September 29, 2012 County Sheriff Lee Baca faces what may be the toughest fight of his 14-year political career. A scathing report issued Friday includes accusations of misconduct in his jails, such as deputies beating inmates, cover-ups and a persistent culture of violence.
July 22, 2012 Colorado authorities cleared scores of explosive devices from the apartment of the man suspected of killing 12 people and injuring more than 50 at a local movie theater. The police chief said the apartment was set up to kill whoever entered. "We sure as hell are angry," he said.
July 21, 2012 Police are still not saying what motivated the gunman who walked into a crowded Aurora, Colo., movie theater and opened fired. Suspect James Holmes, 24, was apprehended immediately after the attack. Until recently, he was a grad student studying neuroscience.