Dammion Heard, twenty, was a championship wrestler from Texas who continued to take part in the sport as a student at Western State Colorado University in Gunnison. But on March 30, he apparently committed suicide by hanging. The key word in the previous sentence is "apparently." Heard's parents ar ... More >>
Update: Earlier this month, we told you about the search for Leanne Bearden, a Denver woman who had disappeared in Texas after returning from a two-year-long trip around the world with her husband. See our previous coverage below. Unfortunately, the story's sad ending is told by an event tomorrow in ... More >>
Congrats, Lakewood High School, the winner of Good Morning America's "Roar" with Katy Perry Contest. This morning from London, the pop star, who will perform live at the school next Friday for a Good Morning America broadcast, picked the Colorado school's "Roar" lip-dub video as the winner of her co ... More >>
It was fate -- sort of. Lakewood High School's lip-dub to Katy Perry's "Roar" was in fact a submission to the Good Morning America's call for such entries, but it wasn't the first time the Colorado school had gone viral with its own Perry rendition. In 2011, the school did a take on "Firework," but ... More >>
Lee Camp's fine with making you uncomfortable. It's his stock in trade. On camera -- most notably in his stints on Good Morning America, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, and various FOX, MTV and CNN shows, Camp gives audiences a this-is-how-it-really-is take on current events ranging from corporate e ... More >>
My nephew in Chicago has a sudden interest in Colorado politics, and he's been closely following the progress of the civil union bill at the legislature -- a proposal resurrected yesterday when Governor John Hickenlooper said he would call a special session to debate the issue.
For those keeping track at home, the investigation of the April 2009 on-camera beating of Michael DeHerrera has lasted more than three years -- and it's not done yet: The Colorado Progressive Coalition announced today that the case had been delayed for five more months. Over the past three years, th ... More >>
The Denver area's last major storm was so widely anticipated that tweeting locals were ready with a hilarious hashtag: #snOMG!. Today, there's much less of the white stuff, but thanks to the wind and the apparent shortage of snowplows (Colorado Department of Transportation's claims to the contrary), ... More >>
Big pics below.Update: Well, that was fast. Authorities have just revealed that all three members of the so-called Dougherty gang were captured south of Pueblo. And sometime stripper Lee Grace Dougherty, her brother Ryan Dougherty, who has the lengthiest rap sheet, and their half-brother Dyla ... More >>
Videos below.On July 13, the indefatigable Travel Channel star Bert the Conqueror seeks thrills in Colorado -- and we've got a preview. First up, he and Good Morning America forecaster Sam Champion, who'll host Bert on GMA on the 13th, ride Twister II at Elitch Gardens. Then, Bert heads to Gl ... More >>
Theron and Teague Harrison, Manual High School's top debaters and the subjects of our recent feature, "Say What?", were in New York City this past weekend for the Urban Debate National Championship, along with Thomas Jefferson High debaters Danite Reda and Talan Lousignont. So how did Denver ... More >>
Theron and Teague Harrison, Manual High School's top debaters and the subjects of our recent feature, "Say What?", left Denver yesterday bound for New York City and the Urban Debate National Championship. Their coach, Charlie Smith, went with them, as did debaters Danite Reda and Talon Lousi ... More >>
Last week, we told you about a UFO sighting over Lafayette -- and frankly, some of our readers weren't impressed. But the video we shared went viral anyhow, even catching the attention of Good Morning America. So how does it stack up against the top UFO sighting reports of all time?
More pics below.Talk about timing. The day after a hearing about a proposed medical marijuana edibles industry ban that was modified to target allegedly misleading MMJ labels (featuring a probably mythical product called Cap'n Chronic), Casselman's will host an "awareness mixer" for the Uncon ... More >>
A collaboration with Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, you say?Dear Carlos Estevez, aka Charlie Sheen, How goes it, man? I saw you on Good Morning America and beyond the sweats, the wide red eyes, excessive talking, cigarette-smoking and orange liquid-consuming antics, you looked fucking ... More >>
The interview with Charlie Sheen on ABC's Good Morning America is one of the finest pieces of television I've seen in a long time, in no small part to Charlie Sheen's off-the-wall replies to a straight line of questioning. Here are some of our favorites, in a new meme we're calling Charlie Me ... More >>
Hickenlooper.John Hickenlooper's appearance on ABC's This Week yesterday wasn't nearly as warm and fuzzy as his holiday gig on the same network's Good Morning America two years ago. This time, he was part of a roundtable of four "top" governors taking on the country's budget crisis and big la ... More >>
John Hickenlooper.In December 2008, (very) outgoing Denver mayorJohn Hickenlooper was on the set of Good Morning America, wearing a holiday sweater his sister had knitted and showing off Denver's holiday window, which made its debut on Times Square and was then supposed to return to this city ... More >>
Visit Denver spent $50,000 creating a city-boosting window for New York City's Times Square last Christmas season. It was unveiled on Good Morning America by holiday-sweater Mayor John Hickenlooper, who cut the ribbon and subsequently cut up with the GMA team. The display -- already a histo ... More >>
It's here. The day of reckoning for Denver's most high profile band. Five years ago, they were four unknown guys dreaming, wondering, hoping -- hoping that their music could break out of a city that most people in this country would've had a hard time finding on a map. Today, all eyes are on the Fra ... More >>
We started off the day talking about the Fray's new album, which hit stores today, and posted a link to its performance on Good Morning America. So it seems fitting to end the day with another clip that Ron Patrick from Douglas County Television brought to our attention of Isaac Slade giving more in ... More >>
We've long known people love the iconic big blue bear that peeks into the Colorado Convention Center (it's officially titled "I See What You Mean"). Blue bear miniatures have been selling like hotcakes, and, as we uncovered in a tell-all interview, the big blue bear even recently appeared on Good Mo ... More >>
Mayor John Hickenlooper, in New York City for an appearance on Good Morning America earlier today, isn't taking off the rest of the day. He'll be pitching the city's restaurant scene to Food & Wine travel editor Jen Murphy. Murphy's most recent Denver reference was in the September issue, which ... More >>
Millions of bleary-eyed Americans were greeted this morning by the sight of a big blue bear -- a living embodiment of the iconic "I See What You Mean" bear statue on the side of the Colorado Convention Center -- waving cheerfully to them from their televisions. It was part of a Good Morning America ... More >>
Join us for a few cups of blog. Today in Cafe Society: • Izakaya Den (pictured) joins the lunch bunch. • What Denver restaurants would you recommend to Food & Wine? • Charlie Master could be getting back in the game. • Candy Girls sink their teeth into Flake and Curly Wurly bars. Today in ... More >>
Click here or on the cartoon thumbnail to see a larger image; it'll take a few seconds. Good Morning America is turning the holiday spotlight on Denver! The Mile High City, along with Atlanta and Kansas City have each been chosen to decorate a window and transform the studio into a Winter Wonderlan ... More >>
Nothing to do? Allow us to help you fill your time. Today in Cafe Society: • A brief (100 year) history of Sixth Avenue -- including a stop at Little India (pictured). • Oodles of noodles are coming to town. • Cheer! We're not number three in binge-drinking. • Prices, not expectations, are ... More >>
The national news is full of Colorado's vituperative lover flaming his ex on the Internet (and getting smacked by this state's bizarre criminal libel statute) and a future vituperative lover giving dating advice at the age of nine (here's just one international sample, from Australia, as well our Oc ... More >>
An image from a Ted Haggard report on Good Morning America. It's about time we heard from Ted Haggard. The former pastor with Colorado Springs' New Life megachurch, Haggard fell from grace, in a manner of speaking, after male escort Mike Jones went public with stories of sex and meth; read Patrici ... More >>
Lizz Winstead, the subject of the following Q&A, is headlining five shows over two nights at the Comedy Works (click here for details), but she’s hardly the average standup comic. She co-created The Daily Show, one of the most influential comedy programs of the past decade-plus, serving as the pro ... More >>
The biggest current newsmaker in Colorado is a guy no one wants to share the same air with. Andrew Speaker, 31, was flown to Denver's National Jewish Medical and Research Center for treatment of a strain of tuberculosis so virulent that he's been placed under federal quarantine -- the first person t ... More >>
As interview subjects, musicians tend to fall into a handful of predictable categories: the kind that offer canned answers, the sort who fall back on cliches, the ones just waiting for something to offend them, those who actually listen to each question and try to answer in a fresh way (those are th ... More >>
Although most information programs long ago adapted to the 24-hour news cycle, network morning shows continue to reach viewers in the Mountain time zone on a two-hour tape delay -- a practice whose archaic nature was put on display again on the morning of April 4. During the 7 a.m. half hour, news b ... More >>
The current Message column deals in part with the hefty number of Colorado stories that go national -- and the network morning shows this a.m. provided two more examples. During the 7:30 a.m. segment of the Today show, Meredith Vieria (pictured) presented a sample from her first major out-of-town ... More >>
The reported $4.1 million paid for the right to publish photographs of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's messiah/baby, Shiloh, is a prime indicator of inflation -- and a famous snap of Colorado's own Gary Hart demonstrates why. An article on the ABC News website produced in conjunction with a segment ... More >>
Denver author (and former Rocky Mountain News staffer) J.R. Moehringer's star began to rise following the publication of his best-selling memoir, The Tender Bar -- and judging by this morning's episode of Good Morning America, he currently shares a constellation with some mighty bright lights. In a ... More >>
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