Colorado Senate Passes Juvenile Life Sentencing BillColorado's GOP-led Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation Tuesday that would bring the state in line with U.S. Supreme Court rulings that mandatory life sentences without parole for youth offenders are unconstitutional.
Defense Attorneys Say DAs Using Misinformation To Fight Juvenile Parole BillsSeemingly running out of options, Colorado district attorneys are using over-the-top language to block two bills that are fast-tracking to the governor’s desk.
2 Bills Benefiting Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Clear HurdleColorado's youngest murderers were up for debate at the state Capitol on Wednesday as some say juvenile killers are punished too harshly and they want a change in the law.
Youth Life Without Parole Debated By Colorado LawmakersColorado's district attorneys are opposing a Senate bill to bring the state in line with U.S. Supreme Court rulings that life without parole sentences for youth offenders are unconstitutional.
Sexting Bill At State Capitol Hits Road BlockEfforts to pass a sexting bill at the Colorado Capitol have hit a road block.
Bill Making Sexting A Misdemeanor Has Strong OppositionEfforts to pass a sexting bill at the Colorado state Capitol have hit a road block. Supporters say they are trying to protect teenagers. Opponents say the bill goes too far.
Gloria Allred In Denver As Cosby Cases Prompt Colorado Bill Extending Time For ChargesA Colorado House committee on Thursday unanimously approved a bill prompted by claims against Bill Cosby that would double a 10-year statute of limitations for seeking charges in sexual assault cases.
'Sexting' Is A Felony: Proposed Legislation Would Make Most Cases MisdemeanorsAs a sexting scandal rocks Canyon City a new poll finds most Coloradans -- 62 percent -- say students shouldn't be expelled for it; and 70 percent say they shouldn't face criminal charges.
The Marijuana Defense: Smoking, Driving & Beating The ChargesProsecutors around Colorado say they are concerned after more and more arrests for driving under the influence of marijuana are not leading to convictions when they go to trial.
Colorado Prosecutor At Capitol Hill On Body Cameras: 'We Don't Hide From The Facts'The federal government asked Jefferson County District Attorney Peter Weir to testify about police body cameras. This as the Department of Justice planned to launch a $20 million pilot program aimed at expanding the use of body cameras worn by police officers across the nation.
DUI Victim: 'I Was Hit By 6-Time Drunk Driver, I Became His 7th'Emotional testimony at the state Capitol as state lawmakers consider a bill that would put a felony DUI law on the books in Colorado. The bill moved forward after it passed through an important Senate committee on Tuesday.
Colorado Senate Lawmakers Advance Police Oversight BillsThree bills aimed at increasing oversight on Colorado law enforcement, including expanding the use of body cameras, have advanced in the state Senate.