Another Attempt Launched To Repeal Death Penalty In ColoradoAnother attempt to repeal the death penalty in Colorado is underway at the capitol.
Hearing Pushed Back For Man Accused Of Shooting Wife, Killing DoctorThere's been another delay in court for a man to enter a plea on charges he shot and killed a popular doctor.
Father Of Colorado Theater Victim Loses Bid For State SenateThe father of a man killed in the Aurora movie theater shootings has lost his bid for a Colorado state Senate seat.
Colorado Lawmakers Reject Plan To Tweak Death PenaltyA bill that would make it easier for Colorado juries to give the death penalty failed Wednesday when a Republican senator joined Democrats in saying that unanimous verdicts for capital punishment should stay a requirement.
Judge Rejects Colorado Death Penalty Expert In Montana Murder CaseA federal judge on Tuesday denied a request from the defendant in a double-murder case on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation to appoint a Colorado lawyer who specializes in the death penalty.
Colorado Death Penalty Debated As 2 Mass Killers Get LifeA 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.
Defense Finishes Closing Arguments In Dexter Lewis' Death Penalty TrialDefense attorneys wrapped up their arguments in the second phase in Denver's death penalty case Thursday morning.
Dexter Lewis' Mother Describes Beating Her Son In Death Penalty CaseA Denver jury is hearing more details about the abusive childhood of a man facing the death penalty for killing five people in a botched bar robbery.
Dexter Lewis' Defense Attorneys Indicate A 'Horror Show' ChildhoodDefense attorneys trying to save the life of Dexter Lewis told the jury in Denver on Monday why he should not face the death penalty.
Victims Conflicted Over Death Penalty For Theater Gunman As Jury Begins DeliberationProsecutors and defense attorneys began delivering their closing arguments Thursday before the jury was to begin deliberating whether Holmes, 27, should spend the rest of his life in prison or die by lethal injection.
Closing Arguments Expected Wednesday In Denver Death Penalty CaseClosing arguments are expected on Wednesday morning in the Dexter Lewis trial. He is on trial for allegedly stabbing five people to death in a Denver bar during a botched robbery attempt.
Gripping, Emotional Testimony Ahead In Theater Shooting Trial SentencingJurors in the Aurora theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade them to show him mercy.