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Colorado panel issues guidelines for injecting ketamine

Dec. 01, 2021 19:32 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s health department announced Wednesday that emergency workers should not use a condition involving erratic behavior by people as a reason to inject them with the drug ketamine. The announcement came two years after the fatal arrest of a Black man in suburban Denver...

Surtain takes AFC honor in stride, stays focused on Chiefs

Dec. 01, 2021 19:23 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos rookie cornerback Pat Surtain II has more pressing matters to tend to than celebrating the AFC Defensive Player of the Week award he won Wednesday. While acknowledging “it's a pretty good accomplishment for me and this team,” Surtain...

Teens charged in shooting that wounded 3 students in Aurora

Nov. 30, 2021 17:39 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Three teens were charged Tuesday with attempted murder in a shooting that wounded three students in the parking lot of a suburban Denver high school. The charges against the three 16-year-old boys in the Nov. 19 shooting at Aurora's Hinkley High...

Nuggets' Porter needs back surgery, return timetable unclear

Nov. 29, 2021 19:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Michael Porter Jr. of the Denver Nuggets needs surgery to address his latest back injury, and there's no known timetable yet for his return. Porter's agent, Mark Bartelstein, said the surgery is scheduled for Wednesday. Porter — who dealt with a serious...

Can Broncos' great rookie class help them end Chiefs' spell?

Nov. 29, 2021 17:57 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Vic Fangio didn't pay much attention when the Kansas City Chiefs stumbled to a 3-4 start. All he knows is they've fixed whatever was broken, haven't lost since October and “they're back to being the Chiefs again.” The same juggernaut that's won the AFC...

5 young people wounded near party in suburban Denver

Nov. 29, 2021 10:48 AM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police are investigating whether a shooting that wounded five young people in suburban Denver was connected to a party nearby. Five males between the ages of 16 and 20 went to the hospital after the shooting early Sunday in Aurora but all were...

Broncos' win over Chargers tightens up competitive AFC West

Nov. 29, 2021 01:14 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs see similarities in this year’s team to the one that won the Super Bowl two years ago. After a stumbling start they’re getting their health and mojo back and rolling into December. They also see the rest of the AFC West closing...

Surtain's pair of picks leads Broncos past Chargers 28-13

Nov. 28, 2021 20:45 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Pat Surtain II showed off not only his sticky hands but his swift feet. The rookie from Alabama picked off Justin Herbert twice, returning the second one 70 yards for a touchdown and sparking the Denver Broncos' 28-13 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on...

Bucks beat Nuggets 120-109, extend win streak to 6 games

Nov. 27, 2021 00:55 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 13 rebounds, Pat Connaughton added 20 points off the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the depleted Denver Nuggets 120-109 on Friday night for their sixth straight win. Antetokounmpo hit 10 of 13 shots in just 30...

Staley eager to see his mentor and his star pupil in Denver

Nov. 26, 2021 16:33 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Staley gets to face his mentor and maybe even his star pupil Sunday. Staley's Los Angeles Chargers (6-4) visit Vic Fangio's Denver Broncos (5-5), who hope to get pass rusher Bradley Chubb back from a surgically repaired ankle that has sidelined him...