Three Things You Need to Know on August 15th

August 15, 2019

An hours-long standoff is over in Philadelphia and a man accused of shooting six police officers is in custody. Police say the man opened fire on officers who tried to serve a drug warrant at a north side home Wednesday afternoon. The standoff ended just after midnight when officers fired tear gas into the house where the suspect was holed up and he surrendered. None of the officers who were shot has life-threatening injuries. 

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will end his presidential campaign Thursday.  Hickenlooper has failed to gain traction in the crowded field of Democrats looking to challenge President Trump in 2020.  It's possible Hickenlooper could launch a run for the state's Republican-held Senate seat.  

RTD is reminding Broncos fans about mass transit options to get to home games this season.  The agency is once again providing the BroncosRide bus service from many park-n-ride locations.  That includes upcoming preseason games.  Fans are also encouraged to take any of the light rail or commuter rail services.  More information can be found on the RTD website.