Where did the wild horses removed from Sand Wash Basin go? A Colorado state prison.
Mustang advocates who wanted the horses to remain free now are frustrated by a lack of access to holding pens at the prison. One beloved horse was euthanized.
Appeals court revives prisoner-release lawsuit against Colorado governor
The lawsuit was brought by lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of a group of inmates whose medical conditions made them more vulnerable to COVID-19 in May 2020
Four more Colorado prisoners die after suspected coronavirus infections, bringing pandemic total to 24
The new fatalities come even as active coronavirus cases in Colorado Department of Corrections facilities are decreasing
Colorado prisoner dies after having coronavirus-like symptoms
The inmate becomes the fourth to die in Colorado after falling ill with symptoms consistent with COVID-19
Julian Assange may end up at Colorado’s Supermax prison, U.K. court is told
U.S. prosecutors have indicted the 49-year-old Assange on 17 espionage charges and one charge of computer misuse over WikiLeaks’ publication of secret American military documents a decade ago
Colorado parolees are now allowed to vote. And advocates are rushing to register them.
A 2019 law gave those convicted of felonies who are out on parole the ability to vote. People convicted of misdemeanors or awaiting trial in Colorado have long been able to vote.
A rite of initiation provides a violent — but welcome — admission to an eternal bond
In this excerpt from "You Who Enter Here," author Erika T. Wurth introduces us to the prison gang culture so coveted by the protagonists of her novel
A New Mexico sabbatical provided opportunity for research on Native gangs, and a start to a Colorado author’s novel
Erika T. Wurth knew her book was dark, and publishers initially shied away. But now she welcomes a "Native Renaissance."
Former Denver police officer helps track down Colorado prison escapee who shot him decades ago
Luis Archuleta, 77, also known as Larry Pusateri, was arrested Wednesday in Espanola, New Mexico,
Inmate, staff member test positive for coronavirus at Buena Vista prison
Three Colorado prison inmates have died from the coronavirus so far
Colorado prison inmate dies after being taken to hospital with coronavirus symptoms
The 86-year-old man was taken from the Sterling Correctional Facility to a hospital on Monday. He died on Friday.
Jared Polis can commute the sentences of Colorado’s three death row inmates at any time
The governor said the cases of the three men waiting to die by lethal injection are not “ripe” for his review because he hasn’t received any clemency requests. But he doesn’t necessarily need anything to take action.
“He seems like a very nice person”: Trump commutes sentence of Rod Blagojevich, who is being held in Colorado prison
The former Illinois governor was released Tuesday from the Englewood Federal Correctional Institution
Court sides with Colorado’s federal supermax prison in censorship case brought by magazine
The three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday rejected an argument by the magazine's publisher, Prison Legal News, that a court order was warranted to prevent future censorship
Federal investigation launched into former Westminster cop sentenced to 90 days in jail for unlawful sexual contact
The sentence handed down against Curtis Lee Arganbright drew outrage from some. A federal case could bring him substantially more time behind bars.
Nicolais: How a prison gang-rape led to a glimmer of hope
As a part of a recent settlement, Colorado took a step toward addressing the unconscionable violence and abuse faced by transgender prisoners
Guard at Colorado women’s prison arrested by Denver police in attempted pimping case
Joshua Hensley, 38, was arrested Wednesday and is also accused of patronizing a prostitute
A breakdown of the 8 issues Colorado lawmakers will study before the 2020 legislative session
The Democratic-led General Assembly is analyzing topics ranging from school safety and college affordability to private prisons and tax breaks
A look at how policies passed during Colorado’s 2019 legislative session will impact you
How most the new state laws will affect Coloradans will take weeks, months or years to see. But others are more immediate.
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.