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Body recovered from Lake Mead; may be that of missing woman

Jul. 06, 2022 14:09 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Aa body has been recovered at Lake Mead near where a Boulder City woman was reported missing last wee, authorities said Wednesday. Lake Mead officials said the body was located Tuesday near the Boulder Islands. A 22-year-old woman known as “Lily”...

Democrats frustrated by party's response to abortion ruling

Jul. 06, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — As Sen. Michael Bennet sought to encourage a small crowd of fellow Democrats not to give up the fight for abortion rights, Maryah Lauer stepped forward, bullhorn in hand, to exhort him to do more. “Do you support ending the filibuster and expanding...

Dodgers beat Rockies 5-2, stretch NL West lead to 5 1/2

Jul. 06, 2022 02:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy got on base four times and scored three runs. Nearly a month after returning from an elbow problem, he's finding his groove just as the Los Angeles Dodgers lose another All-Star to injury. Muncy and Mookie Betts hit first-pitch home runs in a 5-2 win...

Colorado funeral home owner pleads guilty in body sales case

Jul. 05, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado funeral home operator accused of illegally selling body parts and giving clients fake ashes has pleaded guilty to mail fraud in federal court. The Daily Sentinel reports that Megan Hess faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison after...

Avs start moves toward defending title, bring back Cogliano

Jul. 05, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Stanley Cup championship celebrations are quieting down for the Colorado Avalanche. Time to get down to the business of defending their title. Colorado's first big move in what's sure to be a busy offseason was re-signing veteran forward Andrew Cogliano to a...

Dodgers beat Rockies 5-3 as Thompson's 3-run HR backs Urías

Jul. 05, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Feeling inconsistent at the plate, Trayce Thompson looks no farther than the next locker down for advice. Three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw gives it to his friend straight. “Swinging at too many balls,” Thompson said Kershaw told...

Urruti scores to lift Austin over Colorado Rapids 3-2

Jul. 04, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Maximiliano Urruti scored in the 59th minute and Austin beat the Colorado Rapids 3-2 on Monday night. Austin (10-4-4) also got a goal each from Ethan Finlay and Sebastian Driussi. Lalas Abubakar and Jonathan Lewis each scored for the...

Small plane crashes near Boulder City airport; pilot killed

Jul. 03, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — A pilot has died after a small plane crashed Sunday morning in Boulder City, according to authorities. A spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration says the single-engine Extra EA-300 crashed about three miles southwest of Boulder City Municipal...

Rodgers, Joe power Rockies to 11-7 victory over Diamondbacks

Jul. 03, 2022 01:23 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers homered, Connor Joe had a three-run triple and the Colorado Rockies overcame a two-homer game by Arizona's Christian Walker and beat the Diamondbacks 11-7 on Saturday night. Kris Bryant had three hits and an RBI, C.J. Cron added a pair of RBI singles...

Colorado's drop in life expectancy blamed on COVID, drugs

Jul. 02, 2022 10:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Life expectancy dropped in Colorado for the second straight year in 2021. It’s the kind of decline, driven by the pandemic, not seen in decades, data from the state health department show. The average life expectancy for Colorado residents fell to 78 years in 2021....