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17th Judicial District

17th Judicial District
17th Judicial District

Colorado governor names special prosecutor to investigate death of Elijah McClain

Move by Polis comes after national attention as Aurora seeks to finalize its own secondary investigation into the incident.

Politics and Government

“My dinner is on the line”: Colorado Supreme Court rules it was OK for judge’s wife to sit on jury

Adams County District Judge Judge Thomas R. Ensor joked with attorneys in the trial to “be nice to Juror 25” -- his wife -- because dinner was on the line.

Crime and Courts

Ex-Colorado cop, whose 90-day jail sentence for unlawful sexual contact drew outrage, charged with federal civil rights violation

Curtis Lee Arganbright faces up to 10 years in federal prison if convicted in a rare federal intervention in a case involving a Colorado police officer

Crime and Courts

Adams County DA had “romantic relationship” with victim advocate who died last month, court record says

Kate Petrocco’s family cites the relationship with District Attorney Dave Young as a reason to keep him away from the investigation into her death

Crime and Courts

Federal investigation launched into former Westminster cop sentenced to 90 days in jail for unlawful sexual contact

The sentence handed down against Curtis Lee Arganbright drew outrage from some. A federal case could bring him substantially more time behind bars.

Crime and Courts

Personal injury attorney Franklin Azar donates $224,000 to PAC that has district court judge Edward Moss’ retention in its sights

Best known for television ads suggesting big settlements, Azar is the sole donor to Great Judges for a Great Colorado, which has spent six digits on ads against Moss

Politics and Government