• Homeless Outreach Groups ‘Fill In The Gap’ With Holiday Dinners

    Homeless Outreach Groups ‘Fill In The Gap’ With Holiday Dinners
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Rescue Mission collects and distributes 15,000 turkeys to those experiencing homelessness each year around the holidays. So far they’re well short of their goal, having collected only 3,300 turkeys, but there is still time to donate, and the need is great.
    Denver Rescue Mission and David Clifton Ministries prepare holiday meals for the homeless. (credit: CBS)
    “People are just so joyful and they’re so excited when they receive these turkeys and t
  • Broncos Botch 20-0 Lead, Vikings Overcome In 2nd Half

    Broncos Botch 20-0 Lead, Vikings Overcome In 2nd Half
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings erased a 20-0 halftime deficit with touchdowns on each of their four drives in the second half, fending off the Denver Broncos by forcing three straight incomplete passes in the end zone over the final 10 seconds to preserve a 27-23 victory on Sunday.
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN – NOVEMBER 17: Dalvin Cook #33 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter of the game against the Denver Broncos at U.S. Ba
  • Gov. Jared Polis Asks For Resolution To Altitude Sports TV Deal Dispute

    Gov. Jared Polis Asks For Resolution To Altitude Sports TV Deal Dispute
    DENVER (CBS4) – Gov. Jared Polis is working on getting Colorado sports fans their teams back on TV. Games have not been broadcast to Comcast and DISH customers for weeks.
    The regional sports channel’s standoff with Comcast, DirecTV, and DISH started in September when the separate parties couldn’t come to an agreement in contract renewal talks.Bring our teams back to our screens! (open letter) @ColoradoRapids @nuggets @Avalanche @MammothLax #copolitics pic.twitter.com/
  • State Patrol: Driver Arrested After Driving 109 MPH On I-70

    State Patrol: Driver Arrested After Driving 109 MPH On I-70
    AVON, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado State Patrol pulled a driver over after they were suspected of speeding. A trooper’s speed radar detector indicated the driver was going 109 mph near Avon.
    (credit: CSP Eagle)
    The traffic stop happened Friday night on Interstate 70. The posted speed limit is 65 mph.
    Troopers say they found open alcohol bottles and marijuana containers in the vehicles. The driver was arrested and taken to jail.
    RELATED: Hefty Speeding Tickets Follow Speeding Drivers In Gr
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  • ‘Look At All These Women’: Solar Panel Installation Encourages Women In Technical Fields

    ‘Look At All These Women’: Solar Panel Installation Encourages Women In Technical Fields
    LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – More than 100 women from around the country got a look at the rapidly growing clean energy industry. On Friday and Saturday, teams of all-woman volunteers installed solar panels on the roof of a soon-to-be opened apartment building near 14th and Clay in Lakewood.
    (credit: CBS)
    The project, which included installing a 40-kilowatt solar system, was all part of GRID Alternatives Colorado’s’ 4th annual We Build Installation. The event is part of GRID’
  • VIDEO: Employee Defended In Alleged Hijab Discrimination At Pepsi Center

    VIDEO: Employee Defended In Alleged Hijab Discrimination At Pepsi Center
    DENVER (CBS4) – Following accusations of racism and discrimination of Muslims in their security screening at Pepsi Center, Argus Event Staffing has released video of the incident which they say proves no wrong doing.
    (credit: CBS)
    Concerns were raised after Gazella Bensreiti accused a security guard at Pepsi Center of violating her religious freedom to enter the sports venue without removing her hijab, a traditional Muslim headwear.
    Dave Brower, President and CEO of Argus, wrote a statemen
  • Colorado School Of Mines Football Team Scores 70 Points, Ends Regular Season Undefeated

    Colorado School Of Mines Football Team Scores 70 Points, Ends Regular Season Undefeated
    GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Pop Quiz: Who is the only undefeated college football team in Colorado? If you said Colorado School of Mines, you were right!
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    The Orediggers wrapped up its first perfect season since 2004, dominating Chadron State 70-28 and improving to 11-0. Colorado School of Mines wrapped up the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference title in the win and will host a postseason game next Saturday at Marv Kay Stadium.
    The Orediggers are ranked #7 in the latest Divisio
  • 4 Things to Watch in Broncos vs Vikings Game

    4 Things to Watch in Broncos vs Vikings Game
    (CBS4) – The Broncos are back on the field to take on the Minnesota Vikings. Minnesota has won five of their last six games, but the Broncos have won three straight over the Vikings. Here’s the four things to watch in Sunday’s matchup.
    PITTSBURGH, PA – SEPTEMBER 17: Dalvin Cook #33 of the Minnesota Vikings rushes against Artie Burns #25 of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first quarter during the game at Heinz Field on September 17, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo
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  • Hammond Leads Air Force Over Colorado State 38-21

    Hammond Leads Air Force Over Colorado State 38-21
    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Geraud Sanders transformed a short catch into a turning point.
    Donald Hammond III ran for a touchdown and threw for three more, including a go-ahead 50-yard catch-and-run to Sanders in the fourth quarter as Air Force shook off an early two-touchdown deficit to beat Colorado State 38-21 on Saturday night.
    “DJ (Hammond) found me and I saw the hole open up downfield,” Sanders said. “I wanted to take the lead back for our team and spark some energy
  • Denver Weather: Few Unusually Warm Days Ahead Of Mid-Week Storm

    Denver Weather: Few Unusually Warm Days Ahead Of Mid-Week Storm
    DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado will enjoy a partly to mostly sunny and dry Sunday with the exception of some afternoon and evening snow showers in the north-central mountains. Nothing heavy is anticipated and there are no travel alerts in effect. It will be windy at times, especially in the higher terrain and along the base of the Front Range foothills.Highs today will range from the 30s and 40s in the mountains to the 50s and lower 60s along the western slope and on the eastern plains. The Denv
  • Kiszla: Rams coach Mike Bobo can’t win a rivalry game, but what will get him fired are empty seats in CSU’s $220 million stadium

    Kiszla: Rams coach Mike Bobo can’t win a rivalry game, but what will get him fired are empty seats in CSU’s $220 million stadium
    Fort Collins — Coach Mike Bobo is bad for football business at Colorado State.
    “It’s very, very frustrating,” Bobo said. He was referencing the disappointment of losing 38-21 to Air Force. But Bobo might as well been talking about the sad state of a CSU football program that has lost its way.
    What will get Bobo fired? Not 11 straight losses to rivals Colorado, Wyoming and Air Force, although that won’t put him on a tenure track. Those thousands of empty seats in CSU
  • Chaparral answers Valor, Lewis-Palmer resists upset by local rivals at CHSAA state volleyball championships

    Chaparral answers Valor, Lewis-Palmer resists upset by local rivals at CHSAA state volleyball championships
    The Colorado high school volleyball season concluded Saturday at the Denver Coliseum with Chaparral, Lewis-Palmer, Sterling, Denver Christian and Fleming going home with titles.
    Class 5A: Chaparral 3, Valor Christian 1
    In a rematch of last year’s 5A title game, Chaparral (27-2, Continental League champions) spoiled the Eagles’ hopes of repeating as champions, defeating Valor (25-4, Jeffco League champions) in four sets (23-25, 26-24, 25-11, 25-23) to earn the third title in school hi
  • CSU Rams after Air Force loss: “We love Mike Bobo”

    CSU Rams after Air Force loss: “We love Mike Bobo”
    FORT COLLINS — Tron Folsom has just one word for the Mike Bobo haters right about now: Chill.
    “You’re not always going to expect results instantly,” Folsom, CSU’s senior linebacker, said Saturday night after the Rams coach and his squad fell 38-21 to Air Force at Canvas Stadium to suffer a fourth straight loss in the intrastate series.
    “Maybe from the outside looking in, it’s really hard to see what’s going on in this program. It’s hard to (f
  • How Bisi Johnson, Michael Gallup paved NFL path for CSU Rams’ Warren Jackson to follow

    How Bisi Johnson, Michael Gallup paved NFL path for CSU Rams’ Warren Jackson to follow
    FORT COLLINS — Unlike a lot of NFL defenses, Mike Bobo saw Bisi Johnson coming a mile away.
    “I told Bisi’s mom, ‘This kid’s going to make a team,’” The Colorado State football coach said of the former Rams receiver before his squad hosted Air Force early Saturday evening at Canvas Stadium.
    “‘This kid’s going to make a team because he’s extremely smart, he runs good routes and he played on every special teams (unit) when he was her
  • Colorado’s U.S. attorney first says mosque threat wasn’t bias-motivated, then backtracks

    Colorado’s U.S. attorney first says mosque threat wasn’t bias-motivated, then backtracks
    The U.S. attorney for Colorado backtracked Saturday after sending an email to leaders in Denver’s Muslim community saying the man accused of wielding a gun outside a Denver mosque on Thursday was not motivated by anti-Muslim sentiment.
    The email was sent less than 24 hours after Denver police took 24-year-old Benjamin Casillas-Rocha into custody for investigation of felony menacing after he allegedly waved an airsoft rifle and shouted anti-Islamic comments to people standing outside the Ma
  • Town Of Johnstown: Discolored Water Is Safe To Drink

    Town Of Johnstown: Discolored Water Is Safe To Drink
    JOHNSTOWN, Colo. (CBS4) – Many homes in Johnstown have discolored water running out of their faucets. Town officials say it may take days to clear it.
    A photo by CBS4 viewer Steve Taggart shows his bathtub full of brown-colored water.
    Discolored water in Johnstown. (credit: Steve Taggart)
    The town says the problem began on Friday and was due to the change from the raw water sources they use to treat and provide water. They say tests show the water is safe to drink.
    Crews flushed hydra
  • ‘For The Kids’: Families Depend On Denver Dream Center During The Holidays

    ‘For The Kids’: Families Depend On Denver Dream Center During The Holidays
    DENVER (CBS4) – Food, clothing and toiletries are things any family needs, but some Denverites can’t even afford those necessities. Volunteers gathered in Denver on Saturday to collect supplies to give to 500 families in need.
    (credit: CBS)
    “A lot of our families, their average income is $8,000 a year,” said Jen Sanders the Program Director for Denver Dream Center
    They are a group of individuals dedicated to helping people in need. They kicked off their holiday season wit
  • Colin Kaepernick did not show up for NFL workout, switches location at last minute

    Colin Kaepernick did not show up for NFL workout, switches location at last minute
    RIVERDALE, Ga. — Colin Kaepernick threw passes for about 40 minutes on a high school field, then signed autographs for hundreds of fans who gathered in an end zone to watch his NFL workout that was suddenly moved Saturday, the latest strange twist in the saga for the exiled quarterback.
    About six team representatives made it to the new location, including Philadelphia Eagles vice president of football operations Andrew Berry. It appeared the Jets, Redskins and Chiefs also had someone in at
  • Tabernash Log Cabin Destroyed In Fire

    Tabernash Log Cabin Destroyed In Fire
    TABERNASH, Colo. (CBS4) –A fire destroys a two-story log cabin under construction in Tabernash. Bright flames destroyed the home on Friday.
    (credit: Grand County)
    Grand and East Grand Fire Departments were both called to the home and got it under control. Ski Hi News reports the owner, Rick Kramer, was working to get the cabin ready for years.
    (credit: Grand County)
    He told the paper he thinks a wood stove inside may have started the fire.
    No one was hurt.
  • Dozens Of Cherry Creek Students Test Creativity At Cardboard Challenge

    Dozens Of Cherry Creek Students Test Creativity At Cardboard Challenge
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Cardboard transformed into various creations using the power of imagination was on display throughout Smoky Hill High School Saturday. Students from across the Cherry Creek School District were tasked with creating and building using only recycled materials for their annual Cardboard Challenge.
    (credit: CBS)
    There was a snack vending machine, an emoji whack-a-mole, a magic show with all hand-made cards and trick… and a special creation from 7th grader Max

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