TODAY: Kids Sick From Swimming, Pro USA Challenge Begins, Ferguson Unrest
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.
1. 13 children hospitalized in swimming pool incident near DIA
Thirteen children were hospitalized Sunday evening, reporting feeling sick after coming into contact with water from a hotel swimming pool.
2. Family remembers child who drowned at Platte River Park
A memorial has been set up along the Platte River where a 3-year-old boy died after it’s believed he escaped from a first-floor window and wandered into a nearby park and eventually the river.
3. Missing kayaker found dead in Colorado River
The body of a kayaker who was lost on the Colorado River was discovered. A woman was separated from her kayak after it overturned near the upper end of Gore Canyon in Grand County.
4. Two dogs killed, one cat missing in Superior duplex fire
A house fire in Superior killed two dogs and a cat is missing. No one was hurt in the intense blaze.
5. Dedication ceremony held for Claire Davis memorial garden
A dedication ceremony was held for Clarity Commons, a garden honoring Arapahoe High School shooting victim Claire Davis.
6. JeffCo schools get back in session with new superintendent
The students won’t be the only new faces as Jefferson County schools start back up as the district has a new superintendent.
7. Pro USA Challenge begins in Aspen
The fourth Pro USA Challenge begins Monday afternoon with a 61-mile Aspen circuit race. The race will involve the closure of roads in the Aspen area.
8. Broncos dominate 49ers
The Broncos improved to 2-0 in the preseason as Peyton Manning and the defense dominated the San Francisco 49ers in a 34-0 win. The Broncos play the Houston Texans on Saturday night at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
9. Missouri National Guard headed to Ferguson
It was another night of chaos in Ferguson, Mo., and the governor has ordered the National Guard into the city to quell the unrest.
10. Mom invents app to force teenagers to respond to parents’ calls
A Texas mom frustrated that her teenage children kept ignoring her calls came up with a solution in the form of an app. After months of design and working with developers, Ignore No More was born.AlertMe