May 9, 2013 3:28 AM
Ariel Castro will be arraigned later today. He's accused of kidnapping and holding three women captive for ten years. Castro is allegedly responsible for the horrors inside a Cleveland home, and he is charged with three counts of rape and four counts of kidnapping.
Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and... more »
November 22, 2012 1:29 PM
DENVER (AP) - The renovation of a former Denver pharmacy has turned up stacks of letters from Japanese-American internment camps during World War II, providing a glimpse into life there. The pharmacy was owned by Japanese-Americans and people at some of the 10 internment camps wrote seeking to buy medicine... more »
November 12, 2012 6:59 PM
On days like Veterans Day, the country comes together to remember those who gave their all for our nation and our freedom, but for people who have loved ones missing in action, the main thing they want is peace. We now bring you the unique story of one soldier's journey... more »
October 29, 2012 2:43 PM
DENVER (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a 32-year-old woman whose body was found slumped in a couch in an apartment with her still living husband and dog nearby. KMGH-TV reports Monday that that officers responded to the apartment on a report of a foul smell on Oct.... more »
August 22, 2012 8:40 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - As a 2-year-old girl lay dead in the closet of a South Dakota home, another child invited two young neighbors over to take a look. Police allege the adults in the home were binging on drugs and didn't call 911 until 14 hours later. Twenty-one-year-old... more »
August 6, 2012 1:42 AM
Runaway cases are filed every day, some more serious than others. Sunday, deputies in Fremont County felt one runaway case required pulling out multiple resources to search for a missing teen girl.
It was a worrisome situation early Sunday morning in Fremont County. Cynthia, a 14-year-old girl staying with... more »
July 16, 2012 4:29 AM
EDGERTON, Mo. (AP) - Authorities in Platte County, Mo., say officials have found the bodies of two women in a field after officials interrogated "a suspect in the disappearance of Britny Haarup and Ashley Key." The Kansas City Star reported late Sunday that the bodies were found near Trimble, Mo.,... more »
July 10, 2012 7:17 AM
Fort Carson was called to Peyton last night, after a suspicious device was found along the road.
The Fort Carson PAO says it happened last night around 10:30. The Explosive Ordnance Disposal, or EOD was called to the scene.
When the team arrived they discovered the device was... more »
March 21, 2012 5:12 AM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Volunteer searchers using metal detectors have recovered a Texas woman's engagement ring after she lost it at her husband's grave in Colorado. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports Gayle Zompa of Galveston got her ring back last week. It slipped off her finger four months... more »
January 27, 2012 7:14 PM
It took two acts of honesty to return a Pueblo West couple their $400, and the restaurant owners who held the cash for the past month couldn't be happier to give it back.
During the hustle and bustle of the pre-Christmas days of late December, Cris and Arlene Beltran... more »
November 12, 2011 5:07 AM
A missing teen and child are back home this morning, after going missing yesterday afternoon.
Colorado Springs police found 19 year-old Corey Beck, and 12 year-old Lyndsay Turnbloom at at Northern Colorado Springs last night around 10 p.m.
Both suffer from illnesses that made it urgent to locate... more »
October 2, 2011 5:36 PM
A missing elderly man from Penrose has been found in Mesa County. According to John Sabatino of the Fremont County Sheriff's office, 88 year old Theodore Matthews was slightly disoriented but in good health when he was located Sunday afternoon.
Matthews was reported missing by his daughter Sunday morning... more »
September 14, 2011 2:15 AM
Colorado Springs Police tell us they have found one of the women suspected of hitting an El Paso County Deputy with her car Tuesday evening.
Police tell us they found a Hispanic woman in her 20's just before 11pm in the parking garage at Memorial Hospital, she was suffering... more »
September 11, 2011 3:57 PM
A couple renovating their home in the 300 block of W. Cheyenne Rd. made an odd discovery as they were pulling up flooring. The couple found bones under the flooring, so not knowing the origin of the bones they contacted police and let them handle the gruesome find.
Colorado... more »
August 2, 2011 8:25 AM
STEWARTSTOWN, N.H. (AP) - Investigators hope an autopsy on an 11-year-old New Hampshire girl sheds more light on her disappearance and death.
An autopsy on Celina Cass of Stewartstown is scheduled for Tuesday.
Celina's body was recovered from the Connecticut River on Monday about a week after the... more »
July 14, 2011 10:31 AM
Fountain Police have confirmed with KOAA 5 that 13 year old Dacorrian Washington was found and is safe. He was reported missing late Wednesday night and was found shortly before 8:00am Thursday.
Thank you to all in the KOAA 5 community who took interest and helped in finding Dacorrian.... more »
July 2, 2011 2:42 PM
Chaffee County Search and Rescue teams have found two bodies in the area of Missouri Mountain where a father and daughter went missing June 22nd.
The bodies have yet to be positively identified but early reports claim that they match those of two people of the same approximate age... more »
June 7, 2011 10:52 PM
The mother and grandmother of a two year old boy who went missing this afternoon in Colorado Springs will face misdemeanor charges of neglect.
Investigators suspect Sierra Lugo-Rodriguez, 19 and Donna Quintana, 44 left the boy at a pawn shop in the 400 block of North Chelton Road sometime... more »
June 3, 2011 3:25 PM
The Colorado Springs Police Department has announced that the search for an at risk elderly woman in the Stetson Hills area had concluded. Mrs. Eggenberger was found a short distance from her home with minor injuries suffered in a fall. She had wandered away from her home late yesterday and... more »
April 5, 2011 6:23 PM
There are still many unanswered questions surrounding the death of a teenager in Canon City. An autopsy was performed today on the 15-year old, but the results haven't been released yet. The teenager was found dead Monday evening on Skyline Drive, a day after he went missing.
Police say... more »
February 14, 2011 7:18 PM
Pueblo County Coroner Jim Kramer says a man found in a canal in downtown Pueblo this afternoon appears to be a transient.
The body was discovered by a couple of fishermen around 3 o'clock this afternoon. He was face down in the water channel that comes from the Pueblo... more »
January 15, 2011 6:44 PM
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - The bodies of a man and a woman have been found inside their residence in the Denver suburb of Aurora, and police say they're investigating the possibility it was a murder-suicide.
Officers found the bodies Saturday after they were called to the residence for a... more »
December 23, 2010 6:48 PM
El Paso County Sheriffs Office has confirmed to NewsFirst5 that they found Mr Rosindo Villa alive at around 4:15pm Thursday afternoon.
No other details were available at this time.
Rosindo Villa, 76, was last seen at the Wrangler RV Park on East Platte on the eastern edge of... more »
December 11, 2010 11:44 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a son of Bernard Madoff has been found dead in New York City of an apparent suicide.
The official says Mark Madoff was found hanged in his Manhattan apartment on the second anniversary of his father's... more »
December 5, 2010 2:14 PM
Pueblo Police have just verified with NewsFirst5 that Matthew Aragon was found safe and in good condition. Matthew was reported missing after failing to return home from school on Friday. Pueblo Police issued a missing child report late Saturday night with a description and last known whereabouts.
Matthew was... more »
December 1, 2010 9:13 PM
The Teller County Coroner says a body found earlier Wednesday in Woodland Park is that of Mindy Lee a mother of two from Manitou Springs.
Lee was reported missing on Friday the 26th in the area near Woodland Park High School. Officers found her body this morning east of... more »
November 22, 2010 7:48 PM
A man accused of killing his girlfriend and dismembering her body is headed to the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo. On Monday, John Paul Williams was found incompetent to stand trial in the murder of Rebecca Magallanes. News First 5 talked with the victim's brother and sister-in-law who are... more »
September 18, 2010 11:26 PM
76-year-old Jong Chung was found, unconscious but alive, after nearly two days of searching in El Paso County.
Search crews have been combing areas, like Goose Gossage Trail, looking for Chung. He was called in as missing Thursday to Colorado Springs Police after not returning from a noon walk.... more »
September 3, 2010 8:20 PM
Next week family and friends will say goodbye to Genesis Sims. Sims was the little girl found dead in the crawlspace of a Monument home back in May. The little girl's mother Jopetia Garretson has made funeral arrangements. Garretson says she will bury Genesis on Sept. 10 in their home... more »
September 2, 2010 8:04 PM
A little beagle is becoming quite the spoiled pup at the Colorado State Fair. He was found lost last week and it turns out his master is a cowboy living hundreds of miles away. The beagle's name is Wiley and he's 9 months old. He's been getting the royal treatment... more »
August 16, 2010 12:16 PM
The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death. A man was found dead Sunday morning at the medical marijuana farm where he worked in Pueblo County. He's been identified as Kenneth Rose, Jr., 53.
Pueblo County Coroner Dr. James Kramer performed an autopsy on Rose Monday. He... more »
July 29, 2010 8:04 AM
The body of a second U.S. sailor who went missing in a dangerous part of eastern Afghanistan has been recovered, a senior U.S. military official and Afghan officials said Thursday.
The U.S. official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to disclose the information, said... more »
July 28, 2010 1:26 PM
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... more »
July 23, 2010 3:34 PM
The Otero County Sheriff is still looking for clues in the suspicious death of a man from Rocky Ford. The family sent us this photo of the victim--Ronnie Griego, 44. On July 18, Griego's body was found in a pasture on County Road 11, southwest of Manzanola. The coroner says... more »
July 20, 2010 7:20 PM
Many unanswered questions remain in the discovery of a man's body near Manzanola on Sunday. As the Otero County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate, many in this small Southern Colorado town are still dealing with the shock. "We never see this in Manzanola," says Christine Padilla, a Manzanola resident. The... more »
July 19, 2010 7:53 PM
Pueblo County Sheriff Deputies will continue to look for more human bones this week. A rancher discovered a skull on his property on Friday. The rancher says he saw something white in his field and thought it was "a ball." The rancher, who didn't want to be identified, lives on... more »
July 7, 2010 7:37 PM
A Pueblo man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison in connection to the death of his baby cousin. Kevin Buehler made a tearful apology in court today before he was sentenced. "I'm sorry and I regret my actions," said Buehler. "I take full responsibility for the actions I... more »
May 17, 2010 8:56 AM
Mesa County investigators says they're not even going to try to figure out how a case of dynamite ended up in a rural ditch north of Loma.
The dynamite was discovered Saturday by a volunteer on a highway cleanup crew. Authorities say the volunteer spotted 16 pounds of dynamite... more »
April 13, 2010 2:17 PM
Authorities have found a central Florida girl with Asperger syndrome who went missing Friday in swampy woods teeming with alligators.
The Orlando Sentinel reports that 11-year-old Nadia Bloom was located alive this morning. Her sister has said Bloom, who has an autism-related disorder called Asperger syndrome, may have gone... more »
April 6, 2010 12:24 PM
The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death in eastern Pueblo County. Sheriff Kirk Taylor says last week a rancher discovered human bones on his private property. Sheriff deputies, including mounted patrols, searched the land Monday. They recovered a skull, pelvis bone, and several other bones according to... more »
March 4, 2010 10:48 AM
A species of frog thought to have been extinct for 30 years has been found in rural Australian farmland, officials said Thursday.
The rediscovery of the yellow-spotted bell frog is a reminder of the need to protect natural habitats so "future generations can enjoy the noise and color of... more »
February 19, 2010 8:29 AM
A United Airlines jet that made an emergency landing after a threatening note was found in the galley resumed its flight after seven hours on the ground in Salt Lake City.
Flight 741, carrying 168 passengers and six crew, was en route from Denver to San Francisco Thursday when... more »
November 5, 2009 10:52 AM
Gary Rowley last saw his dog, Brindle, a few days before Super Bowl Sunday of 1999.
So it was quite a reunion on Sunday when the two finally were together again a decade after Brindle managed to open the door to Rowley's Fredricksburg, Virginia home and disappeared into the... more »
September 29, 2009 11:48 AM
Coast Guard officials in South Florida say three boaters reported missing on a trip from Lake Worth to the Bahamas have been located. Authorities say the crew aboard the Flying Pig heard a marine broadcast Tuesday that asked other boaters to be on the lookout for their vessel. The crew... more »
September 21, 2009 1:16 PM
A date has been set for a memorial service for slain Yale student Annie Le at her fiance's New York synagogue. Synagogue member Rich Pilatsky says the service will be Wednesday night at Temple Beth El in Huntington on Long Island. Temple leaders were to officiate at Le's wedding to... more »
September 17, 2009 7:33 PM
New developments in the murder of a Pueblo man. A forensic anthropologist says it appears Brian Swartz died from a severe bludgeoning. Swartz's body was found in a shallow grave in Pueblo County earlier this month. The three suspects arrested for first degree murder are Swartz's common-law wife Sonia Mitchell,... more »
September 14, 2009 8:42 PM
How's this for bad luck? About a year ago Laurice Pillar bought a crossword puzzle scratch ticket. At the time she didn't realize it was a winner, set it aside and subsequently lost it. This week, when she was cleaning out her address book she found the ticket again and... more »
September 12, 2009 1:13 PM
The body of a missing Ohio hiker has been discovered at the bottom of a 300-foot cliff in rugged wilderness in southwestern Colorado. Searchers recovered the body of 21-year-old Joshua Gulvas late Friday following a three-day search. La Plata County sheriff's spokesman Dan Bender says Gulvas was found about 2... more »
September 10, 2009 4:45 PM
A body found last weekend in a shallow grave near Pueblo, has been identified as Brian J. Swartz. The 30-year old had reportedly been missing. A hunter found Swartz's body on September 5, off of Highway 96 about 20 miles west of Pueblo. Pueblo County Coroner Jim Kramer says his... more »