When a defendant pleads not guilty by reason of insanity in Colorado, the burden falls on prosecutors to prove otherwise. A bill sponsored by state Representative Frank McNulty would shift the responsibility to the defense, so that a defendant who pleads insanity would have to prove it "by clear and ... More >>
One of the central questions in the case of accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes involves whether his attorneys will employ the insanity defense. The legal tactic has been used many times in mass slayings and other shocking crimes, and not always effectively: Note that serial killers John Way ... More >>
The TBEX North America conference, billed as the world's largest travel blogger convention, kicks off today at Keystone Resort, and VISIT DENVER's Rich Grant has a big role in showing off the area. But which local landmarks would he prefer the writers skip? We asked, and he (unwisely?) made a sugges ... More >>
April 1983 issue of TIME. How could '80s lefties not kind of loathe and fear this guy?Thirty years ago today, at 12:27 p.m. mountain time, John Hinckley, Jr., shot then-president Ronald Reagan outside the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. Reagan, of course, survived the shooting, ... More >>
What happens to the mentally ill in the justice system is just crazy.
Next Stage kills it with this musical.
Brief reviews of current shows.
Next Stage's Assassins is a grand musical look at America's killer instinct.
Nothing's sticking to the Teflon president.
Thirty miles of developments, drunks and dreams -- the ultimate road trip.
When the accused reject a not-guilty plea, Colorado's insanity law breaks down.
How onetime Denver resident Kirby McMillan Jr. was transformed into Mojo Nixon.
The state pours millions of dollars--and controversial social theory--into a prison for mentally ill felons.