• 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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  • Latest Forecast: Big Winds Weakening

    By Dave Aguilera
    DENVER (CBS4) – We have had a major shift in our overall weather pattern of the last week. The big low pressure trough over the western U.S. has finally broken down and is moving east. This will allow for a gradual warming trend to move in over the eastern plains.
    With the system pushing east of the Rockies it opened the door for strong westerly winds to push in behind it. Some of the wind gusts on Saturday in and near the foothills gusted up to 50 to 60 mph during the aft
  • Gillies, Backlund Lead Flames To 5-1 Win Over Avalanche

    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Rookie Jon Gillies made 28 saves for his second straight victory, Mikael Backlund had a goal and two assists and the Calgary Flames beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-1 on Saturday.
    Troy Brouwer added a goal and an assist to help the Flames move past idle St. Louis into the final Western Conference wild-card spot. Michael Frolik, Mark Giordano and Sean Monahan also scored, and Matthew Tkachuk had two assists.
    Called up from Stockton of the AHL with former Coyotes goalie
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  • Northern Colorado Beats North Dakota 79-66

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Jonah Radebaugh had 19 points and 11 rebounds on Saturday and Northern Colorado beat North Dakota 79-66.
    Radebaugh was 5 of 7 from 3-point range and 7 of 10 from the field overall. Jordan Davis and Andre Spight added 16 points each and Anthony Johnson scored 12 for the Bears (19-10, 10-6 Big Sky), who won their third straight and fifth of the last six.
    Northern Colorado led comfortably almost the entire way, opening to a 20-8 advantage and leading by as many as 19
  • Air Force Rallies To Beat Utah State 75-65

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Lavelle Scottie had 18 points, Sid Tomes and Trevor Lyons added 14 each, and Air Force beat Utah State 75-65 on Saturday.
    Air Force pulled away in the final 3½ minutes with a 7-0 run that made it 69-61 and then hit all four of its free throws plus Scottie’s layup to end a three-game skid.
    The Falcons (11-16, 5-10 Mountain West) trailed by as many as 15 in the first half and went into the break with a 45-32 deficit.
    Air Force started the second h
  • Runners Brave Freezing Temperatures For Annual Undies Run For Charity

    DENVER (CBS4) – Hundreds of people got down to the bare essentials in 35-degree weather for 2018 Cupid’s Charity Undie Run.
    Cupid’s Charity Undies Run in Denver (credit: CBS)
    The event raises money to help find a cure for Neurofibromatosis – a genetic disorder which causes tumors to grow in the nervous system.
    The cold didn’t stop runners from getting out of their comfort zone to raise awareness about the disorder at the McNichols Building.
    Cupid’s Charit
  • $200,000 Raised For Make-A-Wish Children At ‘Wish Night’

    DENVER (CBS4) – Make-A-Wish Colorado celebrated its 35th Anniversary on Friday night with “Wish Night” in Denver.
    (credit: Make-A-Wish Colorado)
    The event showcased performances by local wish kids and Joe Kind from The Fray as well as silent and live auctions.
    Logan and Laine (credit: Make-A-Wish Colorado)
    More than $200,000 was raised to help grant wishes for children who are critically ill.
    Gabby enjoys The Fray.
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    Since the organization has
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  • Democratic Intelligence Memo Released With Redactions

    (CNN) – The House Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a Democratic memo in redacted form that seeks to undercut Republican claims of FBI surveillance abuses.
    The committee made the Democratic memo public after the White House signed off following negotiations between the FBI and the committee’s top Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, over what in the document should be redacted.
    Earlier this month, the White House objected to releasing the memo, saying th
  • Nonprofit Captures Special Moments With Sick Children In Photoshoots

    The Capes and Crowns Foundation provides professional photography services at no cost to children and their families battling serious illnesses.
  • Deputy On Leave, Accused Of Inappropriate Relationship With Inmate

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A Weld County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested for alleged sexual intercourse with a female inmate at the Weld County North Jail complex.
    Zacahariah Cullison (credit: Weld County Sheriff’s Office)
    Investigators say Zacahariah Cullison has been a detention deputy since August of 2016. They say the interaction between Cullison and the inmate was consensual.
    Cullinson now faces a charge of Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Institution which is a Class
  • Southwest Airlines Responds After Support Dog Bites Young Girl

    PHOENIX (CBS) – A passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight says a support dog on the plane bit a young girl during boarding Wednesday night. Todd Rice said the girl went across the aisle to pet the dog, which bit the girl across the forehead.
    Southwest said in a statement, “initial reports indicate a support dog’s teeth scraped a child’s forehead as the young passenger approached the animal, causing a minor injury.”
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    “EMTs evaluated
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  • Man Burned In Early Morning Ranch House Fire

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – One person was hurt in a house fire on Saturday morning in Fort Collins.
    Firefighters responded to a ranch home on Mathews Street at around 6 a.m.
    House fire in Fort Collins (credit: Poudre Fire Authority)
    Investigators say two adults and a child were outside the home when firefighters arrived. They say one mad was taken to the hospital with burns to his feet.
    The garage, laundry room and a bedroom were all damaged by the fire. A cause has not been release
  • Shake Shack Pop-Up Draws In Hundreds; Grand Opening Still Months Away

    DENVER (CBS4) – Hundreds of people lined up for their chance to get their hands on food from a Shake Shack pop-up restaurant in Denver.
    The popular burger chain isn’t expected to open a permanent location until later this year at 30th and Larimer Streets.
    Line for Shake Shack pop-up in RiNo. (credit: CBS)
    Saturday’s pop-up event was held at The Source on Brighton Boulevard in the River North Art District.
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    The doors were set to open at 11:30 a.m., but organize
  • Delta & United Airlines Cut Ties With NRA Following School Shooting

    NEW YORK (AP) — The National Rifle Association, and now the State of Florida, faced a growing backlash as companies cut ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre, and student survivors called for tourism boycotts of their home state until gun control measures are enacted.
    The latest companies to end their ties with the NRA were Delta and United Airlines, the first and third largest U.S.-based airline companies by revenue, respectively.
    Delta is reaching out to the NRA t
  • Part Of Highway 93 Reopened Following Whiteout Conditions

    GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado State Patrol closed part of Highway 93 between 64th Avenue in Jefferson County and Highway 128 on Saturday morning.
    The stretch of highway was reopened about three hours later, according to the Colorado Department of Transporation
    Troopers say strong wind was causing whiteout conditions.
    Whiteout conditions along Hwy 93. (credit: Colorado State Patrol)
    Traffic AdvisoryExtreme conditions along Hwy 93 from Golden to BoulderRoad closed from 64TH Avenue in
  • CSP Closes Part Of Highway Due To Whiteout Conditions

    GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado State Patrol has closed part of Highway 93 between 64th Avenue in Jefferson County and Highway 128 on Saturday morning.
    Troopers say strong wind is causing whiteout conditions.
    Whiteout conditions along Hwy 93. (credit: Colorado State Patrol)
    Traffic AdvisoryExtreme conditions along Hwy 93 from Golden to BoulderRoad closed from 64TH Avenue in JeffCO to Hwy 128 in Boulder County @ColoradoDOT, @jeffcosheriffco & @CSP_AdamsCounty assisting with closure
  • Admirers Line Streets, Overpasses To See Graham’s Motorcade

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Motorists pulled aside and well-wishers lined freeway overpasses to see the Rev. Billy Graham’s motorcade barrel through his beloved home state of North Carolina on Saturday in a running tribute to “America’s Pastor.”
    Adults and children stood behind wooden barricades and yellow tape as police officers saluted and admirers captured the moment on cell phones. Fire trucks parked on overpasses along Interstate 40.“He has never really revele
  • FBI Seeking Victims Of Colorado Funeral Home

    MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) — The FBI is seeking information from potential victims of a Colorado funeral home after complaints that families did not receive the cremains of their loved ones, or received dry cement instead.
    Federal agents raided Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors in Montrose earlier this month and the state has shut it down for several alleged violations including cremating and embalming bodies without permission.
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    No charges have been filed.
    The FBI on Friday set up an
  • President Trump Talks New Gun Measures, Gun Owners Claim ‘Betrayal’

    DENVER (AP) — As President Donald Trump talked this week about banning “bump stocks” and curbing young people’s access to guns, the gun owners and advocates who helped propel his political rise talked about desertion and betrayal.
    Dick Heller, the plaintiff of the 2008 U.S. Supreme Court case District of Columbia v. Heller that struck down provisions of the Firearms Control Regulations Act of 1975 that banned handguns and required legally-owned rifles and shotguns be kept
  • Jokic’s Triple-Double Leads Nuggets Over Spurs, 122-119

    DENVER (AP) — Denver coach Michael Malone thinks Nikola Jokic should in the MVP conversation. The young center is proving worthy of the praise.
    Jokic had 28 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists before fouling out, Wilson Chandler had 18 points and a season-high 16 rebounds, and the Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs 122-119 on Friday night.
    Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets makes contact with Davis Bertans #42 of the San Antonio Spurs at Pepsi Center on February 23, 2018 in Denver, Colo
  • Latest Forecast: Sun Is Back With Gradual Warm Up

    By Dave Aguilera
    DENVER (CBS4) – We have had a major shift in our overall weather pattern of the last week. The big low pressure trough over the western U.S. has finally broken down and is moving east. This will allow for a gradual warming trend to move in over the eastern plains.
    The parting shot of snow on Friday was the trough sliding over the central Rockies. And although most of the Denver metro area missed out on the snow. Just north of the city from Thornton up into Fort Collins and
  • Windy And Slightly Warmer This Weekend

    By Lauren Whitney
    DENVER (CBS4) -Friday started off sunny and chilly, but it didn’t take long for the clouds to roll in. We stay in this unsettled pattern again on Friday thanks to a deep, low pressure trough over the western half of the nation. This trough has been locked in place spinning up bits of energy and moisture into the state.
    There is a chance for more snow in Denver through the evening, if another heavy band of snow sets up we could see a few inches of snow. If we don&rsqu
  • Second Annual EPIC Diabetes Conference In Denver

    DENVER (CBS) – The Barbara Davis Center and the Children’s Diabetes Foundation will be hosting the 2nd annual EPIC Diabetes Conference in Denver.
    The event brings together doctors and diabetes specialists so people can learn more about improving their personal care.
    The conference is open to people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, as well as their family, friends and caretakers.
    The EPIC Diabetes Conference will be held on March 3rd from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sheraton Denver Downtow

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