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2 years 4 months ago

Fire displaces family

A home has been destroyed by a fire in Colorado Springs. It started around 3 a.m. in the 6000 block of Red Hill Circle. That's near Rockrimmon. Fire crews say it could have started from the chimney in the home. By the time crews arrived, the house was a...

2 years 6 months ago

Meth ring runs in the family

CROSS CITY, Fla. (AP) - It's a generational thing: Deputies in Florida say a man, his daughter and his grandson, along with a fourth person said to be a family relative, are accused of working together to manufacture methamphetamine. Dixie County Sheriff's officials say 54-year-old Allen J. Brannin, his...

2 years 7 months ago

Family of torched woman speaking out

NEW YORK (AP) - The family of the Brooklyn woman torched in her building's elevator is speaking up a day before her funeral. Her adult children are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the sudden, horrific death of Deloris Gillespie. The 73-year-old died on Dec. 17 after...

2 years 8 months ago

Opera-tunity

During the December 2nd weekend, around 50 cast members compromising of both faculty and students from the Colorado Stings Conservatory are teaming up the Colorado Springs Chamber Orchestra to put on the 10th annual "Amahl and the Night Visitors" one act opera. Several students and faculty sang and played...

2 years 8 months ago

"Amahl and the Night Visitors" preview

News 5 will be going live from the Colorado Springs Conservatory in downtown Colorado Springs at their new location (415 S. Sahwatch). We are getting a sneak peek of of the 10th annual production of a one-act holiday opera "Amahl and the Night Visitors," which will be held at Colorado...

2 years 9 months ago

Come hear the Alpacas Coo

Today and Sunday about a half dozen Alpacas are on display cooing at the Black Forest Community Club in Black Forest at the Alpaca Holiday Extravaganza. Kids, parents and those just curious about the animals are welcome to come and pet them, learn about them and even have the...

2 years 9 months ago

Holiday shopping made easy

Over 200 hundred vendors are showcasing their products at the 2011 13th Annual Holiday Festival this weekend at the Freedom Financial Services Expo Center in Colorado Springs. There is everything from gourmet foods to children's toys and clothes. Many Colorado-based vendors are there, too. Mark Ludy is a...

2 years 9 months ago

Guns 'n Hoses

Come see the Firefighters vs. Colorado Springs Law Enforcement face off in a battle on the ice. It's the 4th annual "Guns 'n Hoses" sled hockey charity game, which is sponsored by the Colorado Springs Sled Hockey Association (CSSHA). The goal of the game is to raise funds...

2 years 10 months ago

Cool Science off to super cool start

The Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival kicks off today with a blast! The carnival, which is held at UCCS, gets going at 9am with a day filled with activities, live demos, and much, much more. Get to see rockets launch, participate in nature walks, and witness (controlled) explosions. There's...

2 years 11 months ago

Last day of Folk Art Festival

It's the last day for the Folk Art Festival at the Rock Ledge Ranch. 165 vendors come from all over the nation to sell their handmade goods. There's everything from food to face painting and clothing to furniture. Where: Rock Ledge Ranch Address: 30th Street & Gateway Road,...

2 years 11 months ago

'What If' is underway

The 'What If' festival starts at 10 am, but presenters are setting up their tents gearing up for all the curious minds to come out and try out their hands-on demos. The 'grab and go' 120 lb robot made by a team of students from Coronado High School placed...

2 years 11 months ago

Bright idea

Here's a bright idea for a free, family fun over the Labor Day Weekend. Once the sun goes down, they sky lights up around Memorial Park. Tonight is the last night for the 2011 Balloon Glo, which has been a staple event of the Colorado Balloon Classic. Pilots...

2 years 11 months ago

Arts and crafts festival begins Saturday

Preparations are underway for the 37th Annual Labor Day Weekend Fine Arts and Crafts Festival in Manitou Springs. The event runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and Monday in Memorial Park. Admission is free and there will be live entertainment, prize drawings and fun activities...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Family members arrive for memorial

Family members have just entered the Heritage Ballroom at the Antlers Hilton in downtown Colorado Springs for a celebration of life for members of the Constantinides family killed in a flash flood in Wyoming last week. Laurel Constantinides and her three adopted children, Hannah, Zoe, and Lucia were killed...

3 years 2 months ago

Come on out and play, eat and relax

Yes, it's time for Springs Spree! This year marks the 34th year for the annual family fun festival taking place in Memorial Park this weekend. There will be free music across three stages, foods from all over the world, and many other fun activities. We will be going live...

3 years 6 months ago

Update: Mother, twins escape house fire

A mother and her 4-year-old twins survived an intense house fire in Pueblo County this morning. Firefighters say they escaped through a window before the home was destroyed. "We were able to see visible smoke and actually fire from western Pueblo when we responded initially," said Master Deputy Dylan...

3 years 10 months ago

3 bodies found in Springs home

Colorado Springs police say three bodies were found inside a home on Essex Lane Monday afternoon. That's near Academy and Constitution in the Wasson neighborhood. Investigators say a man came home around 3:30 p.m. to find his wife dead. Officers found her two teenage children dead, in different rooms...

3 years 11 months ago

Ft. Carson soldiers rally support for Afghan baby

Our stories about Fort Carson soldiers in Afghanistan are often bleak. Typically we report deployments, homecomings or attacks that leave our soldiers maimed, or worse. Here's a definite change-of-pace--the routine at a military medical clinic at Camp Nathan Smith in Afghanistan has been shattered for the better, as soldiers...

3 years 11 months ago

Cheyenne Mountain State Park activities

Temperatures are expected to be above normal through the weekend, giving us weather that's more summer-like than fall. If you're looking to get outside, without going very far, check these events at Cheyenne Mountain State Park. Saturday GPS and Geocaching , 10:00 a.m. September 18 Meet...

3 years 11 months ago

Family sues after son hit by fly ball

The New Mexico Supreme Court is allowing a family to sue because their son was hit in the head by a ball during batting practice before an Albuquerque Isotopes game. The court on Friday outlined a new legal standard in New Mexico for determining the liability of owners and operators...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Missing Pueblo West man found safe

A Pueblo West man reported missing has been found safe and returned to his family. Joe Anthony Sanchez was last seen two weeks ago when he went for a drive. After photos of Sanchez were shown Tuesday by local media, and a description of his truck broadcast, his truck...

4 years 2 months ago

Free movie in the park: E.T.

The family classic, "E.T.: The Extraterrestrial," will be shown free in Bear Creek Regional Park June 24. Film will roll at dusk, around 8:30 p.m. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for preferred seating and take in a fun, summer evening of outdoor theater in the park. The movie...

4 years 4 months ago

Colorado family wins dance competition

A Colorado Springs family featured on News First won a national contest to promote physical activity sponsored by Primrose Schools. That means Children's Hospital in Denver will get $30,000. "We are thrilled to announce the Lopez family as the winners of the Family Dance-off," said Jo Kirchner, President and...

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