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2 years 3 months ago

Gift wrapped can of ribbons causes bomb scare

COLORADO SPRINGS - The bomb squad was called on Friday afternoon to investigate a suspicious package found outside of a Colorado Springs bank. The incident happened at around 12:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo branch at Austin Bluffs Parkway and Academy Boulevard. Customer Joe Quintana spotted the red gift...

2 years 11 months ago

Apartments evacuated, Hazmat called in

Four apartments were evacuated after residents noticed an odor smelling like battery acid at the Casa del Rey Apartments in Colorado Springs. Hazmat was called in to investigate what residents speculated could be a meth lab, but it was determined that the odor came from some cooking pots that...

3 years 4 months ago

Walmart caller rang twice

A man angry with Walmart shut down the retailer's Woodland Park store by calling in a bomb threat twice on Friday morning, one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Incident commander Sgt. James Halloran of the Woodland Park Police Department says the calls were received about 5...

3 years 9 months ago

Teller County fire: homeowners can return

Good news tonight on the fire burning in Teller County, it's now 100% contained. Crews were able to surround the fire today, so all the evacuated homeowners can return as of 9:00 p.m. The Teller County Sheriff's Office has assigned two units to patrol the subdivision exclusively tonight....

4 years 4 months ago

Two Pueblo schools closed

Pueblo District 60 has decided to cancel classes today at Hellbeck Elementary and Beulah Heights Elementary because of a natural gas line leak. Students were transported to South High School. Parents can pick them up at the school auditorium, but must show identification. This started when a natural...

4 years 6 months ago

Crews contain 35 percent of Loveland wildfire

Firefighters are bracing for more windy, warm and dry weather as they work to contain a wildfire in the foothills west of Loveland. Fire managers say despite the challenging conditions, they're optimistic because of all the resources available. Crews have dug containment lines around about 35 percent of...

4 years 7 months ago

Homeowners flee Montana wildfire

Wildfires drove early morning evacuations in western Montana. A cold front brought lightning and sparked seven fires on forest service and private land. Ravalli County authorities began knocking on doors at 3 a.m. Friday, warning residents about three miles west of Hamilton that a fire in the Bitterroot National...

5 years 1 month ago

Killer whale attacks Sea World worker

An employee at SeaWorld Orlando has died after being attacked by a killer whale. Orange County Fire Rescue spokesman John Mulhall says paramedics were called Wednesday afternoon to the Shamu Stadium at the theme park where they found a worker who could not be revived. Park guest Victoria...

5 years 2 months ago

600 homes ordered evacuated due to L.A. rain

Hundreds of people living below fire-stripped mountains were under orders to leave their homes Wednesday as another Pacific storm hit Southern California on the heels of powerful systems that have flooded coastal communities, spawned a tornado and killed one person. Los Angeles County and city authorities issued mandatory evacuation...

5 years 2 months ago

NC port closed after containers are punctured

Officials have shut down a North Carolina port and are recommending people leave the area after containers with highly explosive materials were punctured. Morehead City police spokeswoman Amy H. Thompson said Tuesday that nine containers were damaged. Authorities did not immediately disclose the contents of the containers or their size,...

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