• 15 Murals Celebrated Across Denver Schools

    15 Murals Celebrated Across Denver Schools
    DENVER (CBS4) – Mayor Michael Hancock helped reveal one of 15 murals commissioned across Denver schools on Monday. It’s part of a beautification project by LIFEWTR.
    One of 15 murals unveiled at Denver’s Manual High School. (credit: CBS)
    Four local artists, Pat Milbery, Michael Ortiz, Jason Graves, Meeg Conroy and John Hastings (RUMTUM), created the pieces of arts to help inspire creativity in children.
    Those schools are:
    Abraham Lincoln High SchoolAcademy of Urban Learning
  • Patrick Frazee Guilty Of 1st Degree Murder In Kelsey Berreth’s Death

    Patrick Frazee Guilty Of 1st Degree Murder In Kelsey Berreth’s Death
    TELLER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The jury has convicted Patrick Frazee of first-degree murder in the killing of Kelsey Berreth. Jurors began deliberating the case on Monday morning.
    (credit: Facebook/Missing Mother – Kelsey Berreth)
    Prosecutors believe Berreth was murdered in her Woodland Park home in Colorado. She was last seen on Thanksgiving Day 2018 on security video at a grocery store. Her body has not been found.
    Patrick Frazee (credit: CBS)
    Prosecutors insist Frazee is guilty of
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  • Jury: Patrick Frazee Guilty Of 1st Degree Murder In Kelsey Berreth’s Death

    Jury: Patrick Frazee Guilty Of 1st Degree Murder In Kelsey Berreth’s Death
    TELLER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The jury has convicted Patrick Frazee of first-degree murder in the killing of Kelsey Berreth. Jurors began deliberating the case on Monday morning.
    (credit: Facebook/Missing Mother – Kelsey Berreth)
    Prosecutors believe Berreth was murdered in her Woodland Park home in Colorado. She was last seen on Thanksgiving Day 2018 on security video at a grocery store. Her body has not been found.
    Patrick Frazee (credit: CBS)
    Prosecutors insist Frazee is guilty of
  • STEM School Shooting Suspect Alec McKinney Wanted Students To Survive To ‘Live With This Fear’

    STEM School Shooting Suspect Alec McKinney Wanted Students To Survive To ‘Live With This Fear’
    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A preliminary hearing began Monday for STEM School Highlands Ranch suspect Alec McKinney. McKinney is one of two teenage suspects in the May 7 shooting at the STEM School Highlands Ranch, which resulted in the death of student Kendrick Castillo and left eight others injured.
    Alec McKinney (credit: Instagram)
    In the hearing, the judge will determine whether or not prosecutors have sufficient evidence to take McKinney’s case to trial. McKinney’s de
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  • STEM School Shooting Suspect Alec McKinney Wanted Students To ‘Live With This Fear’

    STEM School Shooting Suspect Alec McKinney Wanted Students To ‘Live With This Fear’
    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A preliminary hearing began Monday for STEM School Highlands Ranch suspect Alec McKinney. McKinney is one of two teenage suspects in the May 7 shooting at the STEM School Highlands Ranch, which resulted in the death of student Kendrick Castillo and left eight others injured.
    Alec McKinney (credit: Instagram)
    In the hearing, the judge will determine whether or not prosecutors have sufficient evidence to take McKinney’s case to trial. McKinney’s de
  • Norovirus-Like Sickness Spreads Through Another School In Mesa County

    Norovirus-Like Sickness Spreads Through Another School In Mesa County
    CLIFTON, Colo. (CBS4) – A middle school on Colorado’s Western Slope shut down early on Monday after numerous students got sick. Mt. Garfield Middle School in Clifton closed school down at p .m. due to the fact that students were leaving school sick. It won’t open back up until Wednesday at the earliest. A total of 41 students also called in sick before classes began and didn’t make it in to school.
    (credit: KREX)
    The type of illness that’s causing students and some
  • Norovirus-Like Sickness Spreads Through Another School In Garfield County

    Norovirus-Like Sickness Spreads Through Another School In Garfield County
    CLIFTON, Colo. (CBS4) – A middle school on Colorado’s Western Slope shut down early on Monday after numerous students got sick. Mt. Garfield Middle School in Clifton closed school down at p .m. due to the fact that students were leaving school sick. It won’t open back up until Wednesday at the earliest. A total of 41 students also called in sick before classes began and didn’t make it in to school.
    (credit: KREX)
    The type of illness that’s causing students and some
  • ‘Budtenders’ Are Becoming A Trend At Wedding Receptions

    ‘Budtenders’ Are Becoming A Trend At Wedding Receptions
    (CBS) — As marijuana becomes legal in more states, a new type of wedding is budding. Some couples are trading the traditional toast for a wedding toke.
    (credit: Irie Wedding & Events/YouTube)
    High school sweethearts Mike Whittaker and Jordan Mackenzie are planning a high note for their wedding day. “Picture an open bar theme with cannabis,” Whittaker says. In addition to a bartender, the couple is hiring a “budtender” to serve marijuana to their guests. Mackenzi
  • Former Westminster Cop Curtis Arganbright Pleads Guilty In Federal Rape Case

    Former Westminster Cop Curtis Arganbright Pleads Guilty In Federal Rape Case
    DENVER (CBS4) – A former Westminster police officer accused of raping a woman in Broomfield while he was on duty, and she was in custody, has pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of violating her civil rights. Curtis Arganbright, 42, previously pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual contact and official misconduct in state court, and was sentenced to 90 days in county jail.
    Curtis Arganbright (credit: Broomfield Police)
    Investigators said the crime took place Aug. 24, 2017, near the int
  • Jury Deliberates Patrick Frazee’s Fate In Murder Of Kelsey Berreth

    Jury Deliberates Patrick Frazee’s Fate In Murder Of Kelsey Berreth
    TELLER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The jury is deliberating in the Patrick Frazee murder trial. Frazee is on trial for the murder of his daughter’s mother, Kelsey Berreth.
    Prosecutors believe Berreth was murdered in her Woodland Park home in Colorado. She was last seen on Thanksgiving Day 2018 on security video at a grocery store.
    RELATED: DNA Analyst, Kelsey Berreth’s Co-Workers Testify In Frazee Murder Trial
    Jurors got the case Monday morning. They asked a question of the judge ju
  • A Look At Red Flag Laws And The Battle Over One In Colorado

    A Look At Red Flag Laws And The Battle Over One In Colorado
    (CBS NEWS/60 MINUTES) – Thursday, a high school in Santa Clarita, California, was the scene of the 366th mass shooting in America this year. Each seems to reignite the debate over gun legislation. In recent years, 17 states and the District of Columbia have adopted Red Flag laws which allow the confiscation of firearms if a gun owner raises a Red Flag with threatening behavior. California adopted Red Flag in 2016. And there’s been a big movement toward the law recently with
  • 3 Killed In Wreck Near Colorado Springs On Sunday

    3 Killed In Wreck Near Colorado Springs On Sunday
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A crash involving three vehicles near Colorado Springs has resulted in the deaths of three people. The Colorado State Patrol says the crash occurred about 3 p.m. Sunday at an intersection in El Paso County east of Colorado Springs when one of the vehicles ran a stop sign.According to the patrol, a Honda CR-V ran a stop sign, collided with a Ford F-150 and then with a Jeep Cherokee.The victims’ names weren’t immediately released, but the patrol sa
  • Denver Weather: ‘Wave Clouds’ Create Spectacular Sunset

    Denver Weather: ‘Wave Clouds’ Create Spectacular Sunset
    DENVER (CBS4) — A westerly flow in the upper atmosphere above the Front Range prompted many amazing photos of standing lenticular waves (clouds) over the weekend, and particularly during sunset on Sunday. Anne Sagebiel captured an spectacular images of the waves over Cherry Creek State Park in Aurora and shared them on the CBS4 Weather Watchers Facebook page.
    (credit: Anne Sagebiel)
    These clouds form when air traveling west encounters the Front Range mountains and is forced upward. The dis
  • Williams Amaya, Committed After Double Killing, Seeks Supervised Trips

    Williams Amaya, Committed After Double Killing, Seeks Supervised Trips
    EAGLE, Colo. (AP) — A western Colorado man who was committed to a mental hospital after fatally shooting his aunt and uncle is asking a judge to let him take supervised trips in the Pueblo area. Williams Amaya was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2014 deaths of 40-year-old Mayra Lope and 42-year-old Eliseo Lopez in El Jebel.Amaya is confined to the Colorado Mental Health Institute’s 300 acres.Williams Amaya (credit: Eagle County)The Aspen Times reports psychiatrists at
  • Judge Hears Arguments On Alec McKinney’s Role In STEM School Highlands Ranch Shooting

    Judge Hears Arguments On Alec McKinney’s Role In STEM School Highlands Ranch Shooting
    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP/CBS4) — One of the two Colorado teenagers charged in the STEM School Highlands Ranch Shooting is in court Monday for a judge to determine whether prosecutors have enough evidence to go to trial. A judge also is expected to hear arguments on whether 16-year-old Alec McKinney should be tried as an adult for the May 7 attack.Alec McKinney(credit: Instagram)
    The shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch killed one student and injured eight others. Kendrick Castillo, 18, w
  • Altitude Files Federal Lawsuit Against Comcast

    Altitude Files Federal Lawsuit Against Comcast
    DENVER (CBS4) – Altitude is taking Comcast to court over the ongoing coverage blackout. Avalanche, Nuggets, Mammoth, and Rapids fans on Comcast have been in the dark since August 31st.
    The lawsuit alleges that “there can be no doubt that Comcast knows the proposals it has made would put Altitude out of business,” saying that Regional Sports Networks (RSNs) are extremely expensive to operate. The lawsuit continues by saying “If Comcast is successful in its campaign against
  • Seized Placenta From Clinic In Denver To Be Used In South Dakota Rape Case

    Seized Placenta From Clinic In Denver To Be Used In South Dakota Rape Case
    RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A placenta sample taken from an abortion clinic without a warrant will be used as evidence in a statutory rape trial in South Dakota. The Rapid City Journal reports the South Dakota Supreme Court said last month that it would not hear the case, clearing the way for the evidence to be used.
    A Rapid City girl mentioned while getting an abortion in Denver in 2018 that she was 15 when she became pregnant by her 25-year-old boyfriend. The clinic told Denver police, who t
  • Cortez Embezzlement Investigation Hindered By Search For Lost Records

    Cortez Embezzlement Investigation Hindered By Search For Lost Records
    CORTEZ, Colo. (CBS4) The City of Cortez is investigating whether a city employee stole $25,000 from city accounts, but cannot determine the actual amount of funds taken or the length of time the fraudulent activity occurred. Cortez’s City Council approved a contract Tuesday night to hire an IT specialist to recover data lost when the city switched software systems in 2016.
    The contract for the IT specialist stipulates hourly based payment ranging from $4,000 to $20,000, a cost approaching
  • ‘We’re Struggling’: Preschool Teachers Out Of Work After Raid On Day Care Also Owned By Carla Faith

    ‘We’re Struggling’: Preschool Teachers Out Of Work After Raid On Day Care Also Owned By Carla Faith
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS)– About 20 teachers are out of a job after the preschool they worked for was shut down. Counterpoint Preschool in Colorado Springs was closed because it was operated by Carla Faith, the same woman who owned a day care that was raided last week.
    (credit: CBS)
    On Nov. 13, the Colorado Department of Human Services and Colorado Springs Police completed a welfare check at the Play Mountain Place after receiving complaints that the facility was housing more children
  • Traffic Crash Victims Honored As Deaths On Denver Roads Rise Higher Than 2018

    Traffic Crash Victims Honored As Deaths On Denver Roads Rise Higher Than 2018
    DENVER (CBS4)– There are still six weeks left in 2019, but the number of traffic deaths in Denver is already higher than in 2018. City officials report there were 61 people killed on Denver roads last year, but as of Oct. 24, there have been 64 traffic deaths.
    (credit: CBS)
    On Sunday, the Denver Streets Partnership and the City of Denver organized a candlelight vigil for World Day of Remembrance at Civic Center Park. The purpose was to honor victims of traffic crashes and their families wh
  • Denver Broncos Defense Collapses Again In 27-23 Loss

    Denver Broncos Defense Collapses Again In 27-23 Loss
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defense that has long been the backbone of the Denver Broncos was staked to a 20-0 lead at halftime in Minnesota, after two full quarters of all-phases domination of the Vikings. The offense managed only three more points. The defense lost yet another late lead, and this collapse was the most painful one yet.
    Noah Fant of the Denver Broncos dives for the ball in the fourth quarter. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
    “We ain’t never got 20 points in t
  • Colorado 4th Graders Get A Free Permit To Cut Down A Christmas Tree

    Colorado 4th Graders Get A Free Permit To Cut Down A Christmas Tree
    DENVER (CBS4)– Fourth graders in Colorado can get a free permit to cut down a Christmas tree thanks to a program through the U.S. Forest Service. Permits for everyone who is not in 4th grade are $20 per tree.
    Tree cutting permits are available now online through the U.S. Forest Service but the free tree permits are only available at U.S. Forest Service District Offices.
    (credit: United States Forest Service)
    Households are allowed to cut up to five trees. The “Every Kid Outdoors&rdqu
  • Jamal Murray Goes On A Tear, Scores 39 In Nuggets Big Win Over Grizzlies

    Jamal Murray Goes On A Tear, Scores 39 In Nuggets Big Win Over Grizzlies
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jamal Murray didn’t take long to erase a bad night against Brooklyn. Murray, who was missed 10 of 11 shots against the Nets last time out, connected on his first four on Sunday en route to a season-high 39 points as the Nuggets dominated the Memphis Grizzlies for a 131-114 victory.
    DENVER, CO – SEPTEMBER 30: Jamal Murray (credit: Justin Tafoya/Getty Images)
    “It was just preparation,” Murray said of the difference. “I mean, I know I didn&r
  • Bill That Would Increase Denver’s Minimum Wage Citywide Goes Before City Council

    Bill That Would Increase Denver’s Minimum Wage Citywide Goes Before City Council
    DENVER (CBS4) – A bill that would increase Denver’s minimum wage citywide goes before city council Monday night for its first reading. The proposed bill would gradually raise minimum wage to $15.87 an hour for about 90,000 workers by the year 2022. It’s part of a push from Mayor Michael Hancock and Council member Robin Kniech to raise pay, which they say is overdue with Denver’s current economy.“One of our most important values is not just creating an economy where
  • Closing Arguments Set To Begin In Murder Of Kelsey Berreth

    Closing Arguments Set To Begin In Murder Of Kelsey Berreth
    TELLER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – It’s not gold mining or gambling, but murder taking center stage in Cripple Creek. The jurors return at 8:30 a.m. to receive their instructions then each side will have 90 minutes to present closing arguments in the murder of Kelsey Berreth.
    Patrick Frazee (credit: CBS)
    The prosecution will insist Patrick Frazee is guilty of first degree murder by killing the mother of their 2-year-old child with a baseball bat They will remind the jury of the testimony
  • Denver Weather: Enjoy Two More Warm Days Before Cold And Snow Returns

    Denver Weather: Enjoy Two More Warm Days Before Cold And Snow Returns
    DENVER (CBS4) – After a weekend with warmer than normal temperatures, mild weather will continue through Tuesday across Colorado. For Denver and the Front Range, highs will be in the mid 60s on Monday and could reach 70 degrees on Tuesday.
    (source: CBS)
    A mix of sun and clouds and no chance for precipitation will also dominate the state through Tuesday afternoon.
    (source: CBS)
    Then a storm off the coast of Baja California Monday morning will move into the Rocky Mountain region on Wednesday
  • Radio Group Disputes Craig Silverman’s Claim Of Firing Over Impeachment Comments

    Radio Group Disputes Craig Silverman’s Claim Of Firing Over Impeachment Comments
    DENVER (CBS4) – A Denver radio talk show host says he was fired from a conservative station in the middle of his show. Craig Silverman says he believes it was because he was criticizing President Donald Trump, but KNUS Radio has a different story, and said Silverman was not fired.
    Brian Taylor (credit: CBS)
    On Sunday night Brian Taylor, the Regional Vice President and General Manager of Salem Media Group, held a press conference with other radio hosts about the situation.
    “No one was
  • Find The Perfect Baked Goods Without Breaking The Bank At These Aurora Shops

    Find The Perfect Baked Goods Without Breaking The Bank At These Aurora Shops
    (HOODLINE) – Wondering where to find the best bakeries near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable bakeries in Aurora, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill.
    Cuba Bakery & Cafe
    Topping the list is Cuba Bakery & Cafe. Located at 15028 E. Mississippi Ave. in Willow Park, it is the highest-rated budget-friendly bakery in Aurora, boasting 4.5 stars out of 387 reviews on Yelp.
    Yelper Kristin
  • Flex Yourself At One Of These Favorite Yoga Spots In Denver

    Flex Yourself At One Of These Favorite Yoga Spots In Denver
    (HOODLINE) – Want to know where to go for yoga in Denver? As luck would have it, there’s no shortage of notable yoga options to check out in and around Denver.
    To find the top yoga centers in the area, Hoodline analyzed data from Yelp, Facebook and ClassPass to identify which studios are the most popular. Read on for the results.
    One Yoga
    8101 E. Belleview Ave., Suite Z
    Among Denver’s favorites is One Yoga, with 4.8 stars out of 3,598 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out o
  • Keyser Creek Fire Burns Near Parshall

    Keyser Creek Fire Burns Near Parshall
    PARSHALL, Colo. (CBS4) – A fire has charred five acres near Parshall in Grand County. The fire was first reported on Friday, but did not grow on Sunday.
    Keyser Creek Fire (credit: Grand County)
    The Keyser Creek Fire is burning beetle-killed lodgepole pine along Morgan Gulch.
    Officials say snow surrounding the fire is providing a natural barrier. No structures are threatened.
    They add firefighters will not respond on the ground at this time, only from above.
    Morgan Gulch Trail is close
  • School Of Mines, CSU-Pueblo Will Host South Dakota Teams In D-II Playoffs

    School Of Mines, CSU-Pueblo Will Host South Dakota Teams In D-II Playoffs
    (CBS4) — Two of the state’s collegiate football teams reached the postseason this year. Both Colorado School of Mines and Colorado State-Pueblo found out their first-round opponents Sunday when the NCAA announced the Division II playoff participants.
    Both will be hosting South Dakota teams on Saturday, November 23.
    The undefeated School of Mines (11-0) will kickoff against the University of Sioux Falls (8-3) at noon in Golden.
    CSU-Pueblo (10-1) will host Augustana (9-2) at 1 p.m. in
  • CBS4 Poll: What contributed most to the Broncos 2nd half collapse?

    CBS4 Poll: What contributed most to the Broncos 2nd half collapse?
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  • Sudden Firing Of KNUS’ Craig Silverman Causes Controversy

    Sudden Firing Of KNUS’ Craig Silverman Causes Controversy
    DENVER (CBS4) – For years, attorney Craig Silverman had a Saturday radio show on KNUS in Denver. That was until Saturday Nov. 16 when the station shut it down.
    Craig Silverman (credit: CBS)
    “I never expected it to end this way,” said Silverman. “And to do it in the manner that they did it, shutting off my mic. Replacing the sound. Program director comes in and says ‘you’re done.’ Are you kidding me?”
    Mid-show Silverman was terminated. He says he th
  • 4 Colorado Ski Areas Nominated As Best In North America

    4 Colorado Ski Areas Nominated As Best In North America
    (CBS4) – Four Colorado ski areas are nominated to be among the 20 best ski areas in North America. USA Today is holding a vote until Monday morning.
    Aspen Snowmass, Copper Mountian, Winter Park and Telluride are all nominated by 10Best. The judges factor “serious snowfall,” varied terrain, lift access and desirable amenities in town.
    Voting ends on Monday at 8 a.m. Winners will be announced on Nov. 29.
    Read more about how the publication described the Colorado ski areas:
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