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Man pleads guilty after remains found in suitcases in Denver

Benjamin Satterthwaite struck a deal with prosecutors and acknowledged killing 33-year-old Joshua Lockard

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Colorado man sentenced to 16 years in federal prison for hate crime attack on Black man

Nolan Levi Strauss, 27, pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime involving an attempt to kill

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Colorado trooper who guards Capitol and governor charged with felony menacing after pointing gun at driver

Jay Hemphill allegedly pointed a gun at a driver near the Colorado Capitol

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Colorado Supreme Court won’t hear newspaper’s open records lawsuit challenging CU

The Daily Camera sued in 2019, seeking the names of six finalists interviewed by the Board of Regents to replace then-university President Bruce Benson

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$3 million settlement reached in rough arrest of woman with dementia in Loveland

"The settlement with Karen Garner will help bring some closure to an unfortunate event in our community but does not upend the work we have left to do," Loveland City Manager Steve Adams said.

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Denver will close Civic Center park near Colorado Capitol for safety, health concerns

City officials said the park and surrounding areas have become a “hotspot for violence, crime, drug sales and substance misuse"

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Judge orders mental health evaluation of suspected Boulder King Soopers gunman

If defendants are unable to understand the proceedings and assist their lawyers, proceedings can be delayed to see if treatment, such as medication, can make them ready for trial

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Hearing for Boulder King Soopers shooting suspect delayed over mental health

Lawyers for Ahmad Alissa said they believe he has a “mental disability” that prevents him from being able to understand proceedings or help them defend him

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Man shot, killed after pulling gun on Jefferson County deputy

The suspect, a 33-year-old man, was shot when he pulled a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at a deputy

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6 ways Colorado’s laws have recently changed to prevent another death like Elijah McClain’s

From new rules about how and when ketamine can be administered to a ban on carotid and choke holds, Colorado lawmakers have taken steps to prevent a death like McClain’s from happening again.

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Mental health of suspect in Boulder King Soopers shooting in question

Details are scant because the motion filed by lawyers for Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa is sealed as required under state law.

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Grand jury returns 32-count indictment against Aurora officers, paramedics in Elijah McClain’s death

Five people — three police officers and two paramedics — each were charged-with one count of manslaughter and one count of criminally negligent homicide

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Loveland police officer who roughly arrested elderly woman with dementia will stand trial for assault, judge rules

District Judge Michelle Brinegar said there is probable cause for the charge against Austin Hopp

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5-year-old boy’s body found in Colorado mountains after suspected abuse

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Jury convicts Boulder County deputies of manslaughter in detox van death

Former Boulder County sheriff's deputies James O'Brien, 52, and Adam Lunn, 39, were found guilty of manslaughter in the death of Demetrius Shankling

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Colorado unveils plan to distribute $400 million in opioid settlement money

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and a number of local officials announced a framework that would split the dollars between state and local governments

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Video shows Loveland police officer shoot teen holding knife

Police responded to the home in the northern Colorado city where Alex Domina lived following a 911 call from his grandmother

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Loveland couple files lawsuit over police shooting of 14-month-old dog who ran at officer

In body camera footage released Wednesday in support of the lawsuit, two dogs run toward Officer Matthew Grashorn as he gets out of his patrol car while responding to a trespassing report in an empty parking lot in June 2019

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“I’ll fight for the rest of my life”: Elijah McClain’s mother reflects on two years since his death

At the time of her son's death, Sheneen McClain was homeless and living in a hotel with some of her other children

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21-year-old Castle Rock man fatally shot while protecting his baby at Miami Beach restaurant

Tamarius Blair Davis Jr. told investigators he shot Dustin Wakefield on Tuesday night because he “was high on mushrooms"

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