The Philadelphia Inquirer

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Rick Polito, sometime George Takei joke writer, finds that Internet fame doesn't always pay

    Star Trek icon George Takei's profile photo on his hilarious, ultra-popular Facebook page features a smiling pic alongside a button reading, "It's OK to be Takei!" However, being him has been even weirder than usual since Boulder-based writer Rick Polito, author of the world's funniest one-line movi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Aurora Century 16 reopening: See changes made to ten other massacre sites

    At 5 p.m. today, the Aurora Century 16, the site of the July 20 attack that killed twelve, officially reopens following a ceremony featuring Governor John Hickenlooper and many others. Some family members have called for a boycott of the event -- an indication of the strong emotions stirred by decis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Photos: Aurora theater shooting and ten massacre sites that were changed (or not)

    The City of Aurora is conducting a survey, asking folks through August 31 what should be done with the Aurora Century 16, the theater where James Holmes allegedly killed twelve people. Many other massacre sites have faced this unfortunate question in the past, with responses ranging from minor chan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Stephen Shappell: Busted in Denver for murder involving spiked Snapple, shovel bludgeoning

    Stephen Shappell.​Late Sunday, Stephen Michael Shappell, 21, was arrested in Denver in relation to the Philadelphia-area murder of Kevin Mengel Jr., 33, who owned a landscaping business where Shappell worked. Morgan Mengel, Kevin's wife, has also been charged in the crime, which involves spik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    How the troubles at the San Francisco Chronicle echo in Denver

    The San Francisco Chronicle, the largest daily newspaper in the Bay Area, is reportedly in such shabby fiscal shape that its owner, the Hearst Corp., says it may have to close the venerable pub within weeks if expenses can't be brought under control. In the event of such a shut-down, San Francisco's ... More >>

  • News

    December 20, 2007

    Risk Averse

    Colorado Springs police don't name a crime victim because of his advanced age, even though he shot and killed his attacker.

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    March 15, 2007

    On Track

    The Rocky pushed its hugely ambitious serial about an early-'60s schoolbus crash as if the fate of newspapers rested on its success.

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    December 23, 2004

    By Hooker or Crook

    Baseball's current stumble is part of a jarring pro-sports tumble.

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    May 1, 2003

    The Message

    Undercover Fox

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    April 11, 2002

    An Either Ore Situation

    Titanium, the king of metals, scraps for a home in Denver.

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    November 1, 2001

    Top Ten

    The Sunday Denver Post is one of America's most widely circulated newspapers. Does it deserve to be?

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    The Hit Man Nobody Knows

    The government says he killed more people than Tim McVeigh. He lives in a cell a hundred miles from Denver. So how come you've never heard of La Quica?

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    The Making of a Media Event

    The Columbine anniversary promises to be the biggest thing since...well, Columbine.

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    February 10, 2000

    Eyes on the Prize

    The dailies jockey for position for the Pulitzer.

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    January 13, 2000

    Twenty-First Century Fox

    Channel 31 staffs up for its evening news show.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    A Tangled Web

    Radio finds new life on the Web.

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    January 16, 1997