The jury in the Aurora theater shooting trial could not reach a unanimous decision on the death penalty so he will spend the rest of his life in prison.
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The jury will hear closing arguments in the final sentencing phase of the Aurora theater shooting trial on Thursday afternoon.
Colorado theater shooter James Holmes will be sentenced to either death or life in prison without parole after the penalty phase of his trial, which starts Wednesday. Either way, Holmes can expect to spend decades in prison.
Democratic Aurora state Rep. John Buckner, who worked as an educator for decades, has died after battling a respiratory illness. He was 67.
Gov. John Hickenlooper took the oath of office Tuesday morning to begin his second term as Colorado’s governor.
John Hickenlooper declared victory over challenger Bob Beauprez on Wednesday morning, providing Colorado Democrats with one of their few bright spots this midterm.
The race for governor in Colorado is proving to be the nail-biter that polls and pundits predicted, as Gov. John Hickenlooper and challenger Bob Beauprez battled late into Tuesday night.
A Colorado governor’s race that few expected to be close enters its final day with neither party able to say with confidence that they’ve gained a clear lead.
Hickenlooper cruised into office in 2010 and engineered political goodwill, forged relationships with business and environmental groups, and remained the affable leader most seemed to love. So why the tough fight?