Yesterday, a protest by fast-food workers in Denver -- part of a nationwide campaign demanding higher wages and union rights -- led to three arrests but plenty of publicity for a cause that seems to be gaining momentum even as it generates controversy. Continue for more pics and details about the is ... More >>
Earlier this month, we told you about the death of David Ludewig, who was shot and killed by a security guard after allegedly pointing an Airsoft gun at him. 17th Judicial District DA Dave Young has now announced that he will not be filing criminal charges against the guard, Gustav Ruppel -- a move ... More >>
Judging by her account in an arrest affidavit, Nancy Jo Arias had every reason to be angry at her husband, Phil Lobato. After all, he allegedly reacted to accusations that he'd cheated on his longtime spouse by hitting her in the face. But she's the one facing a first-degree murder charge after runn ... More >>
Update: Last week, we told you about the stabbing death of eighteen-year-old Anthony Benavidez at a Thornton trailer park; see our previous coverage below. Shortly after their arrival at the scene, members of the Thornton Police Department took a seventeen year old into custody on suspicion of comm ... More >>
Last month, Commerce City Police Officer Robert Price was found not guilty in a controversial 2012 dog shooting caught on video; see our previous coverage below. Immediately afterward, Gary Branson, owner of Choe, the dog that was killed, said he would likely file a civil lawsuit in the case, and h ... More >>
In November 2012, Commerce City Officer Robert Price shot and killed a dog named Chloe in an incident caught on video. Afterward, Price was charged with animal cruelty in a move his supporters said was motivated by public pressure. Nearly a year later, Price has been found not guilty. The decision ... More >>
Yesterday, we documented four recent officer-involved shootings in the metro area. Then, a few hours after the post was published, the 17th Judicial District DA's office released a decision letter regarding a fifth -- a May incident during which Jose Manuel Flores III, seen here, was hit in the leg ... More >>
In January, we told you about the shooting of Ziggy, a border-collie mix, by Wilfred Europe, an Adams County deputy seen here who'd previously shot another dog and a driver in separate incidents. Ziggy's owner, Jeff Fisher, maintains that the shooting was unjustified, but Dave Young, DA for the 17t ... More >>
In cover stories like "Welcome to Arapahell," Alan Prendergast has written about Arapahoe County District Attorney Carol Chambers' frequent use of the "big bitch," aka habitual criminal charges that can double or triple an offender's sentence. Chambers is now gone, replaced by Dave Young, but she la ... More >>
In November, Commerce City Police Officer Robert Price shot and killed Chloe, a mixed breed dog, in an incident caught on video. After Price was charged with animal cruelty, a police group suggested that the accusations were fueled by a lynch-mob mentality. As Price made his first court appearance y ... More >>
Reports of an Adams County deputy killing a dog after responding to the wrong address undoubtedly caused a case of déjà vu for locals, since it followed a dog shooting by a Commerce City cop that was captured on video in November; see it below. That officer was subsequently charged with animal cru ... More >>
Colorado House Democrats and representatives from CU, CSU and Colorado Technology Association met with the press to introduce "Start-Up Colorado." The package brings together three jobs bills focusing on promoting small business growth.
John Gailey as seen on Channel 4.Marijuana advocate Mason Tvert was pleased that a Saturday protest at Town Center of Aurora over the mall's banning of John Gailey over a "Yes We Cannabis" T-shirt was harassment-free. Jessica Corry, Gailey's co-counsel, agrees that the mall's response repres ... More >>
Someone’s rockin’ my dreamboat… The latest edition of Beyond Playlist includes reviews of the Jonas Brothers' A Little Bit Longer; the original soundtrack to the film Hallam Foe, featuring numerous Domino Records artists; a jazz compilation, Justin Time Records 25th Anniversary Collection; a ... More >>
Beginning on Monday, July 7, Channel 2 will launch a new half-hour weekday newscast at 5:30 p.m. A station press release calls the move "a milestone for the television station," not to mention another opportunity for anchors Ernie Bjorkman and Kellie MacMullan and chief meteorologist Dave Fraser to ... More >>
'Tis the season to rate another avalanche of holiday discs.
Peter Boyles does some fast talking regarding his on-air speculation about the Emily Johnson murder.