• Denver Weather: Warm, Windy And Dry With Areas Of Dense Smoke At Times

    Denver Weather: Warm, Windy And Dry With Areas Of Dense Smoke At Times
    DENVER (CBS4) – Happy Saturday! Get ready for a little bit of change in the hours ahead.We have a strong cold front lurking off to the north of us and that is going to keep the wind machine going all day long. That means extreme fire behavior remains a huge concern around the Cameron Peak Fire and East Troublesome Fire.
    Ahead of the front it will be very warm with temperatures running as much as 10 degrees above normal for this time of year. In Denver we are expecting an afternoon high in
  • DPS Educator Gerardo Muñoz Named 2021 Colorado Teacher Of The Year

    DPS Educator Gerardo Muñoz Named 2021 Colorado Teacher Of The Year
    DENVER (CBS4) – A Denver Public Schools social studies teacher was named Colorado’s 2021 Teacher of the Year in a virtual ceremony on Thursday. Gerardo Muñoz has taught middle and high school students at the Denver Center for International Studies at Baker for 14 years.
    Gerardo Muñoz (credit: Denver Public Schools)
    Muñoz has worked in education for 21 years. He currently teaches Concurrent Enrollment Ethnic Studies, Advanced Placement World History and 5280 Chall
  • Despite Chaos Of Wildfires, Elections Officials In Grand, Larimer Counties Making Sure Every Ballot Counts

    Despite Chaos Of Wildfires, Elections Officials In Grand, Larimer Counties Making Sure Every Ballot Counts
    GRAND LAKE, Colo. (CBS4) – The mountain town of Grand Lake in Grand County still stands after the East Troublesome Fire ravaged the landscape around it. The fire forced thousands to evacuate and destroyed more than 200 homes. But Grand County Clerk and Recorder Sara Rosene says while the county took a hit, the elections process did not.
    (credit: CBS)
    “I really feel like as an election official, it’s our responsibility to make sure that every vote counts,” Rosene said.
    As
  • RECIPE: Award Winning Wheat Bread That Will Change The Way You Bake

    RECIPE: Award Winning Wheat Bread That Will Change The Way You Bake
    Sure, you could use your lovingly maintained starter to bake sourdough loaves (like you did earlier in the quarantine), or you could attempt a kind of fermentation that’s not as ubiquitous: naturally fermented loaves using yeast water starters. Instead of relying on flour, water, and the natural yeast swirling in your kitchen, baker Paul Barker wants to get you invested in submerging plants, flowers, fruits, and vegetables in water to ferment, which creates a natural starter for
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  • 11 International ‘Dumpling’ Recipes To Try This Fall

    11 International ‘Dumpling’ Recipes To Try This Fall
    Much like the divisive “Is a hot dog a sandwich?” debate, defining a dumpling can be contentious.
    Around the globe you’ll find a rich diversity of offerings that carry the label—stuffed or whole, pasta or pastry, steamed or fried, savory or sweet, the variations are seemingly endless.
    So instead of trying to narrow the scope of what a dumpling actually is, why not celebrate the multitude of ways different cultures interpret the highly cr
  • Ball Arena Becomes Denver’s Newest Voting Center

    Ball Arena Becomes Denver’s Newest Voting Center
    DENVER (CBS4)– The Ball Arena is the newest voting center where Denver voters can cast their ballot. The Ball Arena was formerly known as the former Pepsi Center. (credit: CBS)
    The Kroenke family is working with the City of Denver on the supersized voting center because it offers plenty of room to spread out.
    “We are so excited to be partnering with Kroenke Sports & Entertainment to provide a supersized vote center for Denver voters this election. Although most voters take advant
  • Dreion Dearing Found Guilty Of Murdering Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy Heath Gumm

    Dreion Dearing Found Guilty Of Murdering Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy Heath Gumm
    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Dreion Dearing, the man accused of shooting and killing an Adams County Sheriff’s deputy in 2018, has been found guilty of first degree murder. Deputy Heath Gumm was shot and killed after he responded to a home near 88th Avenue and Washington Street in Thornton for a call about an assault.
    Deputy Heath Gumm (credit: Adams County)
    Gumm, 32, was ambushed by Dearing, who was hiding in a backyard and fired seven shots at Gumm, hitting him twice.
    Dearing was co
  • Dreion Dearing Found Guilty In Death Of Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy Heath Gumm

    Dreion Dearing Found Guilty In Death Of Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy Heath Gumm
    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Dreion Dearing, the man accused of shooting and killing an Adams County Sheriff’s deputy in 2018, has been found guilty of first degree murder. Deputy Heath Gumm was shot and killed after he responded to a home near 88th Avenue and Washington Street in Thornton for a call about an assault.
    Deputy Heath Gumm (credit: Adams County)
    Dearing was sentenced to life in prison without the chance for parole.
    Dreion Dearing (credit: CBS)
     
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  • American Cancer Society Getting Creative To Raise Funds

    American Cancer Society Getting Creative To Raise Funds
    DENVER (CBS4) – The American Cancer Society had to scrap its big event walk, but came up with other creative options.
    5,500 people participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk (credit American Cancer Society)
    Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk is a big fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, and like other big walk events, it had to be cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns. But the American Cancer Society came up with a month of fun and innovative ways to celeb
  • Karl Dorrell Era At Colorado Kicks Off Against His Old Team

    Karl Dorrell Era At Colorado Kicks Off Against His Old Team
    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Karl Dorrell doesn’t attach any extra meaning to opening his Colorado head coaching chapter against a team that once let him go. That was so long ago.
    The Buffaloes will host his former school, UCLA, on Nov. 7 to kick off the Dorrell Era in Boulder. He’s taking over for Mel Tucker, who surprisingly bolted for Michigan State in February after one season on campus.
    The 56-year-old Dorrell has strong ties with the Bruins — first as a student-athlete and
  • Rockies Decline $12 Million Option For Infielder Daniel Murphy

    Rockies Decline $12 Million Option For Infielder Daniel Murphy
    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies declined infielder Daniel Murphy’s $12 million option on Wednesday, bringing a close to his two-year stint with the team. Murphy will receive a $6 million buyout.
    The 35-year-old never really flourished at hitter-friendly Coors Field after signing a $24 million, two-year deal — with a mutual option for ’21 — in December 2018. He hit .269 with 16 homers and 94 RBIs in 172 games with the Rockies. He dealt with a finger injury in his
  • 72 Inmates At El Paso County Jail Infected With COVID-19

    72 Inmates At El Paso County Jail Infected With COVID-19
    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — In the past 24 hours, 64 more inmates at the El Paso County Jail have tested positive for COVID-19 — bringing the current number of infected inmates to 72.
    Last week, officials said there were eight infected inmates. They believe 63 of the new cases stemmed from those eight inmates. The other infected inmate was “tested in line with other protocols.” None of the inmates have required hospitalization.
    Officials said inmates have been isolated
  • Colorado AG Says Landlord Engaged In Voter Intimidation

    Colorado AG Says Landlord Engaged In Voter Intimidation
    DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s attorney general’s office has issued a cease-and-desist letter to the co-owner of a mobile home park who distributed a notice to tenants saying their rent could double if Democrat Joe Biden wins the presidential election.The office issued the letter on Friday to Bernie Pagel, co-owner of a mobile park in Fort Morgan, saying the notice constituted voter intimidation by using “economic coercion” against the tenants. (credit: CBS)
    It warned tha
  • No Reduced Bond For TV Station Guard Matthew Dolloff Charged With Murder

    No Reduced Bond For TV Station Guard Matthew Dolloff Charged With Murder
    DENVER (AP) – A judge has declined to lower bond for a television station security guard charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of a pro-police demonstrator following opposing protests this month in Denver. The Denver Post reports the judge ruled Wednesday that photographs of the confrontation do not support 30-year-old Matthew Dolloff’s argument that he was acting in self-defense when he shot and killed 49-year-old Lee Keltner. Two men clash after dueling rallies in Downt
  • Denver’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Canceled In 2021

    Denver’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Canceled In 2021
    DENVER (CBS4) — The coronavirus pandemic has already prompted the cancellation of one major public event in 2021 — the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Denver.
    Large crowds for the annual St. Patrick’s parade in downtown Denver March 17, 2018. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
    Organizers say it’s already hard to do the planning with social distancing — and they are not sure conditions will allow the parade to happen.
     
  • Doctor Explains Why You Should Avoid Thanksgiving, Christmas Gatherings: ‘Not Worth The Risk’

    Doctor Explains Why You Should Avoid Thanksgiving, Christmas Gatherings: ‘Not Worth The Risk’
    (CBS Local)- While many have avoided extended family for most of 2020, doctors say the wait could last through the holidays due to COVID-19 case numbers surging across the United States.
    Many are left wondering, is it safe to host a Thanksgiving feast with grandma and grandpa at the dinner table?
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in-person holiday gatherings pose a varying degree of risk for people. Dr. Mallika Marshall, a practicing physician in Boston and WBZ medical
  • Colorado Inmate Dies While Being Treated For Coronavirus Symptoms

    Colorado Inmate Dies While Being Treated For Coronavirus Symptoms
    DENVER (AP) — An inmate at a prison in southern Colorado died while being treated at a hospital after showing symptoms of the coronavirus, the state corrections department said Thursday. The 58-year-old man, who had been held at the Fremont Correctional Facility near Canon City, died Tuesday at Littleton Adventist Hospital, where he was transferred after being initially brought to a Canon City area hospital on Oct. 14, the department said.He is the fourth Colorado inmate to die since the C
  • Suffering From Election Stress? Colorado Doctor Offers Tips On How To Cope

    Suffering From Election Stress? Colorado Doctor Offers Tips On How To Cope
    (CBS4) – If you’re feeling particularly stressed out about the election, you’re not the only one. A survey done by The Harris Poll on behalf of the American Psychological Association found more than two-thirds of Americans (68%) say the election is a significant source of stress.
    (credit: American Psychological Association)
    That’s a large increase from the 2016 election, when 52% said the same.
    People watch a broadcast of the final debate between President Donald Trump an
  • Dracula The Entertainer Hosts A Special Halloween Edition Of ‘The Greatest #AtHome Videos’

    Dracula The Entertainer Hosts A Special Halloween Edition Of ‘The Greatest #AtHome Videos’
    Host Cedric the Entertainer embraces the Halloween spirit when he shares his favorite videos featuring ghostly pranks, frighteningly sick skills and spooky costumes, on The Greatest #AtHome Videos, Friday, October, 30th from 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT, only on CBS.
    Check out the video above to a special look and be sure to tune in on Friday. Check your local listings for more information.
  • ‘The Deciders’ Presidential Election Special Comes To CBS On Friday, October 30th

    ‘The Deciders’ Presidential Election Special Comes To CBS On Friday, October 30th
    As the presidential election nears, CBS News journalists will report from around the country on the diverse and changing voices who will ultimately choose who the next president will be, in The Deciders, a one-hour primetime special to be broadcast Friday, October 30th from 9:00-10:00 PM only on CBS.
    CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell will anchor The Deciders. The special features the reporting of CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King, CBS News special correspon
  • ‘Biohacking Is Really A Response To Corporatization Of Science’: Trish Dolman On Showtime Documentary ‘Citizen Bio’

    ‘Biohacking Is Really A Response To Corporatization Of Science’: Trish Dolman On Showtime Documentary ‘Citizen Bio’
    (CBS Local)– COVID-19 has put a major focus on science and vaccinations and a new Showtime documentary called “Citizen Bio” explores the world of biohacking and the scientists and researchers who are developing alternative medicines to eradicate viruses and diseases.
    The film from director Trish Dolman dives into the controversies of biohacking, features conversations with four of the nation’s most well-known biohackers and sheds light on how advances in science and
  • Christopher Linsmayer Charged With Arson For Burning Slash Piles In Grand County

    Christopher Linsmayer Charged With Arson For Burning Slash Piles In Grand County
    GRAND COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — A Grand County man is facing 12 counts of arson for burning slash piles near his home — and leaving them unattended.
    On Tuesday afternoon, deputies and firefighters responded to a report of a fire near a house on County Rd 14S in Kremmling.
    They found multiple unattended slash piles actively burning near a home.
    They couldn’t get a water truck to the fires — so multiple firefighters hiked in and put it out using hand tools, shovels and the sno
  • ‘Eats Delivered’ Will Allow Denver International Airport Visitors To Get Food Delivered To Wherever They Are

    ‘Eats Delivered’ Will Allow Denver International Airport Visitors To Get Food Delivered To Wherever They Are
    DENVER (CBS4) – Running late for a flight, but hungry? Soon you’ll be able to order a snack and get it delivered before you hop on a flight at Denver International Airport.
    Airport officials tell CBS4’s Britt Moreno the airport is trying to ensure passengers feel safe traveling under COVID-19 restrictions, so it is now offering “Eats Delivered.”
    Starting Nov. 9, flyers will be able to order food from seven concessions through an app and get it delivered to them wher
  • Community Testing Sites Serving Those Most Impacted By COVID-19

    Community Testing Sites Serving Those Most Impacted By COVID-19
    DENVER (CBS4) — There are now two temporary testing sites to screen people in Denver for COVID-19. Officials say offering testing at smaller sites in the community helps those most impacted by the coronavirus. And the city says more sites will be added.
    The city transitioned away from the mass testing site at the Pepsi Center (now Ball Arena) on Oct. 1. Now the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment has set up more focused testing sites – to reach communities that have be
  • Donald Trump Letter Removed From Millions Of Food Boxes Destined For Colorado Families

    Donald Trump Letter Removed From Millions Of Food Boxes Destined For Colorado Families
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Community Food Access Coalition is one of the groups distributing 1.8 million food packages to Colorado families. They’re full of fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy and meat, but not a letter signed by Donald Trump.
    President Donald Trump gestures as he addresses a “Keep America Great” rally in Colorado Springs in February. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)
    The Farmers to Families Food Boxes are sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agricu
  • Sheriff: East Troublesome Fire Has Destroyed Or Damaged 250 Buildings

    Sheriff: East Troublesome Fire Has Destroyed Or Damaged 250 Buildings
    GRANBY, Colo. (CBS4) – Grand County Sheriff Brett Schroetlin has confirmed the massive East Troublesome Fire destroyed or damaged 250 buildings. Deputies and the National Guard are now making sure nothing else happens to those homes.
    An updated map shows the burn area (credit: inciweb)
    Some areas remain under mandatory evacuations in the county due to the wildfire, which is now 30 percent contained. Rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park are also assessing damage there and cutti
  • Jury Selection Begins In Mark Redwine’s Murder Trial

    Jury Selection Begins In Mark Redwine’s Murder Trial
    DURANGO, Colo. (CBS4) – Jury selection is underway in the trial of Mark Redwine. Redwine is accused in the death of his son — eight years ago. Dylan Redwine was reported missing from his father’s home in La Plata County in November 2012.
    Mark Redwine (credit: La Plata County)
    Redwine faces second degree murder and child abuse charges.
    Dylan, a resident of Colorado Springs, was with his father over Thanksgiving on a court-ordered visit.
    (credit: CBS)
    His remains were found in 20
  • East Troublesome Fire Has Destroyed Or Damaged 250 Buildings

    East Troublesome Fire Has Destroyed Or Damaged 250 Buildings
    GRANBY, Colo. (CBS4) – Grand County Sheriff Brett Schroetlin has confirmed the massive East Troublesome Fire destroyed or damaged 250 buildings. Deputies and the National Guard are now making sure nothing else happens to those homes.
    An updated map shows the burn area (credit: inciweb)
    Some areas remain under mandatory evacuations in the county due to the wildfire, which is now 30 percent contained. Rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park are also assessing damage there and cutti
  • ‘Just Never Know How A Team Handles The Triple Option’: CBS Sports Network’s Aaron Murray On Air Force Vs. #25 Boise State

    ‘Just Never Know How A Team Handles The Triple Option’: CBS Sports Network’s Aaron Murray On Air Force Vs. #25 Boise State
    (CBS4)- For the Air Force Falcons and coach Troy Calhoun, the 2020 season has been a roller coaster. After the Mountain West initially said it wouldn’t play this season, the academy scrambled to make sure that it would at least play its traditional rivalry games with Army and Navy. Then, the MWC decided to hold a shortened, sprint to the finish season that started up last weekend.
    In their first outing, the Falcons rolled the rival Midshipmen 40-7. But, last week against San Jose State, de
  • 500,000 Coloradans Opt To Have Phone Tracked For COVID-19 Exposure Notification

    500,000 Coloradans Opt To Have Phone Tracked For COVID-19 Exposure Notification
    DENVER (CBS4) — More than 500,000 Coloradans have opted in on a service that tracks your cell phone and notifies you if you’ve been near someone who tested positive for COVID-19. The exposure notification service launched on Sunday.
    “More than half a million Coloradans have enabled the service. That’s over 10% of our total population. Of those with smart phones, it’s more than 15%,” said Sarah Tuneberg, Innovation Response Team Lead for the Colorado Department

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