On September 10, as we've reported, voters in southeastern Colorado will decide whether state senators John Morse and Angela Giron should be recalled because of their advocacy of gun-control measures. But with the election looming, a technical question over the vote threatens to make a controversial ... More >>
The arrest of Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Krusinski on charges of sexual assault in Virginia has drawn condemnation from officials as high-ranking as President Barack Obama, and no wonder. After all, he was the Air Force's chief of sexual-assault prevention. Krusinski is also a graduate of the Air F ... More >>
At a February hearing, Edward Montour sought to withdraw his guilty plea for a 2002 murder in an effort to avoid the death penalty he'd previously sought. The office of 18th Judicial District DA George Brauchler, who's also seeking death for accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes, argued agains ... More >>
Update: After DA George Brauchler announced at today's Aurora theater shooting hearing that he plans to seek the death penalty against James Holmes, Judge Carlos Samour turned his attention to defense attorneys' desire for Fox News reporter Jana Winter to reveal sources who gave her information abou ... More >>
At 2 p.m. today, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will join Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and Governor John Hickenlooper to make a "major announcement" about the Rocky Mountain Greenway, and also celebrate the recent expansion that added 1,200 acres of wildlife habitate to Rocky Flats ... More >>
Could the X-Men and other characters created by Stan Lee belong to a Colorado company? That's the contention of a lawsuit filed here by locally based Stan Lee Media, Inc. against The Walt Disney Company. The suit claims SLMI is entitled to "billions of dollars of profits" from movies and more even t ... More >>
Last December, we noted that the U.S. Supreme Court had agreed to hear an appeal by Steve Howards, who claimed that his free speech rights had been chilled by Secret Service agents when he approached then-Vice President Dick Cheney in Colorado circa 2006. Yesterday, the case reached the nation's hig ... More >>
It took nine years of fighting for money the government insisted it wasn't owed. It probably cost him his job, too. But last week, former federal auditor Bobby Maxwell and the Justice Department finally reached a $26 million settlement with Anadarko Petroleum over underpaid royalties on oil leases ... More >>
It was the sixteenth anniversary of the Million Man March, October 16, 2011, and thousands gathered in Washington for a ceremony dedicating the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Steve Justino, co-chair of Colorado's Move to Amend, remembers sitting by his computer in Colorado losing sleep -- ... More >>
What does a gay man look like? Or a whistleblower? Or a woman who, were she to return to her home country, would be targeted for female genital mutilation? Those are the questions raised by "social visibility," a criterion adopted by the Virginia-based Board of Immigration Appeals that some ... More >>
What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?
Complaints about former U.S. District Judge Edward Nottingham continue to hang fire.Almost two years ago -- fittingly, on April Fool's Day -- Sean Harrington filed a complaint with the Colorado Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel requesting an investigation of U.S. District Judge Edward Not ... More >>
Ward Churchill, in an image from HBO's documentary "Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech." Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech, debuts Monday, June 29, on HBO -- and judging by its trailer, Colorado's own Ward Churchill is a significant player in the documentary. The ... More >>
Ah, 1995: a time when entire Best Of categories were devoted to the O.J. Simpson trial, Bernie Bickerstaff and Dikembe Mutombo were still dominating the sports pages, and Mel's Bar and Grill was still new. Check out the winners from our 1995 Best Of issue after the jump.
Who’s the bigger bully — the smartass attorney who scorched the Denver Fire Department, or the fussbudget judge who threw out the verdict?
Twenty years after Jim Stone first blew the whistle on Rockwell International, he got his day in court -- the Supreme Court.
Lawsuits against Rocky Flats, like plutonium, last forever.
Is Channel 9 successful because of its people or its system?
As America prepares to invade Iraq, female Air Force cadets wage their own battle.
Three new stations attempt to woo audiences turned off by Denver radio.
Who's a bigger nuisance -- Douglas Bruce or Denver's property police?
The Rocky Flats Web site is dark -- but terrorists may already have a blueprint for the former nukes plant.
It never blinks -- even when we wish it would.
Randy Pech says the government's disadvantaged business programs discriminated against his company. This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide if he's right.
There's nothing pretty about the age-discrimination lawsuit filed by a Denver TV veteran.
The man who created Josie and the Pussycats can't understand why his girls don't belong to him
Shopping-center execs love getting attention in the media -- as long as they call the shots.
After her retarded daughter was sexually assaulted, a mother decided to teach DPS a lesson.
How confusion and chaos led to a reporter's arrest -- and a First Amendment court test.
The feds were already suspicious of scientist Wen Ho Lee. Then they discovered he’d downloaded every secret in the nuclear arsenal.
Is this a case of an industry policing itself?
Brandon Marinoff may be Denver's most daring attorney. Just ask his clients -- the ones who haven't already been deported.
When you're fighting for artists' rights, things can get ugly.
How the people of Overland Park were forced to live next door to a radioactive "monolith"-- by the Environmental Protection Agency.
DENVER ATTORNEY DAVID L. SMITH HAS MADE LIFE A LIVING HELL FOR HIS ADVERSARIES. NOW HE'S FEELING THE HEAT HIMSELF.OUT OF ORDER DAVID L. SMITH SAYS COLORADO'S FEDERAL JUDGES ARE OUT TO GET HIM. HE'S RIGHT.