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The Latest: Colorado jury deliberating missing woman case

Nov. 18, 2019 1:55 PM EST

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Colorado man accused of killing his fiancee (all times local): 11:50 a.m. A Colorado jury is deliberating the case of a rancher charged with beating his fiancée to death with a baseball bat. The Teller County jury is considering the murder case...

Pioneering Denver teacher who fought segregation dies at 106

Nov. 18, 2019 12:30 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Marie Greenwood, a pioneering Denver teacher who devoted decades to fighting segregation in city institutions, has died. She was 106. Greenwood died on Friday at her Denver residence, said Elder Shane Stringfellow of Caldwell Kirk Mortuary. Greenwood was one of the first black teachers to be...

Colorado murder trial in missing woman case nears conclusion

Nov. 18, 2019 11:48 AM EST

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The case of a Colorado rancher charged with beating his fiancee to death with a baseball bat is close to going to jurors. Closing arguments are set Monday in the trial of 33-year-old Patrick Frazee. He’s charged with murder in the death of 29-year-old Kelsey Berreth,...

Native American shield returned to New Mexico from France

Nov. 18, 2019 10:35 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When a ceremonial Native American shield was returned last week to New Mexico, tribal leaders were there to greet the sacred piece that held a place in their cycle of ceremonies until it vanished from their centuries-old, mesa-top village in the 1970s. Nearly four years ago, the...

Denver radio host says he was fired for criticizing Trump

Nov. 17, 2019 11:18 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A Denver radio host says he was fired from a conservative station after criticizing President Donald Trump. The Denver Post reported that Craig Silverman says he was fired in the middle of his show on news and talk radio station 710 KNUS Saturday. Silverman says he was interrupted during a...

Murray scores 39 as Nuggets rout Grizzlies 131-114

Nov. 17, 2019 10:00 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jamal Murray didn’t take long to erase a bad night against Brooklyn. Murray, who was missed 10 of 11 shots against the Nets last time out, connected on his first four on Sunday en route to a season-high 39 points as the Nuggets dominated the Memphis Grizzlies for a 131-114...

The Latest: Vikes overcome 20-0 deficit, beat Broncos 27-23

Nov. 17, 2019 4:47 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): 4:20 p.m. The Minnesota Vikings overcame a 20-0 first-half deficit and their defense hung on in a 27-23 lead over the Denver Broncos. The Vikings improved to 8-3 by scoring touchdowns on each of their four second-half possessions and capped by Kirk Cousins’...

MacKinnon scores in OT, Avalanche beat Canucks 5-4

Nov. 17, 2019 3:16 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Frustrated that a game that looked like a sure win was pushed into overtime, Nathan MacKinnon took matters into his own hands. MacKinnon scored his second goal of the game just 27 seconds into the extra period as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-4...

Schwartz, No. 25 Colorado race past San Diego 71-53

Nov. 17, 2019 1:23 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — D'Shawn Schwartz scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half Saturday night when No. 25 Colorado turned its defensive pressure into overdrive to overwhelm scrappy San Diego 71-53 after leading by just three at halftime. That sizzling second-half shutdown is just what coach Tad...

Stevens carries Colorado St. past Loyola Marymount 74-64

Nov. 17, 2019 12:44 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Isaiah Stevens had 21 points as Colorado State defeated Loyola Marymount 74-64 on Saturday night. Stevens shot 9 for 10 from the foul line. Nico Carvacho had 17 points for Colorado State (3-1). Kris Martin added 11 points and six rebounds. Eli Scott had 16 points and seven assists for...