If investigators are right, John William Bell likes morphine and other heavy-duty narcotics so much that he was willing to do almost anything to get them, including lying, forgery and throwing an acquaintance to the dogs, in a manner of speaking -- because one of the crime scenes in the long-running ... More >>
Update: Yesterday, we shared with you the strange story of Christina Furber, whose online portrait as a sufferer from hypermobility disorder contrasted sharply with reports that she'd fired shots at a police officer before being found dead; see our previous coverage below. Now, more details are eme ... More >>
Aside from the Supermax in Florence and the U.S. Mint in Denver, few places in this state are as heavily secured as medical marijuana dispensaries. To burglarize one after closing is usually a waste of time, as Colorado law says weed has to be locked up and owners often keep their (mostly) cash prof ... More >>
The group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is celebrating a victory after Chipotle requested that its customers not bring guns into its restaurants. The group had pressured the Colorado-based chain to take a stand following an incident in which open-carry supporters brought assault rifles ... More >>
It's been nearly a week since three people were found shot to death in a Pueblo County home that had been set ablaze, presumably to cover up the terrible crimes. Yet the man who's clearly a person of interest for investigators -- Harry Mapps, 59 -- remains at large despite being the subject of a nat ... More >>
Impersonating a police officer is a schmucky thing to do under pretty much every circumstance -- unless you're starring in a TV drama or auditioning for the Village People, that is. But some impersonations are schmuckier than others. Proof can be found in the monumentally stupid story of Roland He ... More >>
Flags in Colorado will fly at half staff today, as they have been since December 14, to honor the children and adults who were killed in Newtown, Connecticut. They'll be raised again to their full height on Wednesday -- unless of course there is another tragedy, another senseless death in Colorado o ... More >>
Big pics below.Yesterday morning's arrest of the Dougherty gang was just as wild as the crime spree that precipitated the trio's cross-country sprint. It involved a car chase, a flipped car and the shooting of Lee Grace Dougherty, the proud redneck and ex-stripper whose skanky bikini photos ... More >>
Early Sunday morning, the body of Ken Rose, a man in his fifties, was found on the property of a medical marijuana farm in Pueblo County, where he is said to have worked as a watchman. But thus far, authorities don't know if foul play was involved -- and neither can they say if the theft of ... More >>
A Flickr photo Escaping from a halfway house isn't the same as busting out of jail. After all, it can be done while walking instead of running. But it's still a serious offense in the eyes of the law, which is why Alejandro Barron-Reyes, 34, was just sentenced to eighteen months for splitting from ... More >>
Joseph Paiva was born defective, but prosecutors stamped him a habitual criminal.
Traveling with private extradition companies is no joy ride -- particularly for female prisoners.
Transported by private companies, wayward inmates discover that their journey to prison can be a long, strange trip.