May 8, 2013 8:52 PM
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... more »
April 19, 2013 12:36 AM
Thursday afternoon, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office released their official Waldo Canyon Fire report. Sheriff Terry Maketa held a news conference outlining what went right and what needed to be improved.
"I think our law enforcement folks and the coordination with other entities did an extraordinarily well under... more »
February 13, 2013 9:57 AM
Encouraging signs that the Colorado Springs economy is improving are found in an important benchmark, sales and use tax revenue, an indicator of how much money people are spending. The latest results released Tuesday are the best since before the recession in 2007.
From consumer spending to building homes,... more »
October 12, 2012 7:15 AM
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... more »
September 7, 2012 2:05 AM
The investigation continues as Colorado Springs Police wade through more than a hundred fraud complaints against Springs Transmission & Automotive.
Customers have reported paying for work that was never done, cars that were vandalized or stolen under the company's care, and vehicles never returned to owners.
The Better... more »
July 20, 2012 8:46 AM
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... more »
July 6, 2012 5:10 AM
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... more »
February 23, 2012 3:20 AM
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... more »
September 2, 2011 9:14 AM
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... more »
September 2, 2011 8:28 AM
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... more »
May 8, 2011 11:50 AM
DENVER (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is set to issue its first official estimate this week of what the Colorado winter wheat harvest will look like this year.
Some wheat farmers in eastern Colorado have had very dry conditions this year. That makes it unlikely Colorado will... more »
March 31, 2011 2:13 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A witness has told investigators that a glider appeared to perform an upside-down maneuver before it crashed in northern Colorado, killing the pilot.
A National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on the crash today. It says the witness watched the glider make... more »
March 22, 2011 6:26 PM
A report on construction of the Southern Delivery System says the pipeline will contribute to the creation of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in earnings for the population. Those are among the findings of a new independent economic development report commissioned by the Center for Regional Advancement, an... more »
January 4, 2011 2:30 PM
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,... more »
November 23, 2010 5:33 PM
Dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on America's store shelves, CoPIRG announced today in its 25th annual Trouble in Toyland report.
CoPIRG released its report , which reveals the results of laboratory testing for toxic chemicals and identifies toys that pose choking hazards, this morning, which also... more »
November 18, 2010 11:25 AM
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... more »
November 16, 2010 7:42 PM
The Colorado Department of Human Services has completed a review of practices at the Colorado Mental Health Institute after three patients died in the forensics unit recently. The forensics unit provides mental health treatment to those who have committed crimes, but have been found Not Guilt by Reason of Insanity... more »
November 6, 2010 6:48 PM
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... more »
November 5, 2010 12:48 PM
Citizens in Colorado Springs can now report various problem to city government using an iPhone ap.
iPhone users simply download the free GORequest application from the iTunes stone, open the app, and select an issue to report. iPhone users can also take a picture of whatever it is they... more »
October 8, 2010 8:16 AM
The final monthly jobs report before the midterm congressional elections is due out Friday and it's not expected to be very optimistic.
The report is likely to leave President Barack Obama in a precarious position: Democratic members of Congress will face voters with unemployment likely above 9.5 percent.
... more »
September 28, 2010 12:06 AM
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... more »
September 27, 2010 8:12 AM
How well did the White House react to the Gulf oil spill disaster?
A federal panel appointed by President Barack Obama starts its investigation Monday.
The two-day meeting of the presidential oil spill commission will look at the controversial use of chemical dispersants, a moratorium on deep-water drilling... more »
September 22, 2010 8:18 AM
An Arapahoe County Sheriff's report suggests Broncos wide receiver Kenny McKinley was depressed over knee surgery performed about a month before he committed suicide.
An investigator noted in the report that shortly after the surgery, the 23-year-old said he should "just kill himself," but "No one believed he was... more »
September 17, 2010 8:43 AM
A new assessment of Colorado's road conditions says that 52 percent of the roads maintained by the state are in poor condition, the first time more than half the roads were found in that shape.
The Colorado Department of Transportation has assessed the roads statewide for 10 years. The... more »
September 9, 2010 7:57 PM
Living next to a burned down house or property that's neglected can be a homeowners worst nightmare. It can be an eyesore and lower your property value. You can't always make your neighbor do something to fix it, but sometimes you can. Lori Winner is a woman trying to keep... more »
August 25, 2010 8:13 AM
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board will release a 15-minute safety video and its final report of its investigation into a tunnel fire that killed five workers at a hydroelectric plant in Colorado.
The independent federal agency investigates serious chemical accidents and makes safety recommendations. In a trailer for the... more »
August 20, 2010 3:23 PM
Nine months after 13 people were killed in shootings at Foot Hood, Texas, the Defense Department has released a report saying the military needs to be more aware of signs of potential workplace violence.
The department's final report on the shootings last November at the Army post last was... more »
August 19, 2010 9:29 AM
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... more »
August 16, 2010 7:27 PM
An independent monitor in Denver, charged with reviewing investigations of police and sheriff's personnel strongly disagrees with findings by the Denver Police Department related to the arrest of a young Pueblo man after he and a friend were kicked out of a LoDo bar last year.
The arrest of... more »
August 16, 2010 9:10 AM
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... more »
July 19, 2010 9:04 AM
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... more »
July 9, 2010 4:10 PM
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... more »
May 18, 2010 5:44 PM
The Colorado State Patrol has taken administrative action against four employees involved in an episode last December that lead to the death of a motorist on Interstate 25 between Colorado Springs and Pueblo.
In the early morning hours of December 17, 2009, a call came in about a crash... more »
May 5, 2010 12:38 PM
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... more »
March 15, 2010 2:18 PM
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... more »
February 22, 2010 6:01 PM
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... more »
November 5, 2009 9:45 AM
The parole agent in charge of supervising convicted rapist Phillip Garrido knew there was a 12-year-old girl inside his home but didn't notice electrical wires that led into a compound where Garrido's alleged kidnapping victim was being held, according to a report from the state Office of the Inspector General.... more »
October 20, 2009 3:10 PM
The number of police officers slain in the line of duty fell sharply last year, according to FBI data released Monday.
Bureau statistics list 41 law enforcement officers killed in 2008, down from 58 in 2007. The list includes one FBI agent, Sam Hicks, who was shot and killed... more »
October 1, 2009 12:43 PM
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... more »
September 29, 2009 6:59 PM
A New York court on Tuesday dismissed Dan Rather's $70 million breach of contract lawsuit against CBS Corp., noting that the network continued to pay the anchor $6 million a year even after he left the evening news broadcast.
Rather sued CBS and its top executives in 2007, claiming... more »