TODAY: Fatal Hit-and-Run, More Snow, Daughter’s Touching Letter
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
1. Pedestrian killed in Denver hit-and-run near bus stop
A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run near a bus stop on South Federal Boulevard near West Harvard Avenue.
2. Driver killed after crashing into traffic pole in Douglas County
A driver was killed after crashing a car into a traffic pole in Douglas County.
3. Woman taken to hospital after early-morning house fire
A woman was taken to a hospital after a fire broke out in a house on South Fox Street.
4. Everyone in Colorado may get a pot tax refund
Thanks to Colorado’s new pot tax and a quirky state law, residents may get a special one-time tax refund next year. The total could be about $59 million.
5. Cold front expected to bring snow, colder temps into Denver metro area
A cold front will bring cold temperatures and snow to the Denver metro area. Up to 4 inches could fall in Denver by Wednesday morning.
6. Pregnant woman struck by vehicle in Thornton crash loses baby
A teenage driver who lost control of his vehicle and hit a family last month could face new charges after the pregnant mother who was hit in the accident lost her baby.
7. Toll on new U.S. 36 Express Lanes could be as high as $14
The commute between Denver and Boulder will get more expensive for drivers who use the new Express Lanes. During rush hour, the one-way toll charge would be as high as $13.83.
8. Lumber Liquidators’ stock drops after report of unacceptable levels of formaldehyde in product
Stocks took a nose-dive for Lumber Liquidators after a report on the CBS news program “60 Minutes” claiming the company is using laminate with unacceptable levels of formaldehyde.
9. ‘Mommy blogger’ convicted of slowly poisoning toddler while she wrote about his illness
A jury convicted a “mommy blogger” of slowly poisoning her son to death while she wrote about his health struggles online.
10. Daughter who misses her NHL player dad writes letter asking for trade for him
NHL player Jordan Leopold’s 11-year-old daughter Jordyn wrote a letter to the Minnesota Wild asking coaches to make a trade for her father, who was playing for the Columbus Blue Jackets. On Monday, the trade happened.