Four Surprising Facts About Domestic Violence Charges
Think you know everything important about domestic violence charges in Colorado Springs? Think again. These four facts may take you off guard:
Surprise #1: Adding this simple label makes any other crime much worse.
Just adding a […]
Does domestic violence increase during the holidays?
The holidays are a stressful time for many people. The five-plus week period between Thanksgiving and New Years’ is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. But for many families – especially those in which domestic violence or abuse has […]
Parole Eligibility Date Calculation
Parole is defined as “the provisional release of a prisoner who agrees to certain conditions prior to the completion of the maximum sentence period”. In Colorado, “Parole is a condition of release from prison, made by an independent seven-member board appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the […]
Colorado chase ends in trooper being hospitalized, man arrested
On March 12, police were involved in a car chase that involved three different vehicles and ended with a state trooper being seriously injured. According to reports, a 28-year-old Colorado man who was wanted in a drug case failed to appear […]
Man sentenced to 298 years in prison after arrest
A 47-year-old Colorado Springs man was sentenced on Feb. 24 for his involvement in a crime spree in January 2013. According to reports, the man was found guilty of several charges, including attempted robbery, aggravated robbery, assault on a peace officer, […]
Trial continues for Colorado Springs man accused of shootings
One Colorado Springs man is currently on trial for charges stemming from four area shootings from 2001 to 2008. The man has been charged with a total of 31 counts for sniper-style attacks on people involved in his divorce proceedings. The man […]
Colorado Springs pastor arrested on felony charges
A Colorado Springs pastor was placed under arrest and is currently behind bars after being charged with robbery and impersonating a U.S. marshal. The pastor of Set Free Ministry was allegedly posing as a homosexual male named “Mike” looking for casual sex on Craigslist. […]
Rising Colorado athlete arrested for domestic violence
NBA Nuggets’ player Ty Lawson was supposed to have been in court for a hearing regarding his recent arrest last week. Earlier this month, the Colorado team’s point guard made headlines for his life off of the basketball court. He’s not the only one […]
Colorado crime laws and ‘personhood’ beliefs clash
The passage, change and enforcement of any new laws can be complicated. Not everyone will agree with legislation, whether it is their ethics, religion or personal experience that makes them think a certain way.
An issue that […]
Is U.S. justice system ignoring DNA evidence in criminal cases?
TV shows and movies make it seem pretty black and white. If a person is guilty of a crime, he goes to jail. If a person is innocent, he leaves the courtroom with a smile on his face and his family […]