February 19, 2013 1:49 AM
DENVER - Among the handful of Democratic representatives voting against gun control measures Monday was freshman representative Leroy Garcia of Pueblo. He voted no on three of the four measures, only supporting the universal background check bill.
"We don't want criminals or people who shouldn't have guns possessing guns,"... more »
December 16, 2012 3:10 PM
Over one hundred kids are a little happier this christmas.
The non profit Families Helping Families organized a gift donation and give away for families they found through Los Pobres organization. Today was the Christmas Party where Santa handed out the gifts, and families got a chance to eat... more »
August 26, 2012 11:24 AM
A party ends in an alleged assault arrest in Colorado Springs.
Last night after midnight, Stetson Hills officers went to a home on Potter Drive where there was a disturbance involving a knife.
They found several people fighting on the floor of the home, and one of them, a... more »
August 23, 2012 12:58 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The owners of an apartment complex that held a megaparty that got out of control last August have canceled their annual back-to-school festival. The Aug. 27 party advertised on Facebook as the biggest pool party of the year resulted in multiple arrests. Ten people were... more »
May 19, 2012 7:38 AM
This unsuspecting bachelor just thought he was going to hang out with friends, but they decided to do some thing a little different.
Taking the plunge takes on a whole new meaning to these guys.
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March 11, 2012 1:02 PM
Shots fired at a Colorado Springs juvenile overnight Sunday have Springs police looking for the shooter. Another juvenile was grazed by a bullet and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Police say it was a party in the 800 block of Zion Drive just after midnight that... more »
December 29, 2011 8:26 PM
Dozens of local organizations are preparing for New Years Eve celebrations, but this year in Colorado Springs there isn't a sole event aimed at bringing the community together.
Gazette Arts and Entertainment Editor Warren Epstein calls the celebrations this year "scattered."
"We have the one event that people... more »
September 9, 2011 7:21 AM
If you are looking for some seasonal work, you might want to try Party City.
They plan on hiring more that 14, 000 employees for the Halloween season.
That means that the average store will hire anywhere from 15 to 50 workers.
Click here for the link .... more »
August 30, 2011 8:20 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities in Fort Collins are trying to find ways to keep college parties from getting out of hand after more than 2,000 people showed up for a back-to-school party at an apartment complex.
Four people, including two Colorado State University football players, were arrested.... more »
May 8, 2011 12:20 PM
DENVER (AP) - Denver police say a woman was killed and a man injured during at a shooting at a house party.
Police say the woman was pronounced dead at the home after the shooting that happened at about 2:22 a.m. Sunday at a southwest Denver neighborhood. The injured... more »
April 10, 2011 10:27 AM
Colorado Springs Police Department tells News First 5 that a party turned bad early Sunday morning, when a fight broke out then shots were fired. When officers arrived at 215 Milton Dr, they found one victim who had been shot in the chest with what appeared to be "Bird shot"... more »
December 29, 2010 6:44 PM
If you're spending New Year's Eve in Pueblo, tickets are still available to two large events.
One is the 16th Annual Big Chili New Year's Eve Party at the Union Depot. At midnight they'll count down to the New Year by lifting a 10-foot chili pepper to the top... more »
December 24, 2010 10:11 AM
Colorado Springs Police report that a 17 year old shooting victim was at Memorial Hospital early this morning with two gun shot wounds to his leg.
At around 2:00 am Memorial Hospital contacted Colorado Springs Police from the Falcon Division because a 17 y/o male was in the emergency... more »
November 21, 2010 9:21 PM
Colorado Springs police investigators spent several hours Sunday collecting evidence from a home where hours earlier, a fight at a party turned into a deadly shooting.
The shooting happened just after 2 a.m. on 25th Street, near Cimarron Street. Police tell News First 5, officers found a young man... more »
November 17, 2010 2:53 PM
The Pueblo Parade of Lights adds a new event this year for children and families.
Puebloans can get out of the cold and enjoy an old fashioned party at the old Federal Building (former downtown Post Office) at 5th and Main. The event runs from to 6:30 to 9:30... more »
October 19, 2010 9:03 AM
Colorado's Republican Party could become a minor party and lose traditional fundraising opportunities in the 2012 presidential election if its candidate for governor, tea party favorite Dan Maes, gets less than 10 percent of the vote on Nov. 2.
It's a stunning prospect for a party that has the... more »
September 28, 2010 8:49 PM
It was a big day for a big animal at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo on Tuesday.
A crowd of kids helped Kasai the hippo celebrate her eleventh birthday. They sang "Happy Birthday" as she marched up the ladder to eat her veggie and whipped cream cake.
Kasai was... more »
September 23, 2010 8:46 AM
Republicans are making their final argument to voters six weeks before congressional elections with a campaign manifesto designed to show they're listening to an angry public and focused on creating jobs.
GOP lawmakers on Thursday were to roll out their "Pledge to America" - a 21-page document filled with... more »
September 16, 2010 7:35 PM
It's one of the most unusual governor's races in Colorado history: three candidates vying for the top spot and a series of twists and turns shaking up the race. Democrats think they have the advantage, Republicans are trying to recover from a rift within their party and the American Constitution... more »
September 4, 2010 4:38 PM
The Fort Carson community will celebrate Labor Day with Doggie Day at the outdoor pool on post Monday beginning at 5 p.m.
Canines of all sizes, along with their two-legged friends, are invited to enjoy the last day of outdoor pool operations for this summer season.
A bathing... more »
September 3, 2010 12:08 PM
Secretary of State Bernie Buescher says he will certify the November ballot by the close of business Friday, despite an ongoing campaign by the Colorado Republican Party to recruit a new gubernatorial candidate.
Buescher says time is tight because of the late Aug. 10 primary and federal deadlines for... more »
July 27, 2010 8:22 AM
An Associated Press-Univision poll finds a few cracks in President Barack Obama's once solid support among Hispanics.
The survey of more than 1,500 Hispanics shows they still overwhelmingly favor the Democratic Party over the GOP, and a majority still think Obama is doing a good job.
But the... more »
April 16, 2010 11:50 AM
An Ohio tea party group says it will offer refunds after Fox News host Sean Hannity canceled an appearance at its Tax Day rally.
The Cincinnati Tea Party said in a statement Friday that it will set up a special e-mail address to handle refund requests. The group says... more »
March 28, 2010 7:53 AM
El Paso County Sheriff's deputies are looking into shots fired, east of Colorado Springs, where two people were shot.
Both victims, in their twenties, were taken to a local hospital in private vehicles. Lt. Lari Sevene with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said at the scene that one... more »
February 16, 2010 10:29 AM
Despite temperatures falling to the freezing mark overnight and not expected to get much above 50, Mardi Gras in New Orleans is staying hot. Parades rolled until late Monday night. People partied on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter until much later. Along historic St. Charles Avenue, revelers stacked ladders,... more »
February 3, 2010 2:48 PM
The TEA Party plans a candidate forum for potential U.S. Senators on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Ute Pass Cultural Center in Woodland Park. A news release announcing the event describes the TEA Party as a group of "American patriots, unaffiliated with any political party, who uphold and defend... more »
December 31, 2009 1:52 PM
The Big Apple has the ball drop on New Year's Eve--Pueblo raises a giant chili pepper. The annual celebration takes place in downtown Pueblo at the Union Depot on B street. At midnight party goers countdown to the new year, as workers hoist an 8-foot chili to the top of... more »
December 29, 2009 8:03 PM
If you're throwing a party this New Year's Eve but want to keep things on the healthy side, there are options out there.
The cooks at Whole Foods suggest serving mulit-grain chips in place of tortilla or potato chips. Serve them with organic salsa or hummus dip.
For... more »
December 13, 2009 7:09 PM
A warning for parents, ‘tis the season where more kids have access to alcohol.
Colorado Springs Police are asking parents to keep track of their alcohol this holiday season. When there's more of it around, like during parties, there's more for your kids to take.
Police say it... more »
December 7, 2009 12:55 PM
Is it safe to party when swine flu threatens to crash your bash?
It's a question many revelers may be asking this year as the holiday party season coincides with an anxiety-provoking flu season.
The good news is that while it is true that mingling over punch and... more »
November 30, 2009 7:22 AM
For the sake of argument, let's assume that despite their protests to the contrary, Tareq and Michaele Salahi were not invited to President Obama's state dinner last week. Let's assume that they, like the Heene family of balloon boy fame, are reality star wannabes who have taken things too far.... more »
October 31, 2009 9:03 AM
President Barack Obama and his family are set to celebrate their first Halloween in the White House. They may not exactly get to ring the front door bell and shout trick-or-treat, but area school kids will be able to party on the front lawn at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. That's because... more »
September 25, 2009 9:10 AM
An 18-year-old man was shot and killed in a Pueblo garage early Friday morning. Pueblo Police have identified the victim as Carlos Romero. Officers say it appears Romero was in the wrong place at the wrong time. The shooting happened around 3:15 a.m. Thursday at a garage behind a house... more »
September 14, 2009 12:51 PM
An 18 year-old victim, identified as Matt Maez, died on Sunday from injuries related to a beating that happened over a week ago in Pueblo. Maez was attacked on September 5th by 28 year-old Jayson Oslund from Fowler, during a party on the east side of town near Damson and... more »
September 5, 2009 10:17 AM
Early on Saturday morning, at around 2 a.m., Colorado Springs Police Officers were dispatched to th 110 block of S Academy Blvd, Mountain Country Estates Apartments, in regards to a stabbing.
The investigation revealed that a large party was occurring in one of the apartments when several people began... more »