In October 2012, we told you about the extradition of Consuelo Zavala for the brutal execution of Francisco Gasca circa 1997. Location: a Weld County onion field. The police report said Gasca had been shot eight times, including five bullets in the head, but in the year since then, this deadly coun ... More >>
Cucumber beers appear to be in style this spring, as at least five breweries around Colorado have mentioned the shiny green vegetable when talking about new beers. The only bottled one so far, however, is from Boulder's Twisted Pine Brewing, which released Cucumber Cream Ale last week. The second of ... More >>
Had 35-year-old Consuela Zavala crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in the fifteen years since he was accused of brutally gunning down a man in a Weld County onion field? No one's saying right now. But his attempt to enter Arizona last month triggered a Colorado arrest warrant that led to Zavala's arrest ... More >>
Castanuela.Breaking into cars during festivals or concerts is nothing new: petty thieves know they have a nice window of time to smash-and-grab and a lot of vehicles to choose from. But during church services? And funerals? That's pretty low. On Saturday, Greeley police arrested two people, ... More >>
These days, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, better known as ICE, emphasizes that it's targeting criminal aliens, not otherwise law-abiding citizens who lack documentation authorizing their U.S. residency. And that's the theme of ICE's latest Colorado busts. Of the 78 people rounded up fr ... More >>
Photo by Melanie AsmarThe tent of plenty. There's a new farmers' market in the heart of downtown Denver. Three months ago, the spot at 15th and California streets that's now home to Tiri's Garden and the Tiri's Garden Farmers' Market was an empty asphalt lot, a plot of well-positioned real estate t ... More >>
This weekend, law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force to make sure you don't do anything stupid behind the wheel over the Memorial Day weekend. This link on the Colorado Department of Transportation website details the specific plans of 85 separate organizations. For instanc ... More >>
Forward into the past. As reported in this week’s cover story, University of Denver employees Jeff Corbin and Robert Amme are using the online game Second Life to train workers for a new wave of nuclear power plants expected to be built around the country. If any of these plants, spurred by rene ... More >>
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AN UNSUSPECTING VETERINARIAN AND HIS ANIMALS GET CAUGHT UP IN A BIBLICAL DEBATE.