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 >>
Back in January, we told you about the tragic death of Ernesto Wiedenburg, a scientist who was killed by a hit-and-run driver while cycling near Windsor. Theresa O'Connor was eventually arrested and charged with causing Wiedenburg's death. However, she reached a plea agreement that may not require ... More >>
Editor's note: New York City's Sam Levin, a beginner driver, is kicking off his internship with Westword by documenting his cross-country trip. This is his first dispatch from the road. A frantically shouting security guard ran toward my car, waving his arms back and forth as I struggled to find th ... More >>
Yoga instructor Joan Zalk saved herself a few steps by running a chihuahua named Cooper from the window of a moving car. But the cost of this not-quite-brilliant idea, documented in a police report on view below, was high: an arrest and, ultimately, a guilty plea to misdemeanor animal cruelty.
We don't know with metaphysical certitude that the Christopher Lites who was arrested in Boulder over the weekend on a charge of pedaling his bicycle under the influence is the same Chris Lites whose Facebook profile photo depicts a bizarre version of the Gary Busey family (it's on view below). But ... More >>
Tomorrow morning, James Craig Bird is slated to be sentenced after pleading guilty to pattern child sexual assault by a person in a position of trust. His court appearance marks a remarkable turn of events for a man who created a website and a video (see it below) to proclaim his innocence of the a ... More >>
Big pic below.Cooper the chihuahua undoubtedly has many fine qualities, but long legs and an ability to run at great speed aren't among them. Which helps explain why yoga instructor and acupuncturist Joan Zalk has been charged with animal cruelty -- for walking Cooper while driving her car.
Bandit in action.The Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force has apparently been so busy naming the likes of the JV Bandit and the Formerly Known as the Perennial Bandit Bandit that it has yet to select a moniker for the trio that knocked over a Chambers Road 1stBank on Tuesday. Should they be ... More >>
It's comin' right for us!In response to the befuddling recall of nine million vehicles by motor behemoth Toyota -- don't worry, it's just brake failure, or is it the floor mats? -- Lakewood's Ryan Scharrel is punching the gas on a class action lawsuit against the manufacturer whose brand was ... More >>
Toyota has recalled 2.3 million vehicles and halted production on eight of its models, including the Camry and Corolla. But Toyota's "stop sale" order does not involve the Prius. And that could be a problem, since numerous owners of that model have complained about mysterious -- and sometime ... More >>
Not this mug's mug shotsThis just in from Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson: On December 27, 2009, at approximately 1:54 P.M., Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to the Subway restaurant located at 18525 East Smoky Hill Road, Unit L, on the report of an armed robbery. ... More >>
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Neighbors toast a rare victory as the city turns down a liquor-license application.