Murder charges in the case of a woman accused of cutting a baby out of a another woman’s womb were not filed because the baby was not breathing outside the womb. Now some lawmakers want to change state law.
A Longmont woman accused of luring an expectant mother to a basement and cutting the baby from her belly might not face homicide charges in the child’s death because of the way criminal law in the U.S. has become entangled in abortion politics.
At the Colorado state Capitol lawmakers have introduced two versions of a bill to make sure child sex offenders spend time in prison.
Colorado lawmakers from both parties are working on different versions of a bill that would lay out mandatory sentences for child sex offenders.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is touting the state’s new air pollution curbs on the oil and gas industry – but he insists that local efforts to curb drilling run afoul of constitutional property rights.
The oil and gas industry is getting unusual scrutiny these days in Colorado, where Democrats in charge of the Legislature are tapping on the pedestal occupied by a business once considered so powerful that lawmakers left it alone.
A Democrat from Longmont has introduced two bills aimed at the oil and gas industry.
Some Colorado lawmakers say there’s no need to increase penalties for people who attack young children. What’s known as “Jessica’s Law,” named after a Florida girl sexually assaulted and killed, won’t become law in the state.
Hit-and-run drivers who cost a woman her pregnancy could be charged in the unborn baby’s death under a bill at the state Capitol.
A woman claiming to be a psychic has been sentenced to five years behind bars for stealing more than $300,000 from her clients.