Review: Candlelight’s ‘Hairspray’ is big fun

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Greeley 9-year-old takes step toward professional acting with role in ‘Camelot’

When Martin Lahman was about 3 years old, he pointed to the theater stage after watching a production of “Annie.” “I want to be up there,” Martin said to his mother, Maria. Maria let the toddler get on stage to look around, but that didn’t seem to placate him. “Do you mean you want to […]

Weld Coroner IDs victims of Erie helicopter crash

The Weld County Coroner’s Office has identified two people killed in a helicopter crash on Monday at Erie Airpark as instructor Alex Viola and student pilot Amy Wood. Viola, 23, is from Arkansas City, Kan., the coroner’s office reported Wednesday. He was an instructor at Mountain One Helicopters based in Erie. Wood, 25, of Boulder, […]

Smith scores in OT, Predators beat Avalanche 4-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Craig Smith scored on a breakaway at 2:46 of overtime and the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Tuesday night. Roman Josi, Filip Forsberg and Colin Wilson also scored for the Predators, who pushed the NHL’s best home record to 19-2-1 and tied the franchise record with their eighth straight […]

Patriots’ Josh McDaniels admits to mistakes when Broncos coach

PHOENIX — If Josh McDaniels had it to do over again in Denver, he might have heard out what his coordinators Mike McCoy, Mike Nolan or Don Martindale had to say about game planning. He might have allowed general manager Brian Xanders or scouting director Matt Russell to have more input on the roster. “I […]

Prep Roundup for Jan. 28

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3 questions with Los Angeles comedian Luke Ashlocke

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Entertainment calendar, 01.29.15 through 02.04.15

LIVE MUSIC Greeley Today Paul Beveridge, 7 p.m. at the Cranford Cove Tea Tavern, 823 10th St., details, www.cranfordcove.com/events.html. In the Whale, 8 p.m. at the Moxi, 802 9th St., details, http://www.moxitheater.com. Friday Daryl Ray, 7 p.m. at the Mad Cow, 801 9th St., details, (970) 356-5520. Michael Morrow, 9 p.m. at the Fort, 985 […]

Concerns raised after baby monitor hack

DENVER – Many new parents use video baby monitors to make sure their children are safe. But they may be opening their homes to strangers, eager to hack into their nurseries. Charles Tendell calls himself a certified ethical hacker. The cybersecurity expert based out of Monument showed 7NEWS Reporter Jaclyn Allen how easy it is to […]

Scrutiny for DPD’s rules for shooting at cars

DENVER – In a tense national climate surrounding officer-involved shootings, Denver now has two ongoing reviews into the policies surrounding a very specific category of police shootings: those that involve a suspect in a moving vehicle. Both Denver Police and the City’s Office of the Independent Monitor acknowledge that opening fire at a suspect in […]

Hit-and-run victim’s family seeks justice

DENVER – A woman is pleading for help to catch the hit-and-run driver who struck her brother near the National Western Stock Show and put him in the hospital. Police said 71-year-old Isaac Wak Wak, a member of the Colville tribe of Washington, was leaving the Stock Show and walking to his car on Franklin […]

Canyon View Park Playground to get 400,000 dollar upgrade

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Colorado lawmakers propose new background check requirements for youth organizations

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Colorado Mesa University remembers Professor Regis Tucci

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Maasai man finds a home in Aspen

Aspen resident and Maasai tribesman Joshua Kirrinkol Ole Musa comes from a culture that is well known for its nomadic traditions, traveling far and wide in search of more favorable locations to call home. But rarely has a Maasai traveled as far as Kirrinkol, who left his ancestral home near Mount Kenya to explore the […]

Citizen input sought for airport design

Committee to be formed in February A citizen advisory board is being formed in the upcoming weeks to offer input on the planned replacement of the commercial terminal at the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport. Airport Director John Kinney went before the Pitkin County commissioners on Tuesday to unveil the preliminary schedule for the redevelopment work as […]

Judge: Man, 89, who caused fatal collision needs a legal guardian

An Aspen judge on Tuesday said the elderly man who drove the wrong way on Highway 82 and killed a Basalt resident in August should have a legal guardian appointed to care for him. The comments by Judge Erin Fernandez-Ely of Pitkin County Court about John Walls came after the brother of victim Patrick Dunn […]

Coffman proposes bill to lift Aurora VA hospital spending cap, permanently remove VA management

AURORA | Aurora Congressman Mike Coffman introduced a bill Wednesdsay that would allow the Army Corps of Engineers to permanently manage construction of the Aurora VA hospital and raise the hospital’s $800 million spending cap to $1.1 billion. “We cannot erase the unforgivable errors that have already been committed by the VA, but we can […]

Creating a national cannabis brand might be harder than you think

I ran across several stories about Bethenny Frankel, a reality show personality, who, after apparently being spotted coming out of an Aspen dispensary and tweeting her delight at the experience, is rumored to be wanting to cash in on the cannabis business. Frankel developed the Skinnygirl ready-to-drink cocktail line, and “insiders” say she wants to […]

Everything has value

Toward the end of the night, a patron of the Boulder Shelter for the Homeless said it’s bittersweet when volunteer kitchen manager Mark Biggers makes a meal — the food was always good, but, the man said, it was making him fat. That’s an end-all compliment if you saw what Biggers and a team of […]

The food is the thing

In the clown car kitchen of China Gourmet in Boulder, a dozen cooks are calmly doing two dozen things. Composed but busy, the kitchen is preparing Chinese-American standards like cashew chicken, mu shu pork and Szechwan beef alongside “Shanghai specials” like cold salty duck, kung pao squid, salt-andpepper soft shell crab and “Ants Climbing a […]

Pair Arrested In Toddler’s Death; Police Calling Death Murder

Mayra Juarez (left), Raul Alvarado (Credit: Colorado Springs Police Department) A 2-year-old child has the tragic distinction of being Colorado Springs’ first homicide of 2015, police said Wednesday. Raul Alvarado, 20, has been arrested for first-degree murder in connection to the toddler’s death. A second person, 22-year-old Mayra Juarez, has been arrested for child abuse […]

Grass Fire Started By Child Under 10

UPDATE 1/28: The Colorado Springs Fire Department says a child under the age of 10 accidentally sparked a grass fire Tuesday afternoon. Officials say the child was playing with a lighter at Stratton Open Space on the Springs’ southwest side and accidentally ignited a fire. The fire spread to three acres before firefighters got it […]

Suspect In String Of Robberies Arrested In Drive-Thru

Police say the suspect in a rash of robberies in El Paso County was busted trying to order breakfast. Darrell Flynn, 42, is accused of robbing two restaurants, two hair salons and cell phone store over a five-day period earlier this month. The last of the alleged holdups were committed on Jan. 25. Wednesday morning, […]

Valerie Castro: From Intern To CBS4 To NY

Valerie joined the CBS4 newsroom as a reporter back in 2010, but what many people do not know is that she was here long before that as an intern. While a student at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Valerie worked as an intern during the fall of 2005. Upon graduation, she joined KOBF in […]

Denver Mayor In Teen Shooting Death: ‘Let’s Make Sure We Have All The Facts’

DENVER (CBS4)- The Mayor of Denver wants to make sure the investigation moves forward without anyone jumping to conclusions in the shooting death of a teen who was driving a stolen car. The officers involved have also been identified. Jessie Hernandez was shot and killed about 6:30 a.m. on Monday when two Denver police officers […]