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Special prosecutor appointed to investigate Elijah McClain's death after millions sign petition

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After millions signed a petition demanding an investigation into Elijah McClain's death, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis appointed a special prosecutor.
 
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Gov. Jared Polis announced Thursday afternoon that he has signed an executive order appointing Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser as a special prosecutor to investigate the death of Elijah McClain.

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Officers fired for mocking Elijah McClain death [Video]

Officers fired for mocking Elijah McClain death

[NFA]Three Colorado police officers were fired and a fourth resigned after they shared photographs they took of themselves re-enacting a chokehold officers used to subdue a Black man who later died, authorities said on Friday. Soraya Ali reports.

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Elijah McClain: Denver officers fired for pictures mocking man's death

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Photos show police reenacting chokehold on McClain

One of the three white officers who stopped Elijah McClain has been fired over photos showing colleagues reenacting the chokehold used before the Black man died..
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'A crime against humanity': Officers fired over photo reenacting Elijah McClain chokehold

Among the fired officers: Jason Rosenblatt, one of the three white officers who stopped Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man.
 

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A couple got lost on their way to a rehearsal dinner. Then a Colorado man pulled a gun on them

A Colorado man is facing criminal charges after allegedly pulling a gun on a couple who used his driveway to turn around.
 

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Hickenlooper Wins Colorado Senate Primary [Video]

Hickenlooper Wins Colorado Senate Primary

John Hickenlooper on the Democratic nomination for US Senate in the June 30 primaries. Hickenlooper defeated Andrew Romanoff, the former speaker of the Colorado House. Hickenlooper defeated Andrew Romanoff, the former speaker of the Colorado House. He served two terms as the state's governor, first elected in 2010 and then re-elected in 2014. Business Insider reports that the former governor won a handily, 60% to 40%. Hickenlooper will now face vulnerable Republican Senator Cory Gardner.

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