Because the judge did not expressly state that the sentence was consecutive, the court judicial assistant did not include that term in the mittimus, the sentence order that went to the Department of Corrections. The court regrets this oversight and extends condolences to the families of Mr. Nathan Leon and Mr. Tom Clements.11th Judicial District of Colorado administrator Walter Blair • Discussing the situation around Evan Ebel, a man who shot and killed a prison chief last month. Turns out that, due to a clerical error, Ebel was let go four years early, after having four years added to his prison sentence due to a 2008 assault on a police guard. Instead, the sentence was misinterpreted as concurrent, leading to his release — and the slaying of two people. Ebel himself was killed March 21 in a shootout with police.
You can drink it. We did drink it, around the table, almost ritual-like…
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper at a Senate hearing on natural gas, saying he once drank fracking fluid with Halliburton representatives.
Hickenlooper says the liquid he sipped was made entirely of “food additives,” but fracking fluids can contain chemicals ranging from lead to formaldehyde.
What Mr. Hickenlooper isn’t saying is that he fracked it up afterwards.
We have a natural fit with Colorado. I embrace the notion of being a spoiler. The two-party system is outdated. Politics right now is very status quo. It’s really like a non-choice.Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson • Discussing the role he could play in Colorado, where the race is very tight and the state’s marijuana ballot initiative plays to his base’s strengths. He stands a chance to make an impact in the state than most for a few reasons: Libertarians tend to do better in western states, the party was founded in Colorado, and he’s perhaps the best-known candidate on the ballot who supports legalization — which is a hot topic in the state. Depending on how he does, he could take votes away from either Obama or Romney. Spoiler, indeed.
Trigger warning on this you guys: it’s a story about a victim of a vicious sexual assault whose awesome brother is trying to raise $65,000 to help cover her surgery.
“I didn’t want this to be just a story of the tragedy that happened. Lydia was really, really torn up from this. Her injuries were so bad. I thought, Lydia’s still kickin, she’s been through a lot. She hung in there.”