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Grand jury: Deputies escalated standoff with man in crisis
Grand jury: Deputies escalated standoff with man in crisis

Grand jury indictments allege two Colorado sheriff’s deputies needlessly escalated a fatal standoff last June with a 22-year-old man experiencing a “mental health crisis.”.

Gay club owner: Shooting comes amid a new 'type of hate'

Gay club owner: Shooting comes amid a new 'type of hate'

The co-owner of Colorado Springs’ Club Q said that anti-LGBTQ hate has evolved from prejudice to incitement.

Grand jury indicts deputies in shooting death of young man

Grand jury indicts deputies in shooting death of young man

A grand jury indicted two Colorado sheriffs deputies in the death of 22-year-old Christian Glass, according to online court records.

Witness: shooter at gay club showed 'no hesitation'

Witness: shooter at gay club showed 'no hesitation'

A witness to a shooting at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub says the suspect showed “no hesitation” when entering Club Q and opening fire.

Defense: Colorado gay club shooting suspect is nonbinary

Defense: Colorado gay club shooting suspect is nonbinary

The alleged gunman facing possible hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub is nonbinary, the suspect’s defense team says in court filings In several standard motions filed on behalf of Anderson Lee Aldrich on Tuesday, public defenders refer to the suspect as “Mx.

Public utility to pipe water to residents of 'Gasland' town

Public utility to pipe water to residents of 'Gasland' town

A new water line will deliver something that residents of a rural Pennsylvania community have gone without for the last 14 years — a clean, reliable supply of drinking water.

Colorado club shooting survivor: 'I want to be resilient'

Colorado club shooting survivor: 'I want to be resilient'

A man who survived a weekend shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs says he wants to be resilient and won't be "taken out by some sick person.”.

In California, 10% of Legislature now identifies as LGBTQ

In California, 10% of Legislature now identifies as LGBTQ

Once all of them assume office, California will be the first state where it's believed more than 10% of legislators identify publicly as LGBTQ.

Rage and sadness as Colorado club shooting victims honored

Rage and sadness as Colorado club shooting victims honored

Hundreds of people, many holding candles and wiping away tears, have gathered in a Colorado Springs park to honor those killed and wounded when a gunman opened fire on a nightlife venue that for decades was a sanctuary for the local LGBTQ community.

Veteran among those thanked for stopping gunman at gay club

Veteran among those thanked for stopping gunman at gay club

Colorado Springs police is crediting two men for subduing a gunman at a gay club on Saturday night and saving lives in the process.

Mothers, friends, performers among dead at Colorado gay club

Mothers, friends, performers among dead at Colorado gay club

The five people who were killed at a gay club in Colorado are being remembered as loving parents, enthusiastic performers and longtime patrons who cherished Club Q as a safe haven for members of the LGBTQ community.

Oregon's governor pardons thousands for pot convictions

Oregon's governor pardons thousands for pot convictions

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has announced she is pardoning an estimated 45,000 people convicted of simple possession of marijuana, a month after President Joe Biden did the same under federal law.

Some say gay club shooting was 'desecration' of safe space

Some say gay club shooting was 'desecration' of safe space

In the mostly conservative city of Colorado Springs, Club Q has long been a go-to spot for members of the LGBTQ community — a safe space where many felt they could just be themselves.

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

From South Dakota and Oklahoma to Alaska and Alberta, Indigenous groups in the U.S. and Canada are leading efforts to restore bison across North America more than a century after European settlers drove the species near extinction.

Suspect in Colorado gay bar shooting facing 5 charges of murder and 5 hate crime counts, court records show

Suspect in Colorado gay bar shooting facing 5 charges of murder and 5 hate crime counts, court records show

Suspect in Colorado gay bar shooting facing 5 charges of murder and 5 hate crime counts, court records show.

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

Indigenous groups in the U.S. and Canada are leading efforts to restore bison across North America more than a century after European settlers drove the species to near extinction.

‘Master of Silly Business’ among 5 dead in Colorado shooting

‘Master of Silly Business’ among 5 dead in Colorado shooting

Daniel Aston would let loose on a typical night at the Club Q in Colorado Springs as a bartender and entertainer, sliding across the stage on all fours.

Patrons in gay club shooting hit gunman with his own weapon

Patrons in gay club shooting hit gunman with his own weapon

As bullets tore through a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, killing five people and wounding many more, one patron who’d been partying moments before rushed into action, grabbing a handgun from the suspect, hitting him with it and pinning him down until police arrived just minutes later.

Gay club shooting suspect evaded Colorado's red flag gun law

Gay club shooting suspect evaded Colorado's red flag gun law

The suspect in the Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooting allegedly threatened his mother with a homemade bomb last year.

Police: Suspect, 22, used 'long rifle' and immediately began shooting when he entered gay nightclub in Colorado Springs

Police: Suspect, 22, used 'long rifle' and immediately began shooting when he entered gay nightclub in Colorado Springs

Police: Suspect, 22, used 'long rifle' and immediately began shooting when he entered gay nightclub in Colorado Springs.

Police: 5 dead, 18 injured in Colorado nightclub shooting

Police: 5 dead, 18 injured in Colorado nightclub shooting

Police in Colorado say five people are dead and 18 have been wounded in a shooting at a nightclub.

Report: 5 dead, 18 injured in Colorado nightclub shooting

Report: 5 dead, 18 injured in Colorado nightclub shooting

Report: 5 dead, 18 injured in Colorado nightclub shooting.

Frisch concedes race against Boebert as it goes to recount

Frisch concedes race against Boebert as it goes to recount

Democrat Adam Frisch has conceded his tight U.S. House race against Republican Lauren Boebert that is likely headed to a recount.

New York hasn't licensed any pot shops, yet they abound

New York hasn't licensed any pot shops, yet they abound

New York state's first licenses to sell recreational marijuana could be awarded as soon as next week.

Panel OKs changing Colorado mountain name tied to massacre

Panel OKs changing Colorado mountain name tied to massacre

A Colorado state panel has recommended that Mount Evans, a prominent peak near Denver, be renamed Mount Blue Sky.

EXPLAINER: How a Boebert-Frisch House recount would work

EXPLAINER: How a Boebert-Frisch House recount would work

A thin margin in Colorado Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert’s reelection race against Democrat Adam Frisch could trigger a rare automatic recount in an election that will help determine the extent of the GOP's slim House majority.

Western cities agree to remove decorative grass amid drought

Western cities agree to remove decorative grass amid drought

Thirty water agencies that supply cities across the western United States are pledging to rip up lots of decorative grass to conserve water in the over-tapped Colorado River.

US gives protections to rare Midwest bird as prairie suffers

US gives protections to rare Midwest bird as prairie suffers

The U.S. government says it will protect two populations of a rare prairie bird that’s found in parts of the Midwest, including one of the country’s most prolific oil and gas fields.

Republican Boebert's lead shrinks in Colorado US House race

Republican Boebert's lead shrinks in Colorado US House race

Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert’s lead shrank against Democrat Adam Frisch in the tight race for a U.S. House seat representing a largely rural swath of Colorado.

Lengthy vote counts frustrate, but don't signal problems

Lengthy vote counts frustrate, but don't signal problems

Lengthy vote counts in states such as Arizona or California can frustrate candidates and their supporters, but they don't indicate anything is wrong with the voting or the tallying of ballots.

Lawsuit accuses largest US meat producers of wage fixing

Lawsuit accuses largest US meat producers of wage fixing

A class-action federal lawsuit is accusing 11 of the United States’ largest beef and pork producers of conspiring to depress wages and benefits for its workers.

Colorado man dead after encounter with mental health team

Colorado man dead after encounter with mental health team

Colorado police say a man died Tuesday after being handcuffed during a response by a mental health crisis team.

Rent stabilization measures win in US midterm election

Rent stabilization measures win in US midterm election

Ballot measures to build more affordable housing and protect tenants from soaring rent increases were plentiful and fared well in last week’s midterm elections.

Democrat Caraveo wins Colorado's new US House district

Democrat Caraveo wins Colorado's new US House district

Democratic state Rep. Yadira Caraveo has defeated Republican state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District, which stretches north of Denver.

Democrat Yadira Caraveo wins election to U.S. House in Colorado's 8th Congressional District

Democrat Yadira Caraveo wins election to U.S. House in Colorado's 8th Congressional District

Democrat Yadira Caraveo wins election to U.S. House in Colorado's 8th Congressional District.