cbs4

Scott Martinez

A photo of Jimma Reat, left, and the scene of the crime (credit: CBS)

Denver Not Liable For Man’s Death In Botched 911 Call, Judge Rules

The city of Denver is not responsible for the murder of a Sudanese immigrant, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.

09/05/2014

Jamal Hunter (credit: CBS)

Denver City Council Approves Record Settlement

The City Council on Monday approved the largest settlement in Denver history for a former jail inmate who accused sheriff’s deputies of abusing him and looking the other way as other inmates attacked him.

08/05/2014

In image from the incident (credit: Padilla & Padilla, PLLC)

Former Inmate Sues Denver Deputy Seen Slamming Him

A former Denver jail inmate who was handcuffed and shackled when a deputy pushed him into a courtroom wall is suing the city.

07/30/2014

(credit: dppa.com)

New Denver Police Contract: 10% In Raises Over 3 Years

Denver police officers began voting Monday on a new contract that will call for them to reap 10 percent in salary increases over the next 3 years; increases one Denver police patrolman called “a gold mine.”

07/28/2014

Jamal Hunter (credit: CBS)

Denver City Council To Vote On $3.3 Million Settlement With Former Inmate

Denver city councilors still need to approve a $3.3 million settlement offer to settle abuse claims at the city’s jail.

07/28/2014

Elvie Bellamy (credit: Denver Sheriff)

Video Released Of Accidental Jail Release

The City of Denver is appealing the reduced suspension given to a Denver Sheriff’s deputy who mistakenly released the wrong inmate from the city jail in 2012.

07/24/2014

An image of Alfredo Martinez on the ground after he had been injured (credit: CBS)

Denver Loses In 4th Attempt To Fire Sheriff’s Deputy

In a unanimous vote, the Colorado Court of Appeals has decided the City of Denver was wrong in firing a Denver Sheriff’s Deputy over a 2009 incident that the City believed was an example of excessive force.

07/24/2014

The alleged attack on Jamal Hunter (credit: Denver Sheriff's Department)

In Case Like Denver Police Probe, Charges Are Rare

A federal judge has taken the unusual step of asking prosecutors to investigate whether Denver police tried to intimidate a witness in a jail-abuse lawsuit against the city, but experts say such inquiries rarely yield criminal charges.

06/17/2014

(credit: CBS)

Denver Accepts Colorado Symphony’s Tweaks To Pot-Themed Concerts

Denver is pleased with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra’s efforts to align its bring-your-own-cannabis fundraising concerts with laws that authorize – but still regulate – marijuana use in Colorado, the city attorney said Wednesday.

05/14/2014

(credit: CBS)

City Hopes To Keep ‘Classically Cannabis’ Concerts From Lighting Up

Marijuana-themed concerts are at the center of a debate between the Colorado Symphony and the City of Denver.

05/08/2014

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,419 other followers