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Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Aug. 22, 2019 5:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he will run for the U.S. Senate, becoming the immediate front-runner in a crowded Democratic field vying for the right to challenge Republican incumbent Cory Gardner. He made his announcement via a video message in which he blasted...

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says he'll seek Democratic nomination for GOP Sen. Cory Gardner's Senate seat

Aug. 22, 2019 5:23 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says he'll seek Democratic nomination for GOP Sen. Cory Gardner's Senate seat.

Pilot says plane crash into California ocean was no stunt

Aug. 22, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

The pilot of a small plane that went down in the waters off Northern California is a self-professed thrill-seeker whose stunts have sometimes gotten him in trouble with authorities. David Lesh and a woman passenger spent about a half-hour in the water Tuesday after the single-engine Cessna went down in Half Moon...

Congressman: Space Command's initial home will be Colorado

Aug. 21, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The initial headquarters for the Pentagon's new Space Command will be at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, a congressman said Wednesday. The command will officially start operations next month at the base in Colorado Springs, said Rep. Doug Lamborn, a Colorado Republican....

Court: Electoral College members not bound by popular vote

Aug. 21, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A U.S. appeals court in Denver said Electoral College members can vote for the presidential candidate of their choice and aren't bound by the popular vote in their states. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the Colorado secretary of state violated the Constitution in...

Broncos bogged down by poor special teams play

Aug. 21, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos coach Vic Fangio is absolving left tackle Garett Bolles of his latest infraction, a holding penalty that wiped out a 45-yard catch by Emmanuel Sanders against the 49ers, but he has no excuse for Denver's continued dismal special teams performances. Fangio said Wednesday that...

Attorney who represented Oklahoma City bomber disbarred

Aug. 21, 2019 2:56 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado attorney who represented Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh has been disbarred after he acknowledged a series of misdeeds as part of a settlement. The Colorado Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel disbarred Dennis Hartley, 77, as part of a deal that allowed...

Lamb, Escobar deliver big hits, D-backs beat Rockies 8-7

Aug. 21, 2019 2:20 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Eduardo Escobar is collecting some memorabilia to go along with the flashy statistics he's posting this season. Escobar had a lineup card and encased baseball Tuesday night, keepsakes for his most recent accomplishments. The ball was from the two-run triple Escobar hit in the sixth inning,...

Plutonium found in Colorado soil; 2nd test shows lower level

Aug. 20, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Elevated levels of plutonium were found in the soil near a former nuclear weapons plant outside Denver, while a second test showed far lower levels, health officials said Tuesday. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said it is trying to sort out the conflicting results of...

AP Source: Broncos rookie QB Lock to miss rest of preseason

Aug. 20, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Drew Lock's preseason is over, though the good news is that he won't require surgery on his sprained right thumb. The Denver Broncos rookie quarterback will sit out the final two exhibition games, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke on...