The case has been cited as an example of how decades-old child pornography laws can ensnare administrators unaware that possessing explicit images of children is sexual exploitation, no matter the person’s intent.
By Allison Sherry, CPR News Nine months into the coronavirus pandemic and amid the state’s largest surge in critical cases, how much protection jail inmates get from the virus depends a lot on where they’re incarcerated. CPR News has found that jails across the state have varying policies on both supplying masks and requiring inmates […]
If there was one thing everyone agreed on in Craig back in early March, it was that predicting a future without coal was impossible. Two months earlier, the operator of the Craig Station power plant said it would close one of its units by 2025, and the other two by 2030. The coal-fired plant is […]
Across Colorado, there is a mystery brewing in mortality. At least 1,200 more people died last month in the state compared to in April 2019, according to official — though preliminary — figures. But only a fraction of that increase is currently being attributed to the novel coronavirus. So, in a time of unprecedented public […]
As Colorado shifted from beneath its month-long stay-home order to slightly less restrictive guidelines, it offered a glimmer of hope to communities where COVID-19 cases were few and far between: Draw up your own rules for reopening and apply for a variance. Mesa County filed its application April 27 – the day Safer at Home […]
Gov. Jared Polis on Friday said he believes Colorado can still shut down meatpacking plants where there are outbreaks of the new coronavirus, even after an order from President Donald Trump mandating that they stay open. “If they need to be closed again, we are confident that we have the tools to be able to […]
When the coronavirus began its deadly rampage across Colorado, the hardest hit communities were in the high country, where visitors brought the disease from across the globe, and on the populated Front Range, where it easily spread from person to person in crowded urban areas. But now the county with the highest coronavirus infection rate […]