COLORADO SPRINGS- Elected officials in Colorado aren’t showing up at the office, but they’re still collecting that tax payer funded salary. It comes down to this,
Update: $150,000 awarded to make medical clinics and centers accessible for people with disabilities
Earlier this year, News 5 Investigates revealed how dozens of medical centers and facilities in the Pikes Peak Region are not accessible to people with disabilities, especially those with physical challenges. One non-profit agency has pledged to allocate $150,000 to make medical facilities accessible. 9 centers were just given free accessible exam tables and special hoyer-type lifts.
News5 Investigates is following up on a report we brought you about problems with a credit card reader at a car wash that charged some customers hundreds of dollars.
News 5 investigates complaints from our viewers about a local self-serve car wash that is overcharging customers by hundreds of dollars.
COLORADO SPRINGS- Crooks are stealing your credit card and banking information at the gas pump. Card skimmers were found at gas pumps in Monument recently,
News 5 Investigates: CSPD improves response times after coding thousands of urgent calls as lower priorities
News 5 Investigates discovered the Colorado Springs Police Department kept a secret from the City and community. For months, a spokesperson tried to prevent us from uncovering what the department did that ultimately improved police response times to “priority 1” life and death emergencies.
Special report: Law enforcement officers partner with licensed clinicians to respond to mental health crisis calls
Law enforcement agencies in southern Colorado are now pairing officers with licensed mental health clinicians. The goal is to avoid taking someone to jail for minor crimes and instead, getting people the help and resources they need. Do these programs really work? News 5 Investigates is crunching the numbers.
Despite hundreds of complaints and negative reviews, HomeAdvisor maintains “A-” rating with Better Business Bureau
News 5 Investigates is asking how the Colorado-based company “HomeAdvisor” manages to maintain a nearly perfect rating with the Better Business Bureau despite hundreds of negative reviews and more than 1,400 complaints. HomeAdvisor was also sued earlier this year for allegedly engaging in deceptive advertising practices.
A long time Pueblo resident tells News 5 that she has spent more than a year trying to get her father’s picture added to the Pueblo Veterans Bridge web site. If the problem sounds familiar, it’s because News 5 Investigates looked into delays in getting the names of Veterans engraved on the bridge last month.
News 5 Investigates confirmed Thursday afternoon that a long time Colorado Springs police sergeant is on paid administrative leave, pending the outcome of a criminal investigation.
County sells land and then ‘quietly’ changes property line boundaries; County manager says lawsuit may be required to resolve the matter
A big shakeup is about to take place at the Park County Assessor’s Office in the wake of a scandal first uncovered by News 5 Investigates. A Florence couple says the county sold mining land, but then quietly moved the property line away from mining territory. Chief Investigative Reporter Eric Ross just learned that two key players responsible for explaining what happened will soon be leaving the county.
Disabled Vet unhappy with contractor recommended by Home Depot; Retailer issues refund following News 5 inquiry
Patrick Thompson hired a contractor using Home Depot’s “pro referral” service but says the contractor didn’t exactly finish the job. After News 5 Investigates started asking questions, Home Depot apologized and issued a refund.
News 5 Investigates exposed a pop up hail repair company accused of forging a customer’s signature to steal thousands of dollars from his insurance company. Our original report caught the attention of Service King Collision Repair which decided to step up to the plate and fix the customer’s car for free.
Sharon Williams reached out to Chief Investigative Reporter Eric Ross for help after she paid to have her husband’s name engraved on the Veterans Bridge along the Pueblo Riverwalk. Nearly a year later, the work still wasn’t done. After News 5 started asking questions, we saw results and got answers. The delay was due in part to a third-party vendor that the HARP Foundation couldn’t contact.
A housing developer in Monument dissolved his business and disappeared before finishing the work homeowners say he promised. While Michael Curry, the owner of Freedom Homes may be out of business, that’s not stopping homeowners from trying to seize his assets in Bankruptcy court.