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Matt Ferner

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...

Massacre-Hardened Colorado A Gun Control Test Case

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI and IVAN MORENO | Posted 03.12.2013 | Denver

DENVER — After the annual late-summer harvest on his farm in the eastern reaches of Colorado, Greg Brophy has a few friends over, breaks out the...

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...

Gun Sales Surge, But Fewer Excited Gun-Buyers In Colo., Conn.

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- People who lived in the two states that saw the most deadly U.S. mass shootings in 2012 were less enthusiastic about buying new guns at ...

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...

Aurora Shooting Survivor Lives Minutes From Newtown, Conn.

Posted 12.18.2012 | Denver

Stephen Barton, 22, was on a cross-country biking trip from Virginia Beach to San Francisco when he decided to take in a midnight screening of "The Da...

A Look At Gun Violence And Gun Control In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.17.2012 | Denver

Last Friday's horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. has reignited the gun control debate once again and some high-profil...

Holmes Fantasized About Killing 'A Lot Of People' Weeks Before Shooting

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2013 | Denver

(Adds details, background) By Keith Coffman DENVER, Dec 5 (Reuters) - A psychiatrist who treated accused Colorado theat...

Gun Sales In Colorado Soaring

Posted 12.03.2012 | Denver

Firearm sales in Colorado are surging in 2012 in the wake of the Aurora theater massacre and the abduction-murder of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway. ...

Judge Merges 7 Lawsuits Against Theater Chain In Aurora Shooting

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2013 | Denver

By Robert Boczkiewicz DENVER, Nov 26 (Reuters) - A federal judge in Denver on Monday ordered the consolidation of seven lawsuits broug...

Boulder Teen Wears 'Joker' Mask To Theater, Movie-Goers Flee In Fear

Posted 11.12.2012 | Denver

A 17-year-old, part-time CU-Boulder student was arrested on Sunday after he wore a clown hat and a "Joker" mask inside one of the movie theaters at Bo...

Redesigning The Theater

Posted 10.19.2012 | Denver

Construction has begun on the Century 16 Aurora movie theater with additions to theater 9, where 12 people were killed and 58 others injured on July 2...

'Pay Czar' Sets Rules For Distribution Of Donations To Aurora Victims

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 12.12.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A mediator overseeing a dispute over donations to the 12 people killed and 58 injured in the Colorado theater shootings said Monday the majo...

Broncos CB Jokes About Aurora Shootings, Apologizes On Twitter

Posted 10.09.2012 | Denver

On Monday night, Denver Broncos cornerback Tony Carter told a bad joke on Twitter -- a really bad and insensitive joke -- referencing the Aurora theat...

Grandfather Of Aurora Victim Begs For Stolen Photos Back

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 12.03.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The grandfather of a 6-year-old girl killed during the Aurora theater shootings wants a thief to return pictures of the child that were stol...

Aurora Shooting Victims' Families Want Guns Discussed At Debate

Reuters | Posted 12.02.2012 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Relatives of victims of a Colorado movie theater shooting rampage demanded on Monday that P...