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A tornado spotted near Colorado Springs in May, 2011. (credit: Sandy Flores)

Severe Weather Season Is Here, Be Prepared

It’s tough to think about tornadoes and thunderstorms when it’s cold and snowing outside, but the American Red Cross says severe weather season is here and Coloradans need to be ready.


An image from the fire (credit: CBS)

Home Goes Up In Flames In El Paso County

The high fire danger was a big concern for firefighters in El Paso County after a home there went up in flames.


Ray Lalone with the Red Cross talks with CBS4's Gloria Neal (credit: CBS)

Red Cross Talks Peyton Manning, Preparedness

The American Red Cross is always ready to respond to disasters across the country and the Mile High Chapter responded to over 300 disasters in Colorado last year.


Red Cross Distributing Bottled Water In San Luis

The American Red Cross is distributing bottled water to residents of San Luis, after the town’s drinking water supply tested positive for E. coli.


The Japanese delegation at Garden Place Elementary (credit: CBS)

Japanese Group Thanks Denver School For Bake Sale

A delegation from one of the areas hardest hit by last year’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan is in Denver on a thank-you mission.


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6 Hospitalized After Fire At Apartments In Aurora

An overnight fire in Aurora sent six people to the hospital, including three children. The cause of that fire has been ruled accidental.


The house fire in Brighton (credit: Korey Preston)

Red Cross Offers Tips For Preventing Holiday House Fires

The American Red Cross has responded to a half dozen fires along the Front Range just this week. The charity sees more fires over the holidays and many are preventable.


A shelf at the Jeffco Action Center (credit: CBS)

Colorado Food Banks Have High Demand, Flat Donations

Demand has far outpaced donations to food banks around Colorado, but The Denver Post reports charitable giving this holiday season is expected to be about the same as last year.


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2 Warming Shelters Still Open After Freezing Night

Despite freezing overnight temperatures, few people in Northern Colorado took advantage of the emergency shelters set up to house people who are without power.


A hazmat team at the scene on Friday (credit: CBS)

Chemical Situation May Force Extended Closure Of Apartments

It could be days before residents can move back into an Aurora apartment complex after a woman committed suicide there.