• Colorado Eagles Apologize To Akim Aliu For Blackface Incident

    Colorado Eagles Apologize To Akim Aliu For Blackface Incident
    (CNN) – Ex-National Hockey League player Akim Aliu got a public apology from his former team for “wrongdoing” by an equipment manager who was photographed in blackface. The Colorado Eagles, the minor league hockey team affiliated with the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche which plays in Loveland, apologized Wednesday to Aliu for a 2011 incident in which head equipment manager Tony Deynzer was photographed with blackface at a Halloween party.
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    An Avalanche
  • Colorado Lawmakers Take Up IVF Material Misuse Bill

    Colorado Lawmakers Take Up IVF Material Misuse Bill
    DENVER (CBS4) – As accusations mount against a former Grand Junction doctor accused of using his own sperm to impregnate women, state lawmakers are stepping in. CBS4 Investigator Brian Maass first broke the story about Paul B. Jones last year.
    Now, a bill at the State Capitol would make the knowing misuse of eggs or sperm a felony, punishable by up to 18 months in prison.
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    It would also create a new civil penalty that allows not just moms, but kids and spouses to sue for
  • Regis University Hosts Cyber Summit After Ransomware Attack

    Regis University Hosts Cyber Summit After Ransomware Attack
    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver’s Regis University acknowledges it paid a ransom to get its computer system back up and running. It was hit in what’s believed to be an attack from outside the United States last summer.
    What Regis learned from this lesson, it is now giving back.
    (credit: CBS)
    Just as students were moving in for the school year in August the Regis computer system was hit by a crippling ransomware attack.
    At the time one student told CBS4, “It’s crazy we’
  • RTD Selects Paul Ballard As Interim General Manager & CEO

    RTD Selects Paul Ballard As Interim General Manager & CEO
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Regional Transportation District announced Paul Ballard will take over as Interim General Manager of the agency Tuesday night. The search began late last year when outgoing leader Dave Genova announced his retirement.
    Paul Ballard (credit: RTD)
    Ballard retired in April 2019 from Trinity Metro, which serves the Fort Worth, Texas, and its surrounding areas. Prior to that, he was CEO of the Nashville MTA and Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee. For more t
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  • Tyron Garth Charged With Murdering Mae Rose Garth

    Tyron Garth Charged With Murdering Mae Rose Garth
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora police say Tyron Garth shot and killed 67-year-old Mae Rose Garth on Monday. Officers responded to a home on North Potomac Street.
    Tyron Garth (credit: Aurora)
    Tyron Garth, 41, is charged with first degree murder.
    Details about the shooting have not been released.
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    Anyone who witnessed the crime or has information about this homicide is asked to call Aurora Police Agent Krieger at 303-739-6113. Tipsters can also remain anonymous and be e
  • Childhood Cancer Survivor Thriving Into Adulthood

    Childhood Cancer Survivor Thriving Into Adulthood
    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – Osteosarcoma is a rare type of bone cancer, usually found in people under the age of 25. It requires some extreme treatments, and often changes a child’s life forever. Kyra Roach survived the cancer, and is now thriving with the help of a special scholarship.
    “I was diagnosed in July of 2013, when I was 13-years-old,” Roach told CBS4.
    Kyra Roach, childhood cancer survivor (credit CBS)
    She went through 50-weeks of chemotherapy, and had a tot
  • ADORABLE: Avs Captain Gabriel Landeskog Has Conversation With Newborn Daughter

    ADORABLE: Avs Captain Gabriel Landeskog Has Conversation With Newborn Daughter
    DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado Avalanche Captain Gabriel Landeskog had a “heart to heart” with his young daughter — and it’s cute enough to melt an ice rink.View this post on InstagramDaddy daughter heart to heart
    A post shared byGabriel Landeskog (@landeskog.92) on Jan 27, 2020 at 6:18pm PST
    It certainly seems that spending the All Star break with his little biscuit is the icing on the cake for Landeskog — and the sweetness of his reaction could stop the coldest pu
  • ADORABLE: Avs Captain Gabriel Landeskog Has Conversation With Baby Daughter

    ADORABLE: Avs Captain Gabriel Landeskog Has Conversation With Baby Daughter
    DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado Avalanche Captain Gabriel Landeskog had a “heart to heart” with his young daughter — and it’s cute enough to melt an ice rink.View this post on InstagramDaddy daughter heart to heart
    A post shared byGabriel Landeskog (@landeskog.92) on Jan 27, 2020 at 6:18pm PST
    It certainly seems that spending the All Star break with his little biscuit is the icing on the cake for Landeskog — and the sweetness of his reaction could stop the coldest pu
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  • ReDetect App Developed By Lafayette Teen Andrew Woen Wins Congressional Challenge

    ReDetect App Developed By Lafayette Teen Andrew Woen Wins Congressional Challenge
    LAFAYETTE, Colo. (CBS4)– A 16-year-old student in Colorado has started an effort to make recycling easier for the community. He has invented an app called ReDetect, that identifies which items should be recycled, and what should be thrown in the trash.
    (credit: CBS)
    “Whole batches of recyclable objects are being contaminated by non-recyclable objects,” explained teenager Andrew Woen, the creator of ReDetect. “And recycling centers are being forced to put in more resources
  • Wrong-Way Crash Shuts Down Southbound I-225 From 6th Avenue To Iliff

    Wrong-Way Crash Shuts Down Southbound I-225 From 6th Avenue To Iliff
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — A wrong-way crash involving at two vehicles shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 225 at Iliff Avenue Tuesday afternoon. Police say both drivers involved in the crash is expected to survive.Police told CBS4 that the driver of the FJ Cruiser, the white SUV, was traveling the wrong way on I-225. That’s when the white SUV struck the maroon SUV.
    The driver of the FJ suffered a hip injury. The investigation into the crash and which charges will be filed conti
  • ‘Silent Protest’ Puts Spotlight On Gender-Based Violence

    ‘Silent Protest’ Puts Spotlight On Gender-Based Violence
    DENVER (CBS4)– University of Denver students gathered for a silent protest to encourage others to speak out when it comes to sexual assault on campus. Organizers of the event want victims to know they are not alone.
    DU said the issues on campus aren’t surprising, unfortunately. According to an annual survey conducted by DU, more than half of undergraduate students report knowing or being a victim of sexual assault, dating violence or stalking.
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    Now, students are demandin
  • ‘Silent Protest’ At DU Puts Spotlight On Gender-Based Violence

    ‘Silent Protest’ At DU Puts Spotlight On Gender-Based Violence
    DENVER (CBS4)– University of Denver students gathered for a silent protest to encourage others to speak out when it comes to sexual assault on campus. Organizers of the event want victims to know they are not alone.
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    DU said the issues on campus aren’t surprising, unfortunately. According to an annual survey conducted by DU, more than half of undergraduate students report knowing or being a victim of sexual assault, dating violence or stalking.
    (credit: CBS)
    Now, student
  • CBI Looking For 2 Endangered Children Possibly In Colorado

    CBI Looking For 2 Endangered Children Possibly In Colorado
    (CBS4) – The Colorado Bureau of Investigation says two young children who are endangered might be in Colorado. Bentley, 7, and Karley Dunkelberger, 9, were last seen in Battle Creek, Michigan.
    Bentley Dunkelberger (left) and Karley Dunkelberger (right) (credit: CBI)
    Authorities say they are with Rebecca and Dennis Dunkelberger who are known to use drugs and have violent tendencies. They say Rebecca suffers from a cognitive disorder.
    Dennis Dunkelberger (left) and Rebecca Dunkelberger
  • Coronavirus Screening Expands To 20 Airports In U.S.

    Coronavirus Screening Expands To 20 Airports In U.S.
    The CDC is expanding its Coronavirus screening process across the U.S., increasing the number of screening airports from five to 20.
    The 20 airports performing the screenings already have in place CDC travel quarantine stations, and will bring in more personnel to staff the stations for the increased workload for Coronavirus screening.
    The 20 airports currently handle about 90% of travelers from China.
    Denver International Airport is not one of the 20 sites performing the enhanced screening.
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  • Mike Shula To Be Broncos’ New Quarterbacks Coach

    Mike Shula To Be Broncos’ New Quarterbacks Coach
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Broncos hired Mike Shula to be their new quarterbacks coach. The move was made official on Tuesday afternoon.
    JACKSONVILLE, FL – CIRCA 2010: In this handout photo provided by the NFL, Mike Shula of the Jacksonville Jaguars poses for his 2010 NFL headshot circa 2010 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)
    “Mike is a well-respected coach around the league, especially when it comes to developing quarterbacks,” said Broncos he
  • STEAD School In Commerce City Will Focus On Agriculture

    STEAD School In Commerce City Will Focus On Agriculture
    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4)– The STEAD School will focus on agriculture in hopes of preparing students for that industry. There was a groundbreaking at the future campus in Brighton on Tuesday.(credit: CBS)The high school will be built at 106th and Walden in Commerce City. The school will offer four pathways for students in the areas of food, animal, plant and environmental science. (credit: CBS)
    “Students will be doing real work, real adult work on real current problems with real pa
  • Lakewood Agrees On Development Permit Solution

    Lakewood Agrees On Development Permit Solution
    LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – A debate on how to put Lakewood’s controversial slow growth initiative into effect ended with compromise on Monday night. City council reworked plans on implementation after some voiced concerns.
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    Supporters of the voter-approved measure were concerned developers were rushing permits through before the measure goes into effect.
    Initiative 200 caps growth at 1% a year, allowing for under 700 units to be built in 2020.
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    The debate was
  • Colorado Business Owners: Beware Of Fake Registration Letters

    Colorado Business Owners: Beware Of Fake Registration Letters
    DENVER (CBS4)– Colorado business owners may be getting a letter asking them to pay for what is essentially a free service. Some businesses in Colorado are receiving letters asking them to renew a business registration with the Secretary of State’s Office.
    The letter states that the renewal is $110. That is something business owners can do for $10 on the Secretary of State’s website.
    “They’re tricky, they look like they’re on official letterhead and they might
  • Letter: Most Of Coors Corporate Office Not Moving With Company

    Letter: Most Of Coors Corporate Office Not Moving With Company
    DENVER (CBS4) – A letter to Mayor Michael Hancock’s office appears to state most of the employees at Coors headquarters in Denver will be out of a job. The Denver Business Journal obtained the letter.
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    Reportedly, 265 people of about 300 will not move with the rest of the office to Chicago. The layoffs will occur now through July 2021.
    Molson Coors currently occupies three of the upper floors of Denver’s second tallest building at 1801 California.
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  • ‘Peace Out Foster Care’: Entire 3rd Grade Class Celebrates Girl’s Adoption Day

    ‘Peace Out Foster Care’: Entire 3rd Grade Class Celebrates Girl’s Adoption Day
    LOUISVILLE, Colo. (CBS4) – There wasn’t a dry eye inside a Louisville courtroom on Tuesday after a 3rd grade girl found her forever family. Aerith was surrounded by dozens of her classmates for the proceedings.
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    Aerith met her new mom at a Foster Source support group. The two instantly connected and now will forever be a part of each other’s lives.Right now the entire 3rd grade from Louisville Elementary School is sitting inside an Adams County Courtroom.They are h
  • Jefferson County Fairgrounds Future To Be Discussed At Tuesday Night Meeting

    Jefferson County Fairgrounds Future To Be Discussed At Tuesday Night Meeting
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A meeting about the future of the Jefferson County Fairgrounds is expected to draw a lot of people with agricultural interests on Tuesday night. The fate of the historic fairgrounds will be determined over the next few weeks.
    The county said it was forced to cut $16.1 million from its 2020 General Fund budget following last year’s decision by voters not to approve Ballot Initiative 1A.
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    More than 100 people crammed into a meeting room at
  • Reward For ‘Make Yourself At Home’ Bandit Increased To $15,000

    Reward For ‘Make Yourself At Home’ Bandit Increased To $15,000
    DENVER (CBS4) – The reward for information about the so-called “Make Yourself at Home” Bandit was increased to $15,000. The FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force hopes the public can help catch the serial robber.
    Lloyd Rhodes (credit: Denver)
    They say Lloyd Eugene Rhodes dresses as a janitor or staff member and enters a business during the evening. Then, they say, he hides until the following morning.
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    When employees arrive, he threatens them with a handgun
  • John Swenson Charged With 1st Degree Murder In Beating Death Of Grandmother Linda Shomberg

    John Swenson Charged With 1st Degree Murder In Beating Death Of Grandmother Linda Shomberg
    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4)– John Power Swenson has been charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of his 75-year-old grandmother. Police were conducting a welfare check when they found her body.Police in Westminster were called for a welfare check on Linda Shomberg at her apartment in the East Bay Senior Housing complex at 3720 68th Avenue on Dec. 9, 2019.
    When officers arrived, they found Shomberg in a pool of blood on the bedroom floor. She was pronounced dead at Good Samarita
  • Survey: Appearance At Job Interview Influences Perceptions Of Competence

    Survey: Appearance At Job Interview Influences Perceptions Of Competence
    (CBS Local) — The interview process is surely one of the most challenging aspects of the job hunting process. But how you look may go a long way in demonstrating you are the right fit.
    A whopping 88 percent of job candidates say how they look in an interview has the ability to influence the interviewer’s perception of their competence, according to a new survey.
    The 2019 JDP Hiring survey of 1,997 people aged 18 to 70, conducted in November, also revealed that 86 percent of job candi
  • Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Southbound I-225 From 6th Avenue To Iliff

    Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Southbound I-225 From 6th Avenue To Iliff
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — A crash involving at least two vehicles shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 225 at Iliff Avenue Tuesday afternoon. It’s not clear if anyone was seriously injured.The crash was first reported a little before 1 p.m.  All southbound lanes from 6th Avenue to Iliff Avenue will be closed until 5 p.m. Tuesday.UPDATE: 225 SB shut down 6th to Iliff Ave until 5pm.All 225 exits will experience major delays, use alternate routes.
    — Aurora Police Dept.(@
  • New Research Shows Wild Blueberries May Help Wounds Close Faster

    New Research Shows Wild Blueberries May Help Wounds Close Faster
    ORONO, Maine (CBS Local)— New research by the University of Maine shows that wild blueberries may have wound-healing properties. The research shows phenolic acids extracted from wild blueberries significantly promote cell migration and the speed of wound closure.
    Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, a professor of clinical nutrition at the University of Maine, is working to use these compounds to create a biomedical product prototype like a topical cream that can be applied to wounds, CBS affiliate WABI
  • Crash Shuts Down Southbound I-225 At Iliff

    Crash Shuts Down Southbound I-225 At Iliff
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — A crash involving at least two vehicles shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 225 at Iliff Avenue Tuesday afternoon. It’s not clear if anyone was seriously injured.The crash was first reported a little before 1 p.m.
    “Stay out of area. Extended traffic delays,” the Aurora Police Department tweeted at about 1:30 p.m.
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    Police advised using East Mississippi Avenue to exit the interstate.
    There was no estimate for when the l
  • Bill Hanzlik, Former Nuggets Player Coach, Compares Nikola Jokic To A Locomotive

    Bill Hanzlik, Former Nuggets Player Coach, Compares Nikola Jokic To A Locomotive
    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4) – Four or five of the Denver Nuggets top seven players have missed multiple games due to injuries, but the team has kept on winning a majority of its games. Former Nuggets player and coach Bill Hanzlik says a lot of credit for that goes to center Nikola Jokic.
    Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets reacts after scoring against the Phoenix Suns during the second half of the NBA game at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Dec. 23, 2019 in Phoenix. (credit: Christian Petersen/G
  • Bill Hanzlik, Former Nuggets Player & Coach, Compares Nikola Jokic To A Locomotive

    Bill Hanzlik, Former Nuggets Player & Coach, Compares Nikola Jokic To A Locomotive
    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4) – Four or five of the Denver Nuggets top seven players have missed multiple games due to injuries, but the team has kept on winning a majority of its games. Former Nuggets player and coach Bill Hanzlik says a lot of credit for that goes to center Nikola Jokic.
    Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets reacts after scoring against the Phoenix Suns during the second half of the NBA game at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Dec. 23, 2019 in Phoenix. (credit: Christian Petersen/G
  • ‘Mile High City’ Copper Lager Is A Slam Dunk For Nuggets Fans

    ‘Mile High City’ Copper Lager Is A Slam Dunk For Nuggets Fans
    DENVER (CBS4)– Denver Nuggets fans now have a new beer to enjoy during games, a night out or at home. In a collaboration with Breckenridge Brewery, “Mile High City” Copper Lager will be available at the Pepsi Center this Thursday.
    Bars, restaurants and stores across Colorado will also have the new brew.(credit: Breckenridge Brewery)
    “Many of us at Breckenridge Brewery are big fans of the Denver Nuggets, and their impressive season has certainly given us a lot to celebrate

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