• Male Birth Control That’s Injected Into Groin Could Be Available In Six Months

    Male Birth Control That’s Injected Into Groin Could Be Available In Six Months
    (CBS Local) — An injectable male contraceptive which lasts approximately 13 years has successfully completed a clinical trial and could be available to the public within the next seven months, scientists in India say.
    The new birth control method involves injecting a polymer, made of a compound called Styrene Maleic Anhydride, into the vas deferens, effectively blocking sperm from leaving the testicles.
    “The trials are over, including extended, phase 3 clinical trials for which 303 c
  • Asbestos Investigation Spreads To 7 Apartment Complexes In Colorado Springs

    Asbestos Investigation Spreads To 7 Apartment Complexes In Colorado Springs
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– One week after two apartment complexes in Colorado Springs were evacuated because of asbestos contamination, the investigation has spread to seven apartment complexes. Those complexes are owned by Denver-based Slipstream Properties.
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    People living at the Parks Edge – formerly known as Pine Creek – and the Shannon Glen Apartments were given notice to evacuate one week ago.
    “It is rough because it is the middle of the month, it&r
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  • Teacher Accused Of Making Special Needs Student Sit In His Own Waste For Two Hours

    Teacher Accused Of Making Special Needs Student Sit In His Own Waste For Two Hours
    ACWORTH, Ga. (CBS Local) — A Georgia teacher is accused of forcing a 5-year-old special needs student to sit in soiled clothing to teach him a lesson about restroom habits.
    Kelly Lewis, a special education teacher at Frey Elementary School in Acworth, was charged with one count of cruelty to children in the second degree, which is a felony.
    A witness told police Lewis said she was “going to prove a point” by making the child, who had defecated in his pants, sit in his own waste
  • Matthew Cotter To Appear Before Judge In Shooting Of Fort Lupton Police Sgt. Chris Pelton

    Matthew Cotter To Appear Before Judge In Shooting Of Fort Lupton Police Sgt. Chris Pelton
    FORT LUPTON, Colo. (CBS4)– Matthew Cotter, the teen who admitted to shooting Fort Lupton Police Sgt. Chris Pelton, will appear before a judge on Wednesday. Cotter, 19, is facing several charges, including attempted murder.
    Pelton and other Fort Lupton officers responded to a home after residents say their daughter’s boyfriend showed up in the front driveway with a gun on Dec. 2.
    Matthew Cotter (credit: Weld County)
    Cotter had dated the girl, but the two broke up in August. Officers s
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  • Coloradans Matthew Goettsche And Jobadiah Weeks Arrested In $722 Million Cryptocurrency Scheme

    Coloradans Matthew Goettsche And Jobadiah Weeks Arrested In $722 Million Cryptocurrency Scheme
    (AP) — Two Colorado men are accused of fraud in a three-person cryptocurrency mining operation that officials labeled a “high-tech Ponzi scheme” that bilked investors out of $722 million, federal officials announced Tuesday.
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    Matthew Goettsche, 37, from Lafayette, was arrested Tuesday in Colorado, while Jobadiah Weeks, 38, from Arvada, was taken into custody in Florida and Joseph Abel, 49, was arrested in California, according to the U.S. attorney&r
  • Coloradans Raise Nearly $40 Million On Colorado Gives Day

    Coloradans Raise Nearly $40 Million On Colorado Gives Day
    DENVER (CBS4) – The numbers are in. Coloradans really came through for charities around our state.
    More than 2,500 different nonprofits received $39.6 million from people in Colorado on Tuesday, the 10th annual Colorado Gives Day. Gifts ranged from $10 to $1.2 million, with the very first gift coming in at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday and the last coming at 11:59 p.m. More than 165,000 individual donations were recorded.
    (credit: https://www.coloradogives.org/)
    “Today the entire state of Color
  • Wild Horses Being Rounded Up In Moffat County

    Wild Horses Being Rounded Up In Moffat County
    MOFFAT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Twenty-five wild horses have been living on private land in Moffat County, but the Bureau of Land Management will soon round them up.
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    The BLM has a 15 year plan for managing the large wild horse population on the western slope.
    “The wild horses likely dispersed from Sand Wash, where the estimated population of 621 wild horses is well above the appropriate management level BLM has set between 163 and 362 wild horses,” officials stated.
  • Boulder County Joins Federal Lawsuit Against Juul

    Boulder County Joins Federal Lawsuit Against Juul
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– Boulder County is joining a federal lawsuit against Juul Labs. The suit claims the vaping company of targeting and appealing to teenagers. Electronic cigarettes and pods by Juul(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
    Boulder County has some of the highest rates of nicotine and vaping products used by youth. Some 33% of teens in Boulder vape compared to 13% on the national level. An employee at Lucky Juju, holds a JUUL vape in his hand.(Staff photo by Brianna Soukup/Portl
  • Man Dead, Woman Injured After Fire At Loveland Art Gallery

    Man Dead, Woman Injured After Fire At Loveland Art Gallery
    LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — One person has died and another injured after a fire at an arts gallery in west Loveland. The Loveland Reporter-Herald reports that the fire at the Loveland Fine Arts Gallery was reported at 1:45 a.m. Tuesday.
    (credit: Loveland Fire)
    Loveland fire division Chief Greg Ward says when firefighters arrived there was fire coming out of two windows.
    (credit: Loveland Fire)
    Firefighters found a man on the second floor. He and woman found outside the building were taken to a
  • Broncos Safety Kareem Jackson Named AFC Defensive Player Of The Week

    Broncos Safety Kareem Jackson Named AFC Defensive Player Of The Week
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) — Denver Broncos safety Kareem Jackson was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week, the NFL announced on Wednesday. This comes after his stellar performance in Denver’s 38-24 win against the Houston Texans on Sunday.
    Kareem Jackson of the Denver Broncos celebrates with temmates after an interception in the fourth quarter against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on Dec. 8, 2019 in Houston. (credit: Tim Warner/Getty Images)
    It was the first time that Jackson had
  • 4-Car Crash On I-70 Near Colorado Blocking Lanes During Morning Rush

    4-Car Crash On I-70 Near Colorado Blocking Lanes During Morning Rush
    DENVER (CBS4) — A four-car crash blocked lanes of westbound Interstate 70 near Colorado Boulevard during the Wednesday morning commute and caused extensive backups. It’s not clear if anyone was injured.
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    The crash happened just before 7 a.m. and blocked the left side of interstate, with cars only getting by in the right lane.
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    CBS4’s Andrea Flores reported the backups extended to Pena Boulevared at 8 a.m. CDOT warned drivers to expect delays.
  • 4-Car Crash On I-70 Near Colorado Bloced Lanes During Morning Rush

    4-Car Crash On I-70 Near Colorado Bloced Lanes During Morning Rush
    DENVER (CBS4) — A four-car crash blocked lanes of westbound Interstate 70 near Colorado Boulevard during the Wednesday morning commute and caused extensive backups. It’s not clear if anyone was injured.
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    The crash happened just before 7 a.m. and blocked the left side of interstate, with cars only getting by in the right lane.
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    CBS4’s Andrea Flores reported the backups extended to Pena Boulevared at 8 a.m. CDOT warned drivers to expect delays.
    The crash
  • Broncos Safety Kareem Jackson Honored As AFC Defensive Player Of The Week

    Broncos Safety Kareem Jackson Honored As AFC Defensive Player Of The Week
    DENVER (CBS4) – After a performance that will go down in Broncos lore, safety Kareem Jackson has turned heads at the league office in New York. Wednesday morning, Jackson was honored as the AFC Defensive Player of the Week.
    Kareem Jackson of the Denver Broncos celebrates with temmates after an interception in the fourth quarter against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on Dec. 8, 2019 in Houston. (credit: Tim Warner/Getty Images)
    Jackson spent his first nine seasons in the NFL with the Hou
  • Colorado Weather: Mountains Could Be Measuring Snow In FEET This Weekend

    Colorado Weather: Mountains Could Be Measuring Snow In FEET This Weekend
    DENVER (CBS4) – The jet stream will setup directly over Colorado in the coming days and transport very moist air directly from the Pacific Ocean into the state. This will likely mean huge amounts of snow in the high country and especially for the mountains west and southwest of Summit County.
     
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    The snow will start Thursday night and periods of snow will continue through at least next Monday afternoon. During this time the mountains surrounding Vail/Beaver Creek, Aspen/Sn
  • Downtown Denver Serves Up All The Classics

    Downtown Denver Serves Up All The Classics
    (HOODLINE) – Spending time in downtown Denver? Get to know this downtown Denver neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a 19th century-themed cocktail bar to an Italian dining establishment.
    Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in downtown’s Central Business District, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
    Union Lodge No.1
    Topping the list is cocktail
  • Thistlewood’s 3 Lifts Colorado St. Over S. Dakota St. 72-68

    Thistlewood’s 3 Lifts Colorado St. Over S. Dakota St. 72-68
    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Nico Carvacho scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Adam Thistlewood’s go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left helped lift Colorado State to a 72-68 win over South Dakota State on Tuesday night.
    The Jackrabbits led 68-67 on Matt Dentlinger’s layup with 53 seconds left before Thistlewood hit his wide-open 3.
    Kris Martin had three steals and scored 12 points, including a dunk with 4 seconds to go that sealed the win for the Rams (7-5). Kendle Moo
  • No. 24 Colorado Falters Late, Drops 79-76 Decision At Northern Iowa

    No. 24 Colorado Falters Late, Drops 79-76 Decision At Northern Iowa
    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Spencer Haldeman stole a pass and raced down the floor for a tiebreaking layup with 49 seconds remaining and Northern Iowa hung on to beat No. 24 Colorado 79-76 Tuesday night.
    Northern Iowa defeated a ranked team for the first time since topping No. 25 Wichita State 53-50 on Feb. 13, 2016. The Panthers had lost their previous seven encounters against ranked opponents.
    AJ Green and Trae Berhow had 20 points apiece to lead Northern Iowa (9-1), which has won three straig
  • Hotly Contested Gray Wolf Debate Could Head To Colorado Voters

    Hotly Contested Gray Wolf Debate Could Head To Colorado Voters
    DENVER (CBS4) – The fight over whether gray wolves should be reintroduced in Colorado is heating up. The Rocky Mountain Wolf Action Fund is behind the campaign to get the issue on the ballot in 2020.
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    On Tuesday morning they delivered more than 200,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office to begin the process.
    Joanna Lambert is an Environmental Studies professor at the University of Colorado and backer of the proposed initiative spoke about the move forward.
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  • Porch Pirate Makes Off With Denver Man’s Irreplaceable Memorabilia

    Porch Pirate Makes Off With Denver Man’s Irreplaceable Memorabilia
    DENVER (CBS4) – It’s a sight we’ve all seen before and a story told time and time again. You know the one… thieves taking packages off porches hoping to snag something valuable. Yet a box stolen from a Denver doorstep contained something truly priceless.
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    “It’s sentimental… things I had growing up,” Jim, who asked CBS4 not to share his last name, said. “Books, a teddy bear, there was a letter from my high school from playing sp
  • Embiid Leads 76ers Past Nuggets To Stay Perfect At Home

    Embiid Leads 76ers Past Nuggets To Stay Perfect At Home
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 22 points, including two key free throws with 15.3 seconds left, and Tobias Harris added 20 to keep the Philadelphia 76ers perfect at home with a 97-92 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night.
    Matisse Thybulle added 13 points for the Sixers, who are 13-0 in Philadelphia. They have won three straight and seven of eight.
    Will Barton had 26 points to lead the Nuggets, who have lost three in a row and five of six. Leading scorer Jamal Murray was
  • Coroner IDs Season’s First Avalanche Victim

    Coroner IDs Season’s First Avalanche Victim
    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — The Larimer County Coroner’s Office identified Michelle Lindsay, 29, of Fort Collins, as the victim of Sunday’s avalanche on South Diamond Peak near Cameron Pass.
    Lindsay was skiing with a group in the backcountry at the time. She was the only member of the party caught in the slide.
    Other group members dug her out, according to a report from the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, but she was not breathing. She was pronounced dead at the scene
  • Longtime Denver VFW Closes Its Doors: ‘We’re Adapting’

    Longtime Denver VFW Closes Its Doors: ‘We’re Adapting’
    DENVER (CBS4) – Once a hub for veterans and their families, VFW Post 2461 on South Broadway now sits empty. Post leaders say there weren’t enough people coming in to pay the bills.
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    “The reason for selling the building is because our monthly expenditures outweighed the revenue we had coming in,” Post Commander Matthew Dixon-Moran told CBS4’s Dominic Garcia.
    Post 2461 was first chartered in 1937 and had been at its current location at 1350 S. Broadway in
  • Hotly-Contest Gray Wolf Debate Could Head To Colorado Voters

    Hotly-Contest Gray Wolf Debate Could Head To Colorado Voters
    DENVER (CBS4) – The fight over whether gray wolves should be reintroduced in Colorado is heating up. The Rocky Mountain Wolf Action Fund is behind the campaign to get the issue on the ballot in 2020.
    (credit: CBS)
    On Tuesday morning they delivered more than 200,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office to begin the process.
    Joanna Lambert is an Environmental Studies professor at the University of Colorado and backer of the proposed initiative spoke about the move forward.
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  • Shot Sergeant Chris Pelton Released From ICU After Surgeries

    Shot Sergeant Chris Pelton Released From ICU After Surgeries
    DENVER (CBS4) – Fort Lupton Police Sgt. Chris Pelton is out of a Denver ICU after undergoing surgeries for gunshot wound. Pelton was shot in the face in Fort Lupton on Dec. 2.
    Fort Lupton Police Sgt. Chris Pelton recovers after being shot. (credit: Morgan County)
    A picture shared by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office showed Pelton and his family. He is now starting mobility therapy.
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    Pelton and other Fort Lupton officers responded to a home after residents say their
  • Great Horned Owl Rescued From Barbed Wire After Chasing Skunk

    Great Horned Owl Rescued From Barbed Wire After Chasing Skunk
    DEER TRAIL, Colo. (CBS4) – A great horned owl recovers after getting caught in a barbed wire fence near Deer Trail on Tuesday. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers responded to help rescue the animal.
    Officers say the owl was chasing a skunk. Part of its wing was tangled in the wire.
    An officer tried to free it, and eventually had to cut some of the wire so he could place the owl in a carrier.
    (credit: Colorado Parks and Wildlife)
    Officers say Metro Wastewater Reclamation District employee
  • Inmates Design Holiday Cards To Lift Spirits: ‘It’s A Picker Upper’

    Inmates Design Holiday Cards To Lift Spirits: ‘It’s A Picker Upper’
    DENVER (CBS4) – The holidays can be tough for those who can’t be with loved ones, including those who are serving time behind bars. The Denver Sheriff’s Office said there is a rise in depression among inmates during the holidays, so they launched a program using holiday greeting cards to help divert the inmate’s attention.
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    “I’m here because I made some bad life choices to put it really simply,” explained Reggie Waldrop, an inmate at the Den
  • $210 Million Announced In Vail Resort Improvement Projects

    $210 Million Announced In Vail Resort Improvement Projects
    VAIL, Colo. (CBS4) – Vail Resorts plans on putting about $210 million into capital improvement projects at ski resorts next year. That announcement came on Monday.
    Officials plan on expanding terrain at Beaver Creek for families as well as install a new lift a Keystone.
    (source: Keystone Resort)
    A high speed lift is slated for Breckenridge Resort which will serve Peaks 6 and 7.
    “As our company grows, we are determined to grow thoughtfully and with our mission always in mind: to
  • $210 Million Announce In Vail Resort Improvement Projects

    $210 Million Announce In Vail Resort Improvement Projects
    VAIL, Colo. (CBS4) – Vail Resorts plans on putting about $210 million into capital improvement projects at ski resorts next year. That announcement came on Monday.
    Officials plan on expanding terrain at Beaver Creek for families as well as install a new lift a Keystone.
    (source: Keystone Resort)
    A high speed lift is slated for Breckenridge Resort which will serve Peaks 6 and 7.
    “As our company grows, we are determined to grow thoughtfully and with our mission always in mind: to
  • Aurora Cop Drives Drunk On Duty: Keeps Job, No Arrest

    Aurora Cop Drives Drunk On Duty: Keeps Job, No Arrest
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – An Aurora police officer caught driving a department vehicle while drunk, on duty, in uniform, with his gun, remains on the job, a CBS4 Investigation has uncovered. Officer Nate Meier, 48, of Parker, also never faced a criminal DUI case in connection with the March 2019 incident.
    According to an internal affairs summary of evidence against Meier obtained by CBS4 Investigates, two citizens called 911 on March 29 at 3:44 p.m. after finding the officer unconscious and u
  • Deserted Elementary School In Denver Sold To Investment Group

    Deserted Elementary School In Denver Sold To Investment Group
    DENVER (CBS4) – An iconic, abandoned school in Denver is under new ownership. The Evans School in the Golden Triangle has been vacant for nearly 45 years.
    The Evans School (credit: CBS)
    BusinessDen reports two brothers sold the former school at 11th Avenue and Acoma to an investment group.
    Denver Public Schools sold the building in 1974.
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    The investor says the new partners hope to eventually open the first floor of the building to food and beverage operators.

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