Subject:

Howard Morton

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    Reader: 1,523 unsolved murders since 1970 put all Coloradans at risk

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Colorado's cold case backlog: 1,518 murders still unsolved

    M. Weaver​This 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 >>

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    October 20, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Nails were bitten in yesterday's death-penalty vote

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Is the death penalty worse than life in the hole?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Bill to abolish death penalty passes House; Senate's next

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2008

    Gone, Not Forgotten

    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 >>

  • News

    February 14, 2008

    A Cold Case Frozen in Time

    Until this cold case heats up, Sharon Skiba is lost in limbo.

  • News

    June 29, 2006

    Strip Search

    Jennifer Marcum's path ends and begins at Shotgun Willie's.

  • News

    December 18, 2003

    Student Aid

    CU is keeping tabs on Colorado's cold cases.

  • News

    December 18, 2003

    A Cure for the Common Cold Case

    Greg Tyner is a man on a mission.

  • News

    October 12, 1994

    GETTING HIS DIGS IN

    OUTSPOKEN EVERGREEN UNDERTAKER AND REAL-ESTATE DEVELOPER RON LEWIS HAS TWO KINDS OF CUSTOMERS: COMING AND GOING.

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    September 28, 1994

    GET OFF MY CLOUD

    PLANS TO PUT A "LEARNING CENTER" ON MT. EVANS LEAVE SOME FUMING.

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