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Denver police seize guns over threats against Colorado attorney general

Denver police seized weapons from the man under Colorado's red-flag law. Bryce Shelby has not been charged with a crime in the case.

Human remains found in pair of large suitcases in southwest Denver

The Denver coroner's office, which determined the unidentified remains belonged to one person, has not released a cause or manner of death

Denver police used excessive violence, didn’t turn on body cameras during George Floyd protests, report says

The lack of a plan fueled chaos and increased the rift between law enforcement and a traumatized community, said the report issued by Denver's Office of the Independent Monitor.

Denver police identify 9News security guard arrested in fatal protest shooting

Matthew Dolloff, 30, is being held for investigation of first-degree murder

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

Videos taken at the scene just outside of the Denver Art Museum showed a confrontation in a crowd of people followed by a single gunshot being fired

Denver police investigate allegation that officer used baton to sexually assault protester

Denver police spokesperson Jay Casillas confirmed the department is conducting an internal investigation of the allegation and declined further comment because it is ongoing

Wilson: African immigrants often blindsided by American racial hatred

Downtown Denver’s hotel industry is struggling. Is it because people don’t want to be in the city center?

Even if a coronavirus vaccine comes, the hotel and convention industry can’t just hit the restart button. The uncertainty of recovery means events are getting canceled through mid-to-late 2021.

Wilson: Denver police are making the case for defunding on their own

The first two efforts to defund police in Colorado quickly failed. Will a push at CU be the first to succeed?

The Colorado legislature passed a sweeping police accountability bill in the wake of George Floyd protests, but so far efforts to replace law enforcement with mental health workers have failed.

12 arrested, 1 officer hurt during “riot” in Denver; governor calls vandalism “acts of criminal terrorism”

Fireworks were shot at officers, an American flag and a tree outside a courthouse were set on fire, windows were shattered and fast-food restaurant was broken into during the unrest

Denver police look for masked suspects in fire that killed 5

Killed were Djibril and Adja Diol, along with their 22-month-old daughter Khadija, as well as relative Hassan Diol and her infant daughter Hawa Baye.

2 drive-by shootings in Denver area on Sunday leave 11 wounded

Police say it's too early to say if the shootings in Denver and Lakewood are connected

Senegal president offers condolences to victims of Denver fire that killed 5

Senegal Consul General Elhadji Ndao flew to Denver on Thursday at the request of his country's leaders and said he is looking forward to the investigation

5 found dead after fire in northeast Denver; police say they found evidence of arson

The Denver Police Department says it will "be providing full logistical and investigative support in this matter."

Denver gives state troopers ability to enforce city laws around Capitol, governor’s mansion at Polis’ request

The move gives the Colorado State Patrol more leeway to stop graffiti and address encampments on state-owned land in Denver. It comes as a growing number of people camp out near state-owned buildings.

Opinion: School resource officers can be a positive influence on kids

Colorado’s 2015 law changing how officer-involved shootings are reviewed still lets police agencies investigate themselves

State lawmakers and prosecutors are vowing to push for and support changes after questions from The Colorado Sun about the measure

Silverman: Police, and Cory Gardner, should reject Donald Trump

Fractured skulls, lost eyes: Police often break their own rules when using “rubber bullets”

Denver’s policy says officers should use projectiles only on a “combative or physically resistive person whose conduct rises at least to the level of active aggression." The city also forbids officers from targeting the “head, eyes, throat, neck, breasts of a female, genitalia or spinal column” of a suspect “unless deadly force is warranted.”

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