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Jaacob Vanwinkle (credit: Canon City Police)

Canon City Police Make Arrest In Triple Homicide

A mother and her two young children were killed and a 31-year-old family friend was arrested on suspicion of murder after the woman’s teenage daughter fled a Colorado home Sunday night and alerted a neighbor, who called police.

03/10/2014

Dony Salazar (credit: Denver District Attorney's Office)

Man Pleads Guilty In Cold Case Kidnapping, Rape

There was guilty plea Friday in a cold case of a kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman in 2000.

02/14/2014

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New Laws Aim To Speed Up Processing Of Rape Evidence

Lawmakers in both Washington, DC and Colorado have passed new laws aimed at putting rapists behind bars. The laws speed up the processing of evidence collected in rapes.

05/16/2013

Nichole Adame (credit: CBS)

Rape Victim Says Parental Rights Bill Would Protect People Like Her

A law to protect rape victims is one of the few bills easily making its way through the Colorado Legislature.

04/28/2013

Valine Demos describes her experience of rape in support of a bill that would sever parental rights of rapists (credit: CBS)

Bill Would Prevent Rapists From Having Parental Rights

A bill being discussed at the state Capitol would prevent rapists from having parental rights if the victim has a child.

04/26/2013

William Costello (credit: Denver DA)

Man Accused In Cold Case Rapes Faces New Charge

Lynn Kimbrough with the district attorney’s office said William Costello, 47, has been charged with second-degree kidnapping and two counts of sexual assault in connection with an assault that took place in July 2011.

03/01/2013

CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd talks with Rep. Joe Salazar (credit: CBS)

Colorado GOP Wants Joe Salazar’s Rape Comments Condemned

Colorado Republicans say Democrats should denounce comments from a state lawmaker who said women may not know if they feel like they’re in danger of being raped.

02/19/2013

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Man Accused Of 3 Denver Rapes Out On $50K Bail

A man accused of sexually assaulting two women and a 13-year-old girl after luring them into a luxury car has been released on $50,000 bail.

12/14/2012

Robert Howard Bruce (credit: Pueblo Police Department)

Colorado Inmate Dubbed ‘Ether Man’ Gets 156 Years For NM Rapes

A Colorado inmate suspected of being the “Ether Man” serial rapist has been sentenced to 156 years in prison on rape charges in New Mexico.

11/06/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in Virginia (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Team Obama Is Winning The Opening Of The Final Sprint To Election Day

We are currently seeing two very different approaches to the post-debate push from the two Presidential campaigns – Obama has a much stronger opening to the two week push.

10/25/2012

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