Crime and Courts

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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.

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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

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Colorado joins 49 other states and territories in new antitrust probe targeting Google

Colorado is also part of a separate group of states Friday that disclosed an investigation into Facebook's market dominance

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Gov. Polis orders investigation into district attorney on Colorado’s Eastern Plains

The Aug. 15 order doesn't say what District Attorney Brittny Lewton is accused of doing