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.
A Colorado mother still trying to make sense of her son’s murder is opening a center offering young people alternatives to crime.
A Colorado death row inmate convicted of killing a witness to a shooting has lost his appeal in a related case, all stemming from a post-concert fracas that led to three deaths.
A Colorado court is considering an appeal by one of three men on the state’s death row after his attorneys testified Tuesday about a list of alleged problems with his 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.
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.