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1 year 8 months ago

Update: Woodland Park officer involved shooting

Both eastbound lanes along Highway 24 in Woodland Park have been reopened following an officer involved shooting Tuesday afternoon. Around 2:30 p.m., an officer with the Woodland Park Police Department attempted to pull over an older model Saturn station wagon heading east on 24 near Wal-Mart. While attempting...

2 years 9 months ago

Record year for retail sales

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Retail sales barely rose in December, but the gain was enough to lift sales to a record level for 2011. It marked the largest annual increase in more than a decade. Sales inched up 0.1 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted $400.6 billion, The Commerce...

2 years 10 months ago

Walmart caller rang twice

A man angry with Walmart shut down the retailer's Woodland Park store by calling in a bomb threat twice on Friday morning, one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Incident commander Sgt. James Halloran of the Woodland Park Police Department says the calls were received about 5...

3 years 2 weeks ago

88 year old Penrose man reported missing

The Fremont County Sheriff's office is searching for missing 88 year old man who was last seen headed to the Wal-mart in Canon City. Theodore Matthews' daughter reported him missing this morning. She told deputies he went to the Wal-mart to get a hair cut at around 5:30 p.m. Saturday...

3 years 1 month ago

Wal-Mart robbed

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Police are searching for two men who reportedly waved guns, demanded money and fired a shot a security guard's vehicle during a robbery at an Aurora Wal-Mart store. KMGH-TV reports the robbery Friday night sent customers and cashiers scrambling for cover on the floor. Witnesses say...

3 years 2 months ago

Wal-Mart and Amazon go around App Store

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart and Amazon have revealed new video and book-reading services that are designed for the iPad but bypass Apple Inc.'s fees on content sales. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. started to stream video from its Vudu service to the iPad's Web browser on Wednesday, and Amazon.com Inc....

3 years 2 months ago

Concern and hope for local economy

"I know first hand that the job market is pretty tough," says Jose Dominguez, a Colorado Springs resident. It took Dominguez a couple of months to find work when he first moved to Colorado Springs, and he knows others who are looking. David Welker, a Fort Carson soldier, says...

3 years 4 months ago

Supreme Court backs Wal-Mart

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has ruled for Wal-Mart in its fight to block a massive sex discrimination lawsuit on behalf of women who work there. The court ruled unanimously Monday that the lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cannot proceed as a class action, reversing a decision by...

3 years 5 months ago

Wal-Mart to invest $755 million in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) - Wal-Mart says that by the end of the year it will have invested the equivalent of $755 million to expand its operations in Latin America's biggest country. Marcos Samaha, president of Wal-Mart's Brazilian subsidiary, said in a Tuesday statement that 1.2 billion reals ($755 million)...

3 years 11 months ago

Just text to donate to Ft. Carson soldiers

Coca Cola and Wal-Mart have launched a mobile giving campaign in Colorado Springs...to support Fort Carson families. You simply text, to make a donation to the Association of the US Army; money raised will support families who have lost a loved one in combat, "The overall goal obviously is support...

4 years 4 months ago

Junior Achievement to receive $500,000 donation

Junior Achievement, a Colorado Springs-based, worldwide organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy, will receive a $500,000 donation Friday from the Sam's Club Giving Made Simple Campaign. Junior Achievement USA President and CEO Jack Kosakowski, and President of Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado Dave...

4 years 5 months ago

Wal-Mart jewelry found to contain cadmium

Jewelry branded by Miley Cyrus and sold exclusively at Walmarts nationwide contain high levels of the toxic metal cadmium, an Associated Press investigation shows. The world's largest retailer learned in February that the items are tainted, but has continued selling them. The AP also found that a separate line...

4 years 8 months ago

Cribs recalled following 3 deaths

Government safety officials are recalling drop-side cribs sold at Buy Buy Baby, Kmart, Wal-Mart and other stores after the death of three infants. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says plastic hardware on Generation 2 Worldwide and ChildESIGNS cribs can break and allow the drop side to detach. Also, the...

4 years 9 months ago

Wal-Mart to close 10 Sam's Clubs stores in U.S

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will close 10 money-losing Sam's Club stores and cut 1,500 jobs to reduce costs. Stores to close are in Nampa, Idaho; La Quinta, Calififornia, Louisville, Colorado; Vista, Calififornia; Rolling Meadows, Illinois; Clay, New York; and Irvine, California. The cities of Houston, Phoenix and Sacramento, California,...

4 years 9 months ago

H1N1 vaccines available at store pharmacies

The Colorado State Health department is urging people to get a H1N1 vaccination if you haven't already done so. It's part of the health department's "Enough Excuses" flu vaccination campaign which kicked off Sunday. This is National Influenza Vaccination week. Hundreds showed up for a free shot or nasal spray...

4 years 9 months ago

Suspect named in Wal-Mart gunfire case

A man with an extensive criminal record--who's considered armed and dangerous--is being sought by Colorado Springs Police in the Wal-Mart shooting case. On January 5 one shot was fired inside the Wal Mart Store at 8250 Razorback Road. Arrest warrants have now been been issued for Jason Lopez and...

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