• Fire Ignites At Car Recycling Shop

    DENVER (CBS4)– Fire investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire at a car recycling shop in Denver on Wednesday morning.
    The fire broke out at Stadium Auto Parts near Mile High Stadium.
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    The blaze caused a lot of smoke and it took firefighters about 40 minutes to get under control.
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    There is considerable damage to the building.
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  • Broncos Lose Guard Max Garcia To Knee Injury

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Left guard Max Garcia showed up at the Denver Broncos’ headquarters Friday with a sore left knee, something that initially seemed like a minor annoyance for a team preparing for two big offensive line changes already.
    Max Garcia (credit: Evan Semón/CBS)
    With right guard Connor McGovern preparing for his first NFL start at center and Elijah Wilkinson set to make his first pro start at right guard, Garcia went for an MRI.
    The result was devastating: a tor
  • Teen Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting Identified

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4)– The suspect who died after a shooting with deputies in Centennial on Thursday has been identified as Allen Fanning, 18.
    Fanning was shot by officers as he tried to drive away from a Big O Tires location at Arapahoe and Potomac. Deputies responded to the business on reports of a domestic violence incident.
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    A man and a woman were getting a tire repaired when a second man, later identified as Fanning, came in and chased the woman around a car, according
  • Archbishop Calls Out Regis University For Urging Staff To Support Drag

    DENVER (AP) – The Catholic archbishop of Denver called out Regis University’s provost for encouraging faculty to attend a student drag show.
    Archbishop Samuel Aquila (file photo credit: CBS)
    The Denver Post reports Provost Janet Houser of the Jesuit-Catholic university urged teachers to attend the show as a way of supporting LGBTQ students. Houser also suggested they avoid language that reinforces the gender binary — including saying “ladies and gentlemen.”
    Regis Un
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  • Broncos-Chargers Week 11 Matchup

    By Norm Elrod
    The usually competitive AFC West isn’t all that competitive this season. Going into Week 11, the Kansas City Chiefs (9-1) and San Diego Chargers (7-2) are running away with the division, while the Denver Broncos (3-6) and Oakland Raiders (1-8) seem to be running from it. The Chiefs and Chargers are likely playoff-bound, though, with tough matchups among both teams’ remaining games, seeding is far from determined. The Broncos remain mathematically alive for now, while th
  • Meat Producer Agrees To $4 Million Payment To Settle Labor Claims

    GREELEY, Colo. (AP) – The U.S. branch of the world’s largest meat producer will pay $4 million in back wages and other monetary relief as part of a consent decree settling allegations by federal labor officials.
    The Greeley Tribune reports the U.S. Department of Labor claimed in two actions that JBS USA discriminated based on race and gender against applicants for laborer positions at its facilities in Hyrum, Utah, and Cactus, Texas.
    The company with U.S. headquarters in Greeley, Col
  • When Things Go Sour In The NFL, QBs Often Are Changed

    NEW YORK (CBS4)– When things go sour, an NFL team’s fan base often points to two people: the guy calling plays on the sideline, and the man behind center trying to execute them.
    As we get deeper into the 2018 schedule, the futures of some coaches could be tied to how their quarterbacks have struggled — or outright flopped.
    Doug Marrone and Blake Bortles in Jacksonville? Perhaps.
    Vance Joseph and Case Keenum in Denver? Possibly.Case Keenum (credit: CBS)
    John Harbaugh and Joe Fla
  • Bag Drops Debut At DIA’s Pikes Peak And Mt. Elbert Shuttle Lots

    DENVER (CBS4) – Air travelers who leave their cars parked in one of the remote shuttle lots at Denver International Airport have a new option that should make their busy travel day a little easier.
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    Instead of having to lug suitcases onto the shuttle buses at the Pikes Peak Lot and the Mt. Elbert Lot and bring them in to the airline counter, travelers can now check their bags and get their boarding passes at the lots. It works like curbside checking and it’s a free servi
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  • Fantasy Football Week 11: Carson Wentz In For Big Day Against Saints?

    Ryan Mayer
    Much like the NFL itself, the fantasy football season is entering its playoff push. For fantasy owners, this is crunch time, which means the matchups for your players, or those you pick up off waivers, are incredibly important. As usual, we have our three friends from CBSSports.com joining us to break down the biggest starts and sits of the week at each of the skill positions.
    There are two games on the docket this week that the guys have their eye on in particular for potentially exp
  • David’s Bridal Is Filing For Bankruptcy, But They Say Your Dress Is Safe

    (CBS) — David’s Bridal confirmed bankruptcy suspicions in a statement on Thursday, ending a seemingly eternal will-they-won’t-they rumor cycle of restructuring. The debt-saddled discount wedding dress chain said the filing will come “very soon.” The chain has six stores in Colorado — in Aurora, Lone Tree, Westminster, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs and Grand Junction.
    The company plans to declare Chapter 11 bankruptcy, a type of filing that allows distres
  • Latest Colorado Weather Forecast: Fast Storm Arrives Tonight

    By Ashton Altieri
    DENVER (CBS4) – A big weather change is on the way to Colorado in the form of a strong cold front. It will arrive into our northern counties sometime between sunset and midnight.
    Light freezing drizzle and snow showers are expected to develop behind the front and last through the day on Saturday.
    Because there is the potential for some travel problems, especially early Saturday and again during the evening, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory
  • Drunk Driver Who Killed Passenger Gets 9 Years In Prison

    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — An Aurora man with two previous convictions related to drinking and driving has been sentenced to nine years in prison for driving drunk and causing a deadly crash in 2017. Dennis Flowers, 56, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide DUI and was given the maximum sentence allowed under the terms of his plea agreement.
    Dennis Flowers (Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office)
    Kyana Ingram, who was 22, was a passenger in the car and died from her injuries. Flo
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  • Hickenlooper Presents Last State Budget Request

    DENVER (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper has presented his last budget request as governor to lawmakers — one he says helps prepare the state for an eventual recession.
    John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)
    Hickenlooper spoke on Friday before the Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee. The bipartisan panel will use the proposal in fashioning a state budget for fiscal years 2019-2020 during next year’s legislative session.
    The governor’s $33.4 billion request is nearly 5 percent
  • 4 Keys To Broncos vs. Chargers Game

    By Justin Adams
    DENVER (CBS4) – The bye week is over and the Denver Broncos are finally back in action. The Orange and Blue will travel to Los Angeles to take on the Chargers who are on a six-game winning streak. The Broncos are looking for their first road win in the AFC West division since 2015. Here’s what they need to do to beat the red-hot Chargers.
    Melvin Gordon of the Los Angeles Chargers tries to evade a tackle at New Era Field on Sept. 16, 2018 in Buffalo. (credit: Tom Szcze
  • AP Source: Broncos Lose Guard Max Garcia To Knee Injury

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Denver Broncos left guard Max Garcia is out for the season because of a torn knee ligament, a person with knowledge of the injury said.
    (credit: Evan Semón/CBS)
    The person spoke on the condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because coach Vance Joseph was at practice and wouldn’t be addressing the media until later. An MRI Friday revealed a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament.
    Garcia apparently was injured during Thursday’s practice, alt
  • Winter Weather Returns This Weekend

    Ahead of a weekend storm in Colorado, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for freezing drizzle and light snow.
  • Archeological Dig Underway At Garden Of The Gods

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – The Garden of the Gods is one of the most popular parks along Colorado’s Front Range because of its magnificent views and geology. But a lot of interest has emerged recently in what’s under the park.
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    An archeological dig is underway as crews look for artifacts from the late 1800s and early 1900s.
    The artifacts are directly linked to William Jackson Palmer, the founder of Colorado Springs.
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    The specialists involved in t
  • Study: Most Would Skip Gift Exchanges If Family Agreed

    MINNEAPOLIS (CBS Minnesota) — Giving gifts is a big part of the holidays, but it’s something many people would like to skip.
    According to a new survey by SunTrust, nearly 7 in 10 Americans would skip exchanging gifts if their family agreed to it.
    The survey also showed about 43 percent feel pressured to spend more than they can afford.
  • Play With Your Food: Jell-O Introduces Edible Slime

    PITTSBURGH (AP) – Kids will soon be able to eat and play with their food. Jell-O Play on Thursday introduced edible slime. The squishy and stretchy toy is a social media phenomenon, which spawned online recipes for edible versions.
    (Photos: Business Wire)
    Jell-O Play’s slime comes in strawberry-flavored Unicorn and lime-flavored Monster varieties. All customers have to do is add water and each canister makes two batches of slime. The company says it easily washes
  • Eat And Play: Jell-O Introduces Its First Edible Slime

    PITTSBURGH (AP) – Kids will soon be able to eat and play with their food.
    Jell-O Play on Thursday introduced edible slime. The squishy and stretchy toy is a social media phenomenon, which spawned online recipes for edible versions.
    Jell-O Play’s slime comes in strawberry-flavored Unicorn and lime-flavored Monster varieties. All customers have to do is add water and each canister makes two batches of slime. The company says it easily washes away with soap and warm water.
    (Photos: Busi
  • No Trash Talk As Von Miller Gets Set To Face Phillip Rivers For 15th Time

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Try as he might, Von Miller just can’t find anything bad to say about Philip Rivers anymore.
    “I’ve always enjoyed going against Philip,” Miller said Thursday. “Well, I’m lying. I didn’t use to always like going against Philip. I really didn’t like the guy until like two years ago.”
    Von Miller pursues Philip Rivers on Jan. 3, 2016 in Denver. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
    That’s when the Broncos&rsquo
  • Judge: White House Must Return Press Pass To CNN Reporter Jim Acosta

    (CBS) — A federal judge ruled Friday that CNN correspondent Jim Acosta can keep his White House credential for now, handing a victory to CNN in its lawsuit against President Trump and top White House officials.
    Judge Timothy J. Kelly, a Trump-appointed judge, granted CNN its request for a temporary restraining order to force the White House to return Acosta’s credential.
    Last week, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced that Acosta’s hard pass — the White Hou
  • Workers dismantle Breckenridge troll, which is headed to storage

    Isak Heartstone is headed to a storage facility until the Breckenridge town council can figure out what to do with him.        
  • Burglary Suspect Captured After Break-In At Denver Building

    DENVER (CBS4) – Police found a burglar suspect on Friday morning in downtown Denver after several hours of searching.
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    A report of a break-in came in just after 1 a.m. at an apartment building at 19th and Lawrence Street. Officers quickly shut down the area around the building as the search for the suspect began.
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    Some residents had to evacuate during the police operation.
    Police said the suspect is a male but didn’t provide any further description.
  • Consumers Can Track Thanksgiving Turkey History With New Codes

    MINNEAPOLIS (CBS Minnesota) — With just a week to go until Thanksgiving, it’s time to buy your turkey. But this year, you can also read about your turkey’s story with a tracker code.
    Turkey trackers are being used for the first time on Jennie-O and Honeysuckle White turkeys. They are subsidiaries of Hormel Foods and Cargill.
    “I think it’s great,” said Logan Asche, of St. Louis Park. “I think it’s good to be educated on where your food comes from.&r
  • NFL Picks Week 11: Bears Keep Control Of NFC North

    Ryan Mayer
    The playoff chase is fully underway in the NFL, and things are shaping up to be pretty wacky in the battle for the final couple of spots. Right now, the Cincinnati Bengals (5-4) and the Minnesota Vikings (5-3-1) hold the sixth and final spot in their respective conferences. In the AFC, there are four teams (Titans, Dolphins, Ravens, Colts) all within one game of the Bengals. In the NFC, there are five teams within one-and-a-half games of the Vikings (Seahawks, Packers, Falcons, Cowboy
  • Startup That Helps Ranchers With Connectivity Wins Veteran Competition

    By Shawn Chitnis
    DENVER (CBS4) – A competition among Colorado veterans running their own startup companies awarded the winner $25,000 this week as part of an effort to get more members of the military to become entrepreneurs in the Rocky Mountain region.
    Josh Phifer (credit: CBS)
    “I founded Barn Owl to help ranchers and farmers to monitor remote assets,” said Josh Phifer, founder & CEO of Barn Owl, the winning company. “I grew up on a ranch right on the Wyoming-Nebras
  • Jennie-O Recalling 91K Pounds Of Ground Turkey In Salmonella Outbreak

    NEW YORK (AP) – Jennie-O is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak.
    The recall is the first tied to an outbreak the U.S. Department of Agriculture says is widespread. It has resulted in one death and 164 reported illnesses in 35 states.
    Regulators did not say how many of those people were exposed to Jennie-O products. They say additional products from other companies could be named as their investigation continues.(Photo Courtesy: USDA)
    The raw gr
  • Dismantled Breckenridge Troll Could Get Another Home

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) – A wooden troll that proved to be too popular in a Colorado ski resort town is gone but it’s possible he could find another home there.
    A hiker on Thursday at the spot where Isak Heartstone used to sit (credit: CBS)
    Workers in Breckenridge used a chainsaw and backhoe to remove the 15-foot sculpture known as Isak Heartstone Thursday. The Summit Daily News reports that most of the work created by Danish artist Thomas Dambo was discarded or recycled but th
  • When will KOSI 101.1 switch to Christmas music?

    Coloradans are ready for 24/7 Christmas music. For a 17th year, KOSI 101.1 will change to an all-Christmas music format.        

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