• New Memorial Honoring Colorado’s Fallen Veterans And Gold Star Families Open To Public

    New Memorial Honoring Colorado’s Fallen Veterans And Gold Star Families Open To Public
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Aurora is home to a new memorial honoring Colorado’s fallen veterans and Gold Star families. The memorial is the first of its kind in Colorado and the 71st in the U.S.(credit: Colorado Freedom Memorial)
    Since Colorado became a state, more than 6,200 men and women from here have died serving our country.
    For the past 7 years, the site of the memorial has been a place to honor Colorado’s fallen and those killed in action. The Colorado Freedom Memorial Founda
  • Stimulus Package Update: What Happens To The Economy Without A Second Stimulus?

    Stimulus Package Update: What Happens To The Economy Without A Second Stimulus?
    (CBS Philadelphia) — Talk of a second stimulus package has been bouncing around the halls of Congress for months. But nothing has come to fruition, aside from pronouncements and posturing.
    The last week has been especially busy in that regard. Since last Tuesday, the Trump administration has postponed negotiations until after the election, supported targeted aid in the form of stimulus checks, airline industry bailouts and new small businesses loans and, most recently, urged Congress to &l
  • Boulder Repeals 10 P.M. Last Call For Alcohol Order, Reverts To Colorado’s 11 P.M. Order

    Boulder Repeals 10 P.M. Last Call For Alcohol Order, Reverts To Colorado’s 11 P.M. Order
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– The City of Boulder has repealed its emergency order prohibiting alcohol sales at bars, restaurants and clubs after 10 p.m. The city announced the change on Wednesday afternoon.
    Boulder issued the 10 p.m. order on Sept. 24. Now, the city will follow the state of Colorado’s guidelines. The current order by Gov. Jared Polis ends alcohol consumption at bars and restaurants in Colorado at 11 p.m.
    (credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images)
    This is the latest in a series of e
  • Aspen Plans To Extend Face Mask Order Through May 1

    Aspen Plans To Extend Face Mask Order Through May 1
    ASPEN, Colo. (CBS4) — Aspen officials plan to extend the face mask order in the “mandatory zone” through May 1, “to protect the health of our residents and guests and keep the economy running.”
    (credit: City of Aspen)
    The mandatory zone goes from the Roaring Fork River down to Aspen Mountain and is bordered by Aspen Street and South Original Street.
    Officials said the city council and the majority of the community members who took a recent survey were in favor of ex
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  • Colorado Health Officials Draft Guidance For Ski Resorts On Reopening

    Colorado Health Officials Draft Guidance For Ski Resorts On Reopening
    (CBS4) – Officials with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are asking for feedback on newly drafted coronavirus guidance for ski resorts. Included in the guidance is that ski areas need to work with local health agencies to submit a specific health plan besides the usual guidelines of masks and social distancing.
    Businesses also need to ensure the safety of their workers, lodging guests and make sure there’s room to quarantine anyone who gets a positive test dur
  • Fireworks Won’t Ring In 2021 On Denver’s 16th Street Mall This New Year’s Eve

    Fireworks Won’t Ring In 2021 On Denver’s 16th Street Mall This New Year’s Eve
    DENVER (CBS4)– The annual New Year’s Eve fireworks show on the 16th Street Mall in Denver will not happen this year. Instead, the Downtown Denver Partnership is planning alternate activities with a focus on health and safety to ring in 2021.
    The fireworks along the 16th Street Mall have been a tradition in Denver for nearly two decades. This year, the coronavirus pandemic put that tradition on hold.
    New Year’s Eve fireworks in downtown Denver (credit: CBS)
    Thousands of people t
  • In-Person Learning Resumes At University Of Colorado Boulder

    In-Person Learning Resumes At University Of Colorado Boulder
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – After a two week quarantine from campus, many University of Colorado Boulder students are returning to in-person learning. Most classes are returning to normal, but it’s recommended that students check with their professors to be sure of the status.
    (credit: CBS)
    CU officials say there has been a significant reduction in the number of positive COVID cases among students and staff lately. When the outbreak was at its peak last month more than 1,500 of those peo
  • ‘Crush The Crisis’ Drug Take-Back Day Aims To Decrease Supply Of Unused Opioids

    ‘Crush The Crisis’ Drug Take-Back Day Aims To Decrease Supply Of Unused Opioids
    (CBS4)– Opioid addiction is a national health crisis, with the CDC estimating more than 33,000 Americans died from a drug overdose attributed to opioids in 2018. On Oct. 24, HealthOne hospitals are doing what they can to “Crush the Crisis.” They are holding an opioid take back day where people can properly dispose of expired or unused medications.
    (credit: Getty Images)
    “We know that the number one killer of Americans when it comes to the opioid epidemic is prescription d
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  • U.S. News Names Boulder No. 1 & Denver No. 2 In New Best Places To Live Rankings

    U.S. News Names Boulder No. 1 & Denver No. 2 In New Best Places To Live Rankings
    (CBS4) – U.S. News & World Report says four Colorado cities are in the Top 5 best places to live in the country. Boulder and Denver came in at No. 1 and No. 2 and Colorado Springs and Fort Collins came in at No. 4 and No. 5 in the 150 Best Places to Live in the U.S. in 2020-21 list.
    U.S. News used real estate, economic, education and crime measurements to come up with its rankings. They looked at the 150 most populous metro areas in the country and surveyed more than 3,000 people.
  • Denver Public Schools Delays Return To In-Person Learning For Middle, High School Amid Coronavirus Spike

    Denver Public Schools Delays Return To In-Person Learning For Middle, High School Amid Coronavirus Spike
    DENVER (CBS4)– Denver Public Schools is delaying a return to in-person learning for middle and high school students. This decision was announced on Tuesday night as the City of Denver is working on a new health order amid a spike in coronavirus cases.
    Denver’s positivity rate as of Monday is sitting between 4% and 4.5%, with a 37% increase over hospitalization rates compared to a week ago.
    (credit: CBS)
    The new health order could be announced within the week.
    Students in 6th-12th gra
  • Data Breach May Have Affected As Many As 30,000 Colorado State Employees

    Data Breach May Have Affected As Many As 30,000 Colorado State Employees
    (CBS4) – As many as 30,000 employees of the State of Colorado may have been affected by a data breach. Officials with the Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration say they became aware of the breach on Oct. 7.
    The state sent a letter to employees about it on Tuesday. It stated that personal information, including Social Security numbers, were emailed “to 38 benefits administrators at certain institutions of higher education.”
    Those college administrators are trained
  • Watch Live: Dr. Anthony Fauci & Norah O’Donnell Talk COVID-19 Surge, Government Response

    Watch Live: Dr. Anthony Fauci & Norah O’Donnell Talk COVID-19 Surge, Government Response
    (CBS Local)– Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, is speaking with “CBS — Evening News” anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell in an interview that will be streamed live on Wednesday. They are expected to speak about the fall coronavirus surge and the government’s response in the interview, which will stream at 3:30 p.m. Eastern on CBSNews.com.
    Viewers are invited to text Norah their questions at 202-217-1107.H
  • Cameron Peak Fire: More Mandatory Evacuations Ordered As Winds Fuel Fire

    Cameron Peak Fire: More Mandatory Evacuations Ordered As Winds Fuel Fire
    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Mandatory evacuations have been ordered in the Cameron Peak Fire burning in Larimer County. Officials urge residents to leave immediately.
    The Cameron Peak Fire on Sept. 30. (credit: Adams County)
    The mandatory evacuations include residents on Otter Road and County Road 27 from 44-H south to Masonville. The mandatory evacuations include Glen Haven, Storm Mountain and Palisade Mountain.
    Strong winds have created extreme fire conditions for firefighters wi
  • Crews Fight Wild Horse Fire Burning On Fort Carson From Ground, Air

    Crews Fight Wild Horse Fire Burning On Fort Carson From Ground, Air
    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Wild Horse Fire burning on the Fort Carson Army Post is being attacked by fire crews on both the ground and air. The fire ignited on Monday night.(credit: CBS)“The flames were explosive right here, but as soon as they hit pine and new fuel it just basically exploded into a big flame. And that’s when I got scared when I saw it right close, here,” said one witness. (credit: CBS)
    The Wild Horse Fire is 40% contained and has burned 670 acres.
  • Cory Gardner Defends Record, Trump’s Morality In Final Debate With John Hickenlooper

    Cory Gardner Defends Record, Trump’s Morality In Final Debate With John Hickenlooper
    DENVER (AP) — Republican Sen. Cory Gardner on Tuesday defended his record, alliance with President Donald Trump and the president’s morality in the final debate of the heated Colorado Senate race. Gardner rescinded his endorsement of Trump in 2016 after the release of the Access Hollywood tape, saying he was ashamed of the then-candidate boasting of sexual assault. But he has endorsed Trump this time around, which has become a central issue in Gardner’s reelection campaign.
    DEN
  • Cameron Peak Fire: More Mandatory Evacuations Ordered

    Cameron Peak Fire: More Mandatory Evacuations Ordered
    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Mandatory evacuations have been ordered in the Cameron Peak Fire burning in Larimer County. Officials urge residents to leave immediately.
    The Cameron Peak Fire on Sept. 30. (credit: Adams County)
    The mandatory evacuations include residents on Otter Road and County Road 27 from 44-H south to Masonville. The mandatory evacuations include Glen Haven, Storm Mountain and Palisade Mountain.
    The fire has burned more than 134,000 acres and is on the precipice o
  • Wilmer Valderrama, Rita Moreno, John Leguizamo, George Lopez And More Added To ‘Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event’ On CBS

    Wilmer Valderrama, Rita Moreno, John Leguizamo, George Lopez And More Added To ‘Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event’ On CBS
    A star-studded lineup of artists has been announced to appear on Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event, a celebration of Latinx culture in America, produced and hosted by Eva Longoria, along with co-hosts Gloria Estefan and Ricky Martin. The special, featuring appearances by José Andrés, Arturo Castro, John Leguizamo, George Lopez, Isabela Merced, Rita Moreno, Ana Navarro, Freddy Rodriguez and Wilmer Valderrama, will be broadcast Monday, October 26th from 9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT on
  • Broncos Running Back Melvin Gordon Cited For DUI, Speeding In Denver

    Broncos Running Back Melvin Gordon Cited For DUI, Speeding In Denver
    DENVER (CBS4)– Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon was cited for DUI and speeding late on Tuesday night according to Denver County Court records.
    The Broncos running back was cited as going 25-39 miles per hour over the speed limit and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY – OCTOBER 01: Melvin Gordon #25 of the Denver Broncos runs for a touchdown against the New York Jets during the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium on October 01, 2020 in E
  • Social Security Administration Announces 1.3% Benefit Increase For 2021

    Social Security Administration Announces 1.3% Benefit Increase For 2021
    (CBS Local)- The Social Security Administration announced Wednesday that benefits for about 70 million Americans will increase by 1.3% in 2021. The increase in benefits is a cost-of-living adjustment that will begin in January of the new year.
    The Social Security Act ties the annual cost-of-living adjustment increases to the Consumer Price Index, which is determined by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Most Security and SSI beneficiaries will be able to view their cost-
  • What Is Court Packing? A Hot Debate Topic, Joe Biden Says ‘He’s Not A Fan’

    What Is Court Packing? A Hot Debate Topic, Joe Biden Says ‘He’s Not A Fan’
    (CBS Local)- Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Monday that he is “not a fan” of court packing when asked about it after a campaign stop in Cincinnati. The term has been in the news a lot over the last few weeks after both President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence challenged Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris respectively on the topic.
    With the Senate judiciary hearings to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court ongoing, court packing only contin
  • Cellphone Video Shows Seconds Before And After Deadly Shooting At Denver Protest

    Cellphone Video Shows Seconds Before And After Deadly Shooting At Denver Protest
    DENVER (CBS4) — Video released Tuesday shows the seconds before and after a deadly shooting at a rally and counter protest in Denver on Saturday. Matthew Dolloff, 30, who was hired as a security guard by a local TV news station, through the security company Pinkerton, is accused of killing 49-year-old Lee Keltner. Records show Dolloff did not have the license required to work as a security guard in Denver.
    In the video, you can see a verbal altercation involving two men standing between th
  • Colorado Weather: Cameron Peak Fire Has Flared Up, Where Is The Smoke?

    Colorado Weather: Cameron Peak Fire Has Flared Up, Where Is The Smoke?
    DENVER (CBS4) – Wind gusts over 70 mph in the area of the 135,000 acre Cameron Peak fire west of Fort Collins caused the fire to flare up significantly Tuesday night. Residents in the Denver metro area have certainly noticed the wind, but why not smoke?
    The answer is the wind. Unlike recent weeks when large amounts of wildfire smoke caused very poor air quality in the metro area, the gusty wind this week is keeping most of the smoke out of the Denver area.
    It’s a different story in n
  • Cameron Peak Fire Has Flared Up, But Where Is The Smoke?

    Cameron Peak Fire Has Flared Up, But Where Is The Smoke?
    DENVER (CBS4) – Wind gusts over 70 mph in the area of the 135,000 acre Cameron Peak Fire in western Larimer County caused the fire to flare up significantly Tuesday night. Residents in the Denver metro area have certainly noticed the wind, but why not smoke? The answer is the wind. Unlike recent weeks when large amounts of wildfire smoke caused very poor air quality in the metro area, the gusty wind this week is keeping most of the smoke out of the Denver area.
    It’s a different
  • Thornton Businesses Brace Themselves As COVID Infectivity Rate Runs High In Adams County

    Thornton Businesses Brace Themselves As COVID Infectivity Rate Runs High In Adams County
    THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – In his salon amid other stores and a restaurant near 164th Avenue and Washington Street in Thornton, Kevin Nguyen worries about his business, Foxy Nails and Spa.
    CBS4’s Alan Gionet interviews Kevin Nguyen. (credit: CBS)
    “I’m paying tax just like anybody else. I shut down, the city will have no tax, the state will have no tax, the fed will have no tax.”
    Already things are hard in the era of COVID-19. He had a dozen employees, now he and his w
  • Colorado Wants To Help Restaurants Be Innovative, Find Ways To Serve Diners Outdoors This Winter

    Colorado Wants To Help Restaurants Be Innovative, Find Ways To Serve Diners Outdoors This Winter
    DENVER (CBS4) – Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday announced a new effort by the state and various organizations to help restaurants survive the COVID-19 pandemic by creating innovative ways to serve diners outside during the winter. The partnership comes on the same day Colorado went above the 5 percent three-day positivity rate, which the World Health Organization says is the maximum rate of infection before governments should consider closures.(credit: CBS)
    “We want Colorado’s rest
  • Phil Keoghan Reflects On Topping 1,000,000 Miles During Season 32 Of ‘The Amazing Race’: ‘We’ve Really Gone To The Moon And Back Twice’

    Phil Keoghan Reflects On Topping 1,000,000 Miles During Season 32 Of ‘The Amazing Race’: ‘We’ve Really Gone To The Moon And Back Twice’
    The Amazing Race returns for its 32nd season on Wednesday, October 14th at 9:00 PM ET/PT, only on CBS and streaming on CBS All Access. The latest chapter of the international competition will mark over 1,000,000 miles traveled on the show as well as its 20 year anniversary. Through every mile, as locations and teams have changed there has always been one constant; Phil Keoghan.
    CBS’ Matt Weiss caught up with Keoghan to discuss this landmark season and to reflect on all the twists and turns
  • Denver Public Schools Postpones In-Person Learning For Middle & High School Students

    Denver Public Schools Postpones In-Person Learning For Middle & High School Students
    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Public Schools announced on Tuesday that the return to in-person learning is postponed for middle and high school students. The district says elementary schools will open as planned to all grades next week.
    (credit: CBS)
    Students in 6th-12th grade were set to return to a mix of in-person and online learning on Oct. 21. Instead, they will now continue with remote learning for at least three weeks into the second quarter, through Nov. 6.
    Secondary special-education cen
  • Alleged Neglect At Almost Like Home Assisted Living Center: Family Claims Arvada Facility Allowed Woman To ‘Suffer’

    Alleged Neglect At Almost Like Home Assisted Living Center: Family Claims Arvada Facility Allowed Woman To ‘Suffer’
    ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – Arvada police and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are investigating an alleged neglect case involving a 78-year-old woman at the Almost Like Home assisted living center. The woman’s family claims the facility’s neglect has led to the woman now being on hospice, where she is expected to die within days.
    (credit: CBS)
    The woman, Julia Gutierrez, has been a resident at the Almost Like Home facility for two years, due to her dementia.
  • Altuve’s throwing yips hurt Astros again in Game 3 of ALCS

    Altuve’s throwing yips hurt Astros again in Game 3 of ALCS
    SAN DIEGO — José Altuve was the AL MVP in 2017 when his Houston Astros sometimes knew exactly what pitches were coming.
    Now, he doesn’t even know where his own throws are going.
    Altuve committed his fourth throwing error this postseason and third of the AL Championship Series on Tuesday night in the sixth inning of Game 3 against the Tampa Bay Rays. The normally reliable second baseman has an undeniable case of the yips, and it’s hurting the Astros badly.
    Altuve also mad
  • Dog Found Safe Days After Rollover Crash In Telluride

    Dog Found Safe Days After Rollover Crash In Telluride
    TELLURIDE, Colo. (CBS4) – A dog that went missing after a rollover crash in Telluride was found safe on Tuesday afternoon. A Golden couple hiking in the area heard howling and used a spotting scope to locate the dog named Decker.
    (credit: San Miguel County)
    Decker was reported missing after the jeep he was in rolled off Bridal Veil road and down several switchbacks on Saturday. Two people were injured in the crash.(credit: San Miguel County)Deputies say the driver of the Jeep, a 22-year-ol
  • Parker day care provider arrested in connection with death of 3-month-old baby

    Parker day care provider arrested in connection with death of 3-month-old baby
    A day care provider in Parker was arrested Tuesday in connection with the death of a 3-month-old baby that occurred nearly two months ago.
    Amanda Anderson, 34, was taken into custody at 4:20 p.m. following an investigation into the death of the 3-month-old child, who was pronounced dead at a hospital on Aug. 26.
    Related Articles Commerce City man charged with child abuse in shooting death of 3-year-old son Adams County deputy faces misdemeanor charge in child abuse case Adams County sheriff&rsqu
  • APD Investigating Alleged Neglect At Arvada Assisted Living Center, Family Claims Facility Allowed Woman To ‘Suffer’

    APD Investigating Alleged Neglect At Arvada Assisted Living Center, Family Claims Facility Allowed Woman To ‘Suffer’
    ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – Arvada Police and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are investigating an alleged neglect case involving a 78-year-old woman at the Almost Like Home assisted living center. The woman’s family claims the facility’s neglect has led to the woman now being on hospice, where she is expected to die within days.
    (credit: CBS)
    The woman, Julia Gutierrez, has been a resident at the Almost Like Home facility for two years, due to her dementia.
  • DPS Postpones In-Person Learning For Middle & High School Students

    DPS Postpones In-Person Learning For Middle & High School Students
    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Public Schools announced on Tuesday that the return to in-person learning is postponed for middle and high school students. The district says elementary schools will open as planned to all grades next week.
    (credit: CBS)
    Students in 6th-12th grade were set to return to a mix of in-person and online learning on Oct. 21. Instead, they will now continue with remote learning for at least three weeks into the second quarter, through Nov. 6.
    Secondary special-education cen
  • New Children’s Hospital Colorado Clinic For Two Rare Syndromes Gives Families Hope

    New Children’s Hospital Colorado Clinic For Two Rare Syndromes Gives Families Hope
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Thousands of children, affected by two rare genetic disorders, now have one place to go for specialized care. Children’s Hospital Colorado has opened the new 15q Clinic and Research Facility.
    (credit: CBS)
    It is help and hope for families searching for a cure.
    Two-year-old Cami Thompson is quick to smile and laugh. But her joy is actually a symptom of Angelman syndrome, a rare, incurable, neuro-genetic disorder that affects the 15th chromosome.
    “We found o
  • Denver Public Schools to delay reopening middle and high schools to in-person learning

    Denver Public Schools to delay reopening middle and high schools to in-person learning
    Denver middle and high schools will continue with virtual learning into November, according to an internal district communication obtained by Chalkbeat. The school district had planned to reopen school buildings to middle and high school students on Oct. 21.
    COVID-19 cases have been rising in Denver. On Monday, as Denver Mayor Michael Hancock sounded the alarm, Superintendent Susana Cordova said the district would consult with public health officials and take a second look at plans to bring olde
  • Boulder Peeping Tom Investigation: Are These Photos Of Your House?

    Boulder Peeping Tom Investigation: Are These Photos Of Your House?
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)  –  A suspected “peeping Tom” has been arrested — and investigators found multiple “sensitive” images and videos on that suspect’s phone. On Tuesday, Boulder police released images that they believe were possibly taken in the University Hill area.
    “These images do not show any of the victims and only show the interior of rooms captured during the suspect’s recordings,” investigators stated.
    Police believe
  • Boulder Peeping Tom Investigation: Are These Photos Of Inside Your House?

    Boulder Peeping Tom Investigation: Are These Photos Of Inside Your House?
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)  –  A suspected “peeping Tom” has been arrested — and investigators found multiple “sensitive” images and videos on that suspect’s phone. On Tuesday, Boulder police released images that they believe were possibly taken in the University Hill area.
    “These images do not show any of the victims and only show the interior of rooms captured during the suspect’s recordings,” investigators stated.
    Police believe
  • Ryan Tannehill scores 4 TDs as depleted Titans beat Bills 42-16

    Ryan Tannehill scores 4 TDs as depleted Titans beat Bills 42-16
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The wait between games caused by the NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak left the Tennessee Titans depleted.
    They’re still undefeated.
    Ryan Tannehill threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as the Titans routed the Buffalo Bills 42-16 on a rare Tuesday night in a showdown between two of the NFL’s five remaining undefeated teams pushed back two days after a couple more positive tests for Tennessee last week.
    The Titans (4-0) continued their be
  • In final debate, Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper tread new ground

    In final debate, Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper tread new ground
    With ballots sitting on kitchen tables across the state, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner and his Democratic opponent, John Hickenlooper, met in Fort Collins on Tuesday night for the fourth and final debate in their nationally watched race.
    The hour-long discussion, broadcast live on 9News and other stations across Colorado, featured many of the same accusations and policy points that defined the first three debates, but also tread new ground on both policies and personas.
    Hickenlooper answered, for the f
  • Day Care Provider Amanda Anderson Arrested in Death Of 3-Month-Old Girl

    Day Care Provider Amanda Anderson Arrested in Death Of 3-Month-Old Girl
    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Day care provider Amanda Anderson has been arrested in the death of a 3-month-old girl in Douglas County.
    Amanda Anderson (credit: Douglas County Sheriff)
    Investigators say Anderson had been issued five cease and desist orders through the Colorado Department of Human Services before the child’s death on Aug. 26.
    Deputies were dispatched to the 14000 block of Lexington Drive, in Douglas County, on that afternoon.
    “While deputies were en route to th
  • Single Mother Surprised With Thousands Of Dollars Worth Of Furniture & Down-Payment Assistance

    Single Mother Surprised With Thousands Of Dollars Worth Of Furniture & Down-Payment Assistance
    DENVER (CBS4) – A single mother got the surprise of a lifetime at what she thought was a simple walkthrough of her new home in Globeville. Crystal is set to close on her first home on Friday, thanks to the assistance of Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver.
    On Tuesday, she arrived in front of a crowd of people outside her new home.
    (credit: CBS)
    At the surprise home celebration, representatives for Aaron’s announced the company had provided $10,000 worth of furnishings for the home.
  • Brighton woman incapacitated after surgical anesthesia dies after 14-month battle

    Brighton woman incapacitated after surgical anesthesia dies after 14-month battle
    A young Brighton woman, who was incapacitated for more than a year after a breast augmentation surgery allegedly went awry, died last week at a local hospital.
    Emmalyn Nguyen, 19, went into cardiac arrest on Oct. 2 at a long-term acute care hospital in Thornton, according to her attorney, David Woodruff. She was resuscitated and transferred to another hospital where she died two days later.
    “Her parents were maintaining some hope that their daughter would eventually recover some ability to
  • Death Of Paddleboarder Adds To Record Number Of Drownings At State Parks

    Death Of Paddleboarder Adds To Record Number Of Drownings At State Parks
    CHATFIELD STATE PARK, Colo. (CBS4) – Sunday’s drowning death adds to the record number of drowning deaths that have happened at state parks. There have been three at Chatfield alone.
    “It makes me sad that parents have to go through that, no matter if their child is 20 and drowned or 2, it’s still the same anguish,” MaryJane Smith said.
    This past Sunday, a paddleboarder died following a strong wind event that swept through the reservoir.
    (credit: CBS)
    South Metro Fir
  • Deer Creek Canyon Park Reopens: ‘Mountain Lion Activity Remains Possible’ Officials Warn

    Deer Creek Canyon Park Reopens: ‘Mountain Lion Activity Remains Possible’ Officials Warn
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Jefferson County has re-opened Deer Creek Canyon Park and Black Bear Trail after reports of a mountain lion behaving unusually.
    “We are taking a look into reports of a mountain lion seen on a trail that did not want to run off, which seems to be abnormal for lion behavior,” Jason Clay with Colorado Parks and Wildlife warned on Saturday.
    There was one report on Friday and a separate report about two weeks ago. No one was hurt.
    File photo (credit:
  • Zack Greinke says he prefers playing without fans in ballparks

    Zack Greinke says he prefers playing without fans in ballparks
    SAN DIEGO — Houston Astros pitcher Zack Greinke said he’s enjoyed playing games without fans during the pandemic-shortened season and in the playoffs.
    “I don’t really notice fans when the game’s going on, but warming up and practice before games, I mean for me it’s nice not having fans in the stands,” Greinke said Tuesday before Game 3 of the AL Championship Series against the Tampa Bay Rays. “Most people like it. When the game comes on it’s
  • NFL will test for COVID-19 on game days, has no bubble plans

    NFL will test for COVID-19 on game days, has no bubble plans
    The NFL has no plans to move into a bubble as it takes several new steps to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
    The league will begin PCR testing for COVID-19 on game days starting this week, use of masks in walkthroughs are now mandatory and only play-callers will be permitted to wear face shields in lieu of masks or gaiters on the sideline.
    “We cannot grow complacent, not the players, not the coaches, not the rest of our personnel,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday fol
  • Cell Phone Video Shows Seconds Before And After Protester Was Shot At Denver Rally

    Cell Phone Video Shows Seconds Before And After Protester Was Shot At Denver Rally
    DENVER (CBS4) — Video released Tuesday shows the seconds before and after a deadly shooting at a rally and counter protest in Denver on Saturday. Matthew Dolloff, 30, who was hired as a security guard by a local TV news station, is accused of killing 49-year-old Lee Keltner. Records show Dolloff did not have the license required to work as a security guard in Denver.
    In the video, you can see a confrontation involving two men between the Denver Public Library and the Denver Art Museums. A
  • Cell Phone Video Shows Seconds Before And After Deadly Shooting At Denver Protest

    Cell Phone Video Shows Seconds Before And After Deadly Shooting At Denver Protest
    DENVER (CBS4) — Video released Tuesday shows the seconds before and after a deadly shooting at a rally and counter protest in Denver on Saturday. Matthew Dolloff, 30, who was hired as a security guard by a local TV news station, through the security company Pinkerton, is accused of killing 49-year-old Lee Keltner. Records show Dolloff did not have the license required to work as a security guard in Denver.
    In the video, you can see a verbal altercation involving two men standing between th
  • Boulder Allowed To Have Groups Of 6 People After Drop In Coronavirus Cases

    Boulder Allowed To Have Groups Of 6 People After Drop In Coronavirus Cases
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– The number of coronavirus cases in Boulder County has been dropping since an outbreak last month. At the time, it was the largest outbreak in the state.
    Now, college-aged students in Boulder and the county can gather again in groups of up to six people. That had been limited to just two people.
    (credit: CBS)
    The Boulder County Health Department said young adults are doing a better job of protecting themselves from the virus.
    There is still a tough consequence structu
  • Study: Denver Dog Owners Ranked Most Active

    Study: Denver Dog Owners Ranked Most Active
    DENVER (CBS4) — A new survey ranked Denver dog owners as the most active out of 10 major U.S. cities.
    “Positioned near the Rocky Mountains, it should come as no surprise that dog owners in Denver are more likely to hike alongside their dog (74%) than owners in other cities,” the researchers at Rover concluded. “Denver pups are spoiled with walks, runs, and being in the outdoors.”
    Rover surveyed 5,000 dog owners in 10 different U.S. cities: Austin, Boston, Chicago, D

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