Posted: 06/05/2013 - A voluntary recall is underway after an outbreak of Hepatitis A, which could be connected to a frozen berry product sold at Costco. Forty-nine people have fallen ill so far, including 12 in Colorado. These cases are under investigation. The first people to become sick fell ill on April 29; the latest cases occurred on May 24. Health officials say it typically takes about 30 days to get sick with Hepatitis A after eating a contaminated product. Townsend Farms has issued a voluntary recall of its Organic Antioxidant Blend, 3 pound bag. The berries in this product include: cherries, blueberries, pomegranate seeds, raspberries and strawberries. For information about this recall, click on this link.
Posted: 06/04/2013 - For the first time since 1996, An automaker is challenging a federal order to recall its vehicles. Chrysler is refusing a request to recall almost 3-million SUVs. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says the gas tank is faulty and unsafe. They're referring to Jeep Liberties made between 2002 and 2007. Click the link below to learn more and read the NHTSA document.
Posted: 06/03/2013 - Uncle Eddies Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies in 12 oz bags are being recalled because the may contain undeclared walnuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Details are at the link below.
Posted: 06/01/2013 - Calvary Family Martial Arts and Fitness is hosting the "Take Our City BAck" event to be held June 15, 2013 at their location at 2361 N. Academy Blvd. The event is free to attend and will teach abduction avoidence and how to protect yourself and your children. You can register by calling 719-237-0043 or visit their webite at: www.cfmaf.com
Updated: 05/29/2013 - In an effort to ensure the public is aware of areas at risk for flash flooding and can take appropriate action before the midsummer rainy season begins, the City of Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management will host two preparedness meetings for businesses and residents along the waterways for North and South Douglas Creeks. View the maps and meeting information at the link below.
Posted: 05/27/2013 - A new report is highlighting the stress military children face while their parents are deployed. Learn more about the report by watching the video above and check out the links below to learn more about stress affecting military children and ways to help your children, and your family, cope with stress.
Posted: 05/27/2013 - The Air Force Academy's Cadet Wing has formal parades planned Monday and Tuesday, as part of the Academy's pre-graduation activities. Tuesday features the Class of 2013's Graduation Parade, 10 a.m., at Stillman Parade Field. Pre-parade events for Tuesday's parade begins at 9:30 a.m. and features performances by the Cadet Falconry Team at 9:45 a.m. and the Saber Drill Team at 9:55 a.m. This will be the last parade for the Class of 2013, as they turn over command of the Cadet Wing to the Class of 2014. The event is free, open to the public and tickets are not required. Seating is first come, first served. Visitors should enter the Academy through the Academy's North Gate, at Exit 156B off I-25. Visitors are advised to arrive early, as parade attendance and vehicle traffic are typically very high. Vehicles entering the Academy are also subject to random searches, which, along with construction on I-25, could also delay traffic. Parade parking will be at the Cadet Field House, where shuttle bus services will transport attendees to the parade field starting at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. The public should not bring large bags and backpacks to the parade. Cameras, video cameras and binoculars are permitted, but attendees should be prepared to remove the camera lenses for security inspection.
Posted: 05/24/2013 - Local artist Steve Weed created paintings out of the ashes from the Waldo Canyon Fire. His work is called “Ashes to Art” and it is on display at the Chapel Hills Mall in Colorado Springs through June 16th. Click here for more information about the project and the auction of his paintings.
Posted: 05/24/2013 - After four living puppies were found dumped in a trash can at a Douglas County park, many have been wondering how to adopt them. If you are interested in adopting one of the abandoned puppies, contact the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. You can find their contact info by clicking on this link:
Posted: 05/24/2013 - Looking for something fun to do for date night? The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is holding their annual "Moonlight on the Mountain" event on June 27. This event is for adults only (21 and up), and includes free food, animal shows, live music performances and more! Click on this link for more information.