You really, really don't want to have the reputation of being the worst Halloween candy-giving house on the block. So don't hand out Tootsie Rolls, candy corn or those nefarious orange-and-black-wrapped chewy things. And don't even think about gifting trick-or-treaters with shwag like toothbrushes o ... More >>
White Trash. Stacker. Kid Rock. These are just some of the monikers that inspired law enforcers trying to bust a northern Colorado meth ring to brand their efforts "Operation Bad Nickname." The two-phase sweep is still seeking ten suspects at this writing, including White Trash and Stacker; their r ... More >>
If you had to choose an ideal place and time for street racing in the Denver metro area, would you pick Kipling just shy of 10 p.m. on a Saturday night? Most of those with an I.Q. over fifty probably would answer "no." But a pair of drivers apparently decided such a stunt was a good idea -- and as ... More >>
I have bad taste in all facets of my life. I'm attracted to pink and turquoise bathroom fixtures, knock-off Chanel purses and PT Cruisers outfitted with the many personalities of Taz. My favorite flavors are black licorice and Alka-Seltzer, and if I could, I would serve every meal with Kalamata oliv ... More >>
Large photo below.Update:Brandon Mondragon has been formally charged in the hit-and-run incident that badly injured Tim Albo and Heather Kornman. In addition, an arrest warrant has been released revealing that Mondragon had a passenger at the time of the crash, which took place after the two ... More >>
Tim Albo.Yesterday, we told you about a hit and run that badly injured Tim Albo and his companion, now ID'd as Heather Cornman. Albo's family asked for help finding those responsible, and now, the Denver Police Department reveals that it's located a potentially important clue: the silver PT c ... More >>
Large photo below.First, the Denver Police Department found the car suspected of being used in a hit and run that badly injured Tim Albo and Heather Kornman. Now, the DPD has released a Kornman photo and confirmed that her condition is improving. See the photo and the latest info below:
"Sorry, officer. I didn't realize it was your Glock..."There are pros and cons to burglarizing a police officer, as someone did in Northglenn on Friday; a loaded Glock 26 handgun and a friend's 2005 PT Cruiser were among the items swiped. On the positive side, you gain legendary status among ... More >>
Angie Zapata Allen Andrade will likely spend the rest of his life in jail. A judge today added 60 years to the life sentence he received for killing transgender Greeley teen Angie Zapata last summer, piling on time for lesser crimes the 32-year-old committed in connection with the murder. Andrade w ... 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 -- and click these links to catch up on Asmar's coverage of the proceedings on day one, April 16, and day two, April ... 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 -- and click this link to catch up on Asmar's coverage of the proceedings on day one, April 16. To catch up with the ... 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 >>
Jury selection continues this morning in the trial of the man accused of killing Angie Zapata, a transgender teenager who was beaten to death last year in her Greeley apartment. Opening arguments are expected to begin this afternoon. Westword will be blogging throughout the trial. Check back for ... More >>
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