Witnesses: Threat, lunge for gun from 1st Rittenhouse victim – The Denver Post

By AMY FORLITI, TAMMY WEBBER and MICHAEL TARM KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The first man shot by Kyle Rittenhouse on the streets of Kenosha was “hyperaggressive” that night, threatened to kill Rittenhouse and later lunged for his rifle just before the 17-year-old fired, witnesses testified Thursday. The testimony at Rittenhouse’s

Get cooking: A recipe for Mashed Curried Eggplant (Baigan Bharta)

Like the tomato, to which it is related botanically, the eggplant (Solanum melongena) is a fruit, not a vegetable, though we consider it and cook it as the latter. Unlike the tomato, however, a food that typically adds flavors to other cooked foods, the eggplant is marvelous in how it

The Spot: A season for new bylines and beats

For people, policy and Colorado politics What’s The Spot? You’re reading an installment of our weekly politics newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered straight in your inbox. By now, you may have seen a few “about me” announcements on Twitter from some of The Denver Post’s reporters or

Family asks community for help after son’s memorial is ruined, “ghost bike” stolen – The Denver Post

JEFFERSON COUNTY — The family of a 12-year-old boy killed in a collision while riding his bike earlier this year is asking for the community’s help after his memorial was ruined. Sean Stephenson was killed back in May of this year. His family and friends held a celebration of life

Afghanistan: Labour calls for urgent action amid claims fleeing Afghans being beaten and raped by Taliban fighters

Labour claims fleeing Afghans, including women and families with children, attempting to leave the country are being shot at, beaten, raped and run over by Taliban fighters. There have been chaotic scenes outside Kabul’s airport every day this week as desperate crowds of Afghans and Western nationals try to flee

Woman says she felt need for protection from Trevor Bauer – The Denver Post

LOS ANGELES — A woman seeking a five-year restraining order against Trevor Bauer testified Wednesday that the satisfaction she expressed to friends when the case first went public was a reaction to her treatment by the media, not happiness that she was taking down the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher. “It

Post Premium: Top stories for the week of Aug. 9-15 – The Denver Post

Today’s Sunday cover story takes a look at what might be in store for Colorado when – and if – years of talk about starting a Front Range passenger railway actually become reality. A partnership with Amtrak would fast-track the idea, so we decided to dive deep into how its