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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...

Whitney Houston’s family wants to highlight her gospel roots

"Gospel was in her heart," said Gary Houston, who recalled his sister around the age of 5 wearing their mother Cissy Houston's wig and high heels while using a broom as a microphone. "We woke up to and went to sleep to gospel. She would sing exactly what she heard my mother and her siblings. No secular music. It was all gospel."

POLMAN: Bracing for stormy weather, right-wing hypocrites hunker in the MAGA...

Right, because it’s ordinary for modern Americans like us to be identified in hush-money documents with pseudonyms like “David Dennison” and “Individual-1.”

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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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