Late last month, a CSU block party in Fort Collins deteriorated into a riot. Weeks later, the cops aren't willing to let bygones be bygones. They've released photos of seven suspects wanted in connection with the incident and are offering rewards for those who know about their whereabouts. See the ... More >>
When we shared yesterday's post about the Colorado Muslim Society's disassociation from a founder's offer to pay for the burial of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, we asked if it mattered to readers where the body winds up. This question prompted some interesting and strongly expressed answ ... More >>
Retired Marine sergeant Christian Ellis has turned his tour of duty in Iraq and the aftermath of returning home with post-traumatic stress disorder into an opera titled Fallujah. This is the first opera based on the war, and offers startling, musical insight into the mind of a vet struggling with PT ... More >>
When Bob Dylan picked up his Medal of Freedom last week, he was wearing a Rockmount Ranch Wear shirt. Steve Weil, president of the Denver-based company, recognized the model -- and says Dylan is a long-time fan of the snap-button shirts. But while Dylan's fashion sense may be above reproach, one re ... More >>
Rod Blagojevich.Last December, we reported about convicted Illinois governor Rod "Blago" Blagojevich's desire to complete his sentence at FCI Englewood, a facility Forbes called one of the best places to serve time a few years back. Now, a U.S. District judge has granted his wish. But is the ... More >>
Mohammed Zazi was reaching for the American dream -- and wound up in a nightmare. A native of Afghanistan, he'd emigrated to the United States, driving a taxi to support his family and becoming an American citizen in October 2007. Two years later, his son, Najibullah Zazi, was accused of plotting a ... More >>
After the riot, 2004. Seven years ago inmates at a private prison in southeastern Colorado went on an all-night rampage, chasing the shorthanded staff from the premises, attacking suspected snitches, setting fires and causing millions of dollars in damages. Now documents filed in a long-runni ... More >>
In the wake of twenty new Occupy Denver arrests made Saturday, three more were added to that list when Civic Center Park grew tense again last night. During an attempt to remove a newly established table from the curb, about thirty officers visited the park and dispensed pepper spray on the c ... More >>
Now into its third decade as a band, Front Line Assembly (due at the Summit Music Hall tonight with Dismantled, Cyanotic, DJ Acucrack and Harwire) has been a group to stick to the confines of its initial industrial label.
Among the juicy details emerging in the wake of Osama bin Laden's death last week was the fact that a bunch of marijuana plants were found growing next to his Abbottabad compound in Pakistan. The discovery has launched an Internet's worth of bad puns and stupid jokes: "Osama bin Smokin,'" "Bi ... More >>
Nice explanation, Dave. Really believable.Yesterday, we told you about a tweet sent out by Shmuck of the Week emeritus Senator Dave Schultheis, in which he essentially compared President Barack Obama to a 9/11 hijacker: @Sen_Schultheis: Don't for a second think Obama wants what is best for U ... More >>
In the early hours of New Year's Day in 2002, Denver police arrived at a home in Congress Park after dispatchers received a call about an attempted suicide. But when they arrived, the front door was locked, and the man, Kurt Sonnefeld, either wouldn't or couldn't open the front door. Polic ... More >>
Eric Holder.Most of Attorney General Eric Holder's prepared remarks to the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference today are of the attaboy variety: At one point, he says, "I have come to Denver today with one simple message from Washington: 'We got your back.'" But t ... More >>
Are you watching Yankee Tavern, or is it watching you?
Ex-punk-rock stripper Lily Burana does it for her country.
This from a guest bar blogger: Hey all, we're having a great time here in Denver!!! We're discussing social networking and demographics, the future of journalism, and politics. Woo!!! We have found out that the 18-25 age demographic isn't as brain-dead as previous thought. They may actually have som ... More >>
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One Day in September recalls the Munich Olympic massacre.
Let them drink Guinness...
Should funds for Denver crime victims go to Oklahoma City bombing victims?