Summer of Violence

Colorado Supreme Court (credit: CBS)

Colorado Supreme Court Considers Juvenile Life Sentences

The Colorado Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in cases that will determine the fate of 50 people who were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for crimes committed when they were children.

06/03/2014

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

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