bg

The Beats:

A short list of select topics

Mitigating factors won’t save James Holmes from possible death sentence

James Holmes is still eligible for the death penalty, a jury determined Monday. After three hours of deliberation, all 12 jurors have decided that the […]...

> read more

August 3, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: The Donald’s madhouse candidacy will implode, right?

I don’t know what date you’ve got in your when-will-the-Donald-finally-implode pool, but there’s a lot of smart money down on Debate Night, Aug. 6. As […]...

> read more

July 31, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

“What was done in the dark”

“I really don’t know what to say to you,” began the letter, written in neat script on prison-issue loose leaf paper. “But let’s start by […]...

> read more

July 30, 2015 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Not a killing state: Is Colorado prepared for the death penalty?

Convicted murderer James Holmes is now awaiting his sentence. He faces the death penalty for his crimes, a punishment two-thirds of Coloradans believe he deserves. […]...

> read more

July 30, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

StoryCorps animation tells excessive-force survivor Alex Landau’s story

Maybe you’ve heard Alex Landau’s story before. Growing up black in Denver, he had never had a bad interaction with cops until six years ago when […]...

> read more

July 28, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Renegade GOP Sen. Laura Woods looks to the 2016 elections with a ‘target on my back’

State Sen. Laura Woods shared the stage with her former political rival Lang Sias at the Tri-City Baptist Church in Westminster on July 14. From their friendly banter, […]...

> read more

July 24, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Democratic presidential candidates are lagging in Colorado

Back in April, Hillary Clinton’s numbers were looking in good in Colorado, according to a Quinnipiac University poll. But her support has plummeted here and […]...

> read more

July 22, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Donald Trump’s spectacular implosion

If you were worried that the Donald’s inevitable implosion wouldn’t be wildly spectacular, you can put your mind at ease. Give the guy some credit. […]...

> read more

July 21, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

Ace Statehouse reporter Lynn Bartels takes Denver Post buyout

If you pay even an ounce of attention to Colorado politics, you know her byline. Lynn Bartels is a staple of any self-respecting media consumer’s diet — […]...

> read more

July 20, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Experts: Penalty phase of Aurora shooting trial will be “gut-wrenching”

Aurora theater shooter James Holmes is guilty of all 165 charges against him, a jury found Thursday. Judge Carlos Samour read the long list of […]...

> read more

July 17, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

EVENTS

img
VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

Read More

TWITTER