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Girl's death haunted community, police arrested man in Colorado 45 years later

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Investigators searched for decades for the killer of an 11-year-old girl who disappeared while walking home from summer school in a case that gripped a California seaside community.


Mom, son convicted of killing witness to marijuana shop robbery

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A mother and her son have been convicted of first-degree murder in the killing of a witness to a marijuana shop robbery in Denver in 2016. Terance Black and Tina Black were convicted of first-degree murder in the death of David Henderson last week after a joint trial that be


Vikan Middle School Gets New Drum Thanks To Search And Rescue Crews

BRIGHTON, Colo. (CBS4)– Rampart Search and Rescue helped out a middle school band class that was playing with instruments so old, they were held together with duct tape! Now, Vikan Middle School students have a new drum thanks to the nonprofit.


Colorado woman's $8,000 tax bill leaves her in tears

Isadora Bielsky's tax bill this year brought her to tears. Last year, her family of four's refund topped $3,600. This year, the Colorado family owed in the thousands. "I plugged it all in and at first I thought oh my goodness we're getting $8,000 back and then I realized it was the wrong color … so


Colorado Democrats Push For ‘Red Flag’ Gun Bill

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Democrats see a big opportunity to pass legislation allowing the seizure of guns from people deemed to pose a threat to themselves or others. This year’s “red flag” bill gets its first hearing Thursday in the House Judiciary Committee. Senate Republicans defeated similar legis


Thrown Out Cigarette Causes Fire At Historic Arthur Grain Mill

BRIGHTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Fire investigators have determined a discarded cigarette sparked the massive fire at the Arthur Grain Mill in Brighton. The grain mill burned earlier this month.


Missing Colorado Mom Was Blindfolded & Beaten with Bat by Fiancé, Police Say

Chilling new details have emerged in the case of missing Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth, who police now say was brutally murdered on Thanksgiving Day by her fiancé, Patrick Frazee.


Adams County Child and Family Services Center to be re-purposed as housing, including for former foster children

The old Adams County Child and Family Services Center will be home to young people leaving foster care under plans approved by county commissioners Tuesday. The commissioners unanimously approved the rezoning, preliminary development plan and preliminary plat for a 116-unit housing development at th


One dead, suspect wounded in double shooting in Denver

DENVER — Police in Denver are investigating a double shooting Wednesday night that left one man dead and the male suspect wounded. The shooting occurred around 11:30 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 6900 block of East Evans Avenue.


ICE: MS-13 gang member deported after being caught in Colorado

DENVER — An MS-13 member wanted for aggravated extortion was caught in Colorado this month by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to a news release from the Department of Homeland Security.


Home Security Video Shows Shanann Watts Shortly Before Her Death

FREDERICK, Colo. (CBS4) – Newly released home security video shows Shanann Watts returning home from a trip, just moments before she was murdered by her husband Chris in Frederick. The Vivint Home Security doorbell showed the pregnant mother carrying a suitcase, and her purse, as she approached the


One man wounded in Monday afternoon shooting in Adams County

One man was shot Monday afternoon in the area of Monaco Elementary School in Adams County, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office said. The shooting took place after 1 p.m., and spokesman Paul Gregory said little information is available for release, including the exact location of the shooting. The 911


Man killed in Commerce City; suspect in custody

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A man was killed late Tuesday night and a suspect is in custody, the Commerce City Police Department said. Officers responded to a report of a death in the 7300 block of Krameria Street about 9:30 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a dead man.


Helicopters flying over metro area due to Army operations, Westminster PD says

DENVER — The helicopters seen and heard flying over the Denver metro area Wednesday night are part of U.S. Army flight operations and are refueling at the Rocky Mountain Airport, according to the Westminster Police Department.


You May Be Seeing – And Hearing – Army Helicopters Overhead

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (CBS4) — You may be seeing — and hearing — Army helicopters in the skies over the metro area for the next few weeks. “The United States Army is performing flight operations near Arvada for what could be the next few weeks. There will be an increased presence of helicopters near Roc


Storm to dump 2-3 feet of snow on parts of Colorado

Southern Colorado just keeps getting hammered with snow and it’s not close to slowing down yet. Places like Wolf Creek are reporting huge numbers – 24 inches of powder on the Tuesday morning stake, for instance.


Suspect arrested in Commerce City murder, police say

A 40-year-old Commerce City man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police said. At about 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday officers were sent to the 7300 block of Krameria Street on a report of a death, according to a news release.


Thornton approves measure allowing cyclists to roll through stop signs

THORNTON, Colo. -- Bicyclists in Thornton no longer have to come to a complete stop at stop signs. The city just updated its traffic laws, which now allow cyclists to slow down -- but not completely stop -- at intersections.


Two injured in southeast Denver shooting, police say

Police responded to the 6900 block of East Evans Avenue after two men were shot late Wednesday night, Denver police said on Twitter. Police said there was no information on a possible suspect, and the two men were being treated for their wounds.


Kelsey Berreth case: A timeline of everything investigators have uncovered in woman's murder

TELLER COUNTY, Colo. – The case of Kelsey Berreth, the missing 29-year-old mother from Woodland Park, has stirred the state of Colorado and much of the country since she disappeared on Thanksgiving Day 2018.