From left: Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and former Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman speak to reporters at the Colorado Attorney General's Office on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Here is why Colorado didn’t convene a grand jury to investigate priest abuse as Pennsylvania did

Colorado’s attorney general doesn’t have the same broad authority as in other states to convene a grand jury to investigate

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Cory Gardner had good news for Colorado. But Trump had tweets.

There was a sense this week that Trump's "go home" controversy marked an intensifying phase in the president's approach and that Cory Gardner may have offered an early clue for 2020 campaigns on how to respond

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A slain deputy. A political brawl. A school shooting: How Sheriff Tony Spurlock is handling years of turmoil

Spurlock, the target of a recall effort, says the past several years have been the most trying of his 40-year career in law enforcement. “I’d be OK if I forgot it,” he says of some of the trauma.