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POLICE SHOOTING-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE — A confrontation over a love triangle led to a deadly police shooting in south suburban Denver earlier this month.
INMATE BEATING-TRIAL — Prosecutors say a feud over a TV remote control led to a “fatal stomp-down” that killed a 64-year-old inmate at a Colorado Springs prison. The Gazette reports Danny Lee Gonzalez is charged with second-degree murder in a Nov. 19, 2017, attack on Daniel Pena. Both men were awaiting parole at the Cheyenne Mountain Re-entry Center.
ASPEN SKI EXPANSION — The U.S. Forest Service has authorized Aspen Skiing Co.’s proposal to develop an additional 0.3 square miles (0.8 square kilometers) of skiing terrain on Aspen Mountain. The Aspen Times reports the authorization came in a draft decision notice issued Wednesday.
SNOWMOBILE FATAL — A 24-year-old northern Colorado man was killed in a weekend snowmobile crash.
ENGLEWOOD — Case Keenum began his first season in Denver by throwing interceptions in a career-worst eight consecutive games before stringing together three straight starts without being picked off. He has a simple explanation for the turnaround: “I’m throwing it to our guys, not throwing it to the other team.” By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton.
TOKYO — After finding it difficult to sell the 2026 Winter Olympics, the IOC finally has two countries that are all in: Sweden and Italy. It’s Stockholm, the capital of Sweden and the self-described capital of Scandinavia, up against a joint Italian bid of Milan — a global fashion capital— and the ski resort of Cortina d’ Ampezzo. By Stephen Wade. SENT: 760 words, photos.
BEAVER CREEK — There’s been a mountain of pressure on Austrian standout Marcel Hirscher for as long as he can remember: To capture that elusive Olympic gold medal. To keep his overall World Cup title streak going. To remain so dominant. Heading into this season, the weight doesn’t seem so heavy anymore. By Pat Graham. SENT: 786 words, photos.
GYM--USA GYMNASTICS-BOARD CHAIR
INDIANAPOLIS — Kathryn Carson is the new board chair at USA Gymnastics. SENT: 227 words.
US-CANADA— The United States and Canada are renewing the top rivalry in women’s hockey with a three-game series in February. USA Hockey and Hockey Canada announced Thursday the only countries to win Olympic titles will play three games between Feb. 12 and 17.
BRONCOS-BENGALS PREVIEW CAPSULE
DENVER (5-6) at CINCINNATI (5-6) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS By The Associated Press.
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