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Live updates: California reports 2nd omicron case in 2 days

Dec. 02, 2021 21:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES — California is reporting its second confirmed case of the omicron COVID variant in as many days. The Los Angeles County public health department says a county resident is self-isolating after apparently contracting the infection during a trip to South...

Shh! Denver Broncos mum on 11-game losing streak to Chiefs

Dec. 02, 2021 19:11 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have lost 11 consecutive games to the Kansas City Chiefs since scoring two touchdowns in the final 36 seconds for a stunning 31-24 win at Arrowhead Stadium on Sept. 27, 2015. That comeback propelled the Broncos on their Super...

Colorado supermarket reopening months after mass shooting

Dec. 02, 2021 18:50 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado supermarket where a gunman killed 10 people last year will reopen on Jan. 20, officials said. In March, Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 21, opened fire in a Kroger-owned Kings Soopers supermarket in Boulder, nearly 30 miles (48.28 kilometers) northwest...

Colorado becomes 3rd state to detect omicron variant

Dec. 02, 2021 17:45 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado became the third U.S. state to detect a case of the omicron variant in a woman who had recently traveled to Africa, state health officials announced Thursday. The Colorado case comes after two other confirmed omicron variant cases were found in...

Colorado panel issues guidelines for injecting ketamine

Dec. 01, 2021 19:32 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s health department announced Wednesday that emergency workers should not use a condition involving erratic behavior by people as a reason to inject them with the drug ketamine. The announcement came two years after the fatal arrest of a Black man in suburban Denver...

Surtain takes AFC honor in stride, stays focused on Chiefs

Dec. 01, 2021 19:23 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos rookie cornerback Pat Surtain II has more pressing matters to tend to than celebrating the AFC Defensive Player of the Week award he won Wednesday. While acknowledging “it's a pretty good accomplishment for me and this team,” Surtain...

Teens charged in shooting that wounded 3 students in Aurora

Nov. 30, 2021 17:39 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Three teens were charged Tuesday with attempted murder in a shooting that wounded three students in the parking lot of a suburban Denver high school. The charges against the three 16-year-old boys in the Nov. 19 shooting at Aurora's Hinkley High...

Nuggets' Porter needs back surgery, return timetable unclear

Nov. 29, 2021 19:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Michael Porter Jr. of the Denver Nuggets needs surgery to address his latest back injury, and there's no known timetable yet for his return. Porter's agent, Mark Bartelstein, said the surgery is scheduled for Wednesday. Porter — who dealt with a serious...

Can Broncos' great rookie class help them end Chiefs' spell?

Nov. 29, 2021 17:57 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Vic Fangio didn't pay much attention when the Kansas City Chiefs stumbled to a 3-4 start. All he knows is they've fixed whatever was broken, haven't lost since October and “they're back to being the Chiefs again.” The same juggernaut that's won the AFC...

5 young people wounded near party in suburban Denver

Nov. 29, 2021 10:48 AM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police are investigating whether a shooting that wounded five young people in suburban Denver was connected to a party nearby. Five males between the ages of 16 and 20 went to the hospital after the shooting early Sunday in Aurora but all were...