• Orange Friday Takes Over As Bannock St. Becomes Broncos Blvd.

    DENVER (CBS4)– Orange Friday took over the streets of Denver and across Colorado as Broncos fans supported their team leading up to the Divisional round playoff game.Denver Mayor Michael Hancock changed Bannock Street to Broncos Boulevard in front of the City County Building. (credit: CBS)
    “Here in Denver, we love our Broncos, and we show it with great pride every day of the year!” Mayor Hancock said in a statement. “So break out your jeans and jerseys because its playoff
  • Dalton’s 3 TDs Lead Bengals Past Broncos 20-17

    DENVER (AP) — Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes in the Cincinnati Bengals’ 20-17 win over the Broncos on Sunday, their first win in Denver since 1975 when franchise founder Paul Brown was their head coach.
    Quarterback Brock Osweiler #17 of the Denver Broncos rushes and is tackled by defensive tackle Geno Atkins #97 of the Cincinnati Bengals on a third down play in the first quarter of a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 19, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. (Phot
  • Border Agent Dies After Being Injured In The Line Of Duty In Texas

    VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Authorities are searching Texas’ Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there.Border Patrol spokesmen said they could not provide any details Sunday on what caused the agent’s injuries or what led to them. Spokesman Carlos Diaz says the FBI has taken over the investigation.
    Another spokesman, Douglas Mosier, says that 36-year-old agent Rogelio Martinez
  • Actor Jeffrey Tambor Accused Of Sexual Harassment

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Following two allegations of sexual harassment against him, actor Jeffrey Tambor says he doesn’t see how he can return to the Amazon series “Transparent.”
    NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 13: Jeffrey Tambor attends The Paley Center for Media Presents: Transparent: an evening with The Pfeffermans at The Paley Center for Media on September 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
    In an ambiguous statement Sunday that heavily implies, t
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  • 15-Year-Old Charged With Deadly Stabbing Of Longmont Woman

    By Melissa Garcia
    LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – A 15-year-old boy is in police custody after the deadly stabbing of a woman at her Longmont apartment.
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    Police responded to the Shores Apartments on Airport Road near Highway 66 shortly after 6pm Saturday. When officers arrived, the teen suspect had already left the scene, said a spokesman with the Longmont Police Department.
    (credit: CBS)
    Neighbors left flowers Sunday on a stairway railing near where the victim collapsed on the concr
  • Historic Brown Palace Hotel Rings In Holiday Season

    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver’s historic Brown Palace Hotel rang in the holiday season with its annual champagne cascade.
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    A pyramid of 6,000 glasses was filled with champagne to mark the 125th anniversary of both the hotel and The Denver Post.
    A master swordsman severed champagne bottlenecks in part of the celebration.
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    The event was topped off with a visit from Santa Claus and a fireworks show.
  • Demaryius Thomas Now Tied For 2nd Place On Broncos All-Time Receiving List

    DENVER (CBS4) – Demaryius Thomas is now tied in 2nd place with Shannon Sharpe on the Denver Broncos all-time receiving list.
    Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas #88 of the Denver Broncos makes a touchdown catch against the Philadelphia Eagles during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on November 5, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
    Each now have 55 career receiving touchdown passes. Rod Smith holds the 1st place spot with 68.
    Thomas made the ca
  • Officer Involved In Crash Near Swedish Medical Center

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – An Englewood police officer was involved in a crash Sunday afternoon.
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    Witnesses at the scene tell CBS4 the officer was driving with lights and sirens on when they heard the collision at Jefferson Avenue and Logan Street. That is across the street from Swedish Medical Center.
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    It’s unclear how the officer is doing, or if anyone else is hurt.
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  • Truex Wins NASCAR Championship

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (CBS4/AP) – Martin Truex Jr., who drives for Denver’s Furniture Row Racing, clinched his first NASCAR Cup championship Sunday by winning the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
    CHILDHOOD DREAMS DO COME TRUE!!! MARTIN IS YOUR CHAMPION!!! #WeAreFurnitureRow #TruexJr pic.twitter.com/lYYsXxdWet
    — Furniture Row Racing (@FRRacingTeam) November 19, 2017Truex kept his lead after his final pit stop but Kyle Busch in the No. 18 Toyota Camry rema
  • Terrell Davis Honored At Ring Of Fame Ceremony

    DENVER (CBS4) – Former Broncos running back Terrell Davis was honored during a special ceremony Sunday at Sports Authority Field.
    His name was added to the Ring of Fame before the game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
    Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado on Sunday, November 19, 2017. (credit: John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
    Davis saluted the crowd during the ceremony.
    (credit: John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
    Davis played for the Denver Bronc
  • Westbound I-70 Closed At 6th Ave. After Dump Truck Crash

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Westbound Interstate 70 is closed at 6th Avenue after dump truck rolled over, the Colorado Department of Transportation said Sunday afternoon. The truck was leaking fuel, CDOT said.
    (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation)
    The crash was first reported at about 1:30 p.m.
    The westbound lanes remained closed at 2:30 p.m. and CDOT said engineers were headed to the scene to “evaluate the bridge structure.”
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  • Dump Truck Crash Closes Westbound I-70 At 6th Ave.

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Westbound Interstate 70 was closed at 6th Avenue after dump truck rolled over Sunday afternoon, the Colorado Department of Transportation. The truck was leaking fuel, CDOT said.
    (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation)
    The crash was first reported at about 1:30 p.m.
    It appears a Ford F-150 pickup truck struck the dump truck and caused it to overturn.
    The 69-year-old man driving the F-150 was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
    The 45-yea
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  • Lynch Suits Up As Backup For Osweiler Ahead Of Bengals Game

    DENVER (CBS4) – Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch is now in uniform ahead of Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
    Paxton Lynch warms up ahead of game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (credit: CBS)
    Osweiler will get his third straight start against the Bengals (3-6), who are seeking their first win in Denver since 1975.
    Paxton Lynch surrounded by cameras. #4Broncos @CBSDenver pic.twitter.com/45rTufzyVN
    — Mark Haas (@markhaa
  • Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players In Chinese Jail

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail.Trump’s tweet Sunday comes after the father of player LiAngelo Ball minimized Trump’s involvement in winning the players’ release in comments to ESPN.
    LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 15: LiAngelo Ball and Cody Riley (L) of the UCLA Men’s Baskeball team speak to the media during a press conference at Pauley Pavilion on November 15,
  • Pentagon: Reported Sex Assaults Up At Fort Carson

    FORT CARSON, Colo. (CBS4) – New data from the Pentagon shows an increase in reported sex assaults at Fort Carson.
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    Reports have more than doubled since 2013 at the post in southern Colorado.
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    Fort Carson’s chief of staff says the increase suggests victims are more confident their cases are more confident their cases will be handled properly.
    He also say post commanders are determined to stop predatory behavior.
  • One Killed In Triple Shooting Early Sunday Morning

    PUEBLO, Colo. (CBS4) – One man was killed, another man is hospitalized in critical condition and a third man is expected to survive after a shooting in Pueblo.
    Three men were shot at a duplex in the 900 block of Lake Avenue approximately 6:14 a.m., according to the Pueblo Police Department.
    A 33-year-old died from his injuries. A 29-year-old male sustained serious injuries and a 28-year-old male has what appears to be non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Their na
  • Late Night Fire Burns Several Homes; Displaces Residents

    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver firefighters rescued three people from a fire that blazed through a row of houses near Bruce Randolph Avenue and Clayton Street.
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    The fire started at around 10 p.m in the front of the buildings. Seven of the 10 homes were affected.
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    The whole building had to be evacuated.
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    The Red Cross was called in to help displaced residents. RTD also provides buses to hold those residents until the Red C
  • Late Night Fire Burns Four Homes; Displaces Residents

    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver firefighters rescued three people from a fire that blazed through a row of houses near Bruce Randolph Avenue and Steele Street.
    The fire started at around 10 p.m in the front of the buildings. Four of the 10 homes were burned.
    (credit: Mark Ruzycki, Denver Fire Department)
    The whole building had to be evacuated.
    Thank you @RideRTD for providing a toasty warm bus for displaced residents at a Denver apartment fire to stay warm in until @RedCrossDenver could find h
  • Earnhardt On NASCAR Finale: ‘This Is Gonna Be a Weird Day’

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. was roused from bed around 6 a.m. Sunday for the final start of his career, made himself a peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich and went back to sleep. When he woke up for good, the finality of his decision hit NASCAR’s most popular driver.
    “This is gonna be a weird day,” Earnhardt tweeted.
    Earnhardt was set for his final ride in the No. 88 Chevrolet, ending a career that saw him emerge as NASCAR’s most popular driver
  • Shooting Sends One To The Hospital

    DENVER (CBS4) – One person was taken to the hospital after being shot in Denver near 29th Avenue and Downing Saturday night.
    Denver police respond to a shooting at 29th Avenue and Downing Street. (credit: CBS)
    #DPD officers are on-scene in the 2900 Blk of Downing Street in regard to a shooting.One party has been transported for treatment related to a GSW.No available suspect info at present. #Denver pic.twitter.com/Bbb7Kv0G36
    — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) November 19, 20
  • Truex Leads Quartet Of Veterans In NASCAR’s Title Race

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR has spent so much time this year ushering in a new generation of fresh-faced, young drivers. Now that it’s championship time, it’s the same old — really old — in the championship four.
    The finalists for NASCAR’s championship race Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway are veterans looking to cement their place in history.
    Kevin Harvick, who turns 42 next month, has 609 races, 17 seasons and the 2014 championship on his resume. Ma
  • One Ear Out Campaign Fights Distracted Listening

    DENVER (CBS4) – Local fathers bring attention to those killed while wearing headphones with One Ear Out campaign.
    Ashley Kirchner and CBS4 Photojournalist Mark Nietro talk about the moment they lost their daughter, Amanda, in a train accident in 2016. Amanda was wearing noise-cancelling headphones.
    Their campaign has now expanded around the world.
    LINK: One Ear Out Campaign
  • Punch Bowl Social Opens Second Location; Donates To Nonprofit

    By Shawn Chitnis
    DENVER (CBS4) – Punch Bowl Social opened its second location in Colorado Saturday night at the site of the historic Stapleton air traffic control tower.
    Site of new Punch Bowl Social in the Stapleton neighborhood. (credit: CBS)
    The special event raised money for a nonprofit feeding those in need across the metro area.
    “We’ve been working on this for a long time and really proud of this iconic project,” said Robert Thompson, the CEO of Punch Bowl Social.
  • Avalanche Scoreless On Seven Power Plays, Lose to Predators 5-2

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Craig Smith keeps putting himself in the right spot for the Nashville Predators.
    Smith had a goal and an assist, Pekka Rinne made 29 saves and Nashville beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Saturday night.
    Smith opened the scoring with 35 seconds remaining in the first period. With Nashville on a power play, goalie Semyon Varlamov stopped P.K. Subban’s slap shot from the blue line, but Smith was in front and able to put the rebound in for his seventh goal.
  • Boise State Stops Air Force 44-19

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise State quarterback Brett Rypien spent the past year lamenting his performance against Air Force, one that cost the Broncos a spot in the Mountain West title game.
    But after his performance in the Broncos’ 44-19 victory over Air Force on Saturday night, he’ll spend the final two weeks of the season getting ready for back-to-back games with Fresno State and a chance to win the conference title.
    Rypien threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns as Boise Stat
  • Officer Shot At In Aurora; Police Offer $2,000 Reward

    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Denver police launched their helicopter overnight to search for the person who fired a shot at an Aurora officer.
    The officer was responding to a crash near East Colfax Avenue and North Moline Street around midnight.
    The officer was wearing his uniform and driving a marked patrol car.
    “After being on scene for only a couple of minutes, the officer heard a single gunshot that he believed was fired in his direction,” the Aurora Police Department said in a s
  • 15-Year-Old Boy Arrested In Deadly Stabbing

    LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in a deadly stabbing in Longmont.
    Police were called to 2450 Airport Road at 6:12 p.m. Saturday and found an injured woman.
    She was transported to Longmont United Hospital but doctors couldn’t save her.
    A 15-year-old boy from Lakewood left the scene before officers got there, according to Matthew Cage with the Longmont Police Department.
    The teen was arrested a few hours later, at about 1 a.m. Sunday, in Lakewood,
  • Latest Forecast: Mixed Clouds And Sunshine For Denver

    By Dave Aguilera
    DENVER (CBS4) – On the weather map we have a ridge of high pressure to our west and a big low pressure trough to our east. In between, we will have a westerly wind flow for Sunday. This will initially, bring in a few high clouds over Denver and the Front Range. As a result, there will be a mix of high clouds and sunshine for eastern areas of the state. In the mountains and west there will be abundant sunshine for Sunday.
    Windy conditions will again be with us in the mounta
  • Body Recovered Near Arkansas River

    TEXAS CREEK, Colo. (CBS4) – A body was found Saturday near the Arkansas River Saturday approximately 20 miles west of Canon City.
    The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office is conducting the death investigation.
    The Arkansas River (credit: outdoors-adventures.org)
    A spokesperson with the sheriff’s office said the gender of the deceased is known, but would not elaborate.
    “An autopsy is scheduled for Monday,” said Sgt. Megan Richards.
    Detectives from the sheriff’s offi
  • Hunter Accidentally Shot In Western Slope Mishap

    MAYBELL, Colo. (CBS4) – An unidentified hunter was taken to a hospital Saturday following an accidental shooting.
    The extent of the hunter’s injuries are not known at this time.
    Sgt. Courtland Folks of the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting was accidental. Details of the incident were not available, but the hunter was with a hunting partner and did not shoot himself, Folks said.
    (credit: ThinkStock)
    The call for help came to Moffat County dispatch at 1:11 p.m. A C

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