• State Patrol Asks Drivers To Be Responsible After 6 People Killed In 12 Hours

    (CBS4) – The Colorado State Patrol responded to six fatal crashes in 12 hours Saturday night. The crashes happened across the state.
    CSP wants people to see beyond the numbers.
    (credit – Twitter/Colorado State Patrol)
    “You care about your friends, your family, your coworkers. All of these lives matter. Don’t look at it as a number. Don’t look at it as ‘oh yeah, this was another crash.’ This is somebody’s life that was lost,” said Sgt. Blake W
  • Montgomery To Thank Supporters Monday After Coffman Declares Victory In Aurora Mayoral Race

    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora mayoral candidate Omar Montgomery has yet to officially concede after former congressman Mike Coffman declared victory in the race.
    Mike Coffman and Omar Montgomery (credit: CBS)
    The latest results from the Colorado Secretary of State website show Coffman with a 215 vote lead. The margin is not enough to automatically trigger a recount.
    Coffman declared victory on Thursday, acknowledging that there were many errors that occurred in the election, but that he wo
  • ‘Some People May Not Have Gotten To Vote’: Mistake In Commerce City Ballots Causes Concern

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – CBS4 has learned dozens of voters in Commerce City may not have been able to vote in the recent city council election. An Adams County spokesperson said Commerce City failed to send elections officials up-to-date address data, resulting in incorrect ballots being sent to 143 addresses.
    “What happened here was they only got the state questions, they got the county questions, but they didn’t get city specific questions even though they had been
  • ‘I Thought It Was The Best Day Care’: Mother Reacts To False Wall At Colorado Springs Day Care

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A mother tells CBS4 she could never understand why her child suddenly didn’t want to return to Play Mountain Place in Colorado Springs. The home day care closed after authorities found 26 children hidden behind a false wall in the basement.
    Betsy Murphy tells CBS4 she grew concerned after her son stopped wanting to go to the Play Mountain Place day care in Colorado Springs. (credit: CBS)
    Betsy Murphy had been taking her son to the day care since April
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  • Watch A Bobcat On The Prowl Wander Through A Yard In Littleton

    LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4)– Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding people who live here that wildlife are all around. They shared some video showing a bobcat strolling through a backyard in Littleton. (credit: Colorado Parks & Wildlife)
    CPW said bobcats in particular rely on rabbits for a big part of their diet. They use stealth and surprise for hunting, rather than chasing their prey for long distances.
  • ‘The Problem Starts With Stigma’: Arvada Girls Push For Law To Fund Feminine Product Dispensers

    ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) — What began as a student effort to get dispensers for feminine hygiene products in a school could end up changing state law. In all Colorado public school restrooms you’ll find free toilet paper, free hand soap and free paper towels. But in many – if not most – you won’t find any menstrual products.
    (credit: LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
    The Intersectional Feminist Club at Arvada West is determined to change that.
    (credit: CBS)
    “A lot pe
  • Scholarship Set Up By Baseball Umpires Offers Adopted Teen Life-Changing Opportunity

    (CBS4) – November is National Adoption Month, and a Colorado teen adopted later in life is now on the path to success thanks to a scholarship. It’s his dedication to our community, even though he’s from another country, that landed Vitalik Walle the life-changing opportunity.
    “When I first came to the United States, I didn’t know any English, so it was a big change,” Vitalik Walle told CBS4’s Andrea Flores.
    (credit Vitalik Walle)
    Walle has come a long wa
  • Help Find Millie: GoFundMe Set Up To Track Beloved Dog Missing After Crash

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A young couple involved in a devastating crash in Weld County is hoping a pet detective can help them find their Boxer, Millie, who has been missing since the accident. Kelsey Bohnenkamp and her boyfriend, Bridger Frederick, had just recently moved to Colorado when they were involved in a crash east of Greeley on Saturday, Nov. 3.
    Bridger Frederick, Millie and Kelsey Bohnenkamp (credit: Kelsey Bohnenkamp)
    Bohnenkamp said she and Frederick  Bohnenkamp s
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  • ‘From This… We Become Stronger’: Mosque’s Imam Encourages Peace, Brotherhood After Bias-Motivated Threat

    DENVER (CBS4) – Newly-released surveillance video obtained by CBS4 seems to show Benjamin Casillas-Rocha the moments before he was arrested for a potential hate crime. Casillas-Rocha, 24, is being held on investigation of felony menacing after reportedly waving a gun and making threats outside of a Denver mosque.
    Benjamin Casillas-Rocha seen on surveillance video outside the Downtown Denver Islamic Center (credit: Downtown Denver Islamic Center)
    Investigators said Casillas-Rocha was the ma
  • Von Miller Praises Drew Lock’s Abilities: ‘Just Want To Be Here When He Gets Famous’

    DENVER (AP) – Linebacker Von Miller on Thursday praised Denver Broncos rookie Drew Lock, who is practicing this week for the first time since the preseason. Miller called him a “star in the making” and said “I just want to be here when he gets famous. He’s going to kill it. He’s got everything you need.”
    Von Miller (credit: CBS)
    “The other day he ran out and did like a little bootleg and threw it. It was an incomplete pass, but I’ve seen a lo
  • Steamboat Ski Area Celebrates Earliest Opening In History, Vail Opens For Season

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– There are two more Colorado resorts open for skiing and snowboarding this weekend. Steamboat and Vail opened the chairlifts on Friday. (credit: Steamboat)
    Steamboat opened in its earliest opening date ever. Vail also got skiers on the slopes.(credit: Vail Resorts)
    Other resorts like Crested Butte, Beaver Creek and Aspen are set to open later this month. (credit: Steamboat)
    Several ski areas, like Arapahoe Basin, Loveland Ski Area, Keystone and Breckenridge
  • Kelsey Berreth Murder: Inmate Says Patrick Frazee Asked Him To Kill Krystal Lee

    CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — A jail inmate says a Colorado rancher charged with beating the mother of his child to death asked him multiple times to kill the key witness in the case. Patrick Frazee is accused of beating 29-year-old Kelsey Berreth to death with a baseball bat and burning her body. Berreth was last seen nearly a year ago while shopping with the couple’s 1-year-old daughter. Her body hasn’t been found.
    Kelsey Berreth (credit: Woodland Park Police)
    The jail inmate t
  • Cable Contractors Will Not Face Charges In Deadly Explosion At Heather Gardens In Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora Fire Rescue confirms no charges will be brought against Comcast and its contractors, one year after a deadly explosion at an Aurora retirement home. An 82-year-old woman was killed in the explosion and fire at Heather Gardens on Nov. 16, 2018.
    Copter4 flew over the fire at Heather Gardens (credit: CBS)
    Investigators concluded that utility locates were not conducted near the retirement home on or around the date of the explosion. The contractors were digging to
  • 4 Matchups To Watch In Broncos vs. Vikings Game

    (CBS4) – The Denver Broncos (3-6) are back from their bye week and the head to Minnesota to face the 7-3 Vikings. As of Friday, Denver is a 10-point underdog and are looking for their second road win of the season. Here are four matchups to watch for in Sunday’s bout.
    Broncos Alexander Johnson vs Vikings Dalvin Cook
    Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook has been on a tear this season. Cook leads the NFL with 991 yards and is the reigning NFC Offensive Player of the Week. With Vi
  • Colorado Weather: Shift To Colder, Wet Pattern Possible By Thanksgiving

    DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado is set to enjoy another nice fall weekend with mostly dry conditions and temperatures running above normal for this time of year. We say ‘mostly dry’ because there will be a weather disturbance passing through Wyoming on Saturday that will be close enough to create scattered rain and snow showers, especially in the northern mountains. There is a small chance a few of those could affect Denver and the northeast plains sometime Saturday afternoon or eveni
  • Eagles And Patriots Meet For First Time Since Super Bowl LII

    (CBS Philadelphia) — The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles have a few things in common going into this Sunday’s rematch of Super Bowl LII. Each team is embroiled in a somewhat unexpected division race. Each team has a formerly potent offense that can’t seem to stay in gear from week to week. And each team is coming off a Week 10 bye.
    The Patriots lost their last game to the surging Baltimore Ravens, ruining a perfect record. That same Sunday the better-than-expected
  • WWE Superstar Sonya Deville: ‘Had To Find A Way To Be Comfortable With Who I Was’

    (CBSNY/CBS Local) — Growing up in New Jersey, Sonya Deville spent the majority of her life dating men. It was the norm, and it wasn’t really anything she ever questioned, although there were likely times when her love life was like trying to fit a square peg through a round hole. Maybe it wasn’t so much as denial as it was missing the obvious. The future WWE Superstar almost had to get hit over the head with her own sexuality to figure everything out. Her epiphany finally came
  • Body Found In Concrete In Adams County Apartment; Homicide Suspect Russell Montoya Jr. Arrested

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Adams County detectives have arrested a man named Russell Montoya Jr. in connection with a homicide reported last week. The homicide happened at 7899 York Street in unincorporated Adams County.
    Russell Montoya Jr. (credit: Adams County Sheriff)
    Detectives went to the house with a search warrant on Nov. 8. At the scene, detectives confirmed that a shooting and a homicide happened inside an apartment there. Deputies took Montoya into custody at the apartment, and
  • Police: Benjamin Casillas-Rocha, Denver Mosque Threat Suspect, Was Holding Air Rifle

    DENVER (CBS4) – A man who held up what appeared to be an assault rifle in a threatening manner outside a Denver mosque was only holding an air rifle. That’s according to Denver police, who released a photo of suspect Benjamin Casillas-Rocha on Friday following Thursday’s disturbance.
    (credit: CBS)
    Investigators said Casillas-Rocha, 24, was the man who was on some sort of drug when he approached four people late in the afternoon who were standing outside Masjid Al-Shuhada Downto
  • Boyd Found In Concrete In Adams County Apartment; Homicide Suspect Russell Montoya Jr. Arrested

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Adams County detectives have arrested a man named Russell Montoya Jr. in connection with a homicide reported last week. The homicide happened at 7899 York Street in unincorporated Adams County.
    Russell Montoya Jr. (credit: Adams County Sheriff)
    Detectives went to the house with a search warrant on Nov. 8. At the scene, detectives confirmed that a shooting and a homicide happened inside an apartment there. Deputies took Montoya into custody at the apartment, and
  • Homicide Suspect Arrested In Adams County; Search For Body Continues

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Adams County detectives have arrested a man in connection with a homicide reported last week. The homicide happened at 7899 York Street in unincorporated Adams County.
    (credit: Adams County Sheriff)
    Detectives went to the house with a search warrant on November 8th. At the scene, detectives confirmed that a shooting and a homicide happened inside an apartment there. Deputies took Russell Montoya Jr. into custody at the apartment, and identified the victim as an
  • Police: Benjamin Casillas-Rocha, Man Who Threatened Denver Mosque, Was Holding Air Rifle

    DENVER (CBS4) – A man who held up what appeared to be an assault rifle in a threatening manner outside a Denver mosque was only holding an air rifle. That’s according to Denver police, who released a photo of suspect Benjamin Casillas-Rocha on Friday following Thursday’s disturbance.
    (credit: CBS)
    Investigators said Casillas-Rocha, 24, was the man who was on some sort of drug when he approached four people late in the afternoon who were standing outside Masjid Al-Shuhada Downto
  • Jonathan Estrada Pleads Guilty To Gun Store Break-Ins, Thefts

    DENVER (CBS4) — A 20-year-old Denver man pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges alleging his involvement in two smash-and-grab break-ins at firearms dealerships and an armed carjacking.
    Jonathan Estrada signed a plea agreement with prosecutors who accused him of being part of a violent organization that stole vehicles and guns.
    Per the details stipulated the plea agreement, Estrada and another person burglarized Reloader’s Corner in Arvada on September 19, 2017. The pair threw r
  • Parent Feels ‘Completely Betrayed’ After Learning Day Care Operator Hid Children Behind Wall

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Charges could be filed against the owner of an overcrowded day care operation after police found 26 children and two adults safe and sound but hidden behind a wall inside her home this week. Carla Faith, 58, runs the Play Mountain Place day care on her property along Willamette Avenue in Colorado Springs. Officers contacted her after reports that the day care had more children than permitted.
    (credit: CBS)
    Faith would not cooperate with officers when they c
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  • Aurora Girl Who Ran Away From Home Needs Medication

    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora police are asking for the public’s help trying to find a girl who ran away from home. The girl — who goes by “Lady” — needs medication twice a day, so it’s critical that she is found soon.
    (credit: Aurora Police)
    She was last seen at 4 p.m. on Thursday at East 22nd Avenue and Sable Boulevard.
    Police say she is a young teen and is small and thin and was last seen wearing a black hoodie, jeans and blue shoes.
  • Gas Line Cut in Centennial; Strong Odor Possible

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4) – South Metro Fire and Xcel gas crews are working to seal a gas leak in Centennial. It’s happening near the intersection of Fulton and Easter.
    No fire is burning, and there are no injuries or evacuations. Firefighters are warning of a strong odor possible in the area.
  • No Students Injured After Car Hits School Bus On Leetsdale in Denver

    DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Police have cleared the scene of an accident at Leetsdale and Oneida. A car hit the side of a school bus.
    No students were hurt, though one was taken to the hospital as a precaution after being shook up. 21 students were on board. 19 were taken to the Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences, 1 was taken to the hospital as a precaution, and 1 was picked up by a parent from the scene.
    The driver of the car was cited for disobedience to a traffic signal.
  • 4 Things To Do In Denver This Weekend: Fashion Week, Holiday Festival

    The 33rd Annual Holiday Food and Gift Festival returns to Denver. Today through Sunday, head to the National Western Complex to get a head start on holiday shopping. Tickets are $14.50 for adults. Kids 12 and under are free.hfgf.com
    Load up your friends and family into a car and experience the holidays like never before! Drive through acres of light displays while listening to holiday music at Christmas in Color. Head to Federal Heights or Morrison now through the first week of January for the c
  • Mason Plumlee Gives Nuggets Boost Off The Bench, Denver Rallies Past Nets 101-93

    DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had plenty of postgame jokes — about the bench and especially about Paul Millsap.
    The Denver big man was simply in a playful mood after another come-from-behind win.
    Jokic had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Mason Plumlee provided a boost off the bench and the Nuggets wore down the Brooklyn Nets in a 101-93 win Thursday night.
    For that, Jokic credited the bench’s second-half performance.
    “Not that much in the first half,” he quipped before patt

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