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Homeless losing everything in sweeps

Denver workers watch as a backhoe deposits a homeless encampment into a garbage truck.Denver Homeless Out Loud. It doesn’t help that they’re used to losing everything. Most homeless people whisked from the public right-of-way during encampment sweeps are losing everything they have, a new survey shows, from important documents to family heirlooms.
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Denver Police Investigating Double Shooting Leaving Man & Woman Dead

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver police say a man and woman died after being shot early Saturday morning. Officers responded to the area near Dahlia Street and Warren Avenue at around 3 a.m. (credit: CBS) Details from police are scarce, but they say the victims were found and taken to the hospital where they later died. Details about the circumstances leading up to the shooting or the victims were not released. (credit: CBS) No one has been arrested for the shootings. UPDATE: Both victims were declared deceased, an adult male and female. The scene is being processed for evidence, and no suspect in custody at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers, 720.913.STOP (7867) — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) July 24, 2021 Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.
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Here’s Why We Need To ‘Stop At The Click’ When Getting Gas In Our Vehicles

DENVER (CBS4) – What do you do when you’re getting gas and the pump stops (clicks) with a total of $34.87 on the screen? If you just said (or thought) keep going until it gets to $35.00 then please read this entire story. You’re about to learn a very simple action that you can take to help prevent what you see in the picture below. (credit: CBS) Colorado’s Front Range has battled air quality issues for decades. According to a report from NASA the air quality in Denver violated national standards up to 200 days per year during the 1970s and early...
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2 dead in Denver shooting; Suspect at large

DENVER (KDVR) – Denver police are looking for a suspect in a double shooting that left an adult male and female dead. The shooting was in the 5000 block of East Warren Avenue. Denver police responded around 2:30 a.m. The scene is being processed for evidence, and no suspect in custody at this time.
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Thick Western Wildfire Smoke Returns To Northern Colorado, Could Last Into Monday

DENVER (CBS4) – The sky turned hazy in northern Colorado on Saturday as smoke from dozens of Western wildfires moved back into the state. The smoke was thick enough to reduce the visibility to the point where Denver’s skyline was barely visible from our camera in the Denver Tech Center. The map below shows how many fires are burning in the west. Upper-level winds have transported some of the smoke all the way to the Atlantic Ocean. You can visit the Air Now website by clicking here to see the map below in real-time. (credit: Computer forecast models show the smoke could...

Weather causing delays at Denver International Airport

DENVER (KDVR) — Officials at Denver International Airport said to expect departure and arrival delays due to inclement weather throughout Saturday afternoon and evening. The FOX31 Pinpoint Weather team forecast storms along the Front Range with gusty winds possible as a cold front moves into the state. As a precaution,...
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Smoky skies expected to continue Sunday around Denver

Smoke from western wildfires led to haze and reduced visibility in the Denver area Saturday afternoon and is likely to do some of the same Sunday. The National Weather Service predicts Sunday will be better than Saturday but patches of smoke will still make their way into the metro area throughout the day.

The Long, Bittersweet Legacy Elitch Gardens Will Leave in Denver

One writer reminisces about the 130-year-old theme park—and Denver institution—and why keeping it in the Mile High City matters. Not to see Elitch’s is not to see Denver. Those nine words, which have served as Elitch’s slogan for most of its more than 100-year history, have been printed on ferris...

Denver metro area Olympic athletes

The Summer Olympic Games taking place now in Tokyo features quite a few familiar faces for friends and family across the Denver metro area. Here are a few of the skilled and dedicated athletes that Colorado Community Media has had the honor of highlighting so far this year. Golden grad...

Denver International Airport looks to new day

When Kim Day walked out of Denver International Airport July 16 for the last time as its leader of 13 years, she left America’s third-busiest airport in a stronger financial position and helped set in motion expansion that will accommodate future growth, supporters said. But it wasn’t all wine and...

07/23/2021 – STS9 @ Red Rocks Amphitheater – Denver, CO

STS9 kicked off their weekend at Red Rocks to a sold out crowd. With a whopping three sets they kept the crowd roaring throughout the entire night. Having two more shows, one at Red Rocks and another Levitt Pavilion, they’re sure to have plenty of surprises in store for their fans.