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11 months 3 weeks ago

Fire stops train; schools stay safe

MONUMENT - Lower winds are helping firefighters gain control of a wildland fire that burned just west of I-25 in northeastern El Paso County. The fire began in barn near Old Denver Road and Baptist Road just after 10:00 a.m. and reportedly spread into the trees. The barn is...

11 months 3 weeks ago

Fire burning near Monument

Update: News5 crews on the scene are reporting that the fire is under control. The barn was destroyed, but the nearby house is still standing. Monument Police tell us that the property affected is the 3rd oldest homestead in Monument. Update: According to witnesses at a nearby business, the...

2 years 9 months ago

Bowie Jewelers robbery suspects in custody

Colorado Springs police have taken three robbery suspects into custody following a morning robbery at Bowie Jewelers in the 2200 block of Pikes Peak Avenue. Two suspects entered the store, took gold and silver jewelry, assaulted the clerk and escaped in a vehicle driven by a third suspect. ...

3 years 5 months ago

Pueblo airport emergency landing

We have just gotten word that an aircraft is preparing to make an emergency landing at the Pueblo Regional Airport with a landing gear malfunction. Early reports say that the pilot is attempting to get the landing gear locked down but have not been able to get a landing gear...

4 years 2 months ago

One shot in Pueblo

One man has been shot in the chest in Pueblo. It happened in the 2200 Block of 14th Street, on the city's westside. Police say the man who was shot was walking down the street and got into a fight with someone in a car. The man in the car...

4 years 6 months ago

UPDATE: Both lanes of I-25 back open

Update: All lanes of I-25 have reopened after a tanker truck crash Wednesday. The crash happened at Baptist Road in El Paso County before noon. I-25 is closed in both directions because of a rollover crash involving a gasoline tanker truck. Northbound traffic is exiting the interstate at...

4 years 7 months ago

UPDATE: Shooting near Pentagon

Two Pentagon police officers were shot Thursday night at a Pentagon subway station. The officers returned fire, hitting the suspect. The injuries to the officers are said to be non-life threatening. The alleged shooter is said to be in critical condition. The suspect has been identified as 36-year-old John...

4 years 8 months ago

UPDATE: School lockdown lifted in D20

Foothills Elementary in D20 was on lockdown for a short time this afternoon after someone called in saying they saw a man with a gun at the south end of the playground. Officers and security have NOT found anyone so the move was a precaution.

4 years 8 months ago

UPDATE: Officer involved crash

State Patrol and Walsenburg Police are investigating an accident on 8th street in Walsenburg. That's just off Main street. A Walsenburg Police officer was involved in this crash with a van. The officer was not hurt. Several people in the van suffered minor injuries. State Patrol accident investigators...

4 years 8 months ago

3 killed at University of Alabama-Huntsville

Officials at the University of Alabama's Huntsville campus say three people have been killed and another injured in a campus shooting. University spokesman Ray Garner says one suspect is in custody. The shooting occurred Friday afternoon in the university's Shelby center. We'll bring you more information as...

4 years 11 months ago

Small grass fire in Colorado Springs

A small grass fire on the west side of Colorado Springs was called "under control" at 4:30 this afternoon. The fire broke out in between Holmes Middle School and Coronado High School, near Fillmore and Mesa Road. This is the same area where fire crews battled a fire last...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Apartment Fire in Colorado Springs

2 Apartments were damaged by fire in Colorado Springs tonight. The fire broke out just before 7 p.m. at the Apollo Park Executive Suites on Circle drive. Lt. Chriss Soppe says 25 firefighters reponded, because the apartment was hard to reach. Firefighters were able to get the fire out...

5 years 1 month ago

Suspicious package found at PPCC's Rampart Range campus

Police blew up a suspicious package at Pikes Peak Community College's Rampart Range campus, Tuesday evening. The east entrance of the campus was closed during the investigation, but classes were not cancelled. Investigators say they believe the package was a geo-caching device, from a GPS scavenger hunt game.

5 years 2 months ago

Powers Blvd. back open

Powers Blvd. at Aeroplaza has reopened. All lanes were closed following a serious crash. Two people were taken to the hospital, but the conditions are not known. Officers on the scene say a man who was driving a white pick up south on Powers admitted to running a redlight...

4 years 7 months ago

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