TODAY: Arctic Blast, Broncos Romp, Mars Maven Mission
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Monday, Nov. 10, 2014.
1. Arctic blast to put Colorado into deep freeze
A strong Arctic cold front will move into Colorado by midmorning, sending temperatures 30 to 40 degrees below normal for the next few days.
2. Arapahoe County Sheriff’s deputies shoot and kill suspect in DTC
One man is dead after a shootout with Arapahoe County Sheriff deputies on Interstate 225 at the Tamarac Street offramp that started with a traffic stop.
3. School of Mines student stuck in cave rescued safely
A Colorado School of Mines student exploring a cave in Clear Creek Canyon got stuck, prompting an involved rescue effort that ended successfully.
4. Longmont police seek man who allegedly strangled ex-wife during child exchange
The Longmont Police Department is looking for a man who allegedly strangled his ex-wife until she required emergency medical care.
5. Broncos start slow, finish fast against Raiders
After a slow start that saw them trail by four points, the Broncos stormed to a 41-17 win over the winless Oakland Raiders to improve to 7-2.
6. CU researchers to discuss Maven mission to Mars
University of Colorado researchers will learn what the Maven spacecraft mission to Mars has found in the two months since it started orbiting the planet trying to find out why the planet no longer has water on its surface.
7. Concealed carry class targets worried teachers
Colorado held its first concealed carry class that specifically targeted educators. The class drew a large response, even though Colorado does not allow teachers to carry guns at school.
8. Winterizing your car a priority as cold and snow hit Colorado
As winter weather finally bears down on Colorado, it’s time to winterize your car.
9. Smoke pot legally? You can still get fired
Only two of the 25 states that have legalized recreational and/or medical marijuana have a law on the books that protects workers from getting fired for failing a drug test at work.
10. Deployed soldier watches daughter’s birth on iPad, joins her 22 hours later
A National Guard sergeant deployed to the Middle East watched the birth of his second child via iPad. Then, he got the unexpected chance to join his family in person less than a day later.