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As Colorado biking fatalities rise, a Boulder cyclist’s loved ones seek justice after he was left for dead

Andrew Bernstein, 34, was struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run in Boulder County on Saturday. More cyclists have been dying on Colorado’s roads in recent years, according to state data.

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Greeley police say remains found at oil and gas site belong to a girl missing since 1984

No one was ever arrested following Jonelle Matthews disappearance on Dec. 20, 1984

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A slain deputy. A political brawl. A school shooting: How Sheriff Tony Spurlock is handling years of turmoil

Spurlock, the target of a recall effort, says the past several years have been the most trying of his 40-year career in law enforcement. “I’d be OK if I forgot it,” he says of some of the trauma.

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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.

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Florida woman found dead after manhunt, statewide school closures over threat, “infatuation” with Columbine

The FBI's Denver office confirmed via Twitter that Sol Pais is dead after a massive manhunt and more than 1,000 school closures around the state of Colorado.

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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.

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Colorado police agencies now required to release records in internal affairs investigations

In Colorado, only Denver routinely releases, on request, details of internal probes, according to the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition

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Six years after marijuana legalization, Colorado still hasn’t figured out what to do with pot-sniffing dogs

The Colorado Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday about whether an alert from a dog trained to smell marijuana creates probable cause for a search

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Cellphones made it harder for Denver’s 911 call takers to track people down. Finally, that’s starting to change.

The city is urging people to update their phones to make sure they can be tracked by 911 call takers