COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A 22-year-old gunman opened fire inside a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, killing five people and leaving 25 injured before he was subdued by “heroic” patrons and arrested by police who arrived within minutes, authorities said Sunday. Two firearms, including a “long rifle,” were found at Club Q after the Saturday night shooting, said Police Chief Adrian Vasquez. No explosives were found, authorities said at the time, and The Gazette in Colorado Springs reported that prosecutors did not pursue any charges and that records were sealed. Club Q is a gay and lesbian nightclub that features a drag show on Saturdays, according to its website. “Club Q is devastated by the senseless attack on our community,” the club posted on Facebook.
are accelerating their attacks.”Two Brookings Institution articles (Oct. 7 and Oct. 22) note there are 345 people on the ballot — all Republican — who are 2020 presidential election deniers. As noted in the Jan. 11, 2021 issue of Scientific American, “scholars said the predominance of election deniers in the GOP bears alarming similarities to authoritarian movements in other countries . And, “denying the results of a fair election is threatening to the electoral process and American democracy” (Oct. 20). Races with Republican election deniers include Senate candidates in Arizona, Georgia, New Hampshire, Ohio and Pennsylvania plus governor candidates in Arizona and Pennsylvania. Lisa Lerer, of The New York Times, agrees with the Journal’s watch-list but also says to note the outcome of GOP election deniers in the Nevada and Wisconsin Senate races (Oct. 20).1 month ago Times Republican
I was elected to the Iowa House in 2006 and have served since then. What would be your top priorities if elected to the Iowa House? Do you support the governor’s plan to provide scholarships for students who attend private schools or homeschools? Why are you the most qualified candidate for Iowa House? Deyoe: My years of service and leadership in the Iowa House make me the most qualified candidate for this position.1 month ago Times Republican
IOWA CITY — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz apologized Wednesday night for publicly criticizing a reporter who asked him about his decision to keep son Brian Ferentz as offensive coordinator with the Hawkeyes’ offense performing so poorly this season. Ferentz, umprompted, had said at his weekly news conference Tuesday that he had experienced an “interrogation” when Cleveland.com columnist Doug Lesmerises asked him about his son. “I have a high respect for the work that you do, and I am appreciative of how you cover our team,” Ferentz said in the statement. Brian Ferentz has been offensive coordinator since 2017 and long a target for criticism because of nepotism. “The issue remains how Kirk Ferentz and Iowa have handled the employment of Brian Ferentz.”1 month ago Times Republican
Marshall County CourthouseCourt — Wednesday• Gregory Curtis Newsome Jr. made an initial appearance on a theft-third degree charge. • Shawn A. Griffin made an initial appearance on a violation of a no-contact order charge. • Aaron Lee Dolash made an initial appearance on two counts of a pre-trial release violation charge. • Jhesie Aaron Hill made an initial appearance on a false report charge and a violation of a custodial order charge. • Robert Brekke and Bryan Brekke made an initial appearance on a violation of an Albion City Ordinance.1 month ago Times Republican
While the Marshall County Landfill previously only accepted number one and two plastics, the landfill is now accepting number five plastics such as yogurt cups and butter tubs for recycling. Number one and two plastics like single use water bottles and milk jugs were accepted, but number five plastics didn’t make the cut. Now that the policy has changed, Clemann and Ballalatak want to encourage everyone to start recycling number five plastics along with their number ones and twos. We had people that were really serious about their recycling,” Clemann said. Though the policy changed on the number five plastics, Clemann wanted to emphasize that Styrofoam cannot be recycled, as that can be unclear.1 month ago Times Republican
It was the second major admission in recent months by the 61-year-old businessman, who has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Video also has emerged recently of a man resembling Prigozhin visiting Russian penal colonies to recruit prisoners to fight in Ukraine. They were indicted as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference. Until now, Prigozhin had denied Russian involvement in election interference. Prigozhin has also organized catering for Kremlin events for several years and has provided catering and utility services to the Russian military.25 days ago Times Republican
FORT DODGE — South Tama County junior Tommy Tyynismaa felt good from start to finish Saturday morning. But early on in the race, Brant said there was something off — something he wasn’t expecting. Dubuque Hempstead 60, 2. Dubuque Hempstead 245, 13. John Maloney, Dubuque Hempstead, 15:55.20.1 month ago Times Republican