22, Oct 2014 - Judge to Hear Plea Deal in Oil Patch Killing
Judge to hear Colorado man's plea agreement in teacher's killing in Bakken oil patch
22, Oct 2014 - Judge to hear Colorado man's plea agreement in teacher's killing in Bakken oil patch
BILLINGS, Mont. — A Montana judge will consider a plea agreement Wednesday that calls for a Colorado man to plead guilty to killing a high school teacher and burying her in a shallow grave in the Bakken oil patch.
21, Oct 2014 - Judge: Colorado theater shooting victims can show emotion while testifying in sentencing phase
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case says he won't tell victims not to show emotion when they testify during the trial's penalty phase.
21, Oct 2014 - Grand, CO Woman festered in filth; her son is sent to prison
A Grand Valley man must serve five years in the Colorado Department of Corrections for neglecting his mother so severely that her life was in danger.
21, Oct 2014 - Suspect in Draper teen's 2012 slaying returned to Utah
A 17-year-old boy suspected in the 2012 slaying of a Draper teenage girl has waived extradition from Colorado. Utah prosecutors will seek to have him tried as an adult for murder. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill on Tuesday confirmed that ...
21, Oct 2014 - Ryke Longest: Compact to conflict -- three states argue over one river
Ryke Longest is the Director of the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and a Clinical Professor of Law at the Duke University School of Law. On October 14, the Court will hear an original jurisdiction dispute between three states that share interests in the flows of the Republican River: Kansas, Colorado and Nebraska. Following passage […]
21, Oct 2014 - US Supreme Court will rule on Colorado tax lawsuit
The fight over which court has authority to rule in the battle over Colorado's Internet tax law will be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. According to the Denver Post, the federal 10th Circuit Court of Appeals claimed it has no jurisdiction to rule over a state tax-related case. At the center of the suit is the state's Collection Act, dubbed the "Amazon tax," that requires extensive reporting ...
21, Oct 2014 - Theater Shooting Judge Allows Emotional Testimony
Judge: Colorado theater shooting victims can show emotion while testifying in sentencing phase
21, Oct 2014 - Colorado State's Adrianna Culbert, New Mexico's Chantale Riddle take opposite approaches
FORT COLLINS — There's no question on one side of the court will be the best team in the Mountain West.
21, Oct 2014 - Man Gets 10 Years For Copper Thefts
A San Antonio man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing copper in a ring that investigators say targeted Central Texas communication towers. Ricky Thatcher must also pay more than $163,000 to victims, including the Lower Colorado River Authority. Thatcher pleaded guilty to engaging in organized criminal activity. An LCRA spokeswoman said Tuesday that Thatcher was sentenced Oct. 7.
20, Oct 2014 - Court Upholds Smaller Increases For PERA Retirees
The Colorado Supreme Court has upheld smaller annual increases for retired workers covered by the state's pension system.
20, Oct 2014 - Colorado high court turns away PERA cost-of-living rule
The Colorado Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that retirees in the Public Employees Retirement Association do not have a contract right to a 3.5 percent annual cost-of-living increase and the Legislature had the authority to cap that increase at 2 percent, according to the legislation passed in 2010.
20, Oct 2014 - Denver, CO Citizens United doesn't have to show film's donors
DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a conservative group can air a movie it has produced about Colorado politics without disclosing its financers.
20, Oct 2014 - Judge Gets Sanity Exam of Theater Shooting Suspect
Psychiatrist submits second sanity evaluation of Colorado theater shooting suspect to judge
20, Oct 2014 - Court: Oil-Patch Murder Suspect From Colorado Competent
The Montana Supreme Court has denied a Colorado man's petition to be declared unfit to stand trial in the murder of a high school teacher in the Bakken oil patch.