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5 things you need to know - November 7, 2019

Kenney’s witness role explains plea deal leniency, lawyer says
Scene of fatal hit and run in Pueblo.jpg
Posted at 5:45 AM, Nov 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-07 07:53:59-05

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

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Kenney testifies on Frazee's attempts to solicit her to murder Berreth

Krystal Kenney, Patrick Frazee's secret girlfriend, will retake the stand this morning following a bombshell testimony she made yesterday. Kenney detailed Frazee's attempts to have her murder Kelsey Berreth, and she also explained how she helped clean up the crime scene. Click here to read more about her testimony from Wednesday.
Sheriff pushes for Plan B on jail construction

Time and again Pueblo voters have rejected sales tax increases to fund a new jail. The latest defeat Tuesday of ballot question 1A has Sheriff Kirk Taylor looking further down the ballot at a potential back up plan. He compared this Plan B to the process used by a previous board of commissioners to fund construction of the new courthouse.
Icy spots possible from overnight freezing drizzle and fog

Overnight fog and drizzle are colliding with freezing temperature this morning, meaning roads and sidewalks that look wet could be holding a thin layer of ice. Metal railings and stairs are the most likely areas to hold ice this morning, but we've had a few reports that some side streets are in fact slick.
City seeks input on Austin Bluffs Open Space master plan

Community members have another opportunity to chime in on the master and management plan for Austin Bluffs Open Space. Those who would like to offer their suggestions can attend a meeting tonight discussing the plan for the open space.
Pueblo Police investigating fatal hit and run involving pedestrian

The Pueblo Police Department said a 65-year-old man was crossing Prairie Ave., near the state fairgrounds, when he was hit by a vehicle traveling northbound on Prairie last night. He was in the crosswalk when he was struck. PPD is asking anyone with information to please contact the department.