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Boulder County man arrested in child pornography case

A Boulder County man has been arrested after investigators found child pornography on his computer. Dane Dominic Reed, 45, was charged with four counts of sexual exploitation of a child, two of them for possession with intent to distribute and two for possession of more than 20 items.


Colorado state wrestling tournament: Live coverage and results, Day 3

Windsor senior Will Vombaur, front, takes Broomfield senior Presley Madril to the mat in the Class 4A 120-pound quarterfinals at the Colorado State Wrestling Championships at the Pepsi Center Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, in Denver. Vombaur won by a 2-1 decision.


Boulder man accused of raping woman he met online

A Boulder man has been arrested after a woman he met on a fetish site said he raped her at his home in January. Nicholas James Finnigan, 27, was arrested Thursday on one count of sexual assault before being released on a $25,000 personal recognizance bond, according to court records.


BVSD promises "full-court press" to get Sanchez Elementary out of turnaround status

Lafayette's Sanchez Elementary looks much different from the typical high-achieving suburban Boulder Valley school. Most students last school year weren't meeting grade-level expectations in reading or math. About a quarter of students in the early grades were so far behind in reading they are at ri


Here's how much snow fell in Colorado during the Feb. 22, 2019 snowstorm

DENVER -- A storm system that moved through Colorado early Friday evening snarled traffic, left many stranded at the airport and left descent amount of snow in some areas around the Denver metro.


Marriage licenses for Boulder County-area couples

The following couples received their marriage licenses and certificates from Boulder County. The date is when they married. Andrew Justin Riskus and Carmen Patricia Chang, Jan. 20.


Boulder County Sheriff’s Deputies Outfitted With Protective Gear

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A church in Boulder County came together with Shield 616 to help outfit sheriff’s deputies with protective gear. The items were donated thanks to the people the deputies protect.


Gunshots ruled cause of death in Broomfield murder-suicide

Authorities ruled gunshot wounds were the cause of death for Kate McDowell and her husband Thad McDowell. Police confirmed the deaths of the two, who were found inside a Broomfield home on Monday, was a murder-suicide.


Parts of southwestern Colorado saw 3 feet of snow and the pictures are amazing

Three feet of snow fell in parts of southwestern Colorado since Thursday. While some people around the metro area may be complaining about Friday night's snow, it's nothing compared to what areas in southwestern Colorado saw.


Louis Sebastian found guilty in downtown Boulder murder trial

In the summer of 2017, a Boulder croquet party intertwined the fates of two strangers. Later that night, one of those men lost his life. Two years later, the other found out he would spend the rest of his in prison.


Kelsey Berreth Update: Investigators To Search Landfill For Missing Colorado Woman

Colorado authorities announced plans Thursday to search a landfill for the possible remains of a woman who went missing on Thanksgiving. Police in Woodland Park stated that the search for Kelsey Berreth, a 29-year-old mother, could last for months and that they expect to find evidence approximately


VIDEO: Otters In Colorado Springs Love The Snow

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – River otters at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs are loving the snow. Zookeepers caught them in action on Friday. The otters rolled around, soaking up all the cold snow.


Colorado Lawmakers Propose New Winter Driving Rules For I-70

Colorado lawmakers are renewing an effort to prevent accidents and travel headaches on Interstate 70 in the mountains. A bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Thursday would require drivers to carry chains or have tires with sufficient tread throughout the entire winter season on the in


Longmont middle school teacher arrested after driving to school drunk, police say

LONGMONT, Colo. – A Longmont middle school teacher was booked into the Boulder County Jail Thursday after police say she hit a vehicle, left the scene of the crash and drove back to school while under the influence of alcohol.


Plastic bag vacuums among recent Boulder County Recycling Center upgrades

Vacuum-like machines are now sucking up and storing about 2,000 pounds daily of plastic bags incorrectly mixed in with recycling loads sent to the Boulder County Recycling Center.


Sighting of 8 to 10 mountain lions in small town residential area prompts official warning in Colorado

Mountain lions continue to be a hot topic in Colorado news coverage, with frequency of sightings occurring at a seemingly higher rate than in recent years. In the most recent lion-related news, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has issued an official warning to residents in the town of Edwards after 8 to


Two men arrested in armed robbery in Colorado Springs

Two men were arrested on suspicion of trying to rob a man of their wallet early Saturday south of downtown Colorado Springs, police said. Justa fter 3:30 a.m. two men pointed a gun at another man in the 1600 block of South Nevada Avenue and demanded his wallet.


Man gets life in prison for fatal shooting in Boulder restaurant

BOULDER, Colo. — A man convicted of fatally shooting another man inside a downtown Boulder restaurant has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The Daily Camera reports 33-year-old Louis Sebastian was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder and was immediately sentenced for the May 29,


Longmont police want substation in apartment complex where meth use is widespread

LONGMONT, Colo. — Police are called often to the Cloverbasin Village Apartments, according to Resident Tyrone Rivers. "I mean, I see police around here quite a few times like probably last night, I saw three cars come over here," Rivers said.


Colorado weather: Front Range, DIA digging its way out of Friday night snowstorm

Residents in the Denver metro can expect to do a little bit of shoveling Saturday morning. And anyone flying out of Denver International Airport should check for delays or cancellations.