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Higher ed fears political climate could be costly

A University of Colorado Board of Regents member says he is concerned that the "tenor and tone" of the Trump campaign and the spate...

State Rep. Beth McCann easily snags Democratic nomination in Denver DA...

A woman will run the Denver District Attorney’s office for the first time in its history. Which woman, however, remains to be decided. Rep. Beth...

Dems vying for Denver DA each calling for reforms post-Morrissey era

This year’s Denver district attorney’s race is far higher profile than any in memory, yet the three Democrats sparring in today’s primary bemoan that...

Attorney Frank Azar pours money into another DA race

Why is local attorney and famed ambulance-chaser Frank Azar so interested in who runs the district attorney offices in at least two districts? Azar is...

Attorney Frank Azar strong arms $50k into Denver DA race

Story updated, 5/20/16 A mysterious $50,000 donation from a Texas holding company to a Democratic campaign committee has a surprising source: Franklin Azar, a personal...

Will Denver’s District Attorney ever throw the book at killer cops?

It has been three and a half months since Denver police fatally shot unarmed 17-year-old Jessica Hernandez. And the world has changed. Police killings in...

CU Regents urge McInnis to step down

Yet more calls for Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis to step down are coming in, this time from some of the University of Colorado...

DA Don Quick tops some lists for Colorado’s next U.S. attorney

Ask Jeff Dorschner to identify the highest profile cases prosecuted by the the U.S. Attorney in Colorado over the past decade and the spokesman doesn’t miss a beat: Former Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio, convicted of insider trading; Terry Barton, the U.S. Forest Service worker who started the largest wildfire in Colorado history; and the three Roman Catholic nuns, convicted of malicious destruction of property for spreading their own blood on a nuclear missile silo in Weld County. But ask Dorschner who will be his new boss, and he comes up empty-handed.