Moffat County caseworker accused of fabricating child abuse, neglect investigations has been charged with forgery
The discovery of falsified reports alarmed state officials, who sent 15 caseworkers to Craig in 2020 to re-investigate 80 abuse and neglect cases.
Child abuse victims can now avoid police stations, reduce trauma at first-of-its-kind center in Colorado Springs
Safe Passage is now home to the city’s crimes against children unit, child protection caseworkers, forensic nurses, therapists and an abuse prevention nonprofit
Colorado mom who fatally abused 7-year-old daughter sentenced to 16 years
Kelly Turner pleaded guilty last month to child abuse resulting in death
Opinion: A Colorado without child sexual abuse is possible
It starts with talking straight with kids
Mark Redwine sentenced to 48 years in prison for killing his 13-year-old son
Redwine was indicted in 2017 in the disappearance of Dylan Redwine, who was reported missing in November 2012 while on a court-ordered Thanksgiving visit to his father's home outside Durango
Opinion: A Colorado judge’s censure demonstrates how racial bias permeates our child protection system
That racism is not over because a single judge chooses to resign under pressure. More questions demand our attention.
Colorado’s review of Catholic Church sex abuse named priests, but not those who covered up their crimes
The Colorado Attorney General’s Office said time limited the investigation. The Catholic Church says it’s taken responsibility. But victims say the whole story hasn’t been told.
Opinion: Why lawmakers should reform law to help victims of childhood sexual abuse
Colorado Sun, other media outlets seek affidavit for stepmom accused of murdering Gannon Stauch
The document laying out the reasons for Letecia Stauch’s arrest was sealed upon her arrest last week
Stepmom arrested in Gannon Stauch disappearance was fired from teaching job days before boy went missing
Letecia Stauch was going through orientation for a job at Mountain Ridge Middle School in Academy School District 20 when her employment offer was rescinded. She previously taught elementary school in the Widefield district.
Opinion: No Colorado child should be forced to move between 17 homes to heal
A Denver priest — his dad’s best friend — raped him. The state’s Catholic Church abuse report revealed the secret.
Neil Elms says he was repeatedly sexually assaulted by Lawrence St. Peter, a Colorado priest who rose to high ranks in the Denver Archdiocese. St. Peter wasn’t removed from clergy despite “numerous, reliable, consistent reports” he was abusing boys.
Their baby was taken away and placed in foster care for 164 days. It turns out, he had a bone disorder.
The Bryants’ son was one of 4,772 Colorado children removed from their homes by child welfare authorities and living in foster care last year. But their story isn’t the typical tale of a child rescued from abuse or neglect.
Colorado’s child pornography laws have a major loophole and criminals are “slipping through the cracks”
House Bill 1120 seeks to bring state law into the 21st century by allowing prosecutors to go after people who view -- but don’t necessarily download, share or produce -- child porn
Colorado’s former attorney general wanted grand jury investigation of priest abuse scandal — but didn’t get it
Cynthia Coffman explains why the Catholic Church investigation was handled the way it was -- and why she is now calling for legislative change
Victims want more from Colorado’s Catholic church investigation — like who covered up their sex abuse
There are fresh calls for lengthening the statute of limitations to file sex abuse lawsuits in Colorado following the release of a 263-page report into priests who abused children
A Pueblo center for troubled kids had 243 abuse allegations in the year before it closed
An investigation by Colorado’s child protection ombudsman asks what took so long to shut the facility down
No texts, no posts, just phone calls: Colorado child abuse hotline won’t change policy to accept social media tips
Decision follows task force review to determine whether the 4-year-old unified hotline should modernize to allow tips via Facebook, email and more