Colorado

Information Requested in Sexual Assault Investigation

Colorado Springs, CO – The CSPD Special Victims Unit is investigating a sexual assault that occurred at Rampart Park (8270 Lexington Dr) on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 between 3:30 pm and 5 pm near the BMX Park. Anyone who has any information regarding this incident is asked to call 719-444-7000. Or if you wish to remain…

Memorial Day brings summer safety tips from Colorado Parks and Wildlife

DENVER – Many Coloradans and visitors to our state will be kicking off their outdoor summer plans this Memorial Day. With so many activities and open spaces, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds outdoor enthusiasts that our wealth of outdoor activities also come with responsibilities. “Our staff takes pride in seeing so many people getting outdoors…

Territory Days in Old Colorado City

The historic district of Old Colorado City will be holding its annual festival on Colorado Avenue between 23rd Street and 27th Street.  There will be live music, food, fun and entertainment for the entire family. One of the state’s largest craft vendor fairs is highlighted with features including pony rides, kids play area, petting zoo,…

Bear Attack in Grand Junction

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. –  Colorado Parks and Wildlife is investigating a bear attack on a child in East Orchard Mesa, above the Colorado River corridor, in Grand Junction overnight.   The victim’s mother told CPW officers she heard screaming at approximately 2:30 a.m., Sunday morning. When she went outside to investigate, she witnessed a large…

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo #4 Best Zoo in North America

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ranked #4 for “Best Accredited Zoos in North America in USA TODAY’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice 2018. The top 10 Best Zoo Winners: 1. Saint Louis Zoo 2. Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium 3. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden 4. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo 5. Fort Worth Zoo…

Rocky Mountain State Games

Colorado Springs —- Colorado Springs, a city known around the world as a military community that supports America’s Armed Services and its men, women and families, is proud to once again offer a special program to encourage participation by military members and their families in the 2018 Rocky Mountain State Games. The program is sponsored…

Arrest Made in Rocky Ford Stabbing

Rocky Ford, CO – Just after 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, a Rocky Ford Police Officer was called to a home in the 500 block of North 11th St. on a welfare check. As the officer interviewed a resident outside of the home, Shayanne Maestas (DOB: 8/12/96) emerged from the residence, armed with a knife, and…

US Navy Submarine Named USS Colorado

The newest submarine is the fourth ship to be commissioned with the name USS Colorado (SSN-788).  The new submarine was commissioned on March 17, 2018 at Naval Submarine Base New London in Gronton, CT.  Construction of the submarine began in late 2016.  THE USS Colorado is a Virginia-class attack submarine. U.S Senator  Cory Gardner gave…

Amber Alert for Missing Colorado Springs Two Year Old

Colorado Springs, CO –  An Amber Alert has been issued for 2 year old Nain Dominguez.  He has black hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a green sweatshirt and gray sweatpants with no shoes. The vehicle and suspect information provided earlier (white panel van, dark-skinned male) are no longer believed to be related…

Colorado Springs Airport Ends 2017 On A 7-Year High

Colorado Springs, CO – At the end of December, 2017, a total of 1,677,209 passengers traveled through the Colorado Springs Airport (COS), representing a 29.5 percent increase year over year from December, 2016. Frontier Airlines reported 232,302 passengers in year-to-date traffic, an increase of 249.2 percent from the previous year. 72,645 enplaned passengers and 71,742 deplaned…