TODAY: Deadly Amtrak Crash; Mystery Mess on I-25; Search for Missing Tuber Called Off

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DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

1. Six dead, at least 136 injured after Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia

Armed with flashlights, firefighters went from car to car looking for passengers inside an Amtrak train that derailed and tipped over in Philadelphia — killing at least six and injuring at least 136.

2. Man killed in Englewood apartment fire

A 51-year-old man was killed in an apartment fire in Englewood. Fire crews were called to the complex at 1715 E. Girard Place near South University Boulevard and East Hampden Avenue about 8:30 p.m.

3. First look inside theater shooting crime scene shown during trial

Never-before-seen pictures inside the theater immediately after the Aurora shooting were admitted as evidence in court proceedings on Day 11 of the trial.

4. Wet weather probably to blame for mystery mess on I-25 in northern Colorado

Recent wet weather is likely to blame for a rough stretch of Interstate 25 littered with strips of loose road sealant in the past week, but according to CDOT, drivers shouldn’t blame the loose material for the recent damage to vehicle windows.

5. Does your dog need help? Send your pups to prison

Teaching your dog to be obedient can be a difficult and expensive task. That’s why hundreds of Coloradans turn to a unique program the state offers each year.

6. Search called off for man who went missing while tubing on Boulder Creek

The search for a missing 35-year-old tuber in the fast-moving and fast-rising Boulder Creek has been called off.

7. Animal attack kills family’s little dog in their Aurora backyard

A family is mourning the loss of their dog after it was attacked in their backyard. Marie was a 5-year-old Yorkshire Terrier. Her owner, Cold Flake, says she got out Sunday afternoon from their home in the Tallyn’s Reach neighborhood, but she never came home.

8. Glendale authorizes use of eminent domain to acquire property of longtime business

A Glendale business tackled city officials head-on in a last-ditch effort to save their rug store. Authentic Persian and Oriental Rugs has been a Glendale business for 25 years.

9. If you have Verizon or Sprint cell service, you might be owed a refund

Sprint and Verizon Wireless will pay customers who were “crammed” on their cellphone bills, according to a settlement. Sprint has agreed to a $68 million settlement and Verizon has agreed to a $90 million settlement.

10. North West Roofing offers to replace roof for ‘scammed’ homeowner

A Jefferson County homeowner who paid Lifetime Roofing in Evergreen more than $5,000 up front last summer and got nothing in return is getting some much-needed help.

 

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