Denver news in 5 minutes: What you need to know today, March 23

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Hi. Straight to the news today, friends. We have an update on a death in a Denver jail, a report on a fatal shooting by police, tons of neighborhood news and more.

A Mountain Training Group trip from Leadville to Aspen, Colorado in Feb. 1944. (Richard A. Rocker/Is Part Of	10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection/Western History & Genealogy Dept./Denver Public Library/TMD-471)

A Mountain Training Group trip from Leadville to Aspen, Colorado in Feb. 1944. (Richard A. Rocker/Is Part Of 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection/Western History & Genealogy Dept./Denver Public Library/TMD-471)

Deaths by law enforcement:

Three officers shot at a car, killing a man. They said they were looking for a man who had escaped custody. He was not in the car. Esteban reports. (Denverite)

What happens next with the Michael Marshall case might be up to the mayor, as I reported. (Denverite)

Housing & neighborhoods:

More tiny homes are in the works at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church church near downtown Denver. (Denverite)

The Golden Triangle Partnership wants to bring in new money for its neighborhood. They’re running into some controversy. Esteban with the knowledge. (Denverite)

Denver’s housing leadership shuffle continues as the new guy tries to clean up a mess. Me again. (Denverite)

The first major I-70 expansion demolition: the Colonial Manor Motel, on Saturday. Cathy Proctor got the facts. (DBJ)

Somebody once again wants to bring Two Tabor, a 33-floor building next to the Tabor Center. Joe Rubino on the beat. (DP)

Politicians:

Colorado Sen. Lucia Guzman stepped down, citing frustration with majority Republicans’ handling of workplace harassment allegations. She’s the Democratic leader in the state Senate. James Anderson reports. (AP)

A grand jury is looking into criminal complaints against Secretary of State Wayne Williams. They reportedly involve accusations that he failed to collect a $9,650 judgment from an alleged associate and that he used state money to legally intervene in cases as “favors to friends.” He said he was acting within his duties. Brian Maass reports. (CBS4)

Democrat Erik Underwood says he’s spent “six figures” of his own money on his campaign, but he hasn’t reported a cent of it, as John Frank reports. “That’s news to me,” he said when he was informed that he did, in fact, have to report it. (DP)

Environment & the grid:

The humpback chub is making a comeback, baby. Gary Harmon’s on it.(The Daily Sentinel)

Colorado is among the first states to give electricity users the right to store energy without discrimination in rates or excessive barriers in connecting to the grid — good news for people using batteries to capture power from renewable sources. Aldo Svaldi with the zip-zap. (DP)

Interesting feature on the “range anxiety” that electric-vehicle drivers face in the West, and how it’s changing. Jessica Kutz with the fresh cuts. (High Country)

Health:

Teen pregnancies are way down, teen suicides are alarmingly high and other takeaways from the annual KIDS COUNT in Colorado report. Ann Schimke reports. (Chalkbeat)

Leisure:

Ashley has your weekend planner. (Denverite)

The new and less sports-y Campus Lounge is closing less than six months in. Owner Dan Landes was pretty blunt about it. John Wenzel scoops. (The Know)

If you’re hoping to secure the lowest tier price of tickets — $224.50 — to see Kendrick, Stevie Wonder and Florence Welch in Denver, your moment is at 10 a.m. today. Ashley ‘splains. (Denverite)

This happened:

The Canon City Daily record has the story. (Daily Record)