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A salmonella outbreak and a meth lab near a Denver school: 5 Things to Know for Wednesday, August 22

Posted: 6:40 AM, Aug 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-22 13:15:06Z

Good morning. Here are 5 Things to Know for Wednesday, August 22.

1. Homeless in Denver has quadrupled in last four years

And residents in the RiNo area are frustrated. As homeless camps and trash grow near homes and businesses, new tenants are expressing their concern about the area's cleanliness and safety. 

2. Did you eat at this Fort Collins restaurant recently?

Larimer County health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak at La Luz Mexican Restaurant. So far, there are six confirmed cases. Here is the latest

3. Problems at private company running youth detention centers

A Contact7 Investigation found that the Colorado Department of Human Services has warned a private company that runs some of the state's youth detention centers that it has found enough issues at its facilities to possible suspend the company's license. 

4. Police discover meth lab near elementary school

On Tuesday evening, Denver police found a meth lab at a house across the street from Cowell Elementary School . Two people were taken into custody Tuesday, and as of Wednesday morning, one was being held at the Denver Jail.

5. More rain possible Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms are likely across much of Colorado again Wednesday with temperatures in the Denver area in the upper 70s. Here's your full forecast.