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I-70, RTD Shooting, Sanctuary Cities: The Biggest Stories in Denver

I-70, RTD Shooting, Sanctuary Cities: The Biggest Stories in Denver
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This past week was a busy one in Denver, to be sure. Mayor Michael Hancock found himself in the crosshairs of a national debate raging about sanctuary cities and whether President Donald Trump would punish municipalities that are outspoken advocates of undocumented immigrants. Neil Gorsuch, a federal appellate judge in Denver, became Trump's pick to replace Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court, and Scott Von Lanken, an RTD officer, was shot and killed at 16th and Wynkoop streets, the alleged shooter found just twenty minutes later by police.

Keep reading for more big stories in Denver from the past week.

Kristine Kirk
Kristine Kirk
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1. Richard Kirk Guilty Plea in Wife's Murder Means Pot Edibles Won't Be Put on Trial

I-70, RTD Shooting, Sanctuary Cities: The Biggest Stories in Denver
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2. I-25 and I-70 Projects on Trump Infrastructure Priority List — Sort of

I-70, RTD Shooting, Sanctuary Cities: The Biggest Stories in Denver
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3. Does Trump Consider Denver a Sanctuary City Based on ICE Reports?

Neil Gorsuch
Neil Gorsuch
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4. Colorado's Neil Gorsuch: Who Opposes Supreme Court Nominee and Why

Keep reading for more of the biggest stories in Denver right now.

Joshua Cummings
Joshua Cummings
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5. Accused Killer Joshua Cummings at First Court Appearance: Tiny, Swollen, Weird

Laura Kriho
Laura Kriho
Nick Lucchesi

6. Remembering Laura Kriho, Outspoken Cannabis Advocate and True Believer

7. Denver Rents Are Going Up Again

I-70, RTD Shooting, Sanctuary Cities: The Biggest Stories in Denver
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8. 65 Percent of Denver Police Shootings Questionable or Problematic, Study Says

I-70, RTD Shooting, Sanctuary Cities: The Biggest Stories in Denver
Chris Walker

9. Denver Officials "Ready to Fight” Trump on Immigration Orders

Holly Moore
Holly Moore
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10. Holly Moore: Family Suspects Murder in Teen's Death Ruled Suicide

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