Posted: 09/23/2012 - It is relatively rare for infants to be abducted by strangers. But it does happen. And recent analysis of abduction cases by the FBI suggests there are new and troubling trends for expectant parents to be aware of, including women kidnappers using violence to commit their crimes and social media to target their victims.
Posted: 09/21/2012 - An anonymous donor has contacted the Colorado Springs Police Department to graciously offer a $100,000 reward.
Posted: 09/18/2012 - Are you looking for employment? Are you tired of running all over the city to apply for jobs? Do you wish you could just talk with an employer face-to-face? If you answered "yes!" to any of these questions, PPWFC has an opportunity for YOU! The Business Relations Group and KKTV 11 are offering a Fall Job Fair. This is your opportunity to speak with employers, present your resume, and sell your knowledge, experience, and personality to perspective employers.
- You won't be able to resist the latest pet of the week!
Meet Poe-Poe...this adorable Jack Russell-Rat Terrier mix is all puppy: playful, energetic, INCREDIBLY loving. He ran up and "hugged" every person in the newsroom that walked by him! All he wants to do is cuddle and love up on everyone around him, and is looking for someone who can cuddle and love him back. Could your home be his forever home?
And bonus: this 10-month-old is leash trained AND crate trained!
Want to learn more? Watch the below video or call Dream Power at 390-7838.
PET OF THE WEEK: Poe-POe
Posted: 09/11/2012 - Homeowners can sign up for help from a non-profit organization. The Coalition for the Upper South Platte are helping with Waldo Canyon fire rehab work. Volunteers are even helping homeowners sandbag their homes. You can register for help, but they are asking that people be patient, because they only have so many volunteers. You can find out more about www.waldofire.org.
Posted: 09/11/2012 - Cheese Inc. is recalling Ricotta Salata Frescolina brand cheese with the lot number T9425 and production code 441202 due to possible listeria contamination. Colorado health department officials said Tuesday that 14 reported illnesses in 11 states, including one in Colorado, may be linked to the cheese. Forever Cheese, based in Long Island City, N.Y., says the cheese was sold to distributors for retailers and restaurants in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington and Washington, D.C., between June 20 and Aug. 9. In Colorado, the cheese was shipped between July 12 and Aug. 2 to Whole Foods' Bel-Mar, Capitol Hill, Cherry Creek, Fort Collins, Highlands Ranch, Pearl Street, Southglenn, Superior, Tamarac and Washington Park stores.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - Entries can be made through September 20th. The top three names will be announced on September 21st and voting will begin in the CMZ primate building starting September 22th through October 5th. The winner of the naming contest will be given a one year family membership to the zoo! First, second and third place entries will be given a special tour of Primate World highlighting the gorillas.
- Family looking for a dog? Meet dog looking for a family. Six-year-old Aspen, this beautiful Blue Heeler/Boxer mix, is hoping to find her forever home. If you are looking for a hiking companion, have older children in your home, and enjoy throwing a ball around, this could be a match made in Heaven. Interested? Watch this video for more information or call Dream Power at 390-7838.
PET OF THE WEEK: Aspen
Posted: 09/09/2012 - For information about Signs of Hope, contact Jake Martens at (719) 337-4122 or HeroesOfWaldoCanyon@gmail.com.