When a pitcher gives up a grand slam that left the hitter's bat at 122 miles per hour and broke part of the stadium when it landed, it's a pretty good sign the end is near for that pitcher -- especially when said pitcher is 49 years old. Two starts ago, the Rockies' Jamie Moyer gave up one such bomb ... More >>
Big pic below.Although the Westminster Police recently staged a drug enforcement checkpoint, most under-the-influence crashes still tend to involve alcohol. The arrest of Department of Corrections officer Jason Ulrich is a case in point: He tested at more than triple the standard for drunkenn ... More >>
The signature battle wounds for Iraq and Afghanistan vets are post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) -- ailments that are difficult to diagnose and easy for officials to ignore. While vet advocates like Andrew Pogany and innovative treatment programs like El ... More >>
Multi-event competitor Sergeant Israel Del Toro suffered burns on 80 percent of his body after he was hit by an IED in 2005. The U.S. military's first-ever Warrior Games -- three days of Paralympic-style competition in nine sports -- will kick off in Colorado Springs with an opening ceremony ... More >>
A Flickr photoWhere good hiding places are always reasonably priced.Last night, Westminster cops went shopping at Costco -- and wound up with a discount deal for a couple of carjacking suspects found hiding on the roof of an out building in the box store's parking lot.
The drama started with ... More >>
William Thalley, accused of being a bad dad -- and a bad liar.As kids, we quickly figure out that when we've done something stupid, we should immediately blame it on somebody else -- and not everyone outgrows that habit.
Take the tale of William Thalley and Nicole Fernandez shared by the Den ... More >>
Yesterday, a Denver jury convicted Phuong Van Dang of attempted first-degree assault on a peace officer, attempted aggravated robbery and a whole one-from-column-A, one-from-column-B menu of other charges connected to an incident last fall at Ha Noi Pho, at 1036 South Federal Boulevard.
Dang was ... More >>
Tomorrow night at 3 Kings Tavern, a cavalcade of current and bygone Denver acts and musicians will be on hand to celebrate the life of Wendi Wikstrand, aka Grandma Dynamite, a very dear friend of mine and the scene, who passed away at the end of October. Slated to appear on the bill are Hellafied Fu ... More >>