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Local ICE leader defends office’s work amid protests

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Local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) leadership are pushing back against months of protest and criticism aimed at the privately-operated immigration detention center in Aurora, opening the doors to the often-secretive facility and vowing to answer questions from the community.

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Weeks without visitors, fresh air or clean laundry: a Colorado father’s story of disease quarantine in immigration detention

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A longtime Colorado resident detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) while driving his 18-year-old daughter to tour her college campus says he spent more than a month needlessly quarantined in Aurora's privately-operated immigration detention center.

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Teen headed to tour college campus detained by ICE for 71 days

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An 18-year-old Colorado honors student was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) just days before she was set to begin her freshman year of college.

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Investigations

Beyond Columbine

"Ripples of Columbine" 3-part documentary series and web-feature

Twenty years later, Rocky Mountain Public Media takes you #BeyondColumbine. Take an in-depth look at the national impact Columbine has had – not only on our school children, but for victims of other gun violence, in the realm of mental health, and on our art and culture.

Watch now at rmpbs.org/beyondcolumbine.

 

Cultivating Crime

Legalizing marijuana in Colorado was supposed to weaken the illegal market. An "Insight" investigation shows just the opposite.

Marijuana Murder?

Marijuana Murder?

How Colorado changed pot rules after a man killed his wife, and what the killer says now.

Colorado Votes: The Voters

Colorado Votes: The Voters

Did rural Colorado voters get what they wanted the last election? What do they want now?

Colorado Votes: The Choices

Colorado Votes: The Choices

Before you vote, meet the statewide candidates and learn about the top ballot measures.

Colorado Votes: The Rural Colorado Debate

Colorado Votes: The Rural Colorado Debate

The only gubernatorial debate outside the Front Range.

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Impact

Insight looks back at the stories that have inspired the public to strengthen the civic fabric in Colorado and beyond.

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Imminent Danger

Insight investigates why the justice and mental health systems sometimes tragically fail to prevent deadly shootings, and what's being done to change that.

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#MeTooColorado

Insight takes an in-depth look at sexual harassment in Colorado including at the legislature, in government departments, and in the legal system. A roundtable discussion follows.

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Rescuing The Innocent

Insight highlights the dedicated men and women who investigate and prosecute an unthinkable crime. Child pornography occurs throughout Colorado. Technology makes the crime easier to carry out—and to hide. But investigators are on the front lines working to keep our children safe.

Protecting the Vulnerable

Protecting the Vulnerable

Insight investigates Colorado’s host home system. After a series of troubling incidents involving residential providers for our state’s most vulnerable citizens, Insight examines who is responsible for making sure safety is a priority.

Firestone Gas Explosion

Firestone Gas Explosion 

Insight examines the aftermath of a deadly house explosion. What went wrong?

Traded and Trafficked

Traded and Trafficked

Children are being exploited and sold for sex all across Colorado... what’s being done to stop it?

Traded and Trafficked

Serving Those Who Served

From the Vietnam War to the global wars on terrorism, America's veterans face challenges obtaining the care they deserve.  On Insight’s season premier, we investigate the rising costs and an understaffed, overburdened VA system.

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"Insight with John Ferrugia" is in-depth, independent and incisive. John and a team of investigative journalists present thoroughly researched stories of significance to Colorado.