• 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
  • 2 Pueblo Schools Closed Today, Other Closures Planned Later This Week

    PUEBLO, Colo. (CBS4)– Two schools in Pueblo are closed Monday because of the large amount of teachers who were absent.The Pueblo City Schools district said the safest option was to cancel school for East High School and Heritage Elementary School for Monday. (credit: CBS)
    Last Friday, so many teachers called in absent at Corwin International Magnet Schools that classes had to be cancelled. That same day, teachers voted to go on strike for a wage increase.Later this week, several schools in
  • CBSSports HQ To Air Live Coverage Of NFL Draft Thursday-Saturday

    Ryan Mayer
    It’s NFL Draft week, which means the questions over who will be taken by which team will be answered shortly. As the draft party rolls into Dallas this year, CBS Sports will be among those providing live coverage and analysis of every pick throughout all three days of the draft. The newly launched CBS Sports HQ, a 24/7 streaming sports site will be the home for all NFL Draft coverage for CBS, beginning with a preview show on Thursday night, April 26th at 7 p.m. Eastern time. Aft
  • Dream Job: Harley-Davidson Interns Get A Free Motorcycle

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson is offering free motorcycles for those who join its summer internship program.
    Eight college students or recent graduates will have the enviable task of being paid to ride a Harley and share their adventures on social media. And the best part? They’ll keep their bikes at the end of the 12-week internship.
    The Milwaukee-based motorcycle maker says it will teach the interns how to ride, compensate them for their work and travels, and let them keep their
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  • In Denver, Trying To Put A Price On The Value Of A Newspaper

    DENVER (AP) — Across the street from the Colorado Capitol rises an 11-story building emblazoned with The Denver Post’s logo. No reporters work out of the building any more, only executives of Digital First Media, whose cuts at the Post triggered an unusual plea from the paper’s own editorial page to be sold to another owner.
    (credit: CBS)
    Five hundred miles to the west, the Salt Lake Tribune newsroom takes up one floor of the building that bears its name, overlooking snow-cappe
  • Colorado Woman Fined $500 At Customs Checkpoint For Sliced Apple

    By Melissa Garcia
    ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – A woman in Arvada plans to fight in court against a $500 fine that she received for bringing a sliced apple through Customs.
    (credit: CBS)
    Crystal Tadlock was on her way back to Denver International Airport from France last week. When she stopped over in Minnesota to change planes, her sweet trip turned sour.
    When she won a trip to the Grey Goose castle in Paris, she did not know that the free French vacation would come with a hefty price tag, all b
  • Predators Knock Avalanche Out Of Playoffs

    DENVER (AP) Colorado had speed and youth. Nashville brought experience and know-how.
    It was plain to see which won out – this time.
    Mattias Ekholm ignited the offense early with the first goal by a Nashville defenseman in the series, Pekka Rinne stopped 22 shots and the top-seeded Predators advanced to the second round with a 5-0 victory over the Avalanche in Game 6 on Sunday night.
    Austin Watson, Filip Forsberg, Nick Bonino and Viktor Arvidsson also scored to help the Predators move on to
  • Latest Forecast: Here Comes Another Cold Front

    By Ashton Altieri
    DENVER (CBS4) – Plan on a mild and pleasant Monday ahead of a cold front Monday night. Temperatures will turn much cooler for Tuesday along with clouds and good chance for rain mixed with snow.
    High temperatures on Monday will be in the upper 60s and lower 70s which is above normal for final week of April. The cold front will reach the Denver metro area during the evening hours and could help move a few thunderstorms from the mountains to the I-25 corridor. It would
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  • Duchess Of Cambridge Gives Birth To Baby Boy

    (CNN) — The Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Britain’s Prince William, has given birth to a son, the royal family announced Monday. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz.
    The duchess, the former Kate Middleton, gave birth at 11a.m. local time at St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London.
    Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (credit: The Royal Family / Facebook)
    “The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry an
  • Sheriff Pleads For Tips In Northern Colorado Shooting

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — The Larimer County Sheriff is once again pleading for information in a shooting that happened three years ago on Sunday.
    Cori Romero was shot in the neck while driving on Harmony Road and merging onto Interstate 25.
    The bullet narrowly missed her artery and she made a full recovery.
    She told police she remembers seeing a dark colored SUV in the area but doesn’t remember anything more specific.
    Now the Northern Colorado shooting task force is hoping
  • Father Left Homeless After Trailer Stolen

    By Dillon Thomas
    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – A local man says he and his daughter are now homeless after their 31-foot-long trailer was stolen Sunday morning. The trailer, which has a drawing of an eagle on it, was stolen in a western Fort Collins neighborhood.
    Owner Chris Trimble told CBS4’s Dillon Thomas he recently purchased the trailer, after going through a divorce. He said he planned to take the trailer to Fremont County, where he owns property to build a home on. He spent $15
  • Afrocentric Store, Cultural Hub Continues After Ownership Change

    DENVER (CBS4) — Ron Simmons is planning on stepping down from his role at the Akente Express after the store has spent 30 years under his stewardship.(CBS)
    Now he has some parting wisdom for his successor.
    “Don’t change anything… Continue to spoil the clientele that came in here spoiled from the beginning. And you’ll be just fine,” said Simmons.
    During his time at the pan-African bodega, Simmons turned his shop into more than just a retail outlet — it b
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  • Colorado’s Arenado Out At Plate In Game-Ending Replay Reversal

    DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado was initially called safe when he tried to score on a bases-loaded pitch that bounced to the backstop, then was ruled out on a video review that ended a 9-7 win for the Chicago Cubs over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.
    Cubs star Kris Bryant left in the first inning after he was hit on the head with a 96 mph pitch from German Marquez. The ball made a loud sound as it hit off the underside of the flap of his helmet, and it was not immediately clear how much direct
  • 14 Blind Coloradans Participate In 2018 Cherry Creek Sneak Races

    DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) — Fourteen blind runners didn’t let their disability stop them from racing this morning.
    (CBS)
    For the eighth year in a row, the runners lined up alongside their sighted peers at the Cherry Creek Sneak in Denver.
    (CBS)
    This is the 37th year for the race.
    One runner we spoke with used to be sighted.
     
    (CBS)
    “When you’re running blind, you are just in your own world. You have the people and whatever you can hear around you, but you don’t have
  • Warming Up Before Next Moisture Maker

    By Dave Aguilera
    DENVER (CBS4) – On the weather map, there is a small cold front that will begin pushing into the Rockies on Monday. Ahead of the front Monday will be another windy day and warmer.
    Late on Monday as the next front moves thru there could be a few mountain snow showers and isolated showers and thunderstorms over the Front Range and eastern plains.
    This little storm system may deliver a little snow for the Tuesday morning drive along with colder temperatures for Tuesday.Meteor
  • Southwest Flight 1380: 22 Minutes Of Terror

    (CNN) — Southwest Flight 1380 was above southeastern Pennsylvania, about 20 minutes into its journey, when it happened.
    A fan blade, spinning at thousands of revolutions per minute in the engine beneath the aircraft’s left wing, broke loose.
    The titanium alloy blade careened through the turbine engine and protective cowling with devastating force. The cowling came apart and plummeted toward Blue Marsh Lake, some 5 miles below.
    Within seconds, a piece of the engine hurt
  • Mayor Hancock Sticks Up For Denver Post: ‘It’s Important For Democracy’

    (CNN Money) — The Denver Post has been tough on Mayor Michael Hancock.
    The paper’s editorial staff said he’s guilty of an “incredible breach of public trust” after he admitted to sending lewd text messages to a female police detective assigned to protect him.
    But now Hancock is arguing the Denver Post must be saved.
    He is decrying years of job cuts that have forced The Post to scale back news coverage. He’s asking: “What can we do, as a go
  • Teen’s Hard Work Pays Off In Major (League) Way

    By Michael Abeyta
    DENVER (CBS4) — Sunday at Coors Field was one of the biggest games of the early season for the Rockies, and one boy worked extra hard to earn some primo seats.
    Thirteen-year-old Brayden Tate loves baseball.
    “Oh, it’s my favorite sport by a lot,” Brayden says.
    His father Damian Tate can back that up.
    “It’s baseball everything,” Damian Tate said. “He knows stats of every Major League Baseball player. He knows their positions they pl
  • Girl Gives Up Birthday Gifts To Help 4-Year-Old With Rare Brain Cancer

    By Joel Hillan
    DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) — Logan Wilson is about to turn 12 and she has decided to use her birthday to help another in need.
    “I read a book that inspired me and the main message was to choose to matter,” said Logan.
    ‘Choose to Matter’ is the book by two-time Olympic gold medalist Julie Foudy that inspired Logan, so did the story of a very special 4-year-old girl.
    In June, Piper Waneka was diagnosed with a rare cancerous brain tumor.
    Piper Waneka and her m
  • Rockies Place Carlos Gonzalez On 10-Day DL

    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have placed outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 10-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain.
    The Rockies also announced that outfielder Gerardo Parra has dropped his appeal and began serving a four-game suspension Sunday for his part in a bench-clearing brawl against San Diego on April 11.
    Gonzalez was injured diving for a ball in right field in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, and the roster move was retroactive to Thursday.
    Manager Bud Black says Gonzalez
  • Man And Woman Found Shot To Death In Car

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) — A man and a woman were found dead in a car in Colorado Springs on Saturday night.
    At about 9:20 PM, the Colorado Springs Police Department received a call of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Bergamo Way and Gold Camp Road.
    When officers arrived in the area, they discovered the pair inside the vehicle with apparent gunshot wounds. The Colorado Springs Fire Department confirmed the deaths.
    The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Secti
  • Unarmed Customer Disarms Waffle House Shooter

    (CNN) — As soon as he heard the gunshots, James Shaw Jr. bolted and hid in a restroom. But he didn’t lose sight of the gunman.
    And the moment the shooter paused, police said, Shaw decided to ambush him.
    That heroic act by a customer saved countless lives at a Nashville-area Waffle House, where a seminude gunman killed four people early Sunday morning.
    “He saw the gunman looking at his rifle. At that point, the shots had stopped,” Metro Nashville police spokesman Don
  • Gun Rights Activists Rally In Boulder

    By Dillon Thomas
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Hundreds of advocates for gun ownership, and freedom, lined the streets of Boulder Saturday to speak out against the city council.
    (CBS)
    Those who attended the rally said the City of Boulder’s recent proposal to create further gun laws infringes on their rights.
    The city has discussed creating a ban for bump stocks, semiautomatic assault weapons, and large capacity magazines. The liberal-leaning municipality discussed taking the measure to a v
  • Glendale Raptors Defeat Austin 41-26 In Pro Rugby Season Opener

    GLENDALE, Colo. (CBS4) — The Glendale Raptors opened their 2018 slate with a 41-26 victory Saturday against Austin Elite Rugby at Infinity Park.
    Austin took an early 7-0 lead, but tries from Glendale’s Connor Cook, John Quill, and Ben Landry and Will Magie’s subsequent conversions pushed the Raptors to a 24-7 advantage at the break.
    The Raptors built on their lead with touch downs from Maximo de Achaval and Harley Davidson in the second half before the team was dealt
  • Stapleton Name Change Discussion Heating Up

    By Melissa Garcia
    DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) – Concerned community members gathered at a room in Stapleton to talk about whether the name of the neighborhood should be changed.
    Stapleton, built on the old Stapleton Airport, has a name that dates back to 1923. That’s the year in which Benjamin Stapleton was first elected as Denver’s mayor. Historians said Stapleton did a lot for the community but was also a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
    Denverites weighed in on the name of the east Denv
  • 4 Killed In Waffle House Shooting; Police Searching For Gunman

    ANTIOCH, Tenn. (CNN) — Four people are dead and four others are injured after a shooting at a Waffle House in Tennessee early Sunday morning.
    Police are still looking for the suspect, identified as 29-year old Travis Reinking of Treemont, Illinois. He was last seen walking south down Murfreesboro Pike with black pants and no shirt.
    Travis Reinking, 29, is a person of interest in a shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House on April 22, 2018. (CNN)
    According to police at the scene, a white man, w
  • Man Attacked By Bear In Colorado Bitten By Shark In Hawaii

    POIPU,Hawaii (CBS4) – A man who survived being attacked by a bear in Colorado less than a year ago was bitten by a shark in Hawaii this week.
    Hawaii News Now reports that Dylan McWilliams was swimming off Kauai’s south shore on Thursday when he felt something bite down on his leg.
    “I was looking around and saw a bunch of blood,” McWilliams was quoted as saying.
    McWilliams told reporters he saw a shark swimming just underneath him and swam as fast as he could back to
  • Missing Toddler Found Safe; AMBER Alert Cancelled

    BRIGHTON, Colo. (CBS4) – A toddler who was missing from the Denver area has been found safe, according to Brighton Police Department.
    The 18-month-old girl is now with family members, police said.
    The Colorado Bureau of Investigation issued an Amber Alert early Sunday morning.
    Madilynn Ronquillo was believed to be with her mother, a 28-year-old woman named Brittany Claudine Martinez. Martinez is from Rio Rancho, New Mexico.
    Madilynn Ronquillo and Brittany Martinez (credit: Brighton Po
  • Anderson Throws Six Strong Innings, Rockies Beat Cubs 5-2

    DENVER (AP) — Tyler Anderson has had plenty of success on the mound in his young career, so he was happy to contribute at the plate.
    And he didn’t need to swing to help the Colorado Rockies rebound against the Chicago Cubs.
    Anderson pitched six strong innings and drew a key walk in a five-run fifth inning that led the Rockies to a 5-2 win over Chicago on Saturday night.
    Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson of the Colorado Rockies throws in the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Coor
  • Amber Alert: Toddler Missing In Northern Denver Area

    BRIGHTON, Colo. (CBS4) – The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert after a toddler went missing in the Denver metro area.
    Madilynn Ronquillo is a one and a half year old and was described as being whie with brown eyes and brown hair. Police say she may be with a woman named Brittany Martinez traveling in a 2010 silver or gray Toyota Corolla. The car has New Mexico license plates LRW802.civil authority has issued A CHILD ABDUCTION EMERGENCY for the following counties or

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