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Author : Susan Greene

Possible link between Anadarko-operated gas well and fatal Firestone home explosion

Despite suggestions that plumbing work may have led to last week’s fatal house explosion in Firestone, it looks as though a leak related to a […]...

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April 26, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GREENE: Losing their religion

Science, they say, is a left-brained endeavor. But, in light of Saturday’s March on Science, The Colorado Independent sought out some decidedly right-brained conversations with three Coloradans working […]...

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April 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Assault on sheriff’s deputy caught on tape, but hardly rare

A city surveillance video puts a new face on the problem of increasing violence at Denver’s overcrowded jail. The footage below shows a housing pod […]...

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March 29, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Keefe: Facing the nation

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February 22, 2017 Just In, Keefe, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix

Denver’s review of jailhouse killing has taken 13 months, and counting

It has been nearly 13 months since the Denver Sheriff’s Department launched its internal investigation into the death of Michael Marshall, a mentally ill homeless man who choked […]...

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February 3, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Violence is surging in Denver’s jails

  Assaults among inmates in Denver’s jails have increased 784 percent since 2011 and spiked dramatically in the past two years, according to data obtained […]...

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February 1, 2017 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Denver Sheriff’s Department is flailing, despite reform efforts

Fifteen months after Denver Mayor Michael Hancock appointed Sheriff Patrick Firman as a “change agent” to reform the city’s jails, deputies see conditions as unchanged […]...

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January 25, 2017 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Women’s March in Denver

It takes a lot to pack Denver’s Civic Center for reasons other than a Super Bowl win. Nearly a year since throngs turned the park […]...

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January 21, 2017 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Hail to the Keefe!

Sometimes, words fail us. This week, for many Americans, is one of those times. Enter Mike Keefe, our favorite political cartoonist. He’s a man of […]...

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January 19, 2017 Greene, Just In, Keefe, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver Marade 2017: A show of unity

They came in ski hats and waders, trudging through the wet morning snow that blanketed Denver’s City Park. Some carried kids on their shoulders or […]...

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January 16, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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EVENT: 2017 Heroes of Sustainability Fundraiser

Join the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on April 27, 2017 at the Sheraton downtown 6 p.m. for its annual Hero of Sustainability event, a dinner, […]

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A bill to close a dark-money loophole dies in Colorado

Mystery fliers about candidates in elections that don’t say who paid for them will still be allowed in Colorado after a law supporters said would […]

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