A Mesa County man who inspired a new law compensating the wrongly convicted is nearing a monetary settlement with the state.
A man already serving a life sentence for murder is suspected in another decades-old crime. On Wednesday, Douglas Thames lost his chance for an appeal.
Robert Dewey was 33 when he went to prison for the 1994 rape and murder of a Palisade woman. The 51-year-old walked away free Monday, after new testing of DNA evidence pointed to someone else as the suspect.