TODAY: Jerusalem Synagogue Attack, Champ Bailey’s Retirement, Heartbreaking Farewell
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.
1. Three Americans among four dead in Jerusalem synagogue attack
Two knife- and ax-wielding Palestinian men broke into a Jerusalem synagogue and killed four worshipers, three of them Americans.
2. Snapchat post leads to arrest in Parker road rage case
Steven Paula, 43, was arrested on a third-degree assault charge for allegedly attacking 18-year-old Mason Deal, leaving him with a black eye and a concussion. Paula’s daughter recorded the attack on her cellphone and posted the video on Snapchat.
3. Fort Collins woman stabbed, robbed by man with same description as previous attacks
The description of a man who attacked a woman in Fort Collins early Monday morning is similar to eight other attacks on women near the Colorado State University Campus, police said.
4. Denver police accused of abusing academy recruits
Since 2008, Denver police officers have been accused of excessive force at least 1,300 academy recruits. Only eight of those cases resulted in the termination or suspension of the officer.
5. Leadville’s only hospital is closing
The only hospital in the historic mountain town of Leadville is closing. St. Vincent has been around for 135 years.
6. Frontier slashing jobs, flights from DIA, cites higher taxes, landing fees
Citing increased taxes and landing fees, Frontier Airlines announced it will cut jobs and flights from Denver International Airport.
7. Champ Bailey to sign one-day contract and retire with Broncos
Former Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey will sign a one-day contract and retire as a member of the team. The likely Hall of Fame-bound player played 10 years in the Mile High City.
8. NFL suspends Vikings’ Adrian Peterson without pay for at least rest of season
The NFL announced Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season.
9. Study: Growing number of calls to poison centers involve kids and energy drinks
A study from the American Heart Association found 40 percent of the 5,156 calls to poison centers for “energy drink exposure” involved children younger than 6 years old.
10. Grieving man has heartbreaking farewell to wife, newborn at memorial service
Chris Picco, the man who sang “Blackbird” to his dying newborn son in a video that went viral last week, memorialized his late wife and son during a memorial service for the two.AlertMe