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Colorado law enforcement could use deadly force only as a “last resort” under new bill

House Bill 1250 builds off of a historic police accountability measure passed by the Colorado legislature in 2020 after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Politics and Government

Durango’s COVID “cowboy” rounds up (maskless) spring break scofflaws

Leaders of this southwest Colorado city of about 19,000 are eager to hold COVID-19 at bay with a bit of old-time law and order on mask mandates — and even a little modern vaccine science

Coronavirus

Lauren Boebert argues she’s allowed to block people from her Twitter feed

In response to a lawsuit, Boebert's attorney argues that the representative "operates that Twitter account in her individual capacity, not as a state actor"

Politics and Government

Joe Biden rolls out diverse first slate of judicial nominees, including one for Colorado

Regina Rodriguez, a partner at WilmerHale and a former federal prosecutor, was formally nominated to an open position on the federal bench in Colorado

Politics and Government

After decades of debate, Colorado will give sex assault victims unlimited time to sue their abusers

Senate Bill 73 is on its way to Gov. Jared Polis’ desk and would eliminate Colorado’s six-year statute of limitations for child sex abuse victims

Politics and Government

Colorado Archbishop: Boulder police Officer Eric Talley represented the best of law enforcement

A funeral mass for the officer killed in the King Soopers shooting was held in Denver on Monday

Coloradans

Coronavirus, then a mass shooting: It’s been a year from hell for Colorado grocery workers

Grocery store workers were already exhausted after a year of putting their health at risk so Coloradans could buy food. And they were worried about security long before the Boulder massacre.

Coloradans

Federal agents arrest armed Colorado man after alleged remark about Boulder shooting

Adam Vannoy, 40, was jailed on weapons and drug charges

Crime and Courts

Boulder shooting suspect used assault weapon he legally purchased from Arvada gun store

Boulder police say they don’t know the gunman’s motive, but investigators have already put in 3,000 hours into seeking answers

Crime and Courts

Arvada gun shop says it sold firearm to suspect in Boulder King Soopers shooting after background check

Boulder's Police chief says a semi-automatic Ruger AR-556 purchased in Arvada was used in the grocery store attack that left 10 people dead.

Crime and Courts

Denver-based Dominion Voting sues Fox News for $1.6B over 2020 election claims

Dominion said in the lawsuit that it tried repeatedly to set the record straight but was ignored by Fox News

Politics and Government

Boulder shooting victim Rikki Olds “lived life on Rikki’s terms,” family and friends say

The 25-year-old King Soopers manager was known for her vibrant, unapologetic personality.

Coloradans

8 ways to handle the anxiety that follows public violence all too familiar in Colorado

The Boulder shooting is another traumatic event in a state that’s seen far too many. Psychiatrist Dr. Carl Clark and Mental Health Center of Denver offer ideas for coping.

Health

What to expect in the court case against the Boulder King Soopers shooting suspect

The case against Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa will likely follow the course of those against other people accused in other Colorado mass shootings. But there is one big exception.

Crime and Courts

Lack of jurors prompts mistrial in Colorado case against snowboarders who triggered avalanche above I-70

Too few Summit County residents responded to jury summonses in a case against two snowboarders who captured video of an avalanche above the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels.

Outdoors

PHOTOS: Vigil for Boulder shooting victims brings community together in crisis

Hundreds gathered on Pearl Street to mourn the 10 victims of a shooting at a local King Soopers on Monday.

Coloradans

Lawyers for Boulder King Soopers shooting suspect say they are assessing the extent of his “mental illness”

Ten people were killed in the attack on Monday. Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, a 21-year-old from Arvada, had a limited criminal history leading up to the shooting.

Crime and Courts

7 states have an assault weapons ban. Colorado is not among them — at least not yet.

It appears unlikely that Congress will be able to pass an assault weapons ban, and so state lawmakers are feeling pressure from their constituents to act

Crime and Courts

Key witness in Kelsey Berreth murder case resentenced and released on parole

Krystal Jean Kenney, 34, was released Tuesday from Denver Women's Correctional Facility after being resentenced to 18 months in prison for evidence tampering in the 2018 murder of a Woodland Park mom.

Crime and Courts

Before the King Soopers shooting, Boulder had an assault-weapons ban. It violated state law.

Whether the Boulder ordinance could have stopped the massacre isn't fully clear, and may never been known

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