A 17-year-old suspect in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy in Denver has been charged as an adult.
The arrest by federal officials of 150 pimps across the country and in Denver in a three-day sweep highlights what the Denver district attorney says is a growing problem: child prostitution.
If convicted he’ll be the first person to face the death penalty in Denver in years, and one day after the district attorney announced his decision in the case of Dexter Lewis, experts are skeptical a Denver jury would go along the capital punishment.
For the first time since 1999, prosecutors in Denver are seeking the death penalty.
The Denver district attorney says an officer who shot and wounded a man wielding scissors at a home for military veterans was justified in his actions and won’t face criminal charges.
Deadly hit-and-run crashes have risen dramatically in Denver over the past three years. In 2010, five people were killed in hit-and-run crashes. By 2012, that number more than doubled to 13 deaths.
Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey says Denver police were justified when they fatally shot a man who fired at them during a January chase through northwest Denver.
Cellphones may be subject to warrantless review by law enforcement in times of emergency under a bill up for review in Colorado Tuesday.
Prosecutors have formally charged a man who escaped from the downtown Denver jail, allegedly with the help of a sheriff’s deputy.
It was an emotional day near the University of Denver campus as the Denver District Attorney gathered with friends and family to honor a man killed in a hit and run.