• South Carolina shooting: Former NFL pro Phillip Adams killed five, then himself, AP source says

    South Carolina shooting: Former NFL pro Phillip Adams killed five, then himself, AP source says
    COLUMBIA, S.C. — The gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor in South Carolina was former NFL player Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, according to a source who was briefed on the investigation.
    The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to speak publicly, said Adams’ parents live near the doctor’s home in Rock Hill, and that he had been treated by the doctor. The source said Phillips killed himself afte
  • BioBlitz Program To Help Study, Restore South Platte River

    BioBlitz Program To Help Study, Restore South Platte River
    DENVER (CBS4) – Plants and wildlife along the South Platte River are getting an annual check up this week. A program at Colorado State University called Bio Blitz takes place April 15 and 16.
    (credit: Colorado State University)
    Researchers from CSU will join experts from the Butterfly Pavilion, Denver Zoo and Pinyon Environmental to evaluate all kinds of living organisms by the river.
    The goal is to clean up the area and document the changes in the river to create a baseline for the natura
  • Association Alerts Denver Teachers Of Plans To Return To Classroom

    Association Alerts Denver Teachers Of Plans To Return To Classroom
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Classroom Teachers Association says the Denver Public School district intends to end remote learning for some teachers before the end of April. A letter from the DCTA states teachers who live with a family member considered high risk or teachers with childcare issues are included in the group.
    (credit: CBS)
    However, teachers who have high risk health issues can continue working remotely.
    The letter adds it will be up to school principals to decide whether a teach
  • ‘We Really Strive To Create A Family Relationship’: Mentorship Is One Way To Help A Teen Living In Foster Care

    ‘We Really Strive To Create A Family Relationship’: Mentorship Is One Way To Help A Teen Living In Foster Care
    DENVER (CBS4) – There are 4,035 children and youth living in foster care in Colorado. Raise the Future works to find permanency for the older ones, sibling groups, and children who face some barriers to being adopted.
    “At Raise the Future, we believe that youth need people, not just programs. And this past year has been pretty exceptionally difficult on our communities, and so the youth in our programs have lost connections that maybe they had prior,” said Katrina George, with
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  • Take Me Out To The Ball Game: April Tickets To Rockies Games Now Available

    Take Me Out To The Ball Game: April Tickets To Rockies Games Now Available
    DENVER (CBS4) – Tickets to Rockies games in April are now up for grabs. The team announced on Sunday remaining home games at Coors Field are now for sale.
    “Coors Field is better with you,” the team stated on social media. “We can’t wait to see you soon!”
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    Only games for the team’s first homestand were available prior to the announcement. The team opened gates for its home opener on April 1 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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  • Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Welcomes Coloradans For More COVID Vaccines

    Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Welcomes Coloradans For More COVID Vaccines
    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – The COVID-19 vaccination site at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City opened Sunday for another week of vaccinations. It comes days after 11 people suffered adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the site.
    The site normally operates Sunday-Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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    Centura Health, which operates the site at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs and Colorado State Fai
  • Louisville Students To Create Unique Memories With COVID-Restricted Prom

    Louisville Students To Create Unique Memories With COVID-Restricted Prom
    LOUISVILLE, Colo. (CBS4) – After the graduating class of 2020 was robbed of the opportunity to have normal graduations and proms last year, the State of Colorado green-lit the year-ending celebrations for the class of 2021 throughout Colorado. So long as health guidelines are promoted and enforced at the events, high school seniors are allowed to go to prom.
    At Monarch High School in Louisville, students and staff have been working together to make sure a prom could be both safe, and fun,
  • COVID In Colorado: Centura Health Switches From Johnson & Johnson To Pfizer And Moderna Vaccines

    COVID In Colorado: Centura Health Switches From Johnson & Johnson To Pfizer And Moderna Vaccines
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Three mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in Colorado have stopped using the Johnson and Johnson vaccine and are now offering Pfizer or Moderna. Saturday, 3,300 people got vaccinated in Colorado Springs.
    They lined up by the thousands beneath snowcapped Pikes Peak at the Broadmoor World Arena. Signs read, “J and J vaccine canceled today, but keep your appointment and get Pfizer today.”
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    One woman in line said she was okay with that.
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  • COVID In Colorado: Centura Health Switches From Johnson & Johnson To Pfizer & Moderna Vaccines

    COVID In Colorado: Centura Health Switches From Johnson & Johnson To Pfizer & Moderna Vaccines
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Three mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in Colorado have stopped using the Johnson and Johnson vaccine and are now offering Pfizer or Moderna. Saturday, 3,300 people got vaccinated in Colorado Springs.
    They lined up by the thousands beneath snowcapped Pikes Peak at the Broadmoor World Arena. Signs read, “J and J vaccine canceled today, but keep your appointment and get Pfizer today.”
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    One woman in line said she was okay with that.
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  • Colorado Weather: Chilly Week Ahead With Several Chances For Rain And Snow

    Colorado Weather: Chilly Week Ahead With Several Chances For Rain And Snow
    DENVER (CBS4) – A busy weather week is unfolding for Colorado starting today with the passage of a dry cold front. Along and behind it the wind will blow between 15-25 mph with gusts as high as 40 mph on the plains.
    We’ll see a wide variety of temperatures by this afternoon as this front passes through. Denver and the northeast plains will mostly be in the 50s, which is 10-15 degrees cooler than it was on Saturday.
    The mountains will see 40s and 50s today with 60s on the western slop
  • Lawrence Livermore Researchers Testing Out Nuclear Blast Defense Against Earth-Threatening Asteroids

    Lawrence Livermore Researchers Testing Out Nuclear Blast Defense Against Earth-Threatening Asteroids
    LIVERMORE (CBS SF) — It sounds like a scene from a Hollywood sci-fi thriller, but researchers from Lawrence Livermore National lab have joined with an Air Force team of technologists to test if a nuclear blast could be used to deflect an earth-threatening asteroid.
    Whether it be Bruce Willis and his crew of oil drillers taking on an asteroid as it approaches earth in ‘Armageddon’ or Tia Leoni and her father awaiting a massive tidal wave from an asteroid strike in ‘Deep Im
  • ‘Absolutely Shocked’: California Teen Accepted To 5 Ivy League Schools And Stanford

    ‘Absolutely Shocked’: California Teen Accepted To 5 Ivy League Schools And Stanford
    SYLMAR (CBSLA) — At first, it was Stanford.
    Itzel Luna, a Sylmar senior, has been accepted to five Ivy League schools and Stanford. (Photo by Itzel Luna)
    Then, on Tuesday, Itzel Luna found out she had been accepted to not one, not two, but five Ivy League Universities — Harvard, Brown, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia.
    “I was just absolutely shocked,” Luna, a senior at Daniel Pearlman Magnet High School, said. “All I could do was just keep chec
  • 15 Months After Buying Dream Home, California Couple Finally Kick Squatters Out

    15 Months After Buying Dream Home, California Couple Finally Kick Squatters Out
    RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) – A Riverside couple who were unable to move into their new home for 15 months — because the previous owner refused to leave — were finally able to get into their house last week.
    A couple remove the previous homeowner from a Riverside, Calif., home they purchased back in January 2020, but were unable to move into for 15 months. April 2021. (CBS2 News This Morning)
    Tracie and Myles Albert closed on the $650,000 home back in January of 2020, but when they arriv
  • Mother arrested after 3 children found slain in Los Angeles

    Mother arrested after 3 children found slain in Los Angeles
    By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and DAMIAN DOVARGANES
    LOS ANGELES — The mother of three children — all under the age of 5 — found slain inside a Los Angeles apartment Saturday morning has been arrested, police said.
    Liliana Carrillo, 30, was arrested in Tulare County, about 200 miles (322 kilometers) north of Los Angeles. It wasn’t immediately known if she had a lawyer who could speak on her behalf.
    The children’s grandmother returned home from work and found their bodies and
  • More Black Americans open to COVID vaccines after outreach efforts

    More Black Americans open to COVID vaccines after outreach efforts
    By RUSS BYNUM and ANNIE MA
    Like others in her family, Mattie Pringle had doubts about taking the coronavirus vaccine.
    The 57-year-old Black woman from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, feared that her high blood pressure and diabetes might heighten her chances of a severe reaction to the shot. The speedy development and approval of the vaccines also fed her skepticism.
    Then a member of Pringle’s church, a local NAACP leader who has led a vaccination campaign targeting Black residents, urged he
  • Electric vehicle battery firms settle trade spat, source says

    Electric vehicle battery firms settle trade spat, source says
    WASHINGTON — Two big South Korean electric vehicle battery makers have settled a long-running trade dispute that will allow one of them to move ahead with plans to make batteries in Georgia, a person briefed on the matter says.
    LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation reached the settlement, ending the need for President Joe Biden to intervene in the dispute, the person said Saturday. The person asked not to be identified because the companies have not yet announced the settlement. No details
  • A masterpiece from Hideki Matsuyama to take Masters lead

    A masterpiece from Hideki Matsuyama to take Masters lead
    AUGUSTA, Ga. — The storms that stopped play for a little more than hour Saturday at the Masters were expected. The masterpiece delivered by Hideki Matsuyama after the break was not.
    Matsuyama played the final eight holes in 6-under par, turning a two-shot deficit into a four-shot lead. With four flawless swings and three putts late on the back nine at Augusta National, he went from part of a logjam on the leaderboard to the cusp of becoming the first Japanese player to win a major.
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  • USGS Reports 2.8 Magnitude Earthquake Near Aspen Saturday Night

    USGS Reports 2.8 Magnitude Earthquake Near Aspen Saturday Night
    DENVER (CBS4) – A 2.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded near the Eagle County and Pitkin County line at 9:02 p.m. Saturday. The quake hit about 6 miles west-southwest of Norrie, which is an unincorporated community about 40 miles from Glenwood Springs and roughly 7 miles from Aspen.As of this posting six people filed reported on the USGS website saying they felt a weak or light shaking. No damage or injuries have been reported.You can see the USGS report by clicking here.
  • WATCH: Bad Bunny’s highlights at WWE WrestleMania 37

    WATCH: Bad Bunny’s highlights at WWE WrestleMania 37
    Grammy-award-winning rapper Bad Bunny made his WWE in-ring debut at WrestleMania 37 on Saturday in a tag-team match with Damian Priest against The Miz and John Morrison.RELATED: WWE WrestleMania 37: Predictions, preview, how to watch, resultsThe 27-year-old artist more than held his own.
    He nearly rolls up The Miz for a pin early in the match:@sanbenito almost had him! #WrestleMania @mikethemiz pic.twitter.com/fOchZFCwQp
    — WWE (@WWE) April 11, 2021Here he is doing a tandem falcon arrow wit
  • Police identify man suspected of pointing gun at Thornton officers

    Police identify man suspected of pointing gun at Thornton officers
    A man who allegedly pointed a gun at Thornton police, drawing fire from officers, and who then disappeared into a neighborhood has been identified.
    Police on Saturday said that they are looking for 36-year-old Raymond Michael James Quintana.
    Quintana is suspected of fleeing officers Friday morning, pointing a gun at police and stealing a Jeep that was later found. A shelter-in-place order was posted for area residents during the incident and several area schools were placed on heightened securit
  • Police: Woman killed in LoDo crash last week was a bystander of street racing

    Police: Woman killed in LoDo crash last week was a bystander of street racing
    A woman killed in a T-bone crash in lower downtown Denver last week is a bystander of street racing, police said.
    Jessica Marie Allen, a mother of two, was killed on April 3 when she was broadsided at 18th and Lawrence streets while delivering food. Two people were injured, including a pedestrian who was hit with flying debris.RELEASE: #Denver Police Continues to Warn Drivers on the Dangers and Consequences of Street Racing pic.twitter.com/pRZmm5vGLC
    — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) A
  • 2 suspects smash living room window, threaten residents with hunting knife and steal truck, Adams County deputies say

    2 suspects smash living room window, threaten residents with hunting knife and steal truck, Adams County deputies say
    Intruders broke into an Adams County home early Saturday, throwing a large rock through the living window, threatening the residents and stealing a pickup truck.
    The frightening incident happened at about 1 a.m. in the 8700 block of Franklin Street, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office.
    The residents were asleep when awakened by someone trying to steal their Ford Ranger, a news release said. A resident went outside and confronted the suspects, who threatened him and demanded the
  • 3-Run Homer Propels Giants Past Rockies

    3-Run Homer Propels Giants Past Rockies
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford delivered the decisive hit for a second straight day, connecting for a three-run homer in the sixth inning as the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Saturday.
    Crawford also came through with a bases-loaded, two-run double in the seventh of a 3-1 win in Friday’s home opener.
    Ben Bowden (0-2) relieved Chi Chi González and surrendered consecutive walks to Alex Dickerson and pinch-hitter Wilmer Flores before Crawford’s
  • ‘It’s A Team Job’: Volunteers Prepare Colorado Lands For Possible Challenging Wild Fire Year

    ‘It’s A Team Job’: Volunteers Prepare Colorado Lands For Possible Challenging Wild Fire Year
    BAILEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado is once again headed for a historic drought. That means fire season could be challenging this year. So even though it’s only April, it’s time to start thinking about fire season in Colorado, especially the folks who live up in the mountains.
    That’s why Team Rubicon came out to the Tomahawk Ranch Saturday to do a little fire mitigation. The team of 80 veterans, first responders and all around hard-nosed citizens, volunteered to pitch in as m
  • Rockies, plagued by walks again, lose to Giants, 4-3

    Rockies, plagued by walks again, lose to Giants, 4-3
    You could sense the looming disaster.
    The Rockies led the San Francisco Giants 3-1 entering the bottom of the sixth when left-handed reliever Ben Bowden took the mound. He promptly walked Alex Dickerson and Brandon Belt — both lefties — before getting Evan Longoria to pop out.
    Wily, veteran shortstop Brandon Crawford, another left-handed hitter, knowing that Bowden was struggling with command, worked the count to 3-2. Then he hammered a three-run homer to right on a poorly located fa
  • Raise The Future Needs The Colorado Community To Come Together Around Youth Living In Foster Care

    Raise The Future Needs The Colorado Community To Come Together Around Youth Living In Foster Care
    DENVER (CBS4) –  For nearly 40 years, CBS4 has been raising money and awareness for youth living in foster care. It’s called A Day for Wednesday’s Child. It’s a celebration of the connections that can transform a child’s life.
    “Connections are really relationships, is what we’re talking about, aren’t built by snapping our fingers right. We make this all happen by developing relationships one step and one bit at a time,” said Lauren Arnol
  • Man dies in two-vehicle crash in northwest Denver on Saturday

    Man dies in two-vehicle crash in northwest Denver on Saturday
    A man died and a juvenile was injured Saturday in a two-vehicle crash in northwest Denver, police said. The crash happened at about 11:50 a.m. in the area of West 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard.UPDATE: One adult male has been pronounced deceased and a juvenile has been transported to a local hospital relating to this incident. All roads have been reopened at this time.
    — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) April 10, 2021The crash temporarily shut down several blocks in the area and
  • Alix Jo-Ray Montoya, Brandie Price Arrested After Home Invasion & Chase

    Alix Jo-Ray Montoya, Brandie Price Arrested After Home Invasion & Chase
    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A terrifying scene played out at a home on Franklin Street near 88th Avenue in Adams County. Sheriff’s deputies say two suspects tried breaking into the home and a vehicle early Saturday morning.
    Investigators say the victims were asleep when they heard sounds of someone trying to steal their vehicle. One of the victims then confronted the suspects who then demanded keys to the Ford Ranger.
    The sheriff’s office identified the suspects as Alix J
  • 1 Man Killed, 1 Child Hospitalized In Serious Crash At 32nd Avenue & Lowell Boulevard

    1 Man Killed, 1 Child Hospitalized In Serious Crash At 32nd Avenue & Lowell Boulevard
    DENVER (CBS4) – A serious crash closed part of 32nd Avenue near Lowell Boulevard in Denver on Saturday afternoon. Both police and firefighters responded to the crash near Lowell Boulevard which involved two vehicles.
    Police say a man died and a juvenile was taken to the hospital.
    (credit: Denver Fire)
    Firefighters say people were trapped, but did not specify the number or severity of any injuries.
    (credit: Denver Fire)
    Authorities have not said whether speed, alcohol or drugs are fact
  • Kaylee Messerly Arrested On Child Abuse Charges After Infant Died During 2 Nights Stranded In Car

    Kaylee Messerly Arrested On Child Abuse Charges After Infant Died During 2 Nights Stranded In Car
    CRAIG, Colo. (CBS4) — A 36-year-old Craig woman who spent two nights stranded in the backcountry with her two young children last month was arrested Friday on child abuse charges.
    Kaylee Messerly and the children, ages 3 years and 18 months, were found March 11 walking in open terrain approximately a mile from the car they’d spent the previous two nights in, according to details provided by the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office.
    A pilot from a search plane spotted them. Searchers

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