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AURORA | The Aurora City Council has agreed to a request from prosecutors to delay a review of the ambulance response to last July’s movie theater shooting. Reports say that the council wants to know why it took emergency medical workers from the Aurora Fire Department 24 minutes to arrive, even though police arrived within […]

DENVER  | Democrats rejected a proposal to make it tougher for Colorado defendants to be found not guilty by reason of insanity by putting the burden of proof on defense attorneys, instead of prosecutors. A House committee voted 7-4 against the bill Wednesday, citing constitutional and due-process concerns. Republican Rep. Frank McNulty says the mass […]

AURORA | Federal officials today announced a $2.9 million grant to Colorado aimed at helping victims of the July 20 theater shooting in Aurora. The grant from the Office of Justice Programs’ Office for Victims of Crime will go to the Colorado Department of Public Safety to help more than 1,500 people effected by the […]