• Search Continues For Suspect Who Pointed Gun At Conoco Clerk, Got Away With Cash

    Search Continues For Suspect Who Pointed Gun At Conoco Clerk, Got Away With Cash
    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Law enforcement in Adams County is searching for a suspect who robbed a Conoco station. The man walked into the Conoco at West 72nd Avenue and Zuni on Saturday evening. (credit: Adams County)
    Deputies say he was wearing a black ski mask and pointed a semi-automatic handgun at the clerk and demanded money.The robber took the cash and ran away. The clerk was not physically harmed.
    Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call the Adams County Sheriff’s
  • 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
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  • 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
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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.
    (credit: CBS)
    “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.
    (credit: CBS)
    “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.
    (credit: CBS)
    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.
    (credit: CBS)
    “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.
    (credit: CBS)
    The investor says the new partners hope to eventually open the first floor of the building to food and beverage operators.
  • Crusader Against Child Abuse Wants Victims To Speak Up

    Crusader Against Child Abuse Wants Victims To Speak Up
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS) – He has worked to end child abuse for decades, but has seen little change. Now, Dr. Richard Krugman is co-founder of a foundation he hopes can finally make strides in tackling this national problem.
    (credit: CBS)
    Krugman wants to see victims become advocates. He wants child abuse and neglect to be a health, mental health and public health concern.
    It’s estimated five children die from child abuse in the U.S. every day.
    “The number’s been about that fo
  • Santa And Mrs. Claus Make Christmas Memories For Babies In NICU

    Santa And Mrs. Claus Make Christmas Memories For Babies In NICU
    DENVER (CBS4) — Babies in intensive care at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC) can’t go to see Santa Claus. So, on Tuesday, the Jolly Old Elf and Mrs. Claus came to them. The couple posed for pictures with 50 of the babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).
    (credit: Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children)
    That way, the kids wouldn’t miss getting their very first Christmas photos with St. Nick.
    It’s not easy spending the holidays in the hospital, espec
  • Mike Hillman Faces Possible Recall As Idaho Springs Mayor

    Mike Hillman Faces Possible Recall As Idaho Springs Mayor
    CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Idaho Springs in sleepy Clear Creek County is in the middle of some change. That all could be slowing because of efforts to recall Mayor Mike Hillman.
    Mike Hillman (credit: Colorado)
    Major infrastructure projects are being completed and plans for major development to bring housing and new business to town. However, not everyone is on board with some residents blaming the mayor.
    For the first time in this town, where the gold rush started, the mayor could
  • UPS Customers In Colorado Report Waiting Weeks For Package Deliveries

    UPS Customers In Colorado Report Waiting Weeks For Package Deliveries
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Customers using UPS to receive packages in Colorado say they have waited more than two weeks in some cases for items to arrive at their home — but keep hearing or seeing status updates related to a facility in Aurora. Some orders go back to before Thanksgiving and now residents worry they will not get these items before Christmas.
    (credit: CBS)
    “I’ve been trying to get a hold of UPS to find out what’s been going on with my package,” said
  • Frontier Airlines Faces Lawsuits From Pilots & Flight Attendants

    Frontier Airlines Faces Lawsuits From Pilots & Flight Attendants
    DENVER (CBS4) – Pilots and flight attendants from Frontier Airlines re suing their employer for discrimination. The plaintiffs say they were discriminated against for having children.
    Two lawsuits filed by eight women say the company did not accommodate them during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.
    (credit: CBS)
    “Frontier has penalized flight attendants for absences during their pregnancies, and forces both pilots and flight attendants onto unpaid leave at the end of their pregnanci
  • Flags To Fly At Half Staff Friday For Fallen Firefighter, Legislator & Corrections Worker

    Flags To Fly At Half Staff Friday For Fallen Firefighter, Legislator & Corrections Worker
    Flags will be flying at half-staff across Colorado on Friday in memory of a recently deceased state legislator, a state corrections employee and a high country firefighter.
  • DPS Asks Parents To ‘Help Us Spread The Word’ About Bus Driver Openings

    DPS Asks Parents To ‘Help Us Spread The Word’ About Bus Driver Openings
    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Public Schools officials are asking parents to help spread the word about open bus driver positions. They are dealing with a bus driver shortage which is affecting daily routes, athletic trips and other field trips.
    (credit: CBS)
    School officials say they are using all full-time staff members to drive routes, in addition to their daily departmental duties. However, the district says not all routes are getting covered.
    “We have made critical changes to the hirin
  • Flags To Fly At Half Staff Friday For Fallen Colorado Firefighter Ken Jones, Rep. Kimmi Lewis & Sgt. Joshua Voth

    Flags To Fly At Half Staff Friday For Fallen Colorado Firefighter Ken Jones, Rep. Kimmi Lewis & Sgt. Joshua Voth
    DENVER (CBS4) – Flags will be flying at half-staff across Colorado on Friday in memory of a recently deceased state legislator, a state corrections employee and a high country firefighter. Gov. Jared Polis issued the statewide order on Monday.
    Ken Jones
    Summit County firefighter Ken Jones died in the line of the duty on  Dec. 7 while battling a fire at a condo building at Copper Mountain.
    Ken Jones (credit: Summit County)
    Summit Fire and EMS officials say they’ve received numero
  • ‘I Think We Did A Great Job’: Boys & Girls Club Members Go Shopping For Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive

    ‘I Think We Did A Great Job’: Boys & Girls Club Members Go Shopping For Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive
    DENVER (CBS4) – While everyone is Christmas shopping, we hope you’ll pick up an extra toy for the Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive. It’s easy to find good toys, even at the grocery store.
    (credit CBS)
    Recently, CBS4’s Dillon Thomas took some Boys & Girls Club members shoping for the Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive.
    “King Soopers gave us $250 to spend today. You guys ready to spend it?” Thomas asked four club members.
    “Yeah,” the children responded.
  • “I Think We Did A Great Job”: Boys & Girls Club Members Go Shopping For Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive

    “I Think We Did A Great Job”:  Boys & Girls Club Members Go Shopping For Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive
    DENVER (CBS4) – While everyone is Christmas shopping, we hope you’ll pick up an extra toy for the Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive. It’s easy to find good toys, even at the grocery store.
    (credit CBS)
    Recently, CBS4’s Dillon Thomas took some Boys & Girls Club members shoping for the Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive.
    “King Soopers gave us $250 to spend today. You guys ready to spend it?,” Thomas asked four club members.
    “Yeah,” the children responded.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs Expand Horizons, Make Everyone Feel Included

    Boys & Girls Clubs Expand Horizons, Make Everyone Feel Included
    DENVER (CBS4) – When you walk into a Boys & Girls Club, it’s like organized chaos. There are children running around, talking in loud, happy children voices. It’s a little overwhelming. But at the Cope Club, in the back half of the Notes for Notes music studio, you’ll find Tae, 14, working on her music.
    (credit CBS)
    “I just started making music around this time last year, so I’m still in the exploring stage. I’m trying to figure out what type of beat
  • Diabetes Drug Metformin Investigated For Possible Cancer-Causing Contaminant

    Diabetes Drug Metformin Investigated For Possible Cancer-Causing Contaminant
    (CBS Local) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it is investigating to see if a prescription drug used to treat diabetes is contaminated with traces of a chemical linked to cancer. The impacted drug is metformin, which is used to control high blood sugar in patients with Type 2 diabetes.
    Some metformin medicines in other countries have been found to contain the carcinogen N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), but those levels were in the “naturally occurring in food and water&rdquo
  • Barking Hero Dog Saves Family Of Five From Raging House Fire

    Barking Hero Dog Saves Family Of Five From Raging House Fire
    SAVANNAH, Ga. (CBS Local) — A Georgia family of five credits their dog with saving them from an overnight fire that caused extensive damage to their home.
    Savannah firefighters said the pet’s loud barking alerted the sleeping family members to a raging fire in the rear of the two-story home just after 1 a.m. on Friday.
    “The five residents were able to escape unharmed after their dog, Sammy, alerted them to the blaze,” Savannah Fire Rescue said a statement statement obtain
  • Wyoming Teen Dale Warner To Be Tried As Adult In Planned School Shooting

    Wyoming Teen Dale Warner To Be Tried As Adult In Planned School Shooting
    GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP/CBS4) — A Wyoming judge has ruled that a teenager should be tried as an adult after he was accused of bringing two guns to his junior high school in Gillette last year with plans to shoot nine people.
    (credit: ThinkStock)
    Dale Warner, who was 14 at the time, has been charged with nine counts of attempted first-degree murder. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
    “His motive was to honor his biological father, who had recently died and who as a teenager had repo

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