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Lester Vann Waters Jr. and Michael Keith Spell (credit: Williams County Sheriff's Department)

Hearing Set On Death Penalty In Colorado Man’s Montana Murder Case

A judge has scheduled a November hearing to decide whether a Colorado man charged with killing an eastern Montana teacher should be declared ineligible for the death penalty.

09/27/2013

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Appeals Court Panel Considers TABOR Challenge

Colorado is asking the federal courts to stay out of a dispute about whether its strict tax and spending limits has robbed the state of a republican form of government.

09/23/2013

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

People celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Ruling Gives More Legal Standing To Challenge Gay Marriage Ban

Supporters of gay marriage are celebrating two landmark rulings from the Supreme Court, but what does it mean for Colorado?

06/26/2013

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ACLU Sues Over Colorado Execution Information

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing state prisons officials to force them to identify the drugs and procedures they plan to use for the execution of Nathan Dunlap scheduled in August.

05/21/2013

Nathan Dunlap in court on May 1 (credit: Denver Post)

Victim’s Mom: Chuck E. Cheese Killer Should Be Executed

The mother of a Colorado teenager shot and killed 19 years ago is pleading with the governor to allow the convicted killer’s execution to go on as planned.

05/14/2013

Nathan Dunlap (credit: Colorado Governor's Office)

Nathan Dunlap Expresses Regret In Petition DVD For Gov. Hickenlooper

A man convicted of ambushing and killing four employees at a Colorado pizza restaurant in 1993 had undiagnosed bipolar disorder at the time and should not be executed, his lawyers argued Monday.

05/06/2013

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Stoned-Driving Standard Fails Again In Colorado

A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Monday for a fourth time in the Colorado Senate, where bipartisan skepticism on the pot analogy to blood-alcohol limits helped sink the measure even in a weaker form.

04/22/2013

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Court Ruling May Color Stoned Driving Debate

A recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court could change Colorado’s latest debate over marijuana driving limits.

04/19/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper gives Colorado  House Speaker Mark Ferrandino a high five after signing the civil unions bill into law in March. (credit: CBS)

Supreme Court Case Could Complicate Colorado’s Civil Unions Law

This week the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether two laws banning same sex marriage are legal. It comes less than a week after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a civil unions bill in Colorado.

03/25/2013

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