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11 months 1 week ago

Pepsi Center installing permanent metal detectors

DENVER (AP) - The managers of the Pepsi Center in Denver are installing permanent metal detectors to boost security at major sports and entertainment events. Kroenke Sports & Entertainment says all patrons entering the facility will be required to undergo a security check beginning later this month. Company president Jim...

1 year 2 months ago

New security measures for Twitter

Twitter adds a new feature to help crack down on hacked accounts. The new security tool is a two-step authentication measure, available to Twitter users as an option. It requires users to input a code sent via text message to a mobile phone before logging in to their...

1 year 3 months ago

Border security hearing will be held today

This morning the Senate Homeland Security Committee will hold a hearing on border security as it relates to the "Gang of Eight's" potential immigration bill. The committee hopes to examine provisions in the bill known as the "border security, economic opportunity, and immigration modernization act." Witnesses testifying include commissioners...

1 year 3 months ago

President Obama to travel to Mexico

President Obama travels to Mexico in the day ahead. It's a trip that is expected to be dominated by trade and immigration. He will meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Most of the president's activities will be at the National Palace in the heart of the capital. Dozens...

1 year 4 months ago

Security will be high at FIFA World Cup

A top official with soccer's world governing body said security will be stepped up for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil as a result of the bombings in Boston. During a visit to Haiti, FIFA's Secretary-General said World Cup security will include secret service agents, police officers, the military...

1 year 4 months ago

Texas considers giving prosecutors more security

HOUSTON (AP) - After two Texas prosecutors were slain in two months, law enforcement agencies across the state are trying to better protect attorneys who go after violent criminals. Some top prosecutors have already received round-the-clock security details. Others are withholding some personal information from public records. But current and...

1 year 7 months ago

Obama: Debt ceiling fight threatens SS checks

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says Congress' failure to raise the government's borrowing authority would delay payments of benefits to veterans and Social Security recipients. He again warned that he will not negotiate on raising the debt ceiling, aiming to pin the burden of an unprecedented default on congressional...

2 years 3 months ago

Germany: loner terrorists are greatest threat

BERLIN (AP) - Germany's top security official says the greatest terror threat to the country no longer stems from big networks like al-Qaida but from small, independent terrorist cells or "lone wolf" perpetrators. Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich told The Associated Press on Friday that terrorist activities by Muslim extremist organizations...

2 years 8 months ago

Teen found dead in vent on school roof

A recovery effort is underway in Security after authorities say a 17-year-old boy was found dead in a heating vent on top of French Elementary School. They say they believe his death is suspicious and are working hard to recover the body down 10-15 feet inside the vent. Then...

2 years 8 months ago

Florida airport security breach

MIAMI (AP) - Police in Florida say a man was taken into custody after he drove his Honda Accord through a perimeter fence surrounding Miami International Airport. Miami-Dade police say the driver was taken to a hospital shortly after the Monday night incident. He was being examined, and...

2 years 9 months ago

Serving those who serve

It's hard to picture America's fighting men and women struggling so much financially as to not be able to afford a proper Thanksgiving dinner, but it happens. Meeting that need is a priority for Carey Adams, director of Gods Pantry Ministries in Fountain. She and about two dozen volunteers set...

2 years 8 months ago

Smart phone hacking revealed

That's exactly what happened to News 5 reporter Anya Winslow and executive producer Stefanie Boe. Granted, both gave their permission to two Denver-based security teams, Electric Alchemy and Lares Consulting, to hack their phones. The operation took place in Denver at the Electric Alchemy headquarters and was part of...

2 years 9 months ago

Officers looking for kidnapped woman

Investigators in El Paso County are looking for a kidnapped woman and the man who has her. The woman was taken before noon from a home in the 5000 block of Wainwright Drive in Security. Sheriff's deputies say before taking her--the man stabbed another man in the home. ...

2 years 11 months ago

Metal detector from TSA in Smithsonian Musuem

WASHINGTON (AP) - One of the least popular pieces of security equipment since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is now part of the Smithsonian's collection at the National Museum of American History - a metal detector from the Transportation Security Administration. On Thursday, the TSA donated the metal detector,...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Handgun discharges at Denver airport

DENVER (AP) - An unchecked handgun discharged early Sunday at Denver International Airport. Denver Police say they were called to the baggage scanning area at about 6:45 a.m. after an undeclared handgun was found in a bag at check-in. The Denver Post reports that police said in a...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Water main break in Security

We want to let you know there is a water main break at Grinnell and Crawford in Security at this hour. Crews are working to fix that right now. That is in a residential area - so there aren't any major traffic problems to report at this time.

3 years 2 months ago

Changes for children at airport security

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government's airport security chief says his agency has made changes to pat-downs for young children and more changes are coming. Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole tells a Senate committee that airport screeners are now told to make repeated attempts to screen young children without...

3 years 3 months ago

UPDATE: Fountain fire out

Crews fighting the grass fire in a field between Woody Creek Drive and S. Powers Blvd have reported the fire extinguished. Crews still on scene are watching for hot spots and performing mop up functions. No homes were reported damaged by the fire due to the quick response of fire...

3 years 3 months ago

Fort Carson on heightened security

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - Fort Carson is on a heightened security alert after the death of Osama bin Laden, and officials say visitors and others entering the post are encountering delays at some gates. Post spokeswoman Dee McNutt declined to comment Monday on specific steps the post has taken....

3 years 7 months ago

Snowy in Security

We're getting pictures from all over Southern Colorado of the conditions from this storm. Upload yours under the Participate tab or just send us an email to news@NewsFirst5.com Thanks to Lynne in Security for this picture

3 years 8 months ago

Miracle baby celebrates first birthday

Coltyn Hermanstorfer of Security may not be ready to blow out his first birthday candle, but he's learning how to walk, he's blowing kisses, and he's babbling as only one year old's can. Plus, the fact he's celebrating his first birthday is very special for his family. "I still...

3 years 8 months ago

DIA security program in the CLEAR

Security wait times? Forget it. If you're willing to pay, one company says you can get through security at Denver International Airport in five minutes. The CLEAR program is back in business after the Transportation Security Administration gave the company the green light. Here's how it works: Registered members...

3 years 10 months ago

Law office robbed in Security

An attorney's office in Security was robbed in broad daylight Wednesday. According to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office a man walked into the law office of Kenneth Davidson in the 300 block of Main Street and demanded money. After he had showed her a gun, she handed over...

4 years 4 days ago

Accident at Fontaine and Security

According to State Patrol one person has been airlifted to the hospital after a two car accident at the intersection of Fontaine and Security in Colorado Springs. Two other people involved in the accident have been transported by ambulance to the hospital as well.

4 years 5 days ago

Mall security guard injured

A mall security guard was injured in Colorado Springs late Sunday night. Colorado Springs Police report that the security guard on Chapel Hills Dr. contacted a suspicious person, described as a white man wearing dark clothing. The security guard suffered two scrapes in the confrontation. His injuries were not...

4 years 1 week ago

Arizona to Washington: Give us the money

More agents and more drones along the Mexican border are just what states like Arizona are demanding from Washington. And Arizona Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick wants the in-recess Senate to act quickly to make it happen. A spokesman for Majority Leader Harry Reid says they're hoping for passage by the...

4 years 1 week ago

Obama to hold national security sitdown on Iraq

President Barack Obama sits down Wednesday with his national security team to talk about Iraq. All the heavy hitters will be there in the Situation Room, including Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, national security adviser James Jones and, by videoconference, the U.S. commander in Iraq,...

4 years 3 months ago

Girl tells First Lady her mom "doesn't have papers"

A Department of Homeland Security official says federal immigration authorities are not pursuing the family of a Maryland girl who told first lady Michelle Obama that her mother "doesn't have papers." DHS spokesman Matt Chandler said in an e-mailed statement Thursday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigations "are based...

4 years 3 months ago

Widefield opens new splash park

Lucky kids! The Widefield Community Center has a brand new splash park. They're holding a grand opening Saturday, May 15, from 2-5 p.m. There will be free swimming all afternoon; cake, ice cream and popcorn will be served at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Acappella group "The Poor Boys" will perform...

4 years 2 months ago

Bark in the Park is back!

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox announced that "Bark in the Park" nights at Security Service Field are once again returning for the 2010 season. On three select Wednesdays this season, May 12 th , August 4 th and August 25 th , fans that purchase a ticket to the game...

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