Snow showers continue this evening creating slick road conditions across southern Colorado. Overnight the N Pikes Peak Region sees a second push of moisture and locally heavy snowfall will once again be possible. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for far northern El Paso County where ~4" are possible by Tuesday morning. Also ahead, a High Wind Warning 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 device resembling a bomb found at a Colorado Springs park was determined to be a hoax, but not before forcing evacuations and requiring a bomb squad to respond.
The device was found in a Walmart bag on the west side of Memorial Park Thursday afternoon. Authorities descended upon the park after bag was reported and cleared the area, including forcing several football teams to evacuate.
The explosives unit brought in their remote-controlled robot to investigate the bag's contents, which looked exactly like a bomb. The robot determined it was fake.
It's a felony in the state of Colorado to leave a hoax device, and police say they are taking the incident very seriously. If you know who left the device, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP right away.
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