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Two men gather outside of Jefferson Square Park following protests over a lack of charges against Louisville police in Breonna Taylor's death, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Louisville, Ky.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

The Latest: Kentucky governor condemns shootings of officers

Sep. 24, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death: (all times EDT) 5:40 p.m. Kentucky’s governor has condemned the shooting of two Louisville police officers and is calling for protesters to be...

Broncos officially sign Bortles, place Sutton on IR

Sep. 24, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos officially added quarterback Blake Bortles to their roster Thursday and the seventh-year veteran joined them at practice. With Drew Lock (shoulder) sidelined, Jeff Driskel will start Sunday when the Broncos (0-2) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1). Brett Rypien...

FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2020, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Shaquil Barrett (58) knocks the ball away during NFL football training camp in Tampa, Fla. The Bucs face the Broncos on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Ex-Bronco Shaq Barrett returns to Denver with Buccaneers

Sep. 24, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — After watching Von Miller and Bradley Chubb team up for 24½ sacks in Denver in 2018, Shaq Barrett didn’t want to be a backup anymore and took his talents to Tampa. When he returns with the Buccaneers (1-1) Sunday to face the Broncos (0-2) he’ll saunter into Empower Field...

Denver appeals court considers appeal in trooper shooting

Sep. 24, 2020 4:18 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A lawyer for a man sentenced to death in the 1999 killing of an Oklahoma state trooper urged a Denver federal appeals court on Thursday to throw out a judge's ruling that he was not harmed by mistakes made by his original lawyers at his trial. Kenneth Eugene Barrett was convicted in 2005 in...

Bucs QB Tom Brady returns to Denver to face nemesis Broncos

Sep. 24, 2020 1:19 PM EDT

TAMPA BAY (1-1) at DENVER (0-2) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Buccaneers by 3½ RECORD VS. SPREAD - Buccaneers 1-1; Broncos 2-0 SERIES RECORD - Broncos lead 7-2 LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Buccaneers 27-7, Oct. 2, 2016, at Tampa LAST WEEK - Buccaneers beat Panthers 31-17; Broncos lost to Steelers...

Denver police detain man who drove toward protesters

Sep. 24, 2020 10:29 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver police said a man was detained Wednesday night after driving his car through a group of people protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor. Police said no injuries were reported. The Denver Post reported that at least one person was...

FILE - This July 2002 file photo shows a sailing ship in the harbor at Pago Pago, American Samoa. Many residents of American Samoa are concerned that a federal judge's recent ruling in Utah, saying those born in the U.S. territory should be recognized as U.S. citizens, could threaten

US appeals court in Denver eyes American Samoa citizenship

Sep. 23, 2020 8:21 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Whether people who live in territories controlled by the U.S. automatically become citizens under a constitutional amendment that secured citizenship for freed slaves was a major focus of arguments Wednesday in a federal appeals court in Denver in a case seeking citizenship rights for...

Denver Broncos quarterback Jeff Driskel (9) throws a touchdown pass to running back Melvin Gordon (25) during the second half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Injured Broncos QB Lock still active, can watch practice

Sep. 23, 2020 6:44 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Drew Lock watched his replacement Jeff Driskel at the Denver Broncos’ practice Wednesday, taking the so-called “mental reps” he wasn’t allowed to get last time he was sidelined. Lock missed three months as a rookie in 2019 after spraining his right thumb...

No charges for man who drove through protest near Denver

Sep. 23, 2020 3:52 PM EDT

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A man who drove his Jeep through a demonstration on an interstate in suburban Denver, drawing gunfire that injured two protesters, will not face charges unless more evidence comes to light, prosecutors said Wednesday. District Attorney George Brauchler said during a news...

Denver police investigate baton assault of protester

Sep. 22, 2020 4:50 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver police are investigating an allegation that an officer sexually assaulted a protester with a baton while taking him into custody in July. After police tackled Michael Jacobs at a park near the state Capitol on July 29, an officer plunged a baton into his backside several times, causing...