Thomas James: Navy petty officer who helped disarm Colorado nightclub shooter speaks out for first time

Thomas James: Navy petty officer who helped disarm Colorado nightclub shooter speaks out for first time

CNN — Thomas James, one of the two men who helped disarm a shooter during last week’s mass shooting inside Club Q in Colorado Springs, issued his first statement about his role in the attack on Sunday. “I simply wanted to save the family I found,” James, a US Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class, said … Read more

Colorado Springs reckons with past after gay club shooting

Colorado Springs reckons with past after gay club shooting

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — When officials 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 at a popular gay club couldn’t help but reflect on how such a display of support would have been unthinkable just days earlier. With … Read more

Emboldened Biden, Dems push ban on so-called assault weapons

Emboldened Biden, Dems push ban on so-called assault weapons

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden speaks about the “scourge” of gun violencehis go-to answer is to zero in on so-called assault weapons. America has heard it hundreds of times, including this week after shootings in Colorado and Virginia: The president wants to sign into law a ban on high-powered guns that have the … Read more

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

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 thinks the shooting that killed five people and injured 17 others is a reflection of anti-LGBTQ sentiment that has evolved from prejudice to incitement. Nic Grzecka’s voice was … 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

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 indicted and fired following investigations into the June fatal police shooting of Christian Glassa 22-year-old man who was armed with a knife and had called 911 for roadside assistance, officials and family attorneys say. A grand jury on Wednesday delivered an indictment against Clear Creek County Sheriff’s deputies … Read more

Aaron Brink, Pornstar Dad of Colorado Club Q Shooting Suspect Anderson Lee Aldrich, Spews Homophobia

Aaron Brink, Pornstar Dad of Colorado Club Q Shooting Suspect Anderson Lee Aldrich, Spews Homophobia

MMA-fighter-turned-porn-actor Aaron Franklin Brink had an immediate reaction when he learned his 22-year-old son had been accused of slaughtering five people and injuring 18 others last weekend in a mass shooting at a Colorado Springs nightspot catering to the LGBTQ community. A defense attorney called Sunday night and told Brink, who lives in Southern California, … Read more

Anderson Lee Aldrich wanted to be ‘next mass killer’: report

Anderson Lee Aldrich wanted to be 'next mass killer': report

Tea alleged Colorado nightclub shooter wanted to be “the next mass killer” – and whined that their grandparents’ plans to move down south would ruin a plot to build a bomb, according to records from a previous arrest. Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, flew into a rage and threatened to kill their grandparents when they told … Read more

Colorado Springs shooting: Suspect in the Colorado Springs LGBTQ club shooting is slated to appear in court today as prosecutors work to finalize formal charges

Colorado Springs shooting: Suspect in the Colorado Springs LGBTQ club shooting is slated to appear in court today as prosecutors work to finalize formal charges

CNN — The 22-year-old accused of carrying out a mass shooting inside an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, over the weekend is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday for the first time since the attack that left five dead and more than a dozen injured . Anderson Lee Aldrich is expected to attend the … Read more

Details are coming to light about the alleged gunman who killed five people at an LGBTQ nightclub

Details are coming to light about the alleged gunman who killed five people at an LGBTQ nightclub

CNN — The suspect in the mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado had a tumultuous upbringing in which he was bullied as a teenager and raised for a time by his grandmother, according to an emerging portrait of the alleged gunman pieced together by CNN. Anderson Lee Aldrich ended up in the care … Read more

Defense: Colorado gay club shooting suspect is nonbinary

Defense: Colorado gay club shooting suspect is nonbinary

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The alleged gunman facing possible hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub is nonbinary, the suspect’s defense team says in court filings. In several standard motions filed on behalf of Anderson Lee Aldrich on Tuesday, public defenders refer to the suspect … Read more