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.
Lawmakers in Colorado continue to debate whether to ban the death penalty.
A man suspected of threatening a Democratic state lawmaker has been suspended by the company in which he is the chief operating officer.
Denver police say an executive of a technology services consulting firm is responsible for threatening a Democratic state lawmaker who is sponsoring bills to expand background checks for firearm purchases and limit the size of ammunition magazines.