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Kadri, Rantanen help Avs stay perfect, beat Capitals 6-3

Oct. 14, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after sweeping a four-game homestand to start the season, the Colorado Avalanche felt they could do a better job of starting games. They proved themselves right Monday night against the Washington Capitals. Nazem Kadri and Mikko Rantanen each had a goal and two assists, and Colorado...

Police seek man who started fire at northern Colorado church

Oct. 14, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Police are looking for a man who started a fire that caused more than $5,000 in damage at a church in northern Colorado. The Boulder Daily Camera reports the man broke the window of a door at the Central Longmont Presbyterian Church early Sunday morning and used an accelerant to start...

Police: Woman steals from liquor store with kids in tow

Oct. 14, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver police are looking for a woman they say stole money from a liquor store with two young children in tow. Investigators say the woman , who has not been identified, entered the store near the CommonGround Golf Course in southeast Denver on Wednesday afternoon and took "a large sum of...

Police: Northern Colorado student tried to bite officer

Oct. 14, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a University of Northern Colorado student was arrested for trying to bite a Greeley police officer in the groin. The Greeley Tribune reports 19-year-old James Adam Pike was arrested Oct. 5 on suspicion of one count of criminal attempt to commit second-degree assault....

Former contractor gets 20 years in prison for stealing $150K

Oct. 14, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A former contractor has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for stealing about $150,000 from more than a dozen clients in northern Colorado. Jamie Bock, who was convicted in August of nine counts of theft, was sentenced Thursday. Prosecutors say the 46-year-old collected money from...

Fangio has found the right mix on Denver's defense

Oct. 14, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio has settled on the right mix to restore Denver's defensive dominance even without pass rusher Bradley Chubb and cornerback Bryce Callahan. The Broncos (2-4) collected seven sacks and three takeaways for the first time since 1984 in their 16-0 win over Tennessee on Sunday,...

Colorado regulators planning ban on cannabis vape additives

Oct. 14, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado marijuana regulators are finalizing a ban on certain additives in cannabis vape products in response to the spread of a lung disease linked to e-cigarettes and marijuana vape pens. The Denver Post reports the state's Marijuana Enforcement Division has proposed final rules that...

Another teacher strike at a Colorado school district

Oct. 14, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

FAIRPLAY, Colo. (AP) — Teachers at a rural, central Colorado school district have gone on strike over a contract dispute, causing Park County School District RE-2 to cancel classes. Teachers with the South Park Education Association say they are striking for better wages and other issues. District...

Wildfire prompts new evacuations in south-central Colorado

Oct. 14, 2019 10:31 AM EDT

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — An active wildfire burning in a rural area of south-central Colorado has prompted new evacuations in Chaffee and Fremont counties. The new evacuations Sunday included the small towns of Wellsville and Swissvale southeast of Salida as the fire grew to about 12.7 square miles (32.8...

Mariota's starting spot in flux after benching vs Broncos

Oct. 13, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Marcus Mariota was blasted, baffled and finally benched. Now, his starting spot is in limbo. The Tennessee Titans quarterback got the hook in the third quarter for his ragged play during a 16-0 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Backup Ryan Tannehill took over in the game — and...