Is it possible that 78-year-old William Macumber is both innocent of an Arizona double-murder for which he spent nearly four decades in prison and guilty of sexually abusing a Colorado child who's also a member of his own family? That's among the possibilities in a case that's shocking on every lev ... More >>
Yesterday, we told you about the death of a Jefferson County deputy in a head-on collision with Kenneth Hosch, age 83, who has not yet been charged with a crime in the incident. Another elderly driver, 85-year-old Marshall Smith, isn't so fortunate. Smith has been arrested in the hit-and-run death ... More >>
When we designated Bridgette Sandoval a Schmuck of the Week back in February, we admitted that we weren't sure if her excuse for a police chase and failed escape -- she claimed she'd been forcibly injected with heroin and meth -- was brilliant or crazy. A better word, we now know, is "ineffective," ... More >>
Here at Schmuck of the Week headquarters, we've heard all kinds of excuses for shmucky behavior -- enough to know the difference between ones that are desperately lame and desperately inspired. We tend to think Bridgette Sandoval's claim that her part in a crazy police chase was fueled by forcible i ... More >>
Over the course of the next few weeks, Backbeat will be counting down the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today, a look back at when Grammy winner Marc Cohn got shot in the head in downtown Denver during a car-jacking attempt gone awry. Marc Cohn might be a superhero. At least t ... More >>
Bennie Milliner.Editor's note: This is the latest profile in Kelsey Whipple's ongoing series highlighting local political activists. Road Home executive director Bennie Milliner's career in service began the day he saw Calvin step out of his brand new, canary-yellow Chevy Impala. Emerging in ... More >>
Tonight, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, one lucky person win a date with Buntport Theater as a part of MCA's Black Sheep Friday Dating Game event. In honor of the 60s show that inspired this local happening, we've compiled a collection of the top five celebrity appearances on The Dating G ... More >>
Donk.The Chevrolet car company was founded 100 years ago today to compete with the Ford Model-T. But who cares about 100 years ago? The golden age of Chevrolet was from 1960 to 1976, from the Impala to the second-generation Caprice. This writer learned to drive on a '64 Impala in various stat ... More >>
Tyrone Martinez is back in custody after slipping out of his handcuffs and overpowering a deputy following a pre-trial conference in Conejos County in southern Colorado. Which means he'll have to face a murder charge in the death of Norma Salazar -- a crime whose elements include rat poison, ... More >>
Because we at Westword pull hella clout in this town, we managed to snag 35 free tickets to the Denver Auto Show, which started yesterday and continues through Sunday -- and because we're pretty much benevolent gods over here, we decided to give them away to you. Tuesday, we asked you to tell ... More >>
Graphic below.Update: Mere minutes after publishing a post about what was described as a fatal auto/pedestrian accident on South Buckley near East Kentucky, we received new information from the Aurora Police Department making it clear that the previous theory was incorrect. Turns out Faison E ... More >>
Vett Capone has steered his custom-car business from lowriders to a new high.
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I drink, therefore I am
The More Things Change
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Lowriders ride into town.
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