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Three men still on Colorado’s death row after judge denies capital...

This story has been updated. A judge today denied a five-year appeal by Sir Mario Owens, a man convicted for the 2005 witness killing of...

Greene: “Dirty cop, show me your hands” and other vignettes from...

A white paper released today by Denver’s Independent Monitor reminds us why we need that office. The 61-page half-yearly report reveals what most city safety officials won't...

Last-minute firing of Owens’ death penalty judge raises suspicions

Lawyers say Colorado’s judicial branch has unlawfully removed a well-respected judge from presiding over the appeal of an Aurora man’s death sentence. After years on the...

Sec of State Gessler draws fire from watchdogs in latest chapter...

In the face of criticism that he is improperly meddling in a campaign finance case on behalf of a former private-practice client, Secretary of State Scott Gessler says he doesn't believe Coloradans should have to hire lawyers to steer clear of penalties when they simply want to participate in the political process.

C.A.R.D. appeals EPA permit for water testing at proposed Powertech uranium...

Activists and property owners in northern Colorado contend the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) failed to properly obtain and review the results of critical groundwater aquifer pump tests before granting to a permit last month to Powertech USA, a subsidiary of a Canadian company proposing an in-situ leach uranium mining project.

Walker won’t grant stay of gay marriage ruling

U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn R. Walker, who overturned anti-gay marriage Proposition 8 by ruling the measure unconstitutional on August 4, refused this afternoon...

Green groups appeal ruling greenlighting drilling in pristine HD Mountains

The environmental law firm Earthjustice Tuesday challenged a May court ruling in favor of the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management that...