After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
The measure brings state law into compliance with a recent U-S
Supreme Court ruling. It replaces the current system in which
three-judge panels determine sentences for convicted killers.
The bill requires a unanimous jury vote to sentence someone to
die. It was sent to Governor Owens, who is expected to sign the
measure before the week is over.
Earlier, lawmakers killed a bill that would have allowed a 10-2
vote to impose the death penalty and another that would have
required juries to determine if there were aggravating factors.