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Colorado guard McKinley Wright IV jokes with teammates as he heads to the bench late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Washington State Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Boulder, Colo. Colorado won 78-56. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Siewert leads No. 23 Colorado past Washington State 78-56

Jan. 24, 2020 12:46 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Lucas Siewert scored 16 points, D'Shawn Schwartz had 13 and No. 23 Colorado pulled away in the second half to beat Washington State 78-56 on Thursday night. Evan Battey added 12 points and joined Siewert in pulling down 10 rebounds for Colorado (15-4, 4-2 Pac-12), which bounced back...

State report finds excessive Colorado hospital profits

Jan. 23, 2020 6:17 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado hospitals’ per-patient profits reached their highest levels in a decade in 2018, according to a state report released Thursday that comes amid mounting industry opposition to a public health insurance option. Hospitals earned an average per-patient profit of $1,518 in 2018,...

CSU gets gift to open research center on cannabis compounds

Jan. 23, 2020 5:32 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A research center at Colorado State University dedicated to studying the chemical compounds in marijuana and hemp is expected to open this spring, school officials said Thursday. The announcement comes after the university received a $1.5 million donation from a Golden-based company that...

Officials welcome return of wolves to northwest Colorado

Jan. 23, 2020 2:37 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials found evidence of at least six wolves in the state's northwest region, a second indication of a return by the animals after a long absence, officials said. Democratic Gov. Jared Polis issued a statement Wednesday confirming the Colorado Parks and Wildlife discovery...

Third placed Hunter Church, Joshua Williamson, James Reed and Kristopher Horn of the United States pose for media after the men's four-man bobsled World Cup race in Igls, near Innsbruck, Austria, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

AP Interview: Aron McGuire hired as US bobsled-skeleton CEO

Jan. 23, 2020 11:58 AM EST

Aron McGuire knows how to push a bobsled and knows his way around Olympic boardrooms. USA Bobsled and Skeleton is hoping that makes him the perfect fit to run their organization. McGuire was announced Thursday as USABS’ new CEO, a job that he’ll formally assume in February. He was a bobsledder from...

Police: Man with knife killed by officers in suburban Denver

Jan. 23, 2020 10:40 AM EST

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — A man was shot and killed by police responding to a domestic violence call in suburban Denver Wednesday night. Officers were called to a neighborhood in Arvada after several people reported that a man was bashing a car and other things with a metal pipe outside a woman's house. ...

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2018, file photo, Gus Kenworthy, of the United States, jumps during the men's slopestyle final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. These days, freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy is one tough act to follow. His talents have him starring in a variety of roles both on and off the slopes. He's an actor (recently appearing in

Cast in many roles, Gus Kenworthy is one tough act to follow

Jan. 23, 2020 2:46 AM EST

Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy hasn't had much time to rehearse and practice new tricks heading into the Winter X Games this weekend. That's no line, either. He's just been too busy memorizing them. The 2014 Olympic slopestyle silver medalist is one tough act to follow as his talents have him starring in a variety...

Roddy lifts Colorado St. over Fresno St. 86-68

Jan. 22, 2020 11:38 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — David Roddy had a season-high 26 points as Colorado State beat Fresno State 86-68 on Wednesday night. Isaiah Stevens added 21 points for the Rams. Adam Thistlewood had 15 points for Colorado State (14-7, 5-3 Mountain West Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive win....

Colorado man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend

Jan. 22, 2020 7:42 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A 23-year-old man who was arrested in Wyoming after police say he confessed to killing his girlfriend in their suburban Denver apartment has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Jonathan Akin entered his plea Wednesday in the Nov. 25, 2018, stabbing death of 21-year-old Autumn Rivera and...

Colorado judge rules ICE violated law by withholding records

Jan. 22, 2020 7:25 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Immigration and customs officials violated federal law by refusing to release documents about people who are not citizens, a Colorado federal court judge said. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement used the rule to deny the release of records at least 333 times between July 2017 and...