Chase Woodruff

Chase Woodruff

Arrest affidavit unsealed in Club Q shooting case

By: - December 9, 2022

Anderson Lee Aldrich, the 22-year-old suspect in last month’s mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs, entered the popular LGBTQ nightclub clad in body armor and wielding an AR-15 rifle and “opened fire indiscriminately” on club patrons, investigators alleged in newly unsealed documents. Aldrich was formally charged Tuesday on more than 300 counts including […]

Club Q shooting suspect formally charged with murder, hate crimes

By: - December 7, 2022

The suspect in last month’s deadly mass shooting at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub was formally charged Tuesday on more than 300 counts including first-degree murder, attempted murder, assault and “bias-motivated crimes.” Investigators allege that Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, entered Club Q just before midnight on Nov. 19 and began firing at patrons with a […]

Club Q shooting victims identified as red flag law questions linger

By: - November 22, 2022

Colorado Springs police on Monday released the names of the five people killed in Saturday’s mass shooting at Club Q, an LGBTQ-friendly nightclub. “Too often, society loses track of the victims of these sad and tragic events in all the talk about the suspect,” said Chief Adrian Vasquez of the Colorado Springs Police Department in […]

5 killed, 25 injured in shooting at LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs

By: - November 21, 2022

At least 5 people were killed and 25 others injured in a shooting late Saturday night at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs. Officers responded to 911 calls from Club Q in East Colorado Springs shortly before midnight and took a 22-year-old male suspect into custody, the Colorado Springs Police Department said in a press […]

‘Part of America’s story’: Colorado expanding Sand Creek Massacre memorial site

By: - October 20, 2022

The federal memorial marking the site of one of the worst atrocities committed by the United States against Native Americans will more than double in size with a new land acquisition, federal officials announced in Colorado earlier this month. The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, the Kiowa County location where in 1864 hundreds of […]

Biden administration to move BLM headquarters back to D.C. from Grand Junction

By: - September 20, 2021

President Joe Biden’s administration announced on Friday that it would return the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management to Washington, D.C., reversing a controversial decision by the Trump administration — with the support of a bipartisan array of Colorado political leaders — to relocate the office to Grand Junction. The BLM’s Grand Junction office […]

Biden discusses wildfires with some western state governors

By: - June 30, 2021

For years, American presidents have held annual meetings with Federal Emergency Management Agency officials to plan ahead for the Atlantic hurricane season. In an era when the catastrophic impacts of climate change are accelerating from coast to coast, President Joe Biden on Wednesday convened a first-of-its-kind meeting to make similar preparations for what is shaping […]

As Stone-Manning awaits confirmation, BLM headquarters in Colorado sit empty

By: - June 10, 2021

On a recent blustery spring morning in Grand Junction, the parking lot outside the small office building at 760 Horizon Drive steadily filled up as the workday began. Employees filed in and headed towards office suites emblazoned with corporate logos: Shaw Construction, ProStar GeoCorp, Moody Insurance Agency, Chevron. None could be seen entering the Robert […]

Boulder suspect bought assault weapon six days before shooting

By: - March 23, 2021

BOULDER, Colorado — The suspect charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder following Monday’s mass shooting at a Boulder King Soopers had purchased an assault-style weapon just six days earlier, police said in an arrest affidavit Tuesday. “Using law enforcement databases, investigators determined that (the suspect) had purchased a Ruger AR-556 pistol on March 16, 2021,” […]