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Judge Says Denver Sheriff's Deputy Must Face Suspension After Brutally Attacking Inmate in Courtroom

Judge Says Denver Sheriff's Deputy Must Face Suspension After Brutally Attacking Inmate in Courtroom
A Denver sheriff's deputy who was caught on camera brutally slamming an inmate's head into a glass wall will be suspended pending an investigation. The inmate, Anthony Waller, who is black, was called "boy" by the deputy, Brady Lovingier during the vicious attack.
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People Can Still Buy Guns in CO, State Legislators Still Lying About People's Ability To Do Just That

People Can Still Buy Guns in CO, State Legislators Still Lying About People's Ability To Do Just That
Colorado's gun laws are among the most hotly debated in the country, spurring recall elections and heaps of out-of-state money to pour into local politics. Did you really think the debate and all the lies that go with it would change just because the calendar page did? First up for 2014, CO Sen. Minority Leader Bill Cadman.
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After 26 Years in Prison, Destroyed Evidence and an 'Outright Confession' from Convicted Rapist, CO Man to Appeal Case

After 26 Years in Prison, Destroyed Evidence and an 'Outright Confession' from Convicted Rapist, CO Man to Appeal Case
A Colorado man who has spent more than a quarter-century in prison for a rape in which the victim claimed her attacker’s identity came to her “in a dream” is appealing his conviction based on new evidence. A man already serving a life sentence for multiple rapes in the area has offered "an outright confession," according to lawyers, but prosecutors are still fighting the seemingly innocent man's appeal.
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Judge Rules CO Sheriffs Can't Sue State Over Gun Laws

Judge Rules CO Sheriffs Can't Sue State Over Gun Laws
A Colorado judge has ruled that county sheriffs can not sue the state as a group in their official capacities, but allowed them to do so as individuals. The lawsuit is part of the ongoing legal and political battles inside Colorado over gun rights and safety regulations.
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After 30 Years in Extreme Prison Isolation, CO Man Gets His Case Heard in Appeals Court

After 30 Years in Extreme Prison Isolation, CO Man Gets His Case Heard in Appeals Court
By law, you get 15 minutes to argue in the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. The rules are the rules. Yet that rule comes across as painfully ironic in the case of a man who has spent a million times that limit — 15,778,470 minutes and counting – in prison isolation. Tommy Silverstein, 61, has lived in solitary confinement nearly half his life, and longer than any other prisoner held by the federal government.
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What Gun Safety Gets You: John Morse to Become First-Ever Sitting CO Legislator to Face Recall

What Gun Safety Gets You: John Morse to Become First-Ever Sitting CO Legislator to Face Recall
Behind a powerful push of undisclosed money, the recall of Colorado State Senator John Morse appears to be successful. Of course, that should be expected after the former police chief tried to make his constituency safer with more stringent gun laws.
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