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Released parolees (credit: CBS)

CBS4 Parolee Investigation Prompts Legislative Hearings

A series of CBS4 ”Justice Failed” investigations into gaps in Colorado’s intensive supervision program for parolees has prompted the Colorado House Judiciary Committee to schedule oversight hearings into the program.

07/26/2013

Troy Lowrie as a Morrison police officer (credit: CBS)

Strip Club Kingpin Turns Police Officer

The owner and operator of a string of strip clubs across the country, including five in the Denver metro area, can now be found handing out traffic tickets and enforcing the law in the town of Morrison.

07/01/2013

Steve Allen Pierce (credit: Thornton Police)

Sex Offender Skipped Therapy, Treatment With No Consequences

A sex offender now accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl was paroled from prison with the express agreement he attend counseling and regular sex offender treatment programs, but he didn’t comply with those conditions.

06/05/2013

Evan Ebel (credit: Department of Corrections)

DNA, Fingerprints, Video Tie Ebel To Leon’s Murder

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.

05/20/2013

Warren Watson in court on March 26, 2013 (credit: CBS)

Tonight At 10: CBS4 Investigates Parolee’s Early Release

CBS4 has uncovered a case of a parolee who pleaded guilty to murder that’s also raising troubling questions about how dangerous criminals are put back into the community.

04/25/2013

Bud Bullard (credit: CBS)

Former Worker: Suspended DPS Administrator Accepted Kickbacks ‘For A Long Time’

The Denver Public Schools administrator suspended for allegedly accepting kickbacks had been engaged in unethical behavior “for a long time,” according to a former DPS employee.

02/20/2013

Bud Bullard (credit: CBS)

DPS Administrator On Leave, Corruption Investigation Under Way

CBS4 has learned that the Denver Public Schools deputy chief information officer has been placed on leave as the school district investigates allegations that he accepted bribes and kickbacks in exchange for awarding lucrative contracts to vendors.

02/19/2013

A pickup getting towed in the Central Colfax Corridor area (credit: CBS)

Complaints Against Colorado Towing Companies On The Rise

Consumer complaints against Colorado towing companies are on the rise, and have been so for the last several years, with an outcry over what many consumers call predatory or aggressive towing.

02/18/2013

The scene where a Denver Deputy Sheriff was shot Wednesday morning (credit: CBS)

Deputies Involved In Fatal Shooting Were In Previous Shootout

The two Denver sheriff’s deputies involved in Wednesday morning’s fatal shooting near downtown Denver have previously been involved in violent episodes while serving felony warrants.

01/30/2013

CBS4's Brian Maass talks with Denver Police Chief Robert White (credit: CBS)

Denver Police Response Time Slowing, Chief Calls It ‘Alarming’

The Denver Police Department’s response time to emergency, high-priority calls is slowing and Chief Robert White told CBS4 its “certainly alarming.”

12/05/2012

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