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Mobile Home Fire Investigated As Arson; Bomb Squad On Scene

FEDERAL HEIGHTS, Colo. (CBS4)– Copter4 flew over a mobile home fire burning in Federal Heights on Wednesday afternoon. The fire sent up a thick, black plume of smoke that could bee seen for miles. Steven Truetken (credit: Federal Heights PD) Investigators say they arrived and Stephen Truetken admitted to setting his neighbor’s home on (more…)

‘I’m Very Disappointed’: Coffman On VA Hospital

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– After five years of delays and more than a billion dollars over budget, the VA Hospital finally has an opening date. But the new facility doesn’t have enough space, so that the old facility it was supposed to replace must remain open. On Wednesday, Congressman Mike Coffman, a Republican (more…)

$40M Worth Of Changes Coming To Colorado Animal Shelter

By Jeff Todd DENVER (CBS4) – The New Year is bring new changes to the Denver Dumb Friends League, one of the largest animal shelters in the state of Colorado. Renderings of the Dumb Friends Leage expansion.(credit: CBS) A new CEO takes over in three weeks, and she’ll be overseeing a massive $40 million expansion (more…)

Jokic’s Big Night Helps Nuggets Hold Off Mavericks

DENVER (AP) – Michael Malone wasn’t all that thrilled about the lack of composure in the final quarter. Or all the turnovers. Or the shot selection. Or even the defense. Still, he won’t quibble with the outcome. “We survived,” Denver’s coach said. Nikola Jokic scored 29 points and grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds, Gary (more…)

Deputy Shoots, Kills ‘Aggressive’ Man At Apartment Building

By Makenzie O’Keefe ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A man is dead after getting into a fight with an Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy on Tuesday night. The deputy responded to a disturbance call at the Pinetree Village Apartments near 7520 Broadway, at about 9:13 p.m. police said. That’s near the intersection of Highway (more…)

Judge Considers Whether Teen Murder Suspect Should Be Tried As Adult

BRIGHTON, Colo. (CBS4) – A hearing is underway to determine whether the teenage suspect in the murder of a 10-year-old girl should be tried as an adult. Kiaya Campbell (credit: Thornton Police) The Adams County coroner says Kiaya Campbell died from blunt force injuries to the head due to an assault last summer. (more…)

Skier Spots Body In Creek From Chairlift

By Matt Kroschel VAIL, Colo. (CBS4)– Police are investigating after a body was spotted in Gore Creek by a skier on a chairlift in the Lionshead area of Vail. (credit: Vail Police Department/Facebook) Police in Vail initially closed skier access to Lionshead but access has since been reopened. During that time, skiers were asked to… Read More »

Clock Ticks On Bill To Allow Out-Of-State Nurses To Practice In Colorado

By Shaun Boyd DENVER (CBS4) – Lawmakers are racing against a Friday deadline to pass a bill that threatens the jobs of tens of thousands of nurses in Colorado. At issue is an agreement Colorado has with 26 other states that allows nurses to practice across state lines without getting a license in each (more…)

Ski Resort Warns Visitors Of Ticket Scam Going Around

By Matt Kroschel STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Steamboat Springs Resort officials are trying to track down the scammer targeting skiers and snowboarders who are looking to save a few bucks. (credit: CBS) Officials say they are currently dealing with a Craigslist scam that offers purchasers discounted — up to 50% off — single (more…)

Veteran’s Chairlift Complaint Dismissed By Civil Rights Commission

WINTER PARK, Colo. (CBS4) – The state’s Civil Rights Commission has dismissed a complaint filed by a veteran against Winter Park. (credit: CBS) CarrieAnn Grayson argued the resort discriminated against her because it wouldn’t let her service dog on the chairlift. (credit: CBS) The resort does not allow dogs for safety reasons. The Civil Rights Commission… Read More »