Devan Karp, KOAA News 5

Devan Karp

KOAA News 5

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

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Past articles by Devan:

Kia and Hyundai car thefts are up 82% compared to 2021

A trend on TikTok showed thieves how easy it could be to steal certain models of Kia and Hyundai cars. Now, manufacturers have released security software updates for them. → Read More

2022 Veteran of the Year nominations are open

Duane France was the recipient of the "Veteran of the Year" award in 2019. He says it uplifts former servicemembers who are doing good in their community, off of the battlefield. → Read More

Heroin survivor travels the country to have honest conversations about addiction

"A lot of where it starts is right here with these kids, this is the next generation, and if we don't address this problem now, the problem's going to multiply, right?" said Richie Webber → Read More

Purple Onion restaurant holds fundraiser for victims of earthquake in Turkey

Owner Erdal Bengogullari says he's lost 17 family members in the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey on Feb 6. Now, he's raising money to make a difference for them and others → Read More

Pikes Peak Marathon and Ascent registration opens

The Business Director for The Pikes Peak Marathon and Ascent estimates the race brings $3.5 million to the local Manitou Springs economy → Read More

Local WWII veteran turns 105

Monica Kinnaman served in the Royal British Artillery, firing at nazi aircraft that were bombing London during WWII. Since then, she's lived in in Colorado Springs, and is now turning 105. → Read More

Nonprofits and volunteers conduct Point In Time survey to look at homelessness in El Paso County

One of the best ways that organizations can understand issues affecting homeless people in El Paso County is through a Point-In-Time survey. Over 75 people spent their day doing just that → Read More

Homeless shelters prepare for the cold with warming stations

Several warming shelters in Colorado Springs and Pueblo have been set up to help the homeless. Learn where they are and who they serve here → Read More

Semiconductor manufacturer Entegris expands Colorado presence with new Colorado Springs facility

The semiconductor manufacturing company Entegris Inc. has just agreed to a new venture in Colorado Springs. → Read More

Colorado Springs City Council approves 2023 City Budget

In 2023, Colorado Springs will see more Police Officers, Firefighters, infrastructure, and clean streets thanks to the 2023 city budget → Read More

Veteran meetup hopes to give a community to servicemembers

Roger Fortin's veteran lunch started with 4 friends just getting coffee. Now, over 100 local veterans get together every Wednesday for food, community, and a new outlook on life → Read More

Colorado Gives Day brings in millions for nonprofits across the state

For many nonprofits, the state of the economy has slowed donations. They want to encourage people to help other causes they care about without having to break out the checkbook → Read More

Pueblo food bank and nonprofit work together to bring food to cars

Kathy McMullen lives on social security and says after her house payment, utility bill, and car insurance, she has trouble with groceries. Thanks to local food banks, she'll have food for the holiday → Read More

Mass shooting survivors bring issue with the Colorado Healing Fund

Survivors of the Las Vegas and Orlando mass shootings came to Colorado Springs to comfort the Club Q shooting victims. They also came with concerns about nonprofits supporting those victims → Read More

Veteran turns to job coaching to help others get hired

'Frankly, I found that I liked the process of getting a job more than having a job,' said veteran Len Garner. Now, he helps other veterans and people to figure out how to get hired → Read More

Colorado Springs Airport expects large numbers of holiday travelers

The Colorado Springs Airport expects a large number of travelers during this holiday season. Here's what they recommend to catch your flight on time → Read More

City Council funds CSFD Homeless Outreach Program, vehicle abandonment team during 2023 budget markup meeting

The 2023 Colorado Springs operating budget is almost 700 pages long. City Council held a "markup" meeting to go through it all and add items of their own they think deserve funding → Read More

City Council approves Colorado Springs Utilities rate changes

Starting on January 1st, 2023, your utility bill will increase by an average of $6. CSU says that they need to raise rates to keep up with inflation → Read More

Fort Carson re-opens an improved Army Services Center

Major General David Hodne believes that a strong army isn't all about battle schematics and weaponry. He says strong support for servicemembers at home "makes our army ready" → Read More

Olympic Games pin collectors travel to Colorado Springs to trade, buy, and sell their collections

The value of Olympic Games pins can range from a couple of cents to hundreds of dollars. For the community that collects the memorabilia, the joy comes in making connections across the globe → Read More