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DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Thursday, March 12, 2015.

1. Two police officers shot at protest outside Ferguson police station

Two police officers were shot in Ferguson, Mo., just hours after the city’s police chief resigned.

2. Bond set at $50,000 for suspect in ‘My wife is a cheater’ house arson case

Bond was set at $50,000 for William Lindauer, the man arrested after an Arvada house exploded and burned and was seen with “My wife is a cheater” spray-pained on the outside.

3. Bond set at $50,000 for Jefferson County principal accused of sexual assault

Bond was set at $50,000 for Steve Weigum, the Ute Meadows Elementary School principal who was arrested for investigation of sex assault on a child more than a decade ago.

4. Denver market gets visit from health department over sales of uncertified meat

After a tipster found whole, frozen chickens, bags of claws, discarded meat and blood, an unlicensed local market selling uncertified and unlabeled meat got a visit from the health department.

5. Car hits woman, then plows into pizza shop

An Aurora pizza restaurant is still standing after a car plowed through its front windows and left one woman stunned after being hit by the vehicle.

6. Suspect, 63, fights deputies for hours using feet, feces and broken sprinkler system

A 63-year-old assault suspect allegedly fought with arresting deputies over a period of hours, eventually throwing feces at jail officials and flooding a room inside the Larimer County Jail with water.

7. CDOT looking for partners to build $1 billion I-70 East project through Denver

A bigger and better Interstate 70 through east Denver and Aurora is headed closer to reality as the Colorado Department of Transportation took an important step in getting the more than $1 billion project underway.

8. Homeowner wants city to pay for burst pipe after water meter replacement

A homeowner in Aurora is out $3,800 after he says an Aurora Water technician’s mistake caused his pipes to burst. Now he wants the city to pay for it.

9. Report: Drunken Secret Service agents crashed car into White House barrier

The Department of Homeland Security is investigating another incident of misconduct by senior Secret Service agents. Two agents allegedly crashed a government car into White House security barriers after attending a party for a retiring colleague last week.

10. ‘Dinosaur looking’ gator interrupts golf round

A round Myakka Pines Golf Club in Florida was interrupted by a huge alligator that wandered onto a green. The club described the beast as a “dinosaur looking reptile.”


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