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Littwin: In firing police Chief Vanessa Wilson, Aurora officials seem to have forgotten why she was hired

The rally at the Capitol steps Monday was different from all the other rallies held in support of Elijah McClain, the young man who died at the hands of Aurora police and paramedics in August 2019 for the crime of Walking Strangely While Black. This rally was for Vanessa Wilson, the recently fired Aurora police […]

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Activists stand by fired Aurora police Chief Vanessa Wilson

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press AURORA — Community leaders and activists on Monday rallied around a suburban Denver police chief who was fired last week despite her community work, including efforts to rebuild trust with residents following the 2019 death of Elijah McClain. Pastor Topazz McBride said the firing of Vanessa Wilson by the […]

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

Three teens were charged Tuesday with attempted murder in a shooting that wounded three students in the parking lot of a suburban Denver high school. The charges against the three 16-year-old boys in the Nov. 19 shooting at Aurora’s Hinkley High School were filed in regular court but their lawyers will have a chance to […]