Colorado Department Of Human Services
The Denver Post reports a steady rise in the past decade in the number of Colorado defendants being referred for mental exams to ensure they are competent to stand trial.
Some states, including Colorado, are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative.
Days after a gunman entered a suburban Denver movie theater, killing 12 moviegoers and injuring 70 others, Gov. John Hickenlooper and Colorado health officials began talking about revamping a state mental health system that had been devastated by budget cuts.
Senators have rejected a Republican proposal to limit the scope of how Colorado regulates child care businesses.
There are a lot of questions being asked about a registered sex offender accused of stealing pictures from two day cares.
The number of indigent burials paid for by the state of Colorado is rising.
A 35 percent decrease in federal funding for Low-income Energy Assistance could hurt 17,000 people in Colorado.
Gov. John Hickenlooper is making good on his promise to cut red tape, slashing more than 840 rules and regulations in the Colorado Department of Human Services.
Programs to promote fatherhood responsibility for children in Colorado is being credited for an increase in fathers paying child support.
A Pueblo grand jury has found no criminal conduct by Colorado Mental Health Institute staff in the death of a patient who suffocated after being strapped face down on a table.