Colorado city bans ketamine use amid Elijah McClain probe

DENVER (AP) — City council members in a Denver suburb have voted to ban the use of a powerful sedative by first responders until officials finish a review of its use in the 2019 death of Elijah McClai...

A timeline of events related to the case of Elijah McClain

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Monday marks one year since 23-year-old Elijah McClain was stopped by police in the Denver suburb of Aurora. He was arrested, put into a choke hold and given 500 milligrams of ket...

A year after Elijah McClain's death, activists want charges

In the year since Elijah McClain died after being stopped by police in suburban Denver on his way home from a store, the number of people calling for justice to be done in his case has grown to millio...

Ketamine that's injected during arrests draws new scrutiny

DENVER (AP) — Police stopped Elijah McClain on the street in suburban Denver last year after deeming the young Black man suspicious. He was thrown into a chokehold, threatened with a dog and stun gun,...

Parents of Elijah McClain sue Colorado police over his death

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The parents of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died after officers in suburban Denver stopped him on the street last year and put him in a chokehold, sued police and m...

DA investigates after girls handcuffed in stolen car mix-up

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — An investigation will determine if police officers in suburban Denver will face charges after they placed a group of Black girls on the ground, handcuffing some of them in tears, ...

China sentences 3rd Canadian to death on drug charges

China has sentenced a third Canadian citizen to death on drug charges amid a steep decline in relations between the two countries. The Guangzhou Municipal Intermediate Court announced Xu Weihong&rs...

China sentences another Canadian to death on drug charges

A Chinese court in the country's southern Guandong province sentenced a Canadian national to death on drugs charges on Friday. Ye Jianhui was found guilty of trafficking and manufacturing drugs a...

Canadian citizen sentenced to death in China on drug charge

BEIJING (AP) — China has sentenced a Canadian citizen to death on charges of manufacturing the drug ketamine amid heightened tension between the two countries. The Guangzhou Municip...

New chief of embattled Colorado force wants cops to see bias

DENVER (AP) — The new leader of the suburban Denver police department whose officers put Elijah McClain in a chokehold before the young Black man died last year and handcuffed Black girls over the wee...

Police department with Elijah McClain case gets new chief

DENVER (AP) — A woman has been chosen as the new chief of a suburban Denver police department looking to regain public trust following a tumultuous year filled with scrutiny after the death of Elijah ...

Police apologize after girls handcuffed in stolen car mixup

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police in suburban Denver have apologized after a group of Black girls was detained, and at least two handcuffed during a weekend investigation of a stolen car. Officers later det...

Car drives through crowd, protester shot in Colorado

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A car drove through a crowd and a protester was shot in the suburban Denver suburb of Aurora during demonstrations against racial injustice. The Aurora Police D...

Ex-Justice Department lawyer will lead Elijah McClain probe

An investigation spurred by the death of a 23-year-old Black man after suburban Denver police stopped him last year will be led by a former Justice Department lawyer who oversaw its investigation of p...

A look at a Colorado Black man's death in police encounter

DENVER (AP) — Amid the protests across the U.S. against excessive police force against people of color, Elijah McClain’s name has become another rallying cry. McClain, a 23-year-old ...