- With this effort, the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition is trying to highlight the connections between crime victims and offenders.
- Michael Hancock called for Robert White to use more professionalism and ordered an to overhaul the way the department handles open records requests.
- “What I saw at Saguache was absolutely horrific. I’ve never seen anything like it in my entire career,” said Boulder DA Michael Dougherty.
- More than 90 percent of the people booked into Alamosa County Jail are either addicted to drugs or are in for drug-related charges.
- Advocates are urging state judges to be more liberal about letting pre-trial defendants leave jail without paying a cash bond.
- Colorado’s jails face a lot of challenges; many are dangerously overcrowded and dilapidated. In Pueblo, the problem is finding money after voters rejected a tax in November.
- Colorado’s jails are severely overcrowded, but half the people in jail haven't been convicted of anything -- they’re stuck behind bars because they can’t pay bond.
- “If the state was not seeking to execute Mr. Ray, she would happily testify,” said Lindecrantz’s attorney Mari Newman.
- “My hope is Ms. Lindecrantz finds the courage to comply with the law like everyone else has," said Arapahoe County DA George Brauchler.
- Ray’s legal team is appealing his conviction and prosecutors want Lindecrantz to testify that he had an adequate defense in the case.
- Officials are encouraging probation officers to offer up more information to immigration authorities about their clients than the law requires.
- Outgoing public safety director Stephanie O'Malley will stay in the Hancock administration as special assistant to the mayor.
- In a rare interview, the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Colorado says things different under President Trump.
- Removals have more than doubled in a year in Colorado and Wyoming, from 1,033 to 2,535 through September of last fiscal year. Arrests are up too, though not by as much.
- Every member of Congress gets an extra seat for the annual State of the Union address. Some take their spouses, others take people who want to make a political statement. Here is who Colorado’s delegation is taking to President Donald Trump first State of the Union: Sen.
- 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.