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For most of her life, Angela Williams kept the abuse to herself. There were no words for the horror and the guilt and the shame she felt...In some ways it was just easier to pack it away, soothe herself with drugs and alcohol, to attempt suicide.
Two Colorado lawmakers plan to push for a comprehensive examination of racial and ethnic inequality in the state as a precursor to future legislation aimed at closing some of the gaps that separate Latinos and African Americans from whites...Joe
A local military family is mourning the loss of their two-year-old dog, who was killed Tuesday night when a coyote scaled a backyard fence and attacked him. According to the Williams family, their miniature schnauzer named Milo let outside to eat its
A Colorado lawmaker is considering legislation that would provide compensation for people wrongfully convicted of a crime. Rep. Angela Williams, a Denver Democrat, says people believe it's the right thing to do, but there is no consensus on who
His exoneration in April for the 1994 rape and murder of a Palisade woman united unlikely allies across the legal community, both to set free an innocent man and in the call for compensation for those who've been wrongly convicted. But putting pen to
Colorado's next legislative session won't begin for four more months, but Rep. Angela Williams, D-Denver, is already lining up support for a bill that would compensate those who have been exonerated after spending years or decades in prison. "If a
Font Resize The Denver Post A Democratic battle for a legislative seat in Aurora pits the spouse of the lawmaker who used to hold the seat against a much younger candidate who's got the backing of Colorado's best-known black politicians. The House
A 1963 unused cover shot for Life magazine, featuring Melanie Hampshire, Celia Hammond and others. Photograph: Norman Parkinson They are wonderful images, stylish, witty and cool. But the photographs also tell the story of how the austere Britain of
Denver's first black mayor, Wellington Webb, was among those who fretted about whether African-Americans would have a voice when the legislature convened in 2011...And Denver, with a black population of only 10 percent, just elected its second black
The Fulton County Medical Examiner's office is trying to determine the identity of a woman found dead inside a car at a Fairburn gas station. Police say the woman, who had apparently been shot at another location, was discovered around 11 p.m.