When Jefferson County deputies found their former boss, Russ Cook, dead in his home on November 21, the press reports were short and predictable. They began with a hasty, almost embarrassed review of the man's public disgraces of the past few years -- his 2003 resignation as sheriff after just six ... More >>
Past mug shots of Joe Principe. I have spoken with Lillian Principe, whose son, Joe Principe, was the subject of yesterday's blog "Breaking News: Joe Principe's Standoff With the Cops Ends Badly;" a former correctional officer at Florence's supermax penitentiary, Joe was subsequently indicted a ... More >>
Thirsty? Bring your checkbook. Let it blog, let it blog, let it blog. Today in Cafe Society: • Try the $1,000 martini at Capital Grille. • The Cooler is very cool. • Shazam! Shazz Cafe suddenly appears. • Veggie Girl has a happy hour at Dazzle. • The naked truth about the Partida Teq ... More >>
Photo: Aaron Thackeray Rise Against's Tim McIlrath Rise Against, Alkaline Trio, Thrice, the Gaslight Anthem Thursday, November 13, 2008 Fillmore Auditorium Better than: Taking in a punk show in an arena setting. Finding the optimal spot to take in the sound at the Fillmore Auditorium can be a tr ... More >>
The supermax snitch unit was supposed to bust prison gangs, but who was really rolling over?