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Hundreds of inmates released early in Colorado prison sentencing mess

Colorado Department of Corrections officials are contacting state judges alerting them that an audit of the state’s prison system has revealed errors in the sentencing of more than 8,000 inmates, including hundreds who were released from prison early. According to the Denver Post, judges are currently reviewing the case files…

Gun buyer arrested in connection with Colorado prison official’s slaying

A woman who purchased the gun used to kill Colorado Department of Corrections chief Tom Clements was arrested Wednesday and charged with illegally transferring the firearm to the alleged shooter, Evan Ebel. Police told The Associated Press that Stevie Marie Vigil, 22, bought the gun from a Denver-area dealer. It…