• Firefighters Responding To New Fire In Boulder County

    Firefighters Responding To New Fire In Boulder County
    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Boulder County fire officials have a crew responding to a wildfire near the Cal-Wood Education Center. The area is south of Highway 7 and northeast of Bald Mountain.
    County Road 87 is now closed. First responders are working in the area.
    It’s not clear what caused the fire, or whether any structures are threatened.
    RELATED: Warm, Windy And Dry With Areas Of Dense Smoke At Times
  • ‘Strike Force’ Formed In Douglas County With Community, Voter Safety In Mind

    ‘Strike Force’ Formed In Douglas County With Community, Voter Safety In Mind
    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– As Election night nears, the excitement is building in Colorado and across the country. For some there’s also an uneasy feeling that is hard to ignore.
    “Emotions are high considering how people behave after sports games,” one Douglas County voter said. “The costs are pretty high when it comes to the election.”
    (credit: CBS)
    “I believe that the country is polarized,” another voter told CBS4.
    With those concerns in mind,
  • Denver Metro Area Businesses Prepare For Post-Election Protests, Some Board Up Windows

    Denver Metro Area Businesses Prepare For Post-Election Protests, Some Board Up Windows
    DENVER (CBS4) – As police departments across the country prepare for protests after Election Day, local businesses in the Denver metro area are boarding up its windows out of an abundance of caution.
    (credit: CBS)
    “We’ve been talking with the neighbors and everyone’s trying to figure out what to do for election night. Some of the businesses are talking about putting Styrofoam boards over the windows. We’ll probably hire extra security guards,” said Will Cook,
  • Football Game For 8-Year-Olds Turns Into Fight Between Adults Likely Sparked By Racial Slurs

    Football Game For 8-Year-Olds Turns Into Fight Between Adults Likely Sparked By Racial Slurs
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a weekend brawl between parents of young players on two football teams that may have been triggered by racial slurs. It was last Saturday afternoon at Schafer Park at Kipling and Highway 285. A football game for 8-year-olds.
    (credit: CBS)
    One team was from Southwest Denver and involved minorities. The other team was from the suburbs and predominately white. One Black player was injured. Witnesses s
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  • Gaylord Rockies Resort In Aurora Utilizes ‘Symptom Sense’ Scanner, Microbial Cleaning During Conference

    Gaylord Rockies Resort In Aurora Utilizes ‘Symptom Sense’ Scanner, Microbial Cleaning During Conference
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – One of the first business conventions to bring people together in-person since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic just wrapped up at the Gaylord Rockies in Aurora. The conference, RealComm, for commercial real estate executives, focuses on ways to get people back into offices, theatres, and stadiums.(credit: CBS)
    “We want to give people back their sense of confidence. So they can come back into a place like this,” said Ari Reubin the Chief Strategy
  • $375 Stimulus Announcement Brings Relief To Some Coloradans

    $375 Stimulus Announcement Brings Relief To Some Coloradans
    DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado is issuing a $375 stimulus payment to 435,000 Coloradans this December. The payment aims to curb the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic as federal stimulus talks stall in Washington.
    (credit: CBS)
    Coloradans are eligible for the payment if they received up to $500 in weekly unemployment benefits between March 15 and Oct. 24 and make less than $52,000 per year.
    Former transportation dispatcher Ashley Coley said the payment is a relief because she is afraid
  • If You Haven’t Voted, They’re Coming For You: Campaigns Digitally Chase Votes In The Final Days

    If You Haven’t Voted, They’re Coming For You: Campaigns Digitally Chase Votes In The Final Days
    DENVER (CBS4)– On the ground, on the air and online, Democrats and Republicans get-out-the-vote machines are in overdrive. Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez rallied labor and Latinos in Colorado this week.
    (credit: CBS)
    “I’m here in Colorado because we leave nothing to chance,” said Perez.
    Meanwhile, Republican Sen. Cory Gardner mobilized volunteers from Denver to Montrose. His campaign says he’ll cover more than 1,300 miles in the final days.
    His messag
  • If You Haven’t Voted, They’re Coming For You: Campaign Digitally Chase Votes In The Final Days

    If You Haven’t Voted, They’re Coming For You: Campaign Digitally Chase Votes In The Final Days
    DENVER (CBS4)– On the ground, on the air and online, Democrats and Republicans get-out-the-vote machines are in overdrive. Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez rallied labor and Latinos in Colorado this week.
    (credit: CBS)
    “I’m here in Colorado because we leave nothing to chance,” said Perez.
    Meanwhile, Republican Sen. Cory Gardner mobilized volunteers from Denver to Montrose. His campaign says he’ll cover more than 1,300 miles in the final days.
    His messag
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  • Spooky Rare Celestial Event On Halloween

    Spooky Rare Celestial Event On Halloween
    Halloween is almost here and the weather will be anything but spooky! We are looking forward to clear sky and mild temperatures. We will get a bit of wind, otherwise Colorado is in for a nice Saturday.
    A fairly cloud free day and night is expected, which will be great for the rare full moon event!
    Saturday night will be the first full Moon in all United States time zones since 1944! The Moon officially becomes full at 8:49 pm MDT. It’s not rare to get a full Moon in some time zones on Hall
  • Summit County Puts Limit On Group, Event Sizes As Coronavirus Cases Continue To Rise

    Summit County Puts Limit On Group, Event Sizes As Coronavirus Cases Continue To Rise
    SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Summit County has until next Wednesday to show either a plateau or decline in the number of positive COVID-19 cases or it will move into Safer at Home Level 3: High Risk.
    (credit: Frisco)
    “Unfortunately, we’re still hearing that you know, the changes at the high school, the information that we’ve put out, the concerns that we’ve raised have not stopped the intent of people to host parties going forward and so, you know, hopefully that si
  • Greeley Police Search For Gunman After Victim Shot In The Head

    Greeley Police Search For Gunman After Victim Shot In The Head
    GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Greeley are searching for the gunman after the victim was shot in the head on Thursday afternoon. The shooting happened in the 1100 block alley of 11th Avenue just before 3 p.m.Officers rushed to the scene where they found an adult male with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. He was rushed to the hospital.The suspect remains on the run and police are hoping any witnesses who have information about the shooting will contact Greeley Police Detective Sanch
  • 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.
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    “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
  • 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)
     
  • 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

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