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The Beats:

A short list of select topics

No sanctuary: Immigrants struggle to keep families together in wake of Obama’s deportation-relief delay

Arturo Hernandez Garcia, 42, has been waiting seven months in the basement of the First Unitarian Church of Denver for some shift in national immigration […]...

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May 28, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Lawsuit says public-school prayer circles, Christian concerts, Bible study violate law

“WE CAN DO THIS CHRISTIAN FOLKS!!!! BRING OUR GOD BACK INTO OUR SCHOOLS, OUR CITIES, COUNTIES, STATES AND OUR COUNTRY,” Pastor Randy Pfaff of The […]...

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May 27, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Democrats’ ‘liberty-minded’ foe Sen. Laura Woods talks bills, kills and conundrums

“So we started this session with Dems saying they were going to take me out,” Republican Sen. Laura Woods said, opening a community meeting in […]...

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May 27, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix

American Conservatives of Color cancel Juneteenth outreach

A meme featuring American Conservatives of Color President Casper Stockham reads: “Your Poverty or Wealth is based upon 4 things: How you Think; How you […]...

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May 26, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Clinton swims in scandal, but she never seems to drown

It’s early days in Hillary Clinton’s quest for the presidency, but already it feels like old times. The scandals and the quasi-scandals and the faux […]...

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May 26, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado’s top five stand-your-ground Republicans whose votes defied GOP leadership

They voted against reforming police training and transparency. They voted against a pricey flood-and-fire-prevention system. They voted against expanding public services for kids with autism. On […]...

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May 25, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Education, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Misconduct, Teller County Sheriff’s style

Botching a weapons investigation. Getting hoodwinked by Cripple Creek’s reputed “town drunk.” Illegally busting into a van, then yanking out a sick Vietnam vet who […]...

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May 22, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Reader’s View: Two tragedies in Aurora

The Aurora theater shooting trial has been going on for almost a month now and as testimony continues, it is apparent that the shooter’s crimes […]...

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May 22, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Blogs, The Mix

Only in Nevada: Turning the state’s only working execution chamber into a museum

Many Coloradans are eying Nebraska lawmakers’ vote this week to repeal the death penalty. But some heads are turning west toward Nevada where legislators just […]...

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May 22, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Will Hancock’s reform strategy fix Denver’s broken sheriff’s department?

Mayor Michael Hancock is responding to a scathing report about the city’s dysfunctional sheriff’s department by relying on the same people responsible for years of […]...

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May 21, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Mix

EVENTS

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Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with drilling and fracking policy in the state. Colorado […]

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