• 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
  • Mom: Helicopter Crash’s Sole Survivor Distraught

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The mother of the lone survivor of a New Mexico helicopter crash that killed five people, including a Zimbabwe opposition leader, says her daughter is distraught.
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    Her voice breaking, Martha Cobb told The Associated Press on Thursday that her 39-year-old daughter, Andra, said she escaped the helicopter and passed at least one body on the ground before it burst into flames.
    The co-pilot was Andra Cobb’s father, Paul, and her longtime partner, Charles Bur
  • Authorities Raid 3 Illegal Marijuana Grows

    FALCON, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say they seized marijuana, guns and cash after raiding three illegal growing operations in a rural area northeast of Colorado Springs.
    The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office says 175 plants, 5 pounds of processed marijuana, two firearms and $5,000 in cash were taken during the Wednesday raids near Falcon.
    Authorities say one person was arrested and one of the guns was stolen.
    Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Jacqueline Kirby told The Gazette that a pri
  • $15,000 Reward Offered In Teen’s Murder

    BAILEY, Colo. (CBS4) – The reward continues to grow for information that could help authorities track down the person who murdered a teenager last month.
    Maggie Long, 17, was last seen on Dec. 1, the same day her family’s home in Bailey caught fire.
    Maggie Long (credit: Facebook)
    The fire at the home at 3763 Park County Road 43 is being investigated as arson.
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    Initially, the Park County Sheriff’s Department said no human remains were found in the home. A week
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  • Bomb Squad Finds Evidence Of Explosives At Mobile Home Fire

    FEDERAL HEIGHTS, Colo. (CBS4)– A family of four has been forced out of their home after their neighbor allegedly told investigators that he started the fire on purpose.Copter4 flew over the burning mobile home in Federal Heights on Wednesday afternoon where smoke was pouring out of the windows. (credit: CBS)
    Police arrested Steven Truetken at the scene. He is accused of pouring gasoline on the home and setting it on fire. He also allegedly set fire to his own home.Investigators also say he
  • ‘Join Us’: Women’s March Organizers Encourage All To Participate

    By Britt Moreno
    DENVER (CBS4)– Denver is preparing for the second Women’s March through downtown Denver on Saturday. Organizers say this march is for everyone who values equality for all or for anyone who has felt marginalized or oppressed.
    Last year 150,000 people made their way from Civic Center Park through the streets of downtown Denver. It was one of the largest in the nation.
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    This year, organizers are prepared for 200,000 to take part.
    Jolie Brawner, one of the or
  • 3 Coloradans, 2 Texans Killed In Helicopter Crash

    RATON, New Mexico (CBS4/AP) – Five people have died and one was seriously injured after a helicopter crashed in northern New Mexico. Three of the people killed in the crash were from Colorado.
    Lt. Elizabeth Armijo of the New Mexico State Police says six people were aboard the helicopter Wednesday evening when it went down in a mountainous area. No additional information was immediately available about the circumstances of the crash.
    The helicopter crashed in “extremely remote”
  • Phoenix Police: Double-Killing Suspect Tied To 7 More Deaths

    PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix-area police have evidence linking a 35-year-old man already charged with killing his mother and stepfather to seven additional homicides that occurred in a three-week span late last year, officials said Thursday.
    Cleophus Cooksey knew some of the victims but investigators are still trying to determine motives for at least some of the killings, according to police officials in Phoenix, Glendale and Avondale.
    A number of details were withheld by police who cited the on
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  • ROH Champion Silas Young Expects To Re-Sign Following WWE Joke

    By Chuck Carroll
    When a champion in a rival promotion hints at signing with WWE, people take notice. Such was the case when Ring of Honor World Television Champion Silas Young tweeted recently that his contract had expired and he was looking for “something to do in Orlando.” The host city of last year’s WrestleMania just so happens to be the home of the WWE Performance Center, the first stop for wrestlers on their journey to the bright lights of Monday Night RAW or SmackDown Li
  • Lawyer: OJ Simpson Is Golfing a Lot, Staying In Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson is not planning to move from Nevada to Florida like he told state parole officials before he was released in October from Nevada state prison, his Las Vegas lawyer said Thursday.
    The 70-year-old former football hero, acquitted murder defendant and armed robbery inmate has not filed paperwork with parole officials to move to a different state, attorney Malcolm LaVergne said.
    “Mr. Simpson has no immediate plans to return to Florida,” LaVergne told Th
  • Parents Of 13 Children Charged With Years Of Torture, Abuse

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The parents of 13 siblings who were allegedly held in captivity in their family’s Southern California home were charged Thursday with committing years of torture and abuse that left their children malnourished, undersized and with cognitive impairments.
    “Severe, emotional, physical abuse,” Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin said in announcing numerous charges against David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49. “This is d
  • Broncos To Coach Mayfield And Allen In Senior Bowl

    By Michael SpencerDENVER (CBS4) – The Senior Bowl rosters were announced on Thursday, and the Broncos coaching staff will get to coach some of the top quarterback prospects in the NFL Draft next week in Mobile, Alabama.
    Baker Mayfield (credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
    Oklahoma quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield will be on the north team, as will Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen and Washington State quarterback Luke Falk.
    Josh Allen (credit: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
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  • Saga Over Illegally-Parked Home Drags On In Loveland

    LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – A Loveland woman has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to get a half-built house and the truck it’s sitting on off of her property.
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    The house has been parked in front of Mountain View Farm since Labor Day weekend. There may have initially been agreement to have it there temporarily, but the owner now wants it gone, and the dispute has now grown into a legal fight.
    “We hear excuses. We’ve been living with excuses,” said Loveland May
  • Ski Town Mourns ‘Perplexing’ Death Of A Local Legend

    VAIL, Colo. (CBS4) – Members of the Vail community are responding with shock and sadness to the news of the death of a popular local resident.
    Maldwyn Zang (credit: CBS)
    “Maldy” George Zang’s body was spotted by a skier near the Vail ski resort on Tuesday. Police are looking into surveillance video near where he was found. They believe bitter cold played a factor in the death but so far the exact cause of death hasn’t been determined.
    Zang worked at the bar Bart &am
  • Olympic Gymnasts Face Team Doctor Who Sexually Abused Them

    LANSING, Mich. (CBS4/AP) — A medal-winning Olympic gymnast said Thursday that sexual assault by a Michigan sports doctor “left scars” in her mind that may never fade as a judge heard a third day of testimony from victims.Larry Nassar could be sentenced Friday in Lansing, Michigan.
    Larry Nassar appears in court to listen to victim impact statements prior to being sentenced on January 16, 2018 in Lansing, Michigan. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
    Since Tuesday, Judge Rosemarie
  • WATCH: Fisherman Captures Destruction Of His Boat By Distracted Boater

    CBS Local — An Oregon fisherman whose dramatic escape from an oncoming motorboat was caught on video is now suing the boater for $372,500 after allegations claim the driver was talking on a cell phone during the accident.
    Bryan Maess filed the lawsuit this month after the Hermiston police officer and two friends were forced to jump into the Columbia River to avoid being crushed by the speeding boat in August 2017. The GoPro video of the crash, submitted to the magazine Salmon Tro
  • This Week in College Basketball: Duke’s Bagley Plays Role Of Doctor, Pops Own Shoulder Back In

    By Steve Silverman
    Bagley plays role of orthopedist and fixes own shoulder
    It could have been a nasty injury when Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III was unable to move his shoulder early in Monday night’s game against Miami.
    He came out of the game as a result, and he quickly popped his own shoulder back into its socket. While that is difficult to do in most cases and can be quite painful, Bagley accomplished the feat without any problems and he was able to return to the game shortly after ge
  • iPhone Update Will Allow Users To Stop Battery Slowdown, Tim Cook Says

    CBS Local — After Apple was forced to apologize for intentionally slowing down the performance of older iPhones, the company’s CEO is now saying customers will soon have the choice to stop battery throttling for good.
    Tim Cook says a future iOS update will give older iPhone users the option to disable Apple’s ramping down of performance, which Apple claimed was done to improve power management and prevent unexpected shutdowns in many iPhone 6 models. Cook added t
  • Video: Drone Helps Rescue Teens Caught In Rip Tide

    NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia (CBS4) — A drone was used to help rescue two teens from drowning off the Australian coast Thursday.
    The New South Wales government said it is the world’s first rescue by a drone equipped with an inflatable flotation device.
    According to CNN affiliate 7 Network, the boys were caught in a rip tide and swept about 120 meters from shore.
    Lifeguards spotted the boys struggling and sent out the drone, called the Little Ripper Lifesaver.
    It took less than a minute
  • Colorado Named Second Best State To Retire In

    DENVER (CBS4) – A new report on the best U.S. states to retire in places Colorado at No. 2 overall.
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    The report, published this week on WalletHub, praises Colorado for being one of the healthiest states for retirees. It ranks Colorado as second best for “health care.”
    Colorado also got a No. 8 ranking for “quality of life” among the states. The “affordability” rank was right around the middle
  • Hospitals Teaming Up To Start Not-For-Profit Drug Company To Combat Drugmakers’ High Prices

    CBS Local — Fed up with the perceived underhanded business tactics of drugmakers and growing costs of generic medications, four hospitals are coming together to form their own not-for-profit drug company.
    In a Jan. 17 announcement by Intermountain Healthcare, the hospital network is teaming up with Ascension, SSM Health, and Trinity Health to combat rising prices of life-saving drugs. In their mission statement, Intermountain says they hope to provide patients with “an affo
  • Broncos ‘Looking Into’ Emmanuel Sanders Report

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – Officials with the Denver Broncos say they are aware of a report that wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has been cleared of wrongdoing in a sex assault investigation. The team said they are looking into the situation.
    Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders of the Denver Broncos on Nov. 19, 2017 in Denver. (credit: Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
    A report published on TMZ.com on Thursday states Sanders was accused of sex assault in Harris County, Texas. The report says the case
  • Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Fort Collins Woman

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) — Police have arrested a suspect in the murder of 41-year-old Kimberlee Graves.
    On Thursday, The Fort Collins Police Department announced Khalid White, 29, had been arrested.
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    Graves, a Fort Collins resident, was reported missing in early December. Police were unable to contact Graves, her car was gone, and her home appeared to have been ransacked.
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    Detectives found her car days later, abando
  • Still In The Running: Denver A Finalist For Amazon HQ2

    DENVER (CBS4) – Amazon has narrowed the list of cities for its second headquarters, and Denver is among the 20 cities that are being considered.
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    The list also includes New York, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Austin, Atlanta, Miami, and several other large cities.
    In November, the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation unveiled the proposal it sent to Amazon to be the HQ2 site. It highlighted the Mile High City’s talented workforce, high quality of life and accessibilit
  • US Marshal Killed, 2 Officers Shot In Pennsylvania

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A member of the U.S. Marshals Service was shot and killed early Thursday while serving a warrant, the mayor of Harrisburg said.
    Two other officers were also shot, including a Harrisburg police officer who “bravely returned fire and critically injured the gunman,” Mayor Eric Papenfuse said in a news release.
    York City Police said one of its officers was shot and was being treated at a hospital for what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.
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  • Colorado Flu Death Happened In Southern Colorado

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Officials in El Paso County say the young Colorado patient who died from the flu died in their county.
    The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment revealed on Wednesday that there was a pediatric death from the flu — the first of this season — but didn’t reveal where it happened.
    They said the patient, a child who was younger than 18, was old enough to be vaccinated but was not. That patient’s name hasn’t been reve
  • Wells Fargo Glitch Leaves Customers With Empty Bank Accounts

    CBS Local — Many Wells Fargo customers got a terrifying shock after finding their checking accounts drained due to a series of errors by the embattled bank. The Jan. 17 glitch reportedly emptied several customers’ accounts after processing their online bill payments twice and doubling transaction fees.
    According to CBS News, the banking error also triggered overdraft fees on many checking accounts as customers around the country were mistakenly informed they had a zero balance.
  • J.K. Simmons Talks Career & New Show

    For 20 years of his life, J.K. Simmons’s world revolved around the stage. The Academy Award winner began his career on Broadway and didn’t get into film and television until the mid 1990’s. One of the first films he did was alongside one of his idols Sidney Poitier. Simmons grew up loving Poitier’s work and worked with him in the 1997 film “The Jackal.” While the 63-year-old has been in countless noteworthy movies since like “La La Land,” “Wh
  • Motion-Activated Cameras Capture Animals Being Wild, Weird

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — How does a bighorn sheep say “cheese?”
    Some charismatic critters caught by motion-detecting wildlife cameras seem to know how to strike a pose. But it’s not just show business. As these devices get ever smaller, cheaper and more reliable, scientists across the U.S. are using them to document elusive creatures like never before.
    A camouflaged wildlife camera mounted to tree (credit: CBS)
    “There’s no doubt — it is an incredible tool t
  • Helicopter Crashes In New Mexico, Killing 5

    RATON, New Mexico (AP) – Five people have died and one was seriously injured after a helicopter crashed in northern New Mexico.
    Lt. Elizabeth Armijo of the New Mexico State Police says six people were aboard the helicopter Wednesday evening when it went down in a mountainous area but that no additional information was immediately available about the victims or circumstances of the crash.
    The helicopter crashed about 15 miles east of the small city of Raton near the Colorado state line.

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