A convict released early from prison and accused of killing an attorney in Lakewood appeared in court Wednesday morning.
A judge has scheduled a November hearing to decide whether a Colorado man charged with killing an eastern Montana teacher should be declared ineligible for the death penalty.
Both sides in the Colorado theater shootings soon will get their first look at a long-awaited opinion from a state psychiatrist on whether James Holmes was insane when he killed 12 people and injured 70.
Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the Colorado theater shootings are getting their first look at a long-awaited opinion from a state psychiatrist on whether defendant James Holmes was legally insane when he killed 12 people and injured 70.
Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes have filed six new constitutional challenges to the death penalty, saying execution is cruel and unusual punishment.
Victims of the Colorado theater shootings can attend defendant James Holmes’ trial and pretrial hearings, even if they will be called to testify as prosecution witnesses, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Just 45 percent of Colorado voters want Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper re-elected, and half disapprove of his stance on new gun laws and the death penalty after his refusal to set an execution date for a convicted mass murderer, according to a poll released Friday.
James Holmes’ trial for the deadly Colorado theater shootings is more than five months away, but prosecutors are already asking the judge to clamp limits on what witnesses can say about the death penalty if he’s convicted.
The Colorado Supreme Court refused on Monday to hear an appeal challenging the conviction of a death row inmate after a witness was killed.
A judge ordered Fox News reporter Jana Winter on Monday to return to court in September for possible questioning about her confidential sources for a story about Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes.