Crime and Courts
It’s been legal to drop off newborns in Colorado since 2000, so why aren’t suspicious infant deaths declining?
From 2001-18, 64 infants have been handed over at fire stations and hospitals under the Safe Haven Law. Advocates say a new generation of teens doesn’t know the law exists
Colorado joins lawsuit against Trump administration’s effort to increase Obamacare birth-control exemptionsBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
The red flag bill again thrusts Colorado’s sheriffs into the gun debate — with legal questions, strong emotions and Facebook lettersBy Sue McMillin Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
As lawmakers debate repealing it, here's how Colorado's capital punishment system works.
He survived the Aurora Chuck E. Cheese shooting 25 years ago. A possible death penalty repeal is bringing it all back up.
Bobby Stephens: “It just doesn’t make sense to me that this process has been what it’s been.”
Colorado law mandates which drugs be used for lethal injection. So what happens when they are no longer made?
As Colorado debates the end of capital punishment, a specific drug required by Colorado law -- sodium thiopental -- is no longer available on the open market for executions
In 1997, Colorado’s first execution in 30 years marked a watershed moment. But did it change the conversation about capital punishment?
I witnessed the state impose the death sentence on Gary Lee Davis. It was a surreal event marked by a clean, quiet ease.Opinion
Breaking down Colorado's history of capital punishment, plus a searchable database of death penalty cases since 1979.
“Those scars will always be there”: Rhonda Fields’ son was murdered by two of the three men on Colorado’s death row
The Aurora Democrat is opposed to repealing the death penalty in Colorado. She plans to be “vocal and … honest” during debate over a bill to abolish.
Colorado lawmakers will consider whether to repeal the death penalty again, as factors align for passage
The Colorado legislature has debated getting rid of capital punishment four times since 2000. The bill being brought this year wouldn’t send the question to voters, as proponents of lethal injection want.
The “red flag” gun bill is expected to pass in Colorado. But there are important things to watch along the way.
House Bill 1177 isn’t expected to have much -- if any -- Republican support at the Colorado Capitol. Some Democrats may also vote against the measure.
Trouble in Dinosaur: Cop fired, town hall searched as border town reckons with new pot money, old problems
Dinosaur used to limp along on $2,700 a month in sales tax revenues. Cannabis has changed that, for better or worse.