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5 things you need to know - October 28

Posted at 5:03 AM, Oct 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-28 07:36:23-04

Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know to get you started on your Monday. If you'd like to read the full story, be sure to click on the story headline.


LIVE BLOG: Get the latest on closures and delays, weather impacts on traffic
A winter storm is moving through southern Colorado with snow that may impact your commute times Monday morning. Roads are slick across the Pikes Peak Region due to a layer of ice beneath the snow. Be prepared for the potential to slip and slide in your neighborhood before hitting treated city, county and state roads. Snow will start to fall south of Colorado Springs this morning.

News5 and the First Alert 5 Weather Team have you covered on-air, online and on social media for all the information you need on storm conditions, road conditions, any closures and delays, and what you need to know before you head out the door. Find all the information you need on storm conditions, road conditions, any closures and delays, and what you need to know before you head out the door right here.
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Dangerous combination of snow and cold for southern Colorado today
Snowfall from late last night will continue to fall across southern Colorado this morning, with deep cold allowing the snow to stick to the roads. A wave of energy is moving towards Colorado this morning, and will allow for heavier snowfall through the morning commute. Snow will continue to fall to and after lunch time through the region, clearing up first in the mountains west of I-25 and lastly through the eastern plains. Full forecast here.


Jury selection scheduled for Patrick Frazee murder trial

The man accused of killing his former fiancée last November will stand trial for murder next month in Teller County. Prosecutors and defense attorneys are expected to start jury selection this morning in a case that is expected to last at least 3 weeks. News5's Sam Kraemer will continue to follow the case. The judge has issued an ordered barring live tweeting from court but we will provide updates throughout the trial. Patrick Frazee, 33, faces eight total counts, including first-degree murder, for the killing of Kelsey Berreth. Berreth was last seen on Nov. 22.


Rising Democratic star calls it quits

Freshman Rep. Katie Hill resigns amid an ethics probe, saying explicit private photos of her with a campaign staffer had been "weaponized" by her husband and political operatives.

How the death of Al-Baghdadi unfolded

The daring raid was the culmination of years of intelligence-gathering work and 48 hours of hurry-up planning once Washington got word that the elusive Islamic State group leader would be at a compound in northwestern Syria.

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