Colorado Attorney General's Office

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The Colorado attorney general’s review of Elijah McClain’s death is unprecedented. Here’s how it may go.

Experts say this appears to be the first time a Colorado governor has asked the attorney general’s office to serve as a special prosecutor on a case already decided on by a district attorney

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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.

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What it looked like as Colorado’s attorney general argued before the U.S. Supreme Court by conference call

Democrat Phil Weiser argued in a case that could affect the way the U.S. elects presidents

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Colorado’s attorney general joins colleagues in seeking federal probe into meatpacking industry

In a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, the state attorneys general noted that the four largest beef processors control 80 percent of the industry

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Coronavirus-related calls are dominating Colorado’s mental health crisis hotline

Calls to the mental health line have spiked in the past month, but tips to Safe2Tell are down. It’s too soon to know whether the pandemic will result in more suicides, say experts.

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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.

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Colorado’s Catholic priest abuse reparations program received 78 claims, has already paid out over $1M

The deadline to file claims with the reparations program, created voluntarily by Colorado’s three dioceses, was Friday. There are still more than 60 claims to sort through.

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The definitive guide to Colorado’s history-making, fan-angering, TV landscape-shifting winter sports blackout

While the Altitude-Comcast impasse ends up in federal court, Nuggets and Avalanche faithful find work-arounds to watch their teams. But the sports broadcast business model is in flux.

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Federal judge strikes down Trump administration rule allowing health care workers to refuse abortions

Colorado was among 19 states that sued to block the rule from taking effect Nov. 22