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Federal judge orders police not to use chemical weapons, projectiles against peaceful Denver protesters

“The Denver Police Department has failed in its duty to police its own,” Judge R. Brooke Jackson wrote in his sweeping ruling

Littwin: Do you really think Trump would send Black Hawk helicopters to Colorado?

Michael Hancock, Jared Polis say Denver is not Little Rock, and Trump is no modern-day Eisenhower

Opinion

Michael Bennet: We will never heal until we dismantle our systemic racism

Colorado's senior U.S. senator writes about the killing of George Floyd and the protests that followed

Opinion
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Federal prosecutors in Colorado are looking to charge criminal “agitators” at Denver’s George Floyd protests

U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn, Colorado’s top federal prosecutor, says investigators have reason to believe a small number of people are inciting chaos and causing damage. He believes getting them off the street will bring calm.

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Cities, including Denver, fear George Floyd protests may fuel new wave of coronavirus outbreaks

In Denver, Mayor Michael Hancock has asked anyone who attended four days and nights of demonstrations in the city to get tested over the next weekend

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Police arrest 83 for curfew violations; Denver mayor calls after-dark mayhem “reckless, inexcusable and unacceptable”

Mayor Michael Hancock, who put curfew in place on Saturday, said daytime demonstrations were effective expressions of outrage over death of George Floyd at hands of police.

Littwin: Tear gas, anger and confusion on the streets of Denver, finger pointing in the Capitol

“In a real sense our nation’s summers of riots are caused by our nation’s winters of delay,” MLK said in 1967.

Opinion
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“We have seen enough”: Mayor enacts curfew, demands calm as third day of George Floyd protests rock Denver

Protests in Denver on Thursday and Friday nights turned violent, leaving a trail of damage as demonstrators clashed with police