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FILE - This undated file booking photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Krystal Lee. Lee, who was having an affair with a Colorado man and helped him after he beat his fiancee to death with a baseball bat, was sentenced Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, to three years in prison. (Colorado Springs Police Department via AP, File)

Woman who helped man who killed his fiancee gets 3 years

Jan. 28, 2020 5:00 PM EST

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — A woman who was having an affair with a Colorado man and helped him after he beat his fiancee to death with a baseball bat was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison. Krystal Lee, 33, acknowledged in February 2019 that she helped clean up the bloody crime scene after Patrick...

Audit: Colorado could be losing tax funds from energy firms

Jan. 28, 2020 4:46 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A state audit found Colorado may be losing significant tax revenue due to oil and gas companies failing to submit thousands of monthly reports used to track how much energy they produce. The audit estimated the energy producers operating in Colorado would have been subject to “about...

Regis University in Denver paid ransom in cyberattack

Jan. 28, 2020 1:17 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A ransom was paid to the hackers responsible for a cyberattack on a Denver college with hopes to restore their incapacitated systems, university officials said. Campus leaders at Regis University have shut down computer, phone and email systems and setup another website because of a...

Frontier bringing commercial air service to Delaware

Jan. 28, 2020 12:29 PM EST

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Frontier Airlines will soon end Delaware's status as the only state in the country without commercial air service. Frontier announced Tuesday that it will begin offering nonstop flights from Wilmington-New Castle Airport to Orlando starting May 14. The flights will be offered during...

Autopsy shows mom, son died in murder-suicide in park

Jan. 28, 2020 10:28 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Autopsy results indicate that a woman shot and killed her 17-month-old son in Rocky Mountain National Park before killing herself, the Larimer County Coroner's Office said Monday. The bodies of Tristen Watson and her son Christopher of Colorado Springs were found on the Beaver...

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 24, 2004, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, center, walks out of a holding area as he prepares to leave for a lunch break from proceedings in his sexual assault case as members of his security team accompany him, in Eagle, Colo. Some argued that there was no need to dredge up accounts of the 2003 rape allegation against Bryant when he died suddenly Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Others viewed it as another example of an icon being given a pass because he was a successful athlete. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

In #MeToo era, Kobe and other athletes often get a pass

Jan. 28, 2020 9:35 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Folded conveniently into the narratives about his “complicated past” was the detail about Kobe Bryant that could’ve wrecked him. It was a rape allegation by a 19-year-old employee of a Colorado hotel. It happened in 2003. Some argued that making that life-altering detail...

Aiken Jr. lifts E. Washington past N. Colorado 89-84 in OT

Jan. 27, 2020 11:49 PM EST

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Kim Aiken Jr. scored 20 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime, and Eastern Washington beat Northern Colorado 89-84 on Monday night to win its fourth straight. Aiken hit his go-ahead 3 off a turnover for an 81-79 Eagles' lead with 1:04 left in OT before Casson Rouse made...

Woman, son found dead in Rocky Mountain National Park ID'd

Jan. 27, 2020 7:27 PM EST

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Investigators have identified a suicidal mother and her 17-month-old son who were found dead in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park. Park officials say 24-year-old Tristen Watson and her son, Christopher, were found with gunshot wounds on the Beaver Meadow...

Colorado police arrest man suspected in officer's shooting

Jan. 27, 2020 4:53 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police arrested a man suspected of shooting a Colorado Springs police officer earlier this month, authorities said. Randy Bishop, 35, was arrested Sunday and charged with first degree attempted murder of a peace officer, assault, child abuse, and second-degree kidnapping,...

Colorado officials name D.C. man as snowmobile crash victim

Jan. 27, 2020 4:24 PM EST

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A Washington, D.C., man died in a snowmobile crash on the backside of Aspen Mountain, Colorado authorities said. John Boyd, 40, died in the accident reported to emergency officials around 7:20 p.m. Saturday, The Aspen Times reported. The cause and manner of death are under investigation...