Latest Denver News

DA: Colorado shooting suspect had 10 high-capacity magazines

Apr. 22, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The man accused of killing 10 people at a crowded Colorado supermarket last month armed himself with 10 high-capacity ammunition magazines, devices banned in the state after previous mass shootings, a prosecutor said Thursday. Boulder County...

Boulder shooting suspect charged with using large magazine

Apr. 22, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Local prosecutors in Colorado on Wednesday filed over 40 more felony charges against a man charged with killing 10 people at a Boulder supermarket last month, including for allegedly using a large capacity magazine banned by state lawmakers in response to recent mass...

Post-Chauvin verdict, Colorado advances new police reforms

Apr. 21, 2021 20:11 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A day after a former Minneapolis police officer was convicted in the killing of George Floyd, Colorado lawmakers advanced legislation Wednesday to tighten standards set by a sweeping police accountability law adopted last year following protests over Floyd’s murder. ...

Colorado bill would protect gender identity and expression

Apr. 21, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that would add “gender identity” and “gender expression” to anti-discrimination statutes as state lawmakers across the country are introducing bills aimed at curbing transgender rights. There are 21 states...

Police shoot, kill armed suspect in suburban Denver

Apr. 20, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a police sergeant shot and killed an armed man during a confrontation in suburban Denver. Officers responded after a man reportedly shot someone near the Lakewood Country Club early Tuesday morning and fled the...

Denver City Council passes marijuana delivery legislation

Apr. 20, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Marijuana deliveries and cannabis lounges will be allowed in Denver under changes to the city's cannabis laws that leaders pushed forward this week. The City Council voted for the changes Monday, and they will now head to Mayor Michael Hancock, KDVR-TV...

Denver Nuggets sign veteran Austin Rivers to 10-day contract

Apr. 20, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets bolstered their injury-depleted backcourt by signing veteran guard Austin Rivers to a 10-day contract Tuesday. Rivers is expected to be available when the Nuggets visit Portland on Wednesday night. He brings size and...

Jokic's 47 leads Nuggets over Grizzlies 139-137 in 2 OTs

Apr. 20, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 47 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer late in the second overtime, and the Denver Nuggets rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 139-137 on Monday night. Jokic added 15 rebounds and eight assists, Will Barton scored 28 and Michael...

No charges for man suspected of impersonating police

Apr. 19, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A man initially thought to be impersonating the police was briefly detained Monday before authorities determined he was a volunteer for a police department in suburban Denver. Colorado State Patrol received a report of road rage on U.S. Highway 36, where a...

Colorado judge resigning after censure for racial slur

Apr. 19, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado judge will resign after being censured for repeatedly saying a racial slur in a conversation with a Black employee, expressing her views on racial justice while on the bench as well as using court employees to work on personal business. The...