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Cron's hits RBI single in 10th, Rockies beat Brewers 6-5

Jun. 19, 2021 01:47 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — C.J. Cron hit a game-ending single in the 10th inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 Friday night to extend their winning streak to a season-high five. All five wins have come in the thin air of mile-high Coors Field, where the...

The Latest: Kincaid wins 10,000 at U.S. Olympic trials

Jun. 18, 2021 23:21 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The latest on U.S. Track and Field Olympic trials (All times PDT): ___ 9:06 p.m. Woody Kincaid sprinted the final stretch to hold off teammate Grant Fisher and win the 10,000 meters at U.S. Olympic trials to...

Brewers reinstate infielder Kolten Wong from injured list

Jun. 18, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Second baseman Kolten Wong was reinstated from the 10-day injured list on Friday as part of a series of roster moves by the Milwaukee Brewers. Wong, who had been sidelined by a left oblique strain, was in the starting lineup and back in the leadoff spot...

Search underway for missing kayaker in western Colorado

Jun. 18, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A search is underway for a kayaker who got caught in a treacherous section of the Crystal River in western Colorado. The Aspen Times reports the man, a member of Mountain Rescue Aspen, was kayaking with a friend when he entered a section of the river...

Top US health official visits Colorado to promote vaccines

Jun. 18, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra visited a mobile vaccine clinic near Denver on Friday to promote COVID-19 shots among underserved communities of color that have some of the nation's lowest vaccination rates. He also met with...

Woman says doctor used his genetic material for insemination

Jun. 18, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

A Colorado woman is suing a Vermont doctor, accusing him of using his own genetic material when he artificially inseminated her in 1978 at what was then the Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin. In a lawsuit filed June 14 in federal court in Burlington, Shirley Brown, now...

Complaint: Ex-Colorado GOP chair took pro-Trump PAC funds

Jun. 18, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A complaint filed by a body that regulates state attorneys alleges that former Colorado Republican Party chair Ryan Call took nearly $280,000 from a super PAC supporting former President Donald Trump while Call served as the political action committee's treasurer. ...

Las Vegas pushes land swap to balance growth, conservation

Jun. 18, 2021 13:30 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Record-breaking heat and historic drought in the U.S. West are doing little to discourage cities from planning to welcome millions of new residents in the decades ahead. From Phoenix to Boise, officials are preparing for a future both with more...

Study: Texas bases lead Army posts in risk of sexual assault

Jun. 18, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Female soldiers at Army bases in Texas, Colorado, Kansas and Kentucky face a greater risk of sexual assault and harassment than those at other posts, accounting for more than a third of all active-duty Army women sexually assaulted in 2018, according to a new Rand Corp....

Colorado closes youth center after licensing complaints

Jun. 18, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — State officials have closed a residential treatment center in Watkins for troubled children after repeated complaints of licensing violations that include runaways, drugs being smuggled into the facility, lax supervision and repeated use of restraints. The...