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Wiretap: White cop charged with murdering a black youth in Chicago

Officer charged In Chicago, a white cop is charged with murder a year after the shooting death of a black teen, and the city finally releases the...

Wiretap: Hillary Clinton survives the Benghazi panel

Nothing new Months of waiting, 8 hours of asking and dozens of the same questions that have been answered before. Little new information surfaced yesterday when the House...

Littwin: Counting the gasps

  THIS is the modern story of the death penalty. It begins with a horrific crime and ends, 25 years later, with a botched execution,...

Alan Berg: 30 years since the death of the Denver radio...

“His humor was always political. He could be just as nasty with knee-jerk liberals or self-righteous members of minority groups. He criticized without any prejudice."

Slain Colorado Corrections Chief Clements No Friend to Prison Culture Inertia

Prison work is an insular occupation. Corrections officials tend to inhabit a culture unto themselves-- tight-lipped, low profile and tough as nails. Tom Clements was an exception.

Appeals Exhausted for Colorado Chuck E. Cheese’s Killer

The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear the appeal of death-row prisoner Nathan Dunlap, the Colorado man convicted of the 1993 murder of four employees at an Aurora Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant. Dunlap's fate is now in the hands of Governor John Hickenlooper.

In calling himself mainstream, Renfroe jumpstarts senate race

On the floor of the state senate, firebrand social conservative lawmaker Scott Renfroe has compared homosexuality to murder and lambasted the governor for not calling out the national guard on medical marijuana protesters. But Renfroe is up for reelection and told a reporter from his hometown Greeley Tribune this weekend that he was merely a "mainstream Republican" whose values were in line with those of his constituents. A lot of Coloradans would disagree and they have disagreed, some directly to former Weld County deputy district attorney Ken Storck, who is running against Renfroe precisely to bring more mainstream representation to Senate District 13.

CD3 candidate Beeson catches cold case murder straight out of Hollywood

Ninth Judicial District DA Martin Beeson, one of two Republican challengers seeking U.S. Rep. John Salazar’s Third Congressional District seat, may be too busy...

Pols Wake Up To Cold Case Crisis

Many lawmakers indicated surprise and some indignation earlier this month when state Rep. Paul Weissmann proposed abolishing the death penalty in Colorado and using...