IN LOCAL NEWS
Art Museum Vandal Will Pay His Dues
The 18-year-old who vandalized the Denver Art Museum pleaded guilty and will pay up $96,900 over the next three years. His attorney said he’ll be looking for a job.
Democrats Split on Key Bills
State Democrats are split on two major issues as the legislature heads into its final full month. The death penalty repeal and the family medical leave bill are getting more work before lawmakers vote on them.
Bennet Nearing Campaign Announcement
Sen. Michael Bennet is said to be in the final steps of deciding and announcing whether he will enter the 2020 presidential race. An announcement is expected to come soon.
A Colorado Man’s Worst-Case Scenario
The Colorado man who lost a major foreclosure case at the U.S. Supreme Court is now looking at how to bounce back from a worst-case scenario ruling.
Discrimination Against Skydivers
A skydiving company operating out of Longmont airport is alleging the airport’s land use policies are discriminatory. The skydiving operator claims new fees for daily users as well as video monitoring of landing zones are singling out the business.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Kushner Accused of Using Personal Email for Business
According to information obtained by a House committee, Jared Kushner used his personal email and messaging app WhatsApp to conduct government business. Ivanka Trump and other members of the Trump administration might have violated the Presidential Records Act.
Indiana AG Faces Ethics Complaint
The Indiana attorney general is facing an ethics complaint alleging that he inappropriately touched a state lawmaker and three legislative staff members at a bar party.
Florida Man Pleads Guilty of Mailing Bombs to Trump Critics
A Florida man accused of mailing pipe bombs to a number of prominent Democrats and critics of President Donald Trump has pleaded guilty before a federal judge in New York.
Gordon Caplan to Appear in Federal Court
Gordon Caplan, the former BigLaw chairman who was arrested in relation to the college admissions scam, is scheduled to appear in Boston federal court on April 3, alongside actress Lori Loughlin.
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