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Colorado activists bank on midterm blue wave to pass 2019 law...

Note: This story has been updated to include comments from 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler. Opponents of the death penalty — hoping to capitalize...

Greene: Former jury foreman in capital case made to reckon with...

Carl Dubler would prefer that I not write this. The software marketer from Centennial served as foreman of the 2009 jury that convicted and...

The Colorado Independent is fighting to unseal secret records in a...

Update: George Brauchler's office has asked for another two-week extension to submit its legal objections to The Independent's motion to unseal documents about prosecutorial...

Three men still on Colorado’s death row after judge denies capital...

This story has been updated. A judge today denied a five-year appeal by Sir Mario Owens, a man convicted for the 2005 witness killing of...

Wiretap: Trump guarantees pre-existing conditions will be covered, but he can’t...

In an appearance on Face the Nation, Donald Trump says he guarantees that pre-existing conditions will be covered in any version of an Obamacare...

Lawmakers just killed the bill that would make executions easier

  A legislative measure to make capital punishment easier in Colorado just got the ax. In a committee Feb. 10, a bipartisan group of lawmakers deep-sixed...

Why death penalty abolitionists hit the snooze button in Colorado this...

Activists working to put a stop to Colorado's death penalty have decided not to push a legislative agenda this year. Capital punishment advocates are moving...

Colorado law would make it easier for juries to sentence someone...

  A group of Republican lawmakers introduced a bill today that would make it easier for juries to put someone to death in Colorado. Currently, all 12 jurors in...

Death penalty won’t sway Colorado elections, suggests poll

Capital punishment will not be a deciding issue in Colorado elections, suggest a new poll commissioned by the anti-capital punishment group, the Better Priorities Initiative. Only 5 percent of Coloradans...

Colorado activists buoyed by Nebraska lawmakers’ vote to abolish death-penalty

Colorado anti-death penalty activists are rejoicing that Nebraska lawmakers voted to repeal that state's death penalty and replace it with life without parole. Even though...