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Police investigate possible driver health issue in bus crash

Jun. 24, 2019 1:56 PM EDT

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities on Monday were trying to determine what caused a bus carrying a New Mexico high school church group home from a weekend retreat in Denver to veer off the highway and crash, killing two people and injuring at least 13 others. Investigators were looking into the possibility...

Firefighter uses YouTube duck calls to rescue ducklings

Jun. 21, 2019 5:11 PM EDT

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A flock of ducklings is safe in suburban Denver after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from a storm drain. A video from South Metro Fire Rescue shows how a firefighter was able to scoop out four of the birds in the water at the bottom of the drain on...

Denver Nuggets pick up Bol Bol in 2nd round trade with Heat

Jun. 21, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Bol Bol stands 7-foot-2 with a 7-7 wingspan. That grudge? Even wider. The Oregon center's wait to hear his name called lasted longer than he anticipated. That's OK — simply more fuel. Denver acquired the draft rights to Bol at No. 44 from the Miami Heat on Thursday night in exchange...

The Latest: Teen ump addresses fist fight at baseball game

Jun. 20, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on an adult brawl at a youth baseball game in suburban Denver (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A 13-year-old umpire says his warning against both sides for using foul language prompted a fist fight between adults at a youth baseball game in suburban Denver. Josh Cordova tells...

Guardado scores 2 as Mexico beats Canada 3-1

Jun. 20, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Mexico coach Gerardo Martino held out one of his best players against Canada in the Gold Cup. But when an injury left the team short-handed, he subbed in Andres Guardado. The captain came through to lead his national team to victory. Guardado had two goals in the second half, Roberto Alvarado...

Fans arrive in droves to honor Bowlen at public tribute

Jun. 18, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Some wore full costumes and others sported jerseys, including one Denver Broncos supporter with "P. Bowlen" on the back. Quite a few devotees stood in the rain for about an hour before making their way inside the stadium. The fans arrived in droves Tuesday to pay respect to owner Pat Bowlen,...

Nassar judge, Olympians back USOC oversight push in Congress

Jun. 17, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The judge who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison and a group of Olympians are backing an effort to create a commission to look into the operations of the U.S. Olympic Committee. Michigan Judge Rosemarie Aquilina joined the athletes and Colorado's U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette in...

3 men escape from immigrant detention center in Colorado

Jun. 17, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three men who escaped from an immigrant detention center in Colorado. The Sentinel reports the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says the men escaped from the center in Aurora around noon Sunday. Authorities are searching for 23-year-old...

Broncos to honor Bowlen in myriad ways in 2019

Jun. 17, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are planning several ways to honor team owner Pat Bowlen , who died last week at 75 after a long battle with Alzheimer's just two months shy of his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Renaming their stadium in his honor isn't one of those. The team...

Man arrested in '87 cold case slaying of soldier in Colorado

Jun. 14, 2019 10:29 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A suburban Denver man has been arrested in the unsolved slaying of a soldier in Colorado 32 years ago after DNA evidence was used to create an image of what a suspect might look like, authorities said Friday. Civilian and Army investigators arrested Michael Whyte of Thornton in the 1987...