As we've reported, Denver cops Devin Sparks and Randy Murr have been suspended, fired and un-fired since the April 2009 on-camera beating of Michael DeHerrera, who was attacked by Sparks while using his cell phone; see the video below. Now, the Civil Service Commission has rendered what appears to t ... More >>
Asked about the Denver Civil Service Commission's reinstatement of two police officers fired for a billy-clubbing and macing incident at the Denver Diner, Mayor Michael Hancock says it's time to re-evaluate the commission's disciplinary hearings process. His comments only add to pressure on the comm ... More >>
Update: Last week, we noted that Denver police officers Ricky Nixon and Kevin Devine had been given the go-ahead by the Denver Civil Service Commission to hit the streets again despite having been fired last year for their actions in the 2009 billy-clubbing and macing incident at the Denver Diner. H ... More >>
After his friend and aide was accused of sexual harassment, Mayor Michael Hancock sacked him without launching an investigation into the allegations. That's the main argument of Wayne McDonald, who plans to sue the city months after being ousted. But those aren't the only accusations made by McDonal ... More >>
In June, Mayor Michael Hancock fired his aide and close friend Wayne McDonald amid "serious allegations of misconduct" -- which became a major distraction at a press conference on the city's structural budget gap. Now, McDonald intends to sue the city and has filed a complaint with the city's Board ... More >>
Denver has been threatened with doom many times -- when the transcontinental railroad threatened to skip the infant city, when numerous booms went bust, when the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons plant caught fire. Although the homegrown PeaceJam has debunked the latest doomsday scenario -- that th ... More >>
Michael Hancock.Following the announcement that Judge Robert Blackburn denied Occupy Denver's request for a temporary restraining order against the City and County of Denver, Mayor Michael Hancock spoke -- briefly -- about the decision's implications for the city. His take on the matter: Thos ... More >>
Movers and shakers usually donate to political campaigns so that they can get the ear of an office-holder. But at today's debt-retirement fundraiser for Doug Linkhart, they'll be lucky if they get this lousy T-shirt... and the thanks of a longtime public servant.