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  • First Alert 5 Forecast: Another Warm and Beautiful Day!

    First Alert 5 Forecast: Another Warm and Beautiful Day!

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:10 AM EDT2017-10-17 13:10:50 GMT

    Southern Colorado gets another BEAUTIFUL day with lots of sunshine and temperatures well above average! 

    Southern Colorado gets another BEAUTIFUL day with lots of sunshine and temperatures well above average! 

  • Your Healthy Family: National Jewish Health helps athletes breath easier

    Your Healthy Family: National Jewish Health helps athletes breath easier

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 5:53 AM EDT2017-10-17 09:53:11 GMT
    “These new breathing techniques could represent a breakthrough for athletes seeking help with breathing during training and competition,” said J. Tod Olin, MD, senior author of the study,“These new breathing techniques could represent a breakthrough for athletes seeking help with breathing during training and competition,” said J. Tod Olin, MD, senior author of the study,

    A novel set of breathing techniques developed at National Jewish Health help athletes overcome vocal cord dysfunction and improve performance during high-intensity exercise. Vocal cord dysfunction, now also referred to as exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO), has been shown to improve for athletes after being trained to use the new techniques. 

    A novel set of breathing techniques developed at National Jewish Health help athletes overcome vocal cord dysfunction and improve performance during high-intensity exercise. Vocal cord dysfunction, now also referred to as exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO), has been shown to improve for athletes after being trained to use the new techniques. 

  • Illegal Marijuana Busts down in 2017

    Illegal Marijuana Busts down in 2017

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:54 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:54:26 GMT

    In 2016, the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office had 37 illegal marijuana grows.  So far this year, there have been 10 illegal grows.

    In 2016, the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office had 37 illegal marijuana grows.  So far this year, there have been 10 illegal grows.

  • 'Unprecedented' number of deaths on Colorado Fourteeners

    'Unprecedented' number of deaths on Colorado Fourteeners

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:45 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:45:42 GMT

    There have been 11 deaths on Colorado fourtneeners, including five on Capitol Peak with other deaths coming on Maroon Bells, Challenger Point, Mount Princeton and Longs Peak.

    There have been 11 deaths on Colorado fourtneeners, including five on Capitol Peak with other deaths coming on Maroon Bells, Challenger Point, Mount Princeton and Longs Peak.

  • Prescription Drug Take-Back event coming to Colorado Springs

    Prescription Drug Take-Back event coming to Colorado Springs

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:38:58 GMT

    The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is coordinating a one day event with state and local law enforcement agencies to conduct a Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative.  The event will be statewide with four locations in Colorado Springs on Oct. 28.

    The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is coordinating a one day event with state and local law enforcement agencies to conduct a Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative.  The event will be statewide with four locations in Colorado Springs on Oct. 28.

  • TESSA applauds courage of women posting "Me, too"

    TESSA applauds courage of women posting "Me, too"

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:38:00 GMT

    TESSA, the Colorado Springs-based domestic violence victims' advocacy organization, is welcoming the viral social media status update trend sweeping the nation.  Since Sunday, "me too" has been posted by more than half a million people on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media sites.

    TESSA, the Colorado Springs-based domestic violence victims' advocacy organization, is welcoming the viral social media status update trend sweeping the nation.  Since Sunday, "me too" has been posted by more than half a million people on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media sites.

  • T-Rex Takes Flight

    T-Rex Takes Flight

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:15:14 GMT

    The most complete remains of a tyrannosaur unearthed to date arrived via helicopter Sunday at the Natural History Museum in Utah. Discovered two years ago in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by Alan Titus, the monument's paleontologist, the fossilized remains are 80 percent complete and 75 million years old, according to the museum.

    The most complete remains of a tyrannosaur unearthed to date arrived via helicopter Sunday at the Natural History Museum in Utah. Discovered two years ago in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by Alan Titus, the monument's paleontologist, the fossilized remains are 80 percent complete and 75 million years old, according to the museum.

  • Purple Heart Veteran gifted mortgage-free home in Colorado Springs

    Purple Heart Veteran gifted mortgage-free home in Colorado Springs

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:34 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:34:36 GMT

    A Purple Heart Veteran is being gifted a mortgage-free home in Colorado. The event will happen Thursday, as Army Staff Sergeant Matthew Lawson will be gifted the home from Building Homes for Heroes and their partner JP Morgan Chase. 

    A Purple Heart Veteran is being gifted a mortgage-free home in Colorado. The event will happen Thursday, as Army Staff Sergeant Matthew Lawson will be gifted the home from Building Homes for Heroes and their partner JP Morgan Chase. 

  • Boat Burns Off Hawaii Shore

    Boat Burns Off Hawaii Shore

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:29 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:29:10 GMT

    A fire broke out on a fishing vessel stuck in shallow water just off Waikiki, Hawaii Saturday. The fire began on the 79-foot boat at 10 a.m. while seven members of a marine salvage company were on board. 

    A fire broke out on a fishing vessel stuck in shallow water just off Waikiki, Hawaii Saturday. The fire began on the 79-foot boat at 10 a.m. while seven members of a marine salvage company were on board. 

  • Fire burning on Fort Carson

    Fire burning on Fort Carson

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:08 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:08:05 GMT
    Fort CarsonFort Carson

    Firefighters are working to put out a small grass fire burning on Fort Carson Monday afternoon.

    Firefighters are working to put out a small grass fire burning on Fort Carson Monday afternoon.

  • Police arrest one juvenile in connection to Doherty High School shooting

    Police arrest one juvenile in connection to Doherty High School shooting

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:07:24 GMT
    An officer places crime scene tape at the shooting scene near Doherty High School. (KOAA)An officer places crime scene tape at the shooting scene near Doherty High School. (KOAA)

    The Colorado Springs Police arrested one juvenile in connection with the shooting which occurred across from the Doherty High School in September. 

    The Colorado Springs Police arrested one juvenile in connection with the shooting which occurred across from the Doherty High School in September. 

  • Monday Evening Weather: Beautiful Work And School Week

    Monday Evening Weather: Beautiful Work And School Week

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:49:10 GMT

    It's been a pleasant and above average start to the work and school week and those nice conditions will continue. 

    It's been a pleasant and above average start to the work and school week and those nice conditions will continue. 

  • Steel City Supporters coat drive to help those in need this winter

    Steel City Supporters coat drive to help those in need this winter

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:42:46 GMT

    It's time to clean out your closets! The 2nd Annual Warm Coats from Warm Hearts Coat Drive is happening in Pueblo.  The group in charge, Steel City Supporters, is asking for new and gently used coats, hats, socks, gloves, and tents. Group members say children's coats are most in demand.  People can drop off any of these items at two Applebee's locations in Pueblo: northside and southside. The items can also be taken to Solar Roast Coffee House.  Last ...

    It's time to clean out your closets! The 2nd Annual Warm Coats from Warm Hearts Coat Drive is happening in Pueblo.  The group in charge, Steel City Supporters, is asking for new and gently used coats, hats, socks, gloves, and tents. Group members say children's coats are most in demand.  People can drop off any of these items at two Applebee's locations in Pueblo: northside and southside. The items can also be taken to Solar Roast Coffee House.  Last ...

  • Holiday Shopping Starts Early

    Holiday Shopping Starts Early

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:39 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:39:15 GMT

    (NBC News) Americans are getting an even earlier jump on Christmas shopping than ever before. A survey RetailMeNot.com conducted shows 54% of those surveyed are going to be starting shopping way before Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year. 

    (NBC News) Americans are getting an even earlier jump on Christmas shopping than ever before. A survey RetailMeNot.com conducted shows 54% of those surveyed are going to be starting shopping way before Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year. 

  • Possible archaeological find slows flood mitigation work in Colorado Springs

    Possible archaeological find slows flood mitigation work in Colorado Springs

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:14:41 GMT

    There is a clash happening between Colorado history and the future of a multi-million dollar flood mitigation project in Colorado Springs. There is a delay to the project because of a discovery. 

    There is a clash happening between Colorado history and the future of a multi-million dollar flood mitigation project in Colorado Springs. There is a delay to the project because of a discovery. 

  • Several USAFA lacrosse players under investigation for cheating

    Several USAFA lacrosse players under investigation for cheating

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:04:44 GMT

    An investigation is ongoing of several players on the lacrosse team at the US Air Force Academy. The Director of Public Affairs Lieutenant Colonel Allen Herritage says 13 freshman cadets are being investigated for cheating in 'knowledge' tests. 

    An investigation is ongoing of several players on the lacrosse team at the US Air Force Academy. The Director of Public Affairs Lieutenant Colonel Allen Herritage says 13 freshman cadets are being investigated for cheating in 'knowledge' tests. 

  • 12-year-old girl found with broken bones and lacerations, mom and stepdad arrested

    12-year-old girl found with broken bones and lacerations, mom and stepdad arrested

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-10-17 00:58:55 GMT
    Two people in Pueblo are now behind bars and their kids are in the custody of social services.  Pueblo police say Perry Armstrong and Kendra Medina were arrested this past weekend.  Medina's 12-year-old daughter was found injured and limping around the area of Northern Avenue and Beulah Sunday afternoon.  A good Samaritan saw the girl and pulled over to help. Rescue services showed up and took the girl to a hospital.  Captain Kenny Rider of the Pueblo Police De...
    Two people in Pueblo are now behind bars and their kids are in the custody of social services.  Pueblo police say Perry Armstrong and Kendra Medina were arrested this past weekend.  Medina's 12-year-old daughter was found injured and limping around the area of Northern Avenue and Beulah Sunday afternoon.  A good Samaritan saw the girl and pulled over to help. Rescue services showed up and took the girl to a hospital.  Captain Kenny Rider of the Pueblo Police De...
  • Pueblo police officer graduates from FBI National Training Academy

    Pueblo police officer graduates from FBI National Training Academy

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:48 PM EDT2017-10-17 00:48:20 GMT
    A Pueblo police officer is now a graduate of the FBI National Training Academy.  Captain Eric Bravo was in Quantico, VA for two and a half months.  He, along with about 200 other students, took graduate classes, did obstacles courses, and learned about cutting-edge technology.  Bravo says his time at the academy challenged him both academically and physically.  "I'm excited about bringing that information back to our department and I think what I learned t...
    A Pueblo police officer is now a graduate of the FBI National Training Academy.  Captain Eric Bravo was in Quantico, VA for two and a half months.  He, along with about 200 other students, took graduate classes, did obstacles courses, and learned about cutting-edge technology.  Bravo says his time at the academy challenged him both academically and physically.  "I'm excited about bringing that information back to our department and I think what I learned t...
  • Early childhood education resources in Colorado

    Early childhood education resources in Colorado

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:20 PM EDT2017-10-17 00:20:30 GMT

    A recent Gallup poll says 80% of public school superintendents in the United States say their states are investing too little in early education.  In Colorado, there are stipulations in place for who can receive early childhood education from public schools.  According to the Colorado Department of Education's website, the number of students who can receive education from the Colorado Preschool  Program (CPP) is capped at a level set by the legislature.  If...

    A recent Gallup poll says 80% of public school superintendents in the United States say their states are investing too little in early education.  In Colorado, there are stipulations in place for who can receive early childhood education from public schools.  According to the Colorado Department of Education's website, the number of students who can receive education from the Colorado Preschool  Program (CPP) is capped at a level set by the legislature.  If...

  • Canon City Police Commander resigns

    Canon City Police Commander resigns

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:08 PM EDT2017-10-17 00:08:46 GMT

    The Canon City Police Commander William Ray has resigned after being charged with official misconduct. 

    The Canon City Police Commander William Ray has resigned after being charged with official misconduct. 

  • Colorado secretary of state visits KOAA

    Colorado secretary of state visits KOAA

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:32 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:32:14 GMT
    Wayne Williams during an interview at KOAA-TV on Oct. 16, 2017.Wayne Williams during an interview at KOAA-TV on Oct. 16, 2017.

    Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams visited News 5 to talk about the upcoming election on Nov. 7. 

    Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams visited News 5 to talk about the upcoming election on Nov. 7. 

  • PPCC provides 9,000 pounds of perishable food to students in need

    PPCC provides 9,000 pounds of perishable food to students in need

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:26:05 GMT

    The Pikes Peak Community College(PPCC) hosted a Care and Share's Mobile Food Pantry event Monday. The event provided 9,000 pounds of free perishable food to PPCC students in need.

    The Pikes Peak Community College(PPCC) hosted a Care and Share's Mobile Food Pantry event Monday. The event provided 9,000 pounds of free perishable food to PPCC students in need.

  • Judge dismisses case against former deputy John San Agustin

    Judge dismisses case against former deputy John San Agustin

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:08:37 GMT
    FILE photo of John San Agustin, who was charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment.FILE photo of John San Agustin, who was charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment.

    Special prosecutors filed a motion to dismiss which was granted Monday, announcing the case has been dismissed. 

    Special prosecutors filed a motion to dismiss which was granted Monday, announcing the case has been dismissed. 

  • What you need in your car to prepare for a Colorado winter

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:58:38 GMT

    The Governor has named this week Winter Weather Preparedness Week so in coordination with the National Weather Service, we’re going to be looking into ways to prepare for the coming Winter season. 

    The Governor has named this week Winter Weather Preparedness Week so in coordination with the National Weather Service, we’re going to be looking into ways to prepare for the coming Winter season. 

  • El Paso County hosting youth event on effects of nicotine and pot use

    El Paso County hosting youth event on effects of nicotine and pot use

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:57:08 GMT

    The El Paso County Public's Health's Tobacco and Education and Prevention Partnership (TEPP) and the Communities that Care (CTC) initiative are hosting an event to raise awareness about the harmful effects of nicotine and marijuana. 

    The El Paso County Public's Health's Tobacco and Education and Prevention Partnership (TEPP) and the Communities that Care (CTC) initiative are hosting an event to raise awareness about the harmful effects of nicotine and marijuana. 

  • Pueblo mother and stepfather suspected of child abuse

    Pueblo mother and stepfather suspected of child abuse

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:45:30 GMT
    Perry Armstrong (left) and Kendra Medina (right) were arrested on suspicion of child abuse charges on Oct. 15, 2017.Perry Armstrong (left) and Kendra Medina (right) were arrested on suspicion of child abuse charges on Oct. 15, 2017.

    Pueblo Police arrested two people on suspicion of child abuse charges Sunday afternoon after someone found a 12-year-old girl limping near Northern Ave. and Beulah Ave. 

    Pueblo Police arrested two people on suspicion of child abuse charges Sunday afternoon after someone found a 12-year-old girl limping near Northern Ave. and Beulah Ave. 

  • CSPD K-9 Tank gifted protective vest

    CSPD K-9 Tank gifted protective vest

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:30:29 GMT

    The Colorado Springs Police Department's K-9 Tank will receive a bullet proof and stab protective vest.  The vest was given by a charitable donation from a non-profit organization called Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc.

    The Colorado Springs Police Department's K-9 Tank will receive a bullet proof and stab protective vest.  The vest was given by a charitable donation from a non-profit organization called Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc.

  • Colorado proposes new rules for oil-gas lines after blast

    Colorado proposes new rules for oil-gas lines after blast

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:00:18 GMT

    Colorado is proposing tighter rules for taking oil and gas pipelines out of service after a fatal explosion was blamed on gas leaking from a line that was thought to be abandoned but was still connected to a well. 

    Colorado is proposing tighter rules for taking oil and gas pipelines out of service after a fatal explosion was blamed on gas leaking from a line that was thought to be abandoned but was still connected to a well. 

  • Netflix sinking deeper into debt to fuel subscriber growth

    Netflix sinking deeper into debt to fuel subscriber growth

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:50:24 GMT

    Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service.

    Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service.

  • 25 indicted for stealing from Denver area home stores

    25 indicted for stealing from Denver area home stores

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:47:22 GMT

    Twenty five people are accused of stealing over $35,000 in goods from Denver area home improvement stores and returning the items to get merchandise credit cards. 

    Twenty five people are accused of stealing over $35,000 in goods from Denver area home improvement stores and returning the items to get merchandise credit cards. 

  • Louie's Pizza offers free pizza for a year in helping identify burglar

    Louie's Pizza offers free pizza for a year in helping identify burglar

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:43 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:43:57 GMT

    Louie's Pizza on Barnes and Oro Blanco is offering free pizza for a year in helping identify a robber who stole their register Saturday. 

    Louie's Pizza on Barnes and Oro Blanco is offering free pizza for a year in helping identify a robber who stole their register Saturday. 

  • Louisville fires Rick Pitino amid federal investigation

    Louisville fires Rick Pitino amid federal investigation

    Monday, October 16 2017 2:57 PM EDT2017-10-16 18:57:47 GMT
    Louisville head coach Rick Pitino, left, watches the action during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in New York. Duke won 81-77.Louisville head coach Rick Pitino, left, watches the action during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in New York. Duke won 81-77.

    Louisville's Athletic Association has officially fired coach Rick Pitino nearly three weeks after the school acknowledged that its men's basketball program is being investigated as part of a federal corruption probe. 

    Louisville's Athletic Association has officially fired coach Rick Pitino nearly three weeks after the school acknowledged that its men's basketball program is being investigated as part of a federal corruption probe. 

  • Climbing deaths on the rise in the Colorado high country

    Climbing deaths on the rise in the Colorado high country

    Monday, October 16 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-10-16 18:45:04 GMT
    The northeast ridge of Capitol Peak, one of the most dangerous fourteeners in Colorado.The northeast ridge of Capitol Peak, one of the most dangerous fourteeners in Colorado.

    The 2017 season in the mountains has been unusually deadly in Colorado's high country.

    The 2017 season in the mountains has been unusually deadly in Colorado's high country.

  • LIVE: President Trump, Sen. McConnell to speak from the Rose Garden

    LIVE: President Trump, Sen. McConnell to speak from the Rose Garden

    Monday, October 16 2017 1:55 PM EDT2017-10-16 17:55:05 GMT

    President Donald Trump is set to deliver a statement from the Rose Garden following his meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.

    President Donald Trump is set to deliver a statement from the Rose Garden following his meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.

  • Mt. Herman menacing suspect appears in court

    Mt. Herman menacing suspect appears in court

    Monday, October 16 2017 1:29 PM EDT2017-10-16 17:29:41 GMT
    Daniel Nations is being held in jail for felony menacing and reckless endangerment.Daniel Nations is being held in jail for felony menacing and reckless endangerment.

    The man accused of threatening people with a hatchet near Mt. Herman made his first formal appearance in Teller County court Monday.

    The man accused of threatening people with a hatchet near Mt. Herman made his first formal appearance in Teller County court Monday.

  • Couple survives six days in Utah desert

    Couple survives six days in Utah desert

    Monday, October 16 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-10-16 16:29:29 GMT
    The landscape where an elderly couple survived after being stranded.The landscape where an elderly couple survived after being stranded.

    An elderly couple from Houston, Texas was rescued after spending six days stranded in a remote desert area of southern Utah. 

    An elderly couple from Houston, Texas was rescued after spending six days stranded in a remote desert area of southern Utah. 

  • Burglary reported at Napa Auto Parts in Colorado Springs

    Burglary reported at Napa Auto Parts in Colorado Springs

    Monday, October 16 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-10-16 16:12:10 GMT

    Colorado Springs Police are investigating a reported burglary at the Napa Auto Parts store near 8th St. and Highway 24.

    Colorado Springs Police are investigating a reported burglary at the Napa Auto Parts store near 8th St. and Highway 24.

  • WATCH: Roommates narrowly escape California wildfire

    WATCH: Roommates narrowly escape California wildfire

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:59 AM EDT2017-10-16 15:59:19 GMT
    Two California roommates push through smoke, flames and wind-blown embers as they work to escape a deadly wildfire.Two California roommates push through smoke, flames and wind-blown embers as they work to escape a deadly wildfire.

    Harrowing video shows two California roommates push through smoke, flames and wind-blown embers as they work to escape a deadly wildfire.

    Harrowing video shows two California roommates push through smoke, flames and wind-blown embers as they work to escape a deadly wildfire.

  • Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, misbehavior

    Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, misbehavior

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-10-16 14:45:32 GMT
    FILE - This undated file image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. (AP Photo/U.S. Army, file)FILE - This undated file image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. (AP Photo/U.S. Army, file)

    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told a military judge he's pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. 

    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told a military judge he's pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. 

  • First Alert 5 Forecast: Beautiful Day Leading Into An Amazing Week!

    First Alert 5 Forecast: Beautiful Day Leading Into An Amazing Week!

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-10-16 13:25:38 GMT

    A spectacular week of weather is coming southern Colorado's way with lots of warm, dry air tucked under plenty of sunshine! 

    A spectacular week of weather is coming southern Colorado's way with lots of warm, dry air tucked under plenty of sunshine! 

  • Local gym manager killed in Las Vegas shooting remembered in Colorado Springs

    Local gym manager killed in Las Vegas shooting remembered in Colorado Springs

    Monday, October 16 2017 12:43 AM EDT2017-10-16 04:43:52 GMT

    A memorial for Chris Roybal was held Sunday night at Crunch Fitness on the North side of Colorado Springs where Roybal was the general manager. Roybal was killed in the Las Vegas shooting on October 1st. 

    A memorial for Chris Roybal was held Sunday night at Crunch Fitness on the North side of Colorado Springs where Roybal was the general manager. Roybal was killed in the Las Vegas shooting on October 1st. 

  • Hundreds dead in truck bombing in Somalia

    Hundreds dead in truck bombing in Somalia

    Monday, October 16 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-10-16 04:34:32 GMT
    Somalis remove the body of a man killed Saturday in a truck bombing in MogadishuSomalis remove the body of a man killed Saturday in a truck bombing in Mogadishu

    The Latest on the explosion in Somalia's capital: Qatar's foreign minister says his country's diplomatic mission in Somalia was hit by the massive truck bombing in Mogadishu. 

    The Latest on the explosion in Somalia's capital: Qatar's foreign minister says his country's diplomatic mission in Somalia was hit by the massive truck bombing in Mogadishu. 

  • Colorado Emergency Management sends 20 fire engines to California

    Colorado Emergency Management sends 20 fire engines to California

    Monday, October 16 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-10-16 04:26:01 GMT

    The Colorado Emergency Management team announced that 20 fire engines will be sent to California to support wildfires. 

    The Colorado Emergency Management team announced that 20 fire engines will be sent to California to support wildfires. 

  • LIVE BLOG: Giants vs. Broncos on Sunday Night Football

    LIVE BLOG: Giants vs. Broncos on Sunday Night Football

    Sunday, October 15 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-10-16 03:36:14 GMT
    Pre-game warm ups for the Giants and Broncos before their Sunday night game on Oct. 15, 2017.Pre-game warm ups for the Giants and Broncos before their Sunday night game on Oct. 15, 2017.

    With a loss by division leading Kansas City, the Broncos have a chance to get right back in the picture for the division lead.

    With a loss by division leading Kansas City, the Broncos have a chance to get right back in the picture for the division lead.

  • Gas Station Gun Battle Caught On Camera

    Gas Station Gun Battle Caught On Camera

    Sunday, October 15 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-10-16 02:52:18 GMT

    (WCNC) A school bus carrying several students was struck by bullets when a gun battle broke out between two men at a Charlotte, North Carolina gas station Thursday morning.

    (WCNC) A school bus carrying several students was struck by bullets when a gun battle broke out between two men at a Charlotte, North Carolina gas station Thursday morning.

  • Beautiful Fall Weather Ahead!

    Beautiful Fall Weather Ahead!

    Sunday, October 15 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-10-16 02:32:43 GMT
    Clear tonight as temperatures drop into the lower 30s.  Monday will show us a 15 degree jump in temperatures from Sunday's highs in the lower 60s.  Winds will be light, and sunshine abundant!  If you like that forecast, then you'll love the remainder of your work week - sunshine and mild temps in the 70s through Friday.  As we approach next weekend, the ridge of high pressure will break down and we'll introduce a new chance of rain showers Saturday evening with gus...
    Clear tonight as temperatures drop into the lower 30s.  Monday will show us a 15 degree jump in temperatures from Sunday's highs in the lower 60s.  Winds will be light, and sunshine abundant!  If you like that forecast, then you'll love the remainder of your work week - sunshine and mild temps in the 70s through Friday.  As we approach next weekend, the ridge of high pressure will break down and we'll introduce a new chance of rain showers Saturday evening with gus...
  • The Latest: QB Siemian leaves with left shoulder injury

    The Latest: QB Siemian leaves with left shoulder injury

    Sunday, October 15 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-10-16 02:12:58 GMT

    The Latest on the NFL's sixth Sunday of the regular season: Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian hurt his left shoulder while diving to stop an interception return for a touchdown and is questionable to return. 

    The Latest on the NFL's sixth Sunday of the regular season: Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian hurt his left shoulder while diving to stop an interception return for a touchdown and is questionable to return. 

  • Doctor's research could buy time for snake bite victims

    Doctor's research could buy time for snake bite victims

    Sunday, October 15 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-10-16 00:44:50 GMT

    A researcher at the University of Arizona is experimenting with a new therapy to help treat rattlesnake bites. 

    A researcher at the University of Arizona is experimenting with a new therapy to help treat rattlesnake bites. 

  • Colorado officials urge hunters to leave drones at home

    Colorado officials urge hunters to leave drones at home

    Sunday, October 15 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-10-15 23:51:54 GMT

    Colorado wildlife officials say they're seeing more hunters illegally using drones when they're in the field as ownership of the small, remotely-operated flying vehicles increases. State Parks and Wildlife Assistant Director Heather Dugan said in a statement that drones are illegal for scouting hunting grounds or locating animals that later will be shot.

    Colorado wildlife officials say they're seeing more hunters illegally using drones when they're in the field as ownership of the small, remotely-operated flying vehicles increases. State Parks and Wildlife Assistant Director Heather Dugan said in a statement that drones are illegal for scouting hunting grounds or locating animals that later will be shot.

  • CSPD respond to victim with multiple stab wounds

    CSPD respond to victim with multiple stab wounds

    Sunday, October 15 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-10-15 23:11:28 GMT

    According to a police report there were two victims, one of which inflicted multiple stab wounds and is in critical but stable condition.

    According to a police report there were two victims, one of which inflicted multiple stab wounds and is in critical but stable condition.

  • Colorado deputy found dead at house fire

    Colorado deputy found dead at house fire

    Sunday, October 15 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-10-15 22:51:29 GMT

    The Latest on the investigation into the death of a man whose body was found at a house fire in Bayfield: Authorities say they are investigating the death of a 42-year-old sheriff's deputy who was found unresponsive inside a house that burned in southern Colorado.

    The Latest on the investigation into the death of a man whose body was found at a house fire in Bayfield: Authorities say they are investigating the death of a 42-year-old sheriff's deputy who was found unresponsive inside a house that burned in southern Colorado.

  • Death toll from Somalia blast rises to 276

    Death toll from Somalia blast rises to 276

    Sunday, October 15 2017 6:33 PM EDT2017-10-15 22:33:00 GMT
    Somalis remove the body of a man killed Saturday in a truck bombing in MogadishuSomalis remove the body of a man killed Saturday in a truck bombing in Mogadishu

    The Latest on explosion in Somalia's capital: Somalia's information minister Abdirahman Osman says the death toll from Saturday's truck bombing in Mogadishu has risen to 276, with about 300 people injured. It is the deadliest single attack in Somalia's history. 

    The Latest on explosion in Somalia's capital: Somalia's information minister Abdirahman Osman says the death toll from Saturday's truck bombing in Mogadishu has risen to 276, with about 300 people injured. It is the deadliest single attack in Somalia's history. 

  • Memorial held for Las Vegas shooting victim in Colorado Springs

    Memorial held for Las Vegas shooting victim in Colorado Springs

    Sunday, October 15 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-10-15 21:52:40 GMT
    Chris Roybal, a Navy Veteran, lived in Denver and worked at Crunch Fitness in Colorado Springs.Chris Roybal, a Navy Veteran, lived in Denver and worked at Crunch Fitness in Colorado Springs.

    Tonight people will gather to remember Chris Roybal, who was one of the 58 people killed in the Las Vegas shooting last month.  Roybal was from California, but lived in Denver and worked as the General Manager at the Crunch Fitness in north Colorado Springs.

    Tonight people will gather to remember Chris Roybal, who was one of the 58 people killed in the Las Vegas shooting last month.  Roybal was from California, but lived in Denver and worked as the General Manager at the Crunch Fitness in north Colorado Springs.

  • Broncos take on the Giants in Week 6

    Broncos take on the Giants in Week 6

    Sunday, October 15 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-10-15 21:20:43 GMT

    As the Denver Broncos take on week six of the NFL season, they take on the New York Giants who have yet to win a game this season. The Broncos play at Sports Authority Field, hoping to take home a win without starting wide receiver Cody Latimer.

    As the Denver Broncos take on week six of the NFL season, they take on the New York Giants who have yet to win a game this season. The Broncos play at Sports Authority Field, hoping to take home a win without starting wide receiver Cody Latimer.

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars to host 'Stand Down' event Tuesday

    Veterans of Foreign Wars to host 'Stand Down' event Tuesday

    Sunday, October 15 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-10-15 21:14:42 GMT

    Tuesday morning hundreds of volunteers and veterans are expected to fill the Colorado Springs City Auditorium to help homeless veterans get back on their feet. 

    Tuesday morning hundreds of volunteers and veterans are expected to fill the Colorado Springs City Auditorium to help homeless veterans get back on their feet. 

  • U.S. Forest Service will be conducting prescribed burns

    U.S. Forest Service will be conducting prescribed burns

    Sunday, October 15 2017 4:43 PM EDT2017-10-15 20:43:14 GMT

    The Pike and San Isabel National Forests are beginning to conduct prescribed burns as specific conditions allow.  The U.S. Forest Service said Sunday the burns may begin in early October and last through the spring of 2018. 

    The Pike and San Isabel National Forests are beginning to conduct prescribed burns as specific conditions allow.  The U.S. Forest Service said Sunday the burns may begin in early October and last through the spring of 2018. 

  • Investigation ongoing of man's body found at fire in Bayfield

    Investigation ongoing of man's body found at fire in Bayfield

    Sunday, October 15 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-10-15 20:20:34 GMT

    Officials are continuing an investigation of a fire in Bayfield where an unresponsive man was located. The incident occurred on Friday at 6497 County Rd 516, where a 42-year old man was found unresponsive inside the home. 

    Officials are continuing an investigation of a fire in Bayfield where an unresponsive man was located. The incident occurred on Friday at 6497 County Rd 516, where a 42-year old man was found unresponsive inside the home. 

  • Troops open health clinics in Puerto Rico

    Troops open health clinics in Puerto Rico

    Sunday, October 15 2017 11:48 AM EDT2017-10-15 15:48:40 GMT
    A CH-47 “Chinook” helicopter from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard emplaces a large sand bag in the spillway of the Guajataca Dam on Oct. 9, 2017A CH-47 “Chinook” helicopter from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard emplaces a large sand bag in the spillway of the Guajataca Dam on Oct. 9, 2017

    Military forces providing relief efforts in Puerto Rico have open two temporary hospitals to try and relieve the overburdened emergency rooms on the island.  The pair of acute care clinics, each with 25 beds, have fully functioning operating rooms, trauma and emergency departments, preventative medicine, intensive care units.

    Military forces providing relief efforts in Puerto Rico have open two temporary hospitals to try and relieve the overburdened emergency rooms on the island.  The pair of acute care clinics, each with 25 beds, have fully functioning operating rooms, trauma and emergency departments, preventative medicine, intensive care units.

  • Vice President plans Denver trip to raise money for state GOP

    Vice President plans Denver trip to raise money for state GOP

    Sunday, October 15 2017 9:43 AM EDT2017-10-15 13:43:26 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)Vice President Mike Pence (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    Vice President Mike Pence will visit Colorado later this month for a fundraising event in Denver. Mr. Pence will be the featured special guest at a reception and dinner for the Colorado Republican Party on October 26 at the Denver Marriott Tech Center. The Vice President is in Washington today after attending a rally in Virginia Saturday for Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie. 

    Vice President Mike Pence will visit Colorado later this month for a fundraising event in Denver. Mr. Pence will be the featured special guest at a reception and dinner for the Colorado Republican Party on October 26 at the Denver Marriott Tech Center. The Vice President is in Washington today after attending a rally in Virginia Saturday for Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie. 

  • Northern Michigan University offers marijuana degree

    Northern Michigan University offers marijuana degree

    Saturday, October 14 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-10-15 03:50:34 GMT

    A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree - in marijuana. The Detroit Free Press reports that the university began its four-year medicinal plant chemistry degree this semester, with about a dozen students in the first class. 

    A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree - in marijuana. The Detroit Free Press reports that the university began its four-year medicinal plant chemistry degree this semester, with about a dozen students in the first class. 

  • Fine Arts Center celebrates new name and alliance

    Fine Arts Center celebrates new name and alliance

    Saturday, October 14 2017 11:34 PM EDT2017-10-15 03:34:35 GMT

    A celebration on Saturday for an estimated $175 million gift to Colorado College. An open house Saturday was free to the public all day long, it happened to be on homecoming weekend and was setup to educate people about the Fine Arts Center and college merging. 

    A celebration on Saturday for an estimated $175 million gift to Colorado College. An open house Saturday was free to the public all day long, it happened to be on homecoming weekend and was setup to educate people about the Fine Arts Center and college merging. 

  • Car Seats 101

    Car Seats 101

    Saturday, October 14 2017 11:31 PM EDT2017-10-15 03:31:15 GMT

    (NBC News) New moms and dads often fail their first test of parenthood: Installing the infant car seat. Studies show parents make mistakes with three out of four car seats.

    (NBC News) New moms and dads often fail their first test of parenthood: Installing the infant car seat. Studies show parents make mistakes with three out of four car seats.

  • Pueblo holding event to address city's opioid epidemic

    Pueblo holding event to address city's opioid epidemic

    Saturday, October 14 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-10-15 03:22:08 GMT

    Dozens of doctors and healthcare professionals in Pueblo are coming together to address the city's opioid epidemic.  

    Dozens of doctors and healthcare professionals in Pueblo are coming together to address the city's opioid epidemic.  

  • Girl, 8, dies in fall on cruise ship docked in Miami

    Girl, 8, dies in fall on cruise ship docked in Miami

    Saturday, October 14 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-10-15 03:13:16 GMT

    Police say an 8-year-old girl fell to her death after a cruise ship docked in Miami. The Miami Herald reports that the girl died Saturday morning after falling several floors to the lower deck of the ship's interior atrium.

    Police say an 8-year-old girl fell to her death after a cruise ship docked in Miami. The Miami Herald reports that the girl died Saturday morning after falling several floors to the lower deck of the ship's interior atrium.

  • 40 now dead from Northern California wildfires

    40 now dead from Northern California wildfires

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:49:51 GMT

    The Latest on California's wildfires: Three more deaths have been confirmed from the wildfires burning in Northern California, bringing the total to 38.

    The Latest on California's wildfires: Three more deaths have been confirmed from the wildfires burning in Northern California, bringing the total to 38.

  • Two students accused of making "kill list" could be tried as adults

    Two students accused of making "kill list" could be tried as adults

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:26 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:26:09 GMT
    File Photo of Sabin Middle School.File Photo of Sabin Middle School.

    Two 13-year-old boys accused of plotting to kill people at their middle school in Colorado Springs could be tried as adults.

    Two 13-year-old boys accused of plotting to kill people at their middle school in Colorado Springs could be tried as adults.

  • "He's Driven To Play Hard"

    "He's Driven To Play Hard"

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:24:40 GMT

    (KSNB) At 3-years-old, Sam Schukei lost his leg in a lawn mowing accident. While it was a tragic injury, it hasn't stopped him from succeeding on the football field at his Nebraska high school. 

    (KSNB) At 3-years-old, Sam Schukei lost his leg in a lawn mowing accident. While it was a tragic injury, it hasn't stopped him from succeeding on the football field at his Nebraska high school. 

  • Two students suspended for making threats at Calhan High School

    Two students suspended for making threats at Calhan High School

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:19:18 GMT

    On Thursday at approximately 4:30 p.m. Calhan School District administrators received a report that two Calhan High School students made threats of violence towards students, faculty and staff.

    On Thursday at approximately 4:30 p.m. Calhan School District administrators received a report that two Calhan High School students made threats of violence towards students, faculty and staff.

  • 33 Burros were at the 4th annual 'Run with Burros' event

    33 Burros were at the 4th annual 'Run with Burros' event

    Saturday, October 14 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-10-15 00:05:24 GMT

    The 4th annual 'Run with Burros' event was held in Manitou Springs Saturday. The event was sponsored by Manitou Brewing Company, the General Manager and Co-owner said the event has grown every year starting with 30 people to last year where 200 people were in attendance. 

    The 4th annual 'Run with Burros' event was held in Manitou Springs Saturday. The event was sponsored by Manitou Brewing Company, the General Manager and Co-owner said the event has grown every year starting with 30 people to last year where 200 people were in attendance. 

  • No charges in Colorado cheerleading forced-splits videos

    No charges in Colorado cheerleading forced-splits videos

    Saturday, October 14 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-10-14 22:52:33 GMT

    A Denver prosecutor says no charges will be filed following an investigation into videos showing a high school coach pushing cheerleaders down in splits.

    A Denver prosecutor says no charges will be filed following an investigation into videos showing a high school coach pushing cheerleaders down in splits.

  • Pueblo County Jail most overcrowded jail in the state

    Pueblo County Jail most overcrowded jail in the state

    Saturday, October 14 2017 6:45 PM EDT2017-10-14 22:45:13 GMT

    The Pueblo County Jail is the most overcrowded jail in the state, Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor held an open house to allow people to see the overcrowding for themselves Saturday. 

    The Pueblo County Jail is the most overcrowded jail in the state, Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor held an open house to allow people to see the overcrowding for themselves Saturday. 

  • Individual health premiums rising even more in Colorado

    Individual health premiums rising even more in Colorado

    Saturday, October 14 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-10-14 22:16:54 GMT

    DENVER (AP) - Colorado regulators say President Donald Trump's decision to end key federal health subsidies means state residents who buy their own health insurance will pay even more next year. 

    DENVER (AP) - Colorado regulators say President Donald Trump's decision to end key federal health subsidies means state residents who buy their own health insurance will pay even more next year. 

  • Investigators say motorcyclist was racing causing crash

    Investigators say motorcyclist was racing causing crash

    Saturday, October 14 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-10-14 22:09:54 GMT

    The Colorado Springs Police were dispatched to the area of Geiger Blvd and Wooten Rd to investigate a car vs. motorcycle accident Saturday morning.

    The Colorado Springs Police were dispatched to the area of Geiger Blvd and Wooten Rd to investigate a car vs. motorcycle accident Saturday morning.

  • CSU-Pueblo announces new role in support of economic development

    CSU-Pueblo announces new role in support of economic development

    Saturday, October 14 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-10-14 21:45:47 GMT

    The Colorado State University-Pueblo President Timothy Mottett has announced the start of a national search for a new Provost and Executive VP of Academic Affairs. CSU-Pueblo said this search follows the recent departure of the Institute of Cannabis Research (ICR) Director Wendy MacColl. 

    The Colorado State University-Pueblo President Timothy Mottett has announced the start of a national search for a new Provost and Executive VP of Academic Affairs. CSU-Pueblo said this search follows the recent departure of the Institute of Cannabis Research (ICR) Director Wendy MacColl. 

  • Dozens gravely wounded in Vegas face long road to recovery

    Dozens gravely wounded in Vegas face long road to recovery

    Saturday, October 14 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-10-14 21:40:17 GMT

    The bullets are still there.    For the dozens of people who remain hospitalized in Las Vegas from the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the onslaught isn't over. The pain lingers. They remain haunted by the uncertainty of their recovery.

    The bullets are still there.    For the dozens of people who remain hospitalized in Las Vegas from the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the onslaught isn't over. The pain lingers. They remain haunted by the uncertainty of their recovery.

  • Colorado judge: Juvenile sentencing law unconstitutional

    Colorado judge: Juvenile sentencing law unconstitutional

    Saturday, October 14 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-10-14 20:14:45 GMT

    A Colorado judge has ruled that a law allowing convicts serving life without parole for crimes committed as juveniles to seek reduced sentences is unconstitutional. 

    A Colorado judge has ruled that a law allowing convicts serving life without parole for crimes committed as juveniles to seek reduced sentences is unconstitutional. 

  • Two car crash on Colorado 115 results in fatality

    Two car crash on Colorado 115 results in fatality

    Saturday, October 14 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-10-14 20:08:46 GMT

    The Colorado State Patrol (CSP) is investigating a two vehicle crash on Colorado 115 MP 32 in El Paso County Thursday. According to CSP the crash occurred 10 miles south of Colorado Springs. 

    The Colorado State Patrol (CSP) is investigating a two vehicle crash on Colorado 115 MP 32 in El Paso County Thursday. According to CSP the crash occurred 10 miles south of Colorado Springs. 

  • Deadly wildfires causing air quality concerns in California

    Deadly wildfires causing air quality concerns in California

    Saturday, October 14 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-10-14 19:03:42 GMT

    Smoke from the wildfires north of San Francisco plunged air quality levels in the Bay Area to the same unhealthy level as China's notoriously polluted capital, sending people to emergency rooms and forcing schools to close and people to wear masks when they step outside.

    Smoke from the wildfires north of San Francisco plunged air quality levels in the Bay Area to the same unhealthy level as China's notoriously polluted capital, sending people to emergency rooms and forcing schools to close and people to wear masks when they step outside.

  • Man arrested in case of woman found dead along I-25

    Man arrested in case of woman found dead along I-25

    Saturday, October 14 2017 1:28 PM EDT2017-10-14 17:28:46 GMT
    Mihail Petrov is facing multiple charges related to the death of a woman found along I-25.Mihail Petrov is facing multiple charges related to the death of a woman found along I-25.

    The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man on charges related to the death of a woman found along the side of I-25 north of Monument on Saturday, September 30th. 

    The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man on charges related to the death of a woman found along the side of I-25 north of Monument on Saturday, September 30th. 

  • Family of bears spotted in Aspen

    Family of bears spotted in Aspen

    Saturday, October 14 2017 1:06 PM EDT2017-10-14 17:06:54 GMT
    Family of bears caught on camera in AspenFamily of bears caught on camera in Aspen

    A family of bears were caught on camera climbing down from a tree in Aspen, Colorado this week.

    A family of bears were caught on camera climbing down from a tree in Aspen, Colorado this week.

  • 5HealthFair provides free and low cost health screenings

    5HealthFair provides free and low cost health screenings

    Saturday, October 14 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-10-14 17:02:39 GMT

    Dozens headed to the Mission Medical Center in Colorado Springs Saturday for the 5HealthFair. 

    Dozens headed to the Mission Medical Center in Colorado Springs Saturday for the 5HealthFair. 

  • New App to Help Recovering Addicts

    New App to Help Recovering Addicts

    Saturday, October 14 2017 12:24 AM EDT2017-10-14 04:24:53 GMT

    (NBC News) Recovering addict Brittany Main is focused on the present, and letting faith replace the demons of her past. "I couldn't keep living like that and I possibly wouldn't have lived if I kept it up" said Main. 

    (NBC News) Recovering addict Brittany Main is focused on the present, and letting faith replace the demons of her past. "I couldn't keep living like that and I possibly wouldn't have lived if I kept it up" said Main. 

  • $350 million identified for I-25 expansion

    $350 million identified for I-25 expansion

    Saturday, October 14 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-10-14 04:15:40 GMT
    Interstate 25 narrows to 4 lanes between Monument and Castle Rock for a 17 mile "gap" that is often congested and a frequent site for serious crashes.Interstate 25 narrows to 4 lanes between Monument and Castle Rock for a 17 mile "gap" that is often congested and a frequent site for serious crashes.

    It was supposed to take up to a decade before widening work could begin on I-25 between Monument and Castle Rock. Today, if all the components of the current $350 million funding package comes through, there will traffic cones and bulldozers in Douglas and El Paso Counties by the summer of 2019. 

    It was supposed to take up to a decade before widening work could begin on I-25 between Monument and Castle Rock. Today, if all the components of the current $350 million funding package comes through, there will traffic cones and bulldozers in Douglas and El Paso Counties by the summer of 2019. 

  • Friday the 13th deal at local tattoo shop

    Friday the 13th deal at local tattoo shop

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:27 PM EDT2017-10-14 03:27:10 GMT

    Local tattoo shop gives $13 tattoos for Friday the 13th. The Pens and Needles Custom Tattoo shop held the event at 3737 Drennan Rd in Colorado Springs Friday.

    Local tattoo shop gives $13 tattoos for Friday the 13th. The Pens and Needles Custom Tattoo shop held the event at 3737 Drennan Rd in Colorado Springs Friday.

  • Tens Of Thousands Flee California Wildfires

    Tens Of Thousands Flee California Wildfires

    Friday, October 13 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-10-14 02:45:14 GMT

    Fire officials say there's no end in sight in the battle against a string of deadly wildfires burning across Northern California. At least 31 people have been killed by the fires since Monday. 

    Fire officials say there's no end in sight in the battle against a string of deadly wildfires burning across Northern California. At least 31 people have been killed by the fires since Monday. 

  • Facebook Promises Action On Russian Ads

    Facebook Promises Action On Russian Ads

    Friday, October 13 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-10-14 02:39:14 GMT

    Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg says the social media giant is "cooperating fully" with federal investigators after it found 3,000 ads coming from Russia which targeted Americans during the 2016 campaign.

    Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg says the social media giant is "cooperating fully" with federal investigators after it found 3,000 ads coming from Russia which targeted Americans during the 2016 campaign.

  • 4th Annual Pittie Party to advocate for pit bulls

    4th Annual Pittie Party to advocate for pit bulls

    Friday, October 13 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-10-14 00:52:43 GMT

    The Humane Society of Fremont County is gearing up for its 4th Annual Pittie Party.  Workers say it's to celebrate pit bulls and advocate for what great family members they can be.  

    The Humane Society of Fremont County is gearing up for its 4th Annual Pittie Party.  Workers say it's to celebrate pit bulls and advocate for what great family members they can be.  

  • Save time with new DMV 24/7 kiosks

    Save time with new DMV 24/7 kiosks

    Friday, October 13 2017 8:47 PM EDT2017-10-14 00:47:36 GMT

    The Department of Motor Vehicles hopes to make things easier for car owners by opening up a new walk-up kiosk in Colorado Springs Friday. El Paso County has the kiosk available for car owners to use a do-it-yourself touch screen to register vehicles in just minutes. 

    The Department of Motor Vehicles hopes to make things easier for car owners by opening up a new walk-up kiosk in Colorado Springs Friday. El Paso County has the kiosk available for car owners to use a do-it-yourself touch screen to register vehicles in just minutes. 

  • 5 Around Town: October 14th and 15th

    5 Around Town: October 14th and 15th

    Friday, October 13 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-10-14 00:45:02 GMT

    There's plenty of Fall Fun to have this weekend.

    There's plenty of Fall Fun to have this weekend.

  • Elliott attorneys to seek new hearing before appeals court

    Elliott attorneys to seek new hearing before appeals court

    Friday, October 13 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-10-14 00:44:34 GMT
    Ezekiel Elliot of the Dallas Cowboys.Ezekiel Elliot of the Dallas Cowboys.

    Attorneys for Ezekiel Elliott have indicated they intend to ask for another hearing before the federal appeals court that cleared the way for the NFL's six-game suspension of the star Dallas Cowboys running back over domestic violence allegations. 

    Attorneys for Ezekiel Elliott have indicated they intend to ask for another hearing before the federal appeals court that cleared the way for the NFL's six-game suspension of the star Dallas Cowboys running back over domestic violence allegations. 

  • $1 Billion in marijuana sales, where the tax money from that goes

    $1 Billion in marijuana sales, where the tax money from that goes

    Friday, October 13 2017 8:35 PM EDT2017-10-14 00:35:06 GMT

    Through August, Colorado has sold more than a billion dollars of marijuana. In 2016 it took until October to hit that threshold, but where does the tax from all those sales go? 

    Through August, Colorado has sold more than a billion dollars of marijuana. In 2016 it took until October to hit that threshold, but where does the tax from all those sales go? 

  • Department of Corrections announces new rules for solitary confinement

    Department of Corrections announces new rules for solitary confinement

    Friday, October 13 2017 8:09 PM EDT2017-10-14 00:09:25 GMT

    Colorado officials say prison inmates can't be held in solitary confinement for more than 15 days, the latest effort to overhaul a practice criticized by the state prison chief as "torture." The Colorado Department of Corrections announced the change Thursday. 

    Colorado officials say prison inmates can't be held in solitary confinement for more than 15 days, the latest effort to overhaul a practice criticized by the state prison chief as "torture." The Colorado Department of Corrections announced the change Thursday. 

  • St. Thomas More Hospital holds Teddy Bear clinic for students

    St. Thomas More Hospital holds Teddy Bear clinic for students

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:39 PM EDT2017-10-13 23:39:20 GMT

    The St. Thomas More Hospital hosted nearly 50 kindergarten students from Canon Exploratory School on Thursday during their Teddy Bear Clinic.  

    The St. Thomas More Hospital hosted nearly 50 kindergarten students from Canon Exploratory School on Thursday during their Teddy Bear Clinic.  

  • Colorado Springs wants to help prepare residents for winter weather

    Colorado Springs wants to help prepare residents for winter weather

    Friday, October 13 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-10-13 22:36:51 GMT

    In recognition of Winter Weather Awareness Week, the City of Colorado Springs has launched a campaign to help provide residents with tools and information to prepare their homes, families and vehicles for winter weather conditions.

    In recognition of Winter Weather Awareness Week, the City of Colorado Springs has launched a campaign to help provide residents with tools and information to prepare their homes, families and vehicles for winter weather conditions.

  • BBB warns public a Colorado Springs roofing company is not accredited

    BBB warns public a Colorado Springs roofing company is not accredited

    Friday, October 13 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-10-13 22:32:45 GMT

    After completing an investigation of ProTeam Roofing and Restoration Inc. in Colorado Springs, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Southern Colorado has announced the company is not an accredited business. 

    After completing an investigation of ProTeam Roofing and Restoration Inc. in Colorado Springs, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Southern Colorado has announced the company is not an accredited business. 

  • KOAA takes home top honors in Best of Pueblo

    KOAA takes home top honors in Best of Pueblo

    Friday, October 13 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-10-13 22:06:11 GMT

    KOAA News5 is proud to take home top honors for Television and News in the recent Best of Pueblo contest, conducted by The Pueblo Chieftain. 

    KOAA News5 is proud to take home top honors for Television and News in the recent Best of Pueblo contest, conducted by The Pueblo Chieftain. 

  • Former Air Force Academy head to lead NBA referee program

    Former Air Force Academy head to lead NBA referee program

    Friday, October 13 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-10-13 21:36:06 GMT

    The NBA has hired the former head of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado to run the basketball league's referee operations. Reports say that the NBA on Thursday named retired Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson as its senior vice president and head of referee operations.

    The NBA has hired the former head of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado to run the basketball league's referee operations. Reports say that the NBA on Thursday named retired Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson as its senior vice president and head of referee operations.

  • News 5 Investigates: Husband of Fremont County clerk arrested

    News 5 Investigates: Husband of Fremont County clerk arrested

    Friday, October 13 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-10-13 21:35:15 GMT
    Chad Barr was arrested in Fremont County on Friday, Oct. 13.Chad Barr was arrested in Fremont County on Friday, Oct. 13.

    Fremont County Clerk Katie Barr's husband, Chad Barr was arrested Friday morning.

    Fremont County Clerk Katie Barr's husband, Chad Barr was arrested Friday morning.

  • Colorado man fled to Costa Rica for tax crimes, sentenced to 7 years

    Colorado man fled to Costa Rica for tax crimes, sentenced to 7 years

    Friday, October 13 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-10-13 20:51:26 GMT

    A Grand Junction man was sentenced to 88 months in prison for tax evasion and failing to file personal and corporate income tax returns Friday. The Assistant Attorney General of the Justice Department's Tax Division announced 52-year old Timothy Stubbs was convicted of tax evasion in 2015, and fled the country prior to set trial date.

    A Grand Junction man was sentenced to 88 months in prison for tax evasion and failing to file personal and corporate income tax returns Friday. The Assistant Attorney General of the Justice Department's Tax Division announced 52-year old Timothy Stubbs was convicted of tax evasion in 2015, and fled the country prior to set trial date.

  • Free flu shots at 5HealthFair

    Free flu shots at 5HealthFair

    Friday, October 13 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-10-13 20:38:00 GMT

    A healthy life is a happy life. At KOAA 5 we believe everyone has a right to know about their overall health and be able to catch potential problems early. 

    A healthy life is a happy life. At KOAA 5 we believe everyone has a right to know about their overall health and be able to catch potential problems early. 

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth & Orangetheory tackle breast cancer

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth & Orangetheory tackle breast cancer

    Friday, October 13 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-10-13 20:20:55 GMT
    Come to a free class on Saturday October 14th at 1:30 in Colorado SpringsCome to a free class on Saturday October 14th at 1:30 in Colorado Springs

    As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month the folks at Orangetheory Fitness in Colorado Springs have teamed up with UCHealth Memorial to highlight the benefits of high intensity interval workouts when it comes to reducing the risk of breast cancer. 

    As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month the folks at Orangetheory Fitness in Colorado Springs have teamed up with UCHealth Memorial to highlight the benefits of high intensity interval workouts when it comes to reducing the risk of breast cancer. 

  • Department of Revenue apologizes for letters to hit-and-run crash victims

    Department of Revenue apologizes for letters to hit-and-run crash victims

    Friday, October 13 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-10-13 20:13:01 GMT

    Michael Hartman, the executive director for the Colorado Department of Revenue has apologized after the DMV erroneously suspended or revoked driving privileges for dozens of people. To make matters worse, the DMV was revoking licenses of hit-and-run crash victims while in many cases, the suspects got away.  Our investigation began back in August with a man named Michael Johnson.  Johnson was homeless and carrying groceries back to his shelter when he was hit in the middle...

    Michael Hartman, the executive director for the Colorado Department of Revenue has apologized after the DMV erroneously suspended or revoked driving privileges for dozens of people. To make matters worse, the DMV was revoking licenses of hit-and-run crash victims while in many cases, the suspects got away.  Our investigation began back in August with a man named Michael Johnson.  Johnson was homeless and carrying groceries back to his shelter when he was hit in the middle...

  • Cañon City Police issue notice of Sexually Violent Predator in town

    Cañon City Police issue notice of Sexually Violent Predator in town

    Friday, October 13 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-10-13 19:40:15 GMT
    William Joseph Drake is a sex offender who has relocated in Cañon City, Colorado.William Joseph Drake is a sex offender who has relocated in Cañon City, Colorado.

    As required by law, the Cañon City Police Department sent out notice Friday afternoon of a Sexually Violent Predator who has relocated in the city. 

    As required by law, the Cañon City Police Department sent out notice Friday afternoon of a Sexually Violent Predator who has relocated in the city. 

  • Web Bonus: Days for Girls helps young women world wide

    Web Bonus: Days for Girls helps young women world wide

    Friday, October 13 2017 3:27 PM EDT2017-10-13 19:27:40 GMT
    Days for Girls uses that day to raise awareness about their organization who aims to help young girls in underdeveloped nations deal with basic feminine hygiene.Days for Girls uses that day to raise awareness about their organization who aims to help young girls in underdeveloped nations deal with basic feminine hygiene.

    Days for Girls helps young girls in underdeveloped nations deal with basic feminine hygiene. 

    Days for Girls helps young girls in underdeveloped nations deal with basic feminine hygiene. 

  • A-Basin opens ski season in Colorado

    A-Basin opens ski season in Colorado

    Friday, October 13 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-10-13 17:39:56 GMT
    2017-2018 ski season underway at A-Basin.2017-2018 ski season underway at A-Basin.

    Colorado's ski season is getting off to an early start with the opening of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Friday morning. 

    Colorado's ski season is getting off to an early start with the opening of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Friday morning. 

  • Colorado Springs man wanted in forgery case

    Colorado Springs man wanted in forgery case

    Friday, October 13 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 17:00:44 GMT
    19-year-old Kvonte Deondre Love19-year-old Kvonte Deondre Love

    Colorado Springs police asking for help to track down a suspect in a counterfeiting case. 

    Colorado Springs police asking for help to track down a suspect in a counterfeiting case. 

  • Weekend weather expected to intensify deadly California fires

    Weekend weather expected to intensify deadly California fires

    Friday, October 13 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-10-13 16:40:19 GMT
    At least 31 people killed in California wildfires.At least 31 people killed in California wildfires.

    Fire officials say there's no end in sight in the battle against a string of deadly wildfires burning across Northern California. 

    Fire officials say there's no end in sight in the battle against a string of deadly wildfires burning across Northern California. 

  • Boy crashes car in search of snack

    Boy crashes car in search of snack

    Friday, October 13 2017 12:14 PM EDT2017-10-13 16:14:55 GMT
    Colorado Springs police cruiserColorado Springs police cruiser

    No one was hurt when a child took the keys to his sister's car and drove to a Colorado Springs gas station early Friday morning in search of a snack. 

    No one was hurt when a child took the keys to his sister's car and drove to a Colorado Springs gas station early Friday morning in search of a snack. 

  • Fire Danger Returning But The Drought Monitor Is All Clear. What's The Deal?

    Fire Danger Returning But The Drought Monitor Is All Clear. What's The Deal?

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:53 AM EDT2017-10-13 15:53:08 GMT

    If you've been keeping track of the drought monitor, you'll notice most of Colorado is in pretty good shape. Despite our lack of drought, lack of rain and a dry forecast are building up fire danger across southern Colorado.

    If you've been keeping track of the drought monitor, you'll notice most of Colorado is in pretty good shape. Despite our lack of drought, lack of rain and a dry forecast are building up fire danger across southern Colorado.

  • Your Healthy Family: Days for Girls helps young women all over the world

    Your Healthy Family: Days for Girls helps young women all over the world

    Friday, October 13 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-10-13 14:51:00 GMT
    Days for Girls uses that day to raise awareness about their organization who aims to help young girls in underdeveloped nations deal with basic feminine hygiene.Days for Girls uses that day to raise awareness about their organization who aims to help young girls in underdeveloped nations deal with basic feminine hygiene.

    Days for Girls uses the International Day of the Girl to raise awareness about their organization who aims to help young girls in underdeveloped nations deal with basic feminine hygiene.

    Days for Girls uses the International Day of the Girl to raise awareness about their organization who aims to help young girls in underdeveloped nations deal with basic feminine hygiene.

  • Broncos Talib says he'll continue to stand for National Anthem

    Broncos Talib says he'll continue to stand for National Anthem

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-10-11 23:46:57 GMT
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    After meeting two weeks ago, the Broncos players agreed to stand for the anthem. 

    After meeting two weeks ago, the Broncos players agreed to stand for the anthem. 

  • Storm Safe visits Taylor Elementary School

    Storm Safe visits Taylor Elementary School

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 3:08 PM EDT2017-10-11 19:08:22 GMT
    Jessica Van Meter poses with fifth graders at Taylor Elementary School after a storm safe visit on Oct. 11, 2017.Jessica Van Meter poses with fifth graders at Taylor Elementary School after a storm safe visit on Oct. 11, 2017.

    First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter visited students at Taylor Elementary School in Colorado Springs to talk about the different types of severe weather southern Colorado experiences and how to stay safe in storms.

    First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter visited students at Taylor Elementary School in Colorado Springs to talk about the different types of severe weather southern Colorado experiences and how to stay safe in storms.

  • Your Healthy Family: Advantages of 3D mammograms

    Your Healthy Family: Advantages of 3D mammograms

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 8:07 AM EDT2017-10-11 12:07:06 GMT
    A mammogram can save your life says Dr. Jason Allen , the Medical Director of the Breast Imaging Program at UCHealth Memorial.A mammogram can save your life says Dr. Jason Allen , the Medical Director of the Breast Imaging Program at UCHealth Memorial.

    The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and looks to raise awareness and urge women who should be getting an annual mammogram to make sure and get that done.  

    The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and looks to raise awareness and urge women who should be getting an annual mammogram to make sure and get that done.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Study - women often not prepared for breast reconstruction decisions

    Your Healthy Family: Study - women often not prepared for breast reconstruction decisions

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-10-10 14:48:41 GMT
    Women who had reconstruction may have actually been quite concerned about complications, but didn’t have the information to factor that into their decision.Women who had reconstruction may have actually been quite concerned about complications, but didn’t have the information to factor that into their decision.

    Those who choose to have a mastectomy then face another difficult decision: whether or not to have breast reconstruction surgery.

    Those who choose to have a mastectomy then face another difficult decision: whether or not to have breast reconstruction surgery.

  • Your Healthy Family: Don't ignore even mild symptoms of depression, and find help

    Your Healthy Family: Don't ignore even mild symptoms of depression, and find help

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 8:35 AM EDT2017-10-10 12:35:14 GMT
    Clear and subtle signs of depression should not be ignored.Clear and subtle signs of depression should not be ignored.

    Aaron Short, a nationally certified counselor and a licensed professional counselor candidate who says depression affects up to 15 million adults and 1 in 8 adolescents, and is too often is ignored. 

    Aaron Short, a nationally certified counselor and a licensed professional counselor candidate who says depression affects up to 15 million adults and 1 in 8 adolescents, and is too often is ignored. 

  • Your Healthy Family: When and how often should women be getting a yearly mammogram?

    Your Healthy Family: When and how often should women be getting a yearly mammogram?

    Monday, October 9 2017 7:52 AM EDT2017-10-09 11:52:29 GMT

    There are many different recommendations out there unfortunately, which can be somewhat confusing to women.

    There are many different recommendations out there unfortunately, which can be somewhat confusing to women.

  • Your Healthy Family: Breast cancer survivors urge women to get a mammogram

    Your Healthy Family: Breast cancer survivors urge women to get a mammogram

    Friday, October 6 2017 12:33 PM EDT2017-10-06 16:33:29 GMT
    Karon, Karol and Julie, sisters and all breast cancer survivors, have a message for women who might be putting off a mammogram that they know they should be having.Karon, Karol and Julie, sisters and all breast cancer survivors, have a message for women who might be putting off a mammogram that they know they should be having.

    Women 40 years of age and older, and women who have certain medical history or family history PLEASE HAVE A YEARLY MAMMOGRAM

    Women 40 years of age and older, and women who have certain medical history or family history PLEASE HAVE A YEARLY MAMMOGRAM

  • Your Healthy Family: 3 Southern Colorado sisters travel breast cancer journey, part 3

    Your Healthy Family: 3 Southern Colorado sisters travel breast cancer journey, part 3

    Thursday, October 5 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-10-05 19:25:25 GMT
    Julie also began having yearly mammograms when Karon was diagnosed, and was also thinking of skipping a year, but also decided that was a bad idea.Julie also began having yearly mammograms when Karon was diagnosed, and was also thinking of skipping a year, but also decided that was a bad idea.

     After Karol’s diagnosis, Karon was religious about getting a yearly mammogram, but considered skipping a year, after nearly 20 years of clear scans.  In the end she listened to what she calls that small voice in her brain, had her mammogram at UCHealth Memorial.

     After Karol’s diagnosis, Karon was religious about getting a yearly mammogram, but considered skipping a year, after nearly 20 years of clear scans.  In the end she listened to what she calls that small voice in her brain, had her mammogram at UCHealth Memorial.

  • Your Healthy Family: 3 Southern Colorado sisters share breast cancer journey, part 2

    Your Healthy Family: 3 Southern Colorado sisters share breast cancer journey, part 2

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 1:33 PM EDT2017-10-04 17:33:23 GMT
    Having watched her twin sister deal with breast cancer and have a positive outcome gave Karon peace of mind.Having watched her twin sister deal with breast cancer and have a positive outcome gave Karon peace of mind.

    Karon says since her sister’s brush with breast cancer, a yearly mammogram has been a priority for her. 

    Karon says since her sister’s brush with breast cancer, a yearly mammogram has been a priority for her. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Do you know the latest breast cancer screening recommendations?

    Your Healthy Family: Do you know the latest breast cancer screening recommendations?

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 3:15 PM EDT2017-10-03 19:15:27 GMT
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Dr. Jason Allen is the Medical Director of the Breast Imaging Program at UCHealth Memorial, who says the diagnosis of such a well known person is a strong reminder that early detection is the very best way women can safeguard themselves against breast cancer. 

    Dr. Jason Allen is the Medical Director of the Breast Imaging Program at UCHealth Memorial, who says the diagnosis of such a well known person is a strong reminder that early detection is the very best way women can safeguard themselves against breast cancer. 

  • Your Healthy Family: 3 Southern Colorado sisters travel breast cancer journey together, part 1

    Your Healthy Family: 3 Southern Colorado sisters travel breast cancer journey together, part 1

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 11:14 AM EDT2017-10-03 15:14:56 GMT
    Karon, Karol and Julie, sisters and all breast cancer survivors, have a message for women who might be putting off a mammogram that they know they should be having.Karon, Karol and Julie, sisters and all breast cancer survivors, have a message for women who might be putting off a mammogram that they know they should be having.

    We're kicking off October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, by introducing you to 3 southern Colorado sisters who all have been diagnosed and treated successfully for breast cancer.  The first to be diagnosed was Karol Scott, after she had a mammogram at what was then known as Memorial Hospital 20 years ago.  

    We're kicking off October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, by introducing you to 3 southern Colorado sisters who all have been diagnosed and treated successfully for breast cancer.  The first to be diagnosed was Karol Scott, after she had a mammogram at what was then known as Memorial Hospital 20 years ago.  

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth Memorial performs 100th Watchman case

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth Memorial performs 100th Watchman case

    Thursday, September 28 2017 9:16 AM EDT2017-09-28 13:16:54 GMT
    Dr. Peter Schunk is a retired Colorado Springs eye doctor.  He has kept a close eye on his heart health for the last 20 years after getting a pacemaker.Dr. Peter Schunk is a retired Colorado Springs eye doctor. He has kept a close eye on his heart health for the last 20 years after getting a pacemaker.

    Dr. Peter Schunk is a retired Colorado Springs eye doctor.  He has kept a close eye on his heart health for the last 20 years after getting a pacemaker.

    Dr. Peter Schunk is a retired Colorado Springs eye doctor.  He has kept a close eye on his heart health for the last 20 years after getting a pacemaker.

  • Your Healthy Family: Do you know what AFib is and how it can be deadly?

    Your Healthy Family: Do you know what AFib is and how it can be deadly?

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 9:17 AM EDT2017-09-27 13:17:42 GMT
    About 20 to 25% of all the strokes each year in the U.S. are due to afib.About 20 to 25% of all the strokes each year in the U.S. are due to afib.

    September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month.  AFib is a heart condition that can be hard to detect and have serious consequences if left untreated.  Dr. Brad Mikaelian, a cardiac electrophysiologist at UCHealth Memorial. Dr. Mikaelian explains, "About 20 to 25% of all the strokes each year in the U.S. are due to AFib.  For many people AFib may seem like a pretty benign condition, but it has some really severe implications." In very basic terms AFib is...

    September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month.  AFib is a heart condition that can be hard to detect and have serious consequences if left untreated.  Dr. Brad Mikaelian, a cardiac electrophysiologist at UCHealth Memorial. Dr. Mikaelian explains, "About 20 to 25% of all the strokes each year in the U.S. are due to AFib.  For many people AFib may seem like a pretty benign condition, but it has some really severe implications." In very basic terms AFib is...

  • Your Healthy Family: The basics of the 4 stages of brain tumors and available treatments

    Your Healthy Family: The basics of the 4 stages of brain tumors and available treatments

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 10:50 AM EDT2017-09-26 14:50:01 GMT
    There are 4 different types of malignant brain tumors from the World Health Organization.  As the number or grade increases from 1 to 4, the pace of cancer cell growth increases.There are 4 different types of malignant brain tumors from the World Health Organization. As the number or grade increases from 1 to 4, the pace of cancer cell growth increases.

    The brain cancer diagnosis of glioblastoma has been in the headlines in the wake of Senator John McCain’s recent diagnosis the he describes as ‘very poor”.  

    The brain cancer diagnosis of glioblastoma has been in the headlines in the wake of Senator John McCain’s recent diagnosis the he describes as ‘very poor”.  

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  • Nebraska man accused of helping Florida girlfriend kill self

    Nebraska man accused of helping Florida girlfriend kill self

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:00 AM EDT2017-10-17 13:00:25 GMT
    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-10-17 13:03:40 GMT
    Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend's death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn't find any tumors.
    Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend's death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn't find any tumors.
  • Californians brace for emotional toll from wildfires

    Californians brace for emotional toll from wildfires

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 3:10 AM EDT2017-10-17 07:10:41 GMT
    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-10-17 13:03:30 GMT
    A week after fleeing in fear of wildfire, tens of thousands of Californians are drifting back into their neighborhoods, facing damage both physical and emotional.
    A week after fleeing in fear of wildfire, tens of thousands of Californians are drifting back into their neighborhoods, facing damage both physical and emotional.
  • Trump returns favor by campaigning for an early supporter

    Trump returns favor by campaigning for an early supporter

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:37 AM EDT2017-10-16 10:37:54 GMT
    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-10-17 13:03:24 GMT
    President Donald Trump is in South Carolina Monday, hoping his stumping for Gov. Henry McMaster's re-election fares better than it did in Alabama, where Trump's chosen candidate lost the GOP primary.
    President Donald Trump is in South Carolina Monday, hoping his stumping for Gov. Henry McMaster's re-election fares better than it did in Alabama, where Trump's chosen candidate lost the GOP primary.
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  • Two children stabbed to death in Colorado Springs

    Two children stabbed to death in Colorado Springs

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 6:55 AM EDT2017-10-17 10:55:43 GMT

    Colorado Springs Police say two children are dead after being stabbed at a home in the 900 block of Carlisle Street early Tuesday morning.

    Colorado Springs Police say two children are dead after being stabbed at a home in the 900 block of Carlisle Street early Tuesday morning.

  • Police arrest one juvenile in connection to Doherty High School shooting

    Police arrest one juvenile in connection to Doherty High School shooting

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:07:24 GMT
    An officer places crime scene tape at the shooting scene near Doherty High School. (KOAA)An officer places crime scene tape at the shooting scene near Doherty High School. (KOAA)

    The Colorado Springs Police arrested one juvenile in connection with the shooting which occurred across from the Doherty High School in September. 

    The Colorado Springs Police arrested one juvenile in connection with the shooting which occurred across from the Doherty High School in September. 

  • 12-year-old girl found with broken bones and lacerations, mom and stepdad arrested

    12-year-old girl found with broken bones and lacerations, mom and stepdad arrested

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-10-17 00:58:55 GMT
    Two people in Pueblo are now behind bars and their kids are in the custody of social services.  Pueblo police say Perry Armstrong and Kendra Medina were arrested this past weekend.  Medina's 12-year-old daughter was found injured and limping around the area of Northern Avenue and Beulah Sunday afternoon.  A good Samaritan saw the girl and pulled over to help. Rescue services showed up and took the girl to a hospital.  Captain Kenny Rider of the Pueblo Police De...
    Two people in Pueblo are now behind bars and their kids are in the custody of social services.  Pueblo police say Perry Armstrong and Kendra Medina were arrested this past weekend.  Medina's 12-year-old daughter was found injured and limping around the area of Northern Avenue and Beulah Sunday afternoon.  A good Samaritan saw the girl and pulled over to help. Rescue services showed up and took the girl to a hospital.  Captain Kenny Rider of the Pueblo Police De...
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  • 'Unprecedented' number of deaths on Colorado Fourteeners

    'Unprecedented' number of deaths on Colorado Fourteeners

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:45 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:45:42 GMT

    There have been 11 deaths on Colorado fourtneeners, including five on Capitol Peak with other deaths coming on Maroon Bells, Challenger Point, Mount Princeton and Longs Peak.

    There have been 11 deaths on Colorado fourtneeners, including five on Capitol Peak with other deaths coming on Maroon Bells, Challenger Point, Mount Princeton and Longs Peak.

  • Department of Revenue apologizes for letters to hit-and-run crash victims

    Department of Revenue apologizes for letters to hit-and-run crash victims

    Friday, October 13 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-10-13 20:13:01 GMT

    Michael Hartman, the executive director for the Colorado Department of Revenue has apologized after the DMV erroneously suspended or revoked driving privileges for dozens of people. To make matters worse, the DMV was revoking licenses of hit-and-run crash victims while in many cases, the suspects got away.  Our investigation began back in August with a man named Michael Johnson.  Johnson was homeless and carrying groceries back to his shelter when he was hit in the middle...

    Michael Hartman, the executive director for the Colorado Department of Revenue has apologized after the DMV erroneously suspended or revoked driving privileges for dozens of people. To make matters worse, the DMV was revoking licenses of hit-and-run crash victims while in many cases, the suspects got away.  Our investigation began back in August with a man named Michael Johnson.  Johnson was homeless and carrying groceries back to his shelter when he was hit in the middle...

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  • Your Healthy Family: National Jewish Health helps athletes breath easier

    Your Healthy Family: National Jewish Health helps athletes breath easier

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 5:53 AM EDT2017-10-17 09:53:11 GMT
    “These new breathing techniques could represent a breakthrough for athletes seeking help with breathing during training and competition,” said J. Tod Olin, MD, senior author of the study,“These new breathing techniques could represent a breakthrough for athletes seeking help with breathing during training and competition,” said J. Tod Olin, MD, senior author of the study,

    A novel set of breathing techniques developed at National Jewish Health help athletes overcome vocal cord dysfunction and improve performance during high-intensity exercise. Vocal cord dysfunction, now also referred to as exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO), has been shown to improve for athletes after being trained to use the new techniques. 

    A novel set of breathing techniques developed at National Jewish Health help athletes overcome vocal cord dysfunction and improve performance during high-intensity exercise. Vocal cord dysfunction, now also referred to as exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO), has been shown to improve for athletes after being trained to use the new techniques. 

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth & Orangetheory tackle breast cancer

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth & Orangetheory tackle breast cancer

    Friday, October 13 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-10-13 20:20:55 GMT
    Come to a free class on Saturday October 14th at 1:30 in Colorado SpringsCome to a free class on Saturday October 14th at 1:30 in Colorado Springs

    As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month the folks at Orangetheory Fitness in Colorado Springs have teamed up with UCHealth Memorial to highlight the benefits of high intensity interval workouts when it comes to reducing the risk of breast cancer. 

    As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month the folks at Orangetheory Fitness in Colorado Springs have teamed up with UCHealth Memorial to highlight the benefits of high intensity interval workouts when it comes to reducing the risk of breast cancer. 

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