Denver/ Community & Society
Published on June 18, 2020
Top Denver news: Murder charge in shooting of couple over dog poop; homeless resist area cleanupPhoto: Sheila Sund/Flickr

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Denver.

Man charged with murder in shooting of couple over dog poop

A Denver man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding her boyfriend in a dispute over dog poop outside his apartment is  facing murder charges, prosecutors said. 

Read the full story on New York Post.

Stapleton descendants back neighborhood name change

The Stapleton neighborhood's current name will soon become a relic of the past because of Ben Stapleton's early embrace of the KKK. Stapleton family members still living in Colorado support the change.

Read the full story on DenverWestword.

Homeless people resist cleanup in Five Points 

Denver’s health department declared several blocks in Five Points unsafe, but was unable to send in cleaning crews Wednesday because people experiencing homelessness who were living there refused to move.

Read the full story on Denverite.

Denver man arrested after vehicle chase

A police chase early Wednesday in Lincoln County led to the arrest of an 18-year-old Denver man, authorities say. 

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Douglas County High School grad agrees to terms with Rockies

It's been a whirlwind for recent Douglas County High School graduate Case Williams, just a few days removed from being drafted by his hometown team.

Read the full story on 9NEWS.

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