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Denver police's approach to solving homicides has caught national attention

As part of an exclusive, data-driven investigation, CBS4 News in collaboration with the CBS News Investigative Unit and local News Innovation Lab, is examining a crime often going without punishment in our country.Barely half of murder cases in the United States get solved.  The national homicide clearance rate is at an all-time low, according to FBI data.In the mid-1960s, more than ninety percent of murders were solved, generally resulting in an arrest.  By 1990, the percentage fell into the sixties. Then, by 2020's the number of homicides surged the national clearance rate dropped to about 50 percent for the first...
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Broncos React To Death Of Legendary Franchise Quarterback

Marlin Briscoe, the first Black starting quarterback in modern American football, died Monday at the age of 76. Drafted by the AFL's Denver Broncos as a cornerback, Briscoe threw for 1,589 yards and a 14 touchdowns in 1968's rookie season. The team said they were "heartbroken" to learn of Briscoe's death in a statement posted on Twitter.

Russell Wilson Has Best-Selling Jersey: NFL World Reacts

There was a lot of movement in the NFL this offseason, from Tyreek Hill going to the Dolphins to Amari Cooper getting traded to the Browns to Matt Ryan heading to the Colts. However, it's Russell Wilson's new Denver Broncos jersey that is the league's best-selling uniform. Wilson, who will...

Adams 14 School District sues for judicial review of state board's reorganization decision

The Adams County 14 School District is fighting back after the Colorado State Board of Education voted to reorganize the district in May. In a court complaint filed Tuesday, the district said the state board's order has caused the district "substantial and irreparable injury." "Never in Colorado's history has the state board used its 'general supervision' authority to order a constitutionally created public school district with constitutionally derived local control powers to reorganize and dissolve," the district wrote in the complaint. "As a direct result of the order, a large number of teachers and staff have resigned from Adams 14,...

Cooler And Stormy Thursday

DENVER(CBS)- Wednesday thunderstorms prompted a few flood problems over the Cameron Peak, East Troublesome and Grizzly Creek burn areas heading into the evening. With Flood Advisories and Flash Flood Warnings posted for dangerous conditions.Heading into Thursday there could be more heavy thunderstorms bringing the threat of flash flooding to mountain burn scars. We have the combination of the steady monsoon moisture flow and an afternoon cold front coming together to change our weather pattern.Lots of people will be in Downtown Denver for the Avalanche Victory Parade. There will be a big southwest push of monsoon moisture rolling in with lots...

Avalanche defenseman Johnson shares morning pictures with Stanley Cup

Veteran says he 'wasn't dreaming' after he woke up with trophy in his bed. The Stanley Cup woke up like this. "This," of course, means in a bed with Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson. Johnson shared some celebratory photos on Monday, the morning after the Avalanche defeated the Tampa Bay...

The Colorado Rockies need to sell, sell, sell

That’s all the Colorado Rockies managed on their most recent road trip to Miami and Minnesota. Yes, after sweeping the San Diego Padres at home, the Rox appeared potentially poised to pull themselves back into some semblance of contention, or at least mediocrity, by taking the show on the road.

‘This Was an Execution-Style Murder’: Colorado Man Already in Prison for Life Sentenced in Second Murder

A judge in Colorado ordered a 46-year-old man already serving a life sentence for murder to serve an additional 48 years behind bars in a second murder case. Judge Elizabeth Ann Weishaupl of the 18th Judicial District handed down the maximum sentence permitted under state law to Alexander Albayero on Friday for the January 2020 slaying of David Guerrero-Rodriguez, prosecutors announced.
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Does Stanley Cup loss to Avalanche signify end of Lightning dynasty? Steven Stamkos says 'no' -- and he's right

The Lightning's chance at an historic three-peat vanished when the Avalanche won Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday night, but that doesn't mean their dynasty is over. "Who says we're done?" Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said after the Game 6 loss. "This core is here. We battled. We've been through everything you can think of and, for the most part, we’ve found a way to come out on top. It's nothing to be ashamed of."

Kitchen Fire Rips Through Dozens Restaurant

DENVER (CBS4)– A fire that started in the kitchen of the popular Denver restaurant Dozens quickly spread on Saturday night. Firefighters rushed to the restaurant at 236 W. 13th Ave. on Saturday evening. (credit: CBS) When crews arrived, they found smoke rising from the building. Firefighters believe the fire started in the kitchen and found its way to the second floor. (credit: Denver Fire) Fire damage from inside the building is extensive. The owners of the restaurant for the past 16 years, told CBS4 that they are concerned for their employees. “Sometimes the hard points in life are the biggest moments… everybody’s always dreaming about the future but life is today,” said Dozens co-owner John England. “This, unfortunately, is part of ours now, but we have a great crew and hopefully, we’ve got good insurance.” (credit: Denver Fire) The business has been at that location for three decades. No one was injured in the fire.

Is Chicago Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews Related to Colorado Avalanche Star Devon Toews?

Two fan-favorite NHL pros share the same last name, and fans are searching for information on a possible connection between them. We are, of course, talking about Jonathan Toews and Devon Toews. Jonathan Toews is the captain of the Chicago Blackhawks, and Devon Toews is a rising star of the Colorado Avalanche. Both have a Stanley Cup win in their careers, and they have even clashed on the ice! So, are the two hockey stars related? Fans assume that Jonathan Toews and Devon Toews are brothers. But that is far from the case.

Stanley Cup Damaged During Colorado Avalanche Celebration

It didn't take long for the Colorado Avalanche to leave their mark on the Stanley Cup -- and not in a good way -- 'cause the new NHL champions dented the iconic trophy just 5 minutes into their wild celebration!!. The Avs beat the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games...