TODAY: Aurora Standoff, Moose Attacks Two Women, A Different Peyton Manning Arrested
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Tuesday, May 20, 2014.
1. Armed man barricaded in Aurora apartment
After police responded to a domestic violence report, an armed suspect barricaded himself inside an Aurora apartment, causing a standoff with police.
2. Accident snarls traffic on Interstate 270
A vehicle crashed into the back of a Colorado Department of Transportation vehicle, forcing the closure of westbound Interstate 270 in Commerce City and snarling traffic in the area for hours.
3. Pit bull kills dachshund inside 7-Eleven store
A loose pit bull attacked and killed a dachshund inside a 7-Eleven convenience store in Englewood. The city released the pit bull back to its owner because it said it wasn’t a threat to humans.
4. Moose attacks two Gilpin County women
Two female Gilpin County residents were hospitalized after being attacked by a moose as they were walking with their dogs near the Forest Hills subdivision in Black Hawk.
5. Vandals paint hateful messages in Highlands Ranch park
Vandals are suspected in causing $5,000 worth of damage to Foothills Park in Highlands Ranch after residents reported seeing several pieces of graffiti. The park was covered in symbols of intolerance hate.
6. Church designated for historic landmark status
The Denver City Council approved historic landmark status for Eden Baptist Church the West Highlands neighborhood. The owner of the property was against the move because he wanted to build apartments or condos on the site.
7. Actor Michael Jace charged in fatal shooting of wife
Michael Jace, who played a Los Angeles cop in TV’s “The Shield,” has been charged in the fatal shooting of his wife, police said Tuesday.
8. Chipotle asks customers to not bring guns into restaurants
Chipotle Mexican Grill is asking customers to not bring guns to their restaurants after a meeting of open carry activists in a Texas restaurant.
9. Oklahoma town remembers devastating tornado
Residents of Moore, Okla., are marking the one-year anniversary of the devastating tornado that went through the town one year ago, killing 24 people.
10. Peyton Manning — not that one — arrested
Peyton Manning, an 18-year-old woman in Nashville, Tenn., not the Broncos quarterback, was arrested on drug charges.AlertMe