Three Things You Need to Know on August 8th

August 8, 2019

The NFL preseason kicks into high gear tonight with eleven games on the schedule.  Notable matchups include the defending champion Patriots visiting the Lions, the Jets facing with the crosstown Giants, and the Texans traveling to Green Bay to play the Packers.   The Broncos are on the road tonight to take on the Seahawks, kickoff is at 8pm.

ICE agents have detained 680 illegal immigrants in a half-dozen raids across Mississippi. The U.S. Attorney's office said Wednesday that agents conducted raids at food processing plants in six cities. 

Residents of southeastern Colorado are about to find out if they are they are really afraid of spiders.  The annual tarantula migration is set to begin in the area around La Junta.  The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that the migration begins late in the month as male spiders begin searching for mates in the area.  Tourism officials in the area promote the annual event, even pointing out the best places to watch the tarantulas move.  The migration will last through October.