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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Gruel it is for convicted Oklahoma City bomber Terry Nichols.Terry Nichols has lost his drawn-out plea for more wholesome prison fare. Last Thursday, Colorado U.S. District Court Judge Christine Arguello dismissed the convicted Oklahoma City bomber conspirator's claims that he needs a diet of ... More >>
Timothy McVeigh: Gone, but not forgotten (unfortunately).Today's fifteenth anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing resonates in Denver, where the trial of bombers Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols took place.
As such, locals are likely to feel a very personal kind of anger when hearing reco ... More >>
Convicted Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols is on a hunger strike, because he doesn't like the food served at Supermax, the federal prison in Florence where he's housed with a who's who of this country's criminals.
Last Thursday, Nichols filed a five-page, hand-written note in ... More >>
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 >>
Terry Nichols, who was convicted in the Denver-based Oklahoma City bombing trial and sentenced to life in prison at Colorado's supermax facility, has a lot of time on his hands -- and he's been filling it for much of 2009 with legal filings in which he complains about the food he's f ... More >>
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Today in Cafe Society:
• Newest Smashburger one burger short of a Colorado dozen.
• A la cart in Cherry Creek.
• Birthday beat: Luca D'Italia and Jonesy's EatBar both have reasons to jubilate.
• Vesta Dipping Grill revs u ... More >>
It's official: Hillary Clinton yesterday confirmed that the Obama administration is no longer fighting a "War on Terror" in its battle against al-Qaeda and militant Islam. So are those prisoners still incarcerated in Gitmo considered "terrorists"?
Some of those prisoners could soon be living at S ... More >>