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About 290 homes evacuated by fire in Colorado mountains

Sep. 28, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (AP) — The residents of about 290 homes have been forced to evacuate by a wildfire burning in Colorado's north-central mountains. The evacuations were ordered Monday evening near Silverthorne shortly after the fire was reported on U.S. Forest Service...

Biden nominates 9 candidates for federal prosecutor posts

Sep. 28, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is nominating nine lawyers to run U.S. attorney’s offices across the country, a diverse group of candidates in the latest round of picks for the top law enforcement positions. The nominations, announced by the White House on...

Gray gets 2nd major league win, Nationals beat Rockies 5-4

Sep. 28, 2021 01:29 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Josiah Gray pitched into the sixth inning to earn his second career win, and the Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Monday night. Luis García hit a two-run single and Alcides Escobar had three hits for the Nationals. ...

Giants hold NL West lead, top Rockies; Belt's hand injured

Sep. 27, 2021 21:51 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The San Francisco Giants moved closer to a division title with a clutch win. Now they hope their home run leader can be help them capture the crown. Brandon Crawford homered to cap a four-run ninth inning and the Giants held their lead in the NL West,...

Porter agrees to 5-year deal with Nuggets, worth up to $207M

Sep. 27, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Sharpshooting forward Michael Porter Jr. has agreed to a five-year maximum extension with the Denver Nuggets that could be worth up to $207 million. His agent, Mark Bartelstein, confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Monday. ESPN first reported the...

Lawsuit by Colorado cop fired in photo scandal is dismissed

Sep. 27, 2021 19:54 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A lawsuit filed by a suburban Denver police officer for his firing over a photo reenacting a chokehold like the one used on Elijah McClain before the 23-year-old Black man died in 2019 has been dismissed. The lawsuit filed against Aurora's police chief and...

Broncos keep winning games but losing starters to injuries

Sep. 27, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos keep winning games but losing starters. Second-year speedy receiver K.J. Hamler is out for the season after tearing his left ACL in the Broncos' 26-0 crushing of the New York Jets on Sunday. That makes...

Broncos lose speedy receiver KJ Hamler to torn left ACL

Sep. 27, 2021 14:35 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos speedy second-year receiver KJ Hamler will miss the rest of the season with a torn left ACL. Coach Vic Fangio said Monday that the Broncos' second-round selection in the 2020 NFL draft tore his ACL and “some other stuff” in the first...

Another tough day for Wilson, Jets in 26-0 loss to Broncos

Sep. 26, 2021 21:47 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The scratch on Zach Wilson's left hand — the one he got from taking yet another hit — was no big deal, he maintained. It will quickly mend. Same with a bruised ego after another frustrating performance. The New York Jets rookie...

Broncos throttle Jets 26-0 for first 3-0 start since 2016

Sep. 26, 2021 21:26 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Vic Fangio has a rejoinder ready for anyone downplaying Denver’s first 3-0 start in five years just because the Broncos' opponents are a combined 0-9. “They’re right,” the Broncos' coach said after Denver's 26-0 shutout of the New York Jets....