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Distinctive accent on torture video leads Anchorage police to suspect 22.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

The suspect in a torture killing in Alaska's biggest city ended up leading police right to him, first by losing a digital memory card that contained video of the dying woman. Then came an even more innocuous blunder: His accent.

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Man claims self-defense, arrested for second-degree murder in Lone Tree woman’s shooting death 22.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Two men were arrested, one on second-degree murder charges, after a woman was shot and killed at a Lone Tree apartment last Friday. The murder suspect told police he shot the woman in self-defense amid a spat over her boyfriend's access to the apartment complex.
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Woman shot dead in Lakewood motel is identified, police looking for shooting suspect 22.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A woman who was fatally shot in a Lakewood motel has been identified.
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Former Westminster PD officer charged in federal court with having non-consensual sex with woman in custody 22.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A former Westminster police officer has been charged by federal prosecutors for violating a woman's civil rights by having non-consensual sex with her while she was in his custody.
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Woman in custody in connection with Saturday shooting in Denver’s Montclair neighborhood 22.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denver police took a woman into custody in connection with a shooting death Saturday night in the Montclair neighborhood.
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Colorado mother who portrayed daughter as terminally ill accused of killing the girl 21.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
The mother of 7-year-old girl Olivia Gant, whose illness and final wishes attracted media attention before her death in 2017, was killed by her mother, not by terminal diseases, according to a grand jury indictment.
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Denver lawyer Robert Corry faces fourth arrest since June 21.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Prominent Denver attorney Robert Corry was arrested on suspicion of violating a restraining order last week, weeks after an arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence. Friday's arrest was Corry's fourth since June.
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Colorado Springs police investigating woman found dead as homicide 21.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The death of a woman in Colorado Springs Sunday is being investigated as a homicide, according to the Colorado Springs Police Department.
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I-76 in Adams County blocked in both directions as deputies respond to man threatening to harm himself 20.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Adams County Sheriff's Office says Interstate 76 between Federal Boulevard and Pecos Street is closed as deputies and specialists deal with a man who is threatening to harm himself.
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Former Broncos, CU Buffs lineman Justin Bannan arrested in connection with Boulder shooting 17.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Former NFL and University of Colorado Boulder lineman Justin Bannan is facing attempted murder and assault charges after police say he shot a woman in Boulder on Wednesday.
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Texas family seeks answers after police shoot through window, kill woman in her own home in Fort Worth 13.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
A white police officer who killed a black woman inside her own home in Texas didn't have time to perceive a threat before shooting her, an attorney for the woman's family said.
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Fort Worth Police Officer Fatally Shoots Black Woman in Her Own Home 13.10.2019 Mother Jones
The Fort Worth police department is scrambling to explain how and why an officer shot and killed a woman in her own home over the weekend. Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman, was declared dead early Saturday morning. The police received an “open structure” call around 2:30 a.m. from a neighbor who was concerned because Jefferson’s […]
Women All Over the Country Are Suing Police for Failing to Test Their Rape Kits 9.10.2019 Mother Jones
Sometime after 2 a.m. in a dark exam room at the San Francisco General Hospital, a sexual assault nurse examiner turned on a handheld blacklight. Heather Marlowe looked down at her body. Her stomach and thighs were glowing. The nurse took swabs, and reassured her that when police analyzed her rape kit, they would have […]
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After Attacks on Warren, Women Point Out That Pregnancy Discrimination Is All Too Real 9.10.2019 Mother Jones
If you’ve paid any attention to Elizabeth Warren this campaign season, you’ve probably heard her say that when she was a 22-year-old special education teacher in 1971, she lost her job because she was “visibly pregnant.” In recent days, journalists—on both the left and right—have attempted to cast doubt on that story. The evidence they’ve assembled […]
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Woman accused of fatally stabbing her mother in Aurora 8.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
A 33-year-old woman has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the fatal stabbing of her mother in Aurora, according to the Adams County District Attorney's Office.
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Mushrooms and revolution 8.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

In April 2011 the people of Cheran, an indigenous Purhepecha community in Michoacan, Mexico, took up arms to expel the illegal loggers who had decimated their forests. In the years since, the wild mushrooms that had gradually disappeared through decades of deforestation have returned.

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Moose in Boulder County can still be flash point 6.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A September drama at Boulder County's Brainard Lake Recreation Area highlighted the ways in which competing values and agendas relating to the moose population can still lead to conflicts at one of the most prized visitor destinations on the Front Range.
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Brooklyn Park woman pleads guilty in death of foster child 5.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Thirty-four-year-old Sherrie Dirk pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree unintentional murder in the death of the 3-year-old girl.
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Opinion: Meghan Markle vs. the tabloid mob 4.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Royal women face a lot of media criticism, but the attacks on Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, also have a racist edge.

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Denver police officer fired for falsely accusing woman of rape; city officials say officer was trying to avoid child support payments 4.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Denver police officer was fired for falsely accusing the mother of his child of raping him in an attempt to avoid paying child support.
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