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5 things you need to know - January 21, 2020

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Purple mountains over by Salida
Pueblo Village Apartment stabbing
Posted at 5:25 AM, Jan 21, 2020

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

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Trump impeachment trial: Timeline, what's happened and what's next

President Donald Trump is facing an impeachment trial in the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate this week after House Democrats say the president abused his power and obstructed Congress. The trial will officially begin today with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expected to deliver remarks before introducing a motion on the organization resolution.
CDOT replacing signs on I-25 from South Academy to Garden of the Gods area

Starting today, the Colorado Department of Transportation will be replacing signs from the South Academy exit to the Garden of the Gods area in a project that will last until the end of June. Single or double lane closures can take place in both directions Sunday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. There will also be shoulder closures Monday through Friday from 8:20 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Gloomy with few flurries, light rain showers across the region

A cloudy day will lead to a gloomy feel across southern Colorado with mild daytime temperatures and periods of light rain or flurries through the region. Here at home, we will see mostly dry skies along I-25, but we still have to keep the chance of seeing an isolated flurry or sprinkle in the morning.
Lawmakers propose $10M to state parks, Fishers Peak

The "I Love Colorado State Parks Act" would give $10 million to state parks, with $4 million going towards the creation of a new state park in Trinidad surrounding Fishers Peak. Governor Jared Polis announced the creation of the state park in September.
Authorities identify man killed in stabbing in Pueblo

The Pueblo County Coroner has identified the man killed in the city's first homicide this year after a stabbing in an apartment complex Sunday night. PPD said officers arrived at the Pueblo Village Apartments around 5:30 p.m. and found 31-year-old Buck Chavez bleeding on the living room floor of an apartment.