Monday, Sep 24


Keystone XL developer plans to start construction in 2019

LINCOLN, Neb. -- The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans to start construction next year, after a U.S. State Department review ordered by a federal judge concluded that major environmental damage from a leak is unlikely and…


“If she said something happened, it happened”: Friends back Boulder woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault

The Denver Post

Boulder's Deborah Ramirez now has a new role that will make her a household name: Brett Kavanaugh’s second accuser. Shockwaves are rippling through Washington after Ramirez told The New Yorker that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her while…


Dallas police officer accused in neighbor’s death fired

A white police officer accused of fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own apartment has been dismissed, the police department announced Monday.


Score! Scrabble dictionary adds “OK,” “ew” to official play

Scrabble players, time to rethink your game because 300 new words are coming your way, including some long-awaited gems: OK and ew, to name a few.


Five things to know ahead of Rockies’ final homestand as Colorado chases playoff berth

The Denver Post

The Rockies kept their postseason hopes alive with a sweep of the Diamondbacks in Phoenix heading into their final homestand of the season, a critical seven-game set split between the Phillies and Nationals in LoDo.


Side effect of trafficking law: More street prostitution?

Recent crackdowns targeting the sex-for-hire industry have reduced the number of commercial ads on the internet and helped fight online trafficking. But activists and police say the efforts may have had unintended consequences — landing…


Hurricane Florence the week after: Thousands brace for more flooding

About 6,000 to 8,000 people in Georgetown County, South Carolina, were alerted to be prepared to evacuate ahead of a "record event" of up to 10 feet (3 meters) of flooding expected from heavy rains dumped by Florence, county spokeswoman…


Colorado woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in college dorm room, per report

The Denver Post

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing Thursday for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who says he sexually assaulted her as a teenager, as a claim of sexual misconduct emerged from…

A strip club accepted food stamps for drugs and lap dances, a 5-month investigation revealed

In a strip club near Dayton, Ohio, food stamps were frequently accepted as payment for lap dances and illicit drugs, police said last week. An investigation resulted in criminal charges and the revocation of the establishment's liquor…


WATCH: Broncos post-game report — Breaking down the Denver-Baltimore Week 3 game

Denver Post reporters Ryan O’Halloran and Kyle Fredrickson break down what happened during the Broncos’ 27-14 loss to the Ravens on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md.

Sunday, Sep 23


Kavanaugh, accuser tentatively agree to hearing Thursday

(Bloomberg) -- Christine Blasey Ford will testify in an open hearing on Thursday at 10 a.m. about what she says was a sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at a party decades ago,

Saturday, Sep 22


Colorado native one of several birdwatchers that flocked to Hurricane Florence

As thousands of North Carolina residents were hunkering down or fleeing from Hurricane Florence on Thursday, 21-year-old Alec Hopping got into his car in Ithaca, New York, and headed toward it.


AP sources: Rod Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump last year as law enforcement agencies grew increasingly unnerved about chaos in the White House, according to people familiar with the exchange. One…


GOP, Brett Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony

The Denver Post

The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman on Friday rejected key concessions sought by Brett Kavanaugh's accuser if she is testify about her claim Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers, and threatened a Monday vote by his…

Friday, Sep 21


5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at New York day care center

Police say three infants and two adults were stabbed at an overnight day care center in New York City. All are in critical but stable condition.


Under right terms, Brett Kavanaugh accuser may testify after all

Christine Blasey Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all, her attorney said Thursday, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown next week over Ford's accusation that he assaulted…

Thursday, Sep 20


Official says 3 killed in Maryland shooting, suspect apprehended

ABERDEEN, Md. — Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said.


U.S. can’t deny passport to Colorado resident over refusing to pick gender, judge says

U.S. officials cannot deny a passport application from an intersex Colorado resident based solely on a refusal to select male or female for gender, a federal judge said Wednesday.


Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged.


Trevor Story might resume baseball activities tomorrow, Jon Gray’s Sunday start in Arizona is swapped

The shortstop is headed to Salt River Complex on Thursday to get more treatment and "maybe do a few baseball activities over there," according to manager Bud Black, to rehab from the minor injury that originated on a diving defensive play…


Kiszla: How much longer can little Phillip Lindsay cover for Broncos’ big offensive problems?

The Denver Post

It’s no longer a question of if Phillip Lindsay is the Broncos’ best offensive player, but when he will be elected mayor of Denver.


Man opens fire at his Wisconsin office, 3 seriously hurt

A heavily armed man opened fire on his co-workers at a Wisconsin software company Wednesday, seriously wounding three people before being fatally shot by police as employees ran from the building or hid inside, according to investigators.


Police kill gunman after he shoots 4 in Pennsylvania court lobby

A gunman opened fire outside a crowded courtroom Wednesday afternoon, shooting at police and others before an officer fired multiple shots at him, killing him.

Wednesday, Sep 19


Judge throws out lawsuit against WWE by ex-pro wrestlers over concussions

A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed a lawsuit by 60 former professional wrestlers, many of them stars in the 1980s and 1990s, who claimed World Wrestling Entertainment failed to protect them from repeated head trauma including…


Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser wants FBI to investigate before hearing

Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week, her lawyers said in a letter…


Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if U.S. takes steps too

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to permanently dismantle his main nuclear complex at Nyongbyon if the United States takes corresponding measures, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday after the two leaders held summit…


Hurricane Florence: Colorado task force wades through flooded North Carolina streets searching for survivors

Colorado Task Force One, a team of 45 first responders based out of Lakewood, spent Sunday and Monday boating through the flooded neighborhoods of Lumberton, N.C., answering 911 calls and checking on those sheltered in place during…


Trump rolls back pollution rules on methane emissions for U.S. drillers

The Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era rule meant to curb climate-changing pollution on Tuesday, easing restrictions on energy companies that allow huge volumes of natural gas to escape after drilling it from U.S. lands.

Tuesday, Sep 18


U.S. approves marijuana extract imports from Canada for research

In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies.

Trevor Story’s MRI results show no structural damage to joint or elbow for the Rockies’ all-star

The Denver Post

Rockies' shortstop Trevor Story got the results from his MRI that was taken Tuesday morning on his injured right elbow. Story has some inflammation and soreness in his elbow but the joint remains intact and his UCL appears fine.