TODAY: Plane Crashes Into Northglenn Home, 13-Year-Old Charged With Murder, Wes Welker’s Generosity
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Tuesday, May 6, 2014.
1. Pilot of crashed plane previously owned home
Records show the pilot who crashed a plane into a Northglenn house on Monday afternoon previously owned the home. The pilot walked away virtually unharmed and there were no other injuries.
2. 13-year-old boy charged in murder of father
A 13-year-old Eagle County boy was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 50-year-old father, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said.
3. Officers shoot man who pointed pellet gun at them
Two Lakewood Police officers shot a man early Tuesday morning in the parking lot of a Walmart after he pointed a pellet gun at them. Officers were responding to a domestic situation. The man is hospitalized and is expected to survive.
4. Valuables left behind at DIA
Nearly 53 million flyers pass through Denver International Airport every year. And they leave behind lots of stuff, to the tune of 43,000 items in the airport’s lost and found.
5. Woman in crashed car to have feet amputated
The Highlands Ranch woman who was missing for nearly a week but was found Sunday in her crashed car off Red Hill Pass will have to have her feet amputated as a result of the accident.
6. Thief makes off with cash from Denver church
A brazen thief busted into the Greek Orthodox Church, known as the “Gold Dome,” and stole money and damaged property. And it was all caught on camera.
7. Suspect in deadly hit-and-run faces numerous felony charges
A man is charged with numerous felonies after a hit-and-run crash that killed a teenager in Wheat Ridge. Police say the man took off running after the crash, leaving behind his injured children and girlfriend.
8. Oregon governor performs CPR on woman
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a former emergency room doctor, was on his way to dinner Monday evening when he noticed a woman in need of help. He had his driver stop and using medical equipment he had in his car, he performed CPR until the paramedics arrived.
9. White House sounds alarm on climate change
The White House is predicting flooded rail lines, bigger, more frequent droughts and a rash of wildfires in a climate change report it released.
10. Broncos’ Wes Welker passes out $100 bills at Kentucky Derby
After saying he won big at the Kentucky Derby, Broncos receiver Wes Welker started handing out $100 bills to strangers at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday.