Overnight a disturbance passes through parts of S Colorado... this will bring a push of moisture falling as rain in the Plains with a few late night/early morning showers possible in Pueblo. For the Palmer Divide, N & W El Paso Co. and Teller Co. it will fall as snow... bringing a few additional inches of accumulation in mainly between 1am and 6am, lingering into the mid morning. Winds also pick up overnight with gusts into the 40s, the winds look to continue across much of S Colo. through the day Sunday.... head over to the "Weather" tab for more information.
Two former federal prison guards who testified that other guards brutalized inmates have been sentenced to probation for their roles in the crimes.
Jake Geiger and Charlotte Gutierrez had pleaded guilty to
assaulting one inmate each at the U-S Penitentiary in Florence.
The two were charged with misdemeanors in a plea bargain with
Gutierrez admitted she kicked an inmate lying on the floor with
his hands cuffed behind his back. She also admitted writing a false
memo to justify the use of force, and said she injured her shin to
make it look like the inmate attacked her.
Geiger admitted he punched an inmate for dumping food on him.
Three other former guards convicted of felonies face up to 14
years in prison when sentenced next month.