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  1. Denver auditor accuses sheriff's office of obstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    A Denver Sheriff deputy works at the Denver County Jail in this Denver Post file photo taken Oct. 8, 2014. Denver Auditor Dennis Gallagher fired off a letter Tuesday accusing the sheriff's department of obstructing an audit of the embattled agency.

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  2. An owner of firm sued over pot-laced candy seeks to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Some people who visited the pot pavilion at Denver County Fair in August allege they were unwittingly fed pot-laced candy by a firm part-owned by Ben Burkhardt, who would like to start a medicSome people who visited the pot pavilion at Denver County Fair in August allege they were unwittingly fed pot-laced candy by a firm part-owned by Ben Burkhardt, who would like to start a medical marijuana business in Illinois. The so-called Pot Pavilion at the Denver County Fair strictly forbade any marijuana-laced treats to be handed out.

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  3. Denver has the second highest rate of death from Law Enforcement in CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | North Denver News

    Independent research by the North Denver News using the Centers for Disease Control all-cause death database reveals that Denver County, Colorado has the second highest rate of death via "legal intervention" in the nation. That research culled every major urban county in the United States, using the CDC's categorization of deaths where law enforcement was involved, during the years 1999 through 2012, the latest years the data are complete for.

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  4. Suspect Crashes After Assaulting DeputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | KKTV

    An altercation between suspect and deputy landed the suspect in the hospital after he crashed into a car while trying to flee the scene. The incident happened at a Denny's near 17th Avenue and Federal Boulevard in Denver around 1:45 a.m. According to the Denver County sheriff, the deputy was off-duty and working as a security guard when he had a run-in with the suspect.

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  5. For Colorado homeless with mental illnesses, housing is health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Brush News-Tribune

    ... Babie wake up in the Volunteers of America emergency shelter for women on Elati Street about a block from the Denver County jail. Sixty women are packed in, unrolling thin mats inches apart. Lisa wears ear plugs. She is almost always the first out ...

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  6. In mental health courtroom, emphasis is on treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Denver Post

    ... a microphone. His punctuated chanting makes no sense. "I'm guessing you are not taking your medication," says Denver County Judge Johnny Barajas, who runs this Court to Community program for people with mental illness. "Do you want to continue with ...

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  7. Denver auditor launches investigation of troubled sheriff's departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Denver Post

    A female inmate waits for a door to open Oct. 8 at the Denver County Jail. A Denver sheriff's sergeant monitors prisoners as they enter a holding area at a detention facility in downtown Denver in 2009.

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  8. Hickenlooper defeats Beauprez for Colorado governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

    With 93 percent of votes counted as of about 7:20 a.m., Hickenlooper is leading Bob Beauprez, a Republican, by roughly 22,000 votes.

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  9. Mom who kept boys in squalid Denver apartment to be sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Denver Post

    ... counts in the case only because this was the second time they faced child abuse charges. The two were known to Denver County child protective services before the four boys were removed. In 2006 and 2009, both Sperling and Bailey pleaded guilty to ...

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  10. John Hickenlooper declares victory in Colo. gov race, Beauprez won't concedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | UPI

    With 93 percent of votes counted, the Democratic incumbent led Republican challenger Bob Beauprez 48.45 percent to 46.99 percent, with a margin of 27,498 votes. Hickenlooper trailed Beauprez most of the night Tuesday, but surpassed him and began to open up a narrow lead as liberal-leaning counties came in.

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  11. Hickenlooper Re-elected as GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | KCOL-AM Fort Collins

    After an election night where the early results were too close to call, Coloradans reelected Democrat John Hickenlooper to serve as governor for the State of Colorado. Throughout the evening, Republican challenger Bob Beauprez held a narrow lead over the incumbent governor.

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  12. Gov. John Hickenlooper defeats Bob Beauprez to claim re-election victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    ... - Hickenlooper had 902,991 votes (48.3 percent) to 880,727 for Beauprez (47.1 percent), a 1.2 percent lead. Denver County officials stopped counting about 7 a.m. to take a break after a 28-hour day and will resume about midday Wednesday. Vote ...

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  13. Hickenlooper defeats Beauprez for Colorado governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Brush News-Tribune

    With 93 percent of votes counted as of about 7:20 a.m., Hickenlooper is leading Bob Beauprez, a Republican, by roughly 22,000 votes. Votes are still being tallied in predominantly Democratic Boulder and Denver counties.

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  14. Hickenlooper declares victory; Beauprez refuses to concedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A bleary-eyed John Hickenlooper declared victory in the governor's race this morning after a long night waiting for the ballot count in a razor-thin contest against Republican Bob Beauprez. "Bob wants to be sure every Coloradan has their voice heard, so we are going to continue to monitor results this morning as votes are still being counted," said spokesman Allen Fuller.

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  15. Cory GardnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | LongmontFYI

    ... "I don't know what polls Cory Gardner is reading, because he's not going to win," Udall said, at the Denver County Democratic Assembly in April. But Gardner proved to be a disciplined candidate and Udall appeared too focused on social issues. Mix ...

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  16. Election 2014: Cory Gardner defeats Sen. Mark Udall, Post projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Daily Camera

    ... "I don't know what polls Cory Gardner is reading, because he's not going to win," Udall said, at the Denver County Democratic Assembly in April. But Gardner proved to be a disciplined candidate and Udall appeared too focused on social issues. Mix ...

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  17. 2014 Election Night Guide +County BaselinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... want to know the final result in Colorado, look at Jefferson County (also known as JeffCo). It is a suburban Denver County with a leaning Democratic north and leaning Republican south. The baselines have Udall at 49.9% there in the two party vote. ...

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  18. Despite attention, Colorado voter fraud remains rare, say clerksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Daily Camera

    ... 2012 general election in El Paso, Denver, Mesa and Pueblo counties checked by The Denver Post on Friday. In Denver County, flagged signatures account for about 1 percent of ballots turned in, said Alton Dillard, spokesman for the clerk and ...

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  19. Report: Hazards not a top priority for homebuyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... Superfund sites contributed to the poor rankings. Saint Louis City, Baltimore City, Philadelphia County and Denver County, Colorado also ranked in the top 10 for highest prevalence of man-made environmental hazards. But over the long-term, homes in ...

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  20. Coroner identifies two women killed in shooting; records say suspect confessedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    ... arrested by the Castle Rock Police Department and charged with first-degree murder. He is being held at the Denver County Jail without bond. During a court appearance Friday morning, King appeared despondent and sat with his head bowed as several ...

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