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Why The Denver Post asked Aurora police to stop using our photograph of an ICE protester
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I would like to explain why The Denver Post asked the Aurora Police Department to remove one of our photographs from its social media posts seeking help identifying suspects from a Friday night protest at the Aurora ICE detention facility. In the course of photographing the protest, we captured an image of a person with […]

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Early-morning shooting in Denver leaves one man dead
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Denver police are investigating an early-morning fatal shooting downtown Friday as a homicide, said a Denver police tweet. The shooting happened in the 2000 block of Larimer Street, according to a 3:05 a.m. Denver police tweet. Police were originally called to the scene on a “shots fired” report. The shooting victim, who has not been […]

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Man shot on East Colfax Avenue Tuesday has died, Denver police say
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The man shot Tuesday night on East Colfax Avenue was pronounced dead at the hospital, Denver police said in a tweet Wednesday morning. The victim was taken to an area hospital with a serious gunshot wound and one person was taken into custody, Denver police said in a tweet around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Related Articles […]

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Suspect in custody following officer-involved shooting at 11th Avenue, Lincoln Street in Denver
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Denver police have a suspect in custody following an officer-involved shooting near the downtown CBS News building Monday morning, according to police. No police officers were injured, according to a Denver police tweet. The shooting and investigation is causing a rush hour nightmare, said Sonny Jackson, Denver police police spokesman. The shooting happened at 11th […]

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A vandal disrupted a drag queen book reading for kids at a Denver bookstore. A community rallied in response.
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Miss Shirley Delta Blow sat facing the windows of the BookBar on Tennyson Street on Thursday night, reading the children’s book “Just Add Glitter” to a rapt audience filled with dozens of children and parents, when a burst of activity caught the drag queen’s eye. She watched a man in a black T-shirt and black […]

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Denver man sentenced to 24 years in prison for pimping two teens, two women
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A Denver man was sentenced Friday to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to pimping two teenage girls and two women, according to the district attorney’s office. Denver District Attorney Orlando Johns Orlando L. Johns, 27, was sentenced by District Judge Michael Vallejos, according to a news release. In September, a Denver grand jury […]

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Denver man suspected of killing wife in 2015 can use her life insurance money to pay for his defense, Colorado Supreme Court rules
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A Denver man who is accused of strangling his wife to death can use the money from her life insurance policy to pay his defense attorney even though the guardian of his two young children has argued that they should get it, the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled. Denver District Attorney Robert Feldman Robert Feldman, […]

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Denver police looking for hit-and-run driver who struck van, then ran over and killed a dog
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DENVER – Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who slammed into a parked van in the Villa Park neighborhood last night and kept driving. Randi Gauvin via Denver7 Angel, a 2-year-old dog that was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver. Moments later, the driver struck and killed a dog that had run into […]

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Denver hosts “heroes” for their efforts combating human trafficking
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They had stories of hundreds of people. Saja Hindi, The Denver Post Veronica Supliguicha was one of eight people selected by the U.S. Department of State as Trafficking In Persons Report Heroes who came to Denver on Monday, June 24, 2019. Multiple women disappearing at a time, young people thinking they were heading to places […]

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“The ultimate scarlet letter”: A 29-year-old could get name off sex-offender registry for juvenile crimes if Denver court decides he’s being cruelly, unusually punished
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A 29-year-old Coloradan made to register as a sex-offender for the rest of his life because of two sexual offenses he committed as a child and teenager could get his name off the list if a Denver juvenile court determines the lifetime mandate is cruel and unusual punishment. The development comes via a Colorado Court […]

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Two Denver cops cleared in shooting where domestic violence suspect pointed a gun at his wife
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Two Denver Police Department officers will not face criminal charges in the February shooting of a domestic violence suspect who pulled a gun on his wife in front of the officers. Officers Jesus Galvan and Richard Estelle used a reasonable amount of force when they saw the man point his handgun toward his wife, according […]

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Denver police investigating auto-pedestrian collision at 1st and Federal
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Denver police are investigating an auto-pedestrian collision that happened on Sunday night at West First Avenue and Federal Boulevard. The intersection is closed in both directions. An adult male was taken to a hospital, according to a Denver police tweet. #HeadsUp: #DPD responded to a car vs pedestrian at 1st & Federal Blvd w/SBI one […]

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New RAVEN task force focusing on connecting guns to violent crimes in Denver metro
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The goal of a newly-expanded law enforcement task force is to more quickly get guns off the street in the Denver metro area and arrest those pulling the trigger. RAVEN, the Regional Anti-Violence Network, launched in January. The federal, state and local task force shares information between 14 agencies and uses advanced technology to identify […]

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After D.C. Pride panic, organizers urge Denver Pride attendees not to worry
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Reports of a potential gunman sparked a panic at the Washington D.C. pride parade last weekend, but organizers of Denver Pride urge people not to worry about a similar situation happening here. People attending the capital’s parade began to flee after hearing sounds resembling gunshots, and one man was arrested by police after being found […]

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