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Nathan Dunlap (credit: CBS)

Murder Victim’s Father Calls Hickenlooper A Coward

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.

08/26/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

GOP Renews Death Penalty Attacks On Hickenlooper

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.

08/19/2014

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New Bill Would Limit Death Penalty Reprieves From Governor

A measure at the state Capitol has been designed to force Gov. John Hickenlooper to decide the fate of death row inmate Nathan Dunlap.

02/25/2014

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Former Arapahoe District Attorney Dies

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.

02/21/2014

Dexter Lewis (credit: Denver Police)

Attorney Says Death Penalty A Hard Sell In Denver

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.

07/27/2013

Nathan Dunlap in court on May 1 (credit: Denver Post)

Poll Shows Strong Colorado Support For Death Penalty

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.

06/13/2013

Nathan Dunlap in court on May 1 (credit: Denver Post)

Gov. Hickenlooper Delays Nathan Dunlap’s Execution

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has indefinitely delayed the execution of convicted killer Nathan Dunlap, citing doubts about the death penalty.

05/22/2013

Bob Crowell on the conference call with Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Father Of Dunlap Victim Tells Hickenlooper He’s A ‘Chicken Governor’

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.

05/22/2013

Nathan Dunlap (credit: Colorado Governor's Office)

Governor Ponders Clemency For Convicted Killer

Gov. John Hickenlooper has spoken with seven prosecutors and two defense attorneys as he ponders whether to grant clemency to Nathan Dunlap, who faces execution in August for ambushing and killing four people in 1993.

05/15/2013

Nathan Dunlap in court on May 1 (credit: Denver Post)

Victim’s Mom: Chuck E. Cheese Killer Should Be Executed

The mother of a Colorado teenager shot and killed 19 years ago is pleading with the governor to allow the convicted killer’s execution to go on as planned.

05/14/2013

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