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  • President Trump visits Israel, says a "lot of love" will help bring peace

    President Trump visits Israel, says a "lot of love" will help bring peace

    Monday, May 22 2017 2:55 PM EDT2017-05-22 18:55:56 GMT
    President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

    President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered remarks in support of each nation's agenda in regards to peace in the Middle East. 

    President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered remarks in support of each nation's agenda in regards to peace in the Middle East. 

  • Thunderbirds arrive for Air Force Academy graduation week

    Thunderbirds arrive for Air Force Academy graduation week

    Monday, May 22 2017 2:20 PM EDT2017-05-22 18:20:26 GMT
    A US Air Force Thunderbirds aircraft performs in Oklahoma. (May 2017 - Facebook)A US Air Force Thunderbirds aircraft performs in Oklahoma. (May 2017 - Facebook)

    The Air Force Thunderbirds are in town for the academy's graduation ceremony. The team is expected to arrive Monday morning with a flyover of the Academy at 10:00 a.m.

    The Air Force Thunderbirds are in town for the academy's graduation ceremony. The team is expected to arrive Monday morning with a flyover of the Academy at 10:00 a.m.

  • Pueblo PD arrests two for suspected gang-related drive-by shooting

    Pueblo PD arrests two for suspected gang-related drive-by shooting

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-05-22 16:53:48 GMT
    Donavon Mann and Travis Elifritz are charged with attempted murder for a drive-by shooting in Pueblo.Donavon Mann and Travis Elifritz are charged with attempted murder for a drive-by shooting in Pueblo.

    A drive-by shooting in Pueblo results in the arrest of the two men accused of opening fire on a group of people standing outside a home on E. 1st Street.

    A drive-by shooting in Pueblo results in the arrest of the two men accused of opening fire on a group of people standing outside a home on E. 1st Street.

  • City hosting emergency preparedness meeting Tuesday

    City hosting emergency preparedness meeting Tuesday

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-05-22 16:36:50 GMT
    A helicopter drops water on the fire as firefighters continued to battle the blaze that burned into the evening hours in Waldo Canyon on the U.S. Air Force Academy June 27, 2012. (Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock USAF)A helicopter drops water on the fire as firefighters continued to battle the blaze that burned into the evening hours in Waldo Canyon on the U.S. Air Force Academy June 27, 2012. (Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock USAF)

    The City of Colorado Springs is hosting a community meeting Tuesday to make sure residents are prepared for wildfires and other natural disasters.

    The City of Colorado Springs is hosting a community meeting Tuesday to make sure residents are prepared for wildfires and other natural disasters.

  • Doomsday seed vault floods after unseasonably warm weather

    Doomsday seed vault floods after unseasonably warm weather

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:41:24 GMT

    Unseasonably warm temperatures last fall caused water to breach the entrance to the Arctic's so-called "Doomsday" seed vault, one of humanity's last hopes after a global catastrophe.

    Unseasonably warm temperatures last fall caused water to breach the entrance to the Arctic's so-called "Doomsday" seed vault, one of humanity's last hopes after a global catastrophe.

  • Air Force Academy gears up for graduation week

    Air Force Academy gears up for graduation week

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:36 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:36:19 GMT
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    Preparations are underway at the Air Force Academy for graduation week activities. The class of 2017 will graduate from the Academy on Wednesday. May 24th. 

    Preparations are underway at the Air Force Academy for graduation week activities. The class of 2017 will graduate from the Academy on Wednesday. May 24th. 

  • Denver man arrested for castrating transgender woman

    Denver man arrested for castrating transgender woman

    Monday, May 22 2017 10:49 AM EDT2017-05-22 14:49:34 GMT
    James Lowell Pennington is charged with first degree assault.James Lowell Pennington is charged with first degree assault.

    DENVER (AP) - Police say a Colorado man without a medical license has been arrested after he allegedly used an Army surgical kit to castrate a transgender woman at her Denver apartment.

    DENVER (AP) - Police say a Colorado man without a medical license has been arrested after he allegedly used an Army surgical kit to castrate a transgender woman at her Denver apartment.

  • Flood insurance: Why experts say now is the time to buy

    Flood insurance: Why experts say now is the time to buy

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:58 AM EDT2017-05-22 13:58:52 GMT
    Several roads in Beulah are closed due to heavy flooding. (Pueblo County Sheriff's Office)Several roads in Beulah are closed due to heavy flooding. (Pueblo County Sheriff's Office)

    With more rain rolling in this week, now is the time to make sure you're prepared for flooding, which can easily cause damage to your home or property. 

    With more rain rolling in this week, now is the time to make sure you're prepared for flooding, which can easily cause damage to your home or property. 

  • President Trump visits Middle East

    President Trump visits Middle East

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:20 AM EDT2017-05-22 13:20:20 GMT

    President Donald Trump has signed the guestbook at the official residence of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.  In a short inscription, Trump wrote: "It is such a great honor to be in Israel and be with all of my great friends!" 

    President Donald Trump has signed the guestbook at the official residence of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.  In a short inscription, Trump wrote: "It is such a great honor to be in Israel and be with all of my great friends!" 

  • Power outage affecting thousands in Fremont County

    Power outage affecting thousands in Fremont County

    Monday, May 22 2017 7:44 AM EDT2017-05-22 11:44:55 GMT

    Power outages in Canon City and western Fremont County, are affecting thousands of Black Hills Energy customers.

    Power outages in Canon City and western Fremont County, are affecting thousands of Black Hills Energy customers.

  • Six months to the day after paralyzing accident, Ellicott student defies obstacles to graduate

    Six months to the day after paralyzing accident, Ellicott student defies obstacles to graduate

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-05-22 04:29:23 GMT

    This time of year so many high school seniors are walking across the stage for their diplomas. An Ellicott High School graduate has to roll across the stage because of an accident that paralyzed him In November. 

    This time of year so many high school seniors are walking across the stage for their diplomas. An Ellicott High School graduate has to roll across the stage because of an accident that paralyzed him In November. 

  • Protecting pets from effects of seasonal allergies

    Protecting pets from effects of seasonal allergies

    Sunday, May 21 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-05-22 00:50:53 GMT

    Seasonal allergies can certainly make people feel miserable this time of year, but our four-legged friends may be suffering from allergies as well. 

    Seasonal allergies can certainly make people feel miserable this time of year, but our four-legged friends may be suffering from allergies as well. 

  • Firefighters hold realistic training drill at local hospital

    Firefighters hold realistic training drill at local hospital

    Sunday, May 21 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-05-21 22:47:41 GMT

    If you saw a lot of emergency vehicles in the area of St. Francis Medical Center on Sunday, it wasn't an actual emergency.

    If you saw a lot of emergency vehicles in the area of St. Francis Medical Center on Sunday, it wasn't an actual emergency.

  • 3 family members found dead in Erie residence

    3 family members found dead in Erie residence

    Sunday, May 21 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-05-21 22:24:57 GMT

    ERIE, Colo. (AP) - Colorado authorities are investigating the deaths of three family members, including a 4-year-old boy, whose bodies were found in a residence in Erie.  

    ERIE, Colo. (AP) - Colorado authorities are investigating the deaths of three family members, including a 4-year-old boy, whose bodies were found in a residence in Erie.  

  • Suspect arrested in Colorado Springs fatal shooting

    Suspect arrested in Colorado Springs fatal shooting

    Sunday, May 21 2017 3:47 PM EDT2017-05-21 19:47:59 GMT

    Colorado Springs Police confirm the victim of a shooting in the Stetson Hills neighborhood Saturday night has died from his injuries.

    Colorado Springs Police confirm the victim of a shooting in the Stetson Hills neighborhood Saturday night has died from his injuries.

  • Police: Good Samaritan drives crash victims to the hospital

    Police: Good Samaritan drives crash victims to the hospital

    Sunday, May 21 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-05-21 17:43:44 GMT

    Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating a crash that happened early Sunday morning. 

    Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating a crash that happened early Sunday morning. 

  • Organizers of a Colorado marijuana rally fined over trash

    Organizers of a Colorado marijuana rally fined over trash

    Sunday, May 21 2017 10:58 AM EDT2017-05-21 14:58:05 GMT
    Organizers of a marijuana rally have been fined $12,000 and banned from holding the event in Denver for three years after trash was found scattered at Civic Center Park the next morning. Denver Parks and Recreation officials issued the penalties after finding the 4/20 Rally violated city requirements with regard to trash management and public safety and security. Organizer Santino Walter has said the trash was bagged and ready to be picked up the morning after the April 20 event, an...
    Organizers of a marijuana rally have been fined $12,000 and banned from holding the event in Denver for three years after trash was found scattered at Civic Center Park the next morning. Denver Parks and Recreation officials issued the penalties after finding the 4/20 Rally violated city requirements with regard to trash management and public safety and security. Organizer Santino Walter has said the trash was bagged and ready to be picked up the morning after the April 20 event, an...
  • Police reunite lost child with parents

    Police reunite lost child with parents

    Sunday, May 21 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-05-21 14:11:59 GMT

    Officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department believe a three year old little boy wandered away from home in the middle of the night. A good Samaritan spotted the child as he was walking near Academy Boulevard and Rebecca Lane at about 3:00 a.m. A security guard also stopped and notified the police. Officers were greatly concerned about the child's welfare given the time of day and how close he was to a busy street. 

    Officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department believe a three year old little boy wandered away from home in the middle of the night. A good Samaritan spotted the child as he was walking near Academy Boulevard and Rebecca Lane at about 3:00 a.m. A security guard also stopped and notified the police. Officers were greatly concerned about the child's welfare given the time of day and how close he was to a busy street. 

  • Veterans and family share personal stories at replica Vietnam Memorial Wall

    Veterans and family share personal stories at replica Vietnam Memorial Wall

    Saturday, May 20 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-05-21 03:39:32 GMT

    Memorial day is just over a week away and a mobile Vietnam Memorial is in Colorado Springs through tomorrow afternoon. The American Veterans Traveling Tribute brings replicas of the Vietnam Veteran Memorial wall all around the country.

    Memorial day is just over a week away and a mobile Vietnam Memorial is in Colorado Springs through tomorrow afternoon. The American Veterans Traveling Tribute brings replicas of the Vietnam Veteran Memorial wall all around the country.

  • Get outside and celebrate! First-ever Colorado Public Lands Day

    Get outside and celebrate! First-ever Colorado Public Lands Day

    Saturday, May 20 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-05-20 23:10:52 GMT

    Saturday, May 20, is the first-ever Colorado Public Lands Day. 

    Saturday, May 20, is the first-ever Colorado Public Lands Day. 

  • Heli-tour helicopter crashes in Fremont County

    Heli-tour helicopter crashes in Fremont County

    Saturday, May 20 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-05-20 20:51:05 GMT

    Crews are responding to Eight Mile Hill in Fremont County after a heli-tour helicopter crashed in a field near the landing pad, according to Fremont County Sheriff's Office.

    Crews are responding to Eight Mile Hill in Fremont County after a heli-tour helicopter crashed in a field near the landing pad, according to Fremont County Sheriff's Office.

  • Boats, Bands, and BBQ underway in Pueblo

    Boats, Bands, and BBQ underway in Pueblo

    Saturday, May 20 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-05-20 20:40:47 GMT
    Photo courtesy Boats, Bands, and BBQPhoto courtesy Boats, Bands, and BBQ

    It's time for Boats, Bands, and BBQ at the Riverwalk in Pueblo. 

    It's time for Boats, Bands, and BBQ at the Riverwalk in Pueblo. 

  • Power restored for nearly 8,500 Mountain View Electric customers

    Power restored for nearly 8,500 Mountain View Electric customers

    Saturday, May 20 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-05-20 20:01:47 GMT

    Power has been restored to nearly all customers after a widespread outage Saturday morning, according to Mountain View Electric's website.

    Power has been restored to nearly all customers after a widespread outage Saturday morning, according to Mountain View Electric's website.

  • Colorado Springs Public Works Department holds open house

    Colorado Springs Public Works Department holds open house

    Saturday, May 20 2017 3:20 PM EDT2017-05-20 19:20:38 GMT

    Colorado Springs city workers who take care of roads and storm drains wanted to open their doors to the community this weekend. 

    Colorado Springs city workers who take care of roads and storm drains wanted to open their doors to the community this weekend. 

  • Colorado Springs walkers help MS Society reach $1 billion in research fundraising

    Colorado Springs walkers help MS Society reach $1 billion in research fundraising

    Saturday, May 20 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-05-20 15:17:53 GMT
    Hundreds of people are walking in Acadia Park to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis researchHundreds of people are walking in Acadia Park to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis research

    Nearly 1,000 people showed up to Acacia Park in Colorado Springs Saturday morning to raise money for multiple sclerosis research.

    Nearly 1,000 people showed up to Acacia Park in Colorado Springs Saturday morning to raise money for multiple sclerosis research.

  • Lewis-Palmer High School student killed in crash

    Lewis-Palmer High School student killed in crash

    Saturday, May 20 2017 10:52 AM EDT2017-05-20 14:52:45 GMT

    Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in El Paso County that killed an 18-year-old Colorado Springs man early Saturday morning.

    Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in El Paso County that killed an 18-year-old Colorado Springs man early Saturday morning.

  • Denver Police officer injured in shooting

    Denver Police officer injured in shooting

    Saturday, May 20 2017 10:29 AM EDT2017-05-20 14:29:47 GMT

    Investigators are looking into an officer-involved shooting early Saturday morning.  According to Denver Police, officers responded to the 2800 block of South Quitman Street at 4:30 a.m. on a report of a man who was telling others he was suicidal.

    Investigators are looking into an officer-involved shooting early Saturday morning.  According to Denver Police, officers responded to the 2800 block of South Quitman Street at 4:30 a.m. on a report of a man who was telling others he was suicidal.

  • Suthers speaks out for the first time since being considered as the next FBI Director

    Suthers speaks out for the first time since being considered as the next FBI Director

    Saturday, May 20 2017 1:15 AM EDT2017-05-20 05:15:42 GMT
    Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers speaks out for the first time since being considered as the FBI Director replacement. (KOAA)Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers speaks out for the first time since being considered as the FBI Director replacement. (KOAA)

    UPDATE After one week of speculation about Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers being considered as the new FBI Director, Suthers has finally given a statement. On Monday, CNN reported that eight candidates were interviewed for the job over the weekend but Mayor Suthers was not on that list. 

    UPDATE After one week of speculation about Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers being considered as the new FBI Director, Suthers has finally given a statement. On Monday, CNN reported that eight candidates were interviewed for the job over the weekend but Mayor Suthers was not on that list. 

  • Colorado Springs unemployment rate reaches historic low

    Colorado Springs unemployment rate reaches historic low

    Saturday, May 20 2017 12:36 AM EDT2017-05-20 04:36:48 GMT
    The Colorado Springs and El Paso County unemployment rate hits a historic low at 2.5 percent.The Colorado Springs and El Paso County unemployment rate hits a historic low at 2.5 percent.
    Colorado Springs unemployment numbers have reached an all time low, coming in at 2.5 percent this April, well below the national average. This is the lowest the city's unemployment rate has ever been in recorded history, keeping the demand high for the abundance of jobs that the city still has available. "The economic picture in Colorado Springs and El Paso County is about as good as it's ever been," Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers said. While our country's unemployme...
    Colorado Springs unemployment numbers have reached an all time low, coming in at 2.5 percent this April, well below the national average. This is the lowest the city's unemployment rate has ever been in recorded history, keeping the demand high for the abundance of jobs that the city still has available. "The economic picture in Colorado Springs and El Paso County is about as good as it's ever been," Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers said. While our country's unemployme...
  • Settlement awarded to family of man shot by former Rocky Ford police officer

    Settlement awarded to family of man shot by former Rocky Ford police officer

    Saturday, May 20 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-05-20 04:21:28 GMT
    Jack JacquezJack Jacquez

    The family of a man who was shot and killed by a Rocky Ford Police officer has been awarded a settlement from the city and the department's former police chief. 

    The family of a man who was shot and killed by a Rocky Ford Police officer has been awarded a settlement from the city and the department's former police chief. 

  • Rock slide closes eastbound Highway 50 in Canon City

    Rock slide closes eastbound Highway 50 in Canon City

    Friday, May 19 2017 10:18 PM EDT2017-05-20 02:18:55 GMT

    Eastbound Highway 50 closed at mile marker 260 near Five Points Recreation Center because of a rock slide Friday night.

    Eastbound Highway 50 closed at mile marker 260 near Five Points Recreation Center because of a rock slide Friday night.

  • Man faces felony assault charges for removing transgender woman's testicles

    Man faces felony assault charges for removing transgender woman's testicles

    Friday, May 19 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-05-20 01:48:36 GMT

    DENVER (AP) - A man is facing felony assault charges after police say he used an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman in her Denver apartment.

    DENVER (AP) - A man is facing felony assault charges after police say he used an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman in her Denver apartment.

  • Cold catches even the best gardeners in Colorado Springs

    Cold catches even the best gardeners in Colorado Springs

    Friday, May 19 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-05-19 23:47:13 GMT

    A decades-old tradition signaling the start of spring and the growing season in Colorado Springs got a very cold start this year.

    A decades-old tradition signaling the start of spring and the growing season in Colorado Springs got a very cold start this year.

  • Greeley police say they know who murdered girl 7 years ago

    Greeley police say they know who murdered girl 7 years ago

    Friday, May 19 2017 7:04 PM EDT2017-05-19 23:04:59 GMT

    Greeley Police Chief Jerry Garner says officers believe they know who murdered a 12-year-old girl in 2010. 

    Greeley Police Chief Jerry Garner says officers believe they know who murdered a 12-year-old girl in 2010. 

  • Rafters brave snow and cold to hit the river

    Rafters brave snow and cold to hit the river

    Friday, May 19 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-05-19 22:53:32 GMT
    Stock PhotoStock Photo

    The late May snow is not slowing down rafters in Colorado. A group of guides took a trip in Poudre Canyon. 

    The late May snow is not slowing down rafters in Colorado. A group of guides took a trip in Poudre Canyon. 

  • Pueblo police ask for witnesses in robbery

    Pueblo police ask for witnesses in robbery

    Friday, May 19 2017 6:03 PM EDT2017-05-19 22:03:11 GMT
    Suspect vehicle in May 16th robbery in PuebloSuspect vehicle in May 16th robbery in Pueblo

    Pueblo police are asking for witness to come forward after a strong arm robbery earlier this week. 

    Pueblo police are asking for witness to come forward after a strong arm robbery earlier this week. 

  • Gov. Hickenlooper will not call lawmakers back for special session

    Gov. Hickenlooper will not call lawmakers back for special session

    Friday, May 19 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-05-19 21:51:59 GMT

    DENVER (AP) - Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says he will not call lawmakers back for a special legislative session to address the state's multibillion-dollar backlog of infrastructure projects. 

    DENVER (AP) - Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says he will not call lawmakers back for a special legislative session to address the state's multibillion-dollar backlog of infrastructure projects. 

  • Gov. Hickenlooper pardons immigrant facing deportation after prison mix-up

    Gov. Hickenlooper pardons immigrant facing deportation after prison mix-up

    Friday, May 19 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-05-19 21:20:51 GMT

    DENVER (AP) - The Latest on a Cuban felon facing deportation after huge prison mix up.

    DENVER (AP) - The Latest on a Cuban felon facing deportation after huge prison mix up.

  • AT&T Wireless workers walk off the job amid labor contract dispute

    AT&T Wireless workers walk off the job amid labor contract dispute

    Friday, May 19 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-05-19 21:09:23 GMT
    Employees of the AT&T call center in Pueblo walk off the job at 1 p.m.Employees of the AT&T call center in Pueblo walk off the job at 1 p.m.

    Unionized workers at AT&T wireless stores in Colorado and across the US walked off job at 1 p.m. as the company and labor leaders cannot come to terms over a new collective bargaining agreement.

    Unionized workers at AT&T wireless stores in Colorado and across the US walked off job at 1 p.m. as the company and labor leaders cannot come to terms over a new collective bargaining agreement.

  • Doherty seniors prepare for graduation despite school issues

    Doherty seniors prepare for graduation despite school issues

    Friday, May 19 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-05-19 21:01:51 GMT
    Air duct cleaning and testing at Doherty High School.Air duct cleaning and testing at Doherty High School.

    Doherty High School students are working to finish their school year, despite problems with ventilation in their building. School administrators have released a schedule of events for all students that will be in effect next week.

    Doherty High School students are working to finish their school year, despite problems with ventilation in their building. School administrators have released a schedule of events for all students that will be in effect next week.

  • Snowstorm brings up to 42 inches of snow to Colorado mountains

    Snowstorm brings up to 42 inches of snow to Colorado mountains

    Friday, May 19 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-05-19 20:35:34 GMT
    Photos:  Rocky Mountain National ParkPhotos: Rocky Mountain National Park

    Officials are warning of very high avalanche danger in Rocky Mountain National Park after a powerful spring storm brought up to 42 inches (1 meter) of snow to the Colorado high country.

    Officials are warning of very high avalanche danger in Rocky Mountain National Park after a powerful spring storm brought up to 42 inches (1 meter) of snow to the Colorado high country.

  • Safety Jam for health and safety education Saturday in Pueblo

    Safety Jam for health and safety education Saturday in Pueblo

    Friday, May 19 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-05-19 20:31:02 GMT

    News 5 is a proud sponsor of AMR Safety Jam, a free festival in Pueblo with education booths on safe and healthy practices to improve the well-being of the community. 

    News 5 is a proud sponsor of AMR Safety Jam, a free festival in Pueblo with education booths on safe and healthy practices to improve the well-being of the community. 

  • Trial delayed for former Sheriff Maketa

    Trial delayed for former Sheriff Maketa

    Friday, May 19 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-05-19 19:01:37 GMT

    An El Paso County judge has granted a request to delay the trial of former Sheriff Terry Maketa until late June. The request from prosecutors came just two weeks before his trial was scheduled to start.

    An El Paso County judge has granted a request to delay the trial of former Sheriff Terry Maketa until late June. The request from prosecutors came just two weeks before his trial was scheduled to start.

  • Crash cleared on I-25 north near Bijou

    Crash cleared on I-25 north near Bijou

    Friday, May 19 2017 1:56 PM EDT2017-05-19 17:56:16 GMT
    Traffic camera looking towards Bijou along I-25 northbound.Traffic camera looking towards Bijou along I-25 northbound.

    A crash on the inside lane of northbound I-25 near Bijou is causing a traffic backup all the way to Tejon. Emergency vehicles are blocking the shoulder and left lanes of traffic. 

    A crash on the inside lane of northbound I-25 near Bijou is causing a traffic backup all the way to Tejon. Emergency vehicles are blocking the shoulder and left lanes of traffic. 

  • First rabid bat of 2017 found in El Paso County

    First rabid bat of 2017 found in El Paso County

    Friday, May 19 2017 1:48 PM EDT2017-05-19 17:48:23 GMT

    A live bat found at Quail Lake in El Paso County has tested positive for rabies, the first rabid bat in the county in 2017. 

    A live bat found at Quail Lake in El Paso County has tested positive for rabies, the first rabid bat in the county in 2017. 

  • Memorial service for fallen officers

    Memorial service for fallen officers

    Friday, May 19 2017 7:12 AM EDT2017-05-19 11:12:18 GMT

    Today, law enforcement agencies and military installations across southern Colorado will gather for the 24th Annual Pikes Peak Region Peace Officer's Memorial Day Service

    Today, law enforcement agencies and military installations across southern Colorado will gather for the 24th Annual Pikes Peak Region Peace Officer's Memorial Day Service

  • Help for Beulah flooding victims

    Help for Beulah flooding victims

    Friday, May 19 2017 6:53 AM EDT2017-05-19 10:53:14 GMT

    People in Beulah who suffered major damage to their homes or businesses from recent flooding can call a free help line for recovery efforts.

    People in Beulah who suffered major damage to their homes or businesses from recent flooding can call a free help line for recovery efforts.

  • Spring storm threatens gigantic Colorado Springs plant sale

    Spring storm threatens gigantic Colorado Springs plant sale

    Friday, May 19 2017 12:49 AM EDT2017-05-19 04:49:01 GMT
    Gigantic Annual Plant Sale organizers scramble to cover up plants the night before their sale kicks off. (KOAA)Gigantic Annual Plant Sale organizers scramble to cover up plants the night before their sale kicks off. (KOAA)
    The freeze warning and frost advisory on Thursday night became a major concern for folks putting on a massive plant sale in Colorado Springs. The Gigantic Annual Plant Sale is the biggest fundraiser for the Horticultural Art Society and they say they could not survive without it, that's why they're asking for the entire community's patience and support in these chilly conditions. It's supposed to kick off Friday morning at the city's Demonstration Garden in Colorado Springs. Volunt...
    The freeze warning and frost advisory on Thursday night became a major concern for folks putting on a massive plant sale in Colorado Springs. The Gigantic Annual Plant Sale is the biggest fundraiser for the Horticultural Art Society and they say they could not survive without it, that's why they're asking for the entire community's patience and support in these chilly conditions. It's supposed to kick off Friday morning at the city's Demonstration Garden in Colorado Springs. Volunt...
  • Tracing long-term effects of veterans' traumatic brain injuries

    Tracing long-term effects of veterans' traumatic brain injuries

    Thursday, May 18 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-05-19 02:53:57 GMT

    Since the year 2000, more than 361,000 military service members have been diagnosed with some form of traumatic brain injury. 

    Since the year 2000, more than 361,000 military service members have been diagnosed with some form of traumatic brain injury. 

  • Spring snowstorm has statewide impact

    Spring snowstorm has statewide impact

    Thursday, May 18 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-05-19 01:10:48 GMT

    MOSCA, Colo. (AP) - The Latest on Colorado's May snow storm.

    MOSCA, Colo. (AP) - The Latest on Colorado's May snow storm.

  • Beulah bracing for more rain, businesses remain open

    Beulah bracing for more rain, businesses remain open

    Thursday, May 18 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-05-19 00:50:06 GMT

    Too much moisture could lead to another big flood, but not enough of it could create dangerous fire conditions.

    Too much moisture could lead to another big flood, but not enough of it could create dangerous fire conditions.

  • Fire Chiefs in El Paso County asking for development fire protection fees

    Fire Chiefs in El Paso County asking for development fire protection fees

    Thursday, May 18 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-05-19 00:28:28 GMT

    Chiefs from multiple fire districts in El Paso County are proposing a fire protection fee on new development. 

    Chiefs from multiple fire districts in El Paso County are proposing a fire protection fee on new development. 

  • CDOT prepares for storm

    CDOT prepares for storm

    Thursday, May 18 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-05-18 22:10:18 GMT

    CDOT crews are advising drivers to limit travel and make sure that their vehicles can handle the weather conditions as a spring storm dumps heavy wet snow across the state. 

    CDOT crews are advising drivers to limit travel and make sure that their vehicles can handle the weather conditions as a spring storm dumps heavy wet snow across the state. 

  • Stormwater project gets underway

    Stormwater project gets underway

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:38:04 GMT
    Map of 26 stormwater projects by the City of Colorado Springs.Map of 26 stormwater projects by the City of Colorado Springs.

    Construction is underway in the first part of a stormwater drainage project in the Shooks Run neighborhood. 

    Construction is underway in the first part of a stormwater drainage project in the Shooks Run neighborhood. 

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