• Fidelity Investments To Hire 375 Coloradans As Part Of Expansion Goal

    Fidelity Investments To Hire 375 Coloradans As Part Of Expansion Goal
    DENVER (CBS4)– Fidelity Investments plans to hire about 375 people based in Colorado. It’s part of the investment company’s goal to bring on 4,000 more employees over the next 6 months.
    Gov. Jared Polis said, “Companies like Fidelity understand our great business climate and the unique opportunities and quality of life that our state can provide.”I’m thrilled that @Fidelity is hiring and will employ more Coloradans with 375 new jobs. Companies like Fidelity un
  • OSHA Investigating Death Of Juan Temoxtle, Colorado Dairy Farm Employee Who Drowned In Manure Pit

    OSHA Investigating Death Of Juan Temoxtle, Colorado Dairy Farm Employee Who Drowned In Manure Pit
    WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Juan Panzo Temoxtle, 44, died at a Greeley hospital after an industrial accident at a Weld County dairy farm March 30. Temoxtle and another employee were operating a work vehicle that somehow drove forward into one of the several waste lagoons at the Shelton Dairy located about six miles southeast of La Salle, per a spokesman for the Weld County Sheriff’s Office.
    The cab of the vehicle was submerged with Temoxtle inside.
    Other employees removed him from th
  • Fund Set Up For Brad Brubaker’s Family, Victim In Denver Highlands Crash

    Fund Set Up For Brad Brubaker’s Family, Victim In Denver Highlands Crash
    DENVER (CBS4) – The family of the man who was hit and killed in a dramatic crash in Denver’s Highlands neighborhood identified him as Brad Brubaker. They say a GoFundMe page has been set up to help his family.
    Brad Brubaker (credit: family of Brad Brubaker)
    The fundraiser states Brubaker was with his young daughter when their white Subaru was violently hit by a black Acura at 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard on April 9. The girl ended up in an ICU, but police have said she is ex
  • COVID In Colorado: Counties Prepare Local COVID Dials As State COVID Dial Is Set To Expire

    COVID In Colorado: Counties Prepare Local COVID Dials As State COVID Dial Is Set To Expire
    DENVER (CBS4) – Tri-County Health Department is working with other metro Denver agencies to come up with a consistent COVID-19 dial when the state’s COVID dial expires this Friday.
    “We know people live in one county, and work in another county, and go out with friends in a third county,” said Dr. John Douglas. “What Tri-County’s COVID dial would do is simply extend the dial capacity limitations for one month. As of Saturday, each of our counties would move to
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  • Marijuana Delivery & Consumption Clubs Closer To Being Approved By Denver City Council

    Marijuana Delivery & Consumption Clubs Closer To Being Approved By Denver City Council
    DENVER (CBS4) – The City of Denver took a step toward establishing two new industries tied to cannabis in a wide-ranging adjustment of laws surrounding marijuana. Delivery service and the establishment of consumption clubs are two of the bigger shifts Denver could implement with a final vote next week.
    “The most massive changes to rules and regulations for marijuana in the seven years since legalization,” said Eric Escudero with the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses. &ld
  • Raise The Future’s Family Support Services Making Positive Changes For Families

    Raise The Future’s Family Support Services Making Positive Changes For Families
    PARKER, Colo. (CBS4) – Raise the Future now provides Family Support Services in all 64 Colorado counties. Part of those services is classes in Trust-Based Relational Intervention, which is a caregiver model proven to help youth with trauma histories and their families heal. In a survey, 94-percent of respondents said that the training made positive changes for their families.
    (credit CBS)
    Emily is one of those parents. She adopted Valerie when she was four-years-old.
    “I fell in love
  • Agricultural Burn Turns Into 890 Acre Wildfire Near Meeker

    Agricultural Burn Turns Into 890 Acre Wildfire Near Meeker
    MEEKER, Colo. (CBS4)– An agricultural burn has turned into a massive wildfire. The County Road 8 Fire has been burning for about 24 hours in Western Colorado.
    (credit: Rio Blanco County)
    More than 890 acres have burned on private land so far near the town of Meeker. No structures have been destroyed.
    Crews are working to secure containment lines and conduct burn out operations.
    “Although crews have made excellent progress on the fire, the potential for fire activity remains high,&rdq
  • GoFundMe Set Up For Brad Brubaker’s Family, Victim In Denver Highland’s Crash

    GoFundMe Set Up For Brad Brubaker’s Family, Victim In Denver Highland’s Crash
    DENVER (CBS4) – The family of the man who was hit and killed in a dramatic crash at 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard identified him as Brad Brubaker. They say a GoFundMe page has been set up to help his family.
    Brad Brubaker (credit: family of Brad Brubaker)
    The fundraisers states Brubaker was with his young daughter when their white Subaru was violently hit by a black Acura on April 9.
    (credit: Denver Fire)
    Denver police say the suspect, Patrick Layden, ran a red light.
    The young girl rem
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  • Suncor Announces $12 Million In Improvements Following Emissions Investigation

    Suncor Announces $12 Million In Improvements Following Emissions Investigation
    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – Suncor Energy on Monday announced the findings of an independent, third-party investigation into emissions at its Commerce City refinery. The investigation led by Kearney was part of a $9 million settlement agreement between Suncor and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to resolve more than 100 pollution violations.
    Suncor March 2020 (credit: CBS)
    The final report concluded that the Commerce City Refinery is adequately funded and designed
  • Eastbound I-70 Reopened After Hours-Long Closure For ‘Major Crash’

    Eastbound I-70 Reopened After Hours-Long Closure For ‘Major Crash’
    DOTSERO, Colo. (CBS4) – Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 were closed for hours for a crash just west of Dotsero. The Colorado Department of Transportation says the closure was lifted at around 10 p.m.
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    Authorities say the crash is at mile marker 131.
    CBS4 viewer Chloe Weiss shared a picture of what appears to be a vehicle on its roof.
    (credit: Chloe Weiss)MAJOR CRASH / ROAD CLOSURE: I-70 MP 131 (just west of Dotsero). Eastbound remains closed at MP 116 (Glenw
  • Eastbound I-70 Closed West Of Glenwood Springs For ‘Major Crash’

    Eastbound I-70 Closed West Of Glenwood Springs For ‘Major Crash’
    DOTSERO, Colo. (CBS4) – Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 are closed for a crash just west of Dotsero. The Colorado Department of Transportation says the closure starts at the Canyon Creek exit.
    (credit: Colorado State Patrol)
    Authorities say the crash is at mile marker 131.MAJOR CRASH / ROAD CLOSURE: I-70 MP 131 (just west of Dotsero). Eastbound remains closed at MP 116 (Glenwood) and one lane westbound.There are serious injuries involved in this crash and we anticipate the road to be clos
  • COVID In Colorado: Hospitalizations Return To Mid-February Level, Positivity Rate Above 5%

    COVID In Colorado: Hospitalizations Return To Mid-February Level, Positivity Rate Above 5%
    DENVER (CBS4) – The number of people hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19 continues to gradually increase in Colorado. On Monday, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported 429 confirmed hospitalizations, the largest number in the state since Feb. 18.
    (credit: CDPHE)
    The 7-day average positivity rate for COVID-19 testing in the state is currently 5.5%. About a third of the state’s critical care ventilators are currently in use.
    More than 2 million Colo
  • ‘Still Some Anxiety’: Principal Helps Organize COVID Vaccine Clinic For Students

    ‘Still Some Anxiety’: Principal Helps Organize COVID Vaccine Clinic For Students
    DENVER (CBS4) – Nationally 1 in 5 COVID-19 cases during the last week of March were young people younger than 18. The work to get as many who are eligible in Colorado for a shot is now underway.
    “So this was just an attempt to help out our kid, and help out the staff too, because I think there’s still some anxiety with teaching, teachers around, you know having 1,300 kids in the building,” said Mike Christhoff, principal at Thomas Jefferson High School.
    (credit: CBS)
    Chri
  • Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?

    Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
    (CBS DFW) — The country is speculating about a possible fourth stimulus check, even as the third round of economic relief is still reaching eligible Americans. Around 156 million payments of up to $1,400 per person have been issued in over the last few weeks. That’s most of the $422 billion allotted in President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act. Paper checks and EIP cards continue to arrive by mail.
    These relief payments are part of a broad effort to cushion COVID
  • Denver City Council To Vote On Marijuana Delivery Proposal

    Denver City Council To Vote On Marijuana Delivery Proposal
    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver city councilors will vote on whether to allow marijuana delivery services at their regular city council meeting on Monday. The proposed bill would allow marijuana businesses to apply for new kinds of licenses including hospitality and delivery licenses.
    (credit: iStock/Getty)
    Dispensaries would apply for a permit to allow delivery to homes between 8:00 a.m. and midnight. Customer’s IDs would be scanned at the delivery site. Delivery drivers would be required to
  • Amtrak Executives, Regional Leaders Share Vision for Possible Front Range Rail Service

    Amtrak Executives, Regional Leaders Share Vision for Possible Front Range Rail Service
    DENVER (CBS4) – There is a renewed push to get passenger train service from Cheyenne, Wyoming, to Pueblo. On Tuesday, members of Colorado’s Front Range Commission met with Amtrak’s president and CEO to talk about their vision for rail service.
    Just last week, Amtrak released a map showing the proposed new service across the U.S. It included a line from Cheyenne, Wyoming to Pueblo with stops in Fort Collins, Denver, and Colorado Springs.
    (credit: CBS)
    “We really think ther
  • Drug Lab Inside Denver Homeless Camp Causes Explosion, City Finds 30 Propane Tanks

    Drug Lab Inside Denver Homeless Camp Causes Explosion, City Finds 30 Propane Tanks
    DENVER (CBS4)– Denver Public Safety Manager Murphy Robinson could be in trouble with the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals after he dismantled a drug lab in a homeless encampment without giving notice. Robinson signed an executive order Saturday after the camp in North Denver went up in flames.
    (credit: CBS)
    “Propane tanks were on the scene and started to blow up. No one was hurt and that is of the grace of God,” said Robinson in an interview first brought to you by CBS4 Political
  • Eligible Denver Students Invited To Receive Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

    Eligible Denver Students Invited To Receive Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Public Schools will offer six COVID-19 vaccine clinics for eligible students who want one. Teenagers 16 years and older can get the Pfizer vaccine, however they need to have parental consent.
    (credit: CBS)
    The school district partnered with Denver Health to organize clinics for the next three weekends at the following times and locations:Evie Dennis Campus:  First dose – Saturday, April 17; second dose – Saturday, May 8.
    Abraham Lincoln High Sch
  • Baseball Report: J.D. Martinez, Red Sox On Fire

    Baseball Report: J.D. Martinez, Red Sox On Fire
    (CBS Boston) — It’s been an exciting week of baseball, even though the calendar still says mid-April. Two weeks in is far too early to draw any real conclusions from the standings or the play that led to those wins and losses. But it’s the perfect time to look at some of the action making headlines.
    MLB already has its first three-home run game this season, courtesy of Boston Red Sox’s J.D. Martinez. It also has its first no-hitter so far, thanks to San Diego Padres&rsquo
  • Denver Weather: Unsettled Weather Sticks With Us All Week

    Denver Weather: Unsettled Weather Sticks With Us All Week
    DENVER (CBS4) – Our second full week of April will be a wet and chilly week across Colorado. A very slow moving system will gradually make its way toward our state by the end of the week, but until it gets here we will see numerous chances for rain and snow.
    (credit: CBS)
    The two best chances for snow will be Tuesday night and Thursday night into Friday morning. The first round looks to bring 1 to 3 inches of snow to the Denver area, with a bit more on the west side of town. The foothills
  • More Californians Moving To Colorado: Trout From West Coast Stocked In High Country Lakes

    More Californians Moving To Colorado: Trout From West Coast Stocked In High Country Lakes
    (CBS4) — A new breed of transplant is coming to Colorado’s high country. It’s colorful, even flashy, and takes the bait every time.
    That’s how the fishermen and fisherwomen of the late 1990’s tell it, anyhow.
    The Golden trout of Central California enjoyed a limited run in Colorado previously. It’s going to make a comeback, if Colorado Parks and Wildlife has its way.
    The glowy fish was stocked in Kelly Lake in State Forest State Park near Walden from the 1970s
  • Knorr Meadows Wildfire Ignites After Rancher Burns Discarded Hay Bale Wrappers In Drum

    Knorr Meadows Wildfire Ignites After Rancher Burns Discarded Hay Bale Wrappers In Drum
    SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Firefighters remained on scene of the Knorr Meadows Wildfire burning in Summit County on Monday afternoon. Crews were trying to keep the fire contained in a stack of round hay bales to keep it from spreading into the hay fields.
    (credit: Summit Fire EMS)
    The fire was sparked just before 1 p.m. when a rancher was burning discarded hay bale wrappers in a drum. The sparks from the fire ignited the dried grass in the Summit County-owned agricultural land.
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  • John Dahmer Arrested In Deadly Street Racing Crash That Killed Jessica Allen

    John Dahmer Arrested In Deadly Street Racing Crash That Killed Jessica Allen
    DENVER (CBS4)– An alleged street racing suspect driver faces charges after being involved in a deadly crash in Denver earlier this month. John Dahmer was arrested immediately following the crash on April 3.
    John Dahmer (credit: Denver Police)
    He faces charges including vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, and DUI.
    Police said that Jessica Allen was killed when Dahmer’s SUV slammed into her vehicle about 10 p.m. at 18th and Lawrence. Allen left behind 2 children.
    (credit: Denver Pol
  • Casa Bonita Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Casa Bonita Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) — An iconic Colorado restaurant has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The owners of Casa Bonita filed papers in Arizona last week.
    Casa Bonita (credit: CBS)
    Chapter 11 gives a business the chance to reorganize their debt and pay creditors over time. The court documents do not specify how much the company owes.
    Casa Bonita is famous for its bright pink facade, cave divers who jump from a three-story indoor waterfall, Mariachi music and skits featuring someone in a gori
  • Steamboat Resort To See $135 Million In Plaza & Terrain Upgrades

    Steamboat Resort To See $135 Million In Plaza & Terrain Upgrades
    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Steamboat Resort will get $135 million in upgrades says its owner Alterra Mountain Company. It’s part of $207 million in changes at multiple resorts owned by Alterra.
    Steamboat will see a Gondola Square redesign which includes more dining options and après, retail, entertainment and year-round gathering places for guests. Construction will start at the end of this ski season.
    (credit: Larry Pierce at Steamboat Resort)
    Pioneer Ridge terrai
  • Halina Morley Evicted From Weld Property Where Deceased Animals Discovered, Removed

    Halina Morley Evicted From Weld Property Where Deceased Animals Discovered, Removed
    GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) — Forty-year-old Halina Morley, recently the subject of scrutiny by local animal welfare officials and the recipient of scorn from animal welfare activists, has left the rental property on which with several decaying carcasses were found among her herd of living animals two months ago.
    The situation came to light in February after the operator of a nearby animal sanctuary posted photos of Morley’s pens and corrals on Facebook.
    April 1st, that same person posted
  • Denver Church Leans On Faith & Hope After Fire Damages Building

    Denver Church Leans On Faith & Hope After Fire Damages Building
    DENVER (CBS4) — On Thursday morning, the Odom Memorial Church congregation was devastated. That’s when a fire swept through their building.
    (credit: CBS)
    “My brother called about 6:30 in the morning and he said the church is on fire,” said AJ McDonald, pastor of the church.
    AJ and his wife Claudine told CBS4’s Mekialaya White their story via Zoom. AJ says fire officials concluded the fire was electrical. The blaze ripped through their building, destroying the attic.
  • 7 P.M. Curfews Go Into Effect For Twin Cities Metro Area After Daunte Wright Shooting Death

    7 P.M. Curfews Go Into Effect For Twin Cities Metro Area After Daunte Wright Shooting Death
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Twin Cities will be under a 7 p.m. curfew Monday evening following Sunday’s fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
    The curfew will run until 6 a.m. Tuesday. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter III say that the cities are under a state of emergency.
    Gov. Tim Walz said that he also is calling a curfew for the entire counties of Hennepin, Ramsey and Anoka. More than two million people live in those three c
  • Denver To Close Part Of 48th Avenue For Bridge Work

    Denver To Close Part Of 48th Avenue For Bridge Work
    DENVER (CBS4) – Part of 48th Avenue in Denver will close Monday night as crews work on a bridge over the 48th Avenue Viaduct. The Denver Department of Transportation and Infrastructure says crews will remove asphalt from the top side of the bridge.
    The closure will start at 8:30 p.m. and is expected to last until 6 a.m. Drivers will be detoured around the closure.
    The entire rehabilitation project is expected to be finished later this year in the fall.
  • OSHA Investigating Dairy Farm Employee’s Drowning In Manure Pit

    OSHA Investigating Dairy Farm Employee’s Drowning In Manure Pit
    WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Juan Panzo Temoxtle, 44, died at a Greeley hospital after an industrial accident at a Weld County dairy farm March 30.
    Temoxtle and another employee were operating a work vehicle that somehow drove forward into one of the several waste lagoons at the Shelton Dairy located about six miles southeast of La Salle, per a spokesman for the Weld County Sheriff’s Office.
    The cab of the vehicle was submerged with Temoxtle inside.
    Other employees removed him from th

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