Legal sales of recreational marijuana begin in Colorado

Legal sales of recreational marijuana begin in Colorado

DENVER, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Stores in Colorado sold the first legal recreational marijuana in the United States at 8 a.m. MST Wednesday.

Denver police hunt for '420 Day' shooters

DENVER, April 21 (UPI) -- Officials are on the hunt for two suspects who shot two people at a marijuana-inspired "420 Day" festival in Denver.

2 shot as thousands rally to celebrate marijuana in Denver

DENVER, April 20 (UPI) -- Two people were shot in Denver's Civic Center Saturday where thousands of people gathered for marijuana-inspired "420 Day" festivities, paramedics said.

Police seek men who set 4 people on fire

DENVER, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Denver police said they were searching for two men responsible for throwing accelerant on four people in an apartment and setting fire to them.
Occupy protesters arrested in Oregon

Occupy protesters arrested in Oregon

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Police in Portland, Ore., cleared Occupy protesters out of two downtown parks Sunday, making more than 50 arrests in the process.

Woman killed by light rail in Denver

DENVER, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A woman who tried to flag down a light rail train in Denver was struck and killed Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Police: Two men barhopped with corpse

DENVER, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Two Denver men face abuse of a corpse charges for attempting to re-enact the movie, "Weekend at Bernie's," police said.

Man dies after use of Taser at Denver Zoo

DENVER, July 20 (UPI) -- Denver police say a Taser used on a man who died Monday at the Denver Zoo was ineffective and he continued to struggle until he was finally restrained.

Teens face trespassing charge in accident

DENVER, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Four teens face trespassing charges for allegedly accompanying a 17-year-old girl who fell through a warehouse roof to a concrete floor, Denver police said.

Denver to replace red-light cameras

DENVER, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Denver police said red-light cameras removed from four intersections will be reinstalled and controlled by a new contractor.

Tribal leader dies after attending DNC

DENVER, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- A California tribal leader has died following an altercation in Denver where he had just attended the Democratic National Convention, police say.

Denver sex industry ready for Democrats

DENVER, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Police and the adult entertainment industry are both gearing up for this summer's Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Denver halts trash pickup to find body

DENVER, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Denver has suspended trash pickups of larger garbage bins while volunteers continue searching for the body of a 3-year-old girl.

DUI stop turns deadly

DENVER, July 28 (UPI) -- A crackdown on drunken driving in Denver turned deadly when an ex-con riding in a car that was pulled over pulled out a gun.

Police clear Denver Zoo in jaguar killing

DENVER, June 7 (UPI) -- A police investigation has cleared the Denver Zoo of any responsibility for a fatal attack by a jaguar on a zookeeper.
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Sonny Jackson
SLP2000062104 - 21 JUNE 2000 - ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: San Francisco Giants' Doug Mirabelli gets a handshake from third base coach Sonny Jackson after hitting a solo home run during a game with the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth inning, June 21. jr/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI

Roland Thomas "Sonny" Jackson (born July 9, 1944 in Washington, D.C.) was a shortstop and outfielder for the Houston Colt .45's/Houston Astros (1963–67) and Atlanta Braves (1968–74).

Jackson led the National League in singles (160) and sacrifice hits (27) in 1966. He helped the Braves win the NL Western Division in 1969.

In 12 seasons he played in 936 games and had 3,055 at bats, 396 runs, 767 hits, 81 doubles, 28 triples, 7 home runs, 162 RBI, 126 stolen bases, 250 walks, .251 batting average, .308 on-base percentage, .303 slugging percentage, 925 total bases, 57 sacrifice hits, 17 sacrifice flies and 11 intentional walks.

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