DENVER -- Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
1. Broncos set sights on Keenum
As momentum shifted away from Kirk Cousins, the Broncos zeroed in on their preferred target, free agent quarterback Case Keenum. They are expected to sign the veteran when free agency opens on Wednesday, per an NFL source.
2. Denver teachers protest
For the second day in a row, Denver Public Schools teachers will protest for higher pay. Salary negotiations begin on Wednesday.
3. Nederland bomber to be sentenced
The man who targeted police with a bomb in Nederland in 2016 will be sentenced today. David Ansberry pleaded guilty last year to charges related to his attempts to detonate a bomb outside the town's police station.
4. Espinoza calls for investigation into mayor
Denver City Council member Raphael Espinoza is calling for an independent investigation into Mayor Michael Hancock’s brewing sexual harassment scandal, saying a probe would provide “a full and accurate accounting” to the public.
5. Lots of sunshine ahead
The air is pretty stagnant over the Front Range, making for poor air quality and visibility. Expect temps in the 50s today and by the time we get to Wednesday and Thursday, our highs will be in the low 70s with partly cloudy skies.