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The Ridge View Youth Services Center in Watkins (credit: CBS)

Colorado Facility Being Considered To House Immigrant Children

A Colorado facility located miles from anywhere is being considered to house some of the immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America.

07/21/2014

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Auditor: Denver Human Services Records ‘At Risk’

Denver’s auditor is sending an alarming message, saying confidential client records kept at the Department of Human Services are at risk of being breached.

02/27/2014

Sierrra and Landon Riddle (credit: CBS)

Mother Refuses Chemotherapy For Son, Using Pot-Related Product

A Colorado woman says a doctor may turn her into the state because she is refusing chemotherapy treatments for her child and is instead using a product related to marijuana.

08/27/2013

Charles Wingate (credit: Colorado Springs Police)

Autistic Teen Found Naked Inside Home With Rodents, Feces

Police in Colorado Springs have cited the parents of an autistic teen who was found naked inside a home with human feces and rodents. He told police he didn’t remember ever being allowed outside.

05/16/2013

El Pueblo Boys and Girls Ranch (credit: elpueblokids.org)

Treatment Center In Pueblo Accused Of Placing Teens In Solitary Confinement

A youth treatment center has agreed to work with the state after inspectors banned it from placing unruly teenagers in what was effectively solitary confinement.

05/08/2013

Treatment Center Vows Improvement

A youth treatment center has agreed to work with the state after inspectors banned it from placing unruly teenagers in what was effectively solitary confinement.

05/08/2013

The Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo (credit: MySpace)

Colorado To Pay Family Over Mental Hospital Death

The state of Colorado has agreed to pay $775,000 to the family of a man who died at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo after suffocating while being restrained while face down.

11/05/2012

Chrstine and Randal Arnold (credit: CBS)

Authorities Say Couple Attempted Suicide Before Sentencing Hearing

Sentencing has been delayed for a Jefferson County couple convicted of multiple counts of child abuse after the district attorney’s office said they attempted to commit suicide.

06/18/2012

The scene Thursday night in Sterling (credit: CBS)

Sterling Vigil Attendees Relate Their Sadness, And Anger

Friends and family gathered for a vigil in Sterling Thursday to remember a child whose remains were found last weekend.

01/27/2012

Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

GOP Seeks Limits On New Colorado Child-Care Rules

Talk about red tape: Colorado’s Department of Human Services last year proposed regulating child care businesses down to the number of crayons per box and the color of dolls kids can play with.

01/27/2012

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