• Uranus Smells Like Rotten Eggs, Scientists Confirm

    CBS Local – Uranus has been the butt of many jokes over the years. It likely won’t get any easier for the seventh planet in our solar system as a new report has confirmed that Uranus likely reeks of — what else? Bad gas.The Details:Researchers say Uranus emits odor comparable to rotten eggs
    Upper atmosphere of planet contains hydrogen sulfide, responsible for stench
    Discovery made using Hawaii’s Gemini North telescope
    Researchers at the University of Oxford confirmed
  • Injured Veteran Receives First Total Penis, Scrotum Transplant

    BALTIMORE (CBS Local) – The Johns Hopkins reconstructive surgery team has successfully performed the first total penis and scrotum transplant in the world.
    The transplant recipient is a veteran who sustained injuries in Afghanistan. He is expected to be discharged from the hospital this week after recovering from the 14-hour surgery back on March 26.
    “We are hopeful that this transplant will help restore near-normal urinary and sexual functions for this young man,” W.P. An
  • Gunman With Ties To Colorado Arrested In Waffle House Shooting

    (CBS4)– The man wanted for opening fire at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville lived in Colorado. Travis Reinking was arrested around noon on Monday and he had a Colorado driver’s license, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department.
    BREAKING:Murder suspect Travis Reinking is in custody.Arrested moments ago. pic.twitter.com/WwuDCXDCGQ
    — Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) April 23, 2018Reinking, 29, has been accused of shooting six people over the weekend at a Nashvil
  • Colorado Senate President Won’t Seek Resignation Of Lawmaker

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s Republican Senate president says he won’t ask a GOP lawmaker to resign over new allegations of sexual harassment.
    Sen. Kevin Grantham said Monday he’s still reviewing an independent report that deemed credible claims by eight people that Sen. Randy Baumgardner created a hostile working environment toward women.
    KUNC-FM reported details of the new investigation Monday.Sen. Randy Baumgardner (R) Hot Sulphur Springs (credit: CBS)
    Baumgardner has deni
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  • Keidel: Should The Giants Pick Saquon Barkley?

    By Jason Keidel
    Even the most ardent football fans must be suffering from some form of mock draft fatigue.
    With the real NFL Draft coming this week, we’ve seen every projection, permutation and computation. Every pundit on the planet has thrown down on this QB-fertile occasion, which will start on Thursday in Dallas, at AT&T Stadium.
    It’s fitting that something so massive and festive should be hosted at Jerry’s World, where football and fantasy are fused for eight Sundays e
  • Some Lawmakers Want To Punish Teachers Who Strike

    DENVER (CBS4)– Some state lawmakers want to punish teachers who go on strike. A bill introduced in the state Senate would hold teachers legally liable if a strike happens.The measure authorizes school districts to seek an injunction from the district court in cases of a strike.The bill also bans the school district from paying teachers while they’re on strike and directs districts to fire teachers without a hearing if they’re found in contempt.In addition to losing their jobs,
  • Sakic: 1-Year Extension For Avs Head Coach Jared Bednar

    By Michael SpencerDENVER (CBS4)– Colorado Avalanche Executive Vice President/General Manager Joe Sakic addressed the media on Monday to close out the 2017-2018 season.The big news was the announcement of a one-year extension for head coach Jared Bednar. The Avs and Bednar initially agreed to a three-year deal to star the 2016-2017 season and last week the two sides agreed to a one-year extension which will keep Bednar with the Avs through the 2019-2020 season.
    “He’s done an ama
  • Van Hits Pedestrians In Toronto; Police Investigating As ‘Mass Casualty’ Incident

    TORONTO, Ontario (CBS) — A van struck eight to 10 pedestrians Monday afternoon in north Toronto and fled the scene, Canadian police said. Authorities said the van and has been found and the driver was in custody. Police Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu said authorities do not yet know the cause or reason for the collision.
    U.S. law enforcement sources told CBS News that the incident appears to be a deliberate act.The van struck the pedestrians in a busy intersection in the north-central part of
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  • Kids Praised For Stopping Game, Kneeling For Funeral Procession

    FRANKLINTON, LA (CBS Local) – A group of young men in Louisiana weren’t seeking any attention during their pickup basketball game; however, a small sign of respect has made them social media stars.
    The group was playing on Franklinton Junior High School’s outdoor court on April 20 when a funeral procession began to pass by. What the boys did next caught the attention of sisters Lynn Bienvenu and Johannah Stroud, who were both part of the procession for their cousin.
    &
  • Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Sleep On Broncos 2017 Draft Class

    By Chad Jensen
    (247 SPORTS) – I look forward to the “Broncos Draft Rewind” series Mile High Huddle publishes, which breaks down each of Denver’s Draft selections one year removed. One year is almost never enough to time to be able to absolutely grade or evaluate a young player, or how good the Draft pick was for Denver, but it’s enough for us to pick up on patterns and project ahead.
    Garett Bolles (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
    Last season, the Broncos received v
  • Do Plastic Surgery Game Apps Send Wrong Message To Children?

    (CNN) — Plastic surgery isn’t a game, but some apps have turned it into one for kids.
    Children can simulate procedures such as liposuction, nose jobs, lip fillers and double-eyelid surgery using such apps.
    They are directed at children, featuring bright colors and cartoon characters.
    “This type of app is often free, which is often something parents look for first,” said Christine Elgersma, senior editor for parent education at Common Sense Media, a nonprofit that addresse
  • Diet Soda, Sweeteners Can Still Cause Diabetes, Study Finds

    CBS Local – Although many people think diet soda is a healthier option than other sugary drinks, a new study has found that having beverages using artificial sweeteners can still lead to diabetes and obesity.
    Researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin say a study of rats has revealed that artificial sweeteners, commonly used in zero-calorie sodas, actually did as much harm to the body as a high-sugar diet. “We also observed that replacing these sugars with non-c
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  • 20 Great Gifts For Star Trek Fans

    By Mark G. McLaughlin
    Star Trek has been going strong for over half a century. Those who saw “TOS” (The Original Series) when it aired in the late 1960s are the only true “Trekkies,” according to Denise Crosby, a filmmaker, documentarian and fan favorite (she appeared on Star Trek: Next Generation as Lt. Tasha Yar). Everyone else, as she explains in her films Trekkies and Trekkies 2, are “Trekkers.” Whether they loved the original series or discovered it throu
  • This Week In Golf: Landry Wins Valero Texas Open With Steady Play

    By Sam McPherson
    In January, Andrew Landry just missed winning his first PGA Tour event when he lost on the fourth hole of sudden death to Spain’s Jon Rahm at the CareerBuilder Challenge in Palm Springs, California. On Sunday in San Antonio at the Valero Texas Open, however, Landry made sure there would be no playoff, as he shot a closing-round 68 to finish 17-under par and clinch that elusive first Tour victory.
    Landry was the only golfer in the tournament to card all four rounds in the 6
  • 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
  • Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Taxes For Special Districts

    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Supreme Court has upheld the legality of sales taxes that are collected by two special districts in metropolitan Denver.
    Monday’s ruling came in a lawsuit filed by a taxpayer advocacy group in 2013. It sued the Regional Transportation District and a cultural district for allegedly violating Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights.
    TABOR requires voter approval for any tax hike.
    The legislature in 2013 allowed RTD and the cultural district to collec
  • Several Southern States Observing Confederate Memorial Day

    (CNN) — It’s been nearly 153 years since the Confederate Army surrendered to Union forces, ending the American Civil War.
    Some Southern states still commemorate those who died fighting for secession from the United States over slavery and states’ rights.
    State government offices are closed today in Mississippi and Alabama for Confederate Memorial Day.
    In Georgia the day has been called “State Holiday” since 2015, when Confederate Memorial Day and Robert E. Lee&rsquo
  • Southwest Airlines Passengers Delayed At DIA

    DENVER (CBS4)– Southwest Airlines passengers flying out of Denver International Airport may be facing some delays or cancellations as the airline continues inspections in the aftermath of last week’s engine explosion.At DIA on Monday morning, a flight to San Diego was delays and a flight to Kansas City was cancelled. It was unclear whether the flight delay or cancellation was directly related to the inspections, but Southwest planes across the country are undergoing additional inspec
  • Four Presidents Come Together To Pay Tribute To Barbara Bush

    (CNN) — A touching photograph of several generations of presidents paying tribute to the late Barbara Bush is being warmly and widely circulated on social media.
    The remarkable photo features four former presidents — Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George H. W. Bush — along with first lady Melania Trump and former first ladies Michelle Obama, Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton.
    The photo, taken Saturday by Paul Morse, a former White House photographer for George W. B
  • Ex-NFL Kicker Jay Feely Says He Held Gun In Prom Picture As A ‘Joke’

    ARIZONA (CBS Local) – A former NFL kicker has apologized after sparking controversy by posing with a handgun in his daughter’s prom picture.
    Jay Feely, who played for six NFL teams in his 14-year career, posted the picture on Twitter in which the pro athlete stood between his daughter and her prom date while holding the pistol. The father added “#BadBoys,” reportedly in reference to a scene in the movie “Bad Boys 2” where Martin Lawrence and Will Smi
  • 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
  • Top five players for Broncos at No. 5

    With the start of the NFL Draft now inside 80 hours away, no trade has materialized. So there is a possibility the Broncos will stand pat and select a player with their No. 5 pick.        
  • 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
  • CBS Sports 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 5 p.m. Mountain Time.
    A
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • WATCH: 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
  • 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

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