Gov. John Hickenlooper opposes the death penalty. But despite rulings against death in two recent capital cases, he isn't planning a formal effort to repeal the punishment.
In his regular conversation with CPR News, Hickenlooper also discussed the death penalty and his leanings in the Democratic presidential race
Now that sentencing in the Aurora Theater shooting trial of James Holmes is underway, here's a look at how Colorado has applied the death penalty in the past.
As a sentencing approaches in the James Holmes case, a panel of Coloradans have changed their views about the death penalty.
The book-turned-movie, "Dead Man Walking," that starred Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon is an opera now playing at the Central City Opera.
The District Attorney says new evidence casting doubt on Montour's original conviction forced his office to drop its capital case.
Prosecutors in case of James Holmes, the alleged shooter at an Aurora movie theater in 2012, have requested an additional psychological evaluation, arguing the first is “unfair” and “inadequate.”
Many family members of victims support the death penalty, but a trial underway in Colorado has united a group of families against it, raising questions about what role victims' families have in sentencing decisions.