Julia Cardi

General Assignment Reporter

Two years after Denver chose to end its relationships with a pair of private prison operators for community corrections services, the Department of Safety’s Division of Community Corrections is asking City Council to approve another two-year contract with one of the operators while Denver tries to fill the service gaps ending the relationship will create.  

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In a news conference Thursday, Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty said he believes high-capacity gun magazines used in March’s supermarket attack were sold legally. But in 2013, following the Aurora theater massacre, Colorado’s legislature banned magazines holding more than 15 rounds. And charges against the Boulder suspect include 10 counts of using a prohibited high-capacity magazine while committing a felony. So how might the suspect have gotten ahold of the 10 prohibited magazines the DA said investigators found on him or in his car? A handful of possible ways, it turns out. 

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