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13 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

Brothers sentenced after armed gay bar encounter

Two brothers have been sentenced for harassing patrons of a gay bar, pointing a gun at an officer, and then leading police on a high-speed chase on Colorado Blvd. earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Glendale, CO, Prison

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Mon Aug 18, 2014

TheDenverChannel

Closure leaves dry cleaner's customers in lurch

Customers who have been loyally patronizing Village Dry Cleaners in Aurora are beginning to wonder if they'll ever get their clothes back.

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Fox News

Gunman in fatal Colorado school shooting deemed not a threat months before

A teen who fatally shot another student at his suburban Denver high school last year had been deemed "not a high-level of threat" after shouting a death threat against his debate coach three months earlier, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Education Etc.

SanLuisObispo.com

APNewsBreak: Teen gunman deemed not a high threat

In this Jan. 7, 2014 file photo, Arapahoe High School students exit their school for lunch break on the first day of classes since a fatal Dec. 13, 2013 shooting on campus, in Centennial, Colo.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Libraries

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Arapahoe High gunman was deemed not a high threat

Arapahoe High School students exit their school for lunch break on the first day of classes since a fatal Dec. 13, 2013 shooting on campus, in Centennial, Colo.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Littleton, CO, Libraries

Journal-Advocate

Prisons chief orders review after 6th inmate killed

Two men serving lengthy prison sentences for murder and attempted murder are accused in the Monday murder of an inmate at the Sterling Correctional Facility, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, State Prisons, Sterling Correctional Facility

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Denver Post

Arapahoe County pioneering use of new vote verification system

Arapahoe County is piloting a vote-checking system this week that promises to raise the level of confidence in the accuracy of election results in Colorado.

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Related Topix: Littleton, CO, Mathematics, Science, Boulder County, CO

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado prisons chief orders Sterling review after 6th inmate killed

Two men serving lengthy prison sentences for murder are suspected in a murder Monday of an inmate at Sterling Correctional Facility, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, State Prisons, Sterling Correctional Facility

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Despicable Conduct

A Colorado man was convicted of posing as an immigration doctor to gain access to a 9-year-old girl's home and sexually assault her.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Prison, Law

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Holmes lawyers renew bid to ID source of news leak

Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes renewed their attempt to find out who leaked information about a "critical piece of evidence" to a reporter, or to weaken prosecutors' case if the source can't be identified.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Opinion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Mrachek Middle School in Aurora evacuated; pipe bomb might have detonated overnight

Students and staff at Mrachek Middle School were evacuated Monday morning after reports a pipe bomb might have been detonated overnight.

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Denver Post

Littleton middle school teacher charged with sexual assault

Joel H. Fischer, 45, a teacher at Euclid Middle School, was charged with sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust.

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Related Topix: Littleton, CO

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Reuters

'Immigration doctor' convicted of sexually assaulting nine-year-old Colorado girl

A Colorado man who posed as an immigration doctor to gain access to the home of a Vietnamese family was convicted on Thursday of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl inside the residence, prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Washington Times

Man convicted of posing as doctor to rape child

An Arapahoe County jury has convicted a man of posing as an immigration doctor to sexually assault a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl nearly four years ago.

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Denver Post

Arapahoe County law enforcement creating new drug task force

The 18th Judicial District Attorney and Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office are in discussions to organize a new drug task force for Arapahoe County after the disbanding of the South Metro Drug Task Force in 2012.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Douglas County, CO, Englewood, CO, Greenwood Village, CO

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Denver Post

Riot Fest appeal for show in Byers denied by Arapahoe County board

An attempt by organizers of the three-day Riot Fest rock and punk show to turn back a decision by Arapahoe County to deny the event a permit to play in Byers failed before the Zoning Board of Adjustment on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Byers, CO, Punk, Pop/Rock, Rise Against

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Colorado Daily

Father says of Boulder drowning victim, 22: 'Everybody loved him'

The father of a man pulled from Boulder Creek earlier this summer said his son, 22-year-old Gavin Bolen, was "positive about everything" and had just finished a semester at community college before his death.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Drugs

CBS Local

Denver Applies For Grant To House Unaccompanied Central American Children

The city applied for a three-year federal grant on Tuesday to provide, if asked by the federal government, temporary shelter care and support for children who arrive unaccompanied in the United States from Central America.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Denver Post

Arapahoe County to gauge levels of resident satisfaction with survey

Arapahoe County will send out a survey this month to 3,000 randomly selected households in the hopes of measuring satisfaction with life in the county.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Denver Post

Francis Pizzo pleads guilty, gets 288 years in halfway house shooting

The rifle-wielding man who opened fire at an Arapahoe County halfway house in the wee hours of a June morning last year, injuring two people, has been sentenced to 288 years in prison.

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