George Brauchler

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Gov. Polis and state lawmakers eye changes to how police-involved deaths are investigated in Colorado

County sheriffs and the top prosecutor in the state’s largest judicial district want the brakes pumped on the proposals and say the current system is working as it should

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U.S. Rep. Ken Buck says he will seek reelection, dispelling speculation to the contrary

Buck, a Windsor Republican who is in his third term, also is chairman of the Colorado Republican Party. Potential GOP successors -- like George Brauchler and Jerry Sonnenberg -- started to line up campaigns to replace him.

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Colorado prosecutors warn DUI-testing mess could have impacts far beyond drunken driving cases

18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler and Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty warn that the entire criminal justice system could face big challenges if a remedy isn’t found

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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

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16-year-old charged as an adult in STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting

Alec McKinney's attorneys immediately launched an effort to return the case to juvenile court

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Colorado’s new red flag law may have applied to woman whose threats caused mass school closures. But there’s a catch.

Colorado law says an extreme risk protection order to seize someone’s firearms must be sought in the county where the person resides. In Sol Pais’ case, that would have meant Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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From bail reform to restoring voting rights and sealing records, Colorado’s criminal justice system is getting a makeover

A slate of bills making their way through the Colorado legislature would keep people out of jail, reduce penalties for some crimes and remove barriers for offenders once they are released from prison. Many of the measures have bipartisan support, but In some cases law enforcement want the brakes pumped.