DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
1. Blood moon doesn’t disappoint
The full lunar eclipse that produced the so-called blood moon did not disappoint overnight Tuesday. And a time lapse captured the event, and the Rockies provided the perfect setting for the full moon to set.
2. Woman found dead in home near DU
Police will continue their investigation Tuesday after a domestic dispute resulted in the death of a woman. The woman was found in the home near the intersection of South St. Paul Street and Evans Avenue near the University of Denver.
3. Pet owners warned of poisoned meatballs in Gunbarrel
The Boulder Sheriff’s Office is warning pet owners after several raw meatballs with rat poison were found in a park in Gunbarrel, northeast of Boulder. The sheriff’s office believes the meatballs were left for pets to eat. One pet has already been treated.
4. Double stabbing in Aurora
Aurora Police were investigating a report of a double stabbing Tuesday morning involving roommates. A third person, a suspect, was also injured. All three were transported to a hospital.
5. Flood concerns on rise in Boulder
Seven months after disastrous flooding, officials in Boulder are worried about the coming months with spring run-off after several inches of snow fell Sunday and more snow is in the forecast.
6. Red light camera ban moves forward
A move to ban red light cameras and photo radar went a step forward Monday as it was voted out of committee at the state Capitol. Law enforcement and the Colorado Municipal League strongly oppose the state stepping in with a ban, and say the cameras reduce accidents.
7. It’s Tax Day
Several metro Denver post offices will accept tax returns late Tuesday night and make sure they postmarked before the midnight deadline.
8. Study says young fathers at higher risk of developing depression
Men who become fathers at a young age can also develop depression at a higher rate, according to a report in Time about a study.
9. Boston to mark anniversary of Boston Marathon bombings
Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, and photographer Robert X. Fogarty asked survivors and responders to return to the finish line as part of his “Dear World” project.
10. Flying forever without fuel? Duo will try it
A Swiss duo unveiled Solar Impulse 2, a revolutionary aircraft designed to achieve the longest ever flight in the history of aviation in terms of duration for a single pilot. It will attempt to fly nonstop for 120 hours without a drop of fuel in 2015.