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  • Victim of fatal head-on crash identified

    Victim of fatal head-on crash identified

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 10:56 AM EDT2017-08-23 14:56:15 GMT

    Colorado State Patrol have identified the 28-year-old woman who died after a head-on crash with a semi truck Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 50 about 13 miles west of Cañon City. 

    Colorado State Patrol have identified the 28-year-old woman who died after a head-on crash with a semi truck Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 50 about 13 miles west of Cañon City. 

  • D-11 board likely to send mill levy override to ballot

    D-11 board likely to send mill levy override to ballot

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-08-23 14:08:34 GMT

    Voters in Colorado Springs School District 11 are likely to see a mill levy override question in November.  

    Voters in Colorado Springs School District 11 are likely to see a mill levy override question in November.  

  • Doctors warn of damage to eyes, post-solar eclipse

    Doctors warn of damage to eyes, post-solar eclipse

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 9:52 AM EDT2017-08-23 13:52:35 GMT

    The solar eclipse has come and gone, but some of its effects may not have set in yet.

    The solar eclipse has come and gone, but some of its effects may not have set in yet.

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    Former Widefield, Harrison teacher suspected of multiple child sexual assaults

    Former Widefield, Harrison teacher suspected of multiple child sexual assaults

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 9:49 AM EDT2017-08-23 13:49:59 GMT
    Brian Vasquez is suspected of five counts of sexual assault.Brian Vasquez is suspected of five counts of sexual assault.

    Police in Aurora are looking for more information about 34-year-old Brian Vasquez, who is accused of sexually assaulting as many as five students. 

    Police in Aurora are looking for more information about 34-year-old Brian Vasquez, who is accused of sexually assaulting as many as five students. 

  • Customers flock to "Food Truck Tuesdays"

    Customers flock to "Food Truck Tuesdays"

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-08-23 03:10:22 GMT
    Customers line up outside of a food truck in downtown Colorado Springs on Aug. 22, 2017.Customers line up outside of a food truck in downtown Colorado Springs on Aug. 22, 2017.

    A new program allowing food trucks to operate in downtown Colorado Springs is already seeing plenty of foot traffic in its second week. 

    A new program allowing food trucks to operate in downtown Colorado Springs is already seeing plenty of foot traffic in its second week. 

  • Illegal food vendors could make you sick, Pueblo City-County Health Department warns

    Illegal food vendors could make you sick, Pueblo City-County Health Department warns

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-08-23 02:51:00 GMT

    Be careful about the kind of food vendors you’re buying from. The Pueblo City-County Health Department says it’s now getting a lot of complaints about people serving food without a license. Employees are now trying to track down those who are breaking the law. Every legal food vendor is issued a Colorado State Food License and a Colorado issued sticker, and they must have it visible at all times. 

    Be careful about the kind of food vendors you’re buying from. The Pueblo City-County Health Department says it’s now getting a lot of complaints about people serving food without a license. Employees are now trying to track down those who are breaking the law. Every legal food vendor is issued a Colorado State Food License and a Colorado issued sticker, and they must have it visible at all times. 

  • Final preparations underway for Colorado State Fair

    Final preparations underway for Colorado State Fair

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-08-23 02:50:09 GMT

    In just three days the gates will officially open for the 145th Colorado State Fair. Workers are busy getting ready for the thousands of fair-goers that will soon be walking the streets. Compared to last week, the fairgrounds look a lot different. Food vendors are lining the streets. The 4-H building is getting filled with people’s baked goods, art projects and other presentations. Barn stalls are still empty, but by Wednesday over a thousand animals will be ...

    In just three days the gates will officially open for the 145th Colorado State Fair. Workers are busy getting ready for the thousands of fair-goers that will soon be walking the streets. Compared to last week, the fairgrounds look a lot different. Food vendors are lining the streets. The 4-H building is getting filled with people’s baked goods, art projects and other presentations. Barn stalls are still empty, but by Wednesday over a thousand animals will be ...

  • Neighbors reveal details in Colorado City officer-involved shooting

    Neighbors reveal details in Colorado City officer-involved shooting

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-08-23 02:32:20 GMT
    One man was shot and killed by deputies from the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office on Monday night on the 2900 block of Applewood Drive. (KOAA)One man was shot and killed by deputies from the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office on Monday night on the 2900 block of Applewood Drive. (KOAA)

    The Pueblo County Sheriff's office says deputies were confronted by an armed individual who was shot and killed in Colorado City on Monday night. 

    The Pueblo County Sheriff's office says deputies were confronted by an armed individual who was shot and killed in Colorado City on Monday night. 

  • President Trump holds rally in Arizona

    President Trump holds rally in Arizona

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 9:11 PM EDT2017-08-23 01:11:32 GMT
    President Donald Trump addresses the nation with his strategy for Afghanistan. (YouTube)President Donald Trump addresses the nation with his strategy for Afghanistan. (YouTube)

    President Trump is set to hold a rally reminiscent of campaign days Tuesday in Phoenix, Arizona. 

    President Trump is set to hold a rally reminiscent of campaign days Tuesday in Phoenix, Arizona. 

  • Stormwater issue will be decided by voters in November

    Stormwater issue will be decided by voters in November

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-08-23 01:00:08 GMT
    Stormwater community meetingStormwater community meeting

    In the end a 6-3 vote passes the decision on to the taxpayers this November. Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers spoke in length about the need for more stormwater infrastructure money. Suthers has been backing the idea of a ballot measure for years especially after...

    In the end a 6-3 vote passes the decision on to the taxpayers this November. Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers spoke in length about the need for more stormwater infrastructure money. Suthers has been backing the idea of a ballot measure for years especially after...

  • CDOT and Sky Sox team up to help stop drunk drivers

    CDOT and Sky Sox team up to help stop drunk drivers

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 7:45 PM EDT2017-08-22 23:45:28 GMT
    The BACtrack smartphone breathalyzer.The BACtrack smartphone breathalyzer.

    The Colorado Department of Transportation is using the Sky Sox's signature promotion to raise awareness about smartphone breathalyzers. 

    The Colorado Department of Transportation is using the Sky Sox's signature promotion to raise awareness about smartphone breathalyzers. 

  • Pueblo Police warn of dramatic phone scam

    Pueblo Police warn of dramatic phone scam

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-08-22 23:16:53 GMT

    Pueblo Police say they've received several complaints about a phone scam involving fake kidnapping plots, complete with a woman crying in the background. 

    Pueblo Police say they've received several complaints about a phone scam involving fake kidnapping plots, complete with a woman crying in the background. 

  • Photos released from illegal Marijuana grow in Custer County

    Photos released from illegal Marijuana grow in Custer County

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-08-22 22:51:18 GMT

    Custer County Sheriff's deputies released new pictures of a 6 acre Marijuana grow in the San Isabel National Forest found by authorities last Tuesday. 

    Custer County Sheriff's deputies released new pictures of a 6 acre Marijuana grow in the San Isabel National Forest found by authorities last Tuesday. 

  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife removes moose from Calhan

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife removes moose from Calhan

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-08-22 22:27:47 GMT
    A moose was tranquilized and captured in Calhan Monday morning. (KOAA)A moose was tranquilized and captured in Calhan Monday morning. (KOAA)

    Parks and Wildlife officers removed a moose from a baseball field in Calhan Monday morning. The animal was tranquilized and loaded up in a trailer to be relocated in Teller County. 

    Parks and Wildlife officers removed a moose from a baseball field in Calhan Monday morning. The animal was tranquilized and loaded up in a trailer to be relocated in Teller County. 

  • Organization cleaning up after large amounts of trash at Rampart Range

    Organization cleaning up after large amounts of trash at Rampart Range

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-08-22 22:22:12 GMT

    It's a Tuesday morning and Shawn Nielsen is taking another trip up Rampart Range Road "3-4 times a week," said Nielsen when talking about how often he makes it up to the area "I love rampart range this is a beautiful spot."

    It's a Tuesday morning and Shawn Nielsen is taking another trip up Rampart Range Road "3-4 times a week," said Nielsen when talking about how often he makes it up to the area "I love rampart range this is a beautiful spot."

  • Pueblo Police, CBI, State Patrol investigating officer involved shooting

    Pueblo Police, CBI, State Patrol investigating officer involved shooting

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-08-22 22:19:42 GMT
    The scene of an officer-involved shooting in Colorado City on Aug. 21, 2017.The scene of an officer-involved shooting in Colorado City on Aug. 21, 2017.

    Authorities are not releasing the identity of the man Pueblo County sheriff's deputies shot and killed Monday night.

    Authorities are not releasing the identity of the man Pueblo County sheriff's deputies shot and killed Monday night.

  • Suspected car thief arrested while watching eclipse in Florida

    Suspected car thief arrested while watching eclipse in Florida

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-08-22 20:25:00 GMT

    KISSIMMEE, Fla, - Orange County Sheriff's deputies in Florida have the eclipse to thank for an easy arrest of a suspected car thief. Deputies tailed 22-year-old Jocsan Feliciano Rosado after they say he stole a car. 

    KISSIMMEE, Fla, - Orange County Sheriff's deputies in Florida have the eclipse to thank for an easy arrest of a suspected car thief. Deputies tailed 22-year-old Jocsan Feliciano Rosado after they say he stole a car. 

  • New details released in fatal crash west of Cañon City

    New details released in fatal crash west of Cañon City

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-08-22 18:40:43 GMT

    Colorado State Patrol said a 28-year-old woman died after a head-on crash Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 50 about 13 miles west of Cañon City. Troopers said the woman was driving a 2002 Chevy Trail Blazer eastbound on the westbound lanes of the highway when it collided with a dump truck.

    Colorado State Patrol said a 28-year-old woman died after a head-on crash Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 50 about 13 miles west of Cañon City. Troopers said the woman was driving a 2002 Chevy Trail Blazer eastbound on the westbound lanes of the highway when it collided with a dump truck.

  • Forest Service proposes visitor limits for Hanging Lake

    Forest Service proposes visitor limits for Hanging Lake

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 2:16 PM EDT2017-08-22 18:16:10 GMT

    Hanging Lake, one of Colorado's most popular trails, could see some major changes coming soon. 

    Hanging Lake, one of Colorado's most popular trails, could see some major changes coming soon. 

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo staff help with translocation of wild giraffe

    Cheyenne Mountain Zoo staff help with translocation of wild giraffe

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 1:08 PM EDT2017-08-22 17:08:51 GMT
    Crews in Uganda translocate giraffe. (Facebook: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo)Crews in Uganda translocate giraffe. (Facebook: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo)

    Wildlife experts from the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs are currently on location in Uganda to assist with relocation efforts for wild giraffe. 

    Wildlife experts from the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs are currently on location in Uganda to assist with relocation efforts for wild giraffe. 

  • Highway 50 reopens following fatal crash

    Highway 50 reopens following fatal crash

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-08-22 16:41:25 GMT

    Highway 50 is now open in both directions west of Cañon City. Before dawn there was a head-on collision between an SUV and a tractor-trailer near mile marker 264.

    Highway 50 is now open in both directions west of Cañon City. Before dawn there was a head-on collision between an SUV and a tractor-trailer near mile marker 264.

  • Donate eclipse glasses to help underprivileged children

    Donate eclipse glasses to help underprivileged children

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-08-22 15:06:50 GMT
    File PhotoFile Photo

    Don't throw away those solar eclipse glasses, instead use them to help underprivileged children view future eclipses.

    Don't throw away those solar eclipse glasses, instead use them to help underprivileged children view future eclipses.

  • Officer-Involved Shooting in Colorado City

    Officer-Involved Shooting in Colorado City

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 9:22 AM EDT2017-08-22 13:22:43 GMT

     Pueblo County Sheriff's Deputies were involved in an officer-involved shooting Monday evening in Colorado City. 

     Pueblo County Sheriff's Deputies were involved in an officer-involved shooting Monday evening in Colorado City. 

  • Southern Colorado to experience total eclipse in 2045

    Southern Colorado to experience total eclipse in 2045

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-08-22 04:12:26 GMT
    The Great American Eclipse of 2017 arrived with great fanfare in southern Colorado as the moon obscured nearly nine-tenths of the sun late Monday morning.  Many who experienced it were left wanting more.  Southern Colorado will get more on Saturday, August 12, 2045, when a total solar eclipse will plunge much of the state into the moon's shadow. The 2045 eclipse path of totality begins in northern California, including Eureka and Redding, then continues east and south, incl...
    The Great American Eclipse of 2017 arrived with great fanfare in southern Colorado as the moon obscured nearly nine-tenths of the sun late Monday morning.  Many who experienced it were left wanting more.  Southern Colorado will get more on Saturday, August 12, 2045, when a total solar eclipse will plunge much of the state into the moon's shadow. The 2045 eclipse path of totality begins in northern California, including Eureka and Redding, then continues east and south, incl...
  • Dozens pack parking lot at Nature & Raptor Center for eclipse watch party

    Dozens pack parking lot at Nature & Raptor Center for eclipse watch party

    Monday, August 21 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-08-22 03:07:13 GMT

    On Monday, a big group gathered at the Nature & Raptor Center in Pueblo to watch the eclipse together. It’s a day many said they will never forget. The Southern Colorado Astronomical Society was in charge of the watch party. Besides a pair of eclipse glasses the group also set up some telescopes for people to give them a closer look at the eclipse. 

    On Monday, a big group of people gathered at the Nature & Raptor Center in Pueblo to watch the eclipse together. It’s a day many said they will never forget. The Southern Colorado Astronomical Society was in charge of the watch party. Besides a pair of eclipse glasses the group also set up some telescopes for people to give them a closer look at the eclipse. 

  • Eclipse viewing party and science lesson at Springs Ranch Elementary

    Eclipse viewing party and science lesson at Springs Ranch Elementary

    Monday, August 21 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-08-22 02:45:30 GMT
    Springs Ranch Elementary students enjoy the solar eclipse in Colorado Springs. (KOAA)Springs Ranch Elementary students enjoy the solar eclipse in Colorado Springs. (KOAA)

    The children and staff at Springs Ranch Elementary in Colorado Springs took a break from the classroom on Monday for an outdoors science lesson during the solar eclipse. 

    The children and staff at Springs Ranch Elementary in Colorado Springs took a break from the classroom on Monday for an outdoors science lesson during the solar eclipse. 

  • Space Foundation's Discovery Center sees surprising turnout for eclipse

    Space Foundation's Discovery Center sees surprising turnout for eclipse

    Monday, August 21 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-08-22 00:52:41 GMT

    The Space Foundation's Discovery Center off Garden of the Gods saw one of the biggest gatherings in Southern Colorado today. The space themed museum ran out of space for people and the coveted solar eclipse glasses. 

    The Space Foundation's Discovery Center off Garden of the Gods saw one of the biggest gatherings in Southern Colorado today. The space themed museum ran out of space for people and the coveted solar eclipse glasses. 

  • The Great American Eclipse

    The Great American Eclipse

    Monday, August 21 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-08-22 00:31:53 GMT

    The big day is finally here. Across America the moon will cast its shadow coast to coast across the United States, blotting out the sun in the middle of the day.

    The big day is finally here. Across America the moon will cast its shadow coast to coast across the United States, blotting out the sun in the middle of the day.

  • Discovery Canyon Campus holds eclipse viewing party

    Discovery Canyon Campus holds eclipse viewing party

    Monday, August 21 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-08-21 23:29:14 GMT

    Hundreds of students grades kindergarten to high school gathered in the pavilions of Discovery Canyon Campus (DCC) Monday morning.  "Nearly a year ago we found out the eclipse was coming and we started planning that day," said Krista Lundberg, 8th grade science teacher at DCC.  The school made shirts for staff to wear and purchased glasses for every student to look up at the sky as the moon passed over the sun around 11:47 Monday morning.  The excitement wa...

    Hundreds of students grades kindergarten to high school gathered in the pavilions of Discovery Canyon Campus (DCC) Monday morning.  "Nearly a year ago we found out the eclipse was coming and we started planning that day," said Krista Lundberg, 8th grade science teacher at DCC.  The school made shirts for staff to wear and purchased glasses for every student to look up at the sky as the moon passed over the sun around 11:47 Monday morning.  The excitement wa...

  • Eclipse causes temperature swings in Colorado

    Eclipse causes temperature swings in Colorado

    Monday, August 21 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-08-21 22:43:42 GMT
    A photo of the eclipse near 90 percent totality in Colorado Springs.A photo of the eclipse near 90 percent totality in Colorado Springs.

    While the sun was dimmed nearly 90 percent in Colorado Springs and Pueblo, the air cooler significantly in our area. 

    While the sun was dimmed nearly 90 percent in Colorado Springs and Pueblo, the air cooler significantly in our area. 

  • Know your rights: Delayed flights could offer you cash

    Know your rights: Delayed flights could offer you cash

    Monday, August 21 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-08-21 21:40:37 GMT

    (NBC News) The United States still lags behind other countries when it comes to flight delays and cancellations. Charles Leocha of the non-profit passenger rights group Travelers United says that could change if the U.S. had airline rules like Europe.

    (NBC News) The United States still lags behind other countries when it comes to flight delays and cancellations. Charles Leocha of the non-profit passenger rights group Travelers United says that could change if the U.S. had airline rules like Europe.

  • Full totality coming to Southern Colorado in 2045

    Full totality coming to Southern Colorado in 2045

    Monday, August 21 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-08-21 20:38:57 GMT

    If you felt a little disappointed by 90 percent totality from the solar eclipse in Southern Colorado, just wait 28 years. The next solar eclipse that will span coast to coast in the U.S. is in August 2045, and the path of totality will be wider than Monday's eclipse.

    If you felt a little disappointed by 90 percent totality from the solar eclipse in Southern Colorado, just wait 28 years. The next solar eclipse that will span coast to coast in the U.S. is in August 2045, and the path of totality will be wider than Monday's eclipse.

  • Broncos name Trevor Siemian as starting quarterback

    Broncos name Trevor Siemian as starting quarterback

    Monday, August 21 2017 3:33 PM EDT2017-08-21 19:33:42 GMT
    Trevor Siemian (Denver Broncos)Trevor Siemian (Denver Broncos)

    After two preseason games, Broncos coach Vance Joseph realized he had seen enough. The coach has reportedly named Trevor Siemian as the team's starting quarterback for its week one matchup against the Chargers on Sept. 11.

    After two preseason games, Broncos coach Vance Joseph realized he had seen enough. The coach has reportedly named Trevor Siemian as the team's starting quarterback for its week one matchup against the Chargers on Sept. 11.

  • Best Places To Watch The Eclipse In Colorado Springs

    Best Places To Watch The Eclipse In Colorado Springs

    Monday, August 21 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-08-21 15:41:16 GMT

    Pretty much anywhere you can see the sun should give you a good view, but with the natural beauty of Colorado Springs, we have a leg up on most places for something really spectacular to look at!

    Pretty much anywhere you can see the sun should give you a good view, but with the natural beauty of Colorado Springs, we have a leg up on most places for something really spectacular to look at!

  • Help with traffic flow, don't stop for selfies on the way to view eclipse

    Help with traffic flow, don't stop for selfies on the way to view eclipse

    Monday, August 21 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-08-21 15:05:47 GMT

    Colorado Department of Transportation sent out a tongue-in-cheek tweet reminding drivers not to stop at the border with Wyoming for a selfie at the state sign. 

    Colorado Department of Transportation sent out a tongue-in-cheek tweet reminding drivers not to stop at the border with Wyoming for a selfie at the state sign. 

  • Plan for extra traffic on I-25 during solar eclipse

    Plan for extra traffic on I-25 during solar eclipse

    Monday, August 21 2017 9:46 AM EDT2017-08-21 13:46:44 GMT

    Colorado State Patrol wants to remind people that the roads, especially I-25, could be a little chaotic during and after the solar eclipse. 

    Colorado State Patrol wants to remind people that the roads, especially I-25, could be a little chaotic during and after the solar eclipse. 

  • CSPD locates missing at-risk teen

    CSPD locates missing at-risk teen

    Monday, August 21 2017 1:33 AM EDT2017-08-21 05:33:56 GMT
    Missing 14-year-old Alex JensenMissing 14-year-old Alex Jensen

    Colorado Springs police are looking for a missing 14-year-old boy, calling him an at-risk juvenile. 

    Colorado Springs police are looking for a missing 14-year-old boy, calling him an at-risk juvenile. 

  • Local students head to Wyoming for a glimpse of the eclipse

    Local students head to Wyoming for a glimpse of the eclipse

    Monday, August 21 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-08-21 04:34:04 GMT

    Students from The Colorado Springs School are currently in Guernsey, Wyoming hoping to catch the best view of the solar eclipse in the path of totality. 

    Students from The Colorado Springs School are currently in Guernsey, Wyoming hoping to catch the best view of the solar eclipse in the path of totality. 

  • UPDATE: No threat at Sand Creek Library

    UPDATE: No threat at Sand Creek Library

    Sunday, August 20 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-08-20 23:38:44 GMT

    Colorado Springs police have cleared the scene of a suspicious package at the Sand Creek Library.

    Colorado Springs police have cleared the scene of a suspicious package at the Sand Creek Library.

  • Police investigating shooting at Colorado Springs bar

    Police investigating shooting at Colorado Springs bar

    Sunday, August 20 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-08-20 19:55:24 GMT
    Colorado Springs Police on scene near a bar near the intersection of Austin Bluffs and Academy.Colorado Springs Police on scene near a bar near the intersection of Austin Bluffs and Academy.

    A man died after being shot in the parking lot of a Colorado Springs sports bar and dance hall.

    A man died after being shot in the parking lot of a Colorado Springs sports bar and dance hall.

  • Three Afghan students missing in Colorado Springs

    Three Afghan students missing in Colorado Springs

    Sunday, August 20 2017 3:16 PM EDT2017-08-20 19:16:14 GMT

    The Colorado Department of Corrections reports that three international students from Afghanistan are missing in Colorado Springs after they didn't show up at a designated pick up point last night during a sponsored trip. The students were participating in the International Correctional Management Training Center in Cañon City.

    The Colorado Department of Corrections reports that three international students from Afghanistan are missing in Colorado Springs after they didn't show up at a designated pick up point last night during a sponsored trip. The students were participating in the International Correctional Management Training Center in Cañon City.

  • Pedestrian dies in crash along I-25

    Pedestrian dies in crash along I-25

    Sunday, August 20 2017 1:41 PM EDT2017-08-20 17:41:01 GMT
    Colorado Springs police cruiserColorado Springs police cruiser

    Colorado Springs police are asking witnesses to come forward after a deadly auto pedestrian accident on I-25 at the Cimarron exit on Sunday, Aug. 20. 

    Colorado Springs police are asking witnesses to come forward after a deadly auto pedestrian accident on I-25 at the Cimarron exit on Sunday, Aug. 20. 

  • Drivers make their way north through Colorado for the solar eclipse

    Drivers make their way north through Colorado for the solar eclipse

    Sunday, August 20 2017 12:39 AM EDT2017-08-20 04:39:55 GMT
    Joanca Intema packs up her rental car as she makes her way to Wyoming for the solar eclipse. (KOAA)Joanca Intema packs up her rental car as she makes her way to Wyoming for the solar eclipse. (KOAA)

    Some major traffic delays are expected over the next few days as folks make their way north to watch the solar eclipse. Even though the eclipse is not happening until Monday, folks have already hit the highways to start making their way up to Wyoming and Nebraska. "Gas, light, tent, cooker, stove, fuel, waters, tortilla chips, of course tortilla chips!" Joanca Intema, a traveler from the Netherlands said. 

    Some major traffic delays are expected over the next few days as folks make their way north to watch the solar eclipse. Even though the eclipse is not happening until Monday, folks have already hit the highways to start making their way up to Wyoming and Nebraska. "Gas, light, tent, cooker, stove, fuel, waters, tortilla chips, of course tortilla chips!" Joanca Intema, a traveler from the Netherlands said. 

  • Arrest made in Pueblo hit and run homicide

    Arrest made in Pueblo hit and run homicide

    Sunday, August 20 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-08-20 04:18:14 GMT

    Pueblo Police are asking for witnesses to come forward after a deadly crash overnight in downtown. 

    Pueblo Police are asking for witnesses to come forward after a deadly crash overnight in downtown. 

  • Winning lottery numbers

    Winning lottery numbers

    Saturday, August 19 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-08-20 03:25:26 GMT

    The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game.

    The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game.

  • 2017 Rocky Mountain Rampage underway in Colorado Springs

    2017 Rocky Mountain Rampage underway in Colorado Springs

    Saturday, August 19 2017 10:28 PM EDT2017-08-20 02:28:20 GMT
    2017 Rocky Mountain Rampage2017 Rocky Mountain Rampage

    Colorado Springs is hosting the 2017 Rocky Mountain Rampage for the weekend at the Memorial Skate Park. 

    Colorado Springs is hosting the 2017 Rocky Mountain Rampage for the weekend at the Memorial Skate Park. 

  • Thousands of bikers gather for POW/MIA ride

    Thousands of bikers gather for POW/MIA ride

    Saturday, August 19 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-08-20 00:13:08 GMT
    2017 POW/MIA Recognition Ride2017 POW/MIA Recognition Ride

    The annual Colorado POW/MIA Recognition Ride took off from Woodland Park Saturday morning, with a full weekend of events planned in Cripple Creek for the Salute To American Veterans Rally. 

    The annual Colorado POW/MIA Recognition Ride took off from Woodland Park Saturday morning, with a full weekend of events planned in Cripple Creek for the Salute To American Veterans Rally. 

  • Hiker dies in backcountry near Conundrum Hot Springs

    Hiker dies in backcountry near Conundrum Hot Springs

    Saturday, August 19 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-08-19 23:38:21 GMT

    Investigators are trying to figure out what cased a Pennsylvania woman to fall ill and eventually die during a backpacking trip in Colorado. 

    Investigators are trying to figure out what cased a Pennsylvania woman to fall ill and eventually die during a backpacking trip in Colorado. 

  • Explosion destroys home in Grand Junction

    Explosion destroys home in Grand Junction

    Saturday, August 19 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-08-19 22:50:46 GMT
    No one was hurt in an overnight house explosion.No one was hurt in an overnight house explosion.

    A natural gas leak is the likely cause of a home explosion overnight in Grand Junction. 

    A natural gas leak is the likely cause of a home explosion overnight in Grand Junction. 

  • Eclipse draws Wiccans and others to neighboring states

    Eclipse draws Wiccans and others to neighboring states

    Saturday, August 19 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-08-19 18:26:52 GMT
    Phases of a total solar eclipsePhases of a total solar eclipse

    Not only astronomers but druids, witches, pagans and Wiccans are headed to Wyoming from neighboring states and beyond to experience Monday's total solar eclipse. 

    Not only astronomers but druids, witches, pagans and Wiccans are headed to Wyoming from neighboring states and beyond to experience Monday's total solar eclipse. 

  • Rescuers want hikers to be prepared for the backcountry

    Rescuers want hikers to be prepared for the backcountry

    Saturday, August 19 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-08-19 17:50:15 GMT
    Search and rescue teams in Colorado say they're busier than ever lately.Search and rescue teams in Colorado say they're busier than ever lately.

    Search and rescue teams along the Front Range say they are busier than ever this season and they want hikers to head out into the wilderness prepared. 

    Search and rescue teams along the Front Range say they are busier than ever this season and they want hikers to head out into the wilderness prepared. 

  • Woman falls victim to card skimmer; cyber security experts issue warning

    Woman falls victim to card skimmer; cyber security experts issue warning

    Thursday, August 17 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-08-17 17:47:00 GMT
    A woman tells News 5 Investigates someone used her card illegally after she moved into the Woodsprings Hotel. (KOAA)A woman tells News 5 Investigates someone used her card illegally after she moved into the Woodsprings Hotel. (KOAA)

    We trust when we use our debit cards at local stores and shops, that our financial information will remain safe and secure. 

    We trust when we use our debit cards at local stores and shops, that our financial information will remain safe and secure. 

  • Back In The Groove

    Back In The Groove

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 7:45 PM EDT2017-08-16 23:45:03 GMT

    Only 19 days left and I've got work to do.

    Only 19 days left and I've got work to do.

  • Around Town: August 19th and 20th

    Around Town: August 19th and 20th

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:50:38 GMT

    A few of this weekend's events.

    A few of this weekend's events.

  • Solar Eclipse Facts

    Solar Eclipse Facts

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-08-15 20:19:19 GMT

    Some general pre-eclipse info as we await the big event.

    Some general pre-eclipse info as we await the big event.

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  • Pueblo Police warn of dramatic phone scam

    Pueblo Police warn of dramatic phone scam

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-08-22 23:16:53 GMT

    Pueblo Police say they've received several complaints about a phone scam involving fake kidnapping plots, complete with a woman crying in the background. 

    Pueblo Police say they've received several complaints about a phone scam involving fake kidnapping plots, complete with a woman crying in the background. 

  • New details released in fatal crash west of Cañon City

    New details released in fatal crash west of Cañon City

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-08-22 18:40:43 GMT

    Colorado State Patrol said a 28-year-old woman died after a head-on crash Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 50 about 13 miles west of Cañon City. Troopers said the woman was driving a 2002 Chevy Trail Blazer eastbound on the westbound lanes of the highway when it collided with a dump truck.

    Colorado State Patrol said a 28-year-old woman died after a head-on crash Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 50 about 13 miles west of Cañon City. Troopers said the woman was driving a 2002 Chevy Trail Blazer eastbound on the westbound lanes of the highway when it collided with a dump truck.

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    Former Widefield, Harrison teacher suspected of multiple child sexual assaults

    Former Widefield, Harrison teacher suspected of multiple child sexual assaults

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 9:49 AM EDT2017-08-23 13:49:59 GMT
    Brian Vasquez is suspected of five counts of sexual assault.Brian Vasquez is suspected of five counts of sexual assault.

    Police in Aurora are looking for more information about 34-year-old Brian Vasquez, who is accused of sexually assaulting as many as five students. 

    Police in Aurora are looking for more information about 34-year-old Brian Vasquez, who is accused of sexually assaulting as many as five students. 

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