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Nia Bender

Colorado State Trooper hit by car in Lakewood

A State Trooper is injured after he was struck by a car while he was investigating another accident on Wadsworth Blvd. at Highway 285. Highway 285 is also known as Hampden Avenue on Friday afternoon.

Traffic Alert

People trapped in vehicle after slamming into heavy equipment

A serious accident is blocking the roadway on Ridge Rd. near Pikes Peak Avenue. News5 spoke with a neighbor who said they saw a vehicle speeding on Ridge Rd. when they slammed into a crane and some other heavy construction equipment in the area. 

Denver Police Vehicle

Denver police investigating officer involved shooting

One suspect is in the hospital with a gunshot wound and a Denver police officer is being treated for some type of injury after police responded to a call in northeast Denver before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

February 12th, 1894-2019: CSFD marks its 125th anniversary

The City of Colorado Springs marked its beginning on July 31, 1871, when the first stake was driven at what is now the southeast corner of Cascade and Pikes Peak Avenues.  Fire protection services out with a volunteer department and later became a paid department.  

John Hickenlooper

John Hickenlooper heading to New Hampshire

Former Governor John Hickenlooper is heading to New Hampshire this week as he continues to explore a possible run for president next year. The trip to New Hampshire is just the latest stop in early primary states.

Toy shopping

Same giraffe-different name

Toys “R” Us is planning on making a comeback after going out of business last year. Many of us grew up with Geoffrey the giraffe and apparently he has not been sent off to graze in greener pastures for his retirement years. 

Fireball sightings reported from New Mexico to Wyoming

Numerous people are reporting seeing a fireball that appeared to be over Pikes Peak. It’s believed that it could be a meteor trail. The fireball is being reported by people from New Mexico to the state of Wyoming.

CSPD officer involved in crash

A Colorado Springs police officer is involved in an accident on southbound Academy Blvd at Astrozon. According to police, there are no serious injuries reported at this time.

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