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Guest Commentary: There is no room for the death penalty in Colorado

In Colorado, legislators across the political spectrum have come together to end the expensive, unjust and ineffective death penalty process. Why? State-sanctioned executions go against principles that...

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Police seek information in cold case murder of Aurora bartender who was...

AURORA — In the early morning hours of Feb. 18, 2017, a 29-year-old man was trying to do the right thing – he was intervening in an assault at an Aurora apartment complex. But the good Samaritan was...

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Florida man pleads guilty in college student’s stabbing death 40 years ago

A 62-year-old man whom authorities in December identified as the killer of a radio intern 40 years ago in Highlands Ranch pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Friday in Douglas County Court. James...

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Murder suspect known as the Hammer Killer arrives in Colorado decades after...

Alex Christopher Ewing, the man accused of bludgeoning four victims to death with a hammer three decades ago, has arrived in Colorado, where he will face charges in the cold case killings. The Nevada...

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Alleged Hammer Killer appears in Jefferson County court as victim’s family...

A man suspected of using a hammer to bludgeon four people to death in Colorado was advised Tuesday of the charges he faces more than three decades after the alleged crimes. Alexander Christopher Ewing,...

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Florida sheriff wants new leads following Netflix series “Tiger King”

TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida sheriff is asking for new leads in the disappearance of the former husband of a big cat sanctuary owner featured in the new Netflix series “Tiger King.” Hillsborough County...

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DNA testing identifies suspect in 1963 cold case of 16-year-old killed at...

Colorado Bureau of InvestigationMargaret “Peggy” BeckAdvances in DNA technology allowed Jefferson County investigators to crack a 56-year-old cold case and identify a suspect in the killing of a...

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Boulder County Sheriff’s Office solves 1970 rape and murder case

Betty Lee Jones (Boulder County Sheriff’s Office)The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said DNA evidence has identified a man who died in 2019 as the person who likely raped and murdered a 23-year-old...

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“She is someone, she is no longer our Jane Doe”: Douglas County authorities...

A young woman whose body was found in 1993 near a makeshift camp in the forest of Douglas County has finally been identified, the sheriff’s office announced Thursday. Now, the search for the person or...

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Weld County DA to make “major announcement” in 1984 disappearance and death...

Jonelle MatthewsWeld County District Attorney Michael Rourke said he will make a “major announcement” at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the 1984 cold-case disappearance and death of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews....

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