Overnight, a man's refusal to pay for a cab in Boulder turned into a hours-long SWAT team standoff in which he and a police officer were both injured. What happened? Here's what we know thus far.
Sweet Cow, an award-winning local enterprise devoted to ice cream, will open its third store today, this one in north Boulder. See also: Sweet Action is in a deep freeze until February 1
As we've reported, yesterday's morning low of -15 degrees Fahrenheit was one of the ten coldest temperatures ever recorded in Denver, and the night before was nearly that cold -- a deep, deep chill that appears to have prompted a reportedly suicidal CU-Boulder student to head to Chautauqua with the ... More >>
The rulemaking surrounding Amendment 64 is in full swing at the state level. The Department of Revenue has released a set of draft rule changes and clarifications for a huge chunk of medical marijuana law, as well as draft regs regarding the recreational cannabis industry. The 100-plus page documen ... More >>
Medical cannabis has been on the fast-track to mainstream acceptance over the last few years, and more and more high-profile organizations, including the MS Foundation, are aligning themselves with cannabis groups promoting the safe and beneficial plant. Add to that list Boulder's BStrong foundatio ... More >>
Can an elected coroner be held liable for the destruction of key evidence -- a piece of a dead man's aorta -- needed in a medical malpractice lawsuit? That's the six-figure question at the heart of a federal claim against Adams County and James Hibbard, its former coroner. Hibbard hasn't held office ... More >>
Yesterday, we shared information from Parker police about what officers described as an apparent child-abduction attempt. Turns out the operative word in that sentence was "apparent," since cops now say the report was mistaken -- evidence of how rattled nerves remain following this month's disappear ... More >>
When a guy's got to smoke, a guy's got to smoke. But what if he's told he can't smoke, no matter how badly he needs to suck a soothing cloud of tar and nicotine into his lungs? The answer for Eric Cech, according to a Boulder Police report on view below, involved a full bedpan.
Big photos below.The hearse that carried John F. Kennedy's body from a Dallas hospital to Air Force One one fateful November day in 1963 is coming to Boulder. Developer and car collector Stephen Tebo -- not, not that Tebow -- picked it up for $176,000, and he says that one day it'll be part ... More >>
Big pic below.Update: Kevin McGregor has now been charged with first-degree murder in relation to the shooting of University of New Hampshire football player Todd Walker this past Friday -- and the case is on a very fast track, with a preliminary hearing slated for April 25. In the meantime, ... More >>
He woulda stayed.Music supposedly has the power to soothe a savage beast -- but it can also annoy the hell out of one. That's the lesson recently learned by personnel at Boulder Community Hospital. When they found a bear hibernating under a building on hospital property, they managed to driv ... More >>
FlickrA lot of us find the experience of waking up and facing the light to be physically painful -- although probably not as agonizing as what Boulder's Sanford Rothman went through the other day. According to the Boulder Police Department, Rothman suffered a gunshot wound while unconscious. ... More >>
We're guessing students didn't greet deputies as in this photo from the movie "Alive."Boulder High School seniors hold an annual camping trip near the end of the school year -- but judging by its take on this week's edition, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office wishes the tradition would end. ... More >>
Warren Hern has some harsh words for Sacred Heart of Jesus Church.Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Catholic church and school that was recently the subject of national headlines for its refusal to teach the children of a same-sex couple in Boulder, has now become the target of an abortion doctor in ... More >>
The clock was ticking for Nicholas Andrew White.Yesterday, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office revealed that a forty-year-old inmate charged with four counts of sexual assault on a child and one count of child abuse had been found dead in his jail cell -- and in its release about this inciden ... More >>
Serena Brooks likes to play rough. I have very few rules in life. Don't eat ice cream right before bed, unless you want heartburn. Don't watch Jimmy Fallon right before bed, unless you want heartburn. And never, ever, under any circumstances, get high and drunk on a Monday night and have a threesom ... More >>
Many critics of Bob "Gunny Bob" Newman, a Westword profile subject who makes his living as a conservative fireballer for KOA/850 AM, likely consider him to be heartless -- but he now has medical evidence to prove them wrong. The retired Marine gunnery sergeant has been off the air since late July af ... More >>
Andy Pruitt's drive has pushed sports medicine into high gear.
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When his wife required an emergency transplant, this professor was ready to donate his own kidney -- but CU wasn't willing to pay the price.
Rape is the most personal of crimes—and so Boulder’s sexual-assault nurses took criticism of their program very personally.
When Mental Health Services, Inc. went out of business, no one was around to help the therapists who were hurt.
Dr. Warren Hern ranks high on the anti-abortionists' hit list. They're playing Ken Scott's song.
Denver General gets ready to launch a downscale marketing campaign.