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2 years 3 months ago

Gift wrapped can of ribbons causes bomb scare

COLORADO SPRINGS - The bomb squad was called on Friday afternoon to investigate a suspicious package found outside of a Colorado Springs bank. The incident happened at around 12:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo branch at Austin Bluffs Parkway and Academy Boulevard. Customer Joe Quintana spotted the red gift...

3 years 1 month ago

Problems that slow down Springs' 911 system

The Colorado Springs Police Department is looking into its 9-1-1 system after complaints at City Council that calls were going unanswered. News 5 has been told the emergency communications center is staffed 24 hours a day, but things can clog up the system -- like calls that really aren't emergencies....

3 years 6 months ago

Messy rollover closes I-25

Interstate 25 on the north side of Colorado Springs is back open following a messy rollver. The car itself was not blocking traffic. However, the large amount of debris that was thrown from the vehicle during the rollover created a hazard for drivers. State troopers were diverting all southbound...

3 years 6 months ago

Olympic welcome

The Olympic Rings now greet drivers as they enter the City of Colorado Springs on I-25. A local non-profit group called the Partnership for Community Design paid to have the new logos added to the signs on both the north and south entrances of the city. The signs declare...

3 years 8 months ago

Racing to fight blood cancer

A group of triathletes from Colorado Springs spent their morning pedaling for donations, literally! Members of the Rocky Mountain Team In Training spent the morning riding stationary bikes outside of the Bicycle Village at Academy Blvd. and Montebello Dr. to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The...

3 years 11 months ago

Driver of suspected racing accident dies

The driver involved in a serious street racing crash earlier this month has died. Police officers say 34 year-old Jeffrey Hawthorne of Colorado Springs was racing back on April 15 along Academy Boulevard when he lost control and wrecked his 1997 Dodge Viper. The car hit a boulder that...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Woodmen interchange shift brings 2 week detour

Late Friday night road crews shifted traffic along Woodmen Road onto the new overpass crossing Academy Boulevard. The bridge will carry both eastbound and westbound traffic until a second bridge can be constructed. In the meantime, drivers at the interchange will face possible detours as construction of the on...

5 years 1 week ago

Living next to a construction zone

Del Daily would like to sell his home. He lives in the Yorkshire neighborhood just south of Woodmen Road and west of Academy Boulevard in Colorado Springs. "Of course, right now, the property value's gone down," says Daily. The heavy construction equipment right behind his backyard isn't a...

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