Readers Weigh In on John Evans and Paper Bird

“Writing Wrongs,” Patricia Calhoun, November 13 Although I’m not sure whether administrators will appreciate the courage of the University of Denver John Evans Study Committee, I do. Even though the Sand Creek Massacre happened many years ago, you cannot ignore the fact that as territorial governor, Evans created the atmosphere that made that massacre […]

Dear Mexican: Mexicans and Gabachos Are One and the Same

Dear Mexican: Why do Mexicans and gabachos resemble each other so much? Both are very conservative about sex, marriage and family. Both are very Christian, either Catholic or Protestant. Both keep similar attitudes toward immigrants. Both are very patriotic or nationalistic. Both deal with the same social issues, like high rates of sexual and […]

New Beyonce video ‘7/11′ rocks the Web

Social media is all abuzz with the latest video from the Queen B herself — Beyonce. It’s a silly little dance ditty called “7/11.” It’s Bey and some “girlfriends” prancing in and around a high-rise — mostly in their underwear — vamping for the camera. It’s a low-budget affair, but still scoring big with her […]

‘Hunger Games’ aims to top 2014’s box office

At the box office this weekend, the odds are ever in favor of “The Hunger Games.” Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” the first act of the final installment of the “Hunger Games” series, opens this weekend along with big expectations. The film is projected to have a huge box office weekend — […]

Lawyer: Cosby being vilified

A lawyer for Bill Cosby called the increasing number of claims of sexual assault against the legendary comedian “ridiculous” and said the media should stop airing “unsubstantiated, fantastical stories.” Martin D. Singer said in a written statement sent to CNN that it defies common sense that “so many people would have said nothing, done nothing, […]

Tina Fey’s next sitcom moves from NBC to Netflix

“30 Rock” creator Tina Fey’s next television series won’t be coming to NBC, after all — it’ll be on Netflix. The sitcom, called “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” will debut on the streaming TV service in March 2015. This arrangement, announced Friday, illustrates how the lines have blurred between traditional TV networks and newfangled options like Netflix. […]

‘Better Call Saul’ gets a premiere date

Better mark your calendars: AMC’s premiering its “Breaking Bad” spinoff, “Better Call Saul,” across two nights in February. The prequel series, which follows Bob Odenkirk’s criminal lawyer Saul Goodman in his pre-Walter White years, will debut its first episode on Sunday, February 8, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Instead of making viewers wait a week for […]

Obama golfs with Jeter in Vegas

President Obama has traded GOP rancor and late-fall temperatures in Washington for a golf outing with Derek Jeter at the nicest golf resort in Las Vegas. Obama, the retired New York Yankees shortstop and two Las Vegas businessmen were playing golf at Shadow Creek, which describes itself as a “masterpiece” course “sculpted from the Nevada […]

ISIS threatens Anbar government center

ISIS militants are fighting Iraqi military and tribal forces close to the main government complex of Anbar province in the center of Ramadi, according to a local official there. The fighting started Friday after ISIS militants launched a coordinated assault from different direction around the city, according to Faleh al-Issawi, deputy head of the provincial […]

Militants raid bus in Kenya, kill dozens

Islamist militants ambushed a bus in Kenya on Saturday and sprayed bullets on those who failed to recite Quran verses, killing at least 28 people, authorities said. The bus, which had 60 people aboard, was heading from Mandera, near the Somali border, to the capital of Nairobi. About 20 miles into its dawn journey, militants […]

Strong earthquake shakes Japan’s Nagano area

A strong earthquake shook central Japan on Saturday night, injuring several people as their homes collapsed in a village west of Nagano, an official said. Reports of the intensity of the quake, centered in the Nagano area at 10:08 p.m., differed. The Japan Meteorological Agency reported it was a 6.8 magnitude temblor; the U.S. Geological […]

Top cop arrested in missing Mexican students case

A top local police official in Mexico was arrested in connection with the disappearance of 43 college students, authorities said. Investigators apprehended Cesar Nava Gonzalez, the former deputy director of the Cocula police department who had been on the run since the September disappearance of the students, the federal prosecutor’s office said. Nava allegedly was […]

Buffalo’s curse: Warmer temps and rain

After insane amounts of snow and bitterly cold temperatures this week, the Buffalo area begins to thaw out Saturday. The good news: Warmer temperatures will begin to melt some 7 feet of snow across the region. The bad news: Warmer temperatures will begin to melt some 7 feet of snow across the region. Saturday’s high […]

Former Portuguese PM arrested

Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates and three other people were arrested in connection with an investigation into suspected tax fraud, corruption and money laundering, the country’s prosecutor general’s office said Saturday. Socrates, who was detained late Friday, was due to appear before a judge for questioning on Saturday regarding an investigation of suspicious banking […]

Broncos Waive Former CSU Star Karpri Bibbs To Make Room For RB Jeremy Stewart

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – The Denver Broncos on Saturday announced they have signed running back Jeremy Stewart to their active roster. In order to make room for Stewart, the team waived former Colorado State University running back Kapri Bibbs. RELATED: Former Rams Kapri Bibbs & Shaquil Barrett Working Hard To Get Noticed Fullback Jeremy Stewart […]

Jeffco Kidnapping Suspect Arrested, Victim Still Missing

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A man has been taken into custody in connection with a kidnapping of a woman Saturday morning in Jefferson County. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, David Sikora, 28, was arrested by police in Denver but authorities have yet to locate the alleged victim, identified as Megan Vandellen, 26. […]

Virgil Green Says He’s Ready To Return To Lineup

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The tight end turnstile keeps spinning in Denver, where Julius Thomas is hurting but Virgil Green is on the mend. Both are listed as questionable for Sunday’s showdown with the Miami Dolphins (6-4). Thomas leads the league with a dozen TD catches but he was unable to practice Friday after showing […]

Injury Report: Broncos Likely Without Julius Thomas, Sanders Could Play

By Rich Kurtzman Football is a grueling game played on the gridiron. Week after week men put their bodies on the line all for the thrill victory entices them with. Some Sundays are luckier than others for football players, and last week was a somewhat unlucky one for the Denver Broncos’ offense. First Montee Ball […]