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5 things you need to know - October 1, 2019

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Grass Fire near Blaney Rd.
Posted at 5:54 AM, Oct 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-01 07:54:32-04

Good morning southern Colorado! Here's what you need to know to get you started on your Tuesday.

Canon City Police trying to locate persons of interest in weekend murder

According to CCPD, Madison Blackburn and Luciano Pogorzelski are persons of interest in the Saturday night murder of 39-year-old Richard Fay. PD said it is believed that the pair had contact with Fay before his murder and detectives want to speak to them.

CSPD warning period ends for latest red light camera

The 30-day grace period has ended for red-light violations made at Academy Boulevard and North Carefree Circle. Two other red light cameras are live at: East Platte Avenue and Chelton Road, and Briargate Boulevard and Lexington Drive.

Las Vegas massacre anniversary sparks debate on gun control

In the two years since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the federal government and states have tightened some gun regulations. But advocates say they’re frustrated that more hasn’t been done since 58 people died at a concert on the Las Vegas Strip, and that mass shootings keep happening nationwide.

Cooler weather for first day of October with rain across the plains

Fire danger remains high across the mountains west of I-25 with cooler and humid air leading to showers east across the plains. A cold front overnight will lead to a much cooler afternoon across southern Colorado, with southeast winds our only hope to mix the air back into the 60s and 70s later today.

Firefighters rescue woman during grass fire in El Paso County

A fire that began near the intersection of State Highway 94 and North Blaney Road eventually burned 408 acres, destroyed at least two buildings and made for a hectic afternoon, including the rescue of a property owner.