Man shot dead by Colorado corrections officers in Denver is identified

A man who was shot dead by Colorado corrections officers on Wednesday has been identified. Aaron Lang, 38, died of gunshot wounds and his death is being investigated as a homicide, according to the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner. Lang was pronounced dead at Denver Health Medical Center after being shot in the 1000 block…

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Jerry Jeudy to return to Broncos lineup for Washington game on Halloween, and Albert Okwuegbunam might play, too

The hits keep coming to the banged-up Broncos, but at least they’re getting one of their most dynamic playmakers back. And another’s return is on the horizon. Wide receiver Jerry Jeudy is expected to be in the starting lineup for Denver’s next game against Washington on Oct. 31, coach Vic Fangio said Friday. Jeudy has…

Avalanche at Lightning: Preseason Stanley Cup favorite meets back-to-back champions

TAMPA, Fla. — The plan is to go from bad, to much better, to defeating the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions on the road. That’s the Avalanche’s focus entering Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena. Colorado (1-3) opened its three-game road trip making all kinds of mistakes and getting so-so goaltending…

CU Buffs vs. Cal football: 4 things to know, key matchups and predictions

Colorado (2-4, 1-2 Pac-12) at Cal (1-5, 0-3 Pac-12) 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Stadium (Berkeley, Calif.) TV/Radio: PAC-12 Network/850 AM, 94.1 FM Line: Colorado +8, 43.5 over/under Weather: 59 degrees, mostly cloudy What to know Air born. For the first time all season, the CU passing attack looked dangerous vs. Arizona last week. QB Brendon…

Former Westminster city manager gets $455,000 package after resigning

WESTMINSTER — Details about a hefty severance package for former Westminster City Manager Don Tripp are now coming to light following a public records request. The information shows, and a spokesperson for the city confirmed, that Tripp’s salary and severance totaled $380,000. That package is in addition to a cash leave amount of $75,524 for…

Man sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting at moving vehicles on U.S. 36

A man who fired shots at moving vehicles in Adams County in an unprovoked road rage incident was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison. Theodore Hrdlicka, 51, following a Sept. 8 guilty plea to attempted murder, according to the Adams County District Attorney’s Office. On Aug. 5, 2019, Hrdlicka, along with his wife, Courtney…

Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic embracing MVP responsibilities: “Heavy is the head that wears the crown”

When you’re the reigning MVP, little things are often big things. With Nikola Jokic, even a marginal change can have major implications. That’s what made last Saturday’s intrasquad scrimmage, which came several days before Denver’s season tipped off in Phoenix, so noteworthy. The starting unit had gotten blasted by the reserves. The turnovers were as…

Supreme Court doesn’t block Texas abortion law, sets hearing

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is not immediately blocking the Texas law that bans most abortions, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case in early November. The justices said Friday they will decide whether the federal government has the right to sue over the law. Answering that question will help determine whether the…

The time is nearing for kids to get COVID-19 vaccinations. Here are 12 tips for minimizing their pain and anxiety while getting a shot of any kind.

An estimated 28 million children nationwide are expected to soon be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, pending the expected authorization of the Pfizer shot for kids 5 to 11 in the coming weeks. The annual flu shot is recommended for everyone 6 months and older around this time of the year, according to the Centers…

New “Safe Outdoor Space” will open in November on Denver Health campus

A third “Safe Outdoor Space” temporarily housing people experiencing homelessness will open next month near Denver Health Medical Center. DHMC is partnering with Colorado Village Collaborative and the City and County of Denver to open the site at West Eighth Avenue and Elati Street on Nov. 10, according to a CVC news release. Meanwhile, CVC…

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to invalidate Amendment 78 on Colorado ballot

A Denver District Court judge dismissed a lawsuit Thursday that sought to revoke the conservative-backed Amendment 78 from the Nov. 2 ballot or invalidate the votes cast on that question. Amendment 78 asks voters to require the Colorado legislature to approve all state money that comes from outside the state government, such as funding for…

CHSAA state softball tournament returns to Aurora this weekend

The best of the best in Colorado high school softball descend upon Aurora this weekend for the CHSAA state tournaments. The tournaments will decide champions from Class 5A, 4A and 3A through three 16-team brackets played out Friday and Saturday at Aurora Sports Park off East Colfax Avenue. All three of last year’s champions are back…

Man shot in vehicle in Aurora on Wednesday morning dies at hospital

A 51-year-old man was shot inside a vehicle in Aurora on Wednesday morning and later died at a hospital, police said. Related Articles Second “Hammer Killer” trial ends in mistrial after one day Second “Hammer Killer” trial opens with prosecutor comparing 1984 murders in Lakewood, Aurora Woman accused of shooting Longmont postal carrier charged with…

Nuggets’ Monte Morris on rematch vs. Suns: “It stung the whole offseason”

PHOENIX — Nuggets point guard Monte Morris carried the Suns’ 4-0 sweep like baggage at the departure terminal all summer. Back in Phoenix, in the arena that shook from their raucous playoff run, Morris said he couldn’t wait for Wednesday’s opening night against the Suns, including a long-awaited rematch against close friend Chris Paul. “It…

Man sentenced to 48 years in prison for the 2019 shooting death of his girlfriend

A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to 48 years in prison for the shooting death of his girlfriend in the presence of her three young sons. Sean Landrock was sentenced on Friday after a jury found him guilty in August of 2nd-degree murder and three counts of child abuse in death of Shaina Castillo, according…

How NBA teams handled extended absences of star players in recent history

NBA history is littered with examples of teams being derailed by an injury to a star player. One of the best books written on the league — David Halberstam’s “Breaks of the Game” — centers around one such instance. Hint: It didn’t end well. With the Nuggets looking to clear a similar hurdle this season without…

Denver individual health insurance buyers will once again have option that includes UCHealth

Denver-area residents who buy their health insurance on the individual marketplace will once again have an option that includes UCHealth in its network, making it cheaper for them to get care within the health system. Last year, UCHealth and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield failed to reach an agreement on rates. Since no other…

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Vic Fangio expects Teddy Bridgewater to start at Cleveland Browns despite foot injury

Broncos coach Vic Fangio expects quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to start Thursday night at Cleveland despite suffering a foot injury late in Sunday’s loss to Las Vegas. The Broncos went inside this morning for their walk-through of the week and Bridgewater had a noticeable limp as he walked from the locker room to the fieldhouse. “He…

Trump files lawsuit to block release of Jan. 6 documents

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit to block the release of documents to the Jan. 6 select committee of Congress, challenging the decision of President Joe Biden to release them. Related Articles Jan. 6 panel moves against Bannon, sets contempt vote Lawyer who aided Trump subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee Biden…

Broncos Fifth Quarter: Who was at fault on Las Vegas’ seven completions of at least 25 yards?

Upon Further Review 1. Raiders carve up secondary. Assigning responsibility as best we can on Las Vegas’ seven completions of at least 25 yards — 49-yard touchdown to WR Henry Ruggs III (CB Ronald Darby/S Justin Simmons), 25 to WR Hunter Renfrow (zone), 33 to TE Darren Waller (CB Bryce Callahan), 31 to RB Kenyan…

Browns RB Kareem Hunt out weeks with calf injury, Baker Mayfield TBD

CLEVELAND — The Browns will be without one of their best offensive players for quite a while. He might have company on the sideline. Punishing running back Kareem Hunt is expected to miss at least one month because of a significant calf injury sustained against Arizona on Sunday, one of several key injuries to a…

Gonzaga is No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25; Colorado, Colorado State both receive votes

Gonzaga carried a No. 1 ranking all last season before falling a win short of becoming college basketball’s first unbeaten national champion in 45 years. Mark Few’s Bulldogs start this season in the same position, hoping to complete that final step this time around. The Zags were the runaway top choice in The Associated Press…

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