If you happened to tune into cable news or talk radio or any other variety of media late last week for the first time in fourteen or fifteen years, you might think things were stuck in an endless loop. There was that harpy Nancy Grace, grilling forensic whiz Henry Lee about the mysterious male DNA i ... More >>
Moments ago, at the order of Senior District Judge J. Robert Lowenbach, 1999 grand jury documents accusing John and Patsy Ramsey of criminal conduct in the death three years earlier of their six-year-old daughter, JonBenet, were made public. The pages were released as the result of a lawsuit filed ... More >>
Next week's edition of The Onion will be the last in Denver, thanks to the Denver Post's decision to stop printing the paper. To mark this awful sign of the times, and to echo Onion CEO Steve Hannah's call for local readers to switch to the web version, we've photo-illustrated and compiled excerpts ... More >>
JonBenet Ramsey.Representative Doug Lamborn has learned the very hard way that using a too-colorful term can put a politician in a very sticky situation. And now I've gotten pulled into the tar baby mess, too.
Ramsey & Rousseaux.JonBenét Ramsey was murdered in December 1996 -- yet fifteen years later, there continues to be a fascination with anything connected to the case, from the Boulder house where the killing took place being put up for sale to the lives she left behind. Mom Patsy Ramsey died ... More >>
Lindsay Lohan.Just because Lindsay Lohan's in jail (thanks in part to an alarm tracked by Littleton's Alcohol Monitoring Systems) doesn't mean the celebrity press has lost interest in her. The latest debate is over a new tattoo that looks like JonBenét Ramsey to at least one blogger.
Not tweeting.JonBenét Ramsey can't raise objections about the person tweeting in her name, having been murdered in 1996 -- which is presumably why fake confessor John Mark Karr's been trying to create a JonBenét lookalike cult. But the faux-JonBenét can bitch -- and he/she is doing so abo ... More >>
John Mark Karr = Alexis Valoran Reich?Last week, we told you about allegations that JonBenét Ramsey false confessor John Mark Karr, who's reportedly undergone a sex change and now goes by Alexis Valoran Reich, is trying to create a cult of JonBenét lookalikes he's calling "The Immaculates." ... More >>
The panhandler outside looked happy. The hostess inside looked happy. The server looked happy. And we were happy, to take a break from our marathon drive across Colorado to look at colleges and sit down in a booth in a Boulder restaurant with a nice view of the Pearl Street Mall and all the h ... More >>
It ain't easy being a shmuck. Not as mean as an asshole, not as ignorant as a shithead, a shmuck takes idiocy to an epic level, a moron whose fall from grace has far-reaching repercussions. We've been celebrating weekly shmucks for a long, long time -- but to be named one of Colorado's top 10 ... More >>
Pasta Jay's has opened a new restaurant at 9226 Park Meadows Drive in Lone Tree. That makes three for the Boulder-based business, which didn't have much luck when it made a brief foray into LoDo, at 1435 Market Street (now the Pour House Pub), more than a decade ago, but now has a successful outpos ... More >>
As the awful economic news keeps pouring out (Agile Group, anyone?), you can understand the urge to look back at the good old days. Even the bad crimes of the good old days. And so yesterday, the new Boulder District Attorney and the old Boulder Police Chief held a joint press conference to announ ... More >>
The arrival of a new district attorney in Boulder has some people expecting that the 12-year-old murder of JonBenet Ramsey will get a "fresh look." But what exactly does that mean? This mind-bending report in the Boulder Daily Camera suggests a new look means another look at John Mark Karr (pi ... More >>
Welcome to the 2006 Hall of Shame.
Quit horsing around, Bob Beauprez!
Tracking down Colorado's most notorious gumshoes.
You'll have the crime of your life in the Mile High City.
Love, Death and Poetry (Self-released)
Bill McCartney's football diary
Colorado is hot. Too hot.
The Kobeat Goes On
February 5, 2004
Here's how Andrew Cohen became one of the legal biz's foremost talking heads.
Court hearings abound in the Ramsey case -- except one for the murderer.
You'd have to go a fur piece to find bigger embarrassments.