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Criminal Justice:

Protesters, police keep calm at demonstration for Denver youth shot by police

A mixed bag of slam poets, parents and activists gathered Saturday to protest the July 2 police shooting of a 20-year-old. With video. ...

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September 1, 2014 Criminal Justice, The Mix

Littwin: Death penalty politics, gutsy and easy

  THE death penalty story is back. John Hickenlooper and Complete Colorado joined forces — sort of — to once again put the issue front […]...

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August 26, 2014 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Elections 2014, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Oklahoma sued over botched execution

  Oklahoma state officials need to stop shrouding information about its executions, according to a lawsuit filed today. The suit, filed by The Oklahoma Observer […]...

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August 25, 2014 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: A sudden calm in Ferguson

  THE story isn’t over. A young man is still dead. We still don’t know what happened. A community is still outraged. The protests will […]...

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August 15, 2014 Criminal Justice, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Sheriff’s employee of the month punched inmate posing no threat

  Here we go again. Yet another video of another Denver sheriff’s officer beating an inmate without provocation. The latest shows Deputy Steven Valerio punching […]...

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July 25, 2014 Criminal Justice, In-Depth

Troubling new video shows excessive force was ordered at Denver jail

  Days after Mayor Michael Hancock ousted Gary Wilson as Denver’s sheriff, a new video underscores the depth of excessive force problems that led to […]...

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July 25, 2014 Criminal Justice, In-Depth

Littwin: Counting the gasps

  THIS is the modern story of the death penalty. It begins with a horrific crime and ends, 25 years later, with a botched execution, […]...

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July 25, 2014 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

One day into job, backstory unfolds about interim sheriff’s criminal record

  The city of Denver regularly checks the backgrounds of people it arrests and incarcerates. Why, then, did Michael Hancock’s administration apparently not know about […]...

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July 22, 2014 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, The Beats

Mayor Hancock’s Denver sheriff appointee has “false reporting” criminal conviction

  Division Chief Elias Diggins, the man Mayor Michael Hancock has picked to temporarily head the Denver Sheriff’s Department, was once charged with a felony […]...

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July 21, 2014 Criminal Justice, In-Depth

Exclusive video: Denver deputy belted, then kicked inmate who posed no apparent threat

  This is the video Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration doesn’t want you to see. On its own, it’s disturbing enough. It shows Denver Sheriff’s Deputy […]...

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July 16, 2014 Criminal Justice, The Mix

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Rocky Mountain Climate Watch: Who wants to visit the cryosphere?

It would be hard to do a climate change journey without visiting the cryosphere, that part of the Earth’s surface which is frozen all the time. The biggest slices are at the poles, but the rest is in the high mountains.

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THE BLOGS

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Ferguson from the Mile High City

  Three of us on the wrestling team were headed to a downtown Turkish sauna to sweat off a few pounds before the next day’s […]

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EVENTS

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Open Media, Open House

IT’S THE END of summer, but don’t despair. We’re throwing a party this Thursday night, between 7 and 9, and you’re invited. It’s an open house, sort of, […]

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