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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - George Brauchler
An inmate pleaded guilty Thursday to first-degree murder in the beating death of a Colorado prison guard after prosecutors dropped their plan to seek the death penalty.
A Colorado judge ruled Friday not to delay the death penalty trial of a man accused of killing a prison guard, despite prosecutors' request for more time to respond to new questions about the suspect's original conviction.
The father of a Colorado prison guard killed more than a decade ago begged a judge on Thursday not to delay the suspect's trial, despite emerging questions about whether he committed the crime that put him in prison in the first place.
Prosecutors are asking to delay the death penalty trial of an inmate charged with killing a prison guard because of questions raised about his original conviction.
Lawyers in the Colorado theater shooting case are back in court for a closed hearing on whether defendant James Holmes should undergo another sanity evaluation.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper's decision to grant a reprieve last week to an infamous death row inmate means that a man's life is literally on the line in the 2014 gubernatorial race.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper's decision to block the execution of convicted killer Nathan Dunlap for as long as he is governor infuriated victims' relatives and drew quick criticism from Republicans ahead of the 2014 election.
The fate of one Colorado mass murderer has become entwined with that of another as Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper struggles with whether to save the life of a notorious death row inmate.
Prosecutors said Monday they will seek the death penalty for James Eagan Holmes, the accused shooter in the deadly Aurora, Colo. theater massacre last summer.
A judge entered a plea of not guilty Tuesday on behalf of Aurora theater shooting suspect James Eagan Holmes after rejecting a request from his attorneys for more time to formulate a plea.
Until recently, the race for district attorney in Colorado's 18th Judicial District wasn't on anyone's list of must-watch 2012 political faceoffs. Then a gunman killed 12 people and wounded 58 at the Century 16 theater in Aurora.
Brauchler unsuccessfully sought to delay the trial last week because he said defense lawyers waited until a month before the trial to present evidence that Montour was wrongfully convicted in his daughter's death.
Brauchler said he did not know whether a review of the defense's new evidence would lead him to drop the death penalty, as Montour's attorneys have requested.