• Search Begins For Missing Snowshoer On Jenny Creek Trail In Boulder County

    Search Begins For Missing Snowshoer On Jenny Creek Trail In Boulder County
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a woman who hasn’t returned from a snowshoeing trek. The 47-year-old Boulder resident left from the Eldora Nordic Center in a solo trek on Sunday. (credit: CBS)
    Authorities say she had planned to go on the Jenny Creek Trail. The trail leads east and then south of Eldora into the Jenny Creek drainage. That is normally accessed during the summer from the south.The woman was not expected to overnight on th
  • Man Shot, Killed In Condo Parking Lot In Southwest Aurora

    Man Shot, Killed In Condo Parking Lot In Southwest Aurora
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A man died at the hospital on Wednesday night after he was shot in southwest Aurora. Police responded to the Telegraph Hills II Condos on East Harvard Avenue at 4:25 p.m.
    When officers arrived, they found the victim in the parking lot. The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name once next of kin are notified.
    Police are searching for suspects. Investigators say they believe the shooting was an isolated incident and there is no dang
  • Jeffco Public Schools Aims To Offer Flexibility With Remote Learning Next Fall

    Jeffco Public Schools Aims To Offer Flexibility With Remote Learning Next Fall
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Jeffco Public Schools announced a remote learning option for the 2021-2022 school year, months before this school year is even over. Many are wondering if public school remote learning is a “new normal” families can opt into for year to come.
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    Spencer Wilcox is a junior at Lakewood High School. He says learning from home has its benefits. He’s adjusted to fully remote and hybrid so far this year and will be 100% in-person when
  • COVID In Aurora: Signs For Vaccine Become Sticking Point Between Clinic & City

    COVID In Aurora: Signs For Vaccine Become Sticking Point Between Clinic & City
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – The signs saying a community clinic had vaccines available for local residents was supposed to attract attention, but unintentionally caught the ire of City of Aurora Code Enforcement Officer.
    “It did increase the number of people coming in which was great,” said Dr. P.J. Parmar who runs Ardas Family Medicine inside the Mango House. “We’re targeting people in 80010 which is the poorest zip code in the metro area, and the one thing they all do
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  • Woman Killed In Hit & Run At Colfax & Kingston In Aurora

    Woman Killed In Hit & Run At Colfax & Kingston In Aurora
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Aurora are searching for the driver involved in a deadly hit and run at East Colfax Avenue and Kingston Street. Officers responded to the crash before 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
    Investigators said the victim is an older woman who died from her injuries. The suspect vehicle is described as a black Subaru legacy with an unknown license plate.
    The suspect was last seen driving southbound on Kingston Street from Colfax Avenue. Officers said there is damage to the dri
  • Woman Seriously Injured In Hit & Run At Colfax & Kingston In Aurora

    Woman Seriously Injured In Hit & Run At Colfax & Kingston In Aurora
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Aurora are searching for the driver involved in a hit and run at East Colfax Avenue and Kingston Street. Officers responded to the crash before 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
    Investigators said the victim is a 75-year-old woman in serious condition. The suspect vehicle is described as a black Subaru legacy with an unknown license plate.
    The suspect was last seen driving southbound on Kingston Street from Colfax Avenue. Officers said there is damage to the driver&rsqu
  • Depression, Anxiety & Suicidal Thoughts Increasing Amid COVID Pandemic

    Depression, Anxiety & Suicidal Thoughts Increasing Amid COVID Pandemic
    DENVER (CBS4) – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so does its impact on mental health. Hundreds of thousands of lives have been lost in the last year, and not just from the virus. Many Coloradans have developed depression and anxiety, as well as increased substance use. About a third of COVID survivors may develop posttraumatic stress disorder, too.
    According to a recent study reported in a JAMA Psychiatry research letter, about 30% of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 developed
  • Douglas County Schools To Bring Middle & High School Students Back After Spring Break

    Douglas County Schools To Bring Middle & High School Students Back After Spring Break
    LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4) – Douglas County School District approved plans to return middle and high school students to full, in-person learning, five days a week, beginning Monday, March 22. The move comes with mixed feelings from parents and teachers.
    “I teach choir so I haven’t heard my choir except for one recording session we did in October,” Julia Dale said.
    Dale is a choir teacher at Rock Canyon High School. She has missed hearing her students sing, but she does have
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  • Credit Card Purchases Could Soon Cost More Under Proposed Colorado Bill

    Credit Card Purchases Could Soon Cost More Under Proposed Colorado Bill
    DENVER (CBS4) – If you make most of your purchases by credit card, you may soon have to pay more. Companies like Visa, Mastercard and American Express tack on surcharges of between 1-3.4% when you use your card.
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    Right now, state law prevents businesses from passing that cost on to customers. Colorado is one of only a handful of states that have such a law and the state legislature is now considering repealing it.
    Gail Lindley, owner of Denver Bookbinders, is among those who s
  • COVID In Jeffco: Teachers Use Visual Aid To Protest Return To In-Person Learning

    COVID In Jeffco: Teachers Use Visual Aid To Protest Return To In-Person Learning
    GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Teachers for JeffCo Public Schools demonstrated their concerns for returning to fully in-person learning next month with a visual representation of a typical classroom on Wednesday outside the district’s main office. They worry students and teachers will be too close to maintain the recommended physical distance and the risk of transmission will remain high in April.
    “Given what we’ve seen after Thanksgiving and after the winter holidays, it’s
  • Investigators Ask For Help Identifying Arvada Gas Station Robbery Suspect

    Investigators Ask For Help Identifying Arvada Gas Station Robbery Suspect
    ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – The Arvada Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in a gas station robbery. Investigators released video of the suspect at the Circle K at 68th and Wadsworth on Jan. 7.The incident occurred at 68th and Wadsworth on January 7, 2021. APD needs help in identifying the male seen in this video. The suspect is reported to have walked into the store, produced a handgun, and demanded cash. Please contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 7
  • CDLE Holds Town Hall To Address Unemployment Issues: ‘We’re Working On A Fix’

    CDLE Holds Town Hall To Address Unemployment Issues: ‘We’re Working On A Fix’
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment held a townhall on Wednesday to go over the latest updates with its insurance programs as well as answer questions about upcoming changes. Some workers tell CBS4 they have been waiting months for a hold to be fixed.
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    “I really do believe that there are people trying to do it right and trying to help people, but the system is still really, really broken,” Karen Trapani said.
    Trapani says she hasn’
  • Denver Weather: Wet Weather Arrives In Colorado Wednesday Night

    Denver Weather: Wet Weather Arrives In Colorado Wednesday Night
    DENVER (CBS4) – We have had three sunny and warm days in Colorado. A nice thaw out from the very cold February we had.
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    The sunshine will pause for a day as a new system moves into Colorado on Thursday. A low pressure system moving in from southern California will start bringing snow to southwestern Colorado tonight.
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    Southwestern Colorado will get the most snow from this system. We have a Winter Weather Advisory in place for 5 to 10 inches of snow through Thursda
  • Denver Weather: Wet Weather Arrives In Colorado Tonight

    Denver Weather: Wet Weather Arrives In Colorado Tonight
    We have had three sunny and warm days in Colorado. A nice thaw out from the very cold February we had.
    The sunshine will pause for a day as a new system moves into Colorado on Thursday. A low pressure system moving in from southern California will start bringing snow to southwestern Colorado tonight.
    Southwestern Colorado will get the most snow from this system. We have a Winter Weather Advisory in place for 5 to 10 inches of snow through Thursday evening for our southwestern mountains. Other ar
  • Eaton Police Search For Missing Man Nathan Schwartz Last Seen More Than 1 Week Ago

    Eaton Police Search For Missing Man Nathan Schwartz Last Seen More Than 1 Week Ago
    EATON, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Eaton are searching for a man who was last seen more than a week ago. Investigators say Nathan Schwartz, 22, was in the Colorado Springs area last Monday. (credit: Eaton Police)
    His black 1999 Toyota Rav-4 was found by police in Salida.Schwartz was last seen wearing blue jeans, a dark grey hoodie and brown leather shoes.Anyone who has seen him is asked to call the Eaton Police Department at (970) 454-3338.
  • Denver Dog Owners Start Petition To Allow Dogs Off Leash In Parks Overnight

    Denver Dog Owners Start Petition To Allow Dogs Off Leash In Parks Overnight
    DENVER (CBS4) – A petition to change dog leash laws in Denver is underway with many owners wanting the city to allow for dogs to be off leash in parks between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m. Currently, Denver dog parks are closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., and dogs are required to be leashed otherwise.
    Organizers want the Denver Parks and Recreation Department to modify the law.
    The department tells CBS4 it welcomes comments and will evaluate all ideas and suggestions. They add they’ve received
  • State Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Help Struggling Families With Diapers During Coronavirus Pandemic

    State Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Help Struggling Families With Diapers During Coronavirus Pandemic
    DENVER (CBS4)– A survey found that more struggling Colorado families need help buying diapers than food during the coronavirus pandemic. Four mothers serving in the state Legislature hope to help families who can’t afford diapers. (credit: CBS)
    The lawmakers are sponsoring a bill that would allocate $4 million from the state’s general fund over the next two years to buy 26 million diapers. That bill was in committee on Wednesday.The bill requires the Colorado Department of Publ
  • Would-Be Burglars Try To Steal ATM By Hooking Up Chain To Stolen Vehicle

    Would-Be Burglars Try To Steal ATM By Hooking Up Chain To Stolen Vehicle
    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Some would-be burglars tried to steal an ATM in Douglas County but just couldn’t seem to get it right. It happened at the Chase bank on Lynnfield Drive in Douglas County about 2:45 a.m. on Tuesday. (credit: Douglas County)
    The two suspects tried to hook up a stolen vehicle to the ATM with a chain. While trying to pull the ATM loose from its anchors, they drove the stolen vehicle right into a parked car.
    Then they ran away. With no vehicle and no cash. (c
  • Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: Alamo Drafthouse Chain Entering Restructuring Agreement

    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: Alamo Drafthouse Chain Entering Restructuring Agreement
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas Holdings, a Texas-based dine-in theater chain, said Wednesday that it has filed for bankruptcy and will enter a restructuring agreement due to financial woes during the pandemic.
    The company plans to sell most of its assets to affiliates of Altamont Capital and Fortress Investment Group under Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which allows Alamo Drafthouse to continue operating while its managers and advisers work on repaying creditors.
    “The transact
  • COVID In Colorado: Caregivers Receive Help Through Resiliency Program

    COVID In Colorado: Caregivers Receive Help Through Resiliency Program
    LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – The physical and mental health of frontline health care workers remains a major concern. At St. Anthony and St. Anthony North hospitals, a program has been working to address that over the last year.
    Centura Health calls it the Caregiver Resiliency Program. Over the last year, those in charge have worked to offer mental health resources and coordinated thousands of meals for frontline staff who are in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    The goal is to nourish
  • ‘Slow Down’: Denver Police Among Agencies Tackling Excessive Speeding

    ‘Slow Down’: Denver Police Among Agencies Tackling Excessive Speeding
    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver police officers spent time addressing excessive speeding on highways on Wednesday. They say this time last year is when they started seeing an uptick in people driving too fast because people started staying and working from home.
    Police consequently caught a driver going 106 mph in a 60 mph zone on Interstate 25 near Downing Street on Wednesday. The consequences for that include a 12-point ticket, mandatory court appearance and a fine of up to $999.
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  • Doctor Shares Hidden Dangers Of iPhone 12 For People With Pacemakers

    Doctor Shares Hidden Dangers Of iPhone 12 For People With Pacemakers
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA-TV) — According to a new warning from doctors, there are two devices people depend on that should never be near each other.
    The warning relates to pacemakers and the iPhone 12, which contains electromagnetic technology and more magnets than previous models.
    Dr. Krishna Kancharla, a cardiologist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, told KDKA-TV, “It can inhibit an important treatment for the patient if it’s left there a long duration.”
    According
  • COVID In Colorado: Frozen Dead Guy Days Takes Another Year Off

    COVID In Colorado: Frozen Dead Guy Days Takes Another Year Off
    NEDERLAND, Colo. (CBS4) – Another Frozen Dead Guy Days celebration bites the dust. Organizers say this year’s event will not happen.
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    “We are so sad that we were unable to celebrate our frosty fiesta with you all this year and are feeling for the loss of so many other music and artisan events,” said organizers in an email.
    They say they are thinking of way to bring back as many 2020 participants as possible. On March 12, 2020, the event was canc
  • 2021 Frozen Dead Guy Days Takes Another Year Off

    2021 Frozen Dead Guy Days Takes Another Year Off
    NEDERLAND, Colo. (CBS4) – Another Frozen Dead Guy Days celebration bites the dust. Organizers say this year’s event will not happen.
    (credit: Erik Johnson)
    “We are so sad that we were unable to celebrate our frosty fiesta with you all this year and are feeling for the loss of so many other music and artisan events,” said organizers in an email.
    They say they are thinking of way to bring back as many 2020 participants as possible. On March 12, 2020, the event was canc
  • COVID Restrictions In Adams County: 5-Star Businesses Move Into Level Blue

    COVID Restrictions In Adams County: 5-Star Businesses Move Into Level Blue
    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Five star businesses in Adams County have fewer coronavirus restrictions. Those certified businesses currently operating at Level Yellow on the state’s COVID-19 dial can operate at Level Blue.That means restaurants can have 50% indoor capacity and last call has been pushed back to midnight. Recreation centers, gyms, offices and events can enjoy 50% capacity as well.
    Part of the reason behind the loosening of restrictions is because Colorado achieved its go
  • Denver Public Library Won’t Pull Dr. Seuss Books Over Racist Imagery, Citing Intellectual Freedom

    Denver Public Library Won’t Pull Dr. Seuss Books Over Racist Imagery, Citing Intellectual Freedom
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Public Library does not plan to pull any Dr. Seuss books from its collection after a study found racist and insensitive imagery in six of the titles. Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced on Tuesday it will cease publication of the six books stating, “These books portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.”
    The study published in the journal “Research on Diversity in Youth Literature” states:
    “The presence of anti-Blackness, Orienta
  • COVID In Colorado: Type 1 Diabetics Move Up For Vaccination Eligibility

    COVID In Colorado: Type 1 Diabetics Move Up For Vaccination Eligibility
    DENVER (CBS4) – The State Health Department recently moved Type 1 diabetics up into the 1B.3 vaccination group. That means that anyone who is between the ages of 16 and 64, with Type 1 diabetes and another high risk condition will be eligible to get the coronavirus vaccine as early as March 5th.
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    The Centers for Disease Control specifically named Type 2 diabetes as a high risk condition. But in Colorado, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Children’s Diabet
  • Denver Animal Control Looking Into Report Of Dog Being Dragged By Truck

    Denver Animal Control Looking Into Report Of Dog Being Dragged By Truck
    DENVER (CBS4) – Officials at the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment say they are looking into a disturbing report of a dog being dragged on Santa Fe Drive. Animal Control officers responded to the area near Interstate 25 and Santa Fe Dr.
    They say a truck reportedly dragged the dog, but neither have been found. Officials say the truck had expired, temporary tags.
    The case is still under investigation.
  • Crash Of United Airlines Flight 585 In Colorado Springs Remembered 30 Years Later

    Crash Of United Airlines Flight 585 In Colorado Springs Remembered 30 Years Later
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A total of 25 people died in a plane crash in Colorado Springs on this date in 1991. United Airlines Flight 585 was headed from Denver to Colorado Springs and crashed near Colorado Springs Airport in Widefield Community Park. That’s located in the southern part of the city, just south of the airport.
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    “Today we honor those that lost their lives on this day 30 years ago on United Airlines Flight 585. The scheduled passenger flight on
  • COVID In Pitkin County: Mass Vaccination Clinic Possible Thanks To Johnson & Johnson Shipment

    COVID In Pitkin County: Mass Vaccination Clinic Possible Thanks To Johnson & Johnson Shipment
    PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Pitkin County is hosting a mass COVID vaccination clinic on Sunday thanks to a shipment of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The shipment included 1,500 doses. (credit: CBS)
    Health officials believe the single-dose version of the coronavirus vaccine will be beneficial for smaller, rural communities because the vials can be stored easier, in a refrigerator rather than a freezer at extreme temperatures.This is part of a larger shipment of the single-dose vaccine

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