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Evacuations Expected To Last Overnight As Wildfire Burns Near EvergreenA wildfire sparked near Evergreen Monday afternoon.
Colorado Teenager Kickstarts Petition To Change Douglas County DecisionA teenager is leading the charge to reverse Douglas County’s decision to leave Tri-County Health Department.
Community Plans Emergency Action To Combat Rise In Youth ViolenceIn a matter of weeks several teenagers have been killed both in Denver and Aurora, a rise that community members are determined to put a stop to it. 
Department Of Corrections Continues Coronavirus Testing On Inmates & StaffThe Colorado Department of Corrections announced Monday additional testing of inmates and staff at three prison facilities in Buena Vista and Cañon City implemented to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Following Coronavirus Shutdown, Some Colorado Drivers May See DMV FeeThe Division of Motor Vehicles is working through an immense backlog after having been closed for several months during Colorado’s stay-at-home order.
Littleton Family Unknowingly Buys House Contaminated With Meth, Home Is Condemned Three Weeks After ClosingThe Herrera family is struggling after unknowingly buying a house contaminated with methamphetamines, saying they never thought their dream home would have to be condemned due to meth toxins. Now, they're sharing their story with CBS4, hoping it will warn other home buyers about hidden dangers.
Rain Helps Firefighters Battling Elephant Butte Fire In EvergreenSome rain helped firefighters get a better handle on the Elephant Butte Fire burning in Evergreen.
Injured Hiker Spends Night In Rocky Mountain National Park After Tumbling 75 FeetA 55-year-old man from Estes Park spent the night in Rocky Mountain National Park after taking a 75-foot "tumbling fall" below the summit of McHenry Peak on Sunday.
Evergreen Family Watches Elephant Butte Fire Burn Land They've Had For 100 YearsHundreds of homes were evacuated Monday afternoon as the Elephant Butte Fire grew near Evergreen.
Denver Weather: Heat Streak Coming To A (Brief) End SoonJuly has been a toasty month in Colorado.
Orphaned Alaska Moose Calf Coming To Cheyenne Mountain Zoo"The big-eyed, light brown, long-legged calf was orphaned at about six days old outside of Anchorage, Alaska," officials wrote on the CMZ Facebook page. 
Douglas County Republicans Apologize For Comic Of 'Polis' Using Face Mask To Restrain 'Colorado'Two prominent Douglas County Republicans are speaking out after the county's Republican party posted a comic strip showing a character labeled "Polis" using a face mask and a billy club to to restrict a character labeled "Colorado."
Young Sisters In Wheat Ridge Diagnosed With Rare, Fatal DisorderIn June, a Wheat Ridge couple learned that two of their young daughters are slowly dying.
Denver Public Schools Upgrading HVAC In Schools To Combat CoronavirusDPS is putting close to $5 million toward HVAC improvements, to help with air flow and filtration in the classroom.
Colorado Congressman Proposes Bill To Expand Rocky Mountain National ParkThe Rocky Mountain National Park might be expanded under two bills proposed by Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse.
Colorado Joins Multi-State Lawsuit Against Trump Administration Over Visa Rules For College StudentsColorado Attorney General Phil Weiser joined more than a dozen other states in a lawsuit against the Trump administration.
Police: Would-Be Burglar Passes Out From Blood Loss After Punching WindowPolice say Daniel Ramos punched a window of a Canon City home on Friday -- and ended up passing out from blood loss.
Colorado Mountain Towns Adopt Mask MandatesMore mountain towns in Colorado are now requiring masks be worn.
Police Find Young Woman's Body Shot To Death In Stolen VehicleDenver police say they found a 20-year-old woman shot to death inside of a truck on 8th Avenue near the South Platte River.
Police: Coyote Attacks Dog, Scratches Woman In Backyard In ErieA coyote attacked a dog in a backyard in Erie -- and scratched a woman who tried to stop it.
Will You See A Second Stimulus Payment?A second stimulus payment seemed unlikely after the first stimulus led to economic gains but has a good chance now as the virus spikes and recovery stalls.
Summit County Repeat Offender Gets 10 Years In Prison For Assaulting OfficersA judge sentenced a man from Frisco for assaulting two police officers in November of 2019.
Gov. Polis Disputes Study Claiming Colorado Is No. 2 For COVID-19 RestrictionsResearchers found Colorado was second only to California when it came to restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Colorado's governor says the results aren't accurate.
Singer Ryan McPhearson Suffers Brain Injury While Trying To Break Up Fatal Arvada Motorcycle Gang FightThe lead singer in a Lakewood band was badly hurt when a fatal fight broke out over the weekend between the Hells Angels and the Mongols.
Women Attacked With Boards On High Line Canal Trail: 1 Suspect Arrested, 1 Victim Remains HospitalizedPolice believe they've identified one of the suspects they were looking for after two attacks on women on the High Line Canal.
Elijah McClain Death: Hundreds Gather Over Weekend In Aurora For Celebration Of LifeFor the first time in more than 10 months, the family of Elijah McClain was able to gather peacefully with the community to celebrate his life.
Severe T-Storms Produce Two Tornadoes, Large Hail On Colorado's Eastern Plains SundayMonday afternoon could bring more severe weather to the region with large hail and isolated tornadoes possible once again.
Golden Now Requires Masks In Public If You Can't Stay 6 Feet From OthersWearing a mask is now the ‘Golden Rule.’
Shooting On Pecos Street In Adams County Under InvestigationA suspect is in custody after a construction employee was shot in Adams County on Monday morning.
Surge In Youth Gun Violence In Denver, Could Coronavirus Be Partially To Blame?A shooting at a house party Saturday in Denver has left one young man dead and another injured.