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 midterm election race between incumbent Rep. Lauren Boebert (R) and her challenger Adam Frisch (D). The secretary’s office officially announced the recount, necessary because the voting gap between Boebert and Frisch is less than 0.5% … Read more

Shiffrin’s bid for 6th win on home snow off to good start

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) – Overall World Cup champion Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States was fastest in the first run of a slalom on Sunday as she remained on course for a third consecutive victory in the discipline and a sixth on snow at home. Cheered on by a cheering crowd, Shiffrin clocked 52.29 seconds … Read more

Richard Fierro: Army veteran who took down the Colorado nightclub shooter thanks the community for its support a week after the attack

CNN — Richard Fierro, the Army veteran who helped take down a gunman shooting patrons at a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub, expressed his deep appreciation for the community’s support when the family brewery reopened the day after Thanksgiving. “It was a really nice day,” Fierro told CNN’s Jim Acosta on Saturday. “I couldn’t thank enough people. … Read more

Colorado Springs reckons with past after gay club shooting

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — When authorities unfurled a 25-foot rainbow flag in front of Colorado Springs City Hall this week, people gathered to mourn the victims of a mass shooting in a popular gay club couldn’t help but think about how such a show of support would have been unthinkable a few days earlier. … Read more

Owner of gay club: Shooting comes amid a new ‘type of hate’

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The co-owner of the Colorado Springs gay nightclub where a shooter turned a drag queen’s birthday celebration into a massacre, said he believes the shooting killed five people . and injured 17 others is a reflection of anti-LGBTQ sentiment that has moved from prejudice to incitement. Nic Grzecka’s voice was … Read more

The Club Q shooting fits into an enduring US pattern of intimidating vulnerable groups where they congregate

Washington CNN — A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Race Deconstructed newsletter. To receive it in your inbox every week, subscribe for free here. Last weekend’s mass shooting at a beloved LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado was a nightmare. Late Saturday – the day before Transgender Remembrance Day – a 22-year-old entered … Read more

Christian Glass: 2 Colorado deputies have been fired and indicted for the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old armed with a knife who called 911 for help

CNN — Two Colorado deputies have been charged and fired following investigations into the fatal police shooting in June of Christian Glass, a 22-year-old man who was armed with a knife and called 911 for roadside assistance, family officials and attorneys said. A grand jury on Wednesday returned an indictment against Clear Creek County Sheriff’s … Read more

Colorado gay club shooting suspect held without bail

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The alleged shooter could be charged with a hate crime in the shooting deaths of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub was sentenced to detention without bail in an initial court appearance on Wednesday as the suspect sat slumped in a chair. Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, could be … Read more