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Kansas man dies while rock climbing in Colorado canyon

Aug. 24, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 50-year-old man from Kansas has died after he fell while rock climbing in Colorado. The Boulder County Sheriff's Department says the man fell about 60 feet (18 meters) Saturday in an area called the Bell Buttress in Boulder Canyon about 9 miles (15 kilometers) west...

College in Denver shuts down its network after cyberattack

Aug. 24, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Regis University in Denver has shut down its computer, phone and email systems because of a cyberattack that it says probably came from outside the United States. The Denver Post reports the private Catholic school disconnected its networks Thursday and set up another website to keep students...

Driver sentenced to 70 years in Colorado crash that killed 2

Aug. 24, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A man convicted of second-degree murder for a crash that killed two people has been sentenced to 70 years in prison. The Coloradoan reports 20-year-old Marcos Orozco was sentenced Friday in the deaths of Nicole Nees of Fort Collins and her father, John Nees of Cedar Rapids, Iowa....

State issues water advice after tests at Air Force Academy

Aug. 24, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado health officials say people living south of the Air Force Academy should switch to bottled water if they rely on wells with elevated levels of a toxic chemical the military used in firefighting foam. The Colorado Springs Gazette reported Saturday the advice also...

2 dead in Fort Collins house fire; cause under investigation

Aug. 24, 2019 1:11 PM EDT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say two people have died in a house fire in Fort Collins. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports that two other people escaped the fire early Saturday on the city's south side. No names have been released. The cause of the fire is under investigation. ___ Information...

Martinez drives in 7 as Red Sox beat Padres 11-0

Aug. 24, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — J.D. Martinez had the big game for the Boston Red Sox, hitting two three-run homers and driving in a career-high seven runs. Eduardo Rodriguez had the big moment, reaching base on an error and scoring his first career run to go along with his seven strong innings in Boston's 11-0 win...

Flaherty, Ozuna help Cards past Rockies, back into 1st place

Aug. 24, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jack Flaherty stayed focused while pitching with a special purpose in mind. The St. Louis starter, who helped the Cardinals beat Colorado 8-3 on Friday night, was one of seven players across the majors who wore "Love you Ty" in place of their names on the back of their jerseys. Flaherty...

Bear that attacked person in Aspen is captured, killed

Aug. 23, 2019 8:00 PM EDT

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — State wildlife officers say they trapped and killed a bear that attacked an Aspen restaurant manager. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Friday the bear was found in the vicinity of the attack. Measurements of its teeth made after it was killed matched bite marks on the restaurant...

Colorado governor orders investigation of district attorney

Aug. 23, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has ordered the attorney general to investigate unspecified allegations of "potential criminal activity" by an elected prosecutor in the northeastern corner of the state. The Aug. 15 order doesn't say what District Attorney Brittny Lewton is accused of doing....

2020 Democratic field: Narrowing but unwieldy, unpredictable

Aug. 23, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Democratic presidential field is shrinking but not quickly enough to ward off the prospect of a long, bruising fight for the nomination. Three candidates dropped out of the race over the last two weeks, and several others could soon follow. What remains will be a historically...