TODAY: ‘My Wife is a Cheater,’ Punch Bowl Social in Stapleton Tower, Columbine Ring Returned
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Tuesday, March 10, 2015.
1. ‘My wife is a cheater’ spray-painted on Arvada home that explodes, catches fire
A house in Arvada that exploded and caught fire was spray-painted with the words “My wife is a cheater.”
2. Two killed in three-vehicle crash in Aurora
Two people were killed and one person was injured in a three-vehicle crash that shut down Tower Road. Speed and alcohol were seen as primary factors in the crash.
3. Suspect shot and killed by Aurora police officer was not armed
Police in Aurora said the suspect shot and killed by a police officer Friday afternoon was an unarmed 37-year-old man. They said he was wanted for several crimes, including cutting off his ankle monitor.
4. Colorado ranks high for fraud and identity theft
Millions of Americans have their identities stolen every year. And Colorado ranks among the top states for fraud and identity theft.
5. Old Stapleton Airport tower to become a Punch Bowl Social
Plans are in place for new development involving the old Stapleton Airport tower. Denver businessman Robert Thompson bought the tower and there are plans to put a Punch Bowl Social in the iconic tower.
6. Repeal of ban on high-capacity magazines could go further in legislature
Colorado Republicans hope the third time is the charm to repeal Colorado’s controversial ban on high capacity magazines for guns.
7. Large Colorado company leads the way in marijuana industry
MMJ America is one of the biggest marijuana companies in Colorado. It’s leading the industry with a diversified business plan, multistate licenses and investments in many pot-related ventures.
8. ‘Disgraceful’ University of Oklahoma fraternity shut down after racist video surfaces
Even with the national chapter shutting down the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house at the University of Oklahoma, the school president said the university’s affiliation with the fraternity is permanently done as a campus group called for the expulsion of fraternity members.
9. Baby’s throat cut with power saw; grandmother in custody
A grandmother in Chicago was arrested after police say she sliced a baby’s throat with a power saw. Authorities said the woman used the saw to cut the child’s throat because the baby wouldn’t stop crying.
10. Homeless vet finds, returns Columbine shooting survivor’s championship football ring
A survivor of the Columbine High School shooting lost the ring he earned when the school’s football team won the state title the season after the tragedy. Now Evan Todd has been reunited with the ring thanks to a homeless veteran.