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Woman found dead in University Park area identified, death deemed domestic-violence homicide 28.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A woman who was found dead in the University Park area of Denver has been identified and her death is being investigated by police as a domestic-violence homicide.
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Pedestrian hit, killed by Adams County sheriff’s deputy is identified 26.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A pedestrian who was hit and killed by a Adams County sheriff's deputy, who was driving a marked patrol car, on Federal Boulevard has been identified.
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Adams County sheriff’s commander guilty of careless driving resulting in death 24.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
An Adams County Sheriff’s Office commander was convicted Wednesday of careless driving resulting in the death of an 85-year-old woman in a crash near Bennett.
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The Harvey Weinstein trial: A brief timeline of how we got here 23.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
For years, dark rumors swirled around the movie producer. So how did those whispered allegations result in a full-fledged criminal trial? Here's an abridged history.
Former Aspen Skiing Company executive gets 6 years for stealing, reselling merchandise 22.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A judge has sentenced former Aspen ski company executive Derek Johnson to six years in prison for stealing equipment and merchandise from the company and reselling the gear online for more than a decade.
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Woman accused of luring slain real estate agent to her death 18.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Fridley woman is accused of luring a real estate agent to a Minnesota house before the agent was kidnapped and killed on New Year's Eve, prosecutors alleged Friday.
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Man in Littleton fires gun at his girlfriend, sets apartment porch on fire, police say 17.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
A man fired two gunshots at his girlfriend during an argument Thursday before setting fire to an apartment porch in Littleton.
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Man charged with first-degree murder in Aurora shooting death on Colfax Avenue near a night club 17.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
A suspect has been charged in the shooting death last month of a man on East Colfax Avenue in Aurora.
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Aurora police, CBI search for missing 13-year-old girl 17.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Carma Harris, was last seen near Mrachek Middle School in the 1900 block of S. Telluride Street around 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. 
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Aurora detectives solve 1996 cold case of woman stabbed in alley 16.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
While stabbing Tangie Lynn Sims, her killer cut himself and left his own blood in an Aurora alley in the fall of 1996. Ultimately, the blood helped police and other forensic experts solve the case 23 years. 
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Warren, Sanders spar over her claim he said woman can't win 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Elizabeth Warren made a vigorous case for a female president and stood behind her accusation suggesting sexism by progressive rival Bernie Sanders Tuesday night in a tense Democratic debate that raised gender as a key issue in the sprint to Iowa’s presidential caucuses.
Lakewood jury finds woman guilty in kidnapping, torture case 15.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
A Jefferson County jury found a 29-year-old Lakewood woman guilty for her role in kidnapping a woman believed to be a snitch, torturing her with cigarettes and injecting her with methamphetamine and heroin, according to First Judicial District Attorney Peter A. Weir's office. 
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Why Picking 12 Jurors to Hear the Weinstein Trial is So Damn Hard 10.1.2020 Mother Jones
On Tuesday, the first day of jury selection in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial in a lower Manhattan courtroom, Judge James Burke asked a group of 120 potential jurors if they felt that they could not remain impartial. A third raised their hands. “We’ll ask you to…leave the courtroom,” the judge told them. By the end […]
Three Denver police officers disciplined for excessive force after yanking, beating and punching people 8.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
Three Denver police officers faced discipline last month for excessive force, including an officer who forcefully yanked a woman out of a car before realizing she wasn't the wanted suspect he assumed she was.
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Column: Watching a pathetic Harvey Weinstein make his way to court is already a win 8.1.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Whether Weinstein is convicted or not, watching him head to court is a balm.

Harvey Weinstein is charged with sexual assault in Los Angeles, as N.Y. trial begins 7.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In one incident, Weinstein allegedly went to a hotel and raped a woman after pushing his way into her room. The second alleged assault took place the next evening in a hotel in Beverly Hills.
Harvey Weinstein heads to trial for sex crimes in a #MeToo landmark 7.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It's the first criminal trial for Weinstein, whose alleged misconduct helped set off a movement. Now, the former producer faces five charges that may land him a long prison sentence in New York.
Death of Grand Junction man held in girl’s death ruled a suicide 1.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The death of a Colorado jail inmate suspected of killing a 9-year-old girl with chloroform has been ruled a suicide.
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Opinion: Bernie Sanders on healthcare, homelessness and Trump 26.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Sen. Bernie Sanders talks about how to beat President Trump, how to sell Medicare for all, and how to end homelessness, among other topics.

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Opinion: Women are behind the most successful uprisings of 2019. Here's why 26.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In 2019, women were at the heart of uprisings against authoritarianism, partly because they know the consequences of living under draconian governments. They also tend to lead nonviolent, inclusive movements.

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