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1 Dead In Hit & Run, Police Search For Suspect Driver, Vehicle

DENVER (CBS4)– Police in Denver are searching for the driver in a deadly hit and run early Monday morning. Investigators say it started as a fight in a parking lot at a park. The park is located in the 8800 block of East Lowry. Police say the driver struck the adult male with his car. The people with the victim took him to a home at 400 S. Galena Way where he died. Officer responded to the home about 2 a.m. to conduct a death investigation. The suspect vehicle is described as a black Chevy Silverado-type vehicle. Anyone with information regarding the hit-and-run is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). You can text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message or send an e-mail to If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash reward up to $2,000.
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3-Month Highway 285 Closure Near Fairplay Could Add To Your Glenwood Canyon Detour Woes

DENVER (CBS4) – In a state like Colorado, with such a rugged and large mountain range down the center, there aren’t a lot of easy options for west to east or east to west travel, especially with Interstate 70 being closed through Glenwood Canyon due to massive mudslides. If you’re planning to skip the alternate route suggested by CDOT, which takes you through Steamboat Springs and Craig, you’ll need to be aware of a big construction project southwest of Denver that could delay your travel around the town of Fairplay. According to CDOT there will be a full closure of Highway...
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All Denver City Employees Will Be Required To Be Vaccinated By End Of September

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced a public health order on Monday morning that mandates city employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of September. It applies to all city employees as well as private sector workers in high-risk settings. (credit: CBS) Hancock described the order as far reaching and said the action is a “rational and science-based approach” that’s necessary given the dangers posed by the delta variant. He encouraged everyone who hasn’t yet to get the safe, free and widely available vaccine as soon as possible. The public health order applies to more than 10,000 employees...
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'Beloved' Denver Zoo seal euthanized after declining health

DENVER — Kim, a harbor seal at Denver Zoo, has died at 33. Denver Zoo announced Monday that Kim was euthanized last week following a "significant decline in her health." "Kim's appetite and activity levels decreased significantly over the last few weeks and Kim's keepers and our veterinarians could not determine a cause," said a statement from Denver Zoo. "They attempted to treat her symptoms, but Kim's health continued to decline. At the age of 33, Kim lived far beyond the average life expectancy for her species."
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Our children will suffer if adults can’t get school Covid precautions right

Editor’s Note: Comilla Sasson, MD, PhD is an emergency medicine physician for 17 years and public health services researcher in Denver, Colorado, who has traveled over the US for the last year caring for patients with COVID-19. She is also the creator of CO2 Check, which is dedicated to improving indoor air quality and airflow. Follow her on Twitter @comilla_s. Robin Cogan, M.Ed., R.N., is a Nationally Certified School Nurse (NCSN), currently in her 21st year as a New Jersey school nurse in the Camden City School District. Follow her on Twitter @RobinCogan or visit her blog - The Relentless School Nurse. The views expressed in this commentary are their own. Read more opinion articles on CNN.

7 Free Things to Do Around Denver This August

We’ve got fun ways for you to make the most of the last full month of summer—even on a budget. Monday Night Movies at Edgewater Public Market | All month long. You can feel better about your summer screen time thanks to this outdoor film series. Moviegoers will get some fresh air while relaxing on Edgewater Public Market’s lawn and watching classics such as Grease, Top Gun, and Mean Girls. Get there early to snag some concessions from the market’s many stalls, including Lazo Empanadas and Tilford’s Wood Fried Pizza. 5505 W. 20th Ave., Edgewater; 8 p.m.

Man dead after shooting in north Denver

The Denver Police Department investigated the fatal shooting Sunday night in the Clayton neighborhood in north Denver. Police said the shooting happened in the 3600 block of North Elizabeth Street, near Schafer Park. Police announced the shooting just after 9 p.m. Sunday. The victim suffered a gunshot wound and was...