After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
A southern Colorado woman is warning others about a scam that is going around. Nakisha Nelson said scammers tried to entice her with an over-the-phone offer.
"I had the money. I could have sent it," said Nelson.
The caller said they were from the United States Grants Office. He went on to say if Nakisha would wire transfer $250, the office would give her a $7,500 grant.
Nakisha thought at first that it may have been a government stimulus program, but then the caller became rude.
"He cursed at me before he hung up and said 'you're a crazy woman,'" said Nelson.
Nelson worries the offer of turning a little cash into a lot will convince others to fall for it.
"To me, if it's free money, it shouldn't cost you," she said.
We did some checking and there is a website that allows people to find and apply for federal grants. The most important thing to remember is that you will never be contacted by the government to offer you a grant and there are no fees associated with applying for a grant.
There is also a fraud hotline to report these cases:
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