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  • Pujols says he will take part in All-Star Home Run Derby

    Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols says he will compete in the All-Star Home Run Derby. Pujols said he talked with Major League Baseball and confirmed he will be one of the hitters for the event Monday in Cincinnati. The All-Star Game is the next night....

  • Kansas man drowns on Clear Creek rafting trip

    Updated: 35 min ago

    IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have identified a 20-year-old Kansas man who died Saturday afternoon while rafting on Clear Creek. Daniel Cheong, of Wichita, Kansas, was pulled from the river by authorities responding to reports of a man in the river. The U.S. Geological...

  • Canadian wildfire smoke prompts health warning in Colorado

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Smoke drifting south from wildfires burning in Canada has spread into Colorado, prompting a health warning for the eastern half of the state. A smoke advisory was issued for northeastern Colorado Monday and expanded to include all counties east of the Continental Divide...

  • State Sen. Carroll to challenge Coffman in Colorado's 6th CD

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Democratic state Sen. Morgan Carroll will challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman for Colorado's 6th Congressional District. The Aurora Democrat announced her candidacy Tuesday for a district both parties consider a toss-up because of its large bloc of...

  • Help sought finding gunman in Douglas County camp shooting

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — The Douglas County sheriff is asking the public for help in finding a person who shot and killed a 60-year-old camper from Monument. Investigators believe Glenn Martin was shot by accident while camping in the Rainbow Falls Park area of the Pike National...

  • Teen who escaped from youth corrections center pleads guilty

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A teenager who escaped from a youth corrections facility in Golden after striking a guard in the head with a pillowcase full of rocks has pleaded guilty to several charges. The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office says 18-year-old Zachary Oliver pleaded...

  • Peabody Energy still chafes at strip-mining protest song

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — More than 40 years after it was first recorded, a strip-mining protest song still rankles one of the nation's largest coal mining companies. Peabody Energy Corp., which operates major mines in Wyoming, asked a federal judge in Casper to strike lyrics of...

  • Wildfires in Canada cause air quality advisory in Colorado

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Smoke from wildfires in western Canada has triggered an air quality advisory in northeastern Colorado. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Monday the smoke could cause problems for people with heart disease or breathing ailments. The advisory...

  • Rookie Emmanuel Mudiay turning heads in practice

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — One practice in and Denver Nuggets point guard Emmanuel Mudiay is already talking titles. An NBA Summer League crown, anyway. Got to love rookies. New coach Michael Malone certainly does — especially this one. Mudiay, the seventh overall pick in the draft last month,...

  • Body of man missing in Lake Granby recovered

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    GRAND LAKE, Colo. (AP) — The body of a 31-year-old man who disappeared in Lake Granby on Friday has been found. Grand County Sheriff Brett Schroetlin says the body of Christopher Mullinex was recovered Monday, three days after he jumped in the water from a pontoon boat while fishing...

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