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Susan Greene

   

The Gray Box: The inhumanity of solitary confinement

This story, written by Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene, is among the work for which she is being honored this week by the ACLU...

Three men still on Colorado’s death row after judge denies capital appeal

This story has been updated. A judge today denied a five-year appeal by Sir Mario Owens, a man convicted for the 2005 witness killing of...

Attorney general may have exceeded power in death penalty prosecution

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman’s office is facing accusations that it overstepped its power in a death penalty case. One of Coffman’s top aides, Assistant...

Greene: School bus aide gets 20 months for brutalizing autistic student

On my way into a Boulder courtroom Friday morning, I expected to see a blank-eyed defendant slumped in her chair, indifferent to the crimes...

GREENE: Slain preacher’s family alleges that Denver officers rigged Taser evidence

The family of the homeless street preacher killed in Denver's jail in 2010 wants the new district attorney to investigate whether the officers responsible...

Denver’s safety oversight board blasts Hancock administration’s decision in jail killing case

The board that reviews disciplinary decisions in Denver's Safety Department says it's "extremely troubled" by Mayor Michael Hancock's administration's handling of the officers involved...

Four of Colorado’s top climate scientists on grief, activism and hope.

Science, they say, is a left-brained endeavor. But, in light of the People's Climate March and March on Science over the past two weekends, The Colorado...

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...

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...

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...