‘Next mass killer’: Dropped case foretold Colorado bloodbath
Anderson Lee Aldrich loaded bullets into a Glock pistol and chugged vodka, ominously warning frightened grandparents not to stand in the way of an elaborate plan to stockpile guns, ammo, body armor and a homemade bomb to become “the next mass killer.” “You guys die today and I’m taking you with me,” they quoted Aldrich as saying. It culminated in a standoff that the then-21-year-old livestreamed on Facebook, showing Aldrich in tactical gear inside the mother’s home and threatening officers outside — “If they breach, I’m a f----ing blow it to holy hell!” — before finally surrendering.news.yahoo.com
Justices acknowledge difficult balancing between free speech, discrimination during complicated oral arguments
The Supreme Court on Monday heard arguments in a case pitting free speech against Colorado's anti-discrimination law, with justices peppering both sides with hypotheticals.foxnews.com
Boebert's race against Frisch in Colorado goes to recount
The Colorado Secretary of State has ordered a recount in the congressional race where Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert led Democrat Adam Frisch by just 550 votes in an unexpectedly tight race. The Associated Press has declared the race too close to call and will await the results of the recount. The recount, which was expected, was formally announced Wednesday. The race garnered national attention because Boebert was largely considered a lock for reelection after redistricting made the sprawling 3rd Congressional District that covers much of western Colorado more Republican.news.yahoo.com
Recount ordered in tight Boebert, Frisch House race in Colorado
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold (D) ordered a mandatory recount in the state’s third district on Wednesday after a razor-thin midterm election race between incumbent Rep. Lauren Boebert (R) and her challenger Adam Frisch (D). The secretary’s office officially announced the recount, required because the vote differential between Boebert and Frisch is within 0.5…news.yahoo.com
Henry B. Hammer
Henry B. Hammer Henry “Hank” Burton Hammer III, 79, of Uvalde died on Nov. 19, 2022, at Saunders Senior Living in Uvalde. A memorial service will be held on Dec. 3 beginning at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Uvalde, and a reception will follow. He was born on July 18, 1943, inuvaldeleadernews.com
Biden vows to push for stricter gun laws after latest shootings: CBS News Flash Nov. 25, 2022
After mass shootings in Colorado and Virginia, President Biden says he wants Congress to ban “assault weapons” by the end of the year. Twitter boss Elon Musk says he’s granting an "amnesty" for suspended accounts after conducting an online poll asking if he should reinstate those which have not "broken the law or engaged in egregious spam," and Team USA takes on England today in the World Cup.news.yahoo.com
'Happy' and 'mad': 2 visions in Colorado governor's race
Colorado's Democratic governor, Jared Polis, has emphasized in his reelection campaign his efforts to ease inflation’s burdens on families and fight crime while touting first-term triumphs in health care affordability, public education funding and climate policy.
Colorado baker fighting ruling over gender transition cake
The Colorado baker who won a partial Supreme Court victory after refusing on religious grounds to make a wedding cake for a gay couple a decade ago is challenging a separate ruling that he violated the state’s anti-discrimination law — this time over complaints he refused to make a birthday cake celebrating a gender transition.
Breaches of voting machine data raise worries for midterms
The revelation earlier this week that federal prosecutors are involved in investigations of suspected voting system breaches across the U.S. is fueling questions about the security of voting machines just two months before the midterm elections.
Trump legal adviser ordered to testify in Ga. election probe
A judge in Colorado on Tuesday ordered a legal adviser for former President Donald Trump’s campaign to travel to Georgia to testify before a special grand jury that’s looking into whether Trump and others illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia.
Mother of aspiring sports reporter from SA killed in Colorado mass shooting undeterred 10 years after massacre
Sandy and Lonnie Phillips were in Colorado this week, but they weren’t among the hundreds who came out for the vigil marking the 10-year milestone of the mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora.
Kadri scores in OT in return, Avs move to brink of title
Nazem Kadri scored at 12:02 of overtime — perhaps with too many Colorado players on the ice — and the Avalanche beat Tampa Bay 3-2 on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final to move within a victory of dethroning the two-time defending champion Lightning.