Rebecca Gershten and Becca Beall Oschner know the importance of rape kits. In 2005, both women were victimized by serial rapist Brent Brents. Their rape kits helped lead to his capture. "Thankfully, our rape kits were processed in record time, which provided the proof necessary to arrest him," Gers ... More >>
Yesterday, following new reports about sex assaults at the Air Force Academy, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced a campaign to address the problem -- one that's about to get even more exposure. That's because tomorrow marks the Sundance Film Fest premiere of The Invisible War, director Kirby D ... More >>
Pics below.Our latest roundup of 2011 mug shots (check out the January and February galleries here) features 35 photos of men and women at the center of often startling tales -- the allegedly pervy DARE instructor, the alleged church masturbator, an alleged mom stomper and much more. Check ou ... More >>
Amy Herdy.Diary of a Predator, a new book by Amy Herdy, isn't simply a true-crime tale based on the disturbing actions of serial rapist Brent J. Brents. It's also a memoir that pulls back the curtains on Herdy's reporting of the Brents story for the Denver Post, revealing conflicts with edito ... More >>
Amy Herdy as she appeared in the Pakistani press. The blog Denver Post and 9News vet Amy Herdy's Journalistic Mission to Pakistan provides an overview of a trip to Islamabad recently completed by Herdy, who currently serves as the advisor for The Campus Press, the daily online news source for the ... More >>
Once upon time, journalists were fighting to get a foot in the door at the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News. Today, plenty of editorial types aren't letting said door hit them on the way out. Among the departures in the past month or so: Julia C. Martinez at the Post, plus two reporters at t ... More >>
Brenda Denton was bludgeoned to death in her Capitol Hill apartment two years ago. Denver police finally have a suspect -- and it's not Brent J. Brents.
Censured but defiant, Carol Chambers goes after habitual criminals -- and cops, judges and lawyers -- like no other district attorney. But at what cost?
From the week of February 23, 2006
Brenda Denton's life ended in the kind of mystery she would have loved to solve.
Coffee to Go
Heaven Help Us