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DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.

1. Independent monitor to investigate police shootings involving moving vehicles

The Office of the Independent Monitor announced it’s opening an in-depth evaluation of Denver police shootings that involve moving vehicles.

2. Newborn dropped off at fire station in Lakewood

A couple dropped off a newborn baby at a West Metro Fire station in Lakewood after they claimed a woman gave the child to them and said she told them she didn’t want it anymore.

3. Police help family of 5 flee Northglenn house fire

Northglenn Police helped two adults and three children safely escape an early-morning house fire.

4. State to slash driver’s license program for undocumented immigrants

The Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles is making cuts that will affect undocumented immigrants who are seeking a driver’s license. Four DMV offices will no longer accommodate undocumented immigrants starting Monday.

5. Man stabbed, dropped off at Lakewood hospital, driver left

The Lakewood Police Department is investigating how a man got stabbed. A driver of a gray car dropped off a man at St. Anthony’s Hospital. The man whose driver left was found to be a  victim of a stabbing.

6. Some might be surprised what it costs to live in Denver ‘comfortably’

The Mile High City is rated as one of the richest cities in the U.S. And with that distinction comes some facts and figures that some might find shocking. Like the idea that it costs $82,000 a year for a family to live “comfortably” in Denver.

7. Warmer temperatures provide chance for watering in yards

The winter thaw has given homeowners a chance to get outside for yard clean-up and to allow grass, shrubs and trees a chance to get a much needed drink of water.

8. Burglars targeting homes in Denver’s Montclair neighborhood

Burglars are targeting Denver’s Montclair neighborhood, and people who live there are trying to watch out for each other.

9. Wrongfully imprisoned man gets free trip to Super Bowl

A man who was imprisoned for 10 years for a crime he didn’t commit is going to the Super Bowl — for free.

10. Former Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler’s text posted by wife on Instagram

As a current Chicago Bears quarterback and former Broncos, Jay Cutler is not a stranger to criticism. His wife, Kristin Cavallari, posted a photo of a text message from Cutler to her Instagram account on Saturday — and hilarity ensued.


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