This comes at a time when Mayor John Suthers acknowledges needing to hire more police in Colorado's second largest city.
At an initial advisory hearing, 47-year-old Scott Ostrem was told he is being held on investigation of first degree murder.
The Denver sheriff’s department is looking at how it communicates with immigration officials after Ever Valles was arrested on suspicion of murder last week.
Police in the state's largest city admit many families of homicide victims may never get justice.
To solve old murders, the state has created playing cards with the faces of victims and details about their case. The decks are already circulating in prisons and leading to tips. One card features Tommy Kinslow. His mother says the 10th anniversary of his murder just passed but she remembers that night clear as day.
Then we talk about how Colorado gives tax breaks for affordable housing, energy development -- and bingo equipment. There are about 200 credits and exemptions in all, and one lawmaker wants to make sure the state's getting its money's worth.
And, quick, what’s Colorado’s state song? Isn’t it “Rocky Mountain High?" Yes. But there’s more to the story, and Rob Natelson of the Independence Institute, has written a paper about the song’s history.