Last week, the White House finally talked pot, albeit mainly to reiterate statements made by President Barack Obama last year. As such, members of the Colorado cannabis community were left to wonder how long the current administration could stretch Attorney General Eric Holder's statement last March ... More >>
With Friday's release of The Heat (Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy), another buddy cop movie joins a film library filled with explosions, oddball pairings and broad humor. While the genre's been compacted into a cliche over the years (especially immediately following its heyday in the late '80s and ... More >>
Last month, we told you about the search for Raven Furlong, a missing seventeen year old from Aurora. Like Kara Nichols, nineteen, and Kelsie Jean Schelling, 21, two other women whose whereabouts are also unknown, she had a profile on a modeling-related website. The latest? Furlong's car has been f ... More >>
Update:Ex-L.A. cop Christopher Dorner has been the subject of a massive manhunt for more than a week after allegedly killing three , including former Denver resident Keith Lawrence; see previous coverage below. Now, the crisis appears at an end, with charred remains found in a gutted California cabi ... More >>
When Gil Reyes realized that TV news was doing little to cover the passing of beloved musician Elliott Smith, he decided to go out searching on his own. What he discovered through interviews with the artist's friends, former bandmates and the girlfriend who many blame for his death, is a portrait of ... More >>
With any incident as shocking as the Aurora theater shootings, authorities are always fearful of copycats. Which explains the weekend arrest of Clark Tabor, who was introduced to handcuffs after allegedly making references to the Colorado tragedy -- and a gun -- in a Los Angeles-area theater screen ... More >>
Dozens of teenage Explorers have been sexually abused by cops. Should the Scouts share the blame?
Crime center?Last November, deputy attorney general David Ogden wrote a memo advising U.S. Attorneys in states where medical marijuana has been legalized to give a pass to MMJ businesses following local laws. But now, an e-mail trolling for info about dispensary-related crime suggests that so ... More >>
City Council rep Charlie Brown has taken the lead on corralling medical marijuana dispensaries in Denver. And he's taking the task seriously -- so seriously that, last week, he took his cowboy hat and traveled to Los Angeles (using campaign funds, not taxpayer dollars) to check out that city' ... More >>
This past weekend, I found myself at a Grand Junction Borders book store, which was selling off its remaining stock of 2009 calendars for $1 apiece. And smack in the middle of the stacks was an item that seemed time-capsule ready -- a sixteen-month calendar featuring pop sensation turned tabloid vil ... More >>
LOCALS ONLY For the last year and a half, Infinite Mindz has been on a tear locally. Since the release of its debut album, Monkey Rebellion Musik, last year, the group has been in demand for shows, as well as being nominated in the Best Hip-Hop Group category at this yearâ€™s Westword Music Showcas ... More >>
Two former Denver taggers are arrested in L.A.
Mystery writer C.J. Box discusses his latest tale.
Something to look forward to in 2008: Clint Eastwood's Changeling.
The third time's the guilty pleasure for Tucker and Chan's buddy cop franchise.
True-crime noir goes searching for Hollywood's heart of darkness.
Showbiz noir investigates TV Superman's real-life tragedy.
A misbegotten experiment implodes.
The annual Blessing of the Animals celebrates paws and claws.
Going camping across the country.
U.S. Mint Police
A Boulder student cares more about the life of hip-hop than the deaths of Biggie and Tupac.
Clint Eastwood is a detective with a new ticker looking for the man who murdered his donor.
A sleep-deprived Al Pacino tangles with a pyscho Robin Williams.
Protected by a badge, Denzel cruises L.A.'s mean streets.
Rush Hour 2 is as light on its feet as a dead elephant.
From the week of April 20
A year after the Columbine murders, agonizing questions remain — about the attack, the police response, and a sheriff under siege.
Blue Streak has Martin Lawrence running around in circles.
June 10 - 16, 1999
How a mad dash to a Wyoming arms dealer helped Boulder quell its riots.
Is gangsta rap getting more profound? Well...no.
A gruesome triple murder puts a Boulder publisher and its how-to-kill book in the crosshairs.
How artists in a dishonest business are trying to keep your trust.