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7 months 3 weeks ago

Find out how you can save on car insurance

More drivers are opting to save money by handing over their privacy. The Detroit Bureau reports an increasing interest in "usage-based insurance." That's where your insurance company tracks your driving habits through a device which relays information on how you drive. If you qualify for a discount, it could...

8 months 1 day ago

When is the best time to buy a car?

Shopping for a new set of wheels? This is a great time to slide into the driver's seat according to Edmunds.com. Analysts there say late August through September is when you'll find the best combination of discounts and selection. The prices may drop even more after this...

8 months 1 week ago

Check for flood damage before buying a used car

The recent flooding prompts a warning from Edmunds.com. Don't get stuck with a flooded vehicle when looking for a used car. Flood-damaged cars are sometimes refurbished and resold to unsuspecting buyers. Look for musty or moldy odors, discolored carpeting, fogging inside headlamps, rust and flaking metal in the undercarriage, and...

8 months 3 weeks ago

Which luxury cars are stolen the most?

It seems thieves looking for a quick steal of a luxury car gravitate toward Mercedes-Benz. According to a report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the Mercedes-Benz C class, E class, and S class are among the top 10 most frequently stolen luxury vehicles in the U.S. Other models...

1 year 8 months ago

Fatal crash in Widefield

Troopers with the Colorado State Patrol are investigating a fatal traffic accident on Goldfield Drive in Widefield. A car and motorcycle collided about half a mile north of Fontaine Blvd. just before 5:30 p.m. The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver...

1 year 8 months ago

Cyclist ticketed after hit by car

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A Boulder bicyclist has been given a ticket after being hit by a car. Boulder police say the accident happened Saturday when the unidentified man tried to cross a highway. Police say he did not have the right of way. According to the Boulder Daily Camera,...

1 year 9 months ago

Chrysler sales up 20 percent

DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 20 percent in June on strong demand for the 300 sedan and other vehicles. Sales of Chrysler's best-seller, the Ram pickup, increased 12 percent as home building perked up. Sales of the Fiat 500 small car more than doubled over last...

1 year 10 months ago

Flags at half staff for fallen officer

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - An Englewood police officer killed in a hit-and-run collision has been posthumously awarded the rank of detective. Hundreds of people applauded as 39-year-old Jeremy Bitner was awarded the rank at a memorial service Friday. Bitner died after he and a motorist he had pulled over were...

1 year 11 months ago

Vehicle runs into MMJ shop

A vehicle crashed into the front of a medical marijuana dispensary early Tuesday morning. It happened on the 3600 block of Galley Road in Colorado Springs. That is the Happy Buddha Wellness Center. Investigators say the vehicle was unoccupied and still running when they found it. They...

2 years 1 month ago

Car vs. light rail injures 6

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say six people were injured after the car they were riding in ran a red light and collided with a light rail train in downtown Los Angeles. Sgt. Greg Hoyt says the sedan struck a Metropolitan Transportation Authority Expo line train as it was conducting...

2 years 1 month ago

Man leaves burning car on SB I-25

Colorado State Patrol says it was a car fire that closed SB I-25 early Friday morning. Initially, reports were of a rollover crash. State Patrol says they are currently searching for the driver of the vehicle. He is described as a hispanic male with a red sweatshirt and...

2 years 1 month ago

Suspect in Afghanistan airfield incident dies

The suspect in yesterday's car theft and possible attack at Bastion Airfield in Afghanistan's Helmand province died this morning while under medical care, the commander of International Security Assistance Force Joint Command said. The incident took place around the time Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta's plane landed at the...

2 years 1 month ago

Denver officer hit by car

DENVER (AP) - A Denver police officer is in serious condition after he was struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop. Police say the accident occurred after the officer stopped a vehicle early Monday. He was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, the driver of the...

2 years 5 months ago

Florida airport security breach

MIAMI (AP) - Police in Florida say a man was taken into custody after he drove his Honda Accord through a perimeter fence surrounding Miami International Airport. Miami-Dade police say the driver was taken to a hospital shortly after the Monday night incident. He was being examined, and...

2 years 7 months ago

Rollover on Platte

While a truck was waiting in traffic for the light to turn green going eastbound on Platte at Wooten, another car rear-ended the truck, and it rolled over. No one was hurt and officers say drugs or alcohol was not a factor. The driver of the rolled over sedan...

2 years 8 months ago

Body found in submerged car

AULT, Colo. (AP) - Authorities pulled the body of a person from a car found submerged in a pond near Ault. The Colorado State Patrol says it's unclear how long the vehicle had been in the water when a trooper spotted it early Saturday. Authorities saw the body of the...

2 years 8 months ago

Car stolen outside of hospital valet area

A car was stolen outside the emergency room doors in the valet area of Memorial Hospital this morning by a patient. Officers say they arrested Matthew Nyquest this afternoon after he crashed a stolen car and fled from the scene around 7:30 a.m. this morning at the intersection of Union...

2 years 8 months ago

Stolen car crashed after police chase

A one-car crash at the intersection of Hancock and Circle was the result of a police chase. Colorado Springs police say they spotted a stolen vehicle in the area of Astrozon and Hancock Expressway. The driver, Eric Maestas, 21, began to speed away and police started to chase. The...

2 years 8 months ago

Arson suspected in Pueblo vehicle fire

Arson investigators and detectives with the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office suspect a car fire that burned three vehicles Sunday morning was intentionally started. The blaze apparently began around 9:30 a.m. inside a Cadillac Escalade that was parked at the northwest corner of the intersection of N. Pueblo Boulevard and 11th...

2 years 8 months ago

Don't be a victim of a car break-in

Folks enjoying our local parks and trails are being targeted by thieves and some are forgetting to keep valuables out of sight in their cars. On Monday night three cars were broken into while they parked in a lot in monument valley park. CSPD says they have no leads...

2 years 10 months ago

Pueblo mother leaves infant in hot car

Pueblo police say a mother who left her infant in a hot car yesterday won't faces charges. Police say the baby, who is about 6-months old, was left unattended in the car for about 45 minutes during the afternoon. The temperature during that time was approximately 90 degrees. It...

2 years 10 months ago

Fatal car crash in Chaffee county

A Fatal car crash is being investigated in Chaffee County, about 23 miles west of Salida. Around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning a 25-year-old man was killed when the Toyota Camry he was riding in failed to negotiate a left hand curve and the car went off the right side...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Crash on I-25 north of Pueblo

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a serious single-car rollover at mile marker 105 on I-25, between the Pueblo West and Eagleridge exits. It happened shortly before 11 p.m. on Tuesday. State Trooper Mark Parsons says the car was traveling southbound when it rolled. A man and a woman...

3 years 2 weeks ago

One hot ride for local mom

"Nothing ever really happened to me like this before, and I just thought maybe I was dreaming or this was a joke," says Colorado Springs mother of two, Sharon Kingsley. For almost a year, Kingsley depended on her two feet, her older sister or the city's buses to get...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Pinewood Derby

Boy Scouts in Pueblo got together Saturday to pit machine against machine in a Pinewood Derby. Troop 407 built small cars out of blocks of wood, attached wheels and raced them side by side down a wooden track. Troop 407 is from the Bessemer neighborhood of Pueblo.

3 years 1 month ago

Gas prices still on the rise

It seems every week you're paying more at the pump. One of the worst areas hit, a gas station in Florida near the Orlando International Airport. The price? Try $5.39 for a gallon of regular! Here in Southern Colorado it's not as bad, but we've still seen an increase over...

3 years 2 months ago

Fire damages car dealership

Damage from a fire at a car dealership in Motor City was confined to the outside of the building. The fire started at Heuberger Subaru around 12:30 this afternoon on the north end of the building. Construction was being done on the building and the fire may have been...

3 years 3 months ago

Pedestrian killed in Pueblo County

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says a 24 year old man was killed Wednesday night when he was struck by a driver. It happened on the 3900 block of Bergemann Rd. south of Highway 78 between Pueblo and Beulah. A spokesperson for the sheriff's office says it appears the...

3 years 4 months ago

Police use Twitter to catch car thieves

Colorado Springs Police are going high tech and looking for your help in finding stolen cars. The new program, which kicked off Wednesday, uses CSPD's Twitter account to notify their followers of a car theft the minute it happens. "This is kind of a new approach to policing." explains Sgt....

3 years 5 months ago

Free car wash for Veterans

Veterans will get a free car wash on Veterans Day, just by driving to a Pueblo car wash. The Octopus Express Car Wash at 3215 N. Elizabeth will offer free car washes to all who have served in the military. The wash includes a towel dry, and free use...

3 years 5 months ago

Are you ready for winter weather?

A dusting of snow along the front range and a dumping of snow in the mountains Tuesday reminds Colorado drivers, it is time to get packing for winter weather. FEMA recommends the following emergeny kit for your car before heading out into the elements: * a shovel *...

3 years 6 months ago

Life sentence for Times Square bomber

The man who plotted to kill Americans by driving a homemade car bomb into Times Square and leaving it to explode has been sentenced to life in prison. A federal judge gave Faisal Shahzad a mandatory life prison term at his sentencing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. The...

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