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1 year 1 month ago

Lakewood man convicted of strangling girlfriend

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - A jury has convicted a 23-year-old man of strangling his girlfriend in his Lakewood home. The Jefferson County District Attorney's office says Corey Anthony Lopez was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder after deliberation for last July's death of 21-year-old Richelle Ann Best. Lopez called 911...

2 years 5 months ago

Woman convicted in Piserchio death

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Jurors have convicted a woman in the death of a Pueblo County man who was stabbed and set on fire in what authorities say was a robbery that went bad. The Pueblo Chieftain reports a jury convicted Acacia Lyndarr on Thursday of felony murder and second-degree...

3 years 3 months ago

ACLU: Words alone crime is disturbing

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The Boulder chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says it finds disturbing a conviction of a man based only on his words. A jury on April 6 convicted 23-year-old Zachrey Harris of a misdemeanor charge of bias-motivated harassment. He faces up to 18 months...

3 years 11 months ago

Newsman John Quiones in Pueblo this Wednesday

Award-winning newsman John Quiñones will kick-off Colorado State University-Pueblo's annual Distinguished Speaker Series Wednesday. Quiñones has won seven national Emmy Awards for his work on ABC's Primetime Live, Burning Questions and 20/20. Quiñones will speak at 7 p.m. in Hoag Recital Hall. The 2010-2011 Distinguished Speakers Series...

4 years 1 month ago

Life sentence in murder over an Xbox case

A Colorado Springs teenager was sentenced to two life sentences plus an additional 32 years after being found guilty of first degree murder and aggravated robbery in the death of a mentally handicapped man. Kyle Sebastian Stott, 19, was convicted of two charges of first degree murder, aggravated robbery...

4 years 5 months ago

No oath - no conviction, court says

A Michigan man sent to prison for 15 years is getting a new trial after the judge failed to do a routine procedure - ask the jury to take an oath. Timothy Becktel was sentenced in 2008 for assault with intent to murder. But his appellate lawyer successfully argued that...

4 years 10 months ago

Mel Gibson's drunk driving conviction expunged

A judge has ruled that Mel Gibson's conviction stemming from his notorious 2006 drunken driving arrest is being expunged. The ruling Tuesday came after his lawyer had requested the dismissal. The actor-director successfully completed the terms of his three-year probation following the misdemeanor drunken driving arrest in which he...

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