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1998 Stories by Tony Perez-Giese

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  • An Honest Living

    published December 24, 1998

    The examiner tells you to sit down in an old, creaky chair with high, worn-down armrests. If the chair had straps to secure your legs, it would... More >>

  • Jailbait

    published December 3, 1998

    Every inmate in the Denver County Jail wants to get to 22. As director of jails John Simonet walks through the cell blocks, he's stopped several... More >>

  • You're Under Arrest, Sir

    published November 19, 1998

    The Denver Police Department wants its officers to start being more polite. After a slew of complaints about cops using ethnic slurs and... More >>

  • Sound Barrier

    published November 12, 1998

    The City of Glendale got ripped last April by bar and strip club owners who felt that the city was trying to put them out of business with strict... More >>

  • Stabbed In the Heart

    published October 29, 1998

    The first in a string of thirteen murders in Aurora that began Labor Day weekend barely made a ripple in Denver--six execution-style homicides the... More >>

  • Flower Talk

    published October 15, 1998

    Teri O'Neill doesn't take photographs of flowers; she takes pictures from the flowers' point of view. Using a standard 35mm camera and... More >>

  • Buddha Behind Bars

    published October 8, 1998

    In 1995, the famed Tibetan Buddhist monk and scholar Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche visited the Federal Correctional Institute in... More >>

  • No Nudes Is Good News

    published September 24, 1998

    While all kinds of smut continues to gush from the Internet pipeline, censorship is alive and well when it comes to the print media. When... More >>

  • Land, Ho!

    published September 17, 1998

    An auction earlier this month of the Gilman Property, 6,000 acres of land adjacent to the Vail ski resort that a judge once called "some of the... More >>

  • A Technical Knockout

    published September 10, 1998

    In a nasty squabble that reflects Colorado's status as a state in limbo as far as professional boxing is concerned, Denver's biggest promoter,... More >>

  • Pulling a Fast One

    published September 3, 1998

    Denver's decision late last month to inaugurate a potentially controversial photo-radar system comes just as four other Colorado municipalities... More >>

  • Follow That Story

    published September 3, 1998

    Alley Oops Two homeless men who were charged with felony criminal mischief after they threw a beer bottle at Denver Post photographer Brian... More >>

  • The UFO Hunters

    published August 27, 1998

    Forty-seven-year-old cop Ken Storch can barely contain his enthusiasm this Monday morning in August. Dressed in shorts and a T-shirt that reads... More >>

  • Odor in the Court

    published August 27, 1998

    This case really smells. The first deal went down on April 8, 1997, in a Kmart parking lot at 50th and Federal. Dennis and Mona Mohan arrived in... More >>

  • Another Brick in the Mall

    published August 13, 1998

    The Denver Police Department has embarked on a plan to compile a high-tech database of information on kids who hang out on the 16th Street Mall, a... More >>

  • Trading Places

    published July 23, 1998

    The trading floor starts filling up fifteen minutes before the opening bell. But these aren't stockbrokers wearing three-piece suits and chomping... More >>

  • Shadow of a Trout

    published July 16, 1998

    There have been several recent John L. Morris sightings up in the Fryingpan Valley, a remote area northeast of Aspen in the wilds of Pitkin... More >>

  • A Reporter Stands Accused

    published July 16, 1998

    They met in an Internet chat room. She sent him a school picture so he would know what she looked like. After a couple of weeks, he told her that... More >>

  • Reach for the Sky!

    published July 2, 1998

    Ken Storch and LJ Dalicandro are on a case, the case of a lifetime. They pick an isolated booth in the corner of a suburban Denny's, light... More >>

  • Free Rides

    published June 11, 1998

    If you were to speculate about the people who do business in the downtown US West office building based on the cars parked immediately around it,... More >>

  • She Got Game

    published May 28, 1998

    It's the beginning of summer for many high-school kids, but a group of gangly teenage girls files into a Thornton school gymnasium one May evening... More >>

  • The Bum's Rush

    published May 7, 1998

    Jose Luis Olivas and Fernando Torres Hernandez were hanging out in the alley off 27th and Larimer at about noon on April 10, sharing a quart of... More >>

  • Bad Chemistry

    published April 30, 1998

    Kelly Zielbauer says she wasn't concerned about the health dangers she faced while working in the Colorado Department of Agriculture's Standards... More >>

  • Burning Issue

    published April 30, 1998

    The 140 firefighters of the Castlewood Fire Department protect some of metro Denver's ritziest homes, including those of several Denver Broncos... More >>

  • Riot and Wrong

    published April 23, 1998

    Boulder County Deputy District Attorney John Pickering was a professional drummer before he started prosecuting criminals, and he still has that... More >>

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