Crime and Courts
Child sex abuse survivors victimized decades ago won’t be able to sue despite Colorado effort to end statute of limitations
House BIll 1296’s sponsors said they didn’t think they could pass a measure if it was retroactive
Colorado to consider bill similar to one that prompted DHS to cut off “trusted-traveler” programs for New YorkersBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Their baby was taken away and placed in foster care for 164 days. It turns out, he had a bone disorder.By Jennifer Brown News Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s child pornography laws have a major loophole and criminals are “slipping through the cracks”
House Bill 1120 seeks to bring state law into the 21st century by allowing prosecutors to go after people who view -- but don’t necessarily download, share or produce -- child porn
A youth corrections center plagued by escapes, drugs and a riot is headed for a physical — and cultural — reorganization
Questions remain about whether the alterations at Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center are enough to fix persistent problems within Colorado's Division of Youth Services
Senate Bill 100 received initial approval after a six-hour debate in the Democratic-led Colorado Senate with vocal opposition from Sen. Rhonda Fields, whose son was killed by two of the three men on the state's death row
Colorado renters may have eviction records even though they’ve never been evicted. Lawmakers want to change that.
The push in Colorado comes after a handful of laws passed last session focused on addressing affordable housing, homelessness and renter’s rights.
Even if Colorado gives child sex assault victims unlimited time to sue, it may be too late for those already abused
Lawmakers are considering eliminating the civil statute of limitations for child sex assault, but Colorado’s constitution appears to prohibit laws from working retroactively. Victims’ advocates think there is a path to address past abuse.
A deputy’s knack for sussing out mules has made a lonely stretch of I-70 the top drug-bust site in Colorado
Mesa County deputy Mike Miller has patrolled a stretch of desert west of Grand Junction for decades. The DEA says his busts have kept 20 tons of illicit drugs off the streets
STEM School Highlands Ranch security guard reaches agreement with DA for firing gun, wounding students
Shamson Sundara was not supposed to have a gun on campus. He fired two rounds during the May 7 attack on the school.
Proponents have argued there is a constitutional right to publish the material, but critics counter that making the blueprints readily accessible online could lead to an increase in gun violence
A Pitkin County judge says Derek Johnson’s crimes -- including stealing and reselling skis for more than $3 million over 12 years -- dwarfs other embezzlement cases in the ritzy community.