Charlie Brennan

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    July 11, 2014

    JonBenet case: Fleet White sues for release of grand jury documents accusing girl's parents

    A prominent Boulder couple, former close friends of John and Patsy Ramsey, have filed a lawsuit seeking the full release of long-suppressed documents drafted by a grand jury investigating the 1996 murder of the Ramseys' six-year-old daughter, JonBenet. Last fall a judge released four redacted pages ... More >>

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    October 30, 2013

    JonBenet's parents: How an indictment became an "exoneration"

    If you happened to tune into cable news or talk radio or any other variety of media late last week for the first time in fourteen or fifteen years, you might think things were stuck in an endless loop. There was that harpy Nancy Grace, grilling forensic whiz Henry Lee about the mysterious male DNA i ... More >>

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    October 28, 2013

    JonBenet Ramsey evidence won't be shared unless case is filed, DA says

    Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett is one of the most open and accessible elected officials in the state -- but in the matter of newly released true bills accusing John and Patsy Ramsey of culpability in the 1996 murder of JonBenet Ramsey, their daughter, he's keeping mum, with his only public s ... More >>

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    October 25, 2013

    JonBenet Indictments: Read counts accusing parents of child abuse resulting in death

    Moments ago, at the order of Senior District Judge J. Robert Lowenbach, 1999 grand jury documents accusing John and Patsy Ramsey of criminal conduct in the death three years earlier of their six-year-old daughter, JonBenet, were made public. The pages were released as the result of a lawsuit filed ... More >>

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    January 29, 2013

    Rocky Flats to Ramseys: Grand jurors work in secret, but the truth will out

    The truth, like plutonium, has a way of leaking out. After two years of deliberations, the Rocky Flats grand jury wanted to charge eight individuals for environmental crimes at the nuclear weapons plant -- but the Justice Department declined to indict, and instead sent the jurors home in the spring ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    David Sirota bars Education News Colorado reporter from Emily Sirota on election night

    Emily Sirota.​Update about the Jimenez-Draper Carson race below. By now, you've heard that Anne Rowe and Allegra "Happy" Haynes won seats on the Denver Public Schools board, and that incumbent Arturo Jimenez narrowly claimed victory over reformer Jennifer Draper Carson. As for Rowe opponent Em ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Woody Paige repeats denial that he plagiarized Dan Le Batard, rejects claim by Norm Clarke

    Woody Paige.​Update below: Last week, Denver Post columnist Woody Paige admitted using quotes without attribution from a piece by SportsBusiness Journal's John Ourand. In the same item, he also denied an old claim by sportswriter Dan Le Batard that he'd plagiarized him back in the '90s. Now, ... More >>

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    March 16, 2011

    John Elway uses Twitter to ask Broncos fans who the team should draft

    John Elway.​We're out of Denver blog posts. JK! Mile High Report's Troy Hufford applauds John Elway for tweeting with fans about the draft, a new CBA and more. Education News Colorado's Alan Gottlieb previews the DPS elections and introduces readers to new hire Charlie Brennan, formerly with ... More >>

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    August 5, 2009

    Local TV layoffs, pick-ups: You can't tell the players without a program

    Marcia Neville.​The revolving door continues to spin at the two-headed monster known as Channel 31 and Channel 2/The (snicker) Deuce. In July, the outlet laid off five editorial employees, including main Channel 31 weatherman Chris Dunn and reporter Charlie Brennan, who got away from the Rocky ... More >>

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    February 26, 2009

    At the Rocky Mountain News' headquarters as word of its impending closure breaks

    Around noon today, the lobby of the Denver Newspaper Agency building was populated mainly by reporters and photographers from other news organizations, hoping to get some info on the big news of the day: E.W. Scripps' announcement that the Rocky Mountain News' last edition would hit driveways and ne ... More >>

  • News

    April 5, 2007

    Slim, Fast

    Attrition has reduced the Rocky staff's size, but it's not happening quickly enough. A buyout targets another twenty positions.

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    March 1, 2007

    Life Swap

    More newspaper reporters are taking the leap to TV -- a move some print pros still see as consorting with the enemy.

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    January 18, 2007

    Try Again

    A CU instructor admits he's behind a pro-Ward Churchill blog known for bawdy humor and a pronounced nasty streak.

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    October 6, 2006

    More Messages: Karr Hits the Road

    To the surprise of no one, the porn case against John Mark Karr, the best-known false confessor in the JonBenet Ramsey slaying, was tossed yesterday by a judge in Sonoma County, California. As noted in this week's Message column, the main evidence against him was in a computer that authorities there ... More >>

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    August 31, 2006


    The curtain falls on the latest JonBenét revival.

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    September 2, 2004

    Panty Raid

    From JonBenét to Kobe Bryant, Colorado gets hung out to dry.

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    April 17, 2003

    The Message

    Blood and Sand

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    March 20, 2003

    The Message

    The media's massive buildup to battle makes war seem almost anti-climactic.

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    February 6, 2003

    A Dam in the Stream

    If Clear Channel can't afford Internet radio, who can?

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    October 24, 2002

    Ad Attack

    Political commercials outnumber political reports on local television.

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    August 8, 2002

    Off Limits

    Foam-town rule

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    December 13, 2001

    Crosstown Traffic

    Community-radio advocates and the Colorado Department of Transportation wind up in gridlock.

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    January 20, 2000

    A World of Possibilities

    Peter Boyles does some fast talking regarding his on-air speculation about the Emily Johnson murder.

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    January 13, 2000

    Twenty-First Century Fox

    Channel 31 staffs up for its evening news show.

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    May 27, 1999
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    February 25, 1999
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    October 16, 1997
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    August 14, 1997
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    May 8, 1997
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    January 30, 1997