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 >>
What were you doing around 6 a.m. this morning? Sleeping? Rubbing your eyes? Hoping that morning cup of coffee would get your heart started?
For the person living in a residence on the 5900 block of West Gill Place, the answer was, "Dealing with the SUV that drove into my house" -- a drag whether c ... More >>
Our post about the decision by Waterway Carwash branches to ban older model Jeep Cherokees and Grand Cherokees because of alleged sudden-acceleration issues struck a chord with one of our readers, who'd been told staffers couldn't clean the vehicle, but wasn't told why not.
Sometimes it seems like every third Coloradan has an SUV -- and plenty of them are Jeep Cherokees. But if your model of the latter was produced in 2010 or before and you want to give it a scrub, don't take it to one of six Waterway Carwash branches in the metro area -- because the staff there won't ... More >>
Last spring, we told you about the arrest of Andrew Simpson, who was thought to have visited a bar and been on a quest to buy pot when his car struck Masoud Bahramisasharif, a DU student walking his bike in a crosswalk. Now the boom has been lowered on Simpson in a big way: He faces up to eighteen y ... More >>
Earlier this year, we told you about the tragic death of Jimma Reat, a Sudanese immigrant who was killed after a 911 operator told him and his companions to return to Denver after escaping a racially motivated attack. Now, his estate, among others, is suing the city over the incident, alleging that ... More >>
Update: The Denver Police Department has now released a mug shot of Andrew Simpson, the man accused in the brutal hit and run that ended the life of DU student Masoud Bahramisasharif -- one that may have been preceded by a trip to a bar and a quest to buy some pot. In addition, the DPD is sharing th ... More >>
Is it possible that a murder could have taken place in broad daylight at a traffic-light-controlled intersection in a sizable American city and no one saw much of anything?
That's a question that arises three days after a slaying that left a man dead behind the wheel of his SUV in Aurora.
CBS4Mary Torres, 27, is accused of leaving a trail of destruction in her wake yesterday -- not the least of which was the house she crashed into after she allegedly stole a Jeep with two children inside.
The kids are okay, but Torres definitely isn't, given the array of charges against her.
He's so gross, it's endearing. Neil Hamburger is an asshole. He's the kind of comedian that was born unlikable; even though he's funny sometimes, most of the time he's just alienating. Plus, he's gross to look at, and that says a lot about a person. But for the love-haters of Hamburger, ther ... More >>
Near the crime scene.Early Sunday morning in Colorado Springs, between ten and fifteen men jumped out of four cars (including two gold Cadillacs), invaded a home and stabbed the occupant, a 44-year-old man.
It's a scenario that screams "gang violence" -- and while the Colorado Springs Police ... More >>
Early yesterday morning, the Aurora Police Department issued information about an apparent street race at the intersection of South Peoria Street and East Yale Avenue in which one of the drivers died. Later in the day, the APD issued mug shots of two men in the incident: Benny Sitin ... More >>
There's plenty of shmuckyness to go around in this delightful story.
On Tuesday evening, a Federal Heights man left his car running -- with his two-year-old and five-month-old kids in the back -- while he ran into a Shell gas-station convenience store. While he was inside, another man got into his ... More >>