Rachael Wardwell, KOAA News 5

Rachael Wardwell

KOAA News 5

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

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Past articles by Rachael:

Fire restrictions lifted in Pueblo County

Fire restrictions in Pueblo County have been lifted Tuesday. Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor announced that the county is no longer under restrictions as of immediately. → Read More

Missing man out of Lake Pueblo identified as Fort Carson soldier

A missing man last seen in water at Lake Pueblo has been identified as a Fort Carson soldier Monday. → Read More

Inmate dies from injuries following fight at Canon City prison

An inmate from the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City died following an altercation at the prison on July 21. → Read More

Missing hiker found dead in Custer County

A 63-year-old hiker, who went missing Sunday night, was found dead at Ophir Creek Campground Monday afternoon. → Read More

Driver dies in single-car rollover crash in Pueblo

A driver in a single-car crash in Pueblo died of injuries Monday. Colorado State Patrol is investigating the crash that happened around 3:13 p.m. on Highway 78, 10 miles west of Pueblo. → Read More

Highway 96 closed after flash flooding

Major flash flooding caused multiple closures and delays in Fremont and Custer Counties Sunday. → Read More

Highway 24 reopened following crash, vehicle fire and hours-long

Highway 24 is back open after a crash east of Stapleton Road is back open more than five hours after it was shut down from a crash and vehicle fire Wednesday evening. → Read More

Police say a 15-year-old is responsible for four local robberies

A 15-year-old male has been arrested for aggravated robbery after allegedly robbing four 7-Eleven stores at gunpoint. → Read More

SB I-25 south of Arapahoe Road shut down due to truck fire

A truck on fire has prompted closures on southbound I-25 south of Arapahoe Road in Arapahoe County Tuesday evening. → Read More

Broncos announce single-game ticket sales to start July 25

I know it's still summer, but football season is not too far away! The Denver Broncos announced that tickets for individuals games for the 2018 season will go on sale starting Wednesday, July 25. → Read More

Chateau Fire 100 percent contained

The Teller County Sheriff's Office says the Chateau Fire is now 100 percent contained Monday night. → Read More

Two fires burning in Fremont County, two people struck by lightn

Heavy smoke is visible from two wildfires burning in Fremont County Saturday. → Read More

Two dead after stabbing, officer-involved shooting in Pueblo

A suspect is dead in an officer-involved shooting in Pueblo Wednesday. The incident happened in the 1200 block of E Abriendo Ave. → Read More

Pueblo child that suffered severe abuse died from injuries

After days of medical attention, a 23-month-old child that suffered severe child abuse injuries died Wednesday. → Read More

Pueblo child that suffered severe abuse died from injuries

After days of medical attention, a 23-month-old child that suffered severe child abuse injuries died Wednesday. → Read More

Adobe Fire grows to over 40 acres in Custer County

Approximately 100 firefighters are on scene for the Adobe Fire burning on Forest Service land in Custer County, right along the Fremont County line. → Read More

Weston Pass Fire was caused by lightning, containment now at 5 p

The Weston Pass Fire burning 9 miles southwest of Fairplay has grown 3,000 acres and is five percent contained Tuesday night. → Read More

Severe thunderstorm watch issued in El Paso County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for El Paso County Sunday afternoon. → Read More

Colorado State Patrol trooper facing criminal charges

A Colorado State Patrol trooper is facing a number of criminal charges for reported on-duty misconduct. → Read More

Driver killed in single-car rollover crash on I-25 at Janitell R

A driver was killed after being ejected during a single-car rollover crash on I-25 at Janitell Road early Sunday morning. → Read More