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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…)

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…)

Latest Forecast: Goodbye Arctic Air, Hello Record Warmth

By Ashton Altieri DENVER (CBS4) – Arctic air that has had it’s grip on Colorado for the last two days will finally move east of Colorado on Wednesday. The result will be a big warm up with highs in the lower 50s in the Denver and Boulder areas and 40s for Northern Colorado. (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…)

Latest Forecast: Big Warmup To Follow Tuesday’s Frigid Start

By Ashton Altieri DENVER (CBS4) -Tuesday morning was one of, it not the coldest so far this winter in some areas on Colorado’s northeast plains. But thanks to dry air we’ve seen a nice recovery in temperatures this afternoon with widespread 20s and 30s. A warming trend begins on Wednesday as high pressure (more…)

Woman Arrested In Death Of Father Charged With Murder

FEDERAL HEIGHTS, Colo. (CBS4) – The woman arrested last week in the death of her father has been charged with first-degree murder. Police in Federal Heights arrested Dayna Jennings after the remains of her father were found inside a home on Eliot Circle. Human remains found in a home in Federal Heights. (credit: (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…)