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  • Man gets 12 years in prison for crash that killed officer

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A 39-year-old Aurora man convicted of vehicular homicide in the death of an off-duty Littleton police officer has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Arapahoe County District Attorney's Office says Jemal Abdelkader Dawed was sentenced Tuesday for the May...

  • Points harder to come by for NHL's top scorers this season

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — When it comes to scoring, Sid the Kid's pace this season is no match for the greatest by the Great One. Pittsburgh forward Sidney Crosby is in line to win the scoring title with what can be projected to be about 85 points. That's a number Wayne Gretzky reached by...

  • Denver mayor bans city-funded travel to Indiana

    Yesterday

    DENVER (AP) — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock says he is banning all nonessential, city-funded travel to Indiana after it adopted a religious-freedom law that critics say allows discrimination against gays and lesbians. Hancock announced the ban Tuesday, saying Indiana's law is wrong and...

  • Colorado trying again to add maternal warnings at pot shops

    Yesterday

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado pot shops would have to post warnings for pregnant and nursing women under a bill that passed its first test at the state Legislature on Tuesday. The warnings bill represents' lawmakers second attempt to place the signs in medical and recreational dispensaries....

  • Judge won't dismiss Ohio suit over banned prison interviews

    Yesterday

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Inmates and reporters challenging a ban on face-to-face media interviews with prisoners convicted for their roles in Ohio's deadly 1993 prison riot can proceed with their lawsuit, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. The state argues that allowing the interviews could...

  • Teen found stuffed in suitcase died of drug overdose

    Yesterday

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say the death of an 18-year-old woman whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase in western Colorado was drug-related. Mesa County chief deputy coroner Victor Yahn said Tuesday that Kelly Myers died of a mixed drug overdose but that the...

  • Colorado lawmaker gets some support after abortion comment

    Yesterday

    DENVER (AP) — A Republican lawmaker under fire for an abortion comment got some support Tuesday from a fellow Republican who publicly disagreed with the GOP's response. Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt, R-Colorado Springs, has apologized for remarks he made after a Colorado woman was...

  • Partial victory for Colorado Democrats on minimum wage

    Yesterday

    DENVER (AP) — A Democratic effort to raise the minimum wage in Colorado notched a partial victory Tuesday when the House voted to allow cities to raise the wage if they wish. But the Democrats didn't have enough votes to adopt a ballot measure to ask voters about raising the wage...

  • Paddington-like bear to join rescue flight to Colorado

    Yesterday

    KEENESBURG, Colo. (AP) — An international animal rescue group says an elderly former circus bear will join a flight bringing 33 lions from South America to a Colorado refuge next month. Animal Defenders International announced Monday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will issue...

  • Schultz, Bachman help Oilers to 4-1 win over Avs

    Yesterday

    DENVER (AP) — In the midst of a tough season, the Edmonton Oilers are finishing strong. The Colorado Avalanche? Well, they dropped a game they could ill afford to lose. Defenseman Justin Schultz broke a second-period tie and Richard Bachman stopped 29 shots, helping Edmonton snap a...

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