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Colorado ACLU sees uptick in support as a ‘backstop’ to Donald Trump

  Over the weekend, the American Civil Liberties Union raked in $24 million in online donations— six times its typical annual haul from cyber givers. […]...

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January 30, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Uncertainty reigns, but Trump’s sanctuary city crackdown appears more bark than bite

Before Donald Trump issued Wednesday’s executive order on interior security, the order that includes a crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities, this is what would happen […]...

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January 26, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, 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

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

Greene: Mitch Morrissey leaves his fingerprint

It was a year ago this week, and noon hour at the Brown Palace. Members of Denver’s City Club lunched on pork loins with cherry […]...

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January 13, 2017 Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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

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We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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Will the Colorado GOP block unaffiliated voters from its 2018 primaries? It seems unlikely but there’s a movement to do it

Last week, the Colorado Republican Party said it would take a vote next month to determine whether to scrap its June 2018 primary elections now […]

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