ROME (AP) - The captain of a grounded cruise ship says he ended up in a life raft after he tripped and fell into the water and that he never intended to abandon his ship. That's in new audio of Capt. Francesco Schettino's communications with the Italian Coast Guard during... more »
Following multiple requests, News First 5 contacted Colorado State Patrol to inquire on the status of the investigation around the fatal accident that Killed Air Force Reservist, Capt. Vivian Elmo.
The Colorado State Patrol says they are still working to conclude the investigation where El Paso County Sheriffs Deputy,... more »
US Air Force Captain Vivian Elmo, 41, an active-duty reservist with the 310th Space Wing at Schriever Air Force Base, was killed when an off-duty EL Paso County Sheriff's Deputy identified as Rodney Fannin who has worked for the Detention Bureau for the past nine years, ran a red light... more »
Ben Eastep waits for his wife as he sits on the bleachers of the Special Events Center at Fort Carson. He never knew how hard waiting would be.
"I thought I had this in the bag, but it was a little more difficult," says Capt. Ben Eastep. Nearly two... more »
A Frontier Airlines pilot who was fired after he took an alcohol test whose results came back positive is trying to get his job back. A complaint filed by the pilots union in U.S. District Court in Denver on Monday says Capt. Gilbert Ponder was fired Oct. 1, 2008, after... more »
"The Purple Heart is good, but we should go beyond that," says Congressman Doug Lamborn of Colorado ’s 5 th Congressional District.
Now it’s all the way to the Silver Star. It’s the military's third highest award and today it decorates the chest of... more »
A year after Capt. Sam Brown was set ablaze when a bomb blew up his Humvee in Afghanistan, the 25-year-old West Point graduate endures a steady schedule of painful surgery and stretching to break up knotty burn scars.
He also has another routine: checking a Web site that counts... more »