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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

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

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

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

Crime and Courts

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

Crime and Courts

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.

Environment

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

Politics and Government

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

Politics and Government

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

Politics and Government

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.

Crime and Courts

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

Crime and Courts

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.

Politics and Government

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

Politics and Government

Democrat attorneys general are among Trump’s largest roadblocks. Where does Colorado’s Phil Weiser fit in?

Colorado’s attorney general has already filed or joined eight lawsuits against the Trump administration. Phil Weiser says he is simply trying to protect the state, but some Republican critics argue he’s going too far.

Politics and Government

Here are all the lawsuits against the Trump administration Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has joined

The Democrat has joined or filed eight lawsuits against the Trump administration. He has filed seven more briefs in support of challenges to the president’s policies.

Politics and Government

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes, seize more than 80,000 marijuana plants in years-long operation targeting black market pot

State and federal officials said the nearly three-year investigation showed that illegal marijuana trafficking mushroomed after voters approved recreational use in 2012

Crime and Courts

Did the Colorado Supreme Court just throw the state’s marijuana-legalization regime into question? The chief justice seems to think so.

A case about drug-sniffing dogs could turn into a watershed moment in Colorado marijuana law. Or not. Legal experts are split.

Crime and Courts

Colorado’s new U.S. attorney wants law enforcement to treat overdose deaths as homicides as he focuses on opioids

Jason Dunn, appointed by President Trump, laid out some of his office’s redoubled tactics in an interview with The Colorado Sun -- his most extensive remarks to the news media since taking office

Crime and Courts

Clarence Moses-EL’s federal lawsuit against Denver for overturned rape conviction is dismissed

The judge ruled Clarence Moses-EL's experience was "horrifyingly unjust," but she said the 2017 lawsuit did not demonstrate a violation of his constitutional rights.

Crime and Courts

Latest legal challenge by Masterpiece Cakeshop baker can continue, judge rules

Jack Phillips claims discrimination as Colorado commission says he violated civil rights by refusing to make a cake celebrating a gender transition

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