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5 things you need to know - November 25, 2019

Colorado Springs in the snow
Posted at 5:58 AM, Nov 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-25 08:39:31-05

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

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What you need to know about latest winter storm hitting Colorado

Winter Storm Warnings cover northern parts of El Paso County and Teller County from tonight through midday Tuesday. Travel tomorrow morning will be difficult to near impossible from the Palmer Divide into Denver due to heavy, blowing snow. The worst of the storm hits before sunrise tomorrow into midday.
Suspect in Pueblo synagogue bombing plot faces additional charges

A white supremacist from Pueblo is now facing up to 50 years in federal prison after a grand jury indicted him for plotting to blow up a synagogue in Pueblo. Richard Holzer, 27, was arrested Nov. 1 after the FBI said he had been talking about a plan to bomb Temple Emanuel in Pueblo. He is due back in court this morning to be arraigned on the charges.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade might not fly iconic balloons due to strong winds

It's a time-honored tradition for many to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, but this year it could be missing a key element: its 16 giant character balloons. Officials may have to ground the iconic balloons due to windy conditions. The National Weather Service is currently forecasting sustained winds of 22 mph and wind gusts of 39 mph during the parade.
Coroner identifies Pueblo man shot by police Saturday night

The Pueblo County Coroner has identified the man who was shot by police Saturday night. Officers were dispatched to the 3200 block of Rex St. for a domestic disturbance. This is the 6th officer-involved shooting in the Pueblo City limits in 2019.
Major changes coming for Colorado's Child Welfare System

Colorado is preparing for a major shake-up in our child welfare system. Next year, dozens of kids with ties to Colorado Springs are scheduled to be removed from group homes, but at this point they have nowhere to go. In less than 40 days, Department of Human Services leaders and local child welfare groups will have to figure out what to do with roughly 100 Colorado kids who are in need of foster families.