Tuesday Newscast, 2/9/16, 5:32 PM

Feb 9, 2016

Newscast for Tuesday, Febraury 9, 2015, 5:32 PM:

  • The Colorado Springs City Council has approved a measure that would prohibit sitting, kneeling, reclining, or lying on sidewalks, trails, or other public rights-of-way.  The restrictions are limited to high traffic hours in areas downtown and old Colorado City.  The city says the rule, called the "Pedestrian Access Act," is intended to support public safety and businesses.  Penalties start with a warning, and multiple violations could garner fines up to $500 and a jail term up to 90 days. The measure passed on a 6-3 vote with Councilors Helen Collins, Jill Gaebler, and Andy Pico opposed.  It goes into full effect in April.
  • The city of Denver expected close to one million people to turn out for today’s rally and parade for Super Bowl 50 champions, the Denver Broncos. It ended at Civic Center Park across from the state capitol. Bente Birkeland has more...