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.
The Denver Post reports blood found near a dumpster in Aurora has been linked to 43-year-old Eric Todd Ewing.
A Muslim man serving a life sentence for his role in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center wants a judge to determine that federal prison officials violated his religious rights
The number of inmates at the county's only jail reached record numbers Monday.
Traci Lundstrom has been gathering data from her classes on the benefits of yoga for incarcerated women.
Advocates are urging state judges to be more liberal about letting pre-trial defendants leave jail without paying a cash bond.
The move away from money bail is part of a larger trend sweeping the country on how to treat defendants pre-trial — before they’ve been convicted of anything.
Republican Sen. Don Coram and Democratic Rep. Adrienne Benavidez join Colorado Matters to discuss what state lawmakers are trying to do to address the problem.
Blacks make up just 4.2 percent of the state’s population, but account for 12.4 percent of all arrests and summons made in 2015.
A judge's decision this summer not to sentence a CU Boulder student to prison for sexual assault has led to a questions about whether judges need more sentencing options for sex offenders.