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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.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Federal judge strikes down Trump administration rule allowing health care workers to refuse abortions

Colorado was among 19 states that sued to block the rule from taking effect Nov. 22

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

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 Primary category in which blog post is published

Should it be illegal for Colorado’s elected officials to block someone on social media? This lawsuit may provide a definitive answer.

State Sen. Ray Scott, R-Grand Junction, blocked a constituent on Twitter and Facebook. The ACLU has sued him, hoping to set legal precedent amid a growing debate on the issue in Colorado.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s new U.S. attorney agrees with rescinding of Cole Memo, says “jury is still out” on enforcement around marijuana concentrates

Jason Dunn, a President Donald Trump appointee, said his views of cannabis are much like those of his predecessors -- which would mean little impact on the state’s legal marijuana industry

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Activists want details on 27-year-old criminal investigation into Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant

The government built plutonium triggers at the Rocky Flats plant from 1952 to 1989. It was shut down after a two-year grand jury investigation into environmental violations.