• Denver Police Fire Tear Gas, Foam Projectiles At Protesters Sunday Night

    Denver Police Fire Tear Gas, Foam Projectiles At Protesters Sunday Night
    DENVER (CBS4) — Denver police began firing tear gas and foam projectiles at protesters Sunday night, about 45 minutes after the curfew went into effect.Protests during the day on Sunday remained peaceful but became disruptive after dark.
    Protesters blocked streets and kneeled in front of a line of officers in riot gear on Colfax near Washington Street at 8:45 p.m. Some moved dumpsters into the streets as police tried to push people back.
    CBS4’s Karen Morfitt found foam projectiles th
  • Man Stabs Otero Deputy In Face During Domestic Violence Call

    Man Stabs Otero Deputy In Face During Domestic Violence Call
    MANZANOLA, Colo. (CBS4) — A deputy with the Otero County Sheriff’s Office and local man were both hospitalized following a Sunday afternoon traffic stop in Manzanola. The man, identified by the sheriff’s office as Anthony Guerra of Pueblo, allegedly stabbed the deputy in the face and then turned the knife on himself.
    Neither the deputy’s nor the man’s injuries were described in detail, but both were being treated at Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center and expect
  • Denver Broncos Safety Justin Simmons Uses His Platform For Justice

    Denver Broncos Safety Justin Simmons Uses His Platform For Justice
    (CBS4) — Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons was on hand for a peaceful protest in Stuart, Florida on Sunday and shared an impassioned message about getting justice through peace.
    (credit: CBS)
    “We pledge our allegiance to our flag for freedom and justice for all, and we do not have our justice. But we will get it. But we will NOT get it by force,” Simmons said. “We need to make sure that we are fighting for equality not superiority.”
    The fifth-year safety is
  • Denver Police Arrest 6 For Weapons At Sunday’s Protest

    Denver Police Arrest 6 For Weapons At Sunday’s Protest
    DENVER (CBS4) — Though tense and high-volume, Sunday afternoon’s protests in downtown Denver were mostly free of conflict. Still, the potential for trouble was extreme. The Denver Police Department showed a sample of the weapons confiscated from protesters in a Twitter message.
    (credit: Denver Police Department/Twitter)
    Six people, the department said, were arrested on weapons violations.
    (credit: Denver Police Department/Twitter)
    Hundreds of marchers gathered at Civic Center Park an
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  • Denver PD Arrests 6 For Weapons At Sunday’s Protest

    Denver PD Arrests 6 For Weapons At Sunday’s Protest
    DENVER (CBS4) — Though tense and high-volume, Sunday afternoon’s protests in downtown Denver were mostly free of conflict. Still, the potential for trouble was extreme.
    The Denver Police Department showed a sample of the weapons confiscated from protesters in a Twitter message.
    (credit: Denver Police Department/Twitter)
    Six people, the department said, were arrested on weapons violations.
    (credit: Denver Police Department/Twitter)
    Hundreds of marchers gathered at Civic Center Park an
  • FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force Investigating Rioting In Denver

    FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force Investigating Rioting In Denver
    DENVER (CBS4) — The FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force is being deployed in Denver to “apprehend and charge violent agitators hijacking peaceful protests and engaging in violations of federal law,” U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn stated Sunday. Dunn said the JTTF has been directed to investigate any potential violations of federal law associated with the ongoing activity in Denver and elsewhere. 
    (credit: Evan Semón)
    “Together with the FBI, the United States Attorne
  • FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force Investigating Rioters In Denver

    FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force Investigating Rioters In Denver
    DENVER (CBS4) — The FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force is being deployed in Denver to “apprehend and charge violent agitators hijacking peaceful protests and engaging in violations of federal law,” U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn stated Sunday. Dunn said the JTTF has been directed to investigate any potential violations of federal law associated with the ongoing activity in Denver and elsewhere. 
    (credit: Evan Semón)
    “Together with the FBI, the United States Attorne
  • RTD Suspends Bus And Rail Service In Downtown Denver Through Monday Night

    RTD Suspends Bus And Rail Service In Downtown Denver Through Monday Night
    DENVER (CBS4) — RTD is extending the suspension of bus and rail service through the end of the service day on Monday. Service was initially suspended on Friday afternoon.
    “To ensure safety of employees and riders, we will continue to suspend all bus and rail service into and out of downtown Denver through the end of the service day Monday in light of the ongoing protests in the downtown area,” RTD officials stated Sunday.
    RTD made this decision out of an abundanc
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  • RTD Suspends Bus And Rail Service In Downtown Denver Through End Of Monday

    RTD Suspends Bus And Rail Service In Downtown Denver Through End Of Monday
    DENVER (CBS4) — RTD is extending the suspension of bus and rail service through the end of the service day on Monday. Service was initially suspended on Friday afternoon.
    “To ensure safety of employees and riders, we will continue to suspend all bus and rail service into and out of downtown Denver through the end of the service day Monday in light of the ongoing protests in the downtown area,” RTD officials stated Sunday.
    RTD made this decision out of an abundanc
  • George Floyd Death Protesters Return To Capitol In Denver Sunday

    George Floyd Death Protesters Return To Capitol In Denver Sunday
    DENVER (CBS4) — Protesters returned to the Colorado State Capitol in Denver Sunday, for a fourth day of demonstrations. At 5 p.m., CBS4 reporter Karen Morfitt said demonstrations had been peaceful.
    (credit: CBS)
    Protesters marched on 16th Street and on Broadway and Lincoln Street.
    Sunday, May 30 (credit: CBS)
    Broadway and Lincoln were closed near the Capitol and RTD said it was extending the suspension of bus and rail service through Monday.
    Sunday, May 30 (credit: CBS)
     
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  • Volunteers Work To Clean Up Downtown Denver After George Floyd Death Protests

    Volunteers Work To Clean Up Downtown Denver After George Floyd Death Protests
    DENVER (CBS4) — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock thanked volunteers who cleaned up trash and graffiti around the Capitol and Civic Center Park on Sunday.
    (credit: CBS)
    “This morning we were all grateful to wake up and to hear about a couple hundred volunteers [who] have showed up unsolicited to help clean up our downtown area,” Mayor Hanock. “We want to send a very special thank you to everyone who helped clean up around Civic Center Park this morning and this afternoon. We a
  • Suspect In Hit-And-Run That Injured 3 Denver Officers During Protests Now In Custody

    Suspect In Hit-And-Run That Injured 3 Denver Officers During Protests Now In Custody
    DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) — The driver suspected of plowing into three police officers and a bystander during protests in Denver Saturday night has been taken into custody, Denver police confirmed Sunday. In a Crime Stoppers bulletin, police said the hit-and-run driver was wanted for attempted murder.
    Two of the officers have been released from the hospital, but a third suffered serious injuries — including leg fractures — and remains hospitalized.
    A Denver Police officer is loaded
  • Denver Mayor Urges Protesters To Get Tested For Coronavirus Next Weekend

    Denver Mayor Urges Protesters To Get Tested For Coronavirus Next Weekend
    DENVER (CBS4) — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock urged people who participated in the George Floyd death protests to go get tested for COVID-19 next weekend, saying they may have been exposed to the virus.
    (credit: CBS)
    “One of the things that we have always been careful to say is that we are still in the midst of a pandemic. And we did see and have witnessed people demonstrate in our community peacefully, as well as after hours when it’s not so peaceful — without face coveri
  • Denver Mayor Urges Protesters To Get Tested For Coronavirus

    Denver Mayor Urges Protesters To Get Tested For Coronavirus
    DENVER (CBS4) — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock urged people who participated in the George Floyd death protests to go get tested for COVID-19 next weekend, saying they may have been exposed to the virus.
    (credit: CBS)
    “One of the things that we have always been careful to say is that we are still in the midst of a pandemic. And we did see and have witnessed people demonstrate in our community peacefully, as well as after hours when it’s not so peaceful — without face coveri
  • ‘Be The Light Of Change’: Denver Police Chief Pleads For Unity And Peace

    ‘Be The Light Of Change’: Denver Police Chief Pleads For Unity And Peace
    DENVER (CBS4) — Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen pleaded with members of the community to protest peacefully during a news conference on Sunday, after a third night of riots and looting.
    Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen (credit: CBS)
    “We are asking for dialogue and not destruction,” Chief Pazen said Sunday. “We see you. We hear you. And we want to work with you or me for change. We acknowledge we certainly can do better. And we are asking for your help. Let’s work toget
  • Broncos Hall Of Famer Floyd Little Fighting Cancer

    Broncos Hall Of Famer Floyd Little Fighting Cancer
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Floyd Little, who starred in the NFL for the Denver Broncos, has been diagnosed with cancer, according to a former Syracuse Orange teammate who has set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for treatment costs.
    Pat Killorin, a center for Syracuse in the mid-1960s, created the fundraiser last Sunday.
    “Floyd was recently diagnosed with a treatable but aggressive form of cancer. No doubt it will be the toughest fight of his life,&rdquo
  • Suspect In Hit-And-Run That Injured Denver Officers During Protests Now In Custody

    Suspect In Hit-And-Run That Injured Denver Officers During Protests Now In Custody
    DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) — The driver suspected of plowing into three police officers and a bystander during protests in Denver Saturday night has been taken into custody, Denver police confirmed Sunday. In a Crime Stoppers bulletin, police said the hit-and-run driver was wanted for attempted murder.
    Two of the officers have been released from the hospital, but a third suffered serious injuries — including leg fractures — and remains hospitalized.
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  • Police Seek Driver Who Hit 3 Officers And A Civilian During Protests Saturday Night

    Police Seek Driver Who Hit 3 Officers And A Civilian During Protests Saturday Night
    DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) — The Denver Police Department distributed photos Sunday morning of a black car whose driver sped away from a downtown Denver intersection after striking three officers and a citizen.
    Two of the officers have been released from the hospital, but a third suffered serious injuries and is still admitted.
    A Denver Police officer is loaded into an ambulance late Saturday night at the intersection of 15th Avenue and Logan Street. (credit: Jordan Robertson)
    There is no inform
  • Police Seek Driver Who Drove Into Group Of Officers During Protest, Fled Scene

    Police Seek Driver Who Drove Into Group Of Officers During Protest, Fled Scene
    DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) — The Denver Police Department distributed photos Sunday morning of a black car whose driver sped away from a downtown Denver intersection after striking three officers and a citizen.
    Two of the officers have been released from the hospital, but a third suffered serious injuries and is still admitted.
    A Denver Police officer is loaded into an ambulance late Saturday night at the intersection of 15th Avenue and Logan Street. (credit: Jordan Robertson)
    There is no inform
  • Man With Traumatic Brain Injury Missing From Aurora Since Friday

    Man With Traumatic Brain Injury Missing From Aurora Since Friday
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — Aurora police are asking for help finding a man with a traumatic brain injury. Police say William, 28, is new to the area and walked away from his house near South Peoria Street and East Mexico Street on Friday night.
    (credit: Aurora Police)
    William is 5-foot-11, weighs 155 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes. He was wearing blue jeans and a black shirt. If you see him, please call 911.
  • Man Accused Of Strangling Woman After Early Release From Jail Due To COVID-19 Posts Bond

    Man Accused Of Strangling Woman After Early Release From Jail Due To COVID-19 Posts Bond
    WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — A former inmate who was released early due to COVID-19 concerns and then went on to allegedly strangle a woman is once again out of jail. Christopher Vecchiarelli, 36 of Windsor, is accused of attacking and strangling a woman just days after using concerns with COVID-19 to get out of jail and the work release program early.
    Chris Vecchiarelli (credit: Weld County)
    He was arrested on Memorial Day Weekend in Colorado Springs where he was hiding from police.
    The El
  • 83 People Arrested, One Gun Seized In Denver Saturday Night During George Floyd Death Protests

    83 People Arrested, One Gun Seized In Denver Saturday Night During George Floyd Death Protests
    DENVER (CBS4) — Denver police arrested 83 people Saturday night — mostly for curfew violations, the department said Sunday. Some people had additional charges for throwing missiles, damaging property and having prohibited weapons.
    Police seized a gun with ammunition and a baseball bat.
    (credit: Denver Police)
    RELATED: More Protests Of George Floyd Death Take Place In Denver On Saturday Before Curfew
  • Target Closes Stores In Denver And Aurora Temporarily Due To George Floyd Death Protests

    Target Closes Stores In Denver And Aurora Temporarily Due To George Floyd Death Protests
    (CBS4) — Target is temporarily closing stores around the country – including store on the 16th Street Mall in Denver and the store on Ellsworth in Aurora.
    (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
    Earlier in the week, dozens of people looted a Target store near the the Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct building, which was set on fire.
    “We are heartbroken by the death of George Floyd and the pain it is causing communities across the country,” the Target website states. “At t
  • RTD’s suspension of bus and rail service to and from downtown Denver continues Sunday

    RTD’s suspension of bus and rail service to and from downtown Denver continues Sunday
    The Regional Transportation District’s suspension of bus and rail service to and from downtown Denver will continue Sunday, transit officials announced, citing the three days of protests and violence sparked by the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.
    Police clashed with demonstrators in downtown Denver on Saturday for the third night in a row, despite a citywide 8 p.m. curfew imposed by Mayor Michael Hancock in a bid to quell the violence. That curfew is again in effec
  • ‘We’re sick of it’: Anger over police killings shatters U.S.

    ‘We’re sick of it’: Anger over police killings shatters U.S.
    MINNEAPOLIS — Americans awoke Sunday to charred and glass-strewn streets in dozens of cities after another night of unrest fueled by rage over the mistreatment of African Americans at the hands of police, who responded to the violence with tear gas and rubber bullets.
    Tens of thousands marched peacefully through streets to protest the death of George Floyd, a black man who died Monday after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee on his neck until he stopped breathing. But many
  • Colorado Weather: Another Very Warm Afternoon With Scattered T-Storms

    Colorado Weather: Another Very Warm Afternoon With Scattered T-Storms
    DENVER (CBS4) – The weather pattern remains unchanged across Colorado as a big ridge of high pressure dominates the region. That means the weather today will be a lot like it was yesterday.By this afternoon high temperatures should climb well into the 70s in the mountains with 80s and 90s for the eastern plains and western slope. It’ll even be warm above tree line with 40s and 50s up there.There is plenty of low-level moisture in the atmosphere and when combined with daytime heating
  • Silverii: Proposal to cut taxes won’t help your pocketbook, will hurt Colorado

    Silverii: Proposal to cut taxes won’t help your pocketbook, will hurt Colorado
    My last column was about the Fair Tax, a plan voters may get a chance to approve this November to cut taxes for the 95% of Coloradans and businesses who make $250,000 a year or less–and raise them on the wealthiest 5% in progressive increments. This would generate an estimated $2 billion in revenue to help “backfill” the $3.3 billion that disappeared when we took necessary action to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s a fair way to solve a historic budgetary
  • Rocky Mountain National Park open on weekend first time in 10 weeks

    Rocky Mountain National Park open on weekend first time in 10 weeks
    ESTES PARK — The last time Rocky Mountain National Park was open to the public on a weekend, the coronavirus caseload in Colorado was little more than 100 and the first death from the highly contagious disease had been reported just two days earlier.
    It was Sunday, March 15, and the 415-square-mile park would close just five days later under federal government order. It reopened Wednesday for the first time since the pandemic struck but wouldn’t get its true test of crowds until Satu
  • Ranking the Top 10 best Colorado-born hockey players in NHL history

    Ranking the Top 10 best Colorado-born hockey players in NHL history
    Thanks to the Avalanche’s arrival in 1995, Colorado has become a significant producer of junior, college and professional hockey talent over the past 25 years. The state still trails traditional powers such as Minnesota, Michigan and Massachusetts in developing future professional players, but the gap has shrunk.
    Here is The Denver Post’s top 10 Colorado-born hockey players to have reached the NHL, with a heavy emphasis on those who played all or most of their youth hockey (18-u
  • Inside a Colorado hospital’s COVID-19 unit, a quiet fight to keep coronavirus patients breathing

    Inside a Colorado hospital’s COVID-19 unit, a quiet fight to keep coronavirus patients breathing
    AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver PostNurse Amy Cooper speaks through a glass door to nurse Veronica Duffy as Cooper and fellow medical professionals sedate a patient for intubating in the ICU Covid ward at the Medical Center of Aurora.
    The patient, sitting on the side of her hospital bed, is one of the few awake in the pod. Many are in medically induced comas so their bodies won’t fight the blue-and-white tubes connecting them to the machines that breathe for them.
    Their lungs are too damaged,
  •  Gary Miller: Companies valuing their businesses with a new performance metric during COVID-19

     Gary Miller: Companies valuing their businesses with a new performance metric during COVID-19
    Unquestionably, the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected all aspects of our lives. In the business community, revenues, earnings and valuations have plummeted affecting governments, most businesses and individuals alike. As both public and privately held companies search for additional debt capacity and/or potential buyers, the COVID-19 pandemic has and is affecting debt terms and availability, company valuations, and purchase prices paid for companies.
    Mark T. OslerGary Miller
    As a result
  • Dikembe Mutombo: Our lives “mean nothing” if we’re silent about George Floyd

    Dikembe Mutombo: Our lives “mean nothing” if we’re silent about George Floyd
    Prior to Wednesday night, NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo had only seen short clips of the Minneapolis police officer digging his knee into George Floyd’s neck.
    But that night, as Mutombo lumbered downstairs in his Atlanta home for a workout, he couldn’t look away from the excruciating 10-minute video that captured Floyd’s death.
    Mutombo was so distraught he couldn’t finish his workout.
    “I cried yesterday, by myself at the gym,” Mutombo said. “I stopped worki
  • Ceal Barry’s legacy empowering women’s sports to continue after CU retirement: “I don’t feel finished”

    Ceal Barry’s legacy empowering women’s sports to continue after CU retirement: “I don’t feel finished”
    Editor’s note:  Fourth in a series about basketball icons in Colorado. The first three installments profiled Alex English, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf and Rudy Carey.
    RJ Sangosti, The Denver PostCeal Barry, in her backyard of her home in Boulder on May 28, 2020.
    BOULDER — A chorus of singing birds fills the air on a late-May morning when the most accomplished college basketball coach in state history seeks a moment to reflect.
    Standing in her backyard, surrounded by trees that frame clou
  • Broncos Analysis: 10 questions — and attempted answers — as waiting game plays out

    Broncos Analysis: 10 questions — and attempted answers — as waiting game plays out
    The waiting game continues for the Broncos and the other 31 NFL teams. Waiting to meet as a team. Waiting to train at the club facility. Waiting to see which rookies emerge. And waiting to see which veterans no longer fit in the master plan.
    Since finishing last year with a win over the Raiders, the Broncos’ front office and coaching staff constructed an aggressive offseason strategy that could result in as many as seven new starters. They added former Pro Bowlers (A.J. Bouye, Jurrell Case
  • Three Denver Police Officers, One Civilian Hit By Car During Protest

    Three Denver Police Officers, One Civilian Hit By Car During Protest
    DENVER (CBS4) -Three Denver Police officers were seriously injured when a car ran into them at 16th and Logan. One civilian was also hurt.#DPD Officers are searching for a Chevrolet Cobalt or Cruze, Wyoming license 59722. This vehicle struck a Denver Police vehicle and severely injured 3 police officers, and a civilian. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers 720.913.STOP (7867) pic.twitter.com/vdhiA9vOTD
    — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) May 31, 2020Police are now look
  • 16th Street Mall Store Owner Tired Of Trying To Protect His Business From Looters

    16th Street Mall Store Owner Tired Of Trying To Protect His Business From Looters
    DENVER (CBS4) – A store owner on Denver’s 16th Street Mall has had to try to defend his business for several nights in a row from looters, and he’s hoping there won’t be any more illegal activity in the city. Damage to his store included broken windows.
    “It’s the third time we’ve been looted in two days,” said Zach Monks, owner of Sole St. Shoes.
    Windows of Sole St. Shoes are seen boarded up on Saturday. (credit: CBS)
    The store is Monks’ live
  • Reopening Colorado: Denver Zoo Plans To Allow Visitors Again Soon

    Reopening Colorado: Denver Zoo Plans To Allow Visitors Again Soon
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Zoo is planning to reopen soon now that that City of Denver has approved its variance request. The approval was handed down on Friday and now the request moves on to the state.
    “We are excited to reopen this 124-year-old nonprofit organization and provide our community with a safe, enjoyable experience that generations have enjoyed through some of Colorado’s most challenging times,” said Bert Vescolani, the zoo’s president and CEO.
    On your
  • Protester Hurls Molotov Cocktail At Denver’s Historic McNichols Building

    Protester Hurls Molotov Cocktail At Denver’s Historic McNichols Building
    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver city crews are cleaning up at the McNichols Building in Civic Center Park after a protester threw a Molotov cocktail at it overnight. It happened during the rioting which was happening following the peaceful protesting of the George Floyd death in Minnesota.
    The McNichols Building is participating in the Light It Blue campaign for prostate cancer awareness. (credit: CBS)
    Molotov cocktails were also thrown at a dumpster and it lit up in flames. Another was thrown in a
  • More Protests Of George Floyd Death Take Place In Denver On Saturday Before Curfew

    More Protests Of George Floyd Death Take Place In Denver On Saturday Before Curfew
    DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado protesters continued demonstrations against police brutality and the death of Minnesota black man George Floyd on Saturday, but the protests in Denver will only be able to take place until 8 p.m. due to a curfew. The city enacted a curfew that will be in effect on Saturday and Sunday nights.
    Protesters near the Colorado State Capitol in Denver on Saturday afternoon. (credit: CBS)
    One of the protests in Denver started at the capitol with hundreds of people. Proteste
  • Small Wildfire Starts Near Mouth Of Big Thompson Canyon

    Small Wildfire Starts Near Mouth Of Big Thompson Canyon
    LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters responded on Saturday to a small wildfire that broke out west of Loveland on National Forest land. Officials said residents in the area may see firefighting aircraft in the area.
    The fire was being called the Sylvan Dale Fire and is located near the mouth of the Big Thompson Canyon.
    It was described as being a half-acre in size at 2:30 p.m.
  • ‘Had Tears In My Eyes’: Destruction During George Floyd Protests Angers Denver’s Black Activists

    ‘Had Tears In My Eyes’: Destruction During George Floyd Protests Angers Denver’s Black Activists
    (CBS4) – Friday night in Denver turned violent after a full day of peaceful protesting by people mourning the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.
    Protesters run from tear gas fired by police late Friday night in Denver. (credit: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)
    “Last night I had tears in my eyes looking at the destruction,” said Denver civil Rights leader Alvertis Simmons.
    Alvertis Simmons (credit: CBS)
    Tay Anderson, a leader in Black Lives Matter Denver, agrees saying, “Man
  • The GrowHaus Distributes Equivalent Of 100,000 Meals In Denver During Coronavirus Pandemic

    The GrowHaus Distributes Equivalent Of 100,000 Meals In Denver During Coronavirus Pandemic
    DENVER (CBS4) – The GrowHaus has distributed the equivalent of 100,000 meals in response to the families in need of food since March when the COVID-19 pandemic affected their neighborhoods. The Denver nonprofit serves more than 500 families in the northeast corner of the city, a community they have helped for more than 10 years.
    “I’ve been coming to the GrowHaus ever since they opened because I live very close and I’ve been receiving the food packages and I’m so hap
  • ‘Had Tears In My Eyes’: Destruction During George Floyd Protests Angers Denver’ Black Activists

    ‘Had Tears In My Eyes’: Destruction During George Floyd Protests Angers Denver’ Black Activists
    (CBS4) – Friday night in Denver turned violent after a full day of peaceful protesting by people mourning the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.
    Protesters run from tear gas fired by police late Friday night in Denver. (credit: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)
    “Last night I had tears in my eyes looking at the destruction,” said Denver civil Rights leader Alvertis Simmons.
    Alvertis Simmons (credit: CBS)
    Tay Anderson, a leader in Black Lives Matter Denver, agrees saying, “Man
  • ‘We Have Seen Enough’: Denver Mayor Puts 8 p.m. Curfew In Place Due To Violence During George Floyd Protests

    ‘We Have Seen Enough’: Denver Mayor Puts 8 p.m. Curfew In Place Due To Violence During George Floyd Protests
    DENVER (CBS4) – A curfew will go into place on Saturday night in Denver at 8 p.m. in order to prevent more damage and violence downtown. The chaos has happened on two successive nights and been part of the protests of the George Floyd death at the hands of police in Minnesota.
    A man holding a bat joins others in blocking an intersection during a protest on Friday night in Denver. (credit: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)
    “We had hoped that we would not have to take these steps. But the a
  • Denver Mayor Puts 8 p.m. Curfew In Place Due To Violence During George Floyd Protests

    Denver Mayor Puts 8 p.m. Curfew In Place Due To Violence During George Floyd Protests
    DENVER (CBS4) – A curfew will go into place on Saturday night in Denver at 8 p.m. in order to prevent more damage and violence downtown. The chaos has happened on two successive nights and been part of the protests of the George Floyd death at the hands of police in Minnesota.
    A man holding a bat joins others in blocking an intersection during a protest on Friday night in Denver. (credit: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)
    “We had hoped that we would not have to take these steps. But the a
  • The GrowHaus Distributes Equivalent Of 100,000 Meals In Denver In 1 Week

    The GrowHaus Distributes Equivalent Of 100,000 Meals In Denver In 1 Week
    DENVER (CBS4) – The GrowHaus distributed the equivalent of 100,000 meals this week in response to the families in need of food since March when the COVID-19 pandemic affected their neighborhoods. The Denver nonprofit serves more than 500 families in the northeast corner of the city, a community they have helped for more than 10 years.
    “I’ve been coming to the GrowHaus ever since they opened because I live very close and I’ve been receiving the food packages and I’m
  • Denver Protester Says He’s Praying For Woman Who Drove Her SUV Into Him And Drove Off

    Denver Protester Says He’s Praying For Woman Who Drove Her SUV Into Him And Drove Off
    (CBS4) – A man who was hit by an SUV during Thursday night’s protests at the Colorado State Capitol opened up to CBS4 about what happened, and what was going through his mind during those intense moments. Max Bailey, 22, who just graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder, said he was standing in the street with other protesters when a woman driving a black SUV tried to drive through the crowd.
    (credit: CBS)
    It happened at the intersection of Colfax Avenue and Broadway, and Ba
  • Boy Dies After Bring Struck By Vehicle In Denver Driveway

    Boy Dies After Bring Struck By Vehicle In Denver Driveway
    DENVER (CBS4) – A child died Saturday morning after being struck by a car in Denver. Denver police say a family member was backing a vehicle out of the driveway of a home in the 3300 block of West Center Avenue when the child was hit.
    The boy, whose age was not released, died as a result of his injuries.
    The driver remained at the scene.
    The investigation is ongoing.
  • 2 Injured In Separate Shootings Overnight In Denver

    2 Injured In Separate Shootings Overnight In Denver
    DENVER (CBS4) – Two people were injured in separate shootings overnight in Denver.
    Denver police responded to Denver Health after a person walked into the emergency room after being shot. The person had non-life threatening injuries. Police believe the shooting happened in the 1700 block of North Grant Street.Police also responded to the 1300 block of North Julian Street on a shooting. An adult male was shot several times. He was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.
    Police do n
  • Colorado Weather: Scattered Afternoon Storms, Few Could Turn Severe Near Denver

    Colorado Weather: Scattered Afternoon Storms, Few Could Turn Severe Near Denver
    DENVER (CBS4) – Get ready for another very warm day across Colorado with afternoon high temperatures running about 5 to 10 degrees above normal in most locations. It will be down right hot on the southeast plains with mid 90’s expected in places like Lamar and La Junta.A plume of moisture located over eastern Utah early Saturday will move through the region today. It will combine with daytime heating to create scattered showers and thunderstorms. Locally heavy rain, small hail and cl

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