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Security firm reaches settlement; Denver rejects contract

Oct. 27, 2020 12:17 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A private security company has settled a lawsuit with a Denver artist who was assaulted by one of the company's guards while waiting for a train at Union Station in April 2018. The Conshohocken, Pennsylvania-based firm Allied Universal and the Regional Transportation District on Monday...

Denver Broncos wide receiver K.J. Hamler (13) falls as Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Tyrann Mathieu intercepts a pass during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Broncos: we have the right guys to straighten things out

Oct. 26, 2020 4:48 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos went into the weekend feeling good about having closed in on the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs. One afternoon in the snow proved emphatically otherwise. The Broncos (2-4) have a long way to go to catch up to Kansas City after they were throttled by the...

Denver high school drops Confederate mascot in favor of bird

Oct. 26, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado high school adopted a new mascot to replace the previous emblem recalling a symbol of the Confederacy. Denver South High School announced Friday it is now the home of the Ravens, which will replace the Rebels mascot name held throughout the nearly 100-year history of the school,...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, file photo, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis holds up a face mask featuring the state's new advertising campaign to encourage residents to protect against COVID-19 during a news conference about the steady increase in cases of the new coronavirus in the state in Denver. Colorado Gov. Polis is quarantining himself after learning that Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman tested positive for the coronavirus. Coffman's diagnosis on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, came over a week after he and the governor appeared with other officials at a news conference. A Polis spokesperson said the governor would quarantine while waiting to hear from contact tracers. Coffman said he worked from home starting Thursday after not feeling well and his symptoms were gone by Saturday. He says he got a rapid test Sunday in hopes of being cleared to return to his office and schedule but will now quarantine at home. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Colorado governor will not quarantine after OK by agency

Oct. 25, 2020 11:20 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A health agency told Colorado Gov. Jared Polis that he does not need to quarantine himself after meeting with Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman, who has tested positive for the coronavirus, the governor's office said Sunday. The Tri-County Health Department, which oversees Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas...

Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Tyrann Mathieu, below, reacts with teammates after picking up a fumble during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Cold feat: Chiefs force 4 turnovers, beat Broncos 43-16

Oct. 25, 2020 10:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Now this was a cool celebration: Tyrann Mathieu slid into a patch of snow after his fumble recovery and performed a perfectly executed snow angel. The Kansas City safety's play in the first quarter had a snowball effect for a Chiefs defense that forced four turnovers in a 43-16 win over the...

The Latest: Seahawks lead Cardinals 27-17 at halftime

Oct. 25, 2020 10:15 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 10:12 p.m. Tyler Lockett caught two touchdown passes, Carlos Hyde ran for a touchdown and DK Metcalf saved a touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks built a 27-17 halftime lead over the Arizona Cardinals. The action-packed first half had plenty of highlights, but the...

Denver Broncos fans look on before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Chiefs rout Broncos 43-16 as Mahomes barely breaks a sweat

Oct. 25, 2020 9:21 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — On a freezing afternoon in the snow, Patrick Mahomes barely broke a sweat. The Kansas City Chiefs routed the Broncos 43-16 for their 10th consecutive win over Denver despite failing to convert a single third down (0-for-8) and getting just 200 yards and at touchdown from their star...

Broncos activate Bouye, Jones, Walker off injured reserve

Oct. 24, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos activated cornerback A.J. Bouye along with defensive ends Dre’Mont Jones and DeMarcus Walker off injured reserve Saturday. They also promoted inside linebacker Nigel Bradham and running back Jeremy Cox from their practice squad. Earlier, the Broncos...

Charges after avalanche could lead to slippery slope

Oct. 24, 2020 10:10 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The two snowboarders talk about snow conditions and route selection as they drop in, one at a time. Gusting wind is blowing snow across the ridge as they wind between reefy rocks. “Avalanche!” yells Tyler DeWitt as he cranks to a stop below his friend Evan Hannibal. The two...

FILE - This undated file booking photo provided by the Denver Police Department shows Matthew Dolloff. A lawyer representing Dolloff, a television station security guard who shot and killed a demonstrator following opposing rallies, says there was

Judge mulls bond for TV station guard charged with murder

Oct. 23, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A defense attorney asked a judge Friday to lower bail for a television station security guard charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of a pro-police demonstrator following opposing protests this month in Denver. Public defender Valerie Cole argued in Denver District Court that...