News that no charges would be made against the three police officers who nearly beat Alex Landau to death in 2009 has brought renewed scrutiny to the Denver Police Department, especially when it comes to the question of race. Jared Jacang Maher explored these questions in his 2008 feature "Target Pr ... More >>
The 2012 High Plains Book Awards were announced last Saturday at the Yellowstone Art Museums in Billings, Montana, and winners included a hometown heroine: Jenny Shanks, who took Best Fiction honors for The Ringer. Shanks, who lives in Boulder, loosely based her book on the 1999 slaying of Ismael Me ... More >>
Vasquez in 2001.Reps of the Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division say they want a positive relationship with the MMJ industry. But news that MMED enforcement chief Marco Vasquez accompanied a SWAT team on a recent grow raid raised concern among some advocates. And they likely won't be reass ... More >>
Are Denver cops trigger-happy for minorities? A video game might hold the answer.
Whatcha gonna do when they come for you?
Colorado's ailing, but the good doctor doesn't have a cure.
Telluride lawman Bill Masters is no dope. So what turned him against the war on drugs?
From the week of February 20, 2003
Web-radio legislation gets tangled in politics.
The DPD has a binge-and-purge problem.
The camera doesn't lie -- but every picture tells more than one story.
The Clear Channel Empire Strikes Back
Recent Westword awards.
Ed Thomas shoots from the hip, but this former cop just might have enough brass to be mayor.
This year started not with a bang, but with a whimper.
A mislabeled photo, an error-filled column, a missing attribution: The Post is on a hot streak.
Denver's legal team takes a beating in a police-brutality case.
Membership has its privileges -- but for this sheriff's deputy, a lawyer wasn't one of them.
The Rockies hit the dog-meat days of summer.
During its first week on the air, Channel 31's news demonstrates a little substance and a lot of style.
Never send a man to do a mom's job.
On the razor's edge
From the week of March 9
From the week of March 2
KMGH's general manager gives viewers a piece of her mind.
Officer Bini's Informant: An Interview From the Shadows
The high price of Denver's drug war: lies, bad busts, cops in harm's way -— and the death of an innocent man.
Is the media to blame for Tom Sanchez's dismissal?
Tom Martino brings his controversial consumer advocacy to Fox.
Danny Ray Lopez couldn’t outrun his gang life or the police. Will his brother follow in his footsteps?
Although Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were an impossibly horrific act to follow, others gave it a shot.