Jane Goodall visits Boulder County Jail, Tallman trial begins wrap up

Jane Goodall while holding Cow talks to Boulder County Jail transition inmates who are also members of the Jane Goodall Institute Roots and Shoots program about animals used for food and the environment at the jail on Friday. David R. Jennings Staff Photographer October 1, 2015 For more photos please go to dailycamera.com.

Jane Goodall while holding Cow talks to Boulder County Jail transition inmates who are also members of the Jane Goodall Institute Roots and Shoots program about animals used for food and the environment at the jail on Friday. David R. Jennings Staff Photographer October 1, 2015 For more photos please go to dailycamera.com.

Jane Goodall Visits Boulder County Jail

Renowned primatologist and environmentalist Jane Goodall spoke to and met with Boulder County Jail inmates on Friday morning.  The visit is the last on her trip through Boulder, where she also spoke to students at the University of Colorado and Horizon K-8 School.  The inmates participate in the jail’s chapter of the Roots & Shoots program, which Goodall established in 1991 to educate young people about environmental issues and empower them to bring positive change to their communities.

Prosecution Rests in Nathaniel Tallman Murder Trial

After three weeks, prosecutors rested their case Thursday against the accused murderers of Nathaniel Tallman with their final two witnesses, a detective who interrogated the prosecution’s star witness and a cellphone data expert who traced calls made to and from the defendants the day of the murder.  The defense called no witnesses, meaning the evidence portion of the trial has come to an end.  Closing statements are set for Tuesday.

Boulder Police Arrest Suspect in Chase Bank Robbery

Boulder police arrested Robert John Reed, 46, early Friday morning in connection to the armed robbery of a Chase Bank branch earlier in the week.  The robbery occurred at the Chase Bank on 3325 28th Street on Monday afternoon, where a man demanded money and threatened a teller with what he claimed was a bomb in a duffel bag.  Police say the robber made off with an undisclosed amount of money, a significant amount of which was recovered after the arrest.

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