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Jury selection begins in trial for former El Paso County Sheriff Video included

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Today, jury selection begins in the trial for former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa. 

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Red Flag Warning issued for Fremont County, San Luis Valley

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for areas until 8 p.m. Tuesday,  including Canon City and Alamosa. The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for areas until 8 p.m. Tuesday, including Canon City and Alamosa.
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The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Fremont County and counties making up the San Luis Valley. 

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Tuesday Weather: Hotter With Increasing Fire Danger

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A Red Flag Warning is in effect for Fremont County from noon until 8 PM. This includes Cañon City, Texas Creek, and Cotopaxi. A Red Flag Warning means weather conditions are favorable for fires to start and spread rapidly. Any plans for burning should postponed until weather is more favorable for containing fires. The fire danger is highest today within the Red Flag Warning; however, the fire danger is increasing around Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and Trinidad, too. Heat is...

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Colorado Springs man gets creative with video marriage proposal Video included

While Tracie was in Utah for a CNA course, she believed that Michael was in Colorado Springs where Michael says Tracie expected the proposal to happen. While Tracie was in Utah for a CNA course, she believed that Michael was in Colorado Springs where Michael says Tracie expected the proposal to happen.
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A Colorado Springs man recently proposed to his girl friend in Utah with a creative video set the to the song "I'm Gonna Be". 

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Pueblo woman warns of violent panhandler at busy intersection Video included

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A Pueblo woman says a homeless man pelted her with spare change, after she refused to give him any money while stopped at an intersection

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Low water at Ramah Reservoir forces fish salvage

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Anglers can catch as many fish as they want at the Ramah Reservoir, after Colorado Parks and Wildlife ordered an emergency fish salvage at the lake. 

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Redstone Arsenal on lockdown for possible active shooter

A lockdown in place at the Redstone Arsenal in Hunstville, Alabama. (@leahjordanmedia) A lockdown in place at the Redstone Arsenal in Hunstville, Alabama. (@leahjordanmedia)
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A lockdown is in place for Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama due to a possible active shooter at the the 30,000 acre facility. 

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Man sentenced for coercing Colorado teenagers

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A South Carolina man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday, after prosecutors said he used fake Facebook profiles to coerce and meet teenage girls from Colorado.

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Colorado police officer on hiking trip still missing in Russia Video included

The family of Littleton police officer Steven Beare is awaiting word on his condition in Russia. (KUSA) The family of Littleton police officer Steven Beare is awaiting word on his condition in Russia. (KUSA)
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Ten days after his wife was supposed to hear from him, a Littleton, Colorado police officer is still missing after hiking a mountain in Russia. 

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Safety concerns about Snapchat's Snap Map feature Video included

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(WTHR) One of the most popular apps for social media just added a new feature that's raising some safety concerns. Snapchat has a new function called "Snap Map."

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Supreme Court will take on Colorado same-sex wedding cake case Video included

FILE - In this March 10, 2014, file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips decorates a cake inside his store in Lakewood, Colo. FILE - In this March 10, 2014, file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips decorates a cake inside his store in Lakewood, Colo.
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The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado.  

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Brian Head Fire in Utah now at 49,000 acres

A tanker drops fire retardant on the Brian Head Fire in Utah. A tanker drops fire retardant on the Brian Head Fire in Utah.
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The nation's largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake.

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Small fire burning west of Monument

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Rangers with the Pike National Forest reported a small fire burning near Mount Deception west of Rampart Range Road on Monday afternoon. 

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Your Healthy Family: PRP therapy can be an alternative to orthopaedic surgery. Video included

Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, also known as PRP has been around since the mid 2000’s and continues gaining in popularity. Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, also known as PRP has been around since the mid 2000’s and continues gaining in popularity.
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Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, also known as PRP has been around since the mid 2000’s and continues gaining in popularity.  Recently when Floyd Aker, who taught engineering tech and auto shot at Dougherty High School in Colorado Springs felt his shoulder breaking down and went to see the doctor, he was fully expecting Dr. Chris Jones, with Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group to tell him something he knew wasn’t going to be fun. Floyd says, “I was fully expecting ...

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Russell Westbrook caps historic season with NBA MVP award

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He ended the two-year reign of Stephen Curry, who last season was the league's first unanimous MVP.

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Sky Sox blow past Omaha, 14-3 Monday night

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Colorado Springs and Omaha square off in a scheduled doubleheader Tuesday night at Security Service Field. RHP Angel Ventura (2-1, 3.00) is scheduled to pitch game one at 4 p.m. MT, with the twinbill nightcap 30 minutes after the end of the first game

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Rockies place Gonzalez, Anderson on 10-day disabled list

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Colorado also placed lefty starter Tyler Anderson on the DL with inflammation in the back of his left knee near the hamstring. He felt it during his Sunday start at Dodger Stadium in what had been described as a cramp, but the Rockies thought that could become a strain and made the precautionary move to shut him down.

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Mountain Shadows commemorates fire anniversary with picnic party Video included

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Five years to the moment that a scorching inferno raged through their homes, residents of Colorado Springs' Mountain Shadows neighborhood gathered in their community park Monday to commemorate the destructive anniversary. 

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Colorado Springs homeowner not guilty of negligent homicide for shooting intruder Video included

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An El Paso County jury returned a not guilty verdict against a homeowner charged with negligent homicide for the death of a man found on his property.

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Pueblo Police Chief Velez to retire Video included

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Pueblo Police Chief Luis Velez will retire in July according to City Manager Sam Azad. Chief Valez was presented a special recognition for his service to the City of Pueblo at the City Council meeting Monday night.   His last day will be July 20th.  

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Monday Evening Weather: A Few Strong Storms Video included

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A few showers and thunderstorms will develop for the rest of the afternoon and evening. Some of these could be on the strong to severe side with heavy rain, hail, and strong winds. Skies dry overnight with lows in the 50's. Tuesday will be a much warmer day with highs in the 90's for most locations. Winds will be breezy at times from the southwest with gusts over 25 mph possible. Any pm shower/storm activity will be limited. Conditions look dry and warm for Wednesday and Thursday. Hi...

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Five years since hundreds of Mountain Shadows homes burned Video included

The Waldo Canyon Fire burns in western Colorado Springs in June 2012. The Waldo Canyon Fire burns in western Colorado Springs in June 2012.
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The Waldo Canyon fire is a tragic part of Colorado Springs' history. The 26th of June is the most disastrous and tragic day of the Waldo Canyon Fire. Fire years ago the fire pushed off wild land and into the City of Colorado Springs. Two people died and nearly 350 homes burned. In just hours the size of the fire tripled. Captain Steve Riker was the incident commander that for Colorado Springs Fire Department. He was at the top of Mountain Shadows neighborhood when the fire blew acros... More>>

Recent rise in pedestrian accidents Video included

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"When in doubt be defensive and give someone else the right of way," said Duane Hunt. "I typically wait for the crosswalk, the little dude in white to just pop up," said Zach Sutherland. People walking tell News 5 they know how to stay safe, but at Drive Smart Colorado shows the numbers say otherwise.  "Locally as well as nationally we are seeing an uptick in pedestrian fatalities and injuries," said Executive Director for Drive Smart Colorado Mai... More>>

Arming teachers to stop school shooters Video included

The Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response (FASTER) training teaches shooting techniques and emergency medical training for treat gunshot wounds The Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response (FASTER) training teaches shooting techniques and emergency medical training for treat gunshot wounds
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Some public school teachers and administrators in Colorado spent time over summer break learning to stop an active shooter by firing on them first. The Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response (FASTER)  teaches advanced firearms technique as well as advanced medical training to treat gunshot wounds. 

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Injured officer in Pence motorcade released from ICU

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The Colorado Springs motorcycle officer, who was injured while escorting Vice President Mike Pence's motorcade, has been released from the intensive care unit. Springs Police say Officer Andrew Holland is now out of the ICU and on the road to recovery following the crash. 

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CSPD searching for sexual assault suspect

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Colorado Springs Police are looking for a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman Monday morning in Colorado Springs. Officers responded to a home shortly before 4:30 a.m. at a home off of Knoll Lane, near Palmer Park.

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Supreme Court will not hear arguments in mine spill lawsuit

A 2015 mine waste spill  in Colorado polluted rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. A 2015 mine waste spill in Colorado polluted rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear arguments on New Mexico's lawsuit against Colorado over a 2015 mine waste spill that polluted rivers in both states and Utah.      The nation's high court made the announcement Monday, but justices did allow the lawsuit to move forward.      Colorado Attorney General Coffman says New Mexico should not have sued Colorado in the U.S. Supreme Court because the Environmental Protection Agency caused t... More>>

District 11 teacher wins statewide award

District 11's Christy Howard District 11's Christy Howard
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History announced Steele Elementary School Teacher Christy Howard is the Colorado winner of the 2017 STATE History Teacher of the year award.

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CBO projects 22 million more uninsured with GOP health bill

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WASHINGTON (NBC) - The Senate health care bill would insure 22 million fewer people after a decade than current law, according to an analysis by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. It would save $321 billion in the same period overall by spending $1 trillion less on health care and using the savings to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s taxes, which primarily affect wealthy individuals and medical companies.

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State Trooper rescues fawn moments following birth Video included

The mother of this fawn gave birth after being hit by a car. The mother of this fawn gave birth after being hit by a car.
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(WYFF) A tiny fawn is in good hands after a tragic accident claimed his mother's life. 

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Pedestrian hit at Murray Blvd and Galley Rd

CSPD investigating hit and run crash with serious injuries. (KOAA) CSPD investigating hit and run crash with serious injuries. (KOAA)
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Colorado Springs Police have tracked down a driver believed to be involved in a hit and run crash that injured a woman at Murray Boulevard and Galley Road. 

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"Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" turns 20 years old

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LONDON (AP) - Wizarding legend Harry Potter's tale has turned 20. Author J.K. Rowling's first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was published in Britain on June 26, 1997.

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Monday Weather: Severe T'Storms Possible Today Video included

The severe weather outlook for Monday, June 26. (KOAA) The severe weather outlook for Monday, June 26. (KOAA)
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The Storm Prediction Center has highlighted Southeastern Colorado from Colorado Springs and Pueblo to Trinidad, Lamar, and Springfield in the marginal risk zone for severe thunderstorms. 

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New concert lineup released for Colorado State Fair

Country music artist Hunter Hayes performing in October, 2011 in Nashville TN Country music artist Hunter Hayes performing in October, 2011 in Nashville TN
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The 2017 Colorado State Fair announced several new acts coming to the state fair, in addition to headliner ZZ Top. 

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Southwest passenger tries to open door during flight

A diverted Southwest Airlines flight at the gates of Corpus Christi International Airport. (KRIS) A diverted Southwest Airlines flight at the gates of Corpus Christi International Airport. (KRIS)
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Houston was diverted after a passenger became disruptive and attempted to open an exterior door while the plane was in the air. 

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Kitten found hiding inside dashboard of owner's van Video included

Little Vegas the cat was missing for four days before her owner found her inside the dashboard in his van. Little Vegas the cat was missing for four days before her owner found her inside the dashboard in his van.
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WHEAT RIDGE (KUSA) - If you own a pet, one of the most terrifying things is realizing your loved one is missing. It's downright heartbreaking. A man in Wheat Ridge went through that for four straight days. He looked all over for his new kitten.

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Fraud trial begins for former pharmaceutical company CEO Shkreli

Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on his former company's decision to raise the price of a lifesaving medicine. Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on his former company's decision to raise the price of a lifesaving medicine.
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A trial has begun for a former pharmaceutical company CEO who became a pariah after raising the cost of a life-saving medication 5,000 percent.   

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Storm leaves damage in Walsh, Baca County

This photo of a wall cloud was snapped near Walsh in Baca County, Colorado yesterday. (Courtesy: Cheryl Porter) This photo of a wall cloud was snapped near Walsh in Baca County, Colorado yesterday. (Courtesy: Cheryl Porter)
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Baca County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to stay home after storms tore through the area, citing "many hazards" throughout the county. 

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Supreme Court to review President Trump's travel ban

Donald Trump visits Supreme Court for ceremonial swearing in  of Justice Neil Gorsuch. Donald Trump visits Supreme Court for ceremonial swearing in of Justice Neil Gorsuch.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it.

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Backcountry skier dies in 2,000 foot fall in Wyoming mountains

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CODY, Wyo. (AP) - A 19-year-old Montana man has died after falling 2,000 feet while backcountry skiing with his sister in the Beartooth Mountains in northern Wyoming.

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Waldo Canyon Fire anniversary picnic today Video included

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People across Colorado Springs are coming together to remember one of the most devastating events in our community, the Waldo Canyon Fire.

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Castile family reaches $3 million settlement for shooting

Philando Castile was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Minnesota. Philando Castile was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Minnesota.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist who was killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death.

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Your Healthy Family: Why Colorado Springs mom climbs for courage Video included

The Climb benefits Children's Hospital Colorado that is expanding and building a new facility in Colorado Springs. The Climb benefits Children's Hospital Colorado that is expanding and building a new facility in Colorado Springs.
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The Climb benefits Children's Hospital Colorado that is expanding and building a new facility in Colorado Springs.   

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Burglary suspect found stuck in air vent

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Colorado Springs Police arrested a burglary suspect they say was stuck inside an air vent on the roof of a shopping complex early Monday morning. 

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Romain Dumas wins second straight Pikes Peak Hill Climb Video included

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The win Sunday was Dumas' third overall title in four years on Pikes Peak. 

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Community stronger than ever five years after Waldo Video included

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 As you probably know, this weekend marks the 5-year anniversary of the Waldo Canyon Fire. Tonight, part of the Mountain Shadows Neighborhood, where 346 homes were burned in the fire, is coming together to remember that fateful firestorm, and celebrate the community's recovery in the 5 years since. 

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Dodgers win 10th in row, beat Rockies 12-6

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Rockies reliever Adam Ottavino (1-2) threw four wild pitches in the late innings, all of them scoring at least one run.

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CSPD: Motorcycle officer who crashed in motorcade has successful surgery

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A motorcycle officer with the Colorado Springs Police Department was seriously injured in an accident Saturday morning 

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Custer County Sheriff's Office searching for theft suspect

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Custer County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect wanted in connection with multiple thefts and car break-ins in the Bishop’s Castle and Lake San Isabel area. 

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Colorado Mental Health Institute passes inspection

The Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo. (KOAA) The Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo. (KOAA)
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PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo is no longer in "immediate jeopardy" of losing federal Medicare funding.

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First Alert 5 Forecast: Scattered Strong Thunderstorms Tonight, Drier & Hotter Mid Week Expected

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Warm air, moisture and some earlier sunshine is helping spark several scattered thunderstorms through southern Colorado. 

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Pedestrian hit, killed by train in Colorado Springs

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A woman was hit by a train in Colorado Springs Sunday morning at Bijou and I-25.

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Rescue crews responding to fall at Cave of the Winds

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El Paso County Search and Rescue crews are responding to reports of a person who fell at Cave of the Winds.

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Dad, daughter catch 14-year-old who fell from ride at amusement park

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QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) - A father and his 21-year-old daughter had caught the teenage girl who fell 25 feet (7.6 meters) to the ground from an amusement park ride.

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Democrats may benefit from gerrymandering

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Colorado was one of just eight U.S. states with a Democratic advantage in its lower House districts in the 2016 election, according to an Associated Press analysis. The study is based on a formula that compares the statewide average share of each major party's vote in the districts with the statewide percentage of seats it wins. Democrats won 57 percent of Colorado's state House seats in November, even though Republicans won 50.4 percent of the statewide vote. That bucks a national... More>>

Oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, more than 100 killed

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An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to rise.  

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Two shootings, same block, raise questions for people near South Nevada Ave. Video included

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Two shootings near the same block of South Nevada are raising questions around the neighborhood about revitalization efforts. 

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Switchbacks hand San Antonio FC first loss Saturday

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After a tough defeat to Swope Park earlier in the week, the Switchbacks bounced back at home to give San Antonio FC their first loss of the season in front of a record crowd of 4,429.

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Sky Sox slip past Baby Cakes 1-0

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Kyle Wren hit a leadoff home run and the Sox pitching staff combined for its sixth shutout of the season in a 1-0 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes in front of 8,145 at the Shrine on Airline Saturday night.

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Romain Dumas eyes back-to-back titles on Pikes Peak

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One year ago Romain Dumas claimed the title of King of the Mountain on Pikes Peak. He was calm then, he's calm now and is back again looking for more. 

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Rhys Millen back on Pikes Peak for 2017 Video included

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For Hill Climb legend, Rhys Millen, Pikes Peak is the one race he just can't quit.

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Tech sergeant released from hospital after Thunderbirds accident

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A technical sergeant has been released from a hospital hours after an Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 left the runway and flipped over after landing during preparation for an air show.

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Crews responding to wildfire in Park County

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Multiple fire agencies are responding to the #392Fire near Kenosha Pass in Park County. 

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TSA officer dumps breast milk in security screening at DIA Video included

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A Colorado mother says she was shocked after TSA officials dumped out breast milk she was carrying to feed her baby.

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Colorado man guilty in shooting over squirrel feeding flap

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A Colorado man has been found guilty of attempted second-degree murder for shooting his neighbor in the buttocks last year after an argument about feeding squirrels. Jurors on Friday also found 60-year-old Jon Barbour of Gunbarrel guilty of first-degree assault with a deadly weapon. He was jailed pending his Aug. 4 sentencing. Boulder County prosecutors said Barbour's neighbors objected to his leaving peanuts for squirrels. Barbour posted fliers explaining that he did so in memory ...

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Woman's convictions upheld in arson that killed 3 children

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The Colorado Supreme Court has upheld the murder convictions of a woman who let her three children burn to death in the hopes of cashing in on insurance payoffs. The high court handed down its decision Monday involving the case of Deborah Nicholls. She was convicted in 2008, about five years after the blaze killed 3-year-old Sierra, 5-year-old Sophia and 11-year-old Jay Nicholls. Nicholls requested a new trial and argued that her ex-husband's former cellmate, who listened as he deta... More>>

Person triggers sprinklers, 300 evacuate Lakewood hotel

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Authorities said about 300 guests had to evacuate a Lakewood hotel when someone intentionally set off the fire alarm and sprinkler system. West Metro Fire reported that flooding affected the first and second floors of a Holiday Inn on Hampden Avenue. No one was hurt in the incident early Saturday. Lakewood police said the person who triggered the sprinkler system was in custody.  The Red Cross assisted guests in finding other places to stay. More>>

CSPD investigating shooting that left 2 people injured

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Two people are in the hospital after a shooting in the 1500 block of S. Nevada early Saturday morning.

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Dodgers down Rockies 6-1 for 8th straight win

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The Dodgers have homered in 15 consecutive games, tied for fourth-longest streak in club history. The last time they managed it was in 1977. Their record is 24 consecutive games with a home run.

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Police investigating suspicious death of 23-year-old woman in Fort Collins

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Police say the death of a woman whose body was found in a lake in northern Colorado is suspicious. 

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Seeds Community Cafe moves forward amid financial trouble Video included

Seeds Community Cafe is open Monday through Friday in downtown Colorado Springs. (KOAA) Seeds Community Cafe is open Monday through Friday in downtown Colorado Springs. (KOAA)
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A local non-profit under fire after debts totaling more than $100,000 are revealed. The Founder and Executive Director of Seeds Community Cafe in downtown Colorado Springs abruptly resigned. The pay-as-you-can café is a non-profit business working to help those struggling with hunger get a warm meal in a positive way, also helping those in need re-enter the workforce. But six months ago, the board of this cafe realized, they hadn't been doing enough for themselves. 

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Avalanche take Cale Makar 4th overall in NHL Draft

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The Vegas Golden Knights used their first-ever Entry Draft pick to get Portland Winter Hawks center Cody Glass.

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5 years later: how neighborhoods are rebuilding after Waldo Canyon Fire Video included

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It was five years ago--today--a plume of smoke appeared in Colorado Springs that, just days later, would grow into a devastating wildfire. The Waldo Canyon Fire claimed the lives of two people--destroying hundreds of homes, and causing tens of thousands of people to evacuate. "One day your life is normal and everything is going on like always.  And the next day, the only thing that you own is your two pets and the car you drove out in," said Mary Beth Pribanic, whose ... More>>

Man injured, 3 suspects located after shooting in Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Friday in the 1400 block of S. Nevada Avenue.

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VP Pence calls on Evangelicals to support GOP healthcare reform Video included

Vice President Mike Pence delivers speech at Focus on the Family. (KOAA) Vice President Mike Pence delivers speech at Focus on the Family. (KOAA)
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Vice President Mike Pence visited Colorado Springs Friday in his first trip back to Olympic City USA since the campaign trail last fall. 

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Wanted man captured in Colorado Springs

Brandon Cline, arrested by Colorado Springs PD for menacing and other charges. Brandon Cline, arrested by Colorado Springs PD for menacing and other charges.
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A wanted man is now behind bars in Colorado Springs, after an alert citizen called in a tip. The arrest happened Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The suspect was in a business in the 1500 block of Space Center Drive when he was spotted by a tipster and was wanted for felony menacing. Officers approached Brandon Cline in the parking lot and he ran. The officers gave chase, one was hurt but has since been treated and released from the hospital. Eventually officers were able to take Cline into ... More>>

Colorado state mental hospital can't meet deadlines for evaluations

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DENVER (AP) - Colorado's state mental hospital can't keep up with an increase in court orders for evaluations and is asking for relief from a requirement that jail inmates be evaluated within 28 days.

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Sheriff's office working to ID suspect in armed robbery

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El Paso County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify a suspect in an aggravated robbery. The suspect, described as a medium-build white male in his 20's, robbed 7-Eleven at 1475 B Street in Colorado Springs at about 4:14 a.m. on May 2.  The suspect pointed a handgun at the cashier, demanded cash, then ran away from the scene. He was seen running southbound toward Lashelle Way. At the time of the robbery, the suspect was wearing a light-colored bandana over his&... More>>

Breeding efforts underway to save cutthroat trout species rescued from Hayden Pass Wildfire

A rare cutthroat trout after it was rescued from the South Prong of Hayden Creek on July 20, 2016, by Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff and U.S. Forest Service volunteers. A rare cutthroat trout after it was rescued from the South Prong of Hayden Creek on July 20, 2016, by Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff and U.S. Forest Service volunteers.
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Staff with Colorado Parks and Wildlife are working to save and breed 158 unique cutthroat trout. The fish are currently at the Roaring Judy Hatchery north of Gunnison, after being rescued from last year's massive Hayden Pass wildfire, southwest of Cañon City. Breeding efforts are underway, and staff members said they hope to have successful results to report next week. The fish were pulled from Hayden Creek at the height of the fire, amid fears that the fire and the possibilit... More>>

Group protests Pence's visit at Focus on the Family

Members of the Colorado Springs Socialists protest outside Focus on the Family speech by Vice President Mike Pence. (KOAA) Members of the Colorado Springs Socialists protest outside Focus on the Family speech by Vice President Mike Pence. (KOAA)
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A group gathered outside Focus on the Family on Wednesday to protest Vice President Mike Pence's visit.

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Chipotle offers BOGO entrées for Bike to Work Day participants

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KOAA 5 is the official media sponsor of Bike to Work Day next Wednesday, and Chipotle Mexican Grill is offering a buy-one-get-one free deal to participants. 

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Thunderbirds jet flips during landing at practice for Dayton Air Show Video included

An Air Force Thunderbird crashed during practice for an air show in Dayton, Ohio. (WDTN) An Air Force Thunderbird crashed during practice for an air show in Dayton, Ohio. (WDTN)
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An Air Force Thunderbirds jet flipped during landing while practicing for an air show in Dayton, Ohio on Friday.

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Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center part of nationwide grant

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center awarded portion of nationwide grant. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center awarded portion of nationwide grant.
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The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is getting some help paying for new exhibits from a nationwide grant. The Fine Arts Center is getting $10,000 as part of an $82 million grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. This grant is the second major funding announcement for the 2017 fiscal year.    "The arts reflect the vision, energy, and talent of America's artists and arts organizations," said NEA Chairman Jane Chu. "The National Endowment for the Arts ... More>>

Honda goes public to try and disprove cover-up claims

Federal regulators are investigating whether Honda Motor Co. failed to report deaths and injuries that occurred in its vehicles. Federal regulators are investigating whether Honda Motor Co. failed to report deaths and injuries that occurred in its vehicles.
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Honda is trying to disprove claims by lawyers that it knew about the dangers of Takata air bag inflators nearly two decades ago, but covered it up. The auto maker is going public with their fight and information. The escalation of Honda's fight comes just three days before Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Japan and the United States. The company's inflators can explode with too much force, blowing apart a metal canister and hurling shrapnel into drivers and p... More>>

Kidnapping sex assault suspect found dead in Canon City home

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Canon City Police announced a kidnapping and sex assault suspect committed suicide while officers were serving a search warrant at his home Friday morning. 

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No tuition increase at Adams State University

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Positive news for students at Adams State University in Alamosa, there will not be a tuition increase next year. This is reflected in the budget that was approved by the university's Board of Trustees for the fiscal year 2017-2018. Most fees will also hold at last year's rates, with the exception of one. That is the capitol fee to support campus improvements. Housing rates remain the same, with board rates increasing only two percent. That slight increase is reflected in the ov... More>>

Injuries reported in Fremont County crash

Emergency crews on the scene of a crash along Hwy. 50 and County Road 69 Emergency crews on the scene of a crash along Hwy. 50 and County Road 69
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Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash on Highway 50 and County Road 69 for a single vehicle crash.  There are injuries reported at this time but the severity is not known.  Westbound lanes of Highway 50 are blocked by emergency crews and vehicles.  Crews on scene Hwy 50 @ County Rd 69 for 1 veh crash. Injuries reported. West bound lns of 50 blocked by emergency vehicles. pic.twitter.com/3A6pVyhkcJ — Fremont Sheriff (@Fremont_Sheriff) June 23, 2017 ... More>>

Your Healthy Family: Smart choices for summer hydration Video included

The good news is that unless a person is losing fluids excessively, most don?t need any more than plain old water. The good news is that unless a person is losing fluids excessively, most don?t need any more than plain old water.
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The good news is that unless a person is losing fluids excessively, most don't need any more than plain old water. 

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Pikes Peak International Hill Climb drivers worry about weather Video included

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There's nothing easy about the Pikes Peak Hill Climb. From gut wrenching turns to dangerous drop-offs, the last thing drivers need is weather to contend with. 

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Broncos 2017 training camp schedule

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The Broncos 2017 Training Camp schedule was released on Thursday, you can find it here:

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Sky Sox hang on to beat Baby Cakes 8-5

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The Colorado Springs Sky Sox jumped out to an early lead and the bullpen shut down multiple New Orleans rallies late to preserve an 8-5 win in front of 5,023 at the Shrine on Airline Thursday night.

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Nuggets trade with Jazz, upgrade front court

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The Nuggets selected Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell with the No. 13 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night but he won't be suiting up for Denver.   

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Coaches come together to talk about concussions Video included

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Coaches from all over Southern Colorado converged in Pueblo Thursday to discuss the latest prevention tactics and treatments when it comes to concussions on the football field. Watch the video above to hear from Dr. Rocky Khosla who headed up the conference.

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Rockies downed by Diamondbacks 10-3

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Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Owings hit three-run homers, Zack Godley threw well into the eighth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 10-3 on Thursday.

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  • Las Animas County Commissioner removed from office

    Las Animas County Commissioner removed from office

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-06-20 21:56:04 GMT
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    News 5 Investigates has confirmed a Las Animas County commissioner misrepresented his home address during the Nov. 2016 election.  A judge just ordered Anthony Abeyta be removed from his District 1 seat according to court documents obtained by News 5 Investigates.  "The vacancy committee will fill the position," Secretary of State spokeswoman Lynn Bartels said.  On Nov. 8, 2016, Abeyta won a second-term in District 1. Shortly after the results were ann...

    News 5 Investigates has confirmed a Las Animas County commissioner misrepresented his home address during the Nov. 2016 election.  A judge just ordered Anthony Abeyta be removed from his District 1 seat according to court documents obtained by News 5 Investigates.  "The vacancy committee will fill the position," Secretary of State spokeswoman Lynn Bartels said.  On Nov. 8, 2016, Abeyta won a second-term in District 1. Shortly after the results were ann...

  • News 5 Investigates: Did the City of Pueblo shorten lights at red light camera intersections to generate revenue?

    News 5 Investigates: Did the City of Pueblo shorten lights at red light camera intersections to generate revenue?

    Thursday, June 15 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-06-16 03:47:14 GMT

    New questions are being raised over whether red light cameras in Pueblo are more about revenue and less about safety.  News 5 Investigates has discovered the city is giving drivers less time to get through those intersections which potentially increases your chance of getting a ticket.  The National Motorists Association Foundation which independently studies photo radar and camera enforcement systems calls our findings "concerning".  Almost from the start,...

    New questions are being raised over whether red light cameras in Pueblo are more about revenue and less about safety.  News 5 Investigates has discovered the city is giving drivers less time to get through those intersections which potentially increases your chance of getting a ticket.  The National Motorists Association Foundation which independently studies photo radar and camera enforcement systems calls our findings "concerning".  Almost from the start,...

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  • Your Healthy Family: PRP therapy can be an alternative to orthopaedic surgery.

    Your Healthy Family: PRP therapy can be an alternative to orthopaedic surgery.

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:52 AM EDT2017-06-27 12:52:43 GMT
    Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, also known as PRP has been around since the mid 2000’s and continues gaining in popularity.Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, also known as PRP has been around since the mid 2000’s and continues gaining in popularity.

    Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, also known as PRP has been around since the mid 2000’s and continues gaining in popularity.  Recently when Floyd Aker, who taught engineering tech and auto shot at Dougherty High School in Colorado Springs felt his shoulder breaking down and went to see the doctor, he was fully expecting Dr. Chris Jones, with Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group to tell him something he knew wasn’t going to be fun. Floyd says, “I was fully expecting ...

    Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, also known as PRP has been around since the mid 2000’s and continues gaining in popularity.  Recently when Floyd Aker, who taught engineering tech and auto shot at Dougherty High School in Colorado Springs felt his shoulder breaking down and went to see the doctor, he was fully expecting Dr. Chris Jones, with Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group to tell him something he knew wasn’t going to be fun. Floyd says, “I was fully expecting ...

  • Your Healthy Family: Why Colorado Springs mom climbs for courage

    Your Healthy Family: Why Colorado Springs mom climbs for courage

    Monday, June 26 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-06-26 13:09:13 GMT
    The Climb benefits Children's Hospital Colorado that is expanding and building a new facility in Colorado Springs.The Climb benefits Children's Hospital Colorado that is expanding and building a new facility in Colorado Springs.

    The Climb benefits Children's Hospital Colorado that is expanding and building a new facility in Colorado Springs.   

    The Climb benefits Children's Hospital Colorado that is expanding and building a new facility in Colorado Springs.   

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