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Gun Sales Soar In Colorado As Gun Control Laws Pass

Posted 05.21.2013 | Denver

As Colorado lawmakers passed historic and sweeping gun control laws during the first quarter of the year, gun sales surged, breaking new records in th...

Will Holmes Plead Insanity?

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, March 1 (Reuters) - Attorneys for accused movie theater gunman James Holmes are asking a judge to rule on the...

Dems Pass Bold New Gun Measures In House Committee

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.13.2013 | Denver

After a full day Tuesday of listening to testimony from gun control advocates and opponents, Colorado Democrats passed two bold new bills aimed at cur...

Universal Background Checks Bill Passes House Committee

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.13.2013 | Denver

After hours of emotional testimony from opponents and supporters of gun control referencing mass shootings in Aurora and Newtown as well as the Columb...

Gun Owners, Manufacturers Would Face Civil Liability Under New Bill

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2013 | Denver

* Measures would move Colorado to forefront of gun debate * But state would be at odds with 2005 federal law By Keith Co...

Moody's: Aurora Shooting Lawsuits Put CU Denver's Credit At Risk

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2013 | Denver

WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Shootings and other acts of violence are becoming credit risks for U.S. institutions, with fallout from the July 20 m...

Should Cops, EMTs Finally Be Able To Speak Publicly About Aurora?

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The Colorado city of Aurora has asked a judge presiding over the criminal case of last sum...

Gun Background Checks In 2012 Shatter Previous Records In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.15.2013 | Denver

2012 was a good year to be in the gun business in Colorado. According to a new report by The Denver Post, background checks in Colorado surged in 2012...

James Holmes' Psychiatrist Sued By Aurora Victim's Widow

Reuters | Keith Coffman | Posted 03.17.2013 | Denver

DENVER, Jan 15 (Reuters) - The widow of a U.S. Navy veteran killed in the shooting rampage at a Colorado movie theater has sued a psychiatrist who t...

Aurora Shooting Victims' Mother Grieves With Newtown Families

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2013 | Denver

By Dan Burns NEWTOWN, Conn., Jan 14 (Reuters) - Sandy Phillips began her journey of grief nearly six months ago, and on Monday it brou...

Aurora Theater Set To Reopen This Week

Posted 01.14.2013 | Denver

After months of remodling, the Aurora movie theater where an armor-clad gunman opened fire on the audience of a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight...

Father Of Aurora Victim Shouts Out In Court: 'Rot In Hell Holmes'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.11.2013 | Denver

As Friday's hearing was wrapping up after the announcement that the arraignment hearing for accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes had been postp...

Holmes' Lawyers Not Ready To Enter Plea For Accused Gunman

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2013 | Denver

* Postponement of plea likely at Friday's hearing * Legal experts see insanity defense in the making By Keith Coffman ...

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Hick: 'Why Can't We Have Universal Background Checks For All Gun Sales?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.11.2013 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper addressed one of the most talked-about and controversial issues facing the state of Colorado and the nation during his State of...

Accused Aurora Shooter Posed With Guns Before Massacre

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2013 | Denver

* Prosecution wraps up pretrial case with pictures * Defense team declines to present evidence, witnesses * Decision on ...

Prosecutors Nearly Done Laying Out Case Against Suspected Aurora Shooter

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Denver

* Lawyers for the accused appear to be building insanity defense * Defense has highlighted bizarre behavior of client B...

Aurora 911 Calls Reveal Magnitude, Horror Of Theater Massacre

Posted 01.08.2013 | Denver

The second day of the preliminary hearing of James Holmes, suspected Aurora theater shooter, has brought even more emotional witness testimony as well...

Aurora Rep Wants Background Checks For Private Gun Sales

Posted 01.08.2013 | Denver

As the White House reportedly mulls even broader gun control measures in the wake of two of the bloodiest mass shootings in American history, the Dece...

Officer On Holmes Post-Shooting: 'He Just Looked At Me And Smiled, It Was A Smirk'

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2013 | Denver

* Former student charged with killing 12 during Batman film * Prosecutors outline evidence against accused gunman * Poli...

Holmes Hearing Offers Glimpse Into The Horror Of The Aurora Shooting

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

* Former student charged with killing 12 during Batman film * Prosecutors outline evidence against accused gunman * Offi...

Delays In Gun Background Checks Grow As Gun Sales Soar In Colo.

Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver

Background checks for firearm purchases in Colorado have continued to spike over the holidays further overwhelming an already maxed out system and add...

Colorado's Gun Sale Background Check System Maxed Out

Posted 12.28.2012 | Denver

A surge in background checks for firearm purchases in Colorado has caused the Colorado Bureau of Investigation's background check system to be overwhe...

Udall, Bennet Call For Stricter Gun Control Laws

Posted 12.21.2012 | Denver

On Wednesday, two more Colorado lawmakers came out in favor of stricter gun control laws: Colorado Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet. Udall spoke...

Hick Seeks To Limit Gun Sales To Mentally Ill

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2013 | Denver

* Proposal seeks to bolster background checks for gun buyers * Plan prompted by movie theater shooting rampage in July B...

Hick: Violence In Media, Video Games Play A Role In Shootings

Posted 12.18.2012 | Denver

The level of violence depicted in video games and in the media may be partially to blame for the wave of mass shootings in 2012, Colorado Gov. John Hi...