Zacarias Moussaoui

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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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    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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    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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    March 3, 2011
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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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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    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 >>

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    May 11, 2006
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    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 >>

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    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 9, 2006

    Could It Be…Satan?

    What the devil is going on in Bennett?

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    December 26, 2002

    You Must Remember This

    Holy smokes! Only those with burning ambition will survive the 2002 Year in Review quiz.

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    August 8, 2002

    Off Limits

    Foam-town rule

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    July 4, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of July 4, 2002

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    June 27, 2002

    Our Fair City

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