TODAY: Rape suspect escapes, pot banking, Justin Bieber’s legal troubles
1. Police still looking for teen accused of rape
Police were still searching Friday morning for a 17-year-old rape suspect who escaped from officers transporting him to the juvenile detention center in north Denver Thursday night.
2. Two bodies found in SW Denver
An investigation was ongoing Friday after police found two people dead in a residence in the 2500 block of S. Utica Street in southwest Denver.
3. Justin Bieber is free — for now
After being charged with DUI, street racing and resisting police, pop star Justin Bieber is free on bail.
4. Justice Department to allow banks to deal with legal pot shops
The Obama administration is working on changes that would allow banks to work with recreational marijuana stores in Colorado and elsewhere.
5. Peyton Manning’s family rallies around Broncos
Perhaps no family in the world knows better than the Mannings what it’s like to play in a Super Bowl. Broncos QB Peyton Manning is getting support from brother Eli and father Archie this week.
6. Judge: Sperm donor must pay child support
A Kansas judge has ruled that a man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple looking to have a child will be held legally responsible for his offspring.
7. Colorado Hispanics could draw RNC to Denver
As the GOP looks to make inroads with Hispanics, a 2016 Republican National Convention in Denver is looking like a real possibility.
8. Teen free after allegedly making threats against high school
A former Dakota Ridge High School student was cited and released this week after allegedly making threats against the school and his ex-girlfriend, police said.
9. Teens allegedly sickened by pot edibles in SW Colorado
A 14-year-old boy may face charges after two classmates went to the emergency room after consuming pot edibles he gave them.
10. Man behind revenge porn website arrested
A man once called “the most hated man on the internet” for posting naked photos of women without their permission has been charged with stealing images to use on the site.