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Parole-eligible inmates would be released under new bill — to boost rehabilitation and ease...

With thousands of parole-eligible inmates behind bars in a state prison system that’s filled to capacity, lawmakers are pushing criminal justice reforms aimed at...

Colorado to pay Clarence Moses-EL $2M for the 28 years he spent in prison...

Clarence Moses-EL, a Denver man who spent nearly half his life in prison on a wrongful rape and assault conviction, will be awarded about...

Aurora police killed a grandfather defending his home. Now his family seeks more mental...

On June 27, Aurora police officer Drew Limbaugh fired 11 bullets into an armed man during an exchange in a dark parking lot of...

Death penalty repeal: Capitol Dems say ‘full steam ahead’ on legislation this year “A...

Twenty states have banned or suspended the death penalty, and this could be the year Colorado joins them. Public support for capital punishment is...

Denver police violated policy when they detained Indy editor, internal investigation finds Officers James...

A Denver Police Department internal investigation released today found two officers violated city policy when they handcuffed and detained Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene...

Polis calls for re-opening Cañon City prison as back-up to reform measures Long-term aim...

This story was updated at 4 p.m. on Friday with reaction from lawmakers and edited for clarity  Gov. Jared Polis wants to re-open a mothballed...

When Colorado cops police themselves, the public can be left in the dark A...

Imagine you’re arrested by a Colorado police officer. During the arrest, the officer uses such physical force as to injure you. You file a...

State lawmakers allot $2 million for overtime pay as prison guard vacancies grow “Our...

State lawmakers allocated $2 million to the Department of Corrections on Thursday to help cover the costs of overtime pay for prison guards for...

Slideshow: Denver’s MLK Marade embraces black lives, inclusiveness and human rights

It’s been three years since Black Lives Matter activists commandeered Denver’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Marade in the wake of the death of...

Polis punts decision to open shuttered prison, seeks ‘holistic’ solution to dwindling bed space...

Colorado’s prisons are 99 percent full, and the inmate population is projected to rise. But Democratic Gov. Jared Polis, who has made criminal justice...