Broncos kicker Matt Prater is unusual when it comes to NFL players suspended for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Instead of being punished for consuming marijuana or other drugs, he's going to be riding the pine for downing what his attorney, Harvey Steinberg, describes as "a couple b ... More >>
Back in May 2011, we told about accused procurer Germaine "Jell-O" Wallace, who was arrested along with four women who allegedly helped him run a prostitution ring through high-profile Denver strip clubs. He's now been convicted on a pair of charges that netted him a fifteen-year sentence in the Big ... More >>
Last month, Denver Broncos star defender Elvis Dumervil was arrested in Miami after what was portrayed as an armed road-rage incident. Dumervil responded by retaining the legal services of Harvey Steinberg, an attorney with a seemingly magic touch when it comes to getting pro footballers out of trou ... More >>
Update: In our original coverage of Broncos star Elvis Dumervil's weekend arrest in Miami, we highlighted a local blogger's speculation that the bust could have been "a black thing." But the just-released police report suggests trouble may have begun with Dumervil's pal, who allegedly had a road rag ... More >>
Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams's inexplicable decision to tweet a photo from the squad's playbook earned him slaps o' plenty from Twitter Nation. See the ten most memorable reactions below. Still, there's irony in this censure -- because the response was considerably larger than the ones involvin ... More >>
Last summer, then-Denver Broncos cornerback Perrish Cox was accused of impregnating his rape victim. In March, he was found not guilty of the charge. But while he had been cut by the Broncos beforehand, the current-San Francisco 49er isn't done with Colorado. Cox's alleged victim has filed a Jane D ... More >>
Number 18, you're not in Indiana anymore. You may be Denver's most famous newcomer, but you're a newcomer, nonetheless -- and there are certain things that every newcomer needs to know. Over the last 28 years, the Best of Denver has celebrated what makes this city special -- and in advance of the Be ... More >>
It's a busy time on the "Former Broncos who have spent a lot of time in court" beat. Perrish Cox, fresh from being acquitted of a sex crime, has landed a two-year contract with the 49ers, while Brandon Marshall was traded by Miami to Chicago in what some initially theorized was an attempt by the Dol ... More >>
Update by Michael Roberts: Many observers felt confident that former Denver Broncos defender Perrish Cox would be found guilty of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman last year. After all, DNA evidence showed that he had impregnated her. But moments ago, a jury acquitted Cox of the charges -- a ... More >>
Amelia Nicol.Amelia Nicol is not afraid to go back to jail. "I'm standing up in solidarity with the people of Occupy Denver," she says. "But I'm using different tastics than before. There's no need for me to return to jail -- not for Occupy Denver."
Amelia Nicol.Wearing a denim dress and an ankle bracelet, her Mohawk combed down and decorated with a blue bandanna, Amelia Nicol looked very different yesterday morning than she had three weeks earlier, when she appeared in Denver County Court on June 9 in shackles and an orange jumpsuit, di ... More >>
"I was running down an alley, and then I heard them yell behind me, 'Mohawk, Mohawk!' There was a car parked at the end of the alley, and I was like, 'Oh, fuck.'"
Big pics below.Cops say Germaine "Jell-O" Wallace was livin' large, sharing a $1.3 million mansion with a bevy of beautiful babes and exotic animals like an African wild cat named Goldie. And how did he finance this lifestyle? Allegedly by running a prostitution ring through high-profile Denv ... More >>
Louis Hampers. Dr. Louis Hampers, the Children's Hospital ER doctor charged with writing 654 fake prescriptions dating back to 2007 and continuing through April, will return to court Friday in Virginia, where he was arrested yesterday. According to Jeff Dorschner, spokesman for the U.S. Atto ... More >>
Louis Hampers.9News investigative reporter Deborah Sherman's relationship with Children's Hospital ER doc Louis Hampers started on a swinger's website and ended in court, where Sherman won a restraining order against him. Hampers' increasingly creepy behavior toward Sherman (and another woma ... More >>
Brandon Marshall's 2009 team mug shot -- err, photo.Broncos receiver Brandon Marshall narrowly avoided the prospect of having his jerseys referred to as wifebeaters, or something close to that, due to his acquittal on battery charges in Atlanta on Friday. Afterward, the injury that had kept h ... More >>
Brandon Marshall at one of his many booking sessions.A misdemeanor battery charge against Brandon Marshall is being heard at what was advertised as a one-day trial in Atlanta -- but that prediction proved inaccurate. The proceeding moves into a second day today, with the judge dismissing the ... More >>
If there was just one tenet of belief among the sneaky ranks of big-time criminal defense attorneys, it would be this: Thou shall not squeal on a client. Francis Pignatelli was a prominent defense attorney in Ohio until 2005, when federal agents learned that he had been helping clients launder dru ... More >>
You would have thought that getting voters to approve a bond measure to build a new jail -- smack in the heart of the artsy Golden Triangle, at the edge of the revived Civic Center -- would have been the challenging task. But that was a breeze compared to coming up with a name for Denver's new justi ... More >>
Slain Bronco Darrent Williams. CompleteColorado.com carries an interesting story today about high-powered defense lawyer Harvey Steinberg, the attorney the Broncos organization often calls on when players find themselves in legal trouble. Steinberg, it turns out, also represents notorious gangster ... More >>
Be honest: You thought Travis Henry's career as a Denver Broncos running back was deader than Napoleon, didn't you? After all, as local attorney Harvey Steinberg told the Rocky Mountain News, nobody wins NFL appeals on third-strike drug cases like Henry's, which revolved around a positive test for m ... More >>
It began in a strip club and ended in Federal court. Phillip Mallory, more commonly known around Shotgun Willie's as "Doc Phil," was arrested in July 2004 for allegedly trading painkiller prescriptions to strippers in exchange for them having sex with him on film. (Click here for Westword's article ... More >>
After Melo's pal takes the pot rap, others cop to jocks' past sins.
The rise of the Tea Party
The Colorado Supreme Court gets involved in a child-pornography case.
Faith healer Oscar Paniagua jumps bail.
His former clients have a message for Oscar Paniagua: They'll see him in court -- they hope.
Accused murderer Renee Polreis pulls out all the stops in a pre-trial hearing.
The defense loses a key battle over attachment disorder for the upcoming Polreis toddler-death trial.
The candidates in the Denver's DA's race refuse to come to order.
Renee Polreis and her adopted son had a miserable life together--until someone put an end to it.