Terry Hendrix, Canon City Inmate, Sues NFL for $88 Billion Over Dez Bryant Call

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Dez Bryant's non-catch sparked outrage across Cowboy nation and laughter across every other fanbase.
Fremont Correctional Facility inmate and die-hard Dallas Cowboy fan Terry Hendrix is currently serving three different sentences ranging from five to 24 years -- meaning he has a lot of time to stew over Dallas's recent playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers. In fact, Hendrix was so upset about the loss that he decided to do something about it -- sue the NFL for almost $89 billion.

See also: "Photos: Ten NFL Teams With the Best Fans -- and Who Forbes Says Beats the Broncos"


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Denver UFO Sightings Revealed in Declassified Air Force Reports

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A website called TheBlackVault.com has just published what it's calling Project Blue Book, which consists of a reported 130,000 pages worth of declassified Air Force documents related to investigations of UFO sightings. The majority of the material is from the 1940, 1950s and 1960s, and there are dozens upon dozens from Colorado, with a slew pinpointed to Denver -- and while officials eventually dismissed most of them, we found one that isn't brushed off quite that easily.

Look below to see four photo-illustrated examples of Denver UFO-sighting reports, including the original documents. To further explore Project Blue Book, click here.

See also: Videos: UFOs Over Denver as Captured by a True Believer

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ACLU Sues Trinidad, Cops for False Arrests in Drug-Sting Fiasco

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The lawsuit claims that Trinidad detectives failed to properly supervise drug informant Crystal Bachicha.
According to a lawsuit filed in Denver's federal district court this morning (see it below), two Trinidad police detectives fabricated and misrepresented evidence in a 2013 drug investigation that led to the arrests of forty people. All forty cases were dismissed last year after defense attorneys raised questions about the credibility of the undercover informants the police used to purchase drugs, one of whom claimed to have bought methamphetamine and heroin on the street from two suspects who turned out to be in jail at the time.

The case is being brought by the ACLU of Colorado and a prominent Denver law firm on behalf of two women, probation officer Danika Gonzales and school employee Felicia Valdez, who were arrested in the sting and subsequently lost their jobs. Both women figure prominently in my November feature, "The Snitch Who Stole Christmas," detailing the sordid saga of the sting and its unraveling.

See also: How Trinidad's War on Drugs Attacked the Innocent

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Coloradans Keep Predicting the End of the World, But We're Still Here

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Several years after this billboard went up, we're still here.
What is it with Colorado? The thin air? The altitude? For whatever reason, we have more than our share of out-of-this-world kooks. Monte Kim Miller, for example, a former market exec for Proctor & Gamble who started the Concerned Christians cult and, after his prediction that an earthquake would level Denver in 1998 failed to come true, took his crew of kooks to Israel, where they planned to get into a firefight with Israeli police, and trigger the Second Coming. That didn't happen, either.

And then there was Harold Camping, a Boulder native who created a worldwide ministry based in California and then started predicting the end of the world. Back in 1992, when he was a sprightly seventy, Camping concluded that the world was almost certain to end on September 6, 1994, and even wrote a book about it, 1994?, followed by another book, Are You Ready? Much More Evidence that 1994 Could be the End of the World.It wasn't, of course.

See also: Harold Camping to End End-of-the-World Predictions

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The Eight Strangest Colorado Stories of 2014

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Colorado rang in 2014 with a bit of a mellow buzz -- a certain relaxed attitude -- and it was a feeling that lasted throughout the year. Sure, that mellow was harshed by continuing problems with police and sheriff's deputies, as well as a very contested (and expensive) election season. But we also got a few needed civics lessons in the form of same-sex marriage and student protests. In the end, though, our minds remained tuned to the biggest story of the year: legalized marijuana. What will 2015 bring? Who knows? Anything can happen when you're a mile high. For proof, here are our strangest Colorado stories of 2014, compiled from news sources across Colorado -- including Westword. Or, you can check out all our Year in Review 2014: Strange But True.

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The Six Strangest Colorado Mistake Stories of 2014

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Colorado rang in 2014 with a bit of a mellow buzz -- a certain relaxed attitude -- and it was a feeling that lasted throughout the year. Sure, that mellow was harshed by continuing problems with police and sheriff's deputies, as well as a very contested (and expensive) election season. But we also got a few needed civics lessons in the form of same-sex marriage and student protests. In the end, though, our minds remained tuned to the biggest story of the year: legalized marijuana. What will 2015 bring? Who knows? Anything can happen when you're a mile high. For proof, here are our strangest Colorado animal stories of 2014, compiled from news sources across Colorado -- including Westword. Or, you can check out all our Year in Review 2014: Strange But True.

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The Five Strangest Colorado Animal Stories of 2014

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Colorado rang in 2014 with a bit of a mellow buzz -- a certain relaxed attitude -- and it was a feeling that lasted throughout the year. Sure, that mellow was harshed by continuing problems with police and sheriff's deputies, as well as a very contested (and expensive) election season. But we also got a few needed civics lessons in the form of same-sex marriage and student protests. In the end, though, our minds remained tuned to the biggest story of the year: legalized marijuana. What will 2015 bring? Who knows? Anything can happen when you're a mile high. For proof, here are our strangest Colorado animal stories of 2014, compiled from news sources across Colorado -- including Westword. Or, you can check out all our Year in Review 2014: Strange But True.

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The Three Strangest Colorado School Stories of 2014

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An image from CBS4 coverage of an incident at Strive Preparatory.
Colorado rang in 2014 with a bit of a mellow buzz -- a certain relaxed attitude -- and it was a feeling that lasted throughout the year. Sure, that mellow was harshed by continuing problems with police and sheriff's deputies, as well as a very contested (and expensive) election season. But we also got a few needed civics lessons in the form of same-sex marriage and student protests. In the end, though, our minds remained tuned to the biggest story of the year: legalized marijuana. What will 2015 bring? Who knows? Anything can happen when you're a mile high. For proof, here are our strangest Colorado stories of 2014, compiled from news sources across Colorado -- including Westword. Or, you can check out all our Year in Review 2014: Strange But True.

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The Four Strangest Colorado Airplane Stories of 2014

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Colorado rang in 2014 with a bit of a mellow buzz -- a certain relaxed attitude -- and it was a feeling that lasted throughout the year. Sure, that mellow was harshed by continuing problems with police and sheriff's deputies, as well as a very contested (and expensive) election season. But we also got a few needed civics lessons in the form of same-sex marriage and student protests. In the end, though, our minds remained tuned to the biggest story of the year: legalized marijuana. What will 2015 bring? Who knows? Anything can happen when you're a mile high. For proof, here are our strangest Colorado plane stories of 2014, compiled from news sources across Colorado -- including Westword. Or, you can check out all our Year in Review 2014: Strange But True.

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The Four Strangest Colorado Political Stories of 2014

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Colorado rang in 2014 with a bit of a mellow buzz -- a certain relaxed attitude -- and it was a feeling that lasted throughout the year. Sure, that mellow was harshed by continuing problems with police and sheriff's deputies, as well as a very contested (and expensive) election season. But we also got a few needed civics lessons in the form of same-sex marriage and student protests. In the end, though, our minds remained tuned to the biggest story of the year: legalized marijuana. What will 2015 bring? Who knows? Anything can happen when you're a mile high. For proof, here are our strangest Colorado political stories of 2014, compiled from news sources across Colorado -- including Westword. Or, you can check out all our Year in Review 2014: Strange But True.

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