy systems.
"Our successful federal-state partnership helps... more »
February 26, 2011 3:28 PM
The Home and Landscape Expo is underway in Colorado Springs at the Norris-Penrose Event Center.
There are four large-scale landscaped gardens as soon as you walk into the building. Over one hundred venders are featuring all sorts of new products for your home and garden.
Experts are available... more »
February 25, 2011 9:11 PM
Spring is right around the corner and local home and landscape vendors are hoping to get you in the mood to make some changes around your home and garden this weekend at the Home and Landscape Expo in Colorado Springs at the Norris-Penrose Event Center.
Over one hundred venders... more »
February 18, 2011 6:27 PM
A mother and her 4-year-old twins survived an intense house fire in Pueblo County this morning. Firefighters say they escaped through a window before the home was destroyed.
"We were able to see visible smoke and actually fire from western Pueblo when we responded initially," said Master Deputy Dylan... more »
February 18, 2011 4:22 PM
A mother and her 4 year old twins survived an intense house fire in Pueblo County this morning. Firefighters say they escaped through a window before the home was completely destroyed.
The fire happened on the 8400 block of Savage Rd. located a few miles east of Beulah. Volunteers... more »
January 25, 2011 12:04 PM
Pueblo police are investigating a suspicious house fire overnight. "We're treating it as an arson," said Deputy Chief John Ercul, with the Pueblo Police Department.
The Pueblo Fire Department says the fire happened at 122 Baylor about 12:45 a.m. According to police the fire started in the basement.
... more »
January 19, 2011 10:52 AM
One out of every three houses in Colorado has elevated levels of radon, which is the second leading cause of lung cancer. It's a radioactive gas, which can seep into your home through the soil.
January is National Radon Action month and the Pueblo City-County Health Department wants to... more »
January 18, 2011 3:32 PM
DENVER (AP) - State officials say the State Veterans Nursing Home in Rifle is on the way to financial recovery and will remain open.
Concerns surfaced after state auditors said in June the facility was losing money.
Auditors said Tuesday the facility has lost money for five of... more »
November 9, 2010 6:43 PM
A new survey by the Washington publisher Kiplinger lists Pueblo as having the second lowest cost of living in the nation. Kiplinger lists Pueblo's average home price at $197,037, allthough the Pueblo Chamber of Commerce says it's closer to $130,000--which is among the most affordable in the state and the... more »
October 21, 2010 5:43 PM
With cooler temperatures on the way, you might want to weatherize your house for winter this weekend. Black Hills Energy says you should drain and cover swap coolers, cover your water heater with a thermal jacket and put weather stripping on windows and doors. "These are all things that's an... more »
October 20, 2010 8:18 AM
A suspect faces an attempted first-degree murder charge after Denver police say he stabbed another man who helped a woman after she was allegedly pushed out of a car.
The Denver District Attorney's office on Tuesday announced the charge against 27-year-old Brent Ward and say he also faces charges... more »
October 5, 2010 9:43 AM
An inmate who broke out of a maximum security prison in northeast Colorado has been charged with escape, holding hostages and kidnapping.
The Denver Post reports that Douglas Alward was also charged Monday with being a habitual criminal, first-degree burglary and possession of a weapon by a previous offender.... more »
September 21, 2010 5:07 PM
The home foreclosure rate in Pueblo County soared 31 percent in August 2010, compared to '09, according to figures released Tuesday by the Colorado Division of Housing. It's the largest percentage increase of any Colorado county.
El Paso County saw a 3 percent decline.
Overall, the state foreclosure... more »
September 21, 2010 8:50 AM
Finally some positive news for the economy--the Commerce Department says construction of new homes and apartments rose 10.5 percent in August from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 598,000.
Construction was driven by a 32 percent monthly increase in the condominium and apartment market, a... more »
September 20, 2010 10:19 AM
Fire officials in Utah say some 100 homes are threatened by a wind-drive blaze that's forced people to flee some 1,400 homes.
Authorities say two homes have burned in the small community of Herriman, near Salt Lake City.
The blaze started when dry brush at a National Guard... more »
September 16, 2010 9:29 AM
Authorities say 171 animals were seized from an Arizona trailer home that had no running water or litter boxes.
Authorities say a couple and their two teenage children were living in the home with the 152 cats and 19 dogs.
The Pinal County Animal Care and Control director... more »
September 16, 2010 9:10 AM
Firefighters are gaining ground on a California forest fire in the southern Sierra Nevada that has blackened more than 6,100 acres and destroyed one home.
U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Cindy Thill says the fire "got very active" Wednesday afternoon, but a fierce air and ground attack kept the flames... more »
September 9, 2010 7:57 PM
Living next to a burned down house or property that's neglected can be a homeowners worst nightmare. It can be an eyesore and lower your property value. You can't always make your neighbor do something to fix it, but sometimes you can. Lori Winner is a woman trying to keep... more »
September 9, 2010 9:16 AM
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was "pretty banged up" in a two-car accident near his home in Boston Thursday morning. According to NBC Boston, Brady refused medical treatment at the scene, opting instead to be examined by team doctors.
Witnesses say a minivan ran a red light and... 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 »
September 2, 2010 3:48 PM
Could your kitchen at home pass a restaurant inspection?
New research suggests that at least one in seven home kitchens would flunk the kind of health inspection commonly administered to restaurants.
The small study from California's Los Angeles County found that only 61 percent of home kitchens would... more »
September 2, 2010 2:02 PM
The Division of Wildlife tranquilized three bears and hauled them out of the Broadmoor neighborhood Thursday afternoon. The bears will be euthanized.
The momma bear and her two cubs got into a home on Sanford Rd., sending a maid scrambling for safety. She locked herself in a bathroom, from... more »
August 27, 2010 1:01 PM
A four-month search for a missing Las Vegas woman has come to an end in the unlikeliest of places: her own home.
The Clark County Coroner's office said Friday that the corpse found in the clutter-filled home belongs to 67-year-old Billie Jean James. A spokeswoman says it could take... more »
August 27, 2010 9:38 AM
A stolen SUV crashed into a home in the 3000 block of E. Pikes Peak Ave. The driver fled the scene, but was later caught by police. It happened just after 5 am Friday.
The suspect is being held on charges including hit and run and motor vehicle theft.... more »
August 24, 2010 10:33 AM
Colorado Springs Police arrested a 52-year-old man for alleged sexual assault on a 17-year-old girl.
According to police, the pair drank beer together at a mobile home, followed by the assault.
Under arrest: Timothy Kiner, 52. more »
August 23, 2010 8:25 AM
Attorneys for Grand Junction are denying claims of negligence by a woman who says she was raped by a police officer last year.
The woman filed suit alleging the Police Department should have fired officer Glenn Coyne earlier, after an unrelated allegation of sexual assault was made in 2008.... more »
August 19, 2010 8:23 AM
Drenching rains swept away a home, trapped drivers in their vehicles and derailed a train in Tennessee, and forecasters expect more heavy showers to fall Thursday over the Southeast.
The downpours Wednesday hit some of the same parts of Middle Tennessee that were inundated with severe flooding in May,... more »
July 21, 2010 11:54 PM
A truck ran in to a house at 22nd and West St. on the north side of Pueblo. It happened about 9 p.m. Wednesday night. Pueblo police say the driver of the truck is suspected of driving drunk. Officers say he hopped the curb and drove for about a block... more »
July 20, 2010 9:28 AM
A Colorado Springs dog has taken a bite out of crime.
Police report that a woman heard noises near her back deck Monday night and looked outside to see what was going on. When she moved away from the window, she was startled by a man standing in her... more »
July 15, 2010 8:19 AM
The number of foreclosures this year is on track to top one million. The head of a firm that follows foreclosures says that would be unprecedented -- breaking last year's level of more than 900,000.
RealtyTrac Inc. says almost 528,000 homes were taken over by lenders during the first... more »
July 9, 2010 9:13 AM
A 51-year-old man is out of the hospital after being attacked by a bear in his home in Bailey in the mountains west of Denver.
State wildlife officials say the man, whose name wasn't released, was bitten by the bear early Thursday when he found the animal in the... more »
July 8, 2010 10:40 AM
The Pueblo County Coroner has identified a teenager who was shot to death last night in the Meadowbrook mobile home park. The victim is 18-year-old Joshua Abeyta. The coroner says he died at Parkview hospital around 11:40 p.m. from complications from multiple gunshot wounds. The Pueblo County Sheriff's Officer says... more »
July 7, 2010 11:24 AM
Two arrest warrants have been issued for the father of a little girl whose body was found in the crawl space of a Monument home on May 14.
El Paso County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Lt. Lari Sevene told NewsFirst5 that Hanif Sims is wanted on charges of assault and... more »