Today: Stabbing suspect sought, missing child found, new Batman
Missing child sought, found in southeast Aurora
Aurora Police confirmed they were searching for a missing child early Friday morning. A short time later, that child was wound safe near Side Creek Elementary School. Aurora Police said the child apparently wandered off, and that no charges were likely to be filed as a result of the case.
Police search for suspect in double-stabbing on trail in Wheat Ridge
A child was still in critical condition on Friday morning after being stabbed along with her mother on a trail in the Greenbelt open space area of Wheat Ridge Thursday morning. Police are now on the lookout for a suspect, Marvin Gean Wilson, a 44-year-old with a lengthy criminal history who reportedly knows the victims.
Republicans respond to Sen. Marble’s ‘chicken’ comment
By now, there’s a good chance you’ve heard Rebpulican Sen. Vicki Marble’s comments about the black community struggling with life expectancy due to their preference for BBQ chicken, and the negative reaction it has elicited. Late Thursday, the senator’s party issued their response, saying “Marble’s careless comments do not reflect the views of Republicans.”
Englewood sex offender residency restrictions rule unconstitutional
There’s good news for sex offenders struggling to find a place to live. In a precedent setting case that reached its conclusion on Thursday, a federal judge ruled Englewood’s residency restrictions that prevented registered offenders from living within proximity of a large number of locations where children might be present was unconstitutional. Many mothers wasted no time voicing their disapproval.
Best places to watch, avoid USA Pro Challenge finale in Denver
The 600 mile Pro Cycling Challenge is finishing up in Vail on Friday, then it’s on to Loveland and Fort Collins Saturday. All of that leads to the grand finale right here in Denver this Sunday. Click here to find out the best places to watch the race, and the best traffic routes to be to avoid the backups the race will create.
Broncos gear up to face St. Louis Rams on Saturday
After a lackluster performance in their last preseason contest, a 40-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the Broncos are looking to bounce back this Saturday against the St. Louis Rams. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. If you’re a Von Miller fan, you may want to tune it. This is the last extensive action the newly-suspended linebacker will see for a while.
Denver Nuggets Ty Lawson, girlfriend to appear in court
Denver Nuggets star Ty Lawson and his girlfriend, Ashley Pettiford, a former reality TV star, will appear in court on Friday to face charges over the recent domestic dispute. While both parties have argued about what actually happened that night, they both agree on one thing: Both parties broke the other’s phone.
One of the New Kid’s on the block promoting his new Denver show
Joey McIntyre, of New Kids on the Block fame, was in our studios Friday morning to promote his new show “The Kid,” which will premiere in Denver at the end of the month. He’ll also be on the “Everyday” show today at 10 a.m. Click here to watch live.
Ben Affleck will play Batman in upcoming Superman sequel
Warner Bros. announced Thursday that Ben Affleck will play Batman in the sequel to the Superman movie “Man of Steel.” Rumors about who would star as the Caped Crusader in the yet-to-be-named film have been swirling ever since “Man of Steel” director Zack Snyder announced at Comic-Con in July that the two superheroes would appear together in the sequel — their first pairing on the big screen. The Internet wasn’t exactly pleased.
Gay detective’s mother booted from Tennessee church
The mother of a gay detective has been booted from the Tennessee church she attended for decades. Elders at Ridgedale Church of Christ told Linda Cooper and two relatives that their public support for Kat Cooper, Linda Cooper’s gay daughter, went against the church’s teachings.AlertMe