Good morning. Today’s news roundup includes possible arson, possible snow, the moon, politics, sports betting and more.
Clarence Moses-EL may get his verdict, again, this week.
He was freed after 28 years in prison. Another man has confessed. Now he’s being tried again. Susan Greene argues for his innocence. (Colorado Independent)
An Adams County fire may have been set on purpose.
More than 300 acres burned before the fire was put out. Authorities suspect an arsonist. (9News)
We may see a little snow Thursday.
A change in the weather could bring the coldest temperatures of the season to Denver this week. It won’t be that cold – highs in the 40s – but it could enough to allow for some mix of snow and rain on Thursday. The northern mountains should get snow too. (Weather5280)
Look east around 5:24 p.m.
Rep. Mike Coffman seems hard to beat.
The Republican routed his opponent despite the fact that his Aurora district is heavily Democratic and Latino. Will the Democrats try to unseat him again next time? (DP)
What went right, and wrong, with Denver’s first transit-oriented development.
Emilie Rusch asked developers and city officials about the first wave of intensive development near transit stops. Some of these projects may have too little open space. Others are struggling to convince office and retail tenants that being near transit counts for anything. And many don’t have affordable housing. (DP)
Colorado has a new kind of sports betting.
A new law allowed for the opening of Post Time, one of four “pari-mutuel” betting sites in the U.S. It’s a combination of horse-race-style betting and fantasy football. (Gazette)