• Boulder Veteran, Craig Hendeson, Touts Benefits Of CBD Oil For Veterans

    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – A veteran in Boulder is using his experience and his CBD oil business to help other veterans. That group of people is rapidly finding relief from CBD products.
    Craig Henderson, a former infantryman, has been around servicemen and women his whole life.
    Craig Henderson shares his message about the benefits of CBD oil for veterans. (credit: CBS)
    “My parents were really young when they had me. My dad was full-time Marine Corps. He’s extremely patriotic.
  • Russell Montoya Admitted To Encasing Friend In Concrete, Affidavit Says

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The daughter of the man arrested for killing his longtime friend and encasing him in concrete was the one who turned her father in, according to court documents. Investigators said Russell Montoya confessed to shooting Shane Nelson during a fight on Friday, Nov. 8.
    Russell Montoya Jr. (credit: Adams County Sheriff)
    Nelson’s body was later found encased in concrete in the basement of an apartment in the 7800 block of York Street.
    Montoya’s daughter t
  • Colorado Health Officials Watching Viral Outbreak On Western Slope

    (CBS4) – With large viral outbreaks happening across Colorado, state health officials are monitoring the situation for what is considered a common occurrence. Mesa County Valley District 51 canceled class at all schools for the rest of the week.“We’ve had between 150 and 250 outbreaks of norovirus each year, and they usually appear in group settings,” said Nicole Comstock the Communicable Disease Deputy Director at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
  • Permanent Lighting Offers Year-Round Colors & Patterns For Homeowners

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. (CBS4) – Imagine never having to brave the cold on an icy ladder to put up and take down your holiday lights… never having to untangle old cords and replace burnt out bulbs… yet still having one of the more festive houses in your neighborhood.
    (credit: CBS)
    That’s reality at Gus Fox-Smith’s home in Broomfield thanks to JellyFish Lighting. Following a recent back injury, Gus said he was looking for an alternative light installation so he wouldn&rs
  • Advertisement

  • School Of Mines Students Spearhead Project To Manage Space Debris

    GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Students at the Colorado School of Mines are taking on a problem some of the world’s greatest minds have yet to solve. How to manage the growing threat of space debris.
    According to NASA, more than 500,000 pieces of debris, or “space junk,” are tracked as they orbit the Earth. They all travel at speeds up to 17,500 mph, fast enough for a relatively small piece of orbital debris to damage a satellite or a spacecraft.
    (credit: CBS)
    While there is work
  • 3 Mothers Bonded By NICU Stays Reunite For The First Time

    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Three mothers who first met at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit inside Children’s Hospital Colorado last year reunited on Wednesday. It was the first time since their children were born and were able to go home after receiving extended care from doctors and nurses.
    (credit: CBS)
    “I just think there’s an instant bond there,” said Katie Sullivan. “It can’t compare to any other relationship, almost like family.”
    Sullivan’s
  • Denver Weather: More Snow Through Friday

    A break in the snow will come on Wednesday night, as one wave of our storm move out. Don’t let this fool you that we’re done! More snow possible by Thursday morning. We’ll then have another break until Thursday night when we could see more light snow in Denver through Friday morning. Light snow will be possible at times on Thursday afternoon.
    This is all thanks to an area of low pressure that is over California and making it’s way toward our state. After is passes through
  • ‘She Makes Me So Exhilarated’: Friends Remember DPS’ Marie Greenwood

    DENVER (CBS4) – Marie Greenwood, a pioneering teacher who spent decades fighting segregation, died days short of her 107th birthday. Greenwood was the first African-American teacher to receive tenure at Denver Public Schools.
    (credit: CBS)
    She began her career at Whittier Elementary in 1935. In 2001, Marie Greenwood Academy became the first DPS school to be named after a teacher.
    Jim Greenwood (credit: CBS)
    “She leaves an unmatched legacy as an educator, trailblazer, community activi
  • Advertisement

  • Lasers And Air Jets: New Technology Helps Separate Recyclable Plastics

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — More Coloradans than ever are recycling, but when items aren’t sorted correctly, it makes it difficult or even impossible for them to be recycled.
    “Some plastics are more recyclable more valuable than others,” says Kalin Stovall the Director of Operations for the Boulder County Recycling Center.
    (credit: CBS)
    When your recycling is taken to a center, that’s just the beginning of its journey. The first stop is sorting.
    (credit: CBS)
    Usu
  • Bus Driver Shortage Hits Summit Stage: ‘I Will Be Screwed’

    FRISCO, Colo. (CBS4) – On Sunday, the Summit Stage Bus service in Summit County will begin its winter operating schedule. Missing from the typical routes are several late night pickups leaving lots of people stuck.
    Summit Stage experiencing bus driver shortage. (credit: CBS)
    Summit Stage reports they are experiencing a bus driver shortage to the tune of 13% of its force. It is forcing the transit authority to modify routes and end some later pickups for the winter.
    (credit: CBS)
    “I w
  • 22 States Join Colorado’s Request For U.S. Supreme Court To Review Electors Case

    DENVER (CBS4) – Nearly two-dozen states have joined Colorado’s request for the nation’s highest court to review the “faithless electors” case. On Wednesday, 22 states signed an amicus brief in support of Colorado’s petition for the U.S. Supreme Court to review August v. Colorado Department of State.
    Across the country, 22 states have signed an amicus brief in support of Colorado’s petition for the U.S. Supreme Court to review the “faithless elector
  • ‘Docile’ Bull Elk Illegally Killed; Wildlife Officials Searching For Poachers Involved

    DINOSAUR, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigators and Moffat County sheriff’s deputies are looking for two people who may be involved in the illegal killing of a bull elk within Dinosaur town limits last week, officials said.
    (credit: Tamara Long via Colorado Parks and Wildlife)
    Residents in the small, northwestern Colorado community described the bull as “docile”  and officials say it was well known in the area due to its unusual, distinct brow tine
  • I-25 South Gap Simulator Helps First Responders Train For Crash Response

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – First responders spent the morning Wednesday getting ready for the snow with a simulation at their Traffic Incident Management training area. The simulation replicated the conditions on the 18-mile stretch of Interstate 25 between Castle Rock and Monument where construction has closed off both shoulders.
    (credit: CBS)
    “For every one minute of a crash that is blocking a lane of traffic, that develops four minutes of congestion,” said Patrick C
  • RTD Board To Review Community Survey Responses About Possible Service Cuts

    DENVER (CBS4) – For months, RTD riders have been dealing with light rail and bus delays or cancellations. On Thursday, transportation officials will present the results of a recent community survey and a potential service plan to the board of directors.
    RTD community survey results to be provided to board of directors. (credit: CBS)
    RTD is short nearly 140 light rail operators and bus drivers. On Wednesday, many riders were feeling the consequences of the shortage.
    “I don’t com
  • All Mesa County District 51 Schools Closed For Widespread Illness

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4)– All students in the Mesa County Valley School District 51 will not have school until after Thanksgiving break due to widespread illness. Grand Mesa Middle School and Mt. Garfield Middle School will remain shut down until Dec. 3.
    (credit: KREX)
    Mt. Garfield Middle School was closed earlier this week due to many ill and absent students. The school reopened Wednesday but then closed again because of widespread illness.
    Mesa County Public Health believes norovirus
  • I-70 Reopens At Vail Pass After ‘Slide Outs’ In Snowy Conditions

    (CBS4) – Interstate 70 was closed in both direction near Vail Pass Wednesday afternoon. The Colorado State Patrol blamed “slide outs.” The westbound lanes reopened at about 3:50 p.m. and the eastbound reopened a little while later.
    Live cameras from the Colorado Department of Transportation showed snowy road conditions.The CSP tweeted a photo showing a semi truck blocking several lanes of traffic Thursday afternoon.#BREAKING: I-70 CLOSED in both directions over #VailPass due to
  • Eastbound I-70 Closed At Vail Pass After ‘Slide Outs’ In Snowy Conditions

    (CBS4) – Interstate 70 was closed in both direction near Vail Pass Wednesday afternoon. The Colorado State Patrol blamed “slide outs.” The westbound lanes reopened at about 3:50 p.m. but the eastbound lanes remained closed.
    Live cameras from the Colorado Department of Transportation showed snowy road conditions.The CSP tweeted a photo showing a semi truck blocking several lanes of traffic Thursday afternoon.#BREAKING: I-70 CLOSED in both directions over #VailPass due to crashes
  • Budweiser Clydesdales Are In Town & You Can See Them For Free

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – The Budweiser Clydesdales are back in Fort Collins for the holiday season. The horses are helping celebrate the 5th annual Brewery Lights at the Anheuser-Busch Biergarten.
    (credit: CBS)
    (credit: CBS)
    Visitors can check out the holiday lights, hot chocolate and get an upclose look at the Clydesdales this weekend.
    (credit: CBS)
    The horses are available for pictures from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
    LINK: Clydesdales Return To Fort Collins
  • Denver International Airport Sees Record Travel For September

    DENVER (CBS4) – As the country nears another busy travel season, Denver International Airport keeps breaking records for passenger traffic. The higher numbers of traffic are in spite of ongoing, and sometimes delayed, construction at the airport.
    (credit: CBS)
    DIA says they had the busiest September in its history. More than 5,960,000 passengers moved through the airport that month; an 11% more than the same month last year.
    DIA is the fifth busiest in the country with more than 64 million
  • I-70 Closed At Vail Pass After ‘Slide Outs’ In Snowy Conditions

    (CBS4) – Interstate 70 is closed in both direction near Vail Pass. The Colorado State Patrol blamed “slide outs.” Live cameras from the Colorado Department of Transportation showed snowy road conditions.The CSP tweeted a photo showing a semi truck blocking several lanes of traffic.#BREAKING: I-70 CLOSED in both directions over #VailPass due to crashes.#cotraffic #cowx pic.twitter.com/7U4XvB3bzH
    — CSP Eagle (@CSP_Eagle) November 20, 2019CBS4 Meteorologist Dave Aguilera say
  • Denver Police To Test Gunshot Spotter System Wednesday

    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver police want residents near their gunshot spotter system to be aware of planned testing for Wednesday evening. Testing will start at 5:30 p.m. and end at 11:30 p.m.
    (credit: CBS)
    The system uses a network of sensors which alert police when those sensors detect the sound of gunshots. The sensors supply a location of the gunfire.FYI: Residents in downtown #Denver may hear gunfire tonight as we test our gunshot detection system. #TellYourFriends pic.twitter.com/xngr
  • Sheriff: Alabama Fan Fatally Shot LSU Fan In Spat Over Football Game

    LITTLEVILLE, Ala. (CBS Local) — An Alabama man who fatally shot another man while watching a football game at the suspect’s home was charged with murder, according to investigators.
    Several people had gathered at the Littleville home of David Allen Fulkerson to watch the Nov. 9 Louisiana State University-Alabama game, Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williamson told the TimesDaily.
    The victim, James Michael Roland Merritt, was cheering for LSU, who defeated Alabama that day 46-41.An Alab
  • Denver Appeals Court Considers Oklahoma Death Penalty Case

    DENVER (AP) — A man sentenced to death for killing a Texas couple camping in Oklahoma nearly 20 years ago is asking a federal appeals court for a chance to prove he should be spared the death penalty. In arguments before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday, Edward Leon Fields’ public defender, Hunter Labovitz, said Fields’ lawyer at the time of his sentencing hearing was ineffective because, among other things, she failed to call an expert witness who could have testifi
  • Suspected Norovirus Closes 2 Grand Junction Middle Schools Until After Thanksgiving Break

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4)– Some students in Grand Junction won’t have school until after Thanksgiving break due to widespread illness. Grand Mesa Middle School and Mt. Garfield Middle School will remain shut down until Dec. 3.
    (credit: KREX)
    Mt. Garfield Middle School was closed earlier this week due to many ill and absent students. The school reopened Wednesday but then closed again because of widespread illness.
    (credit: Mount Garfield Middle School)
    Both schools will remain clo
  • Jefferson County Searches For Forged Check Suspect

    EVERGREEN, Colo. (CBS4)– Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies are hoping someone recognizes this woman wanted for allegedly depositing a forged a check. The woman deposited the check on Sept. 6. (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office)
    After she deposited the check at a bank in Evergreen, she withdrew the funds.Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 303.271.5612 or Crime Stoppers at 720.913.STOP (7867) reference case
  • Search Continues For Driver Who Crashed Into Gas Pump Near Park Meadows Mall

    LONE TREE, Colo. (CBS4)– Firefighters from South Metro Fire Rescue cleaned up a mess after a driver crashed into a gas pump near Park Meadows Mall. The driver took off after the crash. (credit: South Metro Fire)
    The crash happened at the 7-Eleven at Park Meadows Drive and Yosemite.Gas poured out of the pump before the clerk could shut it off. (credit: South Metro Fire)
    Crews put down sand to soak up the gas.A description of the driver has not been released.
  • Male Birth Control That’s Injected Into Groin Could Be Available In Six Months

    (CBS Local) — An injectable male contraceptive which lasts approximately 13 years has successfully completed a clinical trial and could be available to the public within the next seven months, scientists in India say.
    The new birth control method involves injecting a polymer, made of a compound called Styrene Maleic Anhydride, into the vas deferens, effectively blocking sperm from leaving the testicles.
    “The trials are over, including extended, phase 3 clinical trials for which 303 c
  • London Fletcher: ‘Running Game Gives Broncos Best Chance Against Bills’

    Buffalo, NY (CBS 4)- The Broncos long-shot hopes of a playoff berth were all but finished by Sunday’s 27-23 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. For Vic Fangio’s squad, the game followed an eerily familiar script that has played out all season. Get out to a lead, lose steam on offense, and consequently, lose the game once the defense appears too tired to slow the opposing offense. Rinse, lather, repeat.
    In their seven losses this season, the Broncos have held a second-half lead in four of
  • Denver Holiday Fun: Final Testing Being Done On Tree With 60,000 Strands Of Lights

    It’s beginning to look more like the holidays around the Denver area, and this year a new free attraction will help to light up the city as part of the Mile High Holidays campaign.
  • STEM School Shooting Suspect Alec McKinney’s Mom, Morgan McKinney, Testifies

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The third day of proceedings in a preliminary hearing for Alec McKinney, 16, one of two suspects in the May 7 shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch, began Wednesday. Kendrick Castillo, 18, a senior at the school, was killed, and eight others were injured.
    Alec McKinney (credit: Instagram)
    A Douglas County District Court judge has already ruled there is sufficient evidence for the case to move forward to trial, but now McKinney’s defense is calling wi

Follow @ColoradoNews_ on Twitter!