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5 things you need to know - October 30, 2019

Cindy Kuhn
Bear cubs at KOAA
Berreth’s parents amend lawsuit, claim murder was over child custody
Posted at 5:30 AM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 07:30:04-04

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

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Dangerous cold with overnight snow leading to a rough morning commute

Overnight snow and intense cold air have left much of southern Colorado's roadways covered in snow and ice. Commutes will be slow and dangerous this morning as the Colorado Department of Transportation works to clear the roads.
BLM seeks public input on new trail near Canon City

The non-motorized, 2.4 mile trail would connect Tunnel Drive Trail and Riverwalk Trail to the Royal Gorge Park Trail System, near the communication towers on Fremont Peak, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
Snowy day brings bear cubs to News5 parking lot

The News5 Staff wasn't the only one enjoying the snow and winter-like weather this morning. Two bear cubs were playing with the tree branches outside of our building just after 4 a.m. and we were able to get video of them right outside our window.
Berreths seek justice; Frazee supporters optimistic ahead of trial

This week, both prosecutors and defense attorneys are questioning people by the dozens to sit on a jury before Patrick Frazee's murder trial begins. And as that day approaches, supporters to both sides are outlining their hopes for what happens.
USAFA Instructor pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of a child

A United States Air Force Academy ethics instructor pleaded has guilty to one count of sexual exploitation of a child. He was charged in April this year when investigators with the Arapahoe County Sherrif's Office Internet Crimes Against Children Unit discovered he sent photos and texts that described explicit sexual conduct and proposed a meeting.