DA: Suburban Denver officer justified in fatal shooting
DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors say a police officer in suburban Denver was justified when he shot and killed a man following a chase.
The Adams County District Attorney’s Office says the Westminster officer was responding to reports of a shoplifter who had threatened a department store security ...
DENVER (AP) — A list of Jesuits found to have credible allegations of sexual abuse made against them includes 13 priests who worked in Colorado, two of whom also worked in Wyoming.
Eight of the priests included on the list released by the Catholic order’s U.S. Central and Southern Province ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos didn’t bring cornerback Jamar Taylor and wide receiver Andre Holmes on board this week just to fill in at practice.
“They’re both dressing” Sunday at San Francisco, coach Vance Joseph said. “You’re going to see Andre out there playing (special) ...
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DENVER (AP) — Authorities have recaptured an inmate who escaped while she was being transferred to jail and then fled on a public bus.
The Denver Post reports 33-year-old Leigha Bowie was being ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway’s plan has worked brilliantly.
After watching his 2017 rookie class crater in crunch time, the Broncos general manager placed high value on experience and maturity this spring. Those criteria produced a cast packed with players who had spent four years in ...
Former police officer charged with on-duty sexual assault
DENVER (AP) — A former police officer in Colorado was on duty when he sexually assaulted a woman after offering her a safe ride home, according to charges filed Thursday by Denver prosecutors.
Randall Butler, who resigned from the Lakewood Police Department after Denver police began their ...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When Kyle Shanahan was up for a head coaching job in the NFL two offseasons ago, he had one of his interviews in a very familiar place.
Shanahan met with Denver general manager John Elway for about four hours to interview for a job his dad, Mike, held for 14 ...
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Caleb Morris scored 16 points and Air Force made 9 of 10 free throws in the final 69 seconds to defeat Denver 73-65 on Wednesday night.
Lavelle Scottie added 14 points with nine rebounds for the Falcons (4-5) with Chris Joyce scoring 13 and Pervis Louder ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Although the schedule gets easier for the Denver Broncos this month, the degree of difficulty in reaching the playoffs keeps going up.
The Broncos (6-6) lost leading wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to a ruptured left Achilles tendon on Wednesday. He was hurt in a ...
Pilot pleads not guilty to indecent exposure at airport
DENVER (AP) — A United Airlines pilot accused of indecent exposure says he did not willfully expose himself when he stood naked at the window to his 10th-floor hotel room at the Denver International Airport.
The Denver Post
Inmate being transferred escapes, flees on public bus
DENVER (AP) — Authorities in the Denver area say an inmate escaped while she was being transferred to jail and then fled on a public bus.
The Denver Post reports 33-year-old Leigha Bowie was being ...
Colorado’s Hickenlooper staffs up for possible 2020 bid
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and his allies are taking new steps toward launching a presidential campaign, including interviews with dozens of potential staffers and hiring a pollster and national fundraiser, according to a person close to the Democrat.
He’s already ...
Colorado man’s death inspires push for police standards
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado lawmaker is crafting state legislation governing when police officers can return to work after a fatal shooting following the highly publicized death of a homeowner killed by police during a break-in at his house.
The case has raised criticism about how police ...
Lynch has leaned on Elway from field to front office
DENVER (AP) — General managers John Elway and John Lynch share a bond going back three decades, one built on respect, rivalry and reverence.
“He was the poster I had on my wall,” said Lynch, who’s 11 years younger than Elway, 58. “He was the idol I had growing up.”
For-profit health company to shut down midwifery practices
DENVER (AP) — Two Denver-area midwifery practices are closing their doors.
The Colorado Sun reports Rose Midwifery in Denver and Colorado Nurse Midwives in Aurora will close Jan. 31.
Hundreds of ...
DENVER (AP) — A judge has ordered that a Nevada inmate accused of killing four people in suburban Denver more than 30 years ago be sent to Colorado.
Colorado authorities began extradition proceedings against Alexander Christopher Ewing in August after announcing he was linked to the ...
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man who was sentenced to life in prison for killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters has been transferred to an out-of-state prison.
Department of Corrections spokesman Mark Fairbairn tells
Colorado man arrested in Wyoming agrees to extradition
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — A man who was arrested in northwest Wyoming after police say he confessed to killing his girlfriend in their suburban Denver apartment has agreed to be extradited to Colorado.
The Powell Tribune
DENVER (AP) — Denver officials are planning to clear thousands of marijuana convictions prosecuted before its use became legal in the state.
Colorado was among the first states to broadly allow the use and sale of marijuana by adults, but cities elsewhere have led the way on automatic ...
Utility aims for zero carbon emission from electric power
DENVER (AP) — A utility serving 3.6 million electricity customers in eight states said Tuesday it will try to eliminate all its carbon emissions from electrical generation by 2050.
Xcel Energy CEO Ben Fowke acknowledged that not all the technologies the company needs to meet that goal are ...
Second suspect arrested in Colorado police shooting
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities say a man injured in a shootout with police has been arrested after being treated for his injuries.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says Jason Bradley Sutton was taken to jail Tuesday morning after being released from a ...
DENVER (AP) — Federal authorities say Denver’s proposal to host a facility where people can use drugs under the supervision of medical professionals is illegal.
The Denver Post reports the ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have signed veteran cornerback Jamar Taylor to add depth to their defensive backfield with star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. out with chip fracture in his lower right leg.
Taylor is a six-year pro from Boise State who has appeared in 74 career ...
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Cement truck used to break into suburban Denver gun shop
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Police say thieves used a cement truck to break in and steal guns from a shop in suburban Denver.
Officers in Lakewood found the truck still running with its tank spinning in front of the store and the doors to the shop pulled off before dawn Tuesday.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado police officer will not face charges for fatally shooting a homeowner who had just killed an intruder inside his suburban Denver home, prosecutors said in a letter released Monday.
Adams County District Attorney Dave Young described Richard “Gary” Black’s death as ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are holding out hope that Chris Harris Jr . can return from a broken right leg in a month — and that they’ll be in the playoffs to make it matter.
“He’s week to week and he won’t ...
Colorado man arrested in Wyoming contests extradition
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A man who was arrested in northwest Wyoming after police say he confessed to killing his girlfriend in their suburban Denver apartment is contesting extradition back to Colorado.
The Cody Enterprise
Lindsay leads Denver to 3rd straight win, 24-10 over Bengals
CINCINNATI (AP) — Nobody’s overlooking 5-foot-8 Phillip Lindsay anymore, not with the way he’s run the Broncos right back into playoff contention.
The rookie rushed for a career-high 157 yards and a pair of touchdowns ...
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DENVER (AP) — Making money was never a mystery for Reyn Aubrey. The son of an entrepreneur and a freelance writer, he spent his high school years in Hawaii dabbling in several business ventures that brought in a nice income, at least for a 17-year-old, but also delivered a personal epiphany: ...
DENVER (AP) — When Joe Laurienti talks about his team designing a rocket engine in a rented attic in the early days of his aerospace company, it brings to mind stories about Silicon Valley’s high-tech companies that started as projects in somebody’s garage.
Laurienti’s story about his ...
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Judge: Enough evidence to try man in 3 Denver murders
DENVER (AP) — A judge has ruled there is enough evidence to try a man on charges that he killed three homeless people in a Denver parking lot.
Police and prosecutors said Friday that Maurice Butler was pursuing a drug debt owed him by a couple.
They said GPS data from an ankle ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Jeff Holland takes his inspiration from Von Miller on the practice field and Phillip Lindsay in the locker room.
The former Auburn star met Miller while preparing for the NFL draft. When his name wasn’t called, he quickly signed with Denver so he could learn from ...
DENVER (AP) — Federal safety regulators who oversee the Regional Transportation District’s A Line to Denver International Airport say they may shut it down if the transportation district does not develop a plan to fix ongoing issues within a year.
Colorado Public Radio
Former police officer sentenced for unlawful sexual contact
DENVER (AP) — A former police officer in suburban Denver has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for forcing a woman to engage in sex acts as he took her home from a hospital.
The Denver Post
Case Keenum finds comfort level in Denver’s offense
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Case Keenum has a simple answer for why none of his passes were picked off in November after throwing interceptions in each of his first eight games as the Denver Broncos’ new quarterback.
“I’m throwing it to our guys, not throwing it to the other team,” Keenum ...
Broncos try to extend late surge against reeling Bengals
CINCINNATI (AP) — A.J. Green has a collection of stories about quarterback Jeff Driskel’s athletic exploits, such as the way he can dribble between his legs and dunk.
Or outrun teammates. Or play multiple positions in practice.
Green suggested that Driskel might be the best ...
Love triangle led to deadly police shooting in Colorado
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A confrontation over a love triangle led to a deadly police shooting in south suburban Denver earlier this month.
Arapahoe County officials say they were pursuing 18-year-old Allen Fanning on Nov. 15 after he reportedly pointed a gun at the husband of his ...
DENVER (AP) — Jordan Davis was 10-of-20 shooting and scored 25 points with six assists and Northern Colorado withstood Denver’s second-half rally to win 88-72 on Wednesday night.
Jonah Radebaugh added 17 points with four of the Bears’ 13-pointers while Sam Masten added 11 points and six ...
DENVER (AP) — An investigation is underway after police shot and killed a man west of Denver.
Lakewood police spokesman John Romero says an officer on patrol encountered a man shooting a gun at Mountair Park on Wednesday night. The officer immediately called for backup and followed the ...
Death penalty sought for man accused of killing deputy
DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a man accused of killing a Colorado sheriff’s deputy.
Sue Lindsay, a spokeswoman for the Adams County District Attorney’s Office, told
Police: Man says he killed woman, drove body to Wyoming
THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has been arrested after police say he confessed to killing his girlfriend in their suburban Denver apartment, putting her body in his vehicle and driving 500 miles (800 kilometers) to Powell, Wyoming.
Thornton Police Sgt. Ernie Lucero said Wednesday ...
Harris has gone from roster bubble to key cog in Denver
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — After the Broncos’ stirring win over the Steelers, Vance Joseph held a game ball up high and called for the man he once wanted to cut.
“Shelby Harris!” Joseph hollered . “What a great week. He had ...
Officials identify victim of shootout with Colorado deputies
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Officials in south suburban Denver have released the name of a man who was killed in a shootout with Colorado sheriff’s deputies after a pursuit involving a stolen vehicle.
The Douglas County sheriff’s department said Wednesday that 19-year-old Nicholas Charles ...
DENVER (AP) — The school board of a struggling Denver-area school district will lose most of its power but will retain the power to hire and fire employees.
The Colorado State Board of Education voted Tuesday on the details of how an outside management group will oversee Adams County ...
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have never been better against the Lakers.
Paul Millsap, Jamal Murray and Malik Beasley scored 20 points apiece, and the Nuggets rolled to their most lopsided victory ever over Los Angeles, a 117-85 rout on Tuesday night.
The 32-point margin surpassed ...