June 8, 2013 1:07 PM
The Colorado Attorney General's office filed a formal complaint last week in a discrimination case against a suburban Denver cake and coffee shop after refusing to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.
It's a story that's sparked controversy since the American Civil Liberties Union got involved in... more »
May 17, 2013 8:35 PM
DENVER - Most of county sheriffs in Colorado have joined in a lawsuit against the state over the new gun control laws. In all, 54 of the state's 64 sheriffs have signed on as plaintiffs in the suit which seeks to overturn the high capacity magazine ban and expanded background... more »
February 26, 2013 3:48 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lindsay Lohan's attorney has suggested to prosecutors that the actress serve as a motivational speaker and perform non-jail activities to resolve her latest criminal case. Attorney Mark Heller suggests in a letter obtained Tuesday that Lohan record public service announcements and give inspirational speeches at schools... more »
January 31, 2013 11:43 PM
Imagine getting phone calls and friend requests on Facebook from people across the nation you don't know. After doing some research, you find out your personal photographs are posted on what police are calling "revenge porn" web sites.
It's the new wave of cyber bullying sweeping the nation and... more »
January 23, 2013 7:29 PM
New details continue to pour in over Tuesday's deadly officer involved shooting in Woodland Park.
Around 2:30 p.m., two officers with the Woodland Park Police Department pulled over Craig Bondo, 20, for driving a stolen Saturn station wagon along Highway 24.
While attempting to make an arrest, the... more »
November 19, 2012 11:17 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - The Colorado Springs Police Department has shelled out $94,310.50 in unanticipated expenses overt the past 8 years just to house marijuana and marijuana plants seized in drug raids.
Much of the money has been directed at improving officer safety as it relates to the increased risk... more »
November 16, 2012 8:34 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - A tearful Bob Crouse finally picked up the medical marijuana that was being kept in evidence at the Colorado Springs Police Department. It took a court order and a decision to not block that order by the state court of appeals before Crouse was at last able... more »
November 15, 2012 6:26 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - Cancer patient Bob Crouse will be getting his all of his seized medical marijuana back on Friday. His attorney Clifton Black tells News 5 the Colorado Court of Appeals upheld a court order issued by a 4th Judicial District Court Judge Timothy Schutz on October 30 requiring... more »
November 9, 2012 7:44 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - The battle over marijuana continues to burn between a local cancer patient and the Colorado Springs Police Department. After several last minute legal filings, the Colorado Court of Appeals stopped the return of seized marijuana this afternoon to Bob Crouse pending the outcome of an appeal filed... more »
November 9, 2012 6:15 PM
The Colorado Court of Appeals has halted a court order requiring the return of seized medical marijuana to a local cancer patient. According to attorney Clifton Black, the higher court issued the eleventh hour stay after District Court Judge Timothy Schutz rejected an earlier request during an emergency hearing Friday... more »
July 14, 2012 3:01 PM
DENVER (AP) - Denver police say they are investigating prescription fraud allegations against a Colorado dentist who is also accused of possibly exposing patients to HIV and other infections by reusing syringes and needles. The Denver Post reported Friday that police began their investigation of Stephen Stein after the state... more »
March 22, 2011 6:09 PM
Michelle McCabe is a stroke survivor and traumatic brain injury patient. Her service dog Keva helps her physically to get around and her cat Mossimo helps her emotionally as a companion animal.
"I'm not one who likes to take pills everyday for depression and stuff and he keeps me... more »
January 19, 2011 6:13 PM
Attorneys from the El Paso County Bar Association will answer legal questions for free tomorrow night.
Callers remain anonymous and so do the attorneys.
Call 719 471-0380 between 7 and 9 p.m. For an attorney referral, call the Lawyer Referral Service of the El Paso County Bar at... more »
January 4, 2011 12:57 PM
An Oath of Office Ceremony will be held at 4:00 p.m. today at Centennial Hall in downtown Colorado Springs for two top aides at the District Attorney's Office.
Robyn Cafasso and Shannon Gerhart have been appointed to the post of Chief Deputy District Attorney.
Robyn joined the District... more »
December 20, 2010 6:50 PM
Pueblo District Attorney Bill Thiebaut says he is not filing charges against Phillip Greaves II for writing or distributing his book: "The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure: a Child-lover's Code of Conduct." However, Thiebaut cautions the investigation into the Pueblo author continues. Greaves was arrested Monday morning by law... more »
October 13, 2010 7:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - As nearly all the state attorneys general prepare an investigation into the mortgage industry over the foreclosure-document mess, they're also discussing ways to settle the matter.
If the states have their way, mortgage companies will have to revamp the way they handle foreclosures, pay penalties for... more »
September 29, 2010 6:33 PM
An attorney's office in Security was robbed in broad daylight Wednesday.
According to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office a man walked into the law office of Kenneth Davidson in the 300 block of Main Street and demanded money. After he had showed her a gun, she handed over... more »
September 9, 2010 10:45 AM
A Colorado woman accused of smothering her infant son she says she believes was autistic is facing a trial.
A judge said Wednesday that there's enough evidence for the case against 34-year-old Stephanie Rochester of Superior to go forward.
Rochester is charged with first-degree murder in the June... more »
August 10, 2010 8:34 AM
Colorado anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce has hired high-profile Denver lawyer David Lane to represent him in a contempt-of-court case.
The case stems from failed efforts to subpoena Bruce to testify in a lawsuit over tax-cutting measures on the November ballot. Bruce, who has represented himself in court, was in... more »
August 2, 2010 9:20 AM
Actor Charlie Sheen is due in court Monday where he's expected to plead guilty to a charge stemming from a Christmas Day dispute with his wife.
One of Sheen's attorneys, Yale Galanter, has previously said that Sheen has agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor assault in exchange for prosecutors... more »
July 9, 2010 4:10 PM
The District Attorney's Office investigated an officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs. Its final report was released Friday afternoon. Here's a complete transcript --
"The District Attorney's Office has concluded its' investigation of the officer involved shooting that occurred on June 4, 2010 and issues the following report:
Any... more »
June 22, 2010 1:22 PM
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said Tuesday his office has received reports of fraudulent and threatening debt-collection calls. The calls often involve a supposed payday loan debt consumers have allegedly incurred. The callers, who resort to threatening tactics, use a variety of business names and have even invoked the Office... more »
June 4, 2010 6:31 PM
A dozen people face theft and attempted theft charges for allegedly staging accidents, filing multiple insurance claims for the same accident and using their own repair shops to cause more damage.
The Colorado Attorney General's Office says that four people have been arrested, including the co-owners of a repair... more »
April 19, 2010 10:36 PM
On the 15 th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing, MSNBC aired audio recordings of interviews with Timothy McVeigh that have never been heard in public before.
McVeigh's voice was recorded in 1999 while he was at the Supermax federal prison in Florence by reporter and author Lou Michael.... more »
March 1, 2010 10:23 PM
Larry Gaddis is a Colorado Springs attorney who has been doing estate planning for 40 years. He started out just drawing up wills, but over time, has added several documents with fancy titles for his clients.
"The other fancy things really, sometimes, are more important than the will, really,"... more »
February 19, 2010 6:59 PM
A woman who died last week remains in a local mortuary -- her head packed each day in dry ice, in an unusual battle pitting her family against a cryonics organization in Arizona. Lawyers representing the family of Mary Robbins met with lawyers representing Alcor Life Extension Foundation before a... more »
February 8, 2010 3:39 PM
A lawyer for Michael Jackson's doctor says Dr. Conrad Murray will make bail, plead not guilty, and then fight the new criminal charge against him.
Prosecutors today charged Murray with involuntary manslaughter -- capping a lengthy investigation into Jackson's death last summer.
Murray is a cardiologist who was... more »
January 27, 2010 1:26 PM
A disbarred South Florida attorney has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he ran a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme using phony legal settlements.
Scott Rothstein pleaded guilty Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale federal court to five charges, including racketeering, fraud and money-laundering conspiracy. The 47-year-old faces a maximum of 100... more »
January 21, 2010 11:21 AM
An attorney says the man suspected of killing eight people at a home in Virginia had a history of mental problems.
Lynchburg attorney Henry Devening handled legal matters for the family of suspected shooter Christopher Speight (spyt). The owner of a market where Speight worked as a security guard... more »
January 5, 2010 3:36 PM
Two people familiar with the decision say the U.S. Olympic Committee has turned to Scott Blackmun, a former interim leader for the organization, to become its third chief executive officer in the past 10 months. The two people say Blackmun will be announced as the new CEO on Wednesday. They... more »
December 15, 2009 10:13 AM
The father of a 28-year-old woman who went missing more than a week ago says he doesn't think his son-in-law would do anything to hurt his daughter, and understands why he felt the need to hire an attorney. Charles Cox says that the last time he spoke to his daughter,... more »
December 4, 2009 9:08 AM
A judge has sentenced a woman from Security to life in prison without parole in the fatal shooting of her sister's boyfriend. Denise Lynne Presson, 29, was sentenced after a jury convicted her Thursday of menacing and of first-degree murder in the shooting of Victor San Miguel, 28, on Dec.... more »
December 1, 2009 11:46 AM
An attorney for the neighbors who dialed 911 after Tiger Woods' car crash last week says they saw no indication the golfer was beaten or driving under the influence. Attorney Bill Sharpe said Tuesday that Linda Adams and her adult sons Jarius and Jerome Adams went outside their Orlando-area home... more »
December 1, 2009 11:38 AM
A once high-flying South Florida attorney is now facing federal criminal charges that he operated an investment fraud scheme using faked legal settlements. Prosecutors are expected to file criminal racketeering charges Tuesday against lawyer Scott Rothstein, according to two law enforcement officials speaking on condition of anonymity because of the... more »
November 13, 2009 10:29 AM
The FBI has arrested two former computer programmers for Bernard Madoff's investment firm on charges they helped cover up his massive fraud for more than 15 years. The U.S. attorney's office in New York said Jerome O'Hara and George Perez were arrested Friday at their homes. It said the pair... more »