Posted inCrime and Courts, News, Politics and Government

Colorado governor names special prosecutor to investigate death of Elijah McClain

Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the death of Elijah McClain, the unarmed Black man who died in August after a brutal arrest in Aurora. “Now more than ever, we must do everything within our power to foster public trust and confidence in law enforcement and the criminal justice system,” […]

Posted inBusiness, COVID, News

Man told to wear mask shoots Waffle House cook in Aurora, police say

A man is accused of shooting and wounding a Waffle House employee in suburban Denver the night after being asked to wear a face covering inside the restaurant, authorities said. Police in Aurora arrested Kelvin Watson, 27, on Monday on a charge of attempted first-degree murder, KDVR reported. Court records show Watson is represented by the […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: Let’s separate fact from fiction when it comes to the detention of immigrants in Aurora

The activists who desecrated the American flag flying over the Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Aurora committed an outrage against our community. This incident, which occurred when nearly 2,000 people from the metro area joined a national protest against immigration policies, thrust Aurora into the nation’s spotlight. Although several of the groups who […]

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Aurora police investigating U.S. flag’s removal during protest at immigration detention facility

Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identity protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it with a Mexican flag. in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to […]