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5 things you need to know - October 31, 2019

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Posted at 5:59 AM, Oct 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-31 08:21:55-04

Good morning southern Colorado and happy Halloween! Here's what you need to know on your Thursday morning.

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Find your family-friendly Halloween events

Pumpkins, ghosts and ghouls, oh my! News5 has you covered with indoor events happening tonight that you and the whole family can enjoy ... away from the cold.
Emergency warming shelter opens in Pueblo

An emergency warming shelter is now open in Pueblo. The Pueblo Rescue Mission will manage the shelter at 901 W. 9th Street, on a temporary basis until a permanent facility opens. The decision to open an emergency facility was based on safety.
Frighteningly cold start to Halloween

It'll be extremely cold this morning, but a full day of sunshine will warm afternoon temperatures up above freezing. We'll see plenty of melting today through the afternoon, meaning that icy sidewalks could become an issue again tonight when the water tries to freeze over.
Kenney primed for key witness role in Frazee murder trial

Krystal Kenney sat down for an interview last December at the Colorado Springs Police Department where she said how Frazee killed Berreth with a baseball bat, when it happened on Thanksgiving Day and more. Kenney looks to be a pivotal player in the state's case, but others fear her role in the crime and previous behavior will make her an easy target for the defense.
Fire sparks on second floor of Security-Widefield home

Firefighters are clearing the scene of a house fire that happened overnight in the 7400 block of Silverdale Street in Security-Widefield. El Paso County Sheriff's Office officials said there are no injuries reported due to the fire, but one teenager in the home was unaccounted for.