Eric Ross, KOAA News 5

Eric Ross

KOAA News 5

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

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Past articles by Eric:

Advocacy organization offering free face masks and shields during pandemic

The ongoing pandemic has created an unexpected problem for the deaf and hard of hearing. Most face masks on the market block lip movements and facial expressions which are key traits deaf people use to understand you. The good news---there's a solution. → Read More

School board fires principal and superintendent who lied about credentials

The Plainview RE-2 school board taking action following a series of News5 investigations revealing Leonard lied about her credentials to be employed as a principal and her special education endorsements. → Read More

Does the State owe you money? Nearly $1 billion in assets waitin

There's a good chance the State of Colorado owes you money and you may not even know it. The "Great Colorado Payback" program is overseen by the State Treasurer's Office. To-date, the program c... → Read More

Special needs student punched on bus; Surveillance camera wasn't

A district 60 parent is upset after she says a bully punched her 9-year-old daughter with special needs in the face. → Read More

Pueblo District 60 switching to new bus service provider

News 5 has learned Pueblo District 60 is parting ways this summer with First Student, the privatized bus company that started transporting kids for the district back in 2012. → Read More

Special Report: New technology brings back central vision for bl

A Canadian company says it created a special device that could be a game-changer for blind people around the world. There are more than 250 million people who are either legally blind or have som... → Read More

Contractor accused of ripping off homeowners has ties to law enf

News 5 Investigates discovered a Pueblo contractor accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from homeowners and he reportedly did it while working for the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office. O... → Read More

News 5 Investigates: HomeAdvisor may not pre-screen contractors

Time and time again, we warn you to do your homework before hiring a contractor, but what if there was a web site offering to do the research for free? You may have heard about HomeAdvisor. The c... → Read More

Sheriff's deputies evict squatters who took over couple's home

A Colorado Springs homeowner finally gained access to his house after squatters locked him out. → Read More

Department of Revenue apologizes for letters to hit-and-run cras

Michael Hartman, the executive director for the Colorado Department of Revenue has apologized after the DMV erroneously suspended or revoked driving privileges for dozens of people. → Read More

Cañon City police investigating Fremont Clerk following News 5 i

Cañon? City police confirmed to News 5 that they have an open criminal investigation into Katie Barr, the Fremont County Clerk and Recorder. → Read More

Thunderbirds headline Pikes Peak Regional Air Show

The Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the Pikes Peak Regional Air Show this weekend at the Colorado Springs Airport. → Read More

1 student shot during lunch break near Doherty High School

A shooting in a Family Dollar parking lot across the street from Doherty High School forced students and staff to shelter in place around 12 p.m. Friday. One student was hit and taken to the hospit... → Read More

Squatters take over man's home while he's out of state

Imagine coming home and finding random people inside! That's exactly what happened to Roland Hawkins who discovered several homeless people had moved in while he was out of state. You would thin... → Read More

"Barnacle" windshield blockers may replace clunky parking boots

You may do a double take when seeing a big yellow device on someone's windshield. It's called "The Barnacle" and it's slowly replacing the standard car boots we've seen on roads for decades. → Read More

Homeowner finds out pet cat is killed after GPS collar sends ale

Coyote sightings are quite common around the nation. One man says his beloved cat was attacked and killed by a coyote that entered his backyard after Hurricane Harvey. → Read More

Parks and Wildlife says state law prevents them from reimbursing

Follow up: If park rangers accidentally run into your boat on Lake Pueblo and cause damage, they aren't responsible because of how a Colorado law is currently written. "After consulting with th... → Read More

White nationalist conference will not take place at Cheyenne Mou

News 5 Investigates has just confirmed Cheyenne Mountain Resort will not be hosting the VDARE Foundation conference in April 2018. → Read More

Commissioner says removal from office was a witch hunt

In June, a judge removed Las Animas County Commissioner Anthony Abeyta from his district 1 seat after ruling that he did not live in the district he represented. News 5 Investigates was first to ... → Read More

CSPD has "no comment" regarding wrongful arrest of couple scamme

The 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office dismissed trespass charges last week against a Florissant couple ripped off by a local contractor and police aren't eager to talk about it. Instead of... → Read More