• Jokic, Nuggets Hold On For 100-98 OT Win Over Wolves

    Jokic, Nuggets Hold On For 100-98 OT Win Over Wolves
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nikola Jokic hit a fadeaway jumper with 2.4 seconds left to give the Denver Nuggets a 100-98 overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday.
    Jokic had 20 points, six rebounds and seven assists to help Denver win its fourth straight game. Will Barton had 13 points, including a pair of 3s in overtime, and 12 rebounds. Paul Millsap scored all 14 of his points during a big third-quarter run and had 10 rebounds.
    Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and 16 rebounds for
  • Hospital Nurses Throw Surprise Birthday Party For Cancer Patient: ‘It Made Me Kind Of Tear Up A Bit’

    Hospital Nurses Throw Surprise Birthday Party For Cancer Patient: ‘It Made Me Kind Of Tear Up A Bit’
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (CBS Local) — A Kentucky woman who has been fighting a life-threatening blood disorder for more than a year got a big surprise for her 18th birthday.
    Angel Florian of Glasgow and her family traveled to Norton Children’s Cancer Institute in Louisville for what she thought was a check-up appointment, but soon turned into a surprise birthday celebration.
    Doctors and nurses gathered in a small room decorated with streamers, cake and a gift.
    “My nurses were singing h
  • ‘We’re Not All Friends Online’: Kathleen Barber On Simon & Schuster Book ‘Follow Me’ & Social Media

    ‘We’re Not All Friends Online’: Kathleen Barber On Simon & Schuster Book ‘Follow Me’ & Social Media
    (CBS Local)– A lot has changed in Kathleen Barber’s life since she quit her job as a lawyer.
    The author left behind the world of bankruptcy law to pursue a writing career and she just published her second novel called “Follow Me.” The book tells the story of a woman named Audrey Miller who learns about the positives and negatives of posting too much on social media.
    Barber said her second novel was much harder to write than her first.
    “The biggest challenge of
  • Pac-12 Basketball Returns To National Relevance With New Coaches, Smarter Scheduling

    Pac-12 Basketball Returns To National Relevance With New Coaches, Smarter Scheduling
    By David Cobb
    (CBS SPORTS) – A season ago, the last place team in the Pac-12 featured a nonconference resume highlighted by a home win over the 116th team in NET.
    D’Shawn Schwartz of the CU Buffaloes dunks over Obi Toppin of the Dayton Flyers at the United Center on Dec. 21, 2019 in Chicago. Colorado defeated Dayton 78-76. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
    This season’s last-place team defeated No. 2 Baylor in a neutral-site game.
    The most maligned power conference in col
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  • Parker Road Closed Northbound After Crews Hit Gas Pipe

    Parker Road Closed Northbound After Crews Hit Gas Pipe
    PARKER, Colo. (CBS4) – Northbound Parker Road is currently closed between Hess Road and Pine Drive. Construction crews accidentally hit a natural gas line.
    The gas line, a 6-inch pipe, caused a leak. There were no injuries or fire, and no evacuations in the area.
    (credit: South Metro Fire)
    Xcel Energy is working on repairs. There is no timeline for the reopening of the road.
  • ‘Heroic Effort’ From Staff Led To Denver Zoo’s First-Ever Baby Rhino Birth

    ‘Heroic Effort’ From Staff Led To Denver Zoo’s First-Ever Baby Rhino Birth
    (CNN) – Rhino enthusiasts — the long wait is over.
    The Denver Zoo welcomed its first-ever baby rhino on Saturday morning. Both mom, 13-year-old Tensing, and calf are doing well.
    (credit: Denver Zoo)
    “The birth of this calf is the result of a truly heroic effort by our animal care, health and science teams and partners from other zoos to support the species,” Senior Vice President for Animal Sciences at Denver Zoological Foundation Brian Aucone said in a news release. &ldq
  • Offset Guest Stars On An All-New Episode Of NCIS: Los Angeles, Sunday March 1st

    Offset Guest Stars On An All-New Episode Of NCIS: Los Angeles, Sunday March 1st
    Rapper Offset from The Migos makes his acting debut as he guest stars on an all-new episode of NCIS: Los Angeles this Sunday night, March 1st at 9:00PM ET/PT. In Sunday night’s episode titled, “Alsiyadun,” Fatima is captured while on a mission and held for ransom, Callen and Sam enlist a deep undercover CIA agent, Kadri, portrayed by Offset, to help get her back. “Alsiyadun” will also feature the world premiere of Offset’s new song, “Danger.”
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  • CSU Rams Announce 2020 Football Schedule With Beer-Themed Release Video

    CSU Rams Announce 2020 Football Schedule With Beer-Themed Release Video
    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – In true Fort Collins style, Colorado State University has announced their 2020 football schedule with a beer-themed video. Cam the Ram is seen opening bottles representing each of the schools CSU will face.
    The team opens up 2020 on September 5th in Fort Collins against the University of Colorado.Gather your friends and open up the 2020 @CSUFootball schedule! pic.twitter.com/XIHCh7XVBe
    — Colorado State Rams (@CSURams) February 27, 2020The full schedule:
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  • Only 1 Colorado Native is Attending The 2020 NFL Combine: Dalton Keene

    Only 1 Colorado Native is Attending The 2020 NFL Combine: Dalton Keene
    INDIANAPOLIS (CBS4) – There are are four Colorado Buffaloes in attendance, and the Buffs are the only Colorado school representing the state, at this year’s NFL Combine. However, none of the four are actually from Colorado. In fact, there is only one athlete who was born and raised in Colorado showcasing his skills in Indianapolis this week.
    Dalton Keene (credit: CBS)
    Dalton Keene played at Virginia Tech in college, but before that was a standout at Chatfield High School in Littleton
  • Denver Concertgoer Concerned About Rising Ticket Fees As Congress Takes Up The Issue

    Denver Concertgoer Concerned About Rising Ticket Fees As Congress Takes Up The Issue
    DENVER (CBS4) – Coloradans who love concerts and sporting events say the cost of fees that come with those tickets are too much and can often keep them for actually attending because the final price is more than they can afford.
    (credit: CBS)
    “I’m going to multiple shows every month so I’m looking to buy tickets very frequently,” said Madalyn Dunn, a ticket buyer for venues in Denver. “I’m not sure where a lot of the fees go to, but they definitely can a
  • Former Middle School Building Manager Sentenced For Sex Assault

    Former Middle School Building Manager Sentenced For Sex Assault
    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A former building manager for two Cherry Creek schools has been sentenced for a sex assault on a student. Rodry Pombo pleaded guilty in December and will now serve prison time.
    26-year-old Pombo worked for two schools over the course of two school years. He was the building manager for Meadow Point Elementary School from June 2013 to July 2014 and for Horizon Middle School from July 2014 to September 2015. He was convicted of sexually assaulting a 13-year-ol
  • ‘I’m Really Upset’: Girl Scouts Cheated Out Of Cookie Proceeds With Fake Cash

    ‘I’m Really Upset’: Girl Scouts Cheated Out Of Cookie Proceeds With Fake Cash
    BRADENTON, Fla. (CBS Local) — Girl Scout cookies are big business this time of year and fraudsters from Florida to Oregon are taking advantage by passing along fake money.
    The Girl Scout Gulfcoast Florida council says it’s out $650 after being paid with counterfeit cash.
    The crooks used fake bills to receive real currency as change, according to police.
    “Just sadness — who would do this?” asked Kelly McGraw, the director of Member Experience at Girl Scouts of Gulfco
  • Colorado Infection Prevention Specialist Surprised By Mysterious U.S. Coronavirus Case So Soon

    Colorado Infection Prevention Specialist Surprised By Mysterious U.S. Coronavirus Case So Soon
    DENVER (CBS4) – “Certainly we didn’t expect that it would happen this soon,” said Dr. Michelle Barron, director of infection prevention at UCHealth about a mysterious coronavirus case in California.
    One person in Solano County between San Francisco and Sacramento diagnosed with the virus has no known history of travel to an infected area and no known contact with any infected person. The method of transmission may be known as “community spread,” a scenario tha
  • Colorado Infection Prevention Specialist Surprised By Mysterious U.S. Coronavirus Case

    Colorado Infection Prevention Specialist Surprised By Mysterious U.S. Coronavirus Case
    DENVER (CBS4) – “Certainly we didn’t expect that it would happen this soon,” said Dr. Michelle Barron, director of infection prevention at UCHealth about a mysterious coronavirus case in California.
    One person in Solano County between San Francisco and Sacramento diagnosed with the virus has no known history of travel to an infected area and no known contact with any infected person. The method of transmission may be known as “community spread,” a scenario tha
  • 55th ACM Awards To Be Hosted By Keith Urban + Nominees Announced

    55th ACM Awards To Be Hosted By Keith Urban + Nominees Announced
    CBS and the Academy of Country Music announced earlier today that reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban will serve as host for the 55th Academy Of Country Music Awards. The awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5th (live 8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT), only on CBS and streaming live and on demand with CBS All Access. This will be Urban’s first time hosting the ACM Awards.
    “As if having a new son
  • Off-Duty Officer Shoots, Kills Person At Colorado Springs Drive-Through

    Off-Duty Officer Shoots, Kills Person At Colorado Springs Drive-Through
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – One person is dead after approaching an off-duty Colorado Springs Police officer and claimed he had a gun. The officer was not hurt.
    (credit: KKTV)
    The shooting happened early Thursday morning at a Carl’s Jr. restaurant at Powers and Galley in Colorado Springs. The officer, who was not on duty at the time, was sitting in his personal vehicle when the suspect came up to his car and said he had a gun. Police confirm that the officer shot the suspect at
  • New Colorado Primary Poll Has Sanders Leading, Second Place Up For Grabs

    New Colorado Primary Poll Has Sanders Leading, Second Place Up For Grabs
    DENVER (CBS4) – A new poll just released ahead of Super Tuesday has frontrunner Bernie Sanders leading in Colorado. Four others are competitive for second place.
    A poll released by Magellan Strategies shows Sanders leading the pack by double digits, with 27% of voters supporting him if the primary were held today. Second place is a near-tie between Elizabeth Warren at 15%, Pete Buttigieg at 12%, and Michael Bloomberg and Joe Biden at 11%. All the second-place numbers are within the 6.7% ma
  • New Colorado Primary Poll Has Bernie Sanders Leading, Second Place Up For Grabs

    New Colorado Primary Poll Has Bernie Sanders Leading, Second Place Up For Grabs
    DENVER (CBS4) – A new poll just released ahead of Super Tuesday has frontrunner Bernie Sanders leading in Colorado. Four others are competitive for second place.
    A poll released by Magellan Strategies shows Sanders leading the pack by double digits, with 27% of voters supporting him if the primary were held today. Second place is a near-tie between Elizabeth Warren at 15%, Pete Buttigieg at 12%, and Michael Bloomberg and Joe Biden at 11%. All the second-place numbers are within the 6.7% ma
  • Colorado Climate: Healthy Snowpack Helps Slowly Wipe Out Remaining Drought

    Colorado Climate: Healthy Snowpack Helps Slowly Wipe Out Remaining Drought
    DENVER (CBS4) – The weekly drought report released Thursday morning included another drop in the percent of Colorado experiencing drought or abnormally dry conditions. Recent snow is the primary reason.
    Less than 43% of Colorado is now experiencing drought which is down about 1% from a week ago. About 3% of the state is experiencing severe drought which remains unchanged from a week ago. The severe drought includes the Cortez, Durango, and Springfield areas.
    (source: CBS)
    Meanwhile no area
  • Off-Duty Officer Shoots, Kills One Person At Colorado Springs Drive-Through

    Off-Duty Officer Shoots, Kills One Person At Colorado Springs Drive-Through
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – One person is dead after approaching an off-duty Colorado Springs Police officer and claimed he had a gun. The officer was not hurt.
    (credit: KKTV)
    The shooting happened early Thursday morning at a Carl’s Jr. restaurant at Powers and Galley in Colorado Springs. The officer, who was not on duty at the time, was sitting in his personal vehicle when the suspect came up to his car and said he had a gun. Police confirm that the officer shot the suspect at
  • Ubaldo Jimenez, Making Comeback Attempt With Colorado Rockies, Solid In Short Outing

    Ubaldo Jimenez, Making Comeback Attempt With Colorado Rockies, Solid In Short Outing
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It was only a short outing in a Cactus League game, but it meant a lot to Ubaldo Jimenez.
    The 36-year-old took another step in his comeback attempt with the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, pitching two innings against the Texas Rangers.
    Ubaldo Jimenez of the Colorado Rockies poses for a portrait at the Colorado Rockies Spring Training Facility at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on February 19, 2020 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)
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  • Martin Kaut Scores First NHL Goal In Avalanche’s 3-2 Win Over Sabres

    Martin Kaut Scores First NHL Goal In Avalanche’s 3-2 Win Over Sabres
    DENVER (AP) — Martin Kaut received a chilly reception after scoring his first NHL goal. For making a splash, he received one — a playful water-bottle celebration spray courtesy of Colorado captain Gabriel Landeskog.
    “My first NHL goal,” Kaut said in admiration. “I am so happy for this moment.”what a night 1⃣ pic.twitter.com/CiyQBe0ADH
    — Martin Kaut (@kauly61) February 27, 2020J.T. Compher broke a tie on a wrist shot with 8:06 remaining and the bang
  • Future Leaders Winner Practices STEM, Races A Boat

    Future Leaders Winner Practices STEM, Races A Boat
    BAILEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Every month during the school year, CBS4, along with Colorado School of Mine and PDC Energy, honors a high school student who is excelling in science, technology, engineering or math, STEM.  The winner gets $1,000 and a profile on CBS4 News. February’s winner is Amy Bezzant, who is a junior at Platte Canyon High School.
    (credit CBS)
    Bezzant plays basketball and volleyball, but it’s her work with the Platte Canyon High School Yacht Club that is awe in
  • Head To Denver’s Hilltop Neighborhood For Tasty Treats

    Head To Denver’s Hilltop Neighborhood For Tasty Treats
    (HOODLINE) –
    Looking to uncover all that Hilltop has to offer? Get to know this Denver neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from an ice cream shop to a hair parlor.
    Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Hilltop, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
    High Point Creamery
    Topping the list is High Point Creamery, an outlet to score ice cream, frozen yogur
  • With Death Penalty Repeal Sent To Governor’s Desk, Colorado Senator Wants Voters To Decide

    With Death Penalty Repeal Sent To Governor’s Desk, Colorado Senator Wants Voters To Decide
    DENVER (CBS4) – A bill to repeal Colorado’s death penalty is headed to the desk of Gov. Jared Polis. He is expected to sign it into law, making Colorado the 22nd state to abolish the death penalty.
    The measure passed the roll call vote 38 to 27 on Wednesday. Among those opposing the repeal was State Sen. Rhonda Fields.
    (credit: CBS)
    “It is a tough conversation to have,” she said.
    Her son, Javad Marshall-Field and his fiancée Vivian Wolfe, were murdered in Aurora in
  • Colorado Students Studying In Italy Told To Leave Immediately As Coronavirus Spreads

    Colorado Students Studying In Italy Told To Leave Immediately As Coronavirus Spreads
    DENVER (CBS4) – The coronavirus outbreak is taking its toll on college students studying abroad. As the virus continues to spread into Italy, many universities are closing campuses in Florence and telling students to leave the country immediately.
    That’s forcing some Colorado parents to make last-minute travel plans.
    (credit: CBS)
    “Oh it’s disappointing for all of us,” Jackie Griggs, whose daughter is spending the spring semester in Italy, said. “All of the pa
  • Colorado Health Officials Want Public To Know The Facts About Coronavirus

    Colorado Health Officials Want Public To Know The Facts About Coronavirus
    DENVER (CBS4) – State health officials say they’re preparing as the coronavirus epidemic continues to reach new parts of the world. However, they are emphasizing Coloradans are safe.
    (credit: CBS)
    “Our public health system and our healthcare partners are used to working together and preparing together. We have protocols in place, and we have the tools we need. We have the relationships we need,” said Dr. Rachel Herlihy the Communicable Disease Epidemiologist for the Color
  • Death Penalty Repeal: Colorado Senator Wants Voters To Decide

    Death Penalty Repeal: Colorado Senator Wants Voters To Decide
    DENVER (CBS4) – A bill to repeal Colorado’s death penalty is headed to the desk of Gov. Jared Polis. He is expected to sign it into law making Colorado the 22nd state to abolish the death penalty.
    The measure passed the roll call vote 38 to 27 on Wednesday. Among those opposing the repeal was Sen. Rhonda Fields.
    (credit: CBS)
    “It is a tough conversation to have,” she said.
    Her son, Javad Marshall-Field and his fiancée Vivian Wolfe, were murdered in Aurora in 2005.
  • Jeffco Public Schools To Close March 19 For CEA ‘Educator Day Of Action’

    Jeffco Public Schools To Close March 19 For CEA ‘Educator Day Of Action’
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Jeffco Public Schools will be closed on March 19 due to a high number of reported teacher absences for the CEA Educator Day of Action. The district said the number of teaching staff who plan to be absent that day is beyond the number of substitutes who can cover classes.
    (credit: jeffcopublicschools.org)
    “Even with calling in as many substitutes as possible, we will not be able to run academic programs and the lack of sufficient staff creates an unsaf
  • Colorado Students Studying In Italy Told To Leave Immediately

    Colorado Students Studying In Italy Told To Leave Immediately
    DENVER (CBS4) – The coronavirus outbreak is taking its toll on college students studying abroad. As the virus continues to spread into Italy, many universities are closing campuses in Florence and telling students to leave the country immediately.
    That’s forcing some Colorado parents to make last-minute travel plans.
    (credit: CBS)
    “Oh it’s disappointing for all of us,” Jackie Griggs, whose daughter is spending the spring semester in Italy, said. “All of the pa

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