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Prosecution drops death penalty in Adams County police-shooting case District Attorney...

Prosecutors have backed off seeking a death sentence against the man accused of killing Adams County Deputy Heath Gumm in January 2018.  In a motion...

Colorado abolishes the death penalty Gov. Jared Polis also commuted the...

Gov. Jared Polis on Monday signed into a law a bill that ends the death penalty in Colorado for any convictions on or after...

Months-long death penalty jury trial starts despite coronavirus crisis “This is...

UPDATE: On Monday, March 23, District Judge Mark Warner cited health concerns when postponing proceedings in Dearing's trial until April 6. The death penalty trial against...

Death penalty passes the House after hours of debate focused on...

Update: This story was originally published on Feb. 25, 2020, when the House passed the death penalty repeal bill by a voice vote. It...

Inside the small legal community defending Colorado death penalty clients, a...

It was late December 2019 and defense lawyer Mary Claire Mulligan spent the last week of the decade accompanying a client to his murder...

Effort to repeal Colorado’s death penalty reaches new milestone Lawmakers have...

Update: This story was originally published on Jan. 30. On Friday, Jan. 31, the Senate gave final approval to the bill by a vote...

Here are five hot spots of the 2020 legislative session Businesses...

A political advertisement, paid for by a Washington, D.C.-based group made up of mostly drugmakers, insurance companies and private hospitals, aired last month on...

Reformers double down on death penalty repeal Abolishing the death penalty...

Helen Griffiths stood beside a wooden podium inside the Second Baptist Church in Boulder on Monday and delivered a well-rehearsed presentation to about two...

Guest Post: Colorado’s death penalty does not put inmates to...

Many Coloradans who favor the death penalty might be surprised to learn juries here seldom impose a death sentence, and Colorado rarely executes an...

The Indy 500: Hickenlooper’s “statewide conversation” about the death penalty never...

John Hickenlooper is misrepresenting his record on the death penalty. Colorado’s former governor, one in a swelling pack of Democratic presidential hopefuls, was on...
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