From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on Oct. 17, 2017

Posted at 5:43 AM, Oct 17, 2017

This is the Denver7 breaking and developing news blog. Throughout the day, this story will be updated with both minor and large breaking news events that our readers care about. Check back as we continue to update this story. 

6:47 a.m.: A crash on southbound I-25 near Johnson's Corner is causing delays of about half an hour this morning. Plan for some extra time if your commute takes you through the area.

5:40 a.m.: Colorado Springs police say two children -- a 5-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy -- are dead following a stabbing early Tuesday. A 19-year-old male suspect is in custody.