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5 things you need to know - January 28, 2020

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Posted at 5:48 AM, Jan 28, 2020

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

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Krystal Kenney faces sentencing Tuesday in Teller County court

Krystal Kenney is the Idaho nurse who helped put away convicted killer Patrick Frazee. While her testimony was key to the prosecution's case, she also played a key role in Frazee's crimes. Kenney faces a maximum sentence of three years if the crime is found to be aggravated, but the charge does not carry a mandatory sentence. We'll have live coverage throughout the day and bring you the latest developments.
Pueblo City Council tables Black Hills agreement indefinitely

After hours of discussion and hearing from the public on Monday night the Pueblo City Council voted 4-2 to table a proposed agreement with Black Hills Energy indefinitely. The proposed agreement was just one of three important ordinances up for a vote before the Pueblo City Council that all related to the debate over whether or not the city should sever ties with Black Hills Energy.
Chilly and dry today with a few flurries tomorrow

Rain and light snow overnight left several icy spots through the region, especially in the mountain areas like Teller and Custer County, as well as down along the Raton Mesa. We'll have sunshine today, so any icy spots will melt quickly in the morning.
Trump lawyers raise defenses as pressure grows for witnesses

Today marks the last day of arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. Former national security adviser John Bolton writes in a manuscript that Trump wanted to withhold military aid from Ukraine until it committed to helping with investigations into Democratic rival Joe Biden, clouding White House hopes for a swift end to the impeachment trial.
Permanent homeless shelter to open Tuesday in Pueblo

After months of work at the old Wayside Cross building on 4th Street, the new permanent shelter is opening today in Pueblo. The shelter will remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week with one meal provided each day to those who need it. It will be open every single day with the Pueblo Rescue Mission running the shelter.