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5 things you need to know - January 29, 2020

Sangre de Cristo Mountains
Kenney’s witness role explains plea deal leniency, lawyer says
Crash closed northbound I-25
Posted at 5:51 AM, Jan 29, 2020

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

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What's next in Trump's impeachment trial

President Donald Trump’s legal team concluded its opening arguments on Tuesday after only 10 of the 24 hours it was allotted to come to the president’s defense. Trump’s legal team’s arguments came after the prosecution from the House of Representatives used nearly all of its 24 hours over three days to present its side as to why Trump should be removed from office.
Search continues for missing 11-year-old boy in El Paso County

A Colorado Springs family needs your help to find an 11-year-old boy who authorities say ran away. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office said Gannon Stauch was last seen by his family over 24 hours ago at his home in Lorson Ranch and that he was headed to a friend's house. Search parties formed Monday night and drones were even brought out to try and find the young boy.
Cold and gloomy with isolated daytime flurries, light evening snow

A cold, cloudy, and gloomy day across southern Colorado with periods of light snow during the daytime into the evening. Light snow is expected to favor the mountain and mountain towns today, especially the southern half of the Sangre De Cristos. Most of the accumulation will fall late today and this evening, but very little snow is expected to collect on I-25.
'Cold, calculating and cruel': Krystal Kenney sentenced to 3 years in prison

Krystal Kenney was sentenced to three years in prison, the maximum sentence for tampering with evidence, after she made a plea deal with prosecutors to put Patrick Frazee behind bars for the murder of Kelsey Berreth. Kenney received the maximum sentence followed by one year of mandatory parole after the judge said what she did was cold, calculating and cruel.
1 dead, 1 critical following crash that closed I-25 near Pueblo

According to CSP, a Buick was traveling southbound on I-25 when it veered left off the road and over the cable guard in the center median. The Buick then went airborne across the northbound lanes and hit a Volkswagen that was driving north in the right lane. According to State Patrol, alcohol and drugs are suspected to be contributing factors in the crash.