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Broncos star Miller won't be charged for Florida shark catch

Apr. 23, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Authorities have declined to charge Denver Broncos star Von Miller for catching a hammerhead shark off the coast of Florida last year. The Denver Post reported Tuesday that a recently published list of enforcement actions by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows the owner...

Dinosaur National Monument recognized as dark sky park

Apr. 23, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

JENSEN, Utah (AP) — A national monument known for dinosaur fossils has also been named one of the world's best places to view the stars. Officials at Dinosaur National Monument say the landmark has been designated an International Dark Sky Park for its "exceptional quality of natural darkness." The...

CU presidential finalist fields diversity questions in forum

Apr. 23, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The lone finalist for president of the University of Colorado answered questions ranging from diversity to his congressional voting record during his first public forum event. The Daily Camera reports University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy fielded questions in Denver on...

State Supreme Court to decide on large-capacity magazine ban

Apr. 23, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's highest court is set to decide whether a law banning gun magazines that hold more than 15 rounds violates a person's state constitutional right to bear arms. The Denver Post reports that the Colorado Supreme Court announced Monday that it would hear the case, which stems from a...

Colorado lawmakers OK bill to develop state insurance option

Apr. 23, 2019 10:33 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's House has sent to the governor a bill to develop a state-run health insurance option. The bill directs state agencies to recommend a plan to compete with private insurance plans and those offered on Colorado's health care exchange. The House approved the legislation by a 45-19 vote...

Oh, yes! Nurse, Raptors look to finish series with Magic

Apr. 23, 2019 3:11 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — In response to an early call, Toronto coach Nick Nurse formed the perfect "O'' with his mouth and held it for a dozen or so seconds. Oh, these playoffs. They can leave your mouth agape — just like Nurse's gone-viral expression on the bench during a win Sunday in Orlando. Now leading...

Arenado homers for 1,000th hit, Rockies rally past Nats 7-5

Apr. 23, 2019 1:38 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — No. 1,000 was nothing new for Nolan Arenado. Arenado hit a tiebreaking homer for his 1,000th career hit and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Washington Nationals 7-5 Monday night. Arenado also doubled twice and drove in two to help the Rockies win for the seventh time in eight games....

Rockies' Kyle Freeland on injured list with finger blister

Apr. 22, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland was placed on the 10-day injured list because of a blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand. Freeland pitched two-hit ball over six scoreless innings Thursday is a 6-2 win over Philadelphia. The 25-year-old's outing was cut short after 86...

Colorado Supreme Court upholds attempted murder conviction

Apr. 22, 2019 8:52 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Supreme Court has upheld the attempted murder conviction of a man who is on death row for the related killing of a state senator's son. The Denver Post reports that the court upheld the 2006 attempted first-degree murder conviction of Robert Ray for shooting two men at a music...

Denver police investigating ammunition brought to school

Apr. 22, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Police in Denver are investigating after a student brought ammunition to school. Officer Vina Maciel said the ammunition was found in the student's pocket at Hill Middle School on Monday, prompting a lockdown. She declined to say what type it was as police investigate what happened. Police...