Wednesday and Thursday are Weather Aware days due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. Beware of flooded road-ways and never drive around barricades or into water more than six inches deep. High rainfall rates may reduce visibility and also increase the risk of hydroplaning. Turn around, don’t drown! Isolated strong thunderstorms may develop late Wednesday afternoon, but widespread severe weather does not appear to be likely at this time.
DENVER (AP) -- A convicted killer's death sentence is being
overturned for the second time. A federal appeals court in Denver is overturning the death sentence of Mark David Johnson. The court says the prosecutor and judge in the case were wrong to tell the jury that a prison sentence for Johnson could be commuted.
Johnson was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1991 murder
of Billy Wayne Webb, who was beaten and set on fire near Marietta.
The appeals court threw out Johnson's first death sentence three