Ted Skroback, KOAA News 5

Ted Skroback

KOAA News 5

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

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Past articles by Ted:

Local gym manager killed in Las Vegas shooting remembered in Col

A memorial for Chris Roybal was held Sunday night at Crunch Fitness on the North side of Colorado Springs where Roybal was the general manager. Roybal was killed in the Las Vegas shooting on Octobe... → Read More

$1 Billion in marijuana sales, where the tax money from that goe

Through August, Colorado has sold more than a billion dollars of marijuana. In 2016 it took until October to hit that threshold, but where does the tax from all those sales go? → Read More

Dragonman explains what a bump-stock is and talks other gun modi

New legislation has been introduced in Washington D.C. to try and ban bump-stocks and other modifications that can make a gun replicate a fully automatic machine gun. Watch the video to learn what ... → Read More

Weber Street causing confusion with new lane shift, for now

Downtown roads are being overhauled over the next few years. One of the first streets to get a new look is Weber, but so far it's been confusing for a lot of motorists dealing with the new layout. → Read More

Group behind anti-abortion billboards in Colorado Springs speaks

It's been a controversial topic on the KOAA Facebook page with thousands of comments. Three new billboards in Colorado Springs urging abortion clinic workers to leave their job. → Read More

Caught on camera: stolen car wrecked in getaway

Home surveillance video shows a stolen vehicle crashing into a parked car near Fillmore and Nevada early Sunday morning. The thieves fled, but people say there's been other suspicious activity in t... → Read More

Stormwater issue will be decided by voters in November

In the end a 6-3 vote passes the decision on to the taxpayers this November. Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers spoke in length about the need for more stormwater infrastructure money. Suthers has... → Read More

Local students head to Wyoming for a glimpse of the eclipse

Students from The Colorado Springs School are currently in Guernsey, Wyoming hoping to catch the best view of the solar eclipse in the path of totality. → Read More

Marijuana shops open in Pueblo on heels of Sessions concerns wit

The second recreational marijuana dispensary opens in Pueblo. That opening on the heels of the U.S. Attorney General saying he's concerned about the marijuana industry in Colorado. → Read More

New law will categorize DUI arrests based on alcohol or type of

A new law goes into effect this month to better analyze statistics for DUI arrests. → Read More

Local transgender veterans react to flip-flop in military policy

With Colorado Springs being a large military community the tweets regarding re-banning transgender people in the military hits close to home. → Read More

Marijuana enforcement gets huge win with Hoppz' Cropz, more bust

The first major enforcement move to stop illegal marijuana gifting through storefronts is taking place. The Colorado Attorney General in town today announcing an indictment of Hoppz' Cropz, a marij... → Read More

Pueblo Gang Prevention group finds community cleanups more impor

The Gang Alternative Program of Pueblo is in it's 24th year of serving the community. The group works to keep kids off the streets through community art projects, cleanups and other events. → Read More

Recreational marijuana sales in Colorado Springs, City Council d

Grumblings of recreational marijuana in Colorado Springs are becoming louder. City Council is having discussions to make it a possibility, It would be a ballot issue, but maybe not as soon as some ... → Read More

EPSO body cameras hitting the streets

Patrol deputies with El Paso County Sheriff's Office went through an all-day training session for new body cameras Tuesday. → Read More

Trading public service for table service, Tip-A-Cop fundraiser h

Special Olympic athletes are getting a boost in donations because of our local law enforcement officers. Tip-A-Cop is an annual fundraiser where sheriff's deputies and police officers trade uniform... → Read More

Community stronger than ever five years after Waldo

As you probably know, this weekend marks the 5-year anniversary of the Waldo Canyon Fire. Tonight, part of the Mountain Shadows Neighborhood, where 346 homes were burned in the fire, is coming tog... → Read More

Father's Day is the most popular boating day of the year at Lake

What's the most popular time to go boating at Lake Pueblo? You may think Memorial Day or July 4th, but it's traditionally Father's Day. → Read More

Foster children ditching trash bags for suitcases

When kids are put into foster care they're taken from their homes quickly and sometimes the social worker only has a trash bag for all the child's belongings, but that's changing. → Read More

District 11 votes to ditch Valedictorian system

District 11 is set to become one of the few districts in our area to ditch the valedictorian system in favor of a different honors system. → Read More