Colorado’s first-ever criminal charges following an avalanche could be slippery slope for backcountry travelers
Two snowboarders reported the avalanche they caused in March above the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels and cooperated with the investigation. Now, their statements and helmet-cam video are being used against them.
Warnings are working (for now) to keep visitors out of Colorado’s high country. But tickets, legal battles loom.
A complex map of coronavirus restrictions raises legal issues for district attorneys in Colorado's high country who may have to prosecute people who violate health orders.
Colorado counties try different ways to tell visitors the same thing: please stay away
As Colorado rolls back its statewide stay-at-home order, counties are urging out-of-towners to continue delaying recreational visits.
Prosecutors drop official misconduct charge against Eagle County’s sheriff, saying they can’t prove the case
James van Beek was indicted after an investigation by his district attorney, Bruce Brown. Van Beek’s lawyer said the misunderstanding could have been resolved over a cup of coffee.
The Eagle County sheriff has been indicted for official misconduct. He says the district attorney misinterpreted the law.
James van Beek is accused of one count of official misconduct relating to his office’s spending
Colorado’s new U.S. attorney wants law enforcement to treat overdose deaths as homicides as he focuses on opioids
Jason Dunn, appointed by President Trump, laid out some of his office’s redoubled tactics in an interview with The Colorado Sun -- his most extensive remarks to the news media since taking office