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Judge orders Aurora to conduct balancing test in suit challenging denial...

Citing two Colorado Supreme Court decisions, a judge has ordered the Aurora Police Department to produce a written analysis of “pertinent factors” it did...

Greene: Michael Marshall’s jail killing prompts $4.65 million payout, new policies...

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has reached a $4.65 million settlement with the family of Michael Marshall, whom Denver Sheriff’s deputies killed in the city...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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 and...

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.

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.