Update: Our most recent Schmuck of the Week has been busted -- and while she's currently free on bond, she could wind up behind bars again soon. Marquise Bridgewater is accused of using false deeds to "buy" a $400,000 house for $10. 9News is now reporting that Bridgewater surrendered to Broomfield p ... More >>
Update: Earlier this month, we told you that Warren Watson had been captured in Idaho after being named a person of interest in the slaying of Lakewood family attorney Claudia Miller; see our previous coverage in its entirety below. Now, a grand jury has named Watson in eighteen charges, including ... More >>
Thousands of homeless individuals in Denver came out to the Colorado Convention Center this week seeking services as part of an event called Project Homeless Connect. It's an effort by the city to actively reach out to those in need -- and one that comes after a summer of intense criticism tied to a ... More >>
When accepting the presidential nomination at the 2012 DNC in Charlotte tonight, Barack Obama will speak at the Time Warner Convention Center, a quick switch from the Bank of America stadium. The official reason for the move is weather, although conspiracy theorists have their own ideas, including t ... More >>
If a house falls into foreclosure and nobody is around to hear about it, does it make a difference? What about if an entire coalition is around? This week, volunteers at the Colorado Progressive Coalition tried the second option when they accompanied local homeowner Jim Erlsten to the downtown Broad ... More >>
Umphrey's McGee at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Friday, September 14. Hot on the heels of its show at the Fillmore a few weeks ago, we've received word that the band will be returning to Colorado this fall for a pair of dates, the first a two-set show at Red Rocks with Railroad Earth, followed by a sec ... More >>
Update, below: Wells Fargo will be the target of several actions this week by the Colorado Progressive Coalition, including plans to "move in" to a branch on Thursday with lamps, pillows and coffee pots to protest the bank's high number of foreclosures. Dubbed the Mile High Showdown, the acti ... More >>
If you're kind of nerdy, which is totally fine, you're probably already thinking about what you want to wear for Halloween, whether you sport your costume at a party or at home on your sofa while you wait for packs of eight-year-olds to knock on your door. As a public service, we at Show and Tell a ... More >>
Last year, when state lawmakers set about reining in the sky-high interest rates of payday lenders in Colorado, the industry howled and moaned that tighter regulation would cost bunches of jobs. But a new report from the Colorado Attorney General's Office suggests the biggest impact of the reform ha ... More >>
FlickrFeel like you're getting jacked each time you use an automatic teller machine? There's a good reason for that. A new survey from Bankrate.com spotlights the five U.S. cities with the highest ATM transaction fees. And guess who won.
KreayshawnKreayshawn this. Snow Tha Product that. These two white girl rappers are the talk of the hip-hop town right now. Both women are challenging society-driven stereotypes. Kreayshawn, of course, is the hard-core, smoked-out princess with swag "oozing out her ovaries," who was just signed by Co ... More >>
Illustration from Colorado Progressive Coalition.Linda Stapel was a field researcher in February 2009, making enough money to buy a home by herself. But that's when she was blind-sided a by a woman in her car while collecting data for work. Stapel was left with Annular tears in her neck, seve ... More >>
Dean Singleton doesn't like the B-word.Here are some sample headlines from other publications around the nation about the latest development involving MediaNews Group, owner of the Denver Post and dozens of other newspapers around the country: UPI: "U.S. Newspaper Group to File Bankruptcy." ... More >>
MediaNews Group chairman Dean Singleton. When the Rocky Mountain News was put up for sale in December (a move that prefigured its February closure), employees clinging to hopes of a last minute reversal of fortune repeatedly pointed to the debts burdening MediaNews Group, owner of the Rocky's rival ... More >>
Takes one to know one.