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Denver protests

Woman gets community service for hitting protester with car in Denver

Jennifer Watson was acquitted of assault in July but found guilty of misdemeanor reckless driving

Crime and Courts

“Everything is still the same”: A year after protests, young Coloradans don’t think anyone is listening anymore

Much of the momentum behind last summer’s Black Lives Matter movement has died down, leaving students to wonder how much longer they’ll have to fight for change.

Education

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 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.

Crime and Courts

Denver prosecutors will charge Matthew Dolloff with second-degree murder in protest shooting

The 30-year-old, who was working as a private, contracted security guard for television station 9News, faces between 16 and 48 years in prison if convicted

Crime and Courts

9News says it requested unarmed security, wasn’t aware Matthew Dolloff had gun before protest shooting

Lee Keltner, a 49-year-old veteran and custom cowboy hat maker, died in the shooting

Crime and Courts

Aurora police arrest man sought in protest shooting on attempted homicide charges

One man was shot in the leg and another suffered a grazing wound to the head in the shooting

Crime and Courts

Colorado Capitol cleanup begins, is expected to cost more than $1 million and last until winter

Crews began washing away the graffiti on the building over the weekend

News

How a new community of Black artists was born out of Denver’s police brutality protests

What started with volunteers spraying “Black Lives Matter” on temporary plywood boxes became a full-fledged exhibit in Denver’s Civic Center park

Culture

Nicolais: Protesters should topple legacies, not statues

Colorado protesters tearing down civic statues do more harm than good to the worthy causes they support

Opinion Columns

Denver reaches agreement in lawsuit over police response to George Floyd protests

A judge must sign off to finalize the agreement. It is unclear when the agreement could become final.

News

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

Opinion Columns

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.”

News

Carman: Goodbye Stapleton and good riddance

Opinion Columns

Wilson: Stapleton finally says goodbye to a Denver klansman’s legacy

Let Benjamin Stapleton be remembered where he belongs -- in the history books

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Systemic racism is everywhere, all the time. Now start your own protest.

Opinion Columns

Carotid holds would now be banned under Colorado’s police accountability bill, which is nearing passage

Thirteen amendments were passed on Wednesday night, including a requirement that prosecutors notify the public when they forward an investigation into a police-involved death to a grand jury

Politics and Government

On 11th day of George Floyd protests, Denver police announce major use-of-force policy changes

Denver police, under pressure from federal courts and lawmakers, now must report when they point a firearm at a person

Crime and Courts

Broncos players, coaches join 10th day of George Floyd demonstration in Denver

Safety Kareem Jackson was instrumental in organizing the team’s appearance at Civic Center Park

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Hundreds gather in downtown Denver for memorial service in honor of George Floyd

Protests in Denver in response to Floyd’s death at the hands of police officers in Minnesota reached their eighth straight day on Thursday

News
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