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2 years 7 months ago

Anti-tax activist's trial continues today

DENVER (AP) - Opening statements begin Friday in the tax-evasion trial of Colorado's best known tax opponent. Douglas Bruce of Colorado Springs is accused of evading taxes between 2005 and 2007 through a nonprofit group fighting government spending. Bruce is a former Republican state lawmaker and the father of...

3 years 3 months ago

Douglas Bruce indicted

A statewide Grand Jury has indicted Douglas Bruce for failing to pay income taxes on income earned in 2005, 2006, and 2007. The four-count indictment was announced this afternoon by the Colorado Attorney General's Office. Bruce is suspected of attempting to evade his tax responsibilities by funneling...

3 years 10 months ago

Douglas Bruce not held in contempt of court

A judge has ruled that anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce won't be held in contempt of court for not testifying in a lawsuit about tax-slashing ballot measures, but he will have to answer questions about them. Denver District Judge Brian Whitney ruled Tuesday against the attorney general's request to hold...

3 years 10 months ago

Contempt case to wrap up against Douglas Bruce

The contempt-of-course case against Colorado Springs anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce is expected to wrap-up Tuesday. There's no word on how long Denver District Judge Brian Whitney will take to decide whether to find Douglas Bruce guilty of contempt. Government lawyers say the father of Colorado's Taxpayers Bill of...

3 years 10 months ago

Douglas Bruce faces Round 3 in contempt battle

It's Round Three in the government's battle to have a Colorado Springs anti-tax activist answer questions about his role getting tax-slashing measures onto state ballots. Douglas Bruce has a hearing this morning in a contempt-of-court case. The government wants to compel Bruce to talk about whether he helped some...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Bruce to testify in exchange for immunity

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce has agreed to testify before a grand jury in exchange for immunity. Thursday's announcement follows Bruce's initial appearance before the grand jury Wednesday that ended with Bruce saying he didn't want to testify and prosecutors asking that he be...

4 years 1 month ago

Douglas Bruce appears in court

DENVER (AP) - Anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce was in court Tuesday to fight a subpoena as a spokesman for Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced that Bruce was finally served with another subpoena after more than 30 attempts. Bruce was in court Tuesday fighting a subpoena ordering him to...

4 years 1 month ago

"Ether Man" hearing postponed

The man suspected in New Mexico as the "Ether Man" rapist continues to face charges in Pueblo, where he was arrested originally on a peeping tom charge. Robert Bruce was scheduled for a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Pueblo District Court in a sexual assault that came to light after...

4 years 6 months ago

No bond for SD attempted murder suspect

A Rapid City woman accused of stabbing her father and shooting her mother last month has been ordered held without bond on attempted murder charges. Twenty-two-year-old Casey Eleeson on Monday made her first court appearance in Rapid City, after being arrested at a remote cabin in Colorado last Wednesday....

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