Brian Sherrod, KKTV 11 News

Brian Sherrod

KKTV 11 News

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

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Recent articles by Brian:

Remembering Daniel Aston and Derrick Rump, two men killed in the Club Q shooting

Friends Reuben Warren and Tiara Kelley tell 11 News Derrick Pump and Daniel Aston are some of the nicest guys they have ever met. They were bartenders and performers at Club Q. → Read More

Over 8,000 turkeys delivered to families in need for Thanksgiving

It is not too late for you to help. The link to give is included in the article. Just $25.00 helps the food bank purchase a turkey for a local family’s thanksgiving meal. → Read More

One dead, two seriously injured in suspected DUI crash

A 43 year old man from Colorado Springs was driving in the wrong direction on I-25 around 12:48am. He died in this crash. A 30 year old man and 30 year old woman were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Names for those involved have not yet been released. → Read More

Red Cross warn homeowners to check smoke detectors after responding to over 130 fires this year

The Red Cross says once a fire sparks, you only have two minutes to get out of your home. The nonprofit says five our of six of the fires they responded to did not have working smoke alarms in the home. This led to multiple displacements. → Read More

Shooting at Super 8 Hotel leaves two in serious condition

Colorado Springs Police tell 11 News at least person has been detained. Two people are in serious to life threatening conditions. One is a man and the other a woman. → Read More

Extra law enforcement patrolling for DUIs on Halloween; ranked the worst holiday for DUI’s

Over the past three years, there have been 2,187 arrests so far in the state of Colorado. If you are pulled over for drinking and driving, expect to pay at least $13,000 in fines, potentially lose your license, have your car impounded and have to pay court costs. → Read More

Veteran matches with life-long partner to combat his PTSD

Veteran Jacob Matthew tells 11 News he used to be afraid to go out to crowded, public places. Once he got Minnie, he is getting back into things he used to love to do. → Read More

Powerball jackpot grows to $1B, second time in 30 year history

Saturday’s winning numbers were: 19, 31, 40, 46, 57, with a Powerball of 23. Seven tickets matched five numbers but not the Powerball. The next drawing is Monday and is expected to be the second largest jackpot in Powerball history. → Read More

Preventing future wildfires after five blazes sparked in two days in Pikes Peak Region

All five wildfires burned between three to 300 acres. One was caused by downed power lines while another was caused by two people shooting their guns illegally at a gun range. The region will continue having the potential of fire danger until snow hits the ground. → Read More

El Paso County Jail inmate found dead

The inmate has been identified as 58-year-old Felicia Hudson. Life-saving measures were performed on her in her cell but were unsuccessful. Hudson was originally booked into the jail on October 13th. → Read More

Firefighters discuss ways to prevent destructive wildfires in Colorado

Fire experts tell 11 News there have been 12 destructive wildfires in Colorado over the last five years. Most of these fires were caused by people. Fire crews from across the state are meeting now to discuss how to prevent these issues in the future. → Read More

El Paso County awarded $20.9 million to continue providing clean, drinking water

In total, El Paso County plans to use the $20.9 million grant on 16 projects. This includes upgrades to drinking water and wastewater systems in El Paso County. Some of the communities benefiting from the grant include Security-Widefield, Ramah and the City of Fountain for starters. → Read More

Providing suicide prevention services to first responders

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, law enforcement and firefighters are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty. If you or someone you know is a first responder seeking mental health support, text ‘BADGE’ to 741-741. That’s a free, confidential service through the foundation, ‘Responders Strong.’ Anyone facing a mental health crisis can always call 988. → Read More

Local doctors react to President Biden’s comments saying the pandemic is over

Doctors 11 News spoke with say the sub-variants of the coronavirus are still a problem. Doctors say there are just too many unknowns about it, including variants of COVID that have not been discovered yet and the arrival of the next potential surge. → Read More

New nonprofit helps sexual assault victims in Colorado Springs

Help, Hear, Heal will provide the first six therapy appointments for free. Survivors can attend in-person or through Telehealth. Each session is between 50 to 60 minutes to talk about what happened to the victim and to figure out what the next steps to healing are. → Read More

Firefighters across the nation climb the Manitou Incline in honor of 9/11 victims

Organizer RJ Gerry tells 11 News they will slowly but surely climb the 2,700 steps of the incline this morning. Their motto is never leave a firefighter behind. Gerry says the climb should take them about two hours, even with the 60 pounds of gear on. → Read More

Car fire near Highway 24 closes off neighborhood

Firefighters are putting out the car fire near Landmark Lane and Chelton Road. This is by Highway 24. The fire has officially been put out but Landmark Lane continues to be blocked off until further notice. No injuries to report at this time. → Read More

Four vehicle crash shuts down busy intersection in Pueblo

Police say the collision happened at the intersection of Lehigh Avenue and Pueblo Boulevard. As you can see, each of the cars in this crash has extensive damage. Police say the intersection and surrounding intersections will be closed for several hours to process the scene. → Read More

Stolen vehicle suspect rams police cruiser into Auto Zone

Police tell 11 News they received a call of a person sleeping in a stolen vehicle outside of an Auto Zone on East Platte Avenue and East Boulder Street. Police say when they came across the suspect, they rammed into the Auto Zone with a police cruiser. Police did not provide details on how the suspect got into the police cruiser. → Read More

Extra law enforcement patrolling for DUIs on Labor Day

Colorado State Patrol tells 11 News, Labor Day is the worst time of the year for people drinking and driving. The agency is providing extra patrol on the road and highways. → Read More