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Black, Hispanic people disadvantaged in Denver courts, study of felony cases shows

No racial disparities were found in plea agreements. But more Black people faced charges that Denver prosecutors later found there was not enough evidence to support.

Crime and Courts

Two of three teens arrested in fatal northeast Denver fire will face adult murder charges

Kevin Bui and Gavin Seymour, both 16, are charged with 60 felony counts related to the fire that killed five members of a family from Senegal. A 15-year-old defendant could move to adult court, too.

Crime and Courts

McCann: Keeping our community safe from gun violence by averting potential disaster

Opinion Columns

Recent mass shootings have renewed debate about universal background checks. Here’s how they’ve worked in Colorado.

President Donald Trump has floated the idea of seeking expanded background checks on the federal level and also for legislation on so-called red flag laws, which Colorado recently enacted

Crime and Courts

Denver unveils new system for clearing thousands of low-level marijuana convictions

Colorado currently allows people to petition courts to remove marijuana offenses, including possession, from their records

Crime and Courts

A jury acquitted Clarence Moses-EL of rape after 28 years in prison. But is that enough for him to be repaid for his time behind bars?

Colorado law creates a high burden for winning compensation following a wrongful conviction

Crime and Courts