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    September 11, 2014

    Photos: Sixteen Most Notorious Terrorists Living in Colorado's Supermax

    It's been thirteen years since the attacks of September 11, 2001, and Coloradans don't have to look far to see evidence of the war on terror. ADX Florence, popularly known as Supermax, houses many of the most notorious terrorists being held in the United States. Below, see photos and get details abo ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    Joshua Vohs convicted for taking photos up women's skirts with shoe camera

    Remember Richard Reid, the so-called Shoe Bomber, who's among the ten most infamous prisoners in Colorado's supermax prison? Well, now we have a Shoe Cameraman -- not that Joshua Vohs took photos of shoes. Instead, he used the device to snap images up women's skirts. No, we're not making this up.

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    February 17, 2012

    Underwear bomber to join list of ten most notorious prisoners at Supermax?

    Big photos below.​Disgraced ex-Illinois governor Rod "Blago" Blagojevich isn't the only infamous convict likely to be Colorado bound. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, dubbed the Underwear Bomber after a failed attempt to blow up a Detroit-bound airplane on Christmas 2009, has been sentenced to life ... More >>

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    December 28, 2011

    Robert Hood: A former supermax warden's resolutions for 2012

    Robert Hood.​A former warden at the highest-security prison in the country -- the federal supermax prison outside Florence -- has some intriguing advice for fixing the nation's troubled, budget-draining corrections system in the coming year. Intriguing, in part, because some of the changes Rob ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Anwar al-Awlaki, reportedly killed in Yemen, joins list of terrorists with Colorado connections

    Anwar al-Awlaki.​ Anwar al-Awlaki, a cleric with alleged ties to the Fort Hood shootings and the underwear bomber, was reportedly killed in Yemen, but his death strikes close to home. Born in New Mexico, he attended Colorado State, where he studied civil engineering and attended a mosque near ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    9/11 anniversary: Top 10 terrorists with Colorado connections

    No. 3.​The 9/11 events being memorialized on Sunday, ten years after they shook the world, didn't take place in Colorado. But our state has no shortage of connections to terrorists -- and not only because plenty of them are housed at Florence's Supermax facility. Below, we look at the most pr ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Michelle Malkin on failed jokester Mohammed Al-Madadi: Is diplomatic immunity "the new thing in shoebomber recruitment"?

    Michelle Malkin's coverage had a lot of ups and downs.​As we noted yesterday, a jet-scrambling mid-air panic that ended at Denver International Airport happened as the result of an ill-considered joke by Qatar diplomat Mohammed Al-Madadi about lighting his shoes on fire. Considerably funnier ... More >>

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    June 11, 2009

    Shoe bomber Richard Reid's hunger strike may have left him feeling satisfied

    Richard Reid. A few weeks ago, assorted politicos were aghast at the notion that detainees at Guantanamo might wind up at Colorado's supermax prison -- and relieved when officials there pointed out that there was no place to put them even if officials unexpectedly grew backbones and ordered that th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2007

    "60 Minutes" in the Slammer

    No, Morley Safer doesn't get to put shoe bomber Richard Reid in a headlock, and you won't see Mike Wallace interrogating Zacarias Moussaoui. ("Isn't it true that you are a certified scumbag?") But it may be worth tuning in "60 Minutes" this coming Sunday night, if you're at all interested in the go ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 2007

    The Caged Life

    Is Thomas Silverstein a prisoner of his own deadly past — or the first in a new wave of locked-down lifers?

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    June 1, 2007

    Celebrities Flock to Colorado...When Forced

    The biggest current newsmaker in Colorado is a guy no one wants to share the same air with. Andrew Speaker, 31, was flown to Denver's National Jewish Medical and Research Center for treatment of a strain of tuberculosis so virulent that he's been placed under federal quarantine -- the first person t ... More >>

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    February 22, 2007

    Don't Fence Me In

    Attorney General Alberto Gonzales walked the buttoned-down halls of the U.S. Penitentiary Administrative Maximum in Florence yesterday, then announced that all was super at the federal supermax. No need for more staff or monitoring at the high-tech prison, a repository of terrorists and superfiends. ... More >>

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    December 2, 2004

    Follow That Story

    Roan and Groan

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    August 14, 2003

    Off Limits

    A tale of two Arnolds