To mark the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims, we assembled a post focusing on ten unsolved Colorado murders, including the story of Mary Vialpandro, seen here. Among those we heard from afterward was Families of Homicide Victims and Missing Persons vice president Howard Morton, who put ... More >>
M. WeaverThis week's cover story, "The Victim Lobby," delves into the growing power of the victim rights movement and the sometimes clashing agendas of groups within that movement. But there's one issue crime victim advocates strongly agree about: The pile-up of unsolved homicides over the ... More >>
Yesterday, I predicted that the Colorado Senate vote on a bill to eliminate the death penalty in the state wouldn't be a nail biter, Senator Morgan Carroll's suggestions to the contrary. But her command of math proved far superior to mine. In the end, the measure fell just one vote shy. Howard Mort ... More >>
Last week, a bill to end the death penalty in Colorado squeaked through the House of Representatives by one vote; it reaches a Senate committee on Wednesday afternoon, April 29. The abolitionists maintain that execution is too costly and time-consuming and that the money could be better spent fund ... More >>
A bill to abolish the death penalty in Colorado passed the House by a single vote today. HB 1274, which would use the cost savings of eliminating the death penalty to fund a cold case unit, is on its way to the state Senate. The vote was 33-32, just as close as a preliminary vote last Thursday, whi ... More >>
It was almost two years ago that the parents of Jennifer Marcum posted a billboard by Shotgun Willie's, offering a $20,000 reward for anyone who could tell them the whereabouts of their daughter, who'd been working as a stripper at Shotgun Willie's before she disappeared. The last her parents knew, ... More >>
Until this cold case heats up, Sharon Skiba is lost in limbo.
Jennifer Marcum's path ends and begins at Shotgun Willie's.
CU is keeping tabs on Colorado's cold cases.
Greg Tyner is a man on a mission.
OUTSPOKEN EVERGREEN UNDERTAKER AND REAL-ESTATE DEVELOPER RON LEWIS HAS TWO KINDS OF CUSTOMERS: COMING AND GOING.
PLANS TO PUT A "LEARNING CENTER" ON MT. EVANS LEAVE SOME FUMING.