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Flight takes children on fantasy trip from Colorado Springs to the North Pole
Flight takes children on fantasy trip from Colorado Springs to the North Pole

By: Joe Purtell - 0 1 hr ago

With a flying sleigh provided by SkyWest Airlines, therapy dogs dressed as reindeer, stand-ins for Santa Claus and the missus, volunteer elves - and...

 Colorado Springs chosen for pilot recycling program
Colorado Springs chosen for pilot recycling program

By: Liz Forster - 0 1 hr ago

Colorado's recycling rates lag far behind the national average and even further behind states with a progressive environmental agenda, a report shows....

Family with Colorado Springs ties spearheading relief efforts in Puerto Rico in aftermath of Hurricane Maria
Family with Colorado Springs ties spearheading relief efforts in Puerto Rico in aftermath of Hurricane Maria

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 2 hr ago

A former Colorado Springs resident now living in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is spearheading efforts to help fellow islanders struggling amid catastrophic...

New traffic configuration at Woodmen and Union begins; more construction expected this week
New traffic configuration at Woodmen and Union begins; more construction expected this week

By: - 0 2 hr ago

Woodmen and Union. The dreaded intersection for so many who travel on the Springs' east side. "It is a nightmare," said Catherine Mast, who used to...

Charities giving Colorado Springs-area kids first set of wheels
Charities giving Colorado Springs-area kids first set of wheels

By: Chhun Sun - 0 3 hr ago

Two different events, same goal: provide children in the Colorado Springs area with their first bicycles. Kids on Bikes, a local nonprofit that...

Colorado man asks for— and gets — maximum sentence
Colorado man asks for— and gets — maximum sentence

By: - 0 4 hr ago

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.— A 62-year-old man who pleaded guilty to attempted murder after stabbing two men with a knife in the Grand Junction area was...

Flare-up from fire at Fort Carson training range put out Sunday
Flare-up from fire at Fort Carson training range put out Sunday

By: Chhun Sun - 0 4 hr ago

A flare-up from a fire that started Saturday at Fort Carson was put out Sunday afternoon, officials said. No injuries or structure damage were...

Two injured in drive-by shooting in southeast Colorado Springs
Two injured in drive-by shooting in southeast Colorado Springs

By: - 0 5 hr ago

Two people suffered minor injuries in a drive-by shooting in southeast Colorado Springs early Sunday morning. Police responded to a report of a...

Falcon-area man's disappearance among growing number of Senior Alerts
Falcon-area man's disappearance among growing number of Senior Alerts

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 5 hr ago

Carl Wilber Newcomb and his wife spent many days taking long drives, exploring Colorado in an attempt to help her dementia. After she died, Carl, 78,...

Empty Stocking Fund: Tri-Lakes Cares fights poverty in northern El Paso County
Empty Stocking Fund: Tri-Lakes Cares fights poverty in northern El Paso County

By: - 0 6 hr ago

"Poverty exists everywhere, even in areas we generally think of as affluent," says Haley Chapin, Executive Director for Tri-Lakes Cares. "Our...

Colorado's plan for meeting rising water demand turns 2 with growing pains ahead
Colorado's plan for meeting rising water demand turns 2 with growing pains ahead

By: Marianne Goodland - 0 6 hr ago

Cotton is the symbol for the second anniversary: According to one definition, cotton is both a symbol of increasing strength and an ability to adapt....

Voice of the Consumer: If online seller demands payment in gift cards, it's a scam
Voice of the Consumer: If online seller demands payment in gift cards, it's a scam

By: Katie Pelton - 0 6 hr ago

In the past week, our 11 Call for Action team has heard from a couple of viewers who lost thousands of dollars to a new scam. I hadn't heard of this...

Fort Carson soldier defies naysayers, sheds 150 pounds to pursue Army dream
Fort Carson soldier defies naysayers, sheds 150 pounds to pursue Army dream

By: - 0 14 hr ago

A year and a half ago, 364-pound Justin Lahman was told he would never be a cop. Today he is a military policeman at Fort Carson and weighs a trim 210...

Police: Man arrested after shooting himself, another person in southeast Colorado Springs
Police: Man arrested after shooting himself, another person in southeast Colorado Springs

By: Liz Forster - 0 15 hr ago

Police arrested a man who shot another person and himself Saturday in southeast Colorado Springs. According to the online report, police received a...

'Famous 4th' hits 100 years of service
'Famous 4th' hits 100 years of service

By: - 0 18 hr ago

The series on the history of the 4th Infantry Division concludes with the founding of the division Dec. 10, 1917, at Camp Greene, N.C., under the...

Missing Colorado teen believed to be at risk of sexual exploitation
Missing Colorado teen believed to be at risk of sexual exploitation

By: - 0 23 hr ago

Police are hoping for the public's help in locating a missing teen they consider an endangered runaway who is at risk for possible sexual exploitation....

Snowboarder dies after hitting tree at Keystone Ski Resort
Snowboarder dies after hitting tree at Keystone Ski Resort

By: - 0 23 hr ago

FRISCO, Colo.  — A snowboarder who lost control and hit a tree at Keystone Ski Resort over the weekend has died. The Summit...

Gloves come off in El Paso County sheriff's race
Gloves come off in El Paso County sheriff's race

By: Lance Benzel - 0 23 hr ago

El Paso County sheriff's candidate Mike Angley says he isn't afraid of a fight - whether it means taking on incumbent Sheriff Bill Elder or local...

Fort Carson division reflects on 100 years of fighting nation's wars
Fort Carson division reflects on 100 years of fighting nation's wars

By: - 0 23 hr ago

For all the time it's spent in combat, Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division has lived to a ripe old age. On Sunday, the unit will celebrate its 100th...

Rocket sparks fire at Fort Carson training range
Rocket sparks fire at Fort Carson training range

By: Liz Forster - 0 23 hr ago

A rocket launched during a training exercise at Fort Carson sparked a grass fire in the training range. The rocket was part of a wildfire training...

Builders association finds new home for home shows at Colorado Springs mall
Builders association finds new home for home shows at Colorado Springs mall

By: Rich Laden - 0 23 hr ago

The local homebuilding industry's trade shows are moving to Chapel Hills Mall in 2018 after the Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs...

Insights: Colorado ski industry poised to be heard about climate change
Insights: Colorado ski industry poised to be heard about climate change

By: Joey Bunch - 0 23 hr ago

When outsiders think of Colorado, most don't think of cows. They don't think of aerospace, energy, Palisade peaches or Olathe sweet corn. To those...

Three car theft suspects arrested after brief standoff at Colorado Springs apartment
Three car theft suspects arrested after brief standoff at Colorado Springs apartment

By: Liz Forster - 0 Yesterday

Three men were arrested Saturday morning in connection with a car theft east of downtown. Police were notified of a stolen car in front of an...

Property owner cited for starting fire between Yoder and Rush
Property owner cited for starting fire between Yoder and Rush

By: Liz Forster - 0 Yesterday

Fire crews are responding to a grass fire on Colorado 94 between Yoder and Rush. The fire is threatening structures, said Ellicot Fire Department...

Colorado teacher arrested, charged with attempted sexual exploitation of a child
Colorado teacher arrested, charged with attempted sexual exploitation of a child

By: - 0 Yesterday

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. – A Douglas County School District teacher was arrested and charged with three counts of attempted sexual exploitation of a child...

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