User: flenvcenter Topic: Human Rights and Indigenous Rights-Regional
Category: Youth and Children
Last updated: Aug 06 2020 05:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Death of a 9-month-old child in Denver being investigated as a homicide 6.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The death of an infant in Denver is being investigated as a homicide.
How the Supreme Court upended a century of federal Indian law 4.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Half of Oklahoma is set to become tribal reservations, but what does that mean for crimes committed on those lands?
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How the ‘only family’ argument is used against Indigenous families 9.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The phrasing was once deployed to keep Native families together under the Indian Child Welfare Act. Now, the narrative has been reversed.
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Denver police sergeant resigns before being fired for beating unarmed teen; 2 other officers suspended for excessive force 7.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
A Denver police sergeant resigned last month before the city could fire him for beating an unarmed teenager with a baton, breaking the 17-year-old's nose and causing his leg to snap. 
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4 people charged with attempted murder after reported attack on Cañon City man 30.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Four individuals are being charged with criminal attempt to commit second-degree murder after they allegedly entered a Cañon City man’s home, where one man proceeded to choke him and threaten to kill him and two other individuals took his children. According to an arrest affidavit, David Mark Hayes, 46, Marta Danielle Helsel, 24, Nicholas Griffith […]
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El Paso County father held in the shooting death of his 6-year-old son 30.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A 6-year-old child has been identified as a shooting victim and his father has been arrested as a suspect in his son's death, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.
Funeral held for George Floyd: “He is going to change the world” 10.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
George Floyd was lovingly remembered Tuesday as “Big Floyd” — a father and brother, athlete and mentor, and now a force for change — at a funeral for the black man whose death has sparked a global reckoning over police brutality and racial prejudice.
COVID-19 rules threaten parents’ bonds with their kids in foster care 7.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Because of the coronavirus, parents of children in foster care have missed out on visits that are critical not only for bonding but also for convincing caseworkers and judges that they are ready to get their kids back.
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Personhood debate: Colorado Supreme Court rules child abuse can’t happen in the womb 2.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
In a split decision, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that those who injure unborn babies can’t be prosecuted for child abuse, even if the infant is born and survives an in utero attack with lifelong injuries.
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Coronavirus: Meet 8 people around the world hustling to survive pandemic 8.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
From India to Argentina, untold millions who were already struggling to get by on the economic margins have had their lives made even harder by pandemic lockdowns, layoffs and the loss of a chance to earn from a hard day’s work.
Man arrested as suspect in double shooting in NE Denver that killed a juvenile 25.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
A Denver man has been arrested in connection to a double shooting in which one person, a juvenile, died.
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A captive orca and a chance for our redemption 1.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Tokitae has spent nearly 50 years in captivity. It’s time she returned home.
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Teenager charged with first-degree murder in death of 64-year-old Lakewood man 20.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Caleb Hasson Brewer is charged as an adult with first-degree murder and attempted robbery in the killing of Robert Steige, according to a statement from First Judicial District Attorney Peter Weir’s office.
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Grand Junction police shoot, kill man who appeared to be armed 18.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Grand Junction police shot and killed a male appearing to be armed with a gun Tuesday night after the suspect allegedly menaced juveniles playing basketball at Orchard Mesa Middle School with a gun and knife, authorities said.
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Letters: Trying to keep us safe from the armed and dangerous; Pit bull decision still dogged by controversy; The fight to pass paid family leave for Coloradans; more letters (3/1/20) 2.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Trying to keep us safe from the armed and dangerous
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Final 2 defendants sentenced in 2019 murder of Cymone Duran 25.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
The final two defendants found guilty last month in the killing of 28-year-old Cymone Duran were sentenced Monday, according to a news release from the First Judicial District Attorney's Office.
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“Open, insert, squirt.” In this town, children are taught to administer Narcan 24.2.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Like scores of communities across America, Carter County, Tennessee, which includes Elizabethton, has been struck hard by an opioid crisis that has ravaged families and reshaped how a generation of young people are being raised.
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Man who severely beat his wife sentenced to 23 years in prison 21.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
A 44-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for severely beating his wife, who was divorcing him.
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Aurora proclaims itself “Safest Large City in Colorado,” but is that true? 16.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
The difference in crime rates between Denver, Aurora and Colorado Springs has narrowed in the nearly five years since the city started using the slogan, and the data Aurora used to make the comparison is not a reliable way to compare one city’s crime to another.
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Arvada police investigating fatal shooting of teenage boy 15.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A teenage boy is being held for investigation of manslaughter and recklessly causing the death of another person, according to the Arvada Police Department.
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