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Nonprofit Helps Attract More Women To Solar Energy Field

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WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – As Colorado works toward producing more renewable energy, one Colorado nonprofit is working to make the industry more diverse. (credit: CBS) “This has helped us get into perspective and get that hands-on research and hands-on learning,” said Addie Arnold. Arnold is working on her Masters at Colorado State University and has Read More

Rescue Ranch Saves Horses, Horses Save People

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LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4) – At Zuma’s Rescue Ranch, founder and executive director,  Jodi Messenich rescues horses from all over the country, then the horses rescue young people who are struggling in their lives. (credit CBS) “The kids come without intent, they just come genuinely to love on the horses,” Messenich told CBS4. The horses learn Read More

911 Call: Suspect’s Mother Tried To Coax Son Out Of Neighbor’s Home Before Shooting

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AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Aurora’s police chief says it’s possible that the homeowner, shot and killed by an officer during a home invasion and assault investigation, didn’t hear the commands of officers to drop his weapon. Aurora Police Chief Nick Metz says that the family of Richard “Gary” Black informed investigators on Thursday that he had Read More

Bear Gets Stuck Inside Truck, Destroys Interior

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By Makenzie O’Keefe MORRISON, Colo. (CBS4)– A man’s truck was completely destroyed after a bear got into it and then became stuck in Morrison early Friday morning. Jim Bay told CBS4 that his family woke up to sounds of a car alarm and a horn honking. He got up to look outside, thinking maybe he Read More

Runner Hits The Trails To Help Children Battling Cancer, Life-Threatening Illnesses

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By Kelly Werthmann DENVER (CBS4)– A runner in Denver will race 50 miles through the mountains next weekend to help families he doesn’t even know. “I love challenges,” Nick Peret of Denver said. “I also like having purposes behind challenges.” (credit: Nick Peret) Peret is running the 50 Mile Sheep Mountain Endurance Run in Fairplay Read More

CU Professor Helping Shape Barbie’s Future Image On The Job

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By Karen Morfitt BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– A University of Colorado professor is helping to improve Barbie’s image and her role in the workplace. The goal– to make it easier for young women to see themselves in STEM careers. (credit: CBS) “I had a lot of Barbies there were definitely not any computer engineer Barbies,” said Read More

Manitou Springs Breaks Out Shovels & Mops Day After Flash Flooding

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(credit: CBS) MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Nearly 24 hours after torrential rain caused flash flooding in Manitou Springs, the town spent Tuesday cleaning up. (credit: CBS) Tammy Leonard captured the raging water flowing right into town causing a muddy mess a day later. (credit: Tammy Leonard) On top of muddy water, the town was hit Read More

Tractor Chase Suspect Faces Judge Days After Downtown Chase

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Thomas Busch (credit: CBS) DENVER (CBS4) – The man accused of stealing a Denver Water tractor and taking it for a joy ride through downtown Denver causing a police chase on a busy Friday night faced a judge on Tuesday. Thomas Busch (credit: CBS) Thomas Busch, 37, appeared in court to be advised he is Read More

Neighbors Rescue, Console Residents Of Deadly Apartment Fire

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By Kelly Werthmann WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4) – When an apartment building in Westminster went up in flames early Sunday morning, neighbors jumped into action to help. (credit: CBS) “People were yelling. It was awful. They were jumping from windows,” Dawn Stuart said. Stuart lives in the building across from the one that caught fire at the Read More

Strong Storms Cause Slew Of Problems For Colorado Communities

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DENVER (CBS4) – Major thunderstorms packed with lightning and heavy rain forced Denver International Airport officials to announce a full ground stop. There are no arriving or departing flights from the airport as the storm sweeps through the metro area. LINK: Fly Denver Officials say they are seeing intense lightning and rain. Sheets of rain drenched Read More