Three Things You Need to Know on May 15th

May 15, 2019

The U.S. is ordering all non-emergency personnel in Iraq to leave the country. The move comes a day after the Defense Department warned about the possible threat to Americans in Iraq from Iranian-backed forces as tensions rise between Washington and Tehran. The White House has reportedly been reviewing possible military options should U.S. forces come under attack by Iran or its proxies.

The two suspects accused in the recent shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch are expected in court today.  Eighteen-year-old Devon Erickson and an underage teen are being held on multiple counts in the case.  Formal charges were expected to be filed on Friday, but both sides agreed to postpone the hearing until today at 10 a.m.  

A celebration of life service is set for today for the student killed in last week's shooting.  Eighteen-year-old Kendrick Castillo died in the gunfire while trying to take down one of the shooters.  Today's memorial is set for 1 p.m. at Cherry Hills Community Church in Highlands Ranch.  It is open to the public, with doors opening at 12:15 p.m.