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Wildlife roam where US once made nuclear and chemical arms

Aug. 18, 2019 10:06 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals and habitats flourished on six obsolete weapons...

Hampson's single in 10th rallies Rockies past Marlins, 7-6

Aug. 18, 2019 8:47 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Garrett Hampson didn't think about being a hero. He only wanted to hit a ball deep enough to score Yonathan Daza from third. His approach paid off and kept Colorado's faint playoff hopes alive. Hampson hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th inning, and the Rockies rallied to beat...

Hungry mountain lion killed after attacking Colorado hunter

Aug. 18, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a Colorado man did everything right to survive a mountain lion attack before the animal was killed by authorities. The Summit Daily News reported Friday that Colorado Parks and Wildlife used hounds to track and kill a mountain lion after it attacked a hunter last...

Rockies' Oberg again treated for blood clot in pitching arm

Aug. 18, 2019 2:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies right-hander Scott Oberg has been treated for a blood clot in his pitching arm for the second time in his career. Manager Bud Black said Oberg had a procedure to dissolve the clot at a hospital on Saturday and remained there overnight. The Rockies put Oberg on the 10-day...

A lot of parallels: Elway has long been Lynch's idol, mentor

Aug. 18, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch always wanted to be like John Elway, his idol growing up and his mentor in the NFL both on the football field and in the front office. "John was a tremendous resource," Lynch said Saturday as his team wrapped up two days of joint...

Remains found on Vail Mountain may be missing Chinese man

Aug. 18, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

VAIL, Colo. (AP) — Remains found on Vail Mountain in Colorado may be those of a man from China who went missing while skiing in February. Eagle County officials say a large search effort in the back bowls area of Vail Mountain Saturday located the remains along with items consistent with those described by...

Colorado man suffers severe injuries in lightning strike

Aug. 18, 2019 12:32 PM EDT

ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man suffered numerous severe injuries as a result of a lighting strike in Rocky Mountain National Park northwest of Denver. Park officials say fellow hikers found the 31-year-old Thornton man Saturday and called rangers. It was not known if he was directly struck by...

McMahon hits 2 homers as Rockies beat Marlins 11-4

Aug. 18, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon is emerging as another home run hitter in a Colorado lineup loaded with big bats. The second baseman continued his power surge with two more long balls to help the Rockies beat the Miami Marlins 11-4 on Saturday night for their first three-game winning streak in two months....

Manotas powers Dynamo rally for 2-2 draw with Rapids

Aug. 17, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Mauro Manotas scored two second-half goals and Houston salvaged a 2-2 draw with the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night in Davy Arnaud's coaching debut for the Dynamo. Manotas got behind the Colorado defense to finish Adam Lundkvist's through ball, pulling the Dynamo (9-13-4) within one in the...

Window-washers rescued after Denver mechanical lift crashes

Aug. 17, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Firefighters rescued two window-washers after a mechanical lift crashed through a parking garage in Denver's Cherry Creek neighborhood, the Denver Post reported . The crash also ruptured a gas line. Police told the Post that the incident happened Saturday at 155 N. Cook St. Denver Fire ...