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Court shoots down Grand Junction panhandling ordinance

Federal district judge Christine Arguello on Wednesday put an end to Grand Junction’s panhandling ordinance, ruling the law violates the First Amendment right to...

Whose neighborhood is it?

Who heard gunshots a little after 11 p.m. last night? This post, on nextdoor.com, was written in late April by a resident of Northeast Park Hill,...

Murder and manslaughter charges for six officers in Freddie Gray’s death

The six officers who arrested Freddie Gray have received a variety of criminal charges from Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby, reports the Baltimore Sun. Gray...

Lawmakers debate the right to record and keep footage of police

A 12-year old girl in Golden shoots cellphone video of an arrest. Police cuff her and take her phone. A man outside a Lakeside...

Wiretap: Police reform and the glory of force

Forceful argument The real problem with police reform, writes Ta-Nehisi Coates in The Atlantic, is not with police reform. The problem, he says, is with...

House approves police chokehold ban

In 2010, deputies choked and killed street-preacher Marvin Booker in the Denver jail. Last year, his family won a $4.6 million civil settlement from...

The Night After: More Denverites take the streets post-Ferguson decision

  It was night #2, post- the Ferguson-no-indictment decision, and things flared up in Denver. The evening started with some speeches in front of the Capitol...

Littwin: Until the fire next time

THE armored cars were rolling, the Walgreens was burning, the tear gas was flying, the glass everywhere was shattering. And every bit of it --...

UPDATE: Denver Police Bear Down on Site of Cap Hill Hit...

DENVER -- Police are scouring a cordoned-off six-block radius in the Capitol Hill neighborhood between Josephine and Williams Streets, chasing down alleyways with dogs in search of a hit-and-run driver, whose SUV careened into commuters and/or pedestrians minutes ago, reportedly pinning one of them against a bus-stop bench.

Hickenlooper to cut Denver police force: ‘Writing a blank check is...

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper Tuesday gave further indication that cuts in the city police force were on the way after the Denver Police Union...