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5 Things to Know for Oct. 1: Rockies beat the Nationals and a new candidate for Denver mayor

Posted: 11:36 AM, Oct 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-01 17:36:12Z

Good morning. Welcome to October! Here are 5 Things to Know for Monday Oct. 1, 2018. 

1. Rockies beat Nationals, go on to face Dodges

The playoff-bound Colorado Rockies are headed to Los Angeles for a tie-breaking game to decide the NL West title. This comes in the wake of their 12-0 win over the Washington Nationals  on Sunday.

2. A new candidate enters the Denver mayor race

Former State Senator Penfield Tate has announced his bid to become the next mayor of the city of Denver. He sat down with Contact7 Chief Investigator Tony Kovaleski to talk about what drove him to pursue the job.

3. One year since the Las Vegas shooting

Monday marks one year since the worst mass shooting in modern history on the Las Vegas Strip. Fifty-eight people were killed and several hundreds other were injured. 

4. Storm system moving through Denver this week

The remanent of Hurricane Rosa (in the form of a few storm systems ) will move into Colorado Tuesday through Thursday. 

5. FBI interviews Boulder woman who accused Kavanaugh of assault

On Sunday, investigators with the FBI interviewed the Boulder woman who said Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a college party in the early 1980s.