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Last-minute firing of Owens’ death penalty judge raises suspicions

Lawyers say Colorado’s judicial branch has unlawfully removed a well-respected judge from presiding over the appeal of an Aurora man’s death sentence. After years on the […]...

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June 30, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Despite fraud claims, Nelson ignores calls to exit House race

Amid accusations that he has falsified multiple aspects of his background, Aurora Schools Board of Education member Eric Nelson continues to resist calls for him […]...

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June 16, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Corpse tampering bill survives the Senate

Tampering with a dead body could earn a suspect up to 12 years in jail and a fine of up to $750,000, under a bill […]...

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February 25, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Neville and Carroll: Should they stay or should they go?

Rep. Jon Keyser will be dropping out of the Statehouse to focus on his race against Sen. Michael Bennet. State Senators Morgan Carroll and Tim Neville plan […]...

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January 20, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Does Colorado’s death penalty have a race problem?

James Holmes killed more people during his movie theater massacre than Nathan Dunlap, Sir Mario Owens and Robert Ray combined. Dunlap, Owens and Ray, all […]...

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August 20, 2015 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Wiretap

What we talk about when we talk about the death penalty

“There is evil out there, I’ve seen it,” said D.A. Dave Young. “There are people who kill for fun, and will do it again."...

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February 28, 2014 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Beats, The Mix

Proposed bill: No bullying, even in cyberspace

Cyberbullying should be a crime, says a bill from representative Rhonda Fields of Aurora, and on Monday the House education committee agreed unanimously. ...

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February 24, 2014 Capitol Dispatch, The Mix, Uncategorized

Aurora Shooting Anniversary Rally Promotes Gun Control as Worthy Memorial

AURORA-- Advocates for gun control gathered at noon in a sun-blanched local park to mark the one-year anniversary of the midnight movie-theater shooting here that killed 12, injured 70 and gripped a nation grown accustomed to a news cycle that...

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July 19, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, In-Depth, Politics
Colorado Death Penalty Repeal Testimony: ‘Flashbacks Still Haunt Me Today’

Colorado Death Penalty Repeal Testimony: ‘Flashbacks Still Haunt Me Today’

DENVER— Lawmakers considering a bill that would end capital punishment in Colorado heard 10 hours of emotional testimony here Tuesday, including statements by a former […]...

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March 20, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Colorado’s Death Penalty: Spending Millions to Execute Almost No One

Colorado’s Death Penalty: Spending Millions to Execute Almost No One

With a bill to repeal the death penalty likely to be introduced in the 2013 Colorado Legislature, there are bound to be philosophical arguments about the merits of capital punishment. One thing that seems beyond debate, though, is that...

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February 7, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 6!

Grab your calendar: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 marks the seventh annual Colorado Gives Day, and The Indy needs your help! Colorado Gives Day is a statewide […]

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2 Electoral College members are suing Colorado in plan to stop Trump

  Two of Colorado’s nine national electors are taking Colorado to federal court today, challenging a law that requires them to cast their Electoral College votes […]

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