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  • One person killed in crash on Highway 50

    One person killed in crash on Highway 50

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 3:37 AM EDT2017-04-26 07:37:27 GMT

    Colorado State Patrol says one person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 50 at South McCulloch Boulevard West Tuesday afternoon.

    Colorado State Patrol says one person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 50 at South McCulloch Boulevard West Tuesday afternoon.

  • Bill to allow medical marijuana use for PTSD headed to Governor's desk

    Bill to allow medical marijuana use for PTSD headed to Governor's desk

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:55 AM EDT2017-04-26 04:55:28 GMT
    Colorado is now one step closer to allowing medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress. The Senate approved the bill on Tuesday and it is now heading to Governor Hickenlooper's desk for final approval. "I'm really excited to see this option being afforded to veterans because they really need this," Steve DeFino, founder of the Veteran Farmers Association said. Former Fort Carson soldier Steve DeFino was critically injured while serving overseas nine years ago. He we...
    Colorado is now one step closer to allowing medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress. The Senate approved the bill on Tuesday and it is now heading to Governor Hickenlooper's desk for final approval. "I'm really excited to see this option being afforded to veterans because they really need this," Steve DeFino, founder of the Veteran Farmers Association said. Former Fort Carson soldier Steve DeFino was critically injured while serving overseas nine years ago. He we...
  • Year two of 2C paving underway in Colorado Springs

    Year two of 2C paving underway in Colorado Springs

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-04-26 00:45:18 GMT

    Get ready for plenty of cone zones in Colorado Springs. Year two of 2C paving working is underway. 

    Get ready for plenty of cone zones in Colorado Springs. Year two of 2C paving working is underway. 

  • Pueblo needle exchange program expanding to 2nd site

    Pueblo needle exchange program expanding to 2nd site

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-04-26 00:42:28 GMT

    Access Point Pueblo says between mid-2015 and the end of 2016, they handed out more than 350,000 clean needles and had at least 75% of them returned.

    Access Point Pueblo says between mid-2015 and the end of 2016, they handed out more than 350,000 clean needles and had at least 75% of them returned.

  • Proposal for county to transition from operating detox facility

    Proposal for county to transition from operating detox facility

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-04-26 00:22:16 GMT

    A proposal today could eventually take the responsibility of the regions detox center away from the county. The detox facility sits next to the county's Criminal Justice Center, and takes in an average 4,800 people a year. 

    A proposal today could eventually take the responsibility of the regions detox center away from the county. The detox facility sits next to the county's Criminal Justice Center, and takes in an average 4,800 people a year. 

  • Endangered white rhino appears on Tinder

    Endangered white rhino appears on Tinder

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-04-25 23:23:23 GMT

    His bio reads: "I don't mean to be too forward, but the fate of my species literally depends on me. I like to eat grass and chill in the mud. I'm six feet tall, and 5,000 pounds, if it matters."

    His bio reads: "I don't mean to be too forward, but the fate of my species literally depends on me. I like to eat grass and chill in the mud. I'm six feet tall, and 5,000 pounds, if it matters."

  • Pedestrian dies of injuries suffered in crash

    Pedestrian dies of injuries suffered in crash

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 6:55 PM EDT2017-04-25 22:55:10 GMT

    Police have not released the identity of the pedestrian, who they say did not use a crosswalk to cross the busy street. Officers only said the person was 62-year-old.

    Police have not released the identity of the pedestrian, who they say did not use a crosswalk to cross the busy street. Officers only said the person was 62-year-old.

  • Nurses help stranded truck driver get back home

    Nurses help stranded truck driver get back home

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 6:39 PM EDT2017-04-25 22:39:48 GMT

     A Texas truck driver who suffered smoke inhalation and a broken leg from a fiery crash in Eads on April 14th is headed back home Tuesday.

     A Texas truck driver who suffered smoke inhalation and a broken leg from a fiery crash in Eads on April 14th is headed back home Tuesday.

  • Springs Rescue Mission to begin building resource center

    Springs Rescue Mission to begin building resource center

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-04-25 22:12:39 GMT

    The Springs Rescue Mission in Colorado Springs announced it will open a new resource center in the fall of 2018.  

    The Springs Rescue Mission in Colorado Springs announced it will open a new resource center in the fall of 2018.  

  • Tuesday Evening Weather: Showers, Colder

    Tuesday Evening Weather: Showers, Colder

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-04-25 22:06:20 GMT
    Rain has been moving in this afternoon and shower chances will linger this evening and into the early overnight hours. As temperatures fall into the 20's and 30's overnight, there may be some changeover to snow, especially for the higher elevations. Skies will be drier as we start Wednesday morning. There will still be the chance for an isolated shower later in the day. Highs will still only be in the 50's to low 60's.  Thursday will also have a few scattered showers and highs i...
    Rain has been moving in this afternoon and shower chances will linger this evening and into the early overnight hours. As temperatures fall into the 20's and 30's overnight, there may be some changeover to snow, especially for the higher elevations. Skies will be drier as we start Wednesday morning. There will still be the chance for an isolated shower later in the day. Highs will still only be in the 50's to low 60's.  Thursday will also have a few scattered showers and highs i...
  • Nordstrom selling jeans caked in fake mud

    Nordstrom selling jeans caked in fake mud

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-04-25 21:11:16 GMT

    Nordsrom's website describes the jeans as: "Heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans in a comfortable straight-leg fit embody rugged, Americana workwear that's seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you're not afraid to get down and dirty."

    Nordsrom's website describes the jeans as: "Heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans in a comfortable straight-leg fit embody rugged, Americana workwear that's seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you're not afraid to get down and dirty."

  • First minicamp for Denver Broncos under Coach Joseph

    First minicamp for Denver Broncos under Coach Joseph

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-04-25 20:10:48 GMT
    The Denver Broncos hold their first minicamp under the leadership of coach Vance Joseph. (KOAA)The Denver Broncos hold their first minicamp under the leadership of coach Vance Joseph. (KOAA)

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos' quarterback competition began in earnest Tuesday with Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch throwing on the first day of new coach Vance Joseph's first minicamp. 

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos' quarterback competition began in earnest Tuesday with Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch throwing on the first day of new coach Vance Joseph's first minicamp. 

  • KOAA honored with two wins in Edward R. Murrow Awards

    KOAA honored with two wins in Edward R. Murrow Awards

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:36:58 GMT
    KOAA was recognized with an Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence.KOAA was recognized with an Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence.

    The Radio Television Digital News Association announced KOAA News5 as the winner of the esteemed Edward R. Murrow Award for Region 3 in two categories: News Documentary and Overall Excellence.

    The Radio Television Digital News Association announced KOAA News5 as the winner of the esteemed Edward R. Murrow Award for Region 3 in two categories: News Documentary and Overall Excellence.

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. retiring at end of NASCAR season

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. retiring at end of NASCAR season

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:22 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:22:15 GMT
    Dale Earnhardt Jr., signs autographs prior to the start of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Dale Earnhardt Jr., signs autographs prior to the start of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base.

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base.

  • Second wild rabbit tests positive for tularemia in Pueblo West

    Second wild rabbit tests positive for tularemia in Pueblo West

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:15:23 GMT
    A wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemiaA wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia

    A second wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia, according to health officials. This animal was found near Scarsboro Drive. 

    A second wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia, according to health officials. This animal was found near Scarsboro Drive. 

  • Search for bank robber on N. Nevada Ave.

    Search for bank robber on N. Nevada Ave.

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:06 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:06:07 GMT
    The Herring Bank on North Nevada was robbed Tuesday, April 25. (KOAA)The Herring Bank on North Nevada was robbed Tuesday, April 25. (KOAA)

    Colorado Springs police are investigating a bank robbery at 3110 North Nevada at a Herring Bank branch. Just before 10:30, police arrived quickly to the scene but the suspect was already gone.

    Colorado Springs police are investigating a bank robbery at 3110 North Nevada at a Herring Bank branch. Just before 10:30, police arrived quickly to the scene but the suspect was already gone.

  • Tuesday Weather: Rain Increasing

    Tuesday Weather: Rain Increasing

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:54 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:54:36 GMT

    One batch of rain and snow passed north of us early this morning. More rain and snow are beginning to develop over southwestern Colorado. A cold front preceding that batch of rain and snow will pass eastward and move through Southeastern Colorado late this morning. The upslope wind behind the cold front will increase rain up and down I-25. Snow can fall west of I-25 up in the hills.  That cold front will also bring some wind with it. We will notice it increase from the east and ...

    One batch of rain and snow passed north of us early this morning. More rain and snow are beginning to develop over southwestern Colorado. A cold front preceding that batch of rain and snow will pass eastward and move through Southeastern Colorado late this morning. The upslope wind behind the cold front will increase rain up and down I-25. Snow can fall west of I-25 up in the hills.  That cold front will also bring some wind with it. We will notice it increase from the east and ...

  • District 11 lifts precautionary lockdown following police activity

    District 11 lifts precautionary lockdown following police activity

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:43:09 GMT

    Colorado Springs School District 11 temporarily placed Doherty High School, Carver Elementary School, Sabin Middle School and Penrose Elementary School on a precautionary lockdown due to police activity in the area. 

    Colorado Springs School District 11 temporarily placed Doherty High School, Carver Elementary School, Sabin Middle School and Penrose Elementary School on a precautionary lockdown due to police activity in the area. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Surviving HPV throat cancer

    Your Healthy Family: Surviving HPV throat cancer

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:23:04 GMT
    "Treatment was a drag.  It was really hard and I was lucky, and it was really hard.  I didn't have chemo, but I did have six weeks of radiation therapy."Treatment was a drag. It was really hard and I was lucky, and it was really hard. I didn't have chemo, but I did have six weeks of radiation therapy.

    Joe foster is a Colorado Springs resident, and a survivor of oral cancer.  Joe recalls, ”I  developed a lump on the side of my neck, similar to what you might have when you get a cold. 

    Joe foster is a Colorado Springs resident, and a survivor of oral cancer.  Joe recalls, ”I  developed a lump on the side of my neck, similar to what you might have when you get a cold. 

  • Part 1: Rob Quirk's exclusive interview with Rep. Doug Lamborn

    Part 1: Rob Quirk's exclusive interview with Rep. Doug Lamborn

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 12:11 PM EDT2017-04-25 16:11:02 GMT

    News 5's Rob Quirk in an exclusive interview with United States Congressman Doug Lamborn to discuss decisions taking place in Washington.  

    News 5's Rob Quirk in an exclusive interview with United States Congressman Doug Lamborn to discuss decisions taking place in Washington.  

  • Part 2: Rob Quirk's exclusive interview with Rep. Doug Lamborn

    Part 2: Rob Quirk's exclusive interview with Rep. Doug Lamborn

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-04-25 16:10:32 GMT

    Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn was just re-elected to his sixth term in office, representing a five county area here in southern Colorado. His home in Colorado Springs is a sanctuary from all the noise in our nation's capitol.

    Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn was just re-elected to his sixth term in office, representing a five county area here in southern Colorado. His home in Colorado Springs is a sanctuary from all the noise in our nation's capitol.

  • Denver marijuana stores can stay open later

    Denver marijuana stores can stay open later

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-04-25 15:28:50 GMT

    DENVER (AP) - Marijuana stores in Denver will be able to stay open until 10 p.m. starting next Monday. The Denver City Council voted 11-2 Monday to approve the later store hours. 

    DENVER (AP) - Marijuana stores in Denver will be able to stay open until 10 p.m. starting next Monday. The Denver City Council voted 11-2 Monday to approve the later store hours. 

  • Traffic Alert: 4-car crash on I-25 near Cimarron

    Traffic Alert: 4-car crash on I-25 near Cimarron

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:15 AM EDT2017-04-25 15:15:27 GMT
    Car fire on I-25 north of Cimarron.Car fire on I-25 north of Cimarron.

    A 4-car crash on northbound I-25 north of Cimarron had the left lane for roughly an hour as a car was on fire. Everyone got out of the vehicles safely. 

    A 4-car crash on northbound I-25 north of Cimarron had the left lane for roughly an hour as a car was on fire. Everyone got out of the vehicles safely. 

  • Driver who crashed into students charged with child abuse

    Driver who crashed into students charged with child abuse

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:59 AM EDT2017-04-25 12:59:43 GMT
    Douglas Club is charged with child abuse for a crash that injured 4 children.Douglas Club is charged with child abuse for a crash that injured 4 children.

    61-year-old Douglas Clubb has been charged with child abuse and traffic violations after a crash that injured four Colorado Springs elementary students back in January.

    61-year-old Douglas Clubb has been charged with child abuse and traffic violations after a crash that injured four Colorado Springs elementary students back in January.

  • Colorado inmates claim officers pepper sprayed them because of their religious beliefs

    Colorado inmates claim officers pepper sprayed them because of their religious beliefs

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 7:29 AM EDT2017-04-25 11:29:36 GMT
    Sterling Correctional Facility in Logan CountySterling Correctional Facility in Logan County

    Three inmates at the Sterling Correctional Facility in Logan County, filed a lawsuit claiming officers pepper sprayed them for their religious beliefs and beat them when they wanted to get an attorney.

    Three inmates at the Sterling Correctional Facility in Logan County, filed a lawsuit claiming officers pepper sprayed them for their religious beliefs and beat them when they wanted to get an attorney.

  • Fremont County Sheriff's Lieutenant resigns amid investigation

    Fremont County Sheriff's Lieutenant resigns amid investigation

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 5:14 AM EDT2017-04-25 09:14:02 GMT

    A Fremont County Sheriff's Lieutenant on administrative leave has resigned, months after evidence from a decade-old cold case was found in a storage unit rented under his name.

    A Fremont County Sheriff's Lieutenant on administrative leave has resigned, months after evidence from a decade-old cold case was found in a storage unit rented under his name.

  • 95 Military Police Soldiers welcomed home to Fort Carson

    95 Military Police Soldiers welcomed home to Fort Carson

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:58 AM EDT2017-04-25 05:58:24 GMT
    Capt. Seth Peters holds two of his kids after being welcomed home to Fort Carson on Monday night. (KOAA)Capt. Seth Peters holds two of his kids after being welcomed home to Fort Carson on Monday night. (KOAA)

    95 soldiers from the 759th Military Police Battalion will be welcomed home to Fort Carson on Monday night around 5 p.m. The soldiers returning home are completing a nine month deployment to Kuwait and Qatar in support of Operation Spartan Shield. 

    95 soldiers were welcomes home to Fort Carson safely on Monday night safely. These men and women from the 759th Military Police Battalion have been serving in Kuwait and Qatar in support of Operation Spartan Shield for nine months now.

  • Avondale gravel mine approved after nearly 20 years of rejections

    Avondale gravel mine approved after nearly 20 years of rejections

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 12:42 AM EDT2017-04-25 04:42:27 GMT

    A proposed gravel mine in Avondale won approval from the Pueblo County Planning and Development Board Monday after nearly two decades of proposal revisions. 

    A proposed gravel mine in Avondale won approval from the Pueblo County Planning and Development Board Monday after nearly two decades of proposal revisions. 

  • D60 asked to resubmit proposal for 3 struggling schools

    D60 asked to resubmit proposal for 3 struggling schools

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 12:32 AM EDT2017-04-25 04:32:50 GMT

    District 60 officials left their State Board of Education hearing with both some direction, as well as questions on how to take three  district schools off the state's accountability clock.

    District 60 officials left their State Board of Education hearing with both some direction, as well as questions on how to take three  district schools off the state's accountability clock.

  • One thousand jobs available at Teller Co. job fairs

    One thousand jobs available at Teller Co. job fairs

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-04-25 01:33:42 GMT

    Employers are looking to fill more than 1,000 job openings this week at multiple job fairs in Woodland Park and in Cripple Creek.

    Employers are looking to fill more than 1,000 job openings this week at multiple job fairs in Woodland Park and in Cripple Creek.

  • New land swap on agenda for Springs City Council

    New land swap on agenda for Springs City Council

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-04-25 01:22:05 GMT
    Artist's rendering of the US Olympic Museum. (Courtesy: Diller Scofidio + Renfro)Artist's rendering of the US Olympic Museum. (Courtesy: Diller Scofidio + Renfro)

    Another land swap is on the agenda for Colorado Springs City Council. Under the deal, the City would trade parcels with developer David Jenkins for land located just west of the train tracks near America the Beautiful Park. Swapping the land would allow C-DOT to put in a better design for new storm water infrastructure that is building as part of the I-25 Cimarron Interchange project.

    Another land swap is on the agenda for Colorado Springs City Council. Under the deal, the City would trade parcels with developer David Jenkins for land located just west of the train tracks near America the Beautiful Park. Swapping the land would allow C-DOT to put in a better design for new storm water infrastructure that is building as part of the I-25 Cimarron Interchange project.

  • CSPD looking for its newest recruit class, get signed up here

    CSPD looking for its newest recruit class, get signed up here

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:05 PM EDT2017-04-25 01:05:51 GMT
    Colorado Springs is looking for its newest recruits.  CSPD is now accepting applications for the March 2018 police academy. Among the qualifications, applicants must be 21-years-old, have never been convicted of a felony and never been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces. You have until June 13 to get all your application materials turned in.  A full list of qualifications and a link to the application page can be found on the City of Colorado Springs webpage.
    Colorado Springs is looking for its newest recruits.  CSPD is now accepting applications for the March 2018 police academy. Among the qualifications, applicants must be 21-years-old, have never been convicted of a felony and never been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces. You have until June 13 to get all your application materials turned in.  A full list of qualifications and a link to the application page can be found on the City of Colorado Springs webpage.
  • Broken trees boon for zoo animals

    Broken trees boon for zoo animals

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:43:22 GMT

    There is a bonus for the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo that is a direct result of the damaging heavy snow a couple weeks back. A lot of the downed branches had new buds and leaves. Something about a half dozen species at the zoo love to eat. 

    There is a bonus for the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo that is a direct result of the damaging heavy snow a couple weeks back. A lot of the downed branches had new buds and leaves. Something about a half dozen species at the zoo love to eat. 

  • Fake news story targets the Royal Gorge

    Fake news story targets the Royal Gorge

    Monday, April 24 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-04-24 23:08:03 GMT

    That fake story said the bridge and park would shut down permanently June 1. That fake post was shared a several thousand times, and even prompted contractors and employees to contact park managers.

    That fake story said the bridge and park would shut down permanently June 1. That fake post was shared a several thousand times, and even prompted contractors and employees to contact park managers.

  • Entire U.S. Senate invited to North Korea briefing

    Entire U.S. Senate invited to North Korea briefing

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:38:03 GMT

    Senate aides said the Trump administration has invited the entire 100-member U.S. Senate for a briefing Wednesday on rising tensions with North Korea.

    Senate aides said the Trump administration has invited the entire 100-member U.S. Senate for a briefing Wednesday on rising tensions with North Korea.

  • Monday Evening Weather: Colder, More Active Week

    Monday Evening Weather: Colder, More Active Week

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:26:40 GMT

    A warm and windy start to the week. Clouds are increasing this evening and they'll be with us overnight into Tuesday. Those clouds will keep us a little above average tonight with lows in the 40's for most. 

    A warm and windy start to the week. Clouds are increasing this evening and they'll be with us overnight into Tuesday. Those clouds will keep us a little above average tonight with lows in the 40's for most. 

  • State makes recommendations for D60 schools

    State makes recommendations for D60 schools

    Monday, April 24 2017 4:43 PM EDT2017-04-24 20:43:40 GMT
    The Colorado Education Commission meets in Denver to announce recommendations for Pueblo schools. (KOAA)The Colorado Education Commission meets in Denver to announce recommendations for Pueblo schools. (KOAA)

    The Colorado Department of Education is meeting in Denver to discuss the future of three District 60 schools facing state sanctions for failing to get off of what's called the "accountability clock" in the last six years.

    The Colorado Department of Education is meeting in Denver to discuss the future of three District 60 schools facing state sanctions for failing to get off of what's called the "accountability clock" in the last six years.

  • Culver's to raise money for Falcon student's family

    Culver's to raise money for Falcon student's family

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:27 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:27:40 GMT
    Michael Finley was killed by a suspected drunk driver on April 14.Michael Finley was killed by a suspected drunk driver on April 14.

    Culver's in Falcon is taking part in a benefit to help the family of Michael Finley. The Falcon High School senior was killed on April 14th when his car was hit by a suspected drunk driver on Woodmen Road. 

    Culver's in Falcon is taking part in a benefit to help the family of Michael Finley. The Falcon High School senior was killed on April 14th when his car was hit by a suspected drunk driver on Woodmen Road. 

  • Storm Safe visits The McClelland School

    Storm Safe visits The McClelland School

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:19:29 GMT
    First Alert 5's Jessica Van Meter visits the McClelland School for Storm Safe. (KOAA)First Alert 5's Jessica Van Meter visits the McClelland School for Storm Safe. (KOAA)

    With storm season on the way it's important to know how to stay safe during all weather situations. That's why First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter visited the McClelland School in Pueblo for a talk with the students. 

    With storm season on the way it's important to know how to stay safe during all weather situations. That's why First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter visited the McClelland School in Pueblo for a talk with the students. 

  • Nevada jury convicts 2 for standoff over Bundy ranch

    Nevada jury convicts 2 for standoff over Bundy ranch

    Monday, April 24 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:18:43 GMT

    A jury in Las Vegas has found two men guilty of federal charges in an armed standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014. 

    A jury in Las Vegas has found two men guilty of federal charges in an armed standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014. 

  • Obama delivers first post-presidential speech

    Obama delivers first post-presidential speech

    Monday, April 24 2017 2:09 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:09:39 GMT
    FILE: President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference following the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE: President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference following the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    CHICAGO (AP) - Former President Barack Obama is using his first public appearance since leaving office to talk with students about his experiences as a community organizer in Chicago and how that laid the foundation for his political career.

    CHICAGO (AP) - Former President Barack Obama is using his first public appearance since leaving office to talk with students about his experiences as a community organizer in Chicago and how that laid the foundation for his political career.

  • Monday Weather: Warm, Breezy, & Dry

    Monday Weather: Warm, Breezy, & Dry

    Monday, April 24 2017 2:05 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:05:46 GMT

    Low pressure over Colorado's Northeastern Plains and its trailing cold front will make some slow progress through Colorado today and tonight. It will get the ball rolling on some cooler and soggier changes that will take over for much of this week.  Some rain and high elevation snow fell over the High Country last night and early this morning. That choked off as it crossed the Continental Divide, and we will not get in on any of that moisture today. Our Monday starts sunny. Temp...

    Low pressure over Colorado's Northeastern Plains and its trailing cold front will make some slow progress through Colorado today and tonight. It will get the ball rolling on some cooler and soggier changes that will take over for much of this week.  Some rain and high elevation snow fell over the High Country last night and early this morning. That choked off as it crossed the Continental Divide, and we will not get in on any of that moisture today. Our Monday starts sunny. Temp...

  • Brother arrested for shooting death in Monument

    Brother arrested for shooting death in Monument

    Monday, April 24 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-04-24 17:03:47 GMT
    Erik Mattyasovsky is accused of reckless manslaughter.Erik Mattyasovsky is accused of reckless manslaughter.

    El Paso County Sheriff's Office investigators have charged a man with reckless manslaughter for the shooting death of his brother Sunday night. 

    El Paso County Sheriff's Office investigators have charged a man with reckless manslaughter for the shooting death of his brother Sunday night. 

  • Men show support for Falcon HS students with 'You are loved' signs

    Men show support for Falcon HS students with 'You are loved' signs

    Monday, April 24 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-04-24 16:31:11 GMT
    Falcon HS students arrived to see two men offering support in wake of repeated tragedies. (Viewer photo)Falcon HS students arrived to see two men offering support in wake of repeated tragedies. (Viewer photo)

    A couple of men were outside Falcon High School this morning with signs proclaiming "you are loved." A parent snapped a photo of the men with their display of kindness.

    A couple of men were outside Falcon High School this morning with signs proclaiming "you are loved." A parent snapped a photo of the men with their display of kindness.

  • Breck Plunge: Ski resort employees compete in style

    Breck Plunge: Ski resort employees compete in style

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:13:35 GMT
    A Breckenridge Ski Resort employee takes part in the Breck Plunge. (Mike Morrison)A Breckenridge Ski Resort employee takes part in the Breck Plunge. (Mike Morrison)

    The end of the ski season brings a chance for employees at Breckenridge Ski Resort to have some fun with the 2nd annual Breck Plunge. Silly costumes are encouraged! 

    The end of the ski season brings a chance for employees at Breckenridge Ski Resort to have some fun with the 2nd annual Breck Plunge. Silly costumes are encouraged! 

  • Caught on Camera: Boat strikes whale in Washington

    Caught on Camera: Boat strikes whale in Washington

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:36 AM EDT2017-04-24 14:36:58 GMT
    Whale watchers shocked to see boat strike whale near Whidbey Island in Washington state.Whale watchers shocked to see boat strike whale near Whidbey Island in Washington state.

    (KING) Hundreds of whale watchers were shocked to see a speeding boat hit a whale Sunday morning near Washington's Whidbey Island.

    (KING) Hundreds of whale watchers were shocked to see a speeding boat hit a whale Sunday morning near Washington's Whidbey Island.

  • Dr. Whitson breaks record for most time in space by American

    Dr. Whitson breaks record for most time in space by American

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:30 AM EDT2017-04-24 14:30:21 GMT
    Dr. Peggy Whitson breaks the record for most time in space by an American. (Photo: NASA)Dr. Peggy Whitson breaks the record for most time in space by an American. (Photo: NASA)

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Astronaut Peggy Whitson has another record under her space belt. Early Monday, the International Space Station commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in orbit by an American.

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Astronaut Peggy Whitson has another record under her space belt. Early Monday, the International Space Station commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in orbit by an American.

  • Volunteer firefighter witnesses girl's fall off bus

    Volunteer firefighter witnesses girl's fall off bus

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:58 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:58:42 GMT
    A 4-year-old falls from the back of a school bus after opening the emergency exit.A 4-year-old falls from the back of a school bus after opening the emergency exit.

    (NBC News) A 4-year-old girl is recovering after falling from a moving bus. A volunteer firefighter's dashboard camera was rolling when the girl tumbled to the street in Harrison, Arkansas.

    (NBC News) A 4-year-old girl is recovering after falling from a moving bus. A volunteer firefighter's dashboard camera was rolling when the girl tumbled to the street in Harrison, Arkansas.

  • USAA Volunteers honor local veterans at the Crawford House

    USAA Volunteers honor local veterans at the Crawford House

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:51:40 GMT

    A national company is helping to honor our local heroes. Today, 30 USAA volunteers will work together to help "beautify" the Crawford House, a home in Colorado Springs for homeless veterans.

    A national company is helping to honor our local heroes. Today, 30 USAA volunteers will work together to help "beautify" the Crawford House, a home in Colorado Springs for homeless veterans.

  • Broken utility closes Abrams Elementary School

    Broken utility closes Abrams Elementary School

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:36 AM EDT2017-04-24 07:36:05 GMT

    There are no classes Monday for students at Abrams Elementary School because of a broken utility inside the building. 

    There are no classes Monday for students at Abrams Elementary School because of a broken utility inside the building. 

  • This new scam that targeted a Manitou shop "takes the cake"

    This new scam that targeted a Manitou shop "takes the cake"

    Monday, April 24 2017 12:35 AM EDT2017-04-24 04:35:34 GMT

    A Manitou jewelry store is saved from a scam they say 'takes the cake.' A scammer called Lane Mitchell Jewelers in Manitou Springs acting like a technician for it's credit card machine. What happened next could have cost the store over $11,000. 

    A Manitou jewelry store is saved from a scam they say 'takes the cake.' A scammer called Lane Mitchell Jewelers in Manitou Springs acting like a technician for it's credit card machine. What happened next could have cost the store over $11,000. 

  • Highway funding bill in doubt

    Highway funding bill in doubt

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:05 PM EDT2017-04-24 01:05:30 GMT

    Efforts are fading the State Capitol to pass a highway funding bill using sales tax increases. However, voters may still get the chance to tell politicians to "Fix Our Damn Roads."

    Efforts are fading the State Capitol to pass a highway funding bill using sales tax increases. However, voters may still get the chance to tell politicians to "Fix Our Damn Roads."

  • Colorado family's dogs found decapitated along railroad tracks

    Colorado family's dogs found decapitated along railroad tracks

    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-04-24 00:33:27 GMT
    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Officials in west-central Colorado say a family's young pit bull dogs were found decapitated on the railroad tracks, miles from their house.      Christin Ormond says the dogs jumped their fence Monday night and were found dead late Wednesday afternoon. One dog also appeared to have burns while the other appeared to have puncture wounds.      The Mesa County sheriffs' office says the case has been inactivated because ther...
    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Officials in west-central Colorado say a family's young pit bull dogs were found decapitated on the railroad tracks, miles from their house.      Christin Ormond says the dogs jumped their fence Monday night and were found dead late Wednesday afternoon. One dog also appeared to have burns while the other appeared to have puncture wounds.      The Mesa County sheriffs' office says the case has been inactivated because ther...
  • Buena Vista man dies in suspected DUI crash near Salida

    Buena Vista man dies in suspected DUI crash near Salida

    Sunday, April 23 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-04-23 20:56:03 GMT
    A Buena Vista man died in an overnight rollover crash near Salida, according to Colorado State Patrol.  Alcohol is a suspected factor in the crash. Troopers say William Robutka, 34, was driving east on Chaffee County Road 120 near County Road 125 at 3:30 Sunday morning when he drifted off the left side of the road, overcorrected, went airborne off the right side of the road, hit an embankment, rolled, hit a road sign, and hit three parked trailers.  Robutka was not wearing ...
    A Buena Vista man died in an overnight rollover crash near Salida, according to Colorado State Patrol.  Alcohol is a suspected factor in the crash. Troopers say William Robutka, 34, was driving east on Chaffee County Road 120 near County Road 125 at 3:30 Sunday morning when he drifted off the left side of the road, overcorrected, went airborne off the right side of the road, hit an embankment, rolled, hit a road sign, and hit three parked trailers.  Robutka was not wearing ...
  • Motel explosion in Loveland leaves 5 injured, heavy damage

    Motel explosion in Loveland leaves 5 injured, heavy damage

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-04-23 15:34:38 GMT
    An explosion and fire in a Loveland motel has left at least 5 people hurt, including a firefighter, and heavy structural damage.      Battalion Division Chief Greg Ward said fire crews were already at the front of Rosebud Motel on an unrelated medical call Saturday night when the explosion occurred on the opposite side of the structure. Firefighters said additional units got to the scene quickly and brought the blaze under control.      Fire officials sai...
    An explosion and fire in a Loveland motel has left at least 5 people hurt, including a firefighter, and heavy structural damage.      Battalion Division Chief Greg Ward said fire crews were already at the front of Rosebud Motel on an unrelated medical call Saturday night when the explosion occurred on the opposite side of the structure. Firefighters said additional units got to the scene quickly and brought the blaze under control.      Fire officials sai...
  • Searchers recover body of man who fell out of a canoe

    Searchers recover body of man who fell out of a canoe

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-04-23 15:28:09 GMT

    Searchers have recovered the body of a 66-year-old Colorado man who drowned after falling out of a canoe on Wellington Lake southwest of Denver.   Jefferson County officials said Henry Wendel and his wife fell into the water on March 22. They had life vests with them, but were not wearing them. Two employees at the private lake rescued Wendel's wife after she had spent about 30 minutes in the water. She was treated for severe hypothermia.  &n...

    Searchers have recovered the body of a 66-year-old Colorado man who drowned after falling out of a canoe on Wellington Lake southwest of Denver.   Jefferson County officials said Henry Wendel and his wife fell into the water on March 22. They had life vests with them, but were not wearing them. Two employees at the private lake rescued Wendel's wife after she had spent about 30 minutes in the water. She was treated for severe hypothermia.  &n...

  • Shots fired outside of Colorado Springs bar

    Shots fired outside of Colorado Springs bar

    Colorado Springs Police say someone fired several shots outside of a bar off of N. Academy Blvd. near Austin Bluffs Parkway just after midnight Sunday morning.

    Colorado Springs Police say someone fired several shots outside of a bar off of N. Academy Blvd. near Austin Bluffs Parkway just after midnight Sunday morning.

  • From 200 to 4,000 Cases of Love donations for foster kids

    From 200 to 4,000 Cases of Love donations for foster kids

    Sunday, April 23 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-04-23 04:29:03 GMT

    Children being removed from their homes and put into foster care won't have to use trash bags anymore to move their belongings. The 2nd annual cases of love suitcase drive wrapped up today at the downtown YMCA. Last year's event saw 200 donated bags, this year it was over 4,000.

    Children being removed from their homes and put into foster care won't have to use trash bags anymore to move their belongings. The 2nd annual cases of love suitcase drive wrapped up today at the downtown YMCA. Last year's event saw 200 donated bags, this year it was over 4,000.

  • Memorial Hospital Gala Saturday raises funds for local health services

    Memorial Hospital Gala Saturday raises funds for local health services

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-04-23 03:13:26 GMT
    The 15th Annual Memorial Hospital Gala was held Saturday evening at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, raising funds for the Memorial Hospital Foundation, an event which in years past has raised upwards of a quarter million dollars. The 2017 event's beneficiary is Cancer Care at UCHealth Memorial Hospital with a theme of 'Time Matters.'  According to the foundation's web site, the foundation was created in 2001 to meet the ever-increasing demands for community-based health care....
    The 15th Annual Memorial Hospital Gala was held Saturday evening at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, raising funds for the Memorial Hospital Foundation, an event which in years past has raised upwards of a quarter million dollars. The 2017 event's beneficiary is Cancer Care at UCHealth Memorial Hospital with a theme of 'Time Matters.'  According to the foundation's web site, the foundation was created in 2001 to meet the ever-increasing demands for community-based health care....
  • Dozens of Afghan soldiers killed or wounded in attack

    Dozens of Afghan soldiers killed or wounded in attack

    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-04-23 02:52:26 GMT
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says more than 100 army personnel have been killed or wounded after gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in Balkh province.      Daulat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense, said Saturday that the attack a day earlier on a compound of the 209th Corps of the Afghan National Army killed or wounded dozens of soldiers and other personnel.      He says there were 10 attackers...
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says more than 100 army personnel have been killed or wounded after gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in Balkh province.      Daulat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense, said Saturday that the attack a day earlier on a compound of the 209th Corps of the Afghan National Army killed or wounded dozens of soldiers and other personnel.      He says there were 10 attackers...
  • Minor earthquake rattles northwest Colorado

    Minor earthquake rattles northwest Colorado

    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-04-22 21:20:05 GMT
    RANGELY, Colo. (AP) - A minor earthquake has rattled homes in northwestern Colorado.      The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports the magnitude 3.7 quake hit just before noon Saturday. The epicenter was 2.5 miles northwest of Rangely, a town of about 2,000 people 10 miles from the Utah line.      A 3.7 quake typically causes only minor damage, if any.      Eleven quakes of 3.0 or larger have occurred in the Rangely area since 19...
    RANGELY, Colo. (AP) - A minor earthquake has rattled homes in northwestern Colorado.      The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports the magnitude 3.7 quake hit just before noon Saturday. The epicenter was 2.5 miles northwest of Rangely, a town of about 2,000 people 10 miles from the Utah line.      A 3.7 quake typically causes only minor damage, if any.      Eleven quakes of 3.0 or larger have occurred in the Rangely area since 19...
  • Bicyclist killed in crash with SUV on I-25 near Walsenburg

    Bicyclist killed in crash with SUV on I-25 near Walsenburg

    Saturday, April 22 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-04-22 20:02:49 GMT
    A bicyclist was killed Saturday morning in a crash involving an SUV, according to Colorado State Patrol.  The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Saturday at mile marker 39, approximately ten miles south of Walsenburg.  State Patrol says the SUV and bicyclist "came in contact" along the interstate.  The bicyclist died on-scene.  The SUV then rolled off the interstate, coming to rest along an embankment about 20 feet off the roadway.  The driver of the S...
    A bicyclist was killed Saturday morning in a crash involving an SUV, according to Colorado State Patrol.  The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Saturday at mile marker 39, approximately ten miles south of Walsenburg.  State Patrol says the SUV and bicyclist "came in contact" along the interstate.  The bicyclist died on-scene.  The SUV then rolled off the interstate, coming to rest along an embankment about 20 feet off the roadway.  The driver of the S...
  • Police investigating body found in Fountain Creek

    Police investigating body found in Fountain Creek

    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-04-22 19:43:21 GMT

    An investigation is underway after a woman found a body in Fountain Creek Saturday morning.

    An investigation is underway after a woman found a body in Fountain Creek Saturday morning.

  • Colorado Springs Mayor Suthers kicks off day of volunteer cleanup

    Colorado Springs Mayor Suthers kicks off day of volunteer cleanup

    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-04-22 19:12:21 GMT
    Hundreds of volunteers take part in Great American CleanupHundreds of volunteers take part in Great American Cleanup

    The rainy weather on Saturday didn't stop hundreds of volunteers from coming out to cleanup the Colorado Springs community. A

    The rainy weather on Saturday didn't stop hundreds of volunteers from coming out to cleanup the Colorado Springs community. A

  • Your Healthy Family: Walk with a Doc starts Sunday in Colorado Springs

    Your Healthy Family: Walk with a Doc starts Sunday in Colorado Springs

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:59:44 GMT
    Dr. Larry Cohen is focused on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and wants to help you.  He's starting a program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.Dr. Larry Cohen is focused on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and wants to help you. He's starting a program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

    Dr. Larry Cohen has a focus on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and he wants to help you.  He's starting a free program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

    Dr. Larry Cohen has a focus on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and he wants to help you.  He's starting a free program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

  • Your Healthy Family: Why is Dr. Larry Cohen starting Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs?

    Your Healthy Family: Why is Dr. Larry Cohen starting Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs?

    Friday, April 21 2017 12:28 PM EDT2017-04-21 16:28:26 GMT

    The doctor starting the program in Colorado Springs is Dr. Larry Cohen, an emergency medicine doctor at UCHealth Memorial. In the late 90's Dr. Cohen wasn’t in very good health himself.  

    The doctor starting the program in Colorado Springs is Dr. Larry Cohen, an emergency medicine doctor at UCHealth Memorial. In the late 90's Dr. Cohen wasn’t in very good health himself.  

  • Your Healthy Family: The importance of having end of life care decisions made ahead of time

    Your Healthy Family: The importance of having end of life care decisions made ahead of time

    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-04-20 15:06:13 GMT
    Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day,  focusing on the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with death.Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day, focusing on the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with death.

    Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day, It’s not so much about focusing on death, but the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with it.   

    Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day, It’s not so much about focusing on death, but the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with it.   

  • Your Healthy Family: HPV and oral cancer

    Your Healthy Family: HPV and oral cancer

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-04-19 13:09:31 GMT
    Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer.Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer.

    Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer.  Dr. Fred Guerra a dentist in Colorado Springs says many times it’s dentists that are on the front lines of diagnosing oral cancer in it’s many forms. 

    Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer.  Dr. Fred Guerra a dentist in Colorado Springs says many times it’s dentists that are on the front lines of diagnosing oral cancer in it’s many forms. 

  • Take charge of your health at Southern Colorado's 5Health Fair

    Take charge of your health at Southern Colorado's 5Health Fair

    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: Eat those left over Easter Eggs

    Your Healthy Family: Eat those left over Easter Eggs

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 8:53 AM EDT2017-04-18 12:53:11 GMT
    Many people remember hearing that they shouldn?t eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol.Many people remember hearing that they shouldn?t eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol.

    Many people remember hearing that they shouldn't eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol. According to Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, of Cleveland Clinic, eggs may have, unfairly, gotten a bad reputation in the past.

    Many people remember hearing that they shouldn't eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol. According to Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, of Cleveland Clinic, eggs may have, unfairly, gotten a bad reputation in the past.

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth's P-A-R-T-Y Program survivor speaker

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth's P-A-R-T-Y Program survivor speaker

    Thursday, April 13 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-04-13 18:52:32 GMT
    UCHealth Memorial's Party Program aims to Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in YouthUCHealth Memorial's Party Program aims to Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth

    UCHealth Memorial's Party Program aims to Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth.  

    UCHealth Memorial's Party Program aims to Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth.  

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth's P-A-R-T-Y program

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth's P-A-R-T-Y program

    Thursday, April 13 2017 11:16 AM EDT2017-04-13 15:16:15 GMT
    P-A-R-T-Y stands for, Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth.  It's a high school program, it's evidence based, and it’s something that works for high school students.P-A-R-T-Y stands for, Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth. It's a high school program, it's evidence based, and it’s something that works for high school students.

    P-A-R-T-Y stands for, Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth.  It's a high school program, it's evidence based, and it’s something that works for high school students.

    P-A-R-T-Y stands for, Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth.  It's a high school program, it's evidence based, and it’s something that works for high school students.

  • Your Healthy Family: Oral cancer awareness and free screenings

    Your Healthy Family: Oral cancer awareness and free screenings

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 11:08 AM EDT2017-04-12 15:08:21 GMT
    Dr. Fred Guerra in Colorado Springs says his office screens every patient they see for oral cancer.Dr. Fred Guerra in Colorado Springs says his office screens every patient they see for oral cancer.

    April is oral cancer awareness month.  Dr. Fred Guerra in Colorado Springs says his office screens every patient they see for oral cancer.  In the United States about 50,000 people a year are diagnosed with oral cancer, and half of those people will die within 5 years. Dr. Guerra points out that oral cancer doesn't just strike people who smoke or drink.  “Everyone is aware of alcohol or tobacco those are two primary causes of oral cancer.  The reason we scre...

    April is oral cancer awareness month.  Dr. Fred Guerra in Colorado Springs says his office screens every patient they see for oral cancer.  In the United States about 50,000 people a year are diagnosed with oral cancer, and half of those people will die within 5 years. Dr. Guerra points out that oral cancer doesn't just strike people who smoke or drink.  “Everyone is aware of alcohol or tobacco those are two primary causes of oral cancer.  The reason we scre...

  • Your Healthy Family: Cry it out method will not harm infants

    Your Healthy Family: Cry it out method will not harm infants

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-04-11 11:53:16 GMT
    One of the biggest challenges and dilemmas new parents can face is teaching a child healthy sleep habits.One of the biggest challenges and dilemmas new parents can face is teaching a child healthy sleep habits.

    One of the biggest challenges and dilemmas new parents can face is teaching a child healthy sleep habits. 

    One of the biggest challenges and dilemmas new parents can face is teaching a child healthy sleep habits. 

  • Air Force Academy's Starrett signs with Edmonton Oilers

    Air Force Academy's Starrett signs with Edmonton Oilers

    Monday, April 10 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-04-10 21:58:27 GMT
    Air Force goalie Shane Starrett (40) makes a save on a shot by Western Michigan's Hugh McGing (16) as Air Force's Johnny Hrabovsky (3) helps defend on the play during the first periodof an NCAA regional men's college hockey tournament game, Friday, MarchAir Force goalie Shane Starrett (40) makes a save on a shot by Western Michigan's Hugh McGing (16) as Air Force's Johnny Hrabovsky (3) helps defend on the play during the first periodof an NCAA regional men's college hockey tournament game, Friday, March

    The Edmonton Oilers have reached a two-year entry level contract with Air Force Academy sophomore goaltender Shane Starrett. In his two years at the academy, Starrett has been named Falcons Most Valuable Player for both seasons. 

    The Edmonton Oilers have reached a two-year entry level contract with Air Force Academy sophomore goaltender Shane Starrett. In his two years at the academy, Starrett has been named Falcons Most Valuable Player for both seasons. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Mona Lisa Touch laser helps women with menopause symptoms

    Your Healthy Family: Mona Lisa Touch laser helps women with menopause symptoms

    The Mona Lisa Touch is a laser procedure for primarily menopausal women, that can help with a variety of issues.The Mona Lisa Touch is a laser procedure for primarily menopausal women, that can help with a variety of issues.

    The Mona Lisa Touch is a laser procedure for primarily menopausal women, that can help with a variety of issues.

    The Mona Lisa Touch is a laser procedure for primarily menopausal women, that can help with a variety of issues.

  • Your Healthy Family: Importance of colon cancer screening

    Your Healthy Family: Importance of colon cancer screening

    Dr. Robert Hoyer, Oncology Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial says when it comes to preventing colon cancer, screening is key.  

    Dr. Robert Hoyer, Oncology Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial says when it comes to preventing colon cancer, screening is key.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Colon cancer is highly preventable

    Your Healthy Family: Colon cancer is highly preventable

    Colon cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer for men and women combined.  Dr. Robert Hoyer, Oncology Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial also says it’s very treatable if it's caught early.Colon cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer for men and women combined. Dr. Robert Hoyer, Oncology Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial also says it’s very treatable if it's caught early.

    Colon cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer for men and women combined.  Dr. Robert Hoyer, Oncology Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial also says it’s very treatable if it's caught early.  

    Colon cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer for men and women combined.  Dr. Robert Hoyer, Oncology Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial also says it’s very treatable if it's caught early.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Acne study could lead to new treatment

    Your Healthy Family: Acne study could lead to new treatment

    Monday, April 10 2017 11:37 AM EDT2017-04-10 15:37:28 GMT

    There's a new study out that suggests greasy foods like pizza are not the main cause behind breaking out. 

    There's a new study out that suggests greasy foods like pizza are not the main cause behind breaking out. 

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  • Pedestrian dies of injuries suffered in crash

    Pedestrian dies of injuries suffered in crash

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 6:55 PM EDT2017-04-25 22:55:10 GMT

    Police have not released the identity of the pedestrian, who they say did not use a crosswalk to cross the busy street. Officers only said the person was 62-year-old.

    Police have not released the identity of the pedestrian, who they say did not use a crosswalk to cross the busy street. Officers only said the person was 62-year-old.

  • Second wild rabbit tests positive for tularemia in Pueblo West

    Second wild rabbit tests positive for tularemia in Pueblo West

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:15:23 GMT
    A wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemiaA wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia

    A second wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia, according to health officials. This animal was found near Scarsboro Drive. 

    A second wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia, according to health officials. This animal was found near Scarsboro Drive. 

  • Nordstrom selling jeans caked in fake mud

    Nordstrom selling jeans caked in fake mud

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-04-25 21:11:16 GMT

    Nordsrom's website describes the jeans as: "Heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans in a comfortable straight-leg fit embody rugged, Americana workwear that's seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you're not afraid to get down and dirty."

    Nordsrom's website describes the jeans as: "Heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans in a comfortable straight-leg fit embody rugged, Americana workwear that's seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you're not afraid to get down and dirty."

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  • Your Healthy Family: Surviving HPV throat cancer

    Your Healthy Family: Surviving HPV throat cancer

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:23:04 GMT
    "Treatment was a drag.  It was really hard and I was lucky, and it was really hard.  I didn't have chemo, but I did have six weeks of radiation therapy."Treatment was a drag. It was really hard and I was lucky, and it was really hard. I didn't have chemo, but I did have six weeks of radiation therapy.

    Joe foster is a Colorado Springs resident, and a survivor of oral cancer.  Joe recalls, ”I  developed a lump on the side of my neck, similar to what you might have when you get a cold. 

    Joe foster is a Colorado Springs resident, and a survivor of oral cancer.  Joe recalls, ”I  developed a lump on the side of my neck, similar to what you might have when you get a cold. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Walk with a Doc starts Sunday in Colorado Springs

    Your Healthy Family: Walk with a Doc starts Sunday in Colorado Springs

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:59:44 GMT
    Dr. Larry Cohen is focused on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and wants to help you.  He's starting a program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.Dr. Larry Cohen is focused on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and wants to help you. He's starting a program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

    Dr. Larry Cohen has a focus on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and he wants to help you.  He's starting a free program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

    Dr. Larry Cohen has a focus on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and he wants to help you.  He's starting a free program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

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