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No criminal charges for Jeep driver who sped through crowd of Aurora protesters
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The driver of a Jeep who accelerated through a crowd marching on Interstate 225 in July to protest the death of Elijah McClain will not face criminal charges unless additional evidence is discovered, prosecutors announced Wednesday. “As of today, with as much effort and resources we put in this, there aren’t going to be any […]

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Drug firing leads Colorado Supreme Court to consider how discipline is handled for 30,000 state employees
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The Colorado Supreme Court will consider how discipline should be handled for thousands of state employees Wednesday as it hears the case of a Department of Corrections employee who was fired for his one-time, off-duty use of marijuana, then reinstated by the State Personnel Board. The board, which both establishes rules for state employers and […]

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Mother sues Denver police for burning down her house during 2019 SWAT standoff
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A Colorado mother is suing the City and County of Denver and its police chief for burning down her house after they threw grenades that the manufacturer says are only for outdoor use inside her home in January 2019, which caused the fire. The incident happened at 622 Inca Street during a four-hour-long SWAT standoff […]

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Two Colorado judges on Trump’s list of potential Supreme Court nominees
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Since 2016, President Donald Trump continually has added names to his list of potential nominees to the nation’s highest court — two of them judges in Colorado. According to NPR, more than 40 names currently make up the list. Cory Gardner avoids taking any stance on the SCOTUS question: "There is time for debate, there […]

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Crowd demands “drop the charges” against Colorado police protest leaders
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Standing before hundreds of people with her son’s name printed on her white T-shirt, Glynese Northam said the decision to file criminal charges against Joel Northam will backfire for the police and prosecutors who put him in jail. Rather than intimidate and silence people, the arrests of six protest leaders, including her son, rejuvenated a […]

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Denver police cut budget for financial reasons; public safety remains bulk of city spending despite protests
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Denver’s public safety agencies will freeze open positions, hire fewer police recruits and close some jail housing units as the city grapples with a financial crisis that is forcing leaders to slash budgets. Overall spending for the Department of Public Safety — which includes police, sheriff deputies, 911 operations and the fire department — will […]

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Lakewood police kill suspect in fatal Walmart parking lot shooting
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Lakewood police killed a man in a shootout Friday morning after he fatally shot someone in a busy Walmart parking lot. The violence started at 10:25 a.m. Friday when shots were fired in the Walmart parking lot.  Witnesses reported seeing a man shoot multiple rounds at a victim sitting in his car, according to a […]

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Protesters, demonstration leaders arrested in connection to rallies in Aurora
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Leaders of protests against the death of Elijah McClain face years in prison after two prosecutors filed a bevy of charges against them Thursday for a wide variety of alleged crimes — from stealing counterprotesters’ signs to inciting a riot and kidnapping. All of the protesters — Lillian House, Joel Northam, Terrance Roberts, Whitney Lucero, […]

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Four charged in shooting death of 17-year-old in Wheat Ridge
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Four teens accused of fatally shooting a 17-year-old in Wheat Ridge have been charged with first-degree murder, according to the Jefferson County district attorney’s office. The four were arrested this month in connection with the killing of Nimijah Pimentel on April 13 in Panorama Park, months after another 17-year-old was arrested and charged in the […]

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Gang killings in Denver spike as instability and internal conflicts cause bloodshed
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A surge of gang violence in Denver has claimed the lives of 16 people so far this year as members battle internally for power and pandemic-induced instability gives gangs more recruiting power. With more than three months left in 2020, the number of gang-motivated homicides through Aug. 22 topped the number of gang homicides recorded […]

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Denver police officer suspended for Tasing man in the back after he was handcuffed
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A Denver police officer will lose 30 days of work for unnecessarily punching a man in the face and then Tasing the man in the back after he was already handcuffed. Cody Lane and another officer responded Feb. 15 to a domestic violence call and went to an apartment with an open door where they […]

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Denver City Council rejects police contract negotiated by Hancock administration
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Denver officials and the police union must return to the negotiation table after City Council rejected a proposed contract agreement Monday night that would have given officers raises as the city faces massive tax shortfalls and furloughs. The council has not rejected a union contract proposal in recent memory, if it’s ever happened at all. […]

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Motorcycle driver killed after rear-ending car in Aurora, police say
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A man died Monday when his motorcycle rear-ended a car that slowed down to make a right turn, Aurora police said. The preliminary investigation indicates that a Mazda sedan and motorcycle were traveling east on Alameda Avenue in the right-hand lane and approaching South Peoria Street, when the car slowed to turn right onto Peoria, […]

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Affidavit: Garden City nightclub security attacked after confronting man about cocaine deal
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A 22-year-old man could face a felony charge after police say he fought with nightclub security earlier this month in Garden City. About 11:30 p.m. Sept. 5, Garden City police responded to El Rodeo Nightclub, at 510 25th St., where a drunk man was reportedly fighting with security. On arrival, police found security had detained […]

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