Denver

Shrooms

People Are Hungry for Shroom Legalization, and the Money to Fund It Is Growing

A lobbying group called "SPORE." A "psychedelic caucus" in Congress that includes AOC. And lots of cash.
Alex Norcia
8.1.19
psychedelics

The Movement to Make Shrooms Legal Is Gaining Momentum

Denver just decriminalized the drug, and Oakland could be next.
Harry Cheadle
5.28.19
Colorado shooting

Teen Who Allegedly Opened Fire on Denver-Area School Charged with Murder and Arson

Devon Erickson, 18, has been charged with 48 criminal offenses, including for first-degree murder, arson, and theft.
Tess Owen
5.15.19
psychedelics

Everyone Is Really Confused About What Decriminalizing Shrooms Actually Means

"We left it initially vague on purpose," the campaign manager behind Denver's historic vote told us.
Alex Norcia
5.13.19
psychedelics

The Dramatic Story of How Denver Decriminalized Mushrooms

With a little help from Joe Rogan and the youth vote, the almost unthinkable happened—and set the stage for reform nationwide.
Alex Norcia
5.9.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why a black family kept racist graffiti on their house

People drove for hours just to look at it and take pictures.
Dexter Thomas
3.19.19
teachers

Denver teachers’ first strike in 25 years is over

"This agreement is a win, plain and simple, for our students; for our educators; and for our communities," said the union president.
Rex Santus
2.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Why the Hell Is This Subdivision Still Named 'Swastika Acres'?

After more than a century, it looks like city officials are finally going to change it.
River Donaghey
1.18.19
Drugs

Magic mushrooms are one step closer to decriminalization in Denver and Oregon

Marijuana-friendly hubs like Denver and Oregon could finally have a shot at decriminalizing psilocybin.
Emma Ockerman
12.6.18
WTF

Denver Restaurant Would Love for People to Stop Driving Cars Through Its Wall

The Hornet is not a drive-thru, but three drivers this year have thought otherwise.
Bettina Makalintal
12.5.18
Opioid Crisis

The Justice Department said it will shut down "safe injection sites." Denver wants to open one anyway.

Denver just became one of several major U.S. cities to take the first steps in setting up a place for people to use illegal drugs under medical supervision.
Emma Ockerman
11.27.18
Baseball

HS Catcher Absolutely Rocked in Home Plate Collision

You don't usually see decleaters in high school baseball, but that's exactly what we got in the Iowa Class 2A state quarterfinals between Denver and Wilton.
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.25.18
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