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As winter sets in, Denver's homeless population struggle to endure amid continuous sweeps by Denver police. more

In 2016, there were over 60,000 overdose (OD) deaths in the United States related to opioids. This surpasses more deaths than those Americans killed in Vietnam. This is a public health emergency and we as Americans should be appalled and alarmed. more

Government News

A committee of community groups is working on revising the Denver Police Department (DPD) use-of-force policy. The initial deadline was Sept. 1, which has been extended four weeks. In January, a new use-of-force policy draft was released by... more

Capitol Opinion

While overall crime is up only .9 percent in Denver Police District 3, violent crime is up 8 percent compared to the same period in 2016. District 3 includes Washington Park, Platt Park, Baker, University Hills, Hilltop, Cherry Creek, Overland... more

Government News

While the overall crime rate is down 1 percent in Denver Police District 6, violent crime is up compared to the same period in 2016. District 6 encompasses Capitol Hill, Cheesman Park, City Park West, Civic Center, Five Points and Union Station. more

Local Headlines

Nearly one million calls a year. Eighty-three thousand calls a month. Twenty-seven hundred calls a day. Regardless of how you measure it, Denver 911’s 2016 call volume was significant. And given Denver’s increasing popularity... more

Government News

One hundred square feet doesn’t sound like much for a home, but compared to a bed in a shelter or a park bench, it’s a castle. Or at least that’s what the tiny house movement is betting on in several cities around the country, including Denver. more

Neighborhood News and Notes

In October 2016, LIFE reported Colfax Ave Business Improvement District (Colfax Ave BID) was using $30,000 of its budget to fund extra patrols on Colfax in an attempt to stem crime along the “iconic Denver strip.” Frank Locantore... more

Government News

A new Denver Police Department (DPD) COP Shop recently opened at 487 S. Broadway in the Broadway Marketplace. It is the seventh COP Shop in the metro area. COP Shops are storefronts manned by volunteers trained by DPD. The volunteers provide more

Government News

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Denver currently ranks as the 19th most populous city and the fastest-growing major city in the United States. And based on its recent projections, Denver’s population will skyrocket by more than... more

Government News

Little India defaced with "Hail Trump"

Photo by J.L. Schultheis Price

The votes were still being counted when the owners of Little India Restaurant at 330 E. Sixth Ave. near Grant learned their signage had been vandalized. more

Cap Hill Business News

Lifelong Platt Park resident Delores Huner, 76, remembers the day clearly. It was late July, the 27th. She woke up at her usual time, climbed out of bed... more

WASHINGTON PARK PROFILE

I have a love-hate relationship with religion. That said, at crucial times in my life, I have sought refuge in churches and have never been turned away. July 19 was no exception, though I was there for physical shelter, not spiritual. more

South Denver Opinion

In the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting, the simplest gestures are sometimes the most potent... more

South Denver Opinion