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Bey, Wright each score 16, No. 23 Colorado beats UCI 69-53

Nov. 19, 2019 12:48 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado turned the game in its favor with defense. Tyler Bey and McKinley Wright each scored 16 points and No. 23 Colorado leaned on a strong defensive effort to beat UC Irvine 69-53 on Monday night. Colorado (3-0) pressured Irvine into 22 turnovers leading to 21 points for the...

Rancher gets life in prison in beating death of his fiancee

Nov. 18, 2019 11:44 PM EST

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado rancher was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday shortly after a jury convicted him of beating his fiancée to death with a baseball bat and setting the woman’s remains on fire to hide the evidence. Patrick Frazee was convicted of first-degree...

Haley gets double-double, WVU beats Northern Colorado 69-61

Nov. 18, 2019 11:17 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Derek Culver and Jermaine Haley rescued West Virginia from certain embarrassment after the Mountaineers let a big lead over Northern Colorado slip away. Culver and Haley combined for all of West Virginia’s points in a late 10-0 run that enabled the Mountaineers to pull away...

Native American shield returned to New Mexico from France

Nov. 18, 2019 8:03 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A ceremonial Native American shield has been welcomed back to New Mexico by tribal leaders, in the culmination of a yearslong international campaign to reclaim the sacred object that held a place in a cycle of ceremonies until it vanished from a mesa-top indigenous village in the...

Judge says teen to stand trial in Colorado school shooting

Nov. 18, 2019 7:00 PM EST

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Colorado prosecutors have enough evidence for a teenager to stand trial on dozens of charges in a suburban Denver school shooting that killed a classmate, a judge ruled Monday. Judge Jeffrey Holmes ruled that Alec McKinney, 16, should stand trial on more than 40 charges, including...

The Latest: Colorado man sentenced to life in fiancee death

Nov. 18, 2019 6:09 PM EST

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Colorado man accused of killing his fiancee (all times local): 4 p.m. A Colorado rancher convicted of murder in the death of his fiancee has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Patrick Frazee was sentenced Monday...

Broncos keep squandering fourth-quarter leads

Nov. 18, 2019 5:18 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — There's one thing nobody in the NFL does better than the Denver Broncos. The Broncos’ 27-23 loss at Minnesota marked the league-leading fourth time they've squandered a fourth-quarter lead this season. “We have to learn to finish," running back Phillip Lindsay said....

Jury convicts Colorado rancher of beating fiancée to death and burning her body

Nov. 18, 2019 5:01 PM EST
CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Jury convicts Colorado rancher of beating fiancée to death and burning her body.

Pioneering Denver teacher who fought segregation dies at 106

Nov. 18, 2019 4:50 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...

Denver radio station says host wasn’t fired over Trump views

Nov. 18, 2019 3:37 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A Denver radio station says one of its hosts wasn’t fired in the middle of his show over criticism of President Donald Trump and that his contract is still in effect. Craig Silverman said his Saturday show on KNUS-AM was interrupted with a news feed after he talked about Trump’s...