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Suns spoil Nikola Jokic's MVP party, beat Nuggets 116-102

Jun. 12, 2021 01:51 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Deandre Ayton scrutinized the box score and couldn't believe his eyes as he read Nikola Jokic's stat line: 32 points, 20 rebounds, 10 assists. “That’s insane. That’s the MVP,” Ayton said after the Phoenix Suns overcame the Joker's historic...

Defense rests its case in Colorado school shooting trial

Jun. 11, 2021 19:35 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — One of the suspects in a fatal attack at a suburban Denver high school in 2019 had become such a chronic drug user in the months before the shooting that he likely “couldn’t think, concentrate or understand” events around him that day, a toxicologist called by the...

MacKinnon, Avs left frustrated by another early playoff exit

Jun. 11, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon didn't really want to hear about how the Colorado Avalanche remain squarely in a win-it-all sort of window and how there's always next year. The speedy forward has grown tired of such talk. This is the cold, hard...

1 person killed, 3 first responders hurt in structure fire

Jun. 11, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and three first responders were injured in a structure fire west of Denver. The Denver Post reports sheriff's deputies and firefighters responded to the blaze in the West Pleasant View area on Friday morning....

21 indicted in illegal marijuana operation in Colorado

Jun. 10, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A group of 21 people accused of illegally growing and distributing marijuana in Colorado has been indicted in an alleged money-laundering scheme, county and federal officials said Thursday. They grew and distributed marijuana throughout the Denver metro...

Colorado picks first 5 scholarship winners in vaccine drive

Jun. 10, 2021 16:25 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has announced the first five winners of $50,000 scholarships in a program designed to encourage students to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Twenty five scholarships are being offered by the state, along with a $1 million lottery program for five...

Motorists spot hacked traffic sign in Denver; sign removed

Jun. 10, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver authorities say a portable traffic sign was hacked to flash the phrases, “Burn It Down,” “Abolish Cops” and “Support Trans Kids.” The city's Department of Transportation and Infrastructure tells KDVR-TV that the sign was removed after...

Family of woman killed sues suspect, ex-Denver sergeant

Jun. 09, 2021 20:05 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The family of a woman fatally shot last year in Denver has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the alleged shooter and the former police sergeant whose gun police believe was used in the shooting. Attorneys for Isabella Thallas' father, Joshua Thallas,...

Peyton Manning going into Denver Broncos Ring of Fame

Jun. 09, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning was elected to the Broncos Ring of Fame on Wednesday in recognition of his record-breaking four-year run in Denver that culminated with a victory in Super Bowl 50. Manning will be honored during a game against Washington at...

JBS settles Muslim discrimination lawsuit for $5.5 million

Jun. 09, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The second-largest producer of beef, pork and chicken in the U.S. will pay up to $5.5 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed the company discriminated against Muslim employees at a meat processing plant in northern Colorado. The U.S. Equal Employment...