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Cop Sues Sheriff's Department Over Her Missing Topless Pics

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.18.2012 | Crime

A New York sheriff's deputy says in a $50 million lawsuit that an officer asked her to pose naked as part of an undercover operation and now the depar...

PHOTOS: Rabbit Farmer Found Guilty On 35 Counts Of Animal Cruelty

Posted 01.30.2012 | Denver

Debe Bell, 59, a Colorado rabbit farmer who operated Six Bells Farm, has been found guilty on 35 counts of animal cruelty, The Denver Post reports. ...

Hospice Worker Faked Cancer For Money

Posted 01.18.2012 | Denver

A hospice worker has been indicted on charges she stole more than $30,000 from 16 donors while faking she had cancer. According to the Jefferson Co...

UPDATE: Colo. Serial Rapist Sentenced To 300-Plus Years

Posted 12.09.2011 | Denver

An alleged serial rapist being held in Jefferson County Jail is facing additional charges in the 2008 Washington rape of a 63-year-old woman. On T...

PHOTOS: 200 Rabbits Seized In Animal Cruelty Case

Posted 10.18.2011 | Denver

Debe Bell, 59, former owner of 200 rabbits faces 25 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty after authorities raided her Six Bell’s Farm in Arvada last...

Colorado Sheriff: "There Is No Poop Fairy"

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.04.2011 | Denver

Kudos to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department in Colorado for an ad-campaign that's likely to ... um ... linger. On the heels of a growing numbe...

WATCH: Helicopter Almost Lands On Skateboarders

Posted 07.09.2011 | Denver

A helicopter with four people inside made a nose-first emergency landing near the finish line of a skateboarding race near Golden. Dozens of spectator...

ACLU Accuses JeffCo Sheriff Ted Mink Of Unlawfully Imprisoning Suspected Illegal Immigrant For 47 Days

Westword | J. David McSwane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

​The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit against the Jefferson County Sheriff, accusing him of illegally detaining a man for ...

Columbine and the End of Journalism: A Daily Blog Series, Part IV

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

I previously discussed Newsweek's coverage of Columbine's ten-year anniversary. But they were not the only ones who wrote as if they were unaware of the twists and turns in the Columbine story.

Columbine and the End of Journalism... A Daily Blog Series, Part I.

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

Media coverage of the ten-year anniversary of Columbine was often uninformed and served to create new myths. Many reporters bought into a new myth that the killers were simply ordinary, popular teens.