Like many reporters, I've written plenty of stories about guns over the years. But I'd never fired one -- not a real one, anyhow. A gun-owning friend thought that was wrong given what I do for a living and set out to change it in a big way -- by arranging a training session for me with a semi-autom ... More >>
Earlier this month, families of Aurora theater shooting victims urged Jim Lehrer, moderator of the presidential debate in Denver, to raise the issue of gun policy in quizzing President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Lehrer didn't do so -- but last night, in the season' ... More >>
"Leaked: photos of pit bulls killed due to Denver ban," a Jared Jacang Maher post published in 2009, is among our most commented posts ever, racking up more than 1,500 so far. And while many, if not most, are passionate in their defense of the breed, a recent pronouncement still stands out fo ... More >>
Justin Martinez was raised in the school of hard knocks, but Life Skills is his last hope for a diploma.
For Heather Cameron, the road back was a long, hard journey.
Natalie McFarlane didn't know the two little girls who she played a role in shooting. But on September 25, she entered a guilty plea in the case. As revealed in the Westword feature "Girl Crazy," McFarlane (right) was a 19-year-old college student with a clean record and a boyfriend, Andy Rubio (ce ... More >>
Charting the territory explored by John McLaughlin's guitar.
From the week of May 22, 2003
Drunk, high and pissed off, college honors student Justin Green asked himself one simple question: What would Tupac do?
How Al Jourgensen's years in Colorado helped shape Ministry's unique musical fury.
These refugees lost their homes and families in southern Sudan. But in Denver, they're finding a future.
The ATF is gunning for Rocky's Autos co-owner John Rothrock.
When the Deuce-Seven Bloods went hunting for a snitch, they shot Venus Montoya instead.
CONTRARY TO POPULAR OPINION, GALE NORTON'S QUEST FOR THE SENATE WILL BE ANYTHING BUT A BREEZE.