MEEKER, Colo. (AP) — Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff is recovering from a stab wound he received while trying to arrest a suspect in a hospital parking lot. 92 more words
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DENVER (AP) — A handful of marijuana activists in Denver have lost their first effort to have pot taxes thrown out.
The activists argued in a daylong hearing Friday that because pot is illegal under federal law, the state of Colorado can’t collect taxes on the drug. 176 more words
DENVER (AP) — Two U.S. senators called for an outside investigation of how the Air Force Academy handles sexual assaults, including an allegation that agents were blocked from speaking to football coaches. 734 more words
DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors won’t file charges against a Denver sheriff’s deputy who was captured on video punching a jail inmate.
In a letter released Friday, District Attorney Mitch Morrissey said the inmate had been making threatening taunts and using racial slurs, mostly directed at Deputy Thomas Ford, who is black. 98 more words
Florida corrections officials vow reforms
Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews said Tuesday that news stories report the agency has “fallen short in specific instances with regard to facility leadership, safety, security, training and services for mentally ill inmates.” He says they are “fixing the problems that have been identified.” 511 more words