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Opinion: Crime is up, and Democratic lawmakers aren’t helping

Instead, they have made police work more difficult

Opinion Columns

Iraqi refugee sentenced to 45 years in prison for shooting Colorado Springs police officer in the head

Karrar Noaman Al Khammasi was convicted in June of attempted murder and other charges in the 2018 shooting that left Officer Cem Duzel with a serious brain injury

Crime and Courts

Thieves want your car’s catalytic converter — just as a new Colorado law drives up the cost to replace it

Thefts of the anti-pollution devices are way up, and so is the cost of replacing them amid clean-air rules that took effect this year

Crime and Courts

7 killed, including suspected gunman, in mass shooting at Colorado Springs birthday party

The suspected gunman was a boyfriend of one of the female victims. Authorities say he walked inside the home "and began shooting people at the party before taking his own life."

Crime and Courts

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orientation for a job at Mountain Ridge Middle School in Academy School District 20 when her employment offer was rescinded.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.

Crime and Courts

Polis rules out ordering attorney general’s investigation into fatal police shooting of De’Von Bailey

Gov. Jared Polis had earlier called for an independent review of the shooting and met with Bailey’s family, but stopped short of using his power to order the attorney general to investigate.

News

Gov. Polis and state lawmakers eye changes to how police-involved deaths are investigated in Colorado

County sheriffs and the top prosecutor in the state’s largest judicial district want the brakes pumped on the proposals and say the current system is working as it should

Politics and Government

Gov. Polis meets with family of Colorado Springs teen De’Von Bailey, who was fatally shot by police in August

Jared Polis has called for a voluntary, independent investigation to be conducted into the shooting, but not exercised his power to force one

Politics and Government

DNA testing leads to break in decades-old Colorado murder case. But privacy questions are being raised.

Police used a DNA database and a fast food cup to zero in on a suspect in the 1987 death of 20-year-old Fort Carson soldier Darlene Krashoc

Crime and Courts