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Prosecutors say a Civic Center Park drug dealer killed 3 homeless people over a $200 debt. His attorneys say the murders were more likely tied to “Gutter Punk” gang.
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The trial of a man charged with murdering three homeless people living near Interstate 25 in south Denver will center on debts: whether the victims owed $200 to a Civic Center Park drug dealer or whether they crossed a line with an organized crime ring they may have belonged to. Denver Police Department Maurice Butler […]

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City crews, police remove homeless camp along South Platte River in Englewood
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About 75 people who were living in a homeless encampment along the South Platte River in Englewood have a deadline to relocate by Wednesday. City officials, police, mental health providers and volunteers are working with anyone still in the area to provide access to resources, transport property and work on shelter options, Englewood police Sgt. […]

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Arrest made in suspected murder of Glenwood Springs homeless man
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Glenwood Springs Police arrested a known area homeless man Wednesday night in the suspected murder of another homeless man near the Glenwood Springs Mall in West Glenwood earlier that morning. According to a police statement, 42-year-old Trevor Torreyson, a local transient with a history of contacts with local law enforcement, was arrested around 9:30 p.m. […]

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Police Arrest Homeless Man Wanted In Teacher’s Murder
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DENVER (CBS4) – Denver police have arrested the man they say murdered a teacher in her Downtown Denver apartment. Terry Dunford (credit: Denver Police) Investigators reached out to the public to help find Terry Lane Dunford II on Friday. They announced on Saturday they arrested him. Officers discovered the body of Jeanna Leslie, 49, early Wednesday morning […]

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Police Search For Homeless Man Wanted In Deadly Stabbing
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By Melissa Garcia DENVER (CBS4)– Police are asking for the public’s help to catch the killer who murdered a substitute teacher and mother in her downtown Denver apartment. Officers discovered the body of Jeanna Leslie, 49, early Wednesday morning inside her third story unit at the Rio Grande Lofts on Stout Street near 15th. (credit: […]

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Jefferson County inmates give back to community by making pet beds for homeless animals
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Every month, the Jefferson County Jail threw away about $5,000 worth of worn out inmate uniforms, bed sheets, pillow cases and other everyday linens. Then, last fall, staff members came up with an eco-friendly way to recycle the cloth: They’re turning it into pet beds. Jail employees continually search for ways to keep inmates busy. […]

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For Christmas, formerly homeless feed homeless in Boulder
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Last Christmas, Michael McGraw was alone in his grungy, bathroom-sized apartment, downing alcohol to drown out desperation. The 56-year-old knew he was about to lose the apartment. He had already lost his job at a mountain liquor store because “showing up hung over every day is hard on the customers.” No one visited him on […]

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