Denver/ Community & Society
Published on June 16, 2020
Top Denver news: Man shot while walking dog; councilwoman proposes renaming Columbus Park; morePhoto: Sharon Mollerus/Flickr

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Denver man remains hospitalized after he was shot walking his dog

According to police, Darian Simon was out for a walk with his girlfriend Isabella Thallas when a man shot them through his apartment window.

Read the full story on HLN.

Rockies get high marks for 2020 draft class that includes three high schoolers

It will take time — years, actually — before the Rockies' class of 2020 can be fully evaluated. The initial impression, however, is that the club had an excellent draft.

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Columbus Park to La Raza Park? Councilwoman Sandoval's working on it

Councilwoman Amanda Sandoval said Monday she will begin the process to formally rename Columbus Park to a name many Denverites already call the green space: La Raza Park.

Read the full story on Denverite.

Kenny Chesney, Florida Georgia Line announce new date for Denver stadium concert

Chesney's Empower Field at Mile High concert with Florida Georgia Line and Old Dominion has been moved to July 31, 2021.

Read the full story on 9NEWS.

Video: Denver cop pulls down man's underwear during improper arrest

The ongoing downtown Denver protests that began late last month following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police have expanded to focus on the frequency with which people of color, and particularly black men, are rousted and worse by law enforcement authorities across the country.

Read the full story on DenverWestword.

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