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5 things you need to know: August 29, 2019

Posted at 5:17 AM, Aug 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-29 07:51:41-04

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

CSPD looking for suspects who stole scooter from at-risk adult

According to the Colorado Springs Police Department, two men were caught on a security camera stealing a motorized scooter that was parked outside a 7-11 while the scooter's owner was inside shopping. CSPD said the scooter's owner is an at-risk adult.

U.S. Space Command launches In Colorado Springs

President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will officially announce today the launch of U.S. Space Command, which is temporarily housed at Petersen Air Force Base.

Broncos host Cardinals in preseason finale Thursday

The Denver Broncos (1-3) host the Arizona Cardinals (1-2) in their preseason finale Thursday night at Broncos Stadium at Mile High with the regular season less than two weeks ago. While the starting role for the game is up in the air, quarterbacks Kevin Hogan and Brett Rypien will both see extended playing time.

Hurricane Dorian still forecast to become Category 3 storm

Hurricane Dorian is strengthening as it moves toward the U.S. Southeast coast. The storm could grow into a dangerous Category 3 storm by Labor Day as it pushes northwest in the general direction of Florida.

Another red light camera to go live in Colorado Springs

A third red light camera will go live in Colorado Springs on Sept. 1. There will be a 30-day warning period before a $75 fine is given starting October 1.