Good morning. Here are 5 Things to Know for Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.
1. Hurricane Florence barrels down on Carolinas
The hurricane has made landfall and is dumping several inches on the coast. It has been renamed as a category 1 hurricane.
2. "American Idol" welcomes Denver singers to audition for next season
Residents 15-28 years old can audition today. Registration is available online or in person. Participants must bring a picture of themselves and a valid form of ID.
3. Grandoozy Music Festival kicks off
We went 360 on this three-day festival that has some people stoked and some people frustrated. Here's what people are saying about the annual festival.
4. Wahoo, it's almost the weekend!
What are your plans? Still thinking? We have you covered with the seven best things to do in Denver Saturday and Sunday.
5. Officer shot by suspect in August released from hospital
Officer Cory Sack was released from Swedish Medical Center on Thursday after multiple surgeries. He had been shot twice by home invasion suspects.