1. New details about Arapahoe High School shooting expected Monday
So far it is believed that Arapahoe High School gunman Karl Pierson acted alone and staged the deadly Dec. 13 shooting as revenge for getting demoted on the school’s debate team. looking for revenge after getting demoted on the school’s debate team. More information on that front could be part of the news that comes out of a Monday briefing.
2. Denver Broncos playoff tickets to go on sale this week
As you can imagine, fans are eager to get their hands on NFL playoff tickets hours afterthe Denver Broncos locked up the No. 1 overall slot in the AFC and home-field advantage. Those tickets will officially go on sale at 10 a.m. MST on Tuesday.
3. Ten things to know about marijuana, which will be legal on Wednesday
Residents will be able to buy marijuana like alcohol this week. Except cannabis purchases will be limited to an ounce, which is substantial enough to cost $200 or more. And that’s just one of many other important details about buying and using Colorado marijuana that you’ll need to know.
4. Runaway teens arrested after chase through Colorado
A group of runaway teens believed to have stolen two cars in their flight across the middle of the country were finally captured shortly after they left Colorado over the weekend. One apparently forgot her insulin inside a stolen vehicle, prompting concerns that the teen could suffer dangerous seizures.
5. Suspect in Colorado triple murder caught in Oklahoma
Harry Mapps, the man believed to have shot and killed three people and left them in a burning home in the rural town of Rye in southeastern Colorado, was arrested over the weekend. Mapps’ worked as a truck driver for the three individuals he’s accused of killing.
6. Avalanche warning issued for high country
The National Forest service issued an avalanche warning for the high country this week, citing an unusually high avalanche danger at the moment. This was after three avalanches were reported over the span of 48 hours over the weekend.
7. Robbers pepper spray occupants of Littleton Verizon store, flee with phones
A pair of men robbed a Verizon cell phone store Sunday evening, pepper spraying the occupants and fleeing with merchandise. The men were still at large as of Monday morning.
8. Canada native Ted Cruz begins process to renounce his citizenship
Sen. Ted Cruz has hired lawyers to help him get rid of his Canadian citizenship. Cruz was born in Canada to an American mother and a Cuban father, and this step to renounce his Canadian citizenship may be the first in an effort to prep himself for a presidential run.
9. Second fatal blast hits Russian city ahead of 2014 Sochi Olympics
Another deadly blast has struck the southern Russian city of Volgograd, killing at least 14 people and further highlighting Russia’s security challenges as it readies to host the Winter Olympics in less than six weeks.
10. Pregnant nurse: I was fired for refusing flu vaccine
A pregnant nurse says she was fired from her job after she refused to get a flu shot for fear of miscarrying. The nurse said she came to the decision after having already been through three miscarriages.