Robert Dewey, center, speaks to the media moments after being released from prison after serving nearly 16 years of a life sentence for a murder he did not commit. His case was pursued for years by lawyers Jason Kreag, of the Innocence Project, left, and Danyel Joffe, right. (File photo by William Woody, Special to The Colorado Sun)

A Colorado law pays people for time they wrongly spent in prison. It’s helped only one person.

Clarence Moses-EL could become the second person paid under the state’s exoneration law

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Conservation groups ask judge to halt Trump administration drilling plan citing sage grouse

The 2015 sage grouse plans are widely considered to have stopped the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from listing sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act

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An effort to ensure Colorado police and sheriffs aren’t carrying out federal immigration law has drawn Polis’ concerns

House Bill 1124 codifies a court ruling preventing jails from holding people just on immigration offenses and would prevent Colorado police from working on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. But it started out much more sweeping