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Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks with students in Denver on May 2, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Sotomayor Speaks With Colorado Students Prior To Carr Building Dedication

The first Hispanic Supreme Court justice is in Denver for the dedication of the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Building. During a talk with students, she spoke about this issue of racial profiling in light of last month’s Boston Marathon bombings investigation.

05/02/2013

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Colorado Supreme Court Won’t Review Fetuses’ Deaths

The Colorado Supreme Court isn’t taking up an appeal from a man who sued a Roman Catholic hospital over the deaths of his pregnant wife and their unborn twins.

04/22/2013

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DA Seeks Death Penalty In Slaying Of Prison Worker

An inmate accused in the 2002 slaying of a prison worker will be placed on trial and prosecutors will seek the death penalty after a judge Tuesday allowed the suspect to withdraw his guilty plea.

04/09/2013

The committee on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

School Funding Overhaul Gets 1st Review In Colorado

Sweeping revisions to how Colorado funds public schools – accompanied by a likely income tax proposal – came under consideration Tuesday in the state Legislature after years of discussion.

03/19/2013

Ken Buck (credit: CBS)

Weld County DA Ken Buck Says He Has Lymphoma

The district attorney in Weld County, who unsuccessfully ran for Senate in 2010, says he’s battling lymphoma.

03/11/2013

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Colorado School Funding Challenge Goes To High Court

Colorado school funding took center stage in the state’s highest court Thursday, a landmark case that seeks to settle a yearslong debate between lawmakers and educators: How should legislators ensure that every student has a quality education?

03/07/2013

James Holmes appears in court Jan. 2. (credit: Bill Robles )

DA: Law In Theater Shooting Is Constitutional

Prosecutors in the deadly Colorado theater shooting are disputing defense arguments that the state law on insanity pleas is unconstitutional.

03/06/2013

Colorado State University (credit: CBS)

Colorado Campus Gun Bans Divisive, Hard To Enforce

A Colorado Senate committee will consider a gun control bill this week that would ban concealed carry on public college campuses, reversing a state Supreme Court ruling last year.

03/03/2013

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Court Overturns Block Of Douglas County School Voucher Program

There was a victory Thursday for a controversial school voucher program after an appeals court overturned a ruling that blocked the program in Douglas County.

03/02/2013

Austin Sigg (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Sigg Was On Police Radar Before Slaying Arrest

The 18-year-old accused of kidnapping and killing Jessica Ridgeway kept some of the girl’s remains in a crawl space at a home he shared with his mother, a detective testified said Friday.

02/22/2013

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