After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
DENVER (AP) -- A Saudi national who was denied a request to serve out the remainder of a Colorado prison sentence in Saudi Arabia is suing the state prison system, alleging mistreatment following the death of prisons director Tom Clements.
Colorado Department of Corrections officials say they placed Homaidan al-Turki in protective custody following Clements slaying because of media attention. Al-Turki's transfer request had been denied by Clements a week before he was shot and killed outside his Monument home March 19.
In a lawsuit filed in Denver Monday, al-Turki says he has been denied phone contact, kept in administrative segregation, and allowed to meet with his attorneys only in handcuffs and shackles.
Al-Turki attorney Hal Haddon alleges that Clements had approved al-Turki's transfer in January but attempted to reverse himself in March following public outcry.
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