Frisco, Like Much Of Colorado, Waiting For A Good Dumping Of Snow

FRISCO, Colo. (CBS4) – It was quiet at the Frisco Lodge in downtown Frisco Monday night. Christmas decorations were up, but there were only a few visitors. A dusting of snow outside, but a thin frosting on downtown. “I am honest with people,” said owner Susan Wentworth. READ MORE: No Charges For Colorado Man Who … Read more

Family Of 75 Year Old Tased By Idaho Springs Police Officer ‘Disgusted’ By Potential Plea Deal

IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A now-former Idaho Springs police officer charged with felony assault of an at-risk person for tasing an unarmed 75-year-old man has been offered a plea deal. The man’s family says it’s a slap on the wrist. According to an email sent from the Clear Creek District Attorney’s Office to the … Read more

Researchers Focus On Detecting, Tracking Omicron Variant In Colorado

DENVER (CBS4)– Inside the Colorado Department of Public Health Laboratory Building, they are hunting for a possible killer. That killer is the coronavirus known as COVID-19. (credit: CBS) READ MORE: Report Shows RTD Union Station Problems Festering For Years: 1/3 In Survey Feel Safety At Risk When Using RTD More than 9,500 people have died … Read more

Madeline Ann Cramer Wanted In Cathedral Basilica Vandalism, Sought In Portland

DENVER, Colo. (AP) — Police say a woman wanted for the vandalism of a cathedral in Colorado is believed to be in the Portland area.The Portland Police Bureau on Sunday requested help in locating 26-year-old Madeline Ann Cramer in connection with the October 10 vandalism at the Cathedral Basilica in Denver. (credit: Denver Police) READ … Read more

Some Evacuations Ordered For Miners Candle Fire Near Dumont

DUMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – A wildland fire is prompting evacuations near Dumont in Clear Creek County. Firefighters are responding to the Miners Candle Fire. “You will smell smoke in our district today from this fire. Please remember to call 911 if you see any plumes of smoke and please refrain from any open flame today,” … Read more

Greeley Walmart Evacuated After Shoplifter Deploys Bear Spray, Fights Off Employees

GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) — A Greeley Walmart was evacuated after several employees were doused in bear spray by a customer. Greeley Police say the suspect deployed a canister of bear spray at Walmart employees after they attempted to detain the man for shoplifting. The man was able to get away, leaving five employees in need … Read more

Colorado Weather: Hurricane Force Winds Batter Front Range

DENVER (CBS4)- Colorado got blasted with two rounds of strong gusty winds on Sunday. The first wave hit the Front Range Mountains and Foothills with hurricane force winds enhanced by a driving jet stream and approaching cold front. Gust 74 mph and above are hurricane force. Credit (CBS4) READ MORE: Colorado Weather: Tuesday Storm May … Read more

Firefighters Responding To The West Ranch Fire In Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A wildfire is currently burning in Jefferson County near Morrison. Images from a CBS4 camera captures a big billow of smoke coming from the area near C-470 and Ken Caryl. Firefighters are calling this the West Ranch Fire. (credit: CBS) West Metro Fire officials say the fire is about 4 … Read more

No Restrictions Yet, But Denver Water Customers Should Be Water Wise This Winter To Avoid Them

DENVER (CBS4)- The weather in Colorado has been unseasonably warm this December. Heat records are being broken, but more importantly there has been no significant precipitation. If you have been concerned about the lack of snow and warm weather, you aren’t alone. As of Dec. 5, Denver hasn’t seen any measurable snow (recorded officially at … Read more

COVID In Colorado: Vaccines Available Before Every Event At Ball Arena In December

DENVER (CBS)- The battle against COVID-19 continues in Colorado, but the battlefield is changing. The omicron variant is beginning to spread in Colorado. Two people have been diagnosed with the new mutation, and both were fully vaccinated. Regardless, doctors say vaccination is still the best defense. (credit: CBS) READ MORE: Eastbound Lanes Of I-70 Closed … Read more