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Montero homers twice with 5 RBIs, Rockies beat Giants 7-4

Aug. 19, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Rookie Elehuris Montero homered twice and drove in five runs to back the solid pitching of José Ureña, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 on Friday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Connor Joe also homered and Wynton Bernard and José...

Rockies RHP Senzatela has torn left ACL, out for season

Aug. 19, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies right-hander Antonio Senzatela will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his left knee, manager Bud Black said Friday. Senzatela was hurt during his start Thursday at St. Louis. He and first baseman Elehuris Montero were both racing toward...

Firefighter hit by tree and killed in southern Oregon

Aug. 19, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A firefighter working a blaze in southern Oregon has died after he was struck by a tree on Thursday, officials said. The Oregon Department of Forestry and Bureau of Land Management confirmed the death of Logan Taylor, 25, in a Facebook post. The agency said...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Aug. 19, 2022 13:53 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling was expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Crisis looms without big cuts to over-tapped Colorado River

Aug. 19, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hydroelectric turbines may stop turning. Las Vegas and Phoenix may be forced to restrict water usage or growth. Farmers might cease growing some crops, leaving fields of lettuce and melons to turn to dust. Those are a few of the dire consequences that could...

Gun advocacy groups sue more Colorado cities over controls

Aug. 18, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

BOULDER (AP) — Two gun rights organizations filed federal court lawsuits Thursday challenging bans on semi-automatic weapons and magazine ammunition restrictions adopted by two Colorado cities after the state allowed local municipalities to enact tougher gun control measures than called for by...

Pujols hits grand slam, leads Wainwright, Cards over Rockies

Aug. 18, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols launched a pinch-hit grand slam and drove in five runs, Adam Wainwright pitched seven sharp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Colorado Rockies 13-0 Thursday for a three-game sweep. “We’re playing right now, I think the way that we...

Colorado homeowner emptied pistol to kill bear that broke in

Aug. 18, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ken Mauldin was jolted awake last weekend with his wife screaming incessantly in their split level home in Colorado's mountain town of Steamboat Springs where their three children were sleeping one floor below. Then she yelled: “There's a bear in the house!” Kelly...

Colorado predicted last in Pac-12 in Dorrell's 3rd season

Aug. 18, 2022 13:29 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes are well aware of all the preseason chatter. It might be hard to hear, but it's giving them extra incentive. The media has picked the Buffs to finish last in the Pac-12. No player is on first or second teams for preseason all-conference...

Ryan Gauld scores twice, Whitecaps beat Rapids 2-1

Aug. 18, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Gauld scored twice in the first half and the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Wednesday night. The Whitecaps (9-11-6) have eight games remaining in a bid to make the playoffs. Gyasi Zardes scored for Colorado...