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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...

From left to right, Houston Rockets center Tyson Chandler, guard Austin Rivers and forward P.J. Tucker react during a tribute to Kobe Bryant before an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Denver. Bryant died in a California helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Jokic helps Nuggets beat Rockets 117-110 on somber day

Jan. 26, 2020 8:18 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado was the epicenter of Kobe Bryant's worst moment, but even in Denver, in a building where he was frequently booed, there were tears and stunned silence. It started with a moment of silence for the NBA great, who was killed in a helicopter crash about an hour before the game, and led...

Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) passes the ball as Denver Nuggets' Malik Beasley (25) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Houston. The Rockets won 121-105. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

James Harden sits against Nuggets with bruised left thigh

Jan. 26, 2020 2:36 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Houston Rockets star James Harden will miss the game Sunday against the Denver Nuggets with a bruised left thigh. This marks the second game Harden has missed this season. He also sat out a loss in New Orleans on Dec. 29. The NBA scoring leader left Friday's game in Minnesota during the third...

Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story responds to a question during a news conference as part of the team's fan festival in Coors Field Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Denver. The Rockies are preparing for the opening of spring training. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Rox sidestep rift between Arenado, front office at fan fest

Jan. 25, 2020 8:58 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — There was left-hander Kyle Freeland discussing his new, pause-free delivery. And there was shortstop Trevor Story hinting at agreeing to a $27.5 million, two-year deal that he really wasn't at liberty to discuss since it's not official yet. But there was no Nolan Arenado. And there was no...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019 file photo, Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller reacts before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Denver.  Miller's read on the Super Bowl is this: Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs will be a handful. The Broncos Pro Bowl pass rusher knows that from first-hand experience. But he's predicting a San Francisco 49ers win.(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Miller believes in Lock, goes back to basics to sack Mahomes

Jan. 25, 2020 2:13 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Take the word of a Pro Bowl pass rusher who's expended a lot of energy chasing him around: Patrick Mahomes is the best QB in the business at the moment. Still, Broncos standout Von Miller will be siding with San Francisco over Kansas City in the upcoming Super Bowl. Sorry, Chiefs fans, Miller...

Aurora residents on edge after rash of recent shootings

Jan. 25, 2020 11:24 AM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Anyone who has called city hall in recent years has likely been greeted with Aurora’s proudest slogan: “The safest large city in Colorado.” But the number of murders in recent days and weeks has challenged that claim, which is based on 2015 federal crime rates per...

Handyman convicted of causing blast that destroyed rowhome

Jan. 24, 2020 6:26 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A jury has convicted a handyman of intentionally causing an explosion that leveled a brick rowhome in Denver, injuring nine people, including himself. KUSA-TV reports 57-year-old Todd Perkins was found guilty Friday of multiple charges stemming from the Aug. 14, 2018, blast near downtown,...

CSU gets gift to open research center on cannabis compounds

Jan. 24, 2020 5:27 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A research center at Colorado State University dedicated to studying the chemical compounds in 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 makes products out...

Twin River completes $51M purchase of 3 casinos

Jan. 24, 2020 12:50 PM EST

LINCOLN, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island casino company said Friday it has completed the purchase of three casinos in Colorado. Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. said it closed on the Golden Gates, Golden Gulch and Mardi Gras casinos in Black Hawk, Colorado. The Lincoln-based company purchased the casinos 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. ...