A sheriff's office in Colorado said the deputy's actions to stop a wrong-way driver on I-70 likely saved innocent lives.
Officials said the so-called NCAR Fire has burned more than 120 acres but the combination of dry brush and winds could cause the blaze to continue to grow.
Two people were reportedly killed and two others were hurt during a shooting at a Colorado mall.
The stolen box of human heads was on its way back to Science Care, a program that links those who donate their bodies to science to medical researchers.
Parachute police said Annaliese Backner was running to her school bus when she fell underneath while the bus was moving.
A box containing human heads for research purposes was stolen from a parked truck in Denver, Colorado, police said.
Central High School in Aurora, Colorado is across the street from Nome Park, where the shooting took place, according to Aurora police.