• Mullen Fire Claims Dozens Of Buildings, Evacuations Remain

    Mullen Fire Claims Dozens Of Buildings, Evacuations Remain
    (CBS4) – The Mullen Fire burning on the Colorado-Wyoming state line has claimed more than 60 buildings. More than 1,400 people remain evacuated from the growing wildfire.
    Mullen Fire (credit: Inciweb)
    The Mullen Fire has burned more than 176,000 acres in the Medicine Bow National Forest, approximately 28 miles west of Laramie, Wyoming. It is 30% contained.
    Snowfall on the fire Monday reduced fire activity and slowed fire progression on the northern end. Strong winds expected after midnight
  • Search Underway For Missing Hiker Joy Cipoletti In Sangre de Cristo Mountains

    Search Underway For Missing Hiker Joy Cipoletti In Sangre de Cristo Mountains
    (CBS4) – A 60-year-old woman, Joy Cipoletti, has gone missing while hiking in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. A search for her was taking place to the south and east of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in the area of Zapata Falls and the South Zapata Lake Trail and also near Ellingwood Point.
    (credit: Alamosa County)
    Cipoletti was described as being an “overdue hiker” and officials are hoping someone might have spotted her over the weekend and could help them in thei
  • Steve Pankey Arrested in 1984 Murder Of Jonelle Matthews From Greeley

    Steve Pankey Arrested in 1984 Murder Of Jonelle Matthews From Greeley
    GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Steve Pankey has been arrested in the 1984 murder of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews from Greeley. Her remains were found last year. Investigators made the announcement during a news conference Tuesday afternoon.
    (credit: CBS)
    Investigators in the case had previously identified Pankey, a former candidate for governor of Idaho, as a person of interest in the case.
    Pankey is now being held at the Ada County jail in Idaho on a fugitive warrant out of Colorado — and
  • Cameron Peak Fire Containment Line Grows To 56%

    Cameron Peak Fire Containment Line Grows To 56%
    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Crews are making progress in fighting the Cameron Peak Fire burning in Larimer County. Containment reached 56% on Tuesday afternoon.
    (credit: CBS)
    The fire has burned 134,960 acres since it began two months ago. Crews have secured more of a containment line along the northern perimeter. The Cameron Peak Fire is burning 25 miles east of Walden and 15 miles southwest of Red Feather Lakes.
    Firefighters continue to work on protecting buildings on the CSU Mou
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  • Trail Ridge Road Reopens In Rocky Mountain National Park After Snow, Wind Kept It Closed

    Trail Ridge Road Reopens In Rocky Mountain National Park After Snow, Wind Kept It Closed
    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (CBS4)– Trail Ridge Road reopened in Rocky Mountain National Park on Tuesday. Strong winds and drifting snow kept it closed on Monday.Snow fell across parts of Colorado on Sunday, including some places in Rocky Mountain National Park. Trail Ridge Road on Monday (credit: Rocky Mountain National Park)
    Trail Ridge Road spans the Park and connects Estes Park on the east side to the town of Grand Lake on the western slope. Although the road has been open for
  • Dr. Dave Hnida On New Study: ‘Men, We’re Idiots’ When It Comes To Coronavirus Prevention Measures

    Dr. Dave Hnida On New Study: ‘Men, We’re Idiots’ When It Comes To Coronavirus Prevention Measures
    (CBS4) – A new survey shows when it comes to wearing masks, women may be doing a better job than men. It also says women are also better at other coronavirus prevention measures.
    CBSN Denver asked CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida about the survey.
    “The bottom line is, in general, we men, we’re idiots when it comes to protecting ourselves and others when it comes to COVID. We do not do a good job.”
    Dr. Dave said the survey reflects how men in general tend to look at heal
  • Steve Pankey Arrested in 1984 Murder Of Jonelle Matthews In Greeley

    Steve Pankey Arrested in 1984 Murder Of Jonelle Matthews In Greeley
    GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Steve Pankey has been indicted in the 1984 murder of Jonelle Matthews, whose remains were found last year. Investigators made the announcement during a news conference Tuesday afternoon.
    (credit: CBS)
    Investigators in the case had previously identified Pankey, a former candidate for governor of Idaho, as a person of interest in the case.
    Pankey is now being held at the Ada County jail in Idaho on a fugitive warrant out of Colorado — and appeared in court Tuesd
  • Arrest Affidavit For Matthew Dolloff Details Events Leading Up To Deadly Shooting At Protest

    Arrest Affidavit For Matthew Dolloff Details Events Leading Up To Deadly Shooting At Protest
    DENVER (CBS4)– Denver police have released the arrest affidavit for Matthew Dolloff, the private security guard who was arrested in the shooting death of Lee Keltner. The deadly shooting happened during dueling protests on Saturday in downtown Denver.
    Matthew Dolloff (credit: Denver Police)
    Dolloff, 30, was contracted as a security guard by 9News through the security company Pinkerton.
    According to the affidavit, Keltner was engaged in a verbal dispute with another protester and some witne
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  • ‘NCIS,’ ‘Young Sheldon’ And New Series ‘B Positive’ Fall Premiere Dates Announced (Plus More)

    ‘NCIS,’ ‘Young Sheldon’ And New Series ‘B Positive’ Fall Premiere Dates Announced (Plus More)
    CBS announced earlier today the November primetime premiere dates for 10 scripted series. The five dramas and five comedies span time periods on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday nights. Additional premiere dates for November will be announced shortly.
    The new comedy joining the CBS schedule on Thursday, November 5th is B Positive, from award-winning executive producer Chuck Lorre and creator Marco Pennette, starring Emmy Award-nominee Thomas Middleditch and Tony Award-wi
  • ‘Very Worrisome’: Gov. Jared Polis Says Colorado Hospital Capacity Will Soon Be In Jeopardy If COVID Cases Continue To Rise

    ‘Very Worrisome’: Gov. Jared Polis Says Colorado Hospital Capacity Will Soon Be In Jeopardy If COVID Cases Continue To Rise
    DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado has just recorded its highest single-day COVID-19 caseload since the spring. That, combined with the 290 hospitalizations due to coronavirus, has Gov. Jared Polis very worried.
    (credit: CBS)
    “We need to get this under control now,” Polis said in a news conference on Tuesday afternoon.
    The coronavirus testing positivity rate is also now at 6.4%. That’s a rate the World Health Organization classifies as an “active outbreak” and when addi
  • Plan To Build Pipeline Through Prairie Dog Conservation Area Of Cherry Creek State Park Approved

    Plan To Build Pipeline Through Prairie Dog Conservation Area Of Cherry Creek State Park Approved
    (CBS4) – Leaders in Arapahoe County on Tuesday gave unanimous approval to a proposal to build an Xcel Energy natural gas pipeline through a conservation area for prairie dogs. Officials at Xcel want to replace an existing pipeline and put the new one through Cherry Creek State Park.
    The county will be putting the following requirements in place:
    – The plan must meet Tri-County Health Department requirements.– Xcel Energy must work with an ethical, non-lethal prairie dog special
  • Secure Halloween Decor, Long Period Of Windy Weather Ahead For Colorado

    Secure Halloween Decor, Long Period Of Windy Weather Ahead For Colorado
    DENVER (CBS4)– If you have Halloween decor outside you may want to make sure it is extra secure today. That’s because starting tonight and into Wednesday we have several rounds of strong and gusty wind on the way.
    Some of the strongest gusts will likely be in the mountains and foothills of Boulder County and Larimer County where the National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch. The current forecast calls for gusts to approach 80 mph at times.
    A shift in the jet stream will d
  • Steve Pankey, Person Of Interest In Jonelle Matthews Cold Case, Arrested On Warrant Out Of Colorado

    Steve Pankey, Person Of Interest In Jonelle Matthews Cold Case, Arrested On Warrant Out Of Colorado
    GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Officials in Greeley are set to make what they say will be “major announcement” about the disappearance of Jonelle Matthews, who went missing 35 years ago and whose remains were found last year. A news conference has been scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Weld County Courthouse.
    (credit: CBS)
    Officials in Greeley are set to make what they say will be “major announcement” about the disappearance of Jonelle Matthews, who went missing 35 years ag
  • Authorities In Weld County Set To Announce ‘Major’ Update In Jonelle Matthews Cold Case

    Authorities In Weld County Set To Announce ‘Major’ Update In Jonelle Matthews Cold Case
    GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Officials in Greeley are set to make what they say will be “major announcement” about the disappearance of Jonelle Matthews, who went missing 35 years ago and whose remains were found last year. A news conference has been scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Weld County Courthouse.
    (credit: CBS)
    Matthews was 12 when she was last seen at her home in Greeley on Dec. 20, 1984. Oil field workers found her remains on July 23, 2019 at an oil site in Weld County. In Jun
  • Wild Horse Fire Burning On Fort Carson Army Post Grows Overnight

    Wild Horse Fire Burning On Fort Carson Army Post Grows Overnight
    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Wild Horse Fire burning in a training area of Fort Carson grew overnight. The wildfire has burned 670 acres, up from 580 acres as of late Monday afternoon.
    (credit: Colorado Springs Fire Department)
    The fire is burning near Gate 6 of the Fort Carson Army Post. Containment remains at 10%. All evacuations on the west side of Highway 115 have been lifted. Crews expect the highway to remain open.Fort Carson covers 140,000 acres.
  • Metro State Prepares To Add More On-Campus Options Next Spring

    Metro State Prepares To Add More On-Campus Options Next Spring
    DENVER (CBS4)– Metro State University of Denver is looking ahead to the spring semester in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The university is planning to host more on-campus options.
    The Advanced Manufacturing Sciences Institute facility at Metro State University (credit CBS)
    Phase one of the spring semester will bring approximately 430 in-person courses to campus in January. That’s only about 14% of total classes.
    MSU hopes to add more in-person opportunities in March. The uni
  • Former Boulder County Sheriff’s Sgt. Christopher Mecca Faces Charges of Assault, Misconduct

    Former Boulder County Sheriff’s Sgt. Christopher Mecca Faces Charges of Assault, Misconduct
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– A former sergeant with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office has been arrested on charges of third-degree assault and first-degree official misconduct. Christopher Mecca was arrested on Tuesday morning on the charges alleging an assault on an in-custody inmate with a Taser.
    Mecca, 51, resigned his employment with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office on Oct. 9 during the disciplinary process in lieu of termination.
    Christopher Mecca (credit: Boulder County)
    A
  • Coltin Clark May Be Hiding Out In Denver Area After Attempted Murder Near Fort Lupton

    Coltin Clark May Be Hiding Out In Denver Area After Attempted Murder Near Fort Lupton
    FORT LUPTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Coltin Clark, a 28-year-old Fort Lupton man, is wanted by the Weld County Sheriff’s Office after an apparent attempted murder. The crime happened on Saturday in rural Weld County and left a man with minor injuries.
    (credit: Weld County)
    Authorities say shots were fired and Clark took off in a truck with his girlfriend from the 7100 block of Henry Street in Aristocrat Acres. That’s a subdivision near Fort Lupton. The truck was later found but Clark is
  • #FreeAppDay: Tuesday Is Colorado Free Application Day For All 32 Public Colleges, Universities

    #FreeAppDay: Tuesday Is Colorado Free Application Day For All 32 Public Colleges, Universities
    DENVER (CBS4)– Tuesday, Oct. 13 is Colorado Free Application Day. It’s a day when students can apply to all 32 public colleges and universities for free.
    The statewide push is designed to increase the number of 11th and 12th grade students seeking higher education.
    (credit: iStock/Getty Images)
    Colorado is one of the most educated states in the country, but only 56% of high school graduates actually go to college.
    Nearly 75% of jobs in Colorado require a post secondary credential.
    LI
  • Aurora, Denver May Work Together To Prevent Youth Violence

    Aurora, Denver May Work Together To Prevent Youth Violence
    DENVER (CBS4)– Denver and Aurora are considering working together to prevent youth violence. The two cities are discussing forming a dual task force to address solutions. (credit: CBS)
    “Having the cities cooperate together and work together will help us. I don’t think we’re going to solve, but help us make progress with this very important issue with both cities,” said Aurora City Council member Dave Gruber. (credit: CBS)
    The City of Aurora also discussed increasing
  • Dillon Ice Castles Approved For Return This Winter

    Dillon Ice Castles Approved For Return This Winter
    DILLON, Colo. (CBS4) – The Dillon Town Council has unanimously approved a deal to bring back its popular ice castles attraction this winter. That’s according to the Summit Daily, which reports that it’s being brought back on a one-year contract.
    (credit: CBS)
    Council members say the castles could help local businesses bounce back after the pandemic’s huge impact.Ice castle constructors will be able to start running water to build the attraction next month. It takes about
  • Sakic Walking Fine Line In Free Agency As Big Deals Loom

    Sakic Walking Fine Line In Free Agency As Big Deals Loom
    DENVER (AP) — Joe Sakic’s free agency wish list: Depth and more depth. That’s no real surprise after Colorado’s injury-riddled season.
    The tricky part for the Avalanche general manager is fortifying an already talent-rich roster in this time of a flat salary cap ($81.5 million) that could be extended.Sakic is mindful of the budget given what lies ahead next season — pending deals for captain Gabriel Landeskog, rookie of the year Cale Makar and goaltender Philipp Gru
  • Joe Sakic Walking Fine Line In Free Agency As Big Deals Loom

    Joe Sakic Walking Fine Line In Free Agency As Big Deals Loom
    DENVER (AP) — Joe Sakic’s free agency wish list: Depth and more depth. That’s no real surprise after Colorado’s injury-riddled season.
    The tricky part for the Avalanche general manager is fortifying an already talent-rich roster in this time of a flat salary cap ($81.5 million) that could be extended.Sakic is mindful of the budget given what lies ahead next season — pending deals for captain Gabriel Landeskog, rookie of the year Cale Makar and goaltender Philipp Gru
  • MLS Postpones Colorado Rapids Games For 10 Days

    MLS Postpones Colorado Rapids Games For 10 Days
    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Major League Soccer said Monday all Colorado Rapids’ matches have been postponed for 10 days. The league said the move was being made even though there had been no new confirmed cases of coronavirus among Colorado players or staff. (credit: CBS)
    The MLS said the postponements were the result of the number of cases within the organization, and the decision was made in consultation with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
    The Rapids hav
  • Denver Weather: No Moisture In Sight! Warm And Windy Again Today

    Denver Weather: No Moisture In Sight! Warm And Windy Again Today
    DENVER (CBS4) – A warming trend continues along Colorado’s Front Range on Tuesday with highs approaching 80 degrees in Denver. And if the city doesn’t hit 80 on Tuesday, it’s likely to happen on Wednesday.
    (source: CBS)
    The much warmer than normal weather is being caused by gusty downsloping winds that will also keep the fire danger high. Many locations are under a Red Flag Warning for Tuesday afternoon including the foothills of Boulder County, most of Larimer County, an
  • Eastbound I-70 Reopens From Quebec Street To Central Park Boulevard

    Eastbound I-70 Reopens From Quebec Street To Central Park Boulevard
    DENVER (CBS4) – Emergency responders have reopened eastbound Interstate 70 in the Denver area due to a crash Tuesday morning. The eastbound lanes were closed from Quebec Street to Central Park Boulevard during the majority of the morning rush hour.I-70 EB: Road open at Exit 278 – CO 35; Northfield Quebec Street. All lanes are now reopening following crash cleanup and investigation. https://t.co/V1TmITWPHj
    — CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) October 13, 2020 
  • Ski Resort In New Mexico Sells Out Its 2,900 Passes In Under 10 Hours

    Ski Resort In New Mexico Sells Out Its 2,900 Passes In Under 10 Hours
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – It’s not even winter yet, but Ski Santa Fe has sold out of its nearly 3,000 passes. Albuquerque TV station KOB reports that the ski passes were gone in less than 10 hours Monday.
    Ski Santa Fe general manager Ben Abruzzo says they put 2,900 different reservation-based passes on sale at midnight. All of them were all sold by 10 a.m. Monday.
    In a typical season, Ski Santa Fe sells close to 6,000 season passes over a few months. Abruzzo says state officials final
  • ‘America Is In A Real Crisis’: Robert Putnam & Shaylyn Romney Garrett On Book ‘The Upswing’

    ‘America Is In A Real Crisis’: Robert Putnam & Shaylyn Romney Garrett On Book ‘The Upswing’
    (CBS Local)– A new Simon & Schuster book from authors Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett will have readers thinking about what America has been as a country and what it could be. “The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again” takes a look back at the political, social and economic trends of the past 100 years and explains and how a society consumed by a culture of me can become a nation defined by the notion of we again.
    Putnam
  • Denver City Council Gives Thumbs Up To More Housing Units For Homeless

    Denver City Council Gives Thumbs Up To More Housing Units For Homeless
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver City Council on Monday night approved a plan to allow two more affordable housing units to be used to house people experiencing homelessness. A total of 187 units will be used.
    They will be located in Capitol Hill in a former church and Northeast Park Hill in an old hotel.
  • Cyclist Dies In Bike-Car Collision In Wheat Ridge

    Cyclist Dies In Bike-Car Collision In Wheat Ridge
    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – A cyclist is dead after a collision with a car in Wheat Ridge on Monday night. Police said it happened just before 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of Kipling Street and 49th Avenue.
    (credit: CBS)
    The driver stayed on the scene.
    Police are attempting to get surveillance video from a nearby convenience store to help determine the cause of the crash.
    The area has ongoing construction taking place and the intersection has signs saying “Crosswalk Closed.”
  • Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 6: Travis Fulgham Emerging As Carson Wentz Favorite Target

    Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 6: Travis Fulgham Emerging As Carson Wentz Favorite Target
    By Matt Citak
    (CBS Boston)- Having a strong bench has always been important in fantasy football. Injuries happen every week, and a solid replacement on your bench could make a huge difference for your season. But this year more than ever due to COVID-19, having a deep roster is crucial to fantasy success.
    Fantasy owners woke up Sunday morning to hear that the Patriots-Broncos game, which had previously been switched to Monday evening, would not happen in Week 5, while the Bills-Titans Tuesday ni
  • Crash Closes Eastbound I-70 From Quebec Street to Central Park Boulevard

    Crash Closes Eastbound I-70 From Quebec Street to Central Park Boulevard
    DENVER (CBS4) – Emergency responders have closed eastbound Interstate 70 in the Denver area due to a crash Tuesday morning that happened at daybreak. The eastbound lanes were closed just before 7 a.m. from Quebec Street to Central Park Boulevard.
    Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation tweeted that Interstate 270 could be used as an alternative route.Eastbound I-70 closed from Quebec Street to Central Park Boulevard until further notice due to a crash. Avoid the area or us
  • Aurora SWAT Walks Away From Standoff; Wanted To ‘Avoid Unnecessary Confrontation’

    Aurora SWAT Walks Away From Standoff; Wanted To ‘Avoid Unnecessary Confrontation’
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora police had their man cornered. On Sept. 24 they responded to a home in the Conservatory neighborhood for what they described as a “felony child abuse investigation.” They said the homeowner, Eric Burns, 39, “had a valid misdemeanor no bond DV (domestic violence) warrant out of Denver.” Additionally, APD believed Burns had assaulted his son and abused his daughter.
    (credit: CBS)
    The SWAT team was called and trained their weapons on the h
  • Parents Weigh In As DPS Reconsiders In-Person Learning For Older Students

    Parents Weigh In As DPS Reconsiders In-Person Learning For Older Students
    DENVER (CBS4) – As Denver Mayor Michael Hancock discussed a growing number of COVID-19 cases on Monday, Denver Public Schools Superintendent Susana Cordova weighed in on the impact to schools.
    (credit: Denver Public Schools)
    Students in 6th-12th grade were set to return to a mix of in-person and online learning on October 21, but changes in overall cases across the county could put that on hold. The potential change leaves parents with mixed feelings.
    “Everyone’s situation is d
  • Hard Decisions For Parents As DPS Reconsiders In-Person Learning For Older Students

    Hard Decisions For Parents As DPS Reconsiders In-Person Learning For Older Students
    DENVER (CBS4) – As Denver Mayor Michael Hancock discussed a growing number of COVID-19 cases on Monday, Denver Public Schools Superintendent Susana Cordova weighed in on the impact to schools.
    (credit: Denver Public Schools)
    Students in 6th-12th grade were set to return to a mix of in-person and online learning on October 21, but changes in overall cases across the county could put that on hold. The potential change leaves parents with mixed feelings.
    “Everyone’s situation is d
  • Carjacking Suspect Runs Over 2 Women In Lakewood

    Carjacking Suspect Runs Over 2 Women In Lakewood
    LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – An armed suspect is at large after a violent carjacking in Lakewood that left two women hurt. The crime happened early Monday afternoon, and police are asking for the public’s help finding the driver.
    The carjacking was reported on the 400 block of Benton Street at 12:45 p.m. Police say the suspect was a young Hispanic man who was between 18 and 20 years old and 6-foot-2. They say he injured two women as he drove away in the stolen car. They say the car &ldqu
  • Colorado Springs Walmart Closes Temporarily Due To COVID Outbreak

    Colorado Springs Walmart Closes Temporarily Due To COVID Outbreak
    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A Walmart in Colorado Springs is temporarily closed due to a COVID-19 outbreak. At least 10 people from the Walmart Supercenter at 3201 E. Platte Ave. have tested positive.
    (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
    The store closed at 2 p.m. on Monday for a deep clean and is set to reopen at 7 a.m. on Wednesday.
    Walmart officials said the store will conduct daily health screenings once it reopens along with temperature checks of every associate before their shift. T
  • Colorado Weather Change Allows Vail, Other Resorts To Fire Up The Snow Guns

    Colorado Weather Change Allows Vail, Other Resorts To Fire Up The Snow Guns
    VAIL, Colo. (CBS4) – Measurable snowfall in Colorado’s high country on Sunday evening provided the perfect conditions for ski resorts to engage snowmaking operations, some for the first time this year.
    (credit: CBS)
    “I think I saw the stake at Blue Sky Basin, it looks just about 3 inches … we’ll take it!” exclaimed John Plack, the Senior Communications Manager for Vail and Beaver Creek.
    (credit: CBS)
    Vail Mountain was among several ski areas to fire up the sn
  • Colorado Springs Walmart Closes Temporarily Due To COVID-19 Outbreak

    Colorado Springs Walmart Closes Temporarily Due To COVID-19 Outbreak
    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A Walmart in Colorado Springs is temporarily closed due to a COVID-19 outbreak. At least ten people from the Walmart Supercenter at 3201 E. Platte Ave. have tested positive.
    (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
    The store closed at 2 p.m. on Monday for a deep clean and is set to reopen at 7 a.m. on Wednesday.
    Walmart officials said the store will conduct daily health screenings once it reopens along with temperature checks of every associate before their shift.
  • Fort Collins Gets No. 1 Ranking In New List Of Best Places To Live In America

    Fort Collins Gets No. 1 Ranking In New List Of Best Places To Live In America
    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – It’s a college town, a beer-lover’s town, a city bustling with industry, and now Fort Collins has the honor of being the “Best Place to Live in America.” That’s according to the website Livability.com, which came out with its rankings earlier this month. No other Colorado municipality landed in the Top 20.
    (credit: CBS)
    Fort Collins was described as a “vibrant and growing city that’s overflowing with opportunity”
  • Denver’s Security Firm Requirements Under The Microscope After Arrest Of Guard Matthew Dolloff

    Denver’s Security Firm Requirements Under The Microscope After Arrest Of Guard Matthew Dolloff
    DENVER (CBS4) – How did it go so wrong? That’s what many are wondering as authorities try to unwrap what caused a security guard to shoot Lee Keltner, a man who attended a Denver protest Saturday.
    “I am definitely questioning why this happened, and how this happened,” Shane Ammerman said.
    Matthew Dolloff (credit: Denver Police)
    Ammerman runs HCCI Profession Protective Services, heading a team of 12 armed security guards, and he’s been following what happened. O
  • 3-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Highway 285 Early Monday

    3-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Highway 285 Early Monday
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Three vehicles were involved in a crash on Highway 285 near Pine in Jefferson County early Monday morning. The crash shut down the highway during the investigation and cleanup. (credit: CBS)
    Two drivers, both men, were rushed to St. Anthony Central, one by ambulance and one by helicopter. The other driver was not injured.What led up to the crash is being investigated.
  • Wildlife Officials Report 2 COVID Outbreaks Among Colorado Hunters

    Wildlife Officials Report 2 COVID Outbreaks Among Colorado Hunters
    (CBS4) – Colorado Parks and Wildlife urged hunters to take measures to mitigate their exposure to COVID-19 on Monday after two outbreaks were confirmed. The outbreaks occurred at hunting camps in remote areas this year, CPW stated in a press release.
    The agency did not disclose how many people were affected or where precisely the camps were located.
    An undated file photo. (credit: Colorado Parks & Wildlife)
    CPW acknowledged that, in general, recreating outdoors is relatively safe. But
  • Mayor Michael Hancock On Spike In Coronavirus Cases: Denver In A ‘Make Or Break Moment’

    Mayor Michael Hancock On Spike In Coronavirus Cases: Denver In A ‘Make Or Break Moment’
    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Mayor Michael Hancock addressed the spike in COVID-19 cases in Denver on Monday, saying the number of people getting sick is increasing at an alarming rate. Hancock said the 7-day average of cases in Denver is as high as it was at the height of the coronavirus pandemic in May. Denver’s positivity rate is sitting between 4% and 4.5%, with a 37% increase over hospitalization rates compared to a week ago.
    Anything over 5% is when the World Health Organization reco
  • Cameron Peak Fire Containment Grows As 900+ Firefighters Work To Get Wildfire Under Control

    Cameron Peak Fire Containment Grows As 900+ Firefighters Work To Get Wildfire Under Control
    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Cameron Peak Fire burning in Larimer County continues to grow. It has burned 134,559 acres since it started nearly 2 months ago.
    (credit: Inciweb)
    The Cameron Peak Fire, burning 25 miles east of Walden and 15 miles southwest of Red Feather Lakes, is 47% contained. More than 900 firefighters are protecting areas like the Colorado State University Mountain Campus and the Pingree Park community.
  • Wildlife Officials Report 2 Covid-19 Outbreaks Among Backcountry Hunters

    Wildlife Officials Report 2 Covid-19 Outbreaks Among Backcountry Hunters
    (CBS4) — Colorado Parks and Wildlife urged hunters to take measures to mitigate their exposure to Covid-19 on Monday after two outbreaks were confirmed.
    The outbreaks occurred at hunting camps in remote areas this year, CPW stated in a press release.
    The agency did not disclose how many people were affected or where precisely the camps were located.
    An undated file photo. (credit: Colorado Parks & Wildlife)
    CPW acknowledged that, in general, recreating outdoors is relatively safe. But
  • Let It Snow! Loveland Ski Area Fires Up The Snowmaking Guns

    Let It Snow! Loveland Ski Area Fires Up The Snowmaking Guns
    GEORGETOWN, Colo. (CBS4)– Snowmaking is underway at Loveland Ski Area. Mother Nature did her part over the weekend, and now the ski area is taking advantage of that head start. (credit: Loveland Ski Area)
    Five-and-a-half inches fell on the ski area on Sunday as well as cold temperatures. That combo is perfect for the snowmaking team to fire up their guns. (credit: Loveland Ski Area)
    The guns are expected to be hard at work all week. Loveland said it takes about two weeks to prep the mounta
  • Paddleboarder Who Died At Chatfield Reservoir Identified As Mireille Audet

    Paddleboarder Who Died At Chatfield Reservoir Identified As Mireille Audet
    (CBS4) – Officials have identified the 30-year-old woman who drowned while she was paddleboarding over the weekend at Chatfield State Park. Mireille Audet was reported missing on Sunday afternoon after she was pushed by strong winds across Chatfield Reservoir.
    South Metro Fire Rescue used three boats with sonar equipment to try to locate her body, and eventually it was found.
    (credit: CBS)
    “State Park Rangers were on a ranger boat using sonar almost immediately after the incident it
  • How Much Colorado Will Get From Opioid Settlement Remains To Be Seen

    How Much Colorado Will Get From Opioid Settlement Remains To Be Seen
    DENVER (CBS4)– The company Mallinckrodt, or MNK, is the largest generic opioid manufacturer in the U.S. The company will pay $1.6 billion to a trust for its role in the opioid crisis.Colorado will divide that money with other states which will be used to address the opioid epidemic.(credit: Getty Images)
    Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser said the amount that Colorado will receive is still under negotiation.
    “The opioid epidemic has destroyed thousands of lives and families in com
  • Businesses That Hired Unlicensed Security Guard Matthew Dolloff Could Face Criminal Charges In Deadly Shooting

    Businesses That Hired Unlicensed Security Guard Matthew Dolloff Could Face Criminal Charges In Deadly Shooting
    DENVER (CBS4)– The Denver City Attorney’s Office is reacting to the deadly shooting at the Denver protests on Saturday with the possibility of civil or criminal actions for those involved with allowing an unlicensed person to perform security services. Matthew Dolloff remains in custody for investigation of first-degree murder in the death of Lee Keltner.
    Two men clash after dueling rallies in Downtown Denver on October 10, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. The man on the left side of the ph

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