John Hickenlooper declared victory over challenger Bob Beauprez on Wednesday morning, providing Colorado Democrats with one of their few bright spots this midterm.
A victim of the Aurora theater massacre said that despite forgiving the suspect, he believes defense lawyers and anti-death penalty groups have used him like a pawn.
A comment in a CNN documentary about capital punishment may show that Gov. John Hickenlooper is far more decisive about the death penalty then previously assumed.
A small protest against the death penalty in Douglas County may help launch a much bigger discussion in Colorado in 2014, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.
DENVER (AP) — A Denver judge has ordered the Colorado Department of Corrections to release a redacted version of its latest protocol for carrying out lethal injections, as the public conversation about the death penalty […]
The decision to grant a temporary reprieve has put both capital punishment and how key decisions are made by our elected officials in the spotlight, and they are likely to stay there for some time.
Over the past several weeks, prosecutors in the Aurora movie theater shooting case have been speaking to the 70 people injured in the rampage and survivors of the 12 killed to ask whether they want suspect James Holmes to be executed if convicted.
Rep. Rhonda Fields stood before her colleagues recently and told them about her dead son. He would have turned 30 that day.
When we finally get to the trial stage of the Aurora tragedy, all of us will be forced to examine how we feel about how our justice system defines and treats the criminally insane. Answering that question may be harder than we think.
A Commerce City grandmother is now facing murder charges in the death of her 4-year-old grandson.