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Homeless people sleeping on the 16th Street Mall (credit: CBS)

Businesses Say Denver Dropped The Ball On Homeless Camping Ban

Some Denver businesses admit they’re having buyer’s remorse. They say they bought Denver City Council’s line last year when the city wanted support to keep people from sleeping on the 16th Street Mall.

05/15/2013

Fort Lyon in 2013 (credit: CBS)

Uncertain Future For Fort Lyon Appears Settled

A plan to turn a former prison in southeast Colorado into a treatment center for the homeless appears to have cleared a final hurdle.

05/07/2013

Fort Lyons Correctional Facility (credit: www.doc.state.co.us)

Dispute Over Fort Lyon Correctional Facility Brewing In Colorado

A dispute over what to do with a former prison in rural southeast Colorado is dividing the state Legislature.

04/15/2013

Fort Lyons Correctional Facility (credit: www.doc.state.co.us)

Colorado Lawmakers Touring Shuttered Fort Lyon Correctional Facility

A former prison in southeast Colorado is getting a visit from state lawmakers who are considering whether to repurpose the prison as a treatment center for the homeless.

01/21/2013

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Former Prison To Become Site For Homeless Vets

An aging former prison in southeast Colorado is unusable for many purposes and should be turned into housing for the chronically homeless, state budget-writers were told Thursday.

11/29/2012

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Mother: Private Colorado Prison Denied Care

The mother of a man who died in a private prison claims that officials failed to provide adequate medical care.

09/11/2012

George Gudenrath (credit: Lakewood Police Department)

Arizona Man Visiting Colorado Goes Missing

Lakewood police are asking for help finding a missing man.

04/29/2012

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Colorado Closing Canon City Prison

Colorado will close a second state prison in two years because of a declining inmate population, the state Department of Corrections announced Monday.

03/19/2012

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Shuttered Colorado Women’s Prison Finds New Life

A southern Colorado town worried about the closing of a state prison there next year could look to a nearby facility for hope.

10/30/2011

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Hickenlooper Visits Prison That Closes Next Year

Gov. John Hickenlooper visited southeastern Colorado on Tuesday to talk with employees at a rural prison that’s closing because of budget cuts.

07/26/2011

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