As our recent gallery of the fifteen best face-and-neck-tattoo mug shots proves, alleged criminals and above-the-shoulders ink make a memorable combination. But can tats also be used to create a false identity? Cody JC Dutton, a serial escape artist who's a wanted man in Colorado, gave this gambit ... More >>
The American Lung Association's massive State of the Air report for 2014 is out, with the organization grading places all over the country in terms of air pollution, including Colorado. Ozone-pollution figures for fourteen Colorado counties were available, and the ALA's judgments are harsh: Eight o ... More >>
For the better part of a year, we've been covering the sad story of Dylan Redwine, a thirteen year old whose remains were found in June, many months after he went missing. Since then, much attention has focused on Mark Redwine, Dylan's dad, who the teen had been visiting -- and while he's never off ... More >>
When we think of murder-suicides, we typically imagine grisly scenes in which the killer takes his or her own life immediately after gunning down victims. But that wasn't the case in the double homicide that took place in the El Paso County town of Peyton, east of Colorado Springs. Yes, the presum ... More >>
A Durango-area medical marijuana grow operation is finally legal, two years after getting a temporary okay from the county to cultivate cannabis. The La Plata County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a permanent land-use permit last week for Hesperus Mountain Healers (HMH). The operation w ... More >>
Update: Dylan Redwine, who vanished on November 19 during a court-ordered visit to his father's home in the Vallecito Lake area, continues to be the subject of a massive search. And while clues about his whereabouts remain elusive (see earlier coverage below), new developments have surfaced in the ... More >>
Update: Yesterday, we reported that a total of fourteen people were removed from Colorado voting rolls following an extensive effort by Secretary of State Scott Gessler to potentially illegal voters; see our original post in its entirety below. Since sharing these results, we checked with Gessler's ... More >>
Former stolen valor arrestee Rick Strandlof has been many people in his life...two of whom were completely fabricated. But he has never been formally charged with profiting from his personalities -- nor is he the only person to have spun tall tales to change his life. Click through for stories from ... More >>
Did a dispute over a will left by Margaret Decker, seen here, lead to a double murder and a suicide involving members of her family? That's the working theory of La Plata County authorities looking into the deaths of Billie Decker, Robert "Duke" Decker and Wiilliam Klatt Decker, with William suspec ... More >>
Big photo below.The Denver District Attorney's Office has now formally charged James Bradley, 32, with attempted first-degree assault for a bizarre incident involving a hammer attack on a police officer back on December 4. Why such a delay? No doubt due to Bradley's condition. The officer sh ... More >>
Carmelo.OMG! We're late with these Denver blog posts. Thanks for waiting. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein links to an NBA Fanhouse post about Nugs exec Masai Ujiri pitching both Melo and LaLa on that contract extension. Good luck, Masai. Big Media's Jason Salzman summarizes a journalism pan ... More >>
What they did on your summer vacation.
A Colorado Supreme Court commission says this state's justice system could do more to help families -- starting with the parents.
Damage done by Colorado's wild pets costs the state close to a million bucks a year.
Can Aaron Brill's single lift save Silverton and earn salvation for the sport?
Roll over and play dead.
The son also rises...
Tempest in a teepee...
Colorado’s Make My Day law was designed to protect homeowners who were forced to kill in self-defense. Here’s who it’s really helped.
The state's oil and gas industry proves that the squeaky wheel gets the grease.
When a Denver gas company started drilling wells in Las Animas County, it brought bad feelings to the surface.
Is that a banana in your pocket, or was Bob Silva elected sheriff?
After young Joe Gallegos was let back into society, all hell broke loose.
Long Before "Asteroid," moviemakers made their mark on Colorado. A guide to some high and low points.
As its inmate population ages, the Colorado prison system discovers there's no con like an old con.
KEMPE CENTER "EVALUATOR" CLARE HAYNES-SEMAN FINDS EVIDENCE OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE IN THE STRANGEST PLACES.