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Colorado funeral home owner pleads guilty in body sales case

Jul. 05, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado funeral home operator accused of illegally selling body parts and giving clients fake ashes has pleaded guilty to mail fraud in federal court. The Daily Sentinel reports that Megan Hess faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison after...

Avs start moves toward defending title, bring back Cogliano

Jul. 05, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Stanley Cup championship celebrations are quieting down for the Colorado Avalanche. Time to get down to the business of defending their title. Colorado's first big move in what's sure to be a busy offseason was re-signing veteran forward Andrew Cogliano to a...

Dodgers beat Rockies 5-3 as Thompson's 3-run HR backs Urías

Jul. 05, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Feeling inconsistent at the plate, Trayce Thompson looks no farther than the next locker down for advice. Three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw gives it to his friend straight. “Swinging at too many balls,” Thompson said Kershaw told...

Urruti scores to lift Austin over Colorado Rapids 3-2

Jul. 04, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Maximiliano Urruti scored in the 59th minute and Austin beat the Colorado Rapids 3-2 on Monday night. Austin (10-4-4) also got a goal each from Ethan Finlay and Sebastian Driussi. Lalas Abubakar and Jonathan Lewis each scored for the...

Small plane crashes near Boulder City airport; pilot killed

Jul. 03, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — A pilot has died after a small plane crashed Sunday morning in Boulder City, according to authorities. A spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration says the single-engine Extra EA-300 crashed about three miles southwest of Boulder City Municipal...

Rodgers, Joe power Rockies to 11-7 victory over Diamondbacks

Jul. 03, 2022 01:23 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers homered, Connor Joe had a three-run triple and the Colorado Rockies overcame a two-homer game by Arizona's Christian Walker and beat the Diamondbacks 11-7 on Saturday night. Kris Bryant had three hits and an RBI, C.J. Cron added a pair of RBI singles...

Colorado's drop in life expectancy blamed on COVID, drugs

Jul. 02, 2022 10:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Life expectancy dropped in Colorado for the second straight year in 2021. It’s the kind of decline, driven by the pandemic, not seen in decades, data from the state health department show. The average life expectancy for Colorado residents fell to 78 years in 2021....

Diamondbacks cruise 9-3 as Rockies lose another pitcher

Jul. 02, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — David Peralta, Alek Thomas and Carson Kelly homered, and Merrill Kelly pitched seven strong innings Friday night to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 9-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies, who lost a starting pitcher to injury for the second straight game. Peralta...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jul. 01, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Pregnancy center graffiti considered potential hate crime

Jul. 01, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

LITTLETON, N.H. (AP) — Graffiti that was spray-painted on an anti-abortion pregnancy center in New Hampshire is being investigated as a potential hate crime, police in Littleton said. Someone spray-painted the words “fund abortion abort God" on the side of the Pathways Pregnancy...