COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Springs police have lifted evacuation orders for houses in a neighborhood where a man was found dead after a house fire this morning. Authorities say they were concerned about possible explosives, but no explosives were found. Investigators said the man did not die in the fire.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jury selection in the Colorado theater shooting case is moving faster than expected, with opening statements now expected next month. Judge Carlos Samour Jr. has tentatively scheduled opening statements for either April 21 or 27. Attorneys are still questioning prospective jurors about their views on capital punishment and mental illness.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Longmont-based DigitalGlobe is cutting 155 jobs as part of a shift in strategy. The job cuts include 64 people in Colorado. According to the Denver Post, DigitalGlobe says the layoffs are needed to maintain a competitive advantage. DigitalGlobe is one of the world's leading providers of high-resolution Earth-satellite imagery.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning has passed his physical and signed his revised contract to play for the Broncos again next season. The five-time MVP agreed to a $4 million pay cut to $15 million, but he can earn all of it back through incentives. Manning mulled retirement after the Broncos' playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts.