Report: Hillary Clinton Used Static Noise Machine to Prevent Reporters from Hearing Fundraising Speech

J.K. Trotter · 04/08/16 06:50PM

On Thursday, Hillary Clinton delivered a fundraising speech at the private residence of Colorado’s governor, John Hickenlooper, in Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood. The venue, a tent pitched on Hickenlooper’s lawn, was positioned close to the nearest street, which would have (theoretically) enabled non-guests to listen in on Clinton’s remarks. According to an on-scene reporter, however, the Democratic frontrunner’s campaign used a “static noise machine”—i.e., a larger speaker blasting static interference—to prevent such eavesdropping:

FBI Dashes American Teen Girl Trio's Dreams of Joining ISIS

Allie Jones · 10/21/14 03:42PM

ABC News reports that the FBI caught three American girls, ages 15-16, en route to Syria to join militant groups. A law enforcement official said the girls had made their way to Germany and were planning to join groups, including ISIS, "to fulfill what they believe is some vision that has been put out on a slick media campaign."

Denver Sheriff's Deputies Allegedly Come to Blows Over Day-Old Cupcake

Taylor Berman · 08/06/14 12:52PM

If violent, screaming confrontations over day-old cupcakes and losing guns in McDonald's bathrooms sounds like your kind of thing, you should consider a job at the Denver Sheriff's Department. According to disciplinary letters obtained by the Denver Post, over the past 18 months deputies and employees at the department have been reprimanded for accidentally discharging their service weapons at least two times, losing a prisoner (and then arresting the wrong person), feeding prisoners homemade sandwiches and letting them watch YouTube videos, and abandoning posts six hours early.

Hamilton Nolan · 07/11/14 04:16PM

A man near Denver has contracted "the rarest and most fatal form of plague." Oh, brother!

​Teenager Becomes Musical Genius After Suffering Head Injury

Lacey Donohue · 11/21/13 09:33PM

Lachlan Connors was playing lacrosse in the sixth grade when he hit his head on the ground and sustained a concussion. Although he began to display "concerning behaviors," he was allowed to return to sports. Soon after, another concussion sent him to the hospital for weeks and Connors began suffering from epileptic seizures and mini-hallucinations.

Lacey Donohue · 11/05/13 03:17AM

According to the Denver Post, two armed men have broken into Noel Community Arts School in Denver. ABC7 reports that the bomb squad and SWAT team are on the scene but the Denver Police Department does not believe "anyone is in danger" inside the school.

Unchill Shooting Injures Three and a Dog at Denver 4/20 Celebration

Mandy Oaklander · 04/21/13 10:00AM

Loud noises and running cops figure into every paranoid stoner's nightmares, but Denver got both in real life yesterday at their packed pot celebration. The collective mellows of the tens of thousands of visitors at Civic Center Park were harshed when a series of gunshots rang out, wounding two, according to the Associated Press.

Three People, Including Two Children, Shot Dead in Denver

Robert Kessler · 02/06/13 01:07PM

Denver police are investigating a shooting this morning that left three dead, including two children. Another child was injured and taken to the hospital; all three children involved are under 10 years old.

Gunshots at Obama's Denver Campaign Offices

Mallory Ortberg · 10/13/12 02:12PM

According to Denver police, shots fired at the Denver field offices for the Obama campaign yesterday resulted in mild property damage but no injuries to the workers inside at the time. No arrests have been made, although that probably hasn't stopped anyone from making a few guesses. Ohio isn't that far from Colorado, after all.