Crime and Courts
Shootings and shock value: Hoodies, video use similar tactics — including invoking Columbine massacre
Both used shock value to make a point about gun violence — and both are dealing with different levels of reaction, some positive and, in the case of the fashion show, a lot of it negative
Colorado to challenge Trump administration decision ending states’ waiver for stricter vehicle-emissionsBy Jesse Paul Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
A Snapchat leads police to reopen investigation of CSU student’s death and raises questions about gun violenceBy John Frank Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement that Colorado’s attorney general thinks is inadequateBy The Associated Press Health Primary category in which blog post is published
Former Idaho gubernatorial candidate being investigated for 1984 Greeley cold-case murder of 12-year-old girlBy Carol McKinley Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Why it might not matter if Colorado’s attorney general doesn’t think the national opioid settlement is sufficient
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser says a bankruptcy court could “cram” a Purdue settlement onto the state. He also says he is examining potential legal action against other opioid companies.
Colorado isn’t part of settlement with opioid maker Purdue Pharma; attorney general calls offer “inadequate”
Colorado is suing Purdue, maker of the potent painkiller OxyContin, and the Sackler family, which owns the pharmaceutical giant, in state court
Colorado is also part of a separate group of states Friday that disclosed an investigation into Facebook's market dominance
More than 12 state attorneys general — including Colorado’s — seek answers on immigrant medical care cases
The letter was sent Wednesday to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
A Colorado lawmaker has agreed to stop blocking people on social media after being sued. But the ACLU wanted more.
The legal challenge targeting state Sen. Ray Scott, a Republican from Mesa County, will cost taxpayers $25,000
DA makes rare ask of Colorado Supreme Court to review overturned illegal voting conviction from small town
7th Judicial District Attorney Dan Hotsenpiller wants the state’s highest judges to review the overturned illegal voting conviction of Marie Rossmiller from the tiny town of Pitkin
Purdue Pharma, facing opioid lawsuit from Colorado, is in settlement talks with attorneys general across the U.S.
It's not clear if Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser is part of the settlement talks
STEM School guard who accidentally shot student while trying to stop May attack wasn’t supposed to be armed
The Colorado Sun learned of the school's stipulation to BOSS High Level Security through an open records request. The guard's possession of a gun during the May 7 mass shooting may have violated Douglas County School District policy.
The Aug. 15 order doesn't say what District Attorney Brittny Lewton is accused of doing