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$14M jury award for Denver protesters could resonate around US

Courts across the nation are weighing more than two dozen similar lawsuits.

Crime and Courts

Federal jury awards $14 million to protesters hurt during George Floyd protests in Denver

The protesters who sued were shot at or hit by everything from pepper spray to a Kevlar-bag filled with lead shot fired from a shotgun

Crime and Courts

Denver recorded 96 homicides in 2021, highest since 1981

Domestic violence killings and homicides involving narcotics helped fuel the record number

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Trial over Denver police’s use of force during George Floyd protests begins in federal court

About a dozen lawsuits have been filed on behalf of over 60 people injured or arrested in Denver’s protests

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Denver police investigate after box of human heads being transported for medical research is stolen

No arrests had been made as of Saturday and investigators asked anyone who finds the box to call police.

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Denver shooting suspect self-published books depicting tattoo shop shooting, named two of the victims

Authorities identified the fourth and fifth victims as Michael Swinyard, 67, and Alyssa Gunn, 35

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Denver Zoo apologizes a decade after visitor’s death

Zoo president Bert Vescolani on Friday publicly apologized to Gail Waters for her son Alonzo Ashley's July 2011 death

News

Judge dismisses Denver police officers’ challenge to city vaccine mandate

Seven officers claimed that the city did not have the authority to impose the mandate

Health

Denver police found loaded weapons, high-capacity magazine and drugs inside hotel room near Coors Field

Four people were arrested over the weekend in connection with the discovery at The Maven hotel

Crime and Courts

Denver police shoot, kill man suspected of firing shots

Division Chief Ron Thomas says the man in his 20s was shot Sunday evening and taken to a hospital, where he died

Crime and Courts

Family of woman killed near Coors Field sues suspect, ex-Denver police sergeant

Attorneys for Isabella Thallas' father, Joshua Thallas, and her boyfriend, Darian Simon, filed the lawsuit in Denver District Court on Tuesday

Crime and Courts

Denver police officer shot in the leg, critically hurt

The shooter got away, and police were not immediately sure whether the suspect was in custody though they made contact with multiple “individuals of interest"

Crime and Courts

Loveland ex-cop accused of kneeling on Black door-to-door salesman’s neck sentenced to 4 years probation

Former police officer Scott Gudmundsen is accused of holding two door-to-door roofing company salesmen on the ground at gunpoint, saying they were terrorists and part of antifa

News

Two Denver officers suspended for excessive force during George Floyd protests

Officers Derek Streeter and Diego Archuleta were the first in the department to be disciplined for excessive force during the protests

Crime and Courts

Denver police officer pleads for U.S. Capitol riot suspect’s release

The name of the writer of the letter in support of Jeffrey Sabol has been redacted in federal court records

Crime and Courts

3 juveniles arrested in northeast Denver fire that killed 5 members of Senegalese family

The fire killed Djibril and Adja Diol, along with their 22-month-old daughter Khadija. Hassan Diol and her infant daughter, Hawa Baye, relatives of the Diols, also died in the blaze.

Crime and Courts

Man charged after human remains found in suitcases in Denver

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann announced the charges Tuesday against 28-year-old Benjamin Satterthwaite, who is accused of killing and dismembering 33-year-old Joshua Lockard

Crime and Courts

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

News

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

Crime and Courts

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

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