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Colorado man shoots, kills bear after it entered his home

Aug. 15, 2022 21:07 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man had a rude awaking early Saturday morning when a roughly 400-pound (181-kilogram) bear flipped the lever doorknob to his home and rummaged through some dog food, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials said Monday. The homeowner, Ken Mauldin, grabbed a...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Aug. 15, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling was expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Broncos sign free agent Schobert, activate Gregory, Turner

Aug. 15, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The reinforcements arrived by the bunches Monday for the Denver Broncos. They signed veteran linebacker Joe Schobert and activated prized offseason acquisitions Randy Gregory (shoulder) and Billy Turner (knee), both of whom aim to play in the regular-season...

Deadline looms for western states to cut Colorado River use

Aug. 15, 2022 14:25 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Banks along parts of the Colorado River where water once streamed are now just caked mud and rock as climate change makes the Western U.S. hotter and drier. More than two decades of drought have done little to deter the region from diverting more water than...

Walker 4 hits, 4 RBIs, powers Diamondbacks past Rockies 7-4

Aug. 14, 2022 19:42 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Christian Walker had four hits, including a 460-foot homer, and drove in four runs, leading rookie Tommy Henry and the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Sunday. Walker hit two doubles along with his 27th home run. “I think if...

Journeyman Johnson leads Broncos' backups past Cowboys 17-7

Aug. 14, 2022 01:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The new Denver Broncos quarterback who wowed the crowd at Empower Field wasn't Russell Wilson but jourrneyman Josh Johnson. Johnson, who's 36 years old and playing for his 14th NFL team, threw a pair of first-half touchdown passes and the Broncos beat the...

Rubio's PK goal helps Rapids earn 1-1 draw with Crew

Aug. 14, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Diego Rubio scored on a penalty kick late in the first half to help the Colorado Rapids earn a 1-1 draw with the Columbus Crew on Saturday. Cucho Hernández scored just five minutes into the match to give Columbus (8-6-10) an early lead. Hernández has...

Gallen dominates, Rivera 2 HRs, Rockies beat D-backs 2-0

Aug. 14, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Zac Gallen pitched two-hit ball over seven innings, Emmanuel Rivera went deep twice for his first career multi-homer game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0 on Saturday night. Gallen (8-2) struck out six and extended his shutout streak to 14...

Denver street juggling a way of life, a way to make a living

Aug. 13, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — For roommates Andrew, Cam and David, life’s a circus. Really, though. Each makes a living juggling in the streets of Denver. You may have seen one of them on your daily work commute, stepping out onto the crosswalk at red lights to entertain motorists and passersby....

Bassett loaned to Fortuna Sittard after spell with Feyenoord

Aug. 13, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — American midfielder Cole Bassett was recalled by Major League Soccer's Colorado Rapids from his loan to Feyenoord Rotterdam on Saturday and then loaned to the Dutch club Fortuna Sittard for the rest of the 2022-23 season. Feyenoord retained its option to...