• Denver Weather: Turning Colder, Freezing Drizzle And Light Snow Tonight

    Denver Weather: Turning Colder, Freezing Drizzle And Light Snow Tonight
    DENVER (CBS4) – A strong cold front will move into northern Colorado by Sunday afternoon with gusty wind and much colder air. Clouds will rapidly increase behind the front and that will lead to some precipitation developing by sunset.
    At this time we expect some drizzle or light rain showers that will turn into freezing drizzle as temperatures fall. Then overnight the light rain or drizzle should change over to all snow. Light snow is expected in the Denver area during the Monday morning d
  • UCLA Rallies In 2nd Half To Beat No. 18 Colorado, 70-63

    UCLA Rallies In 2nd Half To Beat No. 18 Colorado, 70-63
    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Tyger Campbell had seven of his 15 points during a 20-3 UCLA run in the second half, and the Bruins rallied from nine points down to beat No. 18 Colorado 70-63 on Saturday and tie the Buffaloes atop the Pac-12 Conference.
    Campbell added 11 assists and Cody Riley scored 16 points, 14 in the second half. UCLA (17-11, 10-5) has won nine of its last 11.
    McKinley Wright IV had 20 points for Colorado, which sent its two seniors off with a disappointing loss in the final hom
  • Students, Officers Lift Van Off Teenager In Colorado Springs

    Students, Officers Lift Van Off Teenager In Colorado Springs
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) –  High school students helped save a fellow teenager who was trapped under a van. More than a dozen students at Rampart High School in Colorado Springs rushed to rescue her last week.
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    The teenager was sitting in an empty parking space when another student driving a van drove over her.
    The students and school resource officers worked together to lift the van.
    “And I was like ‘Hi, I’m Angie. It’s going to be okay.&rsq
  • Large Mural To Feature 435 Handprints At Centennial Elementary

    Large Mural To Feature 435 Handprints At Centennial Elementary
    LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – Students at Centennial Elementary School are working with a local artist to create a large mural to hang in the school. Every student at the school will be represented in the finished piece.
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    “Centennial is a beautiful school with wonderful children and there really wasn’t a whole lot of artwork going on, and that hurt my little artist heart,” said mixed media artist Amelia Furman.
    She has two boys who attend the school.
    “I was
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  • Neurosurgeon Agrees To $2.35 Million Settlement After Employee Reports Kickback Scheme

    Neurosurgeon Agrees To $2.35 Million Settlement After Employee Reports Kickback Scheme
    (CBS4) — A Colorado neurosurgeon has agreed to pay the federal government $2.35 million to resolve allegations from a former employee who accused the doctor of manipulating medical payments back to himself.
    The Denver office of the U.S. Attorney General alleges Dr. William Choi, from 2011 to 2015, performed spinal surgeries at three hospitals — Sky Ridge Medical Center, Castle Rock Adventist and Porter Adventist. Money from federal healthcare programs, including Medicaid, Medicare, a
  • Colorado National Guard Troops Deploy To Afghanistan

    Colorado National Guard Troops Deploy To Afghanistan
    DENVER (CBS4) – Military families gathered at Wings Over the Rockies & Space Museum on Saturday to say “see you later” to their loved ones. About 30 members of the Colorado National Guard are deploying to Afghanistan.
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    The 220th Military Police Company will support the U.S. Central Command Opeartions. Some of the soldiers have a security clearance – meaning their identities need to be concealed.
    This is the second deployment for some members of the compan
  • Part Of Colfax To Close Saturday Night For Stormwater Project

    Part Of Colfax To Close Saturday Night For Stormwater Project
    DENVER (CBS4) – Part of Colfax Avenue will close Saturday night for a stormwater improvement project. It’s part of the Jackson Street Storm project.
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    Colfax will be closed from Garfield to Harrison Streets starting at 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. on Sunday.
    Detour Information:• West Bound Colfax: north on Colorado, west on 17th Avenue, south on York• East Bound Colfax: south on Garfield, east on 14th Avenue, north on Colorado
    “As funding becomes available, m
  • Thornton Police Looking For SUV Involved In Hit & Run

    Thornton Police Looking For SUV Involved In Hit & Run
    THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Thornton police want to find a white GMC SUV. They say it was involved in a hit and run Saturday morning.
    Police responded to Colorado Boulevard and 115th Avenue at around 2 a.m.
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    A pedestrian was hit and is in critical condition, police say.
    Investigators say the letter “M” is missing from the GMC emblem, and the vehicle will have front end damage.
    Call police if you see the vehicle.
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  • Children’s Hospital Colorado Study Shows Increase In Trampoline Injuries

    Children’s Hospital Colorado Study Shows Increase In Trampoline Injuries
    AURORA, Colo., (CBS4) – Trampoline parks are an easy, affordable way to entertain your kids and burn off some energy, but a new study done by doctors at Children’s Hospital Colorado found trampoline-related injuries are increasingly happening at trampoline parks, rather than trampolines at home.
    Chelsea Carlton considers her daughter’s, Nell, experience a cautionary tale. Months after the 3 year old’s first trip to a nearby trampoline park, Nell is still fixated on her pa
  • Heritage Travel Takes Families ‘Off The Beaten Path’

    Heritage Travel Takes Families ‘Off The Beaten Path’
    DENVER (CBS4) – The prevalence of consumer DNA kits which help reveal your ancestors has changed the way that folks travel. The seek to visit the lands of their ancestors and when they do, they connect in ways they never thought possible.
    “Heritage travel is a way to really go local, down to your roots,” said Lisa Vogele.
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    Vogele runs a travel agency, helping people reconnect with their heritage through travel.
    “It’s a way to connect with bein
  • Turning Travel Into Adventure: ‘Embracing The Unknown’

    Turning Travel Into Adventure: ‘Embracing The Unknown’
    DENVER (CBS4) – The difference between an average vacation and one that can be exciting is finding ways to have adventure.
    “You know, I’ve been a travel nut since I was a kid,” said Josh Gates, host of the Discovery Channel show Expedition Unknown.
    Josh Gates (credit: CBS)
    The show takes Gates on crazy adventures in settings which require him to travel to destinations across the world.  At the Denver Travel and Adventure show at the Colorado Convention Center he
  • ‘Follow The Disasters’: Experts Share Advice At Travel & Adventure Show

    ‘Follow The Disasters’: Experts Share Advice At Travel & Adventure Show
    DENVER (CBS4) – Travel expert and publisher Pauline Frommer is encouraging you to think differently as you plan your next vacation.
    “The first time I went to Europe I was 4 years old,” said Frommer.
    For her, travel is a way of life.
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    “You not only go out and get a better understanding of the rest of the world, but you get a better understanding of yourself,” she said.
    Along with her father, Frommer runs the company he founded in 1957, publishing the bes
  • Rescuers Find Overdue Hiker With ‘Game Changer’ Technology

    Rescuers Find Overdue Hiker With ‘Game Changer’ Technology
    CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Rescuers found a man lost near Mount Evans with the help of cell phone technology. It helped provide better, accurate information about where the hiker exactly was on the mountain.
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    On Thursday, officials reported the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center received an alert about the overdue hiker in his 20s. They say he was able to send a text message and make a 10 second phone call to his roommate.
    He said he was a few miles away from hi
  • Estes Park Woman Scammed Of More Than $700,000, Suspect Convicted

    Estes Park Woman Scammed Of More Than $700,000, Suspect Convicted
    (CBS4) — A jury convicted a Jamaican national living in Brooklyn, New York, of taking almost three-quarters of a million dollars from an Estes Park woman whom he convinced had won a lottery.
    Federal prosecutors alleged that Leonard Luton, 43, and another Jamaican national led the victim into believing she had won a $2.8 million lottery and a Mercedes Benz vehicle, but instructed her to pay thousands of dollars in fees in order to receive her winnings.
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  • John Richter Charged With Attempted Murder Following Domestic Violence Call

    John Richter Charged With Attempted Murder Following Domestic Violence Call
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Boulder Police say they arrested a 19-year-old on first degree assault and attempted second degree murder. Police responded to a home on Euclid Avenue near 9th Street.
    John Richter (credit: Boulder)
    Investigators say John Richter’s father first called police for concerns his son was involved in a domestic disturbance.
    Officers arrived and say a woman with injuries to her neck and face opened the door. She was taken to the hospital.
    Police found Richter wh
  • Sarah Jesser Charged In Weld County Officer Involved Shooting

    Sarah Jesser Charged In Weld County Officer Involved Shooting
    WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Sarah Jesser faces charges after officials say she shot at law enforcemnt at a hotel in Weld County. They say it happened on Feb. 13 at the Econo Lodge near Interstate 25.
    Sarah Jesser (credit: Weld County)
    Jesser, 41, faces charges of criminal attempt to commit murder.
    The district attorney’s office says a Weld County Sheriff’s deputy tried to contact Jesser on multiple warrants. Two Firestone Police officers also responded to the hotel.
    They s
  • New York Resident Convicted Of Defrauding Colorado Senior Of More Than $700,000

    New York Resident Convicted Of Defrauding Colorado Senior Of More Than $700,000
    (CBS4) — A jury convicted a Jamaican national living in Brooklyn, New York, of taking almost three-quarters of a million dollars from an Estes Park woman whom he convinced had won a lottery.
    Federal prosecutors alleged that Leonard Luton, 43, and another Jamaican national led the victim into believing she had won a $2.8 million lottery and a Mercedes Benz vehicle, but instructed her to pay thousands of dollars in fees in order to receive her winnings.
    (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
  • Nuggets Lose Sloppy Game To Thunder In Return To Court After All-Star Break

    Nuggets Lose Sloppy Game To Thunder In Return To Court After All-Star Break
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chris Paul lectured his teammates on the importance of handling their business after the All-Star break, then he showed them how to do it.
    Paul scored 29 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 113-101 on Friday night.
    The Thunder entered the night sixth in the Western Conference standings. Paul believes Oklahoma City should have a sense of urgency about finishing higher.
    “Some teams try to warm up into it,” Paul said. “We don
  • Denver Travel & Adventure Show Opens At Colorado Convention Center

    Denver Travel & Adventure Show Opens At Colorado Convention Center
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Travel & Adventure Show opens this weekend at the Colorado Convention Center. Experts will be there to help you get a passport for that dream vacation.
    Jared Tharp, a spokesman from the Colorado Passport Agency, joined CBS4 This Morning on Saturday. They will have a booth to help travelers apply for a passport.Those who do so will get into the show for free.
    The show is Feb. 22-23 and features travel adventures for every skill level.
    RELATED: Denver Trav
  • The Junior League & Carli Lloyd Prepare For ‘The Journey’

    The Junior League & Carli Lloyd Prepare For ‘The Journey’
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Junior League of Denver will hold its eighth annual The Journey event on March 13, 2020. It’s an evening fundraiser featuring keynote speaker and Gold Medal Winning Soccer Star Carli Lloyd.
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    It’s taking place at the Hyatt Regency Denver.
    The Junior league is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities.
    LINK: The Journey 2020
  • Man In Critical Condition After Shooting In Aurora

    Man In Critical Condition After Shooting In Aurora
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora police want to find whoever is responsible for a shooting which sent a man to the hospital with critical injuries. Police responded to the shooting at around 8:30 p.m. near Buckley Way and S. Pagosa Circle.
    Investigators say they are looking for a suspect described as a white man in his 20s with a medium build. They say he was driving a black SUV.#APDAlert Officers received a call at appx 830p about ashooting in the area of S. Buckley Way/S. Pagosa Cir.
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  • Denver Weather: Snowstorm Arrives Late Tonight, Lasts Through Sunday

    Denver Weather: Snowstorm Arrives Late Tonight, Lasts Through Sunday
    DENVER (CBS4) – Get ready for a busy weekend of weather across Colorado as a snowstorm approaches the state. As of early Saturday morning it was spinning along the coast of southern California. It will be somewhere near the Four Corners by Sunday morning.
    The system will scoot along the border of Colorado and New Mexico during the day on Sunday producing wet weather for most locations along and south of Interstate 70. It will be all snow in the mountains but could begin as a rain/snow mix
  • ‘Downtown Open’ Turns Civic Center Park Into Mountain Park This Weekend

    ‘Downtown Open’ Turns Civic Center Park Into Mountain Park This Weekend
    DENVER (CBS4)– This weekend, downtown Denver will turn into a ski slope- literally. The Civic Center Conservancy is turning Civic Center Park into a mountain park, complete with rails.
    Olympic and X-Game athletes will show off their stuff in what’s called the “Downtown Open.”
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    “It’s a combination between sports music and then just the community,” said one of the crew members setting up.
    Community members are invited to watch world class athl
  • 40 Years Later, James Clanton Pleads Guilty In Helene Pruszynski Murder

    40 Years Later, James Clanton Pleads Guilty In Helene Pruszynski Murder
    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A man has pleaded guilty in a 40-year-old murder case in Douglas County. On Friday morning, James Clanton pleaded guilty to killing Helene Pruszynski, 21.
    Pruszynski was found stabbed to death in a field in January 1980. Investigators used DNA technology and genealogy tests to track down Clanton in Florida, who had legally changed his name.
    Helene Pruszynski (credit: Douglas County Sheriff)
    Pruszynski was interning at KHOW Radio in 1980. Her fo
  • ‘Nothing Could Stop It’: Marvin Heemeyer’s Rampage On Granby Detailed In ‘TREAD’ Documentary

    ‘Nothing Could Stop It’: Marvin Heemeyer’s Rampage On Granby Detailed In ‘TREAD’ Documentary
    GRANBY, Colo. (CBS4)– On June 4, 2004, a bulldozer turned makeshift tank all but destroyed the down of Granby. It’s a day many Coloradans remember and one Luan Akin won’t soon forget.
    The Komatsu D355-A with a 410-horsepower engine destroyed or damaged 12 buildings and caused $5 million damage. CBS4’s Copter4 helicopter was the only news helicopter to fly over Granby while the rampage was going on. Every round that SWAT teams and police fired at Marvin Heemeyer did little
  • Meet The Denver Company Behind Rallies For Presidential Candidates

    Meet The Denver Company Behind Rallies For Presidential Candidates
    DENVER (CBS4) – As a majority of the major Democratic presidential candidates make stops in Colorado, one company is making sure the show goes off without a glitch.
    “It just so happens everybody is crushing in for Super Tuesday,” said Orin Levy, the Executive Producer of Multimedia Audio Visual. “They all need lights, they all need audio, some need video support, but really it’s the scale and working with different campaigns. We have all the gear that is necessary,
  • More Than A Misunderstanding: Northglenn Bee Keeper Loses More Than Half Of His Hives

    More Than A Misunderstanding: Northglenn Bee Keeper Loses More Than Half Of His Hives
    NORTHGLENN, Colo. (CBS4)– There are still 12 of 30 beehives unaccounted for in a case Northglenn police are calling a “misunderstanding.” The owners of the hives believe that’s not exactly the case and hope to not only raise awareness but rebuild what’s lost.
    “To call it a misunderstanding I think is kind of a sugar-coated term. I think the people involved would like to think it’s a misunderstanding but I think that there was a lot of mistruths to that,&
  • Denver Public Schools Considers Alternative Calendar For Buildings Without Air Conditioning

    Denver Public Schools Considers Alternative Calendar For Buildings Without Air Conditioning
    DENVER (CBS4)– Denver Public Schools want to keep students cool when hot weather strikes. A total of 50 buildings in DPS don’t have air conditioning.
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    Heather Showman, a social worker at Stedman Elementary, has learned to adapt an old furnace to help control the temperature. Sometimes she has to open the windows, even if it’s snowing outside.
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    But she said it’s harder for her kids to keep their cool after spring break.
    DPS is considering offering
  • Family Thanks Community For Support After Fire Destroys Home

    Family Thanks Community For Support After Fire Destroys Home
    EVERGREEN, Colo. (CBS4)– What was a beautiful rustic mountain home in Evergreen suddenly went up in flames on Thursday morning, leaving little more than memories behind. The fire completely destroyed the home, burning it to the ground.
    Taylor Brant was inside when he first smelled the smoke and ran out.
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    “I kept saying, ‘My dog’s inside, my dog’s inside’ and went inside three times to grab what I could and look for my dog,” he told CBS4&rsqu
  • Adams County Firefighters Rescue Puppy Caught In Fireplace

    Adams County Firefighters Rescue Puppy Caught In Fireplace
    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters helped rescue a puppy from a fireplace in Adams County Friday night. The owner returned home to find the puppy stuck in an unplugged electric fireplace in the living room.
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    The owner said the puppy stuck its head in the cord hole of the fireplace but could not pull itself out. Before calling the fire department, the homeowner tried using soap and water to free the puppy, to no avail.
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