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In-depth profiles: Learn more about the candidates for Colorado governor

Click on the links below for in-depth profiles of the candidates for governor published by The Colorado Independent. Mike … more

ICE detainee in viral video faces sixth deportation

A man arrested by ICE agents as he was being released from the Arapahoe County Detention Center in Centennial in a now-viral video was initially jailed for failure to appear on a years-old traffic … more

Colorado politicians react to family separations at border

Images of children in large cages created by chain-link metal fencing and a former Walmart-turned-migrant shelter near the U.S. border with Mexico have turned attention to the Trump administration's … more

Hundreds of unaffiliated voters in Arapahoe County have voted incorrectly in primary

The Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder's Office, which oversees elections in the county, reminded unaffiliated voters that they may vote and return only one ballot for the June 26 primary election. … more

Brothers had thousands of child-pornography files, officer says

On a large-screen TV, images of children engaged in sexual acts with children and adults cycled on a screensaver in a bedroom in Englewood, according to Englewood police. That's what led officers to … more

Rocky Flats: The refuge with a radioactive past

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believes that wildlife refuges ensure that future generations will always have an outdoor place to enjoy nature. But some people won’t set foot on Rocky Flats … more

Kmart site may see 'modern' redesign

The downfall of Englewood’s Kmart — a hulking, 140,000-square-foot structure that puts the “big” in big box — may give rise to what a developer described as a “modern and aesthetically … more

Teen in Englewood chef death gets life, possible parole

A teenager convicted of felony murder in the 2016 fatal shooting of an Englewood man near a convenience store received a sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40 years. … more

Denver Comic Con brings community to collectors and fans

Downtown Denver is almost always a busy place, but it’s only during the weekend of Denver Comic Con that one will see Superman, a storm trooper and Harry Potter crossing the busy 16th Street Mall. … more

Colorado Heights gets new potential buyer

The storied history of the former Colorado Heights University campus has caught a lifeline again after a local developer struck a deal to purchase the property, an iconic site perched atop southwest … more

Man dragged by bus in Littleton crawled underneath, police say

A man who died after being dragged by an RTD bus near downtown Littleton on June 7 crawled under the bus deliberately, Littleton police said. No charges will be filed against the bus driver. Patrick … more

Primary 2018: Q&As with candidates for attorney general of Colorado

Both Republicans and Democrats have a choice to make on this year's primary ballot regarding which candidate they would like to see on the general ballot this November. MORE: To see candidates for … more

Primary 2018: Q&As with candidates for treasurer of Colorado

Both Republicans and Democrats have a choice to make on this year's primary ballot regarding which candidate they would like to see on the general ballot this November. Below are links to … more

Finding a place in the national debate

On a table in south Lakewood’s Masterpiece Cakeshop there’s a guest book filled with signatures supporting and praising owner and baker Jack Phillips for standing up for his religious … more

Road-rage shooting points to worsening situation

While Parker police continue searching for the man who shot and wounded another man in a suspected road-rage incident May 23, the issue of aggressive driving in the metro area has resurfaced in a … more

Legal experts weigh in on Supreme Court bakery ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case was decided in favor of Lakewood baker Jack Phillips by a larger margin than many people expected. There’s a reason for that, … more

Where does the religious freedom vs. anti-discrimination discussion go from here?

A case like Masterpiece vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission is just one in a nationwide debate about the intersection of equality and freedom of speech and religion. As such, many organizations and … more

Project aims to connect University of Denver, community

The University of Denver has announced a large-scale development plan that will change the landscape of the campus with the addition of more retail and dining outlets. The school unveiled the Denver … more

Southwest Plaza evolves with 'experiential' attractions

The indoor malls of yesteryear that once played host to department stores and shoe stores, with food courts and dark corridors, are largely gone. In their place have arisen mixed-use outdoor … more

Primary 2018: Q&As with candidates for governor of Colorado

Colorado voters will choose would-be successors to Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, who is limited after two terms, in the June 26 primary election. It's the first primary in which unaffiliated … more
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