IN LOCAL NEWS
State Supreme Court to Decide Gun Control Measure
The Colorado Supreme Court will decide whether the state’s ban on high-capacity magazines violates a person’s state constitutional right to bear arms.
Conservation Groups Look to Stop Drilling, Save Sage Grouse
Four conservation groups are asking a federal judge to block a Trump administration plan to allow mining and oil and gas operations in seven Western states they say will harm the endangered sage grouse.
Denver City Council Passes Major City Planning Project
The Denver City Council last night approved a 20-year plan that sets guidelines for construction, promotes carless transportation and aims to reduce gentrification.
Health Insurance Bill Could be Too Costly
State lawmakers’ plan to reduce health insurance prices could push the state’s taxes and fees on hospitals past a federal threshold and cost the state billions.
Sexual Harassment Bill Introduced
State lawmakers finally introduced their bill intended to address sexual harassment at the Capitol.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Illegal Parkers Rejoice
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that it’s a Fourth Amendment violation for police to chalk tires in order to enforce parking limits. Attorneys arguing against the practice described it as trespassing upon a privately owned vehicle.
ACLU Takes on a Sordid Case
The ACLU is trying to remove an attorney from death penalty cases after he reactivated his law license after 20 years away from the practice and had sexual relationships with a client’s daughters.
Criminal Charges Filed Against Opioid Distributor
For the first time, a pharmaceutical distributor, Rochester Drug Cooperative, faces criminal charges over the opioid crisis.
NFL Players Fall Short in Painkiller Case
A judge ruled against former NFL players in a case where the players allege the league handed out painkillers to keep players on the field.
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