Mangy coyote spotted walking through Denver’s Wash Park in daylight

A mangy coyote was spotted earlier this week walking through Wash Park during the day as people walked with their dogs and children nearby. Cassie Childers was walking her client’s dogs Wednesday afternoon when she heard a woman yelling about a coyote. “I’ve seen one, like, way off in the distance at dusk. I’ve never…

Man dies after shooting in north Denver

One man has died after a shooting Sunday afternoon in north Denver, according to a tweet from Denver police. Police were sent to investigate a reported shooting at 2:30 p.m. on the 4900 block of Granby Street where a man was treated for a gunshot wound. He died, according to a tweet from police at…

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PHOTOS: Skiers, snowboarders dress up at Eldora Mountain Resort for last day of ski season

Skiers and snowboarders dressed up in a variety of costumes on April 18, 2021 at Eldora Ski Area in Nederland to celebrate the last day of the 2020-21 ski season at the Eldora Mountain Resort. Top Featured Tags: – Colorado NewsPress Release Distribution Service

1 dead, 1 wounded after shooting in Colorado Springs

One person has died and another is wounded after a shooting in Colorado Springs Sunday afternoon, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were sent to investigate a call of numerous gunshots at about 5:03 p.m. on the 4800 block of Spokane Way. Upon arriving, they found two people who had each suffered…

2021 ACM Awards: Luke Bryan wins top prize, but female acts own the night

NEW YORK — Carrie Underwood brought the Academy of Country Music Awards to church. Maren Morris won two honors, including song of the year. Miranda Lambert performed three times and held onto her record as the most decorated winner in ACM history. And Mickey Guyton, the first Black woman to host the awards show, gave…

FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in shooting, police say

INDIANAPOLIS — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis legally bought the two rifles used in the attack despite red flag laws designed to prevent such purchases, police said. A trace of the two guns found by investigators at the scene revealed that suspect Brandon Scott Hole,…

Punter Pressley Harvin III is a big presence in NFL draft

It wasn’t just Pressley Harvin III’s powerful right leg that NFL scouts wanted to see at Georgia Tech’s pro day. They had to get a look at this plump punter’s robust right arm, too. “I had a feeling it was going to come up,” said Harvin, the 2020 Ray Guy Award winner as the top…

Sheriff: 3 dead, 2 wounded in shooting at Wisconsin tavern

KENOSHA, Wis. — Three people were killed and two were seriously wounded in a shooting at a busy tavern in southeastern Wisconsin early Sunday, sheriff’s officials said. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said the suspect in the shooting at Somers House Tavern in Kenosha County is still at large, but that he believes the public…

Key moments at Derek Chauvin’s trial in George Floyd’s death

The three weeks of testimony at a former Minneapolis police officer’s trial in the death of George Floyd were filled with indelible moments, ranging from witnesses breaking down as they relived what they saw to a clinical account by one expert pinpointing on video the instant he believes Floyd died. Derek Chauvin, 45, is on…

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Half of U.S. adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON — Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation’s largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves. Almost 130 million people 18 or older have received at least…

New migrant facilities crop up to ease crowding, again

For the third time in seven years, U.S. officials are scrambling to handle a dramatic spike in children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border alone, leading to a massive expansion in emergency facilities to house them as more kids arrive than are being released to close relatives in the United States. More than 22,000 migrant children were…

GOP White House hopefuls move forward as Trump considers 2024 run

WASHINGTON — Less than three months after former President Donald Trump left the White House, the race to succeed him atop the Republican Party is already beginning. Trump’s former secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has launched an aggressive schedule, visiting states that will play a pivotal role in the 2024 primaries, and he has signed…

Rockies’ Chris Owings goes on 60-day injured list with left thumb sprain

Bad fortune continues stalking the Rockies. The club announced Sunday that utility player Chris Owings was transferred from the 10-day injured list to the 60-day IL. He’s dealing with a sprained left thumb. The team has said that X-rays were negative and surgery would not be required. Just how long Owings will be out is…

Officials: 3 adults fatally shot in Austin, Texas

Emergency responders swarmed an area of Austin on Sunday that includes shops and apartment complexes as they searched for a suspect in the fatal shooting of three people. Austin police said on Twitter that while the suspect is still at large, it appears to have been an isolated domestic situation and there isn’t a risk…

Treatment ban creates uncertainty for trans youth, families

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Before he began receiving hormone therapy eight months ago, Dylan Brandt felt insecure and out of place. Then the 15-year-old transgender boy started taking testosterone in August. His mood improved, and his mother said he became more outgoing. But in the coming months, Dylan and his family face a difficult…

NFL Draft Preview: Patrick Surtain, Jaycee Horn headline defensive back class

NFL Draft preview: Defensive backs Overall Cornerback-needy teams in the first round on April 29 can be patient because the early part of the round will include runs on quarterbacks and receivers and Florida tight end Kyle Pitts. Safety-needy teams can wait until the second round. Carolina drafts eighth overall and it could break the…

Westminster police searching for stolen car with 15-year-old dog inside

The Westminster Police Department is actively searching for a car that was stolen Friday afternoon with a woman’s 15-year-old dog inside. The incident happened in front of the Tropical Smoothie Cafe near Federal Boulevard and West 72nd Ave. Caroline Wilson says her friends were watching her basset hound-beagle mix named Solo while she worked Friday.…

Why do so many people leave bags of dog poop on Colorado trails?

Mary Ann Bonnell spends a lot of time studying animal and human behavior as the visitor services manager for Jefferson County Open Space. Animal behavior can be a lot easier to understand. And few things baffle her more — among all of the weird things in a park system that attracts 7 million people a year…

PHOTOS: Black Lives Matter protest and march in downtown Denver

Black Lives Matter supporters protested and marched in downtown Denver on Saturday afternoon April 17, 2021. The protest was held to stand in solidarity with Minnesota after the killing of Daunte Wright. Photos by Rachel Woolf, Special to the Denver Post Top Featured Tags: – Colorado NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Police ask for help identifying Portland, Oregon, rioters

PORTLAND, Ore. — Protesters who smashed windows, burglarized businesses and set fires during demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, caused significant damage, and authorities urged downtown businesses to review security video to help police apprehend more rioters. Police said they have arrested four people so far after declaring a riot Friday night during demonstrations after police fatally…

Kiszla: After 5-11 season, Broncos refusing to get back to work at team headquarters comes off as entitled and tone deaf

After long, stressful months when nurses, meatpackers and waitresses risked their health to make a buck and keep America rolling during a pandemic, your Denver Broncos are now wishy-washy about getting back to work at Dove Valley headquarters. The Broncos might be the most entitled 5-11 team in the NFL. By digging in their heels…

Rapids’ makeshift backline picks up clean sheet in goalless season opener

A few key names were left off the Starting XI for the Colorado Rapids season opener against FC Dallas. Starting left back Sam Vines and right back Lalas Abubakar were left out of the lineup after sustaining injuries during the pre-season friendly against Phoenix Rising FC. The Rapids’ makeshift backline was about as perfect as…

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