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Colorado woman gets prison for fatal heroin sale after U.S. attorney vows to treat overdose deaths as homicides

Kayla Pagano of Westminster learned her sentence Wednesday in Denver in the death of an unidentified woman in May 2018

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Judge vacates part of protection decision on cutthroat trout species found in Colorado, New Mexico

The Rio Grande cutthroat was the first North American trout to be recorded by Spanish explorers centuries ago.

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Colorado attorney general asks federal appellate court to reconsider revival of lawsuit challenging TABOR

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals revived the legal action, dating back to 2011, with a ruling in July

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A Colorado lawmaker has agreed to stop blocking people on social media after being sued. But the ACLU wanted more.

The legal challenge targeting state Sen. Ray Scott, a Republican from Mesa County, will cost taxpayers $25,000

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Colorado’s presidential electors don’t have to vote for candidate who wins the state, federal appeals court rules

The decision in the “faithless electors” case could have major ramifications for future presidential elections in the U.S. and could ultimately go to the U.S. Supreme Court for review

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Boulder man searched for Colorado synagogues and mosques, said he “wanted the white race to win,” search warrant says

Wesley Gilreath is being held for investigation of child pornography. He tried to buy a gun and had notes on his cellphone about explosives.

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Colorado child porn suspect posted “hunting guide” online listing mosque and synagogue addresses

Federal prosecutors have charged 29-year-old Wesley Gilreath with possessing hundreds of photos and videos of child pornography

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Federal court revives long-fought lawsuit in Colorado challenging TABOR

In a 2-1 decision, the appeals court said the local governments do have a right to sue. The court didn't rule on the merits of the lawsuit.

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AG Phil Weiser backs Philly in lawsuit over supervised-drug-use sites, even if Colorado’s effort is stalled

Weiser joined attorneys general from six other states in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the Philadelphia non-profit Safehouse