Although we are still tracking some light snow and icy/snow covered roads, the biggest concern for the morning will be the frigid temperatures. We are starting off with temperatures a few degrees above/below zero. Due to a breezy wind this morning, our wind chill, or what it "feels" like is well below zero. Please bundle up with numerous layers as you head out this morning. You will likely need to keep all the layers on hand throughout the day as highs reach the teens and low 20s with lingering flurries possible. For a full look at the weekend, click on the "Weather" tab.
Thanks to a probation officer--with a little help from social media--a stolen puppy has been reunited with his owners.
Monday started like any other day: 6-month-old Chunk accompanied his owners to their job at Pawn Spot on North Murray in Colorado Springs. At some point, the shop got swamped with people, and that's when Joe Miller says Chunk was taken.
"Our beloved puppy was stolen from our store....we have camera footage of them taking our pup," Joe wrote on the 11 News Facebook page earlier this week. "However we cannot positively ID the people. ... Our family is devastated! I have attached our "lost dog" flyer that we have been circulating."
That flyer made the rounds in a Facebook post, reportedly going viral. A probation officer reportedly saw the flyer in his newsfeed--and realized he recognized the dog. He had seen it at the home of one of the parolees he visits for his job.
The officer contacted the parolee, who said he had sold the dog. The officer was then able to trace down the person Chunk had been sold to.
Friday morning, Chunk and his ecstatic owners had a happy reunion.
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