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5 things you need to know - January 22, 2020

Window Rock near Cripple Creek
Posted at 6:14 AM, Jan 22, 2020

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

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Custer County Sheriff's Office captures 1 escaped inmate, second remains at-large

The Custer County Sheriff's Office has one of two escaped inmates from the Custer County Jail back in custody after finding him hiding in a Walsenburg home Tuesday. Authorities said after they received a search warrant for the home, they found 39-year-old Jerry Williams hiding in a crawlspace and refusing to come out.
Impeachment: Democrats opening arguments begin Wednesday

In a marathon 13-hour session on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, the Senate formally adopted rules for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Now, with the rules set, Democrat impeachment managers will deliver their opening statements beginning Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET.
Warmer and windier today with a bit more sunshine

A better forecast is expected across southern Colorado with warmer and brighter conditions through the region. We're still going to see cloudy skies across the area, but no where near as overcast as Tuesday. A windy north to northwest wind should help push temperatures into the 50s across the lower elevations.
CPW cautions anglers to avoid buying fishing licenses on fraudulent websites

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is urging people to be wary of third party sites offering deals on CPW products. There is no guarantee that licenses purchased through third party sites will be legitimately recognized by CPW or that they will ever be delivered to those who buy them.
Colorado Springs seeks public input on future of Waldo Canyon

The city is hosting an open house this evening to help decide what to do with Waldo Canyon, known for its wide open spaces and breathtaking views, eight years after a fire burned through 18,000 acres of land. The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Westside Community Center.