Richard Smith

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    RJ Reynolds' Colorado launch of new e-cigarette not inspired by marijuana, company says

    Since the early days of Colorado's marijuana legalization movement, the prospect of Big Tobacco moving into the state and taking over the pot industry has concerned activists. So it was only natural that when RJ Reynolds, among the most powerful of the nation's tobacco companies, announced that it h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Daniel Kim accused of punching infant son hard enough to crack his skull

    Every parent gets frustrated when a baby starts crying and won't stop. But 22-year-old Daniel Kim's alleged solution to this situation caused infinitely more problems for all concerned. He's accused of trying to silence his infant son by slugging him in the head hard enough to crack his skull.

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Kenny and Kathleen Sanchez neglect case: Three-year-old weighed just nineteen pounds

    Big photos below.​A shopping trip Kenny and Kathleen Sanchez took with their daughter led to their arrest for child abuse. No, they didn't strike her in public or anything like that. Rather, it was the girl's appearance that raised concern. The three-year-old weighed just nineteen pounds.

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Fifty most memorable women's mug shots of 2011

    Photos below.​Mug shots of women are less common than those of men. But this year, there was a bumper crop of the former. Now, in the wake of collections that spotlighted intimidating images, celebrities and notables, tattoos and hairstyles, here are the fifty most memorable images of female a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Top 25 mug shots of October 2011

    Big pics below.​The latest edition of our monthly mug shot roundups is a little late, but it makes up for tardiness with vivid images of folks accused or convicted of doing bad (and often weird) things: an alleged money-bilking psychic, the Wax Trax crasher and more. Check out the entire coll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Amanda Joliff, Richard Smith charged with child abuse & more for imprisoning her son

    Josh Joliff.​Amanda Joliff and Richard Smith have now been formally charged with child abuse, false imprisonment and more in connection with the horrific treatment of a fourteen-year-old developmentally delayed boy. An arrest affidavit on view below recounts off-the-charts neglect in a home t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Dissolvable tobacco: Advocate criticizes R.J. Reynolds for not ending test marketing

    ​Yesterday, Bob Doyle, executive director for the Colorado Tobacco Education and Prevention Alliance, touted a resolution calling for the Colorado Board of Health to oppose test-marketing of dissolvable tobacco products by R.J. Reynolds under names like Camel Orbs. The board supported this not ... More >>

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    Reading, Writing and CSAP Scores

    DPS's new literacy program is raising the bar -- but will it raise test scores?

  • Music

    December 6, 2001

    He Saw the Light

    After learning the ropes as one of Bill Monroe's original Blue Grass Boys, Peter Rowan awakened to a world of possibilities.

  • Goods & Services

    March 29, 2001

    Best Online Watchdog

    Privacy Foundation

  • News

    May 20, 1999

    Truth or Scare

    Drug-using DARE graduates come clean about the program's faults.