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Video: Hobbled Black woman begged for help in police cruiser

Sep. 30, 2020 7:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A suburban police agency near Denver is facing more scrutiny for its officers’ treatment of Black people after a video emerged showing a woman begging to be lifted up after she fell to the floor in the back of a police cruiser with her hands and feet cuffed behind her. In the police...

Relatives of members of the 1970 Wichita State University Shockers football team visit the crash site where an airplane carrying some of the players crashed near Loveland Pass Monday, July 27, 2020, west of Silver Plume, Colo. Wreckage from the plane, which was one of two being used to take the Shockers to play a football game against Utah State University in Logan, Utah, is still scattered on the mountain top nearly 50 years after the crash close to the Eisenhower Tunnel. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Wichita State's crash evokes moving memories 50 years later

Sep. 30, 2020 4:41 PM EDT

SILVER PLUME, Colo. (AP) — In a small clearing on Mount Trelease, a faded and tattered yellow shirt rests among twisted shards of metal. Emblazoned across the front: Wichita State. A heavy reminder of what took place 50 years ago in this section of the Colorado Rocky Mountains where memorials and tributes...

An employee is protected by a plexiglass shield while processing a skier at the reopening of Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort, which closed in mid-March to help in the effort to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, in a Wednesday, May 27, 2020 file photo, in Keystone, Colo. An executive order signed y President Donald Trump that temporarily bans a wide variety of foreign visas has thrown another obstacle in the path of ski resorts as they try to hire enough temporary workers to fill crucial jobs in the era of COVID-19. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Ski resorts struggle to hire amid Trump's student visa ban

Sep. 30, 2020 4:21 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Milagros Sotelo was looking forward to traveling from South America to Tennessee to start a job at Ober Gatlinburg ski resort this winter. The 22-year-old student worked the last two ski seasons in the equipment rental shop at the small resort nestled in the Smoky Mountains and was excited to...

Jernigan signs with Denver 2 days after being cut by Jaguars

Sep. 30, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos signed free agent defensive lineman Timmy Jernigan on Wednesday after placing five-time Pro Bowler Jurrell Casey on injured reserve along with tackle Elijah Wilkinson and linebacker Austin Calitro. The Broncos (0-3) also promoted running back LeVante Bellamy and...

Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio walks the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Winless Broncos, Jets square off looking to avoid 0-4 starts

Sep. 30, 2020 2:19 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Banged up, struggling and desperate for a win. That describes both the Denver Broncos and New York Jets, who’ll square off Thursday night at MetLife Stadium with their seasons spiraling, coaches on the hot seat and rosters ravaged by injuries. Yeah, this might not...

Denver Broncos defensive end Shelby Harris (96) kneels alongside defensive end DeShawn Williams (90) and running back Melvin Gordon during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Prime-time "showcase" has 0-3 Broncos and 0-3 Jets

Sep. 30, 2020 1:24 PM EDT

It sure seemed like an historically bad prime-time matchup when the Broncos and Jets fell to 0-3 as they headed to the Thursday night NFL “showcase.” Turns out, it happened in Week 4 last year, when the Bengals and Steelers limped into the game. And limping is exactly what the representatives of the...

Denver Broncos quarterback Brett Rypien is hit by Tampa Bay Buccaneers free safety Jordan Whitehead as he throws a pass during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Brett Rypien named Broncos starting QB against New York Jets

Sep. 29, 2020 6:14 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Brett Rypien kept his head up when he went undrafted out of Boise State. He didn't get discouraged when he twice got cut by the Denver Broncos. He didn't flinch when the Broncos valued Brandon Allen over him last year to serve as a backup to Joe Flacco and then Drew Lock. Rypien's...

FILE - In this Wednesday May 1, 2019 file photo buildings are reflected in the window as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is taken from court, where he appeared on charges of jumping British bail seven years ago, in London. A lawyer for Julian Assange said Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 that the WikiLeaks founder’s situation will be worse if President Donald Trump is re-elected in November than if Democrat rival Joe Biden wins.
Edward Fitzgerald said at Assange’s extradition hearing in London that Assange will suffer if he is sent to the U.S. to face spying charges regardless of who wins the Nov. 3 election. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Assange may end up at Colorado Supermax jail, UK court told

Sep. 29, 2020 5:14 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would have to be “almost dying” to get out of arguably the most notorious prison in the United States if convicted of espionage charges and sent there, a court at London's Old Bailey heard Tuesday. Assange, who is fighting an extradition request...

FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, file photo, Denver Broncos defensive end Jurrell Casey (99) gestures after a tipped pass against the Tennessee Titans during the second half of an NFL football game in Denver. The 10th-year veteran and five-time Pro Bowler tore a biceps tendon in Denver's 28-10 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Battered Broncos piling up injuries with all those losses

Sep. 29, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway bounded with optimism over his 53-man roster just three weeks ago, declaring he was “excited about the football team we have.” And why not? Veteran pass rusher Von Miller appeared primed for a big bounce-back season, Courtland Sutton was the gem of a deep...

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, left, and shortstop Trtevor Story watch as relief pitcher Tyler Kinley warms up after replacing Wade Davis during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Denver. The Dodgers won 15-6. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Arenado, Rockies miss playoffs for 2nd straight season

Sep. 29, 2020 4:12 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Hampered by a sore left shoulder, Nolan Arenado couldn’t carry the Colorado Rockies to the postseason. Don't be surprised to hear his name surface in offseason trade rumors. The All-Star third baseman never found his groove in the shortened season before going on the injured list for...