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The alleged attack on Jamal Hunter (credit: Denver Sheriff's Department)

In Case Like Denver Police Probe, Charges Are Rare

A federal judge has taken the unusual step of asking prosecutors to investigate whether Denver police tried to intimidate a witness in a jail-abuse lawsuit against the city, but experts say such inquiries rarely yield criminal charges.

06/17/2014

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Lawsuit Filed Against Aurora PD Claims Unlawful Search After Bank Robbery

A lawsuit filed Friday claims police acted unlawfully when they held dozens of bystanders at gunpoint while they searched for a bank robber in June 2012.

05/20/2014

Bob Autobee in court on Thursday (credit: CBS)

Slain Colorado Prison Guard’s Dad Fights To Testify Against Death Penalty

Bob Autobee wanted death for the inmate accused of killing his son, a prison guard, the first time he was prosecuted over a decade ago, but he’s now changed his mind and is fighting to testify on the convict’s behalf.

02/13/2014

John and Patsy Ramsey (credit: MARIO TAMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Sought Child Abuse Charges Against Ramseys

A grand jury that reviewed evidence in the death of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey believed her parents were involved in the crime but didn’t say who killed the beauty queen.

10/25/2013

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Pot Magazine Lawsuit Continues In Colorado

Colorado will have to answer a complaint about treating marijuana magazines like pornography, even though state officials have announced that the restriction is unconstitutional and won’t be enforced.

06/06/2013

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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

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Judge: Law On Colorado Ballot Measures Unconstitutional

A federal court says a Colorado law requiring that only state residents be allowed to circulate ballot petitions is a violation of the First Amendment.

04/02/2013

Michael Mangino (credit: Adams County Sheriff’s Office)

Civil Lawsuit Filed Against Former Aurora Officer For Sexual Assault

The Aurora Police Department knew it had a dangerous officer and still let him to work with children. That’s one of the allegations in a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a teenager sexually victimized by the officer.

11/04/2012

Ward Churchill leaves the Colorado Supreme Court (credit: CBS)

Ward Churchill Loses Appeal To Win Back CU Job

The attorney for a former University of Colorado professor who lost his appeal to get his job back after he compared some Sept. 11 victims with a Nazi said Monday he will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

09/10/2012

James Holmes in his first court appearance on July 23, 2012. (credit: RJ Sangosti-Pool/Getty Images)

Going For Insanity

As the case against James Holmes moves ahead, legal experts are saying there’s little doubt how Holmes’ public defenders will defend him; insanity.

08/23/2012

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