TODAY: MLK Marade, Kubiak Back With Broncos, ‘Shake It Off’
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.
1. Thousands expected to march in Denver’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. marade
Thousands of people are expected in Denver for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. marade. The event begins at City Park and will go down Colfax Avenue to the State Capitol and Civic Center Park.
2. Northbound I-25 closed in Thornton after crash
Northbound Interstate 25 was closed at 84th Avenue in Thornton after an early-morning accident. Traffic was backed up in both directions of the interstate.
3. Lakewood Police investigate dog stabbing
The Lakewood Police Department is investigating a dog stabbing at Forsberg Iron Spring Dog Park after a two-dog altercation.
4. Army helicopter pilot presses on after catastrophic crash
David Ortiz was an Army helicopter pilot on a mission in Afghanistan when his chopper crashed. He survived, but he was paralyzed from the waist down. He came to Craig Hospital nearly a year ago and says that is when he got his second chance at life.
5. Gary Kubiak agrees to be coach of Broncos
Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak will replace John Fox as coach of the Broncos and is expected to be introduced Tuesday.
6. Denver’s oldest coffee house closes its doors
After 28 years, Paris on the Platte closed its doors for the last time. Its impact on the Denver community will never be forgotten.
7. Fugitive Kentucky teens arrested after multistate hunt
A teen couple from Kentucky was arrested after two weeks on the run following a series of car and gun thefts.
8. Obama to focus on middle class in State of the Union
The White House has made it clear recently: President Barack Obama intends to use the State of the Union address to make a statement about where Democrats stand on a key issue ahead of the 2016 election — the middle class.
9. Delaware shooting occurred near home owned by VP Joe Biden
A vehicle drove near Vice President Joe Biden’s residence in Delaware and fired multiple gun shots, but the vice president and his wife, Jill, were not home at the time, the Secret Service said.
10. Dashcam video of officer lip-syncing to Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’
A dashcam video of Dover, Del., Police Master Cpl. Jeff Davis cruising in his police vehicle and grooving to Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” was an instant hit on the Internet.