Subject:

Ted Kaczynski

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2014

    James Holmes case: Doctor who examined theater shooter felt "blindsided" by bias claims

    The judge in the Aurora theater shooting case has ordered gunman James Holmes to undergo a second mental evaluation by a different psychiatrist. Holmes was first examined last summer by Dr. Jeffrey Metzner. But prosecutors alleged that Metzner's evaluation contained "numerous deficiencies" and that ... More >>

  • News

    February 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Underwear Bomber moves into Supermax cell

    This past week, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, dubbed the "Underwear Bomber" after a failed attempt to bring down an airliner in December 2009, joined the ranks of Ted Kaczynski (the Unabomber), Terry Nichols (who conspired with Timothy McVeigh in the Oklahoma City bombing) and others as one of the most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • News

    February 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Reader: Brett Reese can't really think his Martin Luther King Jr. hate is journalism, can he?

    Brett Reese.​A recent Melanie Asmar post spotlighted Greeley school board member Brett Reese's fondness for a letter claiming Martin Luther King Jr. was a sexual degenerate, a Communist and a modern-day "plastic god" prompted laughter from one reader. Of course, there's nothing funny about su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Big House on the prairie

    ​On January 22, new President Barack Obama signed an executive order promising that Guantanamo would go -- within a year. But closing the prison in Cuba -- and figuring out where to put the 229 suspected terrorists now held there -- has proved complicated. Moving at least some of them to facil ... More >>

  • Film

    October 4, 2007

    Into the Wild

    Sean Penn delivers a soulful road movie and refuses to define his subject.

  • 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?

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2007

    Muzzling the Messenger: A Supermax Story

    The shackled plaintiff testified by video hookup from a holding cell in the control unit of the highest security federal pen in the country. His lawyers were students from the University of Denver who haven’t yet passed the bar. But Mark Jordan was determined to have his day in court. Three days ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2006

    The Mailman Cometh

    It can be tricky, running the toughest prison in the entire country, but it's hardly ever dull. One day you're getting blasted by lawmakers because security is too lax and convicted terrorists are managing to send letters out to new recruits. The next you're in the doghouse with a federal judge beca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2006

    All Hail the Mighty Thor!

    Ask most folks to name Colorado's next celebrity resident and they'll likely namecheck terroristic wannabe Zacarias Moussaoui, who's expected to take up residence at Supermax, the Florence lockup that's the current home of Unabomber Ted Kaczynski and plenty of other well-known psychopaths. (Here's t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2006

    Terrorist Likes Us, He Really Likes Us

    Denver's about to get The Real World, but four years ago we had a shot at getting a much bigger piece of a world that was -- and remains -- all too painfully real. "In the name of Allah," began the 29-page, handwritten pleading filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on ... More >>

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    Separation of Churchill and State

    The free-speech chickens come home to roost at CU.

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of November 27, 2003

  • News

    August 14, 2003

    Off Limits

    A tale of two Arnolds

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    Pop Quiz

    February 27, 2003

  • News

    September 12, 2002

    The Long Silence

    Federal prisoners' fight to get the word out reaches unprintable extremes.

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Off Limits

    Prison break

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    Our Fair City

    Denver is such a world-class town that even terrorists want to visit!

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    The Hit Man Nobody Knows

    The government says he killed more people than Tim McVeigh. He lives in a cell a hundred miles from Denver. So how come you've never heard of La Quica?

  • News

    February 8, 2001

    Off Limits

    Thin mince

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of August 3

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    A Plague on All Your Houses

    Denver readies itself for a bio-bomb — but is the federal program behind this exercise a dud?

  • News

    February 17, 2000

    Look for the Union URL

    At the federal supermax, it isn't just the inmates who think management is unfair.

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Off Limits

    Stood up...

  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    The Oblivion Express

    Comeback attempts by acts that should just go away.

  • Music

    April 22, 1999
  • News

    February 18, 1999
  • News

    December 31, 1998

    This Year Blows!

    Kissing off a year of six-minute smooches and sex-toy cigars.

  • News

    November 5, 1998
  • Music

    May 2, 1996

    Dulli Noted

    The Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli, in black, white and gray.

Loading...