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5 things you need to know - November 8, 2019

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Posted at 5:58 AM, Nov 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-08 07:58:50-05

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

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Large water main break closes Vickers west of Union

A large water main break sent water and rocks shooting into the air near Union Boulevard and Vickers Drive Thursday night. Colorado Springs Utilities crews have been working through the night to repair it. Friday's morning commute will likely be impacted by this.
Defense points out Kenney never took opportunity to warn anyone Berreth was in danger

Today marks one week since the start of Patrick Frazee's murder trial. Key witness Krystal Kenney was on the stand again yesterday where she described how evidence was burned and how she cleaned up the crime scene.
Amazing start to a beautiful weekend!

Patchy fog has settled into Pueblo this morning, but most of the region is actually starting clear and just cold. Sunshine will quickly warm the ground and send air temperatures into the 50s and then 60s through the afternoon.
Colorado ex-Gov. Hickenlooper's travel ethics probe released

The Colorado Ethics Commission is releasing an investigation into John Hickenlooper's use of private planes while governor. A Republican critic filed a complaint alleging Hickenlooper had improperly traveled on private flights during his administration.
Pueblo Police arrest woman for failing to remain at scene of crash that claimed pedestrian's life

Pueblo Police charged 37-year-old Alisia Martinez with failing to remain at the scene of an accident involving death after a 65-year-old man was killed on Prairie Avenue. The man was identified as Steven Kleinheim. Police said he was in the crosswalk when he was struck.