No one won the election. That's the opinion of the Broomfield District Court judge tasked with sorting out last November's Adams 12 Five Star school board election, in which ineligible candidate Amy Speers earned two-thirds of the vote and eligible candidate Rico Figueroa earned a third. Both were ... More >>
Last week, Judge Chris Melonakis sentenced Donald Scarlett to 42 years in prison for child abuse leading to the death of a 22-month-old boy -- and in doing so, he blistered the Adams County human services department for what he saw as actions that could have prevented the tragedy but didn't. The fol ... More >>
Unfortunately, instances of child abuse resulting in death happen far too frequently -- especially considering that "once" qualifies as "far too frequently." As a result, the sentencing of Donald Scarlett to more than four decades behind bars for the killing of 22-month-old Michael Harris was expect ... More >>
Police raids bust up drug labs. But they also bust up families.