Monday Newscast, 9/18/17, 5:30pm

Sep 18, 2017

Newscast for Monday, September 18, 2017, 5:30pm:

  • Colorado lawmakers are headed back to the state capitol much sooner than expected. Governor John Hickenlooper has called for the first special legislative session in five years. As 91.5 KRCC's Bente Birkeland reports, it’s to fix an error on a bill that prevented cuts to rural hospitals and set aside money for roads...
     
  • A phone scam is making the rounds in El Paso County.  The sheriff's department says the scammer says the person has missed jury duty, and that there's a warrant out for his or her arrest.  A spokesperson with the El Paso County Sheriff's Department says they don't call or text to inform someone of an active warrant, and won't call to ask for money.