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BC-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO

March 31, 2019

Colorado at 3 p.m.

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IN BRIEF:

SAFE2TELL DIRECTOR _ Colorado’s program allowing anonymous tips about threats has a new leader.

CAR CHASE _ Prosecutors have filed more than 30 criminal charges against a southern Colorado man accused of leading police on a 50-mile car chase.

MERCURY CLEANUP-SCHOOL _ A western Colorado elementary school will remain closed for a third day as crews clean up liquid mercury in several classrooms.

SPORTS:

BKN--WIZARDS-NUGGETS

DENVER _ The Denver Nuggets are tied for the top spot in the West heading into their game against Washington on Sunday night. Looming later this week, a showdown with Golden State. By Michael Kelly. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 8 p.m. ET.

BBN--ROCKIES-MARLINS

MIAMI _ Sandy Alcantara pitched eight crisp innings, Jorge Alfaro drove in two runs and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0 on Sunday. Alcantara allowed four hits, struck out six and walked none in his longest outing in 15 major league appearances. The 23-year-old right-hander retired 14 straight hitters before Ryan McMahon reached on a two-out infield single in the seventh. By Santos Perez. UPCOMING: 500 words. Photos.

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