Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor made a promise to the hundred eighth-, ninth- and tenth-graders to whom she spoke this morning. "If anybody watching this today in this room ever becomes a justice," she told the teenagers at the new Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center, which is being dedica ... More >>
Many well-known TV series have been set in Colorado over the years, everything from Mork & Mindy to Everwood to South Park. But there have also been plenty of obscure shows set in this state, and we dredged up ten of those in "Ten TV shows you didn't know were set in Colorado." According to one com ... More >>
Every week, writers for Westword and our parent company, Village Voice Media, produce elegant, magazine-style feature writing, a gritty portion of which comes in the form of true-crime stories. Now VVM has collected some of its best recent true-crime yarns into an ebook: Seven Sins: A True Crime Ant ... More >>
This week's cover story, "The Case of the Kidnapped Coed," revisits the wild press coverage surrounding the 1948 murder of eighteen-year-old college student Theresa Foster -- and explores how the Denver Post's rabid campaign to catch a killer tainted the subsequent trial. It's a cautionary ta ... More >>
"The Searchers."The Colorado legislature just nixed a plan to tack a ten-cent fee onto movie tickets, money that would have been used to provide financial incentives for film companies that want to make movies in this state. As revised, the bill would now ask for donations from movie-goers -- ... More >>
It was 1969 all over again yesterday, when Governor Bill Ritter signed a bill that, as of July 1, 2009, will establish the Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media. Re-establishes that office, actually: On July 1, 1969, Colorado became the first state in the country with a state film commiss ... More >>
Magistrate T.J. Cole holds court in the classroom.
Who’s the bigger bully — the smartass attorney who scorched the Denver Fire Department, or the fussbudget judge who threw out the verdict?
The Changing Scene opened a new act for local theater.
A female ironworker fights back against abuse in the riveting North Country.
Consider this your final exam on the past year. Cheating is encouraged, bribes will be accepted -- and grades will be posted at City Hall.
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Forty bucks buys a flicker of heaven and a life of hell.
Reese Witherspoon's talents are wasted in the muddy, unoriginal Legally Blonde.
What did the anti-JOA lawsuit produce? A couple of laughs.
Jimy Murphy, the Kamikazi Kid, gets his act together.
EPA scientist Brian Rimar just wanted to keep doing research, but his agency found him too toxic.
As plans for a Hispanic cultural center crash, Denver's old county courthouse burns.
Cher Elder's family knew all about Thomas Luther. The jury didn't.