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Should we stop labeling people 'sex offenders?'

Should we stop labeling people 'sex offenders?'A state regulatory board debated Friday whether the label "sex offender" was too stigmatizing to people who committed sex crimes.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Investigations

K9 Confidential: The lives of Front Range dogs

K9 Confidential: The lives of Front Range dogsAll this week, 9NEWS is bringing you a series of reports that highlight the lives of dogs in the metro area in partnership with I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS.
  • Investigations
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Schools upgrade football helmets

Schools upgrade football helmetsSchools across Colorado have upgraded their football helmets after a 9Wants to Know investigation exposed many of them were using low-rated helmets.
  • Investigations
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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The long journey to destroy drugs

The long journey to destroy drugsThe DEA doesn't like to advertise when it's about to ship tons of unused prescription medications out of Colorado.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month ago
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Squatters kicked out of Denver home

Squatters kicked out of Denver homeDenver Sheriff's deputies moved in and evicted a woman accused of trying to steal a $400,000 home by squatting in it.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month ago
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Colorado marijuana still not tested for contaminants

Colorado marijuana still not tested for contaminantsColorado's Marijuana Enforcement Division still has yet to start ordering the testing of marijuana for contaminants.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month ago
Hit and Run

2014: A deadly year for Colorado hit-and-runs

2014: A deadly year for Colorado hit-and-runs9Wants To Know investigates deadly hit-and-runs in the metro area and discovers there were 1.3 injuries daily in 2014.
  • Hit and Run
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Investigations

Efforts to ban flood trailers after 9WTK investigation

Efforts to ban flood trailers after 9WTK investigationSeveral Front Range Cities have changed their rules for mobile homes and there's a call for changes to state law, after a 9Wants to Know investigation exposed how severely flood-damaged mobile homes were being moved into new neighborhoods without proper inspections.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Is a charity for veterans legit?

Is a charity for veterans legit?9Wants to Know found questionable practices by a charity that claims to help veterans through cash donations solicited from customers outside of grocery stores.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Veteran has surgery after year-long wait

Veteran has surgery after year-long waitThomas Amabile will have cataract surgery Tuesday after a yearlong ordeal with the Denver VA Hospital, which highlights ongoing lapses in patient scheduling.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Boulder Co. launching rape-kit program

Boulder Co. launching rape-kit programTuesday morning, the Boulder District Attorney announced plans to launch a sexual assault examination program early in 2015.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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$3 million settlement after inmate's death

$3 million settlement after inmate's deathThe day after a mentally ill inmate died on the floor of a Pueblo prison's medical holding area, the head of the Colorado Department of Corrections authored an email asking for a briefing on the matter "by the end of the week."
  • Investigations
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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$3 million settlement reached in inmate's death

$3 million settlement reached in inmate's deathThe Colorado Department of Corrections has agreed to pay millions to the family of an mentally ill inmate who died hours after suffering a seizure while in a restraint chair.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Squatters face eviction in stolen house case

Squatters face eviction in stolen house caseThe woman accused of trying to steal a house with forged documents may soon get kicked out of the home.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Man acquitted of sex crime fights to clear name online

Man acquitted of sex crime fights to clear name onlineWhen Jonathan Ogungbenle checks for his name in Google, he winces every time he sees what the search engine comes up with.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months ago
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Homelessness still a significant issue in Denver

Homelessness still a significant issue in DenverNine years into the 10-year plan to end homelessness, and there are more homeless now than there were before the program
  • Investigations
  • 2 months ago
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State juvenile facility frequently calls police

State juvenile facility frequently calls policePolice are called dozens of time a year to respond to everything from sexual assaults to escapes at Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center, according to information obtained by 9Wants to Know.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months ago
Local

DPD officer who shoved Rockies fan on camera demoted

DPD officer who shoved Rockies fan on camera demotedAfter video of a high-ranking Denver Police officer shoving a man during a Colorado Rockies baseball game went viral this summer, the department has decided he should be demoted.
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  • 2 months ago
Investigations

Racial disparities within Colorado arrests numbers

Racial disparities within Colorado arrests numbersAn analysis of arrests by USA Today and 9News reveals lopsided numbers involving African Americans who've been locked up or cited by police in Colorado.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months ago
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Colo. regulators can't answer basic pot questions

Colo. regulators can't answer basic pot questionsDespite a much-heralded system designed to track every marijuana plant grown and sold, and to independently test samples, Colorado's recreational pot marketplace very much remains "buyer beware," in large part because state regulators can't answer...
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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PHOTOS: The marijuana products we bought for our investigation

PHOTOS: The marijuana products we bought for our investigationA look at the marijuana purchased by 9NEWS
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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LIVE CHAT: 9NEWS/USA TODAY pot investigation

LIVE CHAT: 9NEWS/USA TODAY pot investigationAfter the State of Colorado refused to release the information they have required marijuana growers to collect, 9Wants to Know and USA Today decided to perform our own tests.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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So we decided to buy a little marijuana ...

So we decided to buy a little marijuana ...There's nothing quite like the moment you walk into your boss's office and ask her for permission to buy marijuana.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Pets

Owner of chained dog told to get better shelter

Owner of chained dog told to get better shelterLarimer Humane Society spokesperson Derek Brown said animal control officers plan to do a follow up visit with the owner soon.
  • Pets
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Investigations

Rape kits unavailable in 2 Colorado college towns

Rape kits unavailable in 2 Colorado college townsAmid a national push for colleges to do more to prevent sex assaults and treat survivors better, 9Wants to Know discovered students at two major Colorado universities can't get a sex assault forensic exam in the city where they go to school.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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LIVE CHAT: Resources for sexual assault survivors

LIVE CHAT: Resources for sexual assault survivorsAfter being attacked, sexual assault survivors are confronted with many decisions on reporting the crime, getting medical care, processing evidence and getting justice.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Hundreds of pit bulls euthanized in El Paso County

Hundreds of pit bulls euthanized in El Paso CountyAfter an extensive six-month analysis of animal shelter data by 9Wants to Know and I-NEWS at Rocky Mountain PBS, numbers reveal 445 pit bulls were euthanized at the Pikes Peak animal shelter in 2013.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago