Latest Denver News

The Latest: Storm causes avalanche, crashes across Utah

Jan. 22, 2019 12:43 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a snowstorm in the Rockies (all times local): 10:30 a.m. A powerful winter storm has caused traffic accidents, power outages and even an avalanche in Utah. Little Cottonwood Canyon reopened Tuesday morning, a day after an avalanche closed the canyon and State Route 210....

Blowing snow in Colorado closes schools, highway stretches

Jan. 22, 2019 10:55 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Blowing snow and icy roads in suburban Denver and other parts of eastern Colorado have closed schools and shut down highways. Stretches of Interstate 70 were closed Tuesday, preventing travelers headed from near the Kansas border from reaching the Denver area. Winds in some places were...

Rosga scores 21, Denver pulls away late, beats Oral Roberts

Jan. 20, 2019 8:54 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Joe Rosga had 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting and David Nzekwesi scored 13 as Denver pulled away late to beat Oral Roberts 74-58 on Sunday night for its sixth consecutive win against the Golden Eagles. Nzekwesi made 3 of 3 from the field, including two 3-pointers, and 5 of 6 from the free-throw...

Green space disappearing from the 'city within a park'

Jan. 20, 2019 5:48 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Tent-hunting at REI, Jackie Von Feldt and her friends lamented that they choke inside booming Denver and were preparing an escape. They wanted peace, and calming views, with room to roam and starlit night coolness they could savor in silence. So they pored over an array of ultra-light...

3rd annual women's march held across Colorado

Jan. 20, 2019 11:18 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in downtown Denver for the 2019 Women's March, chanting demands for equality. Some people attending Saturday's march carried signs denouncing President Donald Trump. Others said they weren't there to oppose Trump but to support rights for women and minorities....

Murray, Jokic lead Nuggets past Cavs 124-102

Jan. 20, 2019 1:47 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic likes the way the Denver Nuggets have bounced back from their worst loss of the season. Jokic had 19 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds in his sixth triple-double this season, and the Nuggets beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-102 on Saturday night. Jamal Murray scored 26 points as...

Avs tie franchise record with 6 goals in 2nd, rout Kings 7-1

Jan. 19, 2019 7:01 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The success on the ice quickly returned and so will Mikko Rantanen. Another score — along with a big exhale — for the struggling Colorado Avalanche. Rantanen scored two of Colorado's franchise record-tying six second-period goals, Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots and the...

Thousands gather in downtown Denver for Women's March

Jan. 19, 2019 6:16 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Thousands of people have gathered in downtown Denver for the 2019 Women's March, chanting demands for equality. Some people attending Saturday's march carried signs denouncing President Donald Trump. Others said they weren't there to oppose Trump but to support rights for women and...

Denver teachers voting on strike after contract talks fail

Jan. 19, 2019 11:59 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Denver teachers are voting on whether to strike after negotiators failed to reach an agreement before their contract expired. KDVR-TV reports talks ended Friday about 90 minutes before the midnight deadline. Members of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association will vote Saturday and Tuesday...

2 women from families with slaves make reparations payments

Jan. 19, 2019 8:01 AM EST

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Reparations. It's the idea that white Americans should pay a moral debt to black Americans to compensate for slavery, Jim Crow and institutionalized racism. Reparations has been a concept debated as far back as emancipation. But for some Denver women, it's not a debate —...