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Top Denver news: Police department bans all chokeholds; RTD resumes service downtown; more

Top Denver news: Police department bans all chokeholds; RTD resumes service downtown; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 08, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Denver.

Denver Police Department bans all chokeholds, adding to rule changes as second week of huge protests continues

The Denver Police Department will ban all chokeholds, make SWAT team members wear body cameras and force officers to file a report any time they point a weapon at someone.

Read the full story on Denverite.

Student-focused Black Lives Matter march in Denver draws thousands to Colfax

The massive demonstration on Sunday marked the 11th consecutive day of demonstrations in the city.

Read the full story on Denverite.

Here’s what caused those crazy winds on Saturday

A powerful line of storms blasted through downtown Denver on Saturday afternoon, leading to thousands of power outages across the metro area and wide damage reports.

Read the full story on www.denverpost.com.

RTD resumes downtown services amid protests

RTD resumed service in and out of downtown Denver on Sunday. Bus services were suspended on Saturday because of large protests and marches.

Read the full story on CBS Denver.


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