Monday Newscast, 5/15/17, 7:04 AM

May 15, 2017

Newscast for Monday, May 15, 2017, 7:04 AM:

  • Some people who filed taxes in Colorado and who requested direct deposit for their refund will receive a paper check in the mail as the state addresses concerns about identity fraud. A spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of Revenue told The Denver Post the move is a safeguard and receiving a check doesn't necessarily mean a taxpayer's identity has been compromised. Officials declined to say how many taxpayers might be affected.
  • Governor John Hickenlooper is expected to decide today on whether or not to ask for a special legislative session...
  • More than 10,000 athletes are expected in Colorado Springs in July for the Rocky Mountain State Games.  The Colorado Springs Sports Corporation says registration is on pace to see a fourth consecutive year of 10,000-plus athletes.  The games primarily take place over the last two weekends in July.  Last year saw a record 10,500 athletes competing in more than 40 sports.