TODAY: Ebola Testing; Snow on the Way; Bob Barker’s Return
DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Thursday, April 2, 2015.
1. Colorado patient with Ebola symptoms being evaluated in Loveland
A Colorado patient with symptoms of the Ebola virus is being tested and evaluated at a hospital in Loveland, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said.
2. Deadly crash shuts down I-25 for hours; driver talks about close call
A fatal crash near 144th Avenue forced a nearly five-hour closure of Interstate 25 in both directions. A female driver died at the scene after careening across every lane of the interstate, officials said.
3. Littleton school board set to vote on proposal to keep Claire Davis’ family from suing
The school board in Littleton is set to approve a proposal that will keep Claire Davis’ parents from suing the school district. Davis was killed in a shooting at Arapahoe High School in December 2013.
4. Sunny and 70s make way for accumulating snow
Temperatures in the 70s across the Denver metro area will be a thing of the past as a cold front moves into the area, bringing rain that will change over to heavy, wet snow.
5. One of two suspects wanted for attacking 70-year-old woman outside Wal-Mart arrested
Police arrested one of two men accused of attacking and robbing a 70-year-old woman in a Wal-Mart parking lot Tuesday. It happened at the store in the Stapleton neighborhood.
6. Civil War-era items discovered in burglary sting
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in returning some century-old items to their rightful owners. Evidence investigators found a tin container in 2010 full of old photos and documents from the late 1800s and early 1900s.
7. Five skunks test positive for rabies in Weld County
Five skunks captured in Weld County since January have tested positive for rabies, health officials said. The skunks were found in Erie, Evans, Longmont, Mean and Keenesburg.
8. Teen who received controversial heart transplant dead after carjacking, chase
In 2013, Anthony Stokes received a heart transplant despite having low grades and spending time in juvenile detention. But the teenager died after carjacking someone, burglarizing a home, shooting at an elderly woman and leading police on a high-speed chase.
9. McDonald’s is giving 90,000 workers a raise
McDonald’s plans to increase hourly wages by for roughly 90,000 workers — a move that follows in the footsteps of retail giants Wal-Mart and T.J. Maxx and new state minimum wage laws across the country.
10. Bob Barker returns to ‘The Price is Right’ in awesome April Fools’ Day prank
Contestants told to “come on down!” on the April 1 edition of “The Price Is Right” encountered not host Drew Carey but another familiar face in charge of the proceedings — Bob Barker.