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More Legal Trouble for QB Kelly
Former Broncos quarterback Chad Kelly had a very messy Halloween last year. He was arrested that night after stumbling into an Englewood couple’s home following a Halloween party, and is now accused in a lawsuit of assaulting a videographer at the same event.
Denver Clears Five Points Homeless Camp
Denver police cleared a homeless encampment in Five Points, and demonstrated how the city’s camping ban and recent homeless class action settlement get put to work — the police provided early notice and gave motel vouchers to displaced individuals.
Buck and Neguse Participate in Impeachment Hearings
Two of Colorado’s congressional contingent are making history as members of the House Judiciary Committee that is now handling the House impeachment hearings.
Model Guidance Released for Red Flag Implementation
The board overseeing law enforcement training and procedures in Colorado has released a model policy for how police departments and sheriff’s offices should use the red flag gun law when it goes into effect.
More Details Released Regarding De’Von Bailey Incident
Transcripts show that police officers who shot and killed De’Von Bailey did not see a gun before they shot him.
House Impeachment Hearings Continue
The aforementioned House Judiciary Committee hearings are underway now. The committee is considering academic questions regarding what merits impeachment.
Intelligence Committee Announces Findings
The House Intelligence Committee concludes in an impeachment report that President Donald Trump put his personal interests above that of the United States and national security.
Morrison & Foerster Settles Pregnancy Bias Claims
Five plaintiffs involved in a pregnancy bias lawsuit against Morrison & Foerster have settled their claims. Two more plaintiffs remain.
Trump Nominee Moving Forward to Confirmation
A Donald Trump judicial nominee criticized for her anti-abortion advocacy and considered unqualified by the American Bar Association moving toward confirmation.
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