Latest Colorado News

Co-star of 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' dies of cancer at 51

Jun. 26, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Beth Chapman, who co-starred with her husband on the "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV show and later spoke out against some bail reform measures as leader of a national bail agents' organization, has died. A family spokeswoman, Mona Wood-Sword, said in a statement that Chapman died early...

Denver airport drivers get stuck in mud using Google Maps

Jun. 26, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver drivers using Google Maps to get to the city's airport last weekend and trying to avoid a traffic jam were sent on a detour that took them down a narrow, muddy dirt road. Connie Monsees told KMGH-TV there were about 100 cars on Sunday lined up on the road. She says some cars got stuck...

Hawaii skydiving crash victims included young couple, sailor

Jun. 25, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — All 11 people on board a skydiving plane died when it crashed and burned at a small airfield north of Honolulu last week. It was the worst civilian aviation accident in the U.S. since 2011. The Honolulu Medical Examiner's office has identified seven victims, including a young couple from...

Rockies place INF Brendan Rodgers on injured list

Jun. 25, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have placed infielder Brendan Rodgers on the 10-day injured list with an injured right shoulder. The team made the move before Tuesday night's game against the San Francisco Giants. Colorado needed a spot on the 25-man roster for starter Chi Chi Gonzalez, who was...

Coyotes acquire Soderberg from Avs in exchange for Connauton

Jun. 25, 2019 1:00 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have acquired forward Carl Soderberg from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for defenseman Kevin Connauton. Colorado also picks up a third-round selection in the 2020 draft, the team announced Tuesday. Soderberg is coming off a season in which he scored a career-high 23...

Rock star: After 'Free Solo,' climber unsure of next journey

Jun. 25, 2019 8:25 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Rock climber Alex Honnold meticulously chalked his hands before pulling himself up to the thin ledge inside the climate-controlled climbing gym. He dangled by his finger tips for a bit and then fell back to the bouncy mat. Nice and safe. No heart-pounding fear of a 3,000-foot drop, either. In...

AP-NORC Poll: Democrats most excited by experience in office

Jun. 25, 2019 6:42 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sprawling Democratic presidential field is incredibly diverse, but a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs finds Democrats give a collective shrug to gender, race and age as factors they're considering when supporting a candidate. Instead, Democratic...

David Dahl's two-run homer carries Rockies past Giants 2-0

Jun. 25, 2019 1:40 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies put a forgettable weekend at Dodger Stadium behind them and started fresh. David Dahl hit a two-run homer in the third that held up for Jon Gray, and the Rockies snapped a three-game skid by beating the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Monday night. Gray (8-5) struck...

Army IDs 2 soldiers who have died in Arizona this month

Jun. 24, 2019 10:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Army officials have released the names of two soldiers who have died this month in southern Arizona while assigned to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border. They say an investigation is underway to determine how they died. Officials at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, say...

The Latest: Colorado couple among those on Hawaii flight

Jun. 24, 2019 9:39 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a fatal plane crash in Hawaii (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A Colorado couple celebrating their first wedding anniversary were among those killed in the skydiving plane crash in Hawaii. The Honolulu Medical Examiner's office said Monday Ashley and Bryan Weikel were among the 11...