USA Today set out to discover if the racially lopsided arrest statistics in Ferguson, Missouri, where unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by a police officer, were an anomaly. Sadly, no: A fascinating new report reveals a racial gap in arrest stats in many locations across the cou ... More >>
There doesn't appear to be much mystery about who killed 42-year-old Denzle Rainey. According to a police report, Forsythia Owen, thirty, has admitted to beating Rainey to death using a baseball bat. However, Owen has told authorities she committed this gruesome act because Rainey had molested a ch ... More >>
Update: Earlier today, we questioned whether an alleged break in the case of an eight year old's shooting yesterday evening was actually a case of premature tweeting; see our previous coverage below. Turns out it was: 9News, which had rushed out photos of a white Volvo in connection with news that ... More >>
Flags in Colorado will fly at half staff today, as they have been since December 14, to honor the children and adults who were killed in Newtown, Connecticut. They'll be raised again to their full height on Wednesday -- unless of course there is another tragedy, another senseless death in Colorado o ... More >>
Update: Yesterday, the Englewood Police Department released details about the funeral service for Officer Jeremy Bitner, whose death in a crash involving alleged drunk driver Conner Donohue has stirred plenty of passions throughout the metro area; see our coverage below. Now, however, the EPD is ann ... More >>
Our post about an Englewood Police operation in which 28 percent of businesses that sell alcohol served minors (by contrast, no medical marijuana operations have been cited for similar offenses) revved up debate about responsible practices. One reader believes even those bars and restaurants that pr ... More >>
U.S. Attorney John Walsh says his seizure-threat letters to medical marijuana dispensaries near schools are intended to protect kids. But in Englewood, it appears that minors are much more likely to get illegal intoxicants from bars, restaurants and liquor stores than MMCs.
Yesterday, a member of the Englewood Police Department shot and killed a man outside a Walgreens store. And the dead man was notorious long before he breathed his last. Jeremiah Barnum was at the center of what former Westword writer Jared Jacang Maher once described as "Denver's most famous hate-c ... More >>
Alie Berrelez.In 1993, the body of Alie Berrelez, age five, was found days after her disappearance. The case has haunted her family ever since. But today, more than eighteen years later, the Englewood Police Department has announced that new technology uncovered DNA in Alie's underwear that p ... More >>
The school.Englewood's Charles Hay Elementary, at 3195 South Lafayette Street, is out of session for the summer. No wonder a neighbor was caught off-guard upon hearing a faint voice emanating from the building yesterday -- and even more surprised by what the person in question was saying: "He ... More >>
Big pics below.The Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force, renowned for the clever names it hangs on the likes of the $83 Bandit, the Shaggy Bandit and plenty of other scofflaws, is on the lookout for the guys who allegedly knocked over Wells Fargo, Key and Compass banks in recent weeks. Look ... More >>
Michael Anthony RennerUpdate: Police arrested their suspect, Michael Anthony Renner, this afternoon at a storage locker. Englewood police conducting a welfare check on a 49-year-old man found his dead body in the 3400 block of South Lincoln Street on Wednesday. They believe the man, whose na ... More >>
Large photos below.Last month, Ron Rocha, a volunteer baseball coach for Regis University, was on the losing end of an intra-squad matchup dubbed the Fall World Series. But he suffered an even greater defeat yesterday, when he was among 35 people named by the U.S. Attorney's Office in the bus ... More >>
A Flickr photo A lot of writers believe that simply stating the facts is boring -- but that depends on the facts. Take the following press release from the Englewood Police Department: Englewood -- On September 9, 2009 at 5:17pm, a 56-year-old man was riding his bicycle in the 3100 block of ... More >>
Robert "Bobby" Grau. On Wednesday, the Englewood Police Department revealed that a body had been found in an alley near the intersection of East Oxford Avenue and South Lincoln Street, an area captured in a graphic embedded after the jump (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger M ... More >>
View Larger Map This just in from the Englewood Police Department: An investigation is ongoing into the death of a man found in an alley near the intersection of East Oxford Avenue and South Lincoln Street, an area captured in the graphic above (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View La ... More >>
In this week’s Off Limits we note our excitement at discovering that the Metro Area Graffiti Task Force has posted a comprehensive list of every known gang and graffiti crew in the region. Now graffiti laymen can discover just what the scrawled tags across the city actually mean. According to Ta ... More >>
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