Masked man attacks woman inside Denver corn maze

A 29-year-old woman told police she was harassed inside of a corn maze by a masked man posing as a staffer at the Denver Botanic Gardens. The woman was exploring the 7-acre corn maze at Chatfield Farms with friends and family Sunday night when the man approached her, she told a deputy with for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. The man, who was wearing a white mask, said "inappropriate things" to the woman’s cousin before attempting to coerce her to "touch him," "dance with him" or "kiss him" in order to pass by him on the maze’s path, the woman claimed, according to the police report. The woman’s cousin was… Read More

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How a George Lopez Gig Turned Into a Real Carousel Brawl

Barbara and Marvin Davis had introduced the annual bash benefiting the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes in 1978, three years after Dana Davis, one of their five children, was diagnosed with diabetes. By then, wildcatter Marvin had made a fortune in oil; he and his wife were already big contributors to various causes. (Very big, in Marvin’s case: Just before the Denver Center for the Performing Arts opened the original Stage, there was a scramble to replace a row of seats with a larger version so that Marvin could attend the new theater’s debut.) Marvin Davis became even bigger when he bought 20th Century Fox in 1981 (he got… Read More

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KU, Mizzou discussing exhibition basketball game at Sprint Center

It’s not the return of the Border War, but this is a step in that direction. Missouri and Kansas are in talks to play an exhibition basketball game at the Sprint Center. “We are discussing an event, it is very premature to talk about any specifics,” said Jim Marchiony, Kansas associate athletic director. Kansas and Missouri have not played basketball since Mizzou left the Big 12 Conference for the SEC in 2012. Carrington Harrison of 610 Sports said the game would be played on Oct. 22 and would raise funds for hurricane relief. Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff Gary Bedore: 816-234-4068, @garybedore Jesse Newell: 816-234-4759, @jessenewell Never miss a local story.… Read More

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Denver City Council asks mayor for more money to build sidewalks and help immigrants fight deportation

AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post Sam Powell and her children, Ford, 5, and Chloe, 7, walk between sections of sidewalk and non-sidewalk walkways during their daily trek to Cory Elementary School on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announces his 2018 budget proposal on Sept. 12, 2017, with aides and Cabinet members standing behind him. The Denver City Council this week asked Mayor Michael Hancock to add more money for sidewalks to his proposed 2018 budget and to more firmly commit city money for a new immigrant legal defense fund. Those requests were among a dozen submitted to Hancock, totaling $4.3 million, after the council met and voted… Read More

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