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  • Fountain water study receives additional funding

    Fountain water study receives additional funding

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:46 PM EST2018-02-22 17:46:59 GMT
    Fountain Creek levels are rising in Pueblo after precipitation in Colorado SpringsFountain Creek levels are rising in Pueblo after precipitation in Colorado Springs
    Fountain Creek levels are rising in Pueblo after precipitation in Colorado SpringsFountain Creek levels are rising in Pueblo after precipitation in Colorado Springs
    A study that tests for pollutants in Fountain Creek has received additional funding from the Pueblo's Board of County Commissioners.   The Commissioners recently approved $32,000 to fund data analysis for the project. Several CSU-Pueblo professors are completing the project. With their study, they are taking a close look at Selenium and Mercury. These two pollutants can be dangerous in high levels, especially if they reach the Arkansas River. "There are metals an...
    A study that tests for pollutants in Fountain Creek has received additional funding from the Pueblo's Board of County Commissioners.   The Commissioners recently approved $32,000 to fund data analysis for the project. Several CSU-Pueblo professors are completing the project. With their study, they are taking a close look at Selenium and Mercury. These two pollutants can be dangerous in high levels, especially if they reach the Arkansas River. "There are metals an...
  • Changes coming to Denver Broncos game tickets

    Changes coming to Denver Broncos game tickets

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:35 PM EST2018-02-22 17:35:31 GMT

    Changes are coming for The Denver Broncos that will affect fans more than the team in the 2018 season. 

    Changes are coming for The Denver Broncos that will affect fans more than the team in the 2018 season. 

  • Community meeting held to address homelessness concerns

    Community meeting held to address homelessness concerns

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:22 PM EST2018-02-22 17:22:25 GMT
    Wednesday night, the first of four meetings for the year was held to address homelessness concerns in the Pikes Peak Region. At the meeting, community members were able to voice their concerns about the homeless issue. The meeting was held at the Penrose Library on North Cascade, where it was standing room only. The event was hosted by "Homeward Pikes Peak," and the Coalition of Homelessness Advocates and Providers. Several of the attendees were themselves, homeless. ...
    Wednesday night, the first of four meetings for the year was held to address homelessness concerns in the Pikes Peak Region. At the meeting, community members were able to voice their concerns about the homeless issue. The meeting was held at the Penrose Library on North Cascade, where it was standing room only. The event was hosted by "Homeward Pikes Peak," and the Coalition of Homelessness Advocates and Providers. Several of the attendees were themselves, homeless. ...
  • Vehicle owner chases stolen car; stabbed by suspect

    Vehicle owner chases stolen car; stabbed by suspect

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:17 PM EST2018-02-22 17:17:16 GMT
    Jeremy Molina is charged with assault, aggravated robbery and motor vehicle theft.Jeremy Molina is charged with assault, aggravated robbery and motor vehicle theft.
    Jeremy Molina is charged with assault, aggravated robbery and motor vehicle theft.Jeremy Molina is charged with assault, aggravated robbery and motor vehicle theft.

    A Pueblo man is recovering after being stabbed while trying to retrieve his stolen vehicle. 

    A Pueblo man is recovering after being stabbed while trying to retrieve his stolen vehicle. 

  • Admitted killer of Pueblo man reaches plea deal

    Admitted killer of Pueblo man reaches plea deal

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:03 PM EST2018-02-22 17:03:36 GMT
    Clinton LoonsfootClinton Loonsfoot
    Clinton LoonsfootClinton Loonsfoot
    The admitted killer of a 21-year-old Pueblo man has reached a plea deal in court. On Wednesday, 35-year-old Clinton Loonsfoot plead guilty to manslaughter for his role in the death of Chuck Quintana Ortega. Ortega was found shot to death at the Casa Del Sol Apartments in February of 2016. Pueblo Police initially arrested and charged Loonsfoot with first degree murder, but he was able to receive a lighter sentence through the plea deal. The Ortega family has said they are having...
    The admitted killer of a 21-year-old Pueblo man has reached a plea deal in court. On Wednesday, 35-year-old Clinton Loonsfoot plead guilty to manslaughter for his role in the death of Chuck Quintana Ortega. Ortega was found shot to death at the Casa Del Sol Apartments in February of 2016. Pueblo Police initially arrested and charged Loonsfoot with first degree murder, but he was able to receive a lighter sentence through the plea deal. The Ortega family has said they are having...
  • New bill would punish those that leave campfires unattended

    New bill would punish those that leave campfires unattended

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:57 AM EST2018-02-22 16:57:54 GMT

    A bipartisan group of state lawmakers are trying to criminalize the act of leaving a campfire unattended.

    A bipartisan group of state lawmakers are trying to criminalize the act of leaving a campfire unattended.

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo expecting two baby giraffes this spring

    Cheyenne Mountain Zoo expecting two baby giraffes this spring

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:03 AM EST2018-02-22 16:03:25 GMT
    Laikipia is definitely pregnant and is expected to give birth in about 14 months. (KOAA)Laikipia is definitely pregnant and is expected to give birth in about 14 months. (KOAA)

    The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo confirmed Wednesday afternoon that zookeepers can expect to see two new baby giraffes!

    The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo confirmed Wednesday afternoon that zookeepers can expect to see two new baby giraffes!

  • Team USA wins gold in women's hockey, Mikaela Shiffrin grabs silver in alpine

    Team USA wins gold in women's hockey, Mikaela Shiffrin grabs silver in alpine

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:10 AM EST2018-02-22 14:10:22 GMT
    Bronze medalist team U.S.A. with Heather Bergsma, Brittany Bowe, Mia Manganello, and Carlijn Schoutens celebrates after the women's team pursuit final speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/John Locher)Bronze medalist team U.S.A. with Heather Bergsma, Brittany Bowe, Mia Manganello, and Carlijn Schoutens celebrates after the women's team pursuit final speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):    9:45 p.m.    The World Curling Federation says it supports a decision to strip a Russian curler of his Olympic medal after he admitted to a doping violation at the Pyeongchang Games.    The curling federation said in a statement Thursday that the violation involving Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has "cast a shadow over our sport."    The Court of Arbitration for Spor...

    The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):    9:45 p.m.    The World Curling Federation says it supports a decision to strip a Russian curler of his Olympic medal after he admitted to a doping violation at the Pyeongchang Games.    The curling federation said in a statement Thursday that the violation involving Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has "cast a shadow over our sport."    The Court of Arbitration for Spor...

  • KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Thursday, February 22

    KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Thursday, February 22

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:47 AM EST2018-02-22 11:47:16 GMT
    Gigi Marvin (19), of the United States, celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal against Finland during the first period of the semifinal round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)Gigi Marvin (19), of the United States, celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal against Finland during the first period of the semifinal round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Thursday, February 22: 1:00 p.m. Nordic Combined - Nordic Combined’s team large hill event should showcase Germany’s depth of talent, led by Johannes Rydzek and Eric Frenzel. Curling - Team USA faces three-time defending Olympic gold medalist Canada in a men's curling tournament semifinal. The Americans upset Canada, 9-7, whe...

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Thursday, February 22: 1:00 p.m. Nordic Combined - Nordic Combined’s team large hill event should showcase Germany’s depth of talent, led by Johannes Rydzek and Eric Frenzel. Curling - Team USA faces three-time defending Olympic gold medalist Canada in a men's curling tournament semifinal. The Americans upset Canada, 9-7, whe...

  • Voters could face multiple highway funding questions

    Voters could face multiple highway funding questions

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:18 AM EST2018-02-22 08:18:13 GMT
    Colorado voters will have plenty of choices about how to fund highway improvementsColorado voters will have plenty of choices about how to fund highway improvements

    Colorado voters could end up with two, if not 3, ballot questions facing them this November all with different proposals on how to fund highway improvements.

    Colorado voters could end up with two, if not 3, ballot questions facing them this November all with different proposals on how to fund highway improvements.

  • Hundreds show up at state capitol for gun bills

    Hundreds show up at state capitol for gun bills

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:12 AM EST2018-02-22 08:12:18 GMT

    Hundreds of protesters spent the day at the Colorado State Capitol Wednesday, demonstrating support for gun control measures across Colorado. 

    Hundreds of protesters spent the day at the Colorado State Capitol Wednesday, demonstrating support for gun control measures across Colorado. 

  • D70 district leaders brace for threat at Pueblo County High School

    D70 district leaders brace for threat at Pueblo County High School

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:10 AM EST2018-02-22 08:10:56 GMT
    Pueblo County High SchoolPueblo County High School

    A threat at Pueblo County High School this week have students, staff and administrators on high alert.

    A threat at Pueblo County High School this week have students, staff and administrators on high alert.

  • Pueblo West dentist now accepting Bitcoin

    Pueblo West dentist now accepting Bitcoin

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:58 AM EST2018-02-22 07:58:20 GMT

    A Pueblo West dental office is now accepting a new form of payment: Bitcoin. 

    A Pueblo West dental office is now accepting a new form of payment: Bitcoin. 

  • Youth Advisory Council brings teens and law enforcement together

    Youth Advisory Council brings teens and law enforcement together

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:56 AM EST2018-02-22 07:56:00 GMT
    Youth Advisory Council meets at Mesa Ridge High SchoolYouth Advisory Council meets at Mesa Ridge High School

    Bridging the gap between teenagers and law enforcement: that's what a group of students in El Paso County is doing.  It's the Youth Advisory Council. The group meets every month to discuss issues that are important to students and law enforcement. The goal is to try and solve problems together. In doing so, creating a safer community and a better understanding of each other.  El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder said, "There's times when the students don't know how to de...

    Bridging the gap between teenagers and law enforcement: that's what a group of students in El Paso County is doing.  It's the Youth Advisory Council. The group meets every month to discuss issues that are important to students and law enforcement. The goal is to try and solve problems together. In doing so, creating a safer community and a better understanding of each other.  El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder said, "There's times when the students don't know how to de...

  • Americans take gold and silver in men's halfpipe

    Americans take gold and silver in men's halfpipe

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:50 PM EST2018-02-22 04:50:54 GMT

    American freestyle skier David Wise has successfully defended his gold medal, breaking through on his final run to give the United States its third gold in the Phoenix Snow Park halfpipe. 

    American freestyle skier David Wise has successfully defended his gold medal, breaking through on his final run to give the United States its third gold in the Phoenix Snow Park halfpipe. 

  • Man sentenced for reckless manslaughter death of 7-year-old boy

    Man sentenced for reckless manslaughter death of 7-year-old boy

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:28 PM EST2018-02-22 04:28:32 GMT

    A man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for Reckless Manslaughter in the March 2017 death of 7-year-old Kaivion Eleby.

    A man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for Reckless Manslaughter in the March 2017 death of 7-year-old Kaivion Eleby.

  • Storm Safe Visits Rocky Mountain Classical Academy

    Storm Safe Visits Rocky Mountain Classical Academy

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:03 PM EST2018-02-22 00:03:40 GMT

    On Wednesday, First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter visited Rocky Mountain Classical Academy.

    On Wednesday, First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter visited Rocky Mountain Classical Academy.

  • Deployment: The Fight and The Family

    Deployment: The Fight and The Family

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:49 PM EST2018-02-21 23:49:47 GMT
    250 soldiers welcomed home to Fort Carson after a nine month deployment in Europe. (KOAA)250 soldiers welcomed home to Fort Carson after a nine month deployment in Europe. (KOAA)

    Thousands of Fort Carson soldiers are set to deploy this Spring to Afghanistan. As Rob Quirk reports, they've trained for months and the Mountain Post is helping to prepare families.

    Thousands of Fort Carson soldiers are set to deploy this Spring to Afghanistan. As Rob Quirk reports, they've trained for months and the Mountain Post is helping to prepare families.

  • Cottonwood Creek Trail work to impact Academy Blvd for 18 months

    Cottonwood Creek Trail work to impact Academy Blvd for 18 months

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:46 PM EST2018-02-21 23:46:11 GMT

    Work is starting on the major missing link of the Cottonwood Creek Trail in Colorado Springs. It is a piggyback project with a bridge replacement that will impact traffic on Academy Boulevard.

    Work is starting on the major missing link of the Cottonwood Creek Trail in Colorado Springs. It is a piggyback project with a bridge replacement that will impact traffic on Academy Boulevard.

  • House to hear bill requiring human trafficking prevention training for truckers

    House to hear bill requiring human trafficking prevention training for truckers

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:42 PM EST2018-02-21 23:42:20 GMT

    A bill that would require truckers to get human trafficking prevention training in order to obtain a commercial driver's license made it out of committee Wednesday and will now be considered by the full House.

    A bill that would require truckers to get human trafficking prevention training in order to obtain a commercial driver's license made it out of committee Wednesday and will now be considered by the full House.

  • Officers, civilian take strides in recovery after shooting

    Officers, civilian take strides in recovery after shooting

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:07 PM EST2018-02-21 23:07:21 GMT
    El Paso County Sgt and Deputy injured in shooting on N. Murray.El Paso County Sgt and Deputy injured in shooting on N. Murray.

    More than two weeks after the fatal shooting that claimed the life of El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy Micah Flick, the four other men injured by gunfire are in different phases of their recovery.

    More than two weeks after the fatal shooting that claimed the life of El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy Micah Flick, the four other men injured by gunfire are in different phases of their recovery.

  • Pueblo Police looking for suspect wanted for assault on an elderly man

    Pueblo Police looking for suspect wanted for assault on an elderly man

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:14 PM EST2018-02-21 22:14:41 GMT
    On january 19, 2018, an elderly business owner was assaulted near 900 West St.On january 19, 2018, an elderly business owner was assaulted near 900 West St.

    Can you help identify a man seen on surveillance footage around the time an elderly male was assaulted in Pueblo?

    Can you help identify a man seen on surveillance footage around the time an elderly male was assaulted in Pueblo?

  • Kids receive free dinner at Rawlings Library

    Kids receive free dinner at Rawlings Library

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:07 PM EST2018-02-21 21:07:32 GMT
    Flyer for Afterschool Food Program at Rawlings LiibraryFlyer for Afterschool Food Program at Rawlings Liibrary

    Getting a healthy dinner every day can be a struggle for some kids in Pueblo because their families can't afford it. 

    Getting a healthy dinner every day can be a struggle for some kids in Pueblo because their families can't afford it. 

  • Special Olympics CO Winter Games celebrates 30 years at Copper Mt.

    Special Olympics CO Winter Games celebrates 30 years at Copper Mt.

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:55 PM EST2018-02-21 19:55:40 GMT
    As the world watches the Winter Games in South Korea, another group of athletes, coaches, and supporters are gearing up for a "celebration of sportsmanship and unity" at the annual Special Olympics Colorado Winter Games. For the 30th year, Special Olympics Colorado and Copper Mountain are working together to support Special Olympic athletes in the disciplines of alpine skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoe. The annual Games involve more than 20...
    As the world watches the Winter Games in South Korea, another group of athletes, coaches, and supporters are gearing up for a "celebration of sportsmanship and unity" at the annual Special Olympics Colorado Winter Games. For the 30th year, Special Olympics Colorado and Copper Mountain are working together to support Special Olympic athletes in the disciplines of alpine skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoe. The annual Games involve more than 20...
  • Pueblo Police search for armed robbery suspect

    Pueblo Police search for armed robbery suspect

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:42 PM EST2018-02-21 19:42:09 GMT

    Pueblo Police are responding to an armed robbery in the area of 1900 Troy Ave. Police say they are looking for a man in camouflage or hunting gear, armed with a gun. 

    Pueblo Police are responding to an armed robbery in the area of 1900 Troy Ave. Police say they are looking for a man in camouflage or hunting gear, armed with a gun. 

  • Indiana men banned from hunting after killing Colorado bear

    Indiana men banned from hunting after killing Colorado bear

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:02 PM EST2018-02-21 19:02:15 GMT
    (File Photo: Bear roams a backyard on Cheyenne Mountain. Photo by Gene Grate)(File Photo: Bear roams a backyard on Cheyenne Mountain. Photo by Gene Grate)

    Two Indiana hunting instructors have been banned from hunting and possessing guns for two years after they were convicted of illegally killing a bear in western Colorado. 

    Two Indiana hunting instructors have been banned from hunting and possessing guns for two years after they were convicted of illegally killing a bear in western Colorado. 

  • KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Wednesday February 21

    KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Wednesday February 21

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:01 PM EST2018-02-21 19:01:13 GMT

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Wednesday, February 21.

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Wednesday, February 21.

  • 3 more Colorado students arrested for alleged threats

    3 more Colorado students arrested for alleged threats

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:58 PM EST2018-02-21 18:58:12 GMT

    Three more students are accused of making threats against Colorado schools. The Jefferson County School District in suburban Denver said Wednesday that a student accused of making a threat on social media against Bear Creek High School was in custody. 

    Three more students are accused of making threats against Colorado schools. The Jefferson County School District in suburban Denver said Wednesday that a student accused of making a threat on social media against Bear Creek High School was in custody. 

  • Suspicious death investigation ongoing in Fremont County

    Suspicious death investigation ongoing in Fremont County

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:42 PM EST2018-02-21 18:42:09 GMT

    The Fremont County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a possible dead body found in Penrose Tuesday. Deputies confirmed upon arrival that there was a dead body on scene.

    The Fremont County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a possible dead body found in Penrose Tuesday. Deputies confirmed upon arrival that there was a dead body on scene.

  • Multiple agencies arrest wanted felon out of Teller County

    Multiple agencies arrest wanted felon out of Teller County

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:33 PM EST2018-02-21 18:33:20 GMT

    Multiple agencies in Teller County arrested a wanted felon on four separate warrants Tuesday.The Safe Streets Task Force and Teller County Sheriff's Office assisted in the apprehension of Gilbert George Rainault, also known as Tim Gibson, on four felony warrants out of Teller County. 

    Multiple agencies in Teller County arrested a wanted felon on four separate warrants Tuesday.The Safe Streets Task Force and Teller County Sheriff's Office assisted in the apprehension of Gilbert George Rainault, also known as Tim Gibson, on four felony warrants out of Teller County. 

  • Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

    Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:44 AM EST2018-02-21 15:44:35 GMT

    Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting.    "Let's do something for them!" one man yelled at the beginning of Republican Rep. Mike Coffman's town hall Tuesday night.  Another participant cried out, "We're done with thoughts and prayers!"    Coffman's swing district in the Denver suburbs is all too familiar with mass shootings. A few miles to the northeast ...

    Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting.    "Let's do something for them!" one man yelled at the beginning of Republican Rep. Mike Coffman's town hall Tuesday night.  Another participant cried out, "We're done with thoughts and prayers!"    Coffman's swing district in the Denver suburbs is all too familiar with mass shootings. A few miles to the northeast ...

  • Academy D-20 receives threats, deemed not credible

    Academy D-20 receives threats, deemed not credible

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:29 AM EST2018-02-21 14:29:38 GMT
    Early Wednesday morning, Academy District 20 received two Safe2Tell tips indicating a threat to shoot up and blow up Air Academy High School.  According to district officials, the tipster received the threats through an anonymous app called Sahara. The district has said there is no reason to believe the threat is credible. They said there are no suspect names, or any grudge or reason for the threat. The Colorado Springs Police Department, El Paso County Sheriff's, and Air Forc...
    Early Wednesday morning, Academy District 20 received two Safe2Tell tips indicating a threat to shoot up and blow up Air Academy High School.  According to district officials, the tipster received the threats through an anonymous app called Sahara. The district has said there is no reason to believe the threat is credible. They said there are no suspect names, or any grudge or reason for the threat. The Colorado Springs Police Department, El Paso County Sheriff's, and Air Forc...
  • Weather closures and delays

    Weather closures and delays

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:46 AM EST2018-02-21 13:46:53 GMT

    With bitter temperatures and light snow around the News 5 viewing area, be sure to keep track of all weather-weather closures and delays on KOAA.com.  School Delays Banning Lewis Acad. - 2 Hours Late District 49 - 2 Hours Late. Falcon High School will be on an E-learning day schedule. (For Wed. Feb 21st) Hanover 28 - 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning - 2 Hours Late, No AM kindergarten or preschool The Uni...

    With bitter temperatures and light snow around the News 5 viewing area, be sure to keep track of all weather-weather closures and delays on KOAA.com.  School Delays Banning Lewis Acad. - 2 Hours Late District 49 - 2 Hours Late. Falcon High School will be on an E-learning day schedule. (For Wed. Feb 21st) Hanover 28 - 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning - 2 Hours Late, No AM kindergarten or preschool The Uni...

  • Weather closures and delays

    Weather closures and delays

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:59 AM EST2018-02-21 06:59:43 GMT

    With approaching winter weather coming to our area, be sure to keep track of all weather-weather closures and delays on KOAA.com.

    With approaching winter weather coming to our area, be sure to keep track of all weather-weather closures and delays on KOAA.com.

  • UCCS holds Olympics watch party for business student Mirai Nagasu

    UCCS holds Olympics watch party for business student Mirai Nagasu

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:58 AM EST2018-02-21 06:58:02 GMT
    Students and staff gather to watch Mirai Nagasu compete in the winter Olympics at Clyde's Gastropub on the UCCS campus. (KOAA)Students and staff gather to watch Mirai Nagasu compete in the winter Olympics at Clyde's Gastropub on the UCCS campus. (KOAA)

    As the world watched Mirai Nagasu compete, there was a group of her classmates closer to home watching her take the ice. Nagasu is an International Business student at UCCS right here in Olympic City, USA and she trains at the Olympic Training Center in downtown Colorado Springs. 

    As the world watched Mirai Nagasu compete, there was a group of her classmates closer to home watching her take the ice. Nagasu is an International Business student at UCCS right here in Olympic City, USA and she trains at the Olympic Training Center in downtown Colorado Springs. 

  • State allows Summit County Mine to continue releasing high amounts of Molybdenum into water

    State allows Summit County Mine to continue releasing high amounts of Molybdenum into water

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:51 AM EST2018-02-21 06:51:18 GMT
    Summit County waters subject to Molybdenum pollutionSummit County waters subject to Molybdenum pollution

    A Summit County mine will have until 2020 to reduce mine waste that is seeping into a huge front range water supply.

    A Summit County mine will have until 2020 to reduce mine waste that is seeping into a huge front range water supply.

  • Pueblo D-60 asking for community feedback on district improvement

    Pueblo D-60 asking for community feedback on district improvement

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:09 AM EST2018-02-21 06:09:32 GMT

    Pueblo School District 60 is asking for your help to help make the district better.

    Pueblo School District 60 is asking for your help to help make the district better.

  • Forest Service nearing approval of visitor cap for Hanging Lake

    Forest Service nearing approval of visitor cap for Hanging Lake

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:56 PM EST2018-02-21 04:56:48 GMT

    The National Forest Service drafted a decision, which would add visitor limits to Hanging Lake, one of Colorado's most popular hiking destinations. 

    The National Forest Service drafted a decision, which would add visitor limits to Hanging Lake, one of Colorado's most popular hiking destinations. 

  • Pueblo West firefighters rescue dog stuck in reservoir spillway

    Pueblo West firefighters rescue dog stuck in reservoir spillway

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:39 PM EST2018-02-21 04:39:12 GMT

    Pueblo West Firefighters rescued a dog Tuesday afternoon after it fell into the spillway at Lake Pueblo.

    Pueblo West Firefighters rescued a dog Tuesday afternoon after it fell into the spillway at Lake Pueblo.

  • Vonn takes bronze medal in women's downhill

    Vonn takes bronze medal in women's downhill

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:22 PM EST2018-02-21 03:22:54 GMT

    Sofia Goggia of Italy has won the women's Olympic downhill, with good friend Lindsey Vonn taking the bronze.

    Sofia Goggia of Italy has won the women's Olympic downhill, with good friend Lindsey Vonn taking the bronze.

  • Court documents reveal new details about explosion in Colorado Springs

    Court documents reveal new details about explosion in Colorado Springs

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:55 PM EST2018-02-21 00:55:07 GMT
    Edward Kiley is facing charges for weapons, explosives and narcotics in Colorado Springs.Edward Kiley is facing charges for weapons, explosives and narcotics in Colorado Springs.

    An arrest affidavit obtained by News 5 revealed an explosion inside a Colorado Springs home caused heavy damage to the living room, blowing a hole in the ceiling.

    An arrest affidavit obtained by News 5 revealed an explosion inside a Colorado Springs home caused heavy damage to the living room, blowing a hole in the ceiling.

  • Fremont Sanitation District votes against Arkansas Riverwalk Trail extension

    Fremont Sanitation District votes against Arkansas Riverwalk Trail extension

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:40 PM EST2018-02-21 00:40:49 GMT

    The Fremont Sanitation District has voted 6-1 against a controversial project to extend the Arkansas Riverwalk Trail another seven miles for a route from Canon City’s west side to Florence.

    The Fremont Sanitation District has voted 6-1 against a controversial project to extend the Arkansas Riverwalk Trail another seven miles for a route from Canon City’s west side to Florence.

  • Pueblo library reaches "final four" in national competition

    Pueblo library reaches "final four" in national competition

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-02-21 00:37:53 GMT
    Students attend lessons at Rawlings Library. (KOAA)Students attend lessons at Rawlings Library. (KOAA)

    The Pueblo City-County Library District was one of 116 nominations submitted for the Leslie Knope Award for Best Public Library.

    The Pueblo City-County Library District was one of 116 nominations submitted for the Leslie Knope Award for Best Public Library.

  • People without disabilities use the ADA to make money; Lawmakers want it to stop

    People without disabilities use the ADA to make money; Lawmakers want it to stop

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-02-21 00:36:08 GMT

    A bill aimed at stopping so called "disability advocates" from making money off the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) just passed the U.S. House of Representatives.  In a 225-192 vote, most House Republicans and about a dozen Democrats approved H.R. 620.  

    A bill aimed at stopping so called "disability advocates" from making money off the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) just passed the U.S. House of Representatives.  In a 225-192 vote, most House Republicans and about a dozen Democrats approved H.R. 620.  

  • Winter Park offers discounted tickets for Winter Park Express

    Winter Park offers discounted tickets for Winter Park Express

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:11 PM EST2018-02-21 00:11:41 GMT
    Photo: Winter ParkPhoto: Winter Park

    Skiers and snowboarders around Colorado now have some serious fresh powder on mountains around the state. In celebration of the much needed snow, Amtrak and the Winter Park Resort is offering a discounted $29 ticket for every remaining seat on the Winter Park Express round-trip this weekend. 

    Skiers and snowboarders around Colorado now have some serious fresh powder on mountains around the state. In celebration of the much needed snow, Amtrak and the Winter Park Resort is offering a discounted $29 ticket for every remaining seat on the Winter Park Express round-trip this weekend. 

  • State lawmakers looking at gun legislation

    State lawmakers looking at gun legislation

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:06 PM EST2018-02-21 00:06:39 GMT

    Colorado lawmakers introduced a handful of bills at the start of the legislative session that could change some laws regarding guns here in Colorado.  

    Colorado lawmakers introduced a handful of bills at the start of the legislative session that could change some laws regarding guns here in Colorado.  

  • Highway 67 closed north of Woodland Park due to "serious" crash

    Highway 67 closed north of Woodland Park due to "serious" crash

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:18 PM EST2018-02-20 23:18:30 GMT

    Colorado State Patrol responded to a crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 67 north of Woodland Park.

    Colorado State Patrol responded to a crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 67 north of Woodland Park.

  • Sky Sox holding auditions for National Anthem singers

    Sky Sox holding auditions for National Anthem singers

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-20 21:46:04 GMT

    The Colorado Sky Sox will be hosting their Annual National Anthem Auditions for the 2018 season. Soloists, duets, trios and quartets are all invited to audition at the Chapel Hills Mall on Saturday, March 3.  

    The Colorado Sky Sox will be hosting their Annual National Anthem Auditions for the 2018 season. Soloists, duets, trios and quartets are all invited to audition at the Chapel Hills Mall on Saturday, March 3.  

  • KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Tuesday, February 20th

    KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Tuesday, February 20th

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:42 PM EST2018-02-20 21:42:41 GMT

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Tuesday, February 20th.

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Tuesday, February 20th.

  • "I was almost a school shooter"

    "I was almost a school shooter"

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-02-20 20:04:09 GMT

    Days after the deadly school shooting in Florida, a man named Aaron chose to write to NBC affiliate KUSA, and share his personal story about how he was almost a school shooter. It's not for attention, Aaron did it to help even one person who may be considering the fate he once considered.

    Days after the deadly school shooting in Florida, a man named Aaron chose to write to NBC affiliate KUSA, and share his personal story about how he was almost a school shooter. It's not for attention, Aaron did it to help even one person who may be considering the fate he once considered.

  • Job Fair held at Fort Carson for military and veterans

    Job Fair held at Fort Carson for military and veterans

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:49 PM EST2018-02-20 19:49:25 GMT

    The Pikes Peak Workforce Center has partnered with US Army and US Air Force transition assistance agencies to offer a "Connect with a Vet" hiring event. The job fair is focused on helping transition military, veterans, Reserve/National Guard and Family members, including more than 75 employers. 

    The Pikes Peak Workforce Center has partnered with US Army and US Air Force transition assistance agencies to offer a "Connect with a Vet" hiring event. The job fair is focused on helping transition military, veterans, Reserve/National Guard and Family members, including more than 75 employers. 

  • El Paso County to hold public meeting on I-25 expansion

    El Paso County to hold public meeting on I-25 expansion

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:46 PM EST2018-02-20 19:46:26 GMT

    El Paso County is hosting a public meeting at Lewis-Palmer High School to discuss planning for the I-25 expansion between Monument and Castle Rock. 

    El Paso County is hosting a public meeting at Lewis-Palmer High School to discuss planning for the I-25 expansion between Monument and Castle Rock. 

  • Heating safety tips for cold temperatures

    Heating safety tips for cold temperatures

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:15 PM EST2018-02-20 18:15:06 GMT

    The Colorado Springs Fire Department is reminding people of heating safety tips during these cold temperatures. The National Fire Protection Association offers a list of safety tips on how to keep your home safe with heating equipment, as it is a leading cause of home fire deaths.

    The Colorado Springs Fire Department is reminding people of heating safety tips during these cold temperatures. The National Fire Protection Association offers a list of safety tips on how to keep your home safe with heating equipment, as it is a leading cause of home fire deaths.

  • Car accident causes gas leak near Black Forest

    Car accident causes gas leak near Black Forest

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:50 PM EST2018-02-20 17:50:48 GMT

    A woman lost control of her vehicle and hit a gas meter at Burgess and Windmill Roads at about 9:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. 

    A woman lost control of her vehicle and hit a gas meter at Burgess and Windmill Roads at about 9:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. 

  • Snowy commutes across the Front Range today

    Snowy commutes across the Front Range today

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:50 AM EST2018-02-20 15:50:17 GMT

    Plan on giving yourself plenty of extra time for your Tuesday morning commute. The roads are icy and snowpacked just about every where across the Front Range. 

    Plan on giving yourself plenty of extra time for your Tuesday morning commute. The roads are icy and snowpacked just about every where across the Front Range. 

  • Weather closures and delays

    Weather closures and delays

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:31 AM EST2018-02-20 13:31:57 GMT
    2017 Weather Closings and Delays - Snow2017 Weather Closings and Delays - Snow

    With approaching winter weather coming to our area, be sure to keep track of all weather-weather closures and delays on KOAA.com.

    With approaching winter weather coming to our area, be sure to keep track of all weather-weather closures and delays on KOAA.com.

  • Power outage affects customers in northern Colorado Springs

    Power outage affects customers in northern Colorado Springs

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:18 AM EST2018-02-20 13:18:34 GMT

    A power outage is affecting roughly three thousand customers in the Briargate area this morning. Crews are working to restore power to homes near Research and Rangewood. 

    A power outage is affecting roughly three thousand customers in the Briargate area this morning. Crews are working to restore power to homes near Research and Rangewood. 

  • New rock garden in Pueblo vandalized

    New rock garden in Pueblo vandalized

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:51 AM EST2018-02-20 06:51:28 GMT
    Broken stone in rock garden at Lake Minnequa ParkBroken stone in rock garden at Lake Minnequa Park

    Vandals and thieves are destroying a new community garden in Pueblo. 

    Vandals and thieves are destroying a new community garden in Pueblo. 

  • Eight explosives, marijuana concentrate found in Colorado Springs home

    Eight explosives, marijuana concentrate found in Colorado Springs home

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:42 AM EST2018-02-20 06:42:51 GMT
    Edward Kiley is facing charges for weapons, explosives and narcotics in Colorado Springs.Edward Kiley is facing charges for weapons, explosives and narcotics in Colorado Springs.

    Colorado Springs Police said they found eight undetonated explosives and marijuana concentrate inside a home following reported explosions at the home Friday night. 

    Colorado Springs Police said they found eight undetonated explosives and marijuana concentrate inside a home following reported explosions at the home Friday night. 

  • Dr. Nat Sobin wins February Teachers First Award

    Dr. Nat Sobin wins February Teachers First Award

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:42 AM EST2018-02-20 06:42:40 GMT
    Dr. Nat Sobin of Mesa Ridge High School wins the February Teachers First Award. (KOAA)Dr. Nat Sobin of Mesa Ridge High School wins the February Teachers First Award. (KOAA)

    Dr. Nat Sobin was honored with the KOAA News 5's Teachers First Award on Wednesday.  He is an outstanding engineering teacher at Mesa Ridge High School in Widefield School District 3. Sobin was nominated by his other teachers for his excellence in teaching and dedication to his students. They tell News 5, more often than not, he's the first one in the door every morning and the last one to leave. 

    Dr. Nat Sobin was honored with the KOAA News 5's Teachers First Award on Wednesday.  He is an outstanding engineering teacher at Mesa Ridge High School in Widefield School District 3. Sobin was nominated by his other teachers for his excellence in teaching and dedication to his students. They tell News 5, more often than not, he's the first one in the door every morning and the last one to leave. 

  • U.S Hockey defeats Slovakia 5-1 in qualification round

    U.S Hockey defeats Slovakia 5-1 in qualification round

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:02 AM EST2018-02-20 06:02:32 GMT

    The United States' men's hockey team has beaten Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round at the Pyeongchang Olympics to advance to face the Czech Republic in the Olympic quarterfinals.

    The United States' men's hockey team has beaten Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round at the Pyeongchang Olympics to advance to face the Czech Republic in the Olympic quarterfinals.

  • American siblings take bronze, Canadians take gold in ice dance

    American siblings take bronze, Canadians take gold in ice dance

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-02-20 05:10:01 GMT

    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have won the gold medal in ice dance at the Pyeongchang Olympics, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history with their third gold and fifth medal overall.  

    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have won the gold medal in ice dance at the Pyeongchang Olympics, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history with their third gold and fifth medal overall.  

  • Non-profit hands out new, safer heating kits to homeless camps

    Non-profit hands out new, safer heating kits to homeless camps

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:08 PM EST2018-02-20 01:08:17 GMT

    Unlike the old heating kit, they don't require an open flame and will turn off if tipped over accidentally.

    Unlike the old heating kit, they don't require an open flame and will turn off if tipped over accidentally.

  • Records denial suggests accusations of sexual harassment by Town Manager

    Records denial suggests accusations of sexual harassment by Town Manager

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:47 PM EST2018-02-20 00:47:51 GMT
    Monument Town Manager Chris Lowe is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into accusations of wrongdoingMonument Town Manager Chris Lowe is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into accusations of wrongdoing

    Monument Town Manager Chris Lowe may be facing accusations of sexual harassment.  In a letter denying a Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) request filed by News 5, Town Clerk Laura Hogan stated that the records we wanted were protected by the state law that excludes sexual harassment complaints from disclosure.

    Monument Town Manager Chris Lowe may be facing accusations of sexual harassment.  In a letter denying a Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) request filed by News 5, Town Clerk Laura Hogan stated that the records we wanted were protected by the state law that excludes sexual harassment complaints from disclosure.

  • Act of Congress needed to expand Florissant Fossil Beds

    Act of Congress needed to expand Florissant Fossil Beds

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:44 PM EST2018-02-20 00:44:01 GMT

    "It can't be done without an act of congress." Colorado Congressman Doug Lamborn is pushing legislation allowing the expansion of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. A land trust offered the property on the west edge of the park. 

    "It can't be done without an act of congress." Colorado Congressman Doug Lamborn is pushing legislation allowing the expansion of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. A land trust offered the property on the west edge of the park. 

  • Proposed bill would add protections to personal information in state records

    Proposed bill would add protections to personal information in state records

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:39 PM EST2018-02-20 00:39:01 GMT

    In this digital world we live in, it's no secret our information can be at risk. That's why a southern Colorado state senator said he wants to protect the information you provide on state records.

    In this digital world we live in, it's no secret our information can be at risk. That's why a southern Colorado state senator said he wants to protect the information you provide on state records.

  • Investigation underway after hiker finds body in Saguache County

    Investigation underway after hiker finds body in Saguache County

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-02-20 00:30:46 GMT

    The Saguache County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation are investigating after a body was found Sunday.

    The Saguache County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation are investigating after a body was found Sunday.

  • Bill to add new security technology on state records

    Bill to add new security technology on state records

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:28 PM EST2018-02-20 00:28:28 GMT
    According to the bill, in 2017 there were 6-8 million attacks a dayAccording to the bill, in 2017 there were 6-8 million attacks a day

    With a lot of information available online or in digital formats in general, a state lawmaker wants to make sure your information is more protected.  

    With a lot of information available online or in digital formats in general, a state lawmaker wants to make sure your information is more protected.  

  • Dog foods recalled for possible salmonella and 'euthanasia drug'

    Dog foods recalled for possible salmonella and 'euthanasia drug'

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:12 PM EST2018-02-19 23:12:52 GMT

    According to the Food and Drug Administration, a number of dog foods and treats are being recalled. 

    According to the Food and Drug Administration, a number of dog foods and treats are being recalled. 

  • Police arrest man for car break-in early Monday morning

    Police arrest man for car break-in early Monday morning

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:40 PM EST2018-02-19 19:40:50 GMT

    Colorado Springs Police officers of the Gold Hill Division responded to a car break-in in progress early Monday morning. Police responded to the area of 2700 West Colorado Ave, but while en route officers received information that there may have been shots fired as the suspect was leaving the area.

    Colorado Springs Police officers of the Gold Hill Division responded to a car break-in in progress early Monday morning. Police responded to the area of 2700 West Colorado Ave, but while en route officers received information that there may have been shots fired as the suspect was leaving the area.

  • Explosion inside home results in seizure of weapons and explosives

    Explosion inside home results in seizure of weapons and explosives

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:26 PM EST2018-02-19 19:26:54 GMT
    Colorado Springs PD blocks roads around E Vermijo for an investigation into explosions at a home. (KOAA)Colorado Springs PD blocks roads around E Vermijo for an investigation into explosions at a home. (KOAA)

    The man who suffered injuries from an explosion inside a home on E. Vermijo Avenue late Friday is now facing charges for weapons, explosives and narcotics. 

    The man who suffered injuries from an explosion inside a home on E. Vermijo Avenue late Friday is now facing charges for weapons, explosives and narcotics. 

  • Heavy snow, bitter cold blasting Rockies

    Heavy snow, bitter cold blasting Rockies

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:20 PM EST2018-02-19 19:20:40 GMT

    Heavy snow and frigid wind chills are blasting much of the Rocky Mountain region. The National Weather Service predicts at least 6 inches (15 centimeters) of snow from the Colorado high country through most of Wyoming, where winter storm warnings are in effect. 

    Heavy snow and frigid wind chills are blasting much of the Rocky Mountain region. The National Weather Service predicts at least 6 inches (15 centimeters) of snow from the Colorado high country through most of Wyoming, where winter storm warnings are in effect. 

  • February is national pet dental health month

    February is national pet dental health month

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-02-19 19:11:19 GMT

    February is national pet dental health month, a reminder to keep your pets healthy and happy. According to a release, in 2017 PetFirst Pet Insurance reported nearly a quarter of a million dollars in claims for gingivitis and periodontal disease, just two examples of common dental health issues in dogs and cats. 

    February is national pet dental health month, a reminder to keep your pets healthy and happy. According to a release, in 2017 PetFirst Pet Insurance reported nearly a quarter of a million dollars in claims for gingivitis and periodontal disease, just two examples of common dental health issues in dogs and cats. 

  • Man in auto-pedestrian accident dies

    Man in auto-pedestrian accident dies

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:03 AM EST2018-02-19 16:03:50 GMT

    Man involved in an auto-pedestrian accident at Nevada and Las Vegas on February 9th, dies from his injuries. The driver faces no charges at this time. 

    Man involved in an auto-pedestrian accident at Nevada and Las Vegas on February 9th, dies from his injuries. The driver faces no charges at this time. 

  • Fort Carson starts live-fire training exercises on Tuesday

    Fort Carson starts live-fire training exercises on Tuesday

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:40 AM EST2018-02-19 15:40:20 GMT

    Fort Carson's Third Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division will conduct live-fire training exercises starting tomorrow and running through March 29th. 

    Fort Carson's Third Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division will conduct live-fire training exercises starting tomorrow and running through March 29th. 

  • Woman in serious condition after being shot in the face

    Woman in serious condition after being shot in the face

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:27 AM EST2018-02-19 15:27:54 GMT
    A woman was shot in the face outside a home on Iowa Ave in Colorado Springs. (KOAA)A woman was shot in the face outside a home on Iowa Ave in Colorado Springs. (KOAA)

    A woman is in the hospital with serious injuries after a shooting in the 500 block of Iowa Ave. at about midnight this morning. She was found in her driveway with a gunshot wound to the face.

    A woman is in the hospital with serious injuries after a shooting in the 500 block of Iowa Ave. at about midnight this morning. She was found in her driveway with a gunshot wound to the face.

  • Mikaela Shiffrin drops out of downhill to focus on combined event

    Mikaela Shiffrin drops out of downhill to focus on combined event

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:29 AM EST2018-02-19 14:29:42 GMT
    Mikaela ShiffrinMikaela Shiffrin

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin is dropping out of the downhill at the Pyeongchang Games so she can focus on the combined event that was moved to the following day. 

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin is dropping out of the downhill at the Pyeongchang Games so she can focus on the combined event that was moved to the following day. 

  • Space defense center in Colorado Springs begins 24-hour operations

    Space defense center in Colorado Springs begins 24-hour operations

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:13 AM EST2018-02-19 13:13:11 GMT
    Some 4,850 of the roughly 8,000 people who work at Schriever Air Force base are civiliansSome 4,850 of the roughly 8,000 people who work at Schriever Air Force base are civilians

    The National Space Defense Center at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs is now in full operation. The center's mission is to ferret out threats to military and spy satellites and take actions to keep American interests safe in orbit.    

    The National Space Defense Center at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs is now in full operation. The center's mission is to ferret out threats to military and spy satellites and take actions to keep American interests safe in orbit.    

  • CSU-Pueblo students get discount on professional attire

    CSU-Pueblo students get discount on professional attire

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:36 AM EST2018-02-19 05:36:51 GMT

    The university partnered with JCPenney at the Pueblo Mall to give students, as well as staff and faculty members at the school, a big discount on professional attire.

    The university partnered with JCPenney at the Pueblo Mall to give students, as well as staff and faculty members at the school, a big discount on professional attire.

  • Police take two juveniles into custody for starting fire in Wesminster

    Police take two juveniles into custody for starting fire in Wesminster

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:03 AM EST2018-02-19 05:03:22 GMT

    Westminster Police took two juveniles into custody for their involvement in starting a field fire that threatened nearby homes Sunday. 

    Westminster Police took two juveniles into custody for their involvement in starting a field fire that threatened nearby homes Sunday. 

  • Pueblo District 60 switching to new bus service provider

    Pueblo District 60 switching to new bus service provider

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:39 PM EST2018-02-19 04:39:30 GMT

    News 5 has learned Pueblo District 60 is parting ways this summer with First Student, the privatized bus company that started transporting kids for the district back in 2012.

    News 5 has learned Pueblo District 60 is parting ways this summer with First Student, the privatized bus company that started transporting kids for the district back in 2012.

  • Police arrest suspect following family disturbance with a knife

    Police arrest suspect following family disturbance with a knife

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:23 PM EST2018-02-19 03:23:36 GMT

    Colorado Springs Police responded to a family disturbance involving a knife in the 1400 block of Meadow Peak View. Police responded the the apartment Sunday afternoon, but on the way received information that the suspect involved wanted police to shoot him. 

    Colorado Springs Police responded to a family disturbance involving a knife in the 1400 block of Meadow Peak View. Police responded the the apartment Sunday afternoon, but on the way received information that the suspect involved wanted police to shoot him. 

  • Girl Scouts sell cookies in front of dispensary in Lakewood

    Girl Scouts sell cookies in front of dispensary in Lakewood

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:42 PM EST2018-02-18 22:42:45 GMT

    A group of Girl Scouts were selling cookies outside of a weed shop in Lakewood Friday afternoon. This has been a trending topic among media as a Girl Scout group story went viral after selling cookies outside of a dispensary in California. 

    A group of Girl Scouts were selling cookies outside of a weed shop in Lakewood Friday afternoon. This has been a trending topic among media as a Girl Scout group story went viral after selling cookies outside of a dispensary in California. 

  • Homeowner holds suspect at gunpoint until authorities arrive

    Homeowner holds suspect at gunpoint until authorities arrive

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:03 PM EST2018-02-18 22:03:17 GMT

    Fremont County Deputies were dispatched to the 800 block of Drake in Canon City on reports of people attempting to trespass into storage units.  The reporting party told deputies that there were "suspicious people" at the storage units trying to unlock the units attempting to get in.

    Fremont County Deputies were dispatched to the 800 block of Drake in Canon City on reports of people attempting to trespass into storage units.  The reporting party told deputies that there were "suspicious people" at the storage units trying to unlock the units attempting to get in.

  • Denver crash kills 2, injures 3 early Sunday

    Denver crash kills 2, injures 3 early Sunday

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:01 PM EST2018-02-18 22:01:12 GMT

    Two people died and three others were injured when two cars collided and rolled over early Sunday on Interstate 70 in Denver. 

    Two people died and three others were injured when two cars collided and rolled over early Sunday on Interstate 70 in Denver. 

  • Tip to CPW leads to poaching conviction of two Colorado Springs men

    Tip to CPW leads to poaching conviction of two Colorado Springs men

    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:40 PM EST2018-02-18 21:40:21 GMT

    An anonymous tip to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers has led to the arrest and conviction of two Colorado Springs men for multiple crimes. Just over a week ago, 33-year-old Yevgeniy Bikrev plead guilty to charges of illegal possession of wildlife, hunting on private property without permission, and hunting out of season. In addition to the wildlife crimes, Bikrev plead guilty to one count of possessing or manufacturing marijuana concentrate, a class three drug felony. This c...

    An anonymous tip to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers has led to the arrest and conviction of two Colorado Springs men for multiple crimes. Just over a week ago, 33-year-old Yevgeniy Bikrev plead guilty to charges of illegal possession of wildlife, hunting on private property without permission, and hunting out of season. In addition to the wildlife crimes, Bikrev plead guilty to one count of possessing or manufacturing marijuana concentrate, a class three drug felony. This c...

  • Denver residents can turn in banned bump stocks to police

    Denver residents can turn in banned bump stocks to police

    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:09 PM EST2018-02-18 21:09:08 GMT

    Police stations in Denver are accepting bump stocks from residents after the city imposed a ban the devices.  Bump stocks allow semi-automatic rifles to mimic the rapid fire of machine guns when attached. 

    Police stations in Denver are accepting bump stocks from residents after the city imposed a ban the devices.  Bump stocks allow semi-automatic rifles to mimic the rapid fire of machine guns when attached. 

  • Ski shops seeing increased business after last weeks snow

    Ski shops seeing increased business after last weeks snow

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-02-18 19:11:02 GMT
    Ski Shops seeing pay off after major stormSki Shops seeing pay off after major storm

    With a snowy weekend last week, it brought out many skiers and snowboarders out to our local rental shops for a trip up to the mountains. 

    With a snowy weekend last week, it brought out many skiers and snowboarders out to our local rental shops for a trip up to the mountains. 

  • KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Sunday February 18

    KOAA 5 Olympic Coverage: Sunday February 18

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:04 AM EST2018-02-18 13:04:35 GMT

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Sunday, February 18: 1:00 p.m. BIATHLON - In Biathlon, France’s Martin Fourcade, after back-to-back Olympic silvers in the men’s 15km mass start, seeks a golden upgrade against a field that includes reigning world champion Simon Schempp of Germany. SPEED SKATING - Speed Skating coverage includes qualifying in the men’s ...

    KOAA 5 is your home for coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  Here is a list of the events for Sunday, February 18: 1:00 p.m. BIATHLON - In Biathlon, France’s Martin Fourcade, after back-to-back Olympic silvers in the men’s 15km mass start, seeks a golden upgrade against a field that includes reigning world champion Simon Schempp of Germany. SPEED SKATING - Speed Skating coverage includes qualifying in the men’s ...

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