Death Penalty

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

Lisa Lesyshen in court on Monday (credit: CBS)

Steamboat Mother Pleads Guilty To Killing 9-Year-Old Son

A Steamboat Springs-area mother accused of killing her 9-year-old son has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

08/18/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

DA Fights Holmes’ Bid For Inquiry Of Media Sources

Prosecutors in the Aurora theater shooting case objected to a defense request for a separate investigation into who told a reporter about a notebook that defendant James Holmes sent to his psychiatrist before the deadly shootings.

08/15/2014

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Holmes Lawyers Question Firearms Analysis

Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shootings are attacking the reliability of firearms analysis, saying it’s subjective and lacks statistics to measure its accuracy.

07/23/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Taping Of James Holmes Sanity Exam Mulled In Court, Trail Date Set

The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case said Tuesday he will rule this week on whether a psychiatrist will be allowed to video-record the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes.

07/22/2014

Donald Newbury (credit: TDCJ)

‘Texas 7′ Gang Member Caught In Colorado Set To Be Executed

One of the infamous “Texas 7″ gang of escapees now has an execution date.

07/22/2014

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Officers Fight Subpoenas In Theater Shootings Case

The city of Aurora and two police officers who are potential prosecution witnesses in the Colorado theater shootings case are fighting attempts by defense attorneys to get the officers’ disciplinary records.

07/21/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Prosecutors: Holmes Defense Misleading Victims

Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case are accusing a representative of the defense team of misleading victims, offering to leak sensitive information to them and trying to line up opposition to the death penalty.

07/01/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Controversial Email Sent By James Holmes Prosecutors To Victims, Witnesses

Attorneys for Aurora theater defendant James Holmes are angry about an email prosecutors sent to victims and witnesses.

06/19/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Holmes Jury Selection To Be Open To Public, Media

Jury selection in the Colorado theater shootings case will be open to the public and the news media, the judge said Wednesday.

06/11/2014

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