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Summer of Violence

A sign near the area of the shooting on York Street (credit: CBS)

Community Rallies To Stop Violence In Northeast Denver

The mother of a young man killed by a gunman in 2004 pleaded with the crowd to think about someone’s mother before pulling the trigger.

05/27/2012

An image from a juvenile detention center (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Signs Bill That Changes How Juveniles Are Charged As Adults

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a law that will change how Colorado juveniles can be charged as adults.

04/21/2012

Inside the Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Bill To Reduce DA’s Power To Charge Youths Debated

Colorado Senators gave initial approval to a proposal to reduce prosecutors’ discretion to charge youths as adults.

04/04/2012

An image from a juvenile detention center (credit: CBS)

DA’s Authority In Colorado Juvenile Cases Debated

Colorado lawmakers moved forward with a measure to scale back prosecutors’ discretion to charge children as adults.

03/16/2012

Students at the state Capitol on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Colorado Panel Reviewing School Discipline Policies

Legislators are analyzing how Colorado schools punish students in order to determine whether changes are needed to policies.

07/27/2011