Cab drivers in Denver face a lot of challenges, as Joel Warner outlines in his current cover story, "Street Fights." They not only have to pay high lease rates for company cars, but then have trouble making ends meet because of stiff competition on the streets not just from other taxi companies, but ... More >>
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 >>
Release the Snake!
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 >>
The car looks like this, but presumably with way more blood on it. In perhaps the least surprising news since the cancellation of Frank TV, Colorado State Patrol troopers are looking for the driver of an Hummer H2 who, in a fit of road rage, may have intentionally caused a wreck that left a motorc ... More >>
Is there a more selfless profession in America than that of the rodeo clown? Seriously. First, they get tagged with a title that invites mockery. Then they run around for hours, placing themselves in between cowboys and the horns of a pissed-off bull, only to risk head injury by being throw fiftee ... 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 >>
Fall Into Place
Monday: I don't like the sound of morning radio show hosts. I can't help but picture them as obnoxious party guests. Before I got injured in week 5 of this NFL season against the San Diego Chargers, I was lucky enough to sleep through this noise on a Monday morning. In the NFL, Mondays and Tuesda ... More >>
Give blood, drink margs.
Tim Allen and company Zoom straight to the bottom of the superhero barrel.
Thursday night is the ultimate for fight fans.
Sunday, May 21, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Friday, May 19, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Thursday, November 3, Appaloosa Grill, 720-932-1700.
Burned Mind (Sub Pop)
Friday, June 18, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007
From the week of July 4, 2002
Canine Backpackers Association
Elitch's doesn't want the public to know that its top ride is a real pain in the neck. But 31 customers already do.
Police and firefighters who are injured on the job say the legislature has failed to protect and serve them.