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10 Cars Involved In Crash On Slick Denver Street

DENVER (CBS4) — At least ten cars were involved in a crash on a slick, snowy street in Denver Monday morning. It happened around 8 a.m. on Speer Boulevard near 13th. The Denver Police Department said no one was seriously hurt. Witnesses told CBS4 one woman was injured after getting out of her car to


First Alert Action Day: Cold and snow for Colorado

DENVER — Around 1 to 2 inches of snow fell overnight and we'll see some light snow through the early morning drive. Snowfall totals reported so far: Genesee: 6 inchesEvergreen: 5.5 inchesGolden: 4 inchesWheat Ridge: 2 inchesDenver: 1.5 inches Conifer: 1.2 inches.


Denver teachers can begin voting Tuesday on the tentative wage agreement that ended their strike

Online voting by educators to ratify the strike-ending agreement reached between Denver Public Schools and the Denver Classroom Teachers Association begins Tuesday and stretches through Sunday.


Gov. Polis wants to reopen a vacant Colorado prison — but his plan won’t add new beds to a crowded corrections system

Like his predecessor, Gov. Jared Polis wants to reopen a shuttered prison as part of his plan to tackle Colorado’s crowded corrections system. But instead of adding new beds, Polis wants to use the facility to replace beds currently operated through contracts with for-profit prison companies.


Cold case: Police still seeking info in shooting murder of 29-year-old Good Samaritan

AURORA, Colo. — In the early morning hours of Feb. 18, 2017, a local bartender was shot and killed near East Hampden Avenue and South Chambers Road in Aurora. Kelly Acosta, who was 29 at the time of his death, was acting as a Good Samaritan attempting to intervene in an assault in the 4000 block of


PHOTOS: 49-car pileup in Denver injures 17

DENVER (KUTV) -- Police say weather is the most likely culprit in a 50-car pileup which sent 17 people to the hospital on a road near the Denver International Airport. The massive pileup happened on Saturday on Peña Boulevard as a sudden burst of snow severely limited visibility.


Denver Police Plan To Encrypt Radio Traffic This Spring

DENVER (AP) – Denver Police plan to encrypt the department’s radio traffic, blocking public access. The Denver Post reports that the department will require news media to sign an agreement before gaining access to the radio traffic, which journalists use to report on breaking news and police activit


The Best Concerts in Denver This Week

Sharon Van Etten, who's touring in support of her brand-new album Remind Me Tomorrow, stops at the Gothic Theatre tonight, while A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour, with Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Bernard Fowler, Corey Glover and more, is at the Paramount Theatre tomorrow. Also on tap th


Denver Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

DENVER, CO — Time for your weekly weather report, as reported by Darksky. Light snow (< 1 in.) starting in the evening. Light snow (< 1 in.) in the morning. Snow (< 1 in.) in the morning.


Debauchery in downtown Denver tests police skill, strategy

DENVER — Late-night shenanigans in downtown Denver, including occasional spats of violence, have caused Denver police to proactively increase patrols. As dizzying and deafening as some of the late-night crowds and venues can be, the trouble that befalls city streets in the wee hours of the morning —


Former Seahawks safety shot over parking dispute at Colorado high school

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — The victim from Sunday's neighbor dispute that ended in gunfire at Eaglecrest High School's parking lot was identified this week as 46-year-old Anthony "TJ" Cunningham.


Colorado to join states in proposed lawsuit over Trump emergency wall declaration

DENVER — Colorado will likely join other states in a lawsuit against President Trump over his emergency declaration to build a wall on the border with Mexico, the state attorney General’s office says.


National Margarita Day and 22 Other Food & Drink Events in Denver this Week

Your plans this week just became a lot tastier. Check out everything food and drink related in Denver this week. There’s everything from a chef showdown to a cookie and beer pairing. Take a minute to browse through this week’s roundup to see what Denver has to offer.


Grocery store could be coming to ‘food desert’ neighborhood in Denver

DENVER -- Huge changes could soon be coming to the historic Cole neighborhood. The area, is described as a “Food Desert” because of the lack of grocery stores. Plans are now on the drawing board to build a full service grocery store there, and neighbors say it's about time.


Red Flag bill, licenses for undocumented immigrants up for discussion at capitol

DENVER -- Just over a month into the legislative session and the number of hot topics being discussed by lawmakers at the capitol continues to grow. This week, a red flag bill which would allow law enforcement to take guns away from people who they deem to be at risk for harming themselves was up fo


Denver Forecast: Cold Settles In; No Big Warmup Until March!

DENVER (CBS4) – Cold, arctic air firmly entrenched along the Front Range will cause Monday to be among the coldest days of the entire winter season. Afternoon temperatures will struggle to reach into the upper teens after morning temperatures in the single digits.


Marijuana-themed Cheba Hut opening more sub joints in Colorado, across the country

A lot has happened since Scott Jennings opened his first Cheba Hut, a marijuana-themed sub shop, in 1998. What was still pretty daring has become more mainstream, culturally speaking, Jennings said. And what started as one shop in Tempe, Ariz., where Jennings attended Arizona State University, is tu


From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on Feb. 18, 2019

This is the Denver7 breaking and developing news blog. Throughout the day, this story will be updated with both minor and large breaking news events that our readers care about. Check back as we continue to update this story.


Aurora woman found not guilty by reason of insanity for 2017 cop-burning incident

AURORA | An Arapahoe County District Court judge last week determined an Aurora woman was legally insane when she reportedly set two Aurora police officers on fire in 2017. Kimberley Alimov, 37, was found not guilty by reason of insanity in Arapahoe County District Court on Feb. 11, according to Vik


No injuries after 10 vehicle crash on Speer Boulevard in downtown

DENVER -- A crash involving 10 vehicles shut down northbound Speer Boulevard in downtown Denver on Monday morning, the Denver Police Department said. The crash happened around 8:20 a.m. on Monday morning at the intersection of Speer Boulevard and 13th Avenue, according to the police department.