Ashleigh Padilla is incredibly photogenic, as the gorgeous portraits on her Facebook page attest. But perhaps her best known image is a mug shot snapped after her arrest for allegedly funding a shopping spree with a customer's debit card. Padilla's pic is only one of the memorable images from the m ... More >>
Update: Yesterday morning, we noted that three of the four inmates who'd escaped from Otero County Jail earlier in the week, but not Angel Castrejon, who'd gotten away from the same facility last year and remained at large for months. He wasn't as fortunate the second time around. Castrojon has rep ... More >>
Yesterday, we posted about the ten Colorado counties with the most DUIs in 2012, using statistics from the NoDUIColorado.org website. But in addition to bust numbers, the site determines the average blood alcohol content of arrestees in each county. That allows us to figure out which county's drunk ... More >>
Rocky Ford farmers and growers have spent much of the last year doing damage control, after their melons were wrongly fingered as the cause of a listeria outbreak that actually originated a hundred miles away, at Jensen Farms, and ultimately killed over thirty people. But while doing damage control, ... More >>
What's your favorite homegrown fruit? Those tart cherries that inspired the Tree Line, Marnie Ward's winning Colorado cocktail? The juicy peaches that will be celebrated at the Palisade Peach Festival this weekend? Or the beleaguered Rocky Ford cantaloupe, wrongly fingered last year as the cause of ... More >>
David Carr.On Real Time with Bill Maher, New York Times media writer David Carr suggested those of us living Kansas, Missouri and other "middle places" represent "the dance of the low-sloping foreheads." Afterward, as folks with foreheads of all sizes (even giant ones, like Carr's) debated th ... More >>
Someone's stealing Otero County's water. Who it is depends on where you live.
The oldest lifer in Colorado prisons is dying to be anywhere but here.
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.
Eighty-three-year-old hermit Raymond Gutierrez is the state's unlikeliest pot farmer. But did he do it?
What's happening to Colorado's top cops?
PRISON GUARDS' COMPLAINTS ABOUT HARASSMENT ARE LEAKED TO THE HARASSERS.