Thursday Newscast, 3/2/17, 5:32 PM

Mar 2, 2017

Newscast for Thursday, March 2, 2017, 5:32 PM:

  • A measure to increase Colorado's fine for texting and driving passed a hurdle on the Senate floor today. It's expected to go to another vote and then to the House.  91.5 KRCC's Bente Birkeland has more...
  • Lawyers for one of three men on Colorado's death row are seeking a new trial because they allege a juror didn't reveal that she had ties to several witnesses. The Denver Post reports the juror, who participated in the first of two murder trials for Sir Mario Owens, failed to show up for a court hearing to be questioned last month. A judge has issued a warrant for her arrest.