The first edition of Westword hit the streets of Denver in September 1977. Over the past 35 years, Westword has gone through many changes -- as has the publishing industry in general, and the alternative newspaper industry in particular. But our basic mission has not changed: to cover (and sometimes ... More >>
Some of the state's cutting-edge science makes sense. Some of it doesn't
With the right defendant pulling the strings, Colorado's domestic-violence system can be tied into knots. A victim's story.
Colorado has become a national laboratory for domestic-violence programs. sometimes it's a strange science. A Westword special report
For some victims, there's no such thing as a "rush to justice."