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Another Colorado man accused of assaulting police outside U.S. Capitol during Jan. 6 riot

Thomas Patrick Hamner, 48, of Peyton, is accused of helping other rioters push a large metal sign into police officers defending the U.S. Capitol, court documents say.

Crime and Courts

Colorado geophysicist to remain jailed after attack on U.S. Capitol

Judge Emmet Sullivan ruled Wednesday that Jeffrey Sabol, 51, is a flight risk and could be a danger to the community if he were to be released

Crime and Courts

Opinion: At the U.S. Capitol, lifting our gaze to what stands before us

We must have civil discourse around the problems that affect all of us, so that we can continue to move our country, our democracy and our world forward.

Opinion Columns

What’d I Miss?: Unraveling the mob mentality

Opinion

Littleton man becomes fourth Coloradan charged in U.S. Capitol riot

Patrick Montgomery is accused of knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

Crime and Courts

Drew Litton: Jason Crow as Superman

Opinion

Opinion: Learning a lesson about having a cult leader at the helm of society

A narcissistic egomaniac with delusions of godhood does not belong in the White House.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: We don’t talk to each other enough, and that may have set us on the path to the Capitol attack

Reasonable people have abdicated their place in our national discourse.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: The House is planning for a second impeachment. How many Senate Republicans will answer the call?

Don’t count on the 25th Amendment for help in Trump’s waning days in office. Impeachment and conviction would be hard. But history and justice demand an official reaction.

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Lauren Boebert’s bloodlust rhetoric helped incite the deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol

Trump, Boebert, Hawley and other officials were complicit in the national disgrace at the Capitol

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Violence in place of political debate weakens our nation

Opinion Columns

Sen. Michael Bennet: We were living our Founders’ worst fears during Capitol siege

"We have seen where a politics of lies, dysfunction, and division has brought us."

Opinion Columns

Rep. Ed Perlmutter: The Capitol attack, and the last four years, show us democracies are fragile

"As the hours unfolded, I became mad, sad and outraged the People’s House was desecrated and disrespected, and even worse, that people lost their lives."

Opinion Columns

What’d I Miss?: Finding a friend amid the chaos

Cartoons

Sen. John Hickenlooper: “Trump and the thugs who attempted a violent coup can’t override the will of the people”

"We are the guardians of this fragile democracy and its endurance rests on our shoulders."

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Was it a coup? No, but the U.S. Capitol siege was the election violence of a fragile democracy

Opinion Columns

Joe Biden’s win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms U.S. Capitol

President Trump, who had repeatedly refused to concede the election, said in a statement immediately after the vote that there will be a smooth transition of power on Inauguration Day.

Politics and Government

Littwin: We had to know that Trump, in the end, wouldn’t leave without trying to burn the place down

It was a riot, an insurrection, a plot against America. It was Trump’s presidency in its death throes, and with every one of his enablers responsible for the assault on democracy.

Opinion Columns

Ken Buck doesn’t blame president for deadly U.S. Capitol riot; Ed Perlmutter says “this is an inflection point”

All nine members of Colorado's congressional delegation say they are safe

Politics and Government

30 years after passage of Americans with Disabilities Act, key inequities remain in Colorado

The biggest remaining hurdles for people living with disabilities continue to be accessible housing and fair employment opportunities

Health