Confrontation turns violent with police, Occupy Denver - Colorado Politics

Confrontation turns violent with police, Occupy Denver

Author: Ernest Luning - November 4, 2011 - Updated: November 4, 2011

Police arrested 20 demonstrators Saturday afternoon and evening in the shadow of the state Capitol during the most chaotic day yet of the month-long Occupy Denver movement. What began as one of the protest group’s regular Saturday marches through downtown Denver turned tense after a confrontation near the steps of the State Capitol and another […]

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.