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  • Assault suspect shot before crashing into downtown Colorado Springs businesses

    02/16/2024 4:06:02 AM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies ^ | February 11, 2024 | Annabelle Childers
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- A well-known restaurant in downtown Colorado Springs is picking up the pieces from an overnight crash. It began as a domestic disturbance that led to a string of alleged crimes resulting in extensive damage to multiple businesses downtown. "That is just awful because I know it's a big part of the community," says Ryder Ernewein. A Colorado Springs man is now under arrest after a domestic altercation dramatically escalated, leading to a serious downtown car crash. Colorado Springs Police (CSPD) arrested 24-year-old Fidencio Meza-Pelayo following the Sunday incident. According to CSPD, the overnight series of...
  • Electric buses are sitting unused in cities across the US; here's why

    01/29/2024 10:42:10 AM PST · by george76 · 52 replies
    FOX Business ^ | January 29, 2024 | Breck Dumas
    Cities coast-to-coast grappling with broken-down e-buses that cannot be fixed .. Between the federal government, states and municipalities, untold billions in taxpayer dollars have been spent adding electric buses to transit fleets across the U.S. in an effort to reduce carbon emissions. However, cities from coast-to-coast are grappling with broken-down e-buses that cannot be fixed, are too expensive to fix, or they have scrapped their electric fleets altogether. Officials in Asheville, North Carolina, recently expressed frustration that three of the five e-buses the city purchased for millions in 2018 are now sitting idle due to a combination of software issues,...
  • U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn says he won’t seek reelection, giving all three of Colorado’s GOP-held seats open races

    01/06/2024 5:55:20 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 46 replies
    Denver Post ^ | 1/5/24 | Seth Klamann
    U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, a nine-term congressman representing the Colorado Springs area, will not run for reelection in November — an announcement that means all three Republican-held seats in Colorado’s congressional delegation will have open races this year. Lamborn revealed his plans Friday morning on Richard Randall’s radio show on southern Colorado’s KVOR-AM. “I’m not getting any younger,” the 69-year-old said. “I want to spend time with my children, grandchildren, with my wife. I want to look for opportunities to do good.” An attorney, Lamborn previously served in the Colorado House and Senate before first winning election to Congress in...
  • Shocking moment five people hanging out of SUV during 'street takeover' in Colorado Springs are CRUSHED after car rolls over as horrified onlookers try lifting vehicle up to free trapped victims

    12/18/2023 10:36:01 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 93 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 18 December 2023 | EMMA RICHTER
    Five people were crushed after they hung out of an SUV during a 'street takeover' in a Colorado Springs strip mall as the driver preformed donuts.
  • Biden-favored EV bus maker Proterra goes bust and leaves a trail of broken and irreparable buses

    12/06/2023 5:54:44 AM PST · by Red Badger · 40 replies
    Just The News ^ | Published: December 5, 2023 11:00pm | By Kevin Killough
    Proterra, which President Joe Biden once said was "making me look good," sold hundreds of electric buses to municipalities across North America. Every transit district Just The News spoke with, except one, has inoperable buses awaiting repairs. Across the country, towns and cities of various sizes envisioned an electrified public transit system that could shuttle residents with vehicles that produced no carbon-filled exhaust. Many of those communities purchased buses from Silicon Valley-based Proterra, which was able to produce 550 buses over its 19-year existence before it went bankrupt in August. The company announced last month it had concluded auctions as...
  • Colorado Student Kicked out of Class for Wearing Gadsden Flag, Colorado Governor Responds

    08/29/2023 12:06:38 PM PDT · by DFG · 56 replies ^ | 08/29/2023 | Morgan Zegers
    A 12-year-old student in Colorado was allegedly kicked out of class for wearing a Gadsden flag patch after being told by the school that the flag has “origins with slavery and slave trade.” A viral video on X (the social platform previously known as Twitter) shows 12-year-old Jaiden from The Vanguard School in Colorado Springs being condemned by a school administrator for wearing a Gadsden flag patch on his backpack. The video, which appears to be recorded by Jaime’s mother, outlines the school’s incoherent reasons for removing Jaiden from his class and asking for the patch to be removed. “The...
  • Yemi Mobolade makes Colorado Springs history, becoming city's first elected Black mayor

    05/17/2023 5:29:38 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 33 replies ^ | May 17, 2023 | Breeanna Jent
    Eighteen months ago Yemi Mobolade was a political newcomer who set out to become Colorado Springs' next mayor and break the status quo. On Tuesday night, he was poised to do just that — and was also on his way to making history as the city's first elected Black mayor. Unofficial results released by the City Clerk's Office at 9:40 p.m. show Mobolade had about 57.5% of the vote, ahead of his opponent Wayne Williams in the race, who had 42.5%. Mobolade's decisive victory represents a seismic political surprise in Colorado Springs, long known as a conservative stronghold. Though the...
  • Court hearing pushed for teen accused of shooting [Trans Violence]

    05/05/2023 6:03:21 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 9 replies ^ | 05/04/2023 | Annika Schmidt
    A 19-year-old who was arrested in March and accused of planning a mass shooting at schools in Colorado Springs appeared in court Wednesday afternoon, where a judge approved a request by the defense to delay a hearing.... Whitworth, who is transitioning to female, was arrested March 31 and accused of planning a mass shooting when investigators found instructions on how to build homemade bombs and a whiteboard with the floor plan to Timberview Middle School in Whitworth's bedroom, according to arrest records obtained by The Gazette... Deputies found Whitworth lying in bed, drunk, in a room piled with trash that...
  • Wannabe shooter Lilly Whitworth owned ‘Communist Manifesto,’ called Trump a ‘con man’

    04/07/2023 8:17:25 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 49 replies
    © 2023 NYP Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved ^ | April 7, 2023 | By Olivia Land
    A Colorado teen who was arrested last month for allegedly planning to commit a mass shooting at her former middle school owned a copy of “The Communist Manifesto” — and blasted former President Donald Trump as a “con man” in her own writings, authorities said. Lilly Whitworth, 19, wrote a detailed manifesto and possessed floor plans of her intended target before she was busted on March 31 for making threats to various schools, including Timberview Middle School, which she once attended, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by news station KRDO. She also owned a copy of “The Communist Manifesto”...
  • BREAKING: Trans male arrested for planning Colorado school shooting, had anti-Trump manifesto

    04/06/2023 4:29:07 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 33 replies
    Postmillennial ^ | Apr 6, 2023
    A trans-identified male who goes by Lilly, though his given name is William Whitworth, was arrested and charged after a police investigation in Colorado Springs revealed that the 19-year-old was responsible for "threats involving schools in Colorado Springs Academy District 20." Whitworth faces charges of attempted murder after allegedly making threats against schools in Colorado Springs, Colo., according to local news. The Elbert County Sheriff's Office charged Whitworth with two counts of a criminal attempt to commit murder in the first degree, criminal mischief, menacing, and interference with staff, faculty or students of educational institutions. Whitworth is an alum of...
  • BREAKING: Another Would-Be Trans Mass Shooter Arrested

    04/06/2023 4:18:03 PM PDT · by devane617 · 31 replies
    PJMedia ^ | 04/05/2023
    William Whitworth, a 19-year-old male who claims to be female and goes by the name “Lilly,” has been arrested in Colorado Springs, Colo., after threatening various local schools. Whitworth has been charged with two counts of criminal attempt to commit murder in the first degree, as well as criminal mischief, menacing, and more. His case, following so soon after Audrey Hale, a woman claiming to be male, murdered six people at a Christian school in Nashville, once again raises the question: wouldn’t we be better off treating this “transgender” business as mental illness rather than coddling and celebrating people who...
  • BREAKING: Identity Of Transgender Terrorist Released…Suspect Arrested One Week After Nashville Shooting, Planned To Bomb Middle School And Shoot Students

    04/06/2023 4:34:47 PM PDT · by bitt · 36 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | 4/6/2022 | patty mcmurray
    Just one week after a transgender mass shooter killed six people at a Christian school in Nashville, Tennessee, another male-to-female transgender person had a mass shooting plot foiled by police in Colorado Springs. (FROM)100 Percent Fed Up – The shooter, 19-year-old William Whitworth, laid out extensive plans to plant bombs at and shoot students at Timberview Middle School in Colorado Springs. Still, Deputies found a manifesto that outlined support for political figures and idolized other mass shooters. Specific details of the manifesto have not yet been released to the public. Whitworth has been charged with two counts of attempted first-degree...
  • Colorado Springs Utilities Ad Budget Largely “Nothing Sandwich” Messages

    02/16/2023 6:36:15 PM PST · by george76 · 10 replies
    Springs Taxpayers United. ^ | FEBRUARY 15, 2023 | REBECCA MARSHALL
    Over the past few months, we’ve asked Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) questions about how they spend ratepayer dollars on advertising and sponsorships. Stay tuned for a future Springs Taxpayers United article about sponsorships. Right now, we’ll focus exclusively on the CSU advertising budget. We wondered why a monopoly utility needs to advertise at all. No one in their service area has a choice on which utility to use. The local advertising company Vladmir Jones handles the advertising account for CSU. Through a Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) request, we asked for all of the 2022 advertising expenditures. Vladmir Jones invoices...
  • Colorado Gay Nightclub Massacre Shows Democrats’ Hypocrisy

    11/24/2022 1:38:29 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 23, 2022 | Miranda Devine
    For three days after the Colorado gay nightclub massacre Democrats and their media allies smeared conservative opponents of drag queen groomer hour as “stochastic terrorists” who are to blame for the tragedy. Then, to their chagrin on Tuesday, the suspect’s lawyers filed court papers saying he identifies as nonbinary and uses the pronouns “they, them.” Suddenly their right-wing homophobia narrative collapsed in a heap. Not that it caused them any self-reflection. They will just wait for the next opportunity to weaponize a tragedy. Of course, for all their emoting, they never had any genuine concern for the five Colorado victims,...
  • 58 Louisiana churches leave United Methodist Church amid schism over homosexuality

    11/23/2022 11:52:20 PM PST · by Morgana · 36 replies
    Christian Post ^ | November 14, 2022 | Michael Gryboski, Mainline Church Editor
    Fifty-eight congregations in Louisiana have officially disaffiliated from The United Methodist Church, as the second-largest mainline Protestant denomination in the United States continues to experience schism due to its ongoing debate over homosexuality. The UMC Louisiana Conference held a special session on Saturday, approving the votes of 58 congregations who decided by at least two-thirds vote to leave the UMC. The Rev. Todd Rossnagel, the director of communication strategies at the Louisiana Conference, told The Christian Post on Monday that the 58 churches came after nine other congregations had disaffiliation votes approved at the annual conference in June. Earlier this...
  • 106 Florida churches sue United Methodist Church over disaffiliation process

    11/23/2022 11:47:52 PM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Christian Post ^ | November 22, 2022 | Michael Gryboski, Mainline Church Editor
    Over 100 congregations in Florida have sued a regional body of The United Methodist Church, believing they are not being given fair terms for leaving the second-largest denomination in the United States amid its schism over homosexuality. A total of 106 congregations filed suit against the UMC Florida Annual Conference last Thursday in the Circuit Court for the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Bradford County, Civil Division. A specific issue in the lawsuit is how the departing congregations are required to pay the conference a "sum of money" to retain control of their church properties. The complaint alleges that...
  • 249 North Carolina churches leave UMC amid homosexuality schism

    11/23/2022 11:40:18 PM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Christian Post ^ | November 22, 2022 | Michael Gryboski, Mainline Church Editor
    Nearly one-third of the congregations belonging to a regional body of The United Methodist Church have left the mainline Protestant denomination amid its ongoing debate over homosexuality. At a special called session of the UMC North Carolina Conference Saturday, delegates voted 957-165 to approve the disaffiliation votes of 249 congregations seeking to leave the denomination. According to a statement from the North Carolina Conference, the number of departing congregations represented 32% of the regional body's member churches and about 22% of its membership. "The future is bright, especially because God has something to do with it," said North Carolina Bishop...
  • Tucker: This is a grotesque and filthy lie (re: Colorado nightclub shooting)

    11/23/2022 10:11:03 PM PST · by RandFan · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov 23 | Tucker Carlson
    WARNING: Graphic footage: Fox News host Tucker Carlson reacts to NBC's coverage of the Colorado nightclub shooting on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight'.
  • 'I'm glad he's not gay:' Colorado club killer's porn star dad says his first concern was that his son was gay when he heard he massacred five people and injured 18

    11/23/2022 9:15:33 PM PST · by Morgana · 76 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 23, 2022 | Aneeta Bhole
    Porn star Aaron Brink said he was relieved to hear his son is 'not gay' after finding out the 22-year-old had been accused of slaughtering five people and injuring 18 others in a mass shooting at a gay club. A defense attorney had called Brink, who lives in Southern California, to tell him that Anderson Lee Aldrich was under arrest for the massacre at Club Q. 'They started telling me about the incident, a shooting involving multiple people,' Brink, who goes by the stage name Dick Delaware, told CBS 8. 'And then I go on to find out it's a...
  • MSNBC’s Reid: GOP Trying to Keep Thanksgiving ‘Simplistic Fairytale’ to Erase Genocide

    11/23/2022 6:35:26 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/23/2022 | Pam Key
    MSNBC’s Joy Reid said Wednesday on her show “The ReidOut” that she believed Republicans want to portray Thanksgiving as a “simplistic fairytale” to cover up for America being founded on “violence” and “genocide.” Reid said, “We begin tonight with Thanksgiving, the day we gather with friends and family to enjoy turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. We throw on the game and catch up on our lives and discuss or quite possibly argue about religion and politics. For millions of Americans, it’s a day of cherished tradition. As Americans, we value those traditions.”