Club Q shooting suspect makes first court appearance Wednesday

DENVER — The suspect in the Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs acknowledged their rights and was ordered held without bond at their first court appearance Wednesday — appearing slumped over and muttering their name when asked. Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, appeared in court virtually from the El Paso County jail. They were joined by … Read more

What Club Q Victims’ Families Want You to Know About Them

In the hours after the November 19 attack on Club Q in Colorado Springs, which killed five people and injured nineteen, the names and stories of two beloved venue employees whose lives were taken, Daniel Davis Aston and Derrick Rump, made their way into the public sphere. But it wasn’t until the afternoon of November … Read more

Standing room only at Denver vigil remembering Club Q shooting victims

DENVER — On Monday, vigils were held across the metro in honor of the lives lost in the shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs. One of the remembrance ceremonies in Denver had standing room only, as event organizers sought out additional space to accommodate the outpouring of support. Porsha DeMarco Douglas attended the interfaith … Read more

‘Déjà vu all over again’: Club Q employee from Florida recalls Pulse Nightclub shooting

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado is mourning five community members whose lives were cut short Saturday at Club Q. Friends who knew them want you to know who they are, too. “They were very kind, very gentle, gentle giants,” said Tiara Kelley, a Club Q employee who knew Daniel Aston and Derrick Rump. Kelley said … Read more