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Gun violence hot spots make up small area of Denver

Sounding at times like a statistician, Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen said nearly half of all shootings in Denver and a quarter of the city's murders in 2020 and 2021 took place in just five geographical areas: "hotspots" that only make up 1.56% of Denver's land mass."Crime," said Pazen, "often disproportionally affects a small geographical area."In a recent interview with CBS4, Pazen laid out how his department is addressing gun violence hotspots- also known as crime clusters- and how hotspots have now shifted to other areas of the city."People are dying in our streets," said Pazen, "And it's not okay."With...
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Abortion bans to increase maternal mortality even more, study shows

New data shows that banning abortion would lead to more maternal deaths than previously thought, a critical finding less than a week after the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to overturn Roe v. Wade. According to new CU Boulder research based on newly available data from 2020 and published on the...
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Avs fans cheer Stanley Cup at championship rally

Tens of thousands of Colorado Avalanche fans cheered as captain Gabriel Landeskog held up the Stanley Cup at the championship rally in Civic Center Park. The rally began as the parade wrapped up after beginning at Union Station and winding its way through downtown Denver.
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Stanley Cup accidentally delivered to Gabriel Landeskog's neighbors after Avalanche championship win

There are few things more annoying and inconvenient than when a delivery driver leaves a package at your door that is intended for one of your neighbors instead of you. And it's one thing to have to knock on your neighbor's door and explain to them that some trinket or small package was left at the wrong doorstep -- it's quite another if your neighbor just won the Stanley Cup.

Colorado grants over $800,000 to swimming pools in rush to open before July Fourth

With the Fourth of July weekend days away, the state awarded over $800,000 to dozens of swimming pools to help the pools open amid an ongoing shortage of lifeguards. Gov. Jared Polis announced Thursday that Colorado gave $849,313 in grants to 71 local swimming pools from Denver to Cañon City to Grand Junction, as pools across the state have postponed opening and shortened hours of operation because they lack necessary staff.

The Long Two: 76ers, Nuggets upgrade on the perimeter

The 76ers and Nuggets have each shaken up their guard rotations on the trade market. Will De’Anthony Melton and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope unlock better versions of their new teams?. NBA Draft night featured almost no player movement on the trade market, but the 76ers’ acquisition of De’Anthony Melton was the...

Mortal XXX Hard Kombucha Is Ready For Summer With Bigger 16 Oz. Cans

COLORADO – Mortal XXX, Mortal’s hard kombucha line that launched in the summer of 2021, gets BIGGER and BADDER in flavors now available in single 16 ounce cans. Get ready. This new offering gives hard kombucha lovers an opportunity to try the Mortal XXX flavors individually, not to mention it’s perfect for the pack when you’re out camping or hiking. “Our flavor profiles are absolutely crushable and go down easy,” says Mortal Founder and CEO Becca Schepps. “This new size captures the spirit of summer, and is a great way to give everyone more of a great thing.”

Coors Light To Brew Beer Using Melted Colorado Avalanche Ice

As soon as the Stanley Cup goes into the champion’s locker room, it’s immediately sprayed and filled with a variety of adult beverages. When the Colorado Avalanche claimed victory on Sunday, the case was no different. Very fitting considering the original Stanley Cup was a punch bowl. The...

A Nuggets Fan’s Guide to Free Agency

Today is the start of the NBA’s moratorium period. The period in which teams in the league can legally tamper — arrange contracts before contracts can officially be signed on 12:01 PM EST on July 6th. The Nuggets do have some needs to address, and their best chance to do so will be in free agency. The front office has a few tools available to them for this moratorium, and while Denver hasn’t had the best free agencies over the past few seasons, it does seem the front office is looking to add defense and shooting.

Goats help mitigate wildfire risk in Castle Pines

The herd from Goats on the Go take a break in the shade after clearing away noxious weeds.Natasha Lovato. (Castle Pines, Colo.) In Castle Pines, a herd of 68 goats works clearing noxious weeds to mitigate wildfire risk. From now until the end of the summer, the Goats on the Go herd will make their way through various neighborhoods in Castle Pines, snacking away on invasive overgrowth.

CMZoo’s baby giraffe will reloacte to the Denver Zoo

COLORADO SPRINGS — Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s (CMZ) 21-month-old giraffe, BB, will soon be relocated to the Denver Zoo. BB will meet her new playmate, 5-year-old Dobby, and his mom, Kipele. CMZoo says BB’s exact moving date will not be shared. However, guests will have the chance to see her at CMZoo through the Fourth of […]