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Former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm dies at 85

Jul. 30, 2021 11:42 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. Richard “Dick” Lamm, who successfully fought to stop the 1976 Winter Olympics from being held in Colorado even though they had been awarded to the state, has died. He was 85. Lamm passed away late Thursday following complications...

Musgrove fans 11 in 7 scoreless innings, Padres beat Rockies

Jul. 30, 2021 02:39 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joe Musgrove struck out 11 in seven scoreless innings, leading the San Diego Padres to a 3-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday night. Musgrove (7-7), who threw a no-hitter earlier in the season, was dominant throughout. The right-hander gave up...

Officer shown pistol-whipping man during arrest resigns

Jul. 29, 2021 18:49 PM EDT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver police officer shown on body camera video pistol-whipping and choking a man he was trying to arrest resigned Thursday, authorities said. Aurora Officer John Haubert was arrested Monday on suspicion of attempted first-degree...

Metal testing sought on mummified spiritual leader's body

Jul. 29, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A coroner in southern Colorado has not yet been able to determine what caused the death of a spiritual leader whose mummified body was found decorated with Christmas lights and glitter in what appeared to be a shrine. Saguache County Coroner Tom Perrin...

Former judge who told friend of drug investigation sentenced

Jul. 29, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A former Weld County District Judge who tipped off a friend that a mutual acquaintance was the target of a federal drug investigation has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison. U.S. District Court Judge William Martinez sentenced 42-year-old Ryan...

Ohtani hits 37th homer as Angels rally to defeat Rockies 8-7

Jul. 29, 2021 02:33 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani continued his power display Wednesday, crushing a three-run home run, and Phil Gosselin had a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning for the Los Angeles Angels, who rallied for an 8-7 victory over the Colorado Rockies. The Angels...

Violent arrest in Colorado reignites anger over policing

Jul. 29, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A video showing a police officer pistol-whipping and choking a Black man during an arrest in a Denver suburb has reignited anger over policing in the community, with activists decrying what they say is just the latest example of the mistreatment of people of color. ...

Violent arrest in Colorado reignites anger over policing

Jul. 28, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A video showing a police officer pistol-whipping and choking a Black man during an arrest in a Denver suburb has reignited anger over policing in the community, with activists on Wednesday decrying what they say is just the latest example of the mistreatment of people...

Parks worker dies after mower accident in suburban Denver

Jul. 28, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — A man who worked for the parks department in the suburban Denver town of Arvada died after the mower he was operating overturned into a lake and pinned him underwater. Authorities say Joe Herrin died at a hospital Wednesday, nearly a week after he...

Reds acquire reliever Givens from Rockies for 2 prospects

Jul. 28, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds kept adding arms to their struggling bullpen by acquiring right-hander Mychal Givens from the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday for two pitching prospects. The Reds sent right-handers Case Williams and Noah Davis to Colorado. ...