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Aurora Mental Health, NAACP sponsoring conversation Wednesday on community trauma

Panelists will include Aurora Police Department officer Matthew Alcorta, Community College of Aurora president Mordecai Brownlee, psychiatrist Dr. Anne Garrett-Mills and youth members of the NAACP.

SCL Health opening health center in east Aurora

SCL Health Medical Group, which merged with Intermountain Health last year, broke ground last week on an 80,000-square-foot medical building located on Gun Club Road near the intersection of Interstate 25 and E-470. 

REPORT: 1 in 4 Colorado teens has fast access to loaded...

“That’s a lot of access and those are short periods of time,” said Virginia McCarthy, a doctoral candidate at the Colorado School of Public Health and the lead author of the research letter describing the findings in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics.

IN THE BLUE: Bar none — Dearth of Aurora cop recruits prompts...

“They’re barely qualified to be able to get approved...You're really handcuffing the department in so many ways.”

IN THE BLUE: Aurora cop disciplined but not charged for stalking...

“All too often DAs look the other way when they see police harassing, lying and engaging in illegal conduct. They could be an early warning system and they’re one of the few actors that have the power to deter.”

IN THE BLUE: Aurora officials say lower police, fire hiring standards...

Aurora defends looser rules on DUIs, dishonesty for cop, firefighter candidates: ‘The whole-person approach does not decrease standards.’

IN THE BLUE: Aurora commission says rehiring controversial canine officer justified

In The Blue is a project of the Sentinel Colorado Investigative Reporting Lab. The Lab’s mission is to engage with readers, journalists, decision makers...

Feel the Force: Hamill carries ‘Star Wars’ voice to Ukraine

It's a surreal moment in an already surreal war: the grave but calming baritone of actor Mark Hamill, Luke Skywalker of "Star Wars," urging people to take cover whenever Russia unleashes another aerial bombardment on Ukraine.

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AURORA CITY DESK: Lawmakers consider change in cop background checks

Members of the commission have repeatedly expressed frustration with how Aurora’s consent decree was developed and how it is presently being implemented.

OAKES: Postseason game times cause consternation to CHSAA, Aurora

A very new-look postseason in boys and girls basketball has already developed its fair share of issues, especially over the weekend when the Colorado...

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Colorado lawmakers give 1st OK to ‘Office of Disordered Eating Prevention’

On Thursday, Colorado lawmakers advanced a bill that would create a state Office of Disordered Eating Prevention, intended in part to patch holes in care, to fund research and to raise awareness.

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Aurora prep sports schedule, 3.28.23

The Aurora prep sports schedule for Tuesday, March 28, 2023, competition for Aurora teams in baseball, girls soccer, boys swimming, boys lacrosse, boys volleyball and girls tennis.