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1 week 3 days ago

Same sex couples wed at Pueblo courthouse

PUEBLO - Dozens of same sex couples made a dash to the Pueblo County Courthouse Friday morning to be first line to receive marriage licenses from the Clerk and Recorder. Jessie Finau and Stephanie Martinez were deeply moved to have the government formally recognize their relationship in this way....

1 week 4 days ago

Museum to shine light on Pueblo landmark

PUEBLO - An icon of the Pueblo landscape will be shining bright Friday evening. Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel Mills gave permission to members of the Bessemer Historical Society and Steelworks Museum to shine flood lights on their famous blast furnaces. The museum hopes to draw attention to a new...

1 week 6 days ago

County fair underway in Pueblo

PUEBLO - The Pueblo County Fair is underway at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. Many students who are part of 4H programs bring their animals to the fairgrounds to compete in the annual livestock show and sale. Hannah Bowman is anxious to show her two pigs. "I'm pretty excited to see...

2 weeks 7 hours ago

Third Pueblo halfway house to close

PUEBLO - Criminal offenders receiving substance abuse treatment at Crossroads Turning Points in Pueblo will be moved to other halfway houses around the state or released into the community over the next sixty days. When the county's contract with Crossroads expired last month, the owners told commissioners they would not...

2 weeks 3 days ago

Budget projections alarm sheriff

PUEBLO - As deputies move into the new Pueblo County Judicial Building this month to secure that facility ahead of an August opening, Sheriff Kirk Taylor is speaking out about suggested budget cuts that could force him to lay off employees next year. Taylor said he has told the County...

2 weeks 6 hours ago

Stop! fire truck backing up

PUEBLO - At Station 6 on Pueblo's east side, firefighters have an unusual routine for parking their truck. When they approach the station from the west, they turn on the emergency lights and pull head-on into oncoming traffic on 4th Street before backing the engine into its bay. Believe...

7 months 3 days ago

Commissioner takes vacation

PUEBLO - County Commissioner Liane "Buffie" McFadyen was absent from the Board of County Commissioners budget work session Tuesday. McFadyen's office administrator said her boss was on vacation and did not know when she would return. McFadyen has avoided the news media since releasing a sheriff's deputy incident report...

7 months 1 day ago

Commissioner released dash camera video

PUEBLO - County Commissioner Liane "Buffie" McFadyen personally released documents and dashboard camera video to the news media of her January 25 traffic stop in which deputies with the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office describe her and the Democratic Party Chairman Ron Greenwell too drunk to drive home from a parking...

10 months 4 days ago

Court records suggest pattern of abuse

PUEBLO - Disturbing new details of a child abuse case in Pueblo may help explain why bail for the two adults charged was set at $1 million dollars each. The children, who were between the ages of 2-9 during the investigation, suffered broken bones and serious burns among other injuries....

11 months 2 weeks ago

Pueblo jail near capacity

PUEBLO - The Pueblo County jail is nearly full. The inmate population is up at least 12 percent this year and there are just 10 of the jail's 720 beds available. In fact, there are enough female inmates at the jail that guards had to pull out spare "sled"...

1 year 1 week ago

Pet food plant closing in Pueblo

PUEBLO - The Mars Petcare plant at the Pueblo Airport Industrial Park will soon be closing. The 41 employees at the plant notified last month that the facility would close in September. Ryan Bowling, a spokesperson for Mars Inc. says American dog owners are choosing smaller breeds over large...

1 year 1 month ago

Two jailed in Pueblo drive by shooting

PUEBLO - Pueblo police officers arrested two people on attempted murder charges following an early morning shooting outside of a bar on the south side of town. The incident happened sometime around 1:47 a.m. in the parking lot of the Sunset Plaza shopping center. Two men were reportedly arguing inside...

1 year 2 months ago

Indy car sports stickers from Pueblo

PUEBLO - One of the racecars in this weekend's 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 will be sporting a little piece of Pueblo as it speeds around the Brickyard. Panther Racing's National Guard Indy Car has two stickers bearing the logo of the Center for American Values (CAV) on...

1 year 2 months ago

Gurule says state embellished audit

PUEBLO - When parole officers relocated some 60 offenders from the Community Corrections Services Inc. (CCSI) facility in Pueblo last Friday, owner Al Gurule told News 5 at the time that he had simply decided not to renew his contract. Then on Monday, we discovered a report by state...

2 years 2 months ago

D.A.R.E. no more in Pueblo

The DARE program has reached it's last stop in Pueblo. The police department is ending the drug and violence resistance courses in the fall in order to put more officers out on the streets. Captain James Gowin of the PPD's Services Bureau says the change was prompted by in-depth efficiency...

2 years 6 months ago

Robberies on the rise in Pueblo

There have been a dozen banks, convenience stores and fast food restaurants robbed in the city of Pueblo in the first two weeks of 2012. At this rate, the community will double the number of those crimes over 2010, the most recent year on record. Detective Glen Fillmore of...

2 years 6 months ago

Pueblo rodeo star cashes in at NFR

Casey Colletti doesn't have much to say about his time at the National Finals Rodeo. His brief response, "it's been awesome," may sum up what a whirlwind season it's been. "It's hard explain," Colletti said. "To watch it on TV every year to then being there and watching myself...

2 years 7 months ago

Celebrity stylist to speak at PCC

Reality TV star and internationally acclaimed hair stylist Tabatha Coffey will speak to cosmetology students at Pueblo Community College Monday evening. Tabatha hosts the show Tabatha Takes Over , now in its third season on the Bravo Network. Beth Nipps, chair of the college's cosmetology department, says the visit...

2 years 8 months ago

Rodeo Star has Pueblo roots

You won't find many professional athletes who string fences on the family farm, but that's the way it is in professional rodeo. There's no draft, no signing bonuses, and the farm system is literally a farm system. "It's not the easiest sport on your body," explains professional bareback rider...

2 years 9 months ago

Pueblo's Boston Market closed

Pueblo's Boston Market location on Highway 50 near Elizabeth has closed. News 5 viewers let us know via Facebook this afternoon. Calls to the company were not returned. The building has been gutted and the signs taken down.

2 years 9 months ago

Child abuse cases double in Pueblo

Board members for Pueblo Child Advocacy Center say child abuse is on a sharp increase this fall. The center typically helps around 200 children a year, but in the past three months that number has doubled. The center held a Run or Ride fundraiser Sunday morning at the Pueblo...

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