In January, as we reported at the time, a judge ruled that the City of Denver could be listed as a defendant in a lawsuit filed by the family of Jimma Reat, who was killed in 2012 after a tragic error by a 911 operator. Now, however, another judge has dropped Denver as a defendant. Denver's city at ... More >>
Last week, we told you about the dispute over the story of Patricia Lucero, who was bloodied by Denver cops during an incident captured on video. Now comes word of another alleged case of excessive force, this one taking place far outside the metro area, in the small southwestern Colorado community ... More >>
In September 2012, the family of Jimma Reat, who was killed after a 911 operator told his companions and him to return to an area near where they'd just escaped a racially motivated attack, sued the City of Denver. A subsequent ruling allowed a potential federal civil rights trial focusing on the op ... More >>
Last September, the family of Jimma Reat, a Sudanese immigrant who was killed after a 911 operator told him and his companions to return to Denver after they'd escaped a racially motivated attack, filed suit against the City of Denver. Since then, a judge issued a ruling that limited the scope of th ... More >>
Last week, Denver Manager of Safety Alex Martinez announced that there would be no charges against the three Denver police officers who nearly beat college student Alex Landau to death in 2009. Afterward, Independent Monitor Nicholas Mitchell said Landau's claim that an Internal Affairs officer trie ... More >>
Friday afternoon, the office of Denver Manager of Safety Alex Martinez announced that there would be no charges against the three Denver police officers who nearly beat college student Alex Landau to death in 2009. In Martinez's mind, the case should be over at this point. But Independent Monitor N ... More >>
Update below: In February, the Justice Department decided not to charge the officers who beat Alex Landau to a pulp with federal civil rights violations. Then, days later, a cop who pummeled him was reinstated at the conclusion of a separate excessive-force investigation. Although Landau was frustr ... More >>
Cherry Hills Village is one of the most exclusive communities in the State of Colorado -- but behind all that wealth and glamor is a city government marked by a discriminatory and hostile work environment in which sexism is allowed to thrive and whistleblowers are promised protection if they speak o ... More >>
Earlier this year, we told you about the tragic death of Jimma Reat, a Sudanese immigrant who was killed after a 911 operator told him and his companions to return to Denver after escaping a racially motivated attack. Now, his estate, among others, is suing the city over the incident, alleging that ... More >>
Update below: Alex Landau talks about the news. Three years-plus since Alex Landau was beaten bloody after being pulled over for what officers cited as an illegal left turn, and a year since he was
Alex Landau.The decision of the Civil Service Commission to reinstate cops Ricky Nixon and Kevin Devine, who'd been sacked over an alleged 2009 brutality incident at the Denver Diner, is controversial in and of itself. But this twist becomes even more incendiary considering that Nixon was al ... More >>
Alex Landau.Update: Denver City Council approved settling Landau's lawsuit for $795,000 during their meeting tonight. In a statement, Mayor Guillermo (Bill) Vidal noted, "This settlement sends our clear message to Mr. Landau and the community that we take these types of allegations seriously, ... More >>
Alexander LandauOn the night of January 15, 2009, nineteen-year-old Community College of Denver student Alexander Landau was stopped by Denver police for allegedly making an illegal left turn. But according to a federal complaint filed yesterday, within minutes of the stop Landau was being be ... More >>
Cancer patient Tim Thomason didn't think he could feel any worse. His Denver jailers showed that he could.
Attorney Jay Reinan made his name defending nursing homes. Now he's out to expose them.
The state health department cracks down on inadequate care at one nursing home.
The nursing home industry is earning healthy profits. But its clients may be paying the price.
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