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  • Denver denies using flamethrowers during homeless sweeps

    08/15/2017 12:18:13 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 34 replies
    Fox 31 Denver ^ | 08/14/2017 | Joe St. George
    DENVER -- It is not every day the word "flamethrower" is used in federal court documents. But attorneys representing homeless plaintiffs have included that language in their latest motion filed in federal court. The plaintiffs are fighting to end the city's homeless sweeps -- the practice of removing items resembling a camp on public sidewalks or parks. City officials have denied the accusations.
  • Missing Man’s Decomposing Body Found in Denver Elevator Weeks After He Called for Help Twice

    08/11/2017 11:49:19 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    KTLA ^ | 10:54AM, August 11, 2017
    Isaak Komisarchik, 82, was last seen alive on July 5. Nearly a month later, his decomposing body was found in an inoperable elevator at the Woodstream Village apartments in Denver after tenants complained to management about an awful smell coming from a parking garage area that was under renovation, CNN affiliate KMGH reported. Denver police are investigating what went wrong -- particularly after police determined Komisarchik tried to summon help by pressing the elevator's emergency button at least twice on morning of July 6, police spokesman Doug Schepman told CNN. ... Greystar Management Services is investigating, the company told CNN...
  • Colorado now "going to pot"--Denver Library requiring police patrols due to drug dealing. Sad.

    07/09/2017 7:20:43 AM PDT · by mtrott · 65 replies
    July 9, 2017 | Self--vanity
    Recently, there was a report posted about the decline of the Denver Public Library, due to rampant drug usage and criminal activity. Apparently, a lot of the library "regulars" are homeless people who have been victimized by drug dealers who take over the bathrooms to do their deals. Other library users complain that the computer terminals are all taken up by the homeless people and back packing vagrants passing through the area, and that the place stinks. Apparently, the Denver Police have increased patrols and at least cleaned it up to some extent. They even closed off the bathrooms on...
  • Crossing Gate Issues Plague RTD, Denver Transit Partners Want Out

    06/09/2017 8:29:01 AM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    CBS4 ^ | June 8, 2017
    DENVER - The future of RTD commuter rail lines may be in question after its private business partner claims there is no solution to a lingering problem. In a letter to RTD, Denver Transit Partners said the crossing gate timing issue won’t be fixed by the deadline. Denver Transit Partners is made up of the group of contractors who built and maintain the A Line, B Line and the future G Line. At issue, the crossing gates that must be manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week, because of a computer glitch. ... The crossing gate technology does...
  • Denver Decriminalizes Public Defecation to Protect Illegal Aliens

    05/28/2017 8:40:15 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 80 replies
    Downtrend.com ^ | May 24, 2017 | Brian Anderson
    <p>Denver Colorado is about to smell worse than piss-soaked shit-stained San Francisco. The city voted to essentially decriminalize public urination and defecation and the reason is as liberal as it gets. The city is now becoming a giant toilet to help protect illegal aliens from deportation. Denver is not only a sanctuary city for criminal immigrant scumbags but also now a sanctuary for human waste.</p>
  • CDOT's "Push Poll" On I-70 Expansion Draws Pushback

    05/21/2017 7:13:28 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    Westword ^ | April 24, 2017 | Alan Prendergast
    A telephone survey seeking opinions about the expansion of I-70 through east Denver is generating irate protests from some respondents, who say the survey seems designed to elicit positive responses about the purported benefits of the $1.8 billion project."It was one of the most one-sided push polls I ever listened to," Larry Patchett, a production technician for public television, wrote in a complaint to CDOT. "The entire thing was just a series of opportunities to validate your suppositions and PR spin on the I-70 Ditch project." The project, which would replace a crumbling six-lane viaduct with a below-grade, partially covered...
  • Driver Hits Protester In Street, Police Arrest Protester

    05/08/2017 4:48:51 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 55 replies
    dcstatesman.com ^ | May 6, 2017 | Alan Moore
    New footage of a protester being hit by a car has emerged. The incident took place in Denver. The protesters were attempting to stop traffic. The protest was an anti-cop effort. ACAB (All Coppers Are Bastards) led the disorderly conduct. But after the protester was hit, they expected the cops to serve justice on the driver. But that’s not what happened. The cops arrested the protester for blocking traffic.
  • Coffee with Communists 2: Another story Lunch with a Marxist Muslim

    05/02/2017 10:41:05 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 5 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    Last year I did an interview with two communist militants in a Chicago Mall Food Court entitled Coffee With Communists, WHO THEY ARE WHY THEY KILL The two were part of a little known Marxist street gang known as Anti-racist Action or Antifa. These disgusting animals wanted to kill Americans and bragged that they had killed Americans, namely veterans. Their message to America, revolution was coming and that those who opposed socialism and opposed their agenda would be violently killed. In the past week Antifa made headlines and is no longer under the radar. In Berkeley and in other cities,...
  • Marijuana on Religious Grounds? A Cannabis Church Opens in Denver

    04/20/2017 6:09:57 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 37 replies
    NYT ^ | 4-20-17 | JACEY FORTIN
    For the International Church of Cannabis in Denver, there were three reasons to celebrate on Thursday. First, it was opening day. The church, a more than century-old building recently adorned with brightly colored paintings by the artists Kenny Scharf and Okuda San Miguel, welcomed the public early in the afternoon, at which time no cannabis consumption was allowed inside. “It seemed to be a nice steady flow of people,” said Lee Molloy, a founder of the church and a member, who estimated that a couple of hundred people had come by.
  • (Colorado) House gives initial OK to Colorado roads funding bill

    04/17/2017 8:09:19 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    The Clay Center Dispatch ^ | March 30, 2017 | Associated Press
    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's legislative leaders knew they faced a hard sell when they unveiled a bipartisan measure to ask voters for a sales tax hike and a bond issue to generate billions of dollars for transportation. That hard sell was on full display before the Democrat-led House initially approved the bill on party lines Thursday. Even after that approval, Republicans kept trying to change the bill.
  • ICE ‘most wanted fugitive’ captured in Colorado following local news report

    04/14/2017 5:36:57 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 29 replies
    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) ^ | 4/14/2017 | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE)
    WASHINGTON – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Denver Fugitive Operations team officers arrested one of ERO’s most wanted fugitives Friday morning in Aurora, Colorado, making a second arrest in the process.  Jose Victor Bonilla-Melendez, aka Anthony Garcia-Melendez, 48, a citizen of Honduras, was located after ERO received a tip about his whereabouts from someone who saw a social media post by the local Denver ABC affiliate regarding his inclusion among ICE’s most wanted fugitives. Bonilla–Melendez was wanted by ICE for removal from the U.S. as convicted sex offender, last seen in Aurora.Bonilla-Melendez has a...
  • Pot is ruining Denver’s restaurant industry

    04/01/2017 5:57:54 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 168 replies
    http://nypost.com ^ | 04/01/2017 | n/a
    The population of Denver has been steadily growing over the past few years, but not enough of its new inhabitants want to work in the restaurant industry. The reason? The higher-paying jobs are in weed, man. New eateries are popping up all over Denver to meet the increased demand of residents and tourists, but restaurant owners claim they’re having a hard time filling their kitchens with able-bodied workers, Bloomberg reports. “Our work force is being drained by the pot industry,” Denver restaurateur Bryan Dayton told the site. “Enter the weed business, which pays $22 an hour with full benefits,” added...
  • Cat Missing From Denver for 9 Months Found in Dallas

    04/01/2017 3:04:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 51 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | Mar 31, 2017 | Hannah Everman
    Harvey was found stuck in a 25-foot hole in a Dallas construction siteA cat missing from Denver since last June turned up at a construction site in Dallas this week. It's been a long journey for Harvey the cat. A total of 794 miles, to be exact. Construction workers found Harvey stuck in a 25-foot hole at their site in Highland Park, according to a post from the city of Dallas. It took Dallas Animal Services about six hours to free the cat. He was caked in mud, but otherwise in good shape. After being cleaned up, Animal Services found...
  • Colorado Aims to Expand a Main Artery, but Beleaguered Neighbors Balk

    03/12/2017 7:14:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 60 replies
    The New York Times ^ | February 19, 2017 | Julie Turkewitz
    DENVER — Each morning Yadira Sanchez and her three children awaken to the roar of traffic and the plumes of exhaust that spill from the highway that cuts through their neighborhood. Now, Ms. Sanchez and her family are confronting a plan to triple the width of this state’s main east-west artery, sending tens of thousands more cars by their door. Denver was the fastest-growing large city in America in 2015, with a population of nearly 700,000, and the scene of a tech and marijuana boom that has drawn 1,000 new households a month. But as in other cities, its highways...
  • Sanctuary City Sets Illegal Immigrant Criminal Free — US Citizen Pays the Ultimate Price…

    02/23/2017 9:20:21 AM PST · by Hadean · 45 replies
    Denver Post Independent Journal Review ^ | February 22, 2017 | Jason Howerton
    Roughly six months ago, Ever Valles was arrested by Denver police on charges of illegal possession of a weapon and vehicle theft. The suspect was reportedly flagged by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as an “immigration enforcement priority," given his known gang affiliation. A detainer request was put on Valles, asking the city of Denver, a so-called “sanctuary city” to notify them before he was released, so they could take him into custody. However, Denver released Valles December 20, and ICE claims they were not properly notified. Almost two months later, tragedy struck. On February 17, Valles was charged with first-degree...
  • Suspect in Denver murder was wanted for deportation [Denver Sheriff's Dept lies about notifying ICE]

    02/20/2017 10:09:09 PM PST · by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 20, 2017 | Fox 31 Denver
    ICE had a detainer on him, but claims Denver Sheriff's Dept didn't notify them. Denver claims they did, but their "proof" is a 2-page PDF of a FAX showing they released him on 12/20/16 11:30pm, yet the FAX is dated 12/20/16 11:35PM! Liars. You released him close to midnight and faxed ICE 5 minutes later. And notice this is the 3rd Denver Light Rail incident in the past month or so. One was a Muslim convert (had jihadi lit at home) murdering an employee who was giving directions to 2 women. Other was video of a TDS black woman screaming...
  • Suspect in RTD station murder known by ICE months before deadly shooting ( Denver )

    02/19/2017 7:30:05 AM PST · by george76 · 14 replies
    Denver 7 ^ | Feb 18, 2017 | Oscar Contreras
    DENVER – One of the teenagers formally charged in connection with a deadly shooting at a Denver light rail station earlier this month was under the watch of U.S. Enforcement and Immigration officials, Denver7 has learned. Ever Valles, 19, a citizen of Mexico, was put on an ICE detainer following an arrest for vehicle theft back in October of 2016, according to an ICE official who spoke with Denver7 Friday evening. ICE will use a detainer to identify people in jail or prison who could be deported. The sole purpose is so law enforcement will notify ICE that a suspect...
  • Undocumented mom facing deportation takes sanctuary in Denver church

    02/15/2017 10:33:42 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    KDVR-TV ^ | February 15, 2017 | CNN Wire
    An undocumented immigrant is taking refuge at a church in Denver while she fights to remain in the country. Jeanette Vizguerra, a mother of four, was scheduled to check in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents Wednesday morning. She wanted to extend the stay on her deportation order, which expired last week, while she applies for a special visa. It was denied. She now faces separation from her American-born children, the youngest of whom is just 6. Vizguerra’s attorney appeared in court for her, saying she probably would have been taken into custody if she appeared. She is now taking...
  • Self-Described ‘Radical Muslim’ on Terror List Accused of Executing Christian Pastor ( Colorado)

    02/04/2017 5:18:58 AM PST · by george76 · 21 replies
    politistick ^ | February 2, 2017 | Matthew K. Burke
    A self-described “radical Muslim” man, Joshua Cummings, 37, who was on the FBI’s terror watch list, is accused of murdering in cold blood a Christian pastor of over 30 years, Pastor Scott Von Lanken, who was working as a contract security officer for the Regional Transportation District (RTD) in the Denver, CO, area to make ends meet when he was brutally executed by being shot in the back of the head. Police told Fox 31 Denver that jihadist materials were found inside a backpack at the time of Cummings’ arrest after security camera footage helped track him down. ... Scott...
  • Secret Service agent suspended amid investigation into Trump Facebook post, report says

    02/03/2017 3:16:55 PM PST · by Rennes Templar · 50 replies
    CBS News ^ | Feb. 3, 2017
    DENVER -- The special agent in charge of the Secret Service’s Denver district who is under investigation for a social media post suggesting she wouldn’t take a bullet for President Trump has been suspended, CBS station KCNC-TV reports. The station has learned that Kerry O’Grady has been suspended from her job with pay. The Secret Service took the action after O’Grady made headlines about a private Facebook post she made in October. In the message, O’Grady said she would not take a bullet for then-candidate Trump and expressed support for Hillary Clinton. O’Grady is the head of the Denver office...