Robert Gieswein, of Woodland Park, was one of the first rioters to enter the Capitol. Feds say he ran a private paramilitary training group called the Woodland Wild Dogs.
Coloradan pleads guilty to federal offense in deadly Jan. 6 riot at U.S. Capitol
A Colorado man has pleaded guilty to a federal offense in the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Glenn Wes Lee Croy, of Colorado Springs, admitted to parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building late last month, according to federal court records. Croy is set to be sentenced Oct. 15. He faces […]
Nicolais: The Boulder riot could have been a lot worse
I am a glass full kind of guy. So when I saw rioting at my alma mater — and the very appropriate condemnation that followed — I naturally looked for some silver lining. While the students responsible did not give me much to cheer, what I saw from the police reaction gave me cause for […]
A plaque near Denver’s historic Chinatown marks a race riot. Its critics see it as an opportunity.
After a summer of contentious racial reckoning regarding historic monuments in Denver, one more public display — an easy-to-miss plaque on the wall of a building across from Coors Field in Lower Downtown — has raised objections for the manner in which it describes the city’s first race riot, an anti-Chinese rampage in 1880 by […]
Colorado’s most-troubled youth lock-up facility, the site of a riot and multiple escapes, needs a drug dog, staff training
A consultant hired to figure out what’s gone wrong at Colorado’s most dangerous youth lock-up center recommended the state get a drug-sniffing dog, tighten policies for strip searches, raise staff morale and regularly review surveillance video. Those were among 55 recommendations in a heavily redacted report the state Department of Human Services released Friday — […]