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  1. Fires and Floods Still Affecting Southern ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | KKTV

    City leaders in Colorado Springs gave an update Wednesday night about how destructive fires and floods over the past several years are still affecting the area. The city of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado Springs Utilities and the Air Force Academy have set aside a combined $300,000 designated for the restoration of the creek and its tributaries.


  2. Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Visiting Air Force AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | KKTV

    Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, is visiting the Air Force Academy as part of her campaign to promote women in leadership. She launched a conversation about the lack of women in positions of power with her 2011 book "Lean In" and founded a non-profit group to foster small support groups - called "lean in circles" - to help women achieve their goals.


  3. Air Force Cadet Gets 3 Years In Prison For Dealing DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | KKTV

    An Air Force Academy cadet has acknowledged dealing prescription and illegal drugs to fellow students and was sentenced to three years in a military prison. Three cadets granted immunity in the case testified at a hearing in August that Nathaniel Penalosa sold them the hallucinogen LSD and Modafinil, which helped them stay awake and study.


  4. Air Force Academy Mourns Loss of Officer Killed in Helicopter CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | KKTV

    The U.S. Air Force Academy is mourning the loss of one of their own. Major Phyllis Pelky was killed in a non-hostile helicopter crash near Kabul, Afghanistan on October 11th.


  5. Air Force Academy Cadet Arrested, Facing Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | KKTV

    Cadet 3rd Class Nathaniel Penalosa is charged with illegal use, distribution, and introduction of LSD onto a military base.


  6. U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet's Video Goes Viral, Asking Taylor Swift to Ring DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | KKTV

    The Ring Dance is held during U.S. Air Force Academy graduation week each year to honor juniors who are about to become seniors. Hagen enlisted in the Air Force when he was 18 and worked at Peterson Air Force base for three years before getting into the Air Force Academy.


  7. Missing Air Force Academy ProfessorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | KKTV

    U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - An Air Force Academy professor is missing in the area of Colorado's Mt.


  8. Funnel Cloud Reported Near AFARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | KKTV

    There are reports of a funnel that formed northeast of the Air Force Academy just before noon, Thursday. Everyone in the area stay inside a sturdy shelter until this storm has passed, and keep it here with the 11 Breaking Weather Team.


  9. AFA Training Flights Noise ComplaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | KKTV

    In fact, our partners at the Gazette report that more than 100 people showed up to a meeting last night to discuss the issue and ease tensions. "This morning I happened to be out watering and so I noticed more but they were very loud," said Thelen.


  10. Coroner Releases Autopsy Report for Cadet and His MotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | KKTV

    Air Force Academy cadet Alexandre Quiros and his mother, Ksenia Quiros, both committed suicide, the El Paso County coroner's office told our partners at the Gazette. Alexandre died April 2. He had 28 incisions and stab wounds.


  11. AFA training flights to start earlier this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | KKTV

    The Air Force Academy says training flights will start earlier in the morning this summer, in an effort to avoid the extreme temperatures that can occur in a plane's cockpit in the afternoon hours. The Academy is taking steps to reduce the noise associated with the earlier flights.


  12. AFA Class Of 2015 Looks Forward To The Next Step As Graduation Day ArrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | KKTV

    "I'm so excited," Cadet Kathryn Lowry said. "I can't believe the day finally came.


  13. Air Force Academy Graduation ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | KKTV

    The Air Force Academy seniors will graduate Thursday. We all know the moment, They toss their hats in the air and the Thunderbirds roar past.


  14. Package Prompts Evacuation Of AFA Post OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | KKTV

    The post office on the Air Force Academy was evacuated Tuesday morning amid concerns that an unopened package had something hazardous inside. The Academy says HAZMAT was called around 9 a.m. after the package went through a security scanner and was flagged as potentially containing hazardous material.


  15. Obama Presents Air Force Academy Football Team With TrophyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | KKTV

    President Barack Obama has congratulated the U.S. Air Force Academy football team on winning the Commander-in-Chief trophy. But he says if anyone can figure out where the trophy goes, it's the Air Force.


  16. Air Force Academy To Honor Its 33 Graduates Who Were POWsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | KKTV

    Nineteen POWs are scheduled to attend the Thursday-Friday event. They'll meet with cadets and attend the dedication of a plaque and statue that acknowledge their sacrifices.


  17. Pilot Shot Down In Vietnam War To Be Buried At AFARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | KKTV

    An Air Force pilot and air commando who was shot down in 1970 during the Vietnam War will be buried at the Air Force Academy. A funeral and burial service for Capt.


  18. Air Force Cadet IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | KKTV

    The Air Force Academy confirms 21 year old, Cadet 1st Class Alexandre Quiros died Thursday. The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is now investigating the death.


  19. Cadet Dies at the Air Force AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | KKTV

    A cold front continues its push south through the evening... winds will be VERY gusty with a sharp drop in temps... we'll see continued chances for spotty showers. Showers transition to a rain/snow mix overnight and for the first half of Friday.


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