• Anonymous Donor Will Give $33.5 Million Gift To Colorado College

    Anonymous Donor Will Give $33.5 Million Gift To Colorado College
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – An anonymous donor will give $33.5 million to Colorado College in hopes of “keeping that brilliance and spark bright for future generations.” It will be the largest contribution by an individual donor in the liberal arts school’s history.
    Colorado College (file photo credit: Kathryn Scott Osler/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
    The bequest is being given with the designation that the funds will support “future needs” of the sch
  • Sign For La Raza Park Mistakenly Goes Up Earlier Than Planned

    Sign For La Raza Park Mistakenly Goes Up Earlier Than Planned
    DENVER (CBS4) – A much-anticipated park name change will have to wait a little while longer. Denver Parks and Recreation employees posted the sign for La Raza Park on Wednesday only to take them down moments later.
    The department says the city wants a more momentous occasion to celebrate the official name change.
    (credit: CBS)
    City council approved the change last December. However, the neighborhood has long recognized the park, at 38th Avenue and Navajo Street, as La Raza Park.
    For many L
  • Denver Housing Authority To Begin Testing All Of Its Public Housing Complexes For Radon

    Denver Housing Authority To Begin Testing All Of Its Public Housing Complexes For Radon
    DENVER (CBS4) – More than a year after CBS4 Investigates found elevated radon levels in some of the Denver Housing Authority’s public housing units, the agency says it will begin a year-long effort to test all of its complexes for the toxic gas. DHA says it has set aside $250,000 for the testing project, which will begin this month.
    The Columbine Homes public housing complex is where CBS4 Investigates found dangerously high radon levels. (credit: Kati Weis, CBS4)
    Radon is an odo
  • Police Arrest Suspect After Report Of Man With Gun Near Broomfield Heights Middle School

    Police Arrest Suspect After Report Of Man With Gun Near Broomfield Heights Middle School
    BROOMFIELD, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Broomfield have arrested a man outside Broomfield Heights Middle School. Officers made the arrest after investigating a report of a man with a gun outside the school on Wednesday afternoon.
    (credit: CBS)
    Police said that the man was identified by several kids/teens. Investigators said there is no danger to the community. No injuries have been reported.
    The identity of the suspect and possible charges have not been released.We have arrested an adult male.
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  • Molson Coors Launches Organic Beer ‘Coors Pure’

    Molson Coors Launches Organic Beer ‘Coors Pure’
    GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4)– Molson Coors has launched its first organic beer on National Beer Day. The brewing giant, with a brewery in Golden, describes Coors Pure as “refreshingly simple.”(credit: Molson Coors)
    Coors Pure is a light lager with a subtle malt sweetness, low bitterness and a slight citrus hop flavor. It only has 92 calories per serving and zero sugar. (credit: Molson Coors)
  • COVID In Colorado: Denver School To Host Vaccine & Health Screening Clinic

    COVID In Colorado: Denver School To Host Vaccine & Health Screening Clinic
    DENVER (CBS4) – A Denver community will have access to a free COVID-19 vaccination and health screening clinic this week. Place Bridge Academy will host the clinic on April 9.
    A number of health services including a blood iron test, mental health and social emotional resources as well as COVID-19 vaccines will be available from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
    The school is located at 7125 Cherry Creek North Drive.
    Those interested are asked to fill out a registration form.
  • Back To Level Yellow: Jeffco Reports Rises In Cases & Hospitalizations

    Back To Level Yellow: Jeffco Reports Rises In Cases & Hospitalizations
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Starting April 9, Friday, Jefferson County will move to level yellow restrictions on the state’s COVID-19 dial. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment cites a rise in incidence rate, test positivity and hospitalizations.
    (credit: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment)
    Data from March 31-April 6 shows there were 832 cases creating an incidence rate of 142.7 per 100,000. The limit for Level Blue is 115 cases per 100
  • Car’s Cracked Windshield Blamed On Flying Crow With Rock

    Car’s Cracked Windshield Blamed On Flying Crow With Rock
    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4) – A woman in Castle Rock got a surprise when she learned who, or what threw a rock at her vehicle’s windshield.
    (credit: Castle Rock Police)
    The Castle Rock Police Department said when the woman returned to her vehicle parked in downtown Castle Rock, she noticed that her windshield was cracked. The rock that was used was sitting nearby. Castle Rock police started investigating the incident as criminal mischief. Officers viewed surveillance video and found a
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  • NWSL Commissioner Lisa Baird Ready For 2021 Challenge Cup, Season To Begin With Fans Returning: ‘It’s Going To Be Exciting For Our Women’

    NWSL Commissioner Lisa Baird Ready For 2021 Challenge Cup, Season To Begin With Fans Returning: ‘It’s Going To Be Exciting For Our Women’
    (CBS Local)- The NWSL’s 2021 Challenge Cup kicks off this Friday, April 9 with a rematch of last year’s title game between the Houston Dash and Chicago Red Stars on CBS Sports Network. After the Challenge Cup crowns its champion on May, 8, the league will play a 24-game regular season that starts on May 15 and finishes on October 30 with playoffs starting the next week and the NWSL Championship set for November 20.
    Combine all of that with the Tokyo Olympics this summer and it’
  • Masters Preview: Can Jordan Spieth Complete His Comeback?

    Masters Preview: Can Jordan Spieth Complete His Comeback?
    (CBS DFW) — The Masters returns this week, only five months after it was previously played. A lot has changed in golf since November. Tiger Woods is out of the game for the foreseeable future; Jordan Spieth has seemingly found his rhythm again. And some things remain exactly as they were. Dustin Johnson is still the top-ranked player in the world, with Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm and Collin Morikawa lurking close behind.
    And, of course, the Masters is still the Masters.
    The first major of 2021
  • Water World Reopening Memorial Day Weekend

    Water World Reopening Memorial Day Weekend
    FEDERAL HEIGHTS, Colo. (CBS4) — Water World is opening for the season beginning Memorial Day weekend — and it has two new attractions.
    Water World did not open in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    During the closure, the park worked on one of the largest themed expansions in its 41-year history — called Alpine Springs. It features a two-lane racing water coaster called Roaring Forks, and Centennial Basin, a two-person tube bowl with a design based on the Colorado state fla
  • Jack Carr On ‘The Devil’s Hand’: ‘I Was Researching About The Weaponization Of Infectious Diseases Before COVID Hit’

    Jack Carr On ‘The Devil’s Hand’: ‘I Was Researching About The Weaponization Of Infectious Diseases Before COVID Hit’
    (CBS Local)– Jack Carr has been a Navy SEAL and a New York Times best seller. There aren’t too many people who have held both titles before. Carr spent decades in the military and has become one of the most popular thriller novelists in America. In fact, one of his books is currently being turned into an Amazon series starring Chris Pratt.
    CBS Local’s DJ Sixsmith caught up with Carr to discuss his new book “The Devil’s Hand,” time in the military and what
  • Fort Collins Bans Single-Use Plastic Bags At Large Grocery Stores

    Fort Collins Bans Single-Use Plastic Bags At Large Grocery Stores
    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) — Fort Collins voters approved a ballot measure banning single-use plastic bags from large grocers. That ban will start in May 2022. Paper bags will be available at large stores for a 12-cent fee.
    (credit: iStock/Getty)
    According to the ordinance, Fort Collins consumers use approximately 50 million disposable bags from large grocers each year.
    “…the use of plastic or paper disposable bags also has other significant impacts on the environment on a loc
  • Fort Collins Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags At Large Grocery Stores

    Fort Collins Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags At Large Grocery Stores
    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) — Fort Collins voters approved a ballot measure banning single-use plastic bags from large grocers. That ban will start in May 2022. Paper bags will be available at large stores for a 12-cent fee.
    (credit: iStock/Getty)
    According to the ordinance, Fort Collins consumers use approximately 50 million disposable bags from large grocers each year.
    “…the use of plastic or paper disposable bags also has other significant impacts on the environment on a loc
  • COVID Anger: Brewery Patrons Stiff Server On Tip After Disagreeing With State’s 90-Minute Seating Rule

    COVID Anger: Brewery Patrons Stiff Server On Tip After Disagreeing With State’s 90-Minute Seating Rule
    MORRISTOWN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey brewery server got “zero” written in for tip after patrons were upset about limited seating times. But as WCBS-TV’s Meg Baker reported Tuesday, the community rallied to make things right.
    A woman named Beth was working Friday night at the recently opened Glenbrook Brewery in Morristown. She had a table of four that seemed satisfied with their brews until she approached them about COVID-19 rules. “When I notified
  • One-Third Of COVID Patients Diagnosed With Psychiatric Or Neurological Problems Post-Infection

    One-Third Of COVID Patients Diagnosed With Psychiatric Or Neurological Problems Post-Infection
    BOSTON (CBS) – A new study finds that a third of COVID-19 patients are diagnosed with a neurologic or psychiatric diagnosis in the six months after infection, more evidence that COVID can lead to long-term complications.
    Researchers at the University of Oxford compared data on almost 240,000 patients with COVID-19 to a similar number of patients who had other respiratory infections, like the flu.
    Of the patients receiving a neurological or psychiatric diagnosis, about 13% received such a d
  • Fire Damages Home In Northglenn Early Wednesday Morning

    Fire Damages Home In Northglenn Early Wednesday Morning
    NORTHGLENN, Colo. (CBS4) — A fire broke out at a home in Northglenn early Wednesday morning, causing extensive damage. The house is on Pike Street, near 109th and Grant.
    (credit: CBS)
    North Metro Fire said there was heavy fire and smoke damage to the one-story home and some extension to the garage.
    Fortunately, no residents or firefighters were hurt, but sadly, one cat did not survive.
    There’s no word yet on the cause of the fire.
     
  • 2021 Spring Brass Ring Virtual Fundraiser and Silent Auction

    2021 Spring Brass Ring Virtual Fundraiser and Silent Auction
    Children’s Diabetes FoundationThursday, April 8, 2021Enjoy a virtual fashion show while helping to support research and programs at the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes. Learn more at www.ChildrenDiabetesFoundation.org.
  • Fidelity Investments To Hire 375 Coloradans As Part Of Expansion Goal

    Fidelity Investments To Hire 375 Coloradans As Part Of Expansion Goal
    DENVER (CBS4)– Fidelity Investments plans to hire about 375 people based in Colorado. It’s part of the investment company’s goal to bring on 4,000 more employees over the next 6 months.
    Gov. Jared Polis said, “Companies like Fidelity understand our great business climate and the unique opportunities and quality of life that our state can provide.”I’m thrilled that @Fidelity is hiring and will employ more Coloradans with 375 new jobs. Companies like Fidelity un
  • ‘Catch A Pint’, Help Local Breweries On Colorado Pint Day

    ‘Catch A Pint’, Help Local Breweries On Colorado Pint Day
    DENVER (CBS4)– Wednesday, April 7 is Colorado Pint Day. The day helps support the Colorado Brewers Guild with special pint glasses on sale to commemorate the year.
    (credit: Colorado Brewers Guild)
    For each pint glass sold, $1 will be donated to help support local independent craft beer. This year’s theme is “Catch a Pint” and Colorado-based designer Brooks Engel helped bring the concept to life with the art on the glass.
    “On top of the fish being the focal point I w
  • Driver Busted Going 90 MPH In A 45 MPH Zone In Thornton

    Driver Busted Going 90 MPH In A 45 MPH Zone In Thornton
    THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) — The Thornton Police Department is warning drivers to obey the speed limits after catching one going 90 mph in a 45 mph zone.
    (credit: Thornton Police)
    “[Officer] Wolff caught a 90 MPH in a 45 MPH zone,” officials wrote on Facebook. “What does that get you? A Reckless Driving ticket, towed car, and an arrest! It’s not worth it, not to mention how unsafe it is.”
    “Please watch your speeds. The Thornton traffic unit has heard the com
  • DCPA Broadway Plans To Reopen In December With Disney’s ‘The Lion King’

    DCPA Broadway Plans To Reopen In December With Disney’s ‘The Lion King’
    DENVER (CBS4)– The Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway is planning to reopen in December with The Lion King. The DCPA is postponing four Broadway tours that were previously scheduled for the fall. Those shows are My Fair Lady, 1776, Mean Girls and Ain’t Too Proud — The Life and Times of the Temptations.
    (credit: Denver Center for Performing Arts)
    Following The Lion King production, which is scheduled to run Dec. 2 through Jan. 2, 2022, DCPA Broadway will feature Hami
  • Nikola Jokic Scores 27, Leads Denver Nuggets Past Detroit Pistons

    Nikola Jokic Scores 27, Leads Denver Nuggets Past Detroit Pistons
    DENVER (AP) – Nikola Jokic scored 27 points in 27 minutes and the Denver Nuggets spoiled the return of Jerami Grant and Mason Plumlee with a 134-119 shellacking of the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
    Jokic was glad to see Plumlee, his former backup, and Grant, who helped the Nuggets make a deep run in the bubble last season.
    “Everybody, that team from last year, I’m going to remember those guys for the rest of my life,” Jokic said. “We made history, something no o
  • Milan Hejduk: Dominating Colorado Avalanche ‘Looking Like The Team Everyone Predicted’

    Milan Hejduk: Dominating Colorado Avalanche ‘Looking Like The Team Everyone Predicted’
    Avs legend Milan Hejduk joined CBS4 sports anchor Michael Spencer for Tuesday’s edition of Xfinity Monday Live.
    DENVER (CBS4) – Milan Hejduk shared his take on the current Colorado Avalanche team, which is on a 15-game point streak.
    (credit: CBS)
    “I think the overall performance, how much offense they can create, tons of shots every game, they’re outshooting opponents heavily, and just dominating,” said Hejduk.
    Hampus Lindholm of the Anaheim Ducks and Nathan MacKinn
  • COVID Restrictions: Level Green Counties Allowed 100% Capacity At Indoor Venues, With Stipulations

    COVID Restrictions: Level Green Counties Allowed 100% Capacity At Indoor Venues, With Stipulations
    DENVER (CBS4)– There is an update to the state health order for Level Green counties on the Colorado COVID-19 dial. Those counties in Level Green can hold indoor events with 100% capacity- with stipulations. (credit: State of Colorado March 23, 2021)
    Those attendees must be seated and in groups no larger than 10. Those groups must be 6 feet apart.
  • Safe Outdoor Space For Homeless Gets Mixed Reaction In Denver’s Park Hill Neighborhood

    Safe Outdoor Space For Homeless Gets Mixed Reaction In Denver’s Park Hill Neighborhood
    DENVER (CBS4)– A new safe outdoor space for Denver’s unhoused residents is coming to Park Hill. Park Hill United Methodist Church is offering up the church’s parking lot off Montview Boulevard and Glencoe Street.
    (credit: CBS)
    The Colorado Village Collaborative will run the new Park Hill site starting June 1. It will replace the current site at Denver Community Church in Capitol Hill that is set to close at the end of May when its lease is up.
    “This is part of our faith,&
  • Fort Collins Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Plan For City To Attempt Purchase Of Hughes Stadium Property, Turn It To Open Space

    Fort Collins Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Plan For City To Attempt Purchase Of Hughes Stadium Property, Turn It To Open Space
    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – Voters in Fort Collins overwhelmingly approved a measure Tuesday night that requires city leaders to make a good-faith effort to attempt to purchase the land where Hughes Stadium once sat and turn it into open space. Colorado State University currently owns the land where the football stadium used to be and had planned for years to sell it to a developer, but city leaders put a wrench in those plans last year.
    The stadium was demolished in 2018 and the universi
  • Children’s Diabetes Foundation Holding Virtual Spring Brass Ring Fundraiser

    Children’s Diabetes Foundation Holding Virtual Spring Brass Ring Fundraiser
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Children’s Diabetes Foundation is hosting it’s 43rd annual Spring Brass Ring, and for the second year in a row it’s virtual. The Spring Brass Ring raises money for the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, which is world renown for it’s work in Type 1 diabetes treatment and research.
    Barbara Davis Center For Diabetes (credit: CBS)
    “All the money that we raise goes directly to the Barbara Davis Center, which helps with patient care, with educat
  • Son Inspires Mom To Raise $2M For Research Into Rare, Fatal Genetic Condition

    Son Inspires Mom To Raise $2M For Research Into Rare, Fatal Genetic Condition
    HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Texas mother Hannah Lowe is on a mission to raise $2 million for research into a rare form of muscular dystrophy that her youngest son, a tow-headed boy named Austin with big, beautiful eyes suffers from called L-CMD.
    On Tuesday, she hit a major milestone in her quest, crossing the $500,000 mark.
    Austin Lowe is 1.5 years old and has a fatal, muscle-wasting disease called LMNA-related congenital muscular dystrophy (L-CMD). (courtesy: L-CMD Research Foundation/ Hannah
  • WATCH: Drywaller Danny Returns On An All-New ‘Tough As Nails’

    WATCH: Drywaller Danny Returns On An All-New ‘Tough As Nails’
    (CBS) – Tough As Nails is back with an all-new episode tonight at 8 PM ET/PT, on CBS and streaming with Paramount+. This week’s show will see Dirty Hands and Savage Crew face off in their final team challenge with the winning team receiving the $60,000 bonus prize. In addition to host Phil Keoghan, the competitors will also be going by fan favorites Danny the drywaller and Lee the roofer from season one.
    The season one standouts will stop by to lead the crew in the final team challen
  • MLB All-Star Game Makes Outdoor Event Planners Hopeful

    MLB All-Star Game Makes Outdoor Event Planners Hopeful
    DENVER (CBS4)– Earlier this year, Gov. Jared Polis said Summer 2021 would be close to “normal.” The announcement of the MLB All-Star Game moving to Denver and Polis’ expectation of a packed Coors Field made the promise of a “normal” summer feel more real for many.
    (credit: CBS)
    Outdoor event planners, who’ve spent that last year waiting to safely reopen, are feeling hopeful and confident.
    “There are a lot of people who are still afraid to go out. L
  • City Paying Homeless People To Clean Up After Themselves — And It’s Working!

    City Paying Homeless People To Clean Up After Themselves — And It’s Working!
    ELK GROVE, Calif. (CBS13) — One of the most common complaints about homeless camps is all the trash that is left behind. The city of Elk Grove in Northern California has developed a unique way to get the homeless to clean up after themselves. It’s an unusual idea: the city is paying them to keep their camps clean.
    “As far as I know, we are the first,” said City of Elk Grove Housing and Public Services Manager Sarah Bontrager.
    The homeless can now cash in by bagging u
  • Peyton Manning Receiving Liberty Bowl Distinguished Citizen Award

    Peyton Manning Receiving Liberty Bowl Distinguished Citizen Award
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Retired NFL quarterback and Tennessee standout Peyton Manning will receive the Liberty Bowl Distinguished Citizen Award on June 6. Manning called it a “tremendous honor” to be given the award, which his father, Archie Manning, also received in 2016. Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos looks at the Vince Lombardi Trophy after Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. The Broncos defeated the Panthers 24-10. (
  • Boulder Declares March 22 As Day Of Remembrance For Victims

    Boulder Declares March 22 As Day Of Remembrance For Victims
    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – The Boulder City Council has approved designating March 22 as a day of remembrance to honor the 10 people killed in the shooting at a supermarket last month. The Daily Camera reported that the declaration was read by Mayor Sam Weaver at Tuesday’s city council meeting.
    BOULDER, CO – MARCH 26: A memorial is erected to those lost in a shooting at a King Soopers grocery store on March 26, 2021 in Boulder, Colorado. The shooting at the King Soopers Grocery on M
  • Hostage Situation At Thornton Motel Ends Peacefully, Man In Custody

    Hostage Situation At Thornton Motel Ends Peacefully, Man In Custody
    THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) –  A hostage situation that started on Tuesday afternoon at a motel in Thornton came to a peaceful resolution on Wednesday morning. Police said a man was taken into custody and that they are “in contact with the hostage.”
    Onlookers observe the police activity on Wednesday morning. (credit: CBS)
    The motel is on 83rd Place. SWAT teams from Thornton and Northglenn and negotiators responded to the situation.
    The suspect was wanted for armed robbery. The
  • Denver Weather: After Tuesday’s Moisture, Precipitation Is 3 Inches Above Normal This Year

    Denver Weather: After Tuesday’s Moisture, Precipitation Is 3 Inches Above Normal This Year
    DENVER (CBS4) – The rain and snow along the Front Range on Tuesday brought more than 0.25 inches liquid to many neighborhoods and a couple inches of snow in some areas.
    Denver officially received 0.15 inches of liquid at DIA on Tuesday which brings the total for the year to 4.97 inches. That is 3.05 inches above normal through the first week in April and is about a third of the normal annual precipitation in the city. That’s especially impressive considering the wettest months of the
  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Bans State Agencies From Requiring Vaccine Passports

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Bans State Agencies From Requiring Vaccine Passports
    AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) — As more and more countries around the globe are starting to mandate proof of vaccinations, more and more states in the U.S. are trying to ban them.
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order stopping government agencies and state-funded organizations from requiring the vaccination proof.
    Vaccine passport is a term now being used to describe an app on your phone or a paper card which proves you have been vaccinated.
    Israel requires residents to show a version of
  • Eric Church Announces Indoor Concert At Ball Arena In Denver This Fall

    Eric Church Announces Indoor Concert At Ball Arena In Denver This Fall
    (CBS4) – Country music superstore Eric Church announced he will perform in Denver at Ball Arena this fall. The concert is scheduled for Oct. 15 and is part of a very large North American arena tour that starts in September and continues all the way through May 2022. It’s the first artist to announce a large-scale tour stop in Colorado since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Eric Church performs at the 2017 CMA Music Festival on June 9, 2017. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
    Chur
  • Report: Caitlyn Jenner Exploring Run For California Governor

    Report: Caitlyn Jenner Exploring Run For California Governor
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Caitlyn Jenner is reportedly exploring a run for California governor as current Gov. Gavin Newsom faces a possible recall, according to Axios.The former “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” reality TV star and Olympic gold medalist had previously entertained the idea of a political bid in 2017, saying at the time that she had considered running for Senate in California.
    “Over the next six months or so, I got to find out where I can do a better job, can
  • COVID In Colorado: Dr. Dave Hnida Explains Why Masks Are Still Needed In The Centennial State

    COVID In Colorado: Dr. Dave Hnida Explains Why Masks Are Still Needed In The Centennial State
    (CBS4) – Gov. Jared Polis has extended the statewide mask mandate for another 30 days, although he will allow from exceptions in counties at Level Blue. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida agreed with the decision during his weekly question and answer session on CBSN Denver.
    He said the question is if 30 days will actually be long enough.
    “Our test positivity rates are around 5% which is not where we want to be. We also look at what’s going on around the country. Variants are re
  • In-N-Out Burger Coming To Lakewood, Loveland And Thornton

    In-N-Out Burger Coming To Lakewood, Loveland And Thornton
    (CBS4) – California-based hamburger chain In-N-Out Burger has confirmed three more locations will open in Colorado — in Lakewood, Loveland and Thornton.
    (credit: Evan Semón/CBS)
    The website lists a location at 150 South Wadsworth Boulevard in Lakewood as “opening soon.”
    Another location is expected in Loveland.
    Loveland mayor pro tem Don Overcash announced on his Facebook page that Galloway and Company is working with the city’s planning department to build a
  • Smaller Colorado Towns Finding Success In Tourism Recovery

    Smaller Colorado Towns Finding Success In Tourism Recovery
    DENVER (CBS4) –  Since January of 2020, the state has lost billions of dollars in tourism. However, Colorado tourism experts say across the country, recovery is believed to be in the near future.
    The hope is greater for those in rural parts of the state.
    “I feel more confident now than I did a year ago when I try to travel. Which is not anything anybody wanted to do then,” said Chris Watson as he waited for a ride outside Union Station. He was headed to Buena Vista from Ne
  • Coloradans Urged To Maintain COVID Safety Measures Ahead Of All-Star Game

    Coloradans Urged To Maintain COVID Safety Measures Ahead Of All-Star Game
    DENVER (CBS4) – For many, the announcement that the Major League Baseball All-Star Game will have a capacity crowd was an eyebrow raising moment and a sign restrictions on public life could ease in the coming weeks.
    “It’s been a long year, and I can think of nothing more energizing to help advance our recovery and boost our economy,” said Denver Mayor Michael Hancock at a press conference Tuesday morning.
    (credit: CBS)
    While the economic impact could reach over $100 milli
  • Vail Police Ask For Help Identifying Shoplifting Suspect

    Vail Police Ask For Help Identifying Shoplifting Suspect
    VAIL, Colo. (CBS4) – The Vail Police Department is investigating a theft from the Roxy store in Vail Village. Officers are asking for help to identify a woman seen placing jewelry and sunglasses into a bag before leaving the store without paying.
    (credit: Vail Police Department)
    The incident happened on March 6 at around 4:15 p.m. Investigators say issues with the store’s surveillance system delayed the release of the image.
    Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to conta
  • Trio Of Deer Found Shot With Blow Darts In Walsenburg

    Trio Of Deer Found Shot With Blow Darts In Walsenburg
    WALSENBURG, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is investigating after three deer in Walsenburg were shot with blow darts. Officials are asking for the public’s help to find the person responsible.
    A wildlife officer responded to a call on Thursday about multiple deer with darts sticking in them. The officer found three injured deer near the 100 block of East Cedar.
    (credit: Colorado Parks and Wildlife)
    An adult doe had a dart through its foreleg, a young doe had a dart in its
  • Aurora Task Force Recommends Creation Of Police Accountability Office

    Aurora Task Force Recommends Creation Of Police Accountability Office
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – The Aurora Community Police Task Force presented several recommendations for police accountability at Monday’s city council meeting. The task force wants the city to create an Independent Watchdog office with the authority to investigate police for alleged wrongdoing.
    (credit: CBS)
    The proposed Office of Police Accountability, Transparency and Transformation, or OPATT, would essentially become part of the city’s government. The office is one of several po
  • Denver Bar & Restaurant Owners Preparing For All-Star Game Boom: ‘Really Good Money’

    Denver Bar & Restaurant Owners Preparing For All-Star Game Boom: ‘Really Good Money’
    DENVER (CBS4) – In just three months, Coors Field will host the Major League Baseball All-Star Game for the second time. Businesses in LoDo are already beginning to plan.
    On Tuesday, the league made the announcement official, saying the game will be played in Denver on July 13. It comes after MLB pulled the game out of Atlanta after new voting rules were signed into law late last month by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. Many have condemned the changes as being too restrictive.
    In a press conferen
  • William Clanton, Of Golden, Crashes Vehicle After Dramatic Chase In Indiana

    William Clanton, Of Golden, Crashes Vehicle After Dramatic Chase In Indiana
    (CBS4) – Authorities in Indiana arrested a man from Golden after they say he caused a police chase Tuesday morning. They say William Clanton, 51, drove through a yard, then into a ditch and then made his way through traffic near Mt. Vernon.
    William Clanton (credit: Posey County Sheriff)
    They say Clanton drove on the shoulder, passing other drivers, and then made an unsafe u-turn. Officers tried to stop him, but say he fled going more than 90 mph.
    Clanton lost control and rolled the ve
  • Colorado House Passes Bill To Boost RTD Ridership, Lower Fares

    Colorado House Passes Bill To Boost RTD Ridership, Lower Fares
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that aims to boost ridership through the Regional Transportation District. House Bill 21-1186 would give RTD greater flexibility to lower fares and take advantage of new revenue sources.
    (credit: CBS)
    The state House passed the bill with a vote of 38-24. The legislation includes three provisions to create new revenue streams, boost ridership and improve services.
    “This bill is the culmination of a year-lon
  • State Lawmakers Take Up Bill That Would Change How Courts Decide Child Custody Battles

    State Lawmakers Take Up Bill That Would Change How Courts Decide Child Custody Battles
    DENVER (CBS4) – Domestic violence survivors say their children are being put at risk by courts who don’t understand the impact of abuse on kids. They’re fighting for a bill that would change how child custody battles are decided.
    They say, in many cases, courts award joint custody even when there is evidence of abuse.Rebecca Zimmerman says her case is proof of that.
    “I’m scared every time I speak out.”
    (credit: CBS)
    For eight years, she says, she lived in

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