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1 year 6 months ago

Court upholds 1st ban on gay-to-straight therapy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the nation's first-of-its-kind law in California prohibiting health practitioners from offering psychotherapy aimed at making gay youth straight. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that the state's ban on so-called conversion therapy for minors...

1 year 10 months ago

Holmes to appear in court today

Accused mass shooter James Holmes will be back in court today for a routine motions hearing. Holmes is charged with 166 counts of murder and attempted murder for the shooting at an Aurora movie theater last summer. Yesterday a judge released search warrants in the case which show that...

1 year 10 months ago

George Zimmerman to appear in court

George Zimmerman will be in court this morning. It should be the last hearing before his trial begins. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, 17, in Florida. Jury selection is scheduled to start on June 10.

2 years 1 month ago

Trial set for man accused as accessory

COLORADO SPRINGS - A man accused of helping a teenage homicide suspect to evade capture will stand trial for his alleged role in the crime. Jerel Couch, 19, is charged with being an accessory to murder for letting homicide suspect Macyo January stay at his apartment. Fourth Judicial District...

3 years 3 months ago

Runaway lawyer back in court

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - A lawyer accused of stealing up to $1 million from his clients is due in court to be advised of charges he faces. Royal Daniel is facing theft and bribery charges when he appears in court on Thursday. Daniel disappeared from Breckenridge more than four years...

3 years 5 months ago

Midyette seeks new trial in son's death

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A woman convicted in the death of her 10-week-old son is trying to convince a judge she deserves a new trial on the argument that her ex-husband and family allegedly influenced her ability to defend herself in court. The Boulder Daily Camera reports that Molly Midyette...

3 years 5 months ago

Con artist who helped Google probe to be sentenced

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Victims of a career con artist who helped federal investigators expose illegal activity do not want him to get a lenient sentence that's possible because of his cooperation. Court filings show David Whitaker spent two years helping federal investigators expose how illegal Canadian pharmacy operators used...

3 years 5 months ago

Carrier defense wants affidavit disregarded

The defense for Josh Carrier wants all or portions of the affidavit related to his arrest for buying and possessing child porn disregarded or disqaulified before trial. The accuracy, intent of statements and sufficiency of the document are questioned by the defense.

3 years 5 months ago

Josh Carrier in court

Josh Carrier is in court this morning for a pre-trial hearing and arraignment. There is heated interaction between lawyers as the defense questions a detective about information in an affidavit. Carrier is a former Colorado Springs police officer who resigned after he was arrested. He is accused of buying child...

3 years 5 months ago

Josh Carrier in court

Josh Carrier is in court this morning for a pre-trial hearing and arraignment. There is heated interaction between lawyers as the defense questions a detective about information in an affidavit. Carrier is a former Colorado Springs police officer who resigned after he was arrested. He is accused of buying child...

3 years 5 months ago

Plea hearing Wednesday for ex-Western Slope DA

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - The former 7th Judicial District attorney is scheduled in court for a hearing where he's expected to enter a plea. Police arrested Myrl Serra in September 2010 on suspicion of unlawful sexual contact with force, criminal extortion, indecent exposure and official misconduct. His trial...

3 years 6 months ago

Jailed Americans in Iran back in court

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran says he is waiting for a second, key signature on bail arrangements for a possible release of his clients, convicted of spying. Masoud Shafiei says he is back in court on Sunday, trying to complete the paperwork on...

3 years 6 months ago

Evidence from Carrier's computer

A Forensic Computer Examination Expert with Colorado Springs Police Department testified about finding evidence on Josh Carriers computer. He said there were downloads of child pornography. With special software he says he was also able to recover a series of images that were likely from videos. He says those images...

3 years 6 months ago

Potty peeper appears in court

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A man suspected of spying on women in bathrooms around Boulder is scheduled to be in court again Oct. 27. The Boulder Daily Camera reports that Luke Ivan Chrisco appeared in court Friday where a judge rescheduled his arraignment for next month. Arraignments are where suspects...

3 years 8 months ago

Bruce denies attorney regulators' allegations

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Anti-tax crusader Douglas Bruce is denying allegations that he illegally offered legal advice to people last year. The counsel for the Colorado Office of Attorney Regulation had filed a complaint alleging Bruce was practicing law without a license when he offered advice relating to...

3 years 9 months ago

Civil lawsuit could be in the works against D-11

Rick Levinson, a Colorado Springs lawyer who has been working with the alleged victims of CSPD Officer Josh Carrier says the families are looking into the possibility of a civil lawsuit against Colorado Springs School District 11. We'll have more with Levinson on News First 5 at 10.

3 years 10 months ago

A city with only 10 parking meters

It's free to park on almost any street in Pueblo expect for just one block and it happens to be where the unemployment office is located. The City of Pueblo has metered parking on the northside of 3rd St. between Court and Main. The city has collected thousands in parking...

3 years 11 months ago

Suit filed over Colorado clean energy standard

DENVER (AP) - Two groups and a Morrison businessman are challenging Colorado's renewable energy standard. They said Monday that they've filed a lawsuit in federal court asking a judge to declare the law unconstitutional. They argue the Colorado law mandating that larger utilities get 30 percent of their energy...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Huerfano County Courthouse still closed

The Huerfano County Courthouse is still closed after chunks of rock starting falling off the courthouse tower earlier this week. Those scheduled to be in court Monday March 14 must appear on Monday at the Walsenburg City Hall in the City Council Chambers. Those scheduled to appear Tuesday...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Huerfano Courthouse closed due to tower damage

Court and probation operations at the Huerfano County Courthouse in Walsenburg have been suspended because of safety concerns. On Friday some large sections of rock broke loose and fell from the courthouse tower. State officials from the Judicial Department and State Office of Risk Management are in the process...

4 years 4 weeks ago

Unusual request in murder case

A strange twist in a Pueblo murder case this afternoon when a defense attorney asked that a local woman not be allowed to contact his client in jail. Myles Johnson, 16, is charged in the shooting death of Marco Morales. Two other teens were also shot during what police...

4 years 2 months ago

Serial rapist sentenced to 3 life terms

THORNTON, Colo. (AP) - A Thornton man convicted of raping three women has been sentenced to 48 years to life in prison for each assault. The Denver Post reports that 29-year-old William Allen Maldonado will serve the sentences consecutively. An Adams County jury convicted Maldonado of three sexual assaults...

4 years 2 months ago

Tucson suspect due in court

TUCSON, Ariz. (MSNBC) - A 22-year-old man charged with trying to assassinate U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in a shooting spree that killed six people and wounded 14 was due to appear in court Monday on charges of murder and attempted murder. Doctors were optimistic that Giffords would recover after...

4 years 3 months ago

Teen cleared in death of his stepfather

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A Larimer County teenager who fatally stabbed his stepfather won't face criminal charges. The killing has been determined self-defense. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports that the Larimer County District Attorney's Office won't bring charges against 19-year-old Michael Rae. Rae stabbed 67-year-old Donnie Finley several...

4 years 3 months ago

Colorado man sentenced in Haiti abuse

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Colorado man has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for sexually abusing children at a school that he founded in Haiti. Federal Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven imposed the 19 years and 7 months sentence Tuesday on Douglas Perlitz,...

4 years 3 months ago

Man convicted in 1977 murder in Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado jury convicted a Florida man of raping and killing a 22-year-old woman in 1977. The jury found Marcello Maldonado Perez guilty today of first-degree murder, kidnapping and sexual assault in the stabbing death of Mary Pierce. Pierce was abducted from a Greeley convenience...

4 years 5 months ago

Protecting kids from sexual predators

Two arrests this week have forced the issue of child sexual assault to the forefront. In both cases, 44 year old Theodore Robbins and 22 year old Wilson Chilel-Lopez were accused of sexually assaulting children they babysat. Experts say before leaving your child with someone it's important to do...

4 years 5 months ago

Ward Churchill wants his job back at CU

Former University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill is asking the Colorado Court of Appeals to give him his job back after a jury ruled last year that his firing was politically motivated. Churchill says the Board of Regents violated his civil rights when it convened a judicial process to...

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