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5 Things You Need To Know - February 27, 2020

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Rescan on February 27
Posted at 6:40 AM, Feb 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 08:40:36-05

Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Thursday morning.

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Colorado Springs officer-involved shooting at Carl's Jr. leaves one man dead

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Colorado Springs officer-involved shooting at a Carl's Jr. off Powers Boulevard that left one man dead early Thursday morning. According to the Colorado Springs Police Department, the officer was off his shift and going through the drive-thru when a man approached saying he had a weapon.
Watch KOAA over the air? You’ll need to rescan your TV on February 27

KOAA is getting an upgrade to give you a more powerful HD signal for a better viewing experience. If you use an antenna to watch KOAA over the air, you’ll need to rescan your TV channels starting at 11 a.m. today to keep receiving our signal. Click the link above for instructions on how to rescan and if you need further assistance, please call 844-296-9956.
Warmer and windier today across southern Colorado

Warmer and windier across Colorado compared to Wednesday, but still pretty nice leading into the weekend! We're going to see mostly sunny skies across the region with highs in the 40s and 50s. The winds will lighten up from the end of the day through the overnight hours, leading to a chilly Friday morning.
Plans to close 3 Pueblo schools put on hold

As campus repair costs stack up into the hundreds of millions of dollars, District 60 announces plans to close three schools are on hold. According to the district master plan, Carlile Elementary, Bradford Elementary, and Roncalli STEM Academy are all scheduled to close by 2022. Those closures are all now indefinitely delayed because of either high enrollment or high academic achievement, the district tells News5.
Bill to update state's child porn laws, sentences

Some state lawmakers say Colorado's laws when it comes to child pornography are out of date. Representative Terri Carver is sponsoring a bill to update state laws when it comes to investigating these crimes in the state. Among the changes, are updates to the classification of these crimes so offenders serve jail time instead of probation.