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Colorado Gun Violence

Forging Peace, Growing Peace

Ali Berlow | Posted 03.16.2014 | Religion
Ali Berlow

Once I knew what the tools were made out of, I couldn't stop staring at them even though the fight or flight part of me was triggered, repelled and rapt. They were only garden tools, after all.

A Christmas Prayer

Shan Wells | Posted 02.16.2014 | Denver
Shan Wells


Arapahoe High School Closed Until 2014

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 12.16.2013 | Crime

Three days after the shooting at Arapahoe High School, law enforcement released the building back to school officials but classes will not resume unti...

Arapahoe High Shooting Victim Remains In Coma

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.16.2013 | Crime

The 17-year-old student shot Friday afternoon at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo. is in a coma and remains in critical condition. Claire D...

James Holmes Helped Police Defuse Bombs At His Apartment

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.18.2013 | Crime

Aurora police officers testified in court Thursday that theater shooting suspect James Holmes helped the officers to diffuse explosives that Holmes ha...

James Holmes' Attorneys Want Public Access To Shooting Case Restricted

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.27.2013 | Crime

Attorneys for suspected Aurora theater shooter James Holmes have filed a motion to keep more information about the case secret from the public. Hol...

Secret James Holmes Mental Health Report Completed

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.09.2013 | Crime

DENVER -- A report detailing the mental health of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes has been completed and sent to the court, according t...

Matt Ferner

'It's Just Like In A Horror Movie' | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.13.2013 | Denver

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

Forgiving the Man Who Killed My 3-Year-Old Son

Sharletta C. Evans | Posted 07.09.2013 | Parents
Sharletta C. Evans

This Mother's Day, I will go to church and spend time with my mother and my son, Calvin. Calvin and I will reflect on the fun times he had my other son, Casson Xavier "Biscuit" Evans, who was killed in a drive-by shooting when he was only 3 years old.

WATCH: Columbine Survivor Visits Scene Of Massacre

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.10.2013 | Denver

On April 20, 1999, fourteen years ago this month, seniors Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, set off bombs and shot off guns in what became one o...

Gun Control Legislators Face Colorado Recall

Renee Parsons | Posted 05.15.2013 | Denver
Renee Parsons

As the Colorado General Assembly moves to become the second state to adopt gun control legislation since the Newtown tragedy, the BFDF has set its sights on recalling the president of the State Senate and at least two other legislators.

Committee Passes Bill Requiring Gun Background Check Fee

Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver

The State Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee passed a measure Monday evening requiring gun buyers to pay a mandatory background check fee. T...

Aurora Victim's Family Attending State Of The Union Speech

Posted 04.14.2013 | Denver

While the Colorado House Judiciary Committee was battling over two gun control bills, the family of slain Aurora victim AJ Boik have been getting read...

Shoplifter Sues Store Owner After Being Shot In The Face

Posted 12.12.2012 | Denver

A shoplifter who was chased down and shot in the face after stealing a bottle of vodka from a Colorado Springs liquor store is now suing the owner of ...

Boycott Colorado Over University Gun Policy

Terry Meng | Posted 10.21.2012 | Denver
Terry Meng

As a proud graduate of the University of Colorado-Boulder, I am appalled by the state law that allows students to keep and carry weapons in some campus housing.

Court: Colorado Students Can Carry Concealed Weapons On Campus

Posted 03.06.2012 | Education

Students and employees of Colorado institutions of higher education can legally carry guns on campus, according to a state Supreme Court ruling Monday...

3 Separate Colo. Springs Shootings Leaves Trail Of Dead, Wounded

Posted 09.27.2011 | Denver

Three apparently unrelated shootings in Colorado Springs Wednesday night left four dead, two injured, and police scrambling to respond, officers and l...

'Violence Not Tolerated In This Neighborhood'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.19.2011 | Denver

One mother is trying to change the culture of violence in cities all over the nation, starting in Denver. Helen Rodriguez, mother of slain Desiderio R...