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Man gets 80 years in killing 2, injuring Aurora police officer

Demarcus Brown-Jones had been convicted in May on second-degree murder, reckless manslaughter and other charges

Crime and Courts

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

Crime and Courts

Carman: A mother’s grief turns to long-overdue action in justice for Elijah McClain

Everything started to change when the Black Lives Matter movement raised the profile of Elijah McClain’s case

Opinion Columns

Jim Morrissey: Justice for Elijah McClain delayed…but finally on its way

Opinion

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

Crime and Courts

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

Crime and Courts

“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

Crime and Courts

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

Crime and Courts

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

Crime and Courts

Littwin: According to a newly released report on Elijah McClain’s death, the only innocent person involved was McClain himself

Where to put the blame? According to the outside investigators, you can put it on the cops. On the paramedics. On the investigating detectives. On the DA.

Opinion Columns

Independent review faults Aurora police for stop preceding Elijah McClain’s death, subsequent investigation

Aurora's City Council solicited the independent review of the events that led up to the 23-year-old McClain's death following an encounter with police officers and paramedics on Aug. 24, 2019

Crime and Courts

Here are the three finalists —including Denver’s city attorney — to be Colorado’s next top federal prosecutor

Kristin Bronson, Hetal Doshi and Cole Finegan were recommended by the state’s two Democratic U.S. senators to be nominated by President Joe Biden

Politics and Government

Aurora police officers, medics ask for dismissal of Elijah McClain lawsuit

McClain was put in a neck hold and later injected with ketamine, a sedative, on Aug. 24, 2019, in Aurora and died several days later at the hospital

Crime and Courts

Aurora police officer who pointed gun at doctor suspended for one week

Dr. P.J. Parmar, who has said he believes his race affected how he was treated, said he was disappointed with the punishment.

Crime and Courts

Aurora temporarily bans ketamine use amid Elijah McClain probe

The ban in the city of Aurora, adopted unanimously on Monday, will stay in effect until the city-sponsored independent investigation of Elijah McClain's death is complete

Crime and Courts

A year after Elijah McClain’s death, activists want charges

Aurora activist Candice Bailey said action, not more dialogue, is what is needed. “There's nothing to talk about. We're at an impasse in the conversation,” she said.

News

State health department announces review of ketamine waivers one year after Elijah McClain’s death

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says the review will begin immediately and last at least 12 weeks. When the review is complete, a report will be issued.

News

Colorado attorney general opens investigation into “patterns and practices” of Aurora Police Department

The attorney general can investigate Aurora police under authority recently granted by the passage of Senate Bill 217

Crime and Courts

Parents of Elijah McClain sue Aurora police over his death

The 23-year-old suffered cardiac arrest, was later declared brain dead and taken off life support several days later

Crime and Courts

DA investigating Aurora police officers who handcuffed Black girls in stolen vehicle mix-up

District Attorney George Brauchler said Friday that Aurora Police Chief Vanessa Wilson and the police department are cooperating with the investigation

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