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Police: Mom told details of son's death to fellow inmate

Mar. 19, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado woman charged in the death of her 7-year-old son told a fellow inmate that the boy died in July, months before his body was discovered encased in concrete inside a Denver storage unit, according to court records unsealed Tuesday. Authorities have released few details about the...

Broncos bring back defensive lineman Zach Kerr

Mar. 16, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are bringing back defensive lineman Zach Kerr on a two-year deal. Kerr played in 27 games for the Broncos over the last two seasons. He had 52 tackles and two sacks. The 6-foot-2, 334-pound Kerr said he drew interest in free agency from teams in the AFC North and...

Cornerback Bryce Callahan rejoining Vic Fangio in Denver

Mar. 16, 2019 1:11 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Former Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal with the Broncos, reuniting with Denver coach Vic Fangio, who was his defensive coordinator in Chicago. Callahan is the second unrestricted free agent defensive back Denver has signed in free agency,...

Perry scores late, Ducks beat the Avalanche 5-3

Mar. 16, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Corey Perry scored twice, including the go-ahead goal with 56.9 seconds remaining, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 on Friday night. Perry knocked in the winner shortly after Mikko Rantanen was whistled for a high-sticking penalty. Hampus Lindholm added an empty-netter to...

51 women sue USOC for failing to stop Nassar abuse

Mar. 15, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Fifty-one women are suing the U.S. Olympic Committee, its board members and a number of former high-ranking officials for failing to prevent their abuse at the hands of imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Denver, details abuse dating to the...

Judge dismisses indecent exposure charge against pilot

Mar. 15, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A judge has dismissed an indecent exposure charge against a United Airlines pilot. Carolyn Tyler, a spokeswoman for the Denver district attorney, said Friday that prosecutors decided to drop the case against Andrew Collins because there wasn't a reasonable likelihood of conviction at trial....

Elway insists Flacco is still in his prime at age 34

Mar. 15, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway insists Joe Flacco is at the top of his game at age 34 even though the former Baltimore Ravens quarterback hasn't thrown a pass in the playoffs since 2015. "Joe is a perfect fit for us," Elway said at Flacco's introductory news conference Friday. "He's played in a lot of...

Jokic hits buzzer-beater to lift Nuggets over Mavs 100-99

Mar. 15, 2019 2:37 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Luka Doncic's emphatic dunk capped a great night for the Dallas Mavericks rookie. Nikola Jokic topped him and saved the game for the Denver Nuggets, earning him some support in the MVP race. Jokic hit a falling, one-handed shot as time expired to lift the Nuggets over the weary Mavericks...

Late-winter storm hits Midwest after paralyzing Colorado

Mar. 14, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A blizzard that paralyzed parts of Colorado and Wyoming barreled into the Midwest on Thursday, bringing whiteout conditions to western Nebraska and dumping heavy rain that prompted evacuations in communities farther east. Emergency crews responded after a vehicle was swept off a road in...

The Latest: High winds barrel into South Dakota

Mar. 13, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm hitting the West and Midwest (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Winds gusting to more than 60 mph (96 kph) howled through the Rapid City area as a late winter storm slammed western South Dakota. The National Weather Service reports a gust of 63 mph (101 kilometers per...