Police in Walsenburg paint a tragic picture of two deaths discovered on November 8.
Officers were called to check the welfare of residents at a home in the 700 block of Pinon in Walsenburg. They found Juan "John" Vigil, 70, dead along with his son, also named Juan, 37.... more »
Cats, dogs and other pets with disabilities that would have once caused the animals to be euthanized are living longer lives, thanks to a growing industry that caters to their owners.
From canine chiropractors to companies that make wheelchairs designed for dogs, a segment of the $47 billion pet... more »
A Denver District Court judge has ordered the state-chartered workers' compensation insurer to make public the expense accounts for a golf trip earlier this year.
The judge ruled Thursday that the reports are public information after reports that CEO Ken Ross and three board members took a golf trip... more »
There's a new place to play for every child in Colorado Springs. The city's first universally accessible playground will officially be open to public use Saturday.
The playground is located in the Southwest Corner of Memorial Park along Prospect Lake Drive.
The Swing High Project was responsible for... more »
A federal court has approved a consent decree with a Colorado Springs attorney accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The consent decree resolves a lawsuit filed Nov. 3 that alleged Patric LeHouillier wouldn't allow veterinarian Joan Murnane, her husband or her attorney into his office because Murnane... more »
A Colorado Springs man will spend 25 years behind bars, for leaving his son brain-damaged. 25-year-old Michael Anthony Douglas received the sentence Monday, after he was convicted of abuse in January.
Authorities say Douglas hit his son back in 2007, when he was less than a month old. The... more »
The number of workers claiming job discrimination based on disability, religion and national origin surged to new highs last year. Overall, federal job bias complaints stayed at near-record levels. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says charges of disability discrimination rose by about 10 percent, the largest increase of any category.... more »
An expert panel says there's no rigorous evidence that digestive problems are more common in children with autism compared to other children, or that special diets work, contrary to claims by celebrities and vaccine naysayers.
Painful digestive problems can trigger problem behavior in children with autism and should be... more »