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    DENVER (CBS4)– It’s no secret. Matt Kemp loves to hit against the Colorado Rockies and he loves to hit at Coors Field. “I see the ball really good here,” said Kemp. “I like the background, the batter’s eye with the trees, it’s just one of those ballparks that I can get locked in at.” (credit: CBS) The numbers support Kemp’s claims: In 178 games vs. the Rockies, Kemp has a .314 batting average, 46 home runs, 154 RBI and a...
    DENVER (CBS4)– The Colorado Rockies have released the 60-game schedule for 2020 set to begin later this month. DENVER, CO – JULY 4: Jake McGee #51 of the Colorado Rockies pitches from the mound during Major League Baseball summer workouts at Coors Field on July 4, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) After two exhibition games against the Texas Rangers, the Rockies will open the regular season on July 24 at the Rangers’ new Globe Life Field....
    DENVER (CBS4)– The 2020 Major League baseball season may not be your typical season but Colorado Rockies 3rd baseman Nolan Arenado is going to attack the shorten season with vigor. “I’m only 29 once and I’m never going to get this time back,” said Arenado. “I’m going to go as hard as I can. God willing I stay healthy and I’m able to fight through this whole year. But I want to play so I’ll be out there. “...
    Breaking News — San José, Jun 29 . .- Costa Rica reported on Monday the creation of the Barra del Colorado Marine Management Area, located in the northern Caribbean, with the aim of conserving transit spaces and reproduction sites for shrimp, lobsters, fish, rays, blankets, sharks, mammals and sea turtles. The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, and the Minister of Environment and Energy, Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, gave the official announcement of the new protected area – adjacent to...
    DENVER (CBS4)– Former Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis announced he was retiring from baseball on Thursday night. Bettis posted a statement announcing his decision on instagram. Bettis spent seven seasons with the Rockies and was currently a non-roster invite for the New York Yankees. Chad Bettis #35 of the Colorado Rockies pitches against the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the first inning at AT&T Park on June 26, 2018 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– The Gaylord Rockies Resort has reopened. The resort near Denver International Airport has also reopened its Arapahoe Springs Water Complex. (credit: CBS) The reopening comes with limited capacity and strict social distancing measures. There will also be a movie night on the lawn. Staff has been retrained to use enhanced cleaning technologies.
    AURORA, Colo. -- More than two million people signed a petition demanding an independent investigation into the 2019 death of a Black man who was stopped while walking in a Colorado neighborhood and placed in a chokehold.Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Wednesday that the state will now examine the case involving 23-year-old Elijah McClain.This comes as the death of George Floyd sparked a nationwide anti-police-brutality movement, which came with renewed attention to previous deaths of Black men and women in...
    AURORA, Colo. -- More than two million people signed a petition demanding an independent investigation into the 2019 death of a Black man who was stopped while walking in a Colorado neighborhood and placed in a chokehold.Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Wednesday that the state will now examine the case involving 23-year-old Elijah McClain.This comes as the death of George Floyd sparked a nationwide anti-police-brutality movement, which came with renewed attention to previous deaths of Black men and women in...
    AURORA, Colo. -- More than two million people signed a petition demanding an independent investigation into the 2019 death of a Black man who was stopped while walking in a Colorado neighborhood and placed in a chokehold.Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Wednesday that the state will now examine the case involving 23-year-old Elijah McClain.This comes as the death of George Floyd sparked a nationwide anti-police-brutality movement, which came with renewed attention to previous deaths of Black men and women in...
    (CBS4) – Colorado Rockies All-Star right fielder Charlie Blackmon has tested positive for the coronavirus, CBS4 Sports confirms. Left-hander Phillip Diehl and minor league pitcher Ryan Castellani also tested positive for COVID-19. Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies poses for a portrait during Photo Day at the Colorado Rockies Spring Training Facility at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on Feb. 19, 2020 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (credit: Rob Tringali/Getty Images) According to the Denver Post, the positive tests came following...
    (CBS4) – There will be a baseball season in 2020 after all. Major League Baseball officially announced its plan to return to play with players reporting for a version of spring training by July 1 and the 60-game regular-season beginning on July 23 and 24. Starting pitcher German Marquez of the Colorado Rockies throws in the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Coors Field on June 10, 2019. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) According to MLB, players will undergo coronavirus...
    (CBS4) – Colorado Rockies All-Star right fielder Charlie Blackmon has tested positive for the coronavirus, CBS4 Sports confirms. Left-hander Phillip Diehl and minor league pitcher Ryan Castellani also tested positive for COVID-19. Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies poses for a portrait during Photo Day at the Colorado Rockies Spring Training Facility at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on Feb. 19, 2020 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (credit: Rob Tringali/Getty Images) According to the Denver Post, the positive tests came following...
    Artists and albums to watch for the 2021 Grammys Ford’s F-Series cash haul ranks near iPhone among U.S. products Report: Charlie Blackmon is one of three Colorado Rockies to test positive for coronavirus All-Star outfielder Charlie Blackmon is one of three Colorado Rockies players who recently tested positive for COVID-19, according to a report in the Denver Post.  © Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports Charlie Blackmon hit .314 with 32 home runs and 86 RBI last season for...
    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4) – When Castle Rock native Case Williams was selected by the Rockies in the 4th round of the MLB Draft he admitted, he was a bit surprised to hear his name called. But after putting pen to paper last week and signing with the Colorado Rockies, Williams is now ready to get to work. Case Williams (credit: CBS) “It’s unreal, it didn’t feel normal to me,” Williams said of his visit to Coors Field last week....
    DENVER (CBS4)– Colorado food banks are seeing a big spike in the need for food assistance during the pandemic, pushing their supply to the limits. The United States Department of Agriculture has long supported those organizations through different federal programs, adding to that with the Coronavirus Food Assistance program. (credit: CBS) On Friday, during a visit to Colorado with Sen. Cory Gardner, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue decided to see the result of those programs firsthand with a visit to the...
    Another day of wet weather is on tap Tuesday as the flood threat continues in the Southeast, and the other side of the country faces possible fire and ice. An area of low pressure thats hanging out over the Southeast will bring an additional 2 to 4 inches of rain for parts of North Carolina through Wednesday. Flash flooding is possible, especially in the eastern part of the state. SOUTHEAST TO SEE DAYS OF HEAVY RAINFALL AS CRITICAL WILDFIRE CONDITIONS LINGER OUT...
    Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.For the second straight day, Colorado reported no new deaths linked directly to the novel coronavirus, according to official estimates. COLORADO AMENDS CORONAVIRUS DEATH COUNT - SAYS FEWER HAVE DIED OF COVID-19 THAN PREVIOUSLY REPORTED The news comes as deaths from the coronavirus in the Centennial State have continued to decline since peaking in mid-April, the Denver Post reported.  Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 are also falling, with...
    CARMEL, Putnam County (WABC) -- Putnam County health officials are warning residents about a possible COVID-19 exposure at a local supermarket.The Belmont Business Improvement District, restaurant owners and Putnam County Health Department have issued a health advisory for the Tops Friendly Markets in Carmel after an employee became symptomatic and subsequently tested positive.Anyone who worked at or visited the grocery store on July 2 from 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or July 5 from 5:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. may...
    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — A Denver suburb is promising to pay all legal costs for police officers accused of misconduct in reaction to Colorados new police accountability law that makes officers who acted in bad faith financially liable for their actions. Greenwood Village passed a resolution Monday that says it will never find that a police officer acted in bad faith, protecting officers from a provision of the law which requires officers to pay up to 5% or $25,000...
    Joy Reid, whose pointed scrutiny of President Trump and commentary on liberal politics catapulted her into television fame, will host a nightly news program on MSNBC - making her one of a handful of Black women to anchor an evening news show.  Reid, 51, will make her official debut on July 20 and will hold the coveted 7pm slot with her show The ReidOut. It will take over the time slot from Hardball with Chris Matthews after the 74-year-old  host...
    Meghan Markle slammed the Mail on Sunday and its publishers after the outlet threatened to publish the name of five of her friends who spoke out anonymously on her behalf last year. As People reports, five women spoke to People for a story back in February 2019 about the treatment that the Duchess was receiving from British tabloids. Meghan says that she wasn’t aware that her friends were speaking on her behalf, but acknowledged that the 5 women felt like...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had an approving reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision against President Donald Trump’s efforts to conceal his tax returns. While it remains to be seen whether Congress will be able to review Trump’s financial information, the Court ruled that Trump is not immune to the criminal process and cannot block New York prosecutors from reviewing his tax returns. Pelosi responded to the rulings on Thursday while speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill, and flatly determined:...
    The messaging is very clear. Shepard Smith is back. And he intends to do the news. On Thursday, the former Fox News anchor previewed his new CNBC show — set to debut in the fall. If there is any ambiguity about the show’s mission, it is clarified by its title — The News with Shepard Smith. “No opinion. No pundits,” Smith said. “Nobody telling you what to think, or how to feel. Just the facts.” Smith did not...
    CBS News is chronicling what has changed for the lives of residents across the nation in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. In any season, Colorado offers some of the worlds best outdoor adventures for tourists — in 2018 travelers spent $22.3 billion in Colorado, an all-time spending record for the Centennial State.  Tourism is a huge industry in Colorado. According to Colorados Tourism Office, the state is home to only 1.7% of the U.S. population, but accounts for 7.7% of the countrys tourism jobs. ...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – UCHealth and the CU School of Medicine are looking to recruit 1,000 people in Colorado for a study testing a promising COVID-19 vaccine. Participants will be monitored for at least a year to determine the vaccine’s safety and whether they contract COVID-19. Unlike traditional vaccines, which expose someone to a small amount of virus, the Moderna mRNA-1273 vaccine focuses on the genetic code of the coronavirus and its spike protein. The vaccine’s purpose would be to...