Denver/ Community & Society
Published on June 09, 2020
Top Denver news: Officer suspended for drunk driving; RTD ceasing free rides starting July 1; morePhoto: Henry Desro/Unsplash

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As NHL training facilities reopen Monday, Avalanche among teams choosing to wait

Monday marked the beginning of Phase 2 in the NHL's reopening, but not all teams, including the Avalanche, chose to do voluntary skates or off-ice workouts at their practice facilities.

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Denver police officer suspended for drunk driving conviction, improper use of law enforcement database

A Denver police officer will lose 12 hours of pay after pleading guilty to drunk driving and using a law enforcement database to look up a man who was not involved in any police investigation.

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No more free rides on RTD trains and buses starting July 1

Free rides on RTD buses and trains, along with rear-door boarding, will come to an end next month as the Denver-based transit agency tries to return to more recognizable operations with a continued drop-off in new coronavirus cases being reported in Colorado.

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Denver Zoo reopening to public with multiple COVID-19 safety measures in place

The Denver Zoo will reopen to the public on Wednesday, and multiple COVID-19 safety measures and practices will be in place, including social distancing and limits on lines and capacity.

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