Hillary Clinton says her “skin crawled” as Trump hovered on debate stage

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WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump’s pacing, hovering demeanor onstage during an October 2016 presidential debate made her so uncomfortable “my skin crawled.” She says in her upcoming book that Trump shadowed her so closely she had to resist shouting out, “Back up you creep, get away from me.” The Democratic presidential nominee recounts her struggle to keep composed during that pivotal Oct. 9 faceoff in St. Louis less than a month before the election. Two days earlier, their bitter campaign was rocked by the release of footage in which Trump bragged aggressively about groping women. During the town-hall style debate, the 6-foot-3 Trump repeatedly hovered over Clinton, who’s closer to 5-foot-5, as she responded to questions. “This is …

Car thief slams into pole in Denver while fleeing from police

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A suspected car thief was seriously injured when they sped away from Denver police and crashed into a pole, authorities say. The suspect is expected to survive, according to a 1:09 a.m. Denver police tweet. Police spotted the stolen car and gave chase, according to the report. The car careened into a pole during the pursuit, it says. Related Articles August 22, 2017 Denver police investigate homicide in Speer neighborhood August 21, 2017 Denver police officer, 11-year veteran, dies Sunday boating in Nebraska August 19, 2017 Police investigating Friday night fatal shooting in Park Hill August 14, 2017 Denver police officers are no longer helping revise the department’s use-of-force policy August 14, 2017 Former gang members offered jobs, second chances, …

“Bucketeer Bookworm” program (win a $100 Rusty Bucket Restaurant Gift Card!)

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The Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern in Westminster (14643 Orchard Parkway, Westminster), a classic chef-driven American restaurant and tavern serving a scratch-made menu featuring fresh fish, hand-pattied burgers, sandwiches, pizza and a variety of entrees and appetizers, has come up with a great way to encourage kids to read with its Bucketeer Bookworm program. With this program, children K – 5 can pick up a Bookmark Tracker (shown in the picture above) at The Bucket. Once the child has read five books and tracked them on the back of the bookmark, she/he will receive a complimentary kids meal. What a great way to get kids reading! Contest Want to win a $100 gift card to The Bucket so your family …

Denver weather forecast calls for rain showers and thunder

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Sunshine will prevail until a wind change Wednesday afternoon brings a few storms to the Denver metro area out of the north, forecasters say. The high temperature in downtown Denver is expected to be around 89 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. Southerly winds will be pushed out of the Front Range by northeasterly winds between between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m., according to NWS. “Farther east on the plains, a couple stronger storms can be expected, with storms roughly along and east of a line from Sterling to Akron and Deer Trail capable of producing brief heavy rain, stronger wind gusts around 50 mph, and generally small hail,” the weather service says. There’s a better chance …

Analysis: As Trump ranted and rambled in Phoenix, his crowd slowly thinned

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PHOENIX – Just before President Donald Trump strolled onto the rally stage on Tuesday evening, four speakers took turns carefully denouncing hate, calling for unity and ever so subtly assuring the audience that the president is not racist. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson proclaimed that “our lives are too short to let our differences divide us.” Alveda King, the niece of Martin Luther King Jr., led everyone in singing a few lines of “How Great Thou Art.” Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed for the politically and racially divided nation and asked the Lord to shut the mouths of “those in this country who want to divide, who want to preach hate.” And Vice President Mike Pence declared that “President …

On East Colfax, the city plans to buy a closed strip club for $1.3 million. Affordable housing could rise in its place.

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A now-shuttered East Colfax strip club that was the site of a murder two years ago could get new life under a proposal that calls for the city to buy the property for $1.3 million and line up redevelopment. PT’s II, long regarded as a neighborhood nuisance, was shut down in the past year. Once the city selects a developer later this year, the 7,500-square-foot building could be torn down to make way for an affordable housing project, new retail or nonprofit offices, city officials said. The City Council’s finance committee on Tuesday advanced the purchase agreement with the property’s landlord, Valentia Building LLC. “This has been long overdue and I’m just so excited about this,” said Councilman Chris Herndon, …