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Robert Dewey (credit: CBS)

Prosecutor-Led Effort Frees Convicted Man

Colorado’s first prosecutor-led DNA exoneration of a man wrongfully convicted of murder came after a review of nearly 5,000 cases in a review effort that is spreading nationwide.

05/10/2012

Pat Sullivan talks with investigators. (credit: Arapahoe County Sheriff)

Denver DA Says No Charges On Sullivan Sex Admissions

The Denver District Attorney’s Office has released a statement acknowledging it made the decision last month not to file sex-related charges against Pat Sullivan.

05/01/2012

Lawmaker Calls DA ‘Snake’ In Fight Over Drug Bill

A Democratic senator trying to reduce penalties for some Colorado drug possession offenses called Denver’s top prosecutor a “villain” and a “snake” Friday, accusing him of spreading misinformation that led to the weakening of his proposal.

04/27/2012

An image from the security camera of the arrest. (credit: city of Denver)

City Allowed To Fire Officers In Police Beating

The Civil Service Commission ruled Monday that two officers can be terminated for a high-profile, videotaped beating in a case that cost one top-ranking city official his job and sparked calls for a federal civil rights investigation.

04/09/2012

Vincent Groves (credit: Denver District Attorney's Office)

Police Solve 4 Cold Case Murders Tied To 1 Serial Killer

Denver’s Cold Case Review Team has solved four murders, according to the Denver District Attorney’s Office.

03/07/2012

David Ling (credit: Denver District Attorney's Office)

‘Top Heavy Bandit’ Formally Charged In Bank Robberies

The so called “Top Heavy Bandit” has been formally charged with robbing several banks.

12/30/2011

Alonzo Ashley (credit: CBS)

Local Pastors Seek Answers From Denver DA In Zoo Death

A group of local pastors wants answers from Denver’s District Attorney about why charges are not being filed in the death of a man at the Denver Zoo last summer.

10/23/2011

Anti-police protesters marched on the 16th Street Mall Saturday night. (credit: CBS)

Anti-Police Protesters Fill Streets Of Downtown Denver

About 100 anti-police protesters filled the streets of downtown Denver Saturday night. They carried signs and chanted during their demonstration.

10/23/2011

Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey (credit: CBS)

Denver DA Disappointed With Homicide Declaration In Zoo Death Report

Prosecutors won’t file charges in the death of a man who died after scuffling with police and security guards at the Denver Zoo.

10/22/2011

Johnny Lee Hockaday (credit: Denver Police Department)

Man Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash In Denver

A 28-year-old man accused of causing an accident in Denver that killed one person and injured another has been charged with vehicular homicide, driving under the influence and leaving the scene of the accident.

10/14/2011

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