DENVER – Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Wednesday, Oct. 25.
1. 4 South High School administrators return to work
A Denver Public School review cleared four South High School officials, including the school's principal and a student adviser, of any wrongdoing after allegations surfaced the four mishandled a student-on-student groping incident. The four are no longer on administrative leave and will be returning to school Wednesday.
2. Broomfield passes controversial oil and gas drilling proposal
In a late-night vote, the Broomfield City Council chose to approve an agreement to move forward with drilling nearly 90 oil and gas wells in the county.
3. Denver lawmaker proposes ban on cat declawing procedures
Denver City Councilwoman Kendra Black is set to introduce a ban on cat declawing procedures during a committee hearing at the City and County Building Wednesday.
4. Bergdahl sentencing gets underway
The sentencing hearing for Bowe Bergdahl is scheduled to begin today after being postponed earlier this week. Bergdahl has pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.
5. Record-breaking high possible on Wednesday
Wednesday will be windy and very warm ahead of the next fast moving cold front. Expect mostly sunny skies, with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s for Denver and the eastern plains. The record high for October 25th in Denver is 80 degrees, set in 2007 - we have a shot at breaking that record!