Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Friday morning.
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Pueblo Cooperative Care serving more people
If you live in Pueblo County, there is a group serving families with food during these tough times and they hope more people take advantage of the program. Pueblo Cooperative Care is working Monday through Thursday each week to give food to residents, all you need is identification to receive a package.
Child custody & COVID-19: What you need to know
Parents who share custody of their kids may have some questions about how the novel coronavirus could impact their lives. Court ordered transportation of a child from one parent's house to the other is still considered essential travel, which means people could get into legal trouble if they refuse to do so.
Snow throughout the morning, cold rest of the day
Heavy snow that fell overnight and continued snowfall over Colorado Springs this morning is leading to above forecasted totals. Forecast totals are verified for Teller and northern El Paso counties, ranging from 3 to 6 inches. Roads are snowy this morning and becoming packed down, so if you have to head out be sure to give yourself plenty of time.
El Paso County Sheriff's Office confirms deputy died from COVID-19
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office confirmed in a press conference Thursday that one of their deputies died due to COVID-19. Deputy Jeff Hopkins was 41 years old and has been with the sheriff's office since 2001. Sheriff Bill Elder said they are working to learn who Hopkins has been in contact with at this time.
We're Open Colorado: Pies and Grinders donates pizzas to essential workers
Pies and Grinders is a local pizza shop, working to donate pizzas to first responders and other essential workers that are on the front lines of this crisis. Recently the pizza-based organization started helping out the community by offering to sell, and in some cases, donate essentials that they had access to through their commercial vendors.
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