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2 months 3 weeks ago

Community split over fire report findings

EL PASO COUNTY - The release of the executive summary of a report by an independent investigator looking into the emergency response to the Black Forest Fire brought out strong emotions from people in the community. Those who support Fire Chief Bob Harvey were bolstered by the findings that...

1 year 5 months ago

Gurule says state embellished audit

PUEBLO - When parole officers relocated some 60 offenders from the Community Corrections Services Inc. (CCSI) facility in Pueblo last Friday, owner Al Gurule told News 5 at the time that he had simply decided not to renew his contract. Then on Monday, we discovered a report by state...

2 years 1 week ago

Weekend on the GO! October 12-14

Shred Day Friday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Security Service Credit Union Pueblo Free Pumpkin Patch/Corn Maze Friday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Two Springs Ranch Pueblo Prices Vary Rocky Mountain Haunt Fest Friday - Sunday 3910 Palmer Park Colorado Springs $15 - $30 RMC Craft Fair...

2 years 4 weeks ago

Weekend on the GO! July 20 - 22

Pee Wee Court Games Sports Clinic Friday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Downtown Family Center Colorado Springs Free Summer Reading Party Celebrations Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Palmer Lake Town Hall Palmer Lake Free Firehouse Quilts Quilt Show Friday - Sunday Douglas County Fairgrounds Event Castle Rock...

2 years 4 weeks ago

Weekend on the GO! July 6 - 8

Crawdad Fishing Saturday 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Fountain Creek Nature Center Fountain $5 Non Members Creek Splash Saturday 10 - 11:30 a.m. Bear Creek Nature Center Colorado Springs $4 Non Members Farmer's Market Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Citadel Colorado Springs Free to Browse Family...

2 years 7 months ago

Caylee's Law faces tough road to passage

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Lawmakers under pressure from constituents in the months after the Casey Anthony trial have found it's not easy to toughen penalties for parents who don't immediately report missing children. Seventeen states tried to pass "Caylee's Law" legislation - named after Anthony's 2-year-old daughter whose...

3 years 1 month ago

August jobs report shows little change

The job report is out, and employers added no net workers last month and the unemployed rate was unchanged. This is a sign that many were nervous the U.S. Economy is a risk of slipping into another recession. The Labor Department says total payrolls were unchanged in August, the...

3 years 1 month ago

Stocks falling in wait for jobs report

U.S. stock futures are falling as anxious traders await a key report on hiring and employment in August. The Labor Department reports at 8:30 a.m. Eastern on the number of jobs created in August. Economists surveyed by FactSet expect that the economy added 93,000 jobs, not enough to reduce...

3 years 9 months ago

Initial crash report released by NTSB

The initial report from the crash of a small plane at the Colorado Springs airport on December 22 has been released by the National Transportation Safety Board. The crash, in foggy weather, killed a young Air Force Academy graduate and his wife. According to the report the pilot,...

3 years 11 months ago

Audit critical of Pueblo mental hospital

After the death of a the third patient there in less than a year, and the fourth in two years, the state's Department of Human Services said the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo needed scrutiny. The state hired three industry experts, and their report says the hospital needs...

3 years 11 months ago

Recalls on the road

Derek Fetty has been working on cars for a while; but lately, across the board, he's seeing more auto recalls than usual. "Here lately they've (government regulators) been getting a lot more, a lot more , meticulous about what kind of repairs they're going to let slide through the...

4 years 3 weeks ago

More now looking for help with debt in CO

Hard economic times are forcing more Americans to look for help in consolidating their debt. In fact, Colorado's Attorney General, John Suthers, reports more Coloradans are teaming up with consolidation companies to help. Tom Craddock, with Consumer Credit Counseling Services, says their last two years have been busy, but...

4 years 2 months ago

Worst unemployment report of the year released

New applications for unemployment insurance reached the half-million mark last week for the first time since November, a sign that employers are likely cutting jobs again as the economy slows. The Labor Department said Thursday that initial claims for jobless benefits rose by 12,000 last week to 500,000, the...

4 years 2 months ago

Survey: Gas prices up about 4 cents

A new survey finds the average price of regular gasoline in the United States has gone up 3.86 cents in the last three weeks. The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular rose to $2.77. Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average...

4 years 3 months ago

Tips for boosting your credit score

New reports out show that about 43-million of Americans have a credit rating so poor that getting a loan is much more difficult, and when they do much more expensive. "It can affect your borrowing costs, the amount you'll pay to finance cars or homes or, certainly credit card...

4 years 3 months ago

DA's Office issues report on Officer Involved Shooting

The District Attorney's Office investigated an officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs. Its final report was released Friday afternoon. Here's a complete transcript -- "The District Attorney's Office has concluded its' investigation of the officer involved shooting that occurred on June 4, 2010 and issues the following report: Any...

4 years 5 months ago

State audit slams Cesar Chavez School Network

The Colorado Department of Education has released findings of an audit on the Cesar Chavez School Network--and the results are very unfavorable. In a news release sent out Wednesday morning, the Commissioner of Education Dwight D. Jones says he's concerned about the network's "egregious financial practices and dubious leadership." "The...

4 years 7 months ago

UPDATE: A look at food inspections in Pueblo County

I just got done interviewing the Pueblo-City County Health Department about restaurant inspections. Here's what I found out. The health department inspects roughly 900 retail food establishments in Pueblo County every year. Each establishment is inspected once or twice a year, depending on the type of facility and food being...

4 years 7 months ago

High blood pressure being neglected

A new report declares high blood pressure in the U.S. to be a neglected disease. The prestigious Institute of Medicine says nearly one out of three adults has hypertension, but doctors often don't treat it aggressively, and the government hasn't made it a priority. The institute says high...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Autopsy: Jackson was in good overall health

Michael Jackson's arms were covered with punctures, his face and neck were scarred and he had tattooed eyebrows and lips, but he wasn't the sickly skeleton of a man portrayed by tabloids, according to his autopsy report obtained by The Associated Press. In fact, the Los Angeles County coroner's...

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