Friday is finally here! Here are the top five stories we're following in southern Colorado today.
Colorado Springs police are looking for the suspect who hit and seriously injured a man with his truck outside of the Copperhead Road bar on N. Academy Boulevard around 1:45 a.m. Police said the suspect was a Hispanic man who was driving a late 1990s single-cab Chevy Silverado that should have damage to its passenger side. Anyone with information about the suspect or anyone who has a tip about the suspect's vehicle should call Colorado Springs police at 719-444-7000.
A fiery crash on Highway 115 that left one person dead has been cleared following a lengthy closure overnight. All lanes of Highway 115 are now open.
Heavy fog has caused a ground stop of incoming flights at DIA as of 6:30 a.m. This could impact departure times later in the day and might impact travel out of Denver.
The Labor Department says the unemployment rate stayed at 3.7% for a second straight month. Average hourly earnings increased 3.2% from a year ago, up from annual gains of 3% in June.
Denver head coach Vic Fangio had a painful coaching debut, but it had nothing to do with the results on the field. The 60-year-old coach suffered through kidney stones during his head coaching debut in the Broncos 14-10 win over Atlanta Wednesday.