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  • Storm boosts Colorado snowpack, especially in southwest

    Updated: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — More than 4 feet of new snow in the mountains has helped boost Colorado's snowpack, especially in the state's southwestern corner. The snowpack in the San Miguel, Dolores, Animas and San Juan Basin was 75 percent of average Tuesday, up from about 55 percent two weeks...

  • Denver Nuggets fire coach Brian Shaw with team in slide

    Updated: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Last week, Denver Nuggets players broke 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 1½ seasons on Tuesday, with the...

  • Cal senior Reshanda Gray named Pac-12 Player of the Year

    Updated: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — California senior Reshanda Gray has been named Pac-12 Player of the Year in a vote by the league's coaches. Gray becomes Cal's second player to earn Player of the Year, joining Devanei Hampton in 2006-07. The Pac-12 announced its annual honors Tuesday....

  • Colorado man gets 10 years for sex trafficking

    Updated: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A 30-year-old Colorado man who pleaded guilty to bringing an underage girl to Casper last year to prostitute her has been sentenced to 10 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release. Joseph Javon Dawson of Aurora, Colorado, was sentenced Monday in...

  • Lawmakers seek penalties on using drones to invade privacy

    Updated: 13 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers want to criminalize the use of drones when they're used to monitor someone without their consent. The proposal up for a House committee vote Tuesday would make it a crime of first-degree trespassing to take images of someone when they have an...

  • 2nd Winter Park ski train sells out quickly

    Updated: 45 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — A second ski train trip to Winter Park is sold out. Winter Park Resort and Amtrak announced Tuesday that they were adding a March 15 trip to celebrate the resort's 75th anniversary after tickets for the first trip sold out in about 10 hours. This time, the 450-plus...

  • Bill on mandatory fines for animal fighting clears Senate

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — A Colorado bill to set mandatory fines for people convicted of animal fighting is headed to the governor's desk. Animal fighting is not widespread in Colorado, with only two people in the state convicted of the crime during the past three years. But bill sponsors say the...

  • Avalanche captain Landeskog, forward McLeod fined by NHL

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog and forward Cody McLeod were fined by the league for their actions in the waning seconds of a 3-1 loss to Minnesota on Saturday. Landeskog was fined $5,000 for a punch he threw at Wild forward Mikko Koivu as both players...

  • Denver to pay $50K to woman slammed into wall by cop

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Denver will pay $50,000 to settle a federal lawsuit brought by a woman who was slammed head-first into a wall while handcuffed by a police officer. Denver city councilors unanimously approved the settlement with Patricia Lucero Monday night. The incident, captured on...

  • Bruins get Connolly from Lightning; Talbot from Avs

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Determined to protect their playoff spot, the Boston Bruins have added more offense and grit up front. Boston acquired forwards Maxime Talbot and Paul Carey from Colorado at the NHL trade deadline Monday, not long after picking up forward Brett Connolly from Tampa Bay....