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A Denver jury’s refusal to give the death penalty to a man who stabbed five people to death in a bar, coming on the heels of theater shooter James Holmes’ life sentence, has many wondering whether the ultimate penalty will ever again be applied in Colorado.
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The father of a murder victim says Gov. John Hickenlooper is a coward because the governor said it’s possible he could grant clemency to mass murderer Nathan Dunlap.
Colorado Republicans are unleashing another round of criticism against Gov. John Hickenlooper and his stance against capital punishment, hoping to paint the Democrat as indecisive on the issue in the months leading up to November.
A measure at the state Capitol has been designed to force Gov. John Hickenlooper to decide the fate of death row inmate Nathan Dunlap.
Jim Peters, the Arapahoe County district attorney who put Chuck E. Cheese killer Nathan Dunlap on death row, died Wednesday following a seven-month battle with cancer.
If convicted he’ll be the first person to face the death penalty in Denver in years, and one day after the district attorney announced his decision in the case of Dexter Lewis, experts are skeptical a Denver jury would go along the capital punishment.
Colorado voters overwhelmingly back the death penalty and are evenly split on whether Gov. John Hickenlooper, who last month blocked the execution of a convicted multiple-murderer, deserves re-election, according to a new poll released Thursday.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has indefinitely delayed the execution of convicted killer Nathan Dunlap, citing doubts about the death penalty.
Gov. John Hickenlooper indefinitely delayed the execution of convicted killer Nathan Dunlap on Wednesday and CBS4’s Jennifer Brice was with the parents of one victim when the governor had a private conference call with the families.