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Bond reduced for alleged Glenwood child trafficker
Bond reduced for alleged Glenwood child trafficker

April 18, 2019

A 9th District judge on Thursday significantly reduced bond for Damara Hester, accused of trafficking juveniles for sex from a Glenwood Springs hotel in 2017. Along with Hester, 26, a grand jury indictment in October...












Colorado could reduce penalties for drug possession crimes
Colorado could reduce penalties for drug possession crimes

April 5, 2019

There may be major changes coming to the way Colorado handles drug possession offenses. On Tuesday the Colorado House Judiciary Committee approved a bipartisan bill in a split 8-3 vote, which aims to reduce penalties for drug...







Colorado man records his own killing as he is shot to death
Colorado man records his own killing as he is shot to death

March 29, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was fatally shot on the street recorded the killing on his cellphone. The Gazette newspaper reports that an arrest affidavit says the phone was found next to...


A Rifle attempted murder case has been pleaded down to assault
A Rifle attempted murder case has been pleaded down to assault

March 28, 2019

A 9th Judicial District judge sentenced a 21-year-old Rifle man to 60 days jail plus supervised probation and recovery court treatment Thursday after a plea deal reduced attempted second-degree murder charges to second-degree assault. As...