Dan May

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Reader: Mitt Romney volunteer may have broken law, but it's hard to tell

    Yesterday, we shared a video of a controversial Mitt Romney volunteer registration video, featuring a young woman claiming to be from the El Paso County clerk's office -- which she wasn't. But did she do anything illegal? One of our readers decided to explore the issue and come up with no definitive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Medical marijuana patient Bob Crouse acquitted: Another wasteful prosecution?

    On Thursday, we updated you on the trial of Bob Crouse, a medical marijuana patient with cancer who faced cultivation and distribution charges for going beyond the state's plant limit despite having a doctor recommendation to exceed it. At that time, activist Audrey Hatfield felt things were going C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Marijuana: Elisa Kappelmann acquittal ends another wasteful pot prosecution, attorney says

    Last month, attorney Rob Corry estimated that prosecutors had wasted $100,000 in its failed pot prosecution of Josh Jones -- a case he felt should have never been taken to trial. He sees similar prosecutorial wrongheadedness in the case of another client, Colorado Springs' Elisa Kappelmann, a licen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Douglas Bruce, DA agree not to hold each other in contempt

    Hushed: Douglas Bruce.​Tax crusader Douglas Bruce headed into a Colorado Springs grand jury room earlier this week defiant and expansive, determined not to be "bullied" or silenced and half expecting to go to jail for taking a stand -- by not taking the stand. He emerged with a grant of immu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Medical marijuana booster hit by Fountain city councilman near mayor, district attorney

    Harold Thompson.​How to liven up a boring city council meeting? Get one of the councilmen to throw an elbow to the face of a medical marijuana patient who's just called him a son of a bitch. That's apparently what happened at the Fountain City Council meeting last night in an altercation betw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Marijuana grow raids in Colorado Springs: Cops say timing wasn't political statement

    Seven Colorado Springs grows were targeted.​MMJ advocates have greeted the passage of HB 1284, a bill to regulate the medical marijuana industry, with cheers (from CMMR's Matt Brown), boos (courtesy of Cannabis Therapy Institute's Laura Kriho) or a blend of both (Sensible Colorado's Brian Vice ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Pot power players Who's Who in Colorado: The anti-marijuana team

    ​Keeping track of all the individuals and organizations duking it out on the front lines of the state's medical-marijuana debate is trickier than picking through the med strains at your corner dispensary. To help weed through the chaos, we've created this guide to the state's top marijuana pow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2008

    Profiles in Snitching

    At the moment the jury is still out in the first-degree murder trial of David Bueno, an inmate at the Limon state prison accused of killing another prisoner. Bueno and Alejandro Perez (who has yet to go to trial) face possible death sentences in the slaying, the prosecution of which is being bankrol ... More >>

  • News

    February 28, 2008

    Arapahoe County DA Charges Death-Penalty Fees to the State

    How does DA Carol Chambers beat the high cost of a death-penalty prosecution? By billing the prison system.

  • News

    December 21, 2006

    Beyond Bias

    The co-creator of an ill-fated youth project for the Denver dailies explains what went wrong and why the concept still works.

  • News

    November 13, 2003

    Scratching the Bitch

    Joseph Paiva was born defective, but prosecutors stamped him a habitual criminal.

  • News

    October 9, 1997

    Out of Focus

    Demons continue to haunt the injured ironworker who held up Focus on the Family--as well as his victims.