Thirty-six people in the United States have died after using kratom, a largely unregulated drug sold in shops around Denver, according to the federal government. A young man in Boulder may be among them.
Denver Public Library wants $51 million for surveillance, safety and other renovations at central branch
Following a number of reports of drug use and violence at Denver Central Library, there are short-term and long-term plans to improve safety.
Plenty of people have continued to use even while saying that they should quit. That's the definition of substance-use disorder.
The opioid crisis in Colorado: Plunging prices. Twice as many deaths. Twenty times more confiscated heroin.
Authorities seized about 269 pounds of heroin in Colorado in 2015, nearly 17 times more than they had in 2011, according to a troubling new report.
Government agencies in Denver just announced a new strategy for treating drug addiction and reducing the number of people in jail.
Beth McCann and Helen Morgan, the two candidates for Denver District Attorney, both said they support more money and new approaches for diversion programs.
Denver police officers now have the power to temporarily ban people from public spaces, and they're starting to use it.
A woman and her grandchild saw two bodies near Five Points yesterday. She wishes she had said something.
"We thought maybe he was tired. We had no idea that he had just fallen over dead."
A person does not need to be convicted or even arrested on a drug charge to be banned from city parks and the Cherry Creek path.
Mark Crumpacker was arrested at 9 a.m. Tuesday on seven counts of possession of a controlled substance. Crumpacker, 53, is one of Chipotle's top executives.