Denver/ Community & Society
Published on June 11, 2020
Top Denver news: 1 killed, 1 hurt in shooting near Coors Field; all curfew violation charges droppedPhoto: iStock

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Denver.

DA decides not to charge Department of Corrections officer who shot 16-year-old in the back

Alexis Mendez-Perez, one of several young men accused of breaking into a vacant home, was killed while running through the yard of a neighboring home. 

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Colorado man sentenced to year in prison for stealing from ancient Indian burial ground

Investigators say Lonnie Winbourn, 57, took 64 items, including jewelry, an ax head and other tools, from the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. 

Read the full story on CBS Denver.

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms reopens

The botanic gardens in Jefferson County reopen to the public today. The new rules include online reservations, face coverings required for all visitors and limited access to buildings.

Read the full story on CBS Denver.

1 killed, 1 injured in shooting near Coors Field; suspect in custody

The shooting happened in the 2900 block of N. Huron Street about 11:42 a.m. Wednesday. A suspect was taken into custody about 1:30 p.m. after a search in which police officers warned residents to shelter inside and stay away from their windows.

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Denver to drop all curfew violation charges against protesters

The Denver City Attorney's office will dismiss all 320 criminal cases against those arrested for violating the emergency curfew imposed by Mayor Michael Hancock as George Floyd protests ramped up throughout the city.

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