Snow is expected to develop for our Monday afternoon and overnight hours. Bands of heavier snow are possible..and something we will be monitoring throughout the day today. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for far northern El Paso County where ~4" are possible by Tuesday morning. Also ahead, a High Wind Watch for much of southeast Colorado from 4-11am Tuesday morning as wind gusts could reach up to 60 mph. For more info on the forecast this holiday week, head over to the "Weather" tab.
A Fort Carson-based soldier whose unit was scheduled to deploy to Iraq this month now faces formal charges of second-degree murder and first-degree assault, after allegedly beating another soldier -- who later died.
Prosecutors in Colorado Springs filed charges Monday against 22-year-old Specialist Timothy Parker, of the Third Brigade Combat Team.
Parker is charged in Friday's death of 21-year-old Specialist Piotr Szczypka The Second Brigade Combat Team soldier was an Iraq war veteran who'd returned from the Middle East three months ago.
Police say Szczypka died after an attack at an apartment complex early Friday.
Parker is also accused of beating another Fort Carson soldier, who suffered a cut on his face.