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BC-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO

December 7, 2018

Colorado at 1 p.m.

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COLORADO IMMIGRATION LAWSUIT

DENVER _ A Colorado judge is barring a sheriff’s department from continuing to jail people suspected of being in the country illegally on behalf of federal authorities, saying that the practice violates their constitutional rights. District Court Judge Eric Bentley ruled late Thursday that El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder has no authority to hold people once they have posted bond, completed a sentence or otherwise resolved their state case. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 6 p.m.

CHURCH ABUSE-JESUITS

ST. LOUIS _ Two Roman Catholic Jesuit provinces that cover nearly half the U.S. released the names Friday of more than 150 priests and other ministry leaders who were found to have “credible allegations” of sexual abuse made against them dating to the 1950s. The Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province, which covers 13 states, including Colorado, released the names of 42 men who had ties to the province going back to 1955. By Jim Salter. SENT: 720 words.

IN BRIEF:

COLORADO FAMILY KILLED _ A Colorado man sentenced to life behind bars for killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters appears to have been moved to a Wisconsin prison.

MISSING MAN-MESA COUNTY _ Authorities say they have recovered the remains of a 32-year-old man missing since April in western Colorado. The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that Kyle Free, of Clifton, died from gunshot wounds to the neck and chest.

SPORTS:

FBN--BRONCOS-REINFORCEMENTS

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. _ The Denver Broncos didn’t bring cornerback Jamar Taylor and wide receiver Andre Holmes on board this week just to fill in at practice. By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton. UPCOMING: 400 words by 6 p.m.

BKN--NUGGETS-HORNETS

CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ The Denver Nuggets come in riding a seven-game win streak, including three straight on the road. The Hornets are looking for their first win against a Western Conference team. By Steve Reed. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts at 5 p.m.

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