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8 months 1 week ago

Your Family Friday: ice skating

The ice skating rink at Acacia Park will be open for the 6 weeks. You can also hold your special events at the rink. Students and military can get a discount. Click here to find more information .

1 year 5 months ago

Icy roads holding up travel

The flakes are flying and with temperatures dropping, it's getting icy in Colorado Springs-- so icy that as of 8:30 PM, police moved to 'cold reporting status'. Translation: if you're in an accident with no drugs, alcohol, or injuries, you have 72 hours to report it to police. A lot...

1 year 7 months ago

Driving conditions slow in Pueblo

It was slow driving in Pueblo today, like many other areas of Southern Colorado. CDOT had about 80 different trucks out in the region. They will work till all main roads are clear and the storm is over. Drivers tell us, even if they're running late, they try to stay...

2 years 6 months ago

Dog saved from icy lake

The Westminster Fire Department was called to an icy lake yesterday because a pet was in trouble. The crew from Station #1 donned ice rescue gear and were able to reach the dog and bring it to safety. Fire rescue crews ask dog owners to keep their pets on...

2 years 7 months ago

Staying safe on icy roads

As winter descends on Southern Colorado, no doubt we'll see cars slipping and sliding all over our roads. Whether you're a life time Coloradan or a newbie, those slick roads seem to get us all. But it doesn't have to be that way. We drove along with the instructors at...

3 years 1 month ago

Feds announce 78 immigration arrests

DENVER (AP) - Federal authorities say they have made 78 arrests in Colorado as part of a national crackdown on criminal aliens that the federal government says threatened public and national security. There were 29 arrests in Denver, 13 in Aurora, seven in Commerce City and 29 others across the...

3 years 1 month ago

Immigration raid at Fort Morgan dairy

FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) - Immigrant rights activists say a roundup of people accused of falsifying documents to work in the U.S. is creating fear and confusion in the community. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced the arrest of 11 people in Fort Morgan. KUSA-TV reports that the...

3 years 5 months ago

Ice dive scheduled this weekend

The annual Pueblo County Sheriff's Office Ice Dive will happen Saturday at 10 a.m. at Lake San Isabel. The Ice Dive normally happens each year on January 1. This year it was postponed because the ice hadn't gotten thick enough. Divers will cut a whole in the lake...

3 years 6 months ago

Boy rescued from icy pond

Firefighters rescued a boy after he apparently fell through an icy pond this afternoon in Lakewood. The rescue was near West Florida Avenue and South Kipling Parkway just after 4:30 p.m. Apparently two children, ages 8 and 13, were chasing a duck across the ice. The 13-year-old fell...

3 years 6 months ago

Snowy roads help stop thief

The snow and ice proved to be a big help to a Colorado Springs repairman who had his tools stolen Monday morning. Ron Robertson was headed into the Home Depot when he spotted a man taking his tool boxes out of his truck. He ran up to the man's...

3 years 6 months ago

Too warm to ice dive

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office had to postpone this year's ice dive, generally held on January 1, because the ice just wasn't thick enough. The dive has happened for years at Lake San Isabel, near Rye, but until it gets colder and the ice gets thicker, divers decided it...

3 years 6 months ago

UPDATE: Platte Ave at Wahsatch reopened

Colorado Springs Police had to close a portion of Platte Ave. East of Wahsatch due to multiple accidents and ice build up through the underpass. They have cleared the accidents and sand trucks have placed traction grit to the road. Many streets through out the city have had some melting...

3 years 8 months ago

Icy dive planned for Saturday

It takes a brave soul to jump into icy water, but at least this one is for a good cause. The second Polar Plunge will benefit Special Olympics in the Colorado Springs area. The Plunge invites participants (under 18 requires parent or guardian signature) to take a dip in...

3 years 9 months ago

Snow falls in Teller County

Southern Colorado got its first taste of winter weather on Monday. Temperatures dipped into the twenties in some areas out west with snow in the high country. In Teller County many people woke up to something they haven't seen in quite a while, snow. "I just thought oh dear! It's...

3 years 9 months ago

3rd Larimer County meningitis patient dies

A 52-year-old Larimer County man who contracted meningitis during a pick-up hockey game has died. The Coloradoan in Fort Collins reports that Bill Jubert of Bellvue died Monday after a series of strokes. Joy Jubert says her husband had recently been diagnosed with vasculitis, an inflammation of blood vessels....

4 years 3 months ago

Immigration sweep rounds up killers, other criminals

Federal agents say they have arrested 596 immigrants with criminal records during a three-day immigration enforcement sweep across the Southeast. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Friday that the operation, dubbed Operation Cross Check, was the largest ever conducted by the agency targeting foreign nationals convicted of crimes....

4 years 4 months ago

Zamboni takes a dunk in Keystone Lake

Officials closed the ice skating rink at Keystone Lake after a Zamboni broke through the ice. The driver of the ice-grooming machine was not injured Tuesday and the Zamboni appeared to be working after crews fished it out of the hole in the ice. Keystone spokesman Ryan Whaley...

4 years 5 months ago

Even in cold weather, ice a big hazard

On Friday Colorado Springs Firefighters jumped into action after a dog fell into the ice twice at Prospect Lake. "That dog wasn't in the water very long." explains Travis Allen, one of the firefighters who saved the dog, "It was cold and shivering and it was extremely exhausted." Luckily...

4 years 5 months ago

Weekend crash victim identified

Police have now identified the young woman killed in a traffic accident in Colorado Springs last weekend. Cynthia Casas, 19, of Colorado Springs, died as a result of the wreck. The drivers of both vehicles involved in the crash are being held in jail on charges of Vehicular Homicide,...

4 years 5 months ago

Orange crop down after freeze

The U.S. orange crop is expected to fall 14 percent from last year because of an unusual freeze in Florida this winter. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday the orange harvest will be down 21 percent in Florida compared to last year's yield. The national harvest this year will...

4 years 5 months ago

Still a wintery mess in MId-Atlantic

Seats are at a premium on planes and trains out of the nation's capital which is still blanketed in snow since a weekend blizzard dropped more than two feet of snow on the metro area. The most pressing matter for travelers: get out before another foot or more of snow...

4 years 5 months ago

Mid-Atlantic still mostly at a standstill

Most trains planes and buses are still frozen in place as the cleanup continues after the Mid-Atlantic blizzard. The nation's capital is pretty well shut down again today with schools and even the government closed due to hazardous travel conditions that persist for a second day after the snow stopped....

4 years 5 months ago

Snow shows no letup on the east coast

Trees have toppled onto apartment buildings and cars as a blizzard batters the Mid-Atlantic region this morning. Two deaths have been reported. Airlines canceled flights, Amtrak canceled service and churches called off weekend worship as officials warned people to just stay home. A record of 2½ feet or more is...

4 years 6 months ago

Winter storm has a ticket to Dixie

Winter storm warnings are in effect from New Mexico to North Carolina, as heavy snow and ice make their way through the South today. The same storm has left nearly 142,000 electric customers in Oklahoma in the dark. In Arkansas, up to 10 inches of snow could fall...

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