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Brenda Gallas, also known as Brenda Littlespottedhorse (credit: Denver Police)

Boyfriend Says ‘It’s Ridiculous,’ Grandma Never Meant To Leave The Child Alone

An arrest warrant has been issued for the grandmother of a little girl found abandoned in Civic Center Park after the Independence Eve fireworks, but the woman’s boyfriend says it’s all a misunderstanding.


Produce is sold at the Denver Human Services office (credit: CBS)

Denver Botanic Gardens Begins Produce Sales At Human Services Offices

The Denver Botanic Gardens has teamed up with Denver Human Services to get fresh produce into more neighborhoods.


Rotchana Madera  (credit: Denver DA)

Former Caseworker Pleads Guilty In Misconduct Case

A former human services caseworker who was charged with official misconduct following accusations that she falsified reports, has pleaded guilty and been sentenced in the case.


Joe Homlar (credit: CBS)

Hundreds Are Helping, But City Could Use More Foster Parents

Children in foster care in Denver are involved in a great deal of transition, and foster families provide critical support during a tough time.


Rotchana Madera (credit: Denver DA)

Former Denver Human Services Caseworker Facing Charges

A former Denver Human Services caseworker has been charged with official misconduct following accusations that she falsified reports in a case involving a woman whose 2-month-old daughter was hospitalized with skull fractures and later died.


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Volunteers Of America Helps Those Down On Their Luck At Family Motel

Life deals many people a bad hand, and some of those struggling the most are lucky to find an old motel in west Denver.


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LEAP Assists Denver Residents Without Heat During Frigid Times

Thousands of Coloradans can’t afford to heat their homes, so they turn to programs like Low-Income Energy Assistance Program, or LEAP, for funds to turn back on the furnace.



‘LEAP’ Assistance For Home Heating Begins Accepting Applicaitons

Staying warm in the cold can be overwhelming for some Colorado families struggling to make ends meet. A program called LEAP, which will begin accepting applications, can help.


Denver City Councilman Paul Lopez talks with CBS4's Valerie Castro (credit: CBS)

Denver City Councilman Supports Helping The Unaccompanied Children

Denver continues to lay the groundwork for the possible arrival of children who are in the country illegally.


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Polis, Hancock Would Welcome Child Refugees To Denver

Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, praised the “poise and grace” of the children entering the United States across the Mexico border, just as Denver is considering seeking federal grants to care for them.



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