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Denver, CO
Freelance Reporter — 7 News Denver
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Freelance reporter at ABC7 @DenverChannel

Fetal homicide bills seeking justice for unborn children, like Wilkins' baby, have not passed

thedenverchannel.com — DENVER - The attack on a pregnant woman in Longmont last week, in which her baby was cut from her womb, is renewing the debate over how Colorado handles the deaths of unborn children in violent crimes. Colorado is one of a dozen states that doesn't allow for fetal homicide charges, the AP reports.

Attack on pregnant woman Michelle Wilkins in Longmont similar to murder of Heather Snively in Oregon

thedenverchannel.com — The attack on a pregnant woman in Longmont last week where her baby was cut from her womb bears striking similarities to the murder of a pregnant woman in Oregon in 2009. In the Oregon case, Korena Roberts attempted to contact pregnant women through Craigslist and by telephone before making a connection with Heather Snively, said Washington County, Oregon, District Attorney Bob Hermann.

Massive pot trafficking bust included 13 grow warehouses, skydiving planes, massage parlor, more

thedenverchannel.com — DENVER - The indictments of 32 people allegedly connected to a multimillion dollar scheme to grow marijuana illegally and ship it out of state is being called the largest marijuana bust since legalization, according to law enforcement authorities.

Bill to cover more autism treatment expenses under health insurance heads to governor's desk

thedenverchannel.com — DENVER - There's been a growing debate across the country in recent years when it comes to health insurance coverage - should autism be treated as a health-related condition or a behavioral condition or both? One of the problems - it's still not certain what causes autism, so treatment differs widely from one person to the next.

'We felt the impact all the way up here in Corvallis'

kmtr.com — About 100 Oregon State students gathered for a vigil for the victims of a murderous rampage near University of California Santa Barbara. "We felt the impact all the way up here in Corvallis," said Kathleen Case, an Oregon State sophomore.

'I think people with special needs are more rounded than we are'

Cottage Grove Investigation

kmtr.com — Cottage Grove police confirm there is an active scene at 1411 W Birch Avenue in Cottage Grove. They would not comment any further on their presence there. According to an address search, a man by the name of David Bowen lives in the home at that address.

Grieving family donates 2-year-old's gifts: 'He had a lot of joy'

Students witness officer struggle with suspect before shooting

kmtr.com — Marco Vasquez saw the start of the deadly confrontation between a police officer and a man on an dirt bike Wednesday. "I'm still kind of taking it in a little bit, because you don't see somebody get killed every day," said Vasquez, 16.

Springfield mother works to change Oregon law

kmtr.com — He's accused of spying on a young Springfield girl and secretly videotaping her in her bedroom. He was only charged with invasion of privacy. The girls mother, Chrystal Stutesman, said Monday she's relieved but frustrated the man will likely only spend a few weeks in jail. Dana Bishop was arrested back in March.
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Mar 31, 2015

Possible serial Boulder bank robber dating back to last year. Now 2 robbed in less than 3 weeks. @DenverChannel at 5 pic.twitter.com/12LYnzX8tW

Mar 30, 2015

Update: DPD investigating an outdoor death. Right now there is nothing to say it is suspicious @DenverChannel

Mar 29, 2015

Passenger of a vehicle accused of grabbing the steering wheel, jerking it right to slam into motorcyclist. Report: thedenverchannel.com/news/local-new…

Mar 29, 2015

Full report at 5 MT "@DenverChannel: Michael Hall arrested in Road Rage incident - charged w/ Attempted Homicide pic.twitter.com/h9GUv9B86j

Mar 29, 2015

Following up on the passenger charged with attempted murder following the road rage crash on I-225 @DenverChannel thedenverchannel.com/news/local-new…

Mar 27, 2015

At 11 @DenverChannel -reviewing an Oregon fetal removal, murder case from 2009 - similar to case against Dynel Lane pic.twitter.com/7IOnwBPVGc

Mar 27, 2015

Looking into Colorado law in regards to fetal homicides - and why Dynel Lane won't be facing murder charges - at 6 & 6:30 @DenverChannel

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