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Some asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico help each other

Jul. 20, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) — A small group of asylum seekers sit under a canopy on the side of a road leading into the United States, chatting to pass the time as a blazing desert sun pushes the heat into triple digits and fumes roll in from dozens of cars lined up to cross the U.S.-Mexico border....

Hot day, hot bats: Yanks torch Rockies 11-5, win 5th in row

Jul. 20, 2019 6:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees were a tripleheader of hot on Saturday. First was the temperature: 94 degrees at game time, the highest for New York this season. Next was the offense, which torched Colorado pitching for the second straight day and romped over the Rockies 11-5 to extend the Yankees' winning...

Colorado ATV crash kills 1, injures 4

Jul. 20, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An all-terrain vehicle crash in Colorado has killed one person and injured four others. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Gary Cutler says the crash near the base of Pikes Peak happened Friday evening. One person was taken by helicopter to a hospital. The Colorado Springs-Gazette...

Ex-Denver coach Mike Shanahan takes in Broncos practice

Jul. 20, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Mike Shanahan attended a Denver Broncos practice for the first time since he was fired as coach on New Year's Eve 2008. "I was glad he was here," new head coach Vic Fangio said after practice Saturday. "I think it's good he's here. Mike's got a big part in the rich history of this...

Man accused of fatal Colorado park shooting arrested

Jul. 20, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man accused of shooting a man whose body was found near a children's softball field faces a first-degree murder charge. Twenty-four-year-old Emillio Hall was being held without bail. He hadn't appeared in court and it wasn't known if he had an attorney. The Pueblo Chieftain...

Caution urged after Colorado mountain lion sightings

Jul. 20, 2019 12:47 PM EDT

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials tell people near the Rocky Mountain foothills to keep an eye on their children and pets after a series of mountain lion sightings. Donna Kendrick says she and a neighbor both saw a mountain lion recently in their back yards in west Loveland. Kendrick told...

Campaigning from behind: Lower-tier 2020ers seek comeback

Jul. 20, 2019 7:39 AM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — As her campaign bus trundled along Interstate 80 toward the Michigan-Ohio border, Kirsten Gillibrand was offering wedding planning advice to one of her presidential campaign staffers who recently got engaged. The New York senator recommended a Christmas wedding, preferably on a...

Pedregon leads Funny Car qualifying at Mile-High Nationals

Jul. 20, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Cruz Pedregon led Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. Seeking his 62nd No. 1 qualifier and first since 2015, the 55-year-old Pedregon had a 4.002-second run at 317.42 mph in a Dodge Charger. "We've had some ups and downs this...

Encarnación, ex-Rockies help Yankees beat Colorado 8-2

Jul. 19, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Since swapping purple for pinstripes, DJ LeMahieu, Adam Ottavino and Mike Tauchman have flourished. The first-year Yankees got to show their old club what it's missing Friday night. Edwin Encarnación hit a go-ahead grand slam and the trio of ex-Rockies poured it on in their first...

Man shot, killed by Pueblo police identified

Jul. 19, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed by police during a domestic disturbance call in Pueblo. Police say 53-year-old Patrick Martinez was shot when he tried to attack officers with a knife after they arrived at the scene Thursday evening. He died at a...