Conspiracy theories are flying about the shootings at Newtown, and the e-mail that Alan Prendergast received over the weekend pretty much summed it up. Under a subject line that read "Someday we Might get the Truth from the Owned & Controlled Puppets in the Press," the writer launched into a tirade ... More >>
Stories on urban planning rarely inspire heated discussion, but Alan Prendergast's "Trouble in the Rubble," which details how a University of Colorado student filed an application to get historic landmark designation for the old Gates Rubber buildings, is a definite exception.
This week, the Denver District Attorney's Office announced that it had charged Merhawi Ocbamichael as an adult for a series of aggravated robberies that took place when he was seventeen.
It's the sort of decision that won't be made in quite the same way should legislation to reform the system known ... More >>
Young environmental activists are convening in Denver this week, leading a march on the State Capitol tomorrow. Part of a nationwide movement pushed by more than forty organizations, particularly iMatter and Earth Guardians, the youthful protest will back up its message with lawsuits filed ag ... More >>
The Denver Police Department has made LoDo safe from the Let Out crowds, as Alan Prendergast's cover story this week details.
The big question now: Who'll keep the Let Out crowds safe from the Denver police?
Dave Liniger.With Colorado's GOP boss saying Republican guv nominee Dan Maes has no chance to win in a three-way race, and Denver Post publisher Dean Singleton suggesting that Maes probably isn't even competent to be dog catcher, it's no surprise that old-school conservatives are casting arou ... More >>
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You've got to admit it was a legislative masterstroke. As a House-passed bill to end capital punishment in Colorado and use the approximately $900,000 in savings to investigate so-called "cold cases" neared a Senate vote, opponents led by Democratic senator John Morse and Republican ... More >>
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Today in Backbeat Online:
• Sebastien Tellier (pictured) talks about Sexuality in a naughy Q&A.
• Oasis' Noel Gallagher gets the Q&A treatment, too.
• Eric Eyl's Mile High Makeout gives a listen to Mike Marchant's campfire songs.
• A look at photographer Peter Beste's blac ... More >>