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Police find 26 kids behind false wall at Colorado day care

Nov. 15, 2019 3:24 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police who went to a Colorado day care after receiving complaints that the business was housing more children than its license allowed say they found 26 kids behind a false wall that hid the entrance to a basement. Officers who went to the Play Mountain Place day care in...

Colorado officers who shot black teenager won’t be charged

Nov. 13, 2019 10:30 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A grand jury found that two Colorado police officers were justified in killing a black teenager who was shot multiple times in the back during a foot chase, the district attorney said Wednesday. As a result, no criminal charges will be filed against the officers involved in...

Colorado climber suffers frostbite, has legs amputated

Nov. 1, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has had his legs amputated below his knees after suffering frostbite while climbing a mountain. KDVR-TV reports that Colorado Springs resident Nick Noland mistakenly went off the main trail while descending Mount Shavano. Noland says he reached the summit of...

Snow prompts closures of schools, government in Colorado

Oct. 30, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The second snowstorm to hit Colorado in as many days temporarily shut down a stretch of Interstate 70, prompted early closures of schools and state offices in the Denver area and led to canceled classes for Wednesday. The Colorado Department of Transportation had urged people in the Denver...

The Latest: Schools close over severe Colorado weather

Oct. 30, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a powerful snowstorm causing closures in Colorado (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Denver Public Schools and administrative offices will be closed Wednesday due to severe weather and difficult travel conditions, officials say. The decision was announced Tuesday night, along with...

NHL, Air Force Academy promote Kings-Avalanche outdoor game

Oct. 10, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The snowstorm that hit Colorado on Thursday provided the perfect backdrop for the NHL and the Air Force Academy to promote the Stadium Series event to be held at Falcon Stadium on Feb. 15. The matchup between the Los Angeles Kings and Colorado Avalanche is the second outdoor...

Air Force, Navy meet in what could be high-scoring matchup

Oct. 4, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A pair of high-powered offenses will meet when Air Force travels to Navy for the first leg of the Commander-In-Chief's Trophy on Saturday. The Midshipmen are looking for a measure of revenge after being routed by the Falcons 35-7 last year in Colorado Springs. "It's a big game for...

The Latest: Pop back for 24th season after few ups and downs

Sep. 30, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

The Latest from NBA media days on Monday (all times EST): 4:40 p.m. San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he has no complaints as he heads into training camp following the most tumultuous and painful times of his life. In April 2018, his 67-year-old wife, Erin, died after a long battle with a respiratory...

Army medic based in Colorado dies during overseas training

Sep. 26, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An Army medic posted at a Colorado base has died during a training competition in South Korea. The Gazette reports 32-year-old Staff Sgt. Kelly L. Richards died Wednesday while competing for an Expert Field Medical Badge at Camp Casey. The Army did not release details of...

Colorado driver puts injured bobcat in car next to child

Sep. 19, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Officials have a warning after a Colorado Springs woman put an injured bobcat in her car, inches away from where her child was in a safety seat: Don't pick up wildlife. Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman Bill Vogrin says the woman spotted the injured adult male cat while...