• 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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  • Local search dogs train in a debris field at DIA

    It looks like a collapsed building and that's the point. Three, 20,000-square-foot piles of concrete debris serve as the ideal training ground for search dogs.        
  • ‘Beautiful & Bright’: School Shut Down By Water Main Break Reopens

    By Makenzie O’Keefe
    GREELEY, Colo. – On Monday, many students across the state are going back to school, including students at Meeker Elementary School in Greeley.
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    Back in November, a water main break flooded the school and shut it down. The damage was so extensive it took crews months to make the repairs.
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    “It was devastating. The damage was extensive,” explained Deirdre Pilch, the Superintendent of Greeley-Evans District 6. “Not only was
  • Results For Women’s Colorado Classic Released

    DENVER (CBS4) – The 2018 Colorado Classic ended with Stage 4 of the race starting and ending in the River North Art District. The women kicked off the races at 10 a.m. with a 9.1 mile circuit down to City Park which they completed four times.Kendall Ryan, part of the TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank team, took first place in Sunday’s race while Katharine Hall, part of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team, took first place overall.
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    Hall’s teammate, Leah Thomas,
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  • Results For Colorado Classic Released

    DENVER (CBS4) – The 2018 Colorado Classic ended with Stage 4 of the race starting and ending in the River North Art District. The women kicked off the races at 10 a.m. with a 9.1 mile circuit down to City Park which they completed four times.Kendall Ryan, part of the TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank team, took first place in Sunday’s race while Katharine Hall, part of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team, took first place overall.
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    Hall’s teammate, Leah Thomas,
  • Police Investigate Reported Shooting On RTD Bus

    DENVER (CBS4) – Police are searching for the person who reportedly fired a weapon on an RTD bus sometime overnight.
    Denver police say it happened near Federal Boulevard and Alameda Avenue. They say they haven’t found a victim in the case.
    They also believe the people responsible in the shooting may have also been involved in a carjacking in the same area.
  • Baby Girl Born With Unique Birth Date & Birth Time

    LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – One Colorado newborn won’t have trouble remembering her exact birth date, no less birth time, for the rest of her life. Luciana Castillo was born at 1818 hours on the 18th of August in the year 2018 at UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland.
    What’s more unique about Luciana’s birthdate (8/18/18) is it reads the same forward and it does backward, also known as a palindrome.
    Mom and Dad, Erika Crespin and Derrick Castillo of Greeley
  • Rockies Win 4-2, Complete Sweep Of Braves

    ATLANTA (AP) — German Marquez and DJ LeMahieu added to their impressive road success, leading Colorado to a 4-2 victory over the Braves on Sunday for the Rockies’ first four-game sweep in Atlanta.
    LeMahieu gave Colorado the lead with his third-inning homer to left field, his second in two days. He has hit nine of his 11 homers on the road, including the shot that gave Colorado the 10th-inning lead in Saturday night’s 5-3 win.
    Marquez (11-9) won his fourth straight road decision
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  • Why Aretha Franklin called off her 1968 Red Rocks at the last minute

    During Aretha's 1968 schedule concert, she actually didn't end up singing due to a fee dispute.        
  • Backstreet Boys Fans Treated For Injuries After Storm

    THACKERVILLE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma casino says 14 people suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.
    Kym Koch-Thompson, spokeswoman for the WinStar World Casino and Resort, says the concertgoers were treated at the scene following Saturday’s storm, then taken to hospitals in Oklahoma and Texas. She says they were all treated for minor injuries and released. The casino in Thacker
  • Broncos-Bears' next-day observations: Welcome back, Jeff Heuerman

    He's been injured almost as much as he's been healthy through his first three seasons (26 of a possible 51 games played). He missed two weeks of his fourth training camp with a sore knee.        
  • New Lift & Shack Under Construction At A-Basin

    KEYSTONE, Colo. (CBS4) – Crews at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area are working on their new lift. Helicopters flew material and equipment up to the top of the mountain last week.
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    A shack at the top will house all of the controls for the lift and will give employees a place to stay warm.
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    A dusting a snow fell on the mountain Friday night into Saturday morning.
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  • Fire Department Helps Hundreds Of Residents Amid Boil Order

    FOUNTAIN, Colo. (CBS4) – About 400 Midway residents, near Fountain, are being told they need to boil their water for safe consumption.
    Officials blame storms from Friday for damaging the water delivery system and causing a leak. The same storm system caused dangerous flooding in Hanover. Rescuers saved 11 stranded people, but no one was hurt.
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    Workers are trying to find the leak and fix it, but it’s not clear when that will happen or when residents can stop boi
  • Man Eats 11 Peaches To Win Peach Eating Contest In Palisade

    PALISADE, Colo. (CBS4) – Summertime in Colorado means Palisade peaches. It also means it’s time for the Peach Festival in Palisade happening this weekend.
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    One person claimed sweet victory in the peach eating contest on Saturday.
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    The rule is eat as many locally grown peaches as you can in 90 seconds. It came to a tie between two men who ate six peaches each.
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    After a tie breaker, the winner ate five more peaches in just 45 seconds.
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  • Denver neighborhood stores flagstone ahead of required sidewalk repairs

    A Denver neighborhood does some heavy lifting to preserve the historic flagstone that make up their sidewalks.        
  • Music, Art & Cycling Bring People To One Event

    By Dillon Thomas
    DENVER (CBS4) – After a day of watching professional cycling, thousands made their way to the Velorama Music Festival, which was located alongside the race route in the River North Art District, also known as RiNo.
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    Velorama brought several bands to a large stage including headliner Modest Mous.
    “I love being in RiNo. It is a fun day to come out,” said Will Mitchell, an event attendee.
    The three day festival brought music, food, drinks, art an
  • Hiker Injured By Errant Sheep

    MOURNE MOUNTAINS, N. Ireland (CBS4) — A teenage hiker suffered multiple injuries Friday when struck by a cliff-jumping sheep.
    Rescuers found the hiker on a steep hillside below a rocky out-cropping.
    The Mourne Mountain Rescue Team stated in a Facebook post that the young male was walking with a group when he was “hit by a sheep jumping from an adjacent crag.”A crag is defined as a steep or rugged rock face.
    The rescue team’s post did not make clear whether the sheep jumpe
  • Environmental Concerns Leads To Moose Tracking In Rocky Mountains

    By Melissa Garcia
    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (CBS4) – There’s a new king in the Rocky Mountain wetlands. Moose are increasing in population. Researchers are conducting a study using GPS tracking collars to learn more about the magnificent mammals.
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    The large increase since the 1980’s has led to a decrease in important plants, experts said.
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    The pristine views and lush landscape at rocky mountain national park are home to a growing number of mo
  • Judge Denies Attorney’s Request For DNA Swabs Of Watts Children

    FREDERICK, Colo. (CBS NEWS) – An affidavit explaining why investigators believe a Colorado husband and father murdered his pregnant wife and family is expected to be made public Monday, when he will be formally charged, CBS News correspondent Carter Evans reports.
    Police arrested Chris Watts, 33, late Wednesday on suspicion of killing his wife and children.
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    Autopsies were completed Friday on Shanann Watts, 34, and her daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste. T
  • After picking, you have to protect your produce

    As vegetables ripen in the garden and appear at farmer's markets, store them properly. Our ancestors used root cellars. Vegetables and fruit were stored in dark, cool cellars with sand floors.        
  • This is how much exercise you should get to benefit your mental health

    Team sports (e.g. soccer, basketball), biking, and cardio (e.g. aerobics/gym) had the best effects on mental health.        
  • Latest Colorado Weather Forecast: Feeling More Like Early October

    By Chris SpearsDENVER (CBS4) – Mother Nature is starting off the new week with a preview to fall as an area of low pressure passes just to our north and east.
    North to northwest winds behind the weather system will usher in air that is more like what we’d expect in early October. Some wind gusts east of Denver could reach 40 mph this afternoon.
    We’ll also see occasional bouts of cloud cover with scattered showers today along and east of the Front Range Foothills. There could ev
  • Heavy rain hits Broncos Stadium at end of preseason game

    Fans were drenched as they walked to cars and light rail trains while a storm quickly dumped about 0.7 inches of rain.        
  • Broncos Fall To Bears In 2nd Preseason Game, 24-23

    DENVER (AP) — Case Keenum moved the chains for the first time for the Broncos in a 24-23 exhibition loss to the Chicago Bears on Saturday night, and Chad Kelly threw another touchdown after leapfrogging Paxton Lynch on the depth chart.
    Wide receiver Courtland Sutton of the Denver Broncos catches a pass for a second quarter touchdown against the Chicago Bears during an NFL preseason game at Broncos Stadium at Mile High on August 18, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty
  • Denver Outlaws win third MLL Championship in five years

    It was a groundbreaking night for the Denver Outlaws after taking their third Major League Lacrosse Championship in five years.        
  • WATCH: Chad Kelly Throws Touchdown Pass After Entering Broncos Game

    DENVER (CBS4) – Chad Kelly and the Broncos second team offense scored quickly after taking the field on Saturday night against the Bears.
    The first TD of many for 1⃣4⃣ #CHIvsDEN pic.twitter.com/Ng2vkzu1jl
    — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) August 19, 2018Kelly threw a 16 yard touchdown pass to rookie wide receiver Courtland Sutton in the second quarter. Sutton was running a seam route and Kelly threw a precise pass between defenders.
    (credit: CBS)The scoring play capped off a se
  • Rockies Score 3 In 9th Inning, LeMahieu Homers In 10th In 5-3 Win Over Braves

    ATLANTA (AP) – After four at-bats, DJ LeMahieu was still looking for his first hit and felt he hadn’t made good contact.
    He was just saving his best swing for extra innings.
    The Colorado Rockies struck for three runs with two outs in the ninth inning before LeMahieu homered over the center field wall in the 10th Saturday night in a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves.
    Ender Inciarte of the Atlanta Braves is tagged out on a sixth inning steal attempt by Trevor Story of the Colorado Rockie
  • WATCH: Bradley Chubb Records Sack, Broncos Get A Safety

    DENVER (CBS4) – Welcome to the NFL, Bradley Chubb!
    Linebacker Bradley Chubb of the Denver Broncos hits quarterback Mitchell Trubisky for a safety. (credit: Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
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    The Broncos first round draft pick sacked Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky for a safety on Saturday night in the first quarter at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. Trubisky was trying to recover a fumble when he was sacked by the linebacker in the end zone.
    The @astronaut coming in HOT.It's a
  • Rockies score 3 in 9th, LeMahieu HR in 10th tops Braves 5-3

    The Colorado Rockies had a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves Saturday.        
  • Safety Will Parks Injures Knee In Denver Broncos Preseason Game 2

    DENVER (CBS4) – Three different Broncos players have been injured on Saturday night at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. The Broncos were playing the Bears in their second preseason game.
    #Broncos injury updates:
    WR Isaiah McKenzie is being evaluated for a concussion.
    WR Jordan Leslie (hand) is probable to return.
    S Will Parks (knee) has been downgraded to out.
    — Aric DiLalla (@AricDiLalla) August 19, 2018Safety Will Parks hurt his knee at the end of the first quarter.
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