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ENDORSEMENT: Crime fighter John Kellner for Colorado AG

The Colorado attorney general’s race this fall comes down to a simple choice between a prosecutor and a professor. With an unprecedented crime wave engulfing our state, we’ll vote for the prosecutor.

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Officials announce another fentanyl-related indictment in Colorado

DENVER – The 18th Judicial District Attorney and a DEA special agent on Wednesday announced another eight people had been indicted in connection with a fentanyl distribution ring in the Denver metro area.

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9 Questions for Attorney General Candidates Phil Weiser and John Kellner

5280 sat down with both candidates in the tight race to discuss fentanyl, crime, reproductive rights, and other issues that the top law-enforcement official in the state will face.

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PERSPECTIVE: The hidden cost of auto theft

Last month, I co-led a bipartisan group of eight district attorneys in launching data dashboards that shed new light on how the justice system operates. While each district attorney approached this project with similar goals — to improve the justice system through increased transparency — I wanted to use the data to better understand crime trends and how we can take action to safeguard our communities.

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Colorado’s district attorneys push for new law to crack down on auto thieves

Candace Boggs thought her scootering days were over when she finally scraped together enough money for a 2016 Kia, but 5 days after she bought the car, it was stolen.

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Colorado Attorney General candidate John Kellner pledges to lower ‘unprecedented’ crime

The rural reaches of all four corners to the Front Range of Colorado will become safer through a focus on advocacy for victims, tougher penalties on repeat offenders, and by embracing law enforcement officers, candidate for attorney general Republican John Kellner said Monday in a campaign call with The Fort Morgan Times.

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Cable TV provider who donated $40,000 to Colorado AG Phil Weiser was treated differently in probes

Dozens of people with ties to Dish Network ponied up nearly $40,000 in campaign contributions to Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser — many of them giving for the first time — just before, during and after the company was the focus of a deceptive trade practices inquiry that began in 2021, campaign records show.

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Anti-Hunting Measure Highlights Bizarre State Of Colorado Politics

Not long ago, Denver could have been the literal manifestation of Ronald Reagan’s, “shining city on the hill.” It was a place with safe neighborhoods, reasonable governance, clean air and water, a strong economy and education that ranked among the best in the nation, and a Rocky Mountain high that had nothing to do with legal weed.

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Colorado’s AG is AWOL on skyrocketing crime

Colorado has fallen victim to an out-of-control crime wave due in large part to misguided statewide laws that handcuff law enforcement and prosecutors, while ensuring criminals stay on our streets.

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John Kellner, a Republican district attorney, enters race to be Colorado’s next attorney general

Republican District Attorney John Kellner said Thursday he is running for state attorney general against incumbent Democrat Phil Weiser.

Citing the state’s crime rate, Kellner said he is running because he wants to take a role in getting Colorado out of its “crime tsunami.”

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