TODAY: Second Worker Gets Ebola, New ‘America’s Team,’ Home Built on Wrong Lot
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.
1. Second health care worker tests positive for Ebola at Dallas hospital
A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for Ebola.
2. Two injured in early-morning home fire in Lakewood
Two people were injured, one critically, after a fire rekindled in an outdoor incinerator and spread to a Lakewood home.
3. Father says it’s ‘still difficult to process’ how son became Arapahoe High shooter
Mark Pierson, the father of Arapahoe High School shooter Karl Pierson, said he still is having trouble understanding how his son could become a killer.
4. Two polls show races tight in Senate, governor races
Two polls showed the races for the U.S. Senate seat and the governor’s mansion will likely come down to the wire. Election Day is less than three weeks away.
5. Jury awards $4.65 million to Marvin Booker’s family after jail death
A federal jury awarded Marvin Booker’s family $4.65 million, an award that included punitive damages, funeral costs and the loss of enjoyment of life, after he died after a Denver Police encounter in 2010.
6. Police warn parents to watch for marijuana candy in kids’ Halloween candy bags
Police want parents to pay extra attention to the Halloween candy their kids collect this year, now that marijuana edibles are legal.
7. Arrested Clifton man enjoyed ‘hunt’ for child porn as much as viewing it
A man from a small town just outside Grand Junction is facing 64 counts of internet sexual exploitation of a child after being arrested.
8. Harris Poll shows Broncos as new ‘America’s Team’
A new Harris Poll showed the Broncos are the most popular team in the country. The Dallas Cowboys had been atop the poll for the past six years. After the Broncos are the Giants, then the Packers, Cowboys and Steelers.
9. 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy charged with beating 90-year-old woman to death
A 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy has been charged with homicide after police say he confessed to beating a 90-year-old woman to death.
10. Couple’s $680,000 dream home built on the wrong lot
A Missouri couple was devastated to learn their $680,000 dream home was built on the wrong lot inside a gated community in Florida.AlertMe