The ACLU sued El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder and Teller County Sheriff Jason Mikesell.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
A new report finds the number of felony cases filed by prosecutors has jumped 50 percent in just five years, and the state could soon be spending a billion dollars a year on prisons.
Officers will record the demographic information, including gender and race, of every person they stop, as well as the length of the stop.
Teller County Sheriff Jason Mikesell defended the practice in front of a state judge Wednesday.
Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the opinion for the court, which voted 7-2 to reverse a lower court's ruling.
El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder "holds prisoners in custody for days, weeks and even months after state law requires their release," the complaint says.
The Newseum hosts a debate as the gay wedding cake case, Masterpiece Cake Shop vs. the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, case goes before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Before resigning, Judge Daniel Powell worked part-time in both Alamosa and Monte Vista as both of the towns’ chief local judge.
Judge Daniel Powell frequently jails people for weeks for not being able to pay fines, a report says.
There are plenty of reasons why Pueblo’s jail is so overcrowded. Solutions are harder to come by.