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Teens charged in shooting that wounded 3 students at Hinkley High School in Aurora

The charges against the three 16-year-old boys in the Nov. 19 shooting at Aurora's Hinkley High School were filed in adult court

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Aurora to pay $15 million to Elijah McClain’s family in likely largest settlement in Colorado history

The settlement is among the highest across the country.

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Aurora to improve use-of-force policies, hire more diverse first responders, per agreement with attorney general

Aurora’s police and fire departments have agreed on consent decree with the Colorado Attorney General’s Office following a string of controversies

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Officers, paramedics indicted in Elijah McClain’s death make first court appearance

The judge granted permission for lawyers to file motions about the grand jury process before the defendants’ next court date, when they are scheduled to enter pleas to the charges

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16-year-old dead, another injured in Aurora shooting

The shooting happened near East 12th Avenue and Ironton Street

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Aurora police officer suspended after cursing at teen driver

Sgt. Ed Acuti was placed on paid administrative leave and will remain on leave pending the outcome of an investigation

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The city of Aurora has reached a settlement with Elijah McClain’s family

The court will now decide how much money to allocate to Sheneen McClain and Elijah’s father, according to attorneys for the family.

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Aurora police officers disapprove of chief committed to reform, poll shows

Members of the Aurora Police Department’s two labor unions, the Aurora Police Association and the local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police, voted in a poll this week that asked, “Do you feel confident in the leadership of Chief Vanessa Wilson?"

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Lawsuit from Aurora police officer fired in Elijah McClain chokehold photo scandal is dismissed

Jason Rosenblat Rosenblatt was fired along with two other officers last year over two photos taken in front of a memorial to McClain two months after his death.

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Aurora police consistently break the law through racially biased policing and excessive force, attorney general finds

Attorney General Phil Weiser launched a patterns and practices investigation into the Aurora Police Department amid protests surrounding the 2019 death of Elijah McClain

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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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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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“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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Aurora police officer fired for not intervening in pistol-whipping arrest

An internal affairs investigation found that Francine Martinez violated several directives within the Aurora Police Department, including her duty to intervene

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“This is it”: Man pistol-whipped by Aurora police officer feared for his life

Kyle Vinson said he was afraid of dying when Officer John Haubert of the embattled Aurora Police Department held a gun to the back of his head and pointed it at his chest

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Violent arrest in Aurora reignites anger over policing

Activists decry what they say is just the latest example of the mistreatment of people of color

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Aurora police officer quits days after release of video showing him beating a man with a pistol during an arrest

An investigation will still be conducted into John Haubert’s use of force after body-camera footage showed him beating a man with a pistol 13 times.

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Aurora police officer beat man 13 times with pistol, choked him during arrest, body camera footage shows

“What you are going to see is going to anger you,” police Chief Vanessa Wilson said at a news conference Tuesday afternoon where she discussed the arrest of Officer John Haubert

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Elijah McClain’s mom says his death sparked push for change

"It's his character that people are connecting to," said Sheneen McClain about the activism sparked by the death of her son Elijah McClain.

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Aurora officials discuss Elijah McClain investigation at City Council meeting

A few city council members faulted the investigation commissioned by the city and defended police's right to stop the 23-year-old Black man in what they said was a high crime area

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