CBA Daily Media Briefing

Each morning, the CBA brings you our daily media briefing of the top trending legal stories in the state of Colorado. Questions, comments, concerns? Email us at socialmedia@cobar.org.

Daily Media Briefing
- Friday October 20 -
 
 
 
 
Gabby Giffords stands up for 11-year-old kicked out of scouts over gun control question
http://kdvr.com/2017/10/19/gabby-giffords-stands-up-for-11-year-old-kicked-out-of-scouts-over-gun-control-question/
 
EDITORIAL: Scouts overreact in kicking out a Cub for pointed questions
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/10/19/scouts-overreact-in-kicking-out-a-cub-for-pointed-questions/
 
Hickenlooper leads governors asking for cooperation on healthcare
https://coloradopolitics.com/hickenlooper-healthcare-congress/?tr_soc_t
 
State OKs $250 million for widening I-25 if federal grant comes through
http://gazette.com/state-oks-250-million-for-widening-i-25-if-federal-grant-comes-through/article/1613559
 
$200 million approved for I-25 widening project
http://www.reporterherald.com/news/loveland-local-news/ci_31387054/200-million-approved-i-25-widening-project
 
Another step taken toward expansion of I-25 to three lanes in northern Colorado
http://www.greeleytribune.com/news/local/another-step-taken-toward-expansion-of-i-25-to-three-lanes-in-northern-colorado/
 
Denver can’t find background checks for child welfare caseworkers, auditor finds
https://www.denverite.com/denvers-child-welfare-workers-criminal-records-knows-44379/?src=parsely
 
Denver gets top marks for commitment to LGBTQ residents
https://www.denverite.com/denver-gets-top-marks-commitment-lgbtq-residents-44378/?src=parsely
 
Human Rights Campaign gives Denver a perfect score for its LGBTQ laws, policies and services
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/10/19/denver-lgbtq-services/
 
EDITORIAL: City should collect what's owed and hire more cops
http://gazette.com/editorial-city-should-collect-whats-owed-and-hire-more-cops/article/1613544
 
EPA crews find elevated lead levels while working on Gold King mine cleanup
http://www.summitdaily.com/news/epa-crews-find-elevated-lead-levels-while-working-on-gold-king-mine-cleanup/
 
EPA crews working on Gold King cleanup find elevated lead threatening birds, animals and, potentially, people
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/10/19/gold-king-mine-cleanup-epa-lead-spreading-to-animals-people/
 
EPA works to clean up the toxic Jumbo Mine near Keystone Resort
http://www.summitdaily.com/news/local/epa-works-to-clean-up-the-toxic-jumbo-mine-near-keystone-resort/
 
EPA chief’s Colorado trip at the center of Democrats’ accusations that he misused taxpayer funds
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/10/18/scott-pruitt-colorado-trip-scrutiny/
 
CBI: Sheriff’s deputy likely died from self-inflected gunshot wound
https://durangoherald.com/articles/190028-cbi-sheriffs-deputy-likely-died-from-selfinflicted-gunshot-wound
 
3 western Colorado men arrested in FBI’s sex trafficking operation
http://kdvr.com/2017/10/19/3-western-colorado-men-arrested-in-fbis-sex-trafficking-operation/
 
Longmont detective claims honor named for slain Boulder officer
http://www.timescall.com/longmont-local-news/ci_31388397/longmont-detective-claims-honor-named-slain-boulder-officer
 
Rise in teen crime in Colorado Springs? Data from CSPD
http://www.krdo.com/news/colorado-springs/rise-in-teen-crime-in-colorado-springs-data-from-cspd/641593513
 
Denver girl donates stuffed animals to DPD
http://kdvr.com/2017/10/19/denver-girl-donates-stuffed-animals-to-dpd/
 
Prosecutor resigns after DA clashes again with Colorado Springs police over traffic charges
http://gazette.com/prosecutor-resigns-after-da-clashes-again-with-colorado-springs-police-over-traffic-charges/article/1613578
 
Coroner identifies man who killed himself after shooting a mother and her 1-year-old son
http://gazette.com/coroner-identifies-man-who-killed-himself-after-shooting-a-mother-and-her-1-year-old-son/article/1613549
 
Avon police, area fire district celebrate opening of new public safety facility
http://www.vaildaily.com/news/avon-police-area-fire-district-celebrate-opening-of-new-public-safety-facility/
 
EDITORIAL: Aurora police oversight opportunity comes now
http://www.aurorasentinel.com/z-oped/aurora-police-oversight-opportunity-comes-now/
 
Sign of the times: Rifle’s new K9 puppies will be trained to ignore marijuana
http://www.vaildaily.com/news/sign-of-the-times-rifles-new-k9-puppies-will-be-trained-to-ignore-marijuana/
 
EDITORIAL: City should collect what's owed and hire more cops
http://gazette.com/editorial-city-should-collect-whats-owed-and-hire-more-cops/article/1613544
 
Coroner identifies CSU student killed in shooting near Fort Collins campus
http://kdvr.com/2017/10/19/shooting-reported-near-csu-campus-in-fort-collins/
 
Coroner identifies Colorado State University student killed in Thursday morning shooting west of campus
http://www.reporterherald.com/news/ci_31389637/coroner-identifies-colorado-state-university-student-killed-thursday
 
Activist Queen Phoenix a No-Show at Jury Trial. Is She on the Lam?
http://www.westword.com/news/denver-activist-queen-phoenix-misses-court-appearance-9611120
 
Brother accused of fatally stabbing young siblings in Colorado Springs: 'It's like it wasn't me'
http://gazette.com/brother-accused-of-fatally-stabbing-young-siblings-in-colorado-springs-its-like-it-wasnt-me/article/1613583
 
No bail for Colorado Springs 19-year-old facing murder charges in siblings’ stabbings
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/10/19/malik-vincent-murphy-colorado-springs-sibling-stabbing-no-bail/
 
Three gang suspects bound over for trial in killings of two Coronado students
http://gazette.com/three-gang-suspects-bound-over-for-trial-in-killings-of-two-coronado-students/article/1613572
 
3 murder suspects to stand trial in death of 2 El Paso Co. teens
http://www.krdo.com/news/crime/el-paso-county-crime/3-murder-suspects-to-stand-trial-in-death-of-2-el-paso-co-teens/641428886
 
Notorious Colorado serial killer charged in new murder and escape attempt
http://gazette.com/notorious-colorado-serial-killer-charged-in-new-murder-and-escape-attempt/article/1613586
 
How to prevent suicides in county jails across the Colorado? Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams has some ideas
http://www.greeleytribune.com/news/local/how-to-prevent-suicides-in-county-jails-across-the-colorado-weld-county-sheriff-steve-reams-has-some-ideas/
 
EDITORIAL: Denver should allow in-person visitation at its jails
http://www.summitdaily.com/news/colorado-editorials-denver-should-allow-in-person-visitation-at-its-jails/
 
Infamous “underwear bomber” sues feds over treatment at Colorado Supermax
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/10/19/underwear-bomber-sues-federal-government-colorado-supermax/
 



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