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The Latest: 2 Colorado wildfires prompt evacuations

Sep. 15, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

BAILEY, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on Colorado wildfires (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Two wildfires in Colorado have prompted mandatory or voluntary evacuation orders. The Platte Canyon Fire Department said a fire was burning Sunday near the town of Bailey, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) southwest of Denver....

Gun violence against Denver teens, children is increasing

Sep. 15, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The number of children and teens killed by gun violence in Denver is rising, and so is the number of youth charged with gun-related crimes, The Denver Post reported Sunday. The newspaper said its analysis showed 15 teens and children have been shot and killed in the city since Jan. 1, 2018,...

Mobile home parks move from mom-and-pop to corporate

Sep. 15, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — In the Aurora mobile home park where she lived for 16 years, eviction notices kept coming to Petra Bennett's door -- for unauthorized guests, lack of insurance, late rent. They were bogus threats to make the single mother leave. And eventually, she did. In Federal Heights, Karla Lyons'...

Police: Drunken scooter rider strikes officer, parked car

Sep. 15, 2019 1:29 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Police say a drunken man on a motorized scooter struck an officer and then collided with a parked car in downtown Denver. KMGH-TV reports the man suffered minor injuries in the incident Saturday. The officer wasn't hurt. Denver Police spokesman Kurt Barnes said the man would be cited on a...

Broncos' Davis, Callahan questionable for Bears game

Sep. 13, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos linebacker Todd Davis appears to have a better chance of playing against the Chicago Bears on Sunday than cornerback Bryce Callahan. Both missed the opener and were listed as questionable for Week 2 after limited participation in practice Friday. Coach Vic Fangio said Davis...

Daughters dispute Pat Bowlen's trust, risking disinheritance

Sep. 13, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Pat Bowlen's two oldest daughters have put themselves at risk of being disinherited by challenging their late father's trust, which is in charge of selecting the next controlling owner of the Denver Broncos, a franchise valued at more than $2.5 billion. Beth Wallace and Amie Klemmer...

Ex-teammates Trevathan, Davis ready for reunion

Sep. 12, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Broncos haven't been the same since linebacker Danny Trevathan bolted to the Bears following Denver's Super Bowl parade 3½ years ago. They're 20-29 since then, including a loss at Oakland in their opener last week under Vic Fangio, their third head coach in that span. The...

This time Fangio knows Mack all too well

Sep. 12, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — This time, Vic Fangio knows exactly what he's getting in Khalil Mack's arrival. The Denver Broncos first-year head coach swears he didn't know much about the superstar pass rusher a year ago when he was coordinating Chicago's defense and the Bears acquired Mack in a blockbuster trade on the...

Colorado man bitten by black bear shot by hunting partner

Sep. 12, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man was injured when he was bitten by a bear that had been shot by his hunting partner. The Durango Herald reports the man and a woman encountered the male black bear while hunting near Pagosa Springs Sept. 4. A Colorado Parks and Wildlife official says the woman shot but...

Denver resident's death linked to outbreak of hepatitis A

Sep. 12, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Officials say the death of a Denver resident from hepatitis A is the first reported fatality linked to an outbreak in the city. The Denver Post reports the death comes two months after Denver health officials announced the city was facing an outbreak of the contagious liver infection. No...