Nearly twenty years after Denver's much-hyped "Summer of Violence" triggered a harsher approach to juvenile offenders statewide, lawmakers are wrestling with two reform bills -- and a new report contends that Colorado's system for moving juvenile cases into adult court isn't working and doesn't prov ... More >>
It was almost three years ago that I first got interested in the case of Tara Perry, subject of this week's feature, "The Girl Who Fell to Earth." Perry was among several inmates considered strong candidates for clemency -- all of whom were serving disproportionately long sentences and appeared to ... More >>
Tara Perry.Tara Perry, the subject of this week's cover story, "The Girl Who Fell to Earth," has made a remarkable turnaround since she was first incarcerated thirteen years ago, at the age of sixteen. Corrections staff, teachers and others view her as a model of rehabilitation, one who's tri ... More >>
Photo by Susan GoldsteinRandy Miller circa 2001, shortly after he purchased the Colorado Daily.
Over the weekend, the Denver Post ran separate stories about the impending closure of The Silver and Gold Record, a newspaper that covers the University of Colorado at Boulder faculty, and the conversion ... More >>