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Englewood man, 81, says he axed family to death to keep...

Englewood police's division chief, Tracy Jones, said longtime detectives described Maclaren's apartment as the "one of the most gruesome crime scenes" they had ever seen.

Aurora votes to block TikTok on city devices, citing China fears

“The difference between TikTok and a lot of the other applications that have access to our data is the potential influence of the Chinese government and their willingness to use these types of platforms for nefarious reasons, to spy on American citizens,” said Councilmember Dustin Zvonek

NEW DETAILS: APS names 3 local administrators as finalists for superintendent...

“The superintendent is the leader who sets the tone for everybody else in the organization,” Gerkin said in an earlier interview.

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...

GUEST COLUMN: Colorado businesses run by people of color need legislative...

Make 2023 the year that the US removes these barriers to free trade which have only served to hurt Colorado’s small businesses, who have no part in a trade war which began five years ago.

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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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