TODAY: Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Leaving Hospital, Tulowitzki Done, Elway Takes Ice Bucket Challenge
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.
1. Amy Van Dyken-Rouen to leave hospital
Two months after an ATV accident left her paralyzed, six-time Olympic gold-medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen is expected to be discharged from Craig Hospital to continue her rehabilitation.
2. Manhunt on for suspect in deadly shooting
Police are seeking a suspect involved in a deadly shooting in Littleton. Police believe the suspect knew the victim and says the public is not in danger.
3. RTD launches study aimed at simplifying its fare structure
The Regional Transportation District has launched a study that will gather information about what people think about the transit agency’s fare structure.
4. Rockies’ Tulowitzki done for season
Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will miss the rest of the season because of a torn labrum in his left hip. He will have surgery Friday in Vail.
5. Colorado couple claims $90 million Powerball jackpot
A Colorado couple on the Western Slope claimed their $90 million Powerball winnings after buying a ticket in Rifle last weekend. It’s the first time a Powerball grand prize has been won in Colorado.
6. Journalists arrested covering protests in Missouri
Two journalists said they were arrested while working at a McDonald’s as part of their coverage of the protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the deadly shooting of an unarmed teenager by a police officer.
7. National moment of silence to be held
Denver will be one of the 80 cities across the country that will mark a moment of silence as part of a rally against police brutality and is tied to the shooting in Missouri.
8. Marijuana Academy helps people make money in pot industry
The Marijuana Business Academy coming to Denver this weekend will help those with an entrepreneurial spirit lay down some roots in the pot industry.
9. Boy lives in Texas Walmart for four days
A teenager in Texas made a Walmart store his home for four days, going to great lengths to avoid detection while making two hideouts in the store.
10. Elway takes Ice Bucket Challenge
Broncos general manager John Elway took the Ice Bucket Challenge as part of a challenge to do it or donate money to the ALS Association.AlertMe