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Navy nuclear engineer, wife who allegedly tried to pass submarine secrets worked as high school teachers in Colorado

Before U.S. Navy nuclear engineer Jonathan Toebbe was accused of trying to pass secrets about American nuclear-powered submarines to what he thought was a foreign government, he was a high school science teacher in Colorado. Toebbe worked at Kent Denver School in Cherry Hills Village from 2005 until 2008, the school confirmed on Monday.  Toebbe’s […]

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Kent Thiry, DaVita indicted as part of federal investigation into labor market collusion

Denver-based DaVita Inc. and the dialysis giant’s former CEO Kent Thiry have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that they conspired with competing employers not to try to hire certain workers. DaVita and Thiry are specifically accused of two counts of violating the Sherman Act, which deals with antitrust law, and are […]

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Colorado’s Trump-appointed U.S. Attorney was alarmed by falsehoods about Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems

Jason Dunn, Colorado’s Trump-appointed U.S. Attorney, was alarmed by the baseless election-fraud rhetoric from the former president’s 2020 campaign, especially when it came to the erroneous claims of malfeasance about Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems. “Any candidate is entitled to pursue challenges in the legal system,” Dunn told The Colorado Sun last week. But after “dozens […]

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Seventh Colorado man faces federal charges in connection with deadly U.S. Capitol riot

A seventh Coloradan is facing federal charges in connection with the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Glenn Wes Lee Croy, of Colorado Springs, was arrested and released on a $5,000 bond Wednesday, according to an affidavit filed in Colorado’s federal court. He has been charged with unlawful entry to restricted property, and […]

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Jason Dunn, Colorado’s top federal prosecutor, will resign Feb. 28

Colorado’s U.S. attorney, Jason Dunn, plans to resign as the Biden administration prepares to appoint new top federal prosecutors. Dunn, an appointee of President Donald Trump, said resignation will be effective Feb. 28. He joined the U.S. attorney’s office in 2018, and he declined to speak of his future plans. “Serving as United States Attorney […]

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Here are the three finalists —including Denver’s city attorney — to be Colorado’s next top federal prosecutor

Denver’s city attorney and a well-connected lawyer who is managing partner at one of the Mile High City’s most prominent legal firms have been recommended by Colorado’s two U.S. Senators to be the state’s next top federal prosecutor.  The three finalists to be Colorado’s new U.S. attorney, submitted by Democratic Sens. Michael Bennet and John […]

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Former Westminster police officer gets 6 years in federal prison for sex assault

A former police officer in suburban Denver was sentenced Monday to six years in federal prison for sexually assaulting a woman in his patrol car. Curtis Arganbright, 43, pleaded guilty in November 2019 to violating the civil rights of the woman. Federal prosecutors charged the former Westminster officer in federal court after he received a […]

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Colorado geophysicist accused in U.S. Capitol riot tried to flee to Switzerland, feds say

By Larry Neumeister, The Associated Press NEW YORK — A Colorado geophysicist accused of dragging a police officer down steps to be beaten by an American flag outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was ordered held without bail Friday after a prosecutor said the man afterward tried to flee to Switzerland and commit suicide. […]

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New York judge urged to reject Castle Rock man’s request to move border wall case to Colorado

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors on Thursday opposed a Colorado man’s request to move his trial out of New York, a legal maneuver that would separate him from a high-profile co-defendant: Steve Bannon. Prosecutors matched every one of Timothy Shea’s arguments to move the trial with a reason why it should remain in New York. […]