Tuesday Newscast, 10/3/17, 5:32 p.m.

Oct 3, 2017

Newscast for Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 5:32 p.m.

  • Colorado’s special legislative session ended (today/Tuesday) with no legislation passing – and as 91.5 KRCC's Bente Birkeland reports, it means more work for lawmakers when they return for their regular session…
  • A Philadelphia lawyer whose firm is administering claims in the 27-year-old legal case against two private-sector operators for the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant, says about 7,500 households have valid claims and that more than $200 million will be paid out to those whose homes lost value after it was determined that plutonium released at Rocky Flats was carried by prevailing winds to a swath of Broomfield, Westminster and Arvada homes that lie directly east of the former plant.
  • One of the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas included Twenty-eight-year-old Christopher Roybal a navy veteran who managed a gym here in Colorado Springs.