April 1, 2013 4:38 AM
A man crashes his car through a Walmart in California, then starts beating customers. The vehicle went all the way inside the store. It crashed into grocery carts and a produce display yesterday morning. Police say the driver then got out and started hitting people with a blunt object. Four... more »
December 24, 2012 1:09 AM
This one's a real eyebrow-raiser: a local man discovered some very personal information inside a package he ordered from Walmart.com. Instead of being stuffed with packing peanuts, the box was stuffed with shredded bank statements and emails from about fifty people, including organizations like Doctors Without Borders and the NCAA.... more »
May 31, 2012 1:47 PM
Walmart is hiring approximately 80 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open in August in Colorado Springs at 655 north Murray Blvd.
The retailer has opened a temporary hiring center at the Walmart Supercenter located at 1575 Space Center Drive in Colorado Springs.
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April 6, 2012 7:51 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Police say an officer has been fatally shot at a Walmart store in Austin, Texas, and that a suspect is in custody. Austin police Chief Art Acevedo says the killing took place around 2:30 a.m. Friday and that the officer died at the scene. The officer's... more »
February 8, 2012 6:58 PM
As we get closer to Valentine's Day a local group is hoping you'll give a gift from the heart this year by donating blood. The Mended Little Hearts of Colorado Springs is organizing a series of blood drives this week with some help from the Penrose-Saint Francis Blood Vessel, a... more »
December 9, 2011 8:32 PM
Walmart has announced that it will open two Neighborhood Market Stores in Colorado Springs. which The new stores will offer all the items you'd find in a traditional grocery store plus more fresh items, pet supplies, and a pharmacy.
Walmart will transform the abandoned Albertsons on Austin Bluffs near... more »
November 25, 2011 7:18 PM
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... more »
November 25, 2011 12:25 PM
According to Woodland Park Police Sergeant James Halloran, an anonymous caller phoned in a bomb threat that caused the Walmart to be evacuated. Hazardous materials teams and agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are on scene while trooper with the Colorado State and deputies with the Teller... more »
August 31, 2011 5:23 PM
Following a phoned in threat of a possible explosive device, the Walmart on S. 8th Street was voluntarily evacuated and closed. Store management made the decision to keep the store closed for more than 4 hours while a sweep of the building was made to determine the store was safe... more »
July 27, 2011 5:56 AM
DENVER (AP) - State health officials say some papayas that were recalled nationwide because of potential salmonella contamination were distributed in Colorado.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Tuesday the recalled papayas were sold at Walmart stores around the state.
The department says one person... more »
June 20, 2011 12:26 PM
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... more »
May 29, 2011 2:21 PM
Colorado Springs police have a woman in custody that they say tried to over a woman in the parking lot of a King Soopers grocery store at 19th St. and Uintah St.
Police say when they arrived, shortly after the call came in around 9 a.m. Sunday, the woman... more »
February 22, 2011 7:34 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Department says more than 40 fire fighters responded to a call yesterday afternoon the WalMart at 5550 Woodmen Road.
The fire was classified as arson. Surveillance cameras did catch video of one suspect. He was arrested. Police have identified him as a 15-year-old male. He's charged... more »
February 21, 2011 7:33 PM
The Fire Marshall has called in Arson Investigators to see if a fire inside a local Walmart store was arson. The fire started around 4:30 Monday afternoon inside the garden center of the Walmart at Woodmen and Powers.
The store was evacuated. The sprinkler system inside the garden center... more »
February 21, 2011 6:31 PM
The Walmart store at Woodmen and Powers has been evacuated after a fire in the garden center. Extra firefighters were called in--because of the size of the building. It appears the sprinklers have gotten the fire out. Crews are working to air out the building because of all the smoke.... more »
February 21, 2011 6:19 PM
The Colorado Springs Fire Department has called out a second alarm on a fire inside the Walmart store at Woodmen and Powers. That means they need more help--due to the size of the building.
We have a crew heading to the scene and we'll bring you more here and... more »
October 5, 2010 6:07 PM
Colorado Springs Police say they have made two arrests in a shooting death in front of a Walmart last month.
19 year old Frank Miller, a soldier from Fort Carson, has been arrested on charges of first degree murder.
17-year of Jordan Ellis of Colorado Springs was also... more »
August 24, 2010 9:19 AM
Now that you've rid your refrigerator of suspect eggs, here's another recall to check out.
Deli meat sold at Wal-Mart is being recalled because of a possible listeria contamination. The meat was sold here in Colorado and nationwide.
The meat was marketed under the Marketside Grab and Go... more »
May 14, 2010 10:55 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to significantly ramp up its donations to the nation's food banks to total $2 billion over the next five years, the retail giant said this week.
The company is more than doubling its annual rate of giving as the number of Americans receiving food stamps... more »
April 26, 2010 1:47 PM
A divided federal appeals court in San Francisco says Wal-Mart Stores Inc. must face a massive class-action lawsuit that claims the world's largest private employer discriminates against women workers.
The 6-5 ruling by the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Monday exposes the retailer based in Bentonville, Ark.,... more »
February 9, 2010 2:43 PM
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... more »
January 11, 2010 1:17 PM
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... more »
January 11, 2010 10:04 AM
Barred from using lead in children's jewelry because of its toxicity, some Chinese manufacturers have been substituting the more dangerous heavy metal cadmium in sparkling charm bracelets and shiny pendants being sold throughout the United States, an Associated Press investigation shows.
The most contaminated piece analyzed in lab testing... more »
January 10, 2010 10:00 AM
Police say a Pennsylvania man in a hospital gown stole $50 from his ex-girlfriend at Wal-Mart, then tried to flee on a store-owned motorized shopping scooter. Thirty-two year-old Craig David Jr., of Smithfield, was charged Wednesday with robbery and disorderly conduct. State police Cpl. Chuck Frey says David had just... more »
December 19, 2009 7:29 AM
On Friday evening, the Colorado Springs Police Department received a report of a shots fired in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart Store located on E. Platte Avenue. While Colorado Springs police officers were in route, it was learned that some El Paso County Sheriffs Deputies assigned to the Crime... more »
December 2, 2009 12:31 PM
GameStop's shares are falling after an announcement from Wal-Mart that the big retailer is offering deals on popular video games and the Nintendo Wii leading up to the holidays. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Wednesday it is lowering the prices of the most popular video games until Christmas Eve. It's also... more »