If you like learning from Drunk History, you'll be thrilled by the details about Denver offered on Uncyclopedia, which describes itself as "the Mother Ship of amateur comedy writing! (Amateur means we don't pay you to do it.)" The site's Denver page reveals fascinating information, such as that the ... More >>
We've been reporting about recent comments by actor Kelsey Grammer regarding the unsuccessful parole bid of Freddie Glenn, who brutally murdered Grammer's sister Karen in Colorado Springs circa 1975. Grammer has stressed that he continues to feel the weight of this tragedy every day -- and the homi ... More >>
We've highlighted a lot of quality flicks in our countdowns of the top ten movies filmed in Colorado and ten memorable movies set in Colorado but not filmed here. Today, however, we're focusing on cheese -- the most awesomely awful- and/or amazing-looking films featured on this list of movies set i ... More >>
The Families of Homicide Victims and Missing Persons website draws attention to unsolved murders, and we tried to do likewise in three posts last year -- in May, September and November. The ten crimes featured in this installment include two of the most famous unsolved crimes in Boulder history: the ... More >>
This week's cover story, "The Lifers Book Club," reports on the Words Beyond Bars Project, a pilot progam at the Limon Correctional Facility that puts high-security prisoners, many of them serving life sentences, in a room with volunteers to discuss great books. It's a modest effort that could trans ... More >>
Our recent post about the 327 year sentence given to serial rapist Marc O'Leary got web surfers talking about his heinous crimes, as well as what might have motivated them. Here's how one reader debunked a common misconception about the latter.
Doc Holliday, RIP.Here's your chance to make some history. History Colorado -- or the Colorado Historical Society, as it was known back when it started in 1879 -- will begin a new chapter next spring, when the Colorado History Center opens on Broadway. And in the meantime, it's collecting ph ... More >>
Osama bin Laden.Update: The U.S. has decided not to release an Osama bin Laden death photo. For now, that means the image won't join the following list of the most iconic post-mortem shots of notorious dictators, revolutionaries and criminals. The roundup includes Mussolini, Rasputin and a fa ... More >>
Julie Cunningham.Most articles about the arrest of Richard "Rossi" Moreau, who's been accused of murder in a Saturday night shooting in Vail that left one person dead and three injured, have noted how rare such incidents have been in the ski community. Reference this Vail Daily report, which ... More >>
Colorado lost one of its most talented resources in the war on crime a few weeks ago, when forensic psychiatrist John Macdonald passed away at the age of 87. A familiar figure to any reporter, cop, criminology student or thug interested in the state's most notorious killers over the latter half of t ... More >>
From the week of August 25, 2005
In the final tally, Avril is far less Complicated than Britney.
Bovine hits some false notes in The Mammas & the Papparazzis.
CU is keeping tabs on Colorado's cold cases.
The Swanks keep rolling with a new album.
Hot serial killers
Defense attorneys fight to save their clients by comparing them to current residents of death row.
American Psycho gets all chopped up, thank God.
It took sixteen years and international extradition, but the Colorado Attorney Generalís Office finally got its man.
Women kept falling for William Neal's story. But now, he'll finally take the fall.
Two years ago, a deadlocked jury saved Thomas luther from the death penalty. But the legacy of his crimes continues.
The twisted life--and lethal secrets--of Gary Davis.
Jim Garner wanted to murder his wife, Dana. Even from the grave, he may get his way.
A New Mexico couple grieves for David Polreis, the prospective son they never got to meet.