• Jokic Establishing Himself As Player Nuggets Can Build Around

    DENVER (CBS4) – Young Nuggets center Nikola Jokic is quickly becoming a superstar.
    Jokic is averaging 29 points and 12 boards during a run of four straight double-doubles.Take Our PollJokic is only 21, and has been getting more playing time lately as center Jusuf Nurkic’s time on the court has been decreasing.
    Denver is reportedly shopping Nurkic with the trade deadline approaching.
  • Officer-Involved Shooting Under Investigation In Fort Collins

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Fort Collins say there has been an officer-involved shooting there.
    (credit: Fort Collins Police)
    The incident happened in a residential area of the city on Hastings Drive near the intersection with Dunbar Avenue.
    So far it’s not clear who may have been injured in the incident and how severe injuries may have been.Officer-involved shooting being investigated on Hastings Dr. More info as it becomes available. Thank you for your patience.
  • Officer-Involved Shooting Occurs In Fort Collins

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Fort Collins say there has been an officer-involved shooting there.
    The incident happened in a residential area of the city on Hastings Drive near the intersection with Dunbar Avenue.
    So far it’s not clear who may have been injured in the incident and how severe injuries may have been.Officer-involved shooting being investigated on Hastings Dr. More info as it becomes available. Thank you for your patience.
    — Fort Collins Police (@FCPolice
  • Enormous Crowd Gathers In Civic Center Park For Women’s March

    DENVER (CBS4) – Tens of thousands of women from across Colorado are gathering in Civic Center Park in Denver Saturday for a solidarity march.
    (credit: CBS)
    The “Women’s March on Denver” is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday.Event organizers said the event would not take the tone of a protest of the new presidential administration. However, they said the rally would be an event which calls for social justice for women.
    Lauren Casteel, CEO of The Wome
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  • Latest Forecast: Slightly Cooler In Denver With Big Mtn Snow

    By Dave Aguilera
    DENVER (CBS4) – Welcome to the weekend!
    Another storm system is moving into the central Rockies from the Southwest. This system will zip across southern sections of the state producing more heavy snow for the mountains over the next 24 hours. At the same time cooler temps will be the norm over the Denver metro area with partly cloudy skies. There is a slight chance for a few flurries from Castle Rock down to the Monument Hill area late in the afternoon. But, overall most m
  • Peyton Manning Helps Tennessee With Search For AD

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Former Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is part of a search committee helping the University of Tennessee in its search for an athletic director.
    Tennessee announced Friday that it has hired the Turnkey Sports and Entertainment search firm to assist the school as it seeks a replacement for Dave Hart, who said in August he would be stepping down.
    School officials also announced that incoming chancellor Beverly Davenport has assembled a separate search committee to
  • Police Search For 4 Convenience Store Robbers

    By Jeff ToddAURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Aurora police are hoping for help after at least two early morning robberies of convenience stores.
    The first robbery happened around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday. Four teens, all heavily disguised, rushed into the store.
    The first was in a face mask and a black hoodie. The next also with a face mask and grey hoodie.(credit: Aurora Police)
    A shorter suspect with a T-shirt wrapped around his head was wearing a light blue sweat shirt.
    The fourth suspect dressed in jean
  • What Killed Geese, Ducks Under Investigation

    By Lauren DiSpirito
    LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)– Federal agencies have launched an investigation to determine what has contaminated the water in a Lakewood retention pond, killing more than a dozen geese and ducks and sickening at least three more.
    (credit: CBS)
    Friday, authorities with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Lakewood police and animal control, and West Metro Fire Rescue barri
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  • Trump Polls Inaugural Ball Crowd On Twitter Use

    WASHINGTON (CBS4) – President Donald Trump asked the crowd at the second of three inaugural balls he’s attending whether he should “keep the Twitter going?”
    The crowd roared in apparent approval.
    Trump said his all-hours tweeting to his more than 20 million followers is “a way of bypassing dishonest media.”
    He spoke with first lady Melania Trump by his side. She wore an ivory column gown.
    “Now,” he added, “the fun begins.”
    The first cou
  • Evacuations Ordered After Natural Gas Leak

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– A natural gas leak in Weld County prompted a reverse 911 call and an evacuation order on Friday afternoon.
    The natural gas leak was reported just after 3:30 p.m. between Weld County Roads 18 and 20 at Weld County Road 41.Crews from Hudson Fire Department were the initial responding agency.A reverse 911 call went out to all residents within a one-mile radius ordering evacuations.No injuries were reported.What caused the natural gas leak is being investigated.
  • Trump Protesters Cause Traffic Delays

    DENVER (CBS4)– Dozens of President Trump protesters took to the streets on Friday night just hours after the inauguration.(credit: CBS)
    The protesters started with a small group at the state Capitol on Friday evening. Some carried signs. (credit: CBS)
    The crowd began to grow in size and then was on the move making their way from Civic Center Park to Interstate 25 and Colfax Avenue. (credit: CBS)Copter4 flew over the protests on Friday night (credit: CBS)
  • ‘Drunk, High, Cocaine-Using Texter’ Sentenced To 20 Years For Deadly Crash

    By Melissa GarciaDOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A judge handed down a 20-year prison sentence to the drunk driver who hit and killed a couple in Franktown.
    Athina Munoz, 28, pleaded guilty in October 2016 to two counts of vehicular homicide.
    Athina L. Munoz (credit: Douglas County Sheriff)
    In Friday’s sentencing hearing, prosecutors said Munoz was over three times the legal limit, and was also high on marijuana and texting at the time of the crash.
    Brian Lehner, 58, and his wife Jacq
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  • Latest Forecast: A Snowy Weekend for the Mountains; Dry In Denver

    By Ed Greene
    DENVER (CBS4) – Scattered snow showers or freezing drizzle just scattered around the metro area early this morning – heavier snow was found to the east.Skies even cleared during the afternoon hours over Denver as the high rose to 45 at the airport and 47 degrees downtown. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories continue for most mountain locations until early Sunday morning.
    For Denver expect a fairly seasonal weekend: partly cloudy skies on Saturday with a h
  • A Snowy Weekend for the Mountains; Dry In Denver

    By Ed Greene
    DENVER (CBS4) – Scattered snow showers or freezing drizzle just scattered around the metro area early this morning – heavier snow was found to the east. Skies even cleared during the afternoon hours over Denver as the high rose to 45 at the airport and 47 degrees downtown. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories continue for most mountain locations until early Sunday morning.
    For Denver, expect a fairly seasonal weekend: partly cloudy skies on Saturday with a
  • Raw Sewage Fills Church, Home; Bills, Questions Remain

    By Dillon Thomas
    DENVER (CBS4)– A church in Denver and a home next door continue to undergo repairs after a sewage backup that occurred the night of Christmas Eve.
    The Calvary Apostolic Church at 5900 E. Yale Ave and a home nearby were both submerged in more than one foot of raw sewage in December.
    (credit: CBS)
    Four weeks after the basements flooded, the Holly Hills Water and Sanitation board had not addressed reimbursement for damages caused by the flooding.
    Those involved, including hom
  • List of all the 2017 Presidential...

    Looking to get fancy for the inauguration? We have a list of all the balls!        
  • Ski chairlift modification likely...

    Officials at a small Colorado ski resort say an independent contractor's modifications to a chairlift likely caused a lurch that toppled a Texas woman 25 feet to her death.       
  • Crews work to remove snow, giant icicles

    A banner year for snow across much of Colorado's high country has created some unusually large icicles at Western State Colorado University in Gunnison.       
  • Parade Over, Celebration Switches To Balls

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The parade for newly sworn-in President Donald Trump is over, shifting the celebration to its third act — a trio of balls. Trump and first lady Melania are expected at all three.Two balls will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The third, the “Salute to Our Armed Services Ball,” will take place at the National Building Museum.
    The celebrations come after Trump was sworn in as the nation’s 45th president and the Senate confi
  • Ski Chairlift Modification Likely Caused Woman’s Fatal Fall

    DENVER (AP) — Officials at a small Colorado ski resort say an independent contractor’s modifications to a chairlift likely caused a lurch that toppled a Texas woman 25 feet to her death.
    Melissa Cipriani, CEO of Granby Ranch, said in a news release Friday that the contractor modified the electrical drive/control system of the Quick Draw Express lift before the ski season. A Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board report says problems with that system “contributed to a rare dyna
  • Senate Confirms Kelly For Homeland Security Secretary

    WASHINGTON (CBS4) – The U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of General John Kelly (USMC, Ret.) as Secretary of Homeland Security on Friday.
    Senators voted 88-11 to approve President Donald Trump’s nominee. The lone senator who did not vote was Alabama Republican Senator Jeff Sessions, who was nominated for Attorney General.
    In a statement, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) said Kelly was a proven leader and would lead the department effectively.
    “In a time when Americans fear another d
  • Charitable element added to Brown Palace

    Downtown Denver's famous Brown Palace Hotel and Spa has added a charitable twist to its annual tradition of hosting the National Western Stock Show's Grand Champion Steer.       
  • Coloradan's long trip to women's march

    The Women’s March on Washington has brought people from across the country to America’s capital, and from around the world.       
  • 217 Arrested, 6 Officers Hurt In DC Protests

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump’s inaugural parade. At least 217 people were arrested for rioting while a burning limousine sent clouds of black smoke into the sky during Trump’s procession.
    Several spirited demonstrations unfolded peacefully at various security checkpoints near the Capitol as police helped t
  • Coroner IDs Transient Shot At Colorado Springs Residence

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — El Paso County officials have released the name of a transient who was shot to death at a residence in Colorado Springs.
    The coroner’s office says 37-year-old Donald Wayne Russell died Thursday morning.Police say he had entered the three story house that had been converted into apartments and was confronted by a tenant, who shot him.
    Under Colorado’s so-called “make my day” law, a resident can use deadly force against an intruder witho
  • Wells Fargo creates ethics office

    Wells Fargo & Co. says it has created an internal ethics office as it continues to grapple with the fallout from its bogus-accounts scandal.       
  • 4 CO companies named to GovTech 10 list

    Four Colorado companies have been recognized in Government Technology magazine's annual GovTech 100 list.       
  • High Tea Tradition With Grand Champion Steer Continues

    DENVER (CBS4)– The tradition of high tea with the Grand Champion Steer at the Brown Palace continued on Friday.The steer, named FU, is the National Western Stock Show Grand Champion. This is the 72nd year the Brown Palace has hosted the event where the prized bull is featured in the middle of the formal dining room.
    Fu was raised by 12-year-old Lillie Skiles of Dalhart, Texas. (credit: CBS)
    Skiles plans to use the money from her win to buy more cattle.Fu was featured in a pen with the Rese
  • John Elway Attends Trump Inauguration

    WASHINGTON (CBS4) – Broncos General Manager John Elway was spotted at President Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday.
    A lot.
    Several fans tweeted out photos with Elway when they saw him in the crowd, some saying they were sitting next to him.Sat by John Elway at the inauguration. Strongly suggested they draft Brian Hill. pic.twitter.com/kRSYQVDFby
    — Wyoming Tailgater (@WyoTailgater) January 20, 2017Bronco Exec John Elway reported at Presidential Inauguration today- seated in VIP
  • George Karl Doesn’t Hold Back In First Book

    DENVER (AP) — George Karl ambles into the Tattered Cover Bookstore for his first signing of his recently released “Furious George” memoir, and he looks refreshed, having dropped from near three bills to 230-some pounds.
    “I feel terrific,” said Karl, 65, who’s eating right, drinking less, sleeping more and generally enjoying a peaceful existence as a two-time cancer survivor taking what he hopes is just a brief respite from the stress of NBA coaching.
    “I
  • President Obama’s Photographer Captured His White House Farewell

    WASHINGTON (CBS4) – Former White House Chief Photographer Pete Souza may no longer hold the position, but that’s not stopping him from snapping former President Barack Obama as he steps away from the spotlight.
    As President Obama left Washington Friday after the inauguration of Donald Trump, Obama flew on Executive One (the code name for any aircraft when the president is not on board) over the National Mall and the White House.
    Souza captured the moment and posted it to his new
  • Woman Who Admitted To Forging Signatures Sentenced

    DENVER (CBS4)– A woman who admitted to forging multiple names and signatures on Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jon Keyser’s election petition has been sentenced to four years probation.Maureen Marie Moss was charged with 34 counts of forgery. The charges allege that between Feb. 24 and March 31, Moss submitted at least 34 forged signatures to her employer, Keyser. Those signatures were then submitted to the Colorado Secretary of State. Jon Keyser (credit: CBS)
    Keyser faced Jack Gra
  • Senate Confirms Gen. Mattis As Secretary of Defense

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Republican-led Senate has voted to confirm James Mattis to be President Donald Trump’s defense secretary.
    Senators cleared the retired Marine general’s nomination Friday.
    New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who challenged the idea of a former military leader in a civilian job, voted “no.” Republicans pushed for fast approval to ensure the post wouldn’t be empty even for a brief amount of time after Trump’s swearing-in.
    Mattis wil
  • Person Killed In Highway 285 Rollover Crash Identified

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Lakewood say the woman killed in a rollover crash on Highway 285 at Kipling on Wednesday morning has been identified as Jessica Prue, 31.
    (credit: CBS)
    Police say she struck another vehicle. The driver of that vehicle was hurt and rushed to the hospital.
    (credit: CBS)
    Investigators are working to determine what led up to the crash but do not believe drugs or alcohol were involved.
    (credit: CBS)
  • Pink hats made for Women's March

    Blue yarn, orange yarn, yellow yarn, green yarn—any color you can think of, Fancy Tiger Crafts in Denver has got it. But there’s one color they’re running short on.       
  • Confrontation Near Parade Route Escalates, Pepper Spray Used

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump’s inaugural parade. Scores were arrested for trashing property and attacking officers while a burning limousine sent clouds of black smoke into the sky during Trump’s procession.
    Several spirited demonstrations unfolded peacefully at various security checkpoints near the Capito
  • Woman who killed 2 bikers

    DOUGLAS COUNTY – A 28-year-old woman who admitted to texting, drinking and smoking pot prior to killing two bikers is being sentenced Friday in Douglas County court.       
  • Keidel: NFL Championships All About Offense

    By Jason Keidel
    Maybe college basketball coined the phrase Final Four, but it’s hard to find a more eclectic or electric slate of football teams playing on Sunday. The winners, of course, punch their tickets to the Super Bowl in Houston.
    Unlike last year, when Denver’s monolithic defense carried Peyton Manning to a glowing sunset, this year’s gridiron quartet is fueled by pyrotechnic passing and overall offense. The Patriots are the only team that flaunts a decent overall defen
  • Donald Trump is now president

    Donald Trump, assuming the mantle of 45th president of the United States on Friday, pledged in an often bleak, 16-minute address an "America first" administration that would take power from do-nothing politicians and return it to "forgotten" Americans.       
  • Sen. Gardner On Trump Inauguration: ‘Best Days Are Ahead’

    WASHINGTON (CBS4) – Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner says he would like to echo the call for unity delivered in President Donald Trump’s inaugural address on Friday.
    Trump said he will work to “heal our divisions” in his first speech as president.
    President Donald Trump raises a fist after his inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
    Gardner, Colorado’s junior senator and a Republican, attende
  • Trump Honored Clinton Came To Inaugural Lunch

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump — in brief remarks at his inaugural lunch at the Capitol — says he was honored that Hillary Clinton, his rival in the White House race, came to the event.
    The bipartisan crowd of lawmakers and other dignitaries gave Clinton a standing ovation after Trump asked her to rise.WATCH: Trump acknowledges Bill, Hillary Clinton at luncheon, asking Hillary to "stand up"; "I have a lot of respect for those two people." pic.twitter.com/cYJPQyuq
  • Ailing George H.W. Bush, Barbara, Showing Improvement

    HOUSTON (AP) — Doctors removed former President George H.W. Bush’s breathing tube on Friday and he was breathing well on his own at a Houston hospital, his spokesman said.
    The tube was inserted Wednesday while the 92-year-old former president was being treated for pneumonia. Bush remains in intensive care at Houston Methodist Hospital but is comfortable, family spokesman Jim McGrath said.
    “He was extubated this morning, and is breathing well on his own with minimal supplemental
  • Teenager Killed Outside Strip Club Identified

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The person who died after being shot by a strip club security guard in Adams County was a Denver teenager.
    (credit: CBS)
    Authorities said on Friday that Luis Javalera Hinojos, 16, died early on Jan. 8 when he was hit by a gunshot.
    The incident took place at Players Club on Federal Boulevard near 67th Avenue.
    (credit: CBS)
    Deputies detained several people after the shooting, which was the third shooting incident at that location in the last year and a half.
    Adam
  • 3 trooper deaths, what's next for CSP

    LAKEWOOD – The hope of the Colorado State Patrol chief is not special or different from others in his position – he would like to stop burying his men and women.       
  • Confrontations Break Out Between Trump Supporters, Protesters In Denver

    DENVER (CBS4) – Tension was in the air on Friday in Denver when a group of protesters who marched through downtown to the state Capitol came face to face with Donald Trump supporters.
    (credit: CBS)
    The events took place while the inauguration of the new president was taking place in Washington Friday morning.
    Trump supporters were handing out small, handheld American flags to people. One of the 200 or 300 protesters who were marching took one of the flags and burned it.
    (credit: CBS)
    Yelli
  • 2017 NBA All-Star Game Starting Lineups

    By Rahul Lal
    The NBA All-Star Game starting lineups were announced Thursday evening and instantly drew reactions from fans across the country. Some were positive, but the majority gravitated toward Russell Westbrook being snubbed despite averaging a triple-double 44 games into the season. Other interesting non-starters, such as Joel Embiid and Zaza Pachulia, would’ve been voted in but for a change in traditional fan voting. Neither Embiid nor Pachulia were named starters.
    So who
  • Dropout Rates Decrease In Denver Schools

    DENVER (CBS4) – The state of Colorado has released graduation and drop out rates for schools in districts across the state.
    In Denver Public Schools, the state’s largest school district, administrators say the rates aren’t quite where they’d like them to be, but they are moving in the right direction.The district says it saw a dropout rate decrease during the 2015/2016 school year. The rate went down from 4.6 percent to 4 percent.
    The district also says the on-time gradua
  • Donald Trump: 45th president

    Donald Trump, assuming the mantle of 45th president of the United States on Friday, pledged an "America first" administration that would take power from do-nothing politicians and return it to "forgotten" Americans.       

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