Last Day Compromise Saves Colorado Juvenile Murderer BillIt took until the final hours of Colorado's legislative session for the legislature to finish up one of the most emotional issues they've struggled with.
'Ban The Box' Bill Would Take Criminal History Question Off Job ApplicationsIt's called "ban the box" -- a bill that would ban employers from including a box asking about criminal history on initial job applications passed a House committee at the state Capitol on Tuesday.
Alzheimer's Patient Accused In Lakewood Killing May Never See TrialThe case of an 87-year-old Alzheimer's patient accused in the deadly beating of a fellow assisted living resident highlights the challenges of prosecuting someone with the unpredictable mental disease.
Felony DUI Bill Moves Forward At State CapitolA bill that would make repeat drunk drivers face a tougher punishment has advanced at the state Capitol.
Lawmakers Want To Stop The 'Foster Care To Prostitution' PipelineState lawmakers say too many children in the child welfare system are disappearing for weeks at a time without anyone looking for them. They also say most of the children rescued from sex trafficking are in the foster system.
Age To Buy Cigarettes Could Soon Change In ColoradoRight now 18 is the magic age for gambling and buying tobacco, but the age to buy cigarettes could soon change in Colorado.
Rally Held At State Capitol To Change Gun Laws NationwideColorado recently passed controversial new gun control laws and now the state is being used as a model to change gun laws nationwide.
Study Of Gun Restrictions On Mentally Ill AdvancesA proposal to study possible firearm restrictions on the mentally ill and those with substance abuse problems in Colorado advanced Tuesday.
Colorado Democrats Advance 2 More Gun BillsStronger prohibitions on gun ownership by domestic abusers and required in-person training for concealed-carry permits advanced in the Colorado House.
Civil Commitment Study Advances In Colorado A task force would study how to consolidate Colorado laws for placing someone in involuntary commitment under a bill advanced by House lawmakers.
Panel Would Study Gun Restrictions On Mentally IllA panel would study firearm restrictions on the mentally ill and those suffering from substance abuse in Colorado under a proposal unveiled Friday that's heavily scaled back from what a Democratic lawmaker initially wanted to do.
Holmes Psychiatrist Warned Of Threat 1 Month Before Attack A psychiatrist who treated James Holmes told campus police a month before the Colorado theater attack that Holmes had homicidal thoughts and was a danger to the public, according to documents released Thursday.