TODAY: Tom Fallis Arrested, Buffalo Buried in Snow, Reunited With Life-Saving Dog
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.
1. Former Weld County deputy Tom Fallis arrested on murder charge
Former Weld County sheriff’s deputy Tom Fallis was arrested on a charge that he allegedly murdered his wife on New Year’s Day 2012.
2. Judge grants temporary custody of Tom Fallis’ children to his parents
A Weld County judge held an emergency hearing and ruled the children of Tom and Ashley Fallis would temporarily be in the custody of Tom Fallis’ mother.
3. Aurora police make arrest in shooting of officer
Police said they made an arrest in the shooting of a police officer that happened Friday night. Earlier, Aurora Police increased the reward to $35,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction for whoever shot officer Ryan Burns.
4. What images jurors will see from Aurora theater shooting debated
A debate is underway over evidence in the trial of James Holmes. Defense attorneys asked the judge to prevent jurors from seeing the graphic images from inside the Aurora theater.
5. Bennet’s yes vote can’t save Keystone pipeline
Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet was greeted by protestors on Capitol Hill hours ahead of a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline that ultimately failed by one vote. Bennet voted in favor of the pipeline, but outgoing Sen. Mark Udall voted against it.
6. Snowstorms, frigid temps hammer half of U.S.; Buffalo buried in 6 feet of snow
Snowstorms and record low temperatures whacked much of the country this week — and there’s more havoc coming. Buffalo, N.Y., one of the hardest hit, is buried under 6 feet of snow — and counting.
7. Shoppers not feeling Black Friday this year
Most Americans are not going to be shopping on Black Friday or Cyber Monday this year, according to a report released by Bankrate.com.
8. Research suggests pregnant women should get vaccines for common illnesses
Research published by the Journal of the American Medical Association shows women who receive vaccines do not have an increased risk of pre-term delivery or low birth weight babies.
9. CBS might be blacked out in Dish homes
The CBS network might go dark in millions of Dish Network homes on Thursday when Dish’s contract to carry CBS expires. The blackout would affect Dish users in the Denver market.
10. Soldier reunited with dog that saved his life
A soldier has been reunited with the dog that saved his life. Army Specialist Brent Grommet and a German Shepherd named Matty worked as a bomb detection team in Afghanistan until a roadside blast in June 2013 ended both their careers.