Investigators say surveillance video shows Jonathan Grace entering a tunnel where officers were lined up as they tried to beat back the mob.
Colorado man enters guilty plea for role in Jan. 6 riots, faces 4 years in prison
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.
Another Colorado man accused of assaulting police outside U.S. Capitol during Jan. 6 riot
Another Colorado man was arrested and is facing federal charges after authorities say he joined other rioters in pushing a large metal sign into police defending the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, according to court documents. Thomas Patrick Hamner, 48, of Peyton was arrested in Colorado Springs and charged with engaging in physical violence in […]
Colorado geophysicist to remain jailed after attack on U.S. Capitol
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has denied bail for 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. Judge Emmet Sullivan ruled Wednesday that Jeffrey Sabol, 51, is a flight risk and could be a danger to the […]
Opinion: At the U.S. Capitol, lifting our gaze to what stands before us
For me, a few scenes stood out from Jan. 6, when violent protestors stormed the nation’s Capitol in an attempt to stop the certification of results of our lawful presidential election: Seeing American citizens smashing windows, grinding the business of the American people to a terrifying halt, vandalizing offices, and stealing property from the heart […]
What’d I Miss?: Unraveling the mob mentality
Myra has missed 30 years of her life, due to a coma, but has found a new friendship with her young neighbor, Ossie. Together, they both are searching for their place in this world. < Previous | Start from the beginning | More cartoons from The Colorado Sun
Littleton man becomes fourth Coloradan charged in U.S. Capitol riot
A Littleton man is at least the fourth Coloradan facing federal charges in connection with the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Patrick Montgomery, whom court documents indicate is about 50 years old, is accused of knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on […]
Drew Litton: Jason Crow as Superman
Colorado U.S. Rep. Jason Crow’s actions in the House chamber during the Jan. 6 attack by a Trump-inspired mob were lauded as heroic.
Opinion: Learning a lesson about having a cult leader at the helm of society
On Nov. 9, 2016, I was in editor-publisher Gerri Sweeney’s office at The Villager newspaper when she asked me what I thought of the election’s result the day before. My response: “I hope whatever [Donald Trump] does, I hope it doesn’t make Watergate look like a cakewalk.” Fifty months later, here we are. Mobs stormed […]
Opinion: We don’t talk to each other enough, and that may have set us on the path to the Capitol attack
Like you, like every reasonable American, I condemn the storming of our nation’s Capitol. That being said, if you’re expecting to walk away from this holding your head high in righteousness because you’re on the “right” side of things, I think you’ll be disappointed. I want to inspire reflection and not revulsion or superiority. I […]