Over 65 percent of Colorado's prison population comes from Denver, El Paso, Arapahoe, Jefferson, and Adams counties, which are the state's most populous counties, a new report from the Prison Policy Initiative shows.
Recent Supreme Court decisions overturning Roe v. Wade and expanding gun rights in the U.S. have led some legal experts to declare the "triumph of originalism."
An investigation into unemployment fraud in Colorado has led to 17 cases referred for criminal prosecution.
The U.S. murder rate is at its highest level in nearly two and half decades.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis has made an appointment to the 13th Judcial District court.
Oklahoma incarcerates a larger percentage of its population than most other states.
A grand jury in Louisville, Kentucky did not indict any law enforcement officers in the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman shot and killed earlier this year while a search warrant was being executed.
The Colorado House on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill repealing the death penalty in the state, sending the legislation to the governor's desk.
This session's death penalty repeal bill had bipartisan support in the Senate, which passed the proposal last month. The House approved Senate Bill 100 on third reading Wednesday in a 38-27 vote following hours of emotional debate.