IN LOCAL NEWS
Truck Driver in I-70 Crash Appears in Court
The truck driver who was involved in the fiery crash on I-70 last week made his first court appearance on Saturday. He was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide.
Fred Bartlit Tackles Aging
Bartlit Beck’s Fred Bartlit is fighting aging — he has a book focused on using intense exercise to combat age and disease.
Time Running Out at the Capitol
With five days left in the legislative session, there are more than 200 bills left outstanding. With such a high number left, it’s likely that some of those bills will die simply because they’re out of time.
Public Collective Bargaining Bill Dies
A bill that would have given state workers collective bargaining rights died at the legislature. A major hurdle came from the governor himself, who joined in releasing a white paper saying there were major flaws in the bill.
AG Discusses Red Flag Bill
Attorney General Phil Weiser visited Cañon City to discuss the opioid epidemic and the red flag bill — he said the red flag bill is constitutional and thinks sheriffs will comply.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
BigLaw Swindler Found Guilty
A phony socialite who defrauded BigLaw firms, banks and other large organizations was found guilty of stealing more than $200,000 and planning to cheat millions more.
Paralegal Fined for Disobeying Court Orders
A former Baker & McKenzie paralegal was fined $35,445 in attorneys’ fees after disobeying a trial judge’s order to substantiate her demand for $200 million in damages in a job bias suit.
Barr Might Not Attend Mueller Report Hearing
Attorney General William Barr might not attend a House hearing on the Mueller report this week if Democrats stick to the format the chairman has proposed for the questioning.
Long-Serving Judge Dies
Long-serving judge Damon Keith died yesterday. He coined the phrase “Democracy dies in darkness” in an opinion regarding closed immigration hearings after the Sept. 11 attacks.
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