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

Denver will close Civic Center park, one of the city’s historic landmarks that has become a hot spot for homeless people to camp, because of safety and public health concerns, city officials said in a statement Tuesday. City officials said the park and surrounding areas have become a “hotspot for violence, crime, drug sales and substance misuse, […]

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Shooting at Denver’s Civic Center park briefly prompts lockdown of Colorado Capitol

The Colorado Capitol was briefly locked down on Monday afternoon because of a shooting in Denver’s nearby Civic Center park. The shooting happened about 12:30 p.m. A man was wounded and taken to a hospital for treatment. His condition was not released. A suspect, also a man, has been arrested by Denver police. The shooting […]

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Shooting amid Denver protests leaves man dead; 9News security guard detained as suspect

A shooting Saturday afternoon in Denver amid chaotic political protests left a man dead and police have taken a security guard working for a television station into custody as a suspect. Denver police said the shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of West 14th Avenue and Broadway, just outside of the Denver Art […]