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Woman says man told her to kill fiancee before fatal beating

Feb. 20, 2019 12:38 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — After urging a woman he was having an affair with for months to kill his fiancee, investigators say a Colorado man did it himself on Thanksgiving Day, bludgeoning her to death with a baseball bat. The grim details revealed in a Colorado courtroom Tuesday provided the first public account of...

Poll: Rural/urban political divisions also split the suburbs

Feb. 19, 2019 10:10 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — America's suburbs are today's great political battleground, long seen as an independent pivot between the country's liberal cities and conservative small towns and rural expanse. But it's not that simple. It turns out that these places in-between may be the most politically polarized of all...

Key witness says Colorado man fatally beat fiancee with bat

Feb. 19, 2019 8:41 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A man beat his fiancee to death with a baseball bat, convinced a woman he was having an affair with to clean up the bloody crime scene and then burned the victim's remains while she watched, investigators said Tuesday. Dramatic testimony at a Colorado hearing relied heavily on what Krystal...

Colorado Catholic dioceses submit to voluntary abuse review

Feb. 19, 2019 7:28 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A former federal prosecutor will review the sexual abuse files of Colorado's Roman Catholic dioceses, and the church has agreed to pay an unlimited amount of reparations to victims under a voluntary joint effort undertaken with the help of the state attorney general. The collaborative process...

The Latest: Judge orders trial in Colorado woman's death

Feb. 19, 2019 6:50 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the case of the death of a missing Colorado woman (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A Colorado judge has ruled a man will stand trial on charges of murder and solicitation to commit murder in his fiancee's death. Teller County Judge Scott Sells made the decision Tuesday after a...

Avalanche end home slide with 3-0 win over Golden Knights

Feb. 19, 2019 12:38 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — When the moment arrived, Andrew Agozzino was ready — big right fist pump, coupled with a glide on his right knee and even a little yell. This goal celebration was a long time in the making. Agozzino scored his first NHL goal and added an assist, Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots for his...

Former Colorado football player fatally shot in dispute

Feb. 18, 2019 9:19 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A man fatally shot in a dispute over a parking space was an assistant principal for Aurora Public Schools and a former football player at the University of Colorado who was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks. Arapahoe County sheriff's office spokeswoman Deborah Sherman says 46-year-old...

Protests slam Trump's declaration as states ready lawsuit

Feb. 18, 2019 9:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Protesters around the U.S. spent Presidents Day rallying against President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration as at least a dozen states planned a lawsuit to block Trump's latest ploy to fund his long-promised border wall. "Trump is the national emergency!" chanted a group of...

Colorado sends Arizona to 7th straight loss, 67-60.

Feb. 17, 2019 11:39 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes never trailed Arizona in sending the Wildcats to their first seven-game skid in 36 years with a business-like 67-60 win Sunday night behind Lucas Siewert's hustle and McKinley Wright IV's clutch second-half adjustments. In a reflection of how far Arizona (14-12,...

Rockies relievers ready for strong bullpen minus Ottavino

Feb. 16, 2019 8:34 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Colorado Rockies will be without the reliever who boasted he could strike out Babe Ruth, but they believe the bridge between their solid starting rotation and premier closer Wade Davis remains sturdy. Colorado is counting on a veteran bullpen group that includes Scott Oberg,...