• Fluoride debate hits Colorado's largest water utility

    Updated: 8 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's largest supplier of public drinking water is in the midst of a debate over how much fluoride — if any — to put into its delivery system after the federal government announced new standards in April. The discussion at Denver Water, which serves about one out of...

  • Defense, DA argue reasons to spare Colorado gunman's life

    Updated: 27 min ago

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense lawyers for James Holmes made one more appeal for mercy Thursday, urging jurors to consider mental illness in his sentencing even though they rejected his insanity claim when they convicted him of murdering 12 people and trying to kill 70 others at a...

  • Colorado theater shooting judge holds woman in contempt

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A woman who yelled "Don't kill him! Don't kill him!" just as jurors were to begin considering whether Colorado theater shooter James Holmes' mental illness might be a reason to spare him from the death penalty was sentenced Thursday to three weeks in jail for...

  • Kubiak hoping history repeats itself with Elway, Manning

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Gary Kubiak sure has the blueprints. He helped guide the Denver Broncos to back-to-back Super Bowls in the late 1990s as John Elway's backup-turned tutor and now he's trying to steer them back to the top of the NFL behind 39-year-old Peyton Manning. On the eve...

  • MLS attendance on rise with big-name international players

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Kaka and David Villa are raising the profile of Major League Soccer. Clint Dempsey and the U.S. national teams have done their part, too. Buoyed by international soccer icons and capitalizing on recent World Cup success by the American men's and women's national teams,...

  • The Latest: Colorado shooting judge holds woman in contempt

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The judge in the Colorado shooting case has sentenced a woman to three weeks in jail for interrupting the lead prosecutor during closing arguments in the...

  • Pac-12 commish: No expansion plans, but bright future ahead

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott envisions fierce competition, Heisman Trophy challengers and national championship bids for his loaded football conference in the next few years. Scott doesn't expect any new members, however. "I do not see us expanding in the...

  • Elite cycling spotlight finally shines on North America

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    The Tour de France dominates the landscape of professional cycling, a three-week behemoth that draws the attention of fans worldwide. Now that it's over, the spotlight is shifting to North America. The Tour of Utah starts Monday and kicks off an unprecedented run of races that...

  • Skull discovered in El Paso construction site

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    FOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — A skull has been discovered at a construction site in El Paso County. The Colorado state archaeologist is on the scene Thursday to investigate. The remains were discovered Wednesday at a subdivision construction site in Fountain. The Fountain police department...

  • Big 12 names 6 universities as affiliate wrestling members

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Big 12 Conference has added six universities as affiliate members to the postseason wrestling championship. The conference says as Air Force, Northern Colorado, North Dakota State, South Dakota State, Utah Valley and Wyoming will join Oklahoma, Oklahoma State,...

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