Denver jail inmates receive tablets to make calls, access education

People in Denver’s jails will no longer have to wait their turn to call family members after the sheriff’s department introduced hundreds of tablet computers that also allow access to books, podcasts and other resources. The Denver Sheriff Department expanded its contract with Securus Technologies to provide 1,729 tablets to the approximately 1,700 people incarcerated in its two jails. Nearly

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303 Day Guide: Free, cheap and family friendly events for Friday, March 3, in Denver

Denver’s 14th annual 303 Day — honoring the state’s original area code — arrives Friday, March 3, with noticeably fewer deals than last year. Lots of businesses aren’t as desperate for your pandemic-softening dollars, which means more straight-up free events, and fewer 303 Day-specific promotions to get people in the door. This year’s 303 Day also falls on the start

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Teen pleads guilty in Denver arson that killed 5 in Green Valley Ranch

One of three teenagers charged in connection with the 2020 arson that killed five members of a Senegalese family in Denver’s Green Valley Ranch neighborhood has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the case, court records show. Dillon Siebert, 17, on Wednesday will be sentenced for his role in the deaths of Djibril Diol, 29; Adja Diol, 23; Khadija Diol,

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