Denver’s Park Hill pooper draws outrage from residents

DENVER — North Park Hill residents are disgusted by a man who has been seen pooping in their neighborhood. One neighbor said she caught him on surveillance video and then called police. One neighbor says the man, who appears to be exercising, will pull his pants down in broad daylight...
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‘I Don’t Feel Safe’: Aurora Family Fears Hate Crime, Moves Out After Bullets Strike Home

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– An Aurora family is in fear for their lives after their home was struck by multiple bullets in the middle of the night. They think it may have been a hate crime. (credit: CBS) “I don’t feel safe, I cannot sleep at night,” said the father. He asked to remain anonymous because he is afraid of retaliation for telling his story. He says it happened July 19 just after midnight. He remembers it well, “I remember I went to the bed around 12:20 and I heard very bad shooting. I ran with my wife to the kids’ room to make sure...
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Shoplifting Male Threatens Store Personnel With Gun, Employee Shoots Him

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (CBS4) — One male is on the run from police and another is recovering in a hospital after they allegedly tried to steal goods from an auto parts store Thursday morning. According to statements obtained by the Greenwood Village Police Department, one of the two shoplifters displayed a firearm when he was confronted by two male employees in the store’s parking lot. (credit: CBS) One of the employees, however, presented his own firearm and fired at the suspect, striking and injuring him. The suspects fled the scene in a black 2020 Jeep Cherokee. The Jeep was fitted with a Colorado rental plate VOA-039. The injured suspect was later dropped off at a hospital, said a GVPD spokesperson. Police are still looking for the second suspect, described at this time only as a white male. (credit: CBS) Police were notified of the incident at 8:51 a.m. It occurred at Havana Auto Parts, 9640 E. Arapahoe Road. No other information, including the condition of the hospitalized male, was made available to CBS4. Asked to comment on the store employee’s role in the incident, GVPD’s Crystal Dean told CBS4, “The detectives will review the employees’ actions as part of the criminal investigation.”  
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200,000 Coloradans Getting Check Because CenturyLink Overcharged Customers

DENVER (CBS4) — More than 200,000 Coloradans will soon receive checks in the mail from a 2019 settlement with CenturyLink — because the company deceptively overcharged consumers for services. Payments to the 205,000 consumers who were overcharged will range from $12-$83 depending on how long they were charged an “Internet Cost Recovery Fee.” CenturyLink building in downtown Denver, Colorado. (credit: Robert Alexander/Getty Images) An investigation uncovered evidence dating back to 2014 that CenturyLink unfairly and deceptively charged hidden fees, falsely advertised guaranteed locked prices, and failed to provide discounts and refunds it promised to consumers who signed up for internet, television, and...
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Officer John Haubert Resigns From Aurora Police Department After Violent Arrest

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Officer John Haubert has resigned from his position with the Aurora Police Department. The move was announced on Thursday afternoon, less than a week after the 39-year-old made a violent arrest along with other officers and body cam video showed him pistol-whipping and choking the suspect. John Haubert (credit: Arapahoe County) Haubert and Officer Francine Martinez face criminal charges — in Haubert’s case that consists of multiple felonies. They were the first two responding officers to the July 23 incident on the 3100 block of South Parker Road. The 29-year-old man they wound up arresting, Kyle Vinson, said...

Arvada employee dies after lawnmower overturns, pins him underwater

An Arvada city employee died Wednesday after an accident last week when the lawnmower he was riding overturned and pinned him underwater. Joe Herrin, who worked for the city’s parks and maintenance crew, was mowing at Jack B. Tomlinson Park at 51st and Garrison streets Thursday when the mower overturned and pinned him under the water of Birdland Lake.

Broomfield recommends indoor masks for everyone, including vaccinated

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (KDVR) — Broomfield now recommends masks for all people in schools and public settings, putting the city and county in line with new federal guidance that urges indoor masking in places with substantial COVID-19 transmission. The recommendation applies to all people, whether vaccinated or not. “Broomfield has done...
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Meet the Olympians from Colorado at the Tokyo Summer Games

Data: Team USA; Cartogram: Connor Rothschild/AxiosColorado counts 34 athletes in the Olympic Games in more than 14 sports and 23 disciplines, according to Team USA.Why it matters: We love to cheer for our hometown heroes as they go for the gold! By the numbers: Colorado's athlete count is the third most in the nation — behind California's 126 and Florida's 51, according to an Axios analysis.The athletes self-report their hometowns.In reality, dozens more Olympians live in Colorado because they train here — and the same goes for athletes from other countries, too.Meet the athletes here:The sports are arranged in alphabetical...