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Report: No charges in fatal explosion at retirement facility

Nov. 15, 2019 5:42 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado authorities say no charges will be filed against a cable company and contractors for striking a gas line at a senior community shortly before a fatal explosion at the facility. The Denver Post reported the decision on Friday after reviewing investigation documents it obtained through...

Broncos bringing back Patrick, putting Callahan on IR

Nov. 15, 2019 5:05 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are putting cornerback Bryce Callahan on injured reserve and will bring second-year wide receiver Tim Patrick off IR to take his roster spot before their game Sunday at Minnesota. Coach Vic Fangio said Friday that Callahan will undergo surgery soon to replace a...

The Latest: Testimony ends in Colorado fiancee murder trial

Nov. 15, 2019 4:40 PM EST

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Colorado man accused of killing his fiancee: (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Testimony has wrapped up in the trial of a Colorado rancher accused of beating his fiancee to death with a baseball bat. Patrick Frazee declined to testify Friday, and his...

Police: Body in concrete found at homicide scene

Nov. 15, 2019 4:37 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Police officials say they’ve located a body covered in concrete in the basement of an Adams County home after arresting a resident there for investigation of first-degree murder. Adams County Sheriff’s Sgt. Paul Gregory says investigators found the body of an adult male at the...

Mike Coffman elected city mayor in Colorado by small margin

Nov. 15, 2019 3:57 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — City officials in Aurora have announced that former Republican Congressman Mike Coffman has narrowly won a five-way mayoral race. The Aurora Sentinel reported Thursday that Coffman had a 215-vote lead over Omar Montgomery, a former head of the Aurora chapter of the NAACP. Coffman...

Police find 26 kids behind false wall at Colorado day care

Nov. 15, 2019 3:24 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police who went to a Colorado day care after receiving complaints that the business was housing more children than its license allowed say they found 26 kids behind a false wall that hid the entrance to a basement. Officers who went to the Play Mountain Place day care in...

Lawsuit challenges Vail development in bighorn sheep habitat

Nov. 15, 2019 2:21 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Vail residents fighting to protect habitat for a beleaguered herd of bighorn sheep as developers push to build housing for resort workers have taken their case to state court. A lawsuit filed this week in Eagle County District Court contends Vail town officials violated local rules when they...

Trial of Colorado man accused in fianceeā€™s death nears end

Nov. 15, 2019 2:07 PM EST

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Attorneys planned to make their final case to the jury Friday in the murder trial of a Colorado rancher accused of beating his fiancée to death with a baseball ball with their 1-year-old daughter in the next room. Prosecutors have leaned on explosive testimony from a woman...

Greeley officer wounded in shootout

Nov. 15, 2019 1:59 PM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Greeley police say an officer was shot and wounded following a police pursuit and exchange of gunfire with two suspects. The Greeley Tribune reports that one suspect was wounded and the other reportedly died of a gunshot wound late Thursday. The Weld County Sheriff’s Office...

Plumlee, bench help Nuggets rally past Nets 101-93

Nov. 15, 2019 2:43 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had plenty of postgame jokes — about the bench and especially about Paul Millsap. The Denver big man was simply in a playful mood after another come-from-behind win. Jokic had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Mason Plumlee provided a boost off the bench and the Nuggets wore down...