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New laws in the new year: minimum wage, human trafficking and employee records

Coloradans won’t be able to buy full strength beer in grocery stores in 2017, and it’ll still be illegal for communities to ban fracking. Those […]...

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December 29, 2016 Criminal Justice, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The True Story of Two Drifters Who Became Cannabis Pioneers

After the recent election, marijuana is now legal in some form in 25 states. Colorado, of course, was a trendsetter in this regard, legalizing pot […]...

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December 9, 2016 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Feds spell it out: No gun for you if you fire up in a pot-legal state

In Colorado, can you own a gun if you use marijuana? The feds say no. State law is silent. And updated language from the federal […]...

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November 23, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GREENE: There’s nothing sweeter than an exoneration. And also nothing sadder.

Twenty-nine years, two months, and 28 days. That’s how long it took Clarence Moses-EL to disentangle himself from a rape he didn’t commit, a 48-year […]...

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November 16, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

PHOTOS: Clarence Moses-EL finally walks free

Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit, was found not guilty in a retrial Monday afternoon. […]...

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November 15, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

GREENE: Jury finds Clarence Moses-EL not guilty

Update to “update”: Susan Greene is working on a post-mortem of the Moses-EL case. Update: Nearly three decades after going to prison for a rape […]...

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November 14, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

McCann wins big in Denver DA’s race

Denver Democratic state Rep. Beth McCann handily has been elected Denver’s next District Attorney. McCann, a former city safety manager, beat Helen Morgan, a veteran […]...

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November 8, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Greene: “Dirty cop, show me your hands” and other vignettes from Denver’s independent safety monitor

A white paper released today by Denver’s Independent Monitor reminds us why we need that office. The 61-page half-yearly report reveals what most city safety officials won’t about […]...

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October 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Editor’s view: BAD FAITH

The retrial of Clarence Moses-EL for a 1987 sex assault starts Nov. 7th in Denver District Court. Moses-EL, 60, served 28 years in prison before […]...

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October 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Denver DA to retry case against Clarence Moses-EL, despite another man’s confession

Colorado’s Supreme Court has denied an emergency petition asking for a special prosecutor to replace the Denver District Attorney’s office in the case of Clarence […]...

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October 10, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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We at The Indy aren’t in the business of giving advice. But if, in these tough times, you’re in need of some inspiration, some community, […]

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What you need to know about Michael Bennet and the Neil Gorsuch situation

It might be hard to find a hotter seat in the U.S. Senate right now the one occupied by Michael Bennet. He is Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senator and […]

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