October 9, 2012 5:32 PM
Fall means many things: cooler weather, apple cider, and pumpkins!
Family outings in the fall are a tradition for many, whether they're winding their way through a corn maze or picking out that special pumpkin. Little Maggio Carnes of Pueblo took his first trip out to Pantaleo Farms with his... more »
September 11, 2012 5:10 PM
With the heat outside, we definitely aren't having an early fall, so why are the trees already turning yellow?
It's actually brought on by the drought, which can cause stress and damage to trees. Those at the National Forest Service say the colors are much earlier this year. They add... more »
August 26, 2012 1:34 PM
Foresters are keeping an eye on how dry conditions in the mountains this summer will affect fall foliage. Chris Forman, Aspen's city forester, says the yellow leaves popping up in the area could indicate stressed trees and could mean an early and shorter color season. But Jim Kravitz with the... more »
August 22, 2012 12:22 PM
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - A Silverton man survived a fall from a cliff after he was rescued by a crew from a historic steam train in the southwest Colorado mountains. Jerry Lyle was in serious condition Wednesday at Mercy Regional Medical Center. The Durango Herald reports the man was found... more »
August 1, 2012 7:43 AM
A few hungry bears made themselves at home in a roadside dumpster. The only problem is they couldn't get out afterwards!
Luckily a kind neighbor helped them out.
Click here to watch our Video of the Day.
July 19, 2012 10:37 PM
Talk about defying the odds: a horse fell off a trailer moving at 70 miles per hour down I-25 near Walsenburg...and survived.
MJ Anderson was driving down the highway when a people in a truck pulled up alongside her vehicle and motioned to her that the door to her... more »
July 19, 2012 6:37 AM
Are you heading to the pool with all this heat?
Well these guys headed to a water slide to cool down.
But one woman, couldn't quite made it to the top of the slide...
Click here to see our Video of the Day.
April 6, 2012 9:37 PM
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has been hurt in a fall from a horse but his son says the injuries are not serious. Jeronimo Uribe tells The Associated Press via text message Friday that his father lurched forward and hit his chest in Wednesday's fall but... more »
April 3, 2012 10:54 AM
Winds gusted to 65 miles an hour in the Pueblo area overnight. It made sleeping tough, but it was even harder on the trees.
This tree at 29th and High in Pueblo was knocked down overnight. Part of it ended up in the street. more »
March 15, 2012 8:14 AM
A 22 year old is behind bars after making an uninvited late night visit to his ex-girlfriend's house, according to Colorado Springs Police.
Police say Jeremmy Dhume demanded to be let in, but when the victim refused he started breaking windows with his fists. Police say he didn't get... more »
January 15, 2012 3:54 PM
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a skier has died after falling and sliding about 1,500 feet at the Silverton Mountain ski resort. The Durango Herald reports that 25-year-old Sydney Elizabeth Owens of Denver died Saturday. San Juan County Undersheriff Kristine Burns says the accident occurred on the Riff Run... more »
January 12, 2012 8:04 AM
Have you heard of "falling?" If not, check out our Video of the Day! This is just one of many videos on Youtube of teens taking tumbles in stores.
CLICK HERE to watch the entire video.
If you saw this happen in your aisle, what would you do?... more »
September 28, 2011 7:39 PM
The United States Forest Service released a report today for the peak of fall foliage. Take a look to see when to visit different areas for those great fall views.
San Isabel National Forest
Leadville: The entire Collegiate Peaks area is in full color. Suggested routes include Hwy... more »
July 2, 2011 7:14 PM
A Colorado Springs church youth leader is in the hospital after a bad fall near Helen Hunt Falls. It happened around 10:30 as the youth group was on a hike when the 37 year old went off the trail.
"He was out there looking around and just lost his... more »
July 2, 2011 2:05 PM
SALIDA, Colo. (AP) - Chaffee County authorities say a Denver woman has died after falling while hiking Mount Princeton in south-central Colorado.
County Coroner Randy Amettis identified the woman as 30-year-old Deanna Miller. He said her body was being recovered from the 14,000-foot peak Friday.
Sheriff Pete Palmer... more »
July 2, 2011 1:20 PM
High Angle Rescue Climbers from the Colorado Springs Fire Department have responded to the Silver Cascade Falls area of North Cheyenne Canyon and Stratton Open Space when reportedly a man in his early 30's fell nearly 100 feet while working as a youth group volunteer in the canyon.
At... more »
June 22, 2011 12:04 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A 69-year-old Fort Collins man has been rescued after he fell on a trail near Fort Collins.
Larimer County Sheriff's Office spokesman John Schulz says the man fell about a mile and a half from the Grey Rock trailhead and injured his leg. The... more »
June 12, 2011 12:31 AM
A day at the circus nearly turned deadly for one performer. During a routine set up of the Ringling Brothers "Double Wheel" act, one of the performers fell between 20 and 30 feet without a net below him.
Kristie Angus and her kids were at the show. "We saw... more »
June 5, 2011 1:21 PM
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Steamboat Springs police say a 15-month-old child who fell into Butcherknife Creek has been taken to The Children's Hospital in Denver in critical condition.
The Steamboat Pilot & Today reports the child's grandfather pulled him out of the water Saturday, about 400 feet downstream.... more »
June 5, 2011 12:13 PM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A woman from Erie says she was bucked from her horse on a trail near Nederland after an unleashed dog jumped at her horse's legs.
Boulder County sheriff's officials are looking for the owner of a dog, described as a springer spaniel. Leashes are not... more »
May 6, 2011 7:00 PM
Colorado Springs rescue crews are on the way to Garden of the Gods where a climber is reported injured.
First reports indicate the climber fell 150 feet. We do not know the extent of the injuries but we do have a news crew on the way. more »
May 1, 2011 2:48 PM
A climbing fatality Thursday afternoon in Grand Canyon National Park was identified today as Barbara Evert, 78, of Englewood.
Park rangers reported that Evert lost her footing and fell 100 to 140 feet. She suffered head wounds and died at the scene, they said.
A commercial river trip... more »
April 18, 2011 12:07 AM
A toddler fell 30 feet from a window in Colorado Springs Sunday afternoon. Police with CSPD's Stetson Hills division say the 3 year old pushed out the screen of a window at the Casa Del Rey apartment complex on Potter Drive. He fell out of the window, landing on the... more »
November 21, 2010 4:34 PM
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - A winter storm is hampering efforts by crews trying to recover the body of an ice climber killed in a fall in Rocky Mountain National Park. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says the Denver man died in a fall Saturday on the All Mixed... more »
October 4, 2010 9:46 AM
The Supreme Court is starting its new term with a new justice, Elena Kagan, and bad news for hundreds of parties trying to get their cases heard at the high court.
The justices are expected to start work Monday by denying many of the nearly 2,000 appeals that piled... more »
September 28, 2010 10:13 AM
Your tomatoes and peppers, basil and squash were a mouth-watering success--but summer is turning into fall--now what?
What can you do to your garden plot this autumn that will lead to even more success next summer? What can be planted now for harvest next spring?
Larry Stebbins with... more »
September 27, 2010 8:07 AM
Officials say a Kansas man has fallen some 300 feet to his death in Rocky Mountain National Park.
The National Park Service says the man fell Saturday afternoon from a ledge on Longs Peak.
The Boulder County coroner identified him Sunday as John M. Regan, 57, of Wichita.... more »
September 22, 2010 8:24 AM
A couple could do nothing but watch as their car with their dog in it rolled off of a cliff at Oregon's Crater Lake National Park and tumbled more than a thousand feet to the water below.
They thought their dog didn't have a chance to survive, but what... more »
August 6, 2010 8:49 AM
A French tourist has survived a 75-foot fall off the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Witnesses say the 18-year-old man reportedly slipped Thursday afternoon while taking pictures near the rim. Park rangers received a report of a man falling over the edge of Mather Point, which is a... more »
July 2, 2010 8:43 AM
A hiker who fell on Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado has been rescued by park rangers and flown to a Denver hospital. Park officials say rangers got a cell phone call at about 2 p.m. Thursday saying that a 28-year-old man had fallen 150 feet down... more »
June 16, 2010 7:09 PM
A young, but experienced hiker is dead after a fall on one of Colorado's 14,000 foot mountains. Kevin Hayne, 18, of Highlands Ranch slipped and fell into a ravine Tuesday on Little Bear Peak.
Hayne and a friend were rappelling down the side of the mountain when Hayne fell.... more »
May 25, 2010 4:39 PM
Yellowstone National Park officials say two Montana men have died while trying to climb a frozen waterfall below the rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River.
The park was withholding the men's names until their families could be notified. Park officials say both were in their late... more »
April 6, 2010 12:40 PM
Surgeons have removed a piece of rebar from the thigh of a 12-year-old Phoenix girl after she slipped on a fence and was impaled. Phoenix Fire Capt. Alex Rangel calls it one of those freak accidents.
Firefighters say the girl fell while standing on a 3-foot-tall fence Saturday as... more »
January 13, 2010 2:17 PM
A Colorado Springs firefighter is going to be OK after sliding 80 feet at Helen Hunt Falls.
Initial reports indicated that the firefighter was seriously injured in a fall.
The firefighter had been participating in a training exercise. Rescue crews have transported him to a local hospital, where... more »
December 15, 2009 10:24 AM
A dispatcher for an Oregon sheriff's office reports whiteout conditions on Mount Hood, where searchers have been looking for two missing climbers. Officials have to consider the high winds and heavy snow on Oregon's largest peak as they decide how to continue the search. The two, 24-year-old Anthony Vietti of... more »
November 10, 2009 12:40 PM
A real estate group says home prices fell in eight out of every 10 U.S. cities in the third quarter of this year as heavily discounted distressed sales made up 30 percent of all deals.
But home sales continued their climb, with quarterly sales outpacing the second quarter and... more »
November 10, 2009 11:39 AM
Have you seen the forecast for Wednesday--the First Alert team is promising amazing weather! What better way to enjoy it than a walk in the Park.
The most gorgeous city park in America, Garden of the Gods, is hosting a free wildlife walk 4:30 - 6 p.m. It will... more »
November 2, 2009 6:34 PM
City street workers in Colorado Springs are trying a new way of encouraging community members to properly get rid of fallen leaves from of their yards. Through the month of November, street sweepers in your neighborhood are a signal that a city dump truck is nearby and for the first... more »
October 21, 2009 1:07 PM
Fallen financier Bernard Madoff has plunged from his Manhattan penthouse to the lower bunk of a cell he shares with a drug offender at a federal prison, where he eats pizza cooked by a child molester and hangs around with a mob boss and a convicted spy, according to legal... more »
September 29, 2009 8:40 PM
You could say this next story is a miracle. A local man was hiking when he fell about 6 stories. No one expected him to live, but he did and is recovering. News First 5's Abby Lane spoke to him.
Sept. 10. Hiking partners Jim Cornwall and Bill Schott... more »
September 15, 2009 1:32 PM
Denver Broncos linebacker Spencer Larsen will miss a few weeks after injuring his shoulder in a fall in the locker room at Cincinnati. Coach Josh McDaniels said yesterday that Larsen slipped on a slick surface and injured a shoulder while trying to break his fall. McDaniels said Larsen's tumble wasn't... more »
September 14, 2009 12:03 PM
The only piece of furniture that survived the most recent flood in Fatou Dione's house is her bed. It's propped up on cinderblocks and hovers just above the water lapping at the walls of her bedroom.
The water stands a foot deep throughout her house. She shakes off her... more »