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CBS4's Karen Leigh reports from Boulder during the September flooding. (credit: CBS)

Top 10 Colorado News Stories Of 2013

Take a look at the Top 10 news stories of 2013 in Colorado.

12/12/2013

Department of Corrections Executive Director Rick Raemisch (credit: CBS)

DOC Chief: Parole Supervision Needs Improvement

The head of Colorado prisons told lawmakers his department needs to improve the monitoring of parolees, and that officials are considering using cell phones instead of electronic bracelets to do so.

09/27/2013

Rep. Mark Waller at the state Legislature's Joint Judiciary Committee on parolees on Thursday (credit: CBS)

State Lawmakers Examine ‘Ongoing Culture Of Problems’ At Parole Dept.

The Colorado Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee began investigating Thursday what one legislator described as an ‘ongoing culture of problems’ within the state parole department.

09/27/2013

Warren Watson in court on March 26, 2013 (credit: CBS)

‘Serious Deficiencies’ In Parole To Be Examined

The Joint Judiciary Committee of the Colorado Legislature will hold hearings Thursday and Friday into what committee chairs call “serious deficiencies in the operations of Intensive Supervision Parole.”

09/25/2013

Released parolees (credit: CBS)

CBS4 Parolee Investigation Prompts Legislative Hearings

A series of CBS4 ”Justice Failed” investigations into gaps in Colorado’s intensive supervision program for parolees has prompted the Colorado House Judiciary Committee to schedule oversight hearings into the program.

07/26/2013

Dr. Anthony Young (credit: CBS)

Parole Board Director Being Replaced

The Chairman of the State Board of Parole is being replaced in that role and will be taking a $6,000 per year pay cut, but the move is apparently not related to issues with Evan Ebel or a number of other parole board decisions that have been highlighted in CBS4’s “Justice Failed” reports.

06/12/2013