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CLOSE UP: Teen’s Make-A-Wish soars from Buckley Space Force Base

“This means a lot, because not everyone gets to experience this,” J.P. said. “They’ll never know how much it means to me.” 

Family, friends honor Phoenix Day in Aurora, slain at 13

AURORA | On February 10, Phoenix Day celebrated his thirteenth birthday. Friday night, fewer than two months later, his loved ones gathered to mourn...

Sheriff’s Office partners with Cherry Creek Schools to distribute free gun...

“It's not a pro-gun, it's not an anti gun” policy, Brown said. “It's just if you have a gun, be responsible in how you store it.”

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...

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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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Video of Club Q nightclub attack kept out of public view

"Those individuals deserve the respect of not having the last moments or the most traumatic moments of their lives broadcast and downloadable from a State of Colorado web site," Anderson Lee Aldrich's public defenders wrote in a March 2 motion.

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