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The Denver Police Department Honor Guard (credit: CBS)

DPD Chief Says Officers ‘Were Being Paid To Watch Football’

A CBS4 investigation has found members of the Denver Police Department’s Honor Guard have been routinely paid thousands of dollars in overtime during Broncos home games to carry the flag for a few minutes before the games.

11/20/2012

Jerry Garcia (credit: CBS)

Jeffco Judge Rejects Mercy Pleas for Dying Inmate

A Jefferson County judge has harshly slapped down requests for mercy from a terminally ill inmate and his family who requested he be allowed to return home to die.

09/11/2012

Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

New Wildire Evacuation Plan Adopted In Jefferson County

New evacuation plans have been adopted in unincorporated Jefferson County after the Lower North Fork fire claimed three lives.

04/25/2012

A man takes pictures of a home destroyed by the Lower North Fork Fire March 28, 2012 in Conifer, Colorado. They are part of the State Wildland Inmate Fire team. The fire which has burned 4,500 acres has claimed two lives and over 20 homes. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

No Forecast Requests In 3 Days Before Lower North Fork Fire

Colorado officials monitoring a prescribed burn apparently didn’t request updated weather forecasts for the area for three days before it erupted into a deadly wildfire.

04/04/2012

A man saves a scorched flag from a home destroyed by the Lower North Fork Fire March 28, 2012 in Conifer, Colorado. They are part of the State Wildland Inmate Fire team. The fire which has burned 4,500 acres has claimed two lives and over 20 homes. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Calls Show Residents Panicked Over Lower North Fork Fire

Emergency officials initially told confused and worried residents not to worry about smoke from what turned into a wildfire on the outskirts of Denver.

04/03/2012

An image from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

Crews Near Full Containment Of Lower North Fork Fire

More residents displaced by the Colorado wildfire returned to their homes as fire crews on Sunday fought for full containment of the blaze.

04/01/2012

Copter4 flew over the remains of a home burned in the Lower North Fork Fire. (credit: CBS)

JeffCo Ready With Backup Plan In Case Reverse 911 Fails

The wildfire burning in the mostly rural area southwest of Denver was 45 percent contained Thursday evening. JeffCo acknowledges there was an issue with alerting all homeowners about the evacuations.

03/29/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper meets with evacuees from the Lower North Fork Fire on Thursday afternoon. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper: Devastation From Flames ‘Sobering’

Gov. John Hickenlooper toured the devastation from the Lower North Fork Fire from a helicopter on Thursday and met with those who have been forced from their homes.

03/29/2012

An image from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

Company Says Alert System Worked In Colorado Wildfire

The company that supplies the automated alert system that warned people southwest of Denver to flee a deadly wildfire says the system worked exactly as it should.

03/29/2012

An image from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

Lower North Fork Fire 45 Percent Contained

The wildfire burning in the mostly rural area southwest of Denver was 45 percent contained Thursday evening.

03/29/2012

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