6:30 See event video in (almost) real time:
6:15 pm UPDATE from the Streets
Caller from outside P-center reports a crowd of about 1,000 still there now.
Some are going to protest cage. Caller not sure why and plans to stay out of the cage.
Also 2nd caller from the civic center park reports that critical mass ride is set to start soon. About 150+ cyclists there now. Police holding back, monitoring only at this time may shadow the ride with their own cycle units. No set route for the ride.
Also just in:
TXT MSG from the scene a P-center
"Veteran against z war negociating w cops 2 give a letter 2 obama inside pepsi"
6:25 (Another) Rocky Mountain News writer estimates crowd at "more than 3,000"
5:45 Rocky Mountain News (one writer) puts march numbers at "nearly 10,000"
4:50 Unconfirmed report that police have left the convergence center.
3:45 March continues to go from the Denver Colosseum to past the Convergence Center. Activists report feeling empowered.
3:36 Unconfirmed report that the Iraq Vets Against the War march has begun. The first exist off of I-70 is blocked. Reports indicate the march is large.
3:25 Unconfirmed reports that heavy traffic machinery, and 300 cops are waiting outside the Rage Against the Machine show. Audience members are reported to be gathering in front of The Colosseum.
3:22 Unconfirmed report that approximately 70 cops have surrounded the conference center. Many are wearing turtle suits.
2:51 Unconfirmed report that the bus of riot cops just left the convergence center.
2:47: Unconfirmed report that a bus of riot cops pulled up to the convergence center.
2:45: Unconfirmed report that an armored truck is parked near the convergence center.
1:12 PM: Unconfirmed report indicates police have left the convergence center after a small scale raid.
1:11 PM: Unconfirmed report indicates police confiscated banner making supplies, some personal belongings, and arrested two people. Exact numbers of arrests are unknown.
We have an unconfirmed report in that 3 people have been arrested at the Convergence Center. Police have surrounded the building and are holding people inside until they can get a warrant to search it.