Locally heavy rain will remain possible overnight, with any showers and storms. Areas likely to see additional heavy rain will likely be east of I-25 and along HWY 50 from Canon City eastward. Remember, a Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 6pm Wednesday, where another day of thunderstorms is possible. Head to the KKTV 11 Weather Tab for more information on the forecast for Wednesday and beyond.
DENVER (AP) -- A federal judge is deciding whether to order Denver police to stop enforcing laws in a way that Occupy Denver protesters say violates their freedom of speech.
Lawyers for the protesters argued in a hearing Monday that police are selectively writing tickets for minor offenses and dismantling their tents and tables in an effort to suppress the protest.
They want U.S. District Judge Robert Blackburn to issue a restraining order while their lawsuit is argued in the courts.
Lawyers for the city responded that police haven't changed the way they're enforcing the ordinances and that the First Amendment doesn't allow the protesters to express themselves any place and at any time they choose.
Blackburn says he would decide whether to issue a restraining order on Tuesday or later.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus