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5 things you need to know - November 19, 2019

Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods
Posted at 5:58 AM, Nov 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-19 08:12:54-05

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

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Who's testifying in impeachment inquiry hearings this morning?

The White House's top Ukraine expert -- who expressed concerns about President Trump's phone call with the Ukraine President -- is set to appear this morning before a committee leading the House impeachment inquiry as House Democrats continue to take their case to the public.
Life in prison: Jury finds Patrick Frazee guilty on all counts for murder of Kelsey Berreth

A jury has found Patrick Frazee guilty of all 6 counts for the November 2018 death of Kelsey Berreth. Frazee was sentenced to the maximum of life in prison without the possibility of parole plus 156 years, plus 5 years with parole for solicitation.
Beautiful today before rain, snow heads in

Gorgeous today with wintry weather set to make a return as a rain to wintry mix on Wednesday, followed by light snow on Thursday. Despite increasing cloud cover today, we'll still be incredibly warm with highs ranging from the upper 60s to lower 70s east of the mountains.
City Council invites community to discuss Accessory Dwelling Units

The Colorado Springs City Council is seeking input from the public on proposed changes to allow Accessory Dwelling Units in Single Family Zones. ADUs are secondary living areas, such as a detached garage or a converted basement. The town hall meeting will take place tonight at 6 p.m.
Attorney General announces alliance to address hate crimes

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and members of a coaliting fighting hate crimes said they have teamed up to try to increase reporting of hate crimes and train law enforcement how to handle and prosecute such cases. The announcement came less than a week after an annual FBI report showed there were 123 hate crimes reported in Colorado in 2018, a 16% increase over the previous year.