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A Colorado war veteran lost parental rights to her children through a rarely-scrutinized legal process. Now she’s asking the state Supreme Court to intercede. 20.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
If Ashley had abused or neglected her children while they were in her care, she would have had access to a bevy of state resources: a caseworker, a treatment plan to resolve the problems involved and reunite the family, and a free, court-appointed attorney if the parent can't afford to pay. But because the children's fathers filed a stepparent adoption claim, Ashley had nothing.
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Man arrested in connection with Friday night homicide in Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood 20.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Around 8:35 p.m., an adult woman was killed in the 3200 block of Dexter Street, police said.
Four in custody after fatal shooting of teen in Englewood 20.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Jesus Perez-Medrano, 19, and three 17-year-old males were arrested this week and are pending charges, according to a news release from the Englewood Police Department.
Jefferson County man charged with 34 counts after 17-hour standoff with police 20.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Edgewater police on July 12 were called to the 2500 block of Fenton Street on a report that a gun had been fired.
Father, son convicted in beating of Lakewood homeless man 20.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Alexander W. Median, 56, was sentenced to prison for 18 years. His son, Richard A. Media, 36, was sentenced to nine for the beating of a Lakewood homeless man.
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Convicted Murderer Judge Claimed Was Too Old to Pose a Threat Found Guilty of Killing Again 19.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
In 2014, Judge Robert E. Crowley sentenced Albert Flick to less than four years behind bars, insisting Flick "is going to age out of his capacity to engage in this conduct."
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Endorsement: Scientist and climate activist Loraine Lundquist for Los Angeles City Council District 12 19.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Loraine Lundquist has outlined a vision for a more inclusive, sustainable Los Angeles.

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Florida Man Masturbating in Walmart Parking Lot Grabbed Officer's Behind During Arrest: 'Let Me Just Feel It' 19.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
An arrest report said Trenton James Rich, 19, also put his hands into a karate chop stance and starting swinging them at the deputy. He is facing charges of assault, indecent exposure and resisting arrest.
Utah killer extradited to Jefferson County for allegedly shooting Golden man with a crossbow before slitting his throat 19.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Drawn to Colorado by the lure of legal marijuana, Austin Jeffrey Boutain and his wife took a bus ride to Denver from Long Beach, Calif., before launching what police allege was a month-long, two-state crime spree that left a Golden man and a Utah college student dead, Golden police records said.
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Letters to the Editor: How to atone for detonating nuclear bombs on the Marshall Islands 18.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The U.S. plans to spend more than $1 trillion on its nuclear arsenal. That money could be put to better use.

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Why The Denver Post asked Aurora police to stop using our photograph of an ICE protester 18.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
I would like to explain why The Denver Post asked the Aurora Police Department to remove one of our photographs from its social media posts seeking help in identifying suspects from a Friday night protest at the Aurora ICE detention facility.
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Op-Ed: Building more permanent housing alone won't solve homelessness in California 17.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Homeless people should have a legal right to shelter and a legal obligation to utilize it.

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Op-Ed: Los Angeles should look to New York for answers to its homeless problem 17.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Whereas L.A. has focused (unsuccessfully) on trying to create long-term affordable housing, New York has focused on creating temporary shelters.

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Telling business owners not to prevent homeless encampments — only in L.A. 14.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: In order to save their businesses, some owners are placing planters and fences in front of their stores, without permits, so homeless people cannot set up encampments there.

In response, the Los Angeles City Council passes a motion calling for the removal of illegal fencing that...

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Those ads ripping Garcetti on homelessness? They’re about fighting his Green New Deal 14.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

When Eric Garcetti ran for mayor six years ago, he rode a wave of anger over the political power wielded by the union that represents workers at the Department of Water and Power — and later vowed to reform the agency that Los Angeles residents love to hate.

That effort has since been eclipsed...

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Disabled Air Force Veteran Facing Eviction After Home Was Sold Due To Delinquent $236 Tax Payment 14.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It's difficult. It's just difficult. I love my home. I love my neighbors. ... This was my nest egg, you know? That's why I paid cash for it. This is where I was going to retire."
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Essential California Week in Review: Secret society of tattooed sheriff’s deputies? 13.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, July 13. Here’s a look at the top stories from the last week, including an FBI investigation into secret societies of tattooed deputies.

TOP STORIES

Secret sheriff gangs? The FBI is investigating a secret society...

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AOC’s tough, but she’s no tea party 13.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Good morning. I’m Paul Thornton, and it is Saturday, July 13, 2019. After reading this newsletter, click here for a depressing snapshot of how dirty our air is in Los Angeles compared to the rest of the country. Let’s take a look back at the week in Opinion.

Put aside, for a moment, the important...

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Trump’s anti-immigration agenda could make L.A.’s homelessness crisis even worse 12.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

President Trump recently weighed in on the rise in homelessness in cities across the country, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, and warned that the federal government may “do something to get that whole thing cleaned up” — whatever that means.

But the federal government already plays a major...

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Americans can have freedom or equality, but probably not both 12.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: Erin Aubry Kaplan’s argument about racism and inequality begins with a false premise — that the goal of America is equality rather than freedom.

Equality is impossible to achieve, whereas freedom is possible if a person makes good decisions.

Decisions have consequences, and an individual...

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