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Aurora theater gunman James Holmes during his sentencing on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Colorado Theater Shooter Being Assessed For Prison

Colorado theater shooter James Holmes is being assessed at a Denver facility to determine where he should begin serving his lifelong prison sentence.

08/28/2015

Colorado's death chamber (credit: CBS)

Good Question: How Does The Death Penalty Work In Colorado?

How does the death penalty work in Colorado?

08/06/2015

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Officials Suspect Homicide In Colorado Inmate’s Death

Colorado prison officials are treating the death of an inmate held in Limon as a suspected homicide.

06/10/2015

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Death Of Burglar At Limon Prison Investigated

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is reviewing the death Thursday of an inmate being held in Limon.

06/06/2015

Christopher David Sullivan (credit: Jeffco Sheriff)

Man Who Went On Lookout Mountain Crime Spree Learns His Sentence

A man who went on a crime spree on Lookout Mountain last year learned he will spend most of the rest of his life behind bars.

04/27/2015

John Hickenlooper, left,  Bob Beauprez, right (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Hickenlooper, Beauprez Meet For Another Debate

Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican challenger Bob Beauprez have debated seven times in their too-close-to-call gubernatorial contest.

10/23/2014

Outside court after the sentencing (credit: CBS)

Teen Gets Maximum Sentence For Murder Of 13-Year-Old Boy

A teenager will spend decades behind bars for the murder of a 13-year-old boy.

07/10/2014

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Lawsuit: Guards Ignored Dying Prisoner’s Needs

The family of a mentally ill Colorado prison inmate who died in restraints filed a lawsuit Thursday saying that guards ignored his medical needs as he suffered a series of seizures.

06/19/2014

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Bill Addressing Fugitive Parolees Goes To Hickenlooper

A measure seeking the immediate arrest of parolees who remove or tamper with their electronic monitoring device has cleared the Colorado Legislature and heads to the governor for his signature.

04/30/2014

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Restrictions On Solitary Confinement Pass House

The use of solitary confinement for inmates with a serious mental illness would be outlawed under a bill approved by the Colorado House.

04/28/2014

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