Protesters March In Denver In The Name Of 16-Year-Old Alexis Mendez-Perez

DENVER (CBS4) – Nearly 100 people marched for justice for a 16-year-old boy who was allegedly shot by an off-duty Department of Corrections officer. Supporters said on Sunday Alexis Mendez-Perez was shot and killed by Desmond Manning in April of 2020. (credit: CBS) READ MORE: Flat Tire Causes Blue Angel To Make Emergency Landing At Great … Read more

Denver Is 3 Weeks Away From Nearly 70 Days With Sunsets Before 5 P.M.

DENVER (CBS4) – Daylight saving time will end three weeks from today in the United States and that means we’ll see the sun start to set in Denver before 5 p.m. each day beginning on November 7. The sun will set before 5 p.m. for almost 70 days thereafter. After Nov. 7, the next 5 … Read more

Marijuana Social Equity Fair Seeks To Level The Playing Field For Communities Of Color

DENVER (CBS4) – Since the legalization of marijuana in Colorado in 2012, the cannabis industry has become a very profitable endeavor for everyone involved. Getting a share of those profits isn’t easy though. Shanda Lacompt knows how hard it is. She just started her delivery service Canna Couriers. READ MORE: Blue Angels Jet Makes Emergency … Read more

Traffic Backed Up On Northbound I-25 Due To Semi Crash At Eastbound I-70 Ramp

DENVER (CBS4)– Traffic was backed up for miles on northbound Interstate 25 due to a crash at the eastbound Interstate 70 ramp on Saturday morning. The crash was blocking the ramp to eastbound I-70 until nearly noon. (credit: CDOT) READ MORE: Blue Angels Jet Makes Emergency Landing At Great Colorado Air Show The Colorado Department … Read more

Security Lines Easing Slightly As Denver International Airport Urges Travelers To Allow Plenty Of Time

DENVER (CBS4)– Security lines at Denver International Airport had improved slightly on Saturday morning over Friday’s lines but airport officials are still urging passengers to arrive early. CBS4 editor Kevin Strong took an image of the security area on Saturday, which showed people moving through the lines and not snaking around to the restrooms in … Read more

‘Shady… Cronyism’ At Denver Parks And Rec Says City Council Member

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver’s two deputy managers in the Parks and Recreation Department, who were appointees of Mayor Michael Hancock, saw their job classifications changed last month to a status that provides hefty protections from removal and received pay increases of nearly $40,000 more per year each. Denver City Councilmember Amanda Sawyer described the process … Read more

Colfax Marathon Returns To The Streets After Pandemic

DENVER (CBS4) – The Colfax Marathon and Half Marathon are back on the streets after a year and a half due to the pandemic. The marathon will impact traffic across the Denver metro area on Saturday. (credit: CBS) READ MORE: Tri-County Health Investigating After Deer Trail School District Parents Claim Mask Mandate Is Being Ignored … Read more

Denver Center For The Performing Arts Needs Volunteers As Curtain Calls Approach

DENVER (CBS4) – As the Denver Center for the Performing Arts prepares for their full return to the stage, hundreds of volunteers are needed to make show night once again a reality. After more than 19 months of shuttered theaters due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DCPA is asking for 220 volunteers to help serve … Read more

2 Tigers Test Positive For COVID At Denver Zoo

DENVER (CBS4) – Two tigers have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Denver Zoo. They are the first animals known to have the virus at the zoo. (credit: Denver Zoo) Zookeepers noticed Yuri and Nikita, who are both 11-year-old Amur tigers, coughing and sneezing and acting in a lethargic manner. The tigers still have access … Read more

CU Denver Teacher Celeste Archer Sues After University Bans Her From Campus Over Rumor She Has COVID

DENVER (CBS4)– A teacher at CU Denver is suing the university after, she says, it barred her from campus over a rumor that she had COVID-19. Executive Director of National History Day Colorado, Celeste Archer, was a week away from the program’s annual showcase at CU Denver when her boss forwarded her an email from … Read more