Determined to demonstrate just how far he believed Arapahoe County prosecutors had strayed over the line in the effort to obtain the death penalty against his client, defense attorney Jim Castle resorted to a visual aid. During a hearing late Friday, he presented District Judge Gerald Rafferty with ... More >>
Dexter Harris has provided the police with information on so many murders committed by other people that it's hard to keep it all straight. Yesterday morning, grilled in great detail in Arapahoe County District Court about his role as a confidential informant and key witness in the 2008 death senten ... More >>
Ray WagnerLast month's "not guilty" verdict in the murder trial of inmate Alejandro Perez put an end to six years of costly missteps and setbacks for Eighteenth Judicial District Attorney Carol Chambers and her team of prosecutors, who'd set out to get the death penalty in a murky prison homi ... More >>
Perez.Alan Prendergast's post about the acquittal of Alejandro Perez in the killing of a fellow inmate included comments from prosecutor Jason Siers, whose boss Carol Chambers, is known for the zeal with which she seeks the death penalty. Defense attorney Jim Castle wasn't pleased with Siers' ... More >>
Willie Clark Do Denver police detectives hide evidence in secret folders? Lawyers for accused murderer Willie Clark say they do. Other defense attorneys agree. But prosecutors do not; they say attorneys regularly have access to police files. The issue came up yesterday at a pre-trial hearin ... More >>
The fourth day of Michael Tate’s first-degree murder trial for killing the father of his friend, Michael Fitzgerald, was supposed to start with Fitzgerald on the stand. But for the third straight day, the trial started late. First, Tate’s attorneys tried to keep Fitzgerald from testifying – a ... More >>
Donta Page's sentence revives Colorado's death-penalty debate -- but brings no closure. The Conclusion of "Penalty Zone."
Until two years ago, Colorado juries weighed whether men deserved to die. Now judges decide their fate.
A police sting on a perfume dealer nets a small-time amount of goods--plus two vehicles. The dealer says the whole thing stinks.
Should Judge Lynne Hufnagel be benched? Ask the bankrupt cabbies, bullied witnesses and banished lawyers who've tasted her bitter brand of justice.