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Colorado town cancels 4th of July fireworks display

Mar. 18, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado town has cancelled plans for its annual Fourth of July fireworks display due to safety and other concerns. The Summit Daily reported Monday that the town of Frisco announced Monday it will not hold its annual Independence Day fireworks this summer. Officials in the town...

Broncos bring back defensive lineman Zach Kerr

Mar. 16, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are bringing back defensive lineman Zach Kerr on a two-year deal. Kerr played in 27 games for the Broncos over the last two seasons. He had 52 tackles and two sacks. The 6-foot-2, 334-pound Kerr said he drew interest in free agency from teams in the AFC North and...

Cornerback Bryce Callahan rejoining Vic Fangio in Denver

Mar. 16, 2019 1:11 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Former Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal with the Broncos, reuniting with Denver coach Vic Fangio, who was his defensive coordinator in Chicago. Callahan is the second unrestricted free agent defensive back Denver has signed in free agency,...

Perry scores late, Ducks beat the Avalanche 5-3

Mar. 16, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Corey Perry scored twice, including the go-ahead goal with 56.9 seconds remaining, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 on Friday night. Perry knocked in the winner shortly after Mikko Rantanen was whistled for a high-sticking penalty. Hampus Lindholm added an empty-netter to...

Troopers ask drivers to slow down after officer's death

Mar. 15, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado State Patrol is pleading with drivers to slow down when they see roadside wrecks after a trooper was struck and killed by car this week. The Denver Post reports 52-year-old Cpl. Daniel Groves was hit by a car during the blizzard Wednesday as he was helping a driver who had slid...

New Mexico issues river warning after Colorado plant failure

Mar. 15, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The winter storm that blasted through the West this week knocked out a mine wastewater treatment plant in Colorado, prompting officials to warn Friday against using water from two rivers downstream in New Mexico. Fluctuating electrical power shut down the treatment plant below the inactive...

The Latest: Storm knocks out Colorado mine's treatment plant

Mar. 15, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the Colorado blizzard (all times local): 7 p.m. New Mexico officials have told some municipal drinking water systems to stop using water from two rivers after the weather-related failure of a mine wastewater treatment plant upstream in Colorado. The New Mexico Environment...

Immigration activist takes sanctuary in Denver church

Mar. 15, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — An immigration activist who was granted a temporary stay from deportation after seeking sanctuary inside Denver churches for months has once again taken up shelter inside a house of faith. Lawyers for Jeanette Vizguerra announced Friday that she will be confined to living in the First...

51 women sue USOC for failing to stop Nassar abuse

Mar. 15, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Fifty-one women are suing the U.S. Olympic Committee, its board members and a number of former high-ranking officials for failing to prevent their abuse at the hands of imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Denver, details abuse dating to the...

Judge dismisses indecent exposure charge against pilot

Mar. 15, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A judge has dismissed an indecent exposure charge against a United Airlines pilot. Carolyn Tyler, a spokeswoman for the Denver district attorney, said Friday that prosecutors decided to drop the case against Andrew Collins because there wasn't a reasonable likelihood of conviction at trial....