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Biker Discrimination Bill Faces Long Odds

A Colorado bill that would ban businesses from discriminating against leather-clad motorcyclists faces long odds when it comes up for its first hearing Wednesday.

03/06/2012

Trash in Civic Center Park (credit: CBS)

Some Occupy Protesters Trash Civic Center Park On Purpose

All signs at Denver’s Civic Center Park are pointing to the possibility of another run-in with police after some Occupy Denver protesters trashed part of the park.

12/18/2011

The public works department warned Occupy Denver supporters to get rid of things like tarps and cardboard boxes by Thursday. (credit: CBS)

Denver Backing Off Removing Occupy Items For Now

The city of Denver backed off a plan Thursday to remove items left by anti-Wall Street protesters on a downtown sidewalk that has become their base, at least for now.

12/16/2011

An image from the Occupy Denver protest (credit: CBS)

Judge Refuses To Grant Restraining Order To Occupy Denver

Occupy Denver protesters have lost the first round in their lawsuit accusing police of violating their First Amendment rights by harassing and ticketing them.

12/07/2011

Smoke from the extinguishing of a grill (credit: CBS)

Judge Weighs Occupy Charges Against Denver Police

A federal judge is considering whether to order Denver police to stop enforcing laws in a way that Occupy Denver protesters say violates their free speech.

12/06/2011

An officer using pepper spray on the crowd (credit: CBS)

Arrested Occupy Protester Says She Was Taunted

An Occupy Denver protester testified Monday that a city police officer pepper-sprayed and taunted her before she was arrested.

12/05/2011

Occupy Denver protesters on Friday. (credit: CBS)

Denver Fires Back Over Occupy Denver Lawsuit

The city of Denver is firing back against a lawsuit claiming it is treating Occupy Denver protesters unfairly.

11/30/2011

Robert White at the city council meeting on Monday (credit: CBS)

New Police Chief Meets With Denver City Council

Denver’s incoming police chief says he is the perfect fit for the job. The city council peppered Robert White Monday with questions ranging from gangs to Occupy Denver.

10/31/2011

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Fort Collins ‘Occupy’ Protesters Face Fines

Occupy Wall Street protesters in Fort Collins were told Friday to stop camping or face hefty fines.

10/29/2011

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Judge: Terrorist Can Sue Over Supermax Restrictions

A man convicted of a 1998 terrorist strike on the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania has won the right to sue the federal government over tight restrictions on his visitors and letter-writing at the federal Supermax prison.

10/05/2011

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