Faced with a decision to allow the execution of killer Nathan Dunlap or grant him clemency, Gov. John Hickenlooper chose to do neither. Instead, he granted an extraordinary "temporary reprieve" that likely means Dunlap won't face execution as long as Hickenlooper is governor.
The director of Colorado's parole division, which has been under fire for two months for its handling of Evan Ebel and other violent parolees, has been put on a paid leave of absence, prisons officials said Wednesday.
Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes received six deliveries from an online ammunition vendor and had other packages sent to his apartment "on an almost daily basis" in the weeks before the mass murder, search warrants unsealed Wednesday show.
Prominent Coloradans, friends and relatives gathered Wednesday morning to remember Jim Monaghan Jr. not only as a driven and influential political strategist but, ultimately, as a man moved to reconnect with family.