Content Tagged As home

4 weeks 1 day ago

California wildfire threatening over 500 homes

WEAVERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - State officials say a fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville is threatening about 520 homes and businesses. The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services said late Sunday the fire was about 2 miles west of the historic town and has forced the evacuation...

1 year 2 months ago

Home prices rise in 48 states

We have good news for people wanting to sell their homes. Home prices shot up 12% in May from the same time last year. That's the biggest jump in seven years. The housing recovery blankets most of the nation. Real estate data provider Core-Logic says home prices rose...

1 year 5 months ago

Three escape Pueblo mobile home fire

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...

1 year 8 months ago

Neighbors upset over burned home in Pueblo

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...

1 year 11 months ago

Brush fire threatens radio towers

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...

2 years 1 month ago

Bears trash same home 3 times

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...

2 years 3 months ago

Home lost to fire in Pueblo West

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...

2 years 3 months ago

Fire on Karr Road

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...

2 years 4 months ago

Cases of whooping cough confirmed in Colorado

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...

2 years 6 months ago

Two story home fire

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.

2 years 8 months ago

Home Depot announces job openings

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....

2 years 9 months ago

Crystal Park home destroyed by fire

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...

2 years 9 months ago

A home to call their own

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...

2 years 11 months ago

Personal letters dead?

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...

3 years 2 months ago

Housing prices up

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.,...

3 years 3 months ago

Housing values decline

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...

3 years 6 months ago

Local home prices up slightly

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...

3 years 6 months ago

More soldiers come home

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...

3 years 6 months ago

Jump-start your creative side

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...

3 years 7 months ago

Update: Mother, twins escape house fire

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...

3 years 11 months ago

Tips to weatherize your house for winter

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...

4 years 2 days ago

Home foreclosure rate soars in Pueblo County

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...

4 years 1 week ago

California wildifre chars 6,000 acres

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...

4 years 3 weeks ago

1 in 7 home kitchens would flunk inspection

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...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Death sentence for momma bear and cubs

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...

Most Popular

Top Videos

1 2 3 4