The 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.
A bill that would make repeat drunk drivers face a tougher punishment has advanced at the state Capitol.
State 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.
Right now 18 is the magic age for gambling and buying tobacco, but the age to buy cigarettes could soon change in Colorado.
Colorado recently passed controversial new gun control laws and now the state is being used as a model to change gun laws nationwide.
A proposal to study possible firearm restrictions on the mentally ill and those with substance abuse problems in Colorado advanced Tuesday.
Stronger prohibitions on gun ownership by domestic abusers and required in-person training for concealed-carry permits advanced in the Colorado House.
A task force would study how to consolidate Colorado laws for placing someone in involuntary commitment under a bill advanced by House lawmakers.
A 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.
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.