TODAY: Missing Teen Found Dead, Nimoy Salutes, Weight Loss for ‘Half Ton Killer’
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Monday, March 2, 2015.
1. Missing Grand Junction teen found dead in park
A missing Grand Junction teenager was found dead in the Cactus Park outdoor area of Mesa County.
2. Owners raise concerns after dog injured at doggie day care
After a dog was injured at a doggie day care, the owners raised concerns about the facility.
3. After ACLU lawsuit, Fort Collins temporarily changes panhandling laws
Fort Collins is rolling back some of its most stringent rules against panhandling after a lawsuit was filed by the Colorado chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
4. UFC champ Ronda Rousey submits Colorado’s Cat Zingano in 14 seconds
After nearly two years of unthinkable challenges inside and outside of the Octagon, 32-year-old Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight fighter Cat Zingano from Colorado lasted only 14 seconds against champion Ronda Rousey.
5. Portion of roof collapses in Westminster house fire
A single-family home caught fire in Westminster. While inside, firefighters heard a loud boom and crash, prompting them to evacuate the building. It was later determined that the ceiling of an open, two-story rec room area had collapsed just ahead of the firefighters.
6. Fans honor Nimoy with tweets, Vulcan salute
Co-stars, fellow celebrities and fans of Leonard Nimoy reacted with heartfelt tributes from around the world and all the way to space, where astronaut Terry W. Wirts flashed a Vulcan salute aboard the International Space Station.
7. North Korea fires missiles into sea during military exercise between U.S. and South Korea
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea. The missiles were fired from North Korea’s west coast.
8. Fatal Facebook argument devolves into park brawl; three teen girls shot
The feud started with a squabble on Facebook, devolved into a planned brawl at a park, and ended with a 14-year-old girl dead in Alabama.
9. Fire closes iconic ride at Disneyland
A fire at Disneyland forced the park to close down the iconic “It’s a Small World” attraction. There were no injuries.
10. Woman known as ‘Half Ton Killer’ shares weight loss story
A Texas woman once called the “Half Ton Killer” after being accused of killing her nephew by rolling on him with her 1,000-pound frame has since dropped 800 pounds through surgery and diet.