Thursday Newscast, 4/20/17, 7:04 AM

Apr 20, 2017

Newscast for Thursday, April 20, 2017, 7:04 AM:

  • The US Supreme Court says Colorado's practice of not automatically refunding court fees and other costs to people convicted of crimes but later exonerated violates the Constitution. The justices ruled 7-1 in favor of two people whose convictions were later thrown out. Colorado law had required people cleared of wrongdoing to recover their costs in a separate civil lawsuit where they had to prove their innocence.
  • A measure that would allow people as young as 21 to serve in the state legislature passed its first hearing at the statehouse yesterday. As 91.5 KRCC's Bente Birkeland reports, right now the age limit is 25….