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 bear cub is dead after it apparently charged a group of kids in the northeast part of Colorado Springs. Police shot and killed the bear in a field off of Research Parkway, west of Summerset Drive this afternoon, when it turned and charged at officers. This after police chased the bear through a neighborhood where residents say it went after some children in a field.
According to police an off-duty sheriff's deputy shot and wounded the bear to keep it from attacking the children before police arrived. Officer Gordon Goldston said, "it was obvious it was aggressive we were afraid the situation was sprawling out of control and was afraid someone else would cross paths with it."
Police officers and the division of wildlife are looking for the bear's mother and another cub reportedly seen in the area. This is at least the second bear sighting in the Springs Saturday. Another bear was seen sleeping in a tree in the area of 24th and Willimette.
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