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Arizona Diamondbacks' Josh VanMeter (19) celebrates his three-run home run against the Colorado Rockies with David Peralta (6) during the third inning during the second game of a baseball doubleheader Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

D-backs sweep doubleheader, beat Rockies in 11-5 in nightcap

Sep. 26, 2020 1:40 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Josh VanMeter hit a three-run homer, David Peralta and Tim Locastro both had three hits and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 11-5 Friday night to sweep a doubleheader. The Diamondbacks have won four straight games on their homestand. Zac Gallen struck out a career-high 10...

Appeals court orders new sentencing in homemade bomb case

Sep. 25, 2020 8:25 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A man who left a homemade bomb outside a police station in a Colorado mountain town could spend less time in prison under a U.S. appeals court decision in the case. David Ansberry was sentenced last year to 27 years in prison for leaving the device, which did not explode, outside the...

FILE - This undated booking photo provided by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, in Colorado, shows Cynthia Abcug. Abcug, accused of plotting with supporters of QAnon to have her son kidnapped from foster care, pleaded not guilty to second-degree kidnapping on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020.  (Douglas County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Woman accused in QAnon kidnapping plot pleads not guilty

Sep. 25, 2020 8:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado woman accused of plotting with supporters of QAnon to have her son kidnapped from foster care pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to commit second-degree kidnapping on Friday. Cynthia Abcug's lawyer, Ara Ohanian, entered the plea during an online court hearing. Abcug, who has been...

Strong winds fan growth of southeastern Wyoming wildfire

Sep. 25, 2020 6:00 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Strong gusts fanned the growth of a southeastern Wyoming wildfire on Friday, forcing evacuations from at least three small communities and prompting authorities to extend a pre-evacuation area south to the Colorado border. The fire in Medicine Bow National Forest has burned at least...

Denver Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (10) runs the ball as Tennessee Titans linebacker Harold Landry (58) pursues during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Broncos receivers facing big tests with Sutton sidelined

Sep. 25, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With Pro Bowler Courtland Sutton out for the season, who is the Denver Broncos’ No. 1 receiver? The short answer is -- they don’t have one. Top draft pick Jerry Jeudy might soon change that, but for now the Broncos are shying away from calling anybody their top target....

FILE - This March 26, 2019, file photo, shows a bathtub ring of light minerals showing the high water mark of the reservoir which has shrunk to its lowest point on the Colorado River, as seen from the Hoover Dam, Ariz. Six states in the U.S. West that rely on the Colorado River to sustain cities and farms rebuked a plan to build an underground pipeline that would transport billions of gallons of water through the desert to southwest Utah. In a joint letter Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, water officials from Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Wyoming urged the U.S. government to halt the approval process for the project, which would bring water 140 miles (225 km) from Lake Powell in northern Arizona to the growing area surrounding St. George, Utah.(AP Photo/Richard Vogel,File)

Utah asks US to delay decision on tapping Colorado River

Sep. 25, 2020 1:53 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Facing opposition from six states that rely on the Colorado River for water for their cities and farms, Utah asked the federal government to delay a fast-track approval process for building an underground pipeline that would transport billions of gallons of water to the southwest part...

Colorado requires early pollution monitoring at oil sites

Sep. 25, 2020 12:36 PM EDT

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Colorado officials have approved new rules that require air pollution monitoring at oil and gas sites during early stages of operations — the first state regulatory system of its kind in the country, the state Department of Public Health and Environment said. The...

Police: Parolee shot after triggering blast in hotel room

Sep. 25, 2020 10:55 AM EDT

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A man on parole was shot by police after a standoff in a northern Colorado hotel Thursday after he allegedly detonated an explosive device in his room, authorities said. Leon Gladwell, 40, was taken to the hospital after being shot at a Residence Inn in Longmont but his condition was...

Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis (3) and LeBron James (23) shake hands in the final moments of their 114-108 win over the Denver Nuggets in an NBA conference final playoff basketball game Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Davis, Lakers beat Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals

Sep. 25, 2020 2:47 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers are a victory away from returning to the NBA Finals — and only another comeback from 3-1 down by the Denver Nuggets can stop them. Anthony Davis scored 34 points, LeBron James had 26 and the Lakers beat the Nuggets 114-108 on Thursday night in...

FILE- In this Oct. 10, 2015, file photo, a PAC-12 logo is displayed on the field before an NCAA college football game between Washington State and Oregon in Eugene, Ore. The Pac-12 university presidents and chancellors will meet Friday, Sept. 17, 2020, and be presented options for staging a fall football season, but Commissioner Larry Scott says a vote by the the CEO Group is not expected. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang, File)

Pandemic-proof: Fall college football revived on West Coast

Sep. 25, 2020 2:13 AM EDT

A major college football season that was in peril six week ago as conferences succumbed to concerns about COVID-19 is reconstituting. The West Coast got back in the game Thursday night, The Pac-12 set Nov. 6 to start a seven-game season, joining the Big Ten in overturning August decisions to punt on fall...