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Shooter who killed 5 at a Colorado LGBTQ+ club set to plead guilty to federal hate crimes

Jun. 18, 2024 00:19 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Anderson Lee Aldrich, who killed five people and injured 19 others at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs, is prepared to plead guilty to federal hate crime charges as well as gun charges Tuesday following new evidence of anti-gay slurs and weapons purchases before the mass...

Mount Washington race won for record eighth time by Colorado runner Joseph Gray

Jun. 17, 2024 13:50 PM EDT

PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — A Colorado runner has won a race to the summit of New England’s tallest peak for a record-setting eighth time. Joseph Gray, 40, of Colorado Springs, won the Mount Washington Road Race on Saturday in a time of 1 hour, 2 minutes and 21 seconds. He was...

District attorney who prosecuted Barry Morphew faces disciplinary hearing

Jun. 10, 2024 18:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A district attorney who brought charges that were ultimately dismissed against a Colorado man accused of killing his wife faced a discipline hearing Monday that could lead to her disbarment. A lawyer for Colorado’s Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel described...

Harris addresses US Air Force Academy graduates near 80th D-Day anniversary

May. 30, 2024 19:43 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris spoke Thursday to a sea of white-capped graduates of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado, looking back at U.S. airpower during D-Day and then forward to this generation's edge on technological innovation, such as artificial...

Feaster is honored by SC Athletic Hall and now is focused on seeing daughter Strong play at UConn

May. 22, 2024 12:27 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Each March, Allison Feaster hears from those remembering perhaps her biggest, buzz-worthy athletic moment — when she led 16th-seeded Harvard to an upset of No. 1 Stanford at the 1998 NCAA Tournament, still the only time it has happened in the women's event. ...

Colorado city agrees to settle police beating lawsuit for $2.1 million

May. 14, 2024 18:58 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Springs leaders agreed Tuesday to pay $2.1 million to settle a federal lawsuit brought by a Black man who was punched and kicked by police during a traffic stop in 2022. City councilors voted to back the agreement to settle Dalvin Gadson's lawsuit, which...

AP Investigation: In hundreds of deadly police encounters, officers broke multiple safety guidelines

May. 14, 2024 06:17 AM EDT

In hundreds of deaths where police used force meant to stop someone without killing them, officers violated well-known guidelines for safely restraining and subduing people — not simply once or twice, but multiple times. Most violations involved pinning people facedown in ways that...

Man paralyzed after being hit with a Taser while running from police in Colorado sues officer

May. 09, 2024 19:22 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A man who said he was paralyzed after being hit with a Taser while running from police in Colorado filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against one of the officers, seeking $100 million in damages. Lawyers for Jacob Root, who was suspected of stealing a car, allege...

Century Casinos: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 09, 2024 06:44 AM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Century Casinos Inc. (CNTY) on Thursday reported a loss of $13.5 million in its first quarter. The Colorado Springs, Colorado-based company said it had a loss of 45 cents per share. The casino operator...

Owners of a Colorado funeral home where 190 decaying bodies were found are charged with COVID fraud

Apr. 15, 2024 19:39 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A couple who owned a Colorado funeral home where authorities last year discovered 190 decaying bodies were indicted on federal charges that they misspent nearly $900,000 in pandemic relief funds on vacations, cosmetic surgery, jewelry and other personal expenses, according to court...