Tag Archives: Denver

Man Gets 1282 Years In 2019 CO School Mass Shooting

Denver’s NBC News affiliate reports: A Douglas County judge on Friday said she hoped to prevent another school shooting from ever happening again when she sentenced the man responsible for the deadly shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch to 1,282.5 years on top of the mandatory life sentence for his first-degree murder conviction. “I obviously disagree that imposing a sentence …

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Cursing Woman Trashes Neighbor’s BLM Sign [VIDEO]

The Denver Channel reports: A couple’s equality yard sign is taped up and now behind a window after they say a neighbor destroyed it, and the whole ordeal was caught on camera. The homeowners’ Ring doorbell camera captured the woman going on a rampage on the yard sign Saturday afternoon. Sheridan police identified the woman in the video as Krystal …

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Tip From Denver Maid Thwarts Possible Mass Shooting, 16 Rifles Found In Hotel Room Overlooking Downtown

Denver’s ABC News affiliate reports: Police feared a “Las Vegas style shooting” during the All-Star Game in Denver after receiving a tip from a maid working at a hotel not far from Coors Field, who discovered more than a dozen weapons and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition inside one of the rooms Friday night. Multiple informed law enforcement sources …

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US-Mexico Soccer Match Halted For Anti-Gay Chants

ESPN reports: The CONCACAF Nations League final in Denver between the United States and Mexico was marred by unruly fan behavior that included objects thrown onto the field and a brief pause in the game because of fans using an anti-gay chant. The pause occurred during the final moments of the second half before the game went to extra time …

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Anti-Vaccine Denver Deputy Dies Of COVID At Age 33

Newsweek reports: A sheriff’s deputy in Denver, Colorado, who shared anti-vaccine content on Facebook has died of COVID. Daniel “Duke” Trujillo, 33, died on Wednesday evening from COVID complications, the Denver Sheriff Department said on Thursday. Trujillo was a former Marine who served as a deputy sheriff for 7 years and had recently been appointed vice-president of the Denver Sheriff …

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Archbishop Compares Same-Sex Marriage To Bestiality

The Colorado Times Recorder reports: Medical professionals and Catholic leaders gathered in Denver last week for a conference on health care ethics that promoted anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion extremism and echoed the Republican Party’s attacks against transgender youth. Among the speakers at the April 10 conference was Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila, a highly active anti-abortion and anti-LGBTQ advocate. Aquila was particularly …

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Covidiot Airline Passenger Faces Prison, $250,000 Fine

Denver’s NBC News affiliate reports: A Colorado man accused of disrupting an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Denver by refusing to wear a mask and then standing up and urinating in the cabin faces a federal charge of interfering with a flight crew that carries a maximum term of 20 years in prison and a possible $250,000 fine. The …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Healthcare Workers Bravely Block Protest

The Denverite reports: Not six feet nor six inches apart in many cases, hundreds of people have gathered downtown near the Capitol building in Denver to protest Colorado’s stay-home order, currently set to expire on April 26. The event, dubbed “Operation Gridlock,” followed a similar demonstration in Michigan and comes as some Colorado communities are chafing against the social distancing …

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COLORADO: Authorities Probe Whether School Security Officer Mistakenly Shot At Police, Wounded Student

Denver’s NBC News affiliate reports: Authorities are investigating a report that a private security officer at STEM School Highlands Ranch shot at a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy responding to Tuesday’s attack that left one student dead and eight others wounded, 9News has confirmed with multiple law enforcement sources. Investigators are also looking at the possibility a bullet from that security …

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Denver Votes To Decriminalize Psychedelic Mushrooms

The Denver Post reports: Denver is poised to become the first city in the nation to effectively decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms. After trailing in results postings Tuesday night and early Wednesday, final unofficial results showed a reversal of fortune — with Initiative 301 set to pass narrowly with 50.6 percent of the vote. The total stands at 89,320 votes in favor …

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COLORADO: Police Name Suspect In Mass Shooting

USA Today reports: One student is dead and eight others injured after two of their classmates opened fire at a suburban Denver STEM school on Tuesday. Superintendent Thomas S. Tucker said in a letter to parents that STEM School Highlands Ranch, a public charter school with more than 1,850 students in kindergarten through 12th grade, will be closed for the …

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BREAKING: Mass Shooting At Colorado School [VIDEO]

Denver’s CBS News affiliate reports: Multiple students have been hurt in a shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch Tuesday afternoon and police are actively trying to identify and locate the shooter. Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies have responded to the K-12 charter school at Ridgeline Boulevard and Plaza Drive. The school district confirms students from STEM School Highlands Ranch will be …

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DENVER: Suspect In Columbine Threat Found Dead

NBC News reports: An 18-year-old who authorities say has an “infatuation” with the 1999 Columbine High School massacre appears to have kept a journal online in which she wrote about suicide and guns, and alluded to “plans” she was making. The woman, Sol Pais of Florida, flew from Miami to Colorado earlier this week, bought a pump-action shotgun and ammunition …

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Denver Schools Closed Over “Credible” Terror Threat

USA Today reports: Authorities have launched a manhunt for what they say is an armed and dangerous woman who made “credible threats” against Denver-area schools four days before the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting. Police said the woman, Sol Pais, 18, is “infatuated” with the Columbine shooting. They said she traveled from Miami to Colorado on Monday night, …

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Denver Bans Ex-Gay Torture In Unanimous Vote

The Denver Post reports: The Denver City Council voted unanimously to ban gay conversion therapy for minors in the city on Monday night. Denver is the first jurisdiction in Colorado to pass such a prohibition, according to a news release from the office of Mayor Michael Hancock. Hancock’s office proposed the prohibition. “This is a very proud moment for my …

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Dancing FBI Agent Accidentally Shoots Man [VIDEO]

Denver’s Fox affiliate reports: An FBI agent allegedly dropped his gun at a bar and another patron was shot in the leg early Saturday. Investigators said it appeared to be an accidental shooting. The Denver Police Department said they were called to a report of a shooting at 2201 Lawrence St. at 12:45 a.m. A woman who said she witnessed …

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Little Demand For Pence Event Spurs Price Slash

The Denver Post reports: Because of a lack of demand, the Colorado Republican Party is offering a Groupon-like deal to see Vice President Mike Pence. Pence is the headliner for a party fundraiser Oct. 26 at the Denver Marriott Tech Center, where the lowest-priced tickets originally cost $275. The party announced the event weeks earlier but struggled to sell the …

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DENVER: City Council Members Object To Proposed Chick-Fil-A Outlet In Airport Food Court

Most of the opposition to new Chick-Fil-A stores has died down since CEO Dan Cathy declared last year that he is shutting up forever about same-sex marriage. But the issue resurfaced this week at a meeting of the Denver City Council. The Denver Post reports: Councilman Paul Lopez called opposition to the chain at DIA “really, truly a moral issue …

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Right Wing Convention Bans Log Cabin

Via the Associated Press: Organizers of a conservative conference in Denver this summer have told a gay Republican group it cannot have a booth at the event. The Western Conservative Summit is scheduled for June in Denver, where thousands of conservative activists will gather to hear Republican presidential hopefuls like Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Pennsylvania Sen Rick Santorum …

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TSA Agents Fired For “Groping” Scheme

The wingnuts are going to have a field day. Two Transportation Security Administration officials at Denver International Airport (DIA) have been fired for conducting a scam on male passengers. A male and female agent collaborated so the male could fondle the genitals of men he found attractive. At some point in 2014, the male TSA agent told a female coworker …

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