Prosecutors won’t seek death penalty against older of two suspected STEM School Highlands Ranch shooters
In a court filing on Thursday, 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler did not explain the decision not to seek capital punishment for Devon Erickson
STEM School Highlands Ranch security guard reaches agreement with DA for firing gun, wounding studentsBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado poised to revisit murder law that can send people to prison for life — even when they didn’t kill anyoneBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Gov. Polis and state lawmakers eye changes to how police-involved deaths are investigated in ColoradoBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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
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
Alec McKinney's attorneys immediately launched an effort to return the case to juvenile court
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.
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.
Colorado lawmakers will consider whether to repeal the death penalty again, as factors align for passage
The Colorado legislature has debated getting rid of capital punishment four times since 2000. The bill being brought this year wouldn’t send the question to voters, as proponents of lethal injection want.