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5 things to know: August 13, 2019

A memorial set up for Devon Bailey in southeast Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs City Hall
Posted at 7:12 AM, Aug 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-13 09:19:11-04

Good morning southern Colorado! Here are the five things you need to know to start your Tuesday morning.

News conference, demonstration planned Tuesday to demand independent investigation into officer-involved shooting

In a news release sent to local media outlets Monday morning, Lawyer Darold Killmer announced a news conference and a demonstration outside of the CSPD Police Operation Center on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. News5 will have a live stream of the news conference on and on the KOAA 5 Facebook page.

Two suspected of conspiracy to commit sexual assault, murder in Colorado Springs

CSPD arrested two people at a residence near Mitchell High School after someone said they heard them actively plotting to sexually assault and murder them.

Colorado Springs City Council meeting to touch on several ballot questions

The Colorado Springs City Council is set to discuss whether they will ask city voters to approve a $7 million TABOR override to fund city parks, an extension of the 2C sales tax for repairing city roads and a question that would require voters approval for potential city land swaps.

Severe weather likely across eastern Colorado

All modes of severe weather, from large hail, to winds over 60 mph, to isolated tornadoes, are possible in the worst storms late today through the evening hours.

New hemp processing facility coming to Pueblo

"Thar Extracts" will bring 27 full-time jobs and over 400,000 dollars from the City of Pueblo's half cent fund for economic development.