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3 years 9 months ago

Colorado lawmakers consider restorative justice

DENVER (AP)-Colorado lawmakers will consider whether people accused of crimes should be given a chance to make amends instead of being sent to prison. A bill up for review in the House Judiciary Committee would emphasize the option known as "restorative justice," which favors restitution and encourages a dialogue...

4 years 5 months ago

Colorado company settles kickback complaint

A manufacturer of Cochlear implants has agreed to pay $880,000 to the U.S. government to resolve allegations that it paid kickbacks to doctors. The U.S. Justice Department announced the settlement with Cochlear Americas on Wednesday. The company in Centennial, Colorado, is a subsidiary of Australia's Cochlear Limited and officials...

4 years 5 months ago

State Grand Jury indicts three

A Statewide Grand Jury has indicted three men suspected of running a $5.7 million investment-fraud scheme. Phillip R. Trujillo, David M. Piatt and Timothy B. Burk are suspected of defrauding 70 investors with promises that their investments would be free from risk and would generate generous returns. The trio also...

4 years 5 months ago

U.S. launches criminal probe of BP spill

Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that federal authorities have opened criminal and civil investigations into the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. Holder would not specify which companies or individuals might be the targets of the probe. He said federal clean air and pollution laws give him the...

4 years 6 months ago

Obama picks Elena Kagan for Supreme Court

President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, declaring she would demonstrate the same independence, integrity and passion for the law exhibited by retiring Justice John Paul Stevens. "Elena is widely regarded as one of the nation's foremost legal minds," said Obama. "She's...

5 years 1 week ago

Teen raped, murdered--body stuffed in closet

Baltimore police say they've arrested a man suspected of raping and killing a 15-year-old boy, whose body was found hidden in a closet. A Baltimore police spokesman says Dante Parrish was arrested last night in east Baltimore. Police had been searching for the 35-year-old Parrish in connection with the death...

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