The case grew out of an ACLU study last year finding that despite the outlawing of so-called debtor prisons, judges in the city of 440,000 routinely converted fines into jail sentences, said Mark Silverstein, legal director of the group’s Colorado chapter.
“Today, we opened our doors in Colorado Springs. We didn’t back down. We didn’t disappear. We returned, stronger and with more conviction than ever.”
“I’m guilty, there’s no trial. I’m a warrior for the babies,” Dear blurted out in a loud voice while seated beside his lawyers in front of the judge.
As long as he believed in God, he trusted he had a get-out-of-Hell-free card, no matter what violence he advocated or inflicted upon the people in his life.
After the Planned Parenthood attack, Larry Wilmore showed what happens when you add more crazy Kool-Aid to a country that was already overflowing with crazy juice to begin with.
This segment Monday is perhaps the single most succinct example of media obfuscation over the shooting at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.
The man accused of killing three people and wounding nine in a shooting rampage at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was told he faces charges including first-degree murder during his first court appearance on Monday.
This state where gun violence resonates with profound power remains divided among Democrats, Republicans and unaffiliated voters — so no one side in the gun debate prevails for long.
“We have to do something about the easy accessibility of weapons of war on our streets to people who have no business wielding them. Enough is enough.”
Police in Colorado Springs identified Robert L. Dear as the suspect Saturday. He was being held without bail, scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Monday.
The organization has faced attacks and arson since the 1980s. Here’s a look at some of the violent attacks the organization and healthcare providers have faced over the years.
About 80 victims of Holmes’ attack on a packed midnight screening at a Denver-area multiplex are testifying during a three-day formal sentencing hearing.
Every state now runs some kind of public accountability — or “checkbook” — site. The goal is to increase transparency and accountability.
The verdict brings to an end a long-delayed, lengthy, and high-profile trial just a little more than three years after Holmes’ rampage in a suburban Denver multiplex put a spotlight on gun control, mental illness and security in public spaces.
It took the jury just three hours to reach a verdict, and to move the sentencing portion of the trial into its third and final phase.
The polls show Hillary Clinton trailing in crucial swing states — but at the same time, the Democrats have advantages nationally in some key fundamentals.
States have employed a host of energy-saving programs, green-purchase requirements, building efficiency standards and financial incentive arrangements to meet those goals. So how are they doing in meeting targets they have set for themselves?
A Colorado court found that Dish Network lawfully fired a quadriplegic employee and medical marijuana user who failed a drug test.
Larry Wilmore highlights the news from high school graduations — from black parents charged with cheering on their kids, to a young man forbidden to come out in his valedictorian speech.
Although the nation’s unemployment rate has been around a seven-year low of about 5.4 percent, job growth among the states has been uneven, with several showing only meager gains more than five years removed from the depths of the Great Recession.
This could be the trade show for any well-established industry — only this is a new kind of business conference with a special Colorado theme: legal weed. The marijuana economy is here and out in the open.
The jurors have been selected in the death penalty trial of James Holmes, who went on a fatal rampage in a Colorado movie theater.