Mitch Morrissey

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No Charges For Denver Officer In August Shooting

The Denver district attorney says an officer who shot and wounded an armed man in August had a lawful right to defend himself and won’t face charges.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.