• DeCamillis: ‘We’ve Never Had A Game Like That’

    DENVER (AP) – One game, Denver special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis is getting a game ball from coach Gary Kubiak in a jubilant locker room after a blocked extra point led to the first defensive 2-point game-winner in NFL history.
    Kicker Brandon McManus of the Denver Broncos reacts to missing a field goal in overtime against the Kansas City Chiefs on Nov. 27, 2016 in Denver. (credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
    The next, he’s wincing as the Broncos muff two punts, allow an 86-ya
  • Law Enforcement Gathers For Colorado State Trooper Funeral

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado state trooper hit and killed by a truck while investigating a crash on Interstate 25 is being honored Friday.
    Trooper Cody Donahue (credit: Colorado State Patrol)
    Law enforcement representatives from around the state are expected to attend Trooper Cody Donahue’s funeral at Denver First Church of the Nazarene in Englewood following a long procession. Gov. John Hickenlooper has also ordered flags around the state to be lowered in remembrance of Dona
  • Nuggets Look To Improve Home Record Friday Night

    The Nuggets have not gotten the job done at home in the first five weeks of the season and look to begin changing that trend when they host the Rockets on Friday night.
  • Murray Named Western Conference Rookie Of The Month

    DENVER (The Sports Xchange) – Denver Nuggets’ guard Jamal Murray, who is second in scoring average among rookies, was named Western Conference Rookie of the Month.
    Jamal Murray of the Denver Nuggets (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)
    Murray went 0 of 16 from the field in the first four games of the season but steadily improved and caught fire around Thanksgiving with three straight games of 20 or more points. The seventh overall pick out of Kentucky last June, Murray is shooting 41.6
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  • Avs Lose Again, Season Could Be Slipping Away

    Brandon Saad had a goal and an assist, Sergei Bobrovsky made 18 saves and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Thursday night.
  • Latest Forecast: A Few Friday Flurries

    By Dave Aguilera
    DENVER (CBS4) – A weak one, two punch is coming together to our Friday finish. Cold air in place mixing with moisture shooting up from a weak low over Arizona and New Mexico will increase clouds over the Front Range throughout the day. There will be a few passing flurries of snow here and there through the evening.
    Some of the southern mountains of the state may see 2 to 4 inches of snow with about 1 to 2 inches in some of the northern mountains. In Denver, the accumulatio
  • Security Cameras: Do They Stop Porch Pirates?

    By Karen Morfitt
    DENVER (CBS4) – Porch pirates are staying busy, snatching packages in neighborhoods across the Denver metro area.
    The latest troubles are being reported in Denver’s Highlands neighborhood, and they come as purchases made on Cyber Monday are being delivered.
    Chris Condons told CBS4 his surveillance system typically works as a deterrent for thieves.
    “I think between the cameras that we intentionally place really visibly on the porch and the security sign on the f
  • Mother Says Son ‘Was Neglected To Death’

    By Brian Maass
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A CBS4 investigation has learned that a developmentally disabled man who died in the Mesa County Jail was not allowed to have a potentially life saving device which is designed to prevent or lessen epileptic seizures.
    Tomas Beauford (credit: CBS)
    Tomas Beauford, 24, died in 2014 of an epileptic seizure.
    “He was neglected to death,” said his mother Tiffany Marsh, of Aurora. “I did not know my son was going to die in jail.”
    Tiffan
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  • Immigrants, Refugees Get Questions Answered At City Meeting

    By Lauren DiSpirito
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – With more than 130 languages spoken in public schools in Aurora, it’s one of the region’s most diverse communities, home to many immigrant and refugee families. And local leaders say many immigrants and refugees are feeling anxious as President-elect Donald Trump makes his transition to the country’s highest office, wondering whether he’ll make good on campaign promises that some people consider anti-immigrant and anti-refu
  • December Snow Outlook Hopeful As Snowpack Runs Well Below Normal

    By Chris Spears
    DENVER (CBS4) – The meteorological winter is beginning with statewide snowpack running well below where it should be for this time of year.
    The deficit is due to a record warm and exceptionally dry fall.
    All of Colorado’s eight major river basins are behind where they should be with the driest conditions in the South Platte River Basin (44% or normal).The latest 30-day outlook from NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is calling for wetter and cooler-than-normal con
  • After Carjacking, Family Gets Charged $152 At Impound Lot

    By Jeff Todd
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A family in Aurora is saying the police department fell short of the motto“to protect and serve.”
    The case started on Nov. 4 at approximately 4 a.m. when Lori Peck’s son was on his way to work, turning from South Peoria Street onto South Parker Road. A man approached the car with a gun, pointed it toward the driver seat and demanded the car.
    An iPhone was left in the car. The victim gave police his login for the “find my iPhone&rd
  • Marshal On Green Mountain Fires: ‘We’ve Eliminated All Natural Causes’

    By Dillon Thomas
    LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – Monday’s fire on Green Mountain in Lakewood, as well as others, appear to be suspicious, investigators say.
    In total, five fires occurred on Green Mountain in November.All but one were an acre or less in size.
    “We have eliminated all the possible natural causes, which leads us to believe human behavior is involved,” said Bruce Kral, fire marshal of the West Metro Fire Protection District. “I would say every five years or so,
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  • Churches Show Interest In Proposal To Allow Homeless To Camp On Property

    By Rick Sallinger
    DENVER (CBS4) – A coalition of groups called ASAP is asking churches, temples and mosques to take in the homeless onto their property and let them camp, saying they would be protected under the religious use exemption act.
    But some residents are worried that while showing compassion is good, it may also bring crime.
    The Rev. Amanda Henderson heads the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, part of a coalition of religious, business and homelessness groups asking churches to tak
  • Cheyenne Frontier Days Announces 2017 Musical Lineup

    LAS VEGAS (CBS4) – Organizers for Cheyenne Frontier Days have announced the musical performers for Frontier Nights 2017.
    The announcement happened Thursday night in the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, with a watch party at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Cheyenne.
    PHOTO GALLERY: ‘The Grand Daddy Of ‘Em All’: Cheyenne Frontier Days 2016
    Frontier Nights 2017 at Cheyenne Frontier Days runs from Friday, July 21 through Saturday, July 29, with the following performances:
    – J
  • Meeting Planned For Immigrant Families Following Hate Incidents

    By Andrea Flores
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Community leaders from across Aurora are coming together Thursday night to provide support for the refugee and immigrant population following the recent election.
    “We were hearing from our community that a lot of people were feeling really worried, and nervous and stressed,” said Dr. Mara Kailin.
    CBS4’s Andrea Flores interviews Dr. Mara Kailin (credit: CBS)
    Kailin says many are on edge as President-elect Donald Trump makes his trans
  • Glenwood Hot Springs To Purchase Historic Hotel Colorado

    GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – One of Colorado’s most historic hotels is being sold.
    (credit: Hotel Colorado)
    The owners of Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs have agreed to sell the property to the owners of the neighboring Glenwood Hot Springs, according to a news release.
    The sale is pending is expected to be completed early next year.
    Over the course of the history of the two properties — the hot springs and the hotel — have had the same owner two different times. T
  • Preliminary Report: Mother Found Dead In Van With Kids Shot Herself

    LONE TREE, Colo. (CBS4) – Preliminary results from the coroner in Douglas County show Jennifer Laber died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
    Laber, 38, of Highlands Ranch, was found dead in her minivan Wednesday morning along with her two boys, Ethan and Ryan. The boys also died from gunshot wounds, but authorities so far aren’t willing to call the case a murder-suicide.
    Jennifer Laber (credit: Douglas County)
    Sgt. Tim Beals of the Lone Tree Police Department said Thursday the inve
  • Man Cries Of Joy As Wife Uses Darth Vader To Tell Him He’ll Be A Father

    ORLANDO, Fla. (CBS4) – A man and his wife went to Disney World in Florida and while there, as the man is a huge Star Wars fan, they caught a Star Wars show.
    The show would have been more than sufficient for the man to have been happy, but there was an unexpected twist. It wasn’t exactly “I am your father,” but it wasn’t far off.
    His wife coordinated with the staff, and suggested he take a picture with Darth Vader and
  • College Students Vandalize Native American Ruins

    DURANGO, Colo. (CBS4) – Fort Lewis College in Durango is looking into a case of vandalism involving students.
    (credit: Wanda Gayle)
    A photo taken at an area of Native American ruins in the Comb Ridge area near Bluff, Utah shows writing in charcoal on the rocks that says “Fort Lewis College OP 2016.” The photo was taken by hiker Wanda Gayle, who said “my intent on publicizing this is that vandalism in cultural sites is not okay.”
    “You have to approach the cultu
  • Colorado Drivers Rank Among The Worst

    DENVER (CBS4) – If you hate your fellow Coloradans when it comes to driving, there could be a good reason why.
    Data from the Federal Highway Administration, compiled by QuoteWizard, ranks Colorado as the eighth-worst state for drivers.
    “To quantify overall driver standards for comparison, we weighted various incident counts for each state with its occurrence percentage,” QuoteWizard posted on their site. “The final rankings are a sum of weighted means which calculated fro
  • WWE Insiders Pick TLC 2016

    By Chuck Carroll
    WWE finds itself in the unenviable position of coming up with fresh enough content to draw viewers just two weeks after the last pay-per-view event, Survivor Series. Will the hardcore edge to this one be enough to put it over the top? Maybe, but it doesn’t matter nearly as much as it used to because WWE Network subscriptions were automatically renewed as the calendar rolled over to December 1st. Since the advent of its own streaming service, the company is no longer living
  • Siemian Misses Practice Again

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (The Sports Xchange) – Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian was absent from Thursday’s practice, raising concerns about his availability for this weekend’s road game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
    Rookie Paxton Lynch would draw his second start of the season in place of the 24-year-old Siemian, who sustained a sprained left foot in the first possession of overtime in Sunday’s 30-27 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
    Siemian threw for a career-high 36
  • Democratic Anti-Trump Electors Raising Money Off The Effort

    DENVER (AP) — Democratic members of the electoral college trying to stop Donald Trump from becoming president are raising money off their efforts.
    A quartet of electors from Colorado and Washington have dubbed themselves the “Hamilton Electors” and are trying to convince electors from both parties to unite behind another Republican because Donald Trump is unfit to be president.
    Micheal Baca (credit: CBS)
    The electors incorporated as a nonprofit in Colorado this week, led by Mic
  • Single Father Of 4 Gets Help From Boys & Girls Club

    By Libby Smith
    DENVER (CBS4) CBS4 is collecting new, unwrapped toys through our Care 4 Colorado campaign. The toys go to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver where 90% of the members are living at or below the poverty line. For many of those families, the club is a life line.
    LINK: Care 4 Colorado
    Harold is a single father of four, 3 boys and a girl, the kids range in age from 13 to 8. All of them are members of the Boys and Girls Club.
    “I used to go to the Boys Club myself when I wa
  • Tonight on CBS4 News at 10 p.m.: CBS4 Investigates Neglected To Death

    Watch Brian Maass‘ report on CBS4 News at 10 p.m.
  • Denver Ranked 10th Best Sports City In America

    DENVER (CBS4) – Only tenth-best?
    Whether you cheer for the Broncos, the Avs, Nuggets, Rockies, Rapids, or any of the other dozens of professional and college teams we have, most everyone can find a sports team to love in Colorado.
    Fans display signs in support of the Colorado Avalanche as they face the Minnesota Wild in Game Seven of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
    So it’s surprising, according to a stu
  • 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

    Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus…with the ultimate holiday gift guide! Buying gifts for the whole family doesn’t have to be a daunting task. This holiday gift guide has a present for everyone on your list.
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    High Definition Camera Lens And Case
    www.momentlens.co
    They say a picture is worth a thousand words. With this new high-definition case and lens you’ll be giving the gift of a thousand Instagram likes. It’s a great investment for easy to ta
  • 11 Big Game Animals Killed, Left To Rot

    SEIBERT, Colo. (AP/CBS4) — Wildlife officers say someone shot and killed 11 big game animals and then left the carcasses to rot in eastern Colorado.
    Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Thursday that nine antelope and two deer were shot over two successive nights in mid-November.
    Investigators are looking for whoever is responsible and are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for tips that lead to a conviction on poaching charges.
    “Any information related to this incident provided by the pu
  • Timelapse Video Of ‘Star Wars And The Power Of Costume’ Set Up

    DENVER (CBS4) – You don’t have to travel to a desert planet in a galaxy far, far away to see Star Wars.
    It’s on display now at the Denver Art Museum, in “Star Wars and the Power of Costume.”
    Putting it together wasn’t easy, though, and took a lot of time. Far more than the 23 seconds they condensed it down to in this video:
    The exhibit is intended to show not only the historic context and influences of the Star Wars costumes, but how they progressed from conce
  • All-Star Game Won’t Determine Home Field Advantage In World Series

    (The Sports Xchange) – Major League Baseball and its players association were prepared to go extra innings but instead agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement Wednesday, with the five-year deal completed only hours before the old one was to expire.
    MLB announced that the sides reached a tentative agreement, pending ratification by both management and the players.
    The sides met at a hotel outside Dallas where the MLBPA held its annual executive board meeting.
    The old agreement was t
  • Snow Showers Friday; Better Chance for Snow and Colder by Tuesday

    By Ed Greene
    DENVER (CBS4) – Skies cleared on Thursday and the weak sunshine was just strong enough to push us into the lower for the days high: 41 degrees officially at the airport and 43 downtown. Look for increasing clouds overnight as a weak system to the north brings cooler air and a chance for snow showers in the metro area – expect a high in the low 30s.
    The weekend looks fairly nice: partly sunny Saturday with a high in the low 40s; mostly sunny on Sunday with a high in the u
  • Latest Forecast: Snow Showers Friday; Better Chance for Snow and Colder by Tuesday

    By Ed Greene
    DENVER (CBS4) – Skies cleared on Thursday and the weak sunshine was just strong enough to push us into the lower for the days high: 41 degrees officially at the airport and 43 downtown. Look for increasing clouds overnight as a weak system to the north brings cooler air and a chance for snow showers in the metro area – expect a high in the low 30s.
    The weekend looks fairly nice: partly sunny Saturday with a high in the low 40s; mostly sunny on Sunday with a high in the u
  • Fires On Green Mountain Believed To Be Suspicious

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – Monday’s fire on Green Mountain in Lakewood, as well as others, appear to be suspicious, investigators say.
    In total, five fires occurred on Green Mountain in November.
    All but one were an acre or less in size.
    That one burned nearly 100 acres Monday night, forcing homeowners to evacuate.No structures were burned and no one was injured in that fire, or the four others, but because of dry conditions and gusty winds, there is a concern additional fire
  • Family Issues First Statement Since Trooper’s Death

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4) – The family of fallen Colorado State Patrol Trooper Cody Donahue issued their first statement since his death on Friday.
    Trooper Donahue was investigating an accident on Interstate 25 south of Castle Rock near Tomah Road when a truck driver drifted over a lane striking and killing Donahue instantly.
    (credit: CBS)
    RELATED: Trooper Killed In Crash Was Husband, Father Of 2
    The full statement from the family:
    First of all, we want to thank everyone who has sent love
  • Officers To Conduct ‘Move Over’ Education On I-25

    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (CBS4) – On a stretch of I-25 on Thursday, police officers from five different departments will be stopping motorists.
    For drivers who don’t move over, it’s a reminder of the “Move Over” law when they see law enforcement on the side of the road.
    This comes after a state trooper was hit and killed Friday when a driver did not heed the road rules.
    (credit: CBS)
    The move over law has been around since 2005, but officials say that too many don&r
  • CBS Sports’ Tony Gonzalez On Chiefs-Falcons, Packers’ Playoff Chances

    Bryan Altman
    Even with the weather getting colder across much of the United States, things continue to heat up in the NFL as we enter Week 13 of the 2016 season. Division races are still tight almost across the board; Wild Card spots are still up for grabs and roughly half of the NFL’s 32 teams still have a legitimate opportunity to make the playoffs.
    As always, the end of the NFL calendar means more important and intense matchups across the board, and this week’s
  • Wisconsin First State To Start Presidential Election Recount

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The first candidate-driven statewide recount of a presidential election in 16 years began Thursday in Wisconsin, a state that Donald Trump won by less than a percentage point over Hillary Clinton after polls long predicted a Clinton victory.
    The recount requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein carries none of the drama of the Florida presidential recount of 2000, when the outcome of the election between Al Gore and George W. Bush hung in the balance. Almost no one
  • Omogbo Leads CSU To Second Consecutive Win In Boulder

    Freshman forward Nico Carvacho added 14 points and nine rebounds for the Rams.
  • Avalanche Place Captain Gabriel Landeskog On Injured Reserve

    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche have placed captain Gabriel Landeskog on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.
    The move is retroactive to Nov. 15. In video posted on the team’s website Wednesday, coach Jared Bednar says he hopes Landeskog is more “day to day than week to week.”
    Landeskog has four goals and four assists in 15 games this season.
    The Avalanche will bring up forwards Samuel Henley and Gabriel Bourque from San Antonio of the American Hockey League, th
  • ‘A Christmas Carol’ Returns To The DCPA

    DENVER (CBS4) – A holiday classic is now playing at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.
    “A Christmas Carol” is the ultimate story of Christmas redemption, and this version of the musical is almost straight from the original story by Charles Dickens.
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    “I hope that they walk away away with a greater sense of community, a greater sense of their own heart and openness, and a greater sense of connection between ourselves and the other hum
  • Sheriff’s Office: Suspect holding hostages in Florida bank

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A bank robbery suspect was holding several hostages Thursday at a credit union in the north Florida city of Jacksonville, and SWAT team members were on the scene, authorities said.
    Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Melissa Bujeda said an unknown number of hostages were inside the Community First Credit Union.
    An initial 911 call reporting a bank robbery came in at 9:06 a.m. A short time later, another call indicated that someone may have been shot, b
  • Sheriff: Hostages Freed, Bank Robbery Suspect In Custody

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Eleven hostages held at gunpoint by a robbery suspect in a north Florida credit union were freed two hours after their ordeal began Thursday, authorities said.
    The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office tweeted that “We have 11 hostages out” about two hours after the robbery of the Community First Credit Union started. The suspect was in custody, according to the sheriff’s office.
    No hostages were shot, and initial reports saying otherwise were not
  • Broncos Headlines Week 13: Special Teams Anything But Special At The Moment

    By Rick Brown
    After a tough loss to the Kansas City Chiefs (8-3), the Denver Broncos (7-4) will look to rebound as the team travels to Florida to face the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-9). As it stands now, the Broncos are the seventh seed in the playoff standings. If the playoffs were to happen today, the Broncos would not be included. So each week’s game is that important. One area that the Broncos must improve on in order to beat the Jaguars is their special teams play.
    Additionally, the Bron
  • Car Crash Into Light Rail Train In Five Points

    DENVER (CBS4) – RTD’s D-Line was shut down Wednesday afternoon due to a crash.
    It happened around 2 p.m. at 22nd St. and Welton St., in Denver’s Five Points neighborhood.
    Police say the driver of the car that hit the train was transported to the hospital, but did not sustain any serious injuries.
     
    (credit: CBS)
    Train service was delayed while the wreckage was cleared, and reopened later in the afternoon.
     
  • Colorado Women Score 5th Highest Total In Program History

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Kennedy Leonard scored 19 points and No. 21 Colorado had seven players score in double figures in a 112-54 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday.
    It was just Colorado’s second 100-point game in 15 years, and tied for the fifth highest-scoring game in program history.
    Leonard made six of her nine field-goal attempts in the first half and scored 14 points as Colorado jumped out to a 52-23 lead. Brecca Thomas hit an open pull-up jumper to put Colorado ov
  • James With 21 points, Wyoming Beats Denver 82-70

    LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Justin James scored 21 points and grabbed five rebounds as Wyoming beat Denver 82-70 on Wednesday night.
    James, a sophomore, scored in double figures for the fifth-straight game for the Cowboys (4-2). Louis Adams added 16 points, Jason McManamen had 13 points with four assists and Alan Herndon had 12 points and seven rebounds.
    James — who scored a career-best 28 points in the Cowboys’ 71-61 loss to Cal last week — got an assist from McManamen and sank
  • Surging Blue Jackets Look To Avenge Loss To Avs

    The Columbus Blue Jackets have lost only twice in their last 10 home games and have a chance to avenge one of those defeats when they visit the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.
  • Whiteside, Heat Roll Past Nuggets

    Goran Dragic added 16 points and seven assists for the Heat, who outscored Denver 31-18 in the fourth quarter.
  • Safety Tedric Thompson Leads No. 9 Colorado With Big Plays

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado safety Tedric Thompson remembers going in for the tackle. From there, his memory goes blank until later in the hospital.
    Being carted off the field two seasons ago after the violent collision? No recollection. Pleading with trainers to call his mom? Doesn’t remember it. His teammates gathered around him at the hospital after the game? That was his first memory after suffering a severe concussion.
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  • Lyles, Rockies Agree To 1-year deal

    DENVER (AP) — Facing the possibility of getting cut by the Colorado Rockies later this week, right-hander Jordan Lyles agreed Wednesday to a one-year contract worth $3,175,000 — a $200,000 raise.
    Lyles was mostly used out of the bullpen by the Rockies last season. He made the first of his 35 relief appearances on June 22 after being recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque and went 4-5 with a 5.83 ERA in 40 big league games overall.
    The 26-year-old was acquired by Colorado from Houston on

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