Mafia controls Denver and John Hickenlooper -- if you believe our midnight tipster, that is

Here at Westword, we regularly receive news tips -- many legitimate and worthy of further investigation, others not so much. But few are as flat-out bizarre as this one, left on our tip line at 12:02 a.m. this morning:

"Uh, it's all good, but the Mafia runs Denver, and Hickenlooper knows all about it because he's involved. Thank you."

No: Thank you!

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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