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4 years 4 months ago

Bear season safety tips

Two bears ravaged a camp ground near The Broadmoor on Sunday afternoon. It's not quite what you may think. The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo puts on this simulation to show what could happen if you don't take the proper precautions when out in the wilderness or even your back yard. The...

4 years 4 months ago

Fallen EMTs honored in Colorado Springs

Twenty six new names were added to the National EMS Memorial on Saturday night. It's a night to honor the men and woman who have given the ultimate sacrifice while saving others lives. "It's an occupation that is fast, unrelenting, emotional, physically and emotionally challenging, tiring and dangerous." said A.J....

4 years 5 months ago

Local group pushing for "strong mayor"

A concerned group of citizens says it's time for a change in government in Colorado Springs . “We think that the system that has served Colorado Springs well for so many years is no longer working.” explains former Colorado State Senator and member of Citizens for Accountable Leadership’s Andy...

4 years 6 months ago

High hopes for Proby Parkway

The City of Colorado Springs hopes a new roadway near Drennan and Academy called the Proby Parkway will mean big things for the city. "It's going to improve access to the airport." Explains Colorado Springs City Councilman Bernie Herpin," And just as important for the neighborhood it's going to take...

4 years 6 months ago

Rick's looking for answers after theft

A week after Rick's Garden Center was victimized by an elaborate shoplifting ring, owner Mike Estes is still looking for answers. "They just grabbed them only about 15 feet from the front door and they were out." Security footage show thieves split up while one snatched equipment often used...

4 years 6 months ago

Teens take a stand against sexual assault

The residents of Canon City come together to march and to take a stand against sexual assault. "It brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault, rape, incest, all of those things." explains march organizer Jenny Lehl, "And what we hope to obtain from it is community support for people...

4 years 6 months ago

CSPD numbers show crime rates are up

As Colorado Springs Police investigate Sunday's fatal shooting the fear for many is crime rates will go up as city street lights go down. Add that to massive police budget cuts, and it seems that just may be the case. "Unfortunately we've found ourselves in a position where we responding...

4 years 6 months ago

Families memorialize lost children

Families who've lost their children gathered Sunday afternoon to remember the loved ones who left this life too soon. "We hope that it's another step in the healing process for families." explains Memorial Health Systems Chaplain Michelle Todd. Daniel Regalado and Brooke Ruth know the pain all too well....

4 years 6 months ago

Film fest brings together fans, filmmakers

For the third year the Indie Spirit Film Festival is letting movies goers in Southern Colorado see films they wouldn't see everyday. "Word's getting out about Colorado Springs and the festival so it's pretty exciting" says festival director Chris Loud, "This really gives an opportunity for those filmmakers who have...

4 years 7 months ago

Ft. Carson soldier awarded Bronze Star

The military's Bronze Star Medal with Valor is a rare honor. Wednesday afternoon it was awarded to Corporal Helen Ruhl with Fort Carson's 4th Brigade Combat Team. It's a bittersweet honor for Cpl. Ruhl. "It's a horrible way to earn a wonderful award." she says. The award stems from...

4 years 7 months ago

EPA regulations at heart of protest

EPA regulations were at the heart of a protest rally in Colorado Springs Tuesday afternoon. The group American's for Prosperity brought their nationwide Regulation Reality Tour to America the Beautiful Park. The group is protesting possible global warming regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency. AFP Colorado State Director Jeff Crank...

4 years 7 months ago

Thousands flock to Medical Cannabis Expo

It's a movement that's getting tough to ignore. More people than ever before are signing up to use medical marijuana and Sunday's Medical Cannabis Expo stands as proof. Over 7000 people from across the state flocked to the Antlers Hotel on Sunday to take part in the convention. Dr....

4 years 7 months ago

U.S. space supremacy now in question

In the midst of President Obama's announcement Thursday that NASA's human space flight budget will be reduced. Many in the space industry fear the US is losing its grip on space superiority. "What we are seeing is that we are not holding our place." says Janet Stevens with the Space...

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