The U.S. Attorney for Colorado has called the abuse of prescription drugs an “epidemic.”
Despite vehement denials by the Colorado Department of Parole, a CBS4 investigation has turned up numerous state records that show dangerous parolees were either removed from intensive supervised parole in the last five years or never placed on it in the first place due to budget squeezes.
CBS4 Investigator Brian Maass has learned that the embattled director of Colorado’s parole department has been placed on administrative leave.
CBS4 has learned that DNA lifted from a payphone mouthpiece and fingerprints on the phone are some of the key evidence that ties Evan Ebel to the murder of 27-year-old Nathan Leon, a father of three.
Now that marijuana has been legalized, how high is too high to drive? In an effort to find out, CBS4 conducted a test with the help of a leading driving instruction company, a respected lab and marijuana businesses to provide the volunteers.
A 65-year-old woman who says she lost her retirement savings to a Loveland psychic is now calling the psychic “a complete ripoff” and says she wants others to hear her story and avoid the mistakes she made.
The district attorney of the office that prosecuted a man on death row is asking Gov. John Hickenlooper not to grant him clemency.
While local and state government agencies are curbing services, furloughing employees and laying off workers due to shrinking budgets, a 4 On Your Side Investigation found at the same time, taxpayers are shelling out millions of dollars to retiring workers for unused sick days.
A Denver police officer Abbe Dorn, who gained notoriety for appearing on the television show “American Gladiators,” is the focus of an internal investigation stemming from her alleged procurement and use of steroids.
Deadly hit-and-run crashes have risen dramatically in Denver over the past three years. In 2010, five people were killed in hit-and-run crashes. By 2012, that number more than doubled to 13 deaths.