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Professor Ron Rizutto with the University of Denver's Daniels College of Business talks with CBS4's Shaun Boyd. (credit: CBS)

Unrest In Iraq Pushes Gas Prices Up In Colorado

Unrest in Iraq has prompted a jump in gas prices at time when drivers usually enjoy a break at the pumps.

06/20/2014

A man wears a mouth and nose mask at a mall in Saudi Arabia in the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah on April 27, 2014. The MERS death toll  neared 100 as authorities scrambled to reassure an increasingly edgy population in the country worst-hit by the infectious coronavirus.(credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Should You Panic Over The MERS Virus?

The first case of the deadly virus MERS was isolated in the United States today. Public health experts are worried. Should you be? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at this deadly virus, and explains how worried you should be.

05/02/2014

Homaidan Al-Turki (credit: CBS)

Appeal Likely In Saudi Man’s Colorado Sex Offense

A Saudi man convicted in Colorado of sexually abusing his Indonesian housekeeper and keeping her as a virtual slave will probably appeal after a judge denied his request to be released and sent home, a defense lawyer said Friday.

01/03/2014

Homaidan al-Turki (credit: Colorado Department of Corrections)

Judge Denies Bid To Reduce Saudi Man’s Sentence

A Colorado judge on Thursday denied a Saudi man’s request to return to his home country to complete his prison term for sexually abusing his Indonesian housekeeper and keeping her as a virtual slave.

01/03/2014

Homaidan al-Turki (credit: Colorado Department of Corrections)

Colorado Official: Saudi Inmate Investigated In Clements Death

Authorities investigated a Colorado prison inmate from Saudi Arabia in the slaying of the state’s corrections chief, the state’s assistant prison director testified, but they apparently found nothing linking the prisoner to the killing.

10/31/2013

Homaidan al-Turki (credit: Colorado Department of Corrections)

Prison: Inadequate Proof Saudi Sought Inmate Death

Colorado prison officials said Tuesday they did not find enough evidence to take action against a Saudi inmate who was accused of trying to have another inmate killed.

10/29/2013

Homaidan al-Turki (credit: Colorado Department of Corrections)

Saudi Arabia Seeks Native Convicted Of Sex Assault

A Saudi Arabian official asked a Colorado judge Thursday to let a Saudi man return to his home country to serve probation and enter a treatment program for sexually assaulting his housekeeper and treating her as a virtual slave.

10/24/2013

Homaidan Al-Turki (credit: CBS)

Saudi Prisoner Moved To Federal Prison In Colorado

A Saudi man convicted of sexual assaulting his housekeeper and treating her as a virtual slave was moved from a Colorado state prison to a federal prison outside Denver with little explanation Friday.

09/06/2013

A trial court judge convicted Homaidan Al-Turki of Saudi Arabia in 2006 of sexually assaulting and enslaving his Indonesian maid in his Aurora home. He was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison. The Colorado Court of Appeals in January 2009 upheld Al-Turki's conviction on charges of false imprisonment, conspiracy, criminal extortion, theft and unlawful sexual contact.

Saudi Inmate Sues To Get Files On Denied Transfer

A Saudi man convicted of sexual assault is filing a lawsuit to get records on why his request to serve his sentence in his home country was denied.

05/30/2013

Homaidan Al-Turki (credit: CBS)

Saudi National Denied Parole From Colorado Prison

A Saudi national serving up to life in prison in Colorado on a sexual assault conviction has been denied parole.

05/28/2013

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