Here are your 10 Things to Know for Monday, April 28, 2014.
1. Bill to ban red light cameras, photo radar vans gutted
The House State, Veterans and Military Affairs gutted Senate Bill 181, which would ban red light cameras and photo radar vans in the state, turning the bill into a study of whether the technology used by many cities is improving public safety.
2. The safest — and most dangerous — neighborhoods
Using data from Denver Police from 2009 to 2013, FOX31 Denver was able to examine Denver’s neighborhoods according to four kinds of crime: aggravated assaults, bike thefts, thefts from motor vehicles and vehicle theft.
3. Racial threats sent to neighbors in Denver neighborhood
Dozens gathered in a Denver neighborhood near East 27th Street and Lafayette Street to stand in solidarity against hate, bigotry and intolerance after a racial threat surfaced over the weekend.
4. Hash oil fires on the rise
The lure of illegal profits is leading to a rash of fiery explosions sparked by people trying to extract hash oil from marijuana. metro Denver fire officials say.
5. Avalanche, Wild go to Game 7
The Avalanche lost to the Minnesota Wild, 5-2, on Monday night, tying the best-of-seven first-round Stanley Cup playoff series at three games apiece. Game 7 is Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Pepsi Center.
6. NBA to address Sterling controversy
NBA commissioner Adam Silver will address the growing controversy surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and the alleged racist statements he made to his girlfriend.
7. Six injured in shooting at Georgia FedEx facility
Six people were injured after a gunman opened fire at a FedEx facility in Georgia, about 30 miles from Atlanta. Then alleged gunman was later found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gun wound.
8. Deadly storms rip through South; more on the way
At least 29 people are dead after deadly storms have ripped through the South the past two days. At least 75 million people are under threat of severe storms on Tuesday.
9. ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ leads Tony nominations
“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” secured a leading 10 Tony Awards nominations that were announced Tuesday morning in New York.
10. Microsoft racing to fix Internet Explorer bug
Microsoft is racing to address a weakness in its popular Web browser Explorer that security experts at FireEye revealed over the weekend. The researchers discovered hackers have exploited the bug and created a new type of attack.