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Family speaks on seventh anniversary of Marvin Booker’s death

Monday, July 10, marked seven years and one day since Marvin Booker died at the hands of five Denver sheriff’s deputies. But on that sad […]...

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July 11, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Events, Just In, The Beats, 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

Marshall strapped in restraints, lifeless, while deputies stood around

New details about Michael Lee Marshall’s final minutes of consciousness can be discerned from videotapes that, after a hunger strike and a lawsuit, the city […]...

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January 21, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Family of man killed in jail slams Denver for “cover up”

The family of Michael Lee Marshall — a homeless man killed by Denver sheriff’s deputies — says Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration tainted the homicide investigation […]...

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January 15, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Hancock administration’s “transparency” about Michael Marshall’s death is hard to see

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration says it’s “committed to transparency” about the death last week of Michael Lee Marshall after sheriff’s deputies restrained him at […]...

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November 24, 2015 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

Michael Lee Marshall and Marvin Booker: Parallels in both life and death

Michael Lee Marshall didn’t know about Marvin Booker until days before he died. The two men had lots in common. Both had mental health problems […]...

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November 23, 2015 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

Excessive-force trial throws spotlight on notorious Denver jail

For more than four years, Denver’s official story on Marvin Booker has been that he died of natural causes, coincidentally while under a pile of deputies who had handcuffed, nunchucked, choked and Tasered him....

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September 22, 2014 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Beats, The Mix

Another AG request for delay on marriage equality bites the dust

District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree issued an order this morning allowing Denver County Clerk Debra Johnson to continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses despite a request from Attorney General John Suthers for an emergency injunction that would have stopped her....

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July 14, 2014 In-Depth

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We did it!!!

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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Colorado’s voter data dump goes to the Trump task force on July 31

On Monday, July 31, Colorado will send publicly available personal information about its 3.7 million voters to an election task force set up by President […]

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