TODAY: 2 missing persons found, Aurora homicide, Emmy nominations
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Thursday, July 10, 2014.
1. One injured when car slammed into Westminster home
A car crashed into a Westminster home early Thursday morning, seriously injuring one, spinning a car that was parked in the home’s garage and giving the residents inside quite the scare. Police say alcohol was involved.
2. Missing autistic boy found in Westminster
Shortly before 6:30 a.m. Thursday, police reported 12-year-old Gabriel Duwaik, a non-verbal autistic child, had been found in the area of 72nd Avenue and Quebec Street, which is about 10 miles from where he was first reported missing.
3. Missing 83-year-old Lakewood woman found safe
A senior woman was found Thursday after going missing from her Lakewood home Wednesday morning. Beverly Adams-Howard was apparently out for a drive when she ran out of gas.
4. Man arrested for sexual assault, JeffCo sheriff’s seeking additional victims
Jefferson County Sheriff’s investigators have arrested Michael Miller in a sexual assault case and are seeking additional victims in cases that went unreported. Miller, 28, is accused of sexually assault women he met online, using sites like OKCupid.com.
5. Arapahoe Co. Sheriff to investigate medical claims from K9 attack
The Arapahoe County Sheriff is investigating after a FOX31 Denver exclusive report in which a woman, who was attacked by a sheriff’s department K9, had her medical claim denied by the Arapahoe County Attorney.
6. Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban ruled unconstitutional, but ruling stayed
A judge ruled that the arguments for keeping Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban — that marriage is about the “protection of families” and “procreation of children” — are “fabricated” arguments for the purpose of denying that discrimination is occurring. But the ruling was stayed, and could be appealed to the Colorado Supreme Court.
7. Aurora Police investigating homicide near Children’s Hospital
Police were searching for a suspect Thursday morning after a Wednesday shooting in the parking lot of an apartment complex near Children’s Hospital in Aurora. An injured man found in a Red Dodge pickup died of his injuries a short after the shooting.
8. Study: Pot demand in Colo. over 130 metric tons per year
The Colorado Department of Revenue’s Marijuana Enforcement Division released the results of a study that estimated the demand for cannabis in Colorado by state residents is 121.4 metric tons per year and 8.9 metric tons per year for out-of-state visitors.
9. FDA investigates concerns with spray-on sunscreen
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating spray-on sunscreen, saying it could be harmful to children. There are concerns about the ingredients in the spray-on sunscreens and if they are unsafe.
10. 2014 Emmy nominations announced
“Breaking Bad,” which concluded last September, was one of the major frontrunners when the Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning. But it may face some stiff competition, especially since both the drama and comedy series categories have been expanded up to seven nominees this year.