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  • Fallen CU-Boulder astronauts remembered

    Updated: Sat, Jan 31, 2015

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — University of Colorado-Boulder alumni Ellison Onizuka and Kalpana Chawla, who died in space shuttle accidents 17 years apart, were remembered at the Boulder campus on Saturday. Following a memorial, there was a procession to the Space Shuttle Challenger and Space...

  • Troopers warn against DUI on Super Bowl weekend

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies are warning Super Bowl partygoers to leave the penalties on the field and avoid getting a DUI arrest this weekend. Authorities say there will be increased enforcement over the weekend, before and after the game...

  • Varmalov makes 23 saves in Avs' shutout of Predators

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche can't squander any more points if the hope to return to the postseason. Semyon Varlamov was the reason they picked up two against Nashville. Varlamov made 23 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, and Colorado beat the Predators 3-0 on Friday...

  • No. 11 Arizona State women hold off Colorado 68-60

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Sophie Brunner and Katie Hempen scored 15 points each, combining for 21 in the second half and No. 11 Arizona State defeated Colorado 68-60 on Friday. The Sun Devils (19-2, 8-2 Pac 12), in their first game since having a 14-game winning streak snapped by Oregon...

  • Amy Van Dyken returns to broadcast booth after ATV accident

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Amy Van Dyken pushed herself across one of Berkeley's busy streets in her wheelchair and up a ramp into her special broadcast booth overlooking the pool deck, beaming the whole way. The six-time Olympic gold medal swimmer returned to work with the Pac-12...

  • Seau, Warner, Pace first-time Hall eligibles

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — When Junior Seau's name is mentioned as a first-time Hall of Fame candidate, people nod in recognition of his career achievements. Then they shake their heads with sadness. Seau spent 20 seasons in the NFL as a dominant linebacker, winning Defensive Player of the Year...

  • Colorado considers ban on welfare cards at pot shops

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Welfare money or food stamps for marijuana? It's an urban legend that won't go away in Colorado, and state lawmakers this year are poised to pass a law clarifying that public benefit cards can't be used at dispensary ATMs. A bill facing its first hearing next week in the...

  • Braves deal RHP David Hale to Rockies in 4-player trade

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves pulled off another trade in their busy offseason Friday, dealing right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies for minor league catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O'Dowd. Hale pitched 45 games for Atlanta last season, going 4-5 with...

  • 6 teens accused of girl's sex assault at Denver-area party

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Six male teens have been accused of sexually assaulting a girl at a party in suburban Denver, police said Friday. Five teens, ranging from 16 to 19, were arrested during the course of the investigation. Police said they expected to arrest the sixth suspect...

  • Denver police solve old murder case; killer's mom had role

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — The killer in an 18-year-old murder mystery was shielded by his mother until his own death, Denver police said Friday. Police said Jonathan Clinton, then 20, was a suspect at the time in a case that drew wide public attention in Denver, The Denver Post reported...