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Denver Police Sgt. Brian Conover speaks with Dorian Phillips on Nov. 14, 2018, during a police sweep of a homeless encampment in Five Points. (Photo by Alex Burness for The Colorado Independent)

Latest Denver police sweep forces three dozen homeless from RiNo camp It was the...

A young woman shrieked and howled Wednesday morning as she stomped across Arkins Court toward Brighton Boulevard, away from the homeless encampment where she’d...

Critics cry foul as Denver plans shakeup of public-access media

The nonprofit that runs Denver’s public-access media facility is rallying its users and 300-plus members to appeal to Mayor Hancock to keep the operation...

Court nixes Denver’s practice of jailing people who can’t pay $50 fee “Local kid,...

A Denver court on Friday put an end to a practice by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration of jailing criminal defendants for failing to...
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The Indycator: Jared Polis

Welcome back to our new series, The Indycator, a once-a-week conversation between The Indy’s crack political reporters and Maeve Conran, KGNU independent community radio’s director...

Amid heated community debate, Denver extends time for superintendent search

The Denver school board has pushed back the date by which it will name finalists for the superintendent job from October to November. The...

Community pleads in vain with Denver board in bid to thwart I-70 construction plan

For nearly three hours on Thursday night, a steady stream of Denverites — citizens, activists, lawyers and politicians — implored the city’s Board of...

‘High tension, anger’ expected as Denver weighs plan for noisy overnight work on I-70

The contractor on the I-70 expansion through Denver is hoping a new sound barrier and a shorter construction timeline will appease the politicians and...
The Colorado Independent's editor, Susan Greene, was handcuffed and detained by Denver police officers on Colfax Avenue on July 5, 2018. (Screenshot via body-cam footage provided by city of Denver)video

‘Act like a lady’: Denver police handcuff Indy editor

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The Colorado Independent's editor, Susan Greene, was handcuffed and detained by Denver police officers on Colfax Avenue on July 5, 2018. (Screenshot via body-cam footage provided by city of Denver)

Body-cam vid shows Denver cops cuffed Indy editor as she photographed their badges

Editor's note: This story has been updated to include comment from Denver's police chief Police body camera footage released today shows two Denver officers told...

6,000 Denver airport workers make under $15 an hour. A new ballot effort could...

The Denver International Airport workers who prepare your in-flight dinners and push your loved ones’ wheelchairs through the terminal don’t, in many cases, earn...