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  • Man tied by DNA to 1994 sex assault in Denver gets 25 years

    Updated: 44 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — A man connected by DNA evidence to a 20-year-old sex assault case in Denver has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. The Denver District Attorney's Office says 57-year-old Donald R. Shores was sentenced Thursday for attacking a 67-year-old woman on Sept. 6, 1994. He was...

  • Officials confirm gray wolf killed in Colorado

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Wildlife officials say a coyote-like animal killed near Kremmling was a gray wolf. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday that DNA tests at its Forensics Laboratory in Ashland, Oregon, were used to confirm the species. A legal coyote hunter shot the...

  • Teen girl charged with making 'Columbine' threat to school

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BOLTON, Mass. (AP) — A 15-year-old Massachusetts girl has been charged with making a threat to her school on social media that referenced the Columbine High School massacre. Police in Bolton arrested the Nashoba Regional High School student on Wednesday after receiving a tip about an...

  • Tebow makes his Philly debut

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A slimmer Tim Tebow threw passes in shorts while a horde of reporters critiqued his mechanics and analyzed his arm motion. Welcome to Philly, Tim. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner spoke to a large gathering of media for the first time Thursday since signing a...

  • 3 cities sue Adams County over recreational pot taxes

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Three suburban Denver cities are suing Adams County to stop it from collecting taxes from recreational marijuana businesses already being taxed by the cities and the state. The lawsuit filed this week argues Adams County shouldn't get tax revenue because it doesn't have...

  • Broncos left tackle Clady tears ACL, likely out for season

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are searching for someone to watch Peyton Manning's back after left tackle Ryan Clady tore his left ACL and will likely be out for the season. It's a big responsibility and tryouts begin immediately. The requirements are simple: Don't let...

  • Colorado brewers, grocery stores face fight over liquor laws

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Local brewers and liquor stores are bracing for another push to allow Colorado grocery stores to sell wine and higher alcohol-content beer, a move opponents see as a threat to the craft beer industry. The debate has played out many times in the state Legislature, but...

  • Air Force Academy graduates 1 of smallest recent classes

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The Air Force Academy has graduated one of its smallest classes in recent years. The Gazette ( ) reports that the Class of 2015 was winnowed down from about 1,100 cadets four years ago to the 841 cadets who graduated Thursday. They...

  • Settlement reached in breastfeeding lawsuit

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — A Grand Junction hair salon worker has settled a federal anti-discrimination lawsuit over claims that her boss refused to give her breaks to pump breast milk. The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado Thursday announced the settlement in the lawsuit filed on behalf...

  • BNSF, power plant owner settle long-running rate dispute

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln Electric System and other owners of a Wyoming power plant have settled their long-running rates dispute with BNSF Railway over what the railroad charged for delivering coal to the plant, which serves consumers in Nebraska and several other states. The...

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