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Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Weld County jail, following federal judge’s orders, identifies 89 inmates vulnerable to coronavirus

Judge Philip Brimmer ruled earlier this month that Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams failed to take adequate measures to protect inmates and violated their Eighth Amendment rights against cruel and unusual punishment

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Federal judge cancels oil and gas leases on some sage grouse land

The birds that range across 11 Western states, including Colorado, have suffered sharp population declines in recent decades because of development, disease, drought and wildfires.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Judge: Federal government’s lawsuit against Durango railroad over 2018 wildfire should proceed

In July, the U.S. government named the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad as the cause of the 416 Fire

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Judge rules that Denver’s urban camping ban is unconstitutional

Denver County Judge Johnny C. Barajas cited a decision last year from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that struck down a ban on camping in public places in Boise, Idaho

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Court sides with Colorado’s federal supermax prison in censorship case brought by magazine

The three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday rejected an argument by the magazine's publisher, Prison Legal News, that a court order was warranted to prevent future censorship

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Suspected gunman in 2015 Planned Parenthood shooting federally indicted after four years of stalled state case

Colorado's U.S. Attorney's Office announced the 68-count indictment on Monday. Robert Lewis Dear Jr. could face the death penalty in the case.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Man charged in Pueblo synagogue bomb plot pleads not guilty in federal court

Richard Holzer, 27, was arrested Nov. 1 after the FBI said he accepted what turned out to be phony pipe bombs and dynamite from undercover agents to bomb Temple Emanuel in Pueblo

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Former Westminster cop pleads guilty to violating civil rights of woman he sexually assaulted on duty

Curtis Arganbright, 42, faces up to 10 years in federal prison when he is sentenced in March

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Ex-Colorado cop, whose 90-day jail sentence for unlawful sexual contact drew outrage, charged with federal civil rights violation

Curtis Lee Arganbright faces up to 10 years in federal prison if convicted in a rare federal intervention in a case involving a Colorado police officer