Colorado Senate debates Second Amendment bill

DENVER – The Republican-controlled state Senate on Thursday hosted another debate about expanding Second Amendment rights. Previous debates focused on magazine capacity and training of school...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Competing solutions to preventing mass shootings seen at Colorado Capitol

DENVER – On July 20, 2012, Alex Sullivan and a group of co-workers and friends gathered at a movie theater in Aurora for a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises.” They were celebrating Alex’s...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill to repeal high-capacity magazine ban clears hurdle in state Senate

DENVER – A bill that would repeal prohibitions on gun magazines that hold more than 15 rounds of ammunition was targeted Monday by Democrats in the state Senate. Senate Bill 7 would repeal...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Firearm training for school employees bill advances in Legislature

DENVER – A bill that would establish a third exemption to the prohibition on carrying firearms onto school campuses moved forward Friday in the Senate, despite opposition from Democrats. Senate...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado GOP caucus seeks to change school gun laws

DENVER – Republican legislators have rolled out two bills regarding carrying of concealed weapons on school campuses, the first of which will go before a committee Tuesday afternoon. Senate Bill 5,...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man, girlfriend charged in shooting death of 2-year-old boy

DENVER – A former Adams County sheriff’s deputy has been charged in the shooting death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son near Fairplay. The Denver Post reported Tuesday that 45-year-old Jason...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado children killed, injured in accidental shootings

A child was involved in an accidental shooting in Colorado eight times during a 2½ year span, an Associated Press review found. The AP and the USA TODAY Network analyzed the circumstances of every...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

An accidental shooting kills a child every other day

By RYAN J. FOLEY, LARRY FENN and NICK PENZENSTADLER Associated Press and USA TODAY Network Hours earlier, he was a happy 4-year-old who loved Ironman and the Hulk and all the Avengers. Now, as...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Durango man shoots himself in finger while intoxicated

A Durango man shot himself in the finger Wednesday night while disassembling a handgun in his apartment, police said. Ryhler Overend, 25, was intoxicated at the time of the shooting, said Lt. Ray...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Baton Rouge police killer: An ex-Marine from Kansas City

BATON ROUGE, La. – The man who killed two police officers and a sheriff’s deputy in Baton Rouge Sunday was a former Marine sergeant who served in Iraq and had no known ties to any extremist groups....

DATE: July 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Vallecito gun store offers weapons, training

J.J. Rouanzoin believes his job is to help people protect themselves, their families and their homes, and to educate gun owners, as well as the occasional person who questions his affinity for...

DATE: July 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Gunman shoots 1 at downtown Denver building; kills self

DENVER – A gunman walked into a busy downtown Denver office building and shot a person multiple times before turning the gun on himself, police said Tuesday. The gunman was found dead when SWAT...

DATE: June 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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