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2 years 9 months ago

Walmart hiring for new store in Springs

Walmart is hiring approximately 80 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open in August in Colorado Springs at 655 north Murray Blvd. The retailer has opened a temporary hiring center at the Walmart Supercenter located at 1575 Space Center Drive in Colorado Springs. ...

3 years 1 month ago

Pit Bull shot and killed

A Pit Bull was shot and killed outside a home in the Holland Park neighborhood of Colorado Springs this afternoon. A man reported the dog became aggressive and growled at him. The dog apparently belonged to a neighbor. Officers from the Humane Society were called and so far the...

3 years 1 month ago

Shooting turns deadly

Police say one person is dead after a shooting outside a car wash in Colorado Springs. It happened near Uintah and Galley just before 6 p.m. There are no suspects at this time. We'll bring you more information as we get it.

3 years 2 months ago

Hit and run on Dominion Way

Colorado Springs Police are reporting a hit and run. It happened a little after 1 a.m. on Dominion Way. That's near Dublin and Academy. Investigators say one person was hit by a car and then fled the scene. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital, but condition...

3 years 6 months ago

Colorado considers changes to manage wild turkeys

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado wildlife officials say the state's turkey restoration program has been so successful that the birds are starting to cause some problems on the Eastern Plains. Wildlife officials say in spots where turkeys are abundant, large flocks have been heading to cattle ranches, farms and...

3 years 6 months ago

Elections office moving Friday

The Elections Department of the El Paso County Clerk and Recorders Office will be moving over the Labor Day weekend to the new county building on Garden of the Gods Road. The office will begin the move on Friday leaving Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Avenue, and opening Tuesday at...

3 years 9 months ago

Building fire closes intersection

Colorado Springs fire department is working a fire at the corner of Chelton and Bijou. One of the business in the building is a medical marijuana dispensary. Fire crews are currently ventilating the building. Stay with News First 5, as more details come in.

3 years 10 months ago

Warrior Games are a week away

Colorado Springs, May 9--------The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), the Department of Defense, presenting sponsor Deloitte, and the United Service Organizations (USO) are bringing the Warrior Games again to Colorado Springs next Monday. The competition, which is a joint effort between the USOC and the Department of Defense, will take place...

4 years 1 month ago

2 pets die in mobile home fire

A Colorado Springs family is trying to pick up the pieces after a fire Saturday nearly destroyed their mobile home on the 4800 block of Astrozon Blvd. Fire investigators believe it started when the engine of a nearby RV caught on fire. "When our units got here the majority...

4 years 1 month ago

Bracing for high heating bills

All the cold weather we've had over the last few weeks could leave you with sticker shock when the utility bill comes in the mail. Last Tuesday alone, Colorado Springs Utilities customers set a record for natural gas consumption of nearly 2 and a half times a typical winter day's...

4 years 1 month ago

Help paying for utility bills

Our heaters are working over time as temperatures are expected to dip well below zero again today. All of that extra usage could leave customers with sticker shock when their bill comes in the mail. To help keep utility bills manageable, Colorado Springs Utilities customers can enroll the budget...

4 years 1 month ago

Heating help

Our heaters are working over time as temperatures are expected to dip well below zero again today. All of that extra usage could leave customers with sticker shock when their bill comes in the mail. To help keep utility bills manageable, Colorado Springs Utilities customers can enroll the budget...

4 years 8 months ago

Home Invasions on the rise

Despite a dip in the crime rate in 2009, unofficial numbers from the Colorado Springs Police Department suggest that home invasion robberies in the city have spiked in 2010, increasing by more than 100 percent as of late April. While many crimes are often referred to as home invasions,...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Now hiring: USAA seeking 200 new workers

United Services Automobile Association (USAA) announced Tuesday that they are hiring for 200 new positions at their Colorado Springs offices. The insurance and financial services company is expanding its banking, investment and retirement services. USAA primarily serves members of the US armed forces and their families. Around a thousand...

5 years 1 month ago

New Marijuana law proposed

A bill introduced at the state capitol this afternoon will try to get every dispensary in the state licensed. If it passes it will create a "time out" - a moratorium on any new medical marijuana dispensaries until july 1st, 2011. Also, the dispensaries would have to turn...

5 years 3 months ago

Bridge on Nevada found lacking

One lane of North Nevada Ave. has been closed due to structural problems. The bridge spans a rail spur near Fillmore. One lane was shut down after an inspector discovered evidence of deterioration under the bridge. There will still be one lane open northbound, and the two southbound lanes...

5 years 5 months ago

Tempers flare at health care town hall meeting

The national health care debate played out in Colorado Springs on Monday. Hundreds gathered at the Stargazer Event Center in Colorado Springs for a town hall meeting with Congressman Doug Lamborn (R). A small but loud minority interrupted Lamborn several times, yelling "Tell the truth" and "You lie." Lamborn...

5 years 5 months ago

Man sought for kidnapping and other charges

On Saturday evening at 11:40 Colorado Springs, the Gold Hill Division officers responded to a house in the 1500 block of East Caramillo Street concerning a reported domestic disturbance. An adult female at the house reported that her ex-boyfriend, Jeremy Simmons, kicked in the back door and had...

5 years 5 months ago

Dog could save boy's life

The suspense is almost too much for 5-year-old Ethan Rines. "I can't wait!" he said. Ethan and his mom, Jessie, traveled all the way from Maine to Colorado Springs to meet their new dog. They've waited for this moment for months. "He's going to go everywhere...

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