Sex offenders are manipulating their identities to slip through the cracks of law enforcement; a new study funded by the United States Justice Department shows about 16 percent of them are living secretly among us.
It's also a problem here in Colorado Springs. About 1,100 registered sex offenders are... more »
Miss Brandie, an 11-year-old rescued Pomeranian, was attacked last week by a Pit Bull off its leash near a playground in North Shooks Run Park. What the owners want to happen to the Pit Bull and its owner, what their legal rights are, and their surprising view on this controversial... more »
The snow and cold weather may have keep the preschoolers at the Urban League's Head Start program indoors today, but the youngsters are still excited about the upgrades made to their outdoor play area.
The Community Partnership for Childhood Development teamed up with the Urban League of the Pikes... more »
You may see a National Guard helicopter flying over Pueblo today. No worries. It's not responding to a natural disaster or terrorist incident. Rather, its helping kids say no to drugs.
Pueblo is gearing up for Red Ribbon Week, when schools and communities join together to promote healthy, drug-free... more »
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Some schools are pulling equipment off the playground as authorities try to determine why a 9-year-old Oklahoma girl died after falling off a teeter-totter-like structure.
Fourth-grader Alyssa Avila of Wyandotte died last week after falling from the device called an X-Wave, then hitting her head.... more »
Police say two gunmen on bicycles killed an 8-year-old girl and wounded her younger cousin as the children were skipping rope in a Chicago neighborhood.
Deputy Police Superintendent Ernest Brown says the shooting happened Tuesday evening in Roseland on Chicago's South Side. Brown says the two men rolled up... more »
There's a new place to play for every child in Colorado Springs. The city's first universally accessible playground will officially be open to public use Saturday.
The playground is located in the Southwest Corner of Memorial Park along Prospect Lake Drive.
The Swing High Project was responsible for... more »
A playground at Adams Park in Colorado Springs was set on fire today. The park is northeast of Union and Fountain boulevards. It is the third playground fire in just the last month. Last week, equipment at Houck Park was completely burned. That's located just west of North Academy, near... more »
The president of the NAACP in Colorado Springs is calling for an investigation of graffiti found at a school playground in District 49. The district was informed of the graffiti Friday morning and it was removed immediately.
News First 5 reporter Abby Lane will have a report on the... more »
Colorado Springs is building its first "universally accessible" playground in Memorial Park. The new playground will offer children of all abilities the opportunity to play side-by-side. Completion is expected in May.
The playground was made possible by a partnership between the City Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department's TOPS... more »