Dan Oates, Aurora’s interim police chief, says he wants to help with crime reduction, department reputation

After his first week on the job, Aurora’s interim police chief Dan Oates’ plans include stabilizing the police department, creating goodwill within the community and helping cops feel good about their work. He said he also wants to have an impact on rising crime rates, though he acknowledged that “really good crime-fighting infrastructure can take quite a while to build

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AP men’s college basketball poll: Gonzaga back at No. 1, Wyoming enters poll – The Denver Post

Gonzaga has reclaimed the No. 1 ranking in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll, while Providence climbed into the top 10 and Wyoming earned its first ranking in more than seven years. Mark Few’s Bulldogs earned 56 of 60 first-place votes in Monday’s poll to swap positions with Auburn, which had spent the past three weeks at No. 1

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