Brian Maass

Banners promote free phones under the Lifeline program. (credit: CBS)

Government’s Free Phone Program Riddled With Abuse, Fraud

A federally regulated program providing free cellphone service and phones to the poor and needy in Denver appears to be riddled with waste, fraud and abuse, according to an undercover CBS4 Investigation.

11/06/2014

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DPD Recommends Demotion For Captain Over Coors Field Incident

CBS4 has learned the Denver Police Department is planning to demote a veteran captain after he was caught on videotape shoving a fan at Coors Field last summer.

11/03/2014

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Hancock, City Consider Merging Police, Sheriffs, Putting DPD Chief in Charge

CBS4 has learned that Mayor Michael Hancock and his staff are considering merging the troubled Denver Sheriff Department with the Denver Police Department and allowing current DPD Chief Robert White to oversee the combined agencies.

09/23/2014

Stephen K. Hamper (credit: Denver Police Department)

Transient Held For Investigation Of Attempted Murder Of Denver Officer

CBS4 has learned that a 26-year-old Denver transient has been jailed for investigation of attempted murder after he attacked a female Denver police officer.

09/08/2014

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Denver Police To Get Body Cameras

The Denver Police Department will begin equipping offcers in District Six with body cameras within the next month as part of a pilot project that will likely go department-wide.

03/10/2014

Some state lawmakers avoid traffic tickets (credit: CBS)

‘Legislative Plates’ Bill Advances After CBS4 Investigation

A bill to make sure state lawmakers get the same tickets as everyone else advanced in the legislature on Thursday.

03/06/2014

Some state lawmakers avoid traffic tickets (credit: CBS)

Special Lawmaker Plates Stay, But Changes Sought

Colorado lawmakers are keeping their special license plates after all. But legislators are working on a fix to ensure they get traffic tickets – the issue that brought the matter up in the first place.

02/26/2014

Brian Maass visits with a veteran (credit: Denver VA Medical Center)

CBS4 Newscasters Visit With Veterans In Denver

As part of the National Salute to Veteran Patients week, several CBS4 reporters and anchors visited the Denver VA Medical Center this week as a way of paying tribute to — and expressing appreciation for — veterans.

02/13/2014

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CU Employee On Leave For Phone Sex Business, Soft Core Videos

A veteran CU Denver administrator is under investigation and has been placed on paid administrative leave for apparently operating a phone sex business at the same time she has been getting paid by the university.

12/12/2013

A closer look at the baggage theft suspect (credit: Thomas Prehn)

Bag Bandit Strikes While CBS4 Conducts Interview On Airport Baggage Thefts

Denver police say they are “actively investigating” a new airport bag theft that occurred just a few feet away and at precisely the same time that police and airport administrators were being interviewed by CBS4.

11/27/2013

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