December 21, 2012 8:36 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - Thousands of people flooded into the Freedom Financial Expo Center Friday morning for the 30th Annual Bob Telmosse Christmas Giveaway. The event is local tradition started by the late businessman Bob Telmosse to help families in need during the holidays.
Each person is given free toys... more »
December 8, 2012 7:21 PM
It was nothing but traditional holiday celebrations at Bent's Old Fort today with traditions dating back to the 1840's!
The breaking of the pinata is a Hispanic holiday tradition that the kid's loved. They also got to see how old wooden toys were made and talk to over 70 living... more »
December 2, 2012 6:28 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS- It's that time of year again when law enforcement agencies across the region begin seeing a spike in auto burglaries.
Yarima Herrera knows all to well the headache and hassle a car break-in can cause.
"I had to pay a $250 deductible," she said. "My jewelry... more »
December 1, 2012 5:47 PM
What's a better gift at Christmas than one that's handmade? Well, if you aren't exactly crafty, today was the perfect chance to get out and find something someone else made! 4-H in Pueblo held their Bells of Christmas craft show at the State Fairgrounds, and shoppers got the chance to... more »
November 27, 2011 3:10 PM
Holidays come to a close and many are back at the airport either returning from their trip or departing for home.
Here at the Colorado Springs Airport, cabs are line-up ready to take customers where ever they need to go, while other cars are waiting for family members or... more »
December 29, 2010 12:30 AM
New national sales numbers show a rise in holiday spending this year. It's a good sign for merchants in Southern Colorado who say the past couple of years haven't been as kind. "We were significantly down in 2008 and 2009." explains Chris Sondermann, owner of Terra Verde in Colorado Springs.... more »
December 11, 2010 8:21 PM
"In the last year or so, I've been seeing more and more service people than I ever have," says Dan Lundy, L.P.C. That's after 18 years of private practice, off post, as a licensed counselor. However he says it's not just the service members having trouble, the whole family takes... more »
December 5, 2010 7:39 PM
Before many travelers take off this holiday season, they'll be taking their credit cards to the internet.
"Looking for the best deal," says Daniel Finholm.
But how far in advance tickets are purchased is different for everyone.
"I just wait for those prices to drop, and wait... more »
November 25, 2010 11:41 PM
Stephanie McCroskey is getting the holiday shopping season underway; trying to cross some names off her lists by waiting in line at the Colorado Springs Toys "R" Us near Citadel Mall for sales beginning at 10 p.m. Many stores hold "door buster" sales after Thanksgiving, but many wait for the... more »
February 14, 2010 7:46 PM
The same reasons that make some people so happy on Valentines Day can have the opposite effects on others.
Suicide prevention volunteers say often, thoughts of suicide surround money, the holidays and relationships.
"Valentines Day is obviously a day where people pay more attention to relationships," says Terri... more »
December 23, 2009 8:16 PM
Another holiday, another meal for the homeless in our area. Fort Carson soldiers are once again working for the community this holiday season.
The mission at Fort Carson, prep work. The cooking has a military feel.
"Everybody's definitely got their own job," says Spc. Bobby Garrett. "I'm on... more »
December 21, 2009 9:16 AM
Christmas can be a tough time for families who are struggling to make ends meet, but even those who are on a tight budget can find meaningful ways to spend time together for the holidays.
Dr. Juli Slattery, a family psychologist at Focus on the Family, says the rough... more »
December 20, 2009 7:21 PM
A lot more people head to church around the holidays. That means more hands to "pass the hat." However, one local church, like many others, says the economy is taking a toll on donations.
There aren't many empty seats on the Sunday before Christmas.
"It's our biggest attendance,"... more »
December 19, 2009 6:48 PM
The holidays are here. That means lots of spending, presents and unfortunately car break-ins. "The breaking into cars does go up this time of year, every year, without fail." explains Sgt. Tim Hogan with CSPD, "We have seen a spike in that and it's something that's just going to happen... more »
December 14, 2009 8:09 AM
Author Stephen King and his wife are donating money so 150 soldiers from the Maine Army National Guard can come home for the holidays.
King and his wife, Tabitha, who live in Bangor, are paying $13,000 toward the cost of two bus trips so that members of the 3rd... more »
December 7, 2009 12:55 PM
Is it safe to party when swine flu threatens to crash your bash?
It's a question many revelers may be asking this year as the holiday party season coincides with an anxiety-provoking flu season.
The good news is that while it is true that mingling over punch and... more »
December 7, 2009 12:14 PM
A nationwide effort to discourage drunken driving is being launched for the holiday season. Highway safety agencies will be stepping up law enforcement on the roadways, while federal and state governments conduct an advertising campaign to remind the public of the danger of drinking and driving. Some states will employ... more »
November 23, 2009 11:17 AM
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, most of us know what will be on our plates, potatoes, stuffing and of course turkey, but what drink goes best with all of that food? Check out the video of the interview with John Myers, from 80/Twenty wines in Pueblo, who visited us... more »