• Best Stores In Baltimore For Second-hand Baby Gear

    By Joel Furches
    Babies grow so quickly, any clothes or gear you buy for them now will probably be obsolete in a few months. This being the case, why spend a lot of money on baby items, when you can get gently used products for a fraction of the price? There are a number of locations in Baltimore where you can sell your old baby stuff and purchase second-hand items for your tot, saving yourself some extra cash for diapers. Quality second-hand locations can be hard to come by, but here are a few t
  • Mother Of Homeless Hit & Run Victim Wants Closure

    By Stan Bush
    DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) – Denver police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who killed a homeless man over the weekend.
    The incident happened at 16th and Blake streets in downtown Denver around 2:15 a.m. Sunday.
    Police say a four-door 2012 black BMW 600 series hit the man and fled. The car likely has heavy front-end damage and is missing the driver’s side mirror.
    (credit: Denver Police Department)
    Diane Scholtes, who is also homeless, says her son 38-year-old Christian M
  • Officers Sweep Plane At DIA After Reported Security Threat

    DENVER (CBS4) – Airport police swept a plane at Denver International Airport after a pilot called in a security threat.
    Officers searched United Airlines flight 231 from San Diego to Denver after the report.
    The plane was held on a taxiway until the search was complete.
  • Concerns Keep People From Flocking To MLK ‘Marade’

    By Shaun Boyd
    DENVER (CBS4) – Year after year, Denver’s Marade is one of the largest Martin Luther King commemorations in the country. But this year, despite an election that exposed deep racial divisions in the country, turn-out was down.
    “I believe that what happened last year coupled with the weather this year kept folks away,” said Vern Howard, the MLK Commission Chairman.
    (credit: Evan Semón)
    Howard said some people were concerned about their safety after Blac
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  • Possible Murder Evidence Found In Deputy’s Former Storage Unit

    By Rick Sallinger
    CANON CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – A Fremont County deputy has been placed on administrative leave after evidence linked to a 10-year-old unsolved murder case was found in a storage locker he had rented.
    The evidence was discovered by Rick Ratzlaff, who had bought the contents of the locker in Canon City.
    (credit: CBS)
    “First I didn’t think it was that big until I started pulling out shell casings, a hatchet … and what really phased me was when I pulled out blo
  • Denver Teen Killed At Mexico Nightclub, Family Says She Was Trampled

    DENVER (CBS4) – A teen from Denver has been killed during an incident at a nightclub in Mexico on Monday.
    Alejandra Villanueva (credit: GoFundMe.com)
    According to CBSNews.com, the shooting occurred in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico.
    CBS4 has confirmed the victim from Denver is Alejandra Villanueva.
    Alejandra Villanueva (credit: Family photo)
    Villanueva’s family says she was not shot, but was one of the victims who was trampled as people tried to escape.
    LINK: Alejandra Villanueva GoFu
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  • Massive Gator Caught On Camera in Florida

    LAKELAND (CBS4) – A Facebook user caught a massive alligator on video at the Circle B Bar Reserve wildlife center in central Florida over the weekend.
    Kim Joiner has had her video of the gargantuan reptile shared nearly 20,000 times in 24 hours.
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  • Latest Forecast: Storm is Gone to be Replaced by Sunshine and a Warm-Up

    By Ed GreeneDENVER (CBS4) – That monster storm system that produced everything from freezing rain, snow and even tornadoes finally began to lose it’s grip on Colorado with the only snow and Winter Weather Advisory continues is over the southeast quadrant of the state.That Advisory goes until 11pm tonight and that should be it for the storm.Generally between two and seven inches fell around the greater metro area just as we promised last Friday. Monday, the high in Denver reached
  • ‘It Just Popped Off’: Cowboy Loses Thumb, Gets It Reattached

    By Kathy Walsh
    DENVER (CBS4) – A cowboy from Wyoming lost his thumb last week while roping a steer at the National Western Stock Show in Denver. Now, he’s got it back thanks to the expertise of a local plastic surgeon and whoever wrapped the severed finger in gauze, put it in a plastic bag and then on ice.
    “It just popped off and flew through the air,” Justin Johnson said with a chuckle.
    Justin Johnson (credit: CBS)
    The cowboy and rancher from outside of Casper, Wyoming,
  • Fox Family Gets Easy Access To Rooftop Thanks To All The Snow

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – Some foxes made themselves comfortable on a rooftop in Breckenridge Monday morning.
    YouReporter Andy Carver sent CBS4 photos of the animals on his house.
    (credit: Andy Carver)
    (credit: Andy Carver)
    Breckenridge is still digging out from last week’s snow which piled up enough to allow the foxes to get on the roof.
    Carver says his house is still buried.
  • Electrical Issues To Blame For Fire At Pot Grow Operation

    FOXFIELD, Colo. (CBS4) – Investigators say electrical issues were to blame after a marijuana grow operation was found inside a burning garage in Foxfield.
    The fire broke out in the unattached garage around 2 p.m. on Sunday.
    (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)
    (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)
    (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)
    South Metro Fire Rescue crews were able to stop the fire from spreading to the home.
    Nobody was injured.
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  • Mountain West Admonishes New Mexico And CSU After Scuffle

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – New Mexico assistant coach Terrence Rencher has apologized for his role in a verbal confrontation with Colorado State forward Emmanuel Omogbo outside Moby Arena following Saturday’s game.
    The Mountain West Conference admonished both schools on Monday, but took no action over the altercation. The league said the behavior after the Lobos’ 84-71 win was unacceptable and poor judgment was used by several individuals. It also said it was unclear how th
  • Ice & Cold Water Rescues Require A Unique Set Of Skills

    By Jennifer Brice
    MORRISON, Colo. (CBS4) – This is the time of year when firefighters get calls to rescue both people and pets after falling through the ice on lakes and ponds. In the past week there have been several rescues of dogs that fell through.
    That’s why the West Metro Fire Dive Team took a plunge into Soda Lake near Morrison Monday morning to train. Tim Felton is an Engineer and says West Metro gets a lot of calls for rescue on the ice.
    (credit: CBS)
    (credit: CBS)
    “Do
  • Several Thousand Celebrate King With ‘Marade’ In Denver

    DENVER (AP) — Several thousand people walked through snowy Denver to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in the city’s 31st annual “Marade.”
    (credit: Evan Semón)
    (credit: Evan Semón)
    The crowd in the combination march and parade made its way down Colfax Avenue, chanting and holding signs expressing love for King and opposition to President-elect Donald Trump, The Denver Post reported.
    (credit: CBS)
    “I’m still trying to process the
  • Maserati Driver Killed In Crash Remembered As ‘Wonderful Young Man’

    By Kelly Werthmann
    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – Investigators have identified the driver of a Maserati killed in a crash in Douglas County.
    Brandon Gionapoulos, 24, died when the blue Maserati he was driving landed in a ditch near C-470 and Lucent Boulevard. The mangled car was spotted by a passerby around 10 a.m. Saturday, but it’s not yet clear when the crash occurred.
    Brandon Gionapoulos (credit: Facebook)
    Brandon Gionapoulos (credit: Facebook)
    Gionapoulos was a sales employee
  • Buffs Drop 5 Straight After Falling Short 71-68 To USC

    Chimezie Metu scored a career-high 24 points and altered George King's go-ahead-shot attempt with 15 seconds left, and No. 25 USC beat the Buffaloes 71- 68 on Sunday night.
  • Springsteen Cover Band Will Skip Inaugural Event

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Bruce Springsteen cover band has changed its tune about performing at a Washington gala the day before Republican Donald Trump’s inauguration.
    The B Street Band decided to pull out of the Thursday night performance at the New Jersey State Society’s gala.
    Band leader Willie Forte said Monday the decision was based “solely on the respect and gratitude we have for Bruce and the E Street Band. That conquers everything else.”
    Trump’s inaugura
  • NASA: Astronaut Gene Cernan Has Died At Age 82

    HOUSTON (AP) — Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of “peace and hope for all mankind,” has died. He was 82.
    NASA announced that Cernan died Monday surrounded by his family. NASA spokesman Bob Jacobs confirmed the death but had no immediately details.
    Cernan, commander of NASA’s Apollo 17 mission, set foot on the lunar surface in December 1972 during his third space flight. He became the
  • Colorado Democratic Primary Starts Early With Johnston Entry

    DENVER (AP) — The Democratic primary for the 2018 Colorado governor’s race is off to an early start.
    State Sen. Mike Johnston will announce he’s running for governor on Tuesday. He’s the first to join what’s expected to be a long list of Democratic politicians throwing their hats in the ring to replace Gov. John Hickenlooper at the end of his second term.
    Johnston is a former principal and Obama education adviser who has been active on Colorado school issues. He say
  • Denver Celebrating King Legacy With Annual ‘Marade’

    DENVER (AP) — People are walking through Denver in light snow to they celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in the city’s 31st annual “marade”.
    Monday’s combination march and parade followed speeches by lawmakers including Gov. John Hickenlooper and Colorado’s congressional delegation in City Park.
    (credit: CBS)
    The Denver Post reports that some in the crowd heckled Republican congressman Mike Coffman as he spoke because of his vote to repeal the fede
  • Latest Forecast: Snow Tapering, Warm Up Starts Tomorrow

    By Lauren Whitney
    DENVER (CBS4) – An upper-level storm system spinning over Oklahoma early Monday will produce snow across much of Colorado. As the storm moves northeast through the day, the snow will gradually end from north to south and should end completely in the Denver area by early Monday afternoon. There will still be a bit of snow out on the eastern plains through the evening and southern Colorado could see snow through early tomorrow morning.
     
    Temperatures today are a b
  • National Park Visits Hits Record High For 3rd Straight Year

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain experienced historic levels of popularity that brought collateral headaches stemming from overcrowded roads and trails and increasing visitor misbehavior.
    At many parks, visitors waited an hour or more in cars to get through entrance gates and then spent the day trying to outmaneuver fellow visitors for parking spots and room on popu
  • Parties, Protests To Take Over DC For Trump’s Inauguration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation’s capital for Donald Trump’s inauguration and a major demonstration the day after. How many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question.
    Officials estimate that 800,000 to 900,000 people will be present Friday for the inauguration, a celebration that takes over the city, closing roads, taxing the city’s Metro transit system and making getting around difficult. Trump himself
  • US Official Says Orlando Shooter’s Widow Has Been Arrested

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter.
    The official says Noor Salman was taken into custody Monday morning in the San Francisco area and is due in court Tuesday in California. She’s facing charges in Florida including obstruction of justice.
    The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.
    Noor Salman moved to the San Francisco area after her husband, Oma
  • Buses Get Stuck On Slick Roads

    DENVER (CBS4) – Slick conditions caused problems for drivers across the Denver metro area Monday morning.
    Two buses, in particular, had issues in downtown Denver on Broadway Street between 14th Avenue and Colfax Avenue.
    The first bus, after its passengers were dropped off, got stuck at about 8 a.m., blocking lanes of traffic.
    Before it could be moved, 90 minutes later, a second bus also got stuck in the snow that hadn’t yet been cleared.
    (credit: CBS)
    One lane of traffic was able to
  • When Should You Keep Your Sick Child Home From School?

    By Dr. Dave Hnida
    (CBS4) -How sick is too sick for a child to stay home from school?
    A new survey of more than 1500 parents from the University of Michigan shows a wide range of views on keeping a kid out of the classroom when illness strikes.
    For example, while almost all said a child with diarrhea should stay home, but about half thought it was okay to send a youngster in with a low grade fever or one who had been through a bout of vomiting. And when it came to a runny nose, watery eyes, or a
  • King’s Daughter: Fight ‘No Matter Who Is In White House’

    ATLANTA (AP) — As civil rights leaders and activists gather at sites across the country to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the slain civil rights leader’s daughter is encouraging Americans to fight for his vision of love and justice “no matter who is in the White House.”
    Bernice King addressed more than 2,000 people gathered at her father’s Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta four days before President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. She spok
  • Sophomore Is First Girl To Dunk In Colorado High School History

    By Michael Spencer
    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4) – Regis High School Sophomore Fran Belibi became the first high school girl to dunk in a game last Friday.
    Belibi instantly became an internet sensation when her video went viral and made the number one play on ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10.
    “I didn’t think it was going to get this big,” said Belibi.
    “Coach Carl (Mattei) told me that if I were to dunk in a game he’d get it on SportsCenter that night, but I did
  • Newton Street Crash Turns Fatal

    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Saturday evening.UPDATE: Crash @ 38th & Newton is a single vehicle crash. #Denver
    — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) January 15, 2017
    The crash happened before 7 p.m. at 38th Avenue and Newton Street in northwest Denver.
    (credit: CBS)
    One person was killed in the single-vehicle accident.
    Police have not said what led to the crash, or if anyone may face charges.
    (credit: CBS)
  • 2 Dead In Southern Colorado Shooting

    CAPULIN, Colo. (CBS4) – Two people died in a shooting in the small town of Capulin.
    Conejos County Coroner Richard Martin confirmed the deaths to CBS4’s Rick Sallinger.
    Initial reports indicated seven people were killed in the shooting, but Martin says that is not the case.
    The Valley Courier in Alamosa says that it happened after a disagreement at a birthday party.
    No further information, including details on a possible suspect, is currently available on the incident.
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  • Latest Forecast: Wintry Weather Today, Sunshine Returns Tomorrow

    By Ashton Altieri
    DENVER (CBS4) – An upper-level storm system spinning over Oklahoma early Monday will produce snow across much of Colorado. As the storm moves northeast through the day, the snow will gradually end from north to south and should end completely in the Denver area by early Monday afternoon.
    Accumulation will be minor in most areas with 1-4 inches expected in the Denver metro area. The higher amounts will generally be on the south and west sides of town including along the Pa
  • Storage Unit Auction Leads To Murder Evidence

    By Andrea Flores
    CANON CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – A Canon City man says he may have cracked an unsolved homicide case in the most unlikely way.
    Last month, Rick Ratzlaff won a storage unit at an auction.
    “There were a lot of police lights off of cop cars, and I wanted one, so I kept bidding on it until I got it,” Ratzlaff said.
    After winning the storage unit, Ratzlaff was disturbed by what he found inside; evidence from the 2006 murder of 17-year-old Candace Hiltz.
    “I didn&rsqu
  • Nuggets Try To Carry Momentum Home

    The Denver Nuggets are probably wishing they could play all their games in London after punishing the Indiana Pacers across the Atlantic Ocean last week.
  • Unsettled With Some Snow Through Early Monday

    By Chris Spears
    DENVER (CBS4) – A winter storm passing to the southeast of Colorado will keep the forecast unsettled for the next 20 hours.
    Waves of snow will be pushing over the eastern plains to the Front Range into Monday morning.This should not be a major storm system but it will create some tough travel at times, especially south and east of Denver.
    A warming trend arrives starting Tuesday and it should last most of the week ahead.
    Meteorologist Chris Spears writes stories relate
  • Rally Held In Support Of The Affordable Care Act

    DENVER (CBS4) – Hundreds of people rallied in Denver to keep the Affordable Care Act on Sunday.
    They came together at the Laborers Hall near 9th Avenue and Galapago Street.
    (credit: CBS)
    U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (credit: CBS)
    U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette helped organize the rally with the help of Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne and other lawmakers.
    Last week congressional Republicans approved the process to start repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. hey’re promising a less expensive and m
  • Fire Crews Find Pot Grow Operation After Fire In Garage

    PARKER, Colo. (CBS4) – A marijuana grow operation was found inside a burning garage in Parker.
    The fire broke out in the unattached garage around 2 p.m. on Sunday.
    (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)
    (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)
    (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)
    South Metro Fire Rescue crews were able to stop the fire from spreading to the home.
    Nobody we injured.
    The cause of the fire is under investigation
  • People Of Different Faiths, Cultures Unite On MLK Weekend

    By Melissa Garcia
    DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) – People from different faiths and cultures came together in the Denver metro area to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    Mayor Michael Hancock and a handful of elected officials participated in the annual MLK Interfaith Service at Park Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church in Denver.
    The service was one of several local gatherings during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
    (credit: CBS)
    “Aurora Celebrates More Love a
  • Community Raises Money For Man Who Lost Hand-Bullt Home To Arsonist

    IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A community came together to raise money for a man who lost everything in a house fire.
    A former tenant admitted setting fire to Dave Shelton’s home in Idaho Springs two months ago.
    Dave Shelton (credit: CBS)
    Shelton had spent 25 years hand-building the house as well as the hundreds of instruments and art pieces that were inside.
    (credit: CBS)
    (credit: CBS)
    On Saturday Shelton’s friends organized a fundraiser concert to help him get back on his fee
  • Community Raises Money For Man Who Lost Hand-Built Home To Arsonist

    IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A community came together to raise money for a man who lost everything in a house fire.
    A former tenant admitted setting fire to Dave Shelton’s home in Idaho Springs two months ago.
    Dave Shelton (credit: CBS)
    Shelton had spent 25 years hand-building the house as well as the hundreds of instruments and art pieces that were inside.
    (credit: CBS)
    (credit: CBS)
    On Saturday Shelton’s friends organized a fundraiser concert to help him get back on his fee
  • 7 Injured After Driver Runs Red Light In Colorado Springs

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Police say seven people were injured, two of them seriously, in crashes triggered by a pickup driver who ran a red light in Colorado Springs.
    They say the pickup driver hit one car which in turn was hit by a third vehicle around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. The pickup driver ran away but police said they later found and arrested the 23-year-old suspected driver.
    The other five people who were injured were treated and released from the hospital.
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  • Cody McLeod Stings Avs After Trade To Nashville

    Cody McLeodscored a day after Nashville acquired him from Colorado. The Avalanche honored him with a video tribute early in the first period, and then he dropped the gloves with Jarome Iginla early in the second period.
  • The Big Top Comes Down: Ringling Bros. Circus Is Closing

     ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May.
    The iconic American spectacle was felled by a variety of factors, company executives say. Declining attendance combined with high operating costs, along with changing public tastes and prolonged battles with animal rights groups all contributed to
  • Police Hope Someone Recognizes BMW Involved In Fatal Hit & Run

    DENVER (CBS4) – Police in Denver would like the public’s help locating a car involved in a fatal hit-and-run.
    According to police, just after 2 a.m. Sunday a 2012 black BMW 600 series sedan struck a pedestrian at 16th and Blake streets and the pedestrian died.
    “The BMW is missing the driver side exterior rear view mirror and there will be damage to the left front bumper and left front headlight,” police said in a statement.
    Additional Information From The Denver Police De
  • Lobos Assistant Coach To CSU Player: ‘Learn How To Lose, Boy’

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – University of New Mexico assistant basketball coach Terrence Rencher got into a verbal altercation with Colorado State forward Emmanuel Omogbo outside the Moby Arena following the Lobos’ 84-71 win over the Rams on Saturday.
    It isn’t clear how the argument started, but the Albuquerque Journal caught the scene on video and posted it to Twitter.
    Emmanuel Omogbo (credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)
    In the video , Omogbo and Rencher, standing between t
  • Colorado Has Nearly 75% Of Annual Snowpack And It’s Only January

    By Chris SpearsDENVER (CBS4) – Talk about an amazing comeback!With nearly half of the snow accumulation season still to go, Colorado has already received about 75% of its annual statewide snowpack.
    “Colorado went from one of the lowest levels of snowpack in over 30 years to one of the highest since Nov. 17,” said Brian Domonkos, Colorado Snow Survey Supervisor.
    Crested Butte ski patroller Eric Mercer Baumm throws a 2 pound avalanche bomb into the deep powder in the Headwall are
  • Latest Forecast: Unsettled With Some Snow Through Early Monday

    By Chris SpearsDENVER (CBS4) – A winter storm passing to the southeast of Colorado will keep the forecast unsettled for the next 30 hours.
    We’re anticipating a mixture of rain, freezing rain and snow on the eastern plains today. It will turn to all snow by tonight and last into the first half of Monday.This should not be a major storm system but it will create some tough travel at times, especially south and east of Denver.
    A warming trend arrives starting Tuesday and it should last
  • New band rolls into town as Vance Joseph assembles new Broncos staff

    The band has broken up.
    Gary Kubiak’s two years as the Broncos’ head coach was a reunion tour of sorts, with Wade Phillips, Rick Dennison and Joe DeCamillis all assuming coordinator jobs they held in the past in Denver while John Elway, once the rock star on the field, orchestrated from the front office.
    The act guided the Broncos to a third Super Bowl title — and then a playoff-less 9-7 season. The music stopped when Kubiak stepped down after the regular season ended and two y
  • Clarke’s 35 Points Help San Jose St Get Past Air Force 89-85

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Brandon Clarke scored a career-high 36 points on 16-of-22 shooting, adding five rebounds, assists and blocks, and San Jose State outlasted Air Force 89-85 on Saturday in a nail-biter the featured eight ties and 15 lead changes.
    Cody Schwartz and E.J. Boyce each hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the Spartans (9-7, 2-3 Mountain West), who hit 8 of their final 9 shots.
    With neither team able to pull away, Air Force (9-9, 2-3) took a 71-70 lead on Jaco
  • Colorado jail deaths steadily increased, more than doubled from 2011 to June of 2015

    The number of people who died in Colorado’s jails more than doubled in four years, following a national trend of a rising death toll among inmates in city and county jails across the country.
    Jail deaths in Colorado grew from 11 inmates in 2011 to 24 in 2015, according to data compiled by The Denver Post. During the same period, Colorado’s jail population declined.
    Colorado does not require county jails to track their in-custody deaths, and there is no statewide report

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