About 2,500 people showed up to Temple Emanuel last night for a candlelight vigil in memory of the 11 people shot and killed at a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday morning. Denver police have also since increased patrols around area synagogues since the attack.
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Brownstein Faces Criticism Over Saudi Arabia Contract
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck said it will not sever business ties with Saudi Arabia following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Brownstein lobbies on behalf of the country on a broad range of issues.
Final Acts for Troyer
Outgoing U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer announced criminal charges for three medical professionals accused of illegally dispensing opioids. Meanwhile, incoming U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn was sworn in on Friday. He’ll have a public ceremony at a to-be-announced date.
Bowlen Hopes for Out-of-Court Resolution
Despite filing a lawsuit, Broncos owner Pat Bowlen’s brother, Bill Bowlen, is hoping for an out-of-court resolution to a dispute with the three-member board now controlling the team.
Colorado Lawyer Involved in Racial Debate
A Colorado lawyer is finding himself in the middle of a racial debate over whether his non-black son can dress up as Black Panther for Halloween.
Colorado Independent Gets National Support
The Colorado Independent is being backed by newsrooms and scholars across the country in its open records dispute that is set to go before the U.S. Supreme Court Nov. 9.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Synagogue Shooter Faces 29 Charges
The suspect accused of conducting Saturday’s synagogue shooting is charged with 29 counts, ranging from obstructing the free exercise of religious beliefs to murder.
Bomb Addressed to Holder Sent to D.C. Law Firm
The pipe bomb sent to former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was sent to his D.C. law firm, Convington & Burling.
O’Melveney, Allen & Overy Set to Merge
Partners at Allen & Overy and O’Melveny have been holding meetings, indicating the merger is on the way.
Texas Cracks Down on Voter Fraud
The Texas attorney general has been ramping up prosecutions for voter fraud ahead of the November election. So far, there are 33 defendants for 97 voter fraud violations.
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