• Denver’s University Neighborhood Serves Up Tasty Treats & Drinks

    (HOODLINE) – Looking to uncover all that Denver’s University neighborhood has to offer? Get to know this part of Denver by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a chicken joint to an espresso and wine bar.
    Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in the University, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
    Topping the list is chicken shop Birdcall, which ser
  • Patrick Frazee Gets Life Sentence For Murdering Fiancée: What About Their 2-Year-Old Daughter?

    TELLER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The trial is over. The defendant, Patrick Frazee, was sentenced to life in prison plus 156 years, but there is an important matter still unresolved in the murder of Kelsey Berreth; the custody of their little girl.
    Patrick Frazee and Kelsey Berreth (credit: Facebook/Missing Mother – Kelsey Berreth)
    Kaylee is just two-years-old. Her mother is gone, the victim of murder by her father. Kaylee, in effect, lost both her parents in a horrible crime. The incide
  • ‘I Actually Had An Ideal Childhood’: Zoë Royer Uses Her Story To Advocate For Homeless Children

    DENVER (CBS4) – Zoë Royer is 22 years old and on a mission to help others. She’s a recent graduate of Metropolitan State University. Her goal is to speak up for those struggling with mental health issues and homelessness.
    CBS4’s Karen Leigh interviews Zoë Royer who uses her past to help advocate for homeless chidlren. (credit: CBS)
    “It does not reflect the person who is experiencing it. It’s a condition that’s unfortunately a part of our society, and
  • Daniel Fleishman, Former Teacher, Charged With Sexual Exploitation Of Child

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office arrested a former teacher on charges of sexual exploitation of a child. Deputies say they recovered evidence from Daniel Fleishman’s home over the course of the last few weeks.
    Daniel Fleishman (credit: Larimer County)
    Deputies were contacted by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about a so-called CyberTip.
    Deputies seized computers and cellphones and say evidence from those devices led to
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  • Car Crashes Into Castle Pines Home, Just Feet Away From Homeowner & Dogs

    CASTLE PINES, Colo. (CBS4) – South Metro Fire Rescue is investigating after a driver crashed into a home in Castle Pines Tuesday afternoon. The homeowner was sitting on the couch just feet away with her dogs, according to officials.
    A car crashed into a home in Castle Pines Tuesday afternoon, just feet away from the homeowner and dogs. (credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)
    The driver was taken to the hospital, no word on their condition. Officials said the driver went off the road, drove acros
  • Mighty Argo Cable Car Will Take Hikers, Cyclists Above Former Superfund Site

    IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– If developers have it their way, visitors could be riding a gondola up a mountain to access miles of new trails above Idaho Springs by next summer. Mary Jane Loevlie owns the Argo Gold Mill and Tunnel property and had worked behind the scenes with a team to come up with a plan for the future of this historic Colorado landmark.
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    Developers already have special zoning approved for this project and say it will serve as an access point to acce
  • New Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Considered A ‘Game Changer’

    DENVER (CBS4)– The experts call it a game changer. The FDA has approved a new breakthrough treatment for cystic fibrosis.
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    Trikafta is a combination of three drugs and the first therapy able to treat 90% of patients with the rare, life threatening disease.
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    It is improving the quality of life for these patients and has the potential to be life extending.
    Hannah Wiberg has been on the drug for two months. She calls it amazing.
    Hannah Wiberg (credit: CBS)
    Twice a da
  • Tree With 60,000 Strands Of Lights To Kick Off Denver Mile High Holidays

    DENVER (CBS4) – 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. A 110-feet tall illuminated tree is the largest installation of its kind in the United States.
    Denver prepares to kick off the holidays with the country’s largest illuminated tree. (credit: CBS)
    The Mile High Tree sits outside the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.
    “There are 12 stories and 76 pieces, just so y
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  • Poudre Fire Authority Crews Battle Garage Fire Near Fort Collins

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4)– Everyone living inside a home near a burning garage escaped unharmed near Fort Collins. Poudre Fire Authority crews rushed to the fire off Highway 1 located north of Fort Collins.
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    Several fire trucks lined the highway during the firefight.
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    Investigators are trying to determine how the fire started.
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  • School District In Rural Colorado Invites College Students To Classrooms, Hoping They’ll Return As Teachers

    (CBS NEWS) – As rural communities across the country struggle to recruit and retain teachers, one school district in a small Colorado town is trying new tactics to attract educators. The Big Sandy School District in Simla invited undergrads from the University of Colorado into their classrooms, hoping to inspire the aspiring teachers to work in a similar setting some day, CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan reports.
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    Simla is a ranching community about 50 miles from Colorado
  • HILARIOUS: Preschooler Pretends To Be His Own Dad After Calling 911

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office shared an adorable reminder about teaching kids how and when to call 911, after getting a hilarious call from a little boy.When the dispatcher answered the 911, she probably wasn’t expecting to speak to a boy named Isaiah — or “his dad.” But when she asked the address of the emergency, a young boy answered hesitantly.
    “Um, maybe you can go to my preschool and check out how good it is?&r
  • FBI Looking For Lloyd Rhodes Known As ‘Make Yourself At Home Bandit’

    DENVER (CBS4) – The FBI is looking for a suspect they call the Make Yourself at Home bandit. They say Lloyd Rhodes robbed multiple businesses across seven states, including Colorado.
    Lloyd Rhodes (credit: Denver)
    Investigators say he dresses up as a staff member or janitor and hides out inside the business overnight. Then, they say Rhodes robs employees coming into work the next morning by forcing them to open safes.
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    Rhodes is accused of robbing:
    Temple Night Club, De
  • Fort Carson Busy This Week As Soldiers Welcomed Home In Emotional Ceremonies

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– More than 250 soldiers returned to Fort Carson Army Post for an emotional reunion on Monday. Nearly 300 more will return on Wednesday.
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    The soldiers were reunited with their families after walking through a cloud of smoke to Toby Keith’s “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue.” There were a lot of hugs and tears for the emotional welcome home.
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    “It’s awesome,” Sgt. Logan Simms said. “So far, I
  • CO Governor’s Residence Gets Dressed For The Holidays

    DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado’s Governor’s Residence at Boettcher Mansion is getting dressed up for the holidays. The decor was designed by David Rote from the Colorado chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers. This year’s theme is “Naturally Colorado.”
    “We use more botanic inspirations in our holiday decorating, looking at spices, looking at dried fruit, looking at flowers,” Rote told CBS4.
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    The library has an autumnal spi
  • Solar Array & Pollinator Field Come Together In Fort Collins’ ‘Solinator’

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – The City of Fort Collins continued its effort to operate on 100% renewable energy by 2030 with the recent opening of their Solinator Garden. “Solinator” combines a solar farm and a pollinator field to better the environment in Northern Colorado.
    Solinator Garden in Fort Collins unveiled. (credit: CBS)
    Thousands of solar panels, costing more than $2 million, were installed in a filed between College and Lemay Avenues along Trilby Road. The solar arra
  • Australian-Based Lion Little World Beverages To Acquire New Belgium Brewing

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – It appears one of the biggest independent craft breweries in the world will soon no longer be independent. Lion Little World Beverages, a subsidiary of Kirin, is set to purchase New Belgium Brewery.
    In an all-cash transaction, and pending approvals by regulators and the brewing company’s stock ownership plan, New Belgium will join the worldwide beverage company by the end of the year.
    Lion Little World Beverages, based in Australia and owned by Kirin
  • Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 12: Deebo Samuel, Darius Slayton Emerging As Strong WR Options

    By Matt Citak
    (CBS Local/CBS Boston) Week 12 is here, which means only two weeks remain before the start of the fantasy postseason.
    This week also represents the final one with teams on bye, as the Chiefs, Chargers, Vikings and Cardinals will all get the week off.
    With bye-week replacements soon to be a thing of the past, let’s focus on players that have the potential to come up big for your team in the final stretch of the fantasy season.
    Here are the top waiver wire adds for Week 12.
  • ‘The Audience That Tunes In Is Very Smart’: Actor Jeremy Sisto On CBS’s ‘FBI’ & ‘Clueless’

    (CBS Local)– Jeremy Sisto has played a lot of cool roles in his career, but playing Assistant Special Agent in Charge Jubal Valentine has earned him some serious brownie points with his kids.
    “FBI” is back Tuesday with an all new episode at 9pm EST/PST on CBS and Sisto loves this show because of its audience.
    “The audience that tunes in for this show is very smart,” said Sisto in an interview with CBS Local’s DJ Sixsmith. “They are tracking these my
  • Secret Service Report Examines School Shootings In Hopes Of Preventing More

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Secret Service has released a report that examines school shootings in hopes of preventing future attacks. Authorities are still examining weapons collected and social media accounts that belonged to the teenager who opened fire at Saugus High School in California last week.
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    Multiple law enforcement agencies have been involved, including the Secret Service which runs the National Threat Assessment Center. That shooting came just a week after
  • Australian-Based Lion Little World Beverages Acquires New Belgium Brewing

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – One of the biggest independent craft breweries in the world is no longer independent. Lion Little World Beverages, a subsidiary of Kirin, has purchased New Belgium Brewery.
    In an all-cash transaction, New Belgium will join the worldwide beverage company by the end of the year.
    Lion Little World Beverages, based in Australia and owned by Kirin, a Japanese holdings company, will remain committed to “protecting and nurturing New Belgium’s unique i
  • What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted?

    By Dr. Dave Hnida
    (CBS4) -It was a helicopter ride I will never forget, or remember. After a massive heart attack and several cardiac arrests, my heart was barely pumping any blood, and without some extraordinary measures, I would die.
    In Denver, one of the places that offered a thin ray of hope was the University of Colorado Hospital. Doctors there believed the answer was a heart transplant… but I needed to be kept alive until I could get one, and they had a machine that might be able to
  • ‘It’s In God’s Hands’: Couple Diagnosed With Lung Cancer Just Five Weeks Apart

    GLOUCESTER, Va. (CBS Local) — Lisa and Seth Doyle say they’ve had their share of hardships during their 35-year marriage, but few challenges compare to the devastating diagnosis they both received just weeks apart.
    Lisa was diagnosed with stage three lung cancer in July after several bouts of bronchitis that wouldn’t go away.
    Then, just five weeks later, her husband, Seth, was also diagnosed with lung cancer after his face started sagging and he suffered memory loss.
  • Broncos Keep Squandering Fourth-Quarter Leads

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — There’s one thing nobody in the NFL does better than the Denver Broncos. The Broncos’ 27-23 loss at Minnesota marked the league-leading fourth time they’ve squandered a fourth-quarter lead this season.“We have to learn to finish,” running back Phillip Lindsay said. “We are a young team learning how to do that. As you can see, we are not far off from those teams. We have to finish. We had these games in the book.”Kirk Cousins
  • ‘Hallucinations Tell Me To Do Bad Things To Myself Or Others’: Testimony About STEM Shooting Suspect Alec McKinney

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – In the second day of revealing preliminary hearing proceedings, more is being about the mind of Alec McKinney, 16, one of two suspects in the May 7 shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch. Student Kendrick Castillo, 18, was killed while trying to stop one gunman and eight others were injured.
    Alec McKinney (credit: Instagram)
    While a judge has determined there is sufficient evidence for McKinney’s case to go to trial, deliberations are still underway r
  • ‘I Am Jesus’: Man Charged With Attempting To Murder Two Police Officers Faces Judge

    DES MOINES, Iowa (CBS Local) — An Iowa man who police say shot at them during a standoff early Sunday morning claims to be Jesus.
    Troy Ruggles, 25, appeared tense as six guards escorted him into a Des Moines courtroom Monday morning to face two counts of attempted murder of a police officer.
    “You’re Mr. Ruggles, is that correct?” a Polk County judge asked.
    “I am not,” Ruggles replied.
    Who Are you?” the judge asked.
    “I am Jesus,” Ruggles respo
  • Denver City Council Moves Ahead With Minimum Wage Increase

    DENVER (CBS4)– A higher minimum wage could be coming to people who work in Denver. The Denver City Council moved forward on the minimum wage increase at its meeting on Monday night.The ordinance would incrementally increase the minimum wage to $15.87 per hour by 2022. The proposal passed its first reading on Monday night.It would impact 90,000 people who work in the city. If approved, the ordinance would take effect Jan. 1, 2020 an initially raise the minimum wage to $12.85 an hour.
  • Denver City Council Establishes Office Of Climate Action

    DENVER (CBS4)– The Denver City Council voted to create the Office of Climate Action on Monday. The office is expected to be fully functional by July 2020. (credit: CBS)
    The office will help bring more green energy opportunities to Denver, offer more incentives to businesses for environmentally friendly practices and help create a recharging network for electric vehicles.
  • CDOT Tests Wrong-Way Detection System To Prevent Crashes

    DENVER (CBS4)– The Colorado Department of Transportation is testing a new wrong-way driver detection system in the Denver metro area. The technology is designed to save lives by alerting drivers when they are traveling the wrong way.Sensors detect thermal energy from an approaching vehicle and activate electronic “Wrong Way” signs when wrong-way movement is identified. The idea is that drivers will be alerted and turn around.The signs are being tested at the reversible Express
  • Search Continues For Suspect Who Pointed Gun At Conoco Clerk, Got Away With Cash

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Law enforcement in Adams County is searching for a suspect who robbed a Conoco station. The man walked into the Conoco at West 72nd Avenue and Zuni on Saturday evening. (credit: Adams County)
    Deputies say he was wearing a black ski mask and pointed a semi-automatic handgun at the clerk and demanded money.The robber took the cash and ran away. The clerk was not physically harmed.
    Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call the Adams County Sheriff’s
  • Experts: People Who Decorate For Christmas Early Are Happier

    (CBS Local) — How early is too early for Christmas decorations? It turns out people who decorate “prematurely” for Christmas tend to be happier, according to health experts.
    “In a world full of stress and anxiety, people like to associate to things that make them happy, and Christmas decorations evoke those strong feelings of the childhood,” said psychoanalyst Steve McKeown told Unilad
    Decking the halls early can also improve your social life, according to a study p

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