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Boulder shooting victim Rikki Olds “lived life on Rikki’s terms,” family and friends say

Rikki Olds didn’t pay attention to what other people thought of her.  The 25-year-old was constantly dyeing her blonde hair, deciding on a whim what the latest color would be. Her coworkers at the Table Mesa King Soopers in Boulder nicknamed her “Wendy” because she often wore her blue/purple/pink locks in braids. When she wanted […]

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“You can’t unsee anything”: What Michael Dougherty, Boulder’s district attorney, faces as he investigates the King Soopers shooting

Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty is embarking on what’s likely the most difficult period of his long career as a prosecutor this week as he leads the investigation into Monday’s mass shooting at a King Soopers store.  Dougherty, a 49-year-old New York native, was first appointed to his job as Boulder’s top prosecutor by […]

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10 people killed — including a police officer — in shooting at Boulder King Soopers

BOULDER — Ten people, including a police officer, were killed in a shooting at a King Soopers store in south Boulder on Monday afternoon, sending store employees and shoppers scrambling for exits as shots rang out. The shooting happened just before 3 p.m. at the grocery store at 3600 Table Mesa Drive. People inside the […]