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  • Brandon Prust lifts Canadiens past Avalanche

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Brandon Prust scored on a breakaway with 5:29 left in the third period to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 in an exhibition game Friday night. Jiri Sekac and Sven Andrighetto also scored for Montreal (3-0-0), a 3-2 overtime winner over...

  • Man held in slaying charged with intimidation plot

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say a man charged with killing his girlfriend tried to hire another inmate to hurt a possible witness in the case. Forty-three-year-old Stephen Michael Cooke Jr. was charged last week with conspiracy to commit witness intimidation and...

  • Virus probed in paralysis cases in 9 Colorado kids

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday sent doctors an...

  • BC to host Colorado State

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston College avoided a letdown after its upset of then-No. 9 Southern California. Now the Eagles can start looking to the future. BC (3-1) plays Colorado State on Saturday with an eye on its fourth win. A victory in the nonconference and rarely played matchup would...

  • Man who killed panhandler gets 18 years in prison

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A 29-year-old man who killed a panhandler near an Aurora intersection has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. The Arapahoe County District Attorney's Office says Daniel Lee Rice, of Aurora, was sentenced Thursday for the Aug. 14, 2013, death of 49-year-old...

  • Woman acknowledges cancer scam involving son

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — An Aurora woman has acknowledged falsely saying her 6-year-old son had cancer in order to collect thousands of dollars in charitable contributions. The Arapahoe County District Attorney's Office says 29-year-old Sandy Thi Nguyen pleaded guilty Friday to one...

  • College Board backs Colorado student protesters

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — The organization that administers high school Advanced Placement courses says it supports suburban Denver students who have been protesting a proposal aimed at promoting patriotism in AP history courses. In a statement issued Friday, the College Board said that the...

  • Door-to-door solicitor accused in Boulder assault

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A traveling door-to-door solicitor whom police say has a criminal record in several states was arrested Friday in an attack on a woman at her Boulder home. Derick Robert Tappe, 26, was arrested early in the morning at an Evans hotel with other solicitors from...

  • Colorado approves $5M incentive for Tarantino film

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado on Friday approved a $5 million incentive package to lure production of the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film "The Hateful Eight." The Oscar-winning screenwriter's movie could be filmed on a 900-acre ranch west of the ski town of Telluride, depending on local...

  • Police: Boulder detective warned luring suspect

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A Boulder police detective warned a child-luring suspect that he was under investigation apparently because he was upset about being left out of the department's plan to arrest the man, according to court documents released Friday. Prosecutors said Detective Jack...

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