SAGUACHE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Saguache County Sheriff’s Office arrested seven people after investigators found the body of a cult leader inside a home near Crestone in southern Colorado. Foul play is not suspected at this time. The cult leader’s name was Amy Carlson. She also went by Lia, but was better known as “Mother God” and leader of the group “Love has Won.” Now she is dead. Lia Carlson (credit: Dr. Phil Show) “Shocking, really. I was not surprised at her passing,” said Andrew Profaci, a former member of the group. “She was not in very good health and getting worse.” A photo obtained by reporter Be Scofield shows sheriff’s deputies raiding the home last week. Investigators found a body described as mummified. Reports say the remains were decorated with glitter and Christmas lights . “When I joined the team I thought I was just going to be a guy in background. She told me I was going to be the father God to her mother God,” Profaci said in an interview … [Read more...] about ‘I Was Not Surprised’: Former Cult Member Reacts To Discovery Of Leader’s ‘Mummified’ Remains In Colorado Home
DENVER (AP) – Charlie Blackmon hit a three-run, two-out homer off Camilo Doval to cap a comeback from a four-run deficit in the final inning, giving the Colorado Rockies an 8-6 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night for a doubleheader split. “We had five guys in a row reach. That was pretty awesome hitting and I just felt things were going our way,” Blackmon said. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) Brandon Belt hit a go-ahead single and a grand slam in a 10-run first inning that propelled the Giants to a 12-4 victory in the opener, then homered again as the Giants built a 6-2, sixth-inning lead in the second game. Belt had seven RBIs in the doubleheader, shortened to seven-inning games under pandemic rules. “It feels pretty good,” said Belt who joined Willie Mays as the only San Francisco Giants player to homer … [Read more...] about Charlie Blackmon’s Home Run Caps Colorado Rockies Comeback Tuesday Night
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – A federal judge ruled Wednesday the Centers for Disease Control have no authority to impose a nationwide eviction moratorium, saying the public health agency doesn’t have the constitutional right to stop evictions. In a 20-page ruling, Judge Dabney Friedrich wrote, “Does the Public Health Service Act grant the CDC the legal authority to impose a nationwide eviction moratorium? It does not.” READ MORE: COVID Recovery: Bay Area Restaurants Struggle To Hire Staff Ahead Of Likely Big Mother's Day Weekend The Department of Justice quickly countered with an appeal, saying in a statement: “The DOJ respectfully disagrees with today’s decision…scientific evidence shows evictions exacerbate the spread of COVID-19…the harm to the public that would result from unchecked evictions cannot be undone.” “There’s a plethora of evidence that there’s a huge health impact by eviction in normal times, let alone in a pandemic,” said Leah Simon-Weisberg, the Legal Director … [Read more...] about Project Home: Federal Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Moratorium; What Does It Mean For Bay Area Renters?
When a funeral chapel in Denver’s Berkeley neighborhood ceased hosting services earlier this year , it was clear redevelopment was looming. Now an application has been filed with the city to demolish the building to make way for dozens of new townhomes. The Olinger Moore Howard-Berkeley Park Funeral Chapel has stood at the northeast corner of Tennyson Street and West 46th Avenue since 1960, according to city records. It served around 125 families each year in its day. Officials with SCI Funeral Services of Colorado announced in January the company would be moving all future services scheduled for Berkeley Park to another location in advance of a sale of the building, nodding to changes in the fast-developing neighborhood , which has become a playground for young people and home base for young families. The company, a subsidiary of Services Corporation International that owns the Olinger chain of mortuaries in the metro area, hasn’t sold the property yet, officials say. … [Read more...] about Funeral home in Denver’s Berkeley neighborhood could be demolished to make way for 58 townhomes
close Video Tunnel to Towers donates home to Minnesota veteran Tunnels to Towers Chairman and CEO Frank Siller and U.S. Army Specialist Johnathon Mullen join ‘America’s Newsroom.’ A Minnesota veteran and his family are new homeowners thanks to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation. The nonprofit created in honor of fallen 9/11 firefighter Stephen Siller, gifted U.S. Army Specialist Johnathan Mullen and his family a mortgage-free smart home just in time for Easter. In 2011, Mullen lost both of his legs while serving in Afghanistan and said his "beautiful" customized home has completely changed his life. SLAIN BOULDER OFFICER ERIC TALLEY: TUNNEL TO TOWERS TO PAY FAMILY'S MORTGAGE "It's going to help me to be able to live my life independently without pain and strain," the Minnesota veteran told "America’s Newsroom" on Friday. Mullen, a father of two with a third on the way, mentioned his previous homes were not accessible for … [Read more...] about Tunnel to Towers donates mortgage-free home to Minnesota veteran who lost legs in combat