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After Losing Her 'Kiddo,' Mom Of Mail Carrier Jason Schaefer Gives Thanks To Supporters At Longmont VigilPeople gathered Wednesday night in the Somerset Meadows neighborhood near the set of mailboxes where postal worker Jason Schaefer was killed.
No Drought Improvement This Week As Dry Weather Dominates Most Of ColoradoOnly two days this month in Denver has had measurable precipitation, and the last five months have all had below normal precipitation. The result is drought that has shown no signs of improving.
Young Runner Evades Suspected Abductor In Jefferson CountyAuthorities want to find the man who tried to abduct a high school athlete in the middle of the day.
Owner Confirms Ice Castles Won't Be In Colorado's High Country This WinterA popular Colorado winter attraction will not return this year. The company confirmed to CBS4 the Ice Castles in Dillon will not be back.
Denver Man Sentenced For Killing Mother While Children Were WatchingA Denver judge gave the maximum sentence to the 27-year-old man who shot and killed a woman in front of her three young sons.
Hospital In Leadville Upgrades, Expands Despite Recently Being On Brink Of Financial CrisisAs many rural hospitals struggle to find footing in the midst of the pandemic, one in central Colorado is making an incredible comeback.
Denver Police Chase Ends On I-25 With Arrest Of Man, WomanA police chase shut down Interstate 25 for several hours overnight.
On This Day 1 Year Ago, The East Troublesome Fire Exploded In ColoradoDry and hot conditions in September and early October set the stage for the massive blowup of the East Troublesome Fire on Oct. 21, 2020.
Parker Photographer Suzanne Nevill Accused Of Scamming Clients, AssociatesWomen all over Colorado are finding they have similar stories of being ripped off by the same wedding photographer, and it's not just brides being left high and dry.
Colorado Ranking Worse In COVID Cases As Dozens Of Other States DeclineMost of the country is seeing a drop in cases of COVID-19, but Colorado continues to be in a surge.
Jose Martinez-Gallegos And Graciela Mosqueda Allegedly Stole Tools Worth $140,000, 8 Cars On Colorado's Front RangeCharges are pending against a 26-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman after an investigation indicates they stole cars and hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of tools.
Investigators Return To Scene Of Massive Fire At Boulder Apartment ComplexFire investigators will return to the scene of a massive fire at an apartment complex in Boulder on Wednesday.
Summit County's SMART Mental Health Program Grabbing Governor's AttentionA program in Summit County aimed at responding to those in the midst of a mental health crisis has caught the attention of the state.
Colorado Health Clinics Prepare To Offer Pfizer COVID Vaccines To Younger ChildrenThe White House is preparing for the government to authorize use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11.
Denver International Airport's 'Snow And Tell' Shows Off Snow Clearing AbilitiesDenver International Airport is preparing for snow. As part of Winter Preparedness Week, maintenance crews showed off their equipment for DIA's "snow and tell" on Wednesday.
Suspect Dies After Shooting Involving Colorado Corrections OfficersPolice in Denver are responding to an officer-involved shooting in the 1000 block of South Parker Road.
Police: Suspected Window Peeper Shoots At Group Of People In Fort CollinsFort Collins Police say a man caught looking inside a window shot at the group of people that confronted him.
FOUND: Alert Deactivated For Girl Reported Missing In ColoradoThe Colorado Bureau of Investigation issued an Endangered Missing Alert for a 3-year-old girl from Crowley County.
Colorado To Get Another New State Park In Sweetwater Lake AreaGov. Jared Polis announced that a new area in western Colorado will become a state park.
Champa Street To Be Closed For Crane Setup Around Convention CenterFor the next several days, part of Champa Street in downtown Denver will be closed.
Douglas County Schools Files Lawsuit Against New County Health Department Over Face Mask PolicyThe Douglas County School District is suing the county's new health department. The school district says the new mask rules put medically at-risk students in danger.
Andrew James Ritchie Arrested In Connection With Deadly Shooting Of Longmont Mail Carrier Jason SchaeferAnother person has been arrested in connection to last week's deadly shooting of a U.S. Postal Carrier in Longmont. Andrew James Ritchie has been arrested for complicity to commit murder in the first degree in the shooting death of Jason Schaefer.
1 Hurt In House Fire In LakewoodA house caught fire in Lakewood on Wednesday morning and put up a lot of smoke. One person was taken to the hospital.
Mentor Mourns Over Aurora Teen Shot & Killed: 'Wanted Him To Make It'Jayden Phillips was in the midst of turning his life around after getting into some trouble with the law.
Hate Crime Training Centers On Evolution, Helping VictimsDenver's Public Safety Department addressed hate crimes with a day of training that included several organizations.
Mistrial Declared In Alex Ewing Trial For Patricia Smith Murder In 1984A judge in Jefferson County has declared a mistrial for the man accused of killing a woman nearly 40 years ago. The judge granted a defense motion for a competency evaluation for Alex Ewing after a jury had been seated.
Wongel Estifanos' Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Glenwood Caverns Adventure ParkThe family of a 6-year-old girl who died on an amusement park ride at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Wednesday.
Indoor Face Mask Order Begins In Larimer CountyIndoor face masks will be required in Larimer County starting at noon on Wednesday. Everyone 2 years and older will be required to wear a mask while inside a public place.
Casa Bonita Sale Hits Another Bump In The RoadA group of local investors hopes to to block the sale of Casa Bonita in Lakewood.
Where's The Denver Snow? Whenever It Arrives, It Will Be The Latest First Snow In YearsThe average date for the first snow of the season in Denver has come and gone with no snow in sight. Regardless when snow finally arrives, it will be the latest first snow in at least 5 years.

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Federal Reserve cracks down on how its officials investNew restrictions follows resignation of two Fed bank presidents amid ethics questions over their stock market trades.
Exclusive interview with lead scientist behind successful kidney transplantThe first successful experimental transplantation of a genetically engineered pig kidney to a human body was recently accomplished at NYU Langone's Transplant Institute. CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook sat down for an exclusive interview with the lead scientist behind the breakthrough.
House January 6 committee unanimously votes to hold Bannon in contemptBannon was ordered to appear before the committee last week, but his attorney said he was following the direction of the former president's legal team to not provide documents or testify.
Texas calls on Supreme Court to keep abortion ban in placeTexas officials urged the Supreme Court to deny the request from the Biden administration to block enforcement of its law banning most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy.
Suspected human remains found in search for Brian LaundrieOfficials say they found suspected human remains while searching for Brian Laundrie. The fiancé of Gabby Petito, who was found strangled to death, has been missing for more than a month. Michael Hudak from WINK Fort Meyers joined CBSN to discuss the latest in the investigation.
Gunman in Parkland school shooting pleads guiltyNikolas Cruz, the gunman in the Parkland school shooting, has pleaded guilty to 34 counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder. Cruz faces life in prison or the death penalty. Tony Montalto, father of Gina Montalto who was killed in the shooting, joins CBSN to discuss the guilty plea.