User: flenvcenter Topic: Human Rights and Indigenous Rights-Regional
Category: Criminal Justice System
Last updated: Jul 20 2019 06:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Jeffco jury convicts woman of first-degree murder in death of man picking up barbecue 20.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A Jefferson County jury has convicted a 21-year-old woman for her role in the fatal shooting death of a man who was just going to get barbecue for dinner when he was robbed.
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Editorial: Colorado Congressmen and women must decry Trump’s racist tweets 18.7.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
For almost two and a half years, we have tried to ignore President Donald Trump’s tweets. His online rants lack substance and an inappropriate level of personal attacks that is unhealthy for this nation.
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Man who murdered Chinese student in Utah now in Golden to face murder charge here 18.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A murder suspect has been returned to Colorado from Utah, he is being held at the Jefferson County Jail.
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Teen accused of robbing, killing Cherokee Trail High School rugby player in illegal vape sale to face trial 18.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
The extent of Kenneth Gallegos' involvement in an alleged aggravated robbery and felony murder over vape products has yet to be proven, but the prosecution presented enough evidence of his involvement to move the case forward to trial, an Arapahoe County District Court judge ruled on Wednesday.
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Prosecutors say a Civic Center Park drug dealer killed three homeless people over a $200 debt. His defense team says the murders were more likely tied to ‘Gutter Punk’ gang. 18.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The trial of a man charged with murdering three homeless people living near Interstate 25 in south Denver will center on debts: whether the victims owed $200 to a Civic Center Park drug dealer or whether they crossed a line with an organized crime ring they may have belonged to.
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Jail inmate who attacked Douglas County deputy is sentenced to seven years in prison 17.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A jail inmate who strangled a Douglas County Sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to seven years in prison for the September 2018 attack.
The internet’s memes and reactions to Area 51 raiders 16.7.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Fake Facebook event for Area 51 raid draws 1 million RSVPs as Air Force discourages hopeful attendees.
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Man sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years in Charlottesville car attack 16.7.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
An avowed white supremacist was sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years Monday for deliberately driving his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a rally in Virginia, killing one woman and injuring dozens.
A transgender inmate was raped and beaten in a Cañon City prison. Now the state has settled the case. 11.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A transgender Colorado inmate will receive money from the state to settle a lawsuit filed after she was beaten and raped by men in her pod, and her fight will force the state's corrections department to change its policies on how other transgender prisoners will be treated.
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Prison guard arrested after allegedly smuggling drug-packed burrito into Buena Vista prison 10.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
State corrections inspectors have arrested a former prison guard after he was caught smuggling a burrito packed with illegal drugs into the Buena Vista Correctional Facility.
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Convicted rapist, “sexually violent predator” Christopher Lawyer set for parole hearing 4.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Convicted rapist and court-designated "sexually violent predator" Christopher Lawyer is set for a parole hearing on Monday, just a year after he was imprisoned for a second parole violation.
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Colorado’s Phil Weiser, other attorneys general weigh in on LGBTQ employment cases 4.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A coalition led by the attorneys general of Illinois and New York has filed a legal brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring.
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Man shot dead in Denver’s Clayton neighborhood identified; police ask for public’s help 4.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A 58-year-old man who was shot and killed in Denver's Clayton neighborhood early Tuesday morning has been identified and police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect.
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Man convicted of murder at Aurora hotel gets life in prison plus 126 years 3.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A 30-year-old man convicted of felony murder and other crimes after he and two accomplices blundered into an Aurora hotel room and killed a stranger while looking for a snitch has been sentenced to life plus 126 years in prison.
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Curtis Brooks, sentenced to die in prison at age 17, is free after 24 years behind bars 3.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
After serving 22 years in prison for a crime he committed as a teen, Curtis Brooks[cq comment="cq"] walked free Monday with promises to be a better man. Now he has to learn to live in a world he has been only watched from a cell for decades.
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Man who killed woman in 135-mph hit-and-run crash gets 30 years in prison 2.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Tyler White, 27, was discovered dancing nude in Denver City Park after causing a fatal 4-car crash while going 135 mph has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
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Aurora man dies of stabbing injuries Monday; suspect arrested 1.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Aurora police have arrested a man for investigation of homicide after he allegedly stabbed and killed a man.
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Suspect arrested following officer-involved shooting at 11th Avenue, Lincoln Street in Denver 1.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver police have arrested a suspect following an officer-involved shooting near the downtown CBS News building Monday morning.
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CU’s Korey Wise Innocence Project sees boost in donations in wake of “When They See Us” series on Central Park Five 29.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Since “When They See Us” -- a miniseries about the wrongful convictions of five black and Latino youth in New York — premiered on Netflix at the end of May, the University of Colorado Boulder’s Korey Wise Innocence Project has received more than $11,000 in donations.
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