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Pulitzer-winning reporter winner Jim Sheeler dead at 53

Sep. 22, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Sheeler, a former Rocky Mountain News journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his extensive and compassionate reporting on the families of Colorado soldiers killed in the Iraq War and the man tasked with notifying them, has died. Sheeler, who was also an author, was 53. ...

Broncos seeking to clear decks for potential sale of team

Sep. 22, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The next quarterback clash in Denver could very well pit John Elway and Peyton Manning vying to serve as the public face of any new Broncos ownership group. The decks must be cleared of any possible pitfalls before any multibillion-dollar bid, however,...

3 charged in death of elderly woman left outside in heat

Sep. 22, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Three assisted living facility workers are being prosecuted in the death of an 86-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease who authorities alleged was left outside in sweltering weather for six hours, officials said. Jamie Johnston, 30, Jenny...

Pujols hit in 10th, Dodgers beat Rox, stay close in NL West

Sep. 22, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Albert Pujols drew on his vast baseball wisdom to get that clutch hit. Once he reached first base, he celebrated like a kid. Pennant chases will do that. Pujols drove in the go-ahead run with a single up the middle in the...

Broncos Pro Bowler Bradley Chubb needs another ankle surgery

Sep. 21, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos Pro Bowl linebacker Bradley Chubb needs surgery to remove bone spurs from his left ankle just four months after undergoing a similar surgery on his right ankle. Chubb said in a video posted on the team's website Tuesday that with the...

Cody Bellinger placed on injured list with left rib fracture

Sep. 21, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Cody Bellinger on the injured list with a left rib fracture. The team made the move Tuesday just before its game in Colorado against the Rockies and backdated the decision to Saturday. The Dodgers recalled...

Texas man dies in hunting accident in southwest Colorado

Sep. 21, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Two hunters from Pennsylvania were trying to lure an elk in southwestern Colorado when one of them mistook a bow hunter for prey and fatally shot him, according to an arrest affidavit. Gregory Gabrisch, 31, of Houston, died from a gunshot wound in...

Charges related to death of spiritual leader dropped

Sep. 21, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Criminal charges have been dropped in connection with the death of a spiritual leader whose mummified body was found in what appeared to be a shrine in a southern Colorado home, according to court officials. The body of Amy Carlson, 45, the leader of the...

Colorado officer wounded by suspect who turned and fired

Sep. 21, 2021 11:00 AM EDT

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A police officer was hospitalized Tuesday after being wounded by a man who turned and fired a gun at him multiple times as the officer pursued him, police said. The officer, whose name was not released, was hit in his torso, legs and arm and was...

California water agencies resolve Colorado River dispute

Sep. 20, 2021 19:27 PM EDT

Two major California water agencies have settled a lawsuit that once threatened to derail a multi-state agreement to protect a river that serves millions of people in the U.S. West amid gripping drought. The Imperial Irrigation District, the largest single recipient of...