Javad Marshall-Fields

Sir Mario Owens, left, and engaged couple Vivian Wolfe and Javad Marshall-Fields (credit: CBS)

Supreme Court Keeps Death Penalty Case File Sealed

The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to order Colorado to open the case file of a man on death row.

02/24/2014

Sir Mario Owens, left, and engaged couple Vivian Wolfe and Javad Marshall-Fields (credit: CBS)

Colorado Court Says Death Row Inmate Got Fair Trial

The Colorado Supreme Court refused on Monday to hear an appeal challenging the conviction of a death row inmate after a witness was killed.

08/19/2013

Maisha Fields-Pollard, whose brother Javad Marshall-Fields was murdered, testifies on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Considering Death Penalty Repeal Hear Emotional Testimony

A man urging Colorado lawmakers to abolish capital punishment lifted a container holding some of his son’s ashes Tuesday and said the death penalty would not bring his son justice.

03/19/2013

Robert Ray (left) is convicted of issuing the orders that led to the killings of witnesses Javad Marshall Fields and his fiance Vivian Wolfe. Sir Mario Owens (center) is on death row for carrying out those killings. And Nathan Dunlap (right) is convicted of killing four at a Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant in 1993. He's been in reviews and appeals for more than 15 years. (credit: CBS)

Personal Stories Grip Lawmakers On Death Penalty

A proposal to abolish Colorado’s death penalty will be one of the most emotional issues this legislative session – in part because lawmakers’ own stories are closely connected to the debate.

03/17/2013

Sir Mario Owens, left, and engaged couple Vivian Wolfe and Javad Marshall-Fields (credit: CBS)

Colorado Court Upholds Death Row Conviction

The Colorado Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a man on death row who killed a potential witness and his fiancée.

07/26/2012

CBS4's Alan Gionet talks with Colorado defense attorney David Lane (credit: CBS)

Death Sentence For Shooting Suspect Could Take More Than A Decade

A decision on maybe the biggest step in the court process in the investigation of theater shootings suspect James Holmes is a long way away — will prosecutors pursue the death penalty?

07/24/2012

Nathan Dunlap (credit: CBS)

Colorado Death Row Inmate Given Right To Exercise

Convicted murderer Nathan Dunlap has been transferred to the Sterling Correctional Facility where he will have the opportunity to exercise five days a week as part of an agreement between prison officials and the American Civil Liberties Union.

07/27/2011

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