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Life in the Shadows

Life in the Shadows

Kaley LaQuea

*Author’s note: Italicized portions are based on case studies from victim advocate counselors. Names have been changed to protect the persons involved. Marisa Raygoza let out a heavy sigh. “This is a very sad topic....

May 10No Comments

A Visit from the Neighbors

A Visit from the Neighbors

Mollie Putzig, CU News Corps

A shout rang out: “I am not a criminal!” A door slams. A man is curled in a ball on the floor. A woman in the audience cries. It’s the last night the cast of “Do You Know Who I Am?” gathers to publicly tell their...

May 9No Comments

Incarcerating the Innocent

Incarcerating the Innocent

David Cook, CU News Corps

In this investigative audio piece, CU News Corps' David Cook examines detention centers used to house undocumented U.S. immigrants, like the facility in Aurora, Colorado. While few know of the conditions these immigrants...

May 9No Comments

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Aurora’s heavily white police force is firing at blacks

Aurora’s heavily white police force is firing at blacks

Sam Schanfarber, CU News Corps

This story was produced by CU News Corps for the Colorado Independent and ran on April 13, 2016. Aurora police are shooting black people at a rate that’s more than three times higher than that city’s black population. ...

May 1No Comments

Aurora Theater Shooting Trial Begins Monday

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April 23No Comments

Most Colorado teachers feel safe in their classrooms, yet 39 percent might still carry firearms to school

Most Colorado teachers feel safe in their classrooms, yet 39 percent might still carry firearms to school

By Lo Snelgrove CU News Corps In 2009, two teenage boys plotted to shoot the principal of Dove Creek High School and ambush the Dolores County Sheriff. They aimed to do serious damage. Law enforcement recovered seven rifles, ...

March 20No Comments

Colorado underreports officer-involved shootings

Colorado underreports officer-involved shootings

Lacking the digitized system other states use, Colorado struggles to accurately count the number of these deaths By Katharina Buchholz CU News Corps National scrutiny of police shootings has been reignited with the violent protests...

October 23No Comments

Colorado Springs police reactivate death investigation amid CU News Corps inquiries on gun deaths

By April Nowicki CU News Corps Note: This story ran in the Colorado Springs Gazette on Aug. 23, 2014. Jeremiah Mieir, 26, died in his Colorado Springs apartment in October 2013 from what officials said appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot to the mouth. But no gun was found at the scene,...

August 23No Comments

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Hardrock River Rising

Hardrock River Rising

Sam Schanfarber, CU News Corps Reporter

Regardless of the media attention it brought; regardless of the countless statements from government officials released in its wake; regardless of the outpouring of sentiment from environmental advocates: The spill at Gold King Mine is minuscule both in its immediate and ongoing consequences.

December 6No Comments

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Explanatory Multimedia Reporting from CU Boulder Journalism Students
Explanatory Multimedia Reporting from CU Boulder Journalism Students