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AURORA — An administrator at a suburban Denver high school was arrested after police said he brought a handgun to the school and threatened other staff members. SENT: 275 words.
FATAL CHRISTMAS EVE FIRE _ A northwest Colorado woman has been arrested on a child abuse charge after her 3-year-old son was killed in a house fire on Christmas Eve.
UNDERSHERIFF-WOMAN DIES _ Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy in Colorado came within “a half of an inch” of a possibly fatal injury after being shot while trying to prevent a suicidal woman from killing herself.
MISSING WOMAN-COLORADO _ A Colorado man suspected of killing the mother of his child won’t enter a plea until next month.
MISSING WOMAN-COLORADO _ Teller County Sheriff deputies lead Patrick Frazee into the Teller County Courthouse on Friday in Cripple Creek, Colo. Frazee, is charged with murdering 29-year-old Kelsey Berreth. His arraignment hearing was delayed until May 24 because of ongoing evidence testing.
NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK CONVENTION _ Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, addresses the National Action Network Convention in New York on Friday.
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NEW YORK — Democratic presidential candidates on Friday touted their plans on criminal justice reform, the study of reparations and other racial equality issues, highlighting the critical role black voters will play in choosing the party’s 2020 nominee. Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper used his speech at the National Action Network’s conference to outline his record on policing, suggesting that the nation “shutter some prisons altogether.” By Elana Schor. SENT: 485 words, photos.
DENVER _ After a 3-4 start on the road, the Colorado Rockies play their first game at Coors Field on Friday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Rockies will throw Tyler Anderson and the Dodgers Kenta Maeda. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos from 2:10 p.m. game.
The Portland Trail Blazers visit the Denver Nuggets. UPCOMING: 650 words from 7 p.m. game.
NBA PLAYOFF PICTURE _ A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with six days remaining in the regular season.
DENVER— Two years after the U.S. Defense Department thwarted his plans of going straight from the Air Force Academy to the NFL, Falcons all-time leading receiver Jalen Robinette is determined to turn that detour into a dream delayed, not dashed. Close to fulfilling his two-year active-duty commitment, Robinette recently competed in Ohio State’s pro day, where he caught passes from quarterback Dwayne Haskins and glances from pro scouts intrigued by the muscular 25-year-old who hasn’t played since 2016, when he led the nation with a 27.4-yard average. By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 985 words.
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