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UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019

Corey Kispert, Filip Petrusev help Gonzaga past Michigan State in preseason scrimmage

Gonzaga topped Michigan State 103-87 in a preseason scrimmage Saturday in Denver. The Spartans are expected to be ranked No. 1 when the AP preseason poll is released next week. …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019

National powers Gonzaga, Michigan State to scrimmage for second straight season

It’s another marquee matchup for Gonzaga basketball, but this one won’t go down in the win-loss column. Gonzaga and Michigan State, which will likely be No. 1 in the AP …

Denver airport drivers get stuck in mud using Google Maps

Denver drivers using Google Maps to get to the city’s airport last weekend and trying to avoid a traffic jam were sent on a detour that took them down a …

Down the rabbit hole: Denver decriminalizes ‘magic mushrooms’ – a type that grows wild in Washington

In a vote surprising to many, Denver chose Wednesday to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms – the same kind coined “magic mushroom” because of its hallucinogen psilocybin that grow wild throughout Washington.

UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019

School shooting in Colorado kills one, wounds eight students, before deputies arrest two suspects

Authorities say a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school injured eight people Tuesday, and two suspects were in custody.

UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019

Denver could make history with vote on ‘magic mushrooms’

Voters could make Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize the use of psilocybin, the psychoactive substance in “magic mushrooms”

Uber riders can buy transit tickets on app for Denver

Riders in Denver will soon be able to buy tickets for public transportation using the Uber app, the latest step on the ride-hailing company’s mission to become a one-stop shop …

UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019

Florida teenager obsessed with Columbine takes her own life

A young Florida woman who traveled to Colorado and bought a shotgun for what authorities feared would be a Columbine-inspired attack just days ahead of the 20th anniversary was found …

Man angry about virginity pleads guilty to threatening women

A man has pleaded guilty to a felony terroristic threat charge after authorities said he threating to target women in a mass shooting because he couldn’t get a girlfriend.

Denver teachers, school officials `hopeful’ a deal is near

The union representing striking Denver teachers and school officials said they were hopeful they can reach a settlement to end a three-day walkout. Negotiations resumed Wednesday following talks that lasted …

Denver teachers go on strike after failing to reach pay deal

DENVER – Denver teachers went on strike Monday after failing to reach a deal with administrators on pay in the latest example of educator discontent, following a wave of walkouts …

Denver teachers are ready to strike over pay raises alone

Denver teachers are prepared to walk of the job Monday for the first time in 25 years over an incentive-based pay system they call unpredictable and unfair to experienced educators.

Denver teachers’ strike on hold amid procedural wrangling

Denver school officials asked the state on Wednesday to intervene in its pay dispute with teachers, a move that will delay a strike that had been scheduled to start Monday.

Denver unveils new system for clearing marijuana convictions

A simplified program will make it easier for thousands of people to seek the elimination of low-level marijuana convictions that occurred in Denver before recreational use became legal in Colorado, …

UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018

Police: Uber driver said customer tried to attack him

An Uber driver fatally shot a man in a car on a Denver interstate early Friday morning after some kind of altercation.

Outdoor gear sales slip as millennials drive shift in habits

Sales of outdoor equipment are slipping as millennials drive changes in U.S. consumer habits by favoring clothes and sporting goods that are less specialized and more versatile, analysts say.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017

5 Colorado deputies shot, 1 fatally, in ‘ambush’ attack

A man fired more than 100 rounds at sheriff’s deputies in Colorado early Sunday, killing one and injuring four others, before being fatally shot himself in what authorities called an …

Jay Ambrose: The right not to design a cake

Whatever ideologically driven legalese says, Jack Philips was discriminating against no one. He was not getting in the way of gay marriage.

Denver coffee shop apologizes for gentrification ‘joke’

A coffee shop targeted by protesters after a message about gentrification struck a nerve in a rapidly changing city remained closed Monday despite an apology and plans to reopen after …

Denver votes to require environment-friendly ‘green’ roofs

Denver became the latest city to require rooftop gardens or solar panels on big new buildings, which backers say will keep the outdoor air cooler, make storm water easier to …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017

3 killed in Colorado Walmart shooting; no arrests

Two men and a woman were killed in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart on Wednesday night that forced customers to either hide or flee.

With Swift in court, jury selection begins in groping case

A 15-page questionnaire released as jury selection began in the dueling lawsuits also asked candidates if they had seen any pictures related to the case – a possible reference to …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017

Parent of Red Lion Hotels moves corporate headquarters from Spokane to Denver

The parent company of Red Lion Hotels has moved the company’s corporate headquarters and executive office from Spokane to Denver.

UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017

How hot is too hot aboard an airliner? The law doesn’t say

Every day, tens of thousands of U.S. airline passengers settle into their seats, lower the window shades and reach up to twist the air vents without the benefit of something …

UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017

In Boulder, Colorado, 5 fun things in 1 whirlwind afternoon

Not every destination lends itself to a whirlwind tour, but in the beautiful city of Boulder, Colorado, you can sample five fun and scenic spots in one afternoon.

Doughnut delivery by drone in Denver is a peek at the future

Doughnuts have been delivered by drone to Denver’s mayor and the city’s police and fire departments.

Police: Denver man castrated transgender woman in apartment

Police say a Colorado man without a medical license has been arrested after he allegedly used an Army surgical kit to castrate a transgender woman at her Denver apartment.

Man practicing Parkour falls 40 feet down chimney in Denver

A 26-year-old man says he was making an action video with friends when he fell 40 feet down the chimney of a downtown Denver apartment building.

1st U.S. rules for pot in public fire up debate in Denver

Denver started work last week on becoming the first city in the U.S. to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and …

Bruce Springsteen visits Denver to promote ‘Born to Run’ autobiography

Bruce Springsteen stopped in Denver on Wednesday as part of a nationwide tour promoting his new autobiography “Born to Run.”