Firearms

Michael Bennet joins U.S. House gun vote protest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., joined Democrats in the House on Wednesday in a sit-in to demand action that Congress take action to pass stricter gun control measures. Using the...

DATE: June 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

WASHINGTON – A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando’s mass shooting intensified pressure on lawmakers to act but knotted them...

DATE: June 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Dems get gun control votes after filibuster

DENVER – Colorado Republican U.S. Senate candidates say now is not the time to discuss gun control, despite the recent mass shooting in Orlando. U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet , the Democrat the...

DATE: June 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man sentenced for pointing gun at officer

A Durango man who shot a rifle into his neighbor’s house and threatened a police officer with the gun was sentenced Thursday to 90 days in jail and two years on probation. Ian Kenneth Meier, 21,...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado school district arms security guards with rifles

DENVER – A suburban Denver school district is arming its security staff with military-style semiautomatic rifles in case of a school shooting or other violent attack, a move that appears...

DATE: April 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

In rural Colorado, outreach aims to reduce suicides

MONTROSE – Keith Carey is a gunsmith in Montrose, a town with a frontier flavor set amid the rocky mesas of western Colorado. He’s a staunch, though soft-spoken, defender of the right to bear arms....

DATE: April 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Court sets up potential new gun control showdown

DENVER – A federal appeals court on Tuesday set up a potential new battle over gun control laws in Colorado after it sent a legal challenge back to a lower court to be dismissed. Sheriffs from most...

DATE: March 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Efforts to widen access to firearms killed in Colorado Legislature

DENVER – Colorado Democrats on Monday once again shot down Republican attempts to expand access to firearms, in what has become an annual affair in the Legislature. The Democratic-controlled House...

DATE: March 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man faces 90 days jail for shooting into a house

A Durango man who shot a rifle into his neighbor’s house and threatened a police officer with the gun pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony menacing and prohibited use of a firearm. Ian Kenneth Meier,...

DATE: March 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

1 deputy killed, 2 injured in Front Range shooting

BAILEY – A man who spent years fighting the foreclosure of his Colorado home and ranted online about police and corporate corruption shot three law enforcement officers trying to serve an eviction...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man shot at End-O-Day Motel in Durango

A Durango man who suffered a single gunshot wound to the head was being kept alive Wednesday in an Albuquerque hospital so his organs could be donated. The Durango Police Department is...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

States work to keep guns out of abusers’ hands

IOWA CITY, Iowa – More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation’s polarized...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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