A Denver Police Department vehicle at a crime scene. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

“Lives are at stake”: Students, teachers plead for Denver schools to do more in face of rising gun violence

Denver’s homicide count has been on an upward trend since 2005, though it’s still not as high as in the mid-1990s

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Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senate candidates are set for debates: What questions do you want asked?

The Colorado Sun and its news partners are hosting a debate between John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff on June 10

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Coronavirus-related deaths among Colorado nursing home residents near 800; third prison inmate dies

New coronavirus infections in Colorado have been leveling off or trending downward over the past two weeks. However state health officials warn a resurgence may be building.

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A coronavirus shift to online shopping has helped save some retail sales — and tax revenue — in Colorado

The state collected nearly a half-billion dollars more sales tax last year than in 2016, when Amazon began charging Colorado shoppers sales tax. March coronavirus disruptions resulted in 15% decline.