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...
Beginning Monday, Colorado Springs Police officers will start carrying some new weapons.
All 350 patrol officers in the department will be assigned a taser stun gun. The weapon sends an electric shock through a person and can be fire from up to 21 feet away. It's used to subdue a person who is threatening a police officer without resorting to deadly force.
The department bought 188 tasers for 185 thousand dollars. Each officer will undergo 10 hours of training to become certified to carry the new weapons.