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Call for Action: Extra property tax money isn't helping Pioneer Village subdivision's road woes Updated: 08/24/2017 If you've ever driven just west of Pikes Peak International Raceway, you'll notice the pavement, turns to dust. Roughly 100 families live in the Pioneer Village subdivision, on 16 miles of unpaved roads. "We go through cars like there's no, like it's not even funny. We've had 4 cars. The roads tear them up. We're constantly bleeding money,” homeowner Michelle Van Leet said.











IRS Scam heats up in southern Colorado Updated: 06/15/2017 If your phone has been targeted by scammers, you're not alone. This week our 11 Call for Action office has heard from scores of people, who have all been told the Internal Revenue Service, IRS is after them. It is not. Crooks are calling, impersonating the agency, trying to score big bucks.












Big change for Letter Rip 2017 Updated: 04/27/2017 On Saturday, May 6th, you'll have a chance to get your old records destroyed for free. It’s the annual event known as Letter Rip. This year there are some big changes to the program.



11 Call for Action: Mom denied utility emissions study Updated: 04/27/2017 A new environmental report has been ordered for the Martin Drake Power Plant in downtown Colorado Springs. The EPA is requiring the report to see if the city is in compliance with the new sulfur dioxide emissions standards.











Cashier check from mystery donor: gift or too good to be true? Updated: 04/27/2017 Our 11 Call for Action team is good at sniffing out scams, warning you about the latest schemes that crooks cook up to steal your cash. That’s why we were intrigued when we were asked to look into an "anonymous gift" that came with a hefty cashier's check and an unusual request.


Dozens arrested for IRS scam calls Updated: 10/28/2016 There is a breakthrough in the search for the scammers responsible for the fake IRS scam calls that have been received across the country.
















Letter Rip a Huge Success Updated: 05/03/2016 An incredible turn out today in downtown Colorado Springs for Letter Rip. The event, aimed at helping you safely shred your old financial papers, saw nearly a thousand cars. And, the weather didn't keep folks away.

Your Trash, Their Treasure Updated: 05/03/2016 Every weekday in Colorado Springs, thieves can go hunting, finding thousands of targets parked and waiting to be snatched.

Call For Action Investigation: Progress On IRS Scam Updated: 05/03/2016 We've been telling you about this massive scam for a few years now. I was frustrated along with you and wanted to know exactly what was being done to stop it. So I traveled all the way to Washington, D.C. to talk to the man in charge of the investigation.


Delays Continue With State Income Tax Refunds Updated: 04/19/2016 Tuesday is the deadline to turn in both your federal and state returns, unless you're filing extensions. But, as we've been reporting, if you're expecting a state tax refund, there could be big delays.


Colorado Income Tax Refund Check Delay Updated: 03/09/2016 A lot of you have been watching and waiting for your state income tax refunds. We learned you may have to keep waiting--for up to two months longer than normal.

New FTC Email Scam Updated: 03/08/2016 A new email scam is making the rounds. This one uses the name of the Federal Trade Commission and even knows your entire Social Security number.

Phone Scam Targets Residents Impacted By Landslides Updated: 02/25/2016 We've been warning you about a flurry of scam phone calls from crooks, who claim to be with the IRS. Now there's a new scheme targeting families whose homes are affected by landslides in Colorado Springs.



Tracking Down Origin of 911 Calls Updated: 02/08/2016 A bizarre mystery surrounding cell phone calls made to 911 has now been solved. A Colorado Springs couple was frustrated by police officers who insisted the hang up calls were coming from their home. They say no one would help them figure it out until they dialed 11 Call for Action. What you may not know about your cell phone.