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Former Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas injured in Denver rollover crash overnight

DENVER — Former Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas suffered minor injuries after the car he was driving rolled over in downtown Denver overnight. Denver police responded to the single-vehicle crash at around 12:20 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Auraria Parkway and 12th St.


Young teenager missing from Thornton

THORNTON, Colo. — A young teenager is missing from the Thornton area, according to police. Dallas Dickerson, 13, went missing Friday from the area of 388 E. 88th Ave. Dickerson is described as 5-feet-10 and 205 pounds. Police did not elaborate on possible circumstances regarding his disappearance an


About 30 Cars Involved In Crash On Peña Boulevard Approaching DIA

DENVER (CBS4) — A crash involving about 30 vehicles shut down inbound Peña Boulevard just north of 56th Avenue Saturday afternoon. That’s the direction headed to the Denver International Airport. DIA officials first tweeted about the crash at 4 p.m.


‘Vote For Cañon City’: Billy Joel Rooting For Colorado Town To Win $500,000 Makeover

CANON CITY, Colo. (CBS4) — Singer Billy Joel is hoping his star power can help put the spotlight on one Colorado town. Joel posted a tweet urging people to vote for Cañon City to be featured on a show on Hulu — that will give the town a $500,000 “makeover.”


Cyclists Can Roll Through Stop Signs in Thornton, a First in Denver Metro

A Denver suburb just approved a controversial safety plan that will allow cyclists to slow-roll through stops signs — a practice that studies show keeps cyclists safer than coming to a full stop.


Homicide investigation underway in Commerce City after man found dead in street

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Police in Commerce City are searching for potential suspects related to a homicide reported early this weekend there. Law enforcement first got the call around 6 a.m. to go to the 7100 block of Locust Street in Commerce City. Officers with the Commerce City Police Department f


3 CSP Troopers Hit In Less Than 24 Hours

DENVER (CBS4) — The Colorado State Patrol is urging people to drive responsibly after three troopers were hit in less than 24 hours. “In less than 24 hours, we have had 3 State Troopers hit while doing their job. 3!! Thankfully all will be okay,” Col. Matthew Packard tweeted Saturday morning. “Pleas


Several injured as car crashes in Colorado Springs construction zone

Several people were injured Friday night in a crash that happened in a Colorado Springs construction zone. The crash came just minutes after construction workers had cleared the area.


Man shot in the head during an argument east of downtown Colorado Springs

A man was shot in the head during an argument with another man Saturday afternoon east of downtown Colorado Springs, police said. The shooting was reported just before 12:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of East Platte Avenue.


Peña Boulevard reopens after 49-vehicle pileup

Inbound Peña Boulevard was closed early Saturday evening after a crash involving about 49 vehicles, according to Denver police. Denver police said on Twitter about 7 p.m. that three people had been treated and released after the accident and another 14 people were transported to hospitals with what


Denver Teachers And Students Rally To Celebrate End Of Strike

DENVER (CBS4) — Denver teachers rallied in City Park Friday following historic contract negotiations. This time it was to celebrate instead of strike. After a long night of negotiating, a tentative contract deal was struck early Thursday morning. Friday afternoon, union leaders and educators address


Police pursuing armed robber who shot someone at a gas station in northeast Colorado Springs

Police are searching for an armed thief that reportedly shot someone early Saturday at a gas station in northeast Colorado Springs. The robbery occurred in the 5700 block of North Carefree Circle. Police would not disclose where the incident happened, but KOAA reports it was at the Diamond Shamrock


Brandon Marshall, Mayor Hancock host event to encourage DPS students to attend college

DENVER -- The Black Male Summit held at the Community College of Denver brought out some heavy hitters, including former Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock.


Human bones found at Colorado construction site may be 1,000 years old

Colorado construction workers have made a surprising discovery, unearthing human bones of a Native American man that could date back a millennium. The workers discovered the remains Wednesday during an excavation in Aurora, the city's police department said.


Illegal Pete's says paying employees more is saving the restaurant money in the long run

DENVER -- A Denver-based business has earned the attention of Mayor Michael Hancock for how much it's paying its employees. During a news conference Thursday, the mayor gave a shout out to Illegal Pete’s restaurant for boosting the base pay of all employees without being prompted to do so by the gov


New Court Documents Reveal Possible Motive In Kelsey Berreth Death

DENVER (CBS4) – New court documents filed in federal court Friday suggest a possible motive for Kelsey Berreth‘s death. Berreth’s parents are bringing the wrongful death lawsuit against her fiancé Patrick Frazee.


Colorado Springs neighbors confront CC officials at second meeting on proposed hockey arena

Colorado College officials and neighboring residents again butted heads Saturday during a second community meeting about the school's proposed new hockey arena. Old North End residents and others living on residential streets bordering the campus have raised concerns about their neighborhoods being


Here Are Colorado's Worst Robocallers

DENVER, CO – Robocalls are annoying. There's nothing worse than seeing your phone buzz, picking up, and hearing a robotic voice on the other end try to dupe you into giving up your bank and credit card information. And with tax season coming up, Coloradans can expect even more.


Colorado Gov. Jared Polis denounces Trump’s emergency declaration

DENVER – Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has denounced Donald Trump’s decision Friday to declare a national emergency so the president can find funds to build a southern border wall.


Woman robbed at gunpoint in east Colorado Springs

Two men robbed a woman at gunpoint early Saturday in east Colorado Springs, police said. The victim was in her car just before 2 a.m. in the 1200 block of Potter Drive when the two assailants threatened her with a gun and stole her purse, wallet and cash.