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News 5 Investigates: Court documents obtained in Springs police officer’s arrest reveal possible drug abuse

Court documents reveal troubling new details about a Colorado Springs police officer arrested on suspicion of obtaining controlled substances by fraud or deceit. We have uncovered Jeffrey Warkocz obtained a slew of powerful pain medications from multiple doctors over the course of several months. Warkocz faces a class four...

3 months 3 days ago

Part 1: Emails obtained by News 5 indicate Sheriff Maketa had sexual relations with comptroller

News 5 was first to obtain internal documents from the Sheriff's Office that discounts Sheriff Terry Maketa's claims that he did not have an inappropriate relationship with the the department's chief financial officer. Maketa faces allegations of mismanaging his office, having relationships with subordinates and county employees, and possible...

5 months 3 weeks ago

Arrest made in Falcon business burglaries

Jamie Arguello, 21, is behind bars charged with a string of recent robberies in Falcon. On February 12, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office responded to a burglary alarm call at a local Sonic Drive-In. During that investigation, deputies discovered a local Safeway and Wendy's had been burglarized. ...

8 months 22 hours ago

News 5 debuts new, state of the art set

KOAA News 5 debuted the first of two brand new, cutting-edge news sets today. The station is the only one in Southern Colorado with fully functioning studios in both Pueblo and Colorado Springs. The second of the new sets is still to come in the months ahead.

11 months 1 week ago

First confirmed case of West Nile in Pueblo County

Friday, the Pueblo City-County Health Department confirmed its first West Nile virus case. "It is very important every individual take precautions to avoid the West Nile virus illness," said Dr. Christine Nevin-Woods, public health director of the Pueblo City-County Health Department. West Nile virus develops in the human body...

11 months 2 weeks ago

Biographical information on Navy Yard suspect

WASHINGTON (AP) - Aaron Alexis, a 34-year-old former Navy reservist, was identified by the FBI on Monday as the gunman responsible for a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in which 13 people died, including Alexis. Here are some biographical details on Alexis: NAME: Aaron Alexis. AGE: 34 (born...

11 months 2 weeks ago

Clint Eastwood's wife files for legal separation

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) - Clint Eastwood's second wife has filed for legal separation from the actor and director. Dina Eastwood's petition filed Monday in Monterey County Superior Court seeks spousal support and physical custody of the couple's 16-year-old daughter Morgan. The Monterey County Herald reports the petition also indicated the...

11 months 2 weeks ago

Amtrak suspended between Philadelphia, DC

WASHINGTON (AP) - Amtrak has suspended train service between Philadelphia and Washington after overhead wires were damaged in Maryland. Spokesman Craig Schulz says crews are assessing the damage to the wires Wednesday in Cecil County in northeastern Maryland, but it may take all afternoon to restore service. He says it...

11 months 3 weeks ago

FDA receives 89 reports of illness from yogurt

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - At least 89 people have reported getting sick after eating Chobani Greek yogurt manufactured in Twin Falls, the Food and Drug Administration reported. FDA spokeswoman Tamara Ward told The Times-News on Monday that some have described nausea and cramps. No link has been confirmed between...

11 months 3 weeks ago

Teen gets scholarship for cancer work

PEKIN, Ill. (AP) - Caring is in A.J Salmon's nature. It is obvious to his family, friends and community. The 13-year-old Pekin boy started the "I Hate Cancer Club" that has helped raise roughly $20,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital over the past five years. He also received a...

11 months 3 weeks ago

Adams County man dies of West Nile virus

DENVER (AP) - Health officials say a 53-year-old man from Adams County is the first confirmed fatal case of West Nile virus in the Denver metro area this year. The Tri-County Health Department said Thursday the man died Aug. 27. The first West Nile virus death in Colorado this year...

11 months 3 weeks ago

Woman accused of trying to kill autistic daughter

ELBERTA, Mich. (AP) - A 45-year-old northern Michigan woman faces charges in what police believe was a failed attempt at killing herself and her autistic 14-year-old daughter. The Benzie County prosecutor's office says Kelli Stapleton, of Elberta, has been named in an attempted murder warrant. She was released from a...

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