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Demonstrators in Tami Door's neighborhood (credit: CBS)

Protest Group Invades Denver Neighborhood

A protest group called “Occupy Denver” that used to protest in downtown Denver and in public areas has now reverted to a different tactic — descending on a quiet Denver neighborhood every Sunday afternoon and protesting outside a private home.

03/18/2014

A demonstrator outside the City and County Building on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Report: Urban Camping Ban Is Making Life Harder On Homeless

A new report shows Denver’s ban on urban camping is making life harder on the homeless.

06/25/2013

Homeless people sleeping on the 16th Street Mall (credit: CBS)

Businesses Say Denver Dropped The Ball On Homeless Camping Ban

Some Denver businesses admit they’re having buyer’s remorse. They say they bought Denver City Council’s line last year when the city wanted support to keep people from sleeping on the 16th Street Mall.

05/15/2013

Camping at Sports Authority on 10th and Broadway (credit: CBS)

Occupy Denver Not Happy With SNIAGRAB Camping

It’s a ski sale, but occupy Denver has a problem with Sports Authority hosting its annual SNIAGRAB.

08/31/2012

Tents line the sidewalk outside the Sports Authority Sports Castle in downtown Denver over Labor Day weekend 2011. (credit: CBS)

SNIAGRAB Campers Get Special Permit To Stake Tents

Bargain hunters will soon begin staking tents outside the Sports Authority Sports Castle in downtown Denver for their annual SNIAGRAB sale. This will occur again this year despite a camping ban in city limits.

08/24/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Gov. Orders Ban On Fireworks, Open Burning Statewide

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday signed an executive order that makes the use of private fireworks illegal and bans open burning.

06/14/2012

Wheat Ridge police spokeswoman Lisa Spinder (credit: CBS)

Wheat Ridge Has Plan For Helping Homeless

Denver’s new unauthorized camping ordinance intended to get homeless people and others from sleeping on the streets at night could mean more trouble for nearby cities.

06/07/2012

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Wheat Ridge To Start Enforcing Camping Ban On Friday

Wheat Ridge will start enforcing its camping ban. They will sweep the greenbelt area Friday morning.

06/05/2012

Homeless people sleeping on the 16th Street Mall (credit: CBS)

Homeless Expect Police Sweep As Camping Ban Goes Into Effect

Denver’s ban on urban camping went into effect on Tuesday. Business leaders say it will make city streets safer, but homeless advocates say it unfairly targets people with nowhere to go.

05/29/2012

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Controversial Camping Ban In Denver Will Affect How Homeless Live

The controversial camping ban in Denver officially takes effect next week. It’s seen by some as criminalizing the homeless but police claim that’s not true.

05/25/2012

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