Good morning southern Colorado! Here is what you need to know to start you off on your Wednesday.
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The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to a Dollar Tree at 1024 N. Market Plaza on Aug. 28 after employees reported a man with a red bandanna covering his face threatened them with a knife and demanded money. Deputies said the suspect, 26-year-old Stefan Arellano, may also be connected to at least two other armed robberies in Pueblo.
Warm temperatures before cold front moves in
Temperatures will still be about 10 degrees above average today, but it will be breezy this afternoon. A cold front moving in Thursday will stay mostly dry for us and drop temperatures back to normal.
A section of Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will remain closed through the end of December. Additional short closures of the trail may be required next spring to complete re-planting efforts along the trail.
The Animal Law Enforcement took in 135 cats from Steel City Alley Cats Coalition. Twelve of them are still in critical care at the HSPPR's Pueblo location and 123 of them are being housed at their Colorado Springs location. Officials say the Steel City Alley Cats Coalition was only allowed to house 50 cats, but over 100 were staying there.