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Robert Dewey was wrongly convicted and served 18 years in prison before being released. (credit: CBS)

Wrongly Convicted Colorado Man Could Get $1.2M

A Mesa County man who inspired a new law compensating the wrongly convicted is nearing a monetary settlement with the state.

08/04/2013

The area in Garfield County (credit: CBS)

Human Remains Could Be That Of Mesa County Woman Missing For 8 Years

A family of a missing woman from Mesa County believes human remains found by hikers near the town of Rulison in Garfield County might be hers.

07/16/2013

The area in Garfield County (credit: CBS)

Hikers Find Human Remains Near Town Of Rulison

There’s a mystery on the Western Slope after hikers found human remains near the town of Rulison in Garfield County.

07/15/2013

Dr. Richard Spritz (credit: CBS)

DNA From Those With Down Syndrome Helps In Autoimmune Disease Research

A University of Colorado genetics researcher needs the help of 500 people with Down syndrome. He believes studying their genes could lead to better treatments for Type 1 diabetes, celiac and thyroid issues.

07/15/2013

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Crime Makes Halting Comeback As A Political Issue

From the 1960s to the early 1990s, Republicans hammered Democrats on crime for focusing too much on rehabilitation and not enough on punishment and imprisonment.

07/06/2013

Aurora Police Chief Daniel Oates at the news conference (credit: CBS)

Aurora Police Say DNA Evidence In 48 Alleged Sex Cases Destroyed In Error

Preliminary information shows the Aurora Police Department mistakenly destroyed DNA evidence in 48 alleged sexual assault cases from 2009.

06/25/2013

Robert Dewey shakes hands with Gov. John Hickenlooper after signing the bill (credit: CBS)

Payments For Wrongly Imprisoned Approved In Colorado

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper gave a personal apology to man who was wrongly jailed after signing a bill into law Wednesday to compensate the wrongly imprisoned.

06/05/2013

DNA (credit: CBS)

Suspect Identified In 1982 Boulder County Slaying

A man convicted of killing his teenage sister-in-law in Illinois is also suspected of killing a 20-year-old woman in Colorado in 1982.

05/30/2013

Evan Ebel (credit: Department of Corrections)

DNA, Fingerprints, Video Tie Ebel To Leon’s Murder

CBS4 has learned that DNA lifted from a payphone mouthpiece and fingerprints on the phone are some of the key evidence that ties Evan Ebel to the murder of 27-year-old Nathan Leon, a father of three.

05/20/2013

Austin Sigg (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Lawyers Question DNA Evidence In Ridgeway Case

Defense lawyers are questioning the DNA evidence analysis in the case of a teen accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a suburban Denver girl.

05/03/2013

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