5 Things to Know for Oct. 23

Posted at 9:35 AM, Oct 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-23 11:35:57-04

Good morning. Here are 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. 

1. The final Colorado governor's debate is tonight

Hosted by Denver7, The Denver Post and the University of Denver’s Center on American Politics, this debate will bring Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton to the floor to defend their plans for the state's future. Here's how to ask the candidates questions and watch the debate live

2. Want to increase your chances of winning the Mega Millions?

Now at $1.6 billion, this jackpot is up for grabs tonight at yet another drawing. Wondering what you'd do with all that the money? You have to win it first. Here are some ways to better your chances. (Also, these are the luckiest Mega Million stores in Colorado!)

3. Class action lawsuit filed against electric scooter companies 

The scooters have caused quite a controversy in Denver. But last week, a class action lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court accused several electric scooter companies of "gross negligence" related to injuries sustained by both riders and pedestrians. Here's more on the lawsuit

4. Police searching for men accused of attempted child luring

Two young sisters, ages 10 and 6, were walking home from school when a black car pulled up next to them and tried to lure them inside the car. The older sister screamed, grabbed her sister's hand, and took off running toward home. They got home safe, but police are looking for the suspects

5. Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor says she has beginning stages of dementia

Today, retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor revealed in a letter that she has been diagnosed with the "beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer's disease." Here's more on that announcement