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5 Things to Know for Dec. 6

Posted at 1:33 PM, Dec 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-06 15:33:41-05

Good afternoon! Here are 5 Things to Know for Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. 

1. Lakewood police officer allegedly sexually assaulted a woman after offering to help her

He resigned from the position a few days before his arrest. He offered to drive a woman near her home after she started walking alone at night. He's been charged with two counts of sexual assault

2. Standoff on I-70 started with a stabbing

A standoff that shut down I-70 for more than two hours in western Colorado Tuesday started after authorities say a man cut the throat of another man trying to help him after a car crash. Here's what we know

3. Gov-elect Polis announced senior staffers for his administration 

Colorado Governor-elect Jared Polis has announced the hiring of nine senior staffers for his administration. They will fill some of the top jobs in the governor’s office once Polis takes office next month. Meet them here

4. Amid threats of violence and walkouts, Weld RE-5J releases information on teachers' terminations

In an email sent to parents, district officials write “Our district has experienced and unprecedented number of serious personnel issues in this first semester brought about by specific actions of some teachers.” Here are the details on why each teacher left or was terminated

5. Denver Public Works to propose new rules concerning electric scooters on roads, sidewalks

Are you annoyed by the electric scooters on the sidewalks? This new proposal could change when they're allowed to ride there versus the street. A committee will discuss this proposed bill next week.