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Cheers erupted at Colorado's Hispanic Chamber of Commerce over Pres. Obama's announcement on illegal immigrants Friday (credit: CBS)

Coloradans React To Obama’s Illegal Immigration Policy Change

Coloradans are reacting to what some are calling an extreme policy change when it comes to illegal immigrants in the U.S. Some say it’s a ploy to get vote, others say the Hispanic vote isn’t one to be ignored this election.

06/15/2012

Michael Hancock is sworn in as Denver's mayor on July 18, 2011. (credit: CBS)

Hancock In The Proverbial Catbird Seat

It may be odd to think that a mayor being sworn into office in a city with a $22 million dollar budget deficit, the threat of losing a major annual tradition and a multitude of police issues, has a clear advantage, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

07/20/2011

A take-home vehicle (credit: CBS)

Denver Police Take-Home Car Goes Too Far

A high-ranking Denver police commander has been using a city car to commute to and from work from her home in Elizabeth, even though the commute violated an executive order.

06/30/2011

Mayor-Elect Michael Hancock talks to CBS4's Alan Gionet, center, and Michelle Griego, right (credit: CBS)

Hancock: Things Will Change With Denver Police

Fresh off his victory in the Denver mayor’s race on Tuesday night, Michael Hancock appeared on CBS4 Morning News Wednesday morning to talk about his vision for the city.

06/08/2011

The new bike bath around Civic Center Park (credit: CBS)

Improvements Make It Easier For Cyclists In Denver

On Monday Mayor Bill Vidal announced several improvements that will make it easier to get around the city on two wheels.

05/16/2011

The sculpture donated by Frank Bingham called "Connections" (credit: CBS)

Sculpture Honors Man’s Family Killed In Hit & Run

The sole survivor of a hit-and-run accident that killed his entire family wants to make sure his loved ones are never forgotten.

05/10/2011

Alexander Landau talks with CBS4's Tom Mustin (credit: CBS)

Denver Pays $795,000 To Settle Brutality Allegations

A man who says he was beaten by Denver police is getting $795,000 under a settlement with the city.

05/03/2011

Denver Mayor Bill Vidal (credit: CBS)

Mayor Vidal Joins Llamas & Children At The Library

Denver Mayor Bill Vidal read the book “Is Your Mama a Lama?” in Spanish on Saturday to a young audience.

04/17/2011

Michael DeHerrera (credit: Denver Police Department)

Officers Fired Over LoDo Beating Case

The Denver Police Department has fired both police officers caught on tape in the LoDo beating case.

03/26/2011

CBS4's Brian Maass interviews Mayor Bill Vidal on Thursday. (credit: CBS)

DPD Asked to Cut 100 Jobs, Fire Department Cutting 20

Facing a bleak financial picture, Denver budget analysts have told the Denver Police Department it will need to slash the equivalent of 100 full time employees from its 2012 budget and come up with total savings of nearly $24 million dollars for 2012.

03/17/2011

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