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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay runs with the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, in Denver. Lindsay insists his noticeably bigger biceps have nothing to do with the Broncos' signing of free agent Melvin Gordon.

Lindsay says addition of Gordon isn't what drives him in '20

Aug. 13, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Phillip Lindsay insists his noticeably bigger biceps have nothing to do with the Denver Broncos’ signing of free agent Melvin Gordon. “I don’t need another man to fuel my fire,” said Lindsay, the only undrafted running back in NFL history to make it to...

Denver Nuggets guard Monte Morris (11) is defended by Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

George, Leonard lead Clippers past Nuggets for No. 2 seed

Aug. 13, 2020 12:14 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Paul George scored 27 points, Kawhi Leonard had 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers wrapped up the second seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 124-111 victory over the third-seeded Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. The Clippers will face seventh-seeded Dallas when the...

Broncos add tackle experience with signing of Demar Dotson

Aug. 12, 2020 8:34 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado (AP) — The Denver Broncos added a veteran offensive tackle in Demar Dotson to plug an experience gap following Ja’Wuan James ’ decision to opt out of the 2020 season because of the coronavirus. Dotson, who spent his first 11 NFL seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,...

Mother gets 32 years for death of son found in storage unit

Aug. 12, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The mother of a 7-year-old boy whose body was found encased in concrete in a storage unit in 2018 was sentenced to 32 years in prison on Wednesday for her role in his death. The sentence was the maximum that Elisha Pankey could receive after pleading guilty to a felony charge of child abuse...

Man arrested in machete attack that kills woman, injures 4

Aug. 12, 2020 1:10 PM EDT

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — A man has been arrested for allegedly killing a 51-year-old woman and injuring her husband, two daughters and a family friend with a machete in their home near Denver on Tuesday night, police said. Multiple residents reported the attack but the suspect fled as officers arrived at the...

Denver transit board rejects resolution to replace security

Aug. 11, 2020 9:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Denver-metro transit system voted against a resolution to replace security with social workers on Tuesday. The resolution lost in a 14-1 vote in the Regional Transportation District's publicly elected board of directors. RTD operates throughout most counties in Denver, Aurora and Boulder....

FILE - In this June 27, 2020, file photo, Sheneen McClain speaks during a rally and march over the death of her son, Elijah McClain, outside the police department in Aurora, Colo. The parents of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died after officers in suburban Denver stopped him on the street last year and put him in a chokehold, sued police and medical officials Tuesday, Aug. 11. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Police face new lawsuit, probes after Elijah McClain's death

Aug. 11, 2020 7:34 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A police department in suburban Denver faced a new set of investigations and legal problems Tuesday as scrutiny mounts over the death last year of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man put into a chokehold by officers, and other run-ins with people of color. McClain's parents sued the...

Colorado attorney general probing Elijah McClain's death announces broader investigation into suburban Denver police

Aug. 11, 2020 5:17 PM EDT
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Colorado attorney general probing Elijah McClain's death announces broader investigation into suburban Denver police.

Criminal investigation sought into NH candidate's foundation

Aug. 11, 2020 3:31 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former chief justice of the Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday requested a criminal investigation into a charitable foundation run by Bryant “Corky” Messner, a Republican running for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire. A letter sent to the Colorado secretary of state and...

Family of Elijah McClain, Black man who died last year after officers put him in chokehold, sues suburban Denver police

Aug. 11, 2020 1:07 PM EDT
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Family of Elijah McClain, Black man who died last year after officers put him in chokehold, sues suburban Denver police.