TODAY: Missing 11-Year-Old, Sheriffs’ Marijuana Lawsuit, Harrison Ford’s Close Call
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Friday, March 6, 2015.
1. Police searching for missing 11-year-old girl in Denver
An 11-year-old girl was reported missing from her home in Denver. Sierra Trujillo was last seen leaving Denver Green School about 3 p.m. Thursday in the area of East Virginia Avenue and South Monaco Parkway.
2. Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle at Sixth and Wadsworth in Lakewood
A pedestrian was hit and killed at Sixth Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard in Lakewood, forcing the closure of northbound Wadsworth.
3. Suspect hiding behind tree gropes teen while she walks from school in Park Hill
Denver police say a stranger groped a teenager as she walked home from school in the Park Hill area, another in a string of gropings in the area.
4. High school teacher accused of bullying student with online Instagram post
An art teacher from Skyline High School is facing scrutiny by the St. Vrain Valley School District after posting a picture of a student on her Instagram account.
5. Animal protection officials search for person who mutilated, abandoned dog
Denver Animal Protection is looking for the party who mutilated and abandoned a pit bull mix in the area of 1500 W. Maple Ave. The dog was suffering from multiple severe injuries to his head, ears and legs that are consistent with dog fighting.
6. Colorado sheriffs file federal lawsuit to stop recreational marijuana sales
A group of sheriffs and prosecutors in Colorado are taking the state to court over legalized recreational marijuana that is still illegal as far as the federal government is concerned.
7. Denver police use social media to warn about sexual predators moving into neighborhoods
The Denver Police Department is using social media to alert residents about sexually violent predators. DPD’s new campaign is aimed at letting people know when a convicted sexual offender moves into their neighborhood.Polls
8. Daylight saving time returns this weekend; big adjustment for school children
Daylight saving time returns at 2 a.m. Sunday and it could mean bad news for Colorado schools. Clocks will “spring forward” and while adjusting clocks is pretty simple, it’s a different story for your body clock, especially for children.
9. Under Obama, 4 in 10 say race relations in U.S. have worsened
Four in 10 Americans say race relations in the United States have gotten worse under the nation’s first black president, according to a CNN/ORC poll.
10. Harrison Ford battered but ‘OK’ after plane plows into golf course
Actor Harrison Ford is battered, laid up in a hospital, but not in mortal danger after crashing a World War II era training plane after losing power briefly after takeoff.