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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

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

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