Crime and Courts
Two days after she reported him missing, Letecia Stauch allegedly said Gannon had been abducted by a Hispanic man working in their home who raped her, but she refused to undergo a sexual assault exam, the affidavit said
Governor signs bill abolishing Colorado’s death penalty, commutes sentences of state’s 3 death row inmatesBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Montrose funeral home owner who allegedly sold hundreds of bodies without families’ consent is federally indictedBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s most-troubled youth lock-up facility, the site of a riot and multiple escapes, needs a drug dog, staff training
State officials released a heavily redacted report Friday detailing a consultant’s visit to Lookout Mountain back in July
Suncor oil refinery agrees to $9 million settlement with Colorado for air quality violations in Commerce City
The deal with Colorado’s health department includes $2.6 million in projects to improve environment and health in the adjacent neighborhoods most affected by violations, including Globeville and Elyria-Swansea
One of the measures would make it a Class 2 misdemeanor for someone who fails to properly secure their firearms in homes with children. A companion bill would mandate gun owners report lost or stolen guns to police.
Prosecutors won’t seek death penalty against older of two suspected STEM School Highlands Ranch shooters
In a court filing on Thursday, 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler did not explain the decision not to seek capital punishment for Devon Erickson
Stepmom arrested in Gannon Stauch disappearance was fired from teaching job days before boy went missing
Letecia Stauch was going through orientation for a job at Mountain Ridge Middle School in Academy School District 20 when her employment offer was rescinded. She previously taught elementary school in the Widefield district.
Supporters of a 22-week abortion ban in Colorado turn in signatures, but may struggle to make 2020 ballot
Due Date Too Late, the organization pushing for the ban, added 43,000 signatures during a last-minute push that included circulating petitions at Ash Wednesday services.
The governor said the cases of the three men waiting to die by lethal injection are not “ripe” for his review because he hasn’t received any clemency requests. But he doesn’t necessarily need anything to take action.
Brittny Lewton, 40, was charged with three drug felonies, including conspiracy and possession, as well as official misconduct, a misdemeanor, according to online court records
Colorado sues Trump administration over mandate that insurance companies send separate bill for abortion coverage
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser says the policy is an administrative nightmare that intentionally confuses people