Labor Day weekend is one of the biggest drunk-driving holidays on the calendar. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, 1,342 people were arrested over a nineteen-day stretch between August 16 and September 3 of 2013 for suspected driving under the influence. One of them was Rebecca ... More >>
Last November, when we first wrote about Brandon Campbell, we declared him an ideal Schmuck of the Week candidate. Too bad news had broken about his moronic crimes -- robbing homes wearing a GPS monitor -- long before Friday, when our latest Schmucks are announced. Fortunately, Campbell has given u ... More >>
At this writing, an Aurora two year old is in critical condition at a local hospital after being left in the car by her mom and getting her neck stuck between the window and the frame of the door. At this point, no criminal charges have been filed in the case. But the incident resembles tragedies d ... More >>
It's on your mind. You can't stop thinking about it. Your blood starts to pump. Your mouth begins to water. And while the buildup lasts for days, the actual live action (from start to finish) only lasts about ten minutes. No, I'm not talking about sex; I'm talking about the Super Bowl, baby. And whi ... More >>
In September 2011, radio Troubleshooter Tom Martino talked to us about filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Months later, Martino sued two creditors he believed had accused him of fraud, and a trial in the first case finally got underway last week, only to be stayed by settlement negotiations. Meanwhile, a ... More >>
In 2012, a lot more people rode their bikes in Denver and throughout the state -- which led to an overall jump in the number of crashes. But a more ominous trend, perhaps, was the growing tension on the road between cars and cyclists, resulting in a steady stream of high-profile collisions....some c ... More >>
Update:Consumer advocate Tom Martino, who filed for bankruptcy last year, has been unhappy with our coverage of a lawsuit taken out against him by a former friend he dubbed a "waste of skin;" get details about a dare regarding my balls below. However, he was kind enough to let us know the matter has ... More >>
More cars and cyclists are crashing into each other in Denver, prompting heated debates about who is responsible in the collisions. But in a recent Boulder crash, there's plenty of blame to go around. The accident report about the incident, in which a bike rider was knocked to the ground and serious ... More >>
In March, we told you about a lawsuit filed against bankrupt consumer advocate Tom Martino by Sheldon Chrysler, an ex-friend who Martino excoriated as a "waste of skin." A court date has now been scheduled in that case, and attempts to settle the dispute have been unsuccessful thus far. Meanwhile, C ... More >>
"The Landlord," Will Ferrell's classic Funny Or Die skit, pivots on the hilarity of a toddler knocking at a front door. But there was nothing amusing about the tiny tap, tap, tap and ringing doorbell that awoke Colorado Springs' Traci Gilbert early Sunday morning. That's because the youngster standi ... More >>
After Troubleshooter Tom Martino's bankruptcy became a mainstream media story this past September, he pointed out that he had already spoken about his financial woes on his KHOW radio program. Now, he's engaged in similar self-disclosure regarding a lawsuit filed against him by Sheldon Chrysler, a ... More >>
Luke Chrisco.Luke Irvin Chrisco, busted for peeping at women from inside a porta-potty tank -- an act he sees as being worshipful of nature's goddesses -- has certainly left his mark on the Internet. He's posted loads of videos under his pseudonym, Skye Oryan, including clips of thigh massage ... More >>
Nothing made it to this level in 2011.Love it or hate, the Super Bowl crosses almost every cultural subgroup in the United States, and as befitting of such a massive national holiday, it also inspires new pop-culture touch points. From Mean Joe Green to Betty White, from Janet Jackson's wardr ... More >>
The cops would like to chat with Marco Antonio DeLeon.Earlier today, we told you about Kirk Alan Richardson, a convicted sex offender the Aurora Police Department would like to grab -- and not to discuss his tattoos of Jesus and hearts. Now, the APD is seeking another person in relation to a ... More >>
An image from an economic-impact study about car dealers in Colorado. Today's the day when fourteen Colorado auto dealers are supposed to stop selling Chrysler products as part of the beleaguered company's attempt to emerge from bankruptcy -- an effort that hit a bump in the road yesterday when a r ... More >>
A Flickr photo If you can tell the difference between a good bad and a bad blog, send links to the former here. Colorado's top ethics panel has been ordered to turn over records it went to court to keep secret. That kinda backfired, didn't it? (Colorado Independent) Chrysler still has a lot more ... More >>
In a bankruptcy filing today, Chrysler reveals that it plans to close 789 of its 3,200 dealerships in the United States -- and a source with access to the documents finds at least three in the immediate Denver metro area on the list. They are: • Burt Dodge Chrysler Jeep, 9900 Twenty Mile Road, ... More >>
Our daily tour of the Colorogosphere. Send tips. Did Bill Ritter promise to sign the death-penalty-repeal bill? He says no. The always-reliable Society of Nameless Internet Commenters say yes. (Colorado Pols) No nameless commenters necessary: Ritter will sign a bill extending health benefits to sa ... More >>
Angie Zapata. Editor's note: Melanie Asmar is live blogging the Greeley trial of Allen Andrade, the man charged with murdering Angie Zapata, a transgender teen. Look for updates here. 4:50 p.m.: Court is recessed for the day. Judge Kopcow is telling the jury not to discuss the case with their fami ... More >>
The 2009 Deuce Coupe More driving excitement created by Chrysler and Denver TV station CW2 "The Deuce," the Deuce Coupe is a fecal-diesel/electric hybrid that is perfect for the urban-centric lifestyle. The body is made from four scratch-and-dent-resistant porta-potties that can be left unlocked ... More >>
Talk about Nero fiddling while Rome burns: When the Denver Auto Show opens to the public tomorrow at the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, GM will be touting new Corvettes and Cadillac station wagons for 2010, while Chrysler pushes out its all-electric Town & Country EV wagon. In additi ... More >>
As touted in this week's Backbeat, music editors from across the country asked luminaries from our respective towns to tell us what music they loved this year. Their picks appear below and on the subsequent pages. Remember how everyone thought Snoop Dogg wearing golf gear in 2004's Starsky & Hutc ... More >>
A young pro bowler finds hope to spare.
Potter grows hotter by the minute
Tyler Wiard is rewriting the book at the Fourth Story -- with mixed results.
Gangs steal firearms to build their arsenals -- and gun laws don't stop them.
Hemi Cuda likes the cars -- and the songs -- that go boom.
Who keeps an eye on Colorado's car dealers? The dealers themselves.
Inside the twisted mind of dub pioneer Lee "Scratch" Perry.
Patrick Robb's vehicles were not owned by a little old lady who drove them to church on Sundays.
It's no accident that business is booming for car-wreck reconstructionists.
Punk godfather Wayne Kramer is keeping the legacy of the MC5 alive.
BEFORE THAT THANKSGIVING TURKEY IS CARVED, A MOMENT OF SILENCE, PLEASE, FOR THE POULTRY GUYS.
AN FBI PROBE INTO STOLEN AIRPLANE PARTS SENT THESE BROTHERS INTO A TAILSPIN.