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
Lawsuit against signature-gathering firm illustrates problems with Colorado’s process to get on the ballot, lawyer saysBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Federal investigation launched into former Westminster cop sentenced to 90 days in jail for unlawful sexual contactBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Here are all the lawsuits against the Trump administration Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has joinedBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s consumer protection laws are getting much tougher — and that could help with the state’s opioid lawsuitBy Jesse Paul Business Primary category in which blog post is published
One student killed, eight more wounded in shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch allegedly committed by two peers
At least one person was killed and eight students were wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon at STEM School Highlands Ranch allegedly committed by two of their peers, authorities say.
How most the new state laws will affect Coloradans will take weeks, months or years to see. But others are more immediate.
From bail reform to restoring voting rights and sealing records, Colorado’s criminal justice system is getting a makeover
A slate of bills making their way through the Colorado legislature would keep people out of jail, reduce penalties for some crimes and remove barriers for offenders once they are released from prison. Many of the measures have bipartisan support, but In some cases law enforcement want the brakes pumped.
There are an estimated 17,000 people living in Colorado with DACA protections
A one-day sentencing reduction for some Colorado crimes would help legal immigrants avoid deportation
Under current Colorado law, a Class 2 misdemeanor carries a maximum sentence of a year. By reducing that to 364 days, people with visas or permanent legal status would be protected from facing mandatory deportation proceedings.
Colorado lawmakers will consider whether to repeal the death penalty again, as factors align for passage
The Colorado legislature has debated getting rid of capital punishment four times since 2000. The bill being brought this year wouldn’t send the question to voters, as proponents of lethal injection want.
Colorado’s attorney general doesn’t have the same broad authority as in other states to convene a grand jury to investigate
Man exonerated in rape case will receive nearly $2 million after Colorado attorney general drops compensation challenge
Clarence Moses-EL spent 28 years in prison after a rape victim said his identity came to her in a dream. Attorney General Phil Weiser says it was a “travesty of justice.”
Colorado currently allows people to petition courts to remove marijuana offenses, including possession, from their records