Locally heavy rain will remain possible overnight, with any showers and storms. Areas likely to see additional heavy rain will likely be east of I-25 and along HWY 50 from Canon City eastward. Remember, a Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 6pm Wednesday, where another day of thunderstorms is possible. Head to the KKTV 11 Weather Tab for more information on the forecast for Wednesday and beyond.
Authorities say a dog that bit and critically injured a 1-year-old boy in Evergreen has been euthanized.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says the 70-pound American Bulldog was "humanely euthanized at the request of the owner." A sample from the dog will be tested to rule out the possibility of rabies.
The little boy was bitten on the head Tuesday, and airlifted from the home to an area hospital.
The sheriff's office asked for compassion for the family, acknowledging they were simultaneously dealing with their child's injuries and the loss of their family pet.
"Nothing easy about any of this. Patience and compassion would serve everyone well," the sheriff's office said in a tweet Saturday morning.
The child is currently in stable condition.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus