• Demaryius Thomas says he'll skip offseason workouts

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning will have to do without his top target this offseason unless the Denver Broncos reach an agreement with Demaryius Thomas on a long-term contract. The star receiver said Monday that without a deal, he'll skip the team's offseason workouts that...

  • Colorado bill to regulate powdered alcohol becomes law

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed legislation to regulate the sale of powdered alcohol in Colorado. The bill Hickenlooper signed into law Monday gives the state's liquor enforcement division authority to regulate powdered alcohol like liquid alcohol and to tax it. The...

  • Correction: Carjacking Chase story

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — In a story March 24 about pleas in a car-theft and chase in suburban Denver, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on information provided by prosecutors, one of the charges to which Christopher Sullivan pleaded guilty. The charge was pandering, not...

  • Colorado Democrats advance minimum wage measures

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Democrats pushing to raise the minimum wage in Colorado achieved a couple of temporary victories Monday with measures addressing the issue, including one that would ask voters to incrementally increase wages. They gave initial approval in the House to letting...

  • Fort Collins, ACLU agree to settle panhandling lawsuit

    Updated: 23 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — Fort Collins has agreed not to ticket people who peacefully panhandle under a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union Monday in a federal lawsuit challenging the city's crackdown on panhandling. Under the deal, Fort Collins has also agreed to permanently drop...

  • Senate gives nod to 1st police oversight measure

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Senate has given unanimous approval to the first in a series of measures to increase oversight on law enforcement in reaction to state and national cases of suspected police misdeeds. The bill approved Monday would allow law enforcement agencies to look at...

  • Colorado votes to expand crowdfunding

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers have agreed to expand investment in private start-up companies by sending the governor a bill to expand the pool of potential investors. A bill approved by the Senate Monday would make Colorado at least the 15th state to simplify regulations for...

  • Denver studies need for, costs of public toilets downtown

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — The Denver Post reports politicians are studying the need for and costs of putting public toilets downtown amid a debate about what to do about people urinating in the streets of the increasingly popular heart of the city. The Post ( http://tinyurl.com/onaldgb ) said...

  • Woman who lost unborn baby in attack thanks supporters

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — An expectant mother who lost her unborn baby after it was cut from her belly by a stranger is thanking those who have been thinking about and praying for her. Michelle Wilkins posted a message late Sunday on the website where people have been donating money for her...

  • Man accused in Pueblo teen disappearance to enter plea

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A man accused in the disappearance of a Pueblo teen is scheduled to enter a plea on Monday. Twenty-three-year-old Christopher Waide is suspected in the disappearance of 19-year-old Lea Chali Porter, who was last seen while visiting Westminster, where Waide...