Colorado Springs officials are warning that panhandlers could be ticketed if they actively solicit people within 20 feet of entrances to homes or businesses.
This is the time of year when those ringing bells and red kettles are very visible signs of the Salvation Army, but the organization touches those in need every day.
The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a panhandling ban in Colorado Springs.
It will soon be against the law to asking for money along the road or in parking lots in Larimer County.
Dry, windy weather fanned the Fern Lake Fire this weekend, prompting evacuation orders weeks after the fire started in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Tuesday I had the chance to spend some time ringing the bell and collecting money for the Salvation Army.
The Colorado Springs City Council is expected to make a final decision on a new panhandling law that would prohibit the El Paso County Salvation Army from bell ringing in a downtown area.
Some Denver Broncos players made good use of their day off on Tuesday to help out in the community.
Tuesday kicked off the start of the Salvation Army’s Little Red Kettle Season.
A new panhandling law in Colorado Springs will prohibit the El Paso County Salvation Army from bell ringing downtown.