CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (KKTV) - A roadway in Castle Rock became a casualty of the scorching heat blanketing the Front Range this week! The Castle Rock Police Department tweeted Monday afternoon that a portion of westbound Plum Creek Parkway was closed west of the interstate after the road buckled.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A man wanted in a mother of three’s murder tops this week’s “Most Wanted.” If you know the whereabouts of one or more of these fugitives, call Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP or 719-542-STOP if in Pueblo.
LA PLATA COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - A man accused of killing his 13-year-old son in southwest Colorado is getting set to go to trial following multiple delays. Jury selection for the Mark Redwine trial is scheduled to start on Monday. The father has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death.
ROCKTON, Ill. (KKTV) - Evacuations have been ordered as a gargantuan fire continues to rage at chemical plant in northern Illinois. The fire ignited around 7 a.m. CST at the Chemtool Incorporated plant in Rockton and rapidly overtook the building. Video shows much of the plant engulfed and a plume of black smoke towering overhead.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Changes are being proposed on the national level for where ski resort profits go, specifically resorts in national forests. Colorado’s White River National Forest is home to 11 ski resorts, many of which are major destinations like Breckenridge, Vail and Keystone.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - 11 News spoke with local health experts about the future of COVID-19 testing sites, as fewer people are getting tested recently. In the entire UCHealth system, about 50,000+ tests were done during peak testing in October and November. In May, about 14,000 tests were done in all of UCHealth’s facilities.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Hundreds of people came out Sunday morning to show support to Gannon Stauch, his family, and all other abused children. The first “Gannon’s toy run” is about to kick off! Organizers tell me this event is all about the remembrance of Gannon Stauch and spreading love for still suffering and abused children.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police say no one was injured when a drunk man began threatening to shoot officers overnight. The situation started around 2 a.m. Sunday when officers were called to the area of South Academy and Hancock Expressway on a domestic disturbance. “The reporting party stated an intoxicated male entered her house and grabbed their shared child.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Mountain Metro is implementing a new route starting June 13! Mountain Metro says express route 37 will service the Colorado Springs Airport and Peak Innovation Park, including the Amazon sorting and distribution center. “We were approached by Amazon in late 2019, early 2020 about these kind of facilities coming online in the Peak Innovation Park out by the airport.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - Evacuations have been lifted for a 37-acre fire burning in Jefferson County as firefighters continue to gain containment. Known as the Platte River Fire, the blaze sparked Thursday afternoon on private land and rapidly spread onto United States Forest Service land, forcing evacuations.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police are working to sort out a rash of shootings overnight in Colorado Springs. Officers were first alerted at 3 a.m. Sunday that a shooting victim had showed up at a local hospital, a police lieutenant told 11 News. Ninety minutes later, two more people arrived at the same hospital with gunshot wounds.
DENVER (KKTV) - A toddler is safe and back with his family after he was taken with a stolen car in Denver Saturday afternoon. The little boy was inside a black Kia when it taken from an area near Quebec Street and Kentucky Lane. Law enforcement issued an Amber Alert around 3:20 p.m.:
CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (KKTV) - The Crested Butte Mountain Resort is now open for summer! According to the resort, last summer they had limited operations due to the pandemic. This year, the Crested Butte Mountain Bike Park, Adventure Park activities, disc golf, and archery, along with lift rides and hiking are back!
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - According to police, one person is in custody after kicking an officer Friday. Police were called to the area near East Cache La Poudre Street and North Hancock Avenue in Colorado Springs on reports of a domestic disturbance. The woman who called reportedly asked officers to respond, but they later took her into custody.
DENVER, Colo. (KKTV) - Metropolitan State University of Denver is partnering with the state to help get more people vaccinated against COVID-19. Want a shot at tuition coverage? The Rowdy Return Scholarship lottery foots the bill for 5 lucky vaccinated MSU Denver students this fall.
PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - One Pueblo Police officer reportedly helped a woman having a baby during her Friday night shift. According to Pueblo Police, officer Rehan Cardona (pictured above) was in the area near Highway 50 W. and Club Manor. She reportedly her a woman screaming “Help!
SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (KKTV) - Crews continue to work on containing the Straight Creek Fire Saturday. According to crews at White National Forest, the fire is now 30% contained and they did not see any growth overnight. Work continues on the #StraightCreekFire today.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Multiple house fires across Colorado Springs are under investigation right now by the Colorado Springs Fire Department. Firefighters had that fire out in less than ten minutes, the cause is under investigation. Because there have been so many fires, crews want to remind everyone of some safety tips heading into summer.