Lawmakers Drop Bill To Repeal Death Penalty In ColoradoColorado's Senate has indefinitely postponed consideration of a bill to repeal the death penalty, apparently lacking the votes to remove the little-used penalty from the books.
Democrats Push Bill To Repeal The Death Penalty In ColoradoDemocrats who control Colorado's Legislature are rushing to act on a bill to repeal the state's little-used death penalty.
Judge Hears Appeal To Overturn Death Penalty SentenceA judge will hear an appeal from Sir Mario Owens, one of the three men on Colorado's death row, because of alleged juror misconduct.
Death Row Inmate Could Get A New TrialAttorneys for one of the three men on Colorado's death row are asking a judge to overturn the verdict and give their client a new trial because of alleged juror misconduct.
A Look At Colorado's Record On The Death PenaltyColorado 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.
New Youth Center Opens In Aurora With Help Of Rep. Rhonda FieldsA new youth center is opening its doors in Aurora. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for Sunday evening at the Dayton Street Opportunity Center.
Opening Of Anti-Crime Community Center DelayedSnowy, cold weather is forcing a state representative to postpone by a week the opening of a community center that will provide health, job, educational and others services to try to keep young people away from crime.
Murder's Legacy: Community Center Opens In AuroraA Colorado mother still trying to make sense of her son's murder is opening a center offering young people alternatives to crime.
Judge Orders Death Penalty Case of Sir Mario Owens UnsealedA judge has ordered the unsealing of files in the case of a Colorado death row inmate.
Supreme Court Keeps Death Penalty Case File SealedThe U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to order Colorado to open the case file of a man on death row.
Motion To Unseal Files In Sir Mario Owens’ Death Penalty CaseMedia organizations have asked a judge to unseal court files in a Colorado death penalty case.
Colorado Court Says Death Row Inmate Got Fair TrialThe Colorado Supreme Court refused on Monday to hear an appeal challenging the conviction of a death row inmate after a witness was killed.
Personal Stories Grip Lawmakers On Death PenaltyA 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.
Religious Leaders Show Support For Rep. Fields After ThreatsThere’s been a lot of support for a Colorado lawmaker who became the target of death threats over her stance on gun control issues.
For Colorado Lawmaker, Death Penalty Debate PersonalRep. Rhonda Fields stood before her colleagues recently and told them about her dead son. He would have turned 30 that day.