Tense moments in a Pueblo West neighborhood today.
This all happened in the 300 block of Karval where seven homes had to be evacuated, and nearby Liberty Point Elementary School was locked down for several hours. Sheriff's deputies discovered two improvised explosive devices at a home, with the resident... more »
The Colorado Springs man who was arrested on Thursday for setting off improvised explosive devices told police officers that he was making M-80s, a large class of firecrackers that are banned in the U.S.
Edward James Kiley, 57, is being held at the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center... more »
It was a somber day at Fort Carson this morning as the army honored another one of its own.
PFC Eric Soufrine, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, was just a few months shy of his twenty-first birthday and only three weeks away from coming home before an IED... more »
The Fort Carson chaplain killed by an IED in Afghanistan earlier this week was the first Army chaplain to die in the line of duty since 1970.
Capt. Dale Goetz of the 4th Infantry Division was among five soldiers killed by an improvised bomb on Monday. A spokesman for... more »
The Department of Defense has announced the death of a soldier from an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.
Spc. Pedro A. Millet Meletiche, 20, of Elizabeth, N. J., died Aug. 22 at Arghandab River Valley, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.
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Family and friends welcomed home about 40 soldiers back from almost one year in Afghanistan.
The 764th Exposive Ordnance Disposal Company, 242 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group at Fort Carson arrived home Saturday afternoon.
The 764th defused over 600 IED's while in Afghanistan. They cleared about... more »
Six more American military have been killed in southern Afghanistan. There's no word on their home posts. The Department of Defense says four soldiers were killed in Zabul province yesterday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb. Another soldier was shot to death in an insurgent attack.
Meanwhile, a... more »
The NATO-led force in Afghanistan says attacks have killed two U.S. troops, keeping August on track to be the deadliest month of the war for the U.S. military. NATO says one American died Wednesday after an improvised explosive device detonated in southern Afghanistan. A second service member was killed in... more »