AP NEWS
Related topics

BC-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO

December 5, 2018

Colorado at 1 p.m.

The desk and can be reached at 800-332-6917 or 303-825-0123. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MINE WASTE SPILL

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a report on how fish and other aquatic life fared after the agency inadvertently triggered a mine waste spill that polluted rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. By Dan Elliott.

IN BRIEF:

FATAL JOKE-SOLDIER_ A witness tells authorities that an accidental fatal shooting by a Fort Carson soldier was a joke that turned deadly.

SALVATION ARMY KETTLE THEFT _ The Salvation Army in Fort Collins says a bell ringer stole a red kettle and $400 at the end of a shift outside a Colorado grocery store. The Coloradoan reports a Salvation Army officer was going to pick up the kettle at about 7 p.m. Friday when the bell ringer ran away with the kettle full of donations.

COLD CASE SLAYINGS-COLORADO _ A judge has ordered that a Nevada inmate accused of killing four people in suburban Denver more than 30 years ago be sent to Colorado. Colorado authorities began extradition proceedings against Alexander Christopher Ewing in August after announcing he was linked to the killings through DNA evidence.

KIDNEY DONATION-STRANGER _ A Florida firefighter has donated a kidney to help a stranger. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports doctors at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, removed a kidney from 41-year-old Edgewater firefighter David Blair on Nov. 15 and prepped 33-year-old Heidi Hughes to receive it. The surgery went well. Blair is home and recovering.

SPORTS:

BKN--NUGGETS-MAGIC

ORLANDO, Fla. _ The Denver Nuggets, who’ve won six straight and are tied for the best record in the NBA, visit the Orlando Magic, who’ve won two in a row to get back to .500. By Dick Scanlon. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos from 7 p.m. game.

BKC--DENVER-AIR FORCE

Denver plays Air Force at Clune Arena. Game starts at 7 p.m.

BKC--ARKANSAS-COLORADO STATE

FORT COLLINS_ The Colorado State Rams host Arkansas on Wednesday night, the first time they’ve faced a Southeastern Conference team at Moby Arena since 2005. The Razorbacks have won five straight and are receiving votes in the AP poll. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 600 words from 8 p.m. game.

____

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apdenver@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Colorado and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

AP RADIO
Update hourly