In addition to highlighting the potential dangers of internet dating, the case suggests that even if sex-trafficking victims are usually women, troubled young gay men are vulnerable to sexual predators too.
It doesn't get much stupider than turning your back to a bear so you can snap a selfie on your iPhone's front camera.
As this past summer began, according to police statistics provided to VICE, Denver had seen 12 gang-related deaths, up from three over the same period in 2014 and seven each for the start of 2013 and 2012.
Some prisoners serving life sentences are upset that they are effectively receiving the same punishment as a man who gunned down 12 people in a movie theater.
The jury didn't reach a unanimous decision.
It's increasingly popular to argue that America went too far cracking down on drug crimes in the 80s and 90s, but a drug policy symposium in Denver last week suggests we still don't know where to go from here.
A Colorado BBQ joint called Rubbin' Buttz promised to give a 10 percent discount in honor of white people. I went, and it sucked.
Brandon Coats is a quadriplegic who failed a random drug test years ago while using medical pot to treat his muscle spasms. He lost his job, and Colorado's highest court says that's OK under the law.
There are explicit plans to murder people in alleged Dark Knight shooter James Holmes's journal. But does any of the material suggest the guy behind the Aurora murders is "not guilty by reason of insanity"?
The internet was displeased.
We nerded out about pot with the Denver Post's weed editor.
In 2012, James Holmes opened fire in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater, killing 12 people. But does he deserve to die?
Denver's Civic Center Park was technically a no-smoking zone on 4/20, but that didn't stop people from gathering for an impromptu toke.
Also this week: A 12-year-old allegedly tried to kill her mom for confiscating her iPhone.
Richard Kirk's attorneys say he should be found not guilty of first-degree murder because he having TCH-induced hallucinations when he shot his wife.
It's good news for the pot industry, but anti-weed activists are hyping the numbers as evidence that Big Marijuana is the next Big Tobacco.
Colorado may have to refund $30m in pot taxes, Baghdad's decade-long curfew will be lifted, and more.
Is a cop feeling threatened a good enough reason for them to open fire on a moving vehicle?
Collapsing pot prices in Washington State mean now the real fun—and danger—of legalization is upon us.
We talked to internet pot dealers about the allure of the dark web and the problems with cannabis regulation in the emerging weed economy.
On Tuesday morning, volunteers working at the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP heard a loud explosion outside the building that they said was powerful enough to knock items off the wall.
The two states are accusing Colorado's booming cannabis industry of spilling across their borders and getting their citizens illegally high.
Denver has made life miserable for anyone trying to host a show or party that is advertised as allowing pot smoke. But the demand for cannabis clubs and weed-friendly venues is putting the massive grey areas of Colorado's marijuana laws to the test.
As marijuana becomes legal, we're going to have to think more about how to prevent children from getting high all the time.