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Colorado Shootings

State Senator: It's 'A Good Thing' That Aurora Shooter Had 100-Round Magazine

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

Colorado Republican Sen. Bernie Herpin (Colo. Springs) is facing backlash for saying that it was "maybe a good thing" that accused gunman James Holmes...

Arapahoe High Students Return To Notes Like 'You Are Important'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen

Arapahoe High School students returned to class for the first time since the fatal Dec. 13 shooting to find uplifting notes posted on their lockers th...

Lawmaker Whose Son Survived School Shooting: Arm Teachers

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A Colorado lawmaker whose son attends Arapahoe High School says the school's recent shooting "validated" why he believes teachers should carry guns. ...

National Western Show Memorializes School Shooting Victim

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

The public memorial service for slain Arapahoe High School student Claire Davis was filled almost to capacity on New Year's Day at the National Wester...

Shootings, Other Woes Take Political Toll On Colorado Governor

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Stepping away after consoling families and victims in the latest of a string of violent s...

Colorado Shootings: Something in the Water? No, Just an Invitation to Reflect

Liz Carlston | Posted 02.15.2014 | Crime
Liz Carlston

There are no definitive answers to end school shootings, but we do get to make the choice to live and to love each day and that makes everything better.

A Christmas Prayer

Shan Wells | Posted 02.16.2014 | Denver
Shan Wells

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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...

Hickenlooper Visits Arapahoe High Shooting Victim

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's governor has asked the nation for prayers for the 17-year-old girl who was critically wounded by a classmate at ...

James Holmes Arrives At Hospital For Psychiatric Evaluations

Posted 08.06.2013 | Denver

James Holmes, the 25-year-old Aurora movie theater shooting suspect, arrived at Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo on Monday in order to under...

Aurora Remembrance To Be Protested By Gun Rights Group

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.19.2013 | Denver

Survivors of the Aurora theater massacre and families of victims have planned a memorial event around noon on Friday -- an event that has turned into ...

Aurora Theater Employee Criticizes Lack Of Memorial On Reddit

Posted 06.29.2013 | Denver

Nearly one year after one of the worst mass shootings in United States history, the movie theater where the massacre took place has reopened for busin...

Matt Ferner

'It's Just Like In A Horror Movie'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'...

Class Project Sparks Gun Scare, Evacuation At Colo. High School

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI and THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 05.25.2013 | Denver

THORNTON, Colo. -- A high school student whose class project included a soldier memorial display with a replica AK-47 was carrying it to his mom in th...

Colorado High School On Lockdown After Report Of Nearby Gunman

Posted 05.24.2013 | Denver

Thornton High School has been placed on lockdown after a gunman was reportedly near the school, according to KDVR. UPDATE (2:21 P.M.): 7News report...

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...

Hickenlooper: Suspect In Prison Chief Slaying Had A 'Bad Streak'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2013 | Denver

March 24 (Reuters) - Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, a longtime family friend of a prime suspect in the shooting death of the state's prisons c...

Denver Shooter In Custody After 4-Hour Standoff

Posted 02.21.2013 | Denver

Denver Police have arrested a man who they say was shooting into the street from a building near the intersection of 12th Ave. and Grant Street during...

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...

School Decides Fate Of Prof Who Made Tasteless Batman Shooting Joke

AP | Posted 09.13.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- A professor at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in New York who faced dismissal for joking about the Colorado movie theater shoot...

Jennifer Bendery

Lautenberg Refuses To Pull Gun Amendment From Cybersecurity Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) said Tuesday that he won't pull his gun control amendment from a sweeping cybersecurity bill being debate...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Will 'Evaluate' Bill Limiting Online Ammunition Sales

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Monday that President Barack Obama will "evaluate" new legislation that effectively...

Jennifer Bendery

Scalia: There Are 'Undoubtedly' Limits To A Person's Right To Carry Guns

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Sunday that there are "undoubtedly" limits to a person's right to bear arms under the Second A...

Palin On Aurora Shootings: 'Bad Guys Don't Follow Laws'

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin weighed in on the nation's gun-control laws Wednesday, five days after a tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado left 12 people dead and score...