New Youth Center Opens In Aurora With Help Of Rep. Rhonda Fields

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4/AP) – A new youth center has opened its doors in Aurora.A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Sunday evening at the Dayton Street Opportunity Center.

Rep. Rhonda Fields, D-Aurora, is one of the creators of the center. She wants to help young people after her son, Javad Marshall-Fields, was shot and killed along with his fiancee Vivian Wolfe in 2005 before he could testify in a murder case.

Bill Expanding Parental Rights Jumps Hurdle At Colorado Capitol

DENVER (CBS4) – Democratic state lawmakers want to expand the reasons parents can get to leave work and attend events at their children’s school. A proposal at the Capitol could help guarantee family members won’t be penalized for attending certain activities for their children.

A law passed five years ago — and set to expire in September — requires employers to allow parents to take up to 18 hours of unpaid leave a year for certain school events.

New Youth Center Opens In Aurora With Help Of Rep. Rhonda Fields

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4/AP) – A new youth center has opened its doors in Aurora.A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Sunday evening at the Dayton Street Opportunity Center.

Rep. Rhonda Fields, D-Aurora, is one of the creators of the center. She wants to help young people after her son, Javad Marshall-Fields, was shot and killed along with his fiancee Vivian Wolfe in 2005 before he could testify in a murder case.

Colorado lawmakers wrangling over police-reform measures

Colorado lawmakers are poised to crack down on rogue cops and agencies that do a poor job of investigating them, but a dispute about how far-reaching those reforms should extend is emerging between Democrats and Republicans .

Democrats presented bills they say will do the job. Republican leaders said more compromises are needed.

Murder victim's mom reaches out to youths

Rhonda Fields, still trying to make sense of her son’s murder, is opening a center offering young people alternatives to crime.

The state representative from Aurora — whose son, Javad Marshall-Fields, was killed along with his fiancée in a 2005 before he could testify in a murder case — will cut the ribbon March 7 at the Dayton Street Opportunity Center in Aurora.

Murder victim’s mom reaches out to youths

Rhonda Fields, still trying to make sense of her son’s murder, is opening a center offering young people alternatives to crime.

The state representative from Aurora — whose son, Javad Marshall-Fields, was killed along with his fiancée in a 2005 before he could testify in a murder case — will cut the ribbon March 7 at the Dayton Street Opportunity Center in Aurora.

Public may never know true theater trial cost

KUSA – The state may never know how much the James Holmes’ trial will cost Colorado taxpayers. It’s already being called the costliest trial in state history, in part, because those who are defending Holmes decline to release how much public money they are spending to defend him, according to an investigation by 9Wants to Know.