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Bill aims to repeal Colorado death penalty, with some GOP support

After years of coming up short, advocates of repealing the death penalty may finally cross the finish line this year with newfound support from two Republican senators. “From a philosophical … more

Battle lines drawn for Colorado's 2020 legislative session

In Colorado's second year of total statehouse control by Democrats after the 2018 election, one top Republican is hanging onto his optimism. “I know the constitution very well,” said Chris … more

Man who helped kill friend's mother in Highlands Ranch as a teen gets clemency

Erik Jensen speaks emotionally about sitting just feet away from his friend's mother as she was dying, and deciding not to save her. In a court hearing in May, more than 20 years after the crime, … more

'Our superman': Assistant fire Chief Troy Jackson remembered as role model

After a 6 1/2-year battle with cancer, Troy Jackson called on South Metro Fire Rescue Chief Bob Baker and another high-level member of the agency to talk the afternoon before he died. And, in his … more

U.S. Rep. Crow: Nation must uphold system of 'no kings or dictators'

President Donald Trump met the fate that appeared inevitable for months: Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives impeached him after a contentious public debate over his actions toward the … more

Final Denver Metroplex flight-path study upholds planned changes

The federal government's final analysis of a plan to reroute airplane traffic in the Denver metro area didn't offer changes to proposed flight paths for Centennial Airport that have riled up local … more

PHOTOS: Crafts bring out crowds at Goodson rec center

A packed parking lot was the sign of South Suburban Parks and Recreation's 33rd annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, where several dozen vendors and baked goods helped whip up holiday spirit. … more

Colorado auto group takes high polluters off road: 5 things to know

In 2007, Colorado's then-Gov. Bill Ritter made a push to tackle climate change. Among the efforts: suggesting that Colorado adopt a policy similar to California's stringent auto-emission regulations. … more

Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office to block radio channels

The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office will soon block the public from listening to its radio communications. more

Getting up after 'falling back' when daylight saving time ends, sunlight dwindles

About one in every three American adults already doesn’t get enough sleep, and the end of daylight-saving time can throw another wrench into the equation — even though the day “gains” an hour … more

Q&A: What is the South Metro Denver Realtor Association?

When a local real estate organization chose its new home, it was — of course — all about location. “Being in Centennial makes things easier for many of our Realtor members when they are out … more

Yes or no on Prop CC: Arguments for and against

The most controversial choice on voters' ballots this November may not be over a politician — it could be over Proposition CC. That's a measure that asks Colorado voters to allow the state … more

Colorado state Sen. Jack Tate proposes reforms to recall process

Republicans responded to the “blue wave” that swept Democrats into Colorado state offices in 2018 with a deluge of recall efforts this spring and summer, and after many of those attempts failed, … more

Rage rooms: Smash things, 'move on, let go'

Toasters. Computers. TV screens. Old furniture. These are the kinds of discarded everyday objects that customers who are riled up — or who are just seeking some fun — can smash, shatter and rough … more

Kaiser Permanente, unions reach agreement, likely averting October strike

Facing down the possibility of a strike by tens of thousands of workers nationwide, Kaiser Permanente and the coalition of Kaiser workers' unions reached a tentative deal that the coalition called a … more

Pending Kaiser Permanente strike: 5 things to know

A few thousand Kaiser Permanente workers in Colorado may join tens of thousands nationwide in an October strike that a union says is a push for fair negotiation and wage increases that keep up with … more

'Great fall bloom period' ahead at Hudson Gardens

Just off one of the busiest highways in the south Denver metro area sits a quiet refuge of nature, where master gardeners pass on tips to the public. “This year was late starting in terms of when … more

Thrills by the kartload in the Denver metro area

Just off an inconspicuous industrial side street, kids as young as 5 and adults as old as 80 don helmets, strap on seatbelts and zip around like something out of a video game. They’re racing … more

For homeless people, the streets, and the laws, are often gray areas

To Englewood police Sgt. Tracy Jones, the homeless situation on the city’s central streets is a row of stops — the light-rail station, the library, the Englewood Trolley bus route, the Walmart, … more

Homelessness in Englewood: No place to call home

During a cleanup along the South Platte River in January, Englewood police counted 21 campsites with about 30 people living on its east banks. Some 25 truckloads of trash, human waste, syringes and … more
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