• Test aims to boost farm efficiency, free up water for cities

    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — A Colorado ranch owner and a university researcher are testing underground crop irrigation, hoping it can make farms more efficient and reduce competition between cities and agriculture for the state's scarce water. The first crops will be planted this summer on a...

  • Cyberbullying bill faces tough road in Colorado Senate

    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — A bill to crack down on cyberbullying faces a tough test Wednesday in the Colorado Senate. The bill would make cyberbullying a misdemeanor harassment charge punishable by as much as $750 in fines and up to six months in county jail. The bill has already passed the...

  • USGS: More data needed to assess any fracking-pollution link

    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality. The study published in the American Geophysical Union journal Water Resources...

  • Avalanche's Alex Tanguay set to play 1000th NHL game

    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche forward Alex Tanguay (TAN'-gay) is about to reach an important milestone. He's scheduled to play his 1,000 NHL game Wednesday night when the Avalanche face the Pittsburgh Penguins in Denver. The 35-year-old will be the 299th player in NHL history and...

  • 4 arrested after shots fired at Denver police vehicle

    Updated: 41 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — Denver police say four people are under arrest after shots were fired at a police vehicle. Police announced the arrests early Wednesday morning but haven't released any other details. The shooting happened in the Five Points area just northeast of downtown. KUSA-TV...

  • Gallinari helps Nuggets beat Bucks hours after Shaw's firing

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — A change on the bench gave the Denver Nuggets a boost and ended six weeks of frustration for the struggling franchise. Danilo Gallinari scored a season-high 26 points, Kenneth Faried had 14 points and 14 rebounds and Denver beat the Milwaukee Bucks 106-95 on Tuesday...

  • Man involved in fatal Lakewood robbery gets life in prison

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A man who was involved in a fatal robbery in Lakewood has been sentenced to life in prison. The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office says 23-year-old James Dominguez-Castor was sentenced Tuesday for the February 2014 slaying of 79-year-old Robert Phippen,...

  • Denver Nuggets fire coach Brian Shaw with team in slide

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Last week, Denver Nuggets players broke their huddle with a chant of "1-2-3 ... Six weeks," interpreted by some as a countdown to the end of a season gone sour. Brian Shaw didn't even make it that far. The first-time head coach was fired after 1 1/2 seasons on Tuesday,...

  • Man living secretly in rafters above restaurant is sentenced

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — A man who was caught living secretly in the rafters above a Denver restaurant when he fell through the ceiling has been sentenced to two years of mental health probation. The Denver District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday that 36-year-old Stephen Graves pleaded...

  • Inmate dies in Jeffco jail while awaiting treatment

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a 38-year-old inmate died in her cell at the Jefferson County jail while awaiting treatment for an illness. The sheriff's office says the woman, whose name has not been released, was booked into the jail Sunday on charges of...

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