Denver mayor apologizes for Thanksgiving travel after urging people to stay home

Denver mayor apologizes for Thanksgiving travel after urging people to stay home

Updated Nov. 26, 2020, 3:16 AM UTCThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is finalizing plans to shorten the recommended length of quarantine for those exposed to Covid-19.Meanwhile, doctors are facing daunting decisions around which patients should be first in line for the two authorized Covid-19 antibody treatments that may help keep high-risk patients out of…

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Denver overturns ban on pit bulls

Denver overturns ban on pit bulls

Denver voters have overturned the city’s 31-year-old pit bull ban, according to the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment. KUSA’s Katie Eastman reports.Nov. 6, 2020

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Denver overturns pit bull ban after more than 30 years

Denver overturns pit bull ban after more than 30 years

Voters in Denver this week overturned the city’s ban on pit bulls.The vote has not been certified, but the measure Ballot Measure 2J had more than 65 percent of voters approving it, according to the city’s elections division.The ordinance banning ownership of pit bulls was enacted in 1989 after a number of people had been…

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Denver mayor OKs more funds for social services program

Denver mayor OKs more funds for social services program

DENVER (AP) — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said the city will invest $3 million into the STAR Program in 2021, which pairs mental health experts with social services on certain 911 calls.The operation will be moved to the city’s public health department, according to Department of Finance spokesperson Julie Smith.The decision comes after Hancock released…

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Denver police identify suspect in fatal shooting near dueling protests

Denver police identify suspect in fatal shooting near dueling protests

Denver authorities on Sunday identified the security guard who was arrested after a fatal shooting near dueling protests by left-wing and right-wing demonstrators.The Denver Police Department said in a statement that Matthew Dolloff, 30, was being held for investigation of first-degree murder in a shooting Saturday outside the Denver Art Museum that left one man…

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Man shot dead at duelling Denver rallies

Man shot dead at duelling Denver rallies

One person arrested as man is shot dead during rallies by left-wing and right-wing groups in Denver, police say.A man was fatally shot during duelling protests by left-wing and right-wing groups in downtown Denver on Saturday. Police arrested a suspect they said worked as a private security guard. KUSA-TV said on its website that the…

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Man fatally shot in Denver amid dueling protests, police say

Man fatally shot in Denver amid dueling protests, police say

Joel Shannon, USA TODAY Published 9:28 p.m. ET Oct. 10, 2020 | Updated 9:44 p.m. ET Oct. 10, 2020CLOSEA man was fatally shot in Denver on Saturday amid dueling protests in the city, according to police.The shooting happened following a verbal altercation, Joe Montoya, division chief of investigations for the Denver Police Department, said at a Saturday press…

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