Colorado Legislature Passes Juvenile Life-Sentencing BillColorado's legislature has passed a bill bringing the state in line with U.S. Supreme Court rulings that ban mandatory life sentences without parole for youth offenders.
Defense Attorneys Say DAs Using Misinformation To Fight Juvenile Parole BillsSeemingly running out of options, Colorado district attorneys are using over-the-top language to block two bills that are fast-tracking to the governor’s desk.
Change To Juvenile Life Sentences Clears Colorado HurdlePeople serving life sentences without parole for crimes they committed as juveniles could eventually be eligible for release under a bill approved by the state Senate Monday.
2 Bills Benefiting Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Clear HurdleColorado's youngest murderers were up for debate at the state Capitol on Wednesday as some say juvenile killers are punished too harshly and they want a change in the law.
Conference Committee OKs $27 Billion Colorado BudgetA bipartisan conference committee quickly resolved a dispute over clean air funding to settle on a $27 billion state budget.
Gay Conversion Therapy Ban Dies In Colorado SenateColorado is not joining at least six states that ban or limit psychotherapy which seeks to change the sexual orientation of minors.
Clean Air Funding Tussle Dominates Colorado Senate Budget DebateA partisan tussle over the Obama administration's stalled clean power plan dominated early debate as Colorado's Republican-led Senate on Wednesday considered a $27 billion state budget.
Clean Power Debate Flares Up In ColoradoA national debate over global warming has turned into a major sticking point at the Colorado Legislature, where Democrats and Republicans this week started tussling over paying for efforts to curb carbon emissions.
Supreme Court Won't Hear Avon Man’s ‘Guns In Post Offices’ CaseThe U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear a case involving a ban on guns at the post office.
Supreme Court Pot Announcement Extends Legalization DebateThe U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it won't consider a lawsuit filed by two other states challenging Colorado's pot law.
Supreme Court Ruling On Texas Abortion Clinics Could Affect ColoradoThe U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday heard arguments for a Texas law that would require abortion clinics to have the same standards as surgical centers, among other restrictions. The ruling could have impact in Colorado.
Drug Traffickers Seek Safe Haven Amid Legal MarijuanaSeeking a safe haven in Colorado's legal marijuana marketplace, illegal drug traffickers are growing weed among the state's sanctioned pot warehouses and farms, then covertly shipping it elsewhere and pocketing millions of dollars from the sale.