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suspect id’d in aurora fatal shooting

a 32-year-old faces a first-degree murder charge for a fatal shooting in aurora friday afternoon, aurora police said saturday.

two arrested for their part in aurora mall shooting

two men arrested for friday's shooting at the aurora mall. at least one gunshot was fired, police said

rockies’ raimel tapia “testing his limits” on bases, with mixed results

by most measures, rockies outfielder raimel tapia has had a solid spring training, but on saturday he got picked off first base for the third time this spring. manager bud black, however, is not overly concerned.

evacuation lifted for some close to wildfire near fort carson

fire and emergency crews saturday were opening up some areas evacuated due a friday wildfire that has burned 3,300 acres near the fort carson training area.

broncos re-sign ol billy turner to one-year contract

as the broncos continue to search for additional help on their offensive line, the re-signed veteran billy turner to a one-year deal, an nfl source confirmed.

homeless man found dead inside car in shopping center parking lot

police believe a man found dead saturday in the parking lot of a central greeley furniture store likely took his own life.

wildfire danger a concern as authorities respond to multiple brush fires across state

the denver fire department is extinguishing a small brush fire at central park in stapleton on friday afternoon.

denver turns irish for its 2018 st. patrick’s day parade

denver turned irish this saturday as thousands of people dressed in green and gathered along blake street in downtown denver to cheer at the myriad of floats passing their way.

trump’s lawyer calls on justice department to immediately end russia probe

president donald trump's lawyer called on the justice department to immediately shut down the special counsel probe into russian interference in the 2016 election, in the wake of the firing of fbi deputy director andrew mccabe.

chambers: perseverance paved the way for duncan siemens

duncan siemens only logged 9:20 of ice time friday against nashville and the avalanche might choose to part ways with the 24-year-old defenseman by not qualifying him as a restricted free agent this spring. so siemens, who was placed on waivers earlier this season, could be in his final month with the organization that selected him with the 11th pick of the 2011 draft.

detroit red wings at colorado avalanche: what you need to know

the avs took saturday off after seeing their nine-game points streak (6-0-3) end in friday's 4-2 loss to the visiting nashville predators.

after working for decades, pera recipients deserve full pensions (2 letters)

i find it distressing that pera retirees are regarded so cavalierly by your editorial and by the politicians who suck up salaries and benefits from taxpayers as well.

reactions to students’ walkout to protest gun laws (7 letters)

listen to the kids. those who marched wednesday demonstrated more courage and demanded more meaningful change than our spineless politicians who toe the gun-centric line of the nra.

why the broncos are convinced qb case keenum is “the best fit”

six seasons of fighting onto rosters and into starting roles caught the eye of the broncos, who believe case keenum's mentality will be contagious in the locker room and his skill will stabilize an offense in disarray.

5 observations: colorado buffaloes football spring game

the colorado buffaloes football team completed its spring showcase -- one hour of practice drills followed by one hour of situational scrimmage -- on saturday at folsom field. here are five observations from the afternoon with three spring practices left before cu officially hits the offseason.

becky hammon withdraws candidacy for colorado state men’s basketball coach

colorado state university and becky hammon engaged in talks over the rams men's head basketball coaching vacancy, but she has decided to stay at her current post as an assistant coach with the nba's san antonio spurs, a source close to the program confirmed to the denver post.

after 71 years, the navy again will have a vessel named the uss colorado

on saturday, the uss colorado will sail again -- this time as a $2.6 billion, nuclear-powered submarine. the u.s. navy put put the new boat into active service for the first time at a shipyard ceremony in connecticut that brought together top military officials and colorado politicos such as gov. john hickenlooper and u.s. sens. michael bennet and cory gardner.

photos: 2018 st. patrick’s day parade in denver

luck was in the air as the annual st. patrick's day parade made its way through downtown denver on march 17, 2018.

mike tauchman’s versatility, strong camp gives him strong shot at rockies’ roster

doing the small things well has come up big for outfielder mike tauchman, and it could very well earn him a spot on the rockies' 25-man roster.

broomfield marching band awarded “best overall band” during dublin’s st. patrick’s day parade

the legacy high school marching band performed at the official residence of the lord mayor of dublin on st. patrick's day, march 17, 2018.