Waldo Canyon Fire

Shane Garrett and Belinda Wells-Yates (credit: Colorado Springs Police)

DA: Waldo Canyon Fire Looters ‘Earned’ Severe Sentences

The sentences handed down this week for two convicted Waldo Canyon Fire looters was longer than those that have been given out for some killers and rapists.


Belinda Wells-Yates and Shane Garrett were arrested in June 2012 in connection with the burglary of a home in a Colorado Springs subdivision that had been evacuated due to the Waldo Canyon Fire. The pair was also in possession of methamphetamine at the time they were arrested. (credit: El Paso County Sheriff)

Convicted Burglars Of Evacuated Waldo Canyon Fire Homes Sentenced

Two people convicted of looting a home evacuated by the Waldo Canyon wildfire last summer were sentenced today.


(credit: CBS)

Federal Law Rules Over Military Resources For Wildfires

Gov. John Hickenlooper gave his annual wildfire briefing with state and federal officials at Centennial Airport Thursday. It was also the time to ask questions about whether the protocol for wildfire resources had changed.


CBS4's Lauren Whitney shows where the Flash Flood Watch is in place. (credit: CBS)

Flash Flood Watch In Place In Waldo Canyon Burn Area

A flash flood watch is in place through early Thursday evening in the burn area from the Waldo Canyon Fire, where residents have been sandbagging for days.


A barricade made with sandbags around a home in the Waldo Canyon burn area (credit: CBS)

Flooding Risk For People Living In Waldo Canyon Burn Area

People living in or near the Waldo Canyon Fire burn area are being warned of the risk of flooding in that area.


Jennifer and Andrew Crump (credit: CBS)

Couple Loses Home In Waldo Canyon Fire, Welcomes Newborn

A couple who lost their home in the Waldo Canyon Fire has a lot to celebrate nine months later.


(credit: Steven D. "Smitty" Smith)

Officials: 911 Call To Report Waldo Canyon Fire Mishandled

The man who made the first 911 call to report what would become the Waldo Canyon Fire said he wishes he was never part of the story.


911 Call

Caller To 911 Pinpointed Waldo Canyon Fire Ignition Point

A critical 911 call made during last year’s Waldo Canyon Fire may have helped crews contain the fire before it got out of control.


An air tanker drops slurry (credit: CBS)

Colorado Firefighting Fleet Moves Forward In Senate

The Colorado Senate gave initial approval to establishing a state firefighting fleet to supplement a fleet managed by the federal government, even though lawmakers have not allocated money for it.


Charles Butcher (credit: Colorado Springs Police Department)

Arrest In Metal Thefts From Colorado Springs Homes

Colorado Springs police have arrested a man accused of stealing $200,000 worth of copper pipe and other metal from homes under construction, including some that were being rebuilt after being burned in the Waldo Canyon Fire.